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Alabama Weekend Roundup: June 14-16, 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!

June 14-15 – Alexander City Jazz Fest – Alexander City, AL

For 28 years the Alexander City Jazz Fest has been a draw to music fans from all of the nation. We have featured well know musicians and groups from New Orleans to California, Alabama to New York – well you get the picture! The Festival is held annually on the second full weekend of June.

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

June 15 – Anniston Family Heritage Festival and Concert – Anniston, AL

Join us at Zinn Park as we celebrate our Annual Anniston Family Heritage Festival & Concert!! The fun starts at Noon and doesn’t stop until long after the sun goes down with great musical performances. The event is held annually on the third Saturday in June.

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June 15 – Alabama Blueberry Festival – Brewton, AL

This festival has arts and crafts, a car show, live entertainment, blueberries, blueberry bushes, cookbooks, t-shirts and food. There is also a free children’s section. Home of the “original” blueberry ice cream (made especially for the festival).

Learn more at: http://www.brewtonchamber.com/Blueberry-Festival

June 15 – Barbarian Challenge – Gadsden, AL

Do you have what it takes to be a barbarian? Fear is not an option!

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

June 14-15 – QuiltFest – Trussville, AL

Admission is $7 for two days. This is a judged quilt show. It will also include a vendor mall and a boutique of handmade items. Special exhibits will include Storybook Challenge quilts and Quilts of Valor. Silent auction of miniquilts will benefit Meals on Wheels.

Learn more at: https://www.bhamquilters.com/quiltfest-2019

June 15 – Juneteenth Celebration – Birmingham, AL

The Birmingham Civil Rights Institute presents Juneteenth on Saturday, June 15, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. in Kelly Ingram Park. The celebration will begin with the reading of the Emancipation Proclamation, and elder blessing and libation ceremony. The festivities will bring together African drummers, dance contests, live painting, vendors, NeoSoul, Love Moor, Richard Daniel, DJ Serious, kid’s activities and more.

Learn more at: https://www.bcri.org/juneteenthcelebration/