Community notes: upcoming events


CULLMAN – Here are a few area events that are coming up soon, four of them on Thursday.

Bonsai for the Beginner, Jan. 18, 10:30 a.m.

What: Bonsai for the Beginner with Dr. Bob Wendorf

When: Thursday, Jan. 18 at 10:30 a.m.

Where: Cullman County Extension Office, 402 Arnold St. NE (basement)

This is a regular Master Gardener meeting, but the public is encouraged to come to attend this free event.

For directions or for more information, call 256-737-9386 or visit


Cullman Regional hosting ‘New Year, New You’ seminar, Jan. 18, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. 

Submitted by Mary Beth Sellers

Chances are at some time in your life you’ve made a New Year’s resolution – and then broken it. This year, stop the cycle of resolving to make a change and then not following through.

Join Bridgett McKoy, fitness manager, and Leeann Plank, therapy services manager, as they share information about getting fit in the New Year. They will discuss general fitness, the importance of keeping in motion, normal activity levels and the best places for fitness. They will also talk about therapy services offered here at Cullman Regional to keep you at your best.

The New Year, New You seminar will be held on Thursday, Jan. 18 from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Colonel Cullmann Room, located in Professional Office Building 2 on the Cullman Regional Campus (1912 Alabama Highway 157). Cost of this lunch and learn program is $5 for Healthy Life members and $8 for others. To reserve your spot, register online at or call 256-735-5600.


Backyard Dairy Cow- Heritage Skills, Jan. 18, 6 p.m.

Submitted by Rachel Dawsey

Learn from local backyard dairy farmers Devon and Corrinna Erret on how to raise and care for a dairy cow. Sponsored by Alabama Bicentennial Community grant and Cullman Farm-City.  $5 per person.  Register at  1714 Talley Ho St., Cullman


Mae's Comedy Night – Dusty Slay, Jan. 18, 7-11 p.m.

Hit up the inaugural "Mae's Comedy Night" with comedian Dusty Slay and special guest Hannah Hogan.

Straight off his appearance on Jimmy Kimmel (check it out here, Dusty Slay is hitting the road to Mae's Food Hall Jan. 18 @ 7 p.m.

Mature content – 18+ up suggested

Invite your friends to this event page for a chance at a pair of VIP seats and free drink tickets!

Mae's Food Hall, 110 First Ave. NE


Cullman Area Chamber of Commerce Annual State of the State Community Luncheon, Jan. 19, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

The Cullman Area Chamber of Commerce’s annual State of the State Community Luncheon is set for Friday, Jan. 19 at the All Steak Restaurant. The event will be in the banquet room from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

The luncheon will feature updates from Montgomery from Cullman’s state legislative delegation:

  • Sen. Paul Bussman, R-Cullman
  • Rep. Randall Shedd, R- Fairview
  • Rep. Corey Harbison, R- Good Hope
  • Rep. Ed Henry, R-Hartselle

Tickets for the luncheon, which is presented by Shirley Quattlebaum – State Farm Insurance and sponsored by Weichert Realtors – Carter & Company, are $15 for Chamber members and $20 for future members.

Contact the Chamber at 256-734-0454 or to reserve your seat.

All Steak Restaurant, 323 Third Ave. SE


Peinhardt Homesteaders: Tapping for Syrup, Jan. 21, 2-4 p.m.

Our first meeting of the year! Come by and reconnect with friends and neighbors and learn (or be reminded) about tapping for maple syrup!

The topic is back by popular demand, and we have a pro this year all the way from Old Maple Farms~Kentucky! (Father of our new members Dale and Mindy Nickel)

Come learn about tapping trees for syrup..for fun and profit!

Peinhardt Living History Farm, 1704 Tally Ho St. NW


Pleasant View Missionary Baptist Church singing, Jan. 21, 6 p.m.

Pleasant View Missionary Baptist Church will be having its regular third Sunday night singing on Jan. 21 at 6 p.m. with “One Accord.” The church is located by U.S. Highway 278, approximately 2 miles East of Holly Pond on the left. For more information, call 256-796-5986 or 256-590-4468.


History of Cotton in Alabama, Jan. 28, 2 p.m.

Submitted by Rachel Dawsey

History of Cotton in Alabama with Chris Craft, Alabama Boll Weevil Eradication Project:  Sponsored by the Cullman Historical Society and the North Alabama Agriplex.  Free program, no registration.  1714 Talley Ho St., Cullman


Chamber’s January Morning Blend, Jan. 31, 8-9 a.m.

Submitted by Rob Ketcham

Come join the Cullman Area Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday, Jan. 31 for delicious coffee and great discussion at our Morning Blend, held every third Wednesday of each month from 8-9 a.m. at Rumors Deli in the Warehouse District.

The Chamber staff welcomes members and visitors to attend this free event.

Cullman Regional Wellness Manager Amanda Satterfield will lead the discussion on January’s topic: 10 Healthy Ways to Improve Your Office Lifestyle.

Coffee will be provided by Presenting Sponsor Karma’s Coffee House. January’s sponsor is Anytime Fitness.

For more information, contact the Chamber at 256-734-0454 or

Rumors Deli, 105 First Ave. NE


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