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Calhoun County is your natural attraction for fun, exciting, annual events!

Are you interested in knowing what’s going on in the County? Look no further! From festivals, concerts, special and annual events, Calhoun County is sure to keep you busy! Events you'll find year-round.

Autumn Suds-Fest

Each fall, the Berman Museum hosts area restaurants and beer and wine vendors for their annual Suds-Fest. The event also features live music and local art. For more information, visit www.bermanmuseum.org.

Black Heritage Festival

A 37 year dream, an ongoing journey… Be sure to mark your February calendars for the longest running Black Heritage Festival in the Southeast.

Calhoun County Hall of Fame Banquet

Formed in 2005 to honor Calhoun County citizens who have made significant contributions to Calhoun County as athletes, coaches or in other sports-related fields. Each year six nominees are inducted into the Hall of Fame. June of each year.

3rd Annual U.S. Canine Biathlon ®

A 5K (3.5 mile) Obstacle Course to Compete with Your Canine or Compete Alone and All ages and breeds Welcome

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Cheaha Challenge

The Cheaha Challenge Gran Fondo Century & ULTRA provide a variety of distance choices for cyclists - 24, 44, 62, 84, 100 and the ULTRA - 124 miles (200K). The ULTRA is for experienced riders only. The rides start and finish on the campus of Jacksonville State University. Held in May of each year.

Coldwater Mountain Fat Tire Fest

Demo Bikes, Beer Garden, Poker Ride, Live Music, Gravity Runs, Group Rides & Games

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Freedom Festival

Each Fourth of July, Oxford Lake celebrates with fun and festivities for the whole family. Stick around for the annual fireworks display!

German-Italian POW Memorial

Each November, Germany's National Memorial Day is remembered at Fort McClellan, during a ceremony at the German-Italian POW Cemetery. A reception normally follows the ceremony. Artifacts and memorabilia from the days when German and Italian Prisoners of War were kept at Fort McClellan are displayed.

Iron Mountain Challenge

Formerly the Woodland Challenge, this Gran Fondo ride offers 25, 50, 62, and 100 mile distances.

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Janney Furnace Civil War Reenactment

Civil War reenactment at Janney Furnace Memorial Park. The reenactment includes reenactment camps, vendors, live cannon and rifle & fire drills, free fishing and lots of historical fun for the children! April of each year.

Knox Concert Series

Series of events that celebrate the busy music and theatrical scene in Calhoun County, Alabama. September- April.

Ladiga Half Marathon

Each December, the Cities of Jacksonville and Piedmont host a half marathon on the Chief Ladiga Trail.

Legend of Lickskillet Music & Heritage Festival

Enjoy Food, Arts/Crafts Vendors, & Live Music

Annual Museum Day Celebration

This is a free day for the community each year in September. It includes a variety of activities, including live animal presentations, hands-on discovery stations, food and much more. The event is fun and educational for all ages.

Annual New Years Day Mountain Bike Ride

Wig's Wheels says, " There is no set course or distance and no one has ever been left behind. Those that don't want to ride are welcomed to come and eat, drink and be merry."

NEEWOLLAH on Noble

Food, Arts and Crafts, Music, Horse Carriage Rides, Kidz Zone, Train Rides and Demonstrations.

Noble Street Fesival & Sunny King Crit

Family-Friendly festival that features pro-bike races, restaurants, music, art, a running race, and healthy activities for the children! April of each year.

Oxford Fest

Oxfordfest is an annual arts and craft festival which takes place the first Saturday in October on Main Street in Oxford, Alabama. The festival features arts and craft vendors, food, live music, and fun for all ages. For more information, visit www.oxfordfest.org.

Piedmont Polar Plunge

At Piedmont’s new aquatics center, each January they host a Polar Plunge to benefit a local non-profit supporting area cancer patients.

Spirit on Mountain Street

Each fall, the City of Jacksonville, JSU, and area organizations team up to host the “Taste of the Town,” benefitting the Jacksonville Christian Outreach Center, providing short-term assistance to families in need. The annual food tasting showcases area restaurants and their specialties. Area teams and bands are also recognized at a community Pep-Rally at JSU Stadium following the “Taste.”

Turkey Drop

As we celebrate the new year, we celebrate new beginnings. What better place to celebrate new beginnings, then surrounded by the beauty of nature. Come and join us for the Turkey Drop! At midnight on December 31 we will bring in the New Year by dropping a lit ball at Alabama's Highest Point! Pinhoti, the turkey will be at the Observation Tower teaching visitors the Turkey Trot. The gates will open at 9:00PM, and from 12:30-2:00AM the CSP Restaurant will be serving breakfast. The gate fee will be $10 per car or truck load and $15 for van. Buses must make arrangements before they arrive to pay and for parking.

Weaver Heritage Day

A day to celebrate Weaver History and live music which will promote local musicians. We also welcome crafters and food vendors who will share the park with our two stages of live music.

White Elephant Sale

One man’s white elephant is another’s man’s treasure. This fundraiser for the Anniston Museum began more than 20 years ago.

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Woodstock Race

Hosted by the Anniston Runner club, this annual event boasts of a 5K race and a Kidstock 1 mile race. Community event where 1300 runners and walkers to shake their tail feathers for others. August of each year.

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If you're in town, please stop by our Visitor Center located
in the Calhoun County Chamber of Commerce building at:
1330 Quintard Avenue
Anniston, Al 36201

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