Friday, August 12, 2016

Calendar: August 2016

Here are a few fun, free or nearly free things for families in the river region this month. If you know of anything else that I could add to the list, leave a comment here or on the facebook page.

For library storytimes and other events check these links: 
Wetumpka Library:

Autauga County Library:

Montgomery County Library:

Saturday 8/13/1610 am Still Creek Trek-Alabama Nature Center
$5 per person.

10 am Lowe's Build and Grow FREE

11 am Vicarious Vacations @ Old Alabama Town FREE

Tuesday 8/16/16
11 am-Noon Naturalist Led Hike Lanark  

6-8 pm Chick-Fil-A Eastchase Kids Night
DIY flowerpot painting

Thursday 8/18/16
6 pm Alabama Nature Center Aquatic Invertebrates 
Brian Helms, Assistant Research Professor and Invertebrate Collection Manager at Auburn University, will be here with live invertebrates for guest to touch and hold! Come out and learn all about these fascinating creatures! Wear appropriate clothing to get in the creek and hike to find aquatic inverts ourselves. Bring your own dinner at 5:30. $5 admission.

Friday 8/19/16
11 am-Noon Naturalist Led Hike Lanark  

3-9 pm Buckmasters Expo

Saturday 8/20/16
9 am- 3 pm Rosa Parks Museum Family Free Day
Events include voter registration, free tours, arts and crafts, and performances by Adira Burton as Rosa Parks beginning at 10am!

9 am- 7 pm Buckmasters Expo
Meet Jack Link’s Sasquatch!
Buckmasters Top Bow Indoor World Championship / Presented by Mathews: See archers from across the country compete for the title of champion!
Meet Hosts of Major League Bowhunter TV Show: Chipper Jones and Matt Duff - Saturday / Sunday.
FREE River Boat Rides: Saturday and Sunday on the Alabama River.
Two Concerts!
Friday Night, August 19
- The Kentucky HeadHunters sold via Ticketmaster or Montgomery Performing Arts Center: 334-481-5100.
Saturday Night, August 20
- The Charlie Daniels Band: Limited number of FREE tickets for members. Pickup at Info Booth, 4:30 – 6:30pm Saturday.
FREE Young Bucks Kids Activities: Bucky and Droptine appearances!
Drive Nationwide's NASCAR Simulator!
See #88 Nationwide Dale Earnhardt Jr. and #24 NAPA Chase Elliott Show Cars!
9 am Alabama Nature Center GO Fishing Day 

11 am Vicarious Vacations @ Old Alabama Town FREE 

10 am-3 pm Alabama Archives 70's Family Fun Day 

3-4 pm Geoffey's Birthday Club Party

Sunday 8/21/16
10 am- 5 pm Buckmasters Expo

Tuesday 8/23/16
11 am-Noon Naturalist Led Hike Lanark  

Thursday 8/25/16
5:30-7:30 pm Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts Military Open House 
Free event for military families. Guests will enjoy art-making activities, music, and dinner provided by Wintzell’s Oyster House. The galleries and ARTWORKS will be open for everyone to enjoy.

Friday 8/26/16
11 am-Noon Naturalist Led Hike Lanark  

Saturday 8/27/16
8 am Montgomery Dragonboat Race and Festival 

10 am Alabama Nature Center-Canoeing and Kayaking Basics 

11 am Vicarious Vacations @ Old Alabama Town FREE  

12-2 pm LEGO Marvel Super Heroes Building Event @ Toys R Us FREE
Build and take home a Captain America Mosaic. Ages 6 and up.

1 pm En Fuego
En Fuego is an annual Christian Music Festival held in a natural amphitheater in Verbena, Alabama. It is FREE to the publicGates open at 1 pm 

Tuesday 8/30/16
11 am-Noon Naturalist Led Hike Lanark   

6-8 pm Chick-Fil-A Eastchase Kids Night

Icedream Sundae Bar

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.

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