Walks begin at 6:30 and 7 p.m. Tour guides tell ghost stories associated with homes and buildings in Athens. Covers about a mile and takes between 1 1/2 to 2 hours. Tickets are $5. Contact: 256-232-5411 or 256-867-1438.
Caregivers Night Out will be from 6-9 pm Friday at Isom's Chapel United Methodist Church, 16230 Mooresville, Road. Make reservations by calling RSVP Office at 256-232-7207 no later than noon Thursday.
The annual Bean Day fundraiser will be from 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Friday at First Baptist Church Family Life Center. Lunch includes white beans, slaw, cornbread, onions, drink and a homemade dessert for $6. Delivery available for 10 or more orders, but does not include a drink. Call 256-232-7199 or email email@example.com. More information: Jennifer Reece 256-233-6412 or Jennifer.firstname.lastname@example.org.
The 47th annual Tennessee Valley Old Time Fiddlers Convention is Friday and Saturday at Athens State University. Musical competitions at Founders Hall begin at 7 p.m. Friday and resume at 8:30 a.m. Saturday. Appearances by musical comedian Mike Snider at 4 and 6 p.m. Friday, and Gary Nichols and the SteelDrivers at 5 p.m. Saturday. Cost is $8 for Friday, $10 for Saturday or $15 for both days. Children ages 12 and under admitted free with parent. Tickets at the gate or in advance from ASU business office in Founders Hall at 300 N. Beaty St.
Ardmore Chili Cook-off
The Ardmore Center’s first Chili Cook-off is Friday at 25385 Main St. in Ardmore. Winning pot/recipe will be entered in the Giles County Chili Competition in Pulaski. Public can sample the chili for a $1 donation to Ardmore Center. Contact Genesis Healthcare at 931-292-0152 to enter the contest and for more information.
Alabama Veterans Museum & Archives Coffee Call will be from 8-9 a.m. Saturday. It will be sponsored by Rose and Grover Gardner and Champion Chevrolet. The museum is at 100 W. Pryor St., Athens.