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October Events

Events are a great way to get out and meet your community. Below you’ll find events all over the Wiregrass area listed in order by date. Think Local. Buy Local. Be Local.

October 14 – Enterprise Fields of Faith

  • When: 6:30 pm
  • Where: Enterprise H.S. Football Stadium
  • Fields of Faith is a student led event.  Students invite, pray for, share with, and challenge their peers to read the Bible and follow Jesus Christ.  An athletic field provides a neutral, rally point where a community can come together.

October 17 – The Sandi McCool Champions of Hope

  • When: Registration 6:00 AM
  • Where: Alabama College of Osteopathic Medicine Campus
  • The Sandi McCool Champions of Hope is a 5 & 10-K competitive race, 1-mile Spirit Walk and Kid Fit Challenge community breast cancer awareness event staged annually by the Southeast Alabama Medical Center Foundation. Each year sponsors, runners, walkers, survivors and their families and friends gather to raise money and awareness about the importances of early detection and intervention.

October 21 – Wiregrass Fields of Faith

  • When: 6:30 pm
  • Where: Northcutt Field (Westgate Park)
  • Fields of Faith is a student led event.  Students invite, pray for, share with, and challenge their peers to read the Bible and follow Jesus Christ.  An athletic field provides a neutral, rally point where a community can come together.

October 24 – Dead Man Running Costumed 5K

  • When: Registration 3:30 PM
  • Where: Wiregrass Museum of Art
  • The Dead Man Running is a costume 5k. Costumes are not required, but are encouraged. Prizes for the best costume will be given out after the race. The post-race party with food, beverages, and costume contest will take place at the French Quarter on Foster. Kids are welcome to be a part of all the fun activities.

October 31 – 8th Annual Wiregrass Area Buddy Walk

  • When: Registration 8:30 AM
  • Where: Landmark Park
  • Join the F.R.I.E.N.D.S. as they unite for a common cause and raise funds. Whether you have Down syndrome, know someone who does, or just want to show your support, take the first step and donate or register today! The Wiregrass Area Buddy Walk offers a family friendly atmosphere for all ages to enjoy.  There will be inflatables, a rock wall, carnival games, train, BarnYard Playground, face painting, clowns and other characters to enjoy having photos with.  You will also enjoy dancing to the great music provided by our very own DJ Dave.  All activities will close down about 9:55 in preparation for the Opening Ceremonies.

October 31 – 6th Annual 5K Raider Run

  • When:
  • Where: Houston Academy. 12 Noon.
  • Raffle, prizes, music, and a whole lot more on this colorful, fun filled morning. Childcare will be available in Dunning Hall during the 5K race. After the 5K is complete, there is a one-mile fun run for younger runners to participate in.
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