Tag: Old Alabama Town

Mid-Century Modern Is Alive and Well!

Mid-Century Modern Is Alive and Well!

By on 14 February, 2017 in Architecture, Carole King, Fun, Historic Midtown with 1 Comment

Is history of no interest to you? Do you consider old houses and the things in them stuffy and boring? Are flea markets and antique malls a waste of your time and interest? Well, prepare to be surprised! The Landmarks Foundations’ newest architectural adventure will be a tour of homes featuring Montgomery’s Mid-Century Modern design. […]

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Fall Begins With Tavern Fest!

Fall Begins With Tavern Fest!

By on 14 September, 2016 in Carole King, Food, Fun with 0 Comments

On Friday, September 30, Landmarks Foundation will celebrate the 16th Annual Tavern Fest in historic Old Alabama Town. The one night event has become one of Montgomery’s most awesome craft beer, food, and music festivals. This year’s event will feature the music of the local band Blue Yonder and a variety of local and national […]

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Old Alabama Town, A True Jewel

Old Alabama Town, A True Jewel

By on 5 February, 2016 in Fun, Sandra Nickel with 2 Comments

This year I am privileged to serve as the President of the Landmarks Foundation board of directors. And the position has enabled me already to learn soooooo much about one of Montgomery’s true jewels: Old Alabama Town. Landmarks Education Director Florence Giles has for many months encouraged us board members to visit the Grange Hall […]

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A Rockin’ Holiday

A Rockin’ Holiday

By on 11 November, 2015 in Holidays, Karren Pell with 0 Comments

The Old Alabama Town Revue is coming up on December 3. It’s in the church at Old Alabama Town on Columbus Street at 7 p.m. Come in through the gate at the front of the church. The performance is open to the public with no admission charge. The theme is “A Rockin’ Holiday,” and the […]

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Not Your Grandmother’s Scarecrows

Not Your Grandmother’s Scarecrows

By on 16 October, 2015 in Holidays, Karren Pell with 0 Comments

The scarecrows have arrived at Old Alabama Town, and they are a sight to see. In addition to planting and maintaining the gardens in the working block, the Old Alabama Town Herb Society creates folksy scarecrows to add to the awesome autumnal atmosphere of Old Alabama Town. They stand in front of the dog trot […]

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End Your Day with the Sundowners

End Your Day with the Sundowners

Sundowners is a new fun and educational series that Landmarks Foundation has initiated to help you wind down your busy work day. A “sundowner” is actually a British colloquial term for an alcoholic beverage shared with friends after completing a long, hard day. And although we do have refreshing beverages and munchies, it’s all about […]

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Slave Dwelling Project Commemorates Black History Month at Old Alabama Town

Slave Dwelling Project Commemorates Black History Month at Old Alabama Town

By on 12 February, 2015 in Carole King, Historic Midtown with 2 Comments

The Slave Dwelling Project is coming to Old Alabama Town to observe Black History Month and to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights March. On Sunday, March 1, Joseph McGill will present the Slave Dwelling Project at the Old Alabama Town Reception Center. McGill is a history consultant and the founder of The […]

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Libations and Other Holiday Joys

Libations and Other Holiday Joys

By on 20 November, 2014 in Fun, Holidays, Karren Pell with 0 Comments

Look at your calendar–the holidays are shining on the horizon. Two of my favorite events are at the top of the season: Old Alabama Town Open House and Old Alabama Town Revue on December 4. If you haven’t figured it out, both events happen at Old Alabama Town! The Old Alabama Town Open House starts […]

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Singing the Blues and Hollering “Boo”

Singing the Blues and Hollering “Boo”

By on 19 September, 2014 in Karren Pell with 0 Comments

The Old Alabama Town Revue starts its fourth season on October 2 at 7 p.m. We are still on the first Thursday of every other month. We are still happily in the Old Church on Columbus Street in Old Alabama Town. We still have the band. I call us the OAT Crue. However, I am […]

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It’s All About the Books

It’s All About the Books

By on 21 March, 2014 in Karren Pell with 0 Comments

It’s almost spring! It’s almost spring! The Bradford pears are spreading lacy blossoms on sidewalks. Cheery daffodils wave from flower beds, and redbuds splash their color here and there. People, dogs, and children in strollers are out in the sunshine. Spring in Montgomery is a glorious thing. In addition to flowers, balmy breezes, and light […]

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