September -Festivals & Events Month

Taste of Cherokee

Taste of Cherokee

Thursday, September 9, 2021 Buffet line opens 5:30 pm 911 Memorial Service 6 pm This event is held each year for area restaurants and delicatessens to provide samples of their special dishes and desserts. Entertainment this year is Chad Steed.

Held at the Gadsden State Cherokee Arena and sponsored by The Spirit of Cherokee.

Tickets $10  –  can be purchased at the Chamber of Commerce office or at the door

Leesburg Day _

Leesburg Day Saturday September 11, 2021 An annual event held the second Saturday in September at the Leesburg Town Park. The day consists of a parade, crafters, antique car and tractors, entertainment, games and inflatables for the kids, and lots of homemade foods, with fun day in the park. Contact 256-526-8890 for more information and to sign up to be a vendor.


411 Yard Sale

HWY 411 Yard Sale

Yard sale is held the first weekend of October each year along AL State Hwy 411 from Leeds, AL to Newport, TN. Travels through Cherokee County in Leesburg and Centre.

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Centre Fall Festival & 2nd Annual BBQ Cook Off

Saturday, October 2, 2021

7 am- noon

On the first Saturday in October each year, Main Street is closed for several blocks and an exciting street party takes place. The event is kicked off with a Kids Fun Run, with a parade at 10:00 of antique cars and tractors, floats, and saddle clubs. Arts and crafts, antiques, jewelry, clothing, and plants are just a few of the items for sale at the many booths lining Main Street, where you’ll also find plenty of food and entertainment. Contact the City of Centre for information 256-927-5222.


City of Centre Christmas Parade

Thursday, December 2, 2021 Line up 4 pm Parade rolls 5 pm The parade features over 100 entries of marching bands, antique cars, fire engines, police cars, floats made by local businesses, civic clubs and churches and Santa Claus.

Call 256-927-5222 to reserve space in the parade for your band, float or marching group.

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Christmas On Main Weiss Lake Women’s Club sponsors this annual event 1st weekend  in December each year.

Rock Run Christmas Parade

Rock Run Christmas Parade

 Held each year on the 3rd Saturday of December on County Road 29, Centre, AL

Line up 1:30 pm   Parade rolls 2 pm

CB Christmas Parade

Cedar Bluff Christmas Parade & Lighting of the Park

December 6, 2021 @ 5 pm

The parade is held on Hwy 68 East in Cedar Bluff, AL, held on Monday night after the Cherokee County Christmas Parade. Street will close for the parade event.

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Avenue of Flags In memory of the deceased servicemen and women of Cherokee County, flags and crosses are placed by the Spirit of Cherokee in the median on U.S. Highway 411 between Centre and Leesburg on the following major holidays: Presidents Day (February) Memorial Day (May) Flag Day (June) Independence Day (July 4th) Labor Day (September) Patriot Day (September 11th) Veterans Day (November) If you would like to purchase a flag in memory of your loved one,

please call 256-927-8455.

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WEIS Radio Annual Spring Sing

TBA   Spring of 2022 Gospel Concert in the GSCC Cherokee Arena. Doors open at 5:30 pm and starts at 6:00 pm

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Lion’s Club Pancake Breakfast An Annual event held on the second Saturday of March beginning at 6am at the R.O.C. First Baptist Church Recreational Outreach Center

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Veterans Celebration Saturday before Memorial Day from 10 am – 2 pm at Hopewell Community Center. There will be a program to recognize our veterans and entertainment


World’s Longest Yard Sale—Highway 127 Corridor The event held each August travels through Etowah, Etowah, Cherokee and Dekalb Counties along Lookout Mountain. Hundreds of thousands of folks join together each year for this fun-filled event, spanning 630 miles and five states. It’s impossible to keep track of how many shoppers and vendors we have, but it’s grown to be the biggest and best event of its kind in the world. You’ll find homeowners selling stuff they’ve accumulated througho9ut the years as well as professional dealers and vendors. It’s almost impossible for shoppers to cover the entire route in four days, so be prepared to pick up where you leave off next year! You’re going to discover some neat places, interesting people, and quaint stops that you’ll probably want to visit again and again. So pack your camera, sunglasses, a good pair of walking shoes, and plenty of cash – you’re in the World’s Longest Yard Sale!

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Weiss Lake Regatta Rome sailing club holds the annual Weiss Lake Regatta starting from the Rome Sailing Club in Leesburg in August. Usually the fourth weekend in August. Sail boats from Georgia, Alabama and Tennessee will join for the event on Weiss Lake.

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Field to Fork Hopewell Community Center will host in August the Field to Fork to recognize our local farmers. They are producing food crops that supply many of our daily food items. A program and entertainment and meal will be held at Hopewell Community Center on County Road 157 in Centre. For more information contact 256-927-2296. Tickets for the meal can be purchased that day.


Chamber of Commerce Events Monthly Breakfast 2nd Thursday of each month Chamber Annual Meeting 2nd Thursday of April

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