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 9 events you should consider going too!
September 27-29 – Saint George Middle Eastern Food Festival – Saint George Melkite Catholic Church – Birmingham, AL
Experience a wide variety of Middle Eastern food including baked Kibbee, Hummus, Baklawa and more! Great food is not the only thing the Festival offers: Informative Church tours will be conducted daily until 8:00 PM; Live Entertainment presented on Friday evening, Saturday afternoon and Saturday evening; Shopping with a wide variety of vendors include handmade crafts, Byzantine icons, olive wood artifacts from the Holy Land, and a church cookbook, “Our Favorite Recipes”. A portion of the proceeds will benefit local charities including, Three Hots and A Cot, Pathways of Birmingham, and Habitat for Humanity. The Food Festival also enables the parish to feed the homeless, prepare hot meals for women in shelters, provide diapers and other paper products to local charities, and sponsor an “Angel Tree” at Christmas.
Learn more at: http://www.saintgeorgeonline.org/
September 28-30 – Big Spring Crush- Downtown Wine Festival – Big Spring Park – Huntsville, AL
Enjoy unlimited wine tastings of over 200 wines, live music, food trucks, a grape stomping area and a winery competition. Friday night will showcase a VIP winemaker dinner and high end wine tasting, Sunday there will be a champagne brunch with live jazz.
Learn more at: https://homegrownhuntsville.com/
September 28-29 – Brätoberfest – Birmingham, AL
Brät Brot, a German-style Biergarten opened in the Magic City this past April and has quickly become Birmingham’s best hotspot! It’s one-of-a-kind atmosphere, including the main round bar which features authentic German flavors and the spacious outdoor area where you can dine and drink amongst raised garden beds has helped garner this recognition. Brät Brot offers lunch, dinner, and Sunday brunch—and it’s all just as German as one could hope!
Learn more at: https://www.bratbrot.com/
September 29 – Titus Bluegrass Festival – Titus, AL
Get ready for twangy fiddles, sweet harmonizing and heartfelt songs on September 29th. The 18th annual Titus Bluegrass Festival allows attendees to relax and enjoy the picking and grinning of live bluegrass music. Champ’s BBQ will serve scrumptious barbecue for the festival, and booths will be filled with crafts, cookbooks, and peanuts. The Titus Community Center, the home of the festival, is a shady grove that is the perfect place to enjoy a relaxed day.
September 29-30 – Jubilee Festival of Arts – Daphne, AL
An Eastern Shore Chamber of Commerce event. 130 spaces available 10 x 10. Live local entertainment. Kids Art in the Park with booths set up for children to explore their creative side. Classic festival food in food court. Large screen TV set up in City Council Chambers for football lovers.
September 28-30 – Homestead Hollow Harvest Arts and Crafts Festival – Springville , AL
Handmade, hand decorated one-of-a-kind arts and crafts festival in a recreated pioneer setting. See demonstrations of blacksmithing, soap making, wood carving, weaving, open hearth cooking, candle making and the only licensed moonshine still in the state of Alabama. Live entertainment, children’s activities and great food. Visit the general store for jams, jellies and pickles. 9 a.m-5 p.m.
Learn more at: http://homesteadhollow.com/
September 29 – HOTC Dog Fair – Monte Sano State Park – Huntsville, AL
Huntsville Obedience Training Club Dog Fair 2018 The Huntsville Obedience Training Club will hold its 2018 Dog Fair on Saturday, September 29th from 9am to 3 pm at Monte Sano State Park. The Dog Fair is free but the State Park has a $10 parking fee. Activities include: public participation agility and rally, freestyle demonstrations, microchipping clinic ($25/dog), Canine Good Citizen® test, lots of games and prizes and adoptable dogs.
Learn more at: http://www.dogfair.org/
September 29-30 – Echota Cherokee Tribe of Alabama Festival and Pow Wow – Falkville, AL
Featuring Native American: Artisans, Craftsmen, Story Telling, Dancing, Flute Playing, Living History and Demonstrations, Children’s participation Dancing. Traditional Food: Indian Tacos/Fry Bread, Contemporary Food: Hamburgers/Hot Dogs/Pork. Gate Times: Sat – 9 AM – 5 PM, Grand Entry – 11 AM; Sun – 9 AM – 4 PM, Grand Entry – 12 Noon.
Learn more at: https://echotacherokeetribe.homestead.com/
September 29 – Delta Dash – Stockton, AL
Experience the Delta like never before. A five-K obstacle course race designed to challenge the heart, body and soul. The goal is simple: provide participants of all lifestyles and ages with an opportunity to test endurance, stamina, resilience, quick decision making skills, animal instinct and the ability to enjoy a face-full of mud, leaves or whatever else the terrain throws their way. The Delta Dash will take place over three miles of wooded terrain where several exhilarating obstacles will be encountered. Some of these obstacles will consist of walls, ramps, a challenging mud crawl, detours off of the main trails through a creek, scaling hay bales, and much more.
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