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Suggested travels plans to Lookout Mountain 

2015 Calendar of Events for DeKalb County Alabama

Every Weekend beginning in May through the Autumn months - Nature Programs & Guided Hikes at DeSoto State Park - Frogs, creepy crawlers, mountain life, Trail of Tears, flower and bird watching, are just a sampling of what you will learn by state park naturalists and Jacksonville State University Field School staff. Printed brochures of all programs are available by calling 256-782-5697.  Programs are held every Friday and Saturday night at the DeSoto State Park Pavilion and begin at 8 p.m. In the event of rain, programs are moved to the Nature Center. 256-845-0051

True Adventure Sports - Call to plan your adventure today at DeSoto State Park, the Little River Canyon National Preserve and other Lookout Mountain locations.  Outdoor gear, rock climbing, rappelling, wild cave tours, camping, kayaks, clothing and shoes.  Guided trips. Lessons available and team building. Snacks available.  Now renting scooters! Weather info & Tourist info. Email 256-997-9577

Every Saturday Collinsville Trade Day Come to historic town of Collinsville and experience the largest outdoor markets in the south.  We have more than you could possibly see on a Saturday, so plan to come back again and again.  When you get here you will find all kinds of antiques, collectibles, children's toys and clothes, work clothes and boots, fishing gear, fresh fruits and vegetables, furniture, tools and whole lot more.  Collinsville is located on US Highway 11 halfway between Gadsden and Fort Payne, Alabama.  We are located 3 miles from I-59.

Every Saturday & Sunday I-59 Flea Market in Valley Head. Featured on Turner South's JUNKIN', this indoor/outdoor event takes place each Saturday and Sunday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Individual booths Located at Exit 231 off of I-59. 256-635-6899

Third Saturday Sunset Event Every Third Saturday of the month from May to October you can come out and enjoy an afternoon of family fun activities in downtown Fort Payne. This public event will include food, live music, a car show, and more from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. 256-996-3857

Open 7 days a week...Alabama Fan Club & Museum in Fort Payne DeKalb County is home of the Country Music Group of the Century, Alabama.  This museum houses the group's many awards and achievements, along with collections from their youth.  Don't forget to purchase Alabama memorabilia at the souvenir/gift shop.  Located at 101 Glenn Blvd. SW in Fort Payne. Call for information at 256-845-1646.

Open Wed., Thurs., & Fri...Fort Payne Depot Museum 5th and Gault Ave. across from Fort Payne City Park. Railroad memorabilia, Dioramas handcrafted back in 1913, Indian artifacts, local history and more! Publications of our local Landmarks Historical Society are available for purchase.  (256) 845-5714.

Year Round...Shady Grove Dude Ranch Horseback Riding and Saddle Rock Golf Course. Alabama's ONLY Dude Ranch is located in Mentone on Lookout Mountain, just off County Rd. 165. 256-634-4344.

December 15... Ski Season Opens Weather Permitting.  Cloudmont Ski Resort.  Call for information 256-634-4344.

Mid-June to Mid-September Weather permitting...DeKalb County Farmers Market every Tuesday & Friday, 6:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the VFW Fairgrounds. 18th Street North, Fort Payne. Call the DeKalb County  Cooperative Extension for more information at 256-845-8595.

Every fourth Saturday from January to October Little River Canyon Center River Rhythms Nature & Art Family Fun Program Join Jacksonville State University’s Canyon Center staff, partners and volunteers  of the month for fun nature programs including hikes, crafts, games, nature talks, activities and more.  There is a different program each month. 1 pm - 3 pm; No Fee, For more information, please call Renee Morrison at 256-782-5697.

Registration is going on now for One World Adventure's Summer Day Camps! This is a great way for children to stay active during the summer while learning about the great outdoors. Our camps are perfect for ages 2-13! We even have activities each Friday night for teens. Locations are convenient for most everyone in the Fort Payne, Valley Head, Mentone, and Lookout Mountain areas. Spaces are limited so Call 256-634-8370 with questions or visit our website for dates and pricing info. 

September 20 - November 2 Down on the Farm  Make memories with your family that will last a lifetime. You'll experience hours of enjoyment including a relaxing tractor pulled hayride to the 30 acre pumpkin patch.  Get lost in our 6 acre corn maze.  Enjoy petting and feeding our animals.  Pack a picnic lunch or order from our snack bar.  We look forward to seeing you.  Tuesday - Thursday 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.; Fridays 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. Saturdays 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sundays 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. 256-638-6200 or 256-899-6227

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July 1 Poisonous Plants of Alabama Class This class is a brief overview of many poisonous plants in Alabama. There are many types of poisonous plants, learn how to spot them and what to do if you are affected by them. Also learn the vital role they play in our wilderness. Meet at True Adventure Sports Training Center. 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. 256-997-9577

July 2 Rappelling Adventure Come experience the thrill of rappelling down the sheer sandstone gems of NE Alabama.  No previous experience necessary.  Each trip includes all the gear plus basic instruction.  10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 256-997-9577

July 2 Independence Day Celebration in Fort Payne The City of Fort Payne invites you to a wonderful celebration with free hot dogs, soft drinks, American flags, live entertainment, and a fantastic fireworks display. Event takes place at the Fort Payne High School football stadium and begins at dusk. 256-845-1524 (Rain out day July 3)  

July 2 Plant Discovery Walk Join Robert Wilson from Seven Pines Survival for a short nature hike around the boardwalk area identifying some common plants. This is a short basic plant identification class with some basic info about medicinal, edible, and utilitarian uses. Most of the info that will be given will be from the Peterson Field Guide Books (edible and medicinal). It is suggested to bring a camera and note book. Meet in DeSoto State Park Country Store & Information Center, Free, & open to everyone. 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. 256-997-5025

July 2 Kamama Music Series Come and enjoy music with James McKinney and The Night Travelers. Kamama stage and seating provide the audience an intimate listening experience where live music can be fully appreciated. Adm. is $10 and seating is limited. Reservations are strongly encouraged. Dinner at 5:30 and Music at 7 p.m. 256-634-3001  

July 3 -4 DeSoto State Park Independence Day Celebration Flag Making Contest DeSoto State Park offers its annual star-spangled celebration with a parade, homemade ice cream social, and a flag making contest. Make your own homemade flag to be judged in this fun contest. All ages are welcome to participate! Materials & flag-making rules will be available at the campground pavilion in DeSoto State Park's Improved Campground starting Wednesday, July 1st. Flags MUST be turned in no later than 9 a.m. on Saturday, July 4th. Free to participate, & open to everyone! 256-997-5025

 July 3 Splish & Splash Pool Party Join the fun at our 3rd Annual Splish & Splash Pool Party at DeSoto State Park! Cool off in our Olympic-size pool, play pool games, enter for door prizes, & eat home-made ice cream! $1 per person.  6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. 256-997-5025

July 4 Rappelling Adventure Come experience the thrill of rappelling down the sheer sandstone gems of NE Alabama.  No previous experience necessary.  Each trip includes all the gear plus basic instruction.  10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 256-997-9577

July 4 DeSoto State Park Independence Day Celebration Parade & Ice Cream Social This annual event is fun for both children & adults! Decorate your vehicle to show your spirit! Parade will start at 3 p.m. on Saturday.  Begins at DeSoto's Park Headquarters & ends in DeSoto's Improved Campground in time for the Ice Cream Social. Sit around & relax, eat home-made ice cream, If you wish to ride along, meet at DeSoto's Park Headquarters or Improved campground Gate a few minutes before 3 p.m. We would love to have you join us in celebrating our Country’s Independence Day! Free to participate! 256-997-5025

July 4 32nd Annual Sand Mountain Potato Festival Sand Mountain is well known for its rich diversity of agricultural products, including potatoes. Celebrate our heritage with live music, arts and crafts, entertainment, games and fireworks. Event begins at 10 a.m. and culminates with a beautiful fireworks display. 256-657-6282

July 4 Mad Science & Crazy Art Mad science days may include chemical magic, special effects, bubbling potions, slimes, high-bouncing balls, while the crazy art days will include a mix of science into art for some crazy but beautiful artistic creations with buttons, strings, recycled materials, dirt paint and more!  Kids ages 6-10 can put their hands into mad science and crazy art experiments hosted by the Canyon Center Gift Shop First Saturdays every ODD month. Little River Canyon Center; 11 a.m. to Noon; $5 per child 256-782-5697

July 4 Night Zip Line Adventure All our zip lines are set up just before the adventure to ford a gorge or cross from one high point to another.   Pre-registration required at True Adventure Sports by 6 pm the day before the adventure. 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. 256-997-9577

July 6 Rappelling Adventure Come experience the thrill of rappelling down the sheer sandstone gems of NE Alabama.  No previous experience necessary.  Each trip includes all the gear plus basic instruction.  10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 256-997-9577

July 7 Zip Line & Sky Swing Adventure All our zip lines are set up just before the adventure to ford a gorge or cross from one high point to another. Pre-registration required at True Adventure Sports by 6 pm the day before adventure.   10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  256-997-9577

June 7 - 9 High Adventure Trip This is a 3 day adventure including a Wild Cave Tour, Rock Climbing, An Extreme Night Hike and end with a relaxing canoe trip.  Price includes all activities, attractions, permits, fees, gear, and guides. 10 a.m. 256-997-9577

July 9 Kamama Music Series Come and enjoy music with Jazz Trumpeter Ken Watters. Kamama stage and seating provide the audience an intimate listening experience where live music can be fully appreciated. Adm. is $10 and seating is limited. Reservations are strongly encouraged. Dinner at 5:30 and Music at 7 p.m. 256-634-3001  

July 9 Movie Night At Vintage 1889 Come join vintage movie night in the boarding room at Vintage 1889.  7 p.m. 256-845-3380

July 10 – 12 & 17 – 19 “The Foreigner” Northeast Alabama Community College Theatre presents “The Foreigner”.  Call 256-638-4418 for more information

July 11 - 12 Northeast Alabama Cutting Horse Show Enjoy the team cutting competition. At the Northeast Alabama Agri-Business Center 256-638-1650

July 11 Blow Your Own Ornament Come design and blow your own ornament with the help of one of our glass artists.  No reservations are needed, it is on a first come, first serve basis.   For this we welcome people of all ages (at least 5 years old). 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Cost is $38 per ornament 256-523-3188

July 11 Second Saturday Art Market Second Saturday Art Market and MAAC is making it possible for our local artists and musicians to have a place to showcase their talents that is absolutely free to them. Located in the empty lot across from The Mentone Market. Plan now to attend! 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

July 11 Native American Pottery Workshop Join nationally renowned potter, Tammy Beane, to learn how pottery was made on Lookout Mountain thousands of years ago. We’ll provide the clay as well as bone needles and paddles to make designs on your pots. This workshop is very popular and fills with a long waiting list. Pre-register early to assure your place. Little River Canyon Center 10 a.m. to Noon or 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. , $15 adult/$5 child; Pre-registration is required 256-782-5697

July 11 Freedom 7 Cruise-In Come enjoy a day of car show, free giveaways, dessert auction, live band and dj, concessions and more. Fyffe Church of God Judging will begin at 1 p.m. All proceeds go to the Student Ministry. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 205-351-1109

July 11 Rock Climbing / Rappelling Adventure Combo Nestled in the NE corner of Alabama are some of the best and unique sandstone cliffs in the country.  Come experience first-hand what rock climbing and rappelling is all about with guides who are fun, safe and energetic. This trip includes all the gear plus basic instruction.  No prior climbing experience is needed.  10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 256-997-9577

July 12 Summer Concert Landmarks of DeKalb County and The Big Wills Arts Council presents their annual Simmer Concert “A Cigar Box Guitar Celebration” Special guest will include Microwave Dave and One Hand Dan. $10 per person; Tickets available at Browns Cleaners, Mentone Realty, Rainsville Chamber and any Landmarks Board Member. 2 p.m. Fort Payne Opera House 256-845-6888

July 13 - 16 "C.S.I. Cool Science Investigators" Learn about the world around you through Cool Science experiments! Generate electricity, create stalactites/stalagmites, and learn about weather patterns!  Our camp staff is certified in the skills they teach and are caring and professional with each camper. Our camps sessions are small and limited to only 20 campers, ages 7 - 13. Staff to camper ratio is 6:1 with at least 2 instructors per age group. Nippersink Lodge 256-634-8370

July 14 Wild Cave Tour Go beyond where the average tourist explores!  This 2.5 hour adventure is for those of you ready to explore on your knees, on your belly, in the mud and through tight tunnels.  Explore in one of NE Alabama's most unique all-weather caves, Manitou Cave, in the heart of Fort Payne.  Adventure includes helmet, cave lamps plus a fun informative guide.  Meet at True Adventure Sports.  5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. 256-997-9577

July 15 GPS Basic Training and Navigation Class Part 1 Learn how to use a map, compass, and a handheld GPS. Learn basic navigation and how to pinpoint a location for quick return, or quick rescue. Also learn how to search by waypoints or coordinates. True Adventure Sports 10am - 4pm 256-997-9577

July 15 GPS Basics Training and Navigation Class Part 2 You will learn to find a beacon placed in the woods as a SAR attempt while knowing your position, and the position of your teammates. True Adventure Sports 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.  256-997-9577

July 16 Treasure Hunt Adventure Do you enjoy trying to solve riddles and clues?  This 5-hour adventure will take you deep into the heart of Manitou Cave.  You will have to solve and follow each clue in order to find the next one, and ultimately the Treasure!  True Adventure Sports 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. 256-997-9577

July 16 Kamama Music Series Come and enjoy music with Outlaw singer-songwriter Garry James. Kamama stage and seating provide the audience an intimate listening experience where live music can be fully appreciated. Adm. is $10 and seating is limited. Reservations are strongly encouraged. Dinner at 5:30 and Music at 7 p.m. 256-634-3001  

July 17 Rock Climbing / Rappelling Adventure Combo Nestled in the NE corner of Alabama are some of the best and unique sandstone cliffs in the country.  Come experience first-hand what rock climbing and rappelling is all about with guides who are fun, safe and energetic. This trip includes all the gear plus basic instruction.  No prior climbing experience is needed.  10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 256-997-9577

July 18 - 19 JulyFest Art & Music Festival  This two-day event, presented by The Mentone Area Arts Council, opens at 9 a.m. Saturday with the prestigious juried arts and crafts show featuring the works of about 50 of the area's most talented artists and craftspeople. Enjoy live music throughout the festival including Saturday evening with dinner on the grounds at Mentone Inn.  The juried show will be held in beautiful Brow Park in Mentone.  Hours are 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturday, July 18, and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday, July 19 (CST). Admission is free to the festival.  In the event of storms or hazardous weather, the make-up date will be the following weekend, July 25 & 26. The JulyFest Art and Music Festival is made possible through a grant from the Alabama State Council on the Arts.  Email

July 18 Picnic in the Park Come enjoy a great afternoon of food, fellowship and entertainment at Geraldine Town Park.  Three on a String and more! 12 p.m. 256-659-2122

July 18 Paperweight Class This class is designed for those who really just want see what molten glass is all about.  Feel the heat, gather from the furnace, sculpt the glass into you own design.  It is ultimately about the experience, some experimentation and a couple nice paperweights to take home or to the office to show your friends.  Class size at the largest will be five students so everyone has adequate time at the bench working.  There will be material provided before the class for you to review and become familiar with concerning safety and basic glassblowing vocabulary.  Please join us for some in-depth discovery. Reservations Required $135 per person. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.  256-523-3188

July 18 Blacksmith Forging Demonstration with Walter Howell Locally & nationally-known craftsman Walter Howell will demonstrate this interesting artform of usefulness & beauty. See raw materials become works of art using this age-old method of heating & shaping metal known as forging.  Some of Walter’s finished pieces of art will be available for purchase. DeSoto State Park Country Store & information Center 9 a.m.-5 p.m.  Free & open to everyone. Stop by anytime! 256-997-5025

July 18 Appalachian Broom-Making Demonstration with Lenton Williams Locally & nationally-known craftsman Lenton Williams will demonstrate the interesting art form of making hand-tied brooms & brushes in the Appalachian style. DeSoto State Park Store. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 256-997-5025

July 18 Rappelling Adventure Come experience the thrill of rappelling down the sheer sandstone gems of NE Alabama.  No previous experience necessary.  Each trip includes all the gear plus basic instruction.  10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 256-997-9577

July 18 Bat House Workshop HEY BAT FANS.... COME BUILD YOUR OWN BAT HOUSE!  Bats are the only mammals capable of true flight. With extremely elongated fingers and a wing membrane stretched between, the bat’s wing anatomically resembles the human hand. Almost 1,000 bat species can be found worldwide. In fact, bats make up a quarter of all mammal species on earth! A little known fact is that the bat plays an important role in many ecosystems. They help to keep the populations of insects and bugs from getting too high & also help with pollination, something that the bees and birds are usually given all of the credit for! If you love bats, then this is the workshop for you. DeSoto State Park Nature Center next to the Country Store. Free, and open to everyone. Only 10 house kits available per session, so pre-registration is required. Because quantities are limited, we will only allow one kit per family...this lets more people enjoy this free opportunity. 10 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. 256-997-5025

July 18 Book Signing with Debra Lynn Collins Author Debra Lynn Collins will be at the Book Shelf for a book signing.  5 p.m. to 7 p.m. 256-844-8663 

July 20 - 24 Summer Youth Workshop at NACC This workshop consist of five days of intense theatre curriculum. Open for Kids ages 10 – 15. Registration begins in May. 256-638-4418

July 20 Night Sky Swing Adventure This is an adventure of a lifetime. Enjoy the thrill of the swing at night. Pre-registration required at True Adventure Sports by 6 pm the day before the adventure.  Meet at True Adventure Sports  7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. 256-997-9577

July 21 Rock Climbing Adventure Nestled in the NE corner of Alabama are some of the best and unique sandstone cliffs in the country.  Come experience first-hand what rock climbing is all about with guides who are fun, safe and energetic. This trip includes all the gear plus basic instruction.  No prior climbing experience is needed.   2 p.m. to 6 p.m.  256-997-9577

July 22 Afternoon Rock Climb Come experience first-hand what rock climbing is all about in the afternoon with guides who are fun, safe and energetic. This trip includes all the gear plus basic instruction.  No prior climbing experience is needed. TAS   2 p.m. to 6 p.m. 256-997-9577

July 23 Zip Line Adventure All our zip lines are set up just before the adventure to ford a gorge or cross from one high point to another.   Pre-registration required at True Adventure Sports by 6 pm the day before the adventure. 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. 256-997-9577

July 23 Wild Cave Tour Go beyond where the average tourist explores!  This 2.5 hour adventure is for those of you ready to explore on your knees, on your belly, in the mud and through tight tunnels.  Explore in one of NE Alabama's most unique all-weather caves, Manitou Cave, in the heart of Fort Payne.  Adventure includes helmet, cave lamps plus a fun informative guide.  Meet at True Adventure Sports.  5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. 256-997-9577

July 23 Kamama Music Series Come and enjoy music with Chris Hale and his ol'time banjo. Kamama stage and seating provide the audience an intimate listening experience where live music can be fully appreciated. Adm. is $10 and seating is limited. Reservations are strongly encouraged. Dinner at 5:30 and Music at 7 p.m. 256-634-3001   

July 23 Movie Night At Vintage 1889 Come join vintage movie night in the boarding room at Vintage 1889.  7 p.m. 256-845-3380

July 24 Wild Cave Tour Go beyond where the average tourist explores!  This 2.5 hour adventure is for those of you ready to explore on your knees, on your belly, in the mud and through tight tunnels.  Explore in one of NE Alabama's most unique all-weather caves, Manitou Cave, in the heart of Fort Payne.  Adventure includes helmet, cave lamps plus a fun informative guide.  Meet at True Adventure Sports.  5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. 256-997-9577

July 24 Extreme Night Hike This end-of-day adventure does not slow down just because it's dark.  Intended for a large group team-building exercise, this hike has a bit of bouldering, some scrambling, some spelunking, and a whole lot of required working together.  Headlamp and enthusiastic guide included. Meet at True Adventure Sports. 7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. 256-997-9577

July 24 Campfire Talk: Salamanders of Alabama Join us for a fun campfire talk in the Great Outdoors! Hidden among the nooks and crannies of the outdoors is a treasure trove of interesting creatures, and salamanders are one of them. There are over 40 of these secretive creatures in Alabama. Join Jacksonville State University’s Dr. George Cline and learn what species we have here in Alabama and how to identify them. Seating is limited, so bring your own comfortable camp chair if you wish. DeSoto State Park’s Campfire Ring in the Improved Campground (In case of inclement weather will be located in Nature Center) 8 p.m. to 9 p.m.  Free & open to the Public; Great for all ages! 256-997-5025

July 25 Sculpt Your Own Flower Have you ever wanted to actually sit at the gaffer bench and feel what it is like to shape hot glass?  It’s all about hands on experience in a safe and fun atmosphere with a final product we know you will love. There is a minimum of 3 people and a maximum of 5 in each class.  Reservations are required. 256-523-3188

July 25 Rock Climbing / Rappelling Adventure Combo Nestled in the NE corner of Alabama are some of the best and unique sandstone cliffs in the country.  Come experience first-hand what rock climbing and rappelling is all about with guides who are fun, safe and energetic. This trip includes all the gear plus basic instruction.  No prior climbing experience is needed.  10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 256-997-9577

July 25 Paracord Survival Bracelet Workshop: Beginner's Class Paracord has a million uses and handy to have around. Since it is so helpful people like to weave paracord into bracelets called survival bracelets. In the Beginner class you will learn how to make 2 types of paracord bracelets. The first bracelet will be an Oat Spike Sinnet bracelet. Once you get the hang of working with paracord, then we will move on to the Cobra bracelet. This workshop is for 8 years old and older. All ages welcome. All supplies provided. 10 a.m. to noon.  DeSoto State Park $10 supply fee. Workshop is limited to 10 people, so pre-registration is required. 256-997-5025

 July 25 Paracord Survival Bracelet Workshop: Intermediate Class Paracord is often called survival cord because it has so many uses. This cord can hold 550lb and can be used for making shelters, rafts, fishing and many more things. A survival bracelet typically only has between 7 and 10 feet of paracord woven in to it. We will be making a Survival Belt that has between 40 and 80 feet of paracord woven into it. This workshop is for 8 years old and older. All ages welcome. All supplies provided. DeSoto State Park 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. $25 supply fee. Workshop is limited to 10 people, so pre -registration is required.  256-997-5025

July 25 Extreme Night Hike This end-of-day adventure does not slow down just because it's dark.  Intended for a large group team-building exercise, this hike has a bit of bouldering, some scrambling, some spelunking, and a whole lot of required working together.  Headlamp and enthusiastic guide included. Meet at True Adventure Sports. 7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. 256-997-9577

July 25 Campfire Talk: Voices of the Night, Frog Calls of Alabama Join the one-and-only, “Dr. Frog” George Cline from Jacksonville State University for an unforgettable evening of romance and songs from the amphibian voices of the season. 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. DeSoto State Park's Campfire Ring in the Campground Free & open to the Public & Great for all ages! 256-997-5025

July 27 - 30 "Survivor Camp” Get in survival mode and learn the knowledge to better understand the natural world. Shelter building, bushcraft and nature awareness and more are just some of the topics we will embark on. As we journey through the beautiful land your child will learn the mysteries of the wilderness - identifying edible plants and their poisonous look alikes, hands on skills such as shelter/fire building, fishing, and tracking.  Our camp staff is certified in the skills they teach and are caring and professional with each camper. Our camps sessions are small and limited to only 20 campers, ages 7 - 13. Staff to camper ratio is 6:1 with at least 2 instructors per age group. Nippersink Lodge 256-634-8370

July 29 Canyon Kids Day: Critters and Cultures The day will be with us traveling around the globe in search of new cultures, languages and animals. Participants will have a chance to engage in active creative education throughout the day, with plenty of hands-on fun. Recommended for ages 5 - 12. Little River Canyon Center; 10 a.m. to Noon 256-845-3548

July 30 Kamama Music Series Come and enjoy music with Darren Camp. Kamama stage and seating provide the audience an intimate listening experience where live music can be fully appreciated. Adm. is $10 and seating is limited. Reservations are strongly encouraged. Dinner at 5:30 and Music at 7 p.m. 256-634-3001   

July 31 Full Moon Paddle, Pickin' & Fry Down Come enjoy a full moon paddle ride that will end the summer with celebrating Swimmable Water on our amazing Little River. Nippersink Lodge will host our famous Fish Fry dinner and boat launch. Matty Croxton & John Kulinich will perform on the backporch and Little River Waterkeeper & One World t-shirts will be given away throughout the night! Beginning at 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. Limited Tickets will be sold and are $30 for non-members and $20 for members and can be purchased online at One World Adventure. Once you purchase your tickets, please call 256-634-8370 if you need to reserve a kayak or canoe.

August

August 1 FTC's Annual Meeting Farmers Telephone Annual Meeting Business meeting begins at 11 a.m. DeKalb County Schools Coliseum. Free admission. Registration begins at 8 a.m. For more information call 256-638-2144

August 1 Blow Your Own Ornament Come design and blow your own ornament with the help of one of our glass artists.  No reservations are needed, it is on a first come, first serve basis.   For this we welcome people of all ages (at least 5 years old). 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Cost is $38 per ornament 256-523-3188

August 1 - 2 Northeast Alabama Hunting & Outdoor Expo Enjoy product demos, seminars, Q & A, door prizes, and more.  Booth spaces are now available but are going quickly. Northeast Alabama Agri-Business Center. 256-605-1801

August 4 Celestial Navigation This two-hour class is a basic introduction to navigation by the stars. Learn how to navigate without the use of a compass or GPS with the same rules used for almost six thousand years. Meet at True Adventure Sports. 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. 256-997-9577

August 5 Rappelling Adventure Come experience the thrill of rappelling down the sheer sandstone gems of NE Alabama.  Each trip includes all the gear plus basic instruction.  10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 256-997-9577

 August 5 Night Sky Swing Adventure This is an adventure of a lifetime. Enjoy the thrill of the swing at night. Pre-registration required at True Adventure Sports by 6 pm the day before the adventure.  Meet at True Adventure Sports 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. 256-997-9577

August 6- 9 29th Annual World’s Longest Yard Sale Travel the scenic byways of America for more than 450-miles of yard sales and unique treasure finds. Follow the Lookout Mountain Parkway from Gadsden, Alabama to Chattanooga, TN for the southern portion of the sale. Connect with the U.S. Highway 127 in Chattanooga for the remainder of the route to Hudson, MI. 888-805-4740   

August 6 Kamama Music Series Come and enjoy music with The Glass Jars. Kamama stage and seating provide the audience an intimate listening experience where live music can be fully appreciated. Adm. is $10 and seating is limited. Reservations are strongly encouraged. Dinner at 5:30 and Music at 7 p.m. 256-634-3001   

August 7 Solar Oven Class Join Robert Wilson from Seven Pines Survival in this fun and simple class for a how-to on making solar ovens from tin foil and cardboard. If the conditions are right, there will be one to demonstration in use. All supplies will be provided and the class will be open to walk-ins until supplies run out. You will learn how to make a simple solar oven out of cardboard, glue, and tin foil. You will be given instructions on how to how to use it to cook in the outdoors.  DeSoto State Park-Fort Payne, Alabama. Campfire Ring in the Improved Campground (Gate will open 30 minutes before class) 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.  Free, & open to everyone. 256-997-5025

August 7 Zip Line & Sky Swing Adventure All our zip lines are set up just before the adventure to ford a gorge or cross from one high point to another. Pre-registration required at True Adventure Sports by 6 pm the day before adventure. 256-997-9577

August 7 Wild Cave Tour Go beyond where the average tourist explores!  This 2.5 hour adventure is for those of you ready to explore on your knees, on your belly, in the mud and through tight tunnels.  Adventure includes helmet, cave lamps plus a fun informative guide.  True Adventure Sports.  5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. 256-997-9577

August 8 Alabama Racking Horse Show Come and enjoy.  Agri-Business Center will be hosting this event.   $5 admission 256-638-1650

August 8 Rock Climbing / Rappelling Adventure Combo Come experience first-hand what rock climbing and rappelling is all about with guides who are fun, safe and energetic. This trip includes all the gear plus basic instruction.  No prior climbing experience is needed.  10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 256-997-9577

August 8 Rainsville Youth Day in the Park Enjoy free hot dogs, soft drinks, inflatables, dunking booth and much more.  First 500 kids get free event t-shirt.  Free admission.  Rainsville City Park 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. 256-638-7800

August 8 Night Sky Swing Adventure This is an adventure of a lifetime. Enjoy the thrill of the swing at night. Pre-registration required at True Adventure Sports by 6 pm the day before the adventure.  Meet at True Adventure Sports 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. 256-997-9577

August 8 Campfire Talk: Poisonous & Venomous Organisms Join us for a fun campfire talk in the great outdoors! Enjoy a fun trivia game presented by Jacksonville State University Toxicologist Dr. James  Rayburn. Learn about how some plants & animals really get your attention with their special lines of defense. Beware out there! DeSoto State Park’s Campfire Ring in the Improved Campground (In case of inclement weather will be located in Nature Center) 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. Free to the Public; Great for all ages! 256-997-5025

August 8 RTI Movie in the Park Bring your lawn chairs, blankets, and picnic for an evening with your family under the stars while watching the movie. Free admission to all and Free popcorn to the first 500 people. Rainsville City Park.  8 p.m. 256-638-7800  

August 10 Rappelling Adventure Come experience the thrill of rappelling down the sheer sandstone gems of NE Alabama.  Each trip includes all the gear plus basic instruction.  10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 256-997-9577 August 11 Orienteering Class Basic yet essential skills for survival navigation are brought to you in map reading, compass reading, and topography.  10 a.m. to 1 p.m. 256-997-9577

 August 11 Knot Class & Application Introduction and instruction to essential knots and their application for camping, rappelling, rock climbing, outdoor survival, and other applications.  1 p.m. to 5 p.m. 256-997-9577

 August 12 Zip Line Adventure All our zip lines are set up just before the adventure to ford a gorge or cross from one high point to another.   Pre-registration required at True Adventure Sports by 6 pm the day before the adventure. 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. 256-997-9577

August 13 Rock Climbing / Rappelling Adventure Combo Come experience first-hand what rock climbing and rappelling is all about with guides who are fun, safe and energetic. This trip includes all the gear plus basic instruction.  No prior climbing experience is needed.  10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 256-997-9577

August 13 Kamama Music Series Come and enjoy music with The Liz Wood Project with Joe Keracher. Kamama stage and seating provide the audience an intimate listening experience where live music can be fully appreciated. Adm. is $10 and seating is limited. Reservations are strongly encouraged. Dinner at 5:30 and Music at 7 p.m. 256-634-3001

August 13 Movie Night At Vintage 1889 Come join vintage movie night in the boarding room at Vintage 1889.  7 p.m. 256-845-3380

August 14 Night Zip Line Adventure All our zip lines are set up just before the adventure to ford a gorge or cross from one high point to another.   Pre-registration required at True Adventure Sports by 6 pm the day before the adventure. 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. 256-997-9577

August 15 Zip Line Adventure All our zip lines are set up just before the adventure to ford a gorge or cross from one high point to another.   Pre-registration required at True Adventure Sports by 6 pm the day before the adventure. 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. 256-997-9577

August 15 Twilight 5K Run & Fitness Walk Come and have some fun while supporting the Fort Payne High School Track Team. FPHS Track ~ Rain or shine. Participants are encouraged to wear glow in the dark accessories. Race day registration begins at 5 p.m. or to register early online and for more information please go to racesonline.com or call 256-997-7481

August 15 Third Saturday Sunset Event You can come out and enjoy an afternoon of family fun activities in downtown Fort Payne. This public event will include food, live music, a car show, and more from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. 256-996-3857

August 16 YES, I CAN! Canning Fruits & Vegetables Workshop Learn all about home canning. This is a “hands on” workshop and at the end of the day you will leave with two jars of finished product, recipes, confidence and knowledge of how to can at home. We will be canning blueberry jam, peach slices, bread and butter pickles and tomatoes. Instructor is Mary Alice Stout, who has canned and taught canning for over 50 years! You may recall Mary Alice from Mama’s Craft and Rock Shop in Cloudland, GA.Bring a paring knife and a brown bag lunch.  10 a.m. to 3 p.m. DeSoto State Park; $20 per person. Workshop is limited to 10, so pre-registration is required. 256-997-5025

August 17 Zip Line Adventure All our zip lines are set up just before the adventure to ford a gorge or cross from one high point to another.   Pre-registration required at True Adventure Sports by 6 pm the day before the adventure. 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. 256-997-9577

August 17 Wild Cave Tour Go beyond where the average tourist explores!  This 2.5 hour adventure is for those of you ready to explore on your knees, on your belly, in the mud and through tight tunnels.  Adventure includes helmet, cave lamps plus a fun informative guide.  True Adventure Sports.  5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. 256-997-9577

August 18 Extreme Night Hike This end-of-day adventure does not slow down just because it's dark.  Intended for a large group team-building exercise, this hike has a bit of bouldering, some scrambling, some spelunking, and a whole lot of required working together.  True Adventure Sports. 7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. 256-997-9577

August 19 Rock Climbing Adventure Come experience first-hand what rock climbing is all about with guides who are fun, safe and energetic. This trip includes all the gear plus basic instruction.  No prior climbing experience is needed.   10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  256-997-9577

August 20 Rock Climbing Adventure Come experience first-hand what rock climbing is all about with guides who are fun, safe and energetic. This trip includes all the gear plus basic instruction.  No prior climbing experience is needed.   10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  256-997-9577

August 20 Kamama Music Series Come and enjoy music with Sally Barris and The Birming ham Boys. Kamama stage and seating provide the audience an intimate listening experience where live music can be fully appreciated. Adm. is $10 and seating is limited. Reservations are strongly encouraged. Dinner at 5:30 and Music at 7 p.m. 256-634-3001

August 21 Bouldering Adventure – Atop Lookout Mountain Come experience first-hand what bouldering is all about with guides who are fun, safe and energetic. This trip includes all the gear plus basic instruction. We will climb on some of the best boulders atop Lookout Mountain. True Adventure Sports. 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. 256-997-9577

August 21 Wild Cave Tour Go beyond where the average tourist explores!  This 2.5 hour adventure is for those of you ready to explore on your knees, on your belly, in the mud and through tight tunnels.  Adventure includes helmet, cave lamps plus a fun informative guide.  True Adventure Sports.  5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. 256-997-9577

August 21 Campfire Talk: Stars, Moons and Planets Join us for fun campfire talk in the Great Outdoors! Learn more about the stars, the plants and their moons with Jacksonville State University’s Astronomer Dr. Laura Weinkauf. DeSoto State Park-Fort Payne, Alabama-CCC Pavilion in picnic area.  8 p.m. to 9 p.m. Free to the Public; Great for all ages! 256-997-5025

August 22 ‘Creek Kids’ Watershed Workshop Experience a view of Little River’s watershed and how it connects to the rest of Alabama and our oceans. Many species of fish and aquatic invertebrates, including some types of crayfish, mussels, and snails, live only in Alabama. Participants have a good chance of observing some species only found in certain Alabama streams & rivers; they will learn about the impacts of dams on waterways, & learn how pollution moves through aquatic environments. Participants should bring a lunch/snacks/water, clothes & footwear suitable for the river.  DeSoto State Park 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Pre-registration is required, 256-997-5025

August 22 Rappelling Adventure Come experience the thrill of rappelling down the sheer sandstone gems of NE Alabama.  Each trip includes all the gear plus basic instruction.  10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 256-997-9577

August 22 Bike Night Invite your riding friends to come out and enjoy 4th Saturday Bike Night in downtown Fort Payne. It's a great time with music, food and fun!  Held at the Rotary Pavillion in Fort Payne. 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.  

August 22 Extreme Night Hike This end-of-day adventure does not slow down just because it's dark.  Intended for a large group team-building exercise, this hike has a bit of bouldering, some scrambling, some spelunking, and a whole lot of required working together.  True Adventure Sports. 7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. 256-997-9577

August 22 Campfire Talk: Canyon Constellations Join us for fun campfire talk in the Great Outdoors! Learn all about the summer night sky with Jacksonville State University's Astronomer Dr. Laura Weinkauf. DeSoto State Park CCC Pavilion in picnic area (In case of inclement weather will be located in Nature Center) Seating is limited, so bring your own comfortable camp chair if you wish. 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. Free to the Public; Great for all ages! 256-997-5025 

August 23 YES, I CAN! Pressure Canning Class We are offering this class to participants that attended the canning workshops held in DSP this year, as well as folks that already have experience (prerequisite: hot water bath canning) We will be canning a vegetable(possibly green beans) as well as vegetable soup.  Workshop is limited to 7 participants: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. DeSoto State Park $20 per person. so pre-registration is required.  256-997-5025

August 24 Rock Climbing / Rappelling Adventure Combo Come experience first-hand what rock climbing and rappelling is all about with guides who are fun, safe and energetic. This trip includes all the gear plus basic instruction.  No prior climbing experience is needed.  10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 256-997-9577

August 25 Afternoon Rock Climb Come experience first-hand what rock climbing is all about in the afternoon with guides who are fun, safe and energetic. This trip includes all the gear plus basic instruction.  No prior climbing experience is needed. TAS   2 p.m. to 6 p.m. 256-997-9577

 August 26 Rappelling Adventure Come experience the thrill of rappelling down the sheer sandstone gems of NE Alabama.  Each trip includes all the gear plus basic instruction.  10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 256-997-9577

August 26 Night Zip Line Adventure All our zip lines are set up just before the adventure to ford a gorge or cross from one high point to another.   Pre-registration required at True Adventure Sports by 6 pm the day before the adventure. 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. 256-997-9577

August 27 Treasure Hunt Adventure Do you enjoy trying to solve riddles and clues?  This 5-hour adventure will take you deep into the heart of Manitou Cave.  You will have to solve and follow each clue in order to find the next one, and ultimately the Treasure!  TAS 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. 256-997-9577

August 27 Wild Cave Tour Go beyond where the average tourist explores!  This 2.5 hour adventure is for those of you ready to explore on your knees, on your belly, in the mud and through tight tunnels.  Adventure includes helmet, cave lamps plus a fun informative guide.  True Adventure Sports.  5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. 256-997-9577

August 27 Kamama Music Series Come and enjoy music with The Sullivans. Kamama stage and seating provide the audience an intimate listening experience where live music can be fully appreciated. Adm. is $10 and seating is limited. Reservations are strongly encouraged. Dinner at 5:30 and Music at 7 p.m. 256-634-3001

August 27 Movie Night At Vintage 1889 Come join vintage movie night in the boarding room at Vintage 1889.  7 p.m. 256-845-3380

August 28 Rock Climbing / Rappelling Adventure Combo Come experience first-hand what rock climbing and rappelling is all about with guides who are fun, safe and energetic. This trip includes all the gear plus basic instruction.  No prior climbing experience is needed.  10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 256-997-9577

August 29 11th Annual Fyffe UFO Day Hot Air Balloon Rides showcase this unique family outing! Arts and crafts, children’s games, food vendors, antique tractors, live entertainment, street dance and much more make this event fun for the whole family. 10 a.m. 256-623-2222

August 29 Rappelling Adventure Come experience the thrill of rappelling down the sheer sandstone gems of NE Alabama.  Each trip includes all the gear plus basic instruction.  10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 256-997-9577

August 29 Music On The Mountain Festival Join us for a night of lovely entertainment from two dynamic performers Norman Blake and Jimmy Fortune. Held in the Tom Bevill Lyceum and on the grounds at Northeast Alabama Community College (NACC) Music will start at 6 p.m. Tickets are $15 per person 256-638-4418 ext 2248  or musiconthemountainnacc.com

September

September 3 Kamama Music Series Come and enjoy music with Mark Namore and Scott Ward. Kamama stage and seating provide the audience an intimate listening experience where live music can be fully appreciated. Adm. is $10 and seating is limited. Reservations are strongly encouraged. Dinner at 5:30 and Music at 7 p.m. 256-634-3001

September 5 Mad Science & Crazy Art Mad science days may include chemical magic, special effects, bubbling potions, slimes, high-bouncing balls, while the crazy art days will include a mix of science into art for some crazy but beautiful artistic creations with buttons, strings, recycled materials, dirt paint and more!  Kids ages 6-10 can put their hands into mad science and crazy art experiments hosted by the Canyon Center Gift Shop.  Little River Canyon Center; 11 a.m. to Noon; $5 per child 256-782-5697

September 7 Ider Mule Days This annual event showcases Sand Mountain’s rich agricultural heritage. Enjoy a parade of mules, horses, carriages, antique tractors and more. A horse pull, mule pull, antique tractors and cars, arts and crafts, food, children’s games, and so much more make this day one you won’t want to miss. Event takes place in the town of Ider and begins at 9:30 a.m.  256-657-4184  

September10 Kamama Music Series Come and enjoy music with Wisewater Featuring Forrest O'Connor. Kamama stage and seating provide the audience an intimate listening experience where live music can be fully appreciated. Adm. is $10 and seating is limited. Reservations are strongly encouraged. Dinner at 5:30 and Music at 7 p.m. 256-634-3001

September 10 Movie Night At Vintage 1889 Come join vintage movie night in the boarding room at Vintage 1889.  7 p.m. 256-845-3380

September 12 Blow Your Own Ornament Come design and blow your own ornament with the help of one of our glass artists.  No reservations are needed, it is on a first come, first serve basis.   For this we welcome people of all ages (at least 5 years old). 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Cost is $38 per ornament 256-523-3188

September 17 Kamama Music Series Come and enjoy music with Ricky J. Taylor Band. Kamama stage and seating provide the audience an intimate listening experience where live music can be fully appreciated. Adm. is $10 and seating is limited. Reservations are strongly encouraged. Dinner at 5:30 and Music at 7 p.m. 256-634-3001

September 19 Boom Days Heritage Celebration This annual art and musical event displays citizens of Fort Payne taking a second look at their past and the heritage passed down to them through the arts and crafts of our area.  Many events will take place the week prior to the celebration on Saturday. The Boom Days Heritage Celebration will feature many of these facets in the presentation of musical performances as well as art displays in City Park.  10 a.m.  256-845-1524  

September 19 15th Annual John Benge Commemorative Motorcycle Ride We welcome you to join us as we ride in commemoration of DeKalb County's Cherokee Indian Heritage and all Indian Nations who were forced to walk on the Infamous Trail of Tears.  The ride is strictly voluntary and you Ride at Your Own Risk. The John Benge Ride is in remembrance of those who walked this trail and brings awareness to this tragedy. 256-845-3957 or 888-805-4740  

September 24 Kamama Music Series Come and enjoy music with Glenn and Libba. Kamama stage and seating provide the audience an intimate listening experience where live music can be fully appreciated. Adm. is $10 and seating is limited. Reservations are strongly encouraged. Dinner at 5:30 and Music at 7 p.m. 256-634-3001

September 24 Movie Night At Vintage 1889 Come join vintage movie night in the boarding room at Vintage 1889.  7 p.m. 256-845-3380

September 25 – 26 Collinsville Annual Quilt Walk Stroll through the beautiful historic Victorian homes of downtown Collinsville and view some of the most wonderfully handcrafted quilts you have ever seen. Hours are Friday Noon to 5 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 256-524-2323

September 28 – October 3 The 59th Annual DeKalb County VFW Agricultural Fair Rides on the midway, great food, live entertainment, livestock exhibits, agricultural displays, awards, and so much more. Held at the VFW Fairgrounds. Gates open at 5 p.m. 256-845-4752

October

October 8 Kamama Music Series Come and enjoy music with Dave Holland. Kamama stage and seating provide the audience an intimate listening experience where live music can be fully appreciated. Adm. is $10 and seating is limited. Reservations are strongly encouraged. Dinner at 5:30 and Music at 7 p.m. 256-634-3001

October 15 Kamama Music Series Come and enjoy music with Danika Holmes. Kamama stage and seating provide the audience an intimate listening experience where live music can be fully appreciated. Adm. is $10 and seating is limited. Reservations are strongly encouraged. Dinner at 5:30 and Music at 7 p.m. 256-634-3001

October 17 – 18 Mentone Colorfest Come and enjoy the Fall season at the annual Mentone Colorfest. This event is filled with arts, crafts, great food, live entertainment and much more. It is held at the scenic Mentone Brow Park and downtown Mentone on Saturday and Sunday. Email

October 22 Kamama Music Series Come and enjoy music with Debbie Bond. Kamama stage and seating provide the audience an intimate listening experience where live music can be fully appreciated. Adm. is $10 and seating is limited. Reservations are strongly encouraged. Dinner at 5:30 and Music at 7 p.m. 256-634-3001

October 24 Blow Your Own Ornament Come design and blow your own ornament with the help of one of our glass artists.  No reservations are needed, it is on a first come, first serve basis.   For this we welcome people of all ages (at least 5 years old). 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Cost is $38 per ornament 256-523-3188

October 30 - November 1 Spookapalooza! Weekend At DeSoto State Park Fun for the entire family…snacks, treats, costumes, and excellent slap-yourknee-&-shiver storytelling! Join us here at DeSoto State Park for a weekend of fun events guaranteed to run shivers up and down your spine! Movies, treats, games, storytelling & more are in store during this popular annual event. All events are free to the public & great for all ages! 256-997-5025

October 31 Blow Your Own Ornament Come design and blow your own ornament with the help of one of our glass artists.  No reservations are needed, it is on a first come, first serve basis.   For this we welcome people of all ages (at least 5 years old). 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Cost is $38 per ornament 256-523-3188

November

November 5 Kamama Music Series Come and enjoy music with Dana Cooper. Kamama stage and seating provide the audience an intimate listening experience where live music can be fully appreciated. Adm. is $10 and seating is limited. Reservations are strongly encouraged. Dinner at 5:30 and Music at 7 p.m. 256-634-3001

November 7 Blow Your Own Ornament Come design and blow your own ornament with the help of one of our glass artists.  No reservations are needed, it is on a first come, first serve basis.   For this we welcome people of all ages (at least 5 years old). 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Cost is $38 per ornament 256-523-3188

November 7 7th Annual Canyon Fest: A Celebration of Arts and Nature Little River Canyon Field School and Interpretive Center want you to come and enjoy live music, nature and arts activities, arts demonstrations and sales, great food, vendors, children's activities and more. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. 256-782-5697

November 7 Mad Science & Crazy Art Mad science days may include chemical magic, special effects, bubbling potions, slimes, high-bouncing balls, while the crazy art days will include a mix of science into art for some crazy but beautiful artistic creations with buttons, strings, recycled materials, dirt paint and more!  Kids ages 6-10 can put their hands into mad science and crazy art experiments hosted by the Canyon Center Gift Shop.  Little River Canyon Center; 11 a.m. to Noon; $5 per child 256-782-5697

November 7 Collinsville Historic Turkey Trot Join us for food, fun and games. An antique car and tractor show, turkey shoot, cake walk, and historic “turkey toss” from the roof of a building make this an event fun for all ages. Sponsored in part by the Collinsville Historic Association. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. 256-524-2788

November 14 Blow Your Own Ornament Come design and blow your own ornament with the help of one of our glass artists.  No reservations are needed, it is on a first come, first serve basis.   For this we welcome people of all ages (at least 5 years old). 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Cost is $38 per ornament 256-523-3188

November 21 Blow Your Own Ornament Come design and blow your own ornament with the help of one of our glass artists.  No reservations are needed, it is on a first come, first serve basis.   For this we welcome people of all ages (at least 5 years old). 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Cost is $38 per ornament 256-523-3188

November 27 Blow Your Own Ornament Come design and blow your own ornament with the help of one of our glass artists.  No reservations are needed, it is on a first come, first serve basis.   For this we welcome people of all ages (at least 5 years old). 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Cost is $38 per ornament 256-523-3188

November 28 Blow Your Own Ornament Come design and blow your own ornament with the help of one of our glass artists.  No reservations are needed, it is on a first come, first serve basis.   For this we welcome people of all ages (at least 5 years old). 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Cost is $38 per ornament 256-523-3188

December

December 5 Blow Your Own Ornament Come design and blow your own ornament with the help of one of our glass artists.  No reservations are needed, it is on a first come, first serve basis.   For this we welcome people of all ages (at least 5 years old). 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Cost is $38 per ornament 256-523-3188

December 12 Blow Your Own Ornament Come design and blow your own ornament with the help of one of our glass artists.  No reservations are needed, it is on a first come, first serve basis.   For this we welcome people of all ages (at least 5 years old). 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Cost is $38 per ornament 256-523-3188

December 17 Kamama Music Series Come and enjoy music with the Pierce Pettis Christmas Concert. Kamama stage and seating provide the audience an intimate listening experience where live music can be fully appreciated. Adm. is $10 and seating is limited. Reservations are strongly encouraged. Dinner at 5:30 and Music at 7 p.m. 256-634-3001

December 19 Blow Your Own Ornament Come design and blow your own ornament with the help of one of our glass artists.  No reservations are needed, it is on a first come, first serve basis.   For this we welcome people of all ages (at least 5 years old). 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Cost is $38 per ornament 256-523-3188

 
 


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