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Upcoming Events in Monroeville Alabama


January

12 Monroeville Bridal Fair - Bridal vendors, fashion show and reception. 10 a.m.-3 p.m

Address: Monroeville Community House , Monroeville, Alabama
Ph: 251/575-3494 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Admission charged

February

2 Annual Genealogy Workshop - Workshop with Elizabeth Wells, special collections librarian at Samford University in Birmingham. Topics will include early maps, census, and land records from territory to antebellum era. 8:30 am – 3:00 pm. (Bring a sack lunch – 1 hour lunch break) 12:00pm –1:00pm.

Address: Old Courthouse Museum , Monroeville, Alabama
Ph: 251-575-7433 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: mchm@frontiernet.net
Web: www.monroecountymuseum.org
Fee: Admission charged

2 Annual Black History Program - Coordinator and sponsor Denise Ware presents an entertaining & educational program of singing, dancing and dramatizations by various groups and individuals. 1 p.m. until ...

Address: Old Courthouse Museum , Monroeville, Alabama
Ph: 251-575-7433 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.monroecountymuseum.org
Fee: Free admission

23 Heritage Arts Festival - The historic downtown square is transformed into a wonderland of crafts, quilts, woodworking, soul food and art. A fashion show, gospel music, and ethnic dance performances also featured.
9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Address: Old Courthouse Museum , Monroeville, Alabama
Ph: 251-575-7433 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: mchm@frontiernet.net
Web: www.monroecountymuseum.org
Fee: Free Admission

March

2 Alabama River Festival - Travel back in time to an early 1800's camp on the river. Visit with Indians, Frontiersmen, Traders, and Travelers. Music, demonstrations & food, all at the only museum on the Alabama River. School groups welcomed with advance notice. Please call to schedule. 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Address: Alabama River Heritage Museum , Monroeville, Alabama
Ph: 251-575-7433 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: mchm@frontiernet.net
Web: www.monroecountymuseum.org
Fee: $5 adults and $3 for children 12 and under

April

5 - 11 Annual - To Kill A Mockingbird Performances - Monroeville - Hometown of "TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD" - A two-act play adaptation by Christopher Sergel is presented on Monroeville's Downtown Square by a local amateur cast. Thurs.-Sat., 7 p.m.

Address: Old Courthouse Museum , Monroeville, Alabama
Ph: 251-575-7433 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: mchm@frontiernet.net
Web: www.monroecountymuseum.org
Fee: Admission charged

May

18 - 20 Alabama Writer's Symposium - A celebration of Alabama writers and scholars featuring readings, panel discussions, theatre, music, book signings and more in "The Literary Capital of Alabama."

Address: ASCC @ Monroe County Heritage Courthouse , Monroeville, Alabama
Ph: 251/575-3156x226 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.ascc.edu
Fee: Admission charged

26 - 11 Annual - To Kill A Mockingbird Performances - Monroeville - Hometown of "TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD" - A two-act play adaptation by Christopher Sergel is presented on Monroeville's Downtown Square by a local amateur cast. Thurs.-Sat., 7 p.m.

Address: Old Courthouse Museum , Monroeville, Alabama
Ph: 251-575-7433 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: mchm@frontiernet.net
Web: www.monroecountymuseum.org
Fee: Admission charged

25 - 29 Monroeville Walking Tours - The Monroeville Tourism Board will host a Saturday walking tour every Saturday from the last of May to the first of July starting at 10 a.m. Meet at the Chamber of Commerce Office at 63 North Mount Pleasant Avenue.

Address: Chamber of Commerce Office , Monroeville, Alabama
Ph: 251/743-2879 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.monroecountyal.com
Fee: Free

June

18 Monroe County Junior Miss Program - Admission is through ticket sold only by the contestants. Sponsored by the Belle Lettres Service Organization.

Address: AL Southern Community College , Monroeville, Alabama
Ph: 251/765-2518 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Admission charged

18 - 19 Monroeville Summer Garden Club - A summer garden tour hosted by Monroeville Garden Club. Tickets are $15.00 and available through the Garden Club or on the Monroe County Square the day of the tour. Rain Date 06/04/2006 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Ph: 251/743-4939 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Admission charged

3 - 7 History Adventure Camp For Children - Campers enjoy an exciting journey into the past, visiting the many cool, forgotten historical sites of our county. Designed for children, 2nd – 6th grade. Space is limited. Call now to register. Meet at Old Courthouse Museum, each day to begin the adventure Wear your swimsuit! 8 a. m. – Noon and Friday 8 – 2p.m.

Ph: 251-575-7433 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: mchm@frontiernet.net
Web: www.monroecountymuseum.org
Fee: Museum Members: $50 for 1st child, $40 for each additional child. Non-Members $65 each child.

July

17 Monroe County History Bus Tour - Learn more about Monroe County historic places. Take a school bus tour of historic sites in Monroe County - a county that's older than the state of Alabama. Tour Historic Sites not open to the public. The tour is designed to give teachers the opportunity to learn about historical events and sites that focus on early Alabama history, including the Indian Territory era, pioneer settlement, the significance of the Federal Road, mill towns, and steamboat traffic on the Alabama River. The workshop will give teachers a chance to tour sites that are not accessible to the public. 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Meet at the Old Courthouse at 7:30 a.m. 8 am – 2 pm. Bring a sack lunch & drink.

Ph: 251-575-7433 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: mchm@frontiernet.net
Web: www.monroecountymuseum.org
Fee: Free Admission for teachers seeking SARIC credits. Open to the public, $10 charge for non teachers.

September

15 Monroe County Diabetes Walk - A three-mile walk to raise money for MCH Diabetes Program. Donations can be made directly to the Monroe Health Foundation.
2p.m.- until

Address: Monroeville Veteran's Park , Monroeville, Alabama
Ph: 251/743-7367 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.mchcare.com
Fee: Unknown

October

Kiwanis/Monroe County Fair - Did not occur last year ----- this year has not been confirmed and is now a little doubtful as to happening. -------


Sponsored by the Monroe County Kiwanis Club. Plenty of fun, carnival rides, arts and crafts, petting zoo, live entertainment, and exhibits. Gates will open on Tuesday at the Monroe County Coliseum Fairgrounds.
Tuesday - Friday 6 pm - 10 pm, Saurday 5 pm - 10 pm

Monroeville / Monroe
County Chamber

86 North Alabama Ave
Monroeville, AL 36460
Phone: (251) 743-2879
Fax: (251) 743-2189

Address: Monroe County Fair Grounds , Monroeville, Alabama
Ph: 251-743-2879 (Always call and confirm events)

24 1930s styled Harvest Hoedown - As the heat of the summer growing season fades to the cool crispness of fall evenings, our attention turns to the bounty of the harvest in this still-rural community. The Monroe County Heritage Museum will be hosting a 1930s styled Harvest Hoedown. Travel back in time as the lawn surrounding the Old Courthouse becomes the setting for a simple Alabama county festival. Come in period dress to dance under the stars, or just stomp along, as our favorite regional band, Rollin’ in the Hay, stirs up the night air with the sounds of fiddle and banjo. Enjoy down-home food, such as, BBQ & Coleslaw, Smoked Ham & Biscuits, Macaroni & Cheese, Boiled Peanuts and Peach Cobbler, all washed down with Sweet Iced Tea. (Drink mixers will be provided). Festivities will begin at 6:00 pm and end at 10:00 pm on Thursday.
Tickets are priced at $15.00 in advance $20 at and may be purchased in advance by calling the Museum at 251-575-7433.

Address: Monroe County Museum, 31 N Alabama Ave. , Monroeville, Alabama
Ph: 251-575-7433 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: mchm@frontiernet.net
Web: www.monroecountymuseum.org
Fee: Admission charged

December

28 - 29 Fruitcake Festival - Monroe County Heritage Museum will host the Annual Fruitcake Festival inspired by Truman Capote’s heart-warming Christmas Stories. Locally made fruitcakes, in specially designed tins, will be for sale all day Friday. A special theatrical performance brings Capote's stories to life at 7:00 pm Thursday and Friday in the world-famous courtroom of the Old Courthouse Museum. Tickets to the event are $10 and include a holiday reception … with fruitcake, of course! For more information or to purchase tickets to the evening’s performance, contact the Museum at 251-575-7433 or mchm@frontiernet.net.

Address: Heritage Museum , Monroeville, Alabama
Ph: 251-575-7433 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: mchm@frontiernet.net
Web: www.monroecountymuseum.org
Fee: $10 per person

29 Decorating the Tree & One Christmas - a Capote Reading - Families and children are invited to gather 'round the Christmas tree to make old-fashioned Christmas ornaments and paper-chain garland to decorate the tree. Immediately following at 7 p.m., join Everett Price for a reading of Truman Capote's semi-autobiographical story, "One Christmas," about Buddy who dreads leaving Alabama and his beloved Sook and dog Queenie, to visit his father for Christmas in New Orleans. Refreshments, including fruitcake and cider, will follow.
5 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Address: Heritage Museum, Hybart House , Monroeville, Alabama
Ph: 251-575-7433 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: mchm@frontiernet.net
Web: www.monroecountymuseum.org
Fee: $10 for adults; $5 for children.

30 City of Monroeville Christmas Parade & Tree Lighting - Please join the City and County of Monroeville for their Annual Christmas Parade and Tree Lighting in Monroeville. Featuring the most beautiful floats, cars and bands around. Sponsored by the Monroeville Area Chamber of Commerce.
8:30 am to 1:30 pm

Address: Downtown Monroeville , Monroeville, Alabama
Ph: 251/743-2879 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: info@monroecountyal.com
Web: www.monroecountyal.com
Fee: Free

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