Weekend Roundup: 6-27 to 6-29


Geek Alabama Weekend Roundup

This is Weekend Roundup. The local events that are happening in NE Alabama and NW Georgia. And the bigger events that are happening in Atlanta and Birmingham. As always if you have an event that needs to be featured on Weekend Roundup. E-mail me at NathanYoung@GeekAlabama.com

Weekend Weather:

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Hot with a chance of rain/storms.

Local Best Bets:

Downtown Anniston Fourth Friday on Friday June 27th from 5-8 pm.  For more info. go to:  http://www.spiritofanniston.com/4th-fridays/

The Heritage Music Festival at Zinn Park in Anniston on Saturday June 28th from 6-9 pm.  For more info. go to: https://www.facebook.com/events/289632027877499/

11th Annual Goodyear Car and Tractor Show at the Gadsden Goodyear plant on Saturday June 28th from 8 am – 2 pm.  For more info. go to:  https://www.facebook.com/GoodyearGadsdenCarTractorShow

Sardis City Fun and Fireworks Celebration on Friday June 27th starting at 5 pm.  For more info. go to: https://www.facebook.com/events/894491410576547

Community Giving 5k and 1 Mile Fun Run at Mary Dumas Football Stadium in Talladega on Saturday June 28th starting at 8 am.  For more info. go to:  http://annistonrunners.com/event-calendar/?eventID=640&date=06/28/2014

Boaz Independence Celebration on Saturday June 28th starting a 7 pm.  For more info. go to: https://www.facebook.com/BoazFB

Thomas A. Dorsey Festival on June 28-29 in Villa Rica Georgia.  For more info. go to:  https://www.facebook.com/TADorseybirthplace

Here are my out of the area best bets for this weekend.  Go to:  http://www.accessatlanta.com/ for Atlanta events or http://birminghamal.org/events-calendar/  for Birmingham events.

Atlanta Best Bets:

The 150th Commemoration of the Battle of Kennesaw Mountain at Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park on June 26-29.  For more info. go to:  http://battleofkennesawmountain150.com/

Lego KidsFest at the Cobb Galleria on June 27-29.  For more info. go to:  http://www.legokidsfest.com/

Birmingham Best Bets:

Shelby Humane Society 5th Annual Bark and Wine at the Pelham Civic Center on Saturday June 28th.  For more info. go to: http://www.shelbyhumane.org/

Homewood’s Pickin in the Park 2014 at Homewood City Park on Saturday June 28th.  For more info. go to: http://hmi.homewood.net/

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Weekend Roundup: 6-20 to 6-22


Geek Alabama Weekend Roundup

This is Weekend Roundup. The local events that are happening in NE Alabama and NW Georgia. And the bigger events that are happening in Atlanta and Birmingham. As always if you have an event that needs to be featured on Weekend Roundup. E-mail me at NathanYoung@GeekAlabama.com

Weekend Weather:

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Warm and humid with a chance of rain/storms each day.

Local Best Bets:

9 to 5: The Musical at the Ritz Theatre in Gadsden on June 20-22 and 27-29.  For more info. go to:  http://www.showclix.com/event/ninetofivethemusical

Clay County Christian Academy Blueberry Festival on Saturday June 21st from 8 am – 2 pm.  For more info. go to: http://alabamaclaycounty.com/ai1ec_event/blueberry-festival-2/?instance_id=

Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder at the Oxford Performing Arts Center on Saturday June 21st starting at 7:30 pm.  For more info. go to: http://www.oxfordpac.org/

8th Annual Haley’s Team Twilight 5k at the McClellan Park Medical Mall on McClellan on Saturday June 21st starting at 7 pm.  For more info. go to:  http://annistonrunners.com/event-calendar/?eventID=622&date=06/21/2014

Rainsville Freedom Fest and 10K/5K on Saturday June 21st.  For more info. go to:  http://rainsvillefreedomfest.racesonline.com/

The Barbarian Challenge at Noccalula Falls Park on Saturday June 21st.  For more info. go to: http://barbarianchallenge.com/

Juneteenth Parade and Celebration in Gadsden on Saturday June 21st.  For more info. go to: http://www.gadsdeneventcalendar.com/ai1ec_event/28th-annual-juneteenth-national-day-of-freedom

Lincoln Metric Century Superspeedway Bike Ride at Talladega Superspeedway on Saturday June 21st starting at 7 am.  For more info. go to:  http://www.annistonstar.com/the_daily_home/article_c16e3ce8-f836-11e3-860f-0019bb2963f4.html

The Fairview School Fourth Annual BBQ at the Rome Civic Center on Saturday June 21st.  For more info. go to: http://www.fairviewbrown.org/

40th Annual Aragon BBQ on June 20-21.  For more info. go to:  http://www.exploregeorgia.org/listing/12641-40th-annual-aragon-bbq

Here are my out of the area best bets for this weekend.  Go to:  http://www.accessatlanta.com/ for Atlanta events or http://birminghamal.org/events-calendar/  for Birmingham events.

Atlanta Best Bets:

Atlanta Soccerfest at Osborne/Brookhaven Park on Sunday June 22nd.  For more info. go to: http://www.atlantasoccerfest.org/

Art, Barks and Purrs Arts and Crafts Fair at the Cobb County Animal Control Shelter on Saturday June 21st.  For more info. go to: https://www.facebook.com/CobbAC

Birmingham Best Bets:

2014 Alabama State Games at the BJCC on June 20-22.  For more info. go to:  http://alagames.net/

Superheroes 5K & Fun Run at Veterans Park in Hoover on Saturday June 21st.  For more info. go to: http://owenshousecac.org/2014-superheroes-5k-and-fun-run/

Weekend Roundup: 6-6 to 6-8


Geek Alabama Weekend Roundup

This is Weekend Roundup. The local events that are happening in NE Alabama and NW Georgia. And the bigger events that are happening in Atlanta and Birmingham. As always if you have an event that needs to be featured on Weekend Roundup. E-mail me at NathanYoung@GeekAlabama.com

Weekend Weather:

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Warm and humid with a chance of rain/storms each day.

Local Best Bets:

Charity Crawfish Boil with ALL proceeds going to Investigator Jay Harrington of The Anniston Police Department.  It’s at Heroes American Grill in Weaver on Saturday June 7th starting at 2:00 pm.  For more info. go to:  https://www.facebook.com/fightonjay

15th Annual Pell City Hometown Block Party on Saturday June 7th from 3-11 pm in downtown Pell City.  For more info. go to: http://www.pellcitychamber.com/?page_id=1681

Here are my out of the area best bets for this weekend.  Go to:  http://www.accessatlanta.com/ for Atlanta events or http://birminghamal.org/events-calendar/  for Birmingham events.

Atlanta Best Bets:

Festival of Chariots at Olmsted Linear Park on June 6-8.  For more info. go to:  http://www.festivalofchariotsatl.com/

15th Annual Flying Colors Butterfly Festival at the Chattahoochee Nature Center on June 7-8.  For more info. go to: http://chattnaturecenter.org/festivals-fundraisers/annual-festivals/flying-colors-butterfly-festival/

Atlanta Tattoo Expo at the Wyndham Atlanta Galleria on June 6-8.  For more info. go to:  http://www.atlantatattooexpo.com/

Birmingham Best Bets:

Slicefest 2014 at Slice Pizza & Brew on Saturday June 7th.  For more info. go to:  http://www.slicefest.com/

Magic City Brewfest at Sloss Furnaces on June 6-7.  For more info. go to:  http://www.magiccitybrewfest.com/

Birmingham’s Big Ice Cream Festival at Avondale Brewing Company on Saturday June 7th.  For more info. go to:  https://www.facebook.com/events/1408108909447782/

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Weekend Roundup: 5-30 to 6-1


Geek Alabama Weekend Roundup

This is Weekend Roundup.  The local events that are happening in NE Alabama and NW Georgia. And the bigger events that are happening in Atlanta and Birmingham.  As always if you have an event that needs to be featured on Weekend Roundup.  E-mail me at NathanYoung@GeekAlabama.com

Weekend Weather:

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Hot and humid with a chance of rain/storms each day.

Local Best Bets:

Humane Society Pet Rescue and Adoption Center’s Pawsapalooza at 4200 Brooke Ave in Gadsden on Saturday May 31st starting at 11 am.  For more info. go to:  http://www.gadsdentimes.com/article/20140528/ENT/140529833/1016/NEWS?Title=Pawsapalooza-a-fun-time-that-benefits-homeless-animals

The Golden Knight: A New Musical at Berry College in Rome on May 29-31.  For more info. go to: http://www.venuedog.com/rome/events/147071

Here are my out of the area best bets for this weekend.  Go to:  http://www.accessatlanta.com/ for Atlanta events or http://birminghamal.org/events-calendar/  for Birmingham events.

Atlanta Best Bets:

Atlanta Comic Con on May 30th – June 1st.  For more info. go to:  http://www.wizardworld.com/

The Walking Dead Escape at Phillips Arena on Saturday May 31st.  For more info. go to:  http://www.thewalkingdeadescape.com/

Birmingham Best Bets:

Alabama Phoenix Festival at the Sheraton Birmingham on May 30th  – June 1st.  For more info. go to: http://www.alabamaphoenixfestival.com/

The Color Run at the BJCC on Saturday May 31st.  For more info. go to:  http://thecolorrun.com/birmingham/2014-05-31/

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Weekend Roundup: 5-23 to 5-26


Geek Alabama Weekend Roundup

This is Weekend Roundup.  The local events that are happening in NE Alabama and NW Georgia. And the bigger events that are happening in Atlanta and Birmingham.  As always if you have an event that needs to be featured on Weekend Roundup.  E-mail me at NathanYoung@GeekAlabama.com

Weekend Weather:

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Warm with a slight chance of rain each day.

Local Best Bets:

Fourth Friday on Noble Street on Friday May 23rd from 5-8 pm.  For more info. go to:  http://www.spiritofanniston.com/

Art on the Lake on May 24-25 at Children’s Harbor on Lake Martin.  For more info. go to:  https://childrensharbor.com/events.php

Here are my out of the area best bets for this weekend.  Go to http://www.accessatlanta.com/ for Atlanta events or http://birminghamal.org/events-calendar/  for Birmingham events.

Atlanta Best Bets:

MomoCon in Atlanta on May 23-25, for more info. go to: http://www.momocon.com/

Decatur Arts Festival on May 24-25.  For more info. go to: http://decaturartsfestival.com/

Birmingham Best Bets:

Iron City Spring Crawfish Boil on Saturday May 24th.  For more info. go to:  http://www.ironcitybham.com/

Happenin Fest at Good People Brewing Company on Saturday May 24th.  For more info. go to: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/619520

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