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April Events in Athens Alabama

Jun 3rd -- Coffee Call Veterans of all wars and their families are invited for breakfast and fellowship from 8:00AM-9:30AM at the Alabama Veterans Museum and Archive (100 West Pryor Street in Athens). 256-771-7578

Jun 3rd -- National Trail Day Lace up your shoes, dust off your camera lens, grab the bikes or load the horses and enjoy over 20 trails in Limestone County Alabama including the Limestone County Canoe and Kayak Trail, Richard Martin Rails-to-Trails, Marbut Bend Accessible Trail, Civil War Driving Trail, Noah Bike and Car Trail and more! For more information: 256-232-5411

Jun 3rd -- Athens Saturday Market (409 South Green Street in Athens) from 8:00AM-12:00PM with local producers, growers and entertainment.

Jun 3rd -- Book Sale at the Houston Memorial Library and Museum Book Sale located (101 North Houston Street in Athens) from 9am-noon. Priced to sell --10 paperbacks for $1 and each hardback for $1 or get an extra bargain and buy 12 hardbacks for $10! Proceeds benefit the Houston Memorial Library and Museum's repair and renovation.

June 3rd – Play Outside Day Families everywhere are encouraged to get outside the first Saturday of every month and play in public parks, enjoy trails, hit the waterways, explore greenspaces and just play! Limestone County offers over 20 trails to explore including walking, cycling, horseback riding and kayaking – perfect for all ages. For more information: 256-232-5411

​Jun 3rd -- Boogie Shoes Bash at the Revival Center (303 West Washington Street in Athens) from 6:00PM-10:00PM. Come kick up your heels with Habitat for Humanity of Limestone County with music by Trippin' Dixie. More info: Deb Kohlhase 256-230-6001

Jun 3rd -- Bike MS: Rocket City 2017 will start and finish at James Clemens High School (11306 County Line Road in Madison) will set off for a scenic ride through Mooresville, Greenbrier and other portions of Limestone County. Riders can opt for a 20, 40, 63, 100 or 126 mile ride on a fully supported course.

Jun 4th -- Round Island Baptist Church 200th Celebration The Round Island Family invites you to come celebrate 200 years of sharing the gospel of Jesus in our local community and the world. There will be many activities and historical displays covering two centuries of service. They will have food, fellowship and fun so please share this event and invite your family and friends to join them.

Jun 6th -- Fishing & Boating with DCNR & ALEA starting at 5:00pm in the Meeting Room of the Athens-Limestone Visitors Center as part of the Athens-Limestone County Tourism Association Community:Engage Series. New to the community and want to learn the laws of the water? Join us and Sgt. Fulks and Sr. Trooper Owens for this info and Q&A session. Free For more info: 256-232-5411

Jun 9th & 10th -- Elkmont Lions Club Smokin' Railroad Street Barbecue Cookoff - Backyard Division in downtown Elkmont, Alabama is a Kansas City Barbecue Society sanctioned event as well as a featured event of the Alabama Barbecue Trail.

Jun 10th -- National Marina Day with Joe Wheeler State Park Enjoy Concessions, Free Peddle Boat Rides, Kids Crafts and more as Joe Wheeler State Park (4403 McLean Drive in Rogersville, AL) celebrates National Marina Day from 10:00AM - 1:00PM at the marina hosted by Wheeler Yacht Club will be held June 10th at Joe Wheeler State Park Marina.

Jun 10th -- Athens Saturday Market (409 South Green Street in Athens) from 8:00AM-12:00PM with local producers, growers and entertainment.

Jun 10th -- Battle for the Boards Cornhole Contest The Blaze Baseball 9U team will be running a cornhole tournament at Ardmore Park on Park Avenue in Ardmore AL . Entry fee is $75.00 per team. Prizes will be 1st Place - 20% of overall entry fee, 2nd Place - 10% of entry fee, 3rd Place - Gift Card + Entry Fee. If interested please contact via phone or Blaze Baseball page. Austin Turner (256) 656-9313 or Tim Turner (256) 508-0734. Deadline for registration is 7:59 AM on day of event.

Jun 10th -- Athens Outdoor Short Track Race at the Limestone County Sheriff's Arena (AL-99 just past the Elm Street intersection in Athens) with the Tennessee Valley Flattrackers. Gates open 2:00PM. Signup 4:00-6:00PM. Practice 7:00PM. Racing 8:00PM. Gate fee is $10.00; 6 years & under Free. More info: Sam Brown 256-714-3729

Jun 10th -- Light Up the Night 5K & Fun Run with Athens Bible School from 7:30PM - 9:00PM. Runners will weave through the historic district of Athens, AL following luminaries to mark the course and wearing anything that glows.

Jun 14th -- Flag Day with Athens State University Members of the Athens State community will gather to honor the flag and first responders. Guests will enjoy patriotic medleys performed by the Athens State Community Band and Copeland Road Barbershop Quartet. Eddie Hicks, Director of Morgan County EMA and Class of 2000 will be this year’s guest speaker For more info: 256-233-8184

Jun 14th -- Singer/Songwriter Night at Loft 1880 (222 West Market Street in Athens) from 6:00PM-9:00PM presented by Frank's Good Stuff. Come enjoy the sounds of Bruce Salmon of Austin Texas in this free to the public show.

Jun 15th -- SOLD OUT --- Celebrate America at Yesterday's Senior Lunch Matinee Show at 15631 Brownsferry Road in Athens featuring singer/impressionist Kevin Adams. All seating is reserved - $12.00 each, groups are seated together, doors open 10:30am, events start at 11AM with seating, opening announcements, blessing, and lunch, with show beginning about 12 noon.(About 1 hour show) They have bus parking available, e-mail reservations are required info@yesterdaysevents.com.

Jun 16th -- Celebrate America at Yesterday's Senior Lunch Matinee Show at 15631 Brownsferry Road in Athens featuring singer/impressionist Kevin Adams. All seating is reserved - $12.00 each, groups are seated together, doors open 10:30am, events start at 11AM with seating, opening announcements, blessing, and lunch, with show beginning about 12 noon.(About 1 hour show) They have bus parking available, e-mail reservations are required info@yesterdaysevents.com.

June 16th -- Singing on the Square Limestone County Courthouse Marion Street Athens, AL. Join the Athens-Limestone County Tourism and sponsor Jimmy Smith Buick GMC for a free concert starting at 6:00PM with Trippin' Dixie. Be sure to bring your lawn chair. Rain location is the Vietnam Veterans Bldg 17915 W Elm St, Athens.

Jun 16th & 17th -- 9th Annual Ardmore Tractor and Truck Pull at John Barnes Park (26425 Hamlett Street in Ardmore, TN) starting at 7:00PM both nights. Ages 7 & Up: $10.00 Each Night; 6 & under: Free each night. No rain checks, no refunds. For more info call Mike Magnusson at (256)-468-4950

Jun 17th -- Dalton Scott Memorial Trail Ridge on the Richard Martin Rails-to-Trails starting at 9:00AM with the Cowboys for Christ - Cowboyin' for the Son Chapter. Choose to park trailers at Veto Church on the north end or at Coffman Park on Airport Road on the south end and ride to Elkmont by 12:00PM noon for lunch and activities. $10.00 suggested donation to ride and for hamburger or hot dog lunch and drink. Pack your wallet in your saddle for the goodies that will fill the auction table. If you don't ride, join the fun in Elkmont for music, activities and lunch. For more information, please contact Shawn Adams 256-653-0159.

Jun 17th -- Athens Saturday Market (409 South Green Street in Athens) from 8:00AM-12:00PM with local producers, growers and entertainment.

Jun 18th -- Celebrate Father's Day in Limestone County with over 100 restaurants to choose from for a special meal. Take him fishing on the Tennessee or Elk River and try to land a record Bass or Catfish. Stroll, bike, kayak, or drive one of our 20+ themed trails. Need more ideas? Visit the Athens-Limestone Visitors Center 100 North Beaty Street in Athens and we'll help you make it a special day for Dad.

Jun 24th -- Athens Saturday Market (409 South Green Street in Athens) from 8:00AM-12:00PM with local producers, growers and entertainment.

Jun 24th -- Christmas in June at Joe Wheeler State Park (4403 McLean Drive in Rogersville, AL) Join Santa on his vacation at Joe Wheeler State Park from 7:00PM-10:00PM. Campers are encouraged to decorate their sites with traditional Christmas Decor. Enjoy the Christmas Parade at 7:00PM followed by a Christmas movie at the Activities Center in Section B of the Campground.

Jun 24th -- Heartland Angler Bass Tournament Div 1 Wheeler Lake/Elk River (Lee-Hi Boat Ramp at US 72 in Athens) from safe light until 3:00PM for the weekend angler. Membership: $35; Tournament Fees: $50; Lunker: $10. Matt Leicher ~ 256-777-9843 or E-mail: aldeerhunter23@yahoo.com

Jun 29th, 30th and Jul 1st -- Athens Lions Club Kiddie Carnival opens at 309 East Forrest Street (at the corner of Beaty and Forrest Street across from Athens Middle School) in Athens from 6:30-9:30PM. Tickets are $0.50 each, 1 ticket for each ride. Concessions available.

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