Top 10 Events of Alabama for April 2009

Thanks to the Alabama Tourism Department!

Eufaula Pilgrimage – Apr 3-5
“Alabama’s
Oldest Tour of Homes” features in addition to the tours, historic
memorabilia, art show, antique show, afternoon tea, a picnic on the
porch, and a display of a rare book collection at the Eufaula
Athenaeum.

Spring Governor’s Mansion Tours – Apr 3-4
Mansion
and grounds will be open for tours to showcase the beauty of the
historic home and gardens in the spring. Free tickets for the tours can
be picked up across the street at the Governor’s Mansion Gift Shop on
Finley Avenue.

Dogwood and Azalea Driving Tour – Apr 10-30
Pick
up a map for self-guided driving tour to see Cullman’s two historic
residential districts in bloom during the height of dogwood and azalea
blooming season.

Battle of Selma Reenactment – Apr 16-19
Soldiers
and cavalry of the Blue and Gray clash once again. School tours, camp
dance, grand ball at Sturdivant Hall, memorial service and re-enactment
fill the weekend.

Alabama Chicken and Egg Festival – Apr 18-19
Chicken-clucking
contest, karaoke, live bantam chicken display, egg-eating contests,
entertainment, arts and crafts fair and “Down on the Farm” agricultural
expo.


Movie Gallery Pro Classic – Apr 19-26
Tournament
event featuring a Pro-Am, lessons for kids, school field trips,and the
spectacular play of more than 50 professional women competing for the
purse of $75,000. Take in tennis play during the day and enjoy
competitive matches at night.

“To Kill A Mockingbird” Performances – Apr 23-23
Christopher
Sergel’s two-act play adaptation of Harper Lee’s novel is presented at
Monroeville’s Old Courthouse by a local amateur cast.

Aaron’s Dream Weekend at Talladega Superspeedway – Apr 24-26
ARCA
RE/MAX Series 250 race and NASCAR Nationwide Series qualifying on Fri.,
April 24, Aaron’s 312 NASCAR Nationwide Series race and NASCAR Sprint
Cup qualifying on Sat., April 25 and Aaron’s 499 NASCAR Sprint Cup
Series race on Sun., April 26.

Panoply Arts Festival, 28th Annual – Apr 24-26
The
arts come alive through music, dance, theater, visual art demos,
performances, interactive activities, live performances on five stages,
the Alabama State Fiddling Competition and Global Village.

TroyFest 2009 – Apr 25-26
Celebrate
the arts through this magnificent event featuring fine arts and crafts,
juried art show, antiques, farmer’s market, food court, merchant’s
walk, children’s art exhibit and activities.

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