Time for the Alabama Weekend Roundup. This weekly post highlights different and unique events across Alabama or near Alabama that you should consider attending. So for this weekend, here are four events you should consider going too!
July 12-14 – Rocket City Summer Fest – U.S. Space & Rocket Center – Huntsville, AL
Space Camp SummerFest is an annual three-day celebration at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center meant to bring together our community of Camp alumni and their families from all over the world, allowing them to reconnect with friends and applaud the accomplishments of fellow alumni.
Learn more at: https://www.rocketcenter.com/calendar/2018-07-12/rocket-city-summer-fest
July 14 – Shelby County Shindig – Columbiana, AL
An annual fundraising event for the Shelby County Arts Council and the South Shelby Chamber of Commerce. This non-sanctioned cook-off offers up to 20 teams the chance to compete for Best Ribs, Best Sauce, Chef’s Choice and People’s Favorite! Music on the back porch, arts, vendors and fun are always part of the event. Great day for the Family in Beautiful Columbiana. Park at the Courthouse and hop the trolley. Bring a Chair but not a Cooler.
Learn more at: http://www.shelbycountyshindig.com/
July 14-15 – Sloss Music & Arts Festival – Sloss Furnaces – Birmingham, AL
Sloss Music & Arts Festival is a two-day music and lifestyle event that takes place at Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark in Birmingham, AL on Saturday, July 14th and Sunday, July 15th of 2018. Sloss Fest is 42+ bands on 4 stages plus craft beer & creative cocktails, arts & crafts, live iron pouring demonstrations, and much more. This music and arts festival is a celebration of the unique, creative culture that makes life in Birmingham so unique.
Learn more at: https://slossfest.com/
July 14 – Coosa River Whitewater Festival – Wetumpka, AL
Whitewater event for kayaking, canoeing, sit-on-top-kayaking and recreational paddlers. The event is for competitors and non-competitors to have a great time on whitewater in central Alabama. This is a good event to watch even if you have never been on a sit on top kayak or paddled any type of kayak or canoe. The Coosa River can be easily paddled by the first time spectator. There are kids events and expert events too. Three days of activities with camping and goodie bags given to everyone who registers.
Learn more at: https://www.coosariverpaddlingclub.org/read-me/
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