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Alabama Weekend Roundup: October 26-28, 2018

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 14 events you should consider going too!

October 27 – Covered Bridge Arts & Music Fest – Oneonta, AL

The high point of the beautiful autumn season in Blount County, the Covered Bridge Arts & Music fest brings the entire area alive with arts and crafts vendors, live music, vintage cars, children’s activities, food and music, tours of the renovated, historic covered bridges, quilt show, and pancake breakfast and much more!

Learn more at: https://www.facebook.com/events/696384990733208/

October 26-28 – Renaissance Festival GATALOP – Historic Fort Gaines – Dauphin Island, AL

Hosted by the Society of Creative Anachronism, the Barony of Osprey will present Life in the Middle Ages. You will see Knights in Armor as they storm the castle, view melee’s and sieges. Visit with Lords, Ladies, Artist, and Medieval Merchants. Watch our resident Blacksmith demonstrate his craft in the Fort’s original Blacksmith Shop.

Learn more at: https://dauphinisland.org/event/35th-annual-renaissance-festival-gatalop-34/

October 27 – Montevallo Art Walk – Montevallo, AL

Walk around historic downtown Montevallo and purchase one-of-a-kind arts and crafts goods from our Artwalk vendors. You will find jewelry, paintings, pottery, mixed media, and much more. Vendors will have a variety to offer: gift items, items for your home and accessories to wear.

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

October 23-27 – Athens Storytelling Festival – Athens, AL

Imagine a crisp fall weekend spent listening to stories that turn the everyday into works of art. Sit for a spell in our iconic red and white striped tent on the Courthouse Square in historic Athens, Alabama, and be ready to laugh and cry (or both at the same time!) at the Athens Storytelling Festival. Listen to stories that are at times hilarious, poignant, legendary, and occasionally downright lies told by some of the nation’s best storytellers.

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

October 27 – Opp Fest – Opp, AL

Opp Fest is held each year on the last Saturday in October in Downtown Opp, Alabama and is hosted by the Downtown Redevelopment Authority.The festival is a celebration of fall and the harvest season. The Opp Cultural Arts Council displays adult and children’s art. There are many arts and craft booths, food vendors, musical entertainment, merchant sidewalk sales, car show, soapbox car derby race, children’s activities, and much more.

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

October 27 – Peanut Butter Festival & Nutter Butter Parade – Brundidge, AL

Always the last Saturday in October in Brundidge, Alabama. Features peanut butter and everything, old-time demonstrations, including a working cane mill, 5-K Peanut Butter Run, non-stop entertainment, games, contests, arts, crafts, festival foods cooked on the grounds. Free Admission.

Learn more at: http://www.piddle.org/pbfestival.htm

October 27 – Alabaster Fall Fest – Alabaster, AL

Alabaster’s Fall Fest includes Arts and crafts vendors, live music, food, inflatables, trick-or-treat trail, and hay rides. 9:30 am – 3:00 pm with Free Admission. Held annually on the last Saturday of October.

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

October 27 – Elberta German Sausage Festival – Elberta, AL

German sausage and other food booths, music, dancing as well as arts and crafts booths, children’s rides and games. The event is held each year on the last Saturday of October.

Learn more at: https://www.facebook.com/elbertasausagefest

October 27 – A Taste of Louisiana Food Festival & Cook-Off – Hoover, AL

ATOL is an event that celebrates the Cajun food and culture of Louisiana right here in Birmingham, while helping a worthy cause. Proceeds from this year’s event will benefit the Sid Strong Foundation (sidstrongfound.org), funding pediatric cancer research, and college scholarships for local students. Cook teams will compete for bragging rights for the best Cajun dish. Ready for some foot stompin’ fun? Hit the dance floor with the Birmingham Cajun Zydeco Association. There will also be a Kid Zone, auction and raffle with great prizes and giveaways. Make plans now to come and “pass a good time, cher!”

Learn more at: http://www.lsubirmingham.org/

October 27-28 – Spinners Pumpkin Patch Arts & Crafts Show – Prattville, AL

Exhibitors of original arts and crafts from throughout the southeast will display their wares under shade of pine and magnolia trees. Food vendors will provide a wide variety of taste treats. Homemade baked goods provided by Spinner members. Free entertainment Sat. and Sun. plus games, pony rides, a petting zoo, inflatables and many other children and youth activities. Special events: 5K & 5 mile run, Motorcycle & car show & Jack-o-lantern contest . Drawing for a queen size quilt hand made by Spinner members plus other valuable prizes.

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

October 27 – Fall Family Festival – Alexander City, AL

The kids and grandkids will have a great time at the Annual Fall Family Festival at Russell Crossroads. Dress the kids in their favorite costume or let them come as they are and join us for face painting, pumpkin decorating, wagon rides, see a real grist mill in action and more.

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

October 27 – Fall Boogie – Waverly, AL

As seen in Garden & Gun: Part music festival, part yard-party, this BYOB event draws fans twice a year to tiny Waverly. Also called the Waverly Boogie, its spring installment has been going strong for seventeen years, and organizer Scott Peek added the Fall Boogie in 2012. Music runs from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., with as many as six bands.

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

October 27 – Neewollah on Noble – Anniston, AL

It’s that time again! Main Street is hosting the 6th Annual Neewollah on Noble! Join in on all the fun, food, music, and SO much candy! Pets welcome! Come in your spookiest costume! Trick or treat downtown!  Featuring: The Fairytale Project, Home Depot’s Make and Take tent, facepainting, inflatable games, food vendors, and more!

Learn more at: https://www.facebook.com/events/2195292347351253/

October 27 – Trick or Treat on Main – Oxford, AL

Please join us for our annual Trick or Treat on Main this year!

Learn more at: https://www.facebook.com/events/457389838081126/