The Black Belt Museum hosts Museum on Main St., a Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibit Service, to kick off their Grand Opening this fall. The featured exhibit is Hometown Teams. This exhibit highlights the role sports play in our culture and community with a special focus on some of our local heroes. “The Alabama Humanities Foundation chose UWA and Sumter County to host “Hometown Teams” as part of the Museum on Main Street program—a national/state/local partnership to bring exhibitions and programs to…
October 7 and 22, 7:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. For more information contact Jonathan Matthews at 334-872-8058.
Come out and take a spin on the Haunted Hay Ride. This ride will make various stops throughout the ride so children can get off and trick or treat at each spooky location. Snacks and drinks will be available in the store. For more information contact or Jean at 251.247.2622. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. October 21, 22, 28, 29, 31 6 - 11 p.m.
Come aboard if you dare for an evening excursion through the darker side of 'the people's city.' Join us for Tombigbee Haints and Haunts itombi ikbi: a coffin maker's tale, a spine-tingling presentation of stories about real people, true history, and ghosts!
More than 25 demonstrations are scheduled simultaneously throughout the day including blacksmithing and forging, hand-made bows and arrows, candle making, straw brooms, flint knapping, basket weaving, butter churning, wool spinning, tomahawk throwing, knitting, Indian pottery, cracklings, chair caning, rope making, and as well as various re-enactor camps from different times through history. Traditional Creek stomp dancing will take place at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. And much more.. Come join us!
Black Belt Treasures Cultural Arts Center (BBTCAC) will host its annual Patchwork Festival on October 29, from 10am to 3pm. Throughout the day on Saturday, artists’ demonstrations in pottery, quilting, stained glass, painting, and basket making will be offered, while volunteers will be hosting one of the most popular features of the day – art activities for youth of all ages. BBTCAC activities will begin at 10:00 a.m. and continue until 2:00 p.m. at 209 Claiborne Street in historic downtown Camden.
$5 each for students. Teachers & chaperones free. Rikard’s Mill Park, 5 miles North of Beatrice. Food vendors on site. 9 am – Noon. For more information contact Annie Hill at 251-575-7433.
Downtown Monroeville - More than 30 vendors with art, antiques, silver, apparel, jewelry and more, entertainment and refreshments. Admission: $5 For more information visit: http://www.monroecountyal.com