Family Calendar

Want to know what’s happening around town? You’re at the right place!  We love helping families find the perfect activities for getting out with each other and for connecting with our community.

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47th Annual Montgomery Gem, Mineral & Jewelry Show
47th Annual Montgomery Gem, Mineral & Jewelry Show
Dec 1 all-day
Admission: Adults $2 or weekend pass $3, Youth 18 and under FREE with student ID and paid adult admission. FREE parking, FREE door prize ticket with each paid adult admission. $1 Wheel of Fortune for the kids and young at...
A Chili Country Christmas
A Chili Country Christmas
Dec 1 all-day
We Piddle Around Theatre, Brundidge. Pots of piping hot chili with all the fixin’s are served family-style at the historic theater. Preshow, musicians strum dulcimers, fiddles and banjos, bringing to you the songs of the season. Then master storytellers from...
A Chili Country Christmas
A Chili Country Christmas
Dec 1 all-day
We Piddle Around Theatre, Brundidge. Pots of piping hot chili with all the fixin’s are served family-style at the historic theater. Preshow, musicians strum dulcimers, fiddles and banjos, bringing to you the songs of the season. Then master storytellers from...
cANDYland: Snow in South Alabama Andalusia
cANDYland: Snow in South Alabama Andalusia
Dec 1 all-day
Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday in December join us for Christmas in cANDYland! Surrounding the 60 foot tall Christmas tree in the center of Court Square, 8 snow machines will pump out tiny clusters of sheer joy for a magical...
First Friday Opelika
First Friday Opelika
Dec 1 all-day
First Friday Opelika @ downtown Opelika
On the First Friday of each month, downtown Opelika shops will stay open until 8 p.m. so that diners of our downtown restaurants can shop before or after they eat. This is a great opportunity for those that work during...
Shelia Jackson & Company Holiday Concert
Shelia Jackson & Company Holiday Concert
Dec 1 all-day
Troy. The Troy Arts Council is pleased to present the Shelia Jackson and Company Holiday Concert featuring the vocal stylings of our own Shelia Jackson and her talented friends from throughout the Wiregrass!
Shelia Jackson & Company Holiday Concert
Shelia Jackson & Company Holiday Concert
Dec 1 all-day
Troy. The Troy Arts Council is pleased to present the Shelia Jackson and Company Holiday Concert featuring the vocal stylings of our own Shelia Jackson and her talented friends from throughout the Wiregrass!
South’s BEST Robotics Competition
South’s BEST Robotics Competition
Dec 1 all-day
Auburn University. BEST stands for Boosting Engineering Science and Technology, and is a national program with fifty local competition sites in eighteen states. Each year, middle and high school student teams are tasked with building a robot to compete against...
WCS Holiday Marketplace
WCS Holiday Marketplace
Dec 1 all-day
Wynnbrook Conference Center, Columbus. Over 60 vendors to help you with your Christmas Shopping list! There will be donuts/coffee and hot dogs/chili for breakfast and lunch available Saturday for purchase.
Chris Tomlin Christmas: Christmas Songs of Worship 7:00 am
Chris Tomlin Christmas: Christmas Songs of Worship
Dec 1 @ 7:00 am
Join Chris Tomlin at the Montgomery Performing Arts Centre for songs celebrating the season. It is the most wonderful time of the year!!
Anime and Manga Art Club 3:30 pm
Anime and Manga Art Club
Dec 1 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Ages 10-18. Have fun drawing and socializing at this fun new club! Bring your own art supplies and creativity and share your love of all things Anime and Manga!
Letters to Santa 3:30 pm
Letters to Santa
Dec 1 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Choose from an array of festive stationery, markers, and pencils and enjoy cookies, cider, and a little music as you write to Santa your holiday wishes! Parents, please join in the fun so that even the youngest new writers can...
Letters to Santa 3:30 pm
Letters to Santa
Dec 1 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Choose from an array of festive stationery, markers, and pencils and enjoy cookies, cider, and a little music as you write to Santa your holiday wishes! Parents, please join in the fun so that even the youngest new writers can...
Broadway Holiday Parade & Tree Lighting 6:30 pm
Broadway Holiday Parade & Tree Lighting
Dec 1 @ 6:30 pm
Uptown Columbus.Sing along to traditional Christmas carols at the lighting of the giant Christmas tree and play in the SNOW! There will be hot chocolate, candy canes and lots of fun for the entire family. Bring a toy or $2...
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47th Annual Montgomery Gem, Mineral & Jewelry Show
47th Annual Montgomery Gem, Mineral & Jewelry Show
Dec 2 all-day
Admission: Adults $2 or weekend pass $3, Youth 18 and under FREE with student ID and paid adult admission. FREE parking, FREE door prize ticket with each paid adult admission. $1 Wheel of Fortune for the kids and young at...
cANDYland: Snow in South Alabama Andalusia
cANDYland: Snow in South Alabama Andalusia
Dec 2 all-day
Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday in December join us for Christmas in cANDYland! Surrounding the 60 foot tall Christmas tree in the center of Court Square, 8 snow machines will pump out tiny clusters of sheer joy for a magical...
Eufaula Christmas Tour of Homes 2017
Eufaula Christmas Tour of Homes 2017
Dec 2 all-day
An enchanting tour of the South’s finest homes draped in holiday cheer! Event is held annually on the first Saturday of December.
Family Winter Venture
Family Winter Venture
Dec 2 all-day
Enjoy an out of doors adventure at our Large Group Camp area. We will investigate the trees along the trail and look for mammals and other wildlife near Lake Franklin. ½ mile walk. Pre-register and pre-pay or correct change at...
South’s BEST Robotics Competition
South’s BEST Robotics Competition
Dec 2 all-day
Auburn University. BEST stands for Boosting Engineering Science and Technology, and is a national program with fifty local competition sites in eighteen states. Each year, middle and high school student teams are tasked with building a robot to compete against...
Victorian Christmas Open House at Port Columbus
Victorian Christmas Open House at Port Columbus
Dec 2 all-day
It’s our gift to the amazing community we serve. We’ll have FREE refreshments, awesome holiday entertainment and programming, and photos with Santa Clause available for purchase!  
WCS Holiday Marketplace
WCS Holiday Marketplace
Dec 2 all-day
Wynnbrook Conference Center, Columbus. Over 60 vendors to help you with your Christmas Shopping list! There will be donuts/coffee and hot dogs/chili for breakfast and lunch available Saturday for purchase.
5K Walk To Fight For A Cure 7:00 am
This Magic Moment. 5K Walk to Fight for a Cure! 7:00 am
This Magic Moment. 5K Walk to Fight for a Cure!
Dec 2 @ 7:00 am – 12:00 pm
Come fight cancer and raise awareness with the Loachapoka Life Changers.
22nd Annual Cookie Walk for Habitat for Humanity 8:00 am
22nd Annual Cookie Walk for Habitat for Humanity
Dec 2 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm
The Cookie Walk is an annual fundraiser sponsored by “WeHelp Coalition” to benefit Habitat for Humanity.We would love to feature your delectable sweets along with an array of beautifully decorated Christmas cookies donated by people throughout our community. Please deliver...
Home Depot Kids Workshop: Gingerbread House 9:00 am
Home Depot Kids Workshop: Gingerbread House
Dec 2 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Opelika. Home Depot Kids Workshop First Saturday of every Month.FREE hands-on workshops designed for children ages 5 – 12. All children get to keep their craft, receive a FREE certificate of achievement, a Workshop Apron, and a commemorative pin while...
Market Days on Broadway 9:00 am
Market Days on Broadway
Dec 2 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Market Days on Broadway
Broadway transforms, from 9 a.m. – 12 noon, where you will find over 200 local vendors selling anything and everything that you can imagine. The Market features many local and organic farmers selling produce, along with soap vendors, home goods,...
Opelika Christmas Parade 10:00 am
Opelika Christmas Parade
Dec 2 @ 10:00 am
Downtown Opelika.
Saturday STEM Storytime 10:00 am
Saturday STEM Storytime
Dec 2 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Saturday STEM Storytime @ Auburn Public Library. | Auburn | Alabama | United States
Preschoolers-2nd grade children and their caregivers are invited to join us for a storytime on Saturday mornings that is all about STEM.STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math This storytime will focus on these concepts in a fun, interactive,...
Jule Collins Smith Museum Art Sale 12:00 pm
Jule Collins Smith Museum Art Sale
Dec 2 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Auburn.JCSM is pleased to feature nationally acclaimed quilter, Cathy Fussell. Meet local artists and artisans, enjoy cocktails and mocktails, hear music by local duo, Martha’s Trouble, and stock up on gifts for the season. Offerings include Original pottery, jewelry, glass,...
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47th Annual Montgomery Gem, Mineral & Jewelry Show
47th Annual Montgomery Gem, Mineral & Jewelry Show
Dec 3 all-day
Admission: Adults $2 or weekend pass $3, Youth 18 and under FREE with student ID and paid adult admission. FREE parking, FREE door prize ticket with each paid adult admission. $1 Wheel of Fortune for the kids and young at...
cANDYland: Snow in South Alabama Andalusia
cANDYland: Snow in South Alabama Andalusia
Dec 3 all-day
Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday in December join us for Christmas in cANDYland! Surrounding the 60 foot tall Christmas tree in the center of Court Square, 8 snow machines will pump out tiny clusters of sheer joy for a magical...
South’s BEST Robotics Competition
South’s BEST Robotics Competition
Dec 3 all-day
Auburn University. BEST stands for Boosting Engineering Science and Technology, and is a national program with fifty local competition sites in eighteen states. Each year, middle and high school student teams are tasked with building a robot to compete against...
Travis Tritt
Travis Tritt
Dec 3 all-day
 
Highlight Tours 3:00 pm
Highlight Tours
Dec 3 @ 3:00 pm
Experience a public tour that focus on collection highlights.
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2017 Governor’s Mansion Christmas Candlelight Tours
2017 Governor’s Mansion Christmas Candlelight Tours
Dec 4 all-day
Each Monday before Christmas, the Candlelight Tour serves as an opportunity for the public to view the Governor’s Mansion holiday decor, enjoy live choir performances and sample Alabama-made goods at the gift shop.
Daddy-Daughter Date Night Tickets Go On Sale 8:00 am
Daddy-Daughter Date Night Tickets Go On Sale
Dec 4 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Tickets sold online. www.auburnalabama.org/parks. Girls, get ready to dress up and enjoy and evening of dancing, refreshments, pictures and other surprises with your Dad. Five nights are available…please make your reservations early, as space is limited. $35 per couple and...
AACT Young Performers Auditions for “Animal Fables by Aesop” 4:00 pm
AACT Young Performers Auditions for “Animal Fables by Aesop”
Dec 4 @ 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Auburn Area Community Theatre announces open auditions for ages 12-18 for this delightful musical. Come prepared with a one-minute comedic monologue and to sing 30 seconds ONLY of any acapella song. Teens interested in working with technical/production roles and tasks...
Hometown Christmas Parade 6:00 pm
Hometown Christmas Parade
Dec 4 @ 6:00 pm
Alexander City.Marching bands, dancing troupes, musical guests and dozens of floats and parade entries. The Parade winds through downtown with elaborate floats, horses and our special guests, Santa and Mrs. Claus. Review and judging stand at the Chamber, 120 Tallapoosa...
Hometown Christmas Parade 6:00 pm
Hometown Christmas Parade
Dec 4 @ 6:00 pm
Alexander City.Marching bands, dancing troupes, musical guests and dozens of floats and parade entries. The Parade winds through downtown with elaborate floats, horses and our special guests, Santa and Mrs. Claus. Review and judging stand at the Chamber.
Tiger Strings Youth Orchestra Concert 7:00 pm
Tiger Strings Youth Orchestra Concert
Dec 4 @ 7:00 pm
Telfair Peet Theatre, AU Campus.Tickets are available online until the day of the show or they can be purchased at the box office one hour prior.
Tiger Strings Youth Orchestra Concert 7:00 pm
Tiger Strings Youth Orchestra Concert
Dec 4 @ 7:00 pm
Tickets are available online until the day of the show or they can be purchased at the box office one hour prior.
Guitar Ensemble Concert 7:30 pm
Guitar Ensemble Concert
Dec 4 @ 7:30 pm
Goodwin Recital Hall, AU Campus.Tickets are available online until the day of the show or they can be purchased at the box office one hour prior.
Guitar Ensemble Concert 7:30 pm
Guitar Ensemble Concert
Dec 4 @ 7:30 pm
Tickets are available online until the day of the show or they can be purchased at the box office one hour prior.
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A Colonial Christmas at the American Village
A Colonial Christmas at the American Village
Dec 5 all-day
Montevallo. Christmas is a wonderful time to visit the American Village. Enjoy a catered lunch in Liberty Hall, patterned after the East Room of The White House; visit the Colonial Chapel; experience Valley Forge with Continental Army soldiers; and hear...
Baby Time 9:30 am
Baby Time
Dec 5 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
Babies and their favorite adults enjoy 20 minutes of stories, songs, bounces, and tickles during Baby Time. Stay afterwards to socialize and play! Ages birth – 24 months.
Baby Time 10:00 am
Baby Time
Dec 5 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Babies and their favorite adults enjoy 20 minutes of stories, songs, bounces, and tickles during Baby Time. Stay afterwards to socialize and play! Ages birth – 24 months.
Baby Time 1:00 pm
Baby Time
Dec 5 @ 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Babies and their favorite adults enjoy 20 minutes of stories, songs, bounces, and tickles during Baby Time. Stay afterwards to socialize and play! Ages birth – 24 months.
Christmas Wreaths 3:30 pm
Christmas Wreaths
Dec 5 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Decorate wreaths with all your favorite things and hang them on your door to display at Christmas. $15, ages 5-12.
Christmas Wreaths 3:30 pm
Christmas Wreaths
Dec 5 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Decorate wreaths with all your favorite things and hang them on your door to display at Christmas. $15, ages 5 – 12.
AACT Young Performers Auditions for “Animal Fables by Aesop” 4:00 pm
AACT Young Performers Auditions for “Animal Fables by Aesop”
Dec 5 @ 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Auburn Area Community Theatre announces open auditions for ages 12-18 for this delightful musical. Come prepared with a one-minute comedic monologue and to sing 30 seconds ONLY of any acapella song. Teens interested in working with technical/production roles and tasks...
Jazz Band 7:30 pm
Jazz Band
Dec 5 @ 7:30 pm
 
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A Colonial Christmas at the American Village
A Colonial Christmas at the American Village
Dec 6 all-day
Montevallo. Christmas is a wonderful time to visit the American Village. Enjoy a catered lunch in Liberty Hall, patterned after the East Room of The White House; visit the Colonial Chapel; experience Valley Forge with Continental Army soldiers; and hear...
SiriusXM presents The Brian Setzer Orchestra Christmas Tour
Toddler Time 9:30 am
Toddler Time
Dec 6 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
Toddlers and their favorite adults enjoy 30 minutes of interactive stories, songs, movement rhymes, and a fun craft during Toddler Time. Stay afterwards to socialize and play! Ages 18 months-3 years.
Toddler Time 10:30 am
Toddler Time
Dec 6 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Toddlers and their favorite adults enjoy 30 minutes of interactive stories, songs, movement rhymes, and a fun craft during Toddler Time. Stay afterwards to socialize and play! Ages 18 months-3 years.
Toddler Time 1:00 pm
Toddler Time
Dec 6 @ 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Toddlers and their favorite adults enjoy 30 minutes of interactive stories, songs, movement rhymes, and a fun craft during Toddler Time. Stay afterwards to socialize and play! Ages 18 months-3 years.
Student Chamber Ensembles Concert 7:30 pm
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A Colonial Christmas at the American Village
A Colonial Christmas at the American Village
Dec 7 all-day
Montevallo. Christmas is a wonderful time to visit the American Village. Enjoy a catered lunch in Liberty Hall, patterned after the East Room of The White House; visit the Colonial Chapel; experience Valley Forge with Continental Army soldiers; and hear...
Preschool Time 9:30 am
Preschool Time
Dec 7 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
Preschoolers and their favorite adults enjoy 30 minutes of interactive stories, songs, movement rhymes, and a fun craft during Preschool Time Stay afterwards to socialize and play! 3 – 5 years.
Preschool Time 10:00 am
Preschool Time
Dec 7 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Preschoolers and their favorite adults enjoy 30 minutes of interactive stories, songs, movement rhymes, and a fun craft during Preschool Time Stay afterwards to socialize and play! 3 – 5 years.
A Little Lunch Music 12:00 pm
A Little Lunch Music
Dec 7 @ 12:00 pm
Make a lunch date with the finest musicians from our region. Join us for an informal come-and-go performance.
Preschool Time 1:00 pm
Preschool Time
Dec 7 @ 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Preschoolers and their favorite adults enjoy 30 minutes of interactive stories, songs, movement rhymes, and a fun craft during Preschool Time Stay afterwards to socialize and play! 3 – 5 years.
Community Day: A Celebration of Diversity 5:00 pm
Community Day: A Celebration of Diversity
Dec 7 @ 5:00 pm
Our theme is celebrating diversity in the Auburn community. :A Little Art Talk” at 5 p.m. Create vellum paper lanterns about your community with LocAL Market artists during our drop-in studio from 5 to 8 p.m. Enjoy music and other...
Santa at Riverside/Tree Lighting Ceremony 5:30 pm
Santa at Riverside/Tree Lighting Ceremony
Dec 7 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
On the lawn of Riverside, the historic home of Fort Benning’s commanding general, located at the intersection of Lumpkin and Vibbert on Main Post. This free event is open to the whole Fort Benning community, on post and off, and...
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A Colonial Christmas at the American Village
A Colonial Christmas at the American Village
Dec 8 all-day
Montevallo. Christmas is a wonderful time to visit the American Village. Enjoy a catered lunch in Liberty Hall, patterned after the East Room of The White House; visit the Colonial Chapel; experience Valley Forge with Continental Army soldiers; and hear...
cANDYland: Snow in South Alabama Andalusia
cANDYland: Snow in South Alabama Andalusia
Dec 8 all-day
Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday in December join us for Christmas in cANDYland! Surrounding the 60 foot tall Christmas tree in the center of Court Square, 8 snow machines will pump out tiny clusters of sheer joy for a magical...
George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker®
George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker®
Dec 8 all-day
Samford University, Birmingham.
Georgia Country Christmas featuring Old Dominion
Joe Bonamassa
Joe Bonamassa
Dec 8 all-day
   
The Great Xscape Tour
A Cottonseed Christmas 6:00 pm
A Cottonseed Christmas
Dec 8 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm
John Emerald Distilling Company, Opelika.Come join us for this once a year concert with lots of your favorite local musicians doing their rendition of various holiday tunes. We are adding a holiday market this year hosted by Perch Jewelry Studio...
Christmas in a Railroad Town 6:00 pm
Christmas in a Railroad Town
Dec 8 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Visit with friends and enjoy a variety of food vendors and restaurants. Bring the kids to write letters to Santa, enjoy pony rides, caroling, entertainment and other new activities! Santa and Mrs. Claus will also be available for family photos!...
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Annual Holiday Art Sale
Annual Holiday Art Sale
Dec 9 all-day
This event features a variety of handmade goods from over 60 artists. Handmade items available for purchase include pottery, paintings, photography, pet goods, jewelry, wood-turned items, gourmet foods, embroidered and appliquéed goods, candles, and more.
Annual Holiday Art Sale
Annual Holiday Art Sale
Dec 9 all-day
Jan Dempsey Community Arts Center and Harris Center, Auburn. This event features a variety of handmade goods from over 60 artists. Handmade items available for purchase include pottery, paintings, photography, pet goods, jewelry, wood-turned items, gourmet foods, embroidered and appliquéed...
Annual Holiday Art Sale
Annual Holiday Art Sale
Dec 9 all-day
Jan Dempsey Community Arts Center and Harris Center, Auburn. This event features a variety of handmade goods from over 60 artists. Handmade items available for purchase include pottery, paintings, photography, pet goods, jewelry, wood-turned items, gourmet foods, embroidered and appliquéed...
cANDYland: Snow in South Alabama Andalusia
cANDYland: Snow in South Alabama Andalusia
Dec 9 all-day
Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday in December join us for Christmas in cANDYland! Surrounding the 60 foot tall Christmas tree in the center of Court Square, 8 snow machines will pump out tiny clusters of sheer joy for a magical...
Christmas on the Coosa
Christmas on the Coosa
Dec 9 all-day
Wetumpka. Christmas extravaganza with arts & crafts, parade, food, classic car show, entertainment and activities on the Coosa River culminating with a spectacular fireworks exhibition at dusk.
George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker®
George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker®
Dec 9 all-day
Samford University, Birmingham.
Christmas on the Coosa 4:33 am
Christmas on the Coosa
Dec 9 @ 4:33 am – 5:33 am
Wetumpka. Christmas extravaganza with arts & crafts, parade, food, classic car show, entertainment and activities on the Coosa River culminating with a spectacular fireworks exhibition at dusk.
Market Days on Broadway 9:00 am
Market Days on Broadway
Dec 9 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Market Days on Broadway
Broadway transforms, from 9 a.m. – 12 noon, where you will find over 200 local vendors selling anything and everything that you can imagine. The Market features many local and organic farmers selling produce, along with soap vendors, home goods,...
Saturday STEM Storytime 10:00 am
Saturday STEM Storytime
Dec 9 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Saturday STEM Storytime @ Auburn Public Library. | Auburn | Alabama | United States
Preschoolers-2nd grade children and their caregivers are invited to join us for a storytime on Saturday mornings that is all about STEM.STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math This storytime will focus on these concepts in a fun, interactive,...
Second Saturday at Columbus Museum 10:00 am
Second Saturday at Columbus Museum
Dec 9 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Second Saturday at Columbus Museum
Drop by the art cart with your children and grandchildren each month to explore various mediums of art, enjoy art related stories, and participate in gallery hunts at the Museum. Children of all ages are welcome and encouraged to participate.
Second Saturday at Columbus Museum 10:00 am
Second Saturday at Columbus Museum
Dec 9 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Free Admission. Drop by the art cart with your children and grandchildren each month to explore various mediums of art, enjoy art related stories, and participate in gallery hunts at the Museum. Children of all ages are welcome and encouraged...
F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald Museum Christmas Open House 10:16 am
F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald Museum Christmas Open House
Dec 9 @ 10:16 am – 11:16 am
Montgomery. Come join us as we celebrate Christmas with our Christmas Open House! There will be hot and cold drinks, warm music, Christmas cookies and rumors of sugarplums. The perfect event for a family outing.
Second Saturday at Pioneer Park 1:00 pm
Second Saturday at Pioneer Park
Dec 9 @ 1:00 pm
Loachapoka. On the second Saturday of every month, a group of history re-enactors gather at the LCHS Museum in period attire to demonstrate their arts and crafts. Blacksmiths, spinners and weavers, gardeners crafts and seasonal activities are scheduled, and someone...
AU Singers 2:30 pm
AU Singers
Dec 9 @ 2:30 pm
 
Jingle Jog 5K and Santa Stroll Fun Run 4:00 pm
Jingle Jog 5K and Santa Stroll Fun Run
Dec 9 @ 4:00 pm
Downtown Auburn.The fun run and 5K will begin and end at Toomer’s Corner and venture onto campus. Participants are encouraged to come in their best Christmas attire because Active Auburn will also host the Best Dressed Runner/Walk Contest and the...
Jingle Jog 5K and Santa Stroll Fun Run 4:00 pm
Jingle Jog 5K and Santa Stroll Fun Run
Dec 9 @ 4:00 pm
Downtown Auburn.The fun run and 5K will begin and end at Toomer’s Corner and venture onto campus. Participants are encouraged to come in their best Christmas attire because Active Auburn will also host the Best Dressed Runner/Walk Contest and the...
“Back in Time”: A Historical Holiday Celebration 5:00 pm
“Back in Time”: A Historical Holiday Celebration
Dec 9 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Pioneer Park, Loachapoka.The 4H “History Seeker” will provide for guests an evening of historically-accurate dining and entertainment within the preserved buildings of Pioneer Park. All participants will be in costume, the dinner will be one typical of the season and...
AU Singers 7:30 pm
AU Singers
Dec 9 @ 7:30 pm
 
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cANDYland: Snow in South Alabama Andalusia
cANDYland: Snow in South Alabama Andalusia
Dec 10 all-day
Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday in December join us for Christmas in cANDYland! Surrounding the 60 foot tall Christmas tree in the center of Court Square, 8 snow machines will pump out tiny clusters of sheer joy for a magical...
George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker®
George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker®
Dec 10 all-day
Samford University, Birmingham.
Victorian Christmas
Victorian Christmas
Dec 10 all-day
Dothan. Holiday open house. Sample turn-of-the-century desserts, sip hot chocolate or mulled cider and try your hand at making traditional Christmas decorations. A circuit riding preacher will deliver a Christmas message at the church.
Unveiling the Auburn Gingerbread Village 2:00 pm
Unveiling the Auburn Gingerbread Village
Dec 10 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
The Hotel at Auburn University.Join us for the unveiling of the largest Gingerbread Village in East Alabama in the conference center of the hotel. After watching the Auburn Christmas Parade, come enjoy complimentary cookies and hot chocolate while admiring the...
Highlight Tours 3:00 pm
Highlight Tours
Dec 10 @ 3:00 pm
Experience a public tour that focus on collection highlights.
Auburn Christmas Parade 4:00 pm
Auburn Christmas Parade
Dec 10 @ 4:00 pm
Auburn Christmas Parade
Downtown Auburn. Join the Auburn Chamber of Commerce and Auburn Downtown Merchants Association for the annual Auburn Christmas Parade through downtown. The parade will feature local favorites, festive floats, and an appearance by Santa.
Auburn Christmas Parade 5:00 pm
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2017 Governor’s Mansion Christmas Candlelight Tours
2017 Governor’s Mansion Christmas Candlelight Tours
Dec 11 all-day
Each Monday before Christmas, the Candlelight Tour serves as an opportunity for the public to view the Governor’s Mansion holiday decor, enjoy live choir performances and sample Alabama-made goods at the gift shop.
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Family Discovery Walk 3:30 pm
Family Discovery Walk
Dec 12 @ 3:30 pm
Explore the preserve and learn something new each month about plants, wildlife and nature with a trained naturalist.For families with children ages 5 to 12. Groups meet at the pavilion.
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Pruning and Tool Sharpening Workshop 9:00 am
Pruning and Tool Sharpening Workshop
Dec 13 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Members $45; non-members $60. Spaces are limited.
Toddler Time 9:30 am
Toddler Time
Dec 13 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
Toddlers and their favorite adults enjoy 30 minutes of interactive stories, songs, movement rhymes, and a fun craft during Toddler Time. Stay afterwards to socialize and play! Ages 18 months-3 years.
Toddler Time 10:30 am
Toddler Time
Dec 13 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Toddlers and their favorite adults enjoy 30 minutes of interactive stories, songs, movement rhymes, and a fun craft during Toddler Time. Stay afterwards to socialize and play! Ages 18 months-3 years.
LitWits Book Club: Awesome Book Covers 4:00 pm
LitWits Book Club: Awesome Book Covers
Dec 13 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Ages 13-18. LitWits is a genre based book club. Read any book within that genre and bring it with you for group discussions and themed activities.
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Guided Adult Nature Hike 8:30 am
Guided Adult Nature Hike
Dec 14 @ 8:30 am
Nature Hikes offer excellent opportunities to socialize and learn, while enjoying fresh air and exercise in our beautiful outdoors. Hikes are for adults only and offered the second Thursday of each month from 8:30 – 9:30 a.m. Hikes are free...
Preschool Time 9:30 am
Preschool Time
Dec 14 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
Preschoolers and their favorite adults enjoy 30 minutes of interactive stories, songs, movement rhymes, and a fun craft during Preschool Time Stay afterwards to socialize and play! 3 – 5 years.
Preschool Time 10:00 am
Preschool Time
Dec 14 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Preschoolers and their favorite adults enjoy 30 minutes of interactive stories, songs, movement rhymes, and a fun craft during Preschool Time Stay afterwards to socialize and play! 3 – 5 years.
Preschool Time 1:00 pm
Preschool Time
Dec 14 @ 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Preschoolers and their favorite adults enjoy 30 minutes of interactive stories, songs, movement rhymes, and a fun craft during Preschool Time Stay afterwards to socialize and play! 3 – 5 years.
Rocky Brook Rocket Reindeer Express 5:00 pm
Rocky Brook Rocket Reindeer Express
Dec 14 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Municipal Park, Opelika.Children 2nd grade and younger. Come take a train ride through the lights! enjoy food, hot chocolate, face painting, entertainment and pictures with Santa!
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A Very Merry Holiday Pops with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
cANDYland: Snow in South Alabama Andalusia
cANDYland: Snow in South Alabama Andalusia
Dec 15 all-day
Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday in December join us for Christmas in cANDYland! Surrounding the 60 foot tall Christmas tree in the center of Court Square, 8 snow machines will pump out tiny clusters of sheer joy for a magical...
The Auburn Public Library Puppet Troupe 10:30 am
The Auburn Public Library Puppet Troupe
Dec 15 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Join the Auburn Public Library Puppet Troupe for shows full of laughs, wonder, and puppets sure to delight every one of all ages! Each show will feature TWO performances for your entertainment.
The Auburn Public Library Puppet Troupe 11:00 am
The Auburn Public Library Puppet Troupe
Dec 15 @ 11:00 am – 11:00 am
Shows full of laughs, wonder, and puppets sure to delight every one of all ages! Each show will feature TWO performances for your entertainment.
Variations Dance Studio Presents The Nutcracker 2:00 pm
Variations Dance Studio Presents The Nutcracker
Dec 15 @ 2:00 pm
This holiday season, enjoy the magic and beauty of The Nutcracker presented by Variations Dance Studio of Auburn.
The Auburn Public Library Puppet Troupe 3:30 pm
The Auburn Public Library Puppet Troupe
Dec 15 @ 3:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Shows full of laughs, wonder, and puppets sure to delight every one of all ages! Each show will feature TWO performances for your entertainment.
The Auburn Public Library Puppet Troupe 3:30 pm
The Auburn Public Library Puppet Troupe
Dec 15 @ 3:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Shows full of laughs, wonder, and puppets sure to delight every one of all ages! Each show will feature TWO performances for your entertainment.
The Auburn Public Library Puppet Troupe 3:30 pm
The Auburn Public Library Puppet Troupe
Dec 15 @ 3:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Join the Auburn Public Library Puppet Troupe for shows full of laughs, wonder, and puppets sure to delight every one of all ages! Each show will feature TWO performances for your entertainment.
Rocky Brook Rocket Reindeer Express 5:00 pm
Rocky Brook Rocket Reindeer Express
Dec 15 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Municipal Park, Opelika.Children 2nd grade and younger. Come take a train ride through the lights! enjoy food, hot chocolate, face painting, entertainment and pictures with Santa!
Variations Dance Studio Presents The Nutcracker 6:30 pm
Variations Dance Studio Presents The Nutcracker
Dec 15 @ 6:30 pm
This holiday season, enjoy the magic and beauty of The Nutcracker presented by Variations Dance Studio of Auburn.
The Nutcracker Ballet presented by East Alabama Community Ballet 7:00 pm
The Nutcracker Ballet presented by East Alabama Community Ballet
Dec 15 @ 7:00 pm
Telfair Peet Theatre, Auburn Campus. Come join us for performances at Auburn University’s Telfair Peet Theatre.
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A Very Merry Holiday Pops with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
Academy Dance Center presents ‘Babes in Toyland’
Academy Dance Center presents ‘Babes in Toyland’
Dec 16 all-day
This charming holiday adaptation is excellent entertainment for the whole family and features a large ensemble cast of local children and adults.
cANDYland: Snow in South Alabama Andalusia
cANDYland: Snow in South Alabama Andalusia
Dec 16 all-day
Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday in December join us for Christmas in cANDYland! Surrounding the 60 foot tall Christmas tree in the center of Court Square, 8 snow machines will pump out tiny clusters of sheer joy for a magical...
Celebrate the Holidays with Birmingham Ballet’s The Nutcracker
Raycom Media Camellia Bowl
Teen Holiday Ornament Glassblowing Workshop
Teen Holiday Ornament Glassblowing Workshop
Dec 16 all-day
Participants will be guided on a step-by-step process to create their own ornaments.
Market Days on Broadway 9:00 am
Market Days on Broadway
Dec 16 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Market Days on Broadway
Broadway transforms, from 9 a.m. – 12 noon, where you will find over 200 local vendors selling anything and everything that you can imagine. The Market features many local and organic farmers selling produce, along with soap vendors, home goods,...
Clara’s Tea Party presented by East Alabama Community Ballet 10:00 am
Clara’s Tea Party presented by East Alabama Community Ballet
Dec 16 @ 10:00 am
Auburn Campus. Indulge your sweet tooth, mingle with the dancers, and watch Clara as she dances through the Land of Sweets at Clara’s Tea Party.
Saturday STEM Storytime 10:00 am
Saturday STEM Storytime
Dec 16 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Saturday STEM Storytime @ Auburn Public Library. | Auburn | Alabama | United States
Preschoolers-2nd grade children and their caregivers are invited to join us for a storytime on Saturday mornings that is all about STEM.STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math This storytime will focus on these concepts in a fun, interactive,...
Super Saturdays at LaGrange Art Museum 1:00 pm
Super Saturdays at LaGrange Art Museum
Dec 16 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Free family art day! Spend the afternoon at the Museum. Families, neighbors, and friends can tour the current exhibit and explore an art activity.
Cookie Swap 2:00 pm
Cookie Swap
Dec 16 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Join us for an afternoon of sharing sweet treats and their recipes Please bring three (3) dozen of your favorite holiday treats to share, along with copies of the recipe You may send your recipe ahead of time, and we...
Cookie Swap 2:00 pm
Cookie Swap
Dec 16 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Join us for an afternoon of sharing sweet treats and their recipes Please bring three (3) dozen of your favorite holiday treats to share, along with copies of the recipe You may send your recipe ahead of time, and we...
Lake Paddle With Santa at FDR State Park 2:00 pm
Lake Paddle With Santa at FDR State Park
Dec 16 @ 2:00 pm
Join Santa’s flotilla on Lake Delanor. Hot chocolate and cookies included! We provide life jackets, paddles, Santa and canoe, kayak, paddleboat or row boat. Pre-register & prepay at the park office. Limited space. Dress for the weather. Meet at Fishing...
Variations Dance Studio Presents The Nutcracker 2:00 pm
Variations Dance Studio Presents The Nutcracker
Dec 16 @ 2:00 pm
This holiday season, enjoy the magic and beauty of The Nutcracker presented by Variations Dance Studio of Auburn.
Rocky Brook Rocket Reindeer Express 5:00 pm
Rocky Brook Rocket Reindeer Express
Dec 16 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Municipal Park, Opelika.Children 2nd grade and younger. Come take a train ride through the lights! enjoy food, hot chocolate, face painting, entertainment and pictures with Santa!
Variations Dance Studio Presents The Nutcracker 6:30 pm
Variations Dance Studio Presents The Nutcracker
Dec 16 @ 6:30 pm
This holiday season, enjoy the magic and beauty of The Nutcracker presented by Variations Dance Studio of Auburn.
The Nutcracker Ballet presented by East Alabama Community Ballet 7:00 pm
The Nutcracker Ballet presented by East Alabama Community Ballet
Dec 16 @ 7:00 pm
Telfair Peet Theatre, Auburn Campus. Come join us for performances at Auburn University’s Telfair Peet Theatre.
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Academy Dance Center presents ‘Babes in Toyland’
Academy Dance Center presents ‘Babes in Toyland’
Dec 17 all-day
This charming holiday adaptation is excellent entertainment for the whole family and features a large ensemble cast of local children and adults.
cANDYland: Snow in South Alabama Andalusia
cANDYland: Snow in South Alabama Andalusia
Dec 17 all-day
Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday in December join us for Christmas in cANDYland! Surrounding the 60 foot tall Christmas tree in the center of Court Square, 8 snow machines will pump out tiny clusters of sheer joy for a magical...
Celebrate the Holidays with Birmingham Ballet’s The Nutcracker
Teen Holiday Ornament Glassblowing Workshop
Teen Holiday Ornament Glassblowing Workshop
Dec 17 all-day
Participants will be guided on a step-by-step process to create their own ornaments.
George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker® 4:23 pm
George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker®
Dec 17 @ 4:23 pm – 5:23 pm
Samford University, Birmingham.
The Nutcracker Ballet presented by East Alabama Community Ballet 7:00 pm
The Nutcracker Ballet presented by East Alabama Community Ballet
Dec 17 @ 7:00 pm
Telfair Peet Theatre, Auburn Campus. Come join us for performances at Auburn University’s Telfair Peet Theatre.
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2017 Governor’s Mansion Christmas Candlelight Tours
2017 Governor’s Mansion Christmas Candlelight Tours
Dec 18 all-day
Each Monday before Christmas, the Candlelight Tour serves as an opportunity for the public to view the Governor’s Mansion holiday decor, enjoy live choir performances and sample Alabama-made goods at the gift shop.
A Charlie Brown Christmas: Live on Stage
A Charlie Brown Christmas: Live on Stage
Dec 18 all-day
The classic animated television special comes to life in this faithful stage adaptation featuring all of your favorite characters and classic Vince Guaraldi score. Half-priced tickets for children under age 12;
Handball Club Winter Classic
Handball Club Winter Classic
Dec 18 all-day
Annual friendly youth handball tournament for 3rd – 7th graders held at Auburn University, the Home of USA Team Handball. In 2016 we had over 100 kids participate.
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A Charlie Brown Christmas: Live on Stage
A Charlie Brown Christmas: Live on Stage
Dec 19 all-day
The classic animated television special comes to life in this faithful stage adaptation featuring all of your favorite characters and classic Vince Guaraldi score. Half-priced tickets for children under age 12;
Handball Club Winter Classic
Handball Club Winter Classic
Dec 19 all-day
Annual friendly youth handball tournament for 3rd – 7th graders held at Auburn University, the Home of USA Team Handball. In 2016 we had over 100 kids participate.
Holiday Movie & Related Crafts
Holiday Movie & Related Crafts
Dec 19 all-day
Lewis Cooper Jr. Memorial Library, Opelika is hosting holiday movies and related crafts from December 19-22.
Fun Time/Juice Party with Teddy 9:00 am
Fun Time/Juice Party with Teddy
Dec 19 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Bring Teddy or your favorite toy to play games with! $15, ages 5-10.
Fun Time/Juice Party with Teddy 9:00 am
Fun Time/Juice Party with Teddy
Dec 19 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Bring Teddy or your favorite toy to play games with! $15, ages 5-10.
Baby Time 10:00 am
Baby Time
Dec 19 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Babies and their favorite adults enjoy 20 minutes of stories, songs, bounces, and tickles during Baby Time. Stay afterwards to socialize and play! Ages birth – 24 months.
Baby Time 1:00 pm
Baby Time
Dec 19 @ 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Babies and their favorite adults enjoy 20 minutes of stories, songs, bounces, and tickles during Baby Time. Stay afterwards to socialize and play! Ages birth – 24 months.
Monthly Market 4:30 pm
Monthly Market
Dec 19 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
The best produce, jams, jellies and bounty of Lee County! This event is FREE and open to the public. www.facebook.com/cityofauburnal.
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Christmas with Jennifer Nettles & the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
Holiday Movie & Related Crafts
Holiday Movie & Related Crafts
Dec 20 all-day
Lewis Cooper Jr. Memorial Library, Opelika is hosting holiday movies and related crafts from December 19-22.
Toddler Time 9:30 am
Toddler Time
Dec 20 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
Toddlers and their favorite adults enjoy 30 minutes of interactive stories, songs, movement rhymes, and a fun craft during Toddler Time. Stay afterwards to socialize and play! Ages 18 months-3 years.
Toddler Time 10:30 am
Toddler Time
Dec 20 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Toddlers and their favorite adults enjoy 30 minutes of interactive stories, songs, movement rhymes, and a fun craft during Toddler Time. Stay afterwards to socialize and play! Ages 18 months-3 years.
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Home Free: A Country Christmas
Preschool Time 9:30 am
Preschool Time
Dec 21 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
Preschoolers and their favorite adults enjoy 30 minutes of interactive stories, songs, movement rhymes, and a fun craft during Preschool Time Stay afterwards to socialize and play! 3 – 5 years.
Preschool Time 10:00 am
Preschool Time
Dec 21 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Preschoolers and their favorite adults enjoy 30 minutes of interactive stories, songs, movement rhymes, and a fun craft during Preschool Time Stay afterwards to socialize and play! 3 – 5 years.
Preschool Time 1:00 pm
Preschool Time
Dec 21 @ 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Preschoolers and their favorite adults enjoy 30 minutes of interactive stories, songs, movement rhymes, and a fun craft during Preschool Time Stay afterwards to socialize and play! 3 – 5 years.
Gamers Society 4:00 pm
Gamers Society
Dec 21 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
The Programming Room will be open every Thursday for Yu-Gi-Oh, Pokemon, and video games Gamers must bring their own materials The Auburn Public Library will provide materials for video game play. Games must be rated E, E10, or T; no...
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cANDYland: Snow in South Alabama Andalusia
cANDYland: Snow in South Alabama Andalusia
Dec 22 all-day
Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday in December join us for Christmas in cANDYland! Surrounding the 60 foot tall Christmas tree in the center of Court Square, 8 snow machines will pump out tiny clusters of sheer joy for a magical...
Cards for Christmas with Santa- Story Read with Santa
Cards for Christmas with Santa- Story Read with Santa
Dec 22 all-day
Get your picture taken with Santa and help him write Christmas Cards for delivery to our park neighbors who may need some camper cheer. Listen to Stories read by Harris County Library staff. Meet at the Park Office. $5 parking.
Holiday Movie & Related Crafts
Holiday Movie & Related Crafts
Dec 22 all-day
Lewis Cooper Jr. Memorial Library, Opelika is hosting holiday movies and related crafts from December 19-22.
Home Free: A Country Christmas
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cANDYland: Snow in South Alabama Andalusia
cANDYland: Snow in South Alabama Andalusia
Dec 23 all-day
Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday in December join us for Christmas in cANDYland! Surrounding the 60 foot tall Christmas tree in the center of Court Square, 8 snow machines will pump out tiny clusters of sheer joy for a magical...
Market Days on Broadway 9:00 am
Market Days on Broadway
Dec 23 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Market Days on Broadway
Broadway transforms, from 9 a.m. – 12 noon, where you will find over 200 local vendors selling anything and everything that you can imagine. The Market features many local and organic farmers selling produce, along with soap vendors, home goods,...
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cANDYland: Snow in South Alabama Andalusia
cANDYland: Snow in South Alabama Andalusia
Dec 24 all-day
Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday in December join us for Christmas in cANDYland! Surrounding the 60 foot tall Christmas tree in the center of Court Square, 8 snow machines will pump out tiny clusters of sheer joy for a magical...
Saddle-Up with Santa
Saddle-Up with Santa
Dec 24 all-day
Saddle up with Santa Claus and wrangler elves to celebrate the holiday season with a 1-hour, guided horseback ride through the winter woodlands. Bring a picnic lunch and drinks for after the ride. Must pre-register by calling Roosevelt Stable.Meet at...
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Totally Sports 9:00 am
Totally Sports
Dec 28 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Sports, sports and more sports! Come enjoy flag football, basketball and more! Fee: $25 ages 5-12.
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cANDYland: Snow in South Alabama Andalusia
cANDYland: Snow in South Alabama Andalusia
Dec 29 all-day
Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday in December join us for Christmas in cANDYland! Surrounding the 60 foot tall Christmas tree in the center of Court Square, 8 snow machines will pump out tiny clusters of sheer joy for a magical...
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cANDYland: Snow in South Alabama Andalusia
cANDYland: Snow in South Alabama Andalusia
Dec 30 all-day
Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday in December join us for Christmas in cANDYland! Surrounding the 60 foot tall Christmas tree in the center of Court Square, 8 snow machines will pump out tiny clusters of sheer joy for a magical...
Young Eagles Day 8:30 am
Young Eagles Day
Dec 30 @ 8:30 am – 11:00 am
All kids ages 8-17 are invited to take a Free airplane ride over Columbus! Most flights last 20 minutes. The goal is to provide a fun and educational aviation experience.
Market Days on Broadway 9:00 am
Market Days on Broadway
Dec 30 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Market Days on Broadway
Broadway transforms, from 9 a.m. – 12 noon, where you will find over 200 local vendors selling anything and everything that you can imagine. The Market features many local and organic farmers selling produce, along with soap vendors, home goods,...
Saturday STEM Storytime 10:00 am
Saturday STEM Storytime
Dec 30 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Saturday STEM Storytime @ Auburn Public Library. | Auburn | Alabama | United States
Preschoolers-2nd grade children and their caregivers are invited to join us for a storytime on Saturday mornings that is all about STEM.STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math This storytime will focus on these concepts in a fun, interactive,...
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cANDYland: Snow in South Alabama Andalusia
cANDYland: Snow in South Alabama Andalusia
Dec 31 all-day
Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday in December join us for Christmas in cANDYland! Surrounding the 60 foot tall Christmas tree in the center of Court Square, 8 snow machines will pump out tiny clusters of sheer joy for a magical...