On the first Saturday of every month, the art studios of Downtown Selma are opening their doors to the public. Southland Studio, Charlie Lucas "The Tin Man" and Anne Strand Designs will be open to view and buy local and regional art. Each month new artists will be featured as well as Gallery 905 and The Selma Art Guild. Come and buy local and regional art as well as talk with the artist in their studio. If you get hungry, Uncle Clyde's BBQ Food Truck…
History tells us that Cahawba grew from of a frontier capital into a prosperous center of wealth and culture, home to some of the most affluent families in the state. Despite its short-lived grasp on prosperity, civilization, and refinement, Cahawba was a frontier town that had never lost its frontier mentality. From feuding families delivering street justice to colorful characters threatening to assassinate the President, Cahawba's corruption will be revealed on this one hour guided walking tour.
This dog-friendly wagon tour will include some short walks and will transport you and your pooch to places throughout the park associated with Cahawba’s most notable animal ancestors. Well-behaved, leashed pets are welcome to join their humans on this one-hour guided tour of Old Cahawba. People without dogs are welcome to attend also.
Demopolis' Bicentennial Pilgrimage and Gala, sponsored by the Marengo County Historical Society, is a three-day event September 15-17, 2017. Friday night's evening tour will feature historical sites around Public Square and live music in the Square. Guests will then be treated on Saturday to a Pilgrimage of sites in Demopolis that showcase each decade of the 200 years since Demopolis was founded by French exiles in 1817. That night the Bicentennial Gala, a black-tie event, will include local food, live…
At Old Cahawba, you don’t have to believe in ghosts to hear the past speaking to you. Be an “above-ground archaeologist,” and discover messages in Cahawba’s relic landscape that were left behind by the town’s long dead residents. Bring your walking shoes, camera and curiosity for this intriguing guided walking tour of Alabama’s most famous ghost town
Celebrate rural life in the Black Belt. Watch corn ground into meal. Enjoy bluegrass and gospel music, wagon rides, arts and crafts. Cross Valley Creek on a swinging bridge and see the beehive kiln. Tour the mill house, kitchen garden and explore antique farm implements.
Handmade Arts & Crafts Festival with live music and entertainment all day, delicious food - featuring Gourmet Conecuh Sausage Dogs, the Alabama BBQ Association Backyard Division BBQ Cook-Off! Alabama BBQ Trail Points will be awarded. Children’s Area. FREE ADMISSION! Open 9am-4pm
Alabama’s most famous ghost town is rarely open to nighttime visitors, but on Saturday Oct, 21st and 28th, a few lucky people will experience Old Cahawba after dark. Reserve one of a limited number of tickets, and you will be transported to Cahawba’s most haunted locations where authentic historical accounts of ghosts attached to each place will be shared. Then the Alabama Paranormal Research group will step in with their ghost hunting equipment so you can participate in a mini…
A two day carnival does charge admission but provides family fun. For two days over 75 food and craft vendors display their wares around Courthouse Square.
Join us to celebrate Alabama's birthday at the site of its first permanent state capital. Gain new insight into Capital era Cahawba and early statehood while we sort bicentennial facts from fiction. After the presentation, you are invited to enjoy birthday cake in honor of our state, and then explore the ghost town of Old Cahawba!