Weekend RoundUp: Hello April!

Thursday Sylvia Rose Novak will be playing at the Irish Bred Pub. Purchase tickets online! Friday Pop-punk-ish show in the record shop with local pals Radio Decay + Toguro from Tuscaloosa + Esther Kinsaul, this Friday, starting around 8 p.m. Saturday Red Clay Brewing Company will be celebrating 4 years in dowtown Opelika. Watch the Final Four on the best outdoor patio in town at La Cantina. The Opelika High Theatre Society Presents The Little Mermaid. Tickets available at the door. Alabama Avenue will be back at Eighth & Rail.…

Weekend Roundup: The St. Patrick’s Day Edition!

Opelika Weekend Events

We’re all a little bit Irish on St. Patrick’s Day so let’s find out where we can go find some luck this weekend! Friday Irish Bred Pub’s St. Patrick’s Day Celebration¬†starts Friday night with a drag show and a midnight Guinness Toast. Established performs at Eighth & Rail Saturday Irish Bred Pub’s St. Patrick’s Day Celebration continues! Events start at 11:30 with special menu items and live music until late into the night. La Cantina Goes Green with drink specials all day and live music on their patio starting at…

The Weekend Round Up

Opelika Weekend Events

Wednesday Opelika’s Songwriters night will be hosted by The Sound Wall at the John Emerald Distillery. Thursday Come celebrate 18 years of TMD in dowtown Opelika with treats and giveaways!                 The Opelika Learning Center will be hosting a Black History Program. Speak to a certified arborist to ask your questions about the trees at the Lewis Jr. Memorial Library. Join the Sound Wall Supper Club for dinner prepared by a professional chef. Full Band- Classic Hits Variety will be playing at Wild…

The Weekend Round Up Pre-Valentines Edition

Opelika Weekend Events

It’s the weekend before Valentine’s Day so if you don’t have a date, head out this weekend and mingle! Friday Rock with 8 Track Rewind at Wild Wing Cafe from 8:30 to 12:30 p.m. Eighth & Rail is ready for a night of rock with Poison Whiskey. Live at The Bottling Plant will be featuring Rebecca Egeland and Justin Cross, two local singer/songwriters in Birmingham, Al. The event will be recorded and filmed with a live audience and each audience member will get a copy of the final product. Saturday…

Having Your Say: The Survey!

We asked our over 6,000 followers a few questions about who they are and what they feel is important when it comes to Opelika’s business and entertainment options. Here’s what you had to say! OpelikaLife’s audience are embracing the #shoplocal lifestyle and 74% of you say supporting a locally owned restaurant is important when choosing a restaurant and 77% say shopping at a locally owned business is their preference. This is great news for the businesses in the downtown core that are overwhelmingly locally owned and operated. This community has…

Opelika Nightlife with Amy Cotney

Realtor Amy Cotney asked us to give her a tour of downtown Opelika’s nightlife and we had a great time spending Friday night showing off the things to do in beautiful historic downtown Opelika. Join us as we hit the highlights and show off our downtown. We spend every day spreading the good news about Opelika and were thrilled at the chance to help Amy reach her audience and show them that Opelika is more than a charming southern town but also a vibrant nightlife scene. We started at Ampersand…

Opelika Life is…

Opelika Alabama

Opelika is more than just a historic downtown, it’s a vibrant community that is growing and deliberately working to be a place that retains its charm and character and its support of locally owned businesses and live music. Our downtown core is one of the largest and most well preserved historic districts in the I-85 corridor and the city has worked to keep the downtown alive with a great shopping, dining and entertainment district. Whether you are visiting for the day, in town for a game or live here…downtown Opelika…

Downtown Growth: New stores, new construction, new offices

Downtown Opelika seems to grow in spurts and we’re having a good one right now. In addition to the first new residential home construction in downtown in a very long time, there are eight new projects currently in various stages of development in addition to two brand new businesses that have just opened on First Avenue. Mama Mocha’s Coffee & Breakfast and 10,000 Hz Records. But commercial development isn’t all, a new residential development is in the works for downtown, too. Watch our interview on WTVM! First up is Cakeitechture.…

Weekend Roundup: It’s Mother’s Day in Opelika!

Opelika Weekend Events

Mother’s Day Weekend means there are plenty of activities for you and mom, including yoga, Irish dance and jam bands downtown. Let’s get into it! Friday 10,000 Hz Records will have a pop up shop at Side Track Coffee with some new releases on vinyl and a few re-releases. These pop ups are a perfect opportunity to discover new artists and add to your collection. Check it out! Mario Tory and Friends Comedy Show at the Bottling Plant Event Center. The Bottling Plant kicks off a comedy weekend on Friday…