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Alabama Weekend Roundup: Weekend Of April 27-29, 2018

Time for the Alabama Weekend Roundup.  This weekly post highlights up to eight different and unique events across Alabama or near Alabama that you should consider attending.  So for this weekend, here are eight events you should consider going too!

April 27-29 – GEICO 500 Weekend – Talladega Superspeedway – Lincoln, AL

An action-packed racing weekend filled with races including the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series GEICO 500, NASCAR XFINITY Series Sparks Energy 300 and the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards General Tire 200.

Learn more at: http://www.talladegasuperspeedway.com/

April 27-29 – Interstate Mullet Toss and Gulf Coast’s Greatest Beach Party – Flora-Bama – Orange Beach, AL

What started as just a reason to party has become one of the biggest events on the Gulf Coast. Those who participate in the Mullet Toss will throw a dead mullet over the state line of Florida and Alabama to see who gets the farthest. Not to mention a great excuse to throw a weekend long party, with a lot of fun activities, great music and food!

Learn more at: http://www.florabama.com/

April 27-29 – Panoply Arts Festival – Big Spring Park – Huntsville, AL

Featuring live performance stages, interactive arts experiences and activities for all ages, a juried Art Marketplace with more than 80 visual artists, the Creative Play Space, craft beer and much more, the Panoply Arts Festival has something for everyone!

Learn more at: http://www.artshuntsville.org/panoply-arts-festival

April 28- Bob Sykes Bbq & Blues Festival – DeBardeleben Park – Bessemer, AL

Barbecue and Blues are a great combination so start planning for the 9th Annual Bob Sykes Bbq & Blues Festival presented by the City of Bessemer set for Saturday, April 28, 2018. The event will combine the best of blues music and legendary Bob Sykes Bbq at the beautiful DeBardeleben Park located in historic downtown Bessemer, Alabama from 12-8pm. Gates open at 11am. You can expect to hear talented award winning local and national blues musicians.

Learn more at: http://www.bobsykesblues.com/

April 28 – Auburn Cityfest – Auburn, AL

Auburn’s largest free outdoor festival will be held on Saturday, April 29, 2017. Live music, arts & crafts and fine arts vendors, children’s activities, food, and more! CityFest is FREE to the public and is a rain or shine event. 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Learn more at: https://www.auburncityfest.com/

April 27-29 – Magic City Art Connection – Linn Park – Birmingham, AL

Make your way to downtown Birmingham’s historic Linn Park for this award-winning festival’s spring infusion of fresh artistic talent, sights, sounds, tastes, and aromas. MCAC’s 34th arts festival presents 200 juried artists from around the country to thousands of visitors hungry for arts, culture, entertainment, food, and fun.

Learn more at: http://www.magiccityart.com/

April 28-29 – TroyFest – Troy, AL

TroyFest, held in honor of Jean Lake, is the premier fine art & craft festival for the central Alabama region. The weekend long show draws upwards of 10,000 people to downtown Troy to celebrate the arts. As always, a wonderful selection of art, food, entertainment and activities will be offered for people of all ages. Come and join us in being a part of this year’s festivities.

Learn more at: https://www.troyfestarts.com/

April 28-29 – National Cornbread Festival – South Pittsburg, TN

The National Cornbread Festival is a weekend-long celebration of cornbread and many cornbread related activities for adults and kids. You’ll find us in the quaint town of South Pittsburg, Tennessee every year during the last full weekend in April.

Learn more at: http://nationalcornbread.com/