Summer Swing with the Fedoras

Summer Swing, the free concert series at Municipal Park continues Tuesday nights at 7 at Municipal Park. There’s free lemonade and hamburgers and hot dogs for sale. Bring a chair or blanket and enjoy these concerts provided by Opelika Parks and Recreation. July 2: FedorasJuly 9: Martha’s TroubleJuly 16: Conner Lorre- Neil Diamond & FriendsJuly 23: James Brown TrioJuly 30: Back to School Bash

Opelika’s 67th Fourth of July is July 3rd

Celebrate Independence Day with Opelika Parks and Recreation. Enjoy a parachute display by the Silver Wings, inflatable games, hamburgers, hot dogs, popcorn, musical entertainment by Route 66 and activities for the whole family. Schedule:6:30 p.m. – Event Begins7:30 p.m. – Silver Wings9:00 p.m.- Fireworks The Opelika Parks and Recreation Department coordinates the annual Freedom Celebration at Opelika High School. This is the 66th year of the annual event that has evolved from the Kiwanis Club shooting off fireworks at the Monkey Park to a family friendly event that we all…

Shopping Local, More than a hashtag in Opelika

Opelika has long been a community that supports local businesses. Now, more than ever, it is easier to shop local with so many new businesses opening here. #ShopLocal is a familiar hashtag that encourages people to try and shop with local businesses as much as they can. However, we have to each make it an effort in our daily routines to choose a local business over a national chain. Now, we know that there are many good reasons to choose shopping at national chains and they are an important part…

Summer Swing

Join us at Monkey Park this summer for our Summer Swing Concert Series. Free train rides and concession sales begin at 6:15 p.m., music begins at 7 p.m. Visit www.opelikaparks.com for more information!M JJune 18: MuseJune 25: Route 66July 2: FedorasJuly 9: Martha’s TroubleJuly 16: Conner Lorre- Neil Diamond & FriendsJuly 23: James Brown TrioJuly 30: Back to School Bash

Weekend Roundup: This one’s for the Dads

We can’t believe it’s already mid-June and summer is in full swing here in Opelika. Proving we don’t take a summer vacation, there’s plenty to do in town this weekend! Let’s get to it. Friday Start it off with the kiddos at the Opelika Sportsplex’s Drive In Movie Night The Opelika Theatre Company brings one of the great comedies of our time, Daddy’s Dyin’ Who’s Got The Will to the stage this weekend. Larry Mitchell & Katie Martin are performing at Eighth & Rail Dallas Dorsey will perform at Resting…