FOOD & DRINK
Thompson’s Holiday Pane-tings
Kayla Snow Thompson and her acrylic paints will be a fixture in downtown LaFayette this holiday season. Thompson is the painter behind many of LaFayette businesses’ Christmas window designs. Thompson has become a favorite in LaFayette. Passersby may have seen her work at Gimme Some Sugar & Coffee Auburn Opelika Dentist and Lowes Pharmacy, among […] The post Thompson’s Holiday Pane-tings appeared first on Valley Times-News.
Join Chef Tara for a Charcuterie Board Workshop at Piney Woods Farm!
Looking for a fun and delicious way to spend your Sunday afternoon? We've got just the event for you! On Sun, Dec 03 from 2pm - 5pm, Piney Woods Farm is hosting an exciting new workshop: "Learn to make a Charcuterie Board with Chef Tara!!". The event will take place at Piney Woods Farm, 485 HUDSON RD, LaGrange, GA 30240.
This Place in Cusseta is Offering Homestyle Comfort: Discover the Delights of The Front Porch
I went to The Front Porch in Cusseta, Alabama. It's a delightful restaurant with great food, service, and ambience. I haven't seen many reviews, but the feedback I've heard says it's a hidden gem. People love the friendly staff and delicious meals. This place is great for all meals - breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The atmosphere is cozy.
Two new disc golf courses now open at Opelika’s Spring Villa
OPELIKA— Opelika Parks and Recreation hosted a grand opening and ribbon cutting for the Spring Villa Disc Golf Course on Tuesday, Nov. 28, at 9 a.m. The Spring Villa Disc Golf Course is comprised of two 18-hole championship disc golf courses. Both courses were designed by renowned course designer and disc golf professional Kevin McCoy. The Spring Villa Disc Golf Course offers two distinct playing experiences, the Graveyard Course and the Rock Course.
Get in the Holiday Spirit at A Perfect Christmas Market in LaGrange!
Mark your calendars for a delightful holiday experience! The A Perfect Christmas Market is coming to town on Sat, Dec 02 from 12pm to 6pm. This festive event will take place at the scenic Sweetland Amphitheatre at Boyd Park, 110 Smith Street, LaGrange, GA 30240, offering a unique and charming setting for a memorable outing.
Tabitha Brown plans 2024 book tour stops in 2 Alabama cities
Social media influencer, actress and author Tabitha Brown will come to two Alabama cities to promote her new book in February 2024 as part of her book tour. The book is called, “I Did a New Thing,” and she’s planning to stop in Opelika and Birmingham, along with seven other stops across the country.
LaGrange's Burger Bucket List: Top 3 Burgers You Can't Miss
This article presents a taste tour of three exceptional burgers found in Lagrange. Have you had the chance to savor any of these yet? If the answer is yes, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
Get into the Festive Spirit at 'Holiday Gifts Handcrafted from the Heart' Event!
🎁🎄 Brace yourselves for an exciting event, "HOLIDAY GIFTS HANDCRAFTED FROM THE HEART!" This event is set to take place on Sat, Dec 02 · 1pm - 4pm at the beautiful Piney Woods Farm 485 HUDSON RD, LaGrange, GA 30240.
Opelika High School culinary students savor learning with food truck classroom
OPELIKA, Ala. (WRBL) – Opelika High School’s Culinary Arts Program is hitting the road to serve up a unique learning experience. Thanks to generous alumni, the school is now the proud owner of a school bus turned food truck, giving students a chance to explore the thriving food truck industry. Culinary Arts Instructor, Chef Judy […]
Holiday Calendar of Events
Snopelika is Opelika’s official kick-off event for the Christmas season. The annual community event will feature a parade along Railroad Avenue, artificial snowfall and a tree lighting ceremony at Courthouse Square on Sunday, Dec. 3. The festivities, which begin at 5 p.m., are free. [Date changed due to weather]
Motivation Christmas Brunch: Inspiring Speakers, Fashion, Music, and More!
Get ready to kick off the festive season in style at the Motivation Christmas Brunch! This isn't your typical holiday gathering; it's an event packed with inspiration, fun, and a dash of creativity.
LaGrange considering new bar regulations
The LaGrange City Council is considering several ordinance changes to deal with recent issues at bars in the downtown area, including potentially banning additional bars altogether. The discussion stems from a violent incident on Nov. 4 where a crowd outside a bar on Main Street downtown refused to disperse and potentially led to a homicide […] The post LaGrange considering new bar regulations appeared first on LaGrange Daily News.
West Point family creates dinosaur themed Christmas light show
By Charlotte Reames When you drive down Francolyn Terrace in West Point this holiday season, you may be surprised by the Jurassic display. West Point residents Cody and Lucy Royster are the self-proclaimed World’s Largest Christmas Dinosaur Lightshow with 103 dinosaur inflatables. The display begins from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. ET each night. The […] The post West Point family creates dinosaur themed Christmas light show appeared first on LaGrange Daily News.
Savor the Flavor: 4 Must-Try Barbeques in LaGrange
This article presents a guide to four exceptional barbecue spots in LaGrange. Have you had the chance to visit any of them yet? We'd love to hear your experiences and thoughts, so feel free to share your comments below!
Community comes to rescue when Animal Shelter loses power
In a harrowing turn of events the Chattahoochee Humane Society shelter on Fairfax Bypass in Valley experienced a total loss of power on Saturday, November 25th of 2023. Dozens of rescued animals, many of them in the highly vulnerable early stages of life, were at risk due to unseasonably cold fall weather and a loss of means to heat the facility without electricity.
Remembering the Gingerbread House’s history, restoration
OPELIKA — Steep gables and porch columns adorned with lattice and icicle-like trim on the eaves create a storybook look for the picturesque Gingerbread House on South 9th Street in Opelika. While it stood for decades as a reminder of the early days in the town’s history, in the 1970s the unique structure began to fade and deteriorate, becoming in danger of being lost.
Theta Zi Zeta Chaper hosting Christmas party
The Theta Xi Zeta Chapter is hosting its annual Mingling and Jingling Christmas Party on Dec. 23 at the Beautiful Beginnings Event Planning Venue. The event will be held from 7:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. and is open to the public with tickets priced at $20 per person. “You know, for so many years, our […] The post Theta Zi Zeta Chaper hosting Christmas party appeared first on LaGrange Daily News.
New Home Needed: Meet the Latest Adorable Dogs Up for Adoption in lagrange, GA
Considering pet adoption? Or perhaps you just enjoy all things cute and cuddly? Numerous charming pets are ready for a loving home at animal shelters situated in and near lagrange.
The Music: Local & Live in December
Pictured above are several musicians set to play locally in December (top left, clockwise) – The Duncan Brothers Band, Ellis Lowery, Jeanine Duke and Barry Waldrep & Southern Culture Revival. “Music gives a soul to the Universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination & life to everything.”...
Fleetwood Dreams: Opelika's Stevie Nicks Mural
Somewhat unbeknownst to most locals and students, Auburn displays many murals, most painted by regional artists. Two of these display musical icons from the late 20th century. A dancing bears fresco celebrating the Grateful Dead adorns the back wall of Moe’s Barbecue, in downtown Opelika, Rock N’ Roll Pinball, an arcade/bar, showcases a mural of the iconic rock star Stevie Nicks. The mural was painted by former local artist Brett Young and digital artist Josh Hamby.