Events

October 20, 2014-October 25, 2014 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.

October 21, 2014-October 25, 2014 “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.

October 23, 2014 “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.

October 23, 2014 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.

October 23, 2014-October 24, 2014 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.

October 24, 2014-October 26, 2014 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.

October 25, 2014 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.

October 31, 2014-November 09, 2014 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

November 01, 2014 Ride for Turkeys

Ride for Turkeys sponsored by Dothan Area Cyclists and The JoyFM to benefit T-shirts for Turkeys for the Salvation Army and Wiregrass Area United Way Food Bank. Registration begins at 7am with the ride promptly starting at 8am. Starting location is at Bethel Baptist Church, 3257 E. Cottonwood Rd. Rest stops will be provided as well as SAG support. Helmets are mandatory for all participating riders. The $20 registration fee is the same as purchasing 2 turkeys for those in need.(334) 699-5672, or visit alabama.thejoyfm.com.

November 01, 2014 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.