Dothan, Alabama

Upcoming Events in Dothan Alabama


Art After Hours - Enjoy art after work in a fun, funky atmosphere with music, party food, beverages and engaging art activities.
Must be 21 or older to attend.
Held the third Thursday of each month.

Ph: 334-794-3871 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: $5/person; free/WMA members.


31 Cultural Arts Center Annual Gala - The Cultural Arts Center hold its annual fundraising gala. There will be a sit-down dinner and local artists will entertain the members and contributors of the various organizations housed in the Cultural Arts Center. The gala is invitation only.

Address: Cultural Arts Center (Houston County) , Dothan, Alabama
Ph: 334-699-2787 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Admission charged


24 Miss Angel Pageant - Be published in several national magazines, get on the news, see yourself in the newspaper, ride in parades, meet the Governor... Don't you want to be an Angel?

The Miss Angel Pageant is a benefit pageant. We crown representatives of Wiregrass Angel House! Wiregrass Angel House is a victim's rights organization. We host a state wide Governor's Conference for law enforcement along with multiple candelight vigils throughout the state.

Sun Feb 5, 2012
Dothan Opera House
Find us on facebook.

Address: Dothan Opera House , Dothan, Alabama
Ph: 401-855-5488 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: 5


6 Spring Farm Day - Turn back the clock 100 years and experience living history demonstrations of sheep shearing, blacksmithing, plowing with draft animals, basket-weaving, quilting, and other spring farm activities. Entertainment will include an "Old-Time Fiddlers Convention" and the "Alabama State Horse and Mule Plowing Contest." 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Ph: 334-794-3452 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Adults, $8; senior citizens, $6; children, $4; members, free.


2 - 3 Tri-State BBQ Festival - Come out to the annual Tri-State BBQ Festival and enjoy some new attractions and expanded hours! Friday night street dance with lots of fun, DJ, food and drinks and time to meet the 50+ BBQ teams who are competing for thousands of $$ in prize money!
Saturday more family fun with free kids activities, shows, cooking classes, and sampling opportunities in the afternoon. BBQ Teams awards at 5pm then wrap up Saturday night with a concert and more fun on the old midway at the Farm Center.

Address: 1701 E Cottonwood Rd., DOthan, AL , Dothan, Alabama
Ph: 334-699-1475 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Weekend pass (general admission) $10

15 - 18 Dothan Area Botanical Gardens The Gardens Tour - Enjoy the outdoors and view some of the Wiregrass' most prestigious gardens. Sat., 10 a.m.- 5 p.m.; Sun., 1-5 p.m.

Address: Dothan Botanical Gardens , Dothan, Alabama
Ph: 334-793-3224 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Admission charged


24 American Heart Association - As the signature fund-raising event for the American Heart Association, the Heart Walk promotes physical activity and heart-healthy living in a fun family environment. This year over 1,000,000 walkers will participate in more than 600 events across the country, raising funds to save lives from this country's No. 1 and No. 3 killers, heart disease and stroke.

Address: Northview High School, Dothan, AL , Dothan, Alabama
Ph: 888-352-3824 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Free

24 First Saturday Family Day - CANVAS (Creating and Nurturing Volunteer Art Students)teens will conduct this free outdoor art workshop for children and their families in Poplar Head Park during the Festival of the Murals.

First Saturday is sponsored by the Wachovia Foundation. Children must be accompanied by an adult. CANVAS is sponsored by the Alabama Art Education License Plate program.

Address: Poplar Head Park , Dothan, Alabama
Ph: 334-794-3871 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Free


29 Old-Fashioned Ice Cream Social - It's a summer-time treat for the whole family as we observe National Dairy Month. Activities include free ice cream (while supplies last), butter churning, ice cream making and more. 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Ph: 334-794-3452 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Adults, $5; children,$3; members, free.


28 - 29 Wiregrass Annual Model Railroad Show and Sale - More than 150 tables of model railroad equipment and supplies offered by vendors from throughout the Southeast. Several large operating model railroad layouts on display. Door prizes and concessions. The show is sponsored by the Wiregrass Heritage Chapter of the National Railway Historical Society in Dothan, AL. Sat., 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun., 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Address: National Peanut Festival Fairgrounds , Dothan, Alabama
Ph: 334-792-0728 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: $5 for adults and free for children under age 12 with an adult


18 Antique & Collector Car Show - Visit one of the largest car shows in the Wiregrass Region with approximately 200 cars on display, ranging in age from "T" models to custom classics.

Ph: 334-794-3452 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Admission charged

9 Wiregrass Heritage Festival - Come watch and learn how peanuts were harvested in the Wiregrass Region a half-century ago. Enjoy the sights, sounds and smells cane grinding, syrup making, butter churning, basket weaving, soap making and other traditional activities. Also, plenty of music and a wide variety of antique gas engines and farm equipment will be on display. 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Ph: 334-794-3452 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Adults, $8; senior citizens, $6; children, $4; members, free.

9 - 11 Holiday of Hope Marketplace Benefiting Covenant Hospice - Get your holiday shopping done early at Covenant Hospice's First Annual Holiday of Hope Marketplace. It's a shopping extravaganza with vendors from across the country showcasing unique and hard to find gift items. Choose from a beautiful selection of antiques, clothing, jewelry, home accessories, gourmet foods and so much more. Tickets $3 in advance, $5 at the door. Come enjoy extraordinary shopping and while helping Covenant Hospice continue to provide extraordinary care for those with life-limiting illnesses.

Address: Dothan Civic Center , Dothan, Alabama
Ph: 334-794-7847 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Admission charged


22 - 31 National Peanut Festival - Held to honor farmers and all aspects of agriculture and agribusiness, event features livestock exhibits, competitions, crafts and hobbies, horticulture, field crops, food preservation, recipe contests, entertainment, carnival rides, pageants and a parade where the street is covered with peanuts.

Ph: 334-793-4323 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Admission charged

29 - 31 Annual Pow Wow for the 1st People - Singing, drumming, dancing, storytelling, native crafts and demonstrators the entire weekend.

Address: The National Peanut Festival Fairgrounds , Dothan, Alabama
Ph: 334-677-5022 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Fee for attractions only


28 Victorian Christmas - Warm up to some holiday hospitality during an afternoon centered on the pleasures' of Christmas past. Visitors are invited to sample turn-of-the-century desserts and sip hot chocolate or mulled cider while children try their hands at making traditional Christmas decorations. A circuit-riding preacher will arrive on horseback to deliver a Christmas message at the church. Arts and crafts, holiday music, wagon rides and more. Free admission, visitors are encouraged to bring a nonperishable food item for donation to the Wiregrass Area United Way Food Bank. 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Address: U.S. Hwy. 431 N. , Dothan, Alabama
Ph: 334-794-3452 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Free

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