Hackleburg’s Neighbor Day is this weekend

Shown is one of the Neighbor Day logos that will appear on festival t-shirts. T-shirts cost $12 for all sizes, and are also on sale now at town hall.

By Kathryn “Chazz” Hirschfeld
Staff writer

HACKLEBURG — You don’t want to miss the 23rd Annual Neighbor Day this Friday and Saturday, June 28-29, in downtown Hackleburg.
Friday hours are 5-10 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m until after the fireworks show, which starts at 9 p.m.
Besides a great lineup of the best in local and area bands and musicians, the festival also features a car show, a motorcycle show, a motorcycle skills competition--plus much more.
All types of vendors will also be lining the streets downtown selling assorted merchandise and delicious food offerings.
Neighbor Day also always features a great kids’ zone. There is fun for the whole family, and organizers and officials invite everyone out to join in.
The grand finale of Neighbor Day will be the fireworks show starting shortly after 9 p.m. Mayor Darryl Colburn has noted the fireworks show has grown every year in both size and reputation as a show people are interested in traveling to see.

Musical lineup
With a focus on showcasing the best in local and area talent this year, Neighbor Day’s live music kicks off on Friday night at 5 p.m. with Wendell Franks and Shane Blaylock, followed by the Rustic River Band, and concluding with the Cooter Brown Band.
Saturday’s lineup starts with Joseph Baldwin at 3 p.m., followed by Dustin Busbee and Nathan Sandlin, and then Leah Rose. The headlining act is Handshake Promise.
The annual car and motorcycle show will be held at Bozeman’s Hackleburg Market. All entries of cars, trucks and motorcycles are welcome.
Registration starts at 8 a.m. on Saturday. The cost is $20 per car, truck or bike or $30 for two entries.
Cash prizes will be given away all day. For more information, contacts are Terry Allison at 205-495-4890 and Theresa Allison at 205-495-6853.
The annual motorcycle skills competition will take place at Hackleburg High School, and is hosted by Bikers Against Bullies of Northwest Alabama…

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