Downtown After Dark — A New Outdoor Music Series in Anniston

Want to shake a leg to some stratospheric live music on a balmy summer evening? Main Street Anniston has answered the call with a new outdoor music series called “Downtown After Dark.” Get out your lawn chairs and get ready to head out to Noble Street Park every 2nd and 4th Friday from 7-9 pm […]

Musical Spotlight: Blues Deluxe

Blues Deluxe

Anniston, Alabama has seen its share of seasoned local musicians take to its venues and stages to entertain Calhoun County residents and transplants alike. You’re probably familiar with some of these performers and have seen them form bands, duos, or trios, or entertain solo. What’s fun is when a group of seasoned pros come together […]

The Best Calhoun County Summer Programs for Kids 2024

Summer Activities for Kids

School is out. Vacations are planned. But what will your kids be doing the rest of their time off? There are so many fun and engaging options in Calhoun County for kids to socialize with others, play games, learn skills, and beyond. Read on to peruse our list of summer day camps and away camps, […]

Eat Like a Local: Below Zero Creamery

below zero

Tucked down 11th Street across from the Calhoun County Courthouse, the Below Zero Creamery is methodically captivating sugar lovers with its rolled ice cream creations, decorated shakes, and other dessert delights. In the short time since the shop opened on April 2, 2024, an increasing number of eager patrons have graced this charming shop to […]

Make Mother’s Day Memorable in Calhoun County 2024

Mothers Day

So many grateful spouses and children (young or adult) enjoy honoring their mothers on that one special day of the year that goes beyond the norm. Sunday, May 12 marks Mother’s Day 2024, and for those of us who are residents of Calhoun County, there are countless ways to make her day a special one. […]

Eat Like a Local: A Taste of Vietnam in Calhoun County

Vietnamese Restaurants

Good afternoon, Vietnam! Calhoun County has already created a name for itself when it comes to diverse cuisines–Mexican, Italian, Chinese, Korean, Thai, and American restaurants have settled in various areas, drawing foodies that like to think–and eat–outside of the box. One category, however, has been underrepresented in our neck of the woods…until now! Within the […]

The 22nd Annual Sunny King Criterium: Holding Court as “King of All CRITS”

Sunny King

In its 22nd year, the Sunny King Criterium will electrify the streets of downtown Anniston, Alabama on Saturday, April 13 from 11 am till 7 pm. The SKC is a nationally ranked premier racing event featuring timed races for both professional cyclists and amateurs alike. With a reputation as being one of the best criterium […]

Top 10 Kids and Family-Friendly Spring Events in Calhoun County 2024

Spring Calhoun County

Now that spring has brought warmer temperatures, budding trees, colorful flowers, and a fresh desire for activity in Calhoun County, we wanted to share some upcoming events, whether unique or ongoing, that are great for children and teens, or activities that can be enjoyed by the entire family. Reference our guide for kid’s movie nights, […]

Sinclair Social: A Contemporary Venue Prepped For Success

Sinclair Social

It’s intriguing when an innovative concept in food and beverage venues comes on the scene, especially in an area like Calhoun County where the nearest larger city is at least an hour’s commute. Anniston, Alabama has once again put itself on the map at the forefront of something unique for a mid-sized town in the […]