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Christmas in Pennington Park

Pennington Park

The Park displays will be lit from approximately 5pm-10pm nightly and will have a full-sized Santa sleigh with periodic visits from Santa himself. Additionally, a North Pole mailbox will be in the Park which will allow children and adults alike to write Santa a letter. Each letter will receive a personalized response from Santa complete with Rudolph’s own “hoof-mark” of approval.  You will also be able to check out a variety of Christmas displays set up by families, businesses, churches, and other groups in the area. Location:  Pennington Park 

Wildlife Presentation-Naturalist Cabin

Russell Crossroads 19 Russell Farms Rd, Alexander City

Winter is often viewed as a time of dormancy. Although many native plants have dropped their leaves and stalled their activities, life goes on for numerous forest creatures. This month, we will focus on the features that enable Russell Forest critters to survive winter’s trials. Live animals will be on hand to demonstrate how they easily handle the scarce food and freezing temperatures of winter. You will be inspired to appreciate the wild dramas being lived out all around us. Program is appropriate for all ages. No charge – everyone is welcome! If you have questions for Marianne, she can...


Farm Tour and Guided Mushroom Foray

Fungi Farm 1003 County Road 34, Suite 4, Dadeville

  A 2 hr tour of our farm with one of our expert growers! Learn how mushrooms are grown in the south and how you can start your own mushroom farm. Fungi Farm is excited to announce that we are continuing to host our monthly tour and Q&A sessions. This event is a great opportunity for those interested in the new certification classin Alabama required for wild-harvested mushrooms to be sold. As always, the questions regarding mushroom cultivation are welcome, and the event will start with a tour of the Fungi Farm production facility!If you are curious about the certification...


The Best Christmas Pageant Ever

Central Alabama Community College 1675 Cherokee Road, Alexander City

A Children's play that goes from disasterious to the perfect display of what Christmas is all about.  Heartwarming and funny, it is surely a special treat!