Events

Bicentennial event added to WSD
Alabama is celebrating 200 years of statehood with the 200 Bicentennial initiative. Across the state, all types of events, exhibits and activities are being held to commemorate the anniversary. The celebration of Alabama’s 200 years is being held over three years: 2017 – Exploring Alabama 2018 – Honoring Our People 2019 – Sharing Our Stories Some area folks have been meeting to plan a 200 Bicentennial event to coincide with…
Mark your calendar
Ribs on Ridgeley Tickets are still available for Ribs on Ridgeley Thursday, October 12, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., on Ridgeley Street. The meal includes ribs, green beans, hash brown casserole, a roll, and homemade pie. Food is being prepared by South Alabama Vending, Escambia County High School Culinary Arts Department, and Myrna Monroe (pies). Tickets, $40 each, are available at Atmore News, 128 S. Main Street. Proceeds will go…
Toyz for Kidz auction coming up
The annual LA Bikers Toyz for Kidz auction hosted by PeeWee and Annie Powell will be held Thursday, October 19, at the PWC building, 106 East Avenue. Get together starts at 6, auction at 7. There are tons of items to bid on with the proceeds used to buy Christmas presents for families who might not otherwise have a merry Christmas. Gifts are delivered during the LA Bikers Toyz for…
Auditions set
The Greater Escambia Council for the Arts will hold auditions for “A Christmas Story” Sunday, October 15, at 2 p.m., at the Greater Escambia Center for the Arts, corner of Trammell and Nashville (Highway 31). The production calls for six children’s roles and eight adult roles. There’s plenty of room for extras, especially kids. Come prepared to read from the script provided. Show dates are Thursday through Sunday, November 30…