Sep 18-14 - Downtown Adoption/FUNrasiser
Troy Animal Rescue Project will be hosting Downtown Adoption/FUNrasiser Sept 20th, downtown on the square in Troy, AL. There will be T.A.R.P. dogs available for adoption from 11am-3pm, and Milky Moo’s will be donating 50% of their homemade ice cream sales to Troy Animal Rescue during this event.
Aug 29-14 - Wiregrass Antique and Collector Car Show
Wiregrass Antique and Collector Car Show at Landmark Park from 10am-4pm hosted by the Wiregrass Antique and Collector Car Club. Visit one of the largest car shows in the Wiregrass region with approximately 200 cars on display, ranging in age from “T” models to custom classics. Adults $5; children $3; and free for members. (334)794-3452, www.landmarkpark.com.
Aug 29-14 - Book/Music Swap
Book/Music Swap beginning at 10am at Saint Andrew’s Market, 193 S. St. Andrews. Join us for our first book & music swap which allows you to exchange for new ones. Admission is $10 with bag/box of books, CDs, or records/vinyl to be exchanged. It is a 1 for 1 swap. All books are welcome, including children’s books (Please no pornography). All unclaimed items will be donated to the Dothan Rescue Mission or Houston Love Memorial Library. See Saint Andrew’s Market Facebook page.
Alzheimer’s Resource Center’s “A Walk to Remember” at Westgate Park. Registration begins 7:30am, team pictures 8am, opening ceremonies 8:30am, and the walk starts about 8:45am.There will be 1- 3- and 5-mile walks for people of all ages to participate. Registration $25 for adults, $10 for children 4-18. A walk T-shirt is guaranteed for those pre-registering before Sept 15. (334)702-2273, www.wesharethecare.org.
Aug 29-14 - Syrup Making Workshop at Landmark Park
Syrup Making Workshop at Landmark Park begins 8am sponsored by The AL Syrup-Maker’s Association, the event provides hands-on experience from stripping, cutting, and squeezing the cane to filtering and cooking the cane juice, and bottling the syrup. Lunch provided. Each person receives a bottle of cane syrup. Adults $25; children 12 and under $12. To register, call Earl Stokes at (334)494-3037 or Thomas Moore at (334)806-6769, www.landmarkpark.com.
Aug 29-14 - 3rd Annual PorktoberQue
3rd Annual PorktoberQue at the Houston County Farm Center, Friday 5-10 pm, Saturday10am- 6pm. Features BBQ teams competing for prize money under KCBS (Kansas City Barbecue Society) sanctioning and promotes a German-style Oktoberfest. Live music, an indoor biergarten, a “man cave” with TV’s for watching football, a cornhole tournament, free bounce houses for kids, shopping with vendors, and many food-related activities. (334)699-1475, www.PorktoberQue.com.
Aug 29-14 - Wiregrass Talent Quest Finals
Wiregrass Talent Quest Finals presented by the Cultural Arts Center at the Dothan Civic Center beginning 7pm (doors open at 6pm). General admission tickets $10, balcony seating available at the civic center box office (334)615-3175. Reserved table for $600 (seating for 8) on the floor and includes hors d’oeuvres. (334)699-2816, www.theculturalartscenter.org.
Aug 29-14 - Secret Keeper Girl Crazy Hair Tour 2014
Secret Keeper Girl Crazy Hair Tour 2014, at Calvary Baptist Church, 901 Montezuma Ave, at 7pm, a Bible-based relationship-building experience for moms and their tween daughters (typically ages 8-12). The 2-1/2 hour event features a fashion show, incredible balloon sculptures, bouncing beach ball competitions, mother/daughter conversation time, colorful confetti cannons, and more. Tickets required, $20 general admission, $17 group of 10 or more & $33 for VIP Experience. (855)223-1008, www.secretkeepergirl.com, alabama.thejoyfm.com.
Aug 29-14 - Disney’s “Alice in Wonderland Jr.”
Disney’s “Alice in Wonderland Jr.”, an all-kid production by the Southeast Alabama Community Theatre at the Dothan Opera House. Performance times are Sept. 17-19 at 7pm, Sept. 20 at 2pm & 7pm and Sept. 21 at 2pm. (334)794-0400, www.seact.com.
Apr 24-14 - Foster Fest
Foster Fest is held every third Friday May through October from 6-9:30pm. This is a free downtown evening celebration with street vendors, live music, antique cars and much more. The 100 blocks of North and South Foster streets will be closed to through traffic for the festivities. For more info, contact The Downtown Group at (334)793-3097 or visit www.thedowntowngroup.com.