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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 […]


Shoals Homebuilders Association boosting “The Miracle Worker” play at Ivy Green

May 5, 2019

TUSCUMBIA – The sounds of saws, hammers and other tools now echo through the outdoor theater where the breakthrough moment of Helen Keller’s life will soon be portrayed. Carpenters from the Shoals Homebuilders Association are busy constructing a new control booth for “The Miracle Worker”, play, which is presented on six weekends each year at […]


May and June events in Colbert County…fun for Everyone!

May 3, 2019

COLBERT COUNTY-A fun-packed early summer for Colbert County…May and June events.  Poetry, Civil War encampments, Music,  Festivals and Trolley Tours-something for everyone!  May 3-5 – Recall LaGrange, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. each day, LaGrange College Site Park, 1461 LaGrange College Road, Leighton AL  35646.  “Recall LaGrange” portrays a living history of life in the rural south […]


Recall LaGrange Festival May 3-5

April 24, 2019

LEIGHTON-Alabama’s bicentennial and the history of the state’s first chartered college and a Civil War-era military academy will be celebrated May 3-5 at the annual Recall LaGrange Festival The festival is held at LaGrange College Site Park, 1491 LaGrange College Road in Leighton. Louise Lenz, an organizer of the festival, said with this year being […]


Alabama Student Angler Bass Fishing Association tournament held in Colbert County

April 23, 2019

COLBERT COUNTY-Riley Underwood and Mason Wright, of Briarwood Christian Bass Club in Birmingham won Saturday’s (April 20)  Alabama Student Angler Bass Fishing Association tournament that was held on Pickwick Lake by catching four smallmouth and one largemouth bass weighing a total of 19.62 pounds. Easton Cummings and Seth Hall of Phil Campbell Bass Anglers were […]


“We Rocked the World” trolley tours of Shoals music attractions begin April 27

April 16, 2019

COLBERT COUNTY-Colbert County Tourism and Convention Bureau’s “We Rocked the World” marketing campaign is expanding with a series of guided tours beginning Saturday, April 27. The tours, which will be led by noted music historian George Lair, will be aboard Tuscumbia’s new trolley. “These tours are for Shoals residents and music fans from all over […]


Student anglers from throughout Alabama headed to Pickwick Lake

April 14, 2019

SHEFFIELD-A massive fleet of bass boats is headed for Colbert County. Some 500 student anglers from throughout the state are expected  in the Shoals Saturday, April 20  for an Alabama Student Angler Bass Fishing Association fishing tournament on Pickwick Lake. The tournament will launch from Riverfront Park. The weigh-in, which begins at 1 p.m., will […]


Frontier Days at Seven Springs Lodge chock-full of fun for all ages

April 4, 2019

 TUSCUMBIA– Some of the best cowboys and cowgirls in the country will converge on Seven Springs Lodge in late April for six days of horseback riding, rodeo competitions, chuckwagon racing and fun. Danny Foster, an owner of Seven Springs Lodge and Rattlesnake Saloon, said this year’s Frontier Days, April 23-28, will be jam-packed with fun […]


Baseball great to be honored in Tuscumbia

April 1, 2019

TUSCUMBIA – One of the greatest players to ever swing a bat in Major League Baseball will be honored in his hometown April 5-7. As part of the Alabama Bicentennial Celebration, Heinie Manush will be remembered with  three-days of activities, including a vintage baseball game featuring members the Cumberland Baseball Club of Nashville, tours of […]


Calendar listings for April Walking tours in Colbert County

March 29, 2019

TUSCUMBIA– How do you know it is spring?  Spring is here when Tuscumbia and Sheffield hold their Historic Walking Tours.   A time to see your town, enjoy a spring day and learn a little history. Saturday, April 6 – “Rock of Ages” Historic Tuscumbia Walking Tour. The free tour begins at 10 a.m., outside Coldwater […]


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