Events

September 17, 2014-September 21, 2014 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.

September 17, 2014 5th Annual Wiregrass Economic Summi

5th Annual Wiregrass Economic Summit on Jobs held at the Dothan Civic Center, 7:30am-12:30pm. An opportunity for the public to collaborate on developing projects, plans and ideas to sell, sustain and strengthen business in and around the Wiregrass area. Register online at www.economicsummitonjobs.com.

September 18, 2014 Low Country Boil

Low Country Boil at Landmark Park’s Stokes Barn beginning at 6pm. Annual fundraiser featuring a meal of shrimp, sausage, corn, potatoes and onions simmered in a 60-gallon kettle and served out of wheelbarrows. Live music and silent auction. Casual dress, kids welcome. (334)794-3452, www.landmarkpark.com.

September 18, 2014 “Tee Off for Kids” Golf Tournament

Child Advocacy Center’s 20th annual “Tee Off for Kids” Golf Tournament at Highland Oaks. Proceeds support programs that help abused children. Registration begins at 10am, Lunch at 11am, Helicopter Ball Drop at 11:30am, and Tee Off at 12noon. (334)671-1779, www.southeastcac.org.

September 19, 2014 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.

September 25, 2014 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.

September 25, 2014 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.

September 26, 2014-September 27, 2014 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.

September 27, 2014 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.

October 04, 2014 Alzheimer’s Resource Center’s “A Walk to Remember”

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.