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Alabama Weekend Roundup: April 19-21, 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 20 – Montevallo Arts Fest – Montevallo, AL

The Montevallo Arts Council will host its annual art show in beautiful Orr Park. Over 50 local and regional artists will display their items for sale. Live music, food vendors, and children’s activities make this event a great outing for the entire family. Pets are welcome on a leash.

Learn more at: https://montevalloartscouncil.com/arts-fest/

April 20 – Waterway Village Zydeco and Crawfish Festival – Gulf Shores, AL

Locals and visitors are invited to sink their teeth into hot, juicy crawfish throughout the day while dancing to the infectious rhythms of some of the best Zydeco bands from around the South. There will be arts and crafts vendors and children’s activities. The festivities will kick off at 8 a.m. with the Zydeco and Crawfish Festival 5K benefitting Furrever Homes. The good times will roll all day long as the crawfish pots begin boiling at 10 a.m. and the Zydeco sounds will be grooving until 6 p.m.

Learn more at: https://www.gulfshores.com/things-to-do/2019-waterway-village-zydeco-crawfish-festival-5k-run/

April 20 – Castleberry Strawberry Festival – Castleberry, AL

Annual Strawberry festival, held in downtown Castleberry. Arts, crafts, free entertainment and food spaces. Spaces for rent. 12×12. Fresh strawberries for sale. Always held on the 3rd Saturday in April. No admission charged.

Learn more at: https://www.facebook.com/CASTLEBERRY-STRAWBERRY-FESTIVAL-133701766641523/

April 20 – Kymulga Grits Festival – Childersburg, AL

Mill tours, Shrimp and Grits, Pinto Beans and Cornbread, Boiled Peanuts, Arts and Crafts, Childrens games, Music by the creek, hiking trails, camping available. 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

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

April 20 – Mobile Bay Earth Day – Fairhope, AL

The Mobile Bay area celebration of Earth Day is inspired by the worldwide and national Earth Day, which promotes environmental citizenship and steers environmental awareness around the world.

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

April 20 – Earth Day Festival – Huntsville, AL

Focused around our growing community garden, the event will include a day filled with tree planting and landscaping. Volunteer to help plant a tree. Volunteers should wear work clothes they can get dirty, boots or sneakers, gloves, and sunscreen. We are asking attendees to bring plant donations to aid in the development of outdoor spaces at the Mill. Our next five year plan primarily focuses on the exterior of our facility.

Learn more at: http://www.lowemill.net/

April 20 – Sucarnochee Folklife Festival – Livingston, AL

The Sucarnochee Folklife Festival is dedicated to the preservation and celebration of the unique life ways of Black Belt residents with demonstrations of traditional crafts including pottery, metal works, quilting, and more from artists throughout the State. Bring a chair or blanket and enjoy live music and folksingers, storytelling, historical tours of local sites including a Walking Ghost Tour, tasty traditional food and the Black Belt Quilt Show. Locals also vie for bragging rights in the Blue Ribbon competitions for pie baking, BBQ sauce and the cornbread cook-off.

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