Upcoming Events in Auburn Alabama
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River of Words
- Jan-Dec, Auburn
River of Words
334-844-4946. www.alabamabookcenter.org. Free admission. Alabama City Schools—An environmental art and poetry contest created to promote watershed awareness, literacy, and the arts among our nation's youth. Eight students will receive a trip to Washington, C.C., where thy will be recognized at the Library of Congress.
Address: Alabama City Schools , Auburn, Alabama
Love Your Heart Run & Crank Your Heart Ride
- Join the Exceptional Outreach Organization and Auburn Parks and Recreation on Saturday for the Annual Love Your Heart Run and the Annual Crank Your Heart Ride. These events benefit individuals with special needs and support Special Olympics of Lee County, Best Buddies of Auburn University and other therapeutic programs. Love Your Heart Run participants may choose to run or walk either a one-mile or 10K (6.4 mile) course. The Crank Your Heart Ride will consist of a 3, 10, and 22 mile bike ride. All routes begin and end at Chewacla State Park.
Individuals wishing to participant should check www.loveyourheartrun.com or www.crankyourheartride.com for additional information. For more information about the Run or Ride, please visit the website mentioned, or contact Alison Hall at 501-2940.
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Auburn-Opelika Floral Trail
- Experience the sense of peace and renewal found among the miles of blooming azaleas, dogwoods, and more as our community ushers in a new spring.
A self-directed driving or walking trail, each features directional arrows marking the appropriate path. To download a detailed map & brochure, visit our media section of the website provided below. Or for questions or a printed copy, please contact the CVB at 334.887.8747 or 866.880.8747.
Address: North College Street & Cary Drive, Auburn , Auburn, Alabama
College of Veterinary Medicine
- Educational exhibits, entertainment, tours, petting zoo, Teddy Bear surgery, doggie obstacle course, birds of prey, horse parade of breeds, art contest for children, and more.
Address: Auburn University , Auburn, Alabama
Annual Auburn City Fest
- Auburn City Fest is Auburn's largest FREE, outdoor festival and is open to all ages. Held on the last Saturday of every April, Auburn City Fest attracts more than 35,000 citizens to Kiesal Park. Auburn CityFest, presented by the Opelika-Auburn News, includes fine arts, a juried art show, arts & crafts, live musical entertainment, children's activities, and much, much more. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Patrons of the event will have an opportunity to visit hundreds of exhibitors with fine art and homemade arts and crafts including: hand woven baskets, hand crafted jewelry, pottery and much more. There will also be a Non-Profit Showcase, Children's Art Exhibition and variety of other attractions.
CityFest is a rain or shine event. Applications for exhibitors and volunteers are available on the CityFest website.
Annual Heroes Take Flight Fly-in
- The Annual Heroes Take Flight Fly-In is an aviation event for the whole family. The event honors our Armed Forces and veterans. There are several attractions on hand including vintage planes; war birds; active and vintage military vehicles; helicopter rides; parachutists; a special veterans hospitality area; children's area with inflatables; great food and more. 10:00 am - 5:00 pm.
Volunteers, vendors and sponsors are welcome. For more information and ticket locations, visit website and click on the plane!
Veterans may pre-register by visiting website and completing the registration form. Registration closes January 31, 2010. Veterans that register receive: free entry; VIP Parking; access to the veterans hospitality area and a free gift.
Address: Auburn-Opelika Robert G. Pitts Airport , Auburn, Alabama
- Live entertainment, food, and fireworks. 6 p.m.-dark.
Address: Duck Samford Park, corner of Glenn Ave. & E. University Dr. , Auburn, Alabama
- Bands, floats, animals and community groups parade through downtown spreading holiday cheer. 5 p.m.
Address: Downtown , Auburn, Alabama
- Thousands of football fans fill Jordan-Hare Stadium in Auburn to yell "War Eagle" and "Roll Tide" during the televised cross-state football rivalry between the state's largest colleges, Auburn University and the University of Alabama.
Address: Jordan-Hare , Auburn, Alabama