Jul 6th, 7th, & 8th — Athens Lions Club Kiddie Carnival opens at 309 East Forrest Street (at the corner of Beaty and Forrest Street across from Athens Middle School) in Athens from 6:30PM-9:30PM. Tickets are $0.50 each, 1 ticket for each ride. Concessions available.

Jul 8th — Athens Saturday Market (409 South Green Street in Athens) from 8:00AM-12:00PM with local producers, growers, and entertainment.

Jul 8th — Heartland Angler Bass Tournament Div 1 Wheeler Lake/Elk River (Lee-Hi Boat Ramp at US 72 in Athens) from safe light until 3:00PM for the weekend angler. Membership: $35; Tournament Fees: $50; Lunker: $10. Matt Leicher can be reached by phone at 256-777-9843 or by email at aldeerhunter23@yahoo.com.

Jul 8th — Jake Marlow Memorial Tournament (Elkmont High School 25630 Evans Avenue in Elkmont, AL) pits mixed teams at bat. Teams entry is $150.00. For more information, please contact Stephanie Fleming at 256-278-8233.

Jul 11th — 2nd Annual Pizza For A Cure with County for A Cure at Village Pizza of East Limestone (15728 East Limestone Road in East Limestone) from 11:00AM- 9:00PM. A portion of all sales (dine in or carry out) from the Village Pizza of East Limestone will benefit the County for a Cure Relay for Life team. Gift Certificates will also be available to purchase. For faster service, call ahead and place your order at 256-232-3388.

Jul 13th, 14th, & 15th — Athens Lions Club Kiddie Carnival opens at 309 East Forrest Street (at the corner of Beaty and Forrest Street across from Athens Middle School) in Athens from 6:30-9:30PM. Tickets are $0.50 each, 1 ticket for each ride. Concessions available.

Jul 15th — Athens Saturday Market (409 South Green Street in Athens) from 8:00AM-12:00PM with local producers, growers and entertainment.

Jul 15th — Mud Volleyball for a Cure with County for a Cure at Swan Creek Park (100 U.S. 31N in Athens) from 8:00AM-5:00PM. Come cheer the teams as the mud flies and helps fight cancer.

Jul 20th — Sophisticated Swingers at Yesterday’s Senior Lunch Matinee Show (15631 Brownsferry Road in Athens). All seating is reserved. Tickets are $12.00 each and groups are seated together. Doors open at 10:30AM, events start at 11:00AM with seating, opening announcements, blessing, and lunch. The show begins about 12 noon, and lasts about 1 hour. Bus parking is available. E-mail reservations are required; contact info@yesterdaysevents.com.

July 21st — Singing on the Square, Limestone County Courthouse (Marion Street Athens, AL). Join the Athens-Limestone County Tourism and sponsor Jimmy Smith Buick GMC for a free concert starting at 6:00PM with Matt Prater. Rain location is the Vietnam Veterans Building, located at 17915 W Elm St, Athens.

Jul 20th, 21st, & 22nd — Athens Lions Club Kiddie Carnival opens at 309 East Forrest Street (at the corner of Beaty and Forrest Street across from Athens Middle School) in Athens from 6:30-9:30PM. Tickets are $0.50 each, 1 ticket for each ride. Concessions available.

Jul 22nd — Athens Saturday Market (409 South Green Street in Athens) from 8:00AM-12:00PM with local producers, growers and entertainment.

Jul 26th – 30th — 6th Annual National Youth Vocal Ministry Camp. The camp is expected to host approximately 700 campers. Campers will display their newly learned skills during a fantastic production featuring both the Junior Camp (ages 5-11) and Senior Camp (ages 12 and up). For more information about National Youth Vocal Ministry Camp (NYVMC), please visit their website, http://www.southsiderogersville.org/nyvmc.html.

Jul 27th, 28th, and 29th — Athens Lions Club Kiddie Carnival opens at 309 East Forrest Street (at the corner of Beaty and Forrest Street across from Athens Middle School) in Athens from 6:30-9:30PM. Tickets are $0.50 each, 1 ticket for each ride. Concessions available.

Jul 29th — Athens Saturday Market (409 South Green Street in Athens) from 8:00AM-12:00PM with local producers, growers and entertainment.

The above events are listed at VisitAthensAL.com. If you have events or activities you would like to have listed on VisitAthensAL.com, please email your information to Cayce@VisitAthensAL.com
By: Teresa Todd, TMP
President, Athens-Limestone County Tourism Association

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