Business Track 2023: Food Truck & Vendor Expo! (11/04/23)

Biz Track 2023


The Carver Community Center is hosting their very first Vendor and Food Truck Expo on Saturday, November 4, 2023 from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM! We are currently looking for vendors & food trucks that want to #Showcase what they have to offer to our city! 

To #Register as a vendor or food truck, please pay online at this link: Cash payments only may be made in person at the Carver Center. 


The deadline to register as a vendor or register your food truck for this event is Friday, October 20, 2023 at 4:00 PM
All vendors and food truck owners who plan to participate must attend a mandatory meeting on Monday, October 30th at 6:00 PM at the Carver Community Center (720 W 14th St, Anniston). 
Vendors (with business license): Cost to participate $30 ticket
Vendors (without business license): Cost to participate $50 ticket
Food Trucks: Cost to participate $50 ticket
All vendors and food trucks must provide proper documentation to be cleared to participate!

For additional event information or questions, please contact our Carver Center Recreation Leader, Derwin Perry, at: 256-231-7630 (Mon.-Thurs. 11AM-7PM, Fri. 9AM-5PM).


Business Track 2023
Date: Saturday, November 4, 2023
Time: 10AM – 2PM
Location: Outdoor Track at the Carver Center (720 W 14th Street, Anniston, AL 36201)

Thank you! 

Saturday Alive!

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Join us for a guest favorite – Saturday Alive! Each month, we’ll discuss a new topic and introduce you to several of our animal ambassadors. There is always something fun to learn at the Anniston Museums and Gardens!

This program is included with daily admission and free for members.

Little Explorers A to Z Preschool Class

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Children aged 3 ½ to 5 and a parent or caregiver are invited to join our education team each Tuesday as we encourage curiosity, exploration, and learning through play with stories, activities, and crafts about the natural world. Following the program, parents and caregivers are encouraged to explore the museum with their children and learn more about the day’s topic in the exhibit halls. We will explore a new topic each week. Animal ambassadors will drop in periodically to help.

*Younger siblings are welcome, but all activities are geared toward older preschool-aged children. Little Explorers is included with museum admission and is free for members.

Main Street Anniston Jazz & Art Festival 2023

Welcome to the Mainstreet Anniston Jazz and Art Festival! Get ready for an exciting 3 days filled with jazz music and stunning art. Join us at 1118 Noble St for a lively, in-person, event that will make your heart sing. Immerse yourself in the soulful melodies of talented jazz musicians while admiring the incredible artworks on display. This is an event you don’t want to miss! So mark your calendars and get ready to experience the magic of jazz and art at the Mainstreet Anniston Jazz and Art Festival.

Admission to the Jazz and Art Festival is FREE to the public, but VIP tickets are on sale for the exclusive low country boil happening on Thursday, October 19th, only.

Proceeds benefit Cheaha Creative Arts – a premier organization that provides an affordable fine arts education for children and adults. Cheaha Creative Arts celebrates and promotes the arts in our community.

Interested in displaying your art in the 3 day Art Market and Gallery?

CANCELLED: 2023 Anniston High Homecoming Parade!

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The Bulldogs will lead the way down Noble Street on Thursday, September 21st, for their 2023 homecoming parade!
The parade will encompass the same route as the Christmas Parade, which runs from 16th Street & Noble Street to 8th Street & Noble Street. The parade line up will begin at 4:00 PM in the Anniston City Meeting Center parking lot (1615 Noble Street), and the parade will commence promptly at 5:00 PM, as there is a pep rally afterwards!
The 8th – 18th blocks of Noble Street will be #Closed from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM for the event!
For more information, please contact parade coordinator, Darrelyn Jackson, at 256-231-5010.

2023 Downtown Christmas Parade!

Join the City of Anniston and Main Street Anniston on Tuesday, December 5th for the annual Downtown Anniston Christmas Parade!

The parade will begin at 6:30 PM!

This year’s theme is Christmas Around the World.

To participate in the parade, please read and complete the application linked here::

Please return application and entry fee no later than November 20, 2023.

For questions or event information, please contact the Main Street Administrative Assistant, Kristin Smith at (256)231-7633.

Carver Community Center After School Program

Do you need after school care?
Carver Community Center is providing an after school program strictly for Cobb Preparatory Academy!
The program will service children at Cobb in grades K3, K4, and K5.
The after school program will begin Monday, August 7th from 2:30pm to 5:30pm Monday through Friday.
The registration fee is $25. After registration, parents have a choice of paying a weekly fee of $15 or a monthly fee of $50.
Spots are limited so please enroll as soon as possible!
For more information, contact Miss Pat, Carver Director, at 256-231-7630.

AM&G Day

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Complimentary admission to AMNH and Berman Museum 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Activities 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Come Explore Your World! at the Anniston Museums and Gardens on Saturday, August 26th with complimentary admission all day. Meet some of our animal ambassadors, explore the exhibit halls at Anniston Museum of Natural History and Berman Museum, and learn something new through various hands-on activities.

Hidden History

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The Berman collection is much larger than what is seen on display. Join us every Friday in June, any time between 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm, to see artifacts most people don’t have a chance to see. Each week we will highlight several artifacts with a common theme not currently on display and learn the stories behind them. You never know what you’ll discover next!

This program is included in museum admission and free for members.

Creature Feature

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Did you know that the Anniston Museums and Gardens is home to a variety of live reptiles, mammals and birds? Make plans to join us in the exhibit halls on the 2nd Saturday of each month between 1:00 pm and 2:00 pm to meet and learn about one of our animal ambassadors. You never know who will be featured!

This program is included with museum admission and free for members.