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Holiday Calendar: Upcoming Events in Our Area; Email us With Yours for FREE!


Editor’s Note: With so many larger events canceled in our area due to COVID-19, we need your help! If you know of an event not listed here, please email Sarah Stephens at to have it included. There is NO CHARGE for this listing.


Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday through November.

A unique and exciting experience! A guided trail with paintball guns and thrills around every turn. With live zombies and moving targets to shoot. New theme this year!! Come experience the excitement!

Located at 688 Shady Trails in Wetumpka. Open every Fri, Sat and Sun beginning at dark through November. For pricing or more information, contact Wetumpka Zombie Experience on their Facebook page.


2nd Annual Merry Makers Holiday Event Coming to Prattville Pickers

Coming Nov. 14 to Prattville Pickers – Do you want a unique buying experience this Christmas season as well as a unique gift for that special someone? Come enjoy live music! Wander the aisles and “meet and greet” with local craftsmen. We even have a gratis take home gift for all visitors! And to add to the excitement, all guests will be eligible to enter our drawing to win a $200 gift certificate! This is a free family friendly event.  Prattville Pickers is located at 616 Hwy 82W, Prattville, AL 334-730-0266. The event will be held from 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

NOVEMBER 14 at 8 a.m.

7th Annual Jingle Bell Market

Autauga Academy

Public · Hosted by Autauga Academy PTA and Stephanie Wainwright Lightsey

Come shop at Jingle Market and have pictures made with Santa! There will also be raffle prizes every hour!


Mix & Mingle, Shop & Jingle

Downtown Historic District, Prattville

Public · Hosted by Kudzu and Cotton, Fountain City Nutrition and Victoria’s Boutique

Join The Shoppes of Historic Downtown Prattville for another fabulous Sip and Shop event! Mix and Mingle amongst the various shops, and get your Christmas shopping done while you enjoy refreshments and musical entertainment by the fabulous Jessie Lynn!


Live Christmas Trees on Sale beginning at 8 a.m. Nov. 27 at St. Michael and All Angels’ Episcopal Church in Millbrook

This year with COVID-19, the church had to cancel their primary fundraiser for the year, which is the very popular AngelFest arts and crafts event, with a giant bake sale. So, funds raised from this tree sale will help to boost their community mission fund.  From the Ole St. Mike’s Christmas Tree Page:

Welcome to the inaugural year of St. Michael and All Angels’ Episcopal Church Christmas Tree Lot. You will find premium fresh-cut Christmas trees on the lush grounds of our parish.

The church is located 5941 Main Street in Millbrook. For questions or more information contact them on their Facebook at

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2020 AT 5:30 PM – 9:30 PM

Christmas Lights Festival

Montgomery Zoo and Mann Wildlife Learning Museum

Public · Hosted by Montgomery Zoo and Mann Wildlife Learning Museum

Tickets –

See the Montgomery Zoo transformed into a Winter Wonderland displaying thousands of sparkling and twinkling lights and festive decorations at Christmas Lights Festival. Take a leisurely stroll, a brisk train ride, or see the lights from atop the Zoofari Skylift Adventure Ride. Visit Santa, enjoy the live nightly entertainment at the Overlook Cafe, and no winter’s night would be complete without some warming hot chocolate and fresh baked cookies.

Sign up By Nov. 19 to Sponsor a Tree for Family Support Center Fundraiser in Prattville

Thursday, December 3, 2020 at 5 PM CST

Prattville Creekwalk

Public · Hosted by Family Support Center

Get your tree now!

We are currently selling sponsorships/trees for the The Annual Autauga Creek Christmas Tree Trail. The trees will be lit on Thursday December 3rd and stay lit until Sunday January 3rd. This is a fundraiser for the Family Support Center and a great way to showcase your business throughout the month of December.

Enjoy the beauty of Historic Downtown Prattville for the month of December by taking a stroll along the Creekwalk and enjoying all of the beautifully decorated trees sponsored by local businesses and organizations.

INTERESTED in sponsoring a tree?  Email for more information.  Sponsorships and checks must be received by November 19th.

A Downtown Dickens Christmas

Friday Dec 4, 2020, Saturday Dec 5, 2020

Both days: 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM Central Time.

Historic Downtown Wetumpka.

Parking is available at the Wetumpka Civic Center and Gold Star Park.

116 E Bridge Street Wetumpka AL 36092


This event is free to the public.


A Downtown Dickens Christmas –

December 5


Annual Charity Bus Ride

One More at the River

Public · Hosted by One More at the River

Join us this year for Rockin’ Robyn’s annual charity bus ride!!! Pick up and drop off will be at One More on the River. We will be going to Big Star Tavern, Carl’s Country, and the Thirsty Turtle. Seats are $25 each, you can bring a cooler, and ALL proceeds go to help needy children in the area for Christmas. Must be at least 21 to participate.

What better way to visit some new places and meet new people all with a designated driver and all of your friends! Be sure to get your seat paid for as they are going fast. See your bartender for details or contact Robyn or Denise at One More.


Prattville Christmas Variety Show

Doster Community Center 7 p.m.

What do Carol Burnett, Donny and Marie and Prattville have in common? They all have talent and variety shows! The City of Prattville is excited to add a new event to our Christmas line-up—a Christmas variety show! The show will feature local and regional talent and will have a Christmas theme.

This show will be fun for the entire family with songs, dance, skits and more, showcasing local performers. The event will be held at the Doster Community Center in Prattville on Friday, December 11, at 7:00 p.m. Mark your calendar because you do not want to miss this fun-filled event. The show will be free, but reservations are required in order to allow for social distancing.

Do you sing or dance? Are you a musician or a magician? You might be just the person we are looking for. We still have a few spots open and would love to see what you can do. Send us a video, a YouTube link, or call to set up an audition. We want to hear from you. For more information about this event or to make a reservation, please contact the Cultural Arts and Special Events Office at 334-595-0850 or visit



Eclectic’s Holiday Whobilation

Public · Hosted by TOWN OF ECLECTIC

Eclectic’s Holiday Whobilation will be a great time for everyone whether you are a Grinch or a Cindy Lou Who! Come on out and check out the vendors from 10 am – 6 pm. We will have all kinds of vendors with an assortment of wares from jewelry and crafts to baked goods and clothing!

And stick around for the parade at 6 pm. Let’s see who has the Grinch-iest float and who is a real Martha May Whovier and goes all out with their lighting! Be sure to drive around town and check out the decorations as there will be a home and business decorating contest as well! We hope to see you in Eclectic on December 12th for our Holiday Whobilation!



Holtville/Slapout Fire and Rescue Auxiliary

If you need the perfect opportunity to purchase those last-minute Christmas gifts! Vendor booth rentals are available for $25. Vendors can set up at 6 a.m. Booth size is 10 X 10, bring your table and tent. Electricity for booths is limited and will be provided upon request. For pricing, contact Pat Wiltshire at 334-318-1798 or Angela Hitchcock at 334-318-9701.