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Since response to opening at 7:00am for picking blackberries during the cooler morning hours was so great, Petals From the Past will open at 7:00am on Saturday, June7 for Blackberries only. The blueberries are not quite ripe as yet and that field will be closed to u-pick until the day of the Black and Blueberry Festival on June 14.
Petals from the Past
16034 County Road 29
Jemison, Alabama, 35045
Alabaster City Fest today! This is a great event, much like Helena's Buck Creek Festival. Jun 7, Alabaster Alabaster Cityfest 205-664-6840. http://www.cityofalabaster.com/. Free admission. Municipal Park—Another fun-filled event complete with arts and crafts, food, children's activities, inflatibles, and great music. Headliners TBA. 9 a.m.-11 p.m. If you go be sure to catch Act of Congress Saturday, June 7, 2 PM - Alabaster City Fest
Pepper Place-Fresh Vegetable Market. Lots to offer, mucis, cooking demo's. Til 12PM at Pepper Place in downtown B'ham. http://www.pepperplacemarket.com/
Jun 5-8, 2008 Bassmaster Elite Series - Southern Challenge (Decatur) - Boat launch at 6 a.m. daily; weigh-ins, 3 p.m. with outdoor expo beginning at noon on Saturday and Sunday. Event features: *Family activities *Meet the Pro Anglers *Fishing Tips & Techniques (and much more)! *Bassmaster University *Boat Performance with Skeeter *Berkeley Beginners Fishing Class *Bassmaster "Ask the Experts" *Say hello to my fran Shaun !*
Jun 5-7, 2008 Bama Jam (Enterprise) - Bama Jam Music Festival Featuring Lynyrd Skynyrd, Hank Jr. Little Big Town, ZZ Top, Trace Atkins and over 30+ more.
Jun 6-7, 2008Hank Williams Festival (Georgiana) - Jun 6-7, Georgiana Hank Williams Festival 334-376-2396. Admission charged. 127 Rose St—Tribute to native son, Hank Williams, with country music, arts, crafts, food. Fri., 3-11 p.m., Sat., 9 a.m.-11 p.m. (It is Alabama, after all)
Jun 6-8, 2008 Fan Appreciation Weekend (Fort Payne) - June 6-8, Fort Payne ALABAMA Fan Appreciation Weekend 800-557-8223. http://www.thealabamaband.com/. Free. ALABAMA Fan Club and Museum--Call to confirm details. Benefit concert for John Croyle's Big Oak Ranch for Children on Friday, a celebrity golf tournament and a fan appreciation concert on Saturday, autographs and photos with fan club members on Sunday. Museum hours: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. *Say hello to my fran Janet!*
Jun 6-8, 2008Homestead Hollow Spring Festival Arts and Crafts Show (Springville) - Three-day arts and crafts festival featuring approximately 150 vendors from all over the Southeast with original, one-of-a-kind works.
n 7-8, 2008Art in the Gardens (Hoover) - Jun 7-8, Hoover Art in the Gardens 205-682-8019. http://www.aldridgegardens.com/. Free admission. Aldridge Gardens--Open-air juried fine arts and crafts show featuring the works of more than 80 Alabama artists. Stroll through this beautiful 30-acre woodland garden as you view and purchase pottery, watercolors, oils, metal art, folk art, photography and much more. 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Jun 6-Jul 12, 2008 The Miracle Worker” Play (Tuscumbia) - Jun 6-Jul 12, Tuscumbia “The Miracle Worker” Play 256-383-4066. http://www.themiracleworker.org/. Admission charged. 300 West North Commons—Now in its 47th year, this Broadway-style show recalls the childhood of deaf-blind Helen Keller, "American's First Lady of Courage," and her gifted teacher Anne Sullivan. Gates open at 6:45 p.m. Performances Fri. & Sat. nights at 8 p.m.
Jun 1-Aug 4, 2008Red Snapper World Championship (Orange Beach) - Jun 1-Aug 4, Orange Beach Red Snapper World Championship 251-981-6539. http://www.orangebeachsnapper.com/. Admission charged. Orange Beach—The largest bottom-fishing tournament in the world with anglers having a chance of winning more than $550,000 in cash prizes. Tickets can be purchased at any tackle shop or marina in Orange Beach, Gulf Shores or Dauphin Island.
As for me? I will be beating the heat poolside! Have a great weekend!
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