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Events in Downtown Tuscumbia 2014

 

Saturday, Nov. 1 through Christmas
Shell’s Christmas Tree Farm
630 Bigbee Trail, Southwest Colbert County off Frankford Road in Tuscummbia. Select and tag your Christmas tree early, return to the farm Thanksgiving afternoon until Christmas to cut your fresh tree. Fresh wreaths and garland available. Enjoy hot cider while you shop in the gift shop. Prices vary, 256-383-4207
Saturday, Oct. 25
History and Haunts Trolley Tour
Tour some of the town’s most haunted sites, among them the Train Depot and the site of the Civil War battle that took place on the outskirts of town in 1863. Tickets on sale at ColdWater Books, 256-381-2525. Information available 256-383-0783. Tours at 4 pm and 6pm.
Thursday, Oct. 23
Fall Festival
Downtown Tuscumbia, Main and Sixth streets, 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., fun for the entire family. Arts, crafts, food vendors, games, Halloween activities, fun music and more. Be sure to wear your Halloween costume & trick or treat through the stores. Grand prize for best costume of the night.
Sunday, Sept. 21 through Friday, Sept. 26 and Sunday, Sept. 28 through Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014
The Collection
Celebrating 50 years of collecting art from artists of the Southeastern United States; Tennnessee Valley Museum of Art, 511 N. Water St., Tuscumbia; Sun 1-3 Mon – Fri 9-5; www.tvaa.net, 256-383-0533
Friday & Saturday, Sept. 12 & 13, 2014
Oka Kapassa
Native American Festival, Spring Park, Tuscumbia; Many crafts and activities are offered; Friday is designated school day but is open to the public also; Saturday 9 a.m. – 9 p.m. Bring your lawn chairs and enjoy the day.
Monday, Sept. 1, 2014
Labor Day Festivities
Spring Park, Tuscumbia; parade at 11:00 a.m., speeches with Union representatives, state and local leaders; Miss and Little Miss Labor Day contest; prizes, fun, and food; 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., Free, 256-383-0783
Thursday, July 24, 2014
Handy Festival Street Party
Downtown Tuscumbia; features live music, arts & crafts, and food vendors. Free Admission, 5 – 9 p.m.
Sunday, July 20 through Friday, August 29, 2014
ArtWorks
Tennessee Valley Museum of Art, 511 N. Water St., Tuscumbia, Sun. 1-3, Mon-Fri 9-5, Admission, www.tvaa.net, 256-383-0533
Thursday and Friday, July 17 & 18, 2014
Saddle Up for St. Jude
Gardiner Farm, 1 Underwood Road, Tuscumbia; Largest horse riding event in the Southeast that benefits St. Jude Hospital; features onstage concerts, auction, trail rides, wagon rides, horse show, roping, seminars and demonstrations. Friday noon – 9 p..m., Saturday all day till midnight, Donations Accepted, 356-383-0377
Thursday, July 17, 2014
Hot BBQ, Cool Blues
GAS Design Center, 109 W. 6th St., Tuscumbia; Enjoy live music along with dinner, sponsored by Tuscumbia Retail Development, 256-383-0783
Friday and Saturday, July 4 & 5, and 11 & 12, 2014
“The Miracle Worker” Play
Helen Keller Birthplace, 300 North Commons, Tuscumbia; Performed in an outdoor theater, on the grounds of Helen Keller’s birthplace. Admission. 8 p.m., 256-383-4066
Friday & Saturday, June 27 & 28, 2014
Helen Keller Festival
Downtown Tuscumbia; Arts & Crafts, musical events, car & truck show, historic tours, trolley rides, and Keller Kids educational activities. Most events are Free. 256-383-0783
Saturday, June 21, 2014
H.O.M.E. – Honoring Occupations in Music Event
Featuring the drummers/percussionists from the state of Alabama, Alabama Music Hall of Fame, 10:00 a.m. til noon. Admission $10, 256-381-4417
Saturday, June 7, 2014
Muscle Shoals Street Rod Run
Spring Park, Tuscumbia; One of the largest antique and vintage car shows in Alabama, displays all makes and models 1972 & older. Free Admission, 256-383-0783
Friday and Saturday, June 6 & 7, 13 & 14, 20 & 21, and 27 & 28, 2014
“The Miracle Worker” Play
Helen Keller Birthplace, 300 North Commons, Tuscumbia; Performed in an outdoor theater, on the grounds of Helen Keller’s birthplace. Admission. 8 p.m., 256-383-4066
Friday, June 6 and Saturday, June 7, 2014
African Heritage Festival
Willie Green Center, 609 S. East St., Tuscumbia; Explore African art and fashion, culture, crafts, and food. Includes drumming and dance demonstrations, live music, storytelling, and activities for children. Free Admission. Fri 11-6 and Sat 11-8, 256-383-0783
Monday, June 2 through Sunday, June 29, 2014
Helen Keller Art Show of Alabama
TN Valley Museum of Art, 511 N. Water St., Tuscumbia; Annual juried exhibition of works by Alabama students who are visually impaired, blind, or deaf-blind. Sun 1-3 and Mon-Sat 9-5, 256-383-0533
Monday, May 26, 2014
Memorial Day Ceremony
Colbert County Courthouse, 201 N. Main St., Tuscumbia, event begins at 11:00 a.m., free admission, 256-383-0783
Sunday, May 25 through Sunday, June 29, 2014
Ethel Davis:Folk Art
TN Valley Museum of Art, 511 Water Street, Tuscumbia, Sun 1-3 and Mon-Sat 9-5, Artwork by esteemed local artist Ethel Davis, 256-383-0533
Thursday through Saturday, May 15-17, 2014
1st Annual Harvey Robbins Rodeo Roundup
Longhorn R Arena, 7:30 p.m., BBQ Cookoff May 17th
Thursday, May 15, 2014
Wild West Stampede Parade
Downtown Tuscumbia, 6:00 p.m., Free Concert, Fireworks, Street Vendors
1st Annual Harvey Robbins Rodeo Roundup
Longhorn R Arena, 7:30 p.m., BBQ Cookoff May 17th
Thursday, May 8 through Sunday, May 11, 2014
Seven Springs Lodge Summer Chuck Wagon Races
1292 Mt. Mills Road, Tuscumbia, All Day beginning at 9:00 a.m., Trail rides & Wagon Train Rides plus live music & events, Awards on Sunday, $25.00 admission for the weekend, 256-370-7218
Saturday, April 26, 2014
Springfest BBQ Cookoff
Downtown Tuscumbia, 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., Live Music, Street Vendors
Friday, April 25, 2014
A Taste of Tuscumbia
Downtown Tuscumbia, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Saturday, April 12, 2014
Bike Night
Natchez Trace Harley Davidson, 595 Hwy. 72 E., 7:00 – 10:00 p.m., 256-383-5814
Friday, April 11, 2014
Shannon McNally, In Concert
The Mayfair, 105 E. Sixth St., 7:00 p.m., 256-320-5053
Sunday, March 23, 2014
Exhibit: Karen Graffeo – 3000 Dreams Explained
Tennessee Valley Museum of Art, 1:00 p.m., Displayed through May 9, 2014
Saturday, March 15, 2014
St. Patrick’s Day Party
Natchez Trace Harley Davidson, 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m., Free Admission
Saturday, February 22, 2014
Celebrating Black History Month
Cold Water Books, 12:00 p.m.
Saturday, February 15, 2014
Amy Black – CD Release Show
The Mayfair, 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, February 8, 2014
Loving Locals Winter Fest for Authors, Writers, Artists, & Musicians
Cold Water Books, 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
December 6 – 8 and December 13 – 24, 2013
Christmas Train Parade of Lights
Spring Park, 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m., Train and carousel rides will be open
Saturday, December 14, 2013
It’s Dickens Christmas Y’all
Downtown Tuscumbia 10 a.m.- 5 p.m., Includes Live Music and Street Vendors on Main Street
Friday, December 13, 2013
Dickens Christmas Feast
Downtown Tuscumbia at the Roundhouse at 6:00 p.m.
Tuesday, December 10, 2013
Dickens Fezziwig
Downtown Tuscumbia at the Mayfair at 7:00 p.m.
Friday and Saturday, December 6 and 7, 2013
Santa Express
The Depot/Roundhouse, 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m., Includes visit with Santa and a reading of the children’s book “Polar Express”
Tuesday, December 3, 2013
Santa Express
The Depot/Roundhouse at 8:00 p.m. following the Christmas Parade, Includes visit with Santa and a reading of the children’s book “Polar Express”
Tuesday, December 3, 2013
Tuscumbia Christmas Parade
Downtown Tuscumbia 6:00 p.m.
Monday, November 22, 2013
Veteran’s Day Parade
Downtown Tuscumbia Main Street beginning at 11:00 a.m.
Thursday, November 14, 2013
Christmas Open House
Downtown Tuscumbia 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Tuesday, November 12, 2013
Dickens Hat Making Party
Fiddledee D in Downtown Tuscumbia at 5:30 p.m.
Thursday, October 24, 2013
Fall Festival
Downtown Tuscumbia 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m., Includes Live Music and Street Vendors on Main Street
Friday, October 11, 2013
Colbert Heights Homecoming Parade
Friday, October 11
Friday, October 4, 2013
Deshler High School Homecoming Parade
Friday, October 4
Saturday, September 13 and 14, 2013
Oka Kapassa Indian Festival
Activities All Day in Spring Park
Saturday, August 31 – September 2 – Labor Day Weekend, 2013
Nation’s Oldest Labor Festival, in Spring Park
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Includes a parade through downtown Tuscumbia
Thursday, August 22, 2013
Tiger Walk
Downtown Tuscumbia 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m., Includes Live Music and Street Vendors on Main Street
Thursday, July 25, 2013
Handy Festival Street Party
Downtown Tuscumbia 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m., Includes Live Music and Street Vendors on Main Street
Thursday, July 18, 2013
Hot BBQ! Cool Blues!
Downtown Tuscumbia Time TBA
Friday, July 12, 2013
Bench Warming
5:30 p.m. Corner of 5th and Main, Downtown
Wednesday through Sunday, July 10 through July 14
Shoals Fair
Rides, Shows, and Food at Alabama Music Hall of Fame, Hwy 72, Tuscumbia
Monday through Friday, July 8 through July 12
Art Camp at Chester’s Drawers
1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m., 108 E. 5th Street, Tuscumbia, 256-383-2004
Saturday and Sunday, June 28 and 29, 2013
Helen Keller Festival
Spring Park, All Day both Days
Friday, June 28, 2013
Tuscumbia Civitan Helen Keller Festival Spaghetti Supper
Deshler High School Cafeteria 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m., For Tickets call 256-627-9823
Thursday, June 27, 2013
Helen Keller Festival Street Party
Downtown Tuscumbia 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m., Includes Live Music and Street Vendors on Main Street
Thursday – Friday, June 6-7, 2013
Antique Hudson Car Convention at Cold Water Inn
Every Friday and Saturday Evening June 8 – July 13
“The Miracle Worker” play at Ivy Green at 8:00 p.m.
Saturday, June 1, 2013
African Heritage Festival at the Willie Green Center
10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. Includes African American Art and Fashion, Culture, Crafts, Food, Dance Demonstrations, Live Music and More
Saturday, June 1, 2013
Muscle Shoals Street Rod Run
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. in Spring Park, one of the largest antique and vintage car shows in Alabama
Tuesday, May 28, 2013
Memorial Day Ceremony on the lawn at Colbert County Courthouse
11:00 a.m. ceremony honors all veterans of all wars at the Circle of Valor, sponsored by American Legion Post 31.
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Antique Automobile Club of America Convention
Will travel from Huntsville to spend the day in Tuscumbia, touring Ivy Green and dining at Oh! Bryan’s
Saturday, April 27, 2013
Springfest BBQ Cookoff
Downtown Tuscumbia 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. – Awards at 3:00, Includes Live Music and Street Vendors on Main Street
Friday, April 26, 2013
Taste of Tuscumbia
Downtown Tuscumbia 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Every Saturday Morning in April
Historic Downtown Tuscumbis Walking Tours scheduled at 10:00 a.m.
Guided tours through the downtown National Register Historic District and by nearby homes and churches. Tours last about 1 1/2 hours departing from Cold Water Books and ending at The Palace. Sponsored by the Colbert County Historical Landmarks Foundation and Colbert County Tourism.
Saturday Night, March 23, 2013
Allie Ferris in Concert
At the Mayfair, Doors open at 7:00 p.m. Free Admission-Open to the Public
Saturday, March 23, 2013
Railroad Heritage Day Festival
At the Tuscumbia Depot/Roundhouse 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Friday, March 22, 2013
Grand Opening of the Tuscumbia Railway Roundhouse at the Depot Museum
2:00 p.m. Official Ribbon Cutting
Saturday, March 16, 2013
Civitan District Meeting 8:30 – 1:30 at Tuscumbia Roundhouse
Thursday, March 14, 2013
Grand Opening of the new Tuscumbia City Hall (former post office building)
Ribbon Cutting @ 10:00 a.m., followed by open house, tours, refreshments until 5:00 p.m.