Monte Sano Arts Festival – September 10 & 11

HUNTSVILLE / DECATUR – With great music and tasty food offerings, this festival will feature more than 120 of the regions finest and best known artists in a vast number of mediums. This has been a tradition for North Alabama for more than two decades. It will be held on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday…

Art on the Rocks – September 17 & 18

GADSDEN – Held at the gorgeous Noccalula Falls, this art festival will exhibit a wide range of handmade art that includes glass work, metal work, woodwork, pottery, homemade soaps, jewelry, paintings and much more. This two-day event is free to the public and begins at 10 a.m. until 5 p.m.…

Homecoming Parade & Pep Rally – September 23

AUBURN – Join the community as they celebrate alumni returning home and build the Auburn Tigers’ spirit for the Homecoming football game the next day. This parade feature floats from campus organizations, Tiger Paws, the Auburn Cheerleaders and the Auburn University Marching Band. The parade begins at 6 p.m.…

Alabama Coastal Birdfest – September 28 – 30

SPANISH FORT – Beginning in 2004, the annual BirdFest has been welcoming visitors from all over the U.S. as a prime location for viewing the fall bird migration. More than 30 experts will be available to give guided tours on both land and water. There will be workshops and evening speakers, this is a free and…

Rocket City Octane Auto Show – October 1

HUNTSVILLE – Held inside the von Braun Center’s South Hall, there will be more than 150 different automobiles from antiques to exotics and customs. www.vonbrauncenter.com

Octoberfest – October 1

MOODY – Enjoy live entertainment, arts and crafts, rides, food and lots of fun for the entire family. There will be pony rides available for the kids, a petting zoo, inflatables and even a bull ride. This is a free event from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. www.moodyalchamber.com