Feb
23
7:45 AM07:45

Russell Forest Run

The 10th annual Russell Forest Run 10K will be held in the Russell Forest on Saturday February 23, 2019! Registration for the 10K and the 5K is now open on the Russell Forest Run website! The cannon will sound to start the 10K at 7:45am and 10 minutes later the 5K will start. Join in the fun of the run, and enjoy the  post race party in The Stables at Russell Crossroads. The Russell Forest Run famous Grits Bar will be wide open with all your fixins’ including butter, honey and cheese – of course there will be friut, energy bars and ice cold beer! We do this in support of Alexander City Schools Education Foundation – so come run, walk, or cheer!

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Feb
14
6:00 PM18:00

Valentine's Day Wine Dinner - Springhouse

This Valentine’s Day, indulge in a romantic wine dinner with your sweetheart. An intimate four-course meal prepared by Chef Rob McDaniel will be paired with award-winning wines from Montinore Estate. Montinore Estate is a family-owned and operated winery in the northern Willamette Valley that produces exceptional Pinot Noir and cool climate white varietals. Established in 1982, Montinore Estate is the largest producer of certified estate wines made from Biodynamic® grapes in the country. Montinore Estate only makes wine from grapes they grow, 100% estate grown fruit. All of their 230 acres of grapes are farmed using Biodynamic farming. Enjoy the romantic, rustic charm, roaring fireplaces and the unmatched cuisine of SpringHouse and unique wines from Montinore Estate that are true to their varietal characteristics as well as to their unique corner of the Willamette Valley.

Hors-d’oeuvres and first pour to start at 6:00 pm with the first course served at 7:00 pm.

The cost of the Wine Dinner is $90 per person. This includes all food and wine. Additional beverages, tax, or gratuity are not included

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Feb
7
6:00 PM18:00

Kiwanis Annual Steak Dinner & Auction

Join us for our largest fundraiser of the year. Lets make this an even better success than last year. Once again the Kiwanis Annual Steak Dinner & Auction will be held at the Mill 280 on Feb 7th. Right in time to grab some great gifts and experiences for Valentines. Last year was a sell-out so grab your tickets early. You can find tickets at Caldwell Electronic, Tapley Appliance or through a Kiwanis member. There will be a live and silent auction.

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Dec
31
to Jan 1

New Year's Eve Casino Night - The Mill 280

Say goodnight to 2018 and ring in 2019 with Lake Martin Young Professionals' New Year's Eve Casino Night party presented by Mxk Events & Weddings! This event is open to anyone! You do not have to a member of Lake Martin YP to attend. 

Your $50 ticket gets you $1,000 for the casino games PLUS live entertainment, delicious food throughout the night and a champagne toast at midnight! Ocie & Belle's cash bar will be on-site serving up your favorite cocktails and cold beverages. 

Alliance Casino Events & Game Rentals is bringing the authentic casino games, like Blackjack, Texas Holdem and Three-Card Poker, Craps, Roulette, and Slot Machines, complete with chips, dealers and everything needed to step right into an authentic casino atmosphere. Use your chips to play the games then cash them in for raffle tickets for chances at winning some awesome prizes!

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Schedule of Events (7:30 pm - 1 am)

Doors open at 7:30 pm
Ocie & Belle's Cash Bar & Live Entertainment from 7:30 pm - 12:30 am
Casino Games from 8 - 11 pm
Champagne Toast at Midnight
Prize Raffle at 12:15 am

FAQs

Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event? You must 21 or older to attend. 

What can I bring into the event? Please bring a great attitude, festive spirits and good vibes only. No outside food or beverages. No drugs or illegal substances. No weapons. 

How can I contact the organizer with any questions? Contact Lake Martin Young Professionals by emailing lakemartinyp@gmail.com or by calling the Alexander City Chamber of Commerce (M-F 8:30-4:30) at (256) 234-3461. 

How do the casino games and prize raffles work?
-When you arrive (pre-paid or pay-at-the-door) you will receive $1,000 in play money (two $500 dollar bills). 
-Guests will take the play money to any of the gaming tables in exchange for chips.
-Using your chips you can play the casino games from 8 pm until 11 pm.
-Games will feature many different playing or "betting" levels ranging from minimum plays of $5 to maximum plays of $500. 
-At the completion of gaming (11 pm), guests will trade in their chips for raffle tickets at any of the gaming tables. 
-Guests will then take their double-sided raffle tickets and place them at the prize table for the chance to win some awesome prizes. Guests decide what prizes they'd like to use their raffle tickets for. 
-After the NYE countdown and champagne toast, winners of the prizes will be drawn at around 12:15 am. 

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Dec
15
8:00 AM08:00

Breakfast With Santa - The Coffee Corner

Have breakfast and take pictures with Santa at The Coffee Corner in Downtown Alex City. Professional photographer will be available for pictures with Santa ($5), proceeds will go towards Children's Harbor. Various vendors ($25 vendor fee) will setting up for you to grab that last minute gift!

Santa will be there from 9am to 11am! 

Lake Martin Animal Shelter will be here if weather permit, for any last minute adoptions!

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Dec
14
to Dec 15

The Rodeo Club Christmas Party

Annual Christmas Party Friday, December 14, 2018!! Secret Santa gift exchange at 7:30, finger foods and friendship! Texas Hold-Em after the gift exchange.... 
Bobbie Litsey and Tara Bramblett Taylor Newberry will be behind the bar serving up all your favorite beverages!! See you there!

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Dec
10
7:00 PM19:00

Country & Christmas - BRHS Auditorium

Three of Nashville's most talented performers bring a little taste of Music City to Alex City when they perform "Country & Christmas". Join Grammy-award winners Linda Davis, Lang Scott (The Scott Family) and Cheryl White (The Whites) as they usher in the Christmas season with a whole lot of down home appeal, hit songs and holiday favorites.

Davis' unique ability to interpret a song has made her one of Nashville's favorite vocalists and has won multiple awards throughout her career. She is probably best known for her Grammy-winning duet with Reba McEntire called "Does He Love You".

Scott has made multiple Grand Ole Opry appearances, served as guitarist and back­ground vocalist for Reba McEntire, and written songs for numerous prominent recording artists. He and Davis have been married since 1984 and are the parents of Hillary and Rylee Scott. Hillary Scott is the female singer in the supergroup Lady Antebellum.

White is truly a part of Country and Bluegrass Music Royalty and a top-notch instrumental­ist on the upright bass. As a 30-year member of the Grand Ole Opry, Cheryl has sung on countless albums and won Grammy's for The White's recording of "Keep On The Sunny­side" on the Oh Brother, Where Art Thou movie soundtrack.

Audiences can expect to hear some familiar tunes as well as the seasonal classics that will warm their hearts and leave them on their feet and in the holiday mood.

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Dec
3
6:00 PM18:00

Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree Parade - Alex City

Join us as we light up the night, when Alexander City’s Annual Hometown Christmas Parade presented by Lake Martin Memorials winds its way through the streets of Alexander City the first Monday of December. Spectators are invited to line the parade route to watch bands and dancers perform, see the festively decorated floats, and wait for the much anticipated arrival of Jolly Old St. Nick himself.

Parade Route: The parade will line up on Comer Street. It will proceed down Cherokee towards Benjamin Russell High School. Once past BRHS, the parade will turn up Church Street and head for the round-a-bout. Once in the round-a-bout, the parade will turn east onto AL 22 (Tallapoosa Street) and proceed to the bottom of the hill to the official end of the parade. 

This year's parade theme is Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree.

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Nov
23
9:00 AM09:00

Christmas At Crossroads with our Holiday Bazaar!

Yes, the Jolly Elf will be on the Green Stage at Russell Crossroads during the, Russell Lands On Lake Martin Christmas at Crossroads and Holiday Bazaar! Make sure the kids have their list for Santa ready, and we know they have been really good this year! Santa will arrive by carriage around 11. Meanwhile, the Holiday Bazaar – on the Town Green kicks off with great Holiday Gift ideas at 9am! Make sure the kids get to see SANTA, makes some arts and crafts, and play some games – while you’re there, take a stroll through the Bazaar!


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Nov
21
6:00 PM18:00

Thanksgiving Family-Style Supper - Springhouse Restaurant

Our family-style dinner that is slightly different from a normal dinner service, with only one seating time. Doors open for cocktails and mingling at 6:00 pm with food served at 6:30 pm. We will limit these dinners to 80 guests, seated at ten 8-person tables. Our Front of House Manager and Sommelier, Daniel Goslin, will have a small selection of wines chosen exclusively for each dinner, with Scott Burlingame mixing up a tasty seasonal cocktail as well. The cost is $50++ per person (not to include alcohol), and $15++ per person for children under 12. Since family-style dinners are not like a normal dinner service, there will be no traditional dinner menu—instead, the menu will be crafted to include shareable dishes that Chef Rob has hand-selected to make for one delicious dinner.

For reservations, call SpringHouse at 256.215.7080.

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Nov
16
6:00 PM18:00

Denim & Diamonds Charity Ball

Denim & Diamonds Charity Ball 

Steak Dinner & Silent Auction

Live Music by Lisa & The E-Lusion


Date: Friday, November 16

Location: Lake Martin Event Center at The Rodeo Club


Tickets-$50.00 per person
Tickets available at Dadeville Area Chamber of Commerce, The Rodeo Club, Lake Martin Area United Way

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Oct
20
8:00 AM08:00

Fall for Downtown

Brought to you by Main Street Alexander City and Country Financial 

Sponsors include: Country Financial, Carlisle’s, and Main Street Family Urgent Care. 
Enjoy the Fall for Downtown in Alexander City, October 20th from 8AM - 11AM with our merchants hosting their annual SIDEWALK SALE!, bouncy houses for kids, the traditional pumpkin roll, face painting, and more! All of this will take place downtown & it's FREE FUN FOR THE ENTIRE FAMILY! 
Parking can be found at City Hall, the old chamber location, behind United Way, Broad Street, and Calhoun Street, as well as Main Street. 
If you're interested in being a sponsor, please contact Main Street at 256.329.9227

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Sep
28
to Oct 8

65th Annual Alabama National Fair

Since 1954 the Alabama National Fair has been fun for all with the numerous different activities. No matter where you come from, there is an event, exhibit or vendor for you! We want to ensure you enjoy all these opportunities safely and have provided you with the safety plans. Check back for weekly updates for prizes and surprises! Follow us on Instagram and Snapchat: alnationalfair and buy tickets online at www.alnationalfair.org

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Sep
21
7:30 PM19:30

Sports Trivia Night at The Coffee Corner

Assemble your team and join us Friday night, September 21st! We will be testing your knowledge on everything sports in honor of Football season!

To create your team just post in the event page or shoot us a message with your team name and number of people on your team. No more than 5 people allowed on each team! It is $10 per team and the top three winners will receive cash prizes. We will only be taking 15 teams and we will fill up fast so get your teams in asap!

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Sep
15
7:00 PM19:00

VOTE: Movie Night in the Alley at The Coffee Corner

You're invited to another movie night in the alley under the stars at The Coffee Corner! We are once again leaving the choice of the movie up to you. We have selected 5 movies for you to choose from, whichever movie has the most votes, wins! 

Instructions on Voting:
1. Click on the "Discussion" tab in the event. 
2. Cast your vote on our poll!
3. The voting closes on Saturday morning.

The movie will begin playing once it's dark, probably around 7:30 PM. We will have our full drink/pastry + Taco Bar menu available to you until the movie is over.

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Sep
15
8:30 AM08:30

Clean Community Partnership - Trash Clean-Up

On the third Saturday of each month Alexander City citizens "Team up to Clean up" trash within our community. The group meets at the Broad Street Plaza in front of Lake Martin Pizza and Jake's on Broad at 8:30 am. Contact Jacob Meacham for any questions. His email is jacob.meacham@alexandercitychamber.com. You can also call him at (256) 234-3461

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