Weekend Roundup: 6-28 to 6-30

Geek Alabama Weekend Roundup

This is Weekend Roundup.  The local events that are happening in NE Alabama and NW Georgia.  And the bigger events that are happening in Atlanta and Birmingham.  As always if you have an event that needs to be featured on Weekend Roundup.  E-mail me at barcncpt44@aol.com.

Weekend Weather:


Warm each day with a chance of rain and storms.

Local Best Bets:

CharACTers Entertainment stage show of “Check Please,” and “The Monkey’s Paw” happening on June 28-29 at the Mort Glosser Amphitheatre.  For more info. go to: http://www.charactersentertainment.com/

Theatre of Gadsden presents “Paint Your Wagon,” with music by the Etowah Youth Orchestras. Performances are from June 28-30 at the Ritz Theatre in Alabama City.  For more info. go to: http://www.showclix.com/events/534

Boaz Independence Celebration on Saturday June 29th.  For more info. go to: http://www.boaz.net/free_concert/

Parker Fest 2013 happening on June 27-29 and on July 2nd.  For more info. go to: http://www.parkermemorial.com/#!parker-summer-series/ciq8

US Army Materiel Command Band at the Monteith Amphitheatre at McClellan on Saturday June 29th.  For more info. go to: https://www.facebook.com/MusicatMcClellan

Aragon Georgia BBQ Festival on June 28-29 at Tom Pittman Field.  For more info. go to: http://www.cityofaragon.org/AragonBBQ.html

LaFayette Georgia Freedom Festival at LaFayette Municipal Park on Friday June 28th.  For more info. go to: http://cityoflafayettega.org/ai1ec_event/freedom-festival/?instance_id=645

3rd Annual Southside Sprints For Children on Saturday June 29th starting at 5:30 pm.  For more info. go to: http://www.annistonrunners.com/event-calendar/?eventID=539&date=06/29/2013

Villa Rica Prayer Walk on Saturday June 29th at The Mill Amp.  For more info. go to: https://www.facebook.com/events/566011440118142/?ref=3

19th Annual Thomas A. Dorsey Festival at The Mill Amp on Friday June 28th.  For more info. go to: http://carrollcalendar.com/ai1ec_event/19th-annual-thomas-a-dorsey-festival/?instance_id=5614

Be Tough For Tj fundraiser at the Bowdon Farmers Market on Saturday June 29th.  For more info. go to: https://www.facebook.com/events/348641911928277/?ref=3

John Berry and Brit Jones at the Lowell Opry House on Saturday June 29th.  For more info. go to: http://lowellopryhouse.com/

Paddlin’ to PCB hosted by Girl Scout troops 7244 and 7147 in Rome on Saturday June 29th.  For more info. go to: http://venuedog.com/events/5046

Romans on the River 2013 at the Rome Floyd ECO Center on Saturday June 29th.  For more info. go to: http://romelittletheatre.wordpress.com/

Here are my out of the area best bets for this weekend.  Go to http://www.accessatlanta.com/ for Atlanta events or http://birminghamal.org/events-calendar/  for Birmingham events.

Atlanta Best Bets:

The B-52’s perform at the Atlanta Botanical Gardens on Friday June 28th.  For more info. go to: http://www.atlantabotanicalgarden.org/

Old Fourth Ward Park Arts Festival held on June 29-30.  For more info. go to: http://www.oldfourthwardparkartsfestival.com/

Birmingham Best Bets:

Avondale Park Bike Parade & Fishing Rodeo on Saturday June 29th at Avondale Park.  For more info. go to: http://www.birmingham365.org/web_services/calendar/239/event/detail/441787013

Star-Spangled Train Ride on Saturday June 29th at Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum.  For more info. go to: http://www.hodrrm.org/Events/StarsStripesSpecial/tabid/120/Default.aspx