Community events

Find details, updates and helpful links for Rainsville-area events

Information about events such as festivals, concerts, seminars, plays, 5Ks and rodeos are listed here. To have your event listed, submit flyers, links, etc. to the Rainsville Chamber at chamber@farmerstel.com.

April 20-23 and 26-30, 2017
NACC Theater presents...
Shrek The Musical

At the Tom Bevill Lyceum on the campus of Northeast Alabama Community College. Thursday-Saturday evening performances will begin at 7:00 p.m., and Sunday matinees will begin at 2:00 p.m. All seats are reserved, and tickets are $5.00 each. Phone the theater department at 256-638-4418 or 256-228-6001 x 2218. Details.

April 28, 2017 (and April 29 if necessary)
High school baseball playoffs second round: PHS Bears vs. Colbert Heights

Game 1 at 4:30 p.m.; game 2 at 7:30 p.m. at the PHS baseball field in Rainsville. The Bears defeated Ohatchee 2 games to 1 in a dramatic first round series and now host a best of 3 series in round 2. Game 3 will be Saturday in case of a split on Firday with the time TBA. Follow PHS sports at 2muchblue.com.

April 29-30, 2017
Tennessee Cowboy Mounted Shooters

At the Northeast Alabama Agri-Business Center in Rainsville.

April 29, 2017
High school softball: PHS Spring Classic

Starting at 12:00 noon at the Rainsville Sports Complex (Field of Dreams). The tournament will feature PHS, Rogers, Cleburne County an Buckhorn. Follow PHS sports at 2muchblue.com.

MAY 2017

May 1, 2017
Rainsville City Council meeting

4:15 p.m. workshop; 5 p.m. meeting at the council chambers at the municipal annex. AGENDA PDF icon

May 2, 2017
Rainsville Industrial Appreciation Breakfast

6:30 a.m. at Kelly's Kitchen. Leaders from Rainsville manufacturing, utilities and other organizations involved with local industry and economic development are invited. Hosted by the Rainsville Industrial Development Board, along with the City of Rainsville and the Chamber of Commerce. Please RSVP to D.L. Stiefel at 256-717-8312 or the Chamber office at 256-638-7800.

May 4, 2017
Square dancing: Duos & Solos

6:30 to 9 p.m. at the Tom Bevill Enrichment Center in Rainsville. Most Thursdays February through November. Follow Duos & Solos on Facebook.

May 6-7, 2017
Mid-South Paint Horse Show

At the Northeast Alabama Agri-Business Center in Rainsville.

May 11, 2017
Square dancing: Duos & Solos

6:30 to 9 p.m. at the Tom Bevill Enrichment Center in Rainsville. Most Thursdays February through November. Follow Duos & Solos on Facebook.

May 12-13, 2017
Rainsville Mother's Day Open House

A dozen or more Rainsville gift shops, boutiques and other retailers are expected to provide a great shopping opportunity for last-minute Mother's Day gift buyers. Check back for details.

May 13, 2017
Cruising the Park

5 to 8 p.m. at the Rainsville City Park. Every second Saturday from April to October. Enjoy corn-hole tournaments, inflatables, 50/50 drawings, food and live music. Contact Gene Wright at 256-996-4846.

May 15, 2017
Rainsville City Council meeting

4:15 p.m. workshop; 5 p.m. meeting at the council chambers at the municipal annex.

May 17, 2017
Northeast Community College GED Graduation

At the Northeast Alabama Agri-Business Center in Rainsville.

May 18, 2017
Northeast Community College Graduation

At the Northeast Alabama Agri-Business Center in Rainsville.

May 18, 2017
Square dancing: Duos & Solos

6:30 to 9 p.m. at the Tom Bevill Enrichment Center in Rainsville. Most Thursdays February through November. Follow Duos & Solos on Facebook.

May 20, 2017
RTI Charity Mud Volleyball Tournament

At RTI in Rainsville. The cost is $10 per player if registered by May 15 ($15 thereafter). All proceeds will benefit Toys For Tots. See the flyer/registration form for details. See also the RTI Facebook page.

May 20-21, 2017
Tennessee Valley Roping Association competition

At the Northeast Alabama Agri-Business Center in Rainsville. Visit the Tennessee Valley Roping Association website: tvra.info.

May 21, 2017
Cornerstone Christian Academy band concert

3 p.m. at the school.

May 25, 2017
Square dancing: Duos & Solos

6:30 to 9 p.m. at the Tom Bevill Enrichment Center in Rainsville. Most Thursdays February through November. Follow Duos & Solos on Facebook.

May 25-27, 2017
Alabama American Saddle Bred Assoc. Show

At the Northeast Alabama Agri-Business Center in Rainsville.

JUNE 2017

June 1, 2017
Square dancing: Duos & Solos

6:30 to 9 p.m. at the Tom Bevill Enrichment Center in Rainsville. Most Thursdays February through November. Follow Duos & Solos on Facebook.

June 3-4, 2017
Northeast Alabama Cutting Horse Show

At the Northeast Alabama Agri-Business Center in Rainsville. Northeast Alabama Cutting Horse Association: web  | Facebook.

June 8, 2017
Square dancing: Duos & Solos

6:30 to 9 p.m. at the Tom Bevill Enrichment Center in Rainsville. Most Thursdays February through November. Follow Duos & Solos on Facebook.

June 10-11, 2017
Dixie Long Riders Mounted Shooters

At the Northeast Alabama Agri-Business Center in Rainsville.

June 10, 2017
Cruising the Park

5 to 8 p.m. at the Rainsville City Park. Every second Saturday from April to October. Enjoy corn-hole tournaments, inflatables, 50/50 drawings, food and live music. Contact Gene Wright at 256-996-4846.

June 15, 2017
Square dancing: Duos & Solos

6:30 to 9 p.m. at the Tom Bevill Enrichment Center in Rainsville. Most Thursdays February through November. Follow Duos & Solos on Facebook.

June 17, 2017
Rainsville Freedom 5K and 10K

8 a.m. at Broadway Baptist Church in Rainsville. There will be cash prizes for the top three finishers in the 5K and the 10K. Seven hundred to 1,000 runners and walkers are expected to participate. Only the first 500 to register will receive a custom event shirt and an excellent SWAG bag. Save with early bird and pre-registration. Proceeds will go to The Summit, Run for Uganda, Turning Point Pregnancy Center, and DeKalb County Childrens Advocacy Center. Details.

June 17-18, 2017
U.S. Team Roping Association competition

At the Northeast Alabama Agri-Business Center in Rainsville.

June 22, 2017
Square dancing: Duos & Solos

6:30 to 9 p.m. at the Tom Bevill Enrichment Center in Rainsville. Most Thursdays February through November. Follow Duos & Solos on Facebook.

June 24, 2017
Rainsville Freedom Fest

Festivities start at 1 p.m. in the Rainsville city park. Admission will be free. Enjoy fun for the whole family. Activities should include the Car, Truck & Motorcycle Show, over six hours of live entertainment concluding with a performance by country band EXILE, festival food, arts & crafts and more. DETAILS.

June 24-25, 2017
Pioneer Saddle Club show

At the Northeast Alabama Agri-Business Center in Rainsville.

June 30 to July 30, 2017
Rainsville Summer Shopping Days

At a dozen or more participating stores. Many of the Rainsville Chamber's member retailers will offer seasonal merchandise, summertime sales and special offers. Check back for details.

JULY 2017

July 1-2, 2017
NBHA District 01 Barrel Racing

At the Northeast Alabama Agri-Business Center in Rainsville. National Barrel Horse Association AL district 01 on Facebook. See the event on Facebook. See also nbha.com.

July 6, 2017
Square dancing: Duos & Solos

6:30 to 9 p.m. at the Tom Bevill Enrichment Center in Rainsville. Most Thursdays February through November. Follow Duos & Solos on Facebook.

July 6-9, 2017
Alabama State 4H Horse Show

At the Northeast Alabama Agri-Business Center in Rainsville.

July 7-9 and 14-16, 2017
NACC Theatre presents...
Almost, Maine

At the Tom Bevill Lyceum on the campus of Northeast Alabama Community College. Friday-Saturday evening performances will begin at 7:00 p.m., and Sunday matinees will begin at 2:00 p.m. All seats are reserved, and tickets are $5.00 each. Tickets go on sale to patrons on May 30 and the general public on June 13. Phone the theatre department at 256-638-4418 or 256-228-6001 x 2218. Details.

July 8, 2017
Cruising the Park

5 to 8 p.m. at the Rainsville City Park. Every second Saturday from April to October. Enjoy corn-hole tournaments, inflatables, 50/50 drawings, food and live music. Contact Gene Wright at 256-996-4846.

July 13, 2017
Square dancing: Duos & Solos

6:30 to 9 p.m. at the Tom Bevill Enrichment Center in Rainsville. Most Thursdays February through November. Follow Duos & Solos on Facebook.

July 15, 2017
Tennessee Valley Roping Association competition

At the Northeast Alabama Agri-Business Center in Rainsville. Visit the Tennessee Valley Roping Association website: tvra.info.

July 20, 2017
Square dancing: Duos & Solos

6:30 to 9 p.m. at the Tom Bevill Enrichment Center in Rainsville. Most Thursdays February through November. Follow Duos & Solos on Facebook.

June 22-23, 2017
Pioneer Saddle Club show

At the Northeast Alabama Agri-Business Center in Rainsville.

July 27, 2017
Square dancing: Duos & Solos

6:30 to 9 p.m. at the Tom Bevill Enrichment Center in Rainsville. Most Thursdays February through November. Follow Duos & Solos on Facebook.

July 29-30, 2017
Northeast Alabama Cutting Horse Show

At the Northeast Alabama Agri-Business Center in Rainsville. Northeast Alabama Cutting Horse Association: web  | Facebook.

AUGUST 2017

August 3, 2017
Square dancing: Duos & Solos

6:30 to 9 p.m. at the Tom Bevill Enrichment Center in Rainsville. Most Thursdays February through November. Follow Duos & Solos on Facebook.

August 5-6, 2017
Tennessee Cowboy Mounted Shooters

At the Northeast Alabama Agri-Business Center in Rainsville.

August 12, 2017
Cruising the Park

5 to 8 p.m. at the Rainsville City Park. Every second Saturday from April to October. Enjoy corn-hole tournaments, inflatables, 50/50 drawings, food and live music. Contact Gene Wright at 256-996-4846.

August 10, 2017
Square dancing: Duos & Solos

6:30 to 9 p.m. at the Tom Bevill Enrichment Center in Rainsville. Most Thursdays February through November. Follow Duos & Solos on Facebook.

August 12-14, 2017
Alabama Quarter Horse Association Show

At the Northeast Alabama Agri-Business Center in Rainsville.

August 17, 2017
Square dancing: Duos & Solos

6:30 to 9 p.m. at the Tom Bevill Enrichment Center in Rainsville. Most Thursdays February through November. Follow Duos & Solos on Facebook.

August 17, 2017
Square dancing: Duos & Solos

6:30 to 9 p.m. at the Tom Bevill Enrichment Center in Rainsville. Most Thursdays February through November. Follow Duos & Solos on Facebook.

August 24, 2017
Square dancing: Duos & Solos

6:30 to 9 p.m. at the Tom Bevill Enrichment Center in Rainsville. Most Thursdays February through November. Follow Duos & Solos on Facebook.

SEPTEMBER 2017

September 2-3, 2017
Jeff Robinson No Bull Barrel Racing

At the Northeast Alabama Agri-Business Center in Rainsville.

September 7, 2017
Square dancing: Duos & Solos

6:30 to 9 p.m. at the Tom Bevill Enrichment Center in Rainsville. Most Thursdays February through November. Follow Duos & Solos on Facebook.

September 9, 2017
Tennessee Valley Roping Association competition

At the Northeast Alabama Agri-Business Center in Rainsville. Visit the Tennessee Valley Roping Association website: tvra.info.

September 9, 2017
Cruising the Park

5 to 8 p.m. at the Rainsville City Park. Every second Saturday from April to October. Enjoy corn-hole tournaments, inflatables, 50/50 drawings, food and live music. Contact Gene Wright at 256-996-4846.

September 14, 2017
Square dancing: Duos & Solos

6:30 to 9 p.m. at the Tom Bevill Enrichment Center in Rainsville. Most Thursdays February through November. Follow Duos & Solos on Facebook.

September 16, 2017
Mid-South Paint Horse Show

At the Northeast Alabama Agri-Business Center in Rainsville.

September 21, 2017
Square dancing: Duos & Solos

6:30 to 9 p.m. at the Tom Bevill Enrichment Center in Rainsville. Most Thursdays February through November. Follow Duos & Solos on Facebook.

September 23-24, 2017
Northeast Alabama Cutting Horse Show

At the Northeast Alabama Agri-Business Center in Rainsville. Northeast Alabama Cutting Horse Association: web  | Facebook.

September 28, 2017
Square dancing: Duos & Solos

6:30 to 9 p.m. at the Tom Bevill Enrichment Center in Rainsville. Most Thursdays February through November. Follow Duos & Solos on Facebook.

OCTOBER 2017

October 1, 2017
Hunting & Outdoor Expo

At the Northeast Alabama Agri-Business Center in Rainsville.

October 5, 2017
Square dancing: Duos & Solos

6:30 to 9 p.m. at the Tom Bevill Enrichment Center in Rainsville. Most Thursdays February through November. Follow Duos & Solos on Facebook.

October 12, 2017
Square dancing: Duos & Solos

6:30 to 9 p.m. at the Tom Bevill Enrichment Center in Rainsville. Most Thursdays February through November. Follow Duos & Solos on Facebook.

October 14, 2017
Tennessee Valley Roping Association competition

At the Northeast Alabama Agri-Business Center in Rainsville. Visit the Tennessee Valley Roping Association website: tvra.info.

October 14, 2017
Cruising the Park

5 to 8 p.m. at the Rainsville City Park. Every second Saturday from April to October. Enjoy corn-hole tournaments, inflatables, 50/50 drawings, food and live music. Contact Gene Wright at 256-996-4846.

October 19, 2017
Square dancing: Duos & Solos

6:30 to 9 p.m. at the Tom Bevill Enrichment Center in Rainsville. Most Thursdays February through November. Follow Duos & Solos on Facebook.

October 26, 2017
Square dancing: Duos & Solos

6:30 to 9 p.m. at the Tom Bevill Enrichment Center in Rainsville. Most Thursdays February through November. Follow Duos & Solos on Facebook.

NOVEMBER 2017

November 2, 2017
Square dancing: Duos & Solos

6:30 to 9 p.m. at the Tom Bevill Enrichment Center in Rainsville. Most Thursdays February through November. Follow Duos & Solos on Facebook.

November 4-5, 2017
Tennessee Cowboy Mounted Shooters

At the Northeast Alabama Agri-Business Center in Rainsville.

November 9, 2017
Square dancing: Duos & Solos

6:30 to 9 p.m. at the Tom Bevill Enrichment Center in Rainsville. Most Thursdays February through November. Follow Duos & Solos on Facebook.

November 11-12, 2017
Northeast Alabama Cutting Horse Show

At the Northeast Alabama Agri-Business Center in Rainsville. Northeast Alabama Cutting Horse Association: web  | Facebook.

November 16, 2017
Square dancing: Duos & Solos

6:30 to 9 p.m. at the Tom Bevill Enrichment Center in Rainsville. Most Thursdays February through November. Follow Duos & Solos on Facebook.

November 18, 2017
Tennessee Valley Roping Association competition

At the Northeast Alabama Agri-Business Center in Rainsville. Visit the Tennessee Valley Roping Association website: tvra.info.

DECEMBER 2017

December 9, 2017
Christmas at the Crossroads featuring the 58th annual Rainsville Christmas Parade

Parade starts at 4 p.m. with lineup starting at 3 p.m. Check back for details.

December 9-10, 2017
Dixie Long Riders Mounted Shooters

At the Northeast Alabama Agri-Business Center in Rainsville.

December 16, 2017
Tennessee Valley Roping Association competition

At the Northeast Alabama Agri-Business Center in Rainsville. Visit the Tennessee Valley Roping Association website: tvra.info.