Helena United Festival

According to Chairperson of the Helena Diversity and Inclusion Board Dominga Gardner, the Helena United Festival will feature cooking demonstrations, a stick dancing performance and a martial arts demonstration, with a pending agreement with a bag pipe group. “We are using this event to bring all the cultures together, all different walks of life together, just to be able to learn something new from another culture,” Gardner said. “And also to embrace those that are different from us.” Read more at: https://www.shelbycountyreporter.com/2024/03/14/helena-diversity-board-to-host-helena-united-festival/

3rd Annual Spring Fling Family Food Truck Fest

Montevallo AL, United States

Montevallo Main Street, Impact Montevallo, and DRUM the Program invite you to experience our 3rd Annual Spring Fling Family Food Truck Fest! From noon to 6 PM on Saturday, April 27, join us on Island Street at the Orr Park Pecan Grove (940 Island Street) to grab lunch or an early dinner from one of our featured food trucks--to be announced! This fest will be fun for the whole family. Activities include: • Drum classes led by DRUM the Program's Abou Sylla (www.syllamusic.com) from 1-1:30 PM and 3-3:30 PM • Inflatable Bounce House • Obstacle Course • Face Painting • Music • Main Street Coloring Sheets • And more! This event is free admission. It is also "rain or shine." If the event must be cancelled due to inclement weather, we will announce via our social media. * Winner of 2022 Excellence in Promotion Award from Main Street Alabama *

Lovelight Farm Tour and Plant Sale

Visit Lovelight Farm on Sunday, April 28 for a farm tour, plant sale and live music from Dead Wood, a local Grateful Dead Tribute Band. Entry is $5 per person and $10 for families. Proceeds will go towards the purchase of a larger propagation greenhouse for our educational programming and for the expansion of the farms production. Lovelight Farm is a biodynamic and organic farm that focuses on soil health and sustainability of the land. They are a Certified Naturally Grown farm located in Wilsonville, Alabama.

Farmers’ Trade and Market Day

Shelby County Soil and Water Conservation District presents Farmers' Trade and Market Day: Homemade, Handmade, Homegrown & Farm Raised Vendors and Food Trucks will be at the Jones Agricenter Building in Columbiana - 56 Kelley Lane (next door to the Exhibition Center). Food trucks will have Tamales, Street Corn, Pork Skins, Cake, Bread Pudding, Cheesecake, Apple Butter, and much more! The Community Educational Garden has been planted and will host educational sessions on gardening. Enjoy the fun!


Regions Tradition

Greystone Golf and Country Club 4100 Greystone Drive Hoover, AL, United States

Calera Quarry Community BBQ

All are invited to a community BBQ at the Vulcan Materials Company quarry in Calera. The event is Friday, May 10. Gates are open to the public from 2-5:30pm to join us for free food, fun and a quarry visit. The quarry is located at 1614 County Road 84 in Calera.