Check Out Leeds Happenings This Week:
There's a lot going on in historic Leeds, Alabama and we invite you to plug in. Be sure to check out our calendar this week. With plenty of opportunities right here for shopping, dining and entertainment, we're sure you will want to take advantage of what Leeds has to offer!
Leeds Cruising for Toys - a Cruise-In with a Cause
Don't miss Leeds Cruising for Toys - A Cruise-In with A Cause this Saturday with a full afternoon of festivities! As you can see from the attached event flyer, this special event will include the cruise-in for which we expect 200-400 automobiles to cruise into downtown Leeds, prizes, street vendors, food trucks, Christmas Open House and a Parade of Cars. Leeds High School Band will lead the Parade of Cars through downtown Leeds just prior to our annual Christmas Tree Lighting at the gazebo. The band and Leeds High School Chorus will then entertain everyone with Christmas music and Santa will be there to greet children for Selfies with Santa to top off the holiday evening. Let's make a difference in the lives of children this Christmas and have a great time in Leeds! Make sure to Drop off your unwrapped toys at the gift drop in front of The Pants Store and register for $500 Cash Giveaway. For each toy you bring, you'll get another chance to win. A special thank you to our sponsors: C & C Motor Company, Leeds Water Works Board, City of Leeds, Leeds Area Chamber of Commerce, Rails & Ales and Whataburger. Check out all of the event details, the complete schedule of the day's events, local business specials and a list of food trucks/street vendors at www.LeedsAreaChamber.com.
2021 Earl Street Christmas for Kids Sponsor
Leeds Outreach has 173 kids this year we need to have sponsored. We have 57 Angels left. If you are willing to sponsor a child, please fill out the attached document or email to Leeds Outreach. Many of the kids left are older since we raised our age to Seniors in high school. Thanks so much for supporting Leeds Outreach.
Workout Anytime Leeds Food Drive
This Thanksgiving we will be taking canned food donations for families in need from your community. Our Food Drive is going on now and will end on November 19th. Help us make a difference in someone's life!
More Info: https://www.facebook.com/WOATLeeds/
Thursday, November 11
Happy Veterans Day
Knights of Columbus Veterans Day Service
The patriotic Assembly of the Leeds Knights of Columbus is sponsoring a Veterans Day Service at the Leeds Memorial Park on November 11, 2021 at noon. All are welcome! Any individual, group or organization who may wish to lay a wreath or flowers, please contact: Alan Whaley at email@example.com or 205.335.2426 to obtain an order of presentation number.
Pop Culture Trivia | Mr Taco Truck 2 | Rails & Ales
Your team will have fun trying to answer fun questions about tv, music, movies, The Office, cartoons and more! Rock out to your favorite party music while answering fun questions. Prizes to the winning teams! More Info: www.railsandales.beer
Friday, November 12
Ribbon Cutting | The Wooden Anchor | 10 am
Join the Leeds Area Chamber of Commerce and the City of Leeds in a ribbon cutting with The Wooden Anchor - a brand new retailer at 8149 Parkway Drive. More Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/1082226439216433
Ribbon Cutting | Birmingham Bargains | 11 am
Join the Leeds Area Chamber of Commerce and the City of Leeds for a ribbon cutting with Birmingham Bargains - a brand new retailer at The Outlet Shops of Grand River in Suite 526 located at 6200 Grand River Boulevard East.
For more information, please contact Sandra McGuire at 205.699.5001 and read their press release at http://everyoneleeds.com/birmingham-bargains-grand-opening/.
Angel Tree Kick Off | The Shops Of Grand River
We are excited to announce that we are hosting the Salvation Army's Angel Tree this year! Join us for the Angel Tree Kick Off November 12th at 6pm under the atrium. Leeds High School Green Wave Band will kick off the celebration. This Christmas - Give Hope and Get Joy! Everyone who gets a tag will also be entered to win a $250.00 The Outlet SHops of Grand River Gift Card! More Info: https://shopsofgrandriver.com/angel-tree-kick-off/
Saturday, November 13
Cruising for Toys Cruise In Benefit 2pm | The Vendors below are participating and check out www.LeedsAreaChamber.com for food trucks & street vendors.
Also, make sure to drop off your unwrapped toys in front of The Pants Store and register for $500 CASH GIVEAWAY
Farmers Home Furniture Open until 7 pm
We will be serving hot chocolate from 2-7. We are offering our 30 month financing as well as 12 months same as cash. Also, if you open a new account you will receive 10% off on November 13th only and it only applies to Furniture. More Info: http://farmershomefurniture.com/
Little Cahaba Chocolates | Mum & Me Mercantile
Little Cahaba Chocolates will be at Mum & Me Mercantile with their delicious handmade truffles. Mum will be open until 6 pm and will have some refreshments. Remember to bring a toy to donate to Charity this Saturday and to put your name in the drawing for $500 Cash! More Info: https://littlecahabachocolates.com/
The Wooden Anchor Christmas Open House | 10a-6p
The first 25 people (1 per family) will receive a swag bag filled with Christmas treats and discounts. Door prizes will be given away. Check out this brand new retailer who just opened at 8149 Parkway Drive. They have some beautiful merchandise.
Learn more at: https://www.facebook.com/rutbunchwoodenanchor
Cruise-in for Toys | Stoked on Smoke BBQ | Todd Simpson | Rails & Ales
This Saturday we open at 1 for the Cruising for Toys Cruise-in benefit. Stoked on Smoke BBQ will be here 2-9. Live music with Todd Simpson Band 7-11 pm.
Birmingham Bargains Grand Opening | November 13 | The Shops Of Grand River
Help us welcome this business to Leeds, Alabama. Their grand opening and Christmas Open House this Saturday from 11-7. Besides their everyday low prices, they will have incredible deals all day long for their grand opening celebration. For more information about this new retailer in Suite 526 at The Outlet Shops of Grand River, please see their press release at http://everyoneleeds.com/birmingham-bargains-grand-opening/.
Sunday, November 14
Tuesday, November 16
Young Professionals Friendsgiving Party - Rails & Ales | 5-9 pm
Do you love good food, friends and like to network? Are you in the 21-45 age range? Then November 16th, 6pm at Rails and Ales is the place to be! Join the YP Leeds areafor our November monthly social. FRIENDSGIVING! Bring a dish, a fun friend, grab a beer and network! We hope to see you there! www.YPLeedsArea.com
Wednesday, November 17
Thursday, November 18
Breakfast for the Brave - Eden Westside Baptist Church River Campus
November 18 Breakfast for the Brave for first responders. Come for a free breakfast and fellowship beginning at 9 am. More Info: https://edenwestside.org/
Leeds Area Chamber of Commerce Luncheon | NOVEMBER 18
RSVP Now for Leeds Area Chamber of Commerce Luncheon for a great lunch and a great speaker. This event is at 11:45 am. on the third Thursday of each month at First Baptist Church Leeds located at 7481 Parkway Drive, Leeds. More Info: www.LeedsAreaChamber.com
Iron City Wranglers Social | November 18
Iron City Wranglers are coming to The Backyard! Come check out their rigs, have a brew, meet the crew and learn more about the awesome things they are doing in the community. The fun starts at 4pm, raffle prize giveaway at 6pm and if you want to hang out later, grab a ticket to watch a movie at the Grand River Drive-In. You can find them here every third Thursday of the month.
Leeds vs Pleasant Grove | HS Football Playoffs [LIVE]
Game broadcast in progress ➥➥ https://bit.ly/3bYwmH0 Greenwave - Spartans The Pleasant Grove (AL) varsity football team has a home non-conference game vs. Leeds (AL) on Friday, November 12 @ 7p. This game is a part of the "2021 AHSAA Football Playoffs - 5A 2021 Football Playoff Bracket" tournament. Supports by: NFHS Network , Maxpreps And CBS Broadcasting Inc Thanks for watching. More Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/596851308035616/
Ground Breaking Ceremony & Salute to Veterans Held
Tri-County Veterans Support ceremonial groundbreaking and a salute to Veterans was held on Tuesday, November 9 at The Moton Community Center.
At the Movies
November 12-14 | BOX OFFICE OPENS AT 5:00 pm
- screen 1: 1) Eternals 7:00 pm | 2) Venom 2: Let There Be Carnage 9:52 pm
- screen 2: 1) Clifford the Big Red Dog 7:00 pm | 2) Ron’s Gone Wrong 8:51 pm
- screen 3: 1) Last Night in Soho 7:00 pm | 2) Halloween Kills 9:01 pm
- screen 4: 1) Antlers 7:00 pm | 2) Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings 8:55 pm
More Info: https://www.grandriverdrive-in.com/
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