Weekend Roundup: 8-9 to 8-11

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:


Good chances for rain and storms every day this weekend.

Local Best Bets:

Historic Lincoln 5K on Saturday August 10th starting at 7:30 am.  For more info. go to: http://www.dailyhome.com/view/full_story/23305810/article-Lincoln-5K-set-for-Saturday

Mountain Lakes Triathlon in Guntersville on Saturday August 10th starting at 7 am.  For more info. go to: http://www.team-magic.com/events/12

Main Street Music Festival in downtown Albertville on August 9-10.  For more info. go to: http://www.mainstreetmusicfestival.com/

2013 Eva Bank Midnight Run in Cullman starting at 11:59 pm on Friday August 9th.  For more info. go to: http://www.annistonrunners.com/event-calendar/?eventID=544

Music on the Mountain Festival at Northeast Alabama Community College on Saturday August 10th starting at 2 pm.  For more info. go to: http://www.waaytv.com/calendar/music-on-the-mountain-festival

Ride for Victims of Sexual Assault at the Rome K-Mart on Saturday August 10th starting at 9 am.  For more info. go to: http://www.venuedog.com/rome/events/5514

United Way of Etowah County Young Leaders Society Benefit Fish Fry at the Mort Glosser Amphitheatre on Friday August 9th starting at 6 pm.  For more info. go to: https://www.facebook.com/uwyls

5th annual Giving Back Concert at Willie’s Woods on Saturday August 10th starting at 3 pm.  For more info. go to: http://www.willieswoods.com/

Menopause The Musical at Wallace Hall in Gadsden on August 10-11.  For more info. go to: http://www.gadsdenstate.edu/lfa/wallacehall/

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:

Golden Spike Train Show at the North Atlanta Trade Center on Saturday August 10th.  For more info. go to: http://www.northatlantatradecenter.com/

Dog Dayz of Summer at the Church of the New Covenant on Saturday August 10th.  For more info. go to: http://www.churchofthenewcovenant.org/

Birmingham Best Bets:

Repticon at the BJCC on August 10-11.  For more info. go to: http://www.repticon.com/birmingham.html

The Great Water Balloon Jollification at Crestwood Park on Sunday August 11th from 2-4 pm.  For more info. go to: https://www.facebook.com/events/169293629886623/