The Bluff Park Art Association celebrates its 53rd year in 2016. Always held on the first Saturday in October, this juried fine arts show attracts the best artists in the southeast and beyond for a one-day celebration of artistic talent. Meet the artists and enjoy seeing and purchasing their works of art in a beautiful wooded park setting.
Located at the University of Alabama’s Moundville Archaeological Park, performers, artists, craftspeople and tradition bearers entertain and educate visitors about the rich culture and heritage that makes Southeastern Indians unique. The festival includes living historians, arts and crafts arbors, a children’s area, arts market and trader’s circle, food courts, and a stage for performances. All ages are welcome. Call 205-371-8732 for group reservations of 10 or more. The Festival will take place October 5-7 from 9:00 am to 3:30 pm and October 8 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.
Join us for four days of German heritage, Southern style. Planned activities include authentic German food, costumes and music; multiple stage events, a Biergarten, game-day TV, arts and crafts, a car show featuring classic German cars, a bratwurst-eating contest, stein-hosting contest, the Burgermeister Ball, historical tours, and much more!
Presented by Triumph Dealers of North America, the festival includes road racing, motocross, cross country events, an air show, a swap meet with more than 250 vendors, a fan zone and more. Visit website for event schedule.
45th Kentuck Festival of the Arts October 15 & 16, 2016 located at Kentuck Park, 3501 5th Street, Northport, AL 35476 is nationally and internationally acclaimed. 270+ folk, visionary, and contemporary artists and expert craftspeople presenting their work to you, free hands-on art-making area for children and throughout the park interactive live demonstrations by expert craftspeople—basket-makers, blacksmiths, woodworkers, traditional potters, fiber and fabric artists, quilters, jewelers, and a glassblower. Live music and story-telling, food and fellowship – this is one of the USA’s Top Ten Art Fairs and Festivals. The event is held annually on the third weekend of October.
Festival with complete meals, live lobsters, handmade crafts, games and more! Customers can eat in or take it to go! All money raised goes to Habitat for Humanity of Calhoun County.
Voted one of the top 20 events in the Southeast during the month of October, the Alabama Renaissance is a premier event that transforms Wilson Park into Fountain-on-the-Green for an entire weekend. It is common to find pirates, fairies, trolls, maidens, kings, and everything in between roaming the park during this exciting event. Vendors, demonstrators, and performers will be situated throughout the park for the entire event. Everyone is welcome – especially those clothed in Renaissance attire!
This will be the 75th annual game, and it is the largest attended HBCU Football Classic in the nations, consistently drawing more than 65,000 fans. The game features Alabama A&M University and Alabama State University, and it’s the longest continuous rivalry in the state of Alabama.