Events

Oct 20-14 - National Friends of Libraries Week

The Friends of the Dothan Houston County Library System will be spending the entire week of October 19-25, 2014, celebrating National Friends of Libraries Week. The sale will be held at the Downtown and Westgate libraries October 19-25.  Sale times are 10AM to noon and then 4-6:00PM weekdays and also 1-3:00 PM on Saturday and Sunday.  Cash, check and credit cards will be accepted.

Oct 06-14 - Wiregrass Museum of Art’s First Saturday Family Day

Wiregrass Museum of Art’s First Saturday Family Day begins10:30am the first Saturday morning of the month with a free art lesson and project for kids and their families (334)794-3871, www.wiregrassmuseum.org.

Oct 06-14 - Christmas “Life” Bazaar

Second annual Christmas “Life” Bazaar hosted by Sav-A-Life of Dale County, 9am-4pm at the Ozark Civic Center. It will feature a variety of arts and crafts as well as home-based businesses, handmade items and more. Door prizes, a silent auction and raffles, entertainment, children’s activities and refreshments. Tickets $5, children 10 and under free. Vendor spaces available. (334)774-4419, sidonna@savalifeozark.org, www.savalifeozark.org.

Oct 06-14 - 71st National Peanut Festival

71st National Peanut Festival at the National Peanut Festival Fairgrounds, 5633 Highway 231 South. Enjoy the numerous fun-filled, family events including amusement rides, animal attractions, agricultural displays, music concerts, livestock shows, pageants and a parade. Admission charges vary. www.nationalpeanutfestival.com

Oct 06-14 - Wiregrass Heritage Festival

Wiregrass Heritage Festival at Landmark Park from 10am-4pm. Learn how peanuts were harvested in the Wiregrass Region a half-century ago. Experience the sights, sounds, and smells of cane grinding, syrup making, butter churning, basket weaving, soap making, and other traditional farm activities. Also, plenty of music and a wide variety of antique gas and steam engines will be on display. Adults $8; senior citizens $6; children $4; and free for members. (334)794-3452, www.landmarkpark.com.

Oct 06-14 - Annual Quilt Show

Annual Quilt Show in Landmark Park’s Stokes Barn on Friday 1-4pm, Saturday 10am-4pm & Sunday 1pm-4pm. Over 100 antique and modern quilts on display. Juried show and exhibit (deadline to enter is Sept. 25), with sewing related vendors. Held in conjunction with Wiregrass Heritage Festival. Admission charge. (334)794-3452, www.landmarkpark.com.

Oct 06-14 - Covenant Hospice’s Holiday of Hope Marketplace

Covenant Hospice’s Holiday of Hope Marketplace at the Dothan Civic Center. Friday 9am-8pm, Saturday 9am-6pm. Cafe open for lunch 11am-2pm both days. This shopping extravaganza includes vendors from across the tri-states area bringing fine gifts, unique specialty items and boutique treasures. Tickets $6 general admission, $8 weekend pass, children 10 & under free. Proceeds benefit the Dothan branch of Covenant Hospice. (800)541-3072, www.eventsatcovenant.org/holiday.

Oct 06-14 - Holiday of Hope “Moonlight & Mistletoe Preview Party”

Covenant Hospice’s Holiday of Hope “Moonlight & Mistletoe Preview Party” from 6-9pm at the Dothan Civic Center. This shopping extravaganza includes vendors from across the tri-states area bringing fine gifts, unique specialty items and boutique treasures. Proceeds benefit the Dothan branch of Covenant Hospice. (800)541-3072, www.eventsatcovenant.org/holiday.

Oct 06-14 - “Taste of the Wiregrass”

March of Dimes “Taste of the Wiregrass” at The Grand, 170 N. Foster St. This event pays homage to area’s fantastic local restaurants while raising funds and awareness for the March of Dimes. (334)792-0149.

Oct 06-14 - “Moonlight and Magnolias”

“Moonlight and Magnolias” presented by SEACT at the Cultural Arts Center, 909 S. St. Andrews St. (334)794-0400, www.seact.com.