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“We Rocked the World” music tours continue Saturday, July 6

June 21, 2019

COLBERT COUNTY-Tickets are available for the next “We Rocked the World” tour of local music attractions on Saturday, July 6. Music historian George Lair will lead the tour for the Colbert County Tourism and Convention Bureau. The journey through Muscle Shoals Music history, aboard the Tuscumbia trolley, includes tours of the Alabama Music Hall of […]


Helen Keller Festival Starts June 27….Schedule Of Events And More…

June 13, 2019

TUSCUMBIA-The Helen Keller Festival kicks off on Thursday, June 27 with a parade down Main Street in Tuscumbia that begins at 6 p.m. Dr. Kenji Hamada of Oregon is this year’s grand marshal.  A concert by The Velcro Pygmies will follow the parade at 7 p.m. in Spring Park. “The Miracle Worker” play will be […]


“We Rocked the World” music tours continue Saturday, June 15

June 9, 2019

COLBERT COUNTY-Tickets are available for the next “We Rocked the World” tour of local music attractions on Saturday, June 15. Music historian George Lair will lead the tour for the Colbert County Tourism and Convention Bureau. The journey through Muscle Shoals Music history, aboard the Tuscumbia trolley, includes tours of the Alabama Music Hall of […]


Helen Keller Festival Set For June 27-30

June 6, 2019

TUSCUMBIA-Fletch Brown, entertainment coordinator for the Helen Keller Festival doesn’t mince words when it comes to describing this year’s music lineup. “The year this entertainment  … It’s pretty rocking,” Brown said during a news conference promoting this year’s festival, June 27-30 in Tuscumbia. A star-studded lineup of entertainers, including country music legend Tanya Tucker, are […]


The 58th season of “The Miracle Worker” play at Ivy Green begins June 7

June 5, 2019

TUSCUMBIA-The 58th season of The Miracle Worker play at Ivy Green, the Home of Helen Keller, begins this Friday, June 7. The play will be performed on Friday and Saturday nights though July 13. The play depicts the life of Keller, from the discovery of her deafness and blindness, caused by a fever when she […]


The 58th season of “The Miracle Worker” play at Ivy Green begins June 7

May 24, 2019

TUSCUMBIA-Helen Keller fans from around the world will soon be making their way to Tuscumbia to watch William Gibson’s epic drama that chronicles her early life performed on the grounds of the home where she grew up. The 58th season of The Miracle Worker play at Ivy Green, the Home of Helen Keller, begins Friday, […]


A 15.8 percent increase…Travelers spent $62 million in Colbert County last year

May 24, 2019

COLBERT COUNTY–Tourism pumped $62 million into Colbert County’s economy in 2018 through the money travelers spent for hotels, food, shopping and  transportation, according to a report released Monday  by the Alabama Tourism Department. The report, which was compiled for the state agency by Montgomery economist Dr. Keivan Deravi, found that spending by travelers in Colbert […]


North Alabama African Heritage Association will host the 19th Annual North Alabama African Heritage Festival May 31 – June 1

May 22, 2019

 TUSCUMBIA-The North Alabama African Heritage Association will host the 19th Annual North Alabama African Heritage Festival on Friday and Saturday, May 31 and June 1  2019 at the Willie Green Recreation Park in Tuscumbia. The festival will begin on Friday at 1 p.m. with Informative Sessions focusing on African ancestry. The afternoon sessions will be […]


48th annual Muscle Shoals Street Rod Run June 1 at Spring Park

May 19, 2019

TUSCUMBIA-On Saturday, June 1, Spring Park in Tuscumbia will be filled with around 300 antique and classic cars and trucks. The 48th annual Muscle Shoals Street Rod Run, which features all makes and models of cars and trucks made up until 1988, is one of the largest car shows in Alabama. There is no charge […]


Trolley tours of music attractions continue May 25…Sheffield

May 7, 2019

SHEFFIELD-Colbert County Tourism and Convention Bureau’s series of “We Rocked the World” trolley tours, continue Saturday, May 25. The tour, led by music historian George Lair, will showcase Sheffield’s music attractions, including the original location of Muscle Shoals Sound at 3614 Jackson Highway, Cypress Moon Studios (the second location of Muscle Shoals Sound), and the […]


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