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Wildlife Presentation-Naturalist Cabin

Russell Crossroads 19 Russell Farms Rd, Alexander City, AL

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...

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Farm Tour and Guided Mushroom Foray

Fungi Farm 1003 County Road 34, Suite 4, Dadeville, AL

  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...

Alexander City Chamber of Commerce Christmas Parade

Downtown Alexander City

The 2022 Christmas Parade will take place onMonday, December 5 and the theme this year is Santa’s Helpers.   Join us as we light up the night, when Alexander City Chamber of Commerce Christmas Parade winds its way through the streetsof Alexander City the first Monday of each December. Spectators are invited to line the parade route to watch bands and dancers perform,see the festively decorated floats, and wait for the much anticipated arrival of Jolly Old St. Nick himself.

Christmas Music in the Zazu’s Verandah Listening Room

Zazu's Verandah 128 W. Cusseta Street, Dadeville

  Zazu’s Verandah invites you to enjoy Christmas musicperformed live in our Listening Room … Thursday, December 8th from6:30 – 8:30 pm!  Zazu's Verandah will have beverages for sale for yourMerry Enjoyment!One night only...hear jazz great David Jones Live performing Christmasmusic along with some of his  personal favorites.  David loves oursweet little town.  Please generously tip him and thank him for givingto our town!The beautiful Dadeville Square will be decorated for Christmas, somark you calendars now, as we look forward to Christmas music being inthe Air because it's never too early to calendar Christmas musicperformed by the amazing David Jones!

Basics of Pistol Training Course

Lake Martin Machine Gun 2520 Red Hill Road, Eclectic, AL

This Basic Pistol Shooting Course is for anyone interested in learning more about firearms safety. This is a basiccourse with both classroom and range time. The goal for the class is for your to leave class with the knowledge, skills, and confidence to load, unload and make safe any handgun you may encounter and for us to give you the fundamental skills to get on target. You will improve with practice, but we will give you the framework of skills to analyze your shooting and improve. Should you have any questions, please reach out to LMMG.

Wildlife Presentation-Naturalist Cabin

Russell Crossroads 19 Russell Farms Rd, Alexander City, AL

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...

Lake Martin Mini Mall Annual Christmas Party

Lake Martin Mini Mall 7995 Kowaliga Road, Eclectic, AL

Our annual customer appreciation Christmas Party! There will be Food, drinks, and live music! Everyone is invited and food and drinks are free!!

Night Hike-Last Sunset of the Year

Adamson Road Trailhead

Bring the kids to Russell Forest for a hike to the highest point in Russell Forest as our Naturalist discusses all of the changes that have taken place for local wildlife throughout the months of the calendar year. After we reach the top of Heaven Hill, we will sit down and talk about our own accomplishments from the past year and plan our upcoming 2023 successes. As the sun sets for the final time in 2022, snacks and a “toast” will be provided. We will wrap up our return hike just after dark with flashlights. This experience is appropriate for kids...

NYE at Zazu’s Verandah

Zazu's Verandah 128 W. Cusseta Street, Dadeville

The Music Legends return to Zazu's Verandah toring in the New Year! (Free to the community.)Event Website: The Music Legends return to Zazu's Verandah to ring inthe New Year! (Free to the community.)***Live Music 7:00 - 10:00 pm!***The Music Legends return to Zazu's Verandah to ring in the New Year onSaturday, December 31st! NYC has the Ball drop, ATL has the Peachdrop, Z's V will have the Zazu drop...at 10:00 PM! That's right, itwon't be a late night!Mark your calendar to come ring in the New Year with friends whileenjoying an evening of great live music by a cast of...

Goldpine at Zazu’s Verandah

Zazu's Verandah 128 W. Cusseta Street, Dadeville

    Zazu's Verandah and The Destination are pleased topresent GOLDPINE...in from Nashville to play INSIDE The Listening Roomat Zazu's Verandah for Dadeville!“Goldpine is folksy and falls within the Americana genre but theirmusical arrangements are very innovative and eclectic.” - MelissaClarke (Americana Highways, July 7, 2022)From festivals like 30A Songwriting Festival and Bristol Rhythm &Roots Reunion, to listening rooms throughout the United States, Benand Kassie have been offering their own brand of raw Americana toaudiences large and small.WINNER of the 2022 Rocky Mountain Songwriter Contest and Finalists inthe Kerrville Folk Fest 2021 New Folk Competition, the duo's boldharmonies are clearly...

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