In Partnership with the Southern Weekend

Tennessee Valley Now: Feb. 22 – Feb. 24

Click over to our Event Calendar for more exciting things to round out your perfect Tennessee Valley Weekend!

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Electric Polar Bear

CANCELLED DUE TO RAIN – TO BE RESCHEDULED

 

Need an excuse to have some fun? You’ve found it! Come hang at The Camp for Electric Polar Bear. DJ Tripe Tone, Darth Fader, and more will be playing everything from Dubstep to Trap and from House to EDM. Everyone is encouraged to wear faux fur coats to stay warm yet festive. The Camp will have delicious food and beverages for sale. There is no fee to enter. Must be 21+ to drink. LET’S DO THIS!

Location: The Camp at Mid City

Time:  5:30 PM – 10:00 PM

Date:  February 22

Wizard Night: Havoc vs. Macon Mayhem

Calling all Witches, Wizards, and Muggles for a magical night of hockey! Dress up for a chance to win prizes from Best Buy, enjoy Harry Potter cocktails, and a Quidditch match at intermission. 🏒vs. Evansville Thunderbolts 🗓Friday, Feb. 22 🕢7:00 p.m. Friday night, 4 wizard cocktails will be available that are sure to bewitch the mind and ensnare the senses for only $6! 🦄Unicorn Blood 👨‍🦰The Ron Weasley💀The Drink That Must Not Be Named (The Voldemort) 🍺Butterbeer (non-alcoholic, for the kids!)

Location: Von Braun Center 

Time:  7:00 PM

Date:  February 22

STACH & CO. 1st Annual Mardi Gras

Let the good times roll. Please join us for the 1st Annual Mardi Gras Ball benefiting Tigers For Tomorrow! TICKETS ON SALE NOW! Follow the eventbrite link to purchase. Formal attire required! Enjoy an enchanted evening of music, food and dancing. Guest will also enjoy the bar! Must be 21 years of age.

Location: Guntersville Senior Center

Time:  7:00 PM

Date:  February 22

Killer Beaz – From MOONshine to the Rocket City

Killer Beaz is fresh from the television screen to the stage in the Rocket City, performing at StandUp LIVE Thursday through Saturday, February 21-23, 2019. Beaz is currently guest starring in his third season of the Discovery Channel’s hit series, “Moonshiners”, touring the country, performing on the high seas, and about to release an upcoming DVD series of clean comedy, “Killer Beaz PRESENTS” featuring the standup of Beaz and outstanding comics handpicked from all over the country. With many thousands of radio, television and stage appearances, Beaz has been entertaining audiences for over three decades. He is an award winning artist, and has been signed with both Sony and Warner Brothers Records, and received reviews such as: “Beaz is ‘Killer!’” – Rolling Stone Magazine

Location: Stand Up Live

Date:  February 22

Time:  7:00 PM

Date:  February 23

Time:  7:00 PM

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Spring Into Summer Activities Fair

The Spring Into Summer Activities Fair returns Saturday, February 23, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center’s Davidson Center for Space Exploration.

👉This event is FREE to the public! The Spring Into Summer Activities Fair will highlight spring break and summer camps, workshops and classes in the fields of art, music, dance, theater, science, history and more, for kids of all ages!🎨 This is an excellent opportunity for parents and kids to learn more about educational offerings from local arts and cultural organizations. The fair will also feature hands-on activities and door prizes.

Location: U.S. Space & Rocket Center

Time: 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Date:  February 23

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Rocket Republic HomeBrew Fest in Fe.Brew.ary

Just is in time for Fe.Brew.ary! Join us Saturday, February 23rd for our Tasting Event from the Homebrew Competition. On this day enjoy live music from The Zooks and special guest, beer from our homebrewers, and limited release Rocket Republic beers! We will have Rocket VonBrats on site during the start of the day and Fire & Spice in the evening! Our main bar will have our homebrews and limited releases; the sidebar will be open with our Rocket Republic flagships! Stop by the taproom to purchase your ticket for wristbands. $20/Ticket Doors open at 12pm.

**Tickets can be purchased at the door the day of the event!**

Location:  Rocket Republic Brewing Company

Time: 12:00 PM

Date:  February 23

 

Shoals Chili Cook Off 2019

Warm up your taste buds for the 5 th Annual Shoals Chili Festival at Singin’ River Brewing Co. with your favorite local restaurants battling to cook the best chili in town to raise money for a charity of their choice! Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the door! Ticket price includes samples from chili vendors while supplies last.

Location: Singin’ River LIVE

Time:  4:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Date:  February 23

Winter Jazz Show

Join us for dinner and a show Featuring Jacksonville State University’s very own Jazz Ensemble Live in Concert Saturday,  Doors open @ 6:00 pm Show begins @ 7:00 pm. For more info call (256) 845-3548

**Coolers Welcome

**Proceeds benefit Environmental Education.

Location: Little River Canyon Center

Time:  6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Date:  February 23

 

Weiner Dog Races: Havoc vs. Macon Mayhem

The ninth-annual Havoc Wiener Dog Races are this Saturday! Time to find out if you’ve got the quickest dog in the South. Races will take place during the first intermission. Dachshunds only in the race, but all dogs can come and watch!

Location: Von Braun Center 

Time: 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM

Date:  February 23

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Guided Tour of Cathedral Caverns with HYP

Join HYP for a guided tour of the majestic Cathedral Caverns! This tour is about 1.5 miles round trip and takes about 90 minutes. The entire route is paved and easy to walk. Hiking shoes/boots are recommended due to slippery terrain. The cost is $19 per person. Cash or card is accepted and the fee is paid at the cave entrance.

**We will meet at Books-a-Million at 12:30PM to organize carpools – leaving at 12:45PM sharp. The ride there is about 40 minutes and the tour starts at 2:00PM. 

Meet Location: Books-A-Million

Time:  12:30 PM – 5:00 PM

Date:  February 24

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Akeelah and the Bee

Akeelah and the Bee – Directed by Jacinda Rose Swinehart and Kailey Burkhardt February 15-17 & 22-24, 2019 at the VBC Playhouse Performance Partner – Iberia Bank 11 year-old Akeelah spells words because her daddy taught her to, not because she’s trying to get a reputation as “the Brainiac”. After she wins her school’s bee, she buckles down and studies hard for Nationals against all kinds of odds: bullying friends, gun violence outside her window, and the ongoing mourning for her father. Audience members will cheer Akeelah’s triumphant journey about the transformative (t-r-a-n-s-f-o-r-m-a-t-i-v-e) power of education, adult mentors, and friendship. Recommended for ages 9 and up. Friday Nights at 7pm Saturdays & Sundays at 1:30 & 5pm Single Tickets $15 each Group Discounts for 10 or more. Based on the screenplay by Doug Atchison. Adapted for the stage by Cheryl L. West. Produced by special arrangement by Plays for Young Audiences

Location: Von Braun Center Playhouse

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