Marla Jones, Managing Editor
FORT PAYNE, ALA.-- Alabama Fan Appreciation Days kicks off on Thursday, June 16, at Northeast Alabam Community College (NACC).
Teddy Gentry’s Singing with the Stars Talent Contest, beginning at 6 p.m., will feature local talent from several schools and will be hosted by WHNT News Anchor Jerry Hayes. Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the door. Advance tickets can be purchased by calling (256) 997-9700. All proceeds will benefit the DeKalb County Children’s Advocacy Center.
On Friday, June 17, NACC will host the Fans Songwriters Showcase Spectacular. This will feature some of the most talented songwriters around. Tickets are available online at www.nacc.edu, click the “Fans Songwriters Showcase” banner. Ticket sales will benefit the June Jam Foundation.
A Fan Appreciation Concert at the Alabama Fan Club in Fort Payne will be held on Saturday, June 18. This concert is exclusively for members of the Alabama Fan Club. A limited number of tickets are available. Call (256) 845-1646. VIP tickets are $125 and fan tickets are $75. All proceeds will benefit operations at the Alabama Museum.
The conclusion of Alabama Fan Appreciation Days will be on Sunday, June 20 with Randy’s Fandemonium on the Farm. The event is located at 553 Randy Owen Drive NE Fort Payne. Lunch will be served beginning at 11 a.m., while supplies last. Donations of $20 will benefit St. Judes.