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Alabama Weekend Roundup: November 2-4, 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 10 events you should consider going too!

November 3-4 – Moss Rock Festival – Hoover, AL

On November 3 & 4, 2018, grab friends and family and get outside to the Moss Rock Festival at The Preserve in Hoover. Explore Nature, SmartLIVING, and Art + Design at Alabama’s premier eco-creative festival now in its 13th year. Innovation, imagination, and fun await 10,000 visitors under a blanket of fall colors at this idyllic neighborhood setting adjacent to Hoover’s own 350 acre Moss Rock Preserve.

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

November 2-4 – Alabama Pecan Festival – Mobile, AL

This family-oriented festival at the WC Griggs Elementary School campus features a carnival atmosphere with rides, food, face painting, arts and crafts, and jewelry. Free grandstand events include a classic country and western show, a Sunday gospel show with topnotch entertainers, and more. Bring the grandparents and bring the kids.

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

November 2-11 – National Peanut Festival – Dothan, AL

The nation’s largest peanut festival is held each fall to honor peanut growers and to celebrate the harvest season. Festivities include amusement rides, animal shows, agricultural displays, concerts, beauty pageants, arts and crafts displays, contests, food, a two-hour parade and tons of peanuts.

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

November 3 – Canyon Fest –  Little River Canyon – Fort Payne, AL

Join us for this 10th annual celebration! This is the Canyon Center’s biggest event of the year. Don’t miss the live music, nature and art activities, demonstrations, great food, vendors, children’s activities and fun at this signature festival designed to celebrate our canyon and the natural world.

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

November 3 – Lineville Heritage Day – Lineville, AL

-Join us in Lineville for an old-fashioned street festival. Other activities include an antique tractor show and parade, a juried vintage quilt show, and an old-fashioned costume contest. Enjoy historical displays and live music featuring local talent, Mr. and Miss Heritage Day,

Learn more at: https://www.facebook.com/Lineville-Heritage-Day-518038171598584

November 3 – Pike Road Arts and Crafts Fair – Pike Road, AL

The Pike Road Arts and Crafts Fair will take place on the grounds of the historic Marks house in Pike Road.There will be over 250 vendors selling beautiful and unique arts and crafts just in time for Christmas. Delicious pulled pork barbeque sandwiches, homemade chicken and pimento cheese sandwiches and fried chicken will keep you from getting hungry. Special children’s activities. The event is held annually on the first Saturday of November.

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

November 2-3 – Old Federal Road Storytelling Festival – Warrior Stand, AL

Friday evening Nov. 2: Concurrent workshops in Warrior Stand and Shorter on “How To Write Your Family’s Story.” Learn how to craft family stories! Locations TBA. Saturday morning Nov. 3: Town of Shorter community breakfast and tour of selected Federal Road sites. Locations TBA. Saturday afternoon Nov. 3: Historians, musicians and storyteller will present at The Ridge Interpretive Center and archaeological dig site in Warrior Stand, Macon County, AL.

Learn more at: https://www.digtheridge.com/old-federal-road-storytelling-festival.html

November 3 – Jackson Fall Festival – Jackson, AL

Fall Festival is on Saturday, November 3, 2018 from 9am-2pm. Live music, Lumberjack Competition, Children’s Games, Market and Food vendors, Car Show and more.

Learn more at: https://www.jacksonalabama.org/annual-fall-festival/

November 3 – Fredonia Heritage Day – Five Points, AL

Fredonia Heritage Day focuses on the many influences that have created this community from the days when the Mvskoge Creeks called it home to today’s pastoral setting. On the first Saturday in November, these peaceful surroundings come alive with a wide range of stage entertainment, vintage crafts and demonstrations, special children’s activities, a historical theme and good food — all carefully planned by the Fredonia Heritage Association during the 11 months preceding the big day.

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

November 3 – Cane Syrup Makin’ Day at Rikard’s Mill Historical Park – Beatrice, AL

Cane Syrup Makin’ Day is an annual tradition, held the first Saturday in November. Watch as sugar cane is squeezed in a mule-driven cane grinder, boiled into syrup and then canned.

Learn more at: https://www.monroecountymuseum.org/calendar