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 […]

Alabama Jeep Jam

Alabama Jeep Jam

This Veterans Day, Rev Up for the Alabama Jeep Jam With Veteran’s Day right around the corner, it’s a good time to take a step back and reflect on all that our nation’s veterans and active duty military servicemen have given to us–protection, service, and dedication. Veteran’s Day is not only a holiday to honor […]

The 33rd Annual Empty Stocking Gala Keeps On Giving

Empty Stocking Gala board

The Empty Stocking Gala is the Calhoun County event to take part in.  After all, it’s not ultimately designed to give the folks that attend it an evening of great food, spirits, and entertainment–although all three of those boxes certainly get checked.  It’s actually an evening to raise funds to provide Christmas gifts for the […]

Catch the Rocktoberfest Halloween Block Party

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If you still haven’t found a Halloween party in Calhoun County that inspires you to dust the cobwebs off of your favorite Halloween costume (or purchase a new one), then you must not have gotten wind of this one.  The historic Peerless Saloon in downtown Anniston, Alabama is hosting the Rocktoberfest Halloween Block Party and […]

Fall Events in Calhoun County 2022

live band on stage at fall festival

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 […]

Anniston’s 2nd Annual CHOPPED Culinary Showdown

Chopped competition photo collage

Get ready for the premier culinary competition in Calhoun County.  Anniston’s Fourth Friday will be presenting the 2nd Annual CHOPPED Cooking Competition this Friday evening, August 26 from 6-9 pm.  Witness four local head chefs and their assistant sous chefs as they compete for the ultimate prize–a customized chopping board awarded by Downtown Anniston. CHOPPED […]

Treadhoofalon Race in Anniston, Alabama

mountain biker, horseback rider, runner

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 […]

Get Ready for the 41st Annual Woodstock 5K

Woodstock 2022 5K race header image

Article by Abby Parks The Woodstock 5K, now in its 41st year, is not only one of the oldest continuous foot races in the Southeast–this year’s race has been named the RRCA (Road Runners Club of America) Alabama State 5K Championship for 2022.  With a USATF certified course dubbed “difficult” for its challenging hills, the […]

Project Echelon

Anniston Alabama

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 […]