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.

The Month of September, DeKalb Library Yard Sale – The Rainsville Public Library will be holding a yard sale beginning on September 1 and lasting through the month of September. All proceeds will go towards children’s programs.

September 14-15, Fall Vintage Pickin’ Barn Sale – Shop from some of the best vendors around the South! Vintage marketplace featuring farmhouse, primitives, rustic junk, industrial, shabby and french country, repurposed goods and more! There will be live music and local food vendors. Priority Pickin’ Passes for both days are $15 for a private 3-hour shopping day of the event from 9am to noon. General admission tickets are $6 per day and sale runs from noon to 5pm.

September 15, Boom Days Heritage Celebration – This annual art and musical event displays citizens of Fort Payne taking a second look at their past and the heritage passed down to them through the arts and crafts of our area. The Boom Days Heritage Celebration will feature many of these facets in the presentation of musical performances as well as art displays in the City Park. It begins at 10am and is free and open to the public!

September 16, Chavies Singing – There will be a singing at Chavies Baptist Church on Sunday, September 16 at 6pm and the special guests will be Chosen Generation. All are welcome!

September 16, Flat Rock Singing – There will be a singing at Flat Rock Church near High Falls Park in Grove Oak on Sunday, September 16 at 5pm. The special singers will be The Mark Askew Family. The church is located at 2321 County Road 356. Pastor Junior Croft and song director Morell Richey invite everyone to attend!

September 22, Festival at the Falls Appreciation Day – Gates will open at 10am for this year’s “Festival at the Falls” Appreciation Day. Admission is free, bring a lawn chair and enjoy the day!

September 22, Cornerstone 5K & Fun Run – Cornerstone Christian Academy will be hosting their “Soarin’ with the Eagles” 5K and Fun Run on Saturday, September 22 beginning at 8am at DeKalb Public Lake in Sylvania. The cost is $25 for 5K, $15 for Fun Run in advance, the prices increase by $5 on the day of the event. Come run or walk to support Cornerstone Christian Academy Athletics.

September 24-29, 63rd Annual DeKalb County VFW Agricultural Fair – Rides on the midway, great food, live entertainment, livestock exhibits, agricultural displays, awards, and so much more can be found on these six nights that the fair returns to DeKalb County at the VFW Fairgrounds! Gates open each night at 5pm with a $4 gate entry fee.

September 29, Cruisin’ for the Kids Motorcycle Ride – The first annual Cruisin’ for the Kids will begin on September 29 with registration at 10am and kickstands up at 11am. Come join for a great time and a great cause. It begins at the CAC Center in Fort Payne, and all proceeds will go to the DeKalb County Children’s Advocacy Center.

October 6, Second Annual Patsy Pull – Join The Zone Fitness and Training for Breast Cancer Awareness Month by participating in their second ever Patsy Pull in Collinsville! Teams of 8 will race to see who can pull a fully loaded firetruck a distance of 20 feet in the shortest amount of time! Teams of 8 — $200 per team (all male and co-ed which must have at least four women). 100% of the profits will be donated to help fight breast cancer. It begins on Main Street in Collinsville from 6pm to 9pm on October 6.

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/events/run-for-rescue5k. On-site registration begins at 6:30am. For more information, email friendsofdcaac@gmail.com.

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