MSNHA Announcements

July 10 is photo contest deadline--win free night & dinner at Marriott Shoals!

Monday, July 10, is now the deadline to enter Muscle Shoals National Heritage Area’s photo contest—and win a free night and dinner at the Marriott Shoals. Go to for details & entry forms.

Young singers/songwriters to perform in Saturday showcase

The Muscle Shoals National Heritage Area & Florence-Lauderdale Tourism will host a Young Singers/Songwriters showcase at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Visitor's Center gallery in McFarland Park.The event is free to the public and features the music of 15-year-old Ethan Sak, 14-year-old Lucero Adame and 16-year-old Emmett Redding.

Happy 200th birthday, Alabama!

Alabama begins celebrating its bicentennial this year with exhibits, educational opportunities, workshops, presentations, statewide initiatives and plenty of family activities. Want to volunteer? Check out for all of the details as well as an updated list of events and ways to participate.