River Cleanups–Friends of the Locust Fork River
FLFR volunteers are picking up trash at 3 beautiful and popular locations. July 13th. Swann Covered Bridge led by Sam Howell @ 9a.m.
Mardis Mill Falls, led by Alden Brindle @ 10 a.m. End of Taylor Ford Road, led by Ana Self @ 10:30 a.m.
The event is ongoing.
Blount County Tractor & Equipment Grand Opening–June 2
The Blount County Oneonta Chamber of Commerce invites you to attend the Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting at The Blount County Tractor & Equipment business. Please join us on Friday June 2nd at 11:30.
Successful Aging Initiative June 7th
The Alabama A.M. & Auburn Universities Extension Offices invite you to attend a series of classes designed to help older adults maintain their quality of life. On June 7th the class will cover Preparing Estates.These classes are recommended for anyone 60 and older and will be taught at the Oneonta Senior Center located at 101 1st. St. So.beginning at 9.am. The classes are free. For more info call Bre @ 256-294-5409.
21st Annual June Fling—–June 9 & 10th
Oneonta Business Association will host the 21st Annual June Fling on June 9th 7-9 in Historical Downtown Oneonta. Vendor registrations starts Jan. 1st 2023. On June 9th from 7-9 the Sweet Tea Trio will preform. Sat. June 10th from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. enjoy Vendors/Food trucks /Kids’s Zone/Cruise -In & Entertainment. For more info WWW.oneontabusinessassociation.com.
Kids’ Day on the River — June 10th
Kids’ Day on the River will take place on Saturday , June 10th from 8:30 a.m. to 3 P.M.. Registration is required. This is a family friendly event and includes lunch. Please register at www.flfr.org and for more info go to email@example.com.
Into The Woods —-June 16th-25
Into The Woods will be presented by The Whole Backstage Theatre June 16th -25th. For more info and to reserve seats call 256-582-7469. The Whole Backstage Theatre is located at 1120 Rayburn Ave. Gutersville, Al.
City Night Market —- Sat. June 17th
City Market of Oneonta has quickly become one of Oneonta’s most anticipated events! Our local artisanal food market * is scheduled for the following dates: Sat. June 17th, 6-9 p.m.-Sat. July 15th, 6-9 p.m.–Sat. Aug. 19th, 6-9 p.m. and Sat., September 16th, 6-9 p.m. City Market of Oneonta offers local farmers, specialty food vendors and makers of artisanal items the opportunity to show off! There will be between 25 & 30 entrepreneurs downtown by the gazebo . In case of rain the event will be inside the Oneonta Rec. Gym. For more info or to register as a vendor contact ntolbert@cityof oneonta.us. * This is not an arts-and- crafts festival. Vendors who do not fit the City Market criteria will be encouraged to participate in the June Fling or the Covered Bridge Festival.
Summer Kick Off -Palisades Park Tues., June 20th
Kick off Summer by Celebrating Palisades Park’s 50th Birthday. This event will be in the Amilea Porter Center located at 1225 Palisades Parkway. The doors will be open from 5:30 to 7: 30. There will be BBQ Dinner, Live Music & Door Prizes. Limited number of seats at $15.00 each ,none sold at the door. Please call Lynette @ 205-274-2153, with questions and to reserve your seats. HAPPY Birthday Palisades Park!!!
Community Canvas Friday June 23
The City of Oneonta will present the 2nd annual “Community Canvas”event. This is a wonderful opportunity for local artist to showcase their talent, sell their artwork, and enjoy an evening with fellow artist and community members. This event is free and will take place at The Little Brick Church in Oneonta fro 6-8 p.m.. For more info contact Nicole 205-813-7181.
Quality of Life Health Services-Annual Board of Directors Meeting
Quality of Life Health Services Annual Board of Directors Meeting will be Friday , June 23, 2023. Hors d’oeuvres at 6 P.M. / Banquet at 6:30 p.m. The Keynote Speaker will be The Honorable Craig Ford, Mayor of Gadsden. This event will take place at The Venue at Coosa Landing, 201 George Wallace Dr. East Gadsden , Al 35903. Semi- Formal Attire/ $25.00 per person, please R.S.V.P.to 256 439-6404 by June, 9th 2023.
Community Canvas – Friday June 23
Let’s get artsy! The City of Oneonta is excited to present our second- annual “Community Canvas”, a wonderful opportunity for local artist to showcase their artistic talent, sell their artwork, and enjoy an evening with fellow artists and community members. This vent is free to the public, will take place at The Little Brick Church in Oneonta on June 23, 2023, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:p.m. If you are an artist interested in participating please send an email to Ntolbert@cityofoneonta.us or call 205-813-7181. Due to limited space , this is a juried art show and applying does not guarantee inclusion. Applications are due in by May 19th.
The Blount County Homebuilder’s Rodeo – June 23&24
The Blount County Homebuilders Rodeo will be June 23 & 24th at 7:30 p.m. This event will take place at 31681 Hwy. 75 , Oneonta. For more info call 205-353-8062.
Amateur Radio Field Day—– Saturday , June 24th ,2023
The Safety Amateur Radio Group of Blount County will host the annual Amateur Radio Field Day on Sat. June 24th from Noon until dark at 727 Mountain Brow Drive , Oneonta. This will be a great opportunity for some radio fun and fellowship and a chance to develope and showcase our ham radio abilities. This event is open to evryone in the club, friends and family. And anyone interested in amateur radio. Great location high atop Straight Mountain with great radio access to the world.