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Planning a Wedding in Auburn-Opelika

by Cat Bobo | Communications Specialist Auburn-Opelika Tourism Bureau on 1/18/2019

With the holidays behind us and Valentine’s Day coming up next, it’s safe to say that engagement proposals are starting to flood your social feeds. Whether you’re the bride-to-be or a newbie maid of honor, the wedding planning process can intimidate even the most decisive among us. Save this list of lovely local vendors specializing in everything from whimsical flower arrangements to Aubie cake po
In a world where just about anything is an Add to Cart and 2-day shipping away, it’s easy to forget the joy of supporting small businesses. Artisans pour their heart and soul into their wares, and the care and attention to detail that each maker puts into their craft shows in the quality of the product they create.

Maker Spotlight: The LocAL Market

by Cat Bobo Auburn-Opelika Tourism Bureau on 11/28/2017

This eclectic retail space houses work by numerous artists, artisans, and farmers from all over the state. Each piece of art in the store is unique, telling a story about the area or the maker.

Maker Spotlight: Emma Jane Designs

by Brooke Peace Harris Auburn-Opelika Tourism Bureau on 10/12/2017

Jewelry from Emma Jane Designs is simple, elegant, and reasonably priced. Emma Jane Hunt, owner and creative director, has made a commitment to keep every piece under $100, but most are less than $50. In a world of over-sharing, over-buying, and overall “too much” -- we love the simplicity and clean lines of this handmade brand.

Chirpwood

by Lexy Sedillo Auburn-Opelika Tourism Bureau on 4/26/2017

Chirpwood, located in Opelika, is the areas only gallery for regional artists. The scent of southern pine fills the shop, with local artwork filling the handcrafted niches in the walls.

On The Tracks in downtown Opelika

by Lexy Sedillo Auburn Opelika Tourism Bureau on 4/3/2017

On The Tracks, the biannual food and wine event in historic downtown Opelika will be hosted on April 21. On The Tracks takes you on a tasting trail of 25 stops, and offers a fun environment with live music and culinary treats.

locAL Market

by Lexy Sedillo Auburn-Opelika Tourism Bureau on 2/27/2017

The locAL market is a non-traditional retail space that gives local makers and artists a platform to show their work in the heart of downtown Auburn! The locAL market is hosted by artist, Lauren Duncan and sponsored by J&M.