Oktober on the Avenue, Tale Tellin’ festivals on tap for Saturday

Published 10:37 pm Friday, October 27, 2017

Despite chilly weather, there will be plenty on tap to do in Selma on Saturday.

Oktober on the Avenue will feature food, music, art, a classic car show and more on Water Avenue from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

There will be a scarecrow contest at 10:30 a.m., followed by a chalk art contest at noon. Later in the day, there will be a pet parade at 2:30 p.m. and music at Charlie’s Place starting at 3 p.m.

There will be food available at Side Porch and Charlie’s.

The 39th annual Kathryn Tucker Windham Alabama Tale Tellin’ Festival will be at the Carneal Cultural Arts Center, located on 3 Church Street, with the Swappin’ Ground beginning at 6 p.m. and Tale Tellin’ starting at 7 p.m. on both Friday, Oct. 27 and Saturday, Oct. 28.

Dolores Hydock and Wanda Johnson will join Dovie Thomason as the story-tellers of the festival.  Admission is $15 for adults, $10 for students with identification and free for children under the age of six.

There is a discounted family rate of $30 for two adults and two children under the age of 18.