Top 10 Events of Alabama for November 2009 from the Alabama Tourism Department

Top Events for November 2009

Alabama Frontier Days – Nov 4-7
Reenactment
of Alabama’s frontier days from French Colonial times to the Early
American period. Includes Native American reenactors, period traders,
merchants and entertainers.

Alabama Pecan Festival – Nov 6-8
Carnival
atmosphere with vendors selling food items, crafts, art and jewelry;
also, face painting, a country and western show, and a Sunday gospel
show.

National Veterans Day Parade – Nov 11
The
nation’s oldest and largest observance of Veterans Day, featuring
approximately 5,000 participants, 15 bands, 100 cars and buses, 50
floats, and 30 horses.

Frank Brown Songwriters Festival, 25th Annual – Nov 12-22
Musicians
from all over the world bring a variety of music to Alabama’s Gulf
Coast. Great opportunity for hit writers, aspiring newcomers, and an
audience that appreciates great music to come together.

Mobile International Festival, 26th Annual – Nov 21
Travel
around the world in a day and experience the wonders of the cultures of
more than 70 countries. Visit with artists and enjoy entertainment and
great food.

Galaxy of Lights Holiday Light Show – Nov 26-2
With
more than 500 custom-created holiday light displays, this 1.5-mile
driving route takes visitors throughout the Huntsville Botanical Garden
to view nursery rhymes, Christmas scenes, flowers, butterflies and even
dinosaurs – all in bright, animated lights.

Turkey Day Classic – Nov 26
Traditional rivalry featuring Alabama State University Hornets of Montgomery against the Tuskegee University Golden Tigers.

Magic Christmas in Lights – Nov 27-31
Stroll through more than 3 million twinkling lights in more than 600 custom-designed set pieces in 14 scenes.

Christmas on the River – Nov 29-5
Weeklong
festival featuring Christmas in the Canebrake, the Alabama State
Championship BBQ Cookoff, Alabama Boychoir concert, Children’s Day
Parade, Jingle Bell Run, nautical parade and fireworks show. Finale is
always the first Saturday in December.

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