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Shape Notes Singers

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This Thursday, come enjoy the centuries-old art of shape note singing! The Capitol City Shape Note Singers will return for their 28th annual singing event here at Old Alabama Town.

This all-day event brings folks from around the state to sing together using the traditional art of shape notes. In 1801, shapes were added to music notations to help singers find pitch, and the tradition has been kept alive in the South for many years now. Sponsored by the Alabama Center for Traditional Culture, a division of the Alabama State Council on the Arts, and Landmarks Foundation.

Thursday, July 17th from 10am to 3pm. Located in the Loeb Reception Center at Old Alabama Town, 301 Columbus St. Feel free to stop by and listen anytime throughout the day! Free admission.

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Upcoming Events

Shape Note Singers
July 17th
10am to 3pm
Free Admission

Vicarious Vacations
July 26 - August 30
Saturday mornings
10:45am to noon
Travel with experts as they take you to exotic foreign shores and exciting American trails! Themed refreshments provided.

Lemonade Thursdays
Enjoy chilled lemonade under the grape arbor as part of your self-guided tour.

Jam Sessions
2nd & 4th Saturdays, 9am to Noon

Lemonade Thursdays

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Each Thursday this summer, cool down under the grape arbor and enjoy some old-fashioned chilled lemonade with fresh herbs from our Herb Garden. Free with purchase of self-guided tour ticket to Old Alabama Town. 

Vicarious Vacations

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Vicarious Vacations
Saturday mornings, July 26 - Aug 30
10:45am to noon
OAT Loeb Reception Center

Free admission

Come see the world like you never have, all from the comfort of an air-conditioned seat! Hear experts talk on a variety of exotic locations, and enjoy themed refreshments to help transport you to these amazing cultures.

Rescued Relics

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Rescued Relics, a Do-It-Yourselfer's dream! Find all kinds of historic architectural elements, from mantels to sinks to doors! Open Tuesday through Thursday 10am to noon. 423 Madison Ave.
Love Rescued Relics? Become a volunteer and get first pick!

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