Upcoming Events in DeKalb County!
May 11, 2018 Share

Upcoming Events in DeKalb County!

Check out these upcoming events in the DeKalb County area! To have your event placed in our community section or here online in next week’s post: please send your events to zach@southerntorch.com.

NACC Fall Registration – Northeast Alabama Community College registration for the fall semester is going on now! Visit nacc.edu, call (256) 638-4418 or (256) 228-6001 or download the free app for more information!

Every Wednesday, Parents of Addicted Loved Ones – A new support group for Parents of Addicted Loved Ones is starting in Fort Payne at Word of Life Ministry, located at 3610 Gault Ave North. The meeting will be held every Tuesday from 6pm to 7:30pm. Any adult family member over 18 is welcome to attend these PAL meetings, however, for insurance reasons, no one under the age of 18 may attend and child care will not be provided. For more information, visit palgroup.org.

Every Wednesday, Breakthrough Church free meal – Come and enjoy a free meal and hear the Word of God on Wednesday nights starting January 3 at 5:30pm. If you need a ride, please contact: Lynn Haas at (256) 605-7854 or Connie Holdem at (256) 605-1776.

June 22-23, Estate Sale at New Oregon Methodist Church – New Oregon Methodist Church on Lookout Mountain in Fort Payne is hosting an estate sale in the Keith Davis Family Life Center directly behind the church on Friday, June 22 and Saturday, June 23 from 8am to 4pm each day. All proceeds go to help complete the construction of the center.

June 23, Collier Blood Drive – A blood drive will be held on Saturday, June 23 from 10am to 4pm at Kuts 4 Curls in Rainsville. Help save lives in honor of five-year-old Collier Foote, who is currently being treated for stage 4 neuroblastoma at Children’s of Alabama in Birmingham! All blood donor will receive a recognition item and a free cholesterol screening. Donors must be 16 or older, weigh at least 110 pounds, and show photo ID. 16-year-olds require written parental permission.

June 30, Cops & Kids Day – The Geraldine Police Department invites you to Cops and Kids Day! Meet the local police force on Saturday, June 30 from 11am to 2pm behind Geraldine Town Hall. All ages may join the fun with a bounce house, water slide, police cars, train, shaved ice, fire truck, and free hot dogs, chips, and drinks!

June 30, Rainsville Freedom Fest – This annual festival will be held at the Northeast Alabama Agri-Business Center for the first time! Activities will include a huge car show, a great music lineup and a beautiful fireworks show! Check back for more details as they become available.

July 2, Independence Day Celebration at Fort Payne – The City of Fort Payne will present its annual Independence Day Celebration on July 2 at 5pm with music starting at 5:30pm. If it rains, the event will be moved to Tuesday, July 3.

July 4, Independence Day – Celebrate the birth of our great nation by spending time with family and enjoying one of the many fireworks show or festivals across DeKalb County!

July 4, Sand Mountain Potato Festival – Celebrate the rich heritage of Sand Mountain’s diverse agricultural products with live music, arts and crafts, entertainment, games, fireworks, and of course, potatoes. The festival will be located in Henagar City Park from 10am to 9pm on July 4!

July 4, Stars and Stripes Celebration – The Town of Crossville will be hosting its annual Stars and Stripes Celebration on July 4 from 5pm to 8pm in Crossville Town Park! It will feature entertainment like Soul Survivor and Fall Into Grace. There is a free swim day from 12pm to 4pm, a cornhole tournament, lots of food and craft vendors with free bounce houses! A fireworks show will end the evening. Bring out your lawn chairs and enjoy time with family and friends!


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