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Upcoming Events in Northport Alabama


March

14 Artrageous Riverfront Arts Tour - Featuring downtown Northport's Art Night and the Soul of Downtown Tuscaloosa.

Address: Downtown Northport , Northport, Alabama
Ph: 205.758.5195 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.tcpara.org/
Fee: Free

May

10 - 11 Northport Heritage Festival - Northport's Heritage Festival brings together artisans & crafters, musicians, children's activities, food and fun for everyone in the Historic Downtown District. The Festival is a celebration of Northport's heritage, culture and community pride, providing wholesome entertainment for the entire family.

The Festival will kickoff on Friday with Northport's Annual Homecoming Luncheon, hosted by Friends of Historic Northport and the City of Northport. Hours for the free street festival are 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday. This day will kickoff at 8 a.m. with a 5K Prediction Run beginning at 5th and Main in downtown. Art, crafts, music, and entertainment will begin at 10 a.m. and continue throughout the day.

Presented and produced by the City of Northport and the Friends of Historic Northport the event is expected to attract between 5,000 - 10,000 visitors to a full slate of family-oriented activities, non-stop musical entertainment and the eclectic flavors of food vendors and local restaurateurs.

Handmade works to be exhibited may include paintings, pottery, jewelry, furniture, woodworking, ornamental iron, stained glass, photography, home and garden accents, birdhouses, leatherwork, and much more. Entertainment will include: An exhibit, presentation and demonstration by the Black Warrior Row Club; A Drama depicting events from Northport's history presented by the Friends of Historic Northport; Dance and music by local artists and churches and much more.

In addition to arts and crafts, the festival offers a special area of children's activities on Main Street between The Stephens Gallery and Doug Hollyhand Realty. Free entertainment is offered continuously either on the stage located on Main Avenue near the Maxwell-Peters House or in various venues throughout the festival area.

If you are interested in helping sponsor the Northport Heritage Festival or you would like to apply as a vendor, please contact the City of Northport.

Ph: 205-339-7000 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.cityofnorthport.org
Fee: Free

July

20 Artrageous Riverfront Arts Tour - Featuring Downtown Northport's Art night and the Art & Soul of Downtown Tuscaloosa.

Address: Downtown Northport , Northport, Alabama
Ph: 205.758.5195 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.tcpara.org/
Fee: Free

October

5 - 6 Kentuck Festival of the Arts - The Kentuck Festival, nationally recognized for its quality and diversity, celebrates a variety of artistic styles ranging from folk to contemporary arts as well as traditional crafts. Each of the 250+ artists participating in the Festival is either invited as a guest artist or is juried based on the quality and originality of their work. The guest artists are nationally recognized folk and visionary artists whose powerful visual images continue to capture national and international acclaim. Annie Tolliver Turner, Lonnie Holley, Butch Anthony and Charlie Lucas are among the self-taught artists Kentuck has been honored to showcase. The Kentuck Festival of the Arts takes place the third weekend in October every year.

Festival hours are Saturday: 9a.m. - 5p.m. and Sunday: 9a.m. - 5p.m.

Address: Kentuck Park , Northport, Alabama
Ph: 205-758-1257 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.kentuck.org
Fee: A Two-Day Pass is $15/person. Daily tickets are $10 per day/person. Under 12, FREE.

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