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  1. Old Baker Farm Pumpkin Patch

    October 3, 2020 - October 31, 2020 @ Old Baker Farm

    Fun filled day on the farm with hayride to the pumpkin patch, the farm animal petting zoo, train ride, corn maze & more! Please remember to wear a mask & practice social distancing. WESTERN COWBOY DAY 2020 SATURDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2020, 9am until Dark SUNDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2020, 1pm until Dark Shootouts, Western Music, Hay Wagon Rides, Hay Mountain, Pumpkin Patch, & More! COTTON PICKIN' CELEBRATION '20 SATURDAY, OCTOBER 24, 9am-5pm SUNDAY, OCTOBER 25, 9am-5pm FESTIVAL WEEKEND Open Saturday and Sunday, October 24-25, 9am-5pm (*Entrance Gate Closes Each Day at 5pm)

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  2. David Hockney: Six Fairy Tales from the Brothers Grimm Gallery Exhibit

    October 10, 2020, 10:00 AM - December 1, 2020, 5:00 PM @ Shelby County Arts Center

    This exhibit is located in the EBSCO Fine Art Gallery. In 1970 David Hockney and Petersburg Press released Six Fairy Tales, a compilation of 39 etchings and the texts of Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm’s fairy tales, including: The Little Sea Hare, Fundevogel, Rapunzel, The Boy Who Left Home to Learn Fear, Old Rinkrank and Rumpelstilzchen. Hockney had always loved Grimm’s Fairy Tales and had read all 220 of them. He also admired earlier illustrations to them by Arthur Rackham and Edmund Dulac. In 1969 he decided to make his own images. Rather than illustrating the stories literally, he chose vivid images to encapsulate a mood or detail. He especially enjoyed the elements of magic in the tales, and his images focus on his imaginative response to the descriptions in the text rather than attempting to concentrate on the most important events in the narrative. They are more than simply illustrations: they stand on their own as images, independent of the stories.

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  3. Stars Over Alabama Fall Softball Showcase and Camp

    October 16, 2020, 5:30 PM - October 18, 2020, 5:00 PM @ Eagle Sports Complex

    Last years event sold out quickly hosting 30+ college coaches. This Showcase is successful because we only conduct the showcase in 3 locations with 19 fields only 7 miles apart. Also the format is a 4GG/3 Pool into Single Elimination so the athletes will be playing for something. National Scouting Report will be on site for the event and will be conducting complimentary combine testing and results for all players involved. DCB Elite Academy will also be conducting a camp the day before the showcase on Oct. 16th featuring 14+ Colleges. This is a great opportunity to be seen in front of college coaches before the showcase.

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