Holiday Spirit Abounds at the Oxford Festival of Lights

choccolocco park in oxford alabama

In all of Calhoun County, there’s hardly a daily holiday draw (between November 18th and December 24th) more compelling than the Oxford Festival of Lights.  The Oxford Festival of Lights, one of the best ‘Winter Wonderlands’ you can encounter in the state of Alabama, is located at Choccolocco Park, 1 mile south of Exit 188 […]

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

rocktoberfest

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 […]

Jazz and Art Festival presented by Main Street Anniston

Jazz players mural in Anniston Alabama

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 […]

Creedmoor ® Sports Acquires Additional Property to Support Long-Term Growth

Creedmoor Sports Land Aquisition

Anniston, AL, US – (Oct 13, 2022) Creedmoor ® SportsCreedmoor ® Sports recently purchased, from the McClellan Development Authority (MDA), more than 30 acreson the grounds of historic Fort McClellan. The land acquisition includes four acres immediately adjacent to thecompany’s current facility and is dedicated to supporting future expansion.“I am truly thrilled that our company […]

Haunted Houses and Halloween Happenings

halloween haunts in calhoun county alabama

Nothing can put you in the Halloween spirit like a haunted house experience!  And Calhoun County has some great choices to give you a bone-chilling adventure.  Read on for a guide to the best haunted houses and more happening in the month of October. Haunted Houses The Terrortorium Haunted House and Amusements The Terrortorium Haunted […]

Hair-Raising Halloween Events in Calhoun County

kids having fun smiling at halloween festival

It’s the “spookiest” time of the year again!  Halloween is flying in on its broomstick fast, and ushering in a slew of opportunities to enjoy tricks, candy treats, and dress-up.  Make sure that you don’t miss out on all the fun things happening in Calhoun County by taking a look at our list of what’s […]

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 […]

Music Spotlight: Highland Groove

Highland Grove music band playing

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) […]