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1st Morning Art Walk

February 4 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 8:00am on day First of the month, repeating until November 3, 2018

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…

Cemetery Walking Tour of Old Cahawba

February 4 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

The decaying ruins of Old Cahawba’s historic cemeteries provide an opportunity for a deeper understanding of the richly layered history surrounding the events that occurred at the site of Alabama’s first capital. Join us for a one-hour guided tour as we visit one of Cahawba's three cemeteries. This tour will explore the personal sagas of many of those who lived here before joining its community of perpetual residents.

Bridge Crossing Jubilee

March 2 - March 5

Selma and the Alabama Black Belt were the battlegrounds for the Voting Rights Movement that resulted in the passage of the Voting Rights Act of 1965. Alabamians stood up and peacefully fought for the right to vote. SNCC, SCLC, national churches and religious organizations, civil rights and labor organizations  and stars of the Movement supported the Alabama Voting Rights Movement. We commemorate and thank them for their work, leadership and sacrifice.

Road to Freedom Wagon Tour

March 4 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Lest we forget: one hundred years BEFORE the 1965 Voting Rights March focused on the Dallas county courthouse in nearby Selma, a brave community of recently emancipated African-Americans gathered around an older courthouse in Cahawba. These 19th century "foot soldiers" exercised their right to vote and - for a brief time - gained great political power. This wagon tour tells the story of Cahawba's African American majority and traces their path from slavery to freedom with a special emphasis on…

A Day in Old Monroeville

March 9 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Enjoy a day of immersion into the historical surroundings associated with the novel “To Kill a Mockingbird”. Guests will have the opportunity for a guided tour of exhibits in the Old Courthouse Museum - "Old Courthouse: Heart of the Community"; "Harper Lee: In Her Own Words"; "Truman Capote: A Childhood in Monroeville"; Probate Judge Millsap's Office; The 1930's Law Office, the original courtroom restored to its 1930's appearance and the Atticus Finch marker.

Historic Selma Pilgrimage

March 17 @ 8:00 am - March 18 @ 5:00 pm

Spring Pilgrimage offers visitors a chance to experience hands-on history through guided tours of antebellum homes, museums, and more. Enjoy Selma’s special blend of Southern graces and historic places as you tour Alabama’s largest historic district. Visitors enjoy taking time to see many other venues such as Brown Chapel AME Church and St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, where lunch was served on Saturday; Sturdivant Hall, Old Depot, Vaughan-Smitherman and Selma Interpretive Center museums, 1860’s gristmill, Selma Art Guild and Alabama Plein…

Wilcox Historical Society’s Tour of Homes

March 25 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Explore the historic homes of Canton Bend, Camden, Possum Bend and Sedan.

Alabama Artists Roots and Wings Art Exhibition

April 1 @ 8:00 am - April 29 @ 5:00 pm

Roots and Wings is a juried art show featuring artists who are from Alabama although they may now live and work elsewhere (Wings) as well as those artists who currently live in Alabama (Roots). Entries must be received by February 28th. Click here for entry form.

Civil War Walking Tour of Old Cahawba

April 1 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

This guided tour will visit Castle Morgan, the POW camp at Old Cahawba, and explore the plight of these unfortunate soldiers as well as the hardships of the town’s Confederate residents who suffered while their husbands, fathers and sons were off to war, many never to return.

Civil War Walking Tour of Old Cahawba

April 1 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 pm

This guided tour will visit Castle Morgan, the POW camp at Old Cahawba, and explore the plight of these unfortunate soldiers as well as the hardships of the town’s Confederate residents who suffered while their husbands, fathers and sons were off to war, many never to return.

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