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There’s plenty to do in Montgomery in 2016. From local theatre, family-fun festivals, concerts and more, we're not afraid to go above and beyond this year. Book your trip today!
Mon., Feb. 27, 2017, 6:00PM – 9:00PM
Central Restaurant, Montgomery, AL 129 Coosa Street Montgomery, AL 36104
Culinary Fight Club brings the passion of a high-energy kitchen and the thrill of a timed competition for you to enjoy. Join Central Restaurant and watch 4 Alabama culinary talented plate up their elevated savory Chocolate dishes. Who will be crowned the FIRST Alabama Culinary Fight Club Champion?
Saturday, February 25 to Saturday, March 4 2017
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Greater Montgomery Home Building and Remodeling Expo 2017
February 24 - 26
The Big Wine Bash
BlackTie Magazine Live Interview Series
Fat Friday at the FINN!
Ninth Annual Seedling Giveaway
EAT South Workshop: Tool Talk for All
Family Art Affairs & Jazz Jams
Culinary Fight Club AL - Chocolate
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Montgomery is becoming one of the South’s hottest sports tickets. National sporting event planners are taking notice of Montgomery as a fun, energetic destination for a wide variety of sporting events. With our brand new, top-of-the-line sports facilities, team-friendly hotels, fun activities and an active vibe all throughout the city, Montgomery is the perfect city to host your next high-octane sporting event.
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HIGH-FLYING FUN…you can try for a crispy tailgrab or an awesome 180 at downtown Montgomery’s River Skate Park. It features a 5-foot mini ramp and a fully stocked skate shop.
THANK GOD I’M A “MONTGOMERY BOY”… John Denver was an "Army Brat" whose family was stationed in Montgomery during his teen years.
For Immediate Release
Tuesday, March 17, 2015
Contact: Georgia Ann Conner, Communications Officer
ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF ARCHIVES & HISTORY TO RELEASE NEWLY DISCOVERED, UNSEEN FILM FOOTAGE AND AERIAL PHOTOGRAPHS OF THE SELMA-TO-MONTGOMERY MARCH ON THURSDAY, MARCH 19 AT 10:00 am
Montgomery, AL (3/17/15) – On Thursday, March 19, 2015 at 10:00 am the Alabama Department of Archives and History (ADAH) will hold a press event to release newly discovered, unseen film footage of the Selma-to-Montgomery Voting Rights March and recently acquired aerial photographs of the marchers’ departure from their final campsite at the City of St. Jude on the morning of March 25, 1965, and their arrival into Montgomery.
The approximately 3,000 feet (run time approximately 90 minutes) of 16mm color and black-and-white film footage was recently discovered during a collections inventory of materials created during the George Wallace administration. It has never been viewed by the public and captures in vivid color powerful scenes from the third and final march in Selma, along Highway 80, and in Montgomery.
The aerial photographs were taken by the Alabama Air National Guard and are part of two separate collections recently donated to the ADAH. They show fascinating aerial scenes of Montgomery on March 25, 1965 as the marchers arrive at the Capitol steps.
The press event will be held in the ADAH’s Milo B. Howard Auditorium, and all members of the media are invited to attend. Opportunities to view the footage and the photographs will be available. Staff will be on hand for interviews. For additional information please contact ADAH Communications Officer Georgia Ann Conner at (334) 328-9088 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
View a short trailer of the footage here - YouTube