Friday, September 30, 2011

Win your Auburn vs Florida tickets today!

It's that year again... the year when the Florida Gators roll onto the Plains to play our Auburn Tigers. We don't get to see this game every year, or even every other year sometimes. So in honor of good and healthy competition this year.... we have gotten our paws on some tickets and plan to give them away to YOU.

The Auburn-Opelika Tourism Bureau is all about giving away tickets and prizes to our loyal fans and followers. So this time, we've put together what we call the Auburn vs Florida Weekend Getaway Package! This package includes two tickets to the game on October 15, overnight accommodations, a gift certificate to one of our Top 10 Eats restaurants and an AU prize pack complete with great Auburn gear!

Since there is only one winner for the weekend getaway package above, we decided we needed more tickets! We have two sets of two tickets to give away for the game as our second giveaway. Register now for your chance to win a pair of tickets to the game along with some great Auburn gear. Again, there are two sets of tickets up for grabs, so this prize will be awarded to two winners.

Rules and conditions: Visit www.aotourism.com/promotions. If you are a new user, you must sign up with a user name and password- this is so we have your information on file to contact you. After you register, choose the promotion you would like to sign up for and follow the instructions on the screen. If you have registered for a promotion with us before just log in, click which prize you would like to register for and follow the instructions from there! You ARE allowed to sign up for both packages. Winner will be chosen at random and will be notified when the contest ends Friday, October 7 at 2 pm. Winner must be able to attend the game or another winner will be chosen. Tickets are not to be sold for profit. Questions? E-mail me news@aotourism.com

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Hey, maybe we can beat em by a field goal again? 

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Fun Fall Events!

Fall Sundown Concert Series
Auburn Parks and Recreation is pleased to announce its line-up for the Fall Concert Series at Kiesel Park. The series kicked off Thursday, Sept. 15 at 6 p.m. with a FREE performance by Satin Soul and continues every Thursday evening throughout September and October, weather permitting. This year's roster of talented local and regional musicians includes:
Sept. 15- Satin Soul
Sept. 22- John & the Conners
Sept. 29- The Good Doctor
Oct. 6- Dave Potts
Oct. 13- Auburn Knights Orchestra
Oct. 20- Muse
Oct. 27- Tony Brook Band

The Fall Concert Series is one of two annual series hosted by Auburn Parks and Recreation. The concerts began as a way for citizens to enjoy free entertainment and experience Auburn's parks in a new way. All concerts are FREE and open to the public. Attendees are encouraged to bring a blanket, chairs and a picnic. Dogs are welcome.

Oktoberfest at Ariccia
The Hotel at Auburn University and Ariccia will be hosting OktoberFest on Friday, September 30. Please join us at the pool from 5:30 to 8:00pm for live music by Patrick Bruce. Local and national breweries will provide craft beer samples that will be paired with gourmet small bites to complement each beer. Craft beer samples will be provided by: Abita beer, Back Forty Beer Co, SweetWater Brewing Company, Blue Pants Brewery, Straight to Ale, Tallgrass Brewing Co, Yellow Hammer Brewing. Tickets will be available at the door for $39. Please call or pre-ordering and additional information 334.321.3179

On the Tracks

"On the Tracks" is a Biannual Food & Wine Festival held on Friday Night at the Historic Downtown Opelika, Alabama from 6pm 'til 11pm . Our first 11 events drew hundreds to Historic Downtown Opelika for this outdoor event. Food vendors lined the street, as live music was performed from a stage in the middle of the Railroad Avenue. A wine tasting trail took participants through quaint shops and galleries. The private corporate tables draw friends and co-workers together for an elegant night of fun. Entrance, food and beverages are priced accordingly. Trail tickets are available online or on the night of the event- www.onthetracks.org