Thursday, November 14, 2013

November Happenings... and Thanskgiving Dinner!

November Craft Beer Dinner featuring Good People Brewing Company

Date: November 21, 2013
Time: 6:00 PM until 9:00 PM

Craft Beer lovers can enjoy an evening with Good People Brewing Company Brewer Adam Klein who will feature Good People Beer paired with a unique four course dinner prepared by Ariccia Chef Chris McCurdy. Reservations are required and can be made by contacting Ariccia at (334) 844.5140 Four course dinner & beer pairings is $45 excluding tax & gratuity

Roman Street Live in Piccolo
Date: November 22, 2013
Time: 8:00 PM until 11:00 PM

Roman Street is an internationally trained instrumental band based out of the Mobile, AL area specializing in improvisational fusion of Classical, Gypsy and Contemporary Jazz, Latin, Funk, and Nuevo Flamenco. Don't miss their performance Friday, November 22 starting at 8:00pm at Piccolo inside Ariccia at the AU Hotel! { No Cover for Piccolo }

National Village at Grand National
Date: November 23, 2013 - January 05, 2014

National Village will host a Christmas Lights display from November 23-January 5. For more information, please visit their facebook page! 

Ariccia's Thanksgiving Buffet

Date: November 28, 2013
Time: 11:00 AM until 5:00 PM

Seating Times: 11:00am ¦ 1:00pm ¦ 3:00pm Price: Adults $45 ¦ Children 5-12yrs $19 ¦ Kids 4 & under Free with an Adult.

Ariccia's Thanksgiving Dinner
Thursday, November 28th - Thursday, November 28th

Enjoy a special four course dinner featuring turkey & Swiss chard, pesto parsnip, carrot mash & milk chocolate & pumpkin mousse. Dinner Seating Begins at 5:30pm Price: Adults $45 ¦ Children 5-12yrs $19 ¦ Kids 4 & under Free with an Adult.

Downtown Autumn Nights
Date: November 29, 2013

Kick off a weekend of fun on the Plains with Downtown Autumn Nights! Aubie, the band and cheerleaders will begin the celebration while live music will entertain the crowd into the evening. The entire Auburn Family and visiting fans are invited to enjoy the festivities at the new entertainment area located on Gay Street in downtown Auburn. This week's band:  Swingin' Medallions.

Hudson Family Foundation Celebrity Home Run Derby

The annual Celebrity Home Run Derby is coming to Plainsman Park on November 29 from 6:00 to 8:00 PM! The event is presented by the Hudson Family Foundation. The Home Run Derby will feature Major League Players and Auburn Legends. For more information please visit,

Please visit our calendar of events for up-to-date and accurate information

Thursday, September 5, 2013

Weekend Events for Auburn Football!

Football season is finally here! With one win under Auburn's belt we can't wait to see what else is in store for the season. Game weekends in Auburn have become a packed weekend of opportunity. Check out all that Auburn and the area have to offer for most games this year.

Friday Football Luncheon
Kick off home game weekends at the Friday Football Luncheons. Enjoy lunch with other Auburn fans and preview the week's matchup with Coach Malzahn or others of the Auburn coaching staff. Reservations are required- follow this link to buy your tickets $15 each!

AU Lecture Series
Join us at 3 p.m. at the Auburn Alumni Center each Friday before home games. Free and open to the public. Hosted by the Auburn Athletics Department, Auburn University's Office of Communications and Marketing and the Auburn Alumni Association. | More Info

Friday, Aug. 30, 2013 (prior to Washington State game)
          "This is Auburn" - confirmed speaker: Walker Jones, Under Armour

Friday, Sept. 6, 2013 (prior to Arkansas State game)
          "This is Community" - confirmed speaker: Stuart Pope of Caring PAWS with three therapy dogs

Friday, Sept. 13, 2013 (prior to Mississippi State game)
          "This is Go Green/Sustainability" - confirmed speaker: Steve Duke of the Samuel Ginn College of Engineering discussing student outreach projects in Bolivia, plus 30-second sustainability

Friday, Oct. 4, 2013 (prior to Ole Miss game)
          "This is Patriotism" - confirmed speaker: Ron Burgess, Cyber Security

Friday, Oct. 11, 2013 (prior to Western Carolina game)
          "Homecoming" - confirmed speaker : Ari Fleischer

Friday, Oct. 25, 2013 (prior to Florida Atlantic game)
          "This is Technology" - confirmed: Bruce Smith, Vet Med's One Medicine approach

Friday, Nov. 15, 2013 (prior to Georgia game)
          "This is Loyalty" - confirmed speaker: John Carvalho

Campus Walking Tours
Join the War Eagle Girls and Plainsmen on Friday afternoons before home games beginning at 4 from the Auburn Alumni Center for a special tour of campus. Free and open to the public. Campus walking tours available prior to each home game except the Auburn-Alabama game.

JHS Locker Room Tours
Come experience the pre-game locker room setup for the Auburn football team at Jordan Hare-Stadium on Fridays prior to each home game from 4-6 p.m. Free and open to the public. Please enter at Gate 10 through the Jane and Mike McCartney Brick Plaza.

Plainsman Park Movie Nights
Bring a blanket and join us in the outfield grass at Plainsman Park at 7 p.m. to view a movie from the big screen on the dates listed below. Make sure to bring a blanket Free and open to the public. Enter though the main Plainsman Park entrance. No chair allowed on the grass. Light concessions will be available.

Friday, Aug. 30, 2013 (prior to Washington State game) - featuring Dolphin Tale
Friday, Oct. 11, 2013 (prior to Western Carolina game)- movie TBD

Football Letterman Club
Each week prior to a home game, former Auburn football lettermen will be present at the Verizon Autograph Tent to sign memorabilia and talk with fans. This year we will also honor the 1963, 1983, 1988 and 1993 teams. Located beside the Red Diamond Tailgate Show in the parking lot of Plainsman Park. Begins two hours prior to kickoff.

Autumn Nights
Kick off a weekend of fun on the Plains with Downtown Autumn Nights. Aubie, the AU pep band, cheerleaders and Tiger Paws will kick off the celebration at 6 p.m. while some of Auburn's favorite bands will entertain the crowd into the evening. The entire Auburn Family and visiting fans are invited to enjoy the festivities at the new entertainment area located on Gay Street in downtown Auburn.

The first Autumn Nights event (Sept. 6) will be held on Magnolia Avenue between Gay Street and College Street, but the events set for October 25 and November 29 will be held in the newly created downtown event space on Gay Street in the former Auburn Bank drive-through.

The downtown entertainment district will also be in effect for the Autumn Nights event. The special measure allows individuals to purchase alcohol at a licensed establishment, leave that establishment with an open container and consume alcohol in shatterproof containers outside during special events approved by the city council. No coolers are permitted.

Friday, Sept. 6, 2013 (prior to Arkansas State game) | 1st Generation Band
Friday, Oct. 25, 2013 (prior to Florida Atlantic game) | Rollin' in the Hay
Friday, Nov. 29, 2013 (prior to Alabama game) | Band: Swingin' Medallions

Thursday, July 11, 2013

Summer in Auburn Opelika

It is anything but a slow summer here! Although we have been hit with some rain the last few weeks, there are still plenty of great activities and events just around the corner that we hope to enjoy with some beautiful weather!

Events you can still catch in July are listed below. We can't wait to see you there!

The Overall Company downtown Opelika presents The Southern Revelry on Saturday, July 27/
3PM-12AM -! An annual celebration of Southern fashion, food, art & music.

Purchase clothing at the Billy Reid Pop-Up Shop - Crafted goat cheeses by Tasia Malakasis of Belle Chevre - Artisan Food Provided by Chef David Bancroft of Acre. Music provided by Great Peacock, The Bandiditos & Dana Swimmer. Tickets $10 at the door and $12 online

The Market at Ag Heritage Park in Auburn

The Market at Ag Heritage Park is every Thursday, from 3-6 PM, through August 22.

The open-air growers'-only farmers market, located on the Auburn University campus at the corner of Lem Morrison and Donahue drives, was established in 2005 and in the years since has become a favorite summertime tradition for the Auburn community. Hosted by the College of Agriculture, The Market features area vendors offering an abundance of seasonal, fresh-from-the-garden fruits and vegetables and other goods that range from fresh-cut flowers to goat cheese.

Opelika Farmers Market
The Market will open each Tuesday this summer from 2-5pm, rain or shine, provides fresh regional produce, homemade ice cream, and fresh baked goods. For more information, contact Pam Powers-Smith, director of Opelika Main Street 334.745.0466

Movie Series in Auburn
Outdoor Movie Series at Duck Samford Park
Friday, July 12
Apollo 13

Friday, Aug. 9
Back to the Future

Friday, Aug. 16
Honey I Shrunk the Kids

Float-N-Movies at Samford Pool in Auburn

Friday, July 19
Finding Nemo

Friday, Aug. 23

Auburn University Club Summer Bash
Join the Auburn University Club for their Summer Bash on July 20th from 4-8 PM. The event is open to members and to the public. The cost is $25 per person and will include food stations such as Country Low Boil, Ceviche Station, Taco Bar, and BBQ station. Our friends at Blue pants Brewery and Straight to Ale Brewery will provide the libations and Kevin Flannagan and keyboard player Rusty Brown will provide the music for the evening. For more information please call (334) 821-8391.

For accurate and up-to-date information please check our calendar of events