See what's happening in Selma and Dallas County.
Car show relocated across US 80 to the Junebugg's Parking Lot.
Entry fee: $110 (includes big fish)
1st Place: $1,000 based on 30 boat min.
Safe light - 3:00pm
Registration Headquarters: One Way Bookstore 2185 Broad Street Selma, AL 36701 334-875-9492
David Nichols 334-419-1557
Steve Lane: 334-419-5263
Bird Walk for Beginners (& History Buffs)
Saturday, May 6, 2017
8:00 am – 10:00 am
Learn the basics of bird identification from an experienced birder on this easy two-hour walk through historic Old Cahawba Archaeological Park. Meet at the visitor’s center, rain or shine, and bring your binoculars and bird guide if you’ve got them.
All skill levels are welcome to attend this bird-walk. Knowledgeable birders will guide you through the identification of the birds that abound at this time of year. A wide variety ranging from the “large” (like Bald Eagles and Turkey Vultures) to Barred Owls, Brown Thrashers and Hermit Thrushes on down to White-throated Sparrows, Carolina Wrens & Chipping Sparrows may be seen. So mark your calendars and plan on joining us for a morning of bird watching at Alabama’s first state capital. Call 334-872-8058 for more information or visit www.cahawba.com or www.facebook.com/oldcahawba.
ADDRESS: 9518 Cahaba Rd, Orrville, AL 36767
GPS: N 32.31963, W 87.10463
FEES: $8 per person
$5 admission (Children 5 & under free)
More info: (334)419-3271 or (334)412-2528
May 6 is our next trade day in the park. The campsite reservations are going fast, and we only have a limited supply of modern campsites. So if you wanting to make a reservation for that weekend please call 334- 872-5846.....Also if you are wanting a spot to set up a booth they are going fast as well, they are 10.00 a spot this year as well, so you need to call Anita Ellison @ 334-419-3271 to make those reservations.....So make you plans to be here May 6, Hope to see you there !!!!!
An update on Trade Day. We are up to 23 vendors. Some of those coming are Hazel Grey Boutique, Groovy Girl Designs, Mama's Sweet Tooth, Connie Smith with L ularoe clothing, Denise Rushton with her special jellies and goodies, and Southern Rose Travel who will be having a drawing for a 3day/2night resort vacation. And of course the Friends of Paul M. Grist State Park will have our booth selling t-shirts and providing information on what we do. We have for food vendors so far, including the Johnson's with Gateway Baptist Church, Chef Eli, Anthony's Dogs, and Hearn's BBQ. This is not the complete list, but I will add more as we get closer to the date. Remember, May 6th at Paul M. Grist State Park. Please continue to share so we can get the word out. My contact information is 334-419-3271. Thanks for all your support!
Latest update on vendors for Trade Day. We currently have 36 committed to coming to the event. Jennifer Davis will be selling children's books to raise money for Relay for Life, Chuck's Metal Art, Treba Trotter with sewing and crafts, Jessica Vines with Ozark tumblers and vinyl cut outs, Tabetha Moore with wreaths, drawings, jewelry and monogrammed items, Deb Kemper selling books and hats, and Andrea Holley selling wood crafts. The Plantersville Baptist Church youth group will be selling snow cones and other goodies, Evelyn Cox will be selling deserts and lemonade, and Jewell Williamson will be making stew. This is only a small portion of the vendors, but I will be adding more as we go along. Everyone please continue to share the information about Trade Day. The word is getting out. Thanks to everyone for your support! My contact information is 334-419-3271, or you can message me on Facebook.
Update#3: We now have 40 vendors committed to coming to Trade Day at Paul M. Grist State Park on May 6th. Adding to the list is: Buckle and Hide, selling leather goodsCindy Osbourne, selling vinyl cut outsDave Speed, the Tupperware manSherrer Holbrook, Premier JewelryMelanie Boozer, photographs and PhotographyDale and Ruth Boswell, The Swing ShopPaulette James, JewelryJennifer Armstrong, Just Painted arts and paintingsCindy Anderson, Mary Kay cosmetics andPersonal paintingsKatie Cooper, Kliz Dyes and designsRita Jordan, crocheted items, wine bottleDecorative lightingAmanda Vinson, Southern Camilla with Vinyl projects and home decorKayla Smith, with wood artAmber Lucas, The Pink Zebra wax melts, warmers, and jewelryTim Jones, Gumbo Kim Jones and Rachael Norris, crafts.
I think that is everyone so far ( putting all three list together). We are going to have Concert in the Park again and we are working on getting local talent. So far we have Jordan Harrison who won the Central Alabama talent show in 2016. Anyone else interested in participating please contact me. 334-419-3271. Thanks everyone for your support!
Update#4: We have reached our 50 vendors goal for Trade Day, so we are going to extend that number to 65. This is amazing and I would like to thank everyone for their support! Here are the most recent additions:
Rustic Roots, custom furniture building. Mongolia Creations, recycled creations from vintage and household items and one of a kind. Beverly Huffman with "Want to be rescued"Tracy Abbott, wood working, homemade clocks, candle holders.Joy Brunette, yard sale items.Ashley Brick, "It Works" health and wellness products. Annette Andrews, "Perfectly Posh" pampering products. Jamie Rose, "Thirty One" bags.Sheila Ferrell, face painting. Terri Johnson, wind chimes, fused glass jewelry, and other glass art.
The activities for the children are coming along. We currently have pony rides, prize walk, and paint me a butterfly.
Again thanks everyone for your support and continue to share the information. My contact information is 334-419-3271 or you can message me on Facebook.
DCMGA Annual Plant Sale
Date: Saturday, May 6, 2017
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Trade Days
Paul M Grist State Park
1546 Grist Road
Dallas County Master Gardeners Association
President: Tina Lancaster
Vice President: Evelyn Cox
Secretary: Peggy Verhoff
Check us out on Facebook;
Dallas County Master Gardener Association, Alabama
Stop by our booth to learn more about the Dallas County Master Gardeners Association.
We would love to share information on how to become a Master Gardener!
There will be a variety of plants and other gardening items available for purchase. Come out and see what we have to offer and speak with a Dallas County Master Gardener for assistance with your new plants or issues that you may be having in your personal gardens.
Please mark your calendars for the upcoming LoveTheseClothes by Britches and Bows sale sponsored by the Vaughan Auxiliary.
The sale is next Thursday, May 11th from 8 – 4 and Friday, May 12th from 7 – 3 pm. Please check out the attached flyer for more information.
Thanks for supporting our volunteers!!!
LOVE THESE CLOTHES.PDF
· Wannabe Rescued’ s Fourth Annual “Butt” for Mutts Barbecue. Smoked Boston Butts Or Turkey Breasts -$35- Each. Pre-sell only. Purchase tickets by April 25th. Pick up Saturday, May 13, 2017, Lannie’s BBQ, 205 Medical Center Parkway, Selma. 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. For more information contact Margie Johnson, (334) 412-8041, Lorraine Alexander, (334) 412-1963, Beverly Huffman, (334) 239-1039, Valley Creek Vet, (334) 872-7577, Northside Animal Hospital, (334) 872-2355, Selma Animal Hospital, (334) 875-3700.
1st - $3,000
2nd - $1,000
3rd - $500
4th - $300
5th - $200
Safe daylight - 3pm
More Information/Entry Forms:
PO Box 832
Selma, AL 36702
Steve Craig: Office- 334-875-4020 Cell- 334-375-6208
JAZZ in the PARK Mother’s Day Concert
from 6pm-9pm at the Riverfront Park Amphitheater. The event is free and open to the public. Featuring TAD of Jazz and N’ Fusion ft. James Crumb, Jr. Guests are welcome to bring coolers with snacks and non-alcoholic beverages and encouraged to bring chairs or blankets.
For more information, contact Jo Taylor at 334-412-3852 or at
You are invited to a the first annual Spring Concert of the Selma Children’s
Chorus on Sunday, May 21 at 3 p.m. at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church (210
Lauderdale St.) In its first year, the chorus is made up of 2nd and 3rd
graders. In subsequent years, the chorus will grow to include children of all
ages. For more information, please contact our Director, Dr. Camilla Horne
by using the email below.
Vaughan Regional Medical Center’s
Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Registration Starts at 9:00 am
Shotgun Start at 11:00 am
Lunch will be provided
Players to check in by 10:30 am
3 Person Scramble - $80.00 per player
$240.00 per team
Tournament Sponsor - $500.00
Hole Sponsor –Team – Lunch - Name Displayed on Banner
Team Sponsorship - $240.00
3 Person Team Fee
Hole Sponsorship - $150.00
How to Register
Registration forms are enclosed here. Send completed registration and checks to:
Vaughan Regional Medical Center
Attn: Maegan Austin
1015 Medical Center Parkway
Selma, AL 36701
Checks should be made payable to American Cancer Society. In the memo line, please denote Relay for Life. We are anticipating a highly successful and well-attended tournament. We invite you to show our friends, neighbors, and colleagues your company’s commitment to finding a cure and becoming a sponsor.
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In front of Memorial Stadium
sponsored by VFW Post 3016
B.Y.O (Bring Your Own) Bike Tour of Old Cahawba
Saturday, June 3, 2017
10:00 am – 11:00 am
Come explore on two wheels Alabama's most famous ghost town! On this one-hour tour your guide will lead you over four miles of mostly unpaved roads, exploring a landscape of relics, ruins, and graveyards. Bring your bike, water, and snacks. Call 334-872-8058 for more information or visit www.cahawba.com or www.facebook.com/oldcahawba.
Join the Selma-Dallas County Library for a full slate of summer programming!