Downtown Events

Celebrate William Shakespeare's 450th birthday!

Thursday April 24, 2014 and Friday, April 25, 2014  Don’t miss the entertainment as we enjoy the fast paced review of Shakespeare’s works in “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare Abirdged” at the Pitman Theatre! Tickets will be $4.50 and all proceeds will go to the continued work at the Pitman!

More information coming soon!

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7th Annual Chili Cook-Off

Saturday February 1, 2014

In front of Mary G. Hardin Center for Cultural Arts

  • Deadline to enter is January 27th
  • Entry fee is $40
  • Entry fee includes 2 T-Shirts.  Additional shirts can be purchased for $5


Prize money will be awarded to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners.

A crowd favorite will also be named.


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    Old Havana Cigar Now Open!

    Check out the newest business in historic downtown Gadsden! Old Havana Cigar Bar has expanded from Georgia with the new store located at 438 Chestnut Street in downtown Gadsden. Give them a call at 256-444-7291. Their store hours are Monday-Saturday from 11am to 11pm.  Old Havana stores boast more than 800 facings of Premium Cigars, a full line of

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    King's Olive Oil Company Now Open!

    Located at 618 Broad Street



    Tuesday-Friday:  10am-6pm

    Saturday: 10am-3pm


    King’s Olive Oil Company is an olive oil and vinegar tasting room. With over 40 flavors of olive oil and vinegar, we guarantee to have the broadest selection of the finest and freshest oils.  

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    Sunset Sips

    October 15, 2013


    The Memorial Bridge will be closed providing the perfectly unique venue for a night full of fun with friends over the Coosa River watching the sunset.


    Hors d’oeuvres will be provided by the Fish Market, Back Forty Beer Company and The Stone Market will provide beverages and Frios Gourmet Pops will provide tasty treats.  There

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