Memorable Community Events from 2015
December 31, 2015
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Memorable Community Events from 2015

By Karah Wilson

karah@southerntorch.com

DEKALB CO., Ala.—No doubt this was a big year for DeKalb County. From annual festivals to Fyffe going to the state play offs to new traditions, DeKalb was packed with things to do and we have gathered a list of events that made this county shine bright this year.


Jan – March

*Alabama Ballet performs “Cinderella” at NACC

*Fyffe ministries presents, “This is Our Story”

*Northeast Alabama Community College Jazz Band Performs Concert

 

April

*Northeast Alabama Community College holds 50th Anniversary Celebration

*Northeast Community College Presents, “Into the Woods.”

 

May

*Rainsville Named an “Alabama Community of Excellence”

*Southern Torch rolls out newspaper

 

June

*Northeast holds Latino Festival

*Fort Payne is named as a Main Street Alabama City

*107th Fiddler’s Convention in Fort Payne

*Freedom run in Rainsville

 

July

*Potato festival in Henagar

*Rainsville Boy Scouts receive 50-Miler award

*Fort Payne opens new splash pad

 

Aug.

*UFO days in Fyffe

 

Sept.

*Ider Mule Days

*Vintage Pickin’ Barn Sale

*Collinsville Quilt Walk

*Boom Days in Fort Payne

 

Oct.

*Northeast hold Miss Northeast pageant

*Mentone Colorfest

*Boo Bash in Rainsville

 

Nov.

*Bryson Richey 5K in Rainsville

*Collinsville Cricket Theatre hosts a play by Auburn college students

*Collinsville Turkey Trot

*Merry Market in Rainsville

 

Dec.

*Fort Payne’s new Christmas tree lighting

*County parades

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