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9/11 Memorial Service .. NEVER FORGET

Sep 11, 2014 9:30 a.m.

Veteran's Memorial Park, Hwy 84 E, Dothan, Al.
The City of Dothan and the Wiregrass District Patriot Guard Riders invite the public and ALL First Responders to attend a Memorial Service in honor of those First Responders who made the ultimate sacrifice during the terrorist attack on September 11, 2001.
Guest speakers include Senator Harri Anne Smith, Mayor MIke Schmitz, Sheriff Donald Valenza, Dothan Police and Fire Chiefs and former VFW State Commander Ed Pritchard.
Jerome Jackson will be performing live.

Rick McCleskey (334) 798 9599


3rd Annual Emergency Preparedness Fair and Safety Saturday

Sep 6, 2014 10:00am- 2:00pm

Johnny Henderson Park Hwy 167 Enterprise, Al
The fun filled family day event is designed to raise awareness about home safety and individual emergency preparedness.
The preparedness and safety event features awareness displays and demonstrations to help citizens see how a few simple steps now can increase safety and emergency preparedness in homes, businesses and communities throughout the county.
Emergency response vehicles and resources, such as the mobile command post, hazardous materials vehicles, Police/Fire/EMS vehicles, Search and Rescue Dogs will be on site. Free safety preparedness "how to" literature such as how to build an emergency supply kit and develop a family emergency communications plan will be distributed.


Scotty Johnson (Coffee Co CERT Coord) 334-806-1994


Syrup Making Class

Nov 1, 2014 7 am to 3 pm CDT

Panhandle Pioneer Settlement, 17869 NW Pioneer Settlement Rd, Blountstown, FL 32424
Come join us in the art of making syrup.
THIS IS A ONE DAY CLASS. So call now to reserve your spot..
All will enjoy this hand on experience at the Panhandle Pioneer Settlement, Blountstown, Florida. There will be a $50.00 donation cost for this class. All items needed for this class are supplied. You will receive a Syrup Making DVD with the class.
There are limited slots available so call or email now to reserve your place.
The Panhandle Pioneer Settlement is a living museum documenting rural life in NW Florida since the early 1800’s. It is located in Sam Atkins Park, about 1 mile west of the intersection of Hwy 71 and Hwy 20.Follow HWY 20 West out of Blountstown. Look for signs for Sam Atkins Park. Turn North at Lindy’s Fried Chicken (Silas Green St.). Follow the signs.

For more information, call 674-2777 or email info@panhandlepioneer.org
More information on the Panhandle Pioneer Settlement’s historical Buildings go to www.panhandlepioneer.org.


Lisa Rhodes 850-674-2777


Peanut Boil

Sep 27, 2014 5:30 pm to 8 pm CDT

Panhandle Pioneer Settlement, 17869 NW Pioneer Settlement Rd, Blountstown, FL 32424
It's time again for the Panhandle Pioneer Settlement's
PEANUT BOIL
FREE Admission and FREE Peanuts
There will be games and activities for the little ones,
Live entertainment by Easy Company performed from the porch of the
Well's Cabin
The concession stand will be open with
burgers, hot dogs, chips, and drinks
If you should have any questions, comments, or suggestions
Don't hesitate to give us a call


Lisa Rhodes 850-674-2777


Archaeology Day

Sep 13, 2014 12 to 4 pm CDT

Panhandle Pioneer Settlement, 17869 NW Pioneer Settlement Rd, Blountstown, FL 32424
COME AND EXPERIENCE THE PAST:
ARCHAEOLOGY DAY
Organizations throughout the panhandle are teaming up for a fun-filled day of activities to educate the public and children of all ages about archaeological and historical resources.
The Florida Public Archaeology Network, University of West Florida, the Panhandle Pioneer Settlement and the Panhandle Archaeological Society at Tallahassee will host a Public Archaeology Day at the Panhandle Pioneer Settlement from 12 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, September 13, 2014. The Panhandle Pioneer Settlement is located in Sam Atkins Park in Blountstown, Fla.
Archaeologists will be on-hand to provide general information about archaeology, historic preservations, and heritage tourism, as well as identify artifacts from the public’s personal collections. They will also bring authentic artifacts to share. Additionally, there will be craftsmen and vendors.
Have your personal artifact collections identified by archaeologist!
This event is free and open to the public!




Lisa Rhodes 850-674-2777
For more information,
Contact FPAN Outreach Coordinator,
Barbara Hines, RPA, at bhines@uwf.edu,
Or the Panhandle Pioneer Settlement at info@panhandlepioneer.org



Patriot Guard Riders - Lake & Lunch Ride

Sep 27, 2014 8:00 a.m. to 9:15 a.m.

Harley-Davidson of Dothan, Ross Clark Cir, Dothan Al
Scenic Ride to Eufaula with lunch at Michelle's Buffet on the lake. The $10. per rider entry fee supports the Wiregrass Patriot Guard Riders Support and Supplies Fund. Donations are tax deductible.

Jimmy Shiver: 334-714-2170 or Rick McCleskey 334-798-9599


Atlanta Pops Orchestra

Oct 7, 2014 7 pm

Elba High School
Established in 1945, the Pops is comprised of Atlanta’s best musicians and performs throughout the southeast. The orchestra will perform a program focused on romantic music from movies, popular tunes and light classics. The performance will include “Somewhere in Time,” “Phantom of theOpera,” “Beauty and The Beast,” “West Side Story,” “I’ll Take Romance,” “All the Things You Are” and “Embraceable You.”




Wiregrass Model Railroad Show

Sep 20, 2014 - Sep 21, 2014 9-5 Saturday and 10-4 Sunday

National Peanut Festival Fairgrounds, 5622 US Hwy 231 South, three miles south of Dothan
Vendors from throughout the Southeast will display more than 100 tables of train –related merchandise and several large model railroad layouts will be in operation. The show will also feature door prizes and concessions both days. An outdoor train ride for children will be offered for a small additional charge on both days, weather permitting.
Admission is $5.00 for adults and free for children under age 12.


For more information, call Danny Lewis at 334-790-6284.


Geraldine & "Ricky"

Sep 6, 2014 7 PM EST

First Assembly of God, Blakely, GA
Geraldine Ragan uses ventriloquism to create a presentation of laughter, joy, music, and inspiration.

229 400 0293
229 723 6289



Is It Art?

Aug 26, 2014 5:30 p.m

Wiregrass Museum of Art Dothan, AL
As a modern and contemporary art museum, WMA seeks to expand art appreciation across the Wiregrass. We will look at the art, the artist and the history behind some of the ideas that abound in some of the simplest works of contemporary art. Join museum staff and other hosts, in conversation about an exciting work of art!

Tonye Frith
794-3871
tfrith@wiregrassmuseum.org



Yard Party for Art

Aug 22, 2014 - Aug 23, 2014 6:00 - 11:00 p.m.

Wiregrass Museum of Art
Enjoy food, drinks and live music at this outdoor/fundraiser for the Wiregrass Museum of Art. Performances by K-JAMS, Paper Anniversary, Los-Locos, The Wild Fruit,and D.J. Nigel Aman. Food & Drinks with Bite Club, Tib-a-Dor's, Oak & Olive and Folklore Brewery.

Wiregrass Museum of Art
794-3871
www.wiregrassmuseum.org



Market Days at Lick Skillet in Arlington

Sep 6, 2014 8:00 A.M- 5:00 P.M.

485 W. Cedar Street Arlington, Ga. 39813
Vendors Needed! Have a Yard Sale! Sell your Baked Goods, Crafts, or your Home-Grown Veggies! Spaces are only $10.00

Tami Fincher 229-308-5123 or
tamiarlingtondda@gmail.com



Rip Hewes Stadium 50th Anniversary

Sep 26, 2014 .

Rip Hewes Stadium Dothan, AL
Hank Kennedy from DHS class of '65 wants all that were members of the first football team and cheerleaders in 1965 to be apart of the celebration that will take place on September 26, 2014 commemorating the first game every played in Rip Hewes Stadium 50 years ago on September 26, 1964! They will be recognizing all the players and cheerleaders that were part of this initial game. Please let us know if you and your spouse will be attending this event. This will be great if we can get as many as possible to be a part of this celebration.



Contact Hank Kennedy @ 334-793-6945 home or 334-618-1812. Email: coachk3@comcast.net or Saundra Free McGriff @ 334-794-9381. Email: gene089@centurytel.net



Comedy Live

Oct 17, 2014 8-10:00 PM

The Landing Ballroom 113 Novosel St, Fort Rucker, AL
Join us for a fun night of laughs and jokes at Comedy Live at Rucker, October 17th from 8 – 10 pm in The Landing Ballroom. Fort Rucker is bringing in high quality entertainers to provide comic relief to our patrons. Corey Mack will be the opening act, and Landry will be the Headlining Act. Cost for Regular Advanced tickets is $12 each by October 16 and $16 afterwards. Cost for a VIP table (seats 10 patrons) are $150 and guarantees you a seat close to the stage. This is one of Fort Rucker's most popular events, so get your tickets while they last! Tickets will be available in the Catering Office located inside The Landing and 5700 & Lyster Coffee Zones. Open to the public ages 18 and older. For more information, please contact Fort Rucker Family & MWR, (334) 255-9810.

Fort Rucker Family & MWR, (334) 255-9810


Hispanic Heritage Gate-to-Gate Run

Sep 27, 2014 9:00 AM

Parking lot by the Daleville Gate on 3rd and Raider
On September 27th, The Fort Rucker Physical Fitness Center will be hosting the annual "Gate to Gate" run in conjunction with Hispanic Heritage Month. Race day registration will be from 7:30 - 8:30 am in the parking lot by the Daleville Gate on 3rd and Raider and the run will begin at 9 am. Participants will be bused to the Ozark gate from the Daleville gate. The last bus will leave at 8:40 am, so participants are encouraged to arrive early. The run begins at the Ozark gate and continues down Andrews Avenue to 3rd Avenue, where runners will turn left and continue to the Daleville gate. Participants are encouraged to pre-register prior to race day and forms will be available at either Physical Fitness Center. Costs will be $20-25 individual and $120-160 for teams. Trophies will be awarded to Overall Male/Female, Master Male/Female, Grandmaster Male/Female, 1st place trophies in 14 age categories and medals for 2nd and 3rd place in 14 age categories; team trophy to 1st place team and streamers for top 10 teams. Fort Rucker Physical Fitness Center, (334) 255-2296.

Fort Rucker Physical Fitness Center, (334) 255-2296


Oktoberfest

Sep 26, 2014 4:30-9:30 PM

Fort Rucker Festival Fields
Join us Friday, September 26th for Oktoberfest on the Festival Fields from 4:30-9:30 pm. Fort Rucker's 12th Annual Oktoberfest features live German music by Sonnenschein Express, traditional German food including bratwurst and schnitzel, German beer, keg toss competition, Volkswagen Show & Shine and a good time to be had! At this family-friendly event there are also inflatables for the children, a pumpkin patch, craft activities and more! So put on your lederhosen and don't miss out on this celebration of German culture here in the Wiregrass!For more information, contact Special Events, (334) 255-1749

Special Events, (334) 255-1749


Girls’ Night Out

Sep 5, 2014 6pm-9pm

The Landing Building 113 Novosel Street Fort Rucker, AL 36362
The Landing from 6-9 pm. For more information, contact The Landing, (334) 598-2426.

The Landing, (334) 598-2426.