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Alabama Weekend Roundup: April 12-14, 2019

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 some events you should consider going too!

April 13 – Sunny King Criterium and the Noble Street Festival – Anniston, AL

As a headline event of the Noble Street Festival, don’t miss the Sunny King Criterium on Saturday, April 13, 2019! It’s a full day of heart-pounding, fast-paced bicycle racing. Join 5,000 other adrenaline junkies and watch hundreds of the best elite and junior cyclists race multiple laps around a four-corner, 6/10-mile course on the downtown streets of Anniston.

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

April 12-13 – Smoke on the Falls – Gadsden, AL

Barbecue competition, live music, kid’s activities, Art Vendors, Popeye’s chicken wing and Biscuits eating contest, Smoke Your Buns 5K and more.

Learn more at: http://www.noccalulafallspark.com/events/smokeonthefalls

April 13-14 – Baldwin County Strawberry Festival – Loxley, AL

The Baldwin County Strawberry Festival is a much-anticipated local tradition held annually at Loxley Municipal Park. Every year, visitors join us from all around the Southeast to enjoy the special events, car shows, pageants, music, crafts and, of course, the strawberry shortcakes! Other activities include a carnival complete with rides and games and a 5K run.

Learn more at: http://baldwincountystrawberryfestival.org/

April 13 – Alabama Book Festival – Montgomery, AL

This free public event is the state’s premier book festival, with some 4,000 people from around the state and the southeast converging in the capital to meet with and hear from their favorite authors and scholars. A children’s activity area makes this a day of fun for the entire family.

Learn more at: http://alabamabookfestival.org/welcome.html

April 13-14 – Calico Fort Arts & Crafts Fair – Fort Deposit, AL

One of the largest and most popular arts and crafts fairs in the South with 200 exhibitors and 20,000 attendees in the natural amphitheater setting, a children’s area with rides and a petting zoo, and plenty of good food including old-fashioned pork barbecue and funnel cakes.

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

April 13-14 – Piney Woods Arts Festival – Enterprise, AL

The Piney Woods Arts Festival takes place on Saturday, April 13 (9 am to 5 pm) and Sunday, April 14 (12 pm to 4 pm), 2019, on the grounds of Enterprise State Community College (at the running track) in Enterprise. One of the oldest juried arts and crafts shows in the area, it features original art and crafts, a children’s fun center, food and entertainment.

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

April 13 – Coosapalooza Brewfest – Wetumpka, AL

Join us for the second annual Coosapalooza Brewfest! Enjoy the beautiful sights and sounds of downtown Wetumpka alongside the Coosa River, as you sample craft brews from around the state. All proceeds from the $25 brewfest tickets will go to Main Street Wetumpka’s mission of downtown revitalization!

Learn more at: https://mainstreetwetumpka.org/events/2018/7/21/9dq9c4b1vr98vd6g22c5udiexzw4gj

April 13 – LaFayette Day for Valley Haven – LaFayette, AL

Arts and crafts, antique cars, children’s games and rides, a motorcycle ride, live family entertainment, a variety of food available and much more.

Learn more at: http://valleyhavenschool.org/

April 13 – Coosa Fest – Childersburg, AL

A celebration of Childersburg’s birthday featuring grits for sale from the Kymulga Grist Mill, live music, arts and crafts, antique car show, 5K run and children’s activities at the Childersburg Kiwanis Park. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Learn more at: https://alabama.travel/upcoming-events/coosa-fest

April 13 – Fort Mitchell Pioneer Day and Quilt Show – Fort Mitchell, AL

Pioneer Day at Fort Mitchell takes place in and around a very historic fort built in 1813 alongside the Old Federal Road. It is a festival highlighting our past with many family centered activities, such as an awesome quilt show.

Learn more at: http://visitfortmitchell.org/

April 13 – Rooster Day – Demopolis, AL

Join the Marengo County Historical Society in commemorating this unique event in Alabama history and its 100th anniversary! Guests can run the Cock’s Crow 5K, browse Rooster Fair in Public Square (arts/crafts/food) as you listen to live entertainment.

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