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AUGUST 2020

August 15, 2020 (7:00 AM - 11:00 AM)

From 7 am till 11 am the Alexander City Farmers Market. We will be taking every precaution to social distance...tents 10 feet apart, one entrance in and out, free bags for each person, gloves for the farmers and 2 hand washing stations. Come out and support our local farmers and get some delicious fresh produce!


August 15, 2020 (10:00 AM - 4:00 PM)

Dadeville's first annual Art in the Park (AITP) is set for August 15,2020, in beautiful Pennington Park located in downtown Dadeville, Alabama. AITP will feature original oil, watercolor and acrylic art, and crafts created by local and regional artists. AITP's goal is to become known for quality and original, hand-made creations to incude crafts, jewelry, and art work. The event will also feature local food vendors and music. Set your calendars for AITP and bring your lawn chairs. Vendor applications can be obtained from Everything's Art: www.EverythingsArt.org and additional information may be found on Everything's Art Facebook page.

Event's Official Web Page Location: Pennington Park
Contact: Rick Hidding Phone: 256-307-2224 Click to e-mail Rick Hidding

August 16, 2020 (9:00 AM)

As we ease back into our normal church services, we ask that you take the following precautions to ensure we keep our community safe and healthy:

As recommended by state and local authorities, we will be practicing the six feet social distancing guidelines between families. Although our usual pew seating capacity will be impacted, seating in the surrounding pine straw/yard areas will be available as always. We encourage you to bring chairs, blankets, and/or towels for your families. Face coverings are recommended as extra protection for our vulnerable populations who might be in attendance.

 

Charles Gattis  Retired, Owen's Crossroads UMC

Location: Church in the Pines (GPS)

August 22, 2020 (7:00 AM - 11:00 AM)

From 7 am till 11 am the Alexander City Farmers Market. We will be taking every precaution to social distance...tents 10 feet apart, one entrance in and out, free bags for each person, gloves for the farmers and 2 hand washing stations. Come out and support our local farmers and get some delicious fresh produce!


August 23, 2020

To Be Announced.

Location: Church in the Pines (GPS)

August 29, 2020 (7:00 AM - 11:00 AM)

From 7 am till 11 am the Alexander City Farmers Market. We will be taking every precaution to social distance...tents 10 feet apart, one entrance in and out, free bags for each person, gloves for the farmers and 2 hand washing stations. Come out and support our local farmers and get some delicious fresh produce!


August 30, 2020 (9:00 AM)

As we ease back into our normal church services, we ask that you take the following precautions to ensure we keep our community safe and healthy:

As recommended by state and local authorities, we will be practicing the six feet social distancing guidelines between families. Although our usual pew seating capacity will be impacted, seating in the surrounding pine straw/yard areas will be available as always. We encourage you to bring chairs, blankets, and/or towels for your families. Face coverings are recommended as extra protection for our vulnerable populations who might be in attendance.

 

 

Mike Densmore  Alexander City First UMC Trinity Campus

Location: Church in the Pines (GPS)

SEPTEMBER 2020

September 3, 2020 (6:00 PM - 8:30 PM)

Live music in Strand Park on the FIRST THURSDAY of the month - June, July, August and September.

6 - 8:30 pm | BYOB | Free to attend!

Location: Strand Park (GPS)

September 5, 2020 (6:00 AM - 2:00 PM)

Rain or Shine Flea Market Event open 6 am - 2 pm - GREAT FOOD & SHOPPING! Plan on eating breakfast, lunch and taking something home for dinner! A great variety of food and snacks! No dogs allowed


September 5, 2020 (7:00 AM - 11:00 AM)

From 7 am till 11 am the Alexander City Farmers Market. We will be taking every precaution to social distance...tents 10 feet apart, one entrance in and out, free bags for each person, gloves for the farmers and 2 hand washing stations. Come out and support our local farmers and get some delicious fresh produce!


September 5, 2020 (4:00 PM - 6:30 PM)

Our Derby Day party is like none other. We encourage everyone to wear some Derby attire, from sear sucker suits and buckskin shoes to unique hats, there are prizes for great all! We have the most awesome mint juleps, pimento cheese stuffed eggs, a sweet or two and more. If you haven’t been to Derby Day at The Stables, why not give it a try! It is fun, we do raise money for our friends at Children’s Harbor (Ask for details, but it involves you bringing a few five-dollar bills along.), and if you choose, you don’t have to spend a dime.


September 6, 2020 (9:00 AM)

As we ease back into our normal church services, we ask that you take the following precautions to ensure we keep our community safe and healthy:

As recommended by state and local authorities, we will be practicing the six feet social distancing guidelines between families. Although our usual pew seating capacity will be impacted, seating in the surrounding pine straw/yard areas will be available as always. We encourage you to bring chairs, blankets, and/or towels for your families. Face coverings are recommended as extra protection for our vulnerable populations who might be in attendance.

 

Mickey Morgan  Retired, UMC Birmingham 

Labor Day Weekend 

Location: Church in the Pines (GPS)

September 8 - 9, 2020

(Walker County)

Renew Our Rivers began in 2000 as a community river cleanup organized by Alabama Power employees from Plant Gadsden concerned about litter found along the Coosa River. Today, Renew Our Rivers is one of the nation’s largest river cleanups. With the help of local community partners, volunteers and organizations, Alabama Power has coordinated more than 117,000 volunteers and removed 15.5 million pounds of trash from Southeastern waterways. This year more than 30 cleanups are planned through November on the Alabama, Black Warrior, Cahaba, Chattahoochee, Coosa, Mobile and Tallapoosa rivers.

 

Location: Lewis Smith Lake (GPS)
Contact: Roger Treglown Phone: 205-300-5253

September 12, 2020 (7:00 AM - 11:00 AM)

From 7 am till 11 am the Alexander City Farmers Market. We will be taking every precaution to social distance...tents 10 feet apart, one entrance in and out, free bags for each person, gloves for the farmers and 2 hand washing stations. Come out and support our local farmers and get some delicious fresh produce!


September 12, 2020 (8:00 AM - 1:00 PM)

Come out and join us for our monthly Eclectic Trade Days held the second Saturday of every month - Vendors set up in the town hall parking lot with all kinds of treasures including crafts, jewelry, vintage items, baked goods, and so much more! You don't want to miss this opportunity to see what new and exciting wares our vendors have to offer each month! And be sure to check out all of our local businesses as well! This is a monthly celebration of true small town Saturdays!!

Location: Eclectic (GPS)

September 13, 2020 (9:00 AM)

As we ease back into our normal church services, we ask that you take the following precautions to ensure we keep our community safe and healthy:

As recommended by state and local authorities, we will be practicing the six feet social distancing guidelines between families. Although our usual pew seating capacity will be impacted, seating in the surrounding pine straw/yard areas will be available as always. We encourage you to bring chairs, blankets, and/or towels for your families. Face coverings are recommended as extra protection for our vulnerable populations who might be in attendance.

 

 

Mark Jackson  Retired, Mulder UMC

Location: Church in the Pines (GPS)

September 18, 2020

(Cullman County)

Renew Our Rivers began in 2000 as a community river cleanup organized by Alabama Power employees from Plant Gadsden concerned about litter found along the Coosa River. Today, Renew Our Rivers is one of the nation’s largest river cleanups. With the help of local community partners, volunteers and organizations, Alabama Power has coordinated more than 117,000 volunteers and removed 15.5 million pounds of trash from Southeastern waterways. This year more than 30 cleanups are planned through November on the Alabama, Black Warrior, Cahaba, Chattahoochee, Coosa, Mobile and Tallapoosa rivers.

Location: Smith Lake Park (GPS)
Contact: Jim Murphy Phone: 205-529-5981

September 19, 2020 (7:00 AM - 11:00 AM)

From 7 am till 11 am the Alexander City Farmers Market. We will be taking every precaution to social distance...tents 10 feet apart, one entrance in and out, free bags for each person, gloves for the farmers and 2 hand washing stations. Come out and support our local farmers and get some delicious fresh produce!


September 20, 2020 (9:00 AM)

As we ease back into our normal church services, we ask that you take the following precautions to ensure we keep our community safe and healthy:

As recommended by state and local authorities, we will be practicing the six feet social distancing guidelines between families. Although our usual pew seating capacity will be impacted, seating in the surrounding pine straw/yard areas will be available as always. We encourage you to bring chairs, blankets, and/or towels for your families. Face coverings are recommended as extra protection for our vulnerable populations who might be in attendance.

 

John Hill  Flint Hill UMC 

Location: Church in the Pines (GPS)

September 24, 2020

(Winston County)

Renew Our Rivers began in 2000 as a community river cleanup organized by Alabama Power employees from Plant Gadsden concerned about litter found along the Coosa River. Today, Renew Our Rivers is one of the nation’s largest river cleanups. With the help of local community partners, volunteers and organizations, Alabama Power has coordinated more than 117,000 volunteers and removed 15.5 million pounds of trash from Southeastern waterways. This year more than 30 cleanups are planned through November on the Alabama, Black Warrior, Cahaba, Chattahoochee, Coosa, Mobile and Tallapoosa rivers.

Location: Lewis Smith Lake (GPS)
Contact: Jim Eason Click to e-mail Jim Eason

September 26, 2020 (7:00 AM - 11:00 AM)

From 7 am till 11 am the Alexander City Farmers Market. We will be taking every precaution to social distance...tents 10 feet apart, one entrance in and out, free bags for each person, gloves for the farmers and 2 hand washing stations. Come out and support our local farmers and get some delicious fresh produce!


September 27, 2020 (9:00 AM)

As we ease back into our normal church services, we ask that you take the following precautions to ensure we keep our community safe and healthy:

As recommended by state and local authorities, we will be practicing the six feet social distancing guidelines between families. Although our usual pew seating capacity will be impacted, seating in the surrounding pine straw/yard areas will be available as always. We encourage you to bring chairs, blankets, and/or towels for your families. Face coverings are recommended as extra protection for our vulnerable populations who might be in attendance.

 

Mike Holly  Bluff Park UMC

Location: Church in the Pines (GPS)

OCTOBER 2020

October 2 - 7, 2020

Workshop with local artist Mr. Perry Austin.

www.perryaustinfineart.com

Location: Children's Harbor (GPS)
Phone: 256-391-5467

October 3, 2020 (6:00 AM - 2:00 PM)

Rain or Shine Flea Market Event open 6 am - 2 pm - GREAT FOOD & SHOPPING! Plan on eating breakfast, lunch and taking something home for dinner! A great variety of food and snacks! No dogs allowed


October 10, 2020 (8:00 AM - 1:00 PM)

Come out and join us for our monthly Eclectic Trade Days held the second Saturday of every month - Vendors set up in the town hall parking lot with all kinds of treasures including crafts, jewelry, vintage items, baked goods, and so much more! You don't want to miss this opportunity to see what new and exciting wares our vendors have to offer each month! And be sure to check out all of our local businesses as well! This is a monthly celebration of true small town Saturdays!!

Location: Eclectic (GPS)

October 17, 2020

Renew Our Rivers began in 2000 as a community river cleanup organized by Alabama Power employees from Plant Gadsden concerned about litter found along the Coosa River. Today, Renew Our Rivers is one of the nation’s largest river cleanups. With the help of local community partners, volunteers and organizations, Alabama Power has coordinated more than 117,000 volunteers and removed 15.5 million pounds of trash from Southeastern waterways. This year more than 30 cleanups are planned through November on the Alabama, Black Warrior, Cahaba, Chattahoochee, Coosa, Mobile and Tallapoosa rivers.

Location: Mitchell Lake (GPS)
Contact: Dale Vann Phone: 205-910-3713

October 20 - 22, 2020

Marlin Glover at
770-445-0824

Renew Our Rivers began in 2000 as a community river cleanup organized by Alabama Power employees from Plant Gadsden concerned about litter found along the Coosa River. Today, Renew Our Rivers is one of the nation’s largest river cleanups. With the help of local community partners, volunteers and organizations, Alabama Power has coordinated more than 117,000 volunteers and removed 15.5 million pounds of trash from Southeastern waterways. This year more than 30 cleanups are planned through November on the Alabama, Black Warrior, Cahaba, Chattahoochee, Coosa, Mobile and Tallapoosa rivers.

Location: R L Harris Reservoir (GPS)
Contact: Sheila Smith Phone: 205-396-509

October 23 - 24, 2020

HOST: Alexander City Chamber of Commerce

Location: Martin Lake (GPS)

October 26 - 31, 2020

Renew Our Rivers began in 2000 as a community river cleanup organized by Alabama Power employees from Plant Gadsden concerned about litter found along the Coosa River. Today, Renew Our Rivers is one of the nation’s largest river cleanups. With the help of local community partners, volunteers and organizations, Alabama Power has coordinated more than 117,000 volunteers and removed 15.5 million pounds of trash from Southeastern waterways. This year more than 30 cleanups are planned through November on the Alabama, Black Warrior, Cahaba, Chattahoochee, Coosa, Mobile and Tallapoosa rivers.

Location: H Neely Henry Lake (GPS)
Contact: Lisa Dover Phone: 256-549-0900

NOVEMBER 2020

November 1, 2020 (2:00 AM - 2:00 AM)
The clock is set back one hour at 2:00 AM (First Sunday in November). Remember to winterize your boat(s) If you will not be using them in the winter months. Remember to change smoke detector batteries.

November 6 - 7, 2020

Renew Our Rivers began in 2000 as a community river cleanup organized by Alabama Power employees from Plant Gadsden concerned about litter found along the Coosa River. Today, Renew Our Rivers is one of the nation’s largest river cleanups. With the help of local community partners, volunteers and organizations, Alabama Power has coordinated more than 117,000 volunteers and removed 15.5 million pounds of trash from Southeastern waterways. This year more than 30 cleanups are planned through November on the Alabama, Black Warrior, Cahaba, Chattahoochee, Coosa, Mobile and Tallapoosa rivers.

Location: Martin Lake (GPS)
Contact: John Thompson Phone: 334-399-3289 Click to e-mail John Thompson

November 14, 2020 (8:00 AM - 1:00 PM)

Come out and join us for our monthly Eclectic Trade Days held the second Saturday of every month - Vendors set up in the town hall parking lot with all kinds of treasures including crafts, jewelry, vintage items, baked goods, and so much more! You don't want to miss this opportunity to see what new and exciting wares our vendors have to offer each month! And be sure to check out all of our local businesses as well! This is a monthly celebration of true small town Saturdays!!

Location: Eclectic (GPS)

DECEMBER 2020

December 25, 2020
Location: All Over The World

JANUARY 2021

January 1, 2021
Location: All Over The World

MARCH 2021

March 13, 2021 (2:00 AM - 2:00 AM)
The clock is set forward one hour at 2:00 AM (Second Sunday in March). Remember to change smoke detector batteries.

MAY 2021

May 1, 2021 (9:00 AM - 4:00 PM)

Mr. Perry Austin will teach a 3-day studio workshop on Lake Martin this May12-14. We have room for you. Mr. Perry Austin is a wonderful teacher!

Announcing a workshop at The Tallapoosa School of Art, near Dadeville, AL. May 12 - 14, 2020. All inclusive packages available. Tuition only: $450.00. I've taught here before and it is a really unique and functional space with plenty of room in a great studio. This will be an in studio workshop.
Contact; Dorothy Littleton at 334-332-8457

www.tallapoosaworkshops.com

www.perryaustinfineart.com

 

Location: Tallapoosa School of Art
Phone: 334-332-8457 Click to e-mail

May 15, 2021 (7:30 AM - 5:00 PM)

Register at this link:  secure.touchnet.net

Guidelines for Participation (please keep this page)

•Participants assume personal liability and must sign liability waiver statement

•No alcohol, firearms or pets•Coast Guard regulations require an approved personal flotation device
•Closed toe shoesrequired–no flip flops or bare feet
•All trash must be packed out (trash cans available at venue)
•The event will proceed rain or shine with no registration refunds
•Dinner will be provided –participants must provide their own snacks and drinks during thefloat. No special dietary meals provided.

Risks and Hazards (included but not limited to the following) drowning, sunburn, dehydration, slippery rocks, snakes, stinging insects, poisonous plants, overhanging limbs, cuts, abrasions, bumps,head injuries, difficult access for rescue vehicles, and other risks associated with outdoor activities in remote areas.
•Experienced “safety paddlers’ will be available to provide assistance along the float but they are not responsible for your safety.

Suggested Items to Bring
•Canoe or kayak (no flat bottom boats, innertubes, etc.)
•Snacks/Water
•Dry Change of Clothes & Towel
•Camera with Waterproof Boxor Dry Bag
•Hat, Long Sleeve Shirt, and Sunglasses for Sun Protection
•Sunscreen•Bug Repellant
•Dry Bag, Zip Lock Bags, Trash BagSchedule

•You can arrive at Kylee Cooper Farm as early as 7:30 a.m. on May 16th.
•You will need to sign-in at registration table when you arrive.
•Canoes/Kayaks will be unloaded and loaded onto transportation trailers.
•Paddlers will be loaded onto shuttles and shuttled along with their boat to launch location.
•Shuttles will be provided to and from put-in and take-outlocations.
•Once you arrive back at venue, you are welcome to begin eating and enjoying activities (listed below).
•Restrooms and changing rooms are available at venue you will meet at and return.

.Activities
•Kayaking/Canoeing, Cookoff, Music, Horseshoes, and Corn Hole.

Location: Kylee Cooper Farm

JULY 2021

July 4, 2021 (10:00 AM - 11:00 AM)
Boats decorated with flags with an Independence Day theme parade from Kowaliga Marina to Childrens Harbor. Judging takes place and awards are given for the most decorated boats in different categories.
Location: Kowaliga Beach (GPS)

July 4, 2021 (9:00 PM - 10:00 PM)
Fireworks at dark in the Kowaliga Bay area of Lake Martin. This annual event is one of the best fireworks shows in the southeast.
Location: Lake Martin Amphitheater (GPS)