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Upcoming Events in Jacksonville Alabama


January

1 Frog Pond Adventure - Experience "love" from a frog's point of view! Join the one-and-only, "Dr. Frog" George Cline, for an unforgettable evening of romance and songs from the first amphibian voices of the season. Learn to identify frog songs and get a hands-on experience with these slippery creatures. Participate in Frog Watch USA. Pre-registration is required. For more information on JSU's Frog Pond, visit our website at http://epic.jsu.edu/frogpond.html

Address: JSU Frog Pond , Jacksonville, Alabama
Ph: 256-782-5697 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Admission charged

2 Pinhoti Trail Hike: Shoal Creek - Mountain streams, ravines, longleaf pines, and incredible vistas! Join us for the first hike of the season along the Shoal Creek portion of Alabama's longest hiking trail. Rangers from the USFS, and Keith Hudson, Anniston Outdoor Association, will assist hikers with winter tree identification in one of the most diverse sections of Talladega National Forest. Bring a daypack with lunch, water, and snacks. Be sure to check weather forecasts and dress accordingly. This is a moderately strenuous hike. Pre-registration is required.

Address: Talladega National Forest , Jacksonville, Alabama
Ph: 256-782-5697 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Admission charged

April

20 Nature Journaling Hike: A Stroll through the Forest - Want to keep track of the plants and flowers you see on your hikes? Here's a fun way to start or expand a personal nature journal. Artist Sarah Landrum will discuss how to preserve visual impressions through drawings and close observation. Pitt Harding, of JSU's English Department, will share samples from the writings of William Bartram, Thoreau, and other observers of nature. Dr. Mijitaba Hamissou, of JSU's Biology Department, will be identifying spring wildflowers on this easy going hike at the base of Dugger Mountain Wilderness. No drawing or writing experience necessary. Bring a sketchbook or journal and drawing materials such as pencils, colored pencils, or small watercolor boxes. Also bring drinking water and snacks or lunch. Pre- registration is required. CEUs available upon request.
Date: Saturday, April 8, 2006
Where: Pink E. Burns Trail Head (Rabbittown, AL)
Time: 10:00 am " 2:00 pm
Fee: $20/adult; $10/student

Address: Pink E Burns Trail Head (Rabbittown, AL.) , Jacksonville, Alabama
Ph: 256-782-5697 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Admission charged

20 Pinhoti Trail Hike: Dugger Mountain Wildflowers - Dugger Mountain is one of Alabama's highest and most beautiful places. Take a moderate-strenuous level hike with Dugger Mountain founders, Francine and Bruce Hutchinson as spring unfolds amidst giant hardwoods, steep mountainsides, and tranquil, crystal-clear streams. Hikers should bring a daypack with food and water. Sturdy footwear and proper clothing are recommended. Pre-registration is required.
Date: Saturday, April 8, 2006
Where: Talladega National Forest
Time: 9:00 am " 3:00 pm
Fee: $10/adult; $5/students

Address: Talladega National Forest , Jacksonville, Alabama
Ph: 256-782-5697 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Admission charged

June

24 - 28 Alabama: Mountain to Coast Teacher Workshop - A five-day workshop for K-12 educators from Alabama, Georgia, and Tennessee. CEUs available. Contact us at (256) 782-5697 to apply. Applications are due by April 24, 2006.
Date: Monday to Friday, June 12 to 16
Where: "From the Mountains to the Coast" in Alabama
Time: 8:00 a.m.
Fee: Application required. No fee, if selected to participate.

Address: From the Mountains to the Coast” in Alabama , Jacksonville, Alabama
Ph: 256-782-5697 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Free

August

7 Guided Archaeology Tour of Calhoun & St. Clair Counties - Come along with JSU's Dr. Harry Holstein for a guided archaeology tour of various sites throughout Calhoun and St. Clair counties. We will visit Janney Iron Furnace, a 19th century battlefield and river locks, a prehistoric Indian village, and much more. This will be an unforgettable and exclusive all-day event. Participants should bring their own food and drinks. Transportation is provided. Pre-registration is required.
Date: Saturday, August 26, 2006
Where: Meet at JSU Martin Hall
Time: 9:00 am " 3:00 pm
Fee: $10/adult; $5/students

Address: Meet at JSU Martin Hall , Jacksonville, Alabama
Ph: 256-782-5697 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Admission charged

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Dr. Francis' Medical Museum

Considered one of finest examples of mid-19th-century professional offices in Alabama. Greek Revival doctor's office and apothecary shop filled with authentic medical and pharmaceutical tools of 1800

Jacksonville, AL Museums


Old Henry Farm Restaurant & Meeting Center

Constructed in 1910 as dairy complex. Abandoned barn structures were transformed into state-of-the-art restaurant & meeting center in 2000

Jacksonville, AL Historic Farmhouses

The Gallant Pelham Statue

The statue is located in the Jacksonville City Cemetary. John Pelham, born in nearby Alexandria, was an artillery expert who fought with J.E.B. Stuart and Stonewall Jackson. General Robert E. Lee referred to him as "the gallant Pelham." He was killed at age 24 at the Batlle of Kelly'

Jacksonville, AL Arts

Stoneybrook Golf Course

Course Access: Semi-Private
Holes: 18
Reserve Advance Tee Times:

Jacksonville, AL Golf Courses

Things to do near Jacksonville, AL

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