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Events for August 21 - 31, 2014

  • First Fridays

    FIRST FRIDAYS "SHOP LATE, EAT LOCAL"

    Friday, August 1st (occurs monthly on the 1st Friday)
    until 8:00 PM

    at Downtown Opelika

    On the First Friday of each month, downtown Opelika shops will stay open until 8 p.m. so that diners of our downtown restaurants can shop before or after they eat. This is a great opportunity for those that work during retail hours to see what the Downtown shops have to offer. There will also be ent MORE »

    Tags: Special Events, Nightlife, Families, Adults 18 and Older, Senior Citizens, Pre-teens and Teenagers

  • Thunder Road Classic

    THUNDER ROAD CLASSIC

    Friday, August 22nd - Sunday, August 24th

    at Auburn, AL

    The Auburn Soccer Association will be hosting it's annual Thunder Road classic on August 22-24. MORE »

    Tags: Special Events, Tournament, Families, Adults 18 and Older, Senior Citizens, Pre-teens and Teenagers

  • USSSA Baseball Tournament

    USSSA BASEBALL TOURNAMENT

    Friday, August 22nd - Sunday, August 24th

    at Auburn Softball Complex | Auburn, AL 36830

    The Auburn Softball Complex will host the USSSA Baseball tournament for 9u-13u boys! MORE »

    Tags: Athletics, Outdoor, Tournament, Youth, Families, Adults 18 and Older, Senior Citizens, Pre-teens and Teenagers

  • Avondale Beer Dinner

    AVONDALE BEER DINNER

    Friday, August 22nd - Friday, August 22nd
    6:00 PM until 9:00 PM

    at Ariccia Italian Trattoria & Bar | Auburn, AL 36830

    Ariccia Italian Trattoria & Bar will host it's August Craft Beer Dinner on Friday, August 22 featuring Avondale Brewing Company out of Birmingham, AL. MORE »

    Tags: Special Events

  • AHS Football vs. Gadsden City

    AHS FOOTBALL VS. GADSDEN CITY

    Friday, August 22nd
    7:00 PM

    at Duck Samford Stadium | Auburn, AL 36830

    The Auburn High School Tigers take on Gadsden City on August 22 at 7 p.m. at Duck Samford Stadium! MORE »

    Tags: Athletics, Games, Nightlife, High School, Families, Adults 18 and Older, Senior Citizens, Pre-teens and Teenagers

  • Randall Bramblett in concert

    RANDALL BRAMBLETT IN CONCERT

    Friday, August 22nd
    7:30 PM until 10:00 PM

    at a | Auburn, AL 36830

    He's toured and recorded with The Allman Brothers, Sea Level, Steve Winwood and many more, and he's coming to Auburn on August 22. Come see Randall Bramblett at Sundilla. MORE »

    Tags: Concert, Special Events, Nightlife, Families, Adults 18 and Older, Senior Citizens, Pre-teens and Teenagers

  • Caving at The Forest Ecology Preserve

    CAVING AT THE FOREST ECOLOGY PRESERVE

    Saturday, August 23rd
    10:00 AM until 11:30 AM

    at Forest Ecology Preserve | Auburn, AL 36830

    Join us for an exciting program where you will learn about this adventurous pastime and the cave systems found in Alabama. Program will be held Saturday, August 23th at 10 am. at the Louise Kreher Forest Ecology Preserve. MORE »

    Tags: Special Events, Families, Adults 18 and Older, Senior Citizens, Pre-teens and Teenagers

  • Color Me Auburn 5K

    COLOR ME AUBURN 5K

    Saturday, August 23rd
    6:00 PM

    The Auburn Student Alumni Association proudly presents the second annual Color Me Auburn 5K! MORE »

    Tags: Special Events, Families, Adults 18 and Older, Senior Citizens, Pre-teens and Teenagers

  • Open Auditions for 2014 Production of the Nutcracker

    OPEN AUDITIONS FOR 2014 PRODUCTION OF THE NUTCRACKER

    Sunday, August 24th - Sunday, August 24th
    2:00 PM until 5:00 PM

    at Nix Dance Studio | Auburn, AL

    East Alabama Community Ballet invites dancers to an open audition for its 2014 production of the Nutcracker. Auditions are August 24. Ages 6-10 from 2:00-3:00, Ages 11-14 from 3:00-4:00, and 15 years and up from 4:00-5:00. Please arrive 20 minutes early to register. MORE »

    Tags: Performing Arts, Special Events and Theatre

  • College Colors Day T-Shirt Event

    COLLEGE COLORS DAY T-SHIRT EVENT

    Friday, August 29th - Friday, August 29th
    10:00 AM until 2:00 PM

    at Auburn University Bookstore | Auburn, AL 36849

    Come celebrate College Colors Day at the Auburn University Bookstore’s College Colors Day T-shirt Event. MORE »

    Tags: Special Events and College

  • Friday Football Luncheon

    FRIDAY FOOTBALL LUNCHEON

    Friday, August 29th
    12:00 PM

    Kickoff home game weekends at the Friday Football Luncheon. MORE »

    Tags: Special Events, Families, Adults 18 and Older, Senior Citizens, Pre-teens and Teenagers

  • AUsome Amphibians & Reptiles

    AUSOME AMPHIBIANS & REPTILES

    Friday, August 29th
    4:00 PM until 5:00 PM

    at Kreher Nature Center | Auburn, AL 36830

    Join the Louise Kreher Forest Ecology Preserve staff for a one hour presentation on the AUsome amphibians and reptiles found in our state and beyond. MORE »

    Tags: Special Events, Animals & Pets, Parks, Outdoor, Families, Adults 18 and Older, Senior Citizens, Pre-teens and Teenagers

  • Football, Fans, and Feathers

    FOOTBALL, FANS, AND FEATHERS

    Friday, August 29th
    4:00 PM

    at Plainsman Park | Auburn, AL 36849

    Join us for Football, Fans, and Feathers hosted by the Southeastern Raptor Center at the Edgar B. Carter Amphitheater at 4:00 PM prior to every home football game! MORE »

    Tags: Special Events, Families, Adults 18 and Older, Senior Citizens, Pre-teens and Teenagers

  • Jordan-Hare Stadium Locker Room Tours

    JORDAN-HARE STADIUM LOCKER ROOM TOURS

    Friday, August 29th
    4:00 PM until 6:00 PM

    at Jordan-Hare Stadium | Auburn, AL 36849

    Come experience the pre-game locker room setup for the Auburn football team at Jordan-Hare Stadium on fridays prior to each home game from 4-6 pm. MORE »

    Tags: Special Events, Families, Adults 18 and Older, Senior Citizens, Pre-teens and Teenagers

  • AHS Football vs. Opelika

    AHS FOOTBALL VS. OPELIKA

    Friday, August 29th
    7:00 PM

    at Duck Samford Stadium | Auburn, AL 36830

    The Auburn High School Tigers take on Opelika on August 29 at 7 p.m. at Duck Samford Stadium! MORE »

    Tags: Athletics, Games, Nightlife, High School, Families, Adults 18 and Older, Senior Citizens, Pre-teens and Teenagers

  • AU Soccer vs. UC Irvine

    AU SOCCER VS. UC IRVINE

    Friday, August 29th
    7:00 PM

    at Auburn Soccer Complex

    Auburn Soccer will host UC Irvine in its home opener on August 29 at 7 p.m. at the Auburn Soccer Complex. MORE »

    Tags: Special Events, Athletics, College, Outdoor, Families, Adults 18 and Older, Senior Citizens, Pre-teens and Teenagers

  • PlainsFest

    PLAINSFEST

    Friday, August 29th
    7:00 PM

    at Gay Street Municipal Parking Lot

    University Program Council presents PlainsFest on August 29 at 7 p.m. in the Gay Street Municipal Parking Lot. MORE »

    Tags: Concert, Special Events, Neighborhoods, Families, Adults 18 and Older, Senior Citizens, Pre-teens and Teenagers

  • Auburn Alumni Association Hospitality Tent

    AUBURN ALUMNI ASSOCIATION HOSPITALITY TENT

    Saturday, August 30th - Saturday, August 30th

    at Wallace Center Lawn | Auburn, AL 35860

    Want a lasting, hassle-free tailgating spot that doesn't cost an arm and a leg? You got it: the Alumni Hospitality Tent on home game days. MORE »

    Tags: Special Events, Athletics, College and Families

  • Home Game: Arkansas

    HOME GAME: ARKANSAS

    Saturday, August 30th - Saturday, August 30th
    8:00 AM until 3:00 PM

    at United States | Opelika, Al 36804

    The Auburn University Bookstore, on campus in Haley Center, will be open Saturday, August 30th, 2014 from 8am until 3pm for Auburn’s first home football game of the season. MORE »

    Tags: Special Events, Athletics, College and Families

  • Author Event: Auburn Football ABC's: A Tiny Tiger's Guide to All Things Gameday

    AUTHOR EVENT: AUBURN FOOTBALL ABC'S: A TINY TIGER'S GUIDE TO ALL THINGS GAMEDAY

    Saturday, August 30th - Saturday, August 30th
    10:00 AM until 12:30 PM

    at Auburn University Bookstore | Auburn, Al 36849

    The Auburn University Bookstore will host Leslie Leak, Auburn graduate and author of Auburn Football ABCs: A Tiny Tiger's Guide to All Things Game Day, for a book signing. MORE »

    Tags: Special Events, College and Families

  • AU Football vs. Arkansas

    AU FOOTBALL VS. ARKANSAS

    Saturday, August 30th
    3:00 PM

    at Jordan-Hare Stadium

    Come cheer on your Auburn Tigers as they take on Arkansas! MORE »

    Tags: Special Events, Athletics, College, Families, Adults 18 and Older, Senior Citizens, Pre-teens and Teenagers

  • AU Soccer vs. Georgia Southern

    AU SOCCER VS. GEORGIA SOUTHERN

    Sunday, August 31st
    2:30 PM

    at Auburn Soccer Complex

    Auburn Soccer will host Georgia Southern at home on August 31 at 2:30 p.m. at the Auburn Soccer Complex. MORE »

    Tags: Special Events, Athletics, College, Outdoor, Families, Adults 18 and Older, Senior Citizens, Pre-teens and Teenagers

  • Opelika Farmer's Market

    OPELIKA FARMER'S MARKET

    Tuesday, June 3rd - Tuesday, September 30th
    3:00 PM until 6:00 PM

    at Opelika Courthouse Square

    The Opelika Farmer's Market will be held every Tuesday from 3-6 p.m. in the Opelika Courthouse Square. MORE »

    Tags: Special Events, Parks, Families, Adults 18 and Older, Senior Citizens, Pre-teens and Teenagers

  • John Augustus Walker's Historical Panorama of Alabama Agriculture

    JOHN AUGUSTUS WALKER'S HISTORICAL PANORAMA OF ALABAMA AGRICULTURE

    Friday, August 1st (occurs weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday until 9/21/2014)

    at Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art | Auburn, AL 36849

    Walker’s ten-panel Panorama looks back to the area’s Native American first farmers and culminates with a surrealistic cornucopia of modern advances in farm technology and its benefits. MORE »

    Tags: Special Events, Visual Arts, Arts & Crafts, Parks, Nightlife, Families, Adults 18 and Older, Senior Citizens, Pre-teens and Teenagers

  • Matt Moulthrop: Auburn Oak and Heartwood: Woodturned Vessels by Ed, Philip, and Matt Moulthrop

    MATT MOULTHROP: AUBURN OAK AND HEARTWOOD: WOODTURNED VESSELS BY ED, PHILIP, AND MATT MOULTHROP

    Friday, August 1st (occurs weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday until 9/21/2014)

    at Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art | Auburn, AL 36830

    Matt Moulthrop is a third generation master woodturner, having been taught by both his grandfather, Ed Moulthrop, and his father, Philip Moulthrop. MORE »

    Tags: Special Events, Visual Arts, Arts & Crafts, Parks, Families, Adults 18 and Older, Senior Citizens, Pre-teens and Teenagers

  • Picturing an Era: Art from the Great Depression to the Second World War

    PICTURING AN ERA: ART FROM THE GREAT DEPRESSION TO THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    Friday, August 1st (occurs weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday until 9/21/2014)

    at Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art | Auburn, AL 36849

    Assembled from JCSM’s permanent collection to accompany the adjacent installation of John Augustus Walker’s Historical Panorama of Alabama Agriculture, painted during this same period, Picturing an Era features artists of wide renown. MORE »

    Tags: Visual Arts, Arts & Crafts, Parks, Families, Adults 18 and Older, Senior Citizens, Pre-teens and Teenagers

  • Extended Museum Gallery and Cafe Hours

    EXTENDED MUSEUM GALLERY AND CAFE HOURS

    Thursday, August 7th (occurs weekly on Thursday until 8/1/2015)
    5:00 PM until 8:00 PM

    at Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art | Auburn, AL 36849

    Auburn's Art Museum is open late on Thursday nights. Whether you want to take in an exhibition, share some small plates with friends in the Cafe, or enjoy a dynamic program, Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art has the relaxed and entertaining atmosphere. MORE »

    Tags: Comedy, Concert, Film, Performing Arts, Special Events, Theatre, Visual Arts, Lectures, Arts & Crafts, Nightlife, Families, Adults 18 and Older and Senior Citizens

  • The Market at Ag Heritage Park

    THE MARKET AT AG HERITAGE PARK

    Thursday, August 7th (occurs weekly on Thursday until 8/21/2014)
    3:00 PM until 6:00 PM

    at Corner of Donahue Drive and Lem Morrison Drive

    The Market at Ag Heritage Park is an open-air farmers' market held each Thursday, 3 to 6 p.m., during the spring and summer growing season at Ag Heritage Park on the Auburn University campus. MORE »

    Tags: Special Events, Parks, Families, Adults 18 and Older, Senior Citizens, Pre-teens and Teenagers

  • Auburn University Welcome Week

    AUBURN UNIVERSITY WELCOME WEEK

    Wednesday, August 13th - Saturday, August 23rd

    at Auburn University

    Auburn University hosts Welcome Week, August 17-24! MORE »

    Tags: Special Events and Adults 18 and Older

  • Alabama Restaurant Week in Ariccia

    ALABAMA RESTAURANT WEEK IN ARICCIA

    Friday, August 15th - Sunday, August 24th
    5:00 PM until 10:00 PM

    at Ariccia Italian Trattoria & Bar | Auburn, AL 36830

    For the third year in a row, Ariccia Trattoria & Bar will participate in the annual Alabama Restaurant Week from August 15-24, 2014. MORE »

    Tags: Special Events

  • BEGINNING KOREAN

    Monday, August 18th (occurs weekly on Monday and Wednesday until 10/8/2014)
    5:30 PM until 6:30 PM

    at Auburn University King Sejong Institute | Auburn, AL 36849

    This community course will provide an introduction to Korean language and culture. Cost for the 8 week course is $99 plus textbooks. Class meets Mondays and Wednesdays. MORE »

    Tags: Classes

  • Intermediate Korean

    INTERMEDIATE KOREAN

    Tuesday, August 19th (occurs weekly on Tuesday and Thursday until 10/9/2014)
    12:00 PM until 1:00 PM

    at Auburn University King Sejong Institute | Auburn, AL 36849

    Continue building upon your Korean language and culture skills with the Intermediate Korean course. Two intermediate classes will be offered every Tuesday and Thursday--from noon to 1 p.m. or from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Cost for each 8-week MORE »

    Tags: Classes

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