Hamilton Area Chamber of Commerce

Last First Fridays event set for June 7


The Yellow Hammers performed during the Hamilton Area Chamber of Commerce’s First Fridays event held on Friday, May 3, in downtown Hamilton. Shown performing are (from left) Conner Nix, Colby Nix and Cody Bass.

HAMILTON - The Hamilton Area of Chamber of Commerce will be hosting its final “First Fridays” downtown shopping event on Friday, June 7.
The event will take place from 6-9 p.m. with local and satellite vendors setting up booths lining the city square and downtown businesses extending their usual hours to host shoppers.
Local musician Chris Williams will be providing entertainment, sponsored by the Alabama Power Foundation and Bevill State Community College.

Chamber hosting 16th Annual Shrimp Boil

HAMILTON - The Hamilton Area Chamber of Commerce will be hosting the 16th Annual Shrimp Boil on Tuesday, June 11, from 5-7 p.m. at the Hamilton Fire Department. 
Local musical group Crossing Dixie will be providing entertainment.
“We encourage everyone to come out for a fun-filled evening with friends listening to some entertainment,” said chamber president Lacy Williams.
Pre-sale tickets are $10.00 each and on the day of the event, tickets are $12 each. To-go plates will be available.

First Fridays series returning May 3


RTR Pro Entertainment provided music and entertainment during the Hamilton Area Chamber of Commerce’s previous First Fridays event, held on Friday, April 5. Pictured are (left) owner Daniel Barnett and DJ Isaac Walz.

HAMILTON - The Hamilton Area of Chamber of Commerce is hosting its second “First Friday” downtown shopping event on Friday, May 3.
The event will take place from 6-9 p.m. with local and satellite vendors setting up booths lining the city square and downtown businesses extending their usual hours to host shoppers.
New to the event this month includes a movie showing. The Incredibles 2 will be played in downtown Hamilton beginning at 7:30 p.m.

 

First Fridays series kicks off April 5

HAMILTON - This Friday, April 5, the Hamilton Area of Chamber of Commerce will be kicking off the first of three “First Friday” downtown shopping events.
The event will take place from 6-9 p.m. with local and satellite vendors setting up booths lining the city square and downtown businesses extending their usual hours to host shoppers.
Food will be available for purchase during First Fridays at Leonelli’s First Avenue Grill, Coffee Buzz and potentially other food trucks.

 

‘Great turnout’ at 13th BRFF


The band “Treymane“ performs during the Buttahatchee River Fall Fest Saturday, Oct. 27 in Hamilton.

HAMILTON - The Hamilton Area Chamber of Commerce recorded about 75 vendors which set up booths, provided entertainment and sold food during this year’s Buttahatchee River Fall Fest.
Completing its 13th annual event, the chamber of commerce saw a “great turnout” at the downtown Hamilton event, which was held on Saturday, Oct. 27.

 

Buttahatchee River Fall Fest set for Oct. 27

HAMILTON - The Hamilton Area Chamber of Commerce will be hosting the 13th Annual Buttahatchee River Fall Festival on Saturday, Oct. 27, in downtown Hamilton.
The fall festival, which will officially kick off at 9 a.m. that morning, is a family-friendly event and there is no charge for admission.
This year’s festival will be as jam-packed with fun for the whole family as it has been in the past, according to  Hamilton chamber president Lacy Williams.

Cruise-in set for Aug. 25

HAMILTON - The Hamilton Area Chamber of Commerce’s Fifth Annual Hot Summer Nights Cruise-In Series concludes this summer on the Bevill State Community College-Hamilton Campus this coming Saturday, Aug. 25, from 6-8:30 p.m. Admission is free.
The chamber hosted its first two events of the series on Saturday, June 30 and Saturday, July 28.
Chamber member Marla Minter told the Journal Record, “Having Bevill State host us has been a great asset to our cruise-in series."

Cruise-ins set for July 28, Aug. 25 at BSCC

• Free, family-friendly event; door prizes, 50-50 raffle

HAMILTON - The Hamilton Area Chamber of Commerce’s Fifth Annual Hot Summer Nights Cruise-In Series is currently underway.
The chamber hosted its first event of the series on Saturday, June 30, with as many as 41 cruisers participating.
The Chamber is hosting two more events this summer in both July and August.
The events will take place on the Bevill State Community College-Hamilton campus on Saturday, July 28, and Saturday, Aug. 25, from 6-8:30 p.m. Admission is free.