Upcoming Events in DeKalb County!
May 11, 2018
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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.

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 Avenue 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.

October 13, Run for Rescue 5K – The Friends of DeKalb County Animal Adoption Center will host their annual Run for Rescue 5K Run/Walk and 1 Mile Kid’s Run/Walk on Saturday, October 13 beginning at the Rotary Pavilion in Fort Payne. 5K will begin at 8am and the Kid’s Run/Walk will follow. Register at racesonline.com or on-site beginning at 6:30am. For more information, email friendsofdcaac@gmail.com.

October 13, Annual Dog Daze – Bring your dogs and human family to this event where the Little River Canyon Center staff features dog games and presentations on all topics canine such as dog adoption, dog advocacy, service dogs, and much more! It will be held on Saturday, October 13 from 11am to 3pm and is free to the public!

October 13, Rainsville First Baptist Fall Festival – Rainsville First Baptist Church will host its fall festival on Saturday, October 13 from 10am to 2pm on the Upward Field located behind the church. There will be a car show, live music, Hope Puppets performing, a BBQ competition, a corn hole tournament, inflatables, kids’ games, arts and crafts, and a 5K. For more information, visit rainsvillefirst.com.

October 13-14, Christmas at Eddie’s – The 2018 Christmas at Eddie’s Florist Open House is THIS WEEKEND, October 13-14! They look forward to seeing you there!

October 14, Chavies Homecoming – Chavies Baptist Church will be having their homecoming service on Sunday, October 14 beginning at 10:30am with lunch served at noon. The Fishermen will be singing and the speaker will be Kenneth Johnson. Everyone is welcome!

October 14, Salem Methodist Singing – Salem United Methodist Church in Geraldine will hold a singing on Sunday, October 14 at 6pm featuring Harold Riggs and the Christianaires of Collinsville. Everyone is invited!

October 16, DeKalb Democrats Rally – The DeKalb County Democrats will be hosting an old fashioned political rally with free hot dogs! It will be held at the DeKalb Theatre in Fort Payne featuring Walt Maddox for Governor and others!

October 18, ARSEA Meeting – DeKalb County’s City, County, and State Employee Retirees (ARSEA) or those interested, are scheduled to meet Thursday, October 18 at 10am at the DeKalb County Council on Aging on Tyler Avenue in Fort Payne. All elected officials & candidates are encouraged to attend and speak for a few minutes.

October 20, Gravel Hill Harvest Festival – Gravel Hill Baptist Church is hosting their harvest festival on Saturday, October 20 beginning at 5pm with fun for all ages including bingo, face painting, cake walk, soup and chili supper, games, and hay rides! Come out and enjoy a fun, food and fellowship!

October 21, Flat Rock Singing – There will be a gospel singing at Flat Rock Church near Grove Oak on County Road 356 on Sunday, October 21 beginning at 5pm. The special singers will be The Believers. Everyone is welcome!

October 21 & 22, Mentone Colorfest – Come and enjoy the fall season at 2018’s Mentone Colorfest! Since 1983, visitors have enjoyed the breathtaking fall colors and season at the annual Mentone Colorfest. This event is filled with arts, crafts, great food, live entertainment and much more! Located at the scenic Mentone Brow Park along with downtown Mentone on Saturday, October 21 from 9am to 5pm and Sunday, October 22 from 9am to 4pm. It is free and open to the public.

October 22, RTI Pumpkin Run – Rainsville Technology Inc. (RTI)’s 6th annual Great Pumpkin Run will be held on Saturday, October 20 at 8am beginning in the RTI parking lot. Pre-registration is $25 and race day registration is $30. Dress up in your Halloween costume and come run or walk! All proceeds will go to the Children’s Advocacy Center.

October 26, Council on Aging Fall Festival – The DeKalb County Council on Aging will host their fall festival at the Tom Bevill Center from 9am to 12pm (register by October 15). Lunch will be served and feel free to dress up for Halloween!

October 26-28, Spookapalooza Weekend at DeSoto State Park – Join the staff and volunteers of DeSoto State Park, National Park Service, JSU Field Schools and the Conservation Education Institute for a weekend of fun events guaranteed to run shivers up and down your spine! Trick R Treating, games, live animals, storytelling, and more are in store during this popular annual event. Grab your favorite costume, bring the family and come stay with them. The event is free and open to the public.

October 27, Long Ranch 4 Boys Dodgeball Tournament – The Long Ranch 4 Boys will host a dodgeball tournament on Saturday, October 27 from 8am to 10pm at the Fyffe High School Gym. Admission is $3. Each team will consist of 6 players with 1 female player per team. Teams must submit their final roster and registration forms with full payment by October 20, 2018. There will be trophies for winning teams. There is limited space so get registered now!

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