On The Tracks: A downtown wine tour & cheese Event returns this Friday

Opelika Main Street presents its annual On The Tracks this Friday, October 18 in historic downtown Opelika. This annual event is a favorite for Opelika and with wines hand selected and curated by Nelson Marsh of Ampersand Wine, the event has become even more popular. Event tickets are on sale online through Friday. VIP tickets are $42 and Early Bird tickets are $30 each. Tickets include access to the event, a wine glass and tastings at each stop along the shops in historic downtown. This year, several new businesses are…

Weekend Roundup: Sept 6-8

Opelika Weekend Events

We’re fully into the swing of things now that school is back and football season is underway. That means even more things to do in downtown every weekend and throughout the community. Check out what’s happening around town and make your plans to experience all there is to do in Opelika.  Opelika Events and Calendar. Check out our things to do in Historic Downtown Opelika! . Wondering where to go? Check out our directory of bars and restaurants in downtown.

Ampersand Wine redefines Wine Bar for Downtown

We talked with Nelson, the owner of Ampersand Wine in downtown Opelika about how his passion for wine led him to open a wine bar in downtown with the most wines by the glass than anywhere in the United States. Ampersand Wine is located on South Railroad Avenue in what used to be several turn of the century buildings converted into one space. Nelson has turned a passion for wine and studying in Italy to create a unique experience for wine lovers here in Opelika. There are no menus and…