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 13 events you should consider going too!
October 4-6 – Birmingham Greek Festival – The Holy Trinity – Holy Cross Greek Orthodox Cathedral Christian Church – Birmingham, AL
The Birmingham Greek Festival began in 1972 and is one of Birminghamʼs oldest cultural food festivals and most highly anticipated southeast event. The festival is an act of love of Birminghamʼs Greek community going back to 4 generations preparing authentic Greek cuisine. For three days you will experience the Greeks’ legendary zest for life. Besides delicious Greek cuisine, youʼll enjoy Greek music, dancing, and a warm spirited atmosphere that embraces everyone as family. As thousands of returning patrons can attest, you will leave a devoted fan.
Learn more at: http://www.birminghamgreekfestival.net/
October 6 – Bluff Park Art Show – Bluff Park Community Center – Hoover, AL
The Bluff Park Art Show is held annually on the first Saturday of October. This FREE show has grown from 65 to more than 150 artists and attracts more than 10,000 people each year. Proceeds from the show go toward improving the arts in the greater Birmingham area.
Learn more at: https://www.bluffparkartassociation.org/bluff-park-art-show/
October 3-6 – Moundville Native American Festival – Moundville Archaeological Park – Moundville, AL
Located at the University of Alabama’s Moundville Archaeological Park, performers, artists, craftspeople and tradition bearers entertain and educate visitors about the rich culture and heritage that makes Southeastern Indians unique.
Learn more at: https://www.facebook.com/events/2070317163233374/
October 5-6 – Alabama Butterbean Festival – Pinson, AL
Music, Food, Arts and Crafts, Rides, Friday Night Fireworks.
Learn more at: http://alabamabutterbeanfestival.com/
October 5-7 – Ten Sixty Five – Mobile, AL
Converge on downtown Mobile and experience Ten65—a two day event that celebrates music, technology, and the culture of this awesome city on the rise.
Learn more at: https://www.tensixtyfive.com/
October 6 – Madison Street Festival – Madison, AL
Make plans to spend the day enjoying musical performances, arts and craft booths, exhibits, car show, children’s activities, special presentations and more.
Learn more at: http://madisonstreetfestival.org/
October 3-6 – Cullman Oktoberfest – Cullman, AL
Join us for a celebration of German heritage, Southern style. Planned activities include authentic German food, costumes and music; multiple stage events, a Biergarten, game-day TV, arts and crafts, a car show featuring classic German cars, a bratwurst-eating contest, stein-hosting contest, the Burgermeister Ball, historical tours, and much more!
Learn more at: http://www.cullmanoktoberfest.com/
October 5-7 – Barber Vintage Festival – Barber Motorsports Park – Birmingham, AL
Presented by Triumph Dealers of North America, the festival includes road racing, motocross, cross country events, an air show, a swap meet with more than 250 vendors, a fan zone and more.
Learn more at: https://www.barbermuseum.org/events/barber-vintage-festival/
October 5-7 – CukoRakko Music & Arts Festival – Horse Pens 40 – Steele, AL
CukoRakko Music and Arts Festival returns to Horse Pens 40 for our Fall Festival, October 5th-7th 2018. This event is family friendly and fun for all who enjoy a good time and great live music.
Learn more at: https://cukorakko.com/
October 6 – Alabama Festival of Flavor – Foley, AL
Come sample some of the best food, beer, wine and much more! The festival will be full of tastings from food trucks to world renowned Chefs. The Festival will also have TV’s from small to large so you won’t miss your favorite Football games.
Learn more at: https://www.alabamafestivalofflavor.com/
October 6 – Claybank Jamboree Arts & Crafts Festival – Ozark, AL
Family Friendly Festival. On the Square in Downtown Historic Ozark — Arts and crafts, wonderful food, children’s amusements and live entertainment.
Learn more at: https://www.facebook.com/ClaybankJamboree/
October 6 – Mobile Animation Film Festival – Mobile Museum of Art – Mobile, AL
Mobile Museum of Art is hosting the first annual Mobile Animation Film Festival. Lead by the Animation Department at the University of South Alabama, MAFF’s goal is to present the best of student, national, and international animation to the community of Mobile, AL. The showcase is dedicated to presenting animations in a variety of mediums, genres, and styles.
October 6 – Oxfordfest – Oxford, AL
Oxfordfest is an annual arts and craft festival which takes place the first Saturday in October on Main Street in Oxford, Alabama. The festival features arts and craft vendors from all over, food, live music, fun for all ages, hourly prize drawings and a $1000.00 give away. All proceeds benefit local charities and organizations.
Learn more at: http://www.oxfordfest.org/
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