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Franklin Living: What’s Happening

Check out What’s Happening in March and April in Franklin County. Have a Life&Style event we should feature in our May/June What’s Happening? Contact Alison James, alison.james@fct.wpengine.com.


Rockin’ at the Roxy
March 9
March 9 at 7 p.m. will be the monthly Kerry Gilbert Band concert at the Historic Roxy Theatre, with special guest Billy Lawson. Doors open at 6 p.m. Cost is $10 for adults, $5 for children 6-12 and free for children younger than 6.

Partnership Banquet
March 12
The Franklin County Chamber of Commerce is hosting its annual Franklin County Partnership Awards Banquet March 12 at 6:30 p.m. at the A.W. Todd Centre. Tickets are $40 each and may be purchased at the Franklin County Chamber of Commerce in Russellville.

3rd Annual Cedar Hill Invitational
March 16
The Cedar Hill Trap Range will be hosting its 3rd Annual Cedar Hill Invitational March 16 with registration starting at 8 a.m. and shoot starting at 9 a.m., with 100 single shots costing $48. Lunch will be available for $7 and includes a sandwich, drink, chips and dessert. A separate bake sale will also be held, proceeds from which will go to the Lost Creek Conservation and Wildlife Club. For more information visit Cedar Hill Trap Range on Facebook.

Ronnie McDowell Concert
March 16
Ronnie McDowell will be performing at the Historic Roxy Theatre March 16 at 7 p.m. Call 256-415-3270 or 256-332-3270 to reserve tickets.

Relay for Life Open Bass Tournament
March 30
Relay for Life is hosting its 15th annual open bass tournament March 30 from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Slickrock Boat Ramp. Entry fee is $70 per boat. First place prize is $1,000. There is a five fish limit per boat. Only two contestants are allowed per boat. For more information contact Rhonda Boyles at 256-627-4112.

A Taste of Ireland
March 30
The Russellville Public Library will be hosting a St. Patrick’s Day-themed event March 30 at 6 p.m. Local author Eamonn Walsh will be talking about his book “One Irishman’s Life’s Journey,” and the Wildwood Trio will be performing. Everyone is welcome to this free event.

Easter Egg Hunts
April 13
The Franklin County Chamber of Commerce will be hosting its annual Easter Egg Hunts April 13 in three locations: Russellville at Eastside Ball Park, Phil Campbell at the Memorial Park and Red Bay at the Hoyt Keeton Walking Trail. Children are invited to come search for eggs, win fun prizes and meet the Easter Bunny.

Rockin’ at the Roxy
April 13
April 13 at 7 p.m. will be the monthly Kerry Gilbert Band concert at the Historic Roxy Theatre. Doors open at 6 p.m. Cost is $10 for adults, $5 for children 6-12 and free for children younger than 6.

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