Upcoming Yuletide Events at OPAC

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Christmas is quickly approaching, ushering in a sleigh-load of activities that the whole family can enjoy. Residents of Calhoun County can celebrate one particular gem that provides numerous entertainment options during Christmastide–the Oxford Performing Arts Center (OPAC)! Discover all the opportunities to hear Christmas music, enjoy theatrical shows, and watch classic holiday films during the […]

Holiday Happenings in Calhoun County

There’s so many great opportunities to get into the holiday spirit this season in Calhoun County, even Santa’s head is spinning!  Parades, Christmas markets, live nativities, and Christmas tree lightings are just some of the festive events you can attend.  Get ready for a holly, jolly Christmas with our holiday event guide.   Christmas Parades Downtown […]

Jazz and Art Festival presented by Main Street Anniston

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Are you in the mood for a little jazz?  Main Street Anniston, in conjunction with Cheaha Creative Arts, will be bringing this American musical staple right to our doorstep when they present the Jazz and Art Festival on Thursday, October 20 and Friday, October 21 from 6-9pm, and Saturday, October 22 from 4-9pm.  The event […]

Fall Events in Calhoun County 2022

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It may still feel like summer (and all its hotness) is holding on for dear life here in Calhoun County, but that crisp coolness, the scent of pumpkin spice, and all things gold, orange, and red are inevitably heading our way.  Fall is here!  It’s time to get in that Autumn state of mind, and […]

Music Spotlight: Highland Groove

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Local talent abounds in Calhoun County, but there’s a certain standout act that deserves a shout-out.  Highland Groove has been a prominent musical fixture around Anniston, Oxford, and surrounding cities of Calhoun County for the past two years, but their evolution dates back much further.  Two key members of the band, Nick Preston (bass, vocals) […]

Treadhoofalon Race in Anniston, Alabama

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Shoes, Hooves, and Wheels Meet in the First Annual  Treadhoofalon Race in Anniston, Alabama  The Treadhoofalon Brings Mountain Bikers, Trail Runners, and Horseback Riders Together for the First Event of its Kind  ANNISTON, Ala—Aug. 2, 2022—The Back Country Horseman of America McClellan Chapter, Northeast Alabama Bicycle Association, and Anniston Runners Club Trail Running Division have […]

In the Spotlight: Steve’s Rare and Vintage Guitars

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Article by Abby Parks Like the Eagles, who famously crooned, “There’s a new kid in town,” we at Calhoun County Insight would like to spread the word about a unique new business opening its doors Friday, July 1 on Noble Street in the heart of historic downtown Anniston.  Steve’s Rare and Vintage Guitars is much […]

Project Echelon

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Professional Cycling Team Helps to Educate, Equip and Empower Veterans Through Physical Activity Project Echelon, co-founded by veteran Eric Beach and professional cyclist Eric Hill, use their platform in professional sport to carry out their mission of educating, equipping, and empowering veterans through physical activity. According to a report published by the United States Department of Veterans […]

Some of the Best Live Music Shows in Oxford, AL

Sometimes we want to go to a relaxing event where slow music is playing, wine is in plenty, and we can forget ourselves for a while. At other times, we want to go to a concert where we will dance our frustrations away as we gyrate to our favorite music and let our inhibitions go. […]

Inaugural Piedmont Fall Festival 2021

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City Of Piedmont And Piedmont Arts & Entertainment Committee Kick-Off 2021 Piedmont Fall Festival In Downtown Area In an effort to bring more community events to the city of Piedmont, the Piedmont Arts & Entertainment Committee was created in March of 2021. Following a wildly successful Independence Day celebration in tandem with the Piedmont Criterium […]