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Upcoming Events in Decatur Alabama


April

10 - 13 Racking Horse Spring Celebration - Second largest Racking Horse show in the U.S. with entrants from more than 25 states competing for prestigious honors, cash and awards. 6:30 p.m.

Address: Celebration Arena, Priceville , Decatur, Alabama
Ph: 256-353-7225 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.rackinghorse.com
Fee: Admission charged

19 - 21 North Alabama Birding Festival - Explore sites on the new North Alabama Birding Trail along the Tennessee River and the Wheeler National Wildlife Refuge.

Address: Various locations , Decatur, Alabama
Ph: 800-524-6180 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Unknown

May

18 - 19 Alabama Jubilee Hot Air Balloon Classic - One of the largest free balloon festivals in the Southeast features balloon races, performances and glows, kite flying, antique cars and tractors, arts and crafts, musical entertainment, children's area, and a food court.

Address: Point Mallard Park , Decatur, Alabama
Ph: 800-524-6181 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.decaturcvb.org
Fee: Free

18 - 19 Alabama Jubilee Arts and Crafts Show - Two day show in conjunction with the Alabama Jubilee Hot-Air Balloon Classic,featuring all handmade items for sale to the public.

Ph: 800-524-6181 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.decaturcvb.org
Fee: Free

June

1AL0314136e020 - Decatur Festival of Hydrangeas - The Trowelers Garden Club of Decatur, AL is hosting the annual Festival of Hydrangeas from 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM. This year will feature tours of 3 of our club members' private gardens. In addition this year there will be educational presentations on topics such as Flower Arranging & Shade Gardening. Proceeds will go to support the work of the Trowelers. For advance tickets and garden tour information please visit our website.

Address: 12 Wendy Cove Circle, Decatur, AL , Decatur, Alabama
Ph: 256-350-0664 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: teresaculbert@bellsouth.net
Web: alagardens.net
Fee: $5.00

July

4 Spirit of America Festival, Inc. - The Spirit of America Festival celebrates America's heritage and birthday every Fourth of July. It is one of the largest free Independence Day celebrations in the state. The event offers family games, summertime field competitions, live stage entertainment, unique demonstrations, sports tournaments, a host of food and craft vendors, booming fireworks, talent shows, the crowning of Miss Point Mallard and presentation of the famous Audi Murphy Patriotism Award.

Address: Point Mallard Park , Decatur, Alabama
Ph: 800-524-6181 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.spiritofamericafestival.com/
Fee: Free

August

10 - 18AL0314136e018 - Decatur Elvis Remembered - Michael Dean & The Stamps Quartet in Concert

August 21, 2010 at 8:00 p.m.

For tickets call 256/340-1778 or order online at www.princesstheatre.org

Address: The Princess Theatre in Decatur, AL , Decatur, Alabama
Ph: 256/340-1778 (Always call and confirm events)
Fax: 256/350-8680
Email: cindy@princesstheatre.org
Web: www.princesstheatre.org
Fee: $25 Reserved Seating

September

6 - 7 Riverfest - State championship Barbecue cook-off with live music and activities for the entire family. Noon-10 p.m.

Address: Rhodes Ferry Park , Decatur, Alabama
Ph: 800-524-6181 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.decaturcvb.org
Fee: Free

6 - 14 Racking Horse World Celebration - Sept 22-30, Decatur
Racking Horse World Celebration
256-353-7225. www.rackinghorse.com, www.decaturcvb.org. Admission charged. Celebration Arena, Hwy. 67 E., Priceville—More than two hundred Racking Horses compete in more than 140 classes in children and adult, amateur classes. 6:30 p.m.

Address: Celebration Arena, Hwy. 67 E., Priceville , Decatur, Alabama
Ph: 256-353-7225 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Admission charged

October

4 - 6 Southern Wildlife Festival - Nationally recognized art show and sale featuring more that 100 wildlife artists and photographers. Sat. 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun. 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

Address: Calhoun Community College , Decatur, Alabama
Ph: 800-524-6181 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.sowildfest.com
Fee: Admission charged

November

1 - 3 Holiday Arts & Crafts Extravaganza - A Holiday Arts & Crafts Extravaganza! Thousands of hand made items by artisans from all over the South. Shop Decatur Mall for this fun holiday event. Santa Land will also be there. There will be something for everyone. We are still accepting applications from craft vendors. Hours are 10:00 A.M. - 9:00 P.M. on Friday and Saturday. Sunday 12 noon to 6:00 P.M. See you there. For more info, please visit our web site.

Address: 1801 Beltline Rd Decatur, Alabama 35603 , Decatur, Alabama
Ph: 256-353-9855 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: alamrktpromo@aol.com
Web: livetheaterproductions.com
Fee: Free

December

30 Christmas in Historic Decatur - Victorian and other homes decorated for the season with selected homes open for tours. Refreshments, carriage rides and downtown stores open for shopping. 4-8 p.m.

Address: Old Decatur & Albany Historic District , Decatur, Alabama
Ph: 800-524-6181 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.decaturcvb.org
Fee: Free

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Decatur Civil War Walking Tour

Self-guided walking tour of Decatur's Civil War sites. Brochures available at Visitors Center, Old State Bank and Bank Street merchants. Confederate Gen. Hood, in fierce, 4-day 1964

Decatur, AL Walking Tours

The Old State Bank

Pre-Greek Revival structure is oldest bank in state. Used as hospital during Civil War, one of only 4

Decatur, AL Historic Buildings



Wheeler National Wildlife Refuge/Visitor Center

Orientation video, observation building. 2 short walking trails. 10,000-sq.-ft. interpretive center with wildlife and habitat exhibits. Best wildlife viewing is 1 to 2

Decatur, AL Wildlife Refuges

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