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.

MAY 2017

May 25-27, 2017
American Saddle Bred Association of Alabama:
Mid-South Spring Premiere

At the Northeast Alabama Agri-Business Center in Rainsville. Visit the event's page at alabamasaddlebreds.com.

Visit the American Saddle Bred Association of Alabama on Facebook.

May 27, 2017
MaDe  Strong Car Show

10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Broadway Baptist Church in Rainsville. Open to cars, trucks, motorcycles, tractors and other vehicles of interest ($20 entry fee). The first 40 vehicles to register will receive a dash plaque. Proceed will go to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation in honor of Madelyn and Derek Flora. For more details, download the flyer PDF icon.

JUNE 2017

June 1, 2017
Rainsville Public Library Summer Reading Program series:
Magician Russell Davis

2 p.m. at the Tom Bevill Enrichment Center in Rainsville. Magic show with free admission for the children participating in the library's Summer Reading Program. Please register for the reading program before June 2nd. Visit the library's Facebook page.

June 1, 2017
Farmers Market JPGRainsville Farmers Market

4 p.m. at the Rainsville City Park. Thursdays starting June 1. Vendors should contact Kelly Frazier at city hall at 256 638-6331 ext. 105 for registration information. For other questions contact Sammy Smith at 256 717-3401. Follow Rainsville Farmers Market on Facebook.

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, 2017

Color in Motion 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run Color Run

8 p.m. at the DeKalb County Schools Coliseum in Rainsville. Fun for the whole family. $30 registration fee on run day. Proceeds go to Plainview School girl's basketball and Beta Club. Details and online registration.

June 3, 2017
48th Anniversary Celebrating Gospel Music
with Leah ReJeana Hearn Leeth

5 p.m. at the Tom Bevill Enrichment Center in Rainsville. Southern Gospel concert featuring The Greesons, Exodus, Christianaires, Surrendered and New Grace. $10 donation requested. Kids 5 and under free. Smoked chicken plates will be $5 each.

June 8, 2017
Rainsville Public Library Summer Reading Program series:
Tommy Johns Puppets

2 p.m. at the Tom Bevill Enrichment Center in Rainsville. Puppet show with free admission for the children participating in the library's Summer Reading Program. Please register for the reading program before June 2nd.

The library's Facebook page  |   tommyjohnspresents.com

June 8, 2017
Rainsville Farmers Market

4 p.m. at the Rainsville City Park. Thursdays starting June 1. Vendors should contact Kelly Frazier at city hall at 256 638-6331 ext. 105 for registration information. For other questions contact Sammy Smith at 256 717-3401. Follow Rainsville Farmers Market on 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. Cowboy Mounted Shooting  events are fast-action, timed where the competitors use two .45 caliber, single-action revolvers or rifles.

Links: Dixie Long Riders online

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, and see the event page on Facebook.

June 15, 2017
Rainsville Public Library Summer Reading Program series:
Yarborough's Reptiles

2 p.m. at the Tom Bevill Enrichment Center in Rainsville. Reptile show with free admission for the children participating in the library's Summer Reading Program. Please register for the reading program before June 2nd.

The library's Facebook page  |   thesnakeshow.com

June 15, 2017
Rainsville Farmers Market

4 p.m. at the Rainsville City Park. Thursdays starting June 1. Vendors should contact Kelly Frazier at city hall at 256 638-6331 ext. 105 for registration information. For other questions contact Sammy Smith at 256 717-3401. Follow Rainsville Farmers Market on Facebook.

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 15, 2017
Singing with the Stars

6: p.m. at the Bevill Lyceum at Northeast Alabama Community College. Doors open at 4 p.m. Enjoy a concert by Teddy Gentry and the Rockit City Band, and performances by the contest finalists. Advanced tickets are $15 for adults, $8 for students, age 4 and under free. All proceeds benefit the DeKalb County Children's Advocacy Center. For tickets or more information, phone 256-997-9700.

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, 2017
Addicts 4 Christ Fundraiser Banquet

5:30 p.m. at the Tom Bevill Enrichment Center in Rainsville. Proceeds will go to The Father's House, a proposed long-term, Christ-centered, in-patient recovery program to open in Rainsville. See the event page on Facebook.

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

At the Northeast Alabama Agri-Business Center in Rainsville.

June 22, 2017
Rainsville Public Library Summer Reading Program series:
Lew-E's Educational Circus

2 p.m. at the Tom Bevill Enrichment Center in Rainsville. Indoor mini circus with free admission for the children participating in the library's Summer Reading Program. Please register for the reading program before June 2nd.

The library's Facebook page

June 22, 2017
Rainsville Farmers Market

4 p.m. at the Rainsville City Park. Thursdays starting June 1. Vendors should contact Kelly Frazier at city hall at 256 638-6331 ext. 105 for registration information. For other questions contact Sammy Smith at 256 717-3401. Follow Rainsville Farmers Market on Facebook.

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
Exile JPGRainsville Freedom Fest

Festivities start at 1 p.m. in the Rainsville city park. Admission will be free.

Enjoy fun for the whole family. Activities 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.

At approximately 8:30 - 8:45 p.m. a big fireworks show will light up the night at the city park. FESTIVAL DETAILS and UPDATES.

June 24-25, 2017
Pioneer Saddle Club quarter horse show

At the Northeast Alabama Agri-Business Center in Rainsville. Visit the Alabama Quarter Horse Association event page.

June 29, 2017
Rainsville Public Library Summer Reading Program series:
Rick Laney Puppets

2 p.m. at the Tom Bevill Enrichment Center in Rainsville. Puppet show with free admission for the children participating in the library's Summer Reading Program.

The library's Facebook page

June 29, 2017
Rainsville Farmers Market

4 p.m. at the Rainsville City Park. Vendors should contact Kelly Frazier at city hall at 256 638-6331 ext. 105 for registration information. For other questions contact Sammy Smith at 256 717-3401. Follow Rainsville Farmers Market on Facebook.

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. 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
Rainsville Farmers Market

4 p.m. at the Rainsville City Park. Vendors should contact Kelly Frazier at city hall at 256 638-6331 ext. 105 for registration information. For other questions contact Sammy Smith at 256 717-3401. Follow Rainsville Farmers Market on Facebook.

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. Find registration and rules here.

See Alabama 4-H on Facebook.

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, and see the event page on Facebook.

July 13, 2017
Rainsville Farmers Market

4 p.m. at the Rainsville City Park. Vendors should contact Kelly Frazier at city hall at 256 638-6331 ext. 105 for registration information. For other questions contact Sammy Smith at 256 717-3401. Follow Rainsville Farmers Market on Facebook.

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
Rainsville Farmers Market

4 p.m. at the Rainsville City Park. Vendors should contact Kelly Frazier at city hall at 256 638-6331 ext. 105 for registration information. For other questions contact Sammy Smith at 256 717-3401. Follow Rainsville Farmers Market on Facebook.

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.

July 22-23, 2017
Pioneer Saddle Club quarter horse show
At the Northeast Alabama Agri-Business Center in Rainsville. Visit the Alabama Quarter Horse Association event page.

July 27, 2017
Rainsville Farmers Market

4 p.m. at the Rainsville City Park. Vendors should contact Kelly Frazier at city hall at 256 638-6331 ext. 105 for registration information. For other questions contact Sammy Smith at 256 717-3401. Follow Rainsville Farmers Market on Facebook.

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
Rainsville Farmers Market

4 p.m. at the Rainsville City Park. Vendors should contact Kelly Frazier at city hall at 256 638-6331 ext. 105 for registration information. For other questions contact Sammy Smith at 256 717-3401. Follow Rainsville Farmers Market on Facebook.

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. Tennessee Cowboy Mounted Shooters on Facebook.

August 10, 2017
Rainsville Farmers Market

4 p.m. at the Rainsville City Park. Vendors should contact Kelly Frazier at city hall at 256 638-6331 ext. 105 for registration information. For other questions contact Sammy Smith at 256 717-3401. Follow Rainsville Farmers Market on Facebook.

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, 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, and see the event page on Facebook.

August 12-13, 2017
Alabama Quarter Horse Association Summer Palooza

At the Northeast Alabama Agri-Business Center in Rainsville. Visit the Alabama Quarter Horse Association event page.

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 18, 2017
Music on the Mountain

6 p.m. at Northeast Alabama Community College. Featuring Shenandoah. Tickets will go on sale June 1st. Check back for details and links, or call 256-638-4418 EXT 2248.

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, and see the event page on Facebook.

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, and see the event page on Facebook.

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.