With summer rolling in and most of Auburn University’s college students gone, there are many events taking place to keep the “locals” and visitors of the area busy. Whether you want to stay cool indoors at an art gallery or head out for live music or the Farmer’s Market, there are lots of free things to do all summer long! The Fincher-Coffin Group has rounded up some of our favorite events in the following list.
Acre Farmers Market
Acre Farmers Market features fresh, local crops from Acre Urban Farms around the area. This event occurs weekly on Wednesdays from now until 9/28/2016 @ 4-6PM. Although you will want to purchase your own fresh foods, the market also offers complimentary tastings. Did we mention this is a FREE event? Enjoy a Wednesday afternoon shopping for the rest of the weeks groceries and enjoy a slice of your rural state that you normal do not get to experience. The address to join the fun is 210 East Glenn Auburn, AL 36830.
Jazz! Food! Art
Go ahead and mark your calendar for this weekly event that occurs on Thursdays! “Jazz! Food! Art!” is taking the stage from now until 7/28/2016 @ 5-8PM. This event is sponsored by the Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Arts and is located at 901 S. College Street
Auburn, AL 36830. The galleries will be open to the public with jazz music playing from 6-8PM. Also, The Museum Cafe will be serving their marvelous food for all to enjoy. Plates range from $7 to $10. We cannot wait to attend this event!
Shop the Tracks
If you love to shop (or love making your spouse happy) this is the event for you! On the first Monday monthly until 8/1/2016, there will be an event in Downtown Opelika from 5:30-8:30PM. There will be local vendors, fashion shows, giveaways, freebies, and much more! The address for the event is 614 N. Railroad Ave. Opelika, AL. The mission of Shop the Tracks is to support the local community and bring everyone together for a great time. What’s not to love about that!? Go ahead, mark your calendar
Summer Swing Concert Series
Folks, if you enjoy music, this is the spot to be this summer! Summer Swing Concert Series happens weekly on Tuesdays from now until 8/2/2016 @ 7PM. The Opelika Parks and Recreation Department is hosting this event at the Municipal Park in Opelika, Alabama. This 15-week concert series offers a wide variety of musical entertainment including Gospel, Jazz, R & B, Praise and Worship, Oldies, Country, Big Band Swing, Folk, and Community Band music.
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for a full list of summer events in the Auburn and Opelika Area