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August 11-20, 2017
Alabama Restaurant Week
Restaurants around the state, including many featured in the popular "100 Dishes To Eat in Alabama Before You Die" brochure, invite diners to experience the wonderful culinary scene of Sweet Home Alabama. Participating restaurants will offer specials throughout the week.
August 18-19, 2017 37th Annual Franklin County Watermelon Festival
Downtown Russellville is home of the Franklin County Watermelon Festival each August. It's a time for a lot of good fun and of course, juicy watermelons that can cool a hot sumer day in the south. It began in 1981 and the carnival-type atmosphere has become a must-do event for thousands. There's plenty of music, a car and truck show, activites for children and competitions, including a watermelon seed-spitting contest. Attendance: 50,000.
August 19, 2016 Sips for CF - Wine Tasting Competition
Join us at the Alabama Theatre for a night of wine tasting, music, food and drinks. How: teams of 1-3 people all bring the same bottle of red wine, two bottles go into the tasting and the third goes into the prize pot. Once the tasting starts, contestants taste and vote on their favorite wine. If your wine wins the most votes, you win the prize wine!
August 27, 2016
Annual Okra Festival
Enjoy incredible food, fresh vegetables, arts and crafts, and okra! Come join us for a taste of fresh home grown okra and jazz music during the annual community event. Incredible Food: Famous gumbo, fish, barbecue, pig ears, okra dishes, preserves, local produce and homemade ice cream. Annie Mae's famous pickled okra!
August 27, 2016 - Farm Yall Festival - Cullman, Alabama
A celebration of local agriculture held in conjunction with the southeastern pumpkin and water melon weigh-off.
August 8, 2015 Hops for Hope - Birmingham, Alabama
Come with a friend to join us for Hops for Hope and support the homeless women and children of Birmingham! $20 ticket includes: • a complimentary flight of beer • musical entertainment by 90 Proof • 75% of ticket is tax deductible. Food is available for purchase, and the opportunity to win great prizes.
August 25, 2015 Taste of Pelham - Pelham, Alabama
Presented by the Pelham Library Guild. Pelham Civic Complex and Ice Arena. All proceeds to benefit the Pelham Library Building Fund Tickets: $25.00 advance $30.00 door
August 9, 2014 Baumhower’s ShrimpFest & Bar-B-Q
Joe Wheeler State Park, McLean, Alabama
At an Alabama State Park near you! Join Bob Baumhower, former Alabama lineman and proprietor of Baumhower’s Restaurant and The Compleat Angler, for Baumhower’s ShrimpFest & Bar-B-Q! Throughout the spring and summer, we’ll be celebrating the 75th Anniversary of Alabama State Parks with plenty of fresh Alabama Gulf Seafood.
August 16, 2014 4th Annual Beer, Bands & Bullies
We're holding our biggest yearly event at Avondale Brewery and have lined up some awesome bands to keep you entertained. Just a $10 donation to enjoy the show & support Bama Bully Rescue! Don't forget to ask for the Bully Brew and a portion of the nights sales will benefit bullies in need. Friendly, leashed dogs are welcome :D So come on out and bring your friends!
August 18, 2012 Stokin' The Fire BBQ & Music Festival
The competition will feature more than 80 local amateur barbecue teams. In addition to the barbecue battles, visitors can enjoy headliner music, grilling demonstrations, kids' zone and more.
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