Insect Pinning Workshop: Beetles

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Would you like to begin or add to your own insect collection? The world’s toughest and strongest insects are a great place to start. Join one of our Educational Interpreters to learn how to pin and label two unique beetles like a pro.
This program is $5/person and AM&G members receive a $2 discount. Workshop is limited to 15 people and is perfect for ages 10 and up. Pre-registration is required. Last day to register is Friday, January 20.

Saturday Alive!

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There is always something fun to learn at the Anniston Museums and Gardens. 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.
This program is included in museum admission and free for members.

Christmas Carols and the Stories Behind Them

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Get into the Christmas spirit with the Berman Museum! Experience carols played on Berman Collections organs from different periods, enjoy live music and refreshments, and learn the stories behind beloved Christmas carols. It’s the perfect way to spend a December afternoon with friends and family.
This program is included in museum admission and is free for members.

81st Anniversary of Pearl Harbor

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December 7, 1941, is the “date which will live in infamy” – the attack on Pearl Harbor propelled the United States into World War II. Commemorate this historic event 81 years later at the Berman Museum. Visit the Pearl Harbor gallery any time between 12:00 pm and 3:00 pm to learn more about our neighbors who gave the ultimate sacrifice that day and hear the inspiring stories of a survivor.
This program is included in museum admission and is 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? You never know who will be featured! 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. This program is included in museum admission and free for members.

Nature-Inspired Christmas Décor Workshop!

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Are you looking for ways to incorporate economic and sustainable elements into your Christmas décor and packaging? Join us at the Longleaf Event Center, where you will create various nature-inspired holiday decorations for your home and gift giving.
This workshop is $30 per person. AM&G members receive a $5 discount. Pre-registration is required. The registration deadline is Tuesday, November 22. The class is limited to 25 participants.

POSTPONED: Wiggins Community Yard Sale & BBQ!

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TWe regret to inform everyone that our Wiggins Community Center’s yard sale and BBQ, originally set for December 3rd from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM, has been postponed to a later date that is to be determined.  

We apologize for any inconvenience! 

For questions or more information, please contact the Wiggins Center at: 256-231-7628. 

Thank you! 

2023 Noble Street Festival & Sunny King Criterium!

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The Noble Street Festival returns to Downtown Anniston on May 6, 2023 from 11 AM – 7 PM! Join us for live music, local cuisine, pro bike racing, a free KidZone, and other exciting attractions! Main Street Anniston’s, Noble Street Festival, a large scale community event — anticipates bringing together nearly 7,500-10,000 attendees and dozens of companies from across the greater Calhoun County areas!

Interested in participating in the Festival? Download the applications below:


2022 Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony!

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You’re Invited to The City of Anniston, Alabama and Main Street Anniston’s 2022 Tree Lighting Ceremony on Thursday, December 1st at 5pm at 1129 Noble Street!

The Tree Lighting Ceremony will conclude with hot cocoa, coffee, and cookies (while supplies last) hosted by Main Street Anniston Board of Directors.

For more information, contact Main Street Director, Karla Eden, at: 256-371-3711!

Fire VS Police Chili Cook-Off!

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Main Street Anniston has partnered with Anniston Fire Department and The Anniston Police Department to bring you the first ever, Fire VS Police Chili Cook-off benefiting the annual APD Toy Drive!!!

On Saturday, December 3rd our local officers and firemen will go head to head as competitors seeking the title of Anniston’s Best Bowl of Chili!

Admission is $10 at the door OR a new, unwrapped toy! Admission includes 5 sampling tickets, drinks, and condiments. Also included is a voting ticket for People’s Choice – Best Chili. Once you’ve found the chili you enjoy the most, guests may purchase a bowl of that chili for an additional $5.

Mark your calendars and join us as we support the Anniston Police Department and their annual Toy Drive for Christmas in our community.