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Weekend Events Happening for October 1-2

Who doesn’t enjoy free, family-fun? On Saturday, October 1, get the family to the 36th annual Madison Street Festival. (Source: WAFF Staff) Who doesn’t enjoy free, family-fun? On Saturday, October 1, get the family to the 36th annual Madison Street Festival. (Source: WAFF Staff)
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St. Florian Oktoberfest 

The town will celebrate its German heritage with a festival Saturday and Sunday. Events include a German Biergarten on the premises of the Buffler House for ages 21 and older; armbands sold. Other events include an antique farm machinery and tractor show, arts and crafts, town history display, games for children, pet adoption station and food vendors.

Littleville Bluegrass Festival

This music event takes place Saturday in the Littleville Community Center at  1931 Pine Ave., Littleville. Admission: $8; ages 6 and younger, free.

Schedule: Southern Strangers, 10 a.m. and 3 p.m.; Rockdale Ridge Runners, 11 a.m. and 3 p.m.; Blue Water Road, noon and 4 p.m.; Wildcat Ridge, 1 p.m. and 4:30 p.m.; and Joe King, 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. Buck dancing contest; food available for purchase.

Madison Street Festival

Welcome to the 36th annual Madison Street Festival. Held in historic downtown, the Festival is a celebration of the people, art, food, and music of Madison, Alabama. The Festival is Madison’s largest event and brings neighbors together for a day of celebration and fun. Kicking-off with a big, colorful parade, the Festival includes an Artist Alley, Car Show, Children’s Area, Entertainment, Expo Area, Arts & Crafts, Information Booths, and of course great Southern Food!

Golf for the Voiceless

There's a putt-putt “Giving a voice to the voiceless” golf tournament at Funland Park, 401 14th St. S.E., Decatur, on Saturday. Navigate the legs of the pink elephant, panther and kangaroo sculptures to raise funds for nonverbal children. The event hosted by Free Spirit Apparel begins at 11 a.m. and ends at 3 p.m. Play 36 holes for $10 or 18 holes for $5. Children 12 and younger can play for free. Shirts, raffle tickets and food will be sold on-site. Money raised will go to buying equipment, such as iPads, to help nonverbal children communicate. freespiritapparel.org or 256-309-8141. 

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