Friday, March 17, 2017

Events for Mar 17-22, 2017 -- What's Happening in Athens-Limestone AL

Here's what's happening in Athens-Limestone, events for Mar 17-22, 2017.
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Event Line Up
 March 16th -- 18th -- Victorian Treasure Hunt at Drucilla's (300 North Marion Street in Athens) Meander through our Victorian house and find your treasures. Drucilla's will have their vintage teapots, tea sets, dishes, glassware, Victorian parlor sets, pump organ, tables, chairs, table linens and much more for sale. Hours will be 10-4 on Thursday and Friday and 9-2 on Saturday.

March 17th -- Trippin' Dixie St. Patrick's Day Show! Mac's Sports Bar and Steakhouse, 1733 Jefferson St. S.E., Athens Info: 256-232-6161

March 17th -- Daniel Jones Live at Joe's World Famous Pizzeria US72 just west of I-65 Exit 351 in Athens from 6:00PM-8:00PM.

March 17th -- Downsouth Live at the Hard Dock CafĂ©, 3755 U.S. 31N (midway on the Tennessee River causeway at the marina) Info: 256-340-9234

March 17th -- St. Patrick's Day with Fiesta Mexicana Join Fiesta Mexicana Athens (600 South Jefferson Street Ste A in Athens) from 11:00AM to 10:00PM for a variety of food specials and drink specials all day.

March 17th -- St. Patrick's Day Party at Machines MachineShop  STILLROLLIN will be rockin Machines for the 2017 St Patty-s Day Bash!!! Wear your green at 24660 Pleasant Hill Road in Ardmore, TN.  NO COVER ~~21&Up only

March 17th & 18th -- St. Patrick's Day Tasting at G&S Liquors 27115 Main Street in Ardmore.  Tasting will be Friday (3/17) from 3:00PM-7:00PM and  Saturday from 2:00PM-8:00PM. Paddy Irish Whiskey, Tippy Cow Shamrock Mint, and Sweet Walker Red Wine (blend of Native American grape varieties) and recipes. 21 and up - proof of id For more information: 931-427-2222

March 17th & 18th -- Karoake Center (22769 Black Road in Athens) from 8:00PM-12:00AM
Come enjoy 30,000 plus song library of the Karaoke Center at 22769 Black Road in Athens, AL each Friday and Saturday night from 8:00pm to Midnight.   This family friendly establishment offers concessions stand and can be booked for parties. Admission: $5 per person   For more information: 256-444-1411

March 17th & 18th -- Live Music and Dancing Friday at Saturday at 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM – at Johnny's Place, 14441 Lucas Ferry Road in Athens. Smoke and alcohol free facility with beverages and finger foods.

March 18th -- The Athens Optimist Club Community Youth Benefit Pancake Breakfast from 7-11 a.m. Saturday in the basement of First Christian Church, corner of Market and Madison streets in downtown Athens. The all-you-can-eat breakfast includes pancakes, sausage, milk, juice and coffee.  Cost is $5 per person.  Takeouts available.  Delivery available to local businesses. Proceeds fund youth projects.  More information or to arrange deliveries: Jim Miner 256-777-7937.

March 18th -- Chuck Boggs Dealer Ride at Redstone Harley Davidson (15100 AL-20 in Madison; Exit 3 I-565)  To kick off these series of rides, we do it in remembrance of Chuck Boggs, the founder of the 1st Saturday ride. Chuck was only able to ride that 1st ride as he became sick. However, in light of of Moe's father's passing, and involvement with the ride and the memorial service for her father, we moved the traditional first Saturday ride to the 18th.  Kickstands up at 9:30 AM at Redstone H-D.

March 18th -- Rocket City Ten Miler in Mooresville, AL   Join the Huntsville Track Club for this 10 Mile HTC Grand Prix event through scenic Mooresville - Alabama's oldest town.  Race starts at 8:00AM.  For more information: Valerie Connaughton, (256) 337-0417.   Registration information to come at: http://huntsvilletrackclub.org/

March 18th -- Buck'd Up at Mac's Sports Bar and Steakhouse located at 1733 Jefferson Street SE in Athens from 8:30PM to 12:30AM for a night of your favorites.

March 18th -- Barnett Band & Co. from, 6:30-10 p.m. at the West Side Village Community Center, Highway 99, Athens. Bring finger food to share. 256-771-0586

March 19th -- Zombie Yourself Painting Workshop Who loves The Walking Dead? Wonder what you look like as a Zombie? Well, reserve your spot with The Broken Brush for Zombie Yourself! Send them a picture of your best Zombie Face and they will sketch it on your canvas and teach you how to paint it!  Email photo to> Studio@thebrokenbrushstudio.com
This is a 3 hour class and well worth it! $45.00 per painter!  Pay below to reserve your spots!
https://squareup.com/store/Brokenbrush107/item/zombie-night

March 21st -- Pallet Class Night at The Broken Brush located at 107 South Marion Street in Athens.  This popular workshop is back... the cross!! Or bring your own idea and be different! $55.00 per painter.  RSVP and Pay online at:
https://squareup.com/store/Brokenbrush107/item/pallet-classes


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NOW -- Tickets on Sale  Inaugural Limestone Music Festival from 7:00-9:00PM on April 14th at the Limestone Event Center located at 114 West Pryor Street in Athens. Proceeds go to support the East Limestone Band program and County for a Cure Relay for Life Team. Tickets are $10.00 and may be purchased from any East Limestone band student, at Chick Fil-A in Athens (1291 US Highway 72 in Athens just 1-block west of I-65 Exit 351) or from The Village Pizza (15728 East Limestone Road in Athens). The festival features singers, songwriters, musicians and bands from north Alabama.

NOW -- Pre-sale tickets for the City of Athens Relay for Life Ribeye Steak Fundraiser includes a Ribeye Steak cooked on-site by the Limestone County Cattlemen's Association, chips and a beverage for dine-in or carryout at the March 31st event to be held at Friendship United Methodist on Lucas Ferry in Athens.  Tickets are pre-sale only so organizers can obtain the needed amount of supplies. Tickets are available from Daveen Stanford, Holly Hollman, City of Athens Relay team members and by calling City Hall at 256-233-8730.  Relay members will deliver large orders in the Athens area.

NOW -- Register for the Heel and Crank Duathlon
, a very popular duathlon in Alabama that is put on by the Team Rocket Triathlon Club with proceeds benefitting ALSA in memory of local triathlete, Darin Kruse on April 8th in Mooresville:  https://imathlete.com/events/HeelandCrank​

NOW -- 2017 Rock and  Walk on April 29th in Athens - This annual event allows registered walkers to "walk" in honor of a child, or simply in support of others. Each team of walkers may also "rock" in the rocking chairs placed at the event site. Rocking chairs signify the heart of the walk, which is to raise funds for families who have lost a baby and are in need of funeral assistance and emotional support services.  REGISTER> https://www.crowdrise.com/AlabamaRockWalk2017

NOW-- Register to run in or volunteer for Chick-fil-A Athens, AL 5K, 10K, 1 Mile Fun Run held May 6th in Athens at:  cfaracenorthalabama.com

NOW -- Registration open for the Spring Krusher Century Ride (100 Miles) on May 6th cycling northern Limestone County:  http://www.imathlete.com/events/EventOverview.aspx?fEID=39905

NOW -- Sign up for Paddle for a Cause with Fort Hampton Outfitters LLC (28890 AL-127 in Elkmont) as they host their annual fundraiser on May 6th from 7:00AM-8:00PM. They provide the kayak, paddle and floatation device plus chances for door prizes and some other activities.  To schedule your Paddle for the Cause slot, please contact Don Bowling: (256) 431-8988

NOW -- Sign up for The Golf Classic, the largest annual scholarship fundraiser for the Alumni Association of Athens State University, held May 18th at Canebrake Golf Club in Athens:   https://www.eventbrite.com/e/26th-annual-athens-state-university-alumni-golf-classic-registration-32086650034?aff=es2

Friday, March 10, 2017

Events for Mar 10-15, 2017 -- What's Happening in Athens-Limestone AL

Here's what's happening in Athens-Limestone, events for Mar 10-15, 2017.
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Event Line Up
Mar 10th & 11th -- The 2017 Limestone County Home and Garden Show is March 10-11, 2017. Friday from 5pm-8pm and Saturday from 8am-4pm. Admission is $2.00 for one day and $3.00 for two days at the Limestone County Event Center 114 West Pryor Street in Athens.  For more information: 256-232-2600

Mar 10th -- Join The Broken Brush for a night of enchantment with Beauty and the Beast!
$35 per painter  Sign up, paint and be entered to win a set of tickets to the premier.  Only 40 seats available  Pre-pay to reserve your spot>>>
https://squareup.com/store/Brokenbrush107/item/beauty-and-the-beast-1

Mar 10th -- Meet Jewelry Designer Ronaldo at Trinity's  (204 West Market Street in Athens)  from 11:00AM to 6:00PM.  Enjoy hundreds of designs, store discounts, cupcakes and hourly giveaways.

Mar 10th -- Join Tom Cat and Bark the Dawg for an night of music at Mac's Sports Bar and Steakhouse (1733 Jefferson Street SE in Athens) starting at 8:00PM.

Mar 10th & 11th -- Come enjoy 30,000 plus song library of the Karaoke Center at 22769 Black Road in Athens, AL each Friday and Saturday night from 8:00pm to Midnight.  This family friendly establishment offers concessions stand and can be booked for parties.  Admission: $5 per person  For more information: 256-444-1411

Mar 10th & 11th --   Live music and dancing at Johnny's Place located at 14441 Lucas Ferry Road, Athens at 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Smoke and alcohol free facility with beverages and finger foods.

Mar 11th -- Join Redstone Harley-Davidson (15100 AL-20 Madison; Exit 3 I-565) for the Iron Elite Bike Show Competition hosted by Rare Breed! Trophies are given for best cruiser and best sound! Live music by Rhyme and Reason, food, cold beverages from Yellowhammer Brewing and enter to win a TV

Mar 11th -- Children's Paint A Pet Night Join The Broken Brush at the studio and let your child paint their pet. This is 2-hour class and they will leave with a portrait of their furry friend. All you need to do is send The Broken Brush a picture of your pet to studio@thebrokenbrushstudio.com for pre-sketch. $45.00 per painter  Only 15 seats available. To reserve your spot>> https://squareup.com/store/Brokenbrush107/item/paint-your-pet

Mar 11th -- Cabela's King Kat Tournament Trail on Wheeler Lake starting at 6:30AM until 3:00PM launching from Ingall's Harbor.  All anglers must be in weigh-in line by 4 p.m. Must be a member of the King Kat Association to fish this event. A one-year membership is $30. To pre-register, kingkatusa.com or 502-384-5924.  Fuel, supplies, and food are available at the Lucy's Branch Marina Mile Marker 287 on the Tennessee River. (34*46'45.5"N 87*13'18.8"W)>> http://www.lucysbranch.com/

Mar 11th -- Join Section 8 for an night of music at Mac's Sports Bar and Steakhouse (1733 Jefferson Street SE in Athens) starting at 8:00PM.

Mar 11th --  
Barnett Band & Co. live from 6:30PM-10:00PM at the  West Side Village Community Center located on Highway 99 in Athens. Bring finger food to share. 256-771-0586.

Mar 12th -- 2-S Spring Series 2017 Join 2-S Arena for their Spring Series 2017 Barrel Racing Series at the 2-S Arena 26155 Thach Road in Athens, Alabama starting with Exhibition Barrels at 12:00PM to 2:30PM with the show starting at 3:00PM. Membership is $25.00 for individuals; Family $40.00 (same household) Day Permits: $10.00; class competition rates vary.   For more information:  Mindy Sanders 256-278-5758 or Wil Sanders 256-246-0628

Mar 12th -- Join The Broken Brush (107 South Marion Street in Athens) for $25.00 per person (all ages) to express their artistic desires as you paint a 16x20 canvas of a neon dragonfly!  To reserve your spot>>> https://squareup.com/store/Brokenbrush107/item/neon-dragonfly

Mar 14th -- Join Athens State University Student Government for a St. Patrick's Day Celebration at Athens State University (300 North Beaty Street in Athens) starting at 5:30PM with an Irish Dinner with Food Fite in the Sandridge Student Center at the heart of the campus.  A traditional Irish Dinner of Corned Beef and Cabbage, Potatoes, Bread Pudding and Tea for $10.00; Kid's Meals available for $5.00.  Select adult beverages will be available for purchase (21+ with ID).  Beginning at 7:00PM, a free Irish Concert sponsored by the Livingston Concert/Leacture Series will be in McCandless Hall Auditorium featuring the premiere Southern Celtic group Henri's Notion.  www.athens.edu

Mar 16th & 17th --  SOLD OUT  -- The Cadillacs at Yesterday's Senior Lunch Matinee Show at 15631 Brownsferry Road in Athens.  March's featured performers will be the The Cadillacs with a collection of Oldies, Doo-Wop and Old Country.. 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.

Mar 16th -- Turn an old book into a work of art... by creating a cross or the word "read" during this project at the Ardmore Community Library (25836 Main Street in Ardmore) from 10:00AM-12:00PM.

Mar 16th -- 18th -- Victorian Treasure Hunt at Drucilla's (300 North Marion Street in Athens) Meander through our Victorian house and find your treasures. Drucilla's will have their vintage teapots, tea sets, dishes, glassware, Victorian parlor sets, pump organ, tables, chairs, table linens and much more for sale. Hours will be 10-4 on Thursday and Friday and 9-2 on Saturday.





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Don't miss these opportunities for upcoming event tickets and registrations....
NOW -- Tickets on Sale  Inaugural Limestone Music Festival from 7:00-9:00PM on April 14th at the Limestone Event Center located at 114 West Pryor Street in Athens. Proceeds go to support the East Limestone Band program and County for a Cure Relay for Life Team. Tickets are $10.00 and may be purchased from any East Limestone band student, at Chick Fil-A in Athens (1291 US Highway 72 in Athens just 1-block west of I-65 Exit 351) or from The Village Pizza (15728 East Limestone Road in Athens). The festival features singers, songwriters, musicians and bands from north Alabama.

NOW -- Pre-sale tickets for the City of Athens Relay for Life Ribeye Steak Fundraiser includes a Ribeye Steak cooked on-site by the Limestone County Cattlemen's Association, chips and a beverage for dine-in or carryout at the March 31st event to be held at Friendship United Methodist on Lucas Ferry in Athens.  Tickets are pre-sale only so organizers can obtain the needed amount of supplies. Tickets are available from Daveen Stanford, Holly Hollman, City of Athens Relay team members and by calling City Hall at 256-233-8730.  Relay members will deliver large orders in the Athens area.

NOW -- Register for the Rocket City Ten Miler to be held in Mooresville on March 18th by the Huntsville Track Club:  https://runsignup.com/Race/AL/Mooresville/RocketRunTenMiler​

NOW -- Register for the Heel and Crank Duathlon, a very popular duathlon in Alabama that is put on by the Team Rocket Triathlon Club with proceeds benefitting ALSA in memory of local triathlete, Darin Kruse on April 8th in Mooresville:  https://imathlete.com/events/HeelandCrank​

NOW -- 2017 Rock and  Walk on April 29th in Athens - This annual event allows registered walkers to "walk" in honor of a child, or simply in support of others. Each team of walkers may also "rock" in the rocking chairs placed at the event site. Rocking chairs signify the heart of the walk, which is to raise funds for families who have lost a baby and are in need of funeral assistance and emotional support services.  REGISTER> https://www.crowdrise.com/AlabamaRockWalk2017​

NOW-- Register to run in or volunteer for Chick-fil-A Athens, AL 5K, 10K, 1 Mile Fun Run held May 6th in Athens at:  cfaracenorthalabama.com

NOW -- Registration open for the Spring Krusher Century Ride (100 Miles) on May 6th cycling northern Limestone County:  http://www.imathlete.com/events/EventOverview.aspx?fEID=39905

NOW -- Sign up for Paddle for a Cause
with Fort Hampton Outfitters LLC (28890 AL-127 in Elkmont) as they host their annual fundraiser on May 6th from 7:00AM-8:00PM. They provide the kayak, paddle and floatation device plus chances for door prizes and some other activities.  To schedule your Paddle for the Cause slot, please contact Don Bowling: (256) 431-8988

NOW -- Sign up for The Golf Classic, the largest annual scholarship fundraiser for the Alumni Association of Athens State University, held May 18th at Canebrake Golf Club in Athens:   https://www.eventbrite.com/e/26th-annual-athens-state-university-alumni-golf-classic-registration-32086650034?aff=es2

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