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Cullman, Alabama is known for many things. We are continually hailed as one of the best places in Alabama to raise a family. Our school systems rank among the finest in the state. The downtown area, home to Southern Accents, has undergone a major revitalization since the tornados of 2011. Our small town is growing by leaps and bounds! Since we get a lot of requests from our customers asking us to keep them informed of fun events in our lovely town, we thought we would dedicate this week’s newsletter to just that! Not that you need an excuse to come and vist SA… here are a few fun family events coming your way!

This Saturday, September 19th, Cullman Parks & Recreation presents the Cullman Wing Street. This is Park & Recs BIGGEST COMMUNITY EVENT OF THE YEAR: Wing Street Cullman (formally known as Clucknbrew) will be held at Depot Park from 2:30 till 10:00 pm. Activities will include a wing cook off, games and activities, food and beverages, and a game day tent for football fans. Visit Cullman Park & Recreation online for a complete schedule of events.

September 22 through October 1, don’t miss the Cullman County Fair! Sponsored by the Cullman Lions Club since 1954, the Cullman County Fair has been recognized as the “Best of the Best” at both the state and national levels. For more information and a calendar of events, visit cullmanfair.com.

October 7 – 11, Cullman celebrates it’s German heritage during Oktoberfest. This five day festival, which began in 1982, includes a 5k to 10k race on Saturday, October 10th. German cuisine is offered by many of the downtown restaurants throughout the week. Friday and Saturday there will be lots of fun activities for the entire family taking place at the Festhalle Market Platz. Enjoy kids activities, carriage rides, arts and crafts at Depot Park, bed races, bratwurst eating contest, Weiner races, live music and much more!! For a complete list of Oktoberfest events visit cullmanoktoberfest.com

Saturday, October 24 is the Peinhardt Living History Farm Day. This is an educational family farm that focuses on rural life in the 1930’s and 40’s. Tour the farm and experience life and living as it use to be. Farm day is filled with demonstrations, barn yard animals, and living history. This once-a-year event should be on your must do list!! Visit peinhardtfarm.org for more information.

And of course… a trip to Cullman would not be complete without visiting the largest architectural antique store in the Southeast!! Visit Southern Accents showroom and warehouses Tuesday – Saturday or you can visit with us 24/7 online at www.sa1969.com.

Southern Accents is located in historic downtown Cullman, Alabama! Our showroom and warehouses are open Tues - Fri from 9am to 5pm and Sat from 10am to 4pm

Southern Accents is located in historic downtown Cullman, Alabama! Our showroom and warehouses are open Tues – Fri from 9am to 5pm and Sat from 10am to 4pm

Cullman Oktoberfest – BBQ Challenge

Southern Accents celebrates Oktoberfest

This past Saturday kicked off Cullman, Alabama’s annual Oktoberfest Celebration. In it’s 31st year, Oktoberfest celebrates Cullman’s rich German heritage with a week long schedule of events. A variety of musical entertainment, German cuisine, various tours and other events are taking place around town during the week. This Saturday promises no shortage of fun events for the entire family!! Stop by Southern Accents to pick up Oktoberfest information or visit www.cullmanoktoberfest.com for a complete schedule of events.

Southern Accents - Oktoberfest in Cullman, AlabamaSaturday morning starts early with the annual Oktoberfest 5k and 10k run at 7:00 am. For the more adventurous, this year offers a first time event: the Oktoberfest Mud Run at Stony Lonesome OHV Park.  Racers will be challenged both physically and mentally as they make their way through this fun obstacle course. Race begins at 7:30 am. Expect to get dirty!! Perhaps you’re more of the couch potato kind… you may want to get in on the Oktoberfest Bed Race at Depot Park which begins slightly later at 8:00 am. Not forgetting our four legged friends, the Hundfest Doggy Events promises lots of fun and laughs with the Wiener Dog Race and Pet Parade. Registration for these events and many others begins at 9:00 am at Depot Park. While in the Depot Park/Festhalle area you can also enjoy arts and crafts, a bratwurst eating contest, carriage rides, lots of good eats and plenty of festive German folk music.

Southern Accents at Oktoberfest in Cullman, AlabamaCross the street and round the corner on to Clark Street and you’ll bump into the Biergarten sponsored by Smith Farms. Each night for the rest of this week you can enjoy awesome entertainment, including one of our favorite bluegrass bands Rollin’ in the Hay who are set to take the stage Thursday night at 8:00 pm. Enjoy a catered “all you can eat” meal Thursday – Friday night from 6:00 – 9:00 pm and Saturday from 12:00 noon – 9:00 pm for only $15 per person. Meal includes one beer ticket and wine sampling. Saturday, sit back and enjoy the Alabama and Auburn football games as they are broadcast on the BIG screen! Visit Smith Farms on their Facebook page for a complete schedule of events at the Biergarten.

Oktoberfest BBQ Challenge - Cullman, AlabamaAn event that we are super excited about is the 2nd Annual Oktoberfest BBQ Challenge. This event sponsored by the Cullman Women’s League is an officially sanctioned Kansas City BBQ Society state championship competition! Teams from all over the country will be competing for bragging rights, big prizes, and a bigger trophy. The sweet smell of smoked cuisine will be wafting from the fair grounds on Sportsman Lake Road starting at 9:00 am. The day long event will include a huge kids area full of free activities. A variety of food and drinks will be available including a beer tent for those celebrating Oktoberfest in the traditional style. Locally favorite bands will be taking the stage throughout the day including the Blake Scott Band, Barflys, Microwave Dave & The Nukes and Chad Bradford.  Admission is only $5 per person with Senior Citizens 65+, Military (active duty, retired, veterans) and Kids 5 and under admitted for free. Visit the Oktoberfest BBQ Challenge website for detailed information or to register for the Kamado Joe “Whole Meal on the Grill” cooking demonstration.  This $10 per ticket event begins at 11:00 am under the pavilion and includes a cooking demo, meal and goodie bags. This is an event not to be missed!

Southern Accents will be open Saturday from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm… we’ll also be out and about town enjoying all the festivities! Stop by the store, grab a cold drink and pick up a schedule of all the fun activities! While you are at the BBQ contest be sure and say hello to ~The Pig!
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