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MUSCLE SHOALS – A community wide seminar for Adults entitled Hope for the Holidays will be presented Tuesday, November 19 at 6pm at The Healing Place in Muscle Shoals.

TUSCUMBIA – Dick Cooper’s Photos will be exhibited November 14-17 at the Tennessee Valley Art Museum located at 511 N. Water St., Tuscumbia.

THE FLORENCE CHAPTER OF THE OMEGA PSI PHI FRATERNITY, Inc. will have its Annual Achievement Week program on Sunday, November 10 at St. Mark Missionary Baptist Church on East Alabama Street in Florence. The time for the event is 4pm. The program will honor area high school students for their …


FLORENCE - November is Native American Heritage Month, and Florence-Lauderdale Public Library is celebrating by hosting a series of free events for all ages.


ST. JOSEPH, TN – The Cadillacs will present their Grand Ole Opry Impersonation Show Saturday, November 9 at the St. Joseph Civic Center in St. Joseph, Tennessee at 7pm. Admission is $10 for adults. Children 12 and under are free. The event will feature impersonations of Elvis Pressley, Roy O…

THE MUSCLE SHOALS AREA ALUMNAE CHAPTER OF DELTA SIGMA THETA SORORITY, INC. will host its Annual Pancake Day Fundraiser on Saturday, November 2 from 8-10am at Applebee’s, 2271 Florence Blvd in Florence. Tickets are $5 each and can be purchased from any member of Muscle Shoals Area Alumnae Cha…


TUSCUMBIA – The annual memorial service at St. John’s Episcopal Church in Tuscumbia will be held on Sunday, November 3 at 3pm. The public is invited to attend this All Saint’s Day worship service. It will be conducted by the Rev. Don Smith, rector of Grace Episcopal Church in Sheffield. The …


ROGERSVILLE — The ‘Pinta’ and the ‘Nina’, replicas of Columbus’ Ships, will be docked at Joe Wheeler State Park in Rogersville for tours this week October 31-November 3. They will depart early Monday morning on November 4 toward Fulton, MS.

ART EXPRESSIONS, AN EXHIBITION OF WORKS BY MEMBERS OF THE SHOALS ARTISTS GUILD, will be on display at Kennedy-Douglass Center of the Arts in Florence through November 20.   The exhibit also will be open the weekend of the Alabama Renaissance Faire, October 26 and 27 from 10am-6pm on Saturday…


SHEFFIELD – The Friends of the Sheffield Public Library will host the authors of BEFORE AND AFTER: The Incredible Real-Life Stories of the Orphans Who Survived the Tennessee Children’s Home Society on Sunday, October 27 at the Clarion Inn in Sheffield.


TUSCUMBIA – History and Haunts Strolls set for Halloween Week in Tuscumbia.

THE PRESERVATION FLORENCE series concerns historic preservation in the city of Florence. Carrie Barske Crawford, director of the Muscle Shoals National Heritage Area, will lead a walking tour of the Sannoner Historic District on October 20 at 2pm. Zac Abramson will join the group to talk abo…

FLORENCE – “Lizzie Borden took an ax - Gave her mother 40 whacks. And when she saw what she had done, she gave her father 41.”


FLORENCE – A special haunted FUNdraiser for the beloved live lion mascots at UNA, Leo III and Una, takes place on campus Thursday, October 17.

A QUILTS OF VALOR FOUNDATION organizational meeting will be at Ken’s Sewing Center at 912 Second Street in Muscle Shoals at 10am on Wednesday, October 16. The mission of the Quilts of Valor Foundation is to cover service members and veterans touched by war with comforting and healing Quilts …

MONTGOMERY - Each year, millions of Americans face the reality of living with a mental health condition. However, mental illness affects everyone directly or indirectly through family, friends or coworkers. That is why each year during the first week of October, (October 6-12) participants a…

MUSCLE SHOALS – In honor of Fire Prevention Month in October and to bring fire safety top-of-mind, First Alert is teaming up with more than 1,700 Lowe’s stores across the country and over 30 in Alabama in a joint effort to spread awareness about the importance of whole home protection.

SUSAN BENTLEY WHNP-BC, DSC AND OPTIONS WELLNESS CENTER along with the Shoals Community and the American Cancer Society cordially invite you to help honor the Survivors of Female Cancers at A Pink Tea event on Sunday,October 6 • 2pm at Bethel Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 408 East Alabama S…

FLORENCE – It’s time for October First Fridays! Come enjoy Fall festivities at First Fridays Florence with our crowd favorite: Pumpkin Drop! Attendees will enjoy our maker’s market vendor booths, downtown restaurants, and live music on October 4 from 5–8pm in historic downtown Florence.

FLORENCE – Allegory Arts and Kennedy-Douglass Center for the Arts is pleased to present Skin and Ink: The Art of Tattoo from September 26 - October 14. A gallery talk is scheduled for Thursday, October 3 at 6pm.

THE MONTE SANO ART FESTIVAL produced by Arts Huntsville is returning to Huntsville on September 21 and 22 and will feature over 150 artists from 12 states. The festival will be open to the public from 9am-5pm on Saturday September 21 and 9 am-4pm on Sunday, September 22.

TUSCUMBIA – Art & Tradition at Spruce Pine Pottery will be exhibited September 22 – November 1 at the Tennessee Valley Museum of Art, located at 511 N. Water St. in Tuscumbia. The exhibition represents the many potteries once found throughout Alabama. Thanks to Alabama pottery collector,…


FLORENCE – FloBama in downtown Florence will present “An Evening with Eric Gales” on Wednesday, September 25 beginning at 7pm. Special guests for the night will be Abstract Theory and Rob Aldridge/Rob Malone.

FLORENCE – One of several special events related to this weekend’s 19th Annual Return to Coldwater Festival in Tuscumbia that are taking place this Thursday, September 12 is happening at the Florence Indian Mound Museum.


FLORENCE - Chloe’s Fund has been very busy this year supplying funds for emergency medical services to both cats and dogs helping Florence Lauderdale Animal Services (FLAS). Money is getting low again and it’s time for a fundraiser - our inaugural Hot Diggity Dog Wash on Saturday, September …

IT’S FISH FRY & BINGO, on Friday, September 6 from 4-7pm at The Club, 450 Country Club Drive in Florence. Pre buy your tickets now from any participant. Dine in or take out $12. 256-760-6642.

FLORENCE – Archaeological stewardship is a historic preservation movement that is focused on the protection of archaeological sites for future generations. Historic buildings are threatened with removal, alteration, and neglect. Archaeological sites face a different set of risks from environ…


FLORENCE – Florence-Lauderdale Public Library will host hip-hop sensation, GMANE Thursday, September 5 from 6-7pm.

THE LABOR DAY CHICKEN STEW AT ZIP CITY Community Center, takes place on Monday, September 2 from 8am-until. $22 per gallon; $12 per half gallon; $6 per quart. Please bring your own container.


FLORENCE - US veteran and writer, Matt Osborne, will present a series of lectures on military history at Florence-Lauderdale Public Library. These lectures will be on the first Tuesday of each month at 5:30pm beginning September 3 and concluding December 3.


COLBERT COUNTY – Two of the oldest Labor Day celebrations in the nation will help usher in September in the Shoals.

NORTH ALABAMA CHRISTIAN CHILDREN’S HOME invites everyone to attend its 5th Annual “Ride to the Home” on Saturday, August 24, from 11am-2pm at the Children’s Home. There will be two silent auctions of gift cards, tools, seeds, and other items from 12-12:25pm and 12:30-12:55pm. The free meal w…


FLORENCE – Archaeological stewardship is a historic preservation movement that is focused on the protection of archaeological sites for future generations. While historic buildings are threatened with removal, alteration, and neglect, archaeological sites face a different set of risks from e…


FORT PAYNE – Little River Canyon is a beautiful place to take in picturesque canyon views and enjoy picnicking, solitude, nature, or hiking in the woods as the fall season approaches.

A BOOK EVENT WILL TAKE PLACE Tuesday, August 20 at 6pm with author Frye Gaillard and his book, “A Hard Rain: America in the 1960s, Our Decade of Hope, Possibility, and Innocence Lost.”

FLORENCE-- The Eighth Annual University of North Alabama Athletics Fan Fest is scheduled for Sunday, August 18 from 1:30-3:30pm at the UNA Softball Complex on Cox Creek Parkway.


FLORENCE– Rob DeHart is a curator at the Tennessee State Museum. He will visit Florence-Lauderdale Public Library on Thursday, August 15 at 11:30am to give the exhibit talk, “I Have a Voice: Tennessee’s African American Musical Heritage.”

NATIONAL NIGHT OUT AND OPERATION KIDSSAFE will be presented by Florence Police Department on Tuesday, August 6 from 7-9pm at Florence-Lauderdale Coliseum at 702 Veterans Dr.


KILLEN – The Annual Killen Founder’s Day celebration takes place Friday, August 9 and Saturday, August 10.

FLORENCE NAZARENE CHURCH IS CELEBRATING ITS 10TH YEAR OF CELEBRATE RECOVERY on Tuesday, August 6 at 6pm with a special live worship performance by Lenny LeBlanc. There will also be a light meal served beforehand beginning at 5pm and everyone is welcome.


GADSDEN – Each year thousands of bargain hunters, yard sale connoisseurs, and treasure seekers make their way through northeastern Alabama for the biggest yard sale shopping spree in the world. The 127 Yard Sale is a once-a-year, 690-mile shopping trip set for August 1-4. Along with shopping…

PRESERVATION FLORENCE IS A YEAR-LONG SERIES about historic preservation in the city that has covered topics such as the National Register of Historic Places, physical restoration, African American and Native American preservation, and cemetery preservation. For the remainder of the year, the…


FLORENCE – The Florence-Lauderdale Public Library is excited to host a special exhibit called, I Have a Voice: Tennessee’s African American Musical Heritage. The exhibit is located on the 2nd floor of the library.


FLORENCE - Muscle Shoals Children’s Rehabilitation Service is hosting its 5th annual “Special Needs Carnival and Wheelchair Wash” on Tuesday, July 30 from 11am-1pm at the Florence-Lauderdale Coliseum - inside to beat the heat! This exciting event offers all children with special healthcare n…

THE FIRST ANNUAL W.C. HANDY JAZZIN’ IT UP IN TUSCUMBIA kick-off parade takes place July 20 at 6pm in downtown Tuscumbia. Line Up begins at 5pm at Deshler High School. The parade route starts at 200 North Commons St East, turn left on Main St to Sixth St to Water St to Courthouse. Performing …

MONTGOMERY – The Alabama Historical Commission, the State Historic Preservation Office, has opened its 2020 Grant Program with funds appropriated by the Alabama Legislature. Historic sites meeting the eligibility can submit applications now through August 15, 2019.

FLORENCE – The Florence Indian Mound Museum, in partnership with the Muscle Shoals National Heritage Area, is hosting a series of children’s activities that help students investigate the early culture of the Shoals area through interactive learning. These programs will cover a wide range of …


FLORENCE – The ‘Pinta’ and the ‘Nina’, replicas of Columbus’ ships, will return to the