Event: Save Rural America Conference
Time: Saturday, March 2- Breakfast: 7:30 a.m.; Workshop: 8:30 a.m.
Event Type: Rural Community Preservation
Location: Marengo CO. Business Development Center-2400 East Coats Ave (Hwy 28 East), Linden
Cost: FREE, but registration required for lunch
Event Website: View Event Website
The Black Belt Connection newsletter for Jan/Feb 2013 from the Division of Educational Outreach at the University of West Alabama is available online. The publication highlights events and community information concerning the Black Belt area. For more information about the Division of Educational Outreach at UWA, please call (205) 652-3828 or email email@example.com.
A digital copy of the newsletter is available at the following link: http://centerforblackbelt.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/02/BBConnectionJan...
The 2013 schedule of performances in Monroeville of "To Kill A Mockingbird" is announced. Click on the attached document for the full schedule.
Barbecue Clubs of Sumter County, another foodways tradition featured in Tributaries #13, the journal of the Alabama Folklife Association and the subject of another Year of Alabama Food story recently covered by the Absolutely Alabama show, Fox 6. View the video at the following link: http://www.myfoxal.com/category/195956/video-landing-page?clipId=7389746...
The Alabama Historical Commission (AHC) and the Alabama Trust for Historic Preservation (ATHP) announce the 2012 listing of Alabama’s Places in Peril.
Since 1994, the AHC and the ATHP have joined forces to annually highlight some of Alabama’s significant endangered historic sites.
“Places in Peril is a valuable tool for directing public attention to some of the many historic places in Alabama that are threatened by neglect or demolition,” said Frank White, executive director of the AHC.
Kick off the Year of Road Trips and Trails and celebrate the food traditions and historical restaurants of Alabama’s Black Belt with a 2013 calendar from the Alabama Black Belt Heritage Area. Travel the Black Belt through the photography of Robin McDonald, author of Heart of a Small Town: Photographs of Alabama Towns. Free calendars are available at Land Hall on the University of West Alabama campus in Livingston. Call (205) 652-3828 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for information.
The Black Belt Connection, a newsletter published by the Division of Educational Outreach at the University of West Alabama, focuses on the natural, cultural and historical resources of Alabama's Black Belt region. The Black Belt Connection Fall 2011 edition can be downloaded at www.centerforblackbelt.org For more information, please contact the the Division of Educational Outreach at the Universityof West Alabama at (205) 652-3828 or email email@example.com.
LIVINGSTON—The Alabama Black Belt Heritage Area in partnership with the Black Belt Conservation and Research Institute at the University of West Alabama will host an interpretive panel unveiling at Lake LU Nature Trails on Tuesday, April 19 at 1 p.m.
LIVINGSTON, Ala.— The Alabama Black Belt Heritage Area and Kathryn Tucker Windham Museum at Alabama Southern Community College will host an afternoon of sharing and preserving stories Friday, Nov. 19 at the ASCC campus in Thomasville.
A vital part of the cultural preservation of the Black Belt, “where the stories are as rich as the land” storytelling has played an essential role in carrying traditions through the ages of the region’s residents.