Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Fall Fests in Calhoun County

Alabama is known for its blue skies, but did you know we are also known for the foothills of the Appalachian, including Alabama's highest point Mount Cheaha, where hundreds flock each fall to enjoy the fall foliage?

To celebrate the Fall's arrival, many of our communities throw fabulous festivals!

Spirit on Mountain Street
Thursday, August 25, at 6:00 P.M. at JSU
This community "Taste of the Town" and Pep-Rally features food from more than 30 restaurants, a Kids Zone, Dunking Booth, EXPO, Car Show, Hot Dog Eating Contest, Cake Auction, and more!

Weaver Heritage Day
Saturday, September 10, from 9:00 A.M.-3:00 P.M.
at Elwell Park, Weaver
This is a day to celebrate with live music from local musicians, items from crafters and food from local vendors! 

Spokes & Strings Bluegrass Festival
Saturday, September 10, from 11:00 A.M.-10:00 P.M. 
at Mike Tucker Park, Anniston
New for 2016, residents and visitors of Anniston are invited to grab an instrument, tent and lawn chair and join the community under the shade of the pecan trees at the park for a full day of music from some of the region's finest bluegrass bands.

Fall Fest
Saturday, September 17, from 9:00 A.M.-2:00 P.M. 
This old fashioned county fair is held at the Cane Creek Community Gardens at McClellan. There will be inflatables for the kids, a cake walk, pony rides, a wildlife show, and a fall farmers & crafts market.

SudsFest 2016
Saturday, September 24, at 6:00 P.M. 
This year's event will be hosted at the newly remodeled Longleaf Botanical Gardens & Event Center, featuring great food from some of Calhoun County’s finest restaurants and bakeries; beer tastings and wine bars; and a signature cocktail bar.

Saturday, October 1, from 8:00 A.M.-4:00 P.M. 
This annual arts and craft festival, which takes place the first Saturday in October on Main Street in Oxford, features arts and craft vendors from all over, food, live music, fun for all ages, and prize drawings throughout the day.

Saturday, October 8, from 10:00 A.M.-6:00 P.M. 
at Calhoun Pickers in Anniston
This first time Arts and Crafts Festival, will feature handcrafted items , food and fun for the whole family!
Saturday, October 15, from 12:00 P.M. -7:00 P.M.
at Grace Episcopal in Anniston
This annual event is a fundraiser benefiting Habitat for Humanity of Calhoun County.

Saturday, October 29, 10:00 A.M.-4:00 P.M. 
on Noble Street in Anniston
This annual downtown festival features Food, Arts and Crafts, Music, Horse Carriage Rides, Kidz Zone, Train Rides and Demonstrations.

Main Street Trick or Treat 
Saturday, October 29, from 4:00-8:00 P.M. 
on Main Street in Oxford
This historic Downtown Oxford event will feature hayrides, games, candy for kids, crafts, food and costume contests!

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