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 10 events you should consider going too!
October 18-21 – Conecuh Sausage Festival – Evergreen, AL
Arts & Crafts Festival with live music all day, delicious food – featuring Conecuh Sausage, Car Show, SERFI, & PCA Rodeo that night. Children’s Area with Slides, Bounce house, Mechanical Bull, etc. Admission is free to the festival and armbands for the Rodeo can be purchased at the gate.
October 20 – Attalla Heritage Day Festival – Attalla, AL
Held the third Saturday in October each year, this fall event features three stages of entertainment, arts and crafts with more than 100 vendors, children’s rides, games, food, and an antique car show. 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Learn more at: http://www.attallacity.org/attalla-heritage-day
October 20-21 – Mentone Colorfest – Mentone, AL
Come and enjoy the Fall season! Since 1983, visitors have enjoyed the breathtaking fall colors and season at the annual Mentone Colorfest. This event is filled with handmade arts & crafts, great food, live entertainment and much more. Located at the scenic Mentone Brow Park on Saturday & Sunday. Before leaving, be sure to browse the rest of the mountaintop town and check out locally owned shops and boutiques and other unique places.
Learn more at: http://www.mapamentone.com/colorfest2018.html
October 20-21 – Kentuck Festival of the Arts – Northport, AL
270+ folk, visionary, and contemporary artists and expert craftspeople presenting their work to you, free hands-on art-making area for children and throughout the park interactive live demonstrations by expert craftspeople—basket-makers, blacksmiths, woodworkers, traditional potters, fiber and fabric artists, quilters, jewelers, and a glassblower. Live music and story-telling, food and fellowship – this is one of the USA’s Top Ten Art Fairs and Festivals.
Learn more at: https://www.kentuck.org/
October 19-20 – Alabama Gourd Festival – Cullman, AL
Come see the beautiful original pieces of gourd art. They make wonderfully unique gifts for you or that special someone on your list who has everything. Learn how the artist achieve their special techniques with the many FREE demonstrations throughout the weekend. Even the kids can get in on all the gourd fun. Bring them by the free kid’s patch booth where they can decorate their very own little gourd and take it home with them. Great food, raw gourds, Gourd art, and supplies to create your Gourd art; find something for everyone.
Learn more at: http://www.alabamagourdsociety.org/
October 20 – Pioneer Day – Loachapoka, AL
Pioneer Day at Loachapoka is held in historic Loachapoka in Pioneer Park and in the Town Park. It is a combination of a syrup festival, arts and crafts festival and historic cultural festival with more than 100 vendors, great food booths and pioneer day demonstrations including Poarch Creek dancing, blacksmithing, spinning/weaving, basketry, pottery, chair caning, syrup making, and many more.
Learn more at: https://www.leecountyhistoricalsociety.org/pioneer-day
October 20 – Mud Creek Arts and Crafts Festival – Hanceville, AL
The arts and crafts will spotlight local and visiting artists. The event features a walking tour of the Historical homes on Commercial Street. 9 am- 2 pm. Proceeds benefit Hanceville schools.
Learn more at: https://www.facebook.com/mudcreekfestival/
October 20 – Pine Hill Depot Day – Pine Hill, AL
The Town of Pine Hill will be holding this event at the Pine Hill Municipal Complex. This event centers around the restored Depot building. It is a family-friendly event with plenty of food, entertainment by local talent, arts and crafts, as well as a time to vist with friends and family. The children will be well-entertained so that the adults can browse and visit. The Town of Pine Hill extends an invitation to all to come and participate in a real down-home, old fashioned Small Town event!
October 18-20 – Greek Fest – Mobile, AL
Celebrate Greek culture with Greek fare, dancing, a market and more.
Learn more at: https://greekfestmobile.org/
October 20 – Lobsterfest – Grace Episcopal Church – Anniston, AL
LOBSTERFEST is a festival type event and benefit for Habitat for Humanity that includes lobster, crafts, art vendors, children’s activities, hot dogs, snacks, and more!
Learn more at: http://www.graceanniston.org/lobsterfest/
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