Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Prattville Mardi Gras Parade 1/31/15



The City of Prattville will kick off the Mardi Gras season on Saturday, January 31, with the Annual Mardi Gras Parade. There will be fun activities for the kids, lots of food, music and arts and crafts. The fun starts at Noon with children's activities and great food, then at 2:00 p.m. the parade will roll through Downtown Prattville. There will be beads and candy, floats, antique cars, horses and more. Bring out the family and laissez les bons temps rouler! For a parade application or more information, contact the city Special Events Office at (334)595-0854.

Dairy Queen Customer Apprreciation Day Today in Prattville, Saturday in Montgomery!


Select Dairy Queen locations are having a Customer Appreciation Day and offering up 1/2 price menu items!

Saturday 1/24/15 is 1/2 off everything at the Atlanta Highway location.

Today, Wednesday 1/21/12 is 1/2 off everything at the Prattville location.


Friday, December 5, 2014

Upcoming Events 12/6/14

Saturday 12/6/14


Build Holiday Yard Stakes -Free craft, certificate, apron and pin. Register online.



Eastmont Baptist Church, 4505 Atlanta Hwy, Montgomery
Fun-filled, free festival highlighting the true meaning of Christmas.

with performances by local choirs and musicians

The festivities for the event include musical performances by local school choirs and performance groups, holiday art projects, cookies and lemonade, and horse and carriage rides in the park. Holiday Open House is free and open to the public, so invite your friends and family and spend the afternoon at MMFA celebrating the season.

The Parade will begin at the Sports Complex behind Smokehouse Bar-B-Que and will end at the intersection at City Hall.

Prattville Creative Arts Center-Children will be able to create a piece of artwork to keep or to give to family or friends. The workshop is FREE but space is limited and reservations are required. To register or for more information, contact the special events office at 334-595-0854.

Sunday 12/7/14
Learn more about work in the Museum (traveling exhibitions as well as the Museum’s Permanent Collection) in these FREE docent led tours the FIRST Sunday of each month at 1 P.M.

with performances by local choirs and musicians

Wednesday 12/10/14
10:30-11 am Tales For Tots at MMFA FREE
This free program for young children and their families combines storytelling, books, and simple art activities in the Museum. Due to the popularity of this program, Tales for Tots will be offered at two different times each date, with a limit of 25 children and their parents each time.

Monday, December 1, 2014

Calendar: December 2014

It's the most wonderful time of the year!

Here are a few December dates to get you started!

Monday 12/1/14
Begins at the Autauga County Courthouse

Tuesday 12/2/14
6 pm Wetumpka Tree Lighting at Gold Star Park

Wednesday 12/3/14
with performances by local choirs and musicians

Thursday 12/4/14
with performances by local choirs and musicians



Enjoy the holidays, early-Alabama style! Live holiday music, traditional pioneer crafts for children, storytelling & costumed guests, cookies and hot cider. Followed by Karren Pell's Holiday Revue in the Old Church at 7pm.

At the Village Green. There will be caroling and refreshments for purchase.

Friday 12/5/14

with performances by local choirs and musicians

Saturday 12/6/14


Build Holiday Yard Stakes -Free craft, certificate, apron and pin. Register online.



Eastmont Baptist Church, 4505 Atlanta Hwy, Montgomery
Fun-filled, free festival highlighting the true meaning of Christmas.

with performances by local choirs and musicians

The festivities for the event include musical performances by local school choirs and performance groups, holiday art projects, cookies and lemonade, and horse and carriage rides in the park. Holiday Open House is free and open to the public, so invite your friends and family and spend the afternoon at MMFA celebrating the season.

The Parade will begin at the Sports Complex behind Smokehouse Bar-B-Que and will end at the intersection at City Hall.

Prattville Creative Arts Center-Children will be able to create a piece of artwork to keep or to give to family or friends. The workshop is FREE but space is limited and reservations are required. To register or for more information, contact the special events office at 334-595-0854.

Sunday 12/7/14
Learn more about work in the Museum (traveling exhibitions as well as the Museum’s Permanent Collection) in these FREE docent led tours the FIRST Sunday of each month at 1 P.M.

with performances by local choirs and musicians

Wednesday 12/10/14
10:30-11 am Tales For Tots at MMFA FREE
This free program for young children and their families combines storytelling, books, and simple art activities in the Museum. Due to the popularity of this program, Tales for Tots will be offered at two different times each date, with a limit of 25 children and their parents each time.

Friday 12/12/14
Free and open to the public.

Saturday 12/13/14

9:30-11 am Breakfast With Santa Eastdale Mall
Breakfast is $5 per child and all proceeds will go to Child Protect.
After a delicious breakfast from Cinnabon, each guest will get to decorate cookies from the Great American Cookies. and make ornaments with the Eastdale Mall Teen Team and Child Protect Junior Executive Board! Seating is limited, so purchase your tickets in advance at the Eastdale Mall Customer Service Center! For more information, contact Suzanna Wasserman at suzanna.wasserman@aronov.com.


10 am Lowe’s Build and Grow Workshop-Holiday Train Engine
Free. Register online

Prattville Creative Arts Center-Children will be able to create a piece of artwork to keep or to give to family or friends. The workshop is FREE but space is limited and reservations are required. To register or for more information, contact the special events office at 334-595-0854.

Prattville Creative Arts Center=Children will be able to create a piece of artwork to keep or to give to family or friends. The workshop is FREE but space is limited and reservations are required. To register or for more information, contact the special events office at 334-595-0854.


Sunday 12/14/14

Friday 12/19/14
6:15 pm Montgomery’s Capital of Dreams Christmas Parade
From the steps of Capitol to the Court Square Fountain








Disclaimer: We do our best at River Region Family to provide accurate, useful information about events and activities. This information (such as times and locations) is gathered from press releases, local newspapers, signs around town and word of mouth. We do our best to confirm details before they are posted here. Sometimes details change or we are given inaccurate information. Whenever possible we link our write-ups to the source in which our information came from and strongly urge you to confirm details before you go. River Region Family is in no way responsible for any problems that occur while participating in activities recommended on this site.






Friday, November 21, 2014

Weekend Roundup 11/22/14

Santa's Wonderland at Bass Pro Shops through December 24 
Free Photos with Santa, Free crafts. Check link for schedule.

Saturday 11/22/14
10 am-Noon Children’s Holiday Art Workshop Prattville Creative Arts Center
Children will be able to create a piece of artwork to keep or to give to family or friends. The workshop is FREE but space is limited and reservations are required. To register or for more information, contact the special events office at 334-595-0854. 

12-4 pm Toys R Us Ultimate Wish Saturday Lego Event
(FYI: The info doesn't say if it's a build that you get to take home or not.)  While you are there if you create a wish list you can enter to win a $1000 TRU gift card.

1-3 pm Children’s Holiday Art Workshop Prattville Creative Arts Center
Children will be able to create a piece of artwork to keep or to give to family or friends. The workshop is FREE but space is limited and reservations are required. To register or for more information, contact the special events office at 334-595-0854. 

4:30 pm Alabama Shakespeare Festival Tree Lighting FREE
Bring the whole family for hot chocolate, Krispy Kreme donuts, a festive carol sing led by the Montgomery Chorale, a tree lighting and family photo opportunities with Santa, carriage rides through the park and more! All are welcome to join us for this free family friendly event generously sponsored by River Bank & Trust, Baptist Health and True South Properties!

Tuesday 11/25/14
6 pm Chick-Fil-A at Eastchase Kids Night with Home Depot

6 pm Prattville Christmas Tree Lighting Heritage Park Near the Fountain
Prattville Pops and other local groups will perform and there will be a visit from Santa. 





Disclaimer: We do our best at River Region Family to provide accurate, useful information about events and activities. This information (such as times and locations) is gathered from press releases, local newspapers, signs around town and word of mouth. We do our best to confirm details before they are posted here. Sometimes details change or we are given inaccurate information. Whenever possible we link our write-ups to the source in which our information came from and strongly urge you to confirm details before you go. River Region Family is in no way responsible for any problems that occur while participating in activities recommended on this site.


Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Upcoming Events and Weekend Roundup 11/13-11/16/14

 It's all about Santa this weekend! Santa arrives at Eastdale Mall, Eastchase and Bass Pro Shops!


Thursday 11/13/14
Featuring Montgomery Zoo's Education Department Animals and Zoobeedoo 

7 pm Capitol Sounds Concert Band
City Hall Auditorium, 103 N. Perry St, Montgomery
Free concert on Sounds of Autumn.

Friday 11/14/14

Saturday 11/15/14
9 am Santa’s Grand Arrival Parade The Shoppes at Eastchase

Magical tree lighting-Unveiling of Santa's Wonderland®-Carolers-Santa will be giving away a $25 Bass Pro Shops® gift card to one lucky winner every half-hour! 5:30-7:30pm-FREE craft and backpack clip* November 15, 6-8pm, FREE cookies and McSteven's hot chocolate* FREE photo with Santa 6-8 pm


Sunday 11/16/14
2-4 pm Family Art Affair and Jazz Jams at MMFA FREE

11/17/14 Golden Corral Military Appreciation "Thank You" Dinner


Monday November 17, 2014 from 5 pm-9 pm Golden Corral offers a free dinner buffet and drink to any person who has served in the US Military (retirees, veterans, active duty, National Guard or Reserves.)

For more info visit the FAQ on their website.