5 Mile and 23 Mile Family Bike Ride
Friday June 28th, in the parking lot of Spring Creek Golf Course. Registration is from 5-6 p.m., with the ride starting at 6. Entry fee is $10 if postmarked by 6/25 and $12 after that date. All entrants will receive a free t-shirt. Register at the Keller Wellcare Center. For more information contact Brooke Cunningham at 256-386-4747 or email@example.com.
Five Mile and One Mile Fun Run
Saturday, June 29th, at the Water Street entrance to the Colbert County Courthouse. The Five Mile Run begins at 8:00 a.m., with the One Mile Run at 9:15. Pre-Registration fee due by June 25 is $15 (five mile), and $10 (One Mile). Entry fee on race day is $20(Five mile), and $15 (One Mile). For more information call Kevin Hutcheson at (256) 386-4747 or send email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Helen Keller Festival Golf Tournament
Format is a 3-man scramble, to be held June 29th-30th at Spring Creek Golf Course. Entry fee is $67 per person. Fee includes cart and mulligan’s for both days. Prizes will be awarded to the top 3 places in each flight, as well as long drive and closest to the pin each day. Lunch will be provided on Saturday. For more information, or to sign up, call Spring Creek Golf Course at (256)386-5670. All teams must be paid in full by Wednesday June 26th. A practice round will be given when all team members have paid. No practice rounds can be played on Friday June 28th.
Calvary Mission Q 2nd Annual Backyard BBQ Competition
Time: Friday, June 14 & Saturday, June 15, 2013
Twenty three teams gathered in Tuscumbia’s Spring Park for the first annual Mission Q BBQ Competition in 2012. Eight of these teams finished in the Top Ten in the state on the Alabama Bar-b-que Trail. We expect over 50 Backyard BBQ teams to participate in Mission Q 2013. Mission Q is organized by Calvary Baptist Church as an outreach and fundraising activity to support their missions ministry. Mission Q 2013 opens Friday night with Swamp John’s Catfish, Gospel and Contemporary Christian music and an “Anything But” competition. Saturday’s competition includes chicken, pork ribs(spare or loin), and pork(shoulder or butt) divisions. $4,000 in prize money will be awarded including $1,000 to the Grand Champion. For more information contact Alan Nix at 256-710-4129 or by email at email@example.com. Or you can contact Wesley Burden at 256-762-3592, or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tennessee Valley Museum of Art- Exhibition: “Elayne Goodman: Art as Life”
The artist’s expressions through use of recycled materials in a colorful and artist new context, characterized by exceptionally high content and color. Each piece is one-of-a-kind.
Tuesday, June 25 – Sat., June 29, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm; and Sun., June 30, 1:00 – 3:00 pm.
Admission: $5 adults, $3 students, museum members free. (Group rates available); Sunday is free. “Meet the Artist” Event on Saturday, June 29 from noon until 4:00 p.m.
Free Outdoor Concert Presented by First Presbyterian Church
Wednesday, June 26, First Presbyterian Church of Tuscumbia presents a free outdoor concert. Free sack dinner of hotdog and fixings from 5:00-6:30 pm. Bring your own lawn chair. At the corner of 5th and Broad Street in Tuscumbia. For more information, visit www.tuscumbiapres.com or call 256.383.2412.
7:00 pm - Keith Connell Group
7:30 pm - Stampede
8:30 pm - The Kerry Gilbert Band
AIDB Shoals Regional Center Ability Play Date
Time: Friday, June 28, 2013, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Crafts, fun-foods, music, and games will be lead by Deaf and Blind adults for the children of the Alabama Deaf-Blind Multi-disabled Association (ADBMA) only.
Tuscumbia Civitan Helen Keller Spaghetti Supper
Time: Friday, June 28, 2013, 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Location: Deshler Cafeteria
Cost: $5.00 in advance or $6.00 at the door
Contact Sherry Campbell 256-627-9823 for more information.
Sponsored by Tuscumbia Civitan.
2013 Helen Keller Festival Car & Truck Show
The car and truck show will be held Saturday, June 29, 2013, on Main Street in downtown Tuscumbia. $1,200 in cash, plus prizes will be awarded. Registration is from 8 a.m. until 12:00 p.m., and the show is from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. Registration fee is $18 if paid by June 12th(includes extra grand prize ticket), and $20 after that date. Mail fee to PO Box 3672, Muscle Shoals, AL. 35662. For more information call Bobby Bates at (256)383-9478 or Terry Mashburn at (256)483-3572, or visit www.shoalscarandtruckclub.com.
Saturday, June 29, at 11:00 a.m., First Presbyterian Church, Tuscumbia, corner of Fourth and Broad Street. Come tour the church where Helen Keller was baptized and her family still attends services today! Enjoy a mini-piano concert performed by Dinie Stone, Music Director, followed by refreshments in the fellowship hall.
Calvary Baptist Church
Saturday, June 29, 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m.
Hamburger, sides, dessert, and drinks.
Cost: $6.00 - Proceeds to go toward missions
Historic Glencoe Cemetery (Keller & McDonald Family Cemetery) will be available for touring on Wed., Thurs., Fri., June 26-28, from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Located at the Vulcan Rock Quarry, 23314 U.S. Hwy 72 W, Tuscumbia. (256) 383-7884. Sponsored by the Colbert County Historical Landmarks Foundation.
The Log Cabin, Coldwater Stagecoach Stop (overlooking beautiful Spring Park)
302 S. Dickson St. Tuscumbia
This pioneer log building dates from about 1815 and is one of the town's earliest structures. Open for tours on Saturday and Sunday, June 29-30, 1:00 p.m. — 4:00 p.m. each day. Free admission, donations accepted. 256-383-0783. Sponsored by Colbert County Historical Landmarks Foundation.
Community-wide Church Service
In Spring Park Hosted by Calvary Baptist Church, Tuscumbia. Event begins at 9:30 with Praise and Worship. Message at 10:30.