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October 26,

6 p.m. to 8 p.m. THE GREAT PUMPKIN SPLASH  AT THE OPELIKA SPORTSPLEX  Pick your pumpkin from the pool. Kids can enjoy Harvest Relay Races, the pumpkin roll, prizes and more! $4 per person. Must pre-register by October 22.

October 29,

4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m HULLABOO FALL FEST Costumes, children’s games and activities, food, and fun for HullaBoo Fall Fest.   This event is for children in kindergarten through fifth grade. Free admission with guardian. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Call 334-240-4500 for more information or go to website:

November 3,

12 p.m. to 5 p.m. HISTORIC DOWNTOWN OPELIKA  HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE Start your Christmas shopping off on November 3 by visiting the charming shops and restaurants in Downtown Opelika. You will find many unique and special gifts enabling you to mark those hard people off your list! And, if you just can’t decide, then a gift card is always appreciated! Enjoy music, free gift wrapping, door prizes and refreshments to get you in the holiday spirit




Bring the entire family and enjoy shopping at your local Farmers Market. Besides enjoying the amazing taste of in-season produce, you will be supporting your local economy. You can meet your local farmers and learn about the products they are offering all while catching up with your neighbors. The Heart of Alabama is replete with exceptional markets and you can find one open any day of the week during the summer months:

EastChase Farmers Market — Saturdays, 7 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Fairview Farmers Market — Monday – Saturday, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sunday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Macon County Farmers Market — Wednesday & Saturday, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Main Street Farmers Market Alexander City — Saturdays, 7 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Millbrook Farmers Market — Tuesdays, 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Montgomery Curb Market — Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday 5 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Opelika Grows Farmers Market — Tuesdays, 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Prattville Farmers Market — Saturdays, 7 a.m. to 12 p.m.

The Market at Ag Heritage Park — Thursdays, 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Trinity Episcopal Farmers Market (Wetumpka) — 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Vinson Market – Wednesday, Thursday – Carter Hill Road, Montgomery – 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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