Alabama’s Top Events for the Month of May 2009

George Washington Carver Arts & Crafts Festival – May 9
multi-faceted event featuring arts and crafts, rides, farm exhibits,
talent displays, entertainment and door prizes to celebrate the life
and works of Dr. George Washington Carver.

Mooresville Walking Tour – May 9-10
19th-century village life. Stroll beautiful gardens, listen to
musicians perform on porches and street corners, and glimpse inside
historic homes, the Stagecoach Tavern, two churches and the state’s
oldest post office.

The YellaWood Johnny Mack Brown Western Festival – May 9
the largest collection of Johnny Mack Brown memorabilia in the country.
Entertainment includes Johnny Mack Brown movies, demonstrations, roping
shows, reenactments, arts and crafts, music and more. Barn dance held
on May 9, in conjunction with the festival.

Jubilee Cityfest – May 22-23
largest family music festival featuring various music stages, KidsFest,
food, fun and more. Check the Web site for updates.

North Alabama “Down Home” Blues Festival, 19th Annual – May 23
outdoor celebration with emphasis on new and legendary soul and blues
artists. Event designed to preserve one of the purest and truest forms
of African-American music and art, the blues.

Willie King Freedom Creek Blues Festival – May 29-30
outstanding lineup of blues musicians has been brought together for a
two-day concert in honor of the late bluesman, Willie King.

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