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Tourism Tacky Sweater Day

December 14, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm | Free Admission

It’s about to get U G L Y!
Florence/Lauderdale Tourism will celebrate their Tourism Tacky Sweater Day December 14 from 10 AM – 4 PM at the Visitor Center located in McFarland Park. Visitors and local residents are encouraged to stop by wearing their ugliest Christmas attire and enjoy refreshments, special treats and register for prizes. Photos will be posted on the Visit Florence, AL Facebook page for voting on the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place for the ugliest sweater. Voting will take place December 18-20. Winners will be announced on the 21st! Prizes will vary from Gift Certificates to Attraction Passes.

During the event, local historians, Carolyn Barske Crawford and Brian Murphy will have a book signing beginning at 12 PM. During the presentation of their newly released book, “The Tennessee River and Northwest Alabama,” Crawford and Murphy will discuss their research process and highlight some of the images from the book.

Following the book signing, the Tennessee Valley Strummers will be playing folk dulcimer music in the Gallery on from 2 to 4 p.m.

Please join us for a day full of fun, prizes, food and tackiness!


December 14, 2018
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Free Admission


Florence-Lauderdale Tourism & Visitor’s Center
200 Jim Spain Dr
Florence, AL 35630 United States
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