Autumn Events in North Alabama


9/3/10 - First Friday - Gadsden, AL - Celebrate the history and charm of Gadsden with the unveiling of a historic marker, music, a car show, sales by local merchants, food and more at this free festival downtown.

9/4/10 - Arab's Stage Coach Run - Arab, AL - 5K run along 1900's Stage Coach route that ran from Huntsville to Birmingham through Arab.

9/6/10 - 34th Section Labor Day Festival - Section, AL - This festival will include musical entertainment all day featuring gospel, blue grass, and good ol' fashioned rock & roll.

9/6/10 - "Summer Days and Arabian Knights" - Arab, AL - Monday, Sept 6th, Downtown Concert featuring local talent, starting at 6:00 p.m.

9/8/10 - 50th Anniversary of the Marshall Space Flight Center - Huntsville, AL - Current and former residents and visitors are invited back to Huntsville September 8 to witness the unveiling of a historic marker and participate in other activities planned to marked this historic occasion.

9/11/10 - Annual Arab Community Fair & Reunion Celebration Concert - Arab, AL - Join us in celebrating the Great Alabama Homecoming with arts, crafts, food and entertainment from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

9/11/10 - Old Timer's Festival - Scottsboro, AL - Take a few steps back into the past and experience.

9/12/10 - Downtown Walk & Cemetery Stroll - Arab, AL - Starting at Arab's old high school with unveiling of our historical marker.

9/17/10 - Ole Timey Craft & Bluegrass Festival, 9th Annual - Scottsboro, AL - Step back into the past with music of the hills and Southern comfort food and fixin's.

9/17/10 - Riverfest Barbecue Cook-Off - Decatur, AL - Come home to Decatur for the Riverfest Barbecue Cook-Off, a KCBS sanctioned barbecue cook-off

9/18/10 - Bridgeport Jubilee, 12th Annual - Bridgeport, AL - Join in an entire day of family fun as Bridgeport celebrates its historic past.

9/18/10 - Hartselle Depot Days Festival - Hartselle, AL - Hartselle will celebrate Depot Days from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. September 18 with a festival honoring the railroad and the history of Hartselle.

9/18/10 - Red Bay Founders Festival - Red Bay, AL - Make plans to attend the Red Bay Founder's Festival at Bay Tree Park.

9/18/10 - Crossville Harvest Festival - Crossville, AL - Celebrate the harvest and the history of Crossville with the unveiling of a historic marker, entertainment and more.

9/18/10 - Eva Frontier Days - Eva, AL - Join the city of Eva for a Bluegrass festival including hay rides, community singing, a BBQ cook-off, quilting and frog jumping contests, a greased pig chase and much more.

9/25/10 - Melodies & Musings, An Appalachian Community Festival - Guntersville, AL - A Mountain Dulcimer and Appalachian Folk festival celebrating our Appalachian legacy.

9/25/10 - Crow Creek Pumpkin Patch - Stevenson, AL - Experience the Fall atmosphere of a real southern Farm leading all the way through Halloween


10/1/10 - 46th Annual Boaz Harvest Festival - Boaz, AL - Join us in celebrating the Great Alabama Homecoming with arts and crafts vendors, live entertainment and food both Friday and Saturday.

10/2/10 - Come Home to Madison - Madison, AL - Come Home to Madison October 2 and celebrate our history and heritage with the unveiling of a historic marker and other special activities.

10/2/10 - Muscle Shoals Music CityFest - Muscle Shoals, AL - Celebrate the musical heritage of Muscle Shoals with music on Saturday and Sunday.

10/2/10 - St. Florian Oktoberfest - St. Florian, AL - A celebration of the settlers' German heritage.

10/8/10 - Dedication Day, DAR School - Grant, AL - Come home to Grant for the celebration and unveiling of Grant's new historic marker and school dedication amongst other fun activities!

10/8/10 - New Hope Founders Day - New Hope, AL - Join in the fun at the New Hope Founders Day.


11/13/10 - Collinsville Historic Turkey Trot - Collinsville, AL - Join us for fun and food as we close off Downtown Collinsville for the our Historic Turkey Trot, a nonprofit event.

11/16/10 - W.C. Handy Birthday Celebration - Florence, AL - Celebrate the birthday of the "Father of the blues" in his hometown with refreshments, musical entertainment, and free admission to the museum.

11/20/10 - Quilt Challenge - Florence, AL - The Shoals Piecemakers Quilt Guild issues a challenge to its members to create innovative quilts following a new set of rules each year.