Events under 'History & Arts'
Friday, June 23, 2017

Event Name

Date

Helen Keller Festival

June 22-25, 2017 – Annual Helen Keller Festival.  Downtown Tuscumbia & Spring Park

This popular festival pays tribute to America’s “First Lady of Courage” with four days of activities: parade, fine art & craft show, art exhibits, Keller Kids, staged musical entertainment, history programs and tours, two performances of “The Miracle Worker Play.”   Saturday, June 24th Headliner: Shenandoah.   Most events are free. (256) 383-0783 www.HelenKellerFestival.com 

STS* Top 20 and ABA* Top 100 event.  

Friday, June 23, 2017
Every Day until June 25, 2017

“The Miracle Worker” Play

 

June 2, 3, 9, 10, 16, 17, 23, 24, 30– July 1, 7, 8  2017 – “The Miracle Worker” Play, Helen Keller Birthplace, 300 North Commons W. Tuscumbia

Fri. and Sat. evenings (only) at 8 pm.  Performed, in an outdoor theatre, on the grounds of Helen Keller’s Birthplace, this award-winning play recalls the childhood of the deaf-blind child, who became known as “America’s First Lady of Courage”, and her gifted teacher, Anne Sullivan. 

Now in its 56th season. Admission is charged.  www.helenkellerbirthplace.comFor more information and tickets: 256-383-4066

 

Friday, June 23, 2017 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Every Week until July 09, 2017

Art of the Dish Exhibit at Belle Mont Mansion

June 23-24, 2017 Art of the Dish Exhibit at Belle Mont Mansion, 1569 Cook Lane, Tuscumbia.  Antique and vintage china exhibit with program on 19th century entertaining by collector George Terrell.  Luncheon ticket also available for special lecture with box lunch.  For pricing and more information call 256-381-5052.

 

Saturday, June 24, 2017 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Every Day until June 24, 2017

Helen Keller Festival

June 22-25, 2017 – Annual Helen Keller Festival.  Downtown Tuscumbia & Spring Park

This popular festival pays tribute to America’s “First Lady of Courage” with four days of activities: parade, fine art & craft show, art exhibits, Keller Kids, staged musical entertainment, history programs and tours, two performances of “The Miracle Worker Play.”   Saturday, June 24th Headliner: Shenandoah.   Most events are free. (256) 383-0783 www.HelenKellerFestival.com 

STS* Top 20 and ABA* Top 100 event.  

Saturday, June 24, 2017
Every Day until June 25, 2017

“The Miracle Worker” Play

 

June 2, 3, 9, 10, 16, 17, 23, 24, 30– July 1, 7, 8  2017 – “The Miracle Worker” Play, Helen Keller Birthplace, 300 North Commons W. Tuscumbia

Fri. and Sat. evenings (only) at 8 pm.  Performed, in an outdoor theatre, on the grounds of Helen Keller’s Birthplace, this award-winning play recalls the childhood of the deaf-blind child, who became known as “America’s First Lady of Courage”, and her gifted teacher, Anne Sullivan. 

Now in its 56th season. Admission is charged.  www.helenkellerbirthplace.comFor more information and tickets: 256-383-4066

 

Saturday, June 24, 2017 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Every Week until July 09, 2017

Helen Keller Festival

June 22-25, 2017 – Annual Helen Keller Festival.  Downtown Tuscumbia & Spring Park

This popular festival pays tribute to America’s “First Lady of Courage” with four days of activities: parade, fine art & craft show, art exhibits, Keller Kids, staged musical entertainment, history programs and tours, two performances of “The Miracle Worker Play.”   Saturday, June 24th Headliner: Shenandoah.   Most events are free. (256) 383-0783 www.HelenKellerFestival.com 

STS* Top 20 and ABA* Top 100 event.  

Sunday, June 25, 2017
Every Day until June 25, 2017

“The Miracle Worker” Play

 

June 2, 3, 9, 10, 16, 17, 23, 24, 30– July 1, 7, 8  2017 – “The Miracle Worker” Play, Helen Keller Birthplace, 300 North Commons W. Tuscumbia

Fri. and Sat. evenings (only) at 8 pm.  Performed, in an outdoor theatre, on the grounds of Helen Keller’s Birthplace, this award-winning play recalls the childhood of the deaf-blind child, who became known as “America’s First Lady of Courage”, and her gifted teacher, Anne Sullivan. 

Now in its 56th season. Admission is charged.  www.helenkellerbirthplace.comFor more information and tickets: 256-383-4066

 

Friday, June 30, 2017 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Every Week until July 09, 2017

“The Miracle Worker” Play

 

June 2, 3, 9, 10, 16, 17, 23, 24, 30– July 1, 7, 8  2017 – “The Miracle Worker” Play, Helen Keller Birthplace, 300 North Commons W. Tuscumbia

Fri. and Sat. evenings (only) at 8 pm.  Performed, in an outdoor theatre, on the grounds of Helen Keller’s Birthplace, this award-winning play recalls the childhood of the deaf-blind child, who became known as “America’s First Lady of Courage”, and her gifted teacher, Anne Sullivan. 

Now in its 56th season. Admission is charged.  www.helenkellerbirthplace.comFor more information and tickets: 256-383-4066

 

Saturday, July 01, 2017 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Every Week until July 09, 2017

“The Miracle Worker” Play

 

June 2, 3, 9, 10, 16, 17, 23, 24, 30– July 1, 7, 8  2017 – “The Miracle Worker” Play, Helen Keller Birthplace, 300 North Commons W. Tuscumbia

Fri. and Sat. evenings (only) at 8 pm.  Performed, in an outdoor theatre, on the grounds of Helen Keller’s Birthplace, this award-winning play recalls the childhood of the deaf-blind child, who became known as “America’s First Lady of Courage”, and her gifted teacher, Anne Sullivan. 

Now in its 56th season. Admission is charged.  www.helenkellerbirthplace.comFor more information and tickets: 256-383-4066

 

Friday, July 07, 2017 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Every Week until July 09, 2017

“The Miracle Worker” Play

 

June 2, 3, 9, 10, 16, 17, 23, 24, 30– July 1, 7, 8  2017 – “The Miracle Worker” Play, Helen Keller Birthplace, 300 North Commons W. Tuscumbia

Fri. and Sat. evenings (only) at 8 pm.  Performed, in an outdoor theatre, on the grounds of Helen Keller’s Birthplace, this award-winning play recalls the childhood of the deaf-blind child, who became known as “America’s First Lady of Courage”, and her gifted teacher, Anne Sullivan. 

Now in its 56th season. Admission is charged.  www.helenkellerbirthplace.comFor more information and tickets: 256-383-4066

 

Saturday, July 08, 2017 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Every Week until July 09, 2017

Music at the Mansion

 

July 29, 2017 – Music at the Mansion, Belle Mont Mansion, 1569 Cook Lane, Tuscumbia.  Special W.C. Handy event with live music on the mansion lawn.  For ticket and event information call 256-381-5052.

 

Saturday, July 29, 2017 10:00 am - 11:00 am
This event does not repeat

“Oka Kapassa” – Return to Cold Water American Indian Festival

 

September 8-9, 2017 “Oka Kapassa” – Return to Cold Water American Indian Festival

 

Spring Park  1 Spring Park Rd., Tuscumbia.  Native American Culture is showcased in story telling, dancing, music, art and crafts and a torch-lighting ceremony.  Over a dozen American Indian tribes return to their southeastern homeland. STS* Top 20. Free. (256) 383-0783. www.okakapassa.org 

 

Friday, September 08, 2017
Every Day until September 09, 2017

“Oka Kapassa” – Return to Cold Water American Indian Festival

 

September 8-9, 2017 “Oka Kapassa” – Return to Cold Water American Indian Festival

 

Spring Park  1 Spring Park Rd., Tuscumbia.  Native American Culture is showcased in story telling, dancing, music, art and crafts and a torch-lighting ceremony.  Over a dozen American Indian tribes return to their southeastern homeland. STS* Top 20. Free. (256) 383-0783. www.okakapassa.org 

 

Saturday, September 09, 2017
Every Day until September 09, 2017

Renaissance Faire

October 28 & 29, 2017 – Renaissance Faire, Wilson Park, Florence Sat. 10 am – 6 pm; Sun. 1 – 5 pm.  The faire transforms Wilson Park into Fountain-on-the-Green for the entire weekend.  It is common to find Pirates, fairies, trolls, maidens, kings, and everything in between roaming the park.  Demonstrators and performers will be situated throughout the park.  Contact: www.alarenfaire.org FREE For more information: 256-768-3031

Saturday, October 28, 2017 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
This event does not repeat

Renaissance Faire

October 28 & 29, 2017 – Renaissance Faire, Wilson Park, Florence Sat. 10 am – 6 pm; Sun. 1 – 5 pm.  The faire transforms Wilson Park into Fountain-on-the-Green for the entire weekend.  It is common to find Pirates, fairies, trolls, maidens, kings, and everything in between roaming the park.  Demonstrators and performers will be situated throughout the park.  Contact: www.alarenfaire.org FREE For more information: 256-768-3031

 

Sunday, October 29, 2017 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
This event does not repeat

W.C. Handy Birthday Celebration

 

November 16, 2017 - W.C. Handy Birthday Celebration.  Come wish Mr. Handy a happy birthday and enjoy a musical performance, birthday cake and other refreshments, and free admission to the museum.  Location: W. C. Handy Home, Museum & Library, Florence

 

Hours:   11 a.m. – 1 p.m.  Contact: 256-760-6434

 

Thursday, November 16, 2017 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
This event does not repeat

“The Trees of Christmas”, Tennessee Valley Museum of Art

 

December 1-24, 2017 - “The Trees of Christmas”,Tennessee Valley Museum of Art, 511 N. Water Street, Tuscumbia

 

Community groups and local individuals create a holiday extravaganza by decorating 12-foot-tall live trees using unconventional techniques and surprising materials to tell their stories in this annual holiday display.  Sun. 1 pm – 3 pm; Mon. – Fri. 9 am – 5 pm; Dec. 24, 10 am – 2 pm.        Admission    www.tvaa.net      For more information: 256-383-0533 

 

Friday, December 01, 2017 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Every Week until December 25, 2017

“The Trees of Christmas”, Tennessee Valley Museum of Art

 

December 1-24, 2017 - “The Trees of Christmas”,Tennessee Valley Museum of Art, 511 N. Water Street, Tuscumbia

 

Community groups and local individuals create a holiday extravaganza by decorating 12-foot-tall live trees using unconventional techniques and surprising materials to tell their stories in this annual holiday display.  Sun. 1 pm – 3 pm; Mon. – Fri. 9 am – 5 pm; Dec. 24, 10 am – 2 pm.        Admission    www.tvaa.net      For more information: 256-383-0533 

 

Sunday, December 03, 2017 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Every Week until December 25, 2017

Plantation Christmas, Belle Mont Mansion

December 3, 2017 – Plantation Christmas, Belle Mont Mansion, 1569 Cook Lane, Tuscumbia  Sun. 1 – 5 pm.  Holiday event reminiscent of the “Old South” with traditional live decorations, period Christmas music, vintage ballroom dancing, and refreshments.  Belle Mont, built c.1828, is one of Alabama’s most distinguished plantation homes.  Admission $8 adults, $4 ages 6-12; and 5 and younger, free.  For more information: 256-383-0783 or 256-637-8513

Sunday, December 03, 2017 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
This event does not repeat

“The Trees of Christmas”, Tennessee Valley Museum of Art

 

December 1-24, 2017 - “The Trees of Christmas”,Tennessee Valley Museum of Art, 511 N. Water Street, Tuscumbia

 

Community groups and local individuals create a holiday extravaganza by decorating 12-foot-tall live trees using unconventional techniques and surprising materials to tell their stories in this annual holiday display.  Sun. 1 pm – 3 pm; Mon. – Fri. 9 am – 5 pm; Dec. 24, 10 am – 2 pm.        Admission    www.tvaa.net      For more information: 256-383-0533 

 

Monday, December 04, 2017 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Every Week until December 25, 2017

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