Event Calendar



Event  Price  Time 
June 3 Photographing Your Art - Workshop with Hank Siegel   $60   9am -    1pm
June 10 

Painting Workshop with Alyssa Koch  Pallete Knife Minimalist Landscape 

$100  9am - 3pm  
June 10 

Alabama Rhythm, Blues & Soul Month 

Russell Gulley - The Muscle Shoals Experience 

 $15 7:30 pm
June 17 

Alabama Rhythm, Blues & Soul Month 

Diedra Ruff Alabama Blues Queen


7:30 pm

June 23 

Liberty Day Gallery Opening 

Art as History Juried Exhibit 

Free  6:00 - 8:00 pm 
June 26 - July 1

Missoula Children's Theater Camp 

The Tortoise and the Hare 

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July 15  4th Annual Shelby County Shindig BBQ Cookoff and Blues  $10  1:00 to 7:00 pm 
July 17 - July 21 

Fine Arts Camp I - Ages 6-8 

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$125 8am-Noon

July 24 - July 28 

 Fine Arts Camp II - Ages 9-12 

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 8am-  2pm

 August 12   An Evening with Sean Dietrich:  Sean of the South   $20   7:30 pm 


Items in BLUE are available online. Click to purchase tickets. 


June in the Black Box Theater 

Alabama Blues, Rock and Soul Month

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”Muscle Shoals Night” featuring  Russell Gulley and the Jackson Highway Band. The Jackson Highway Band, named after the iconic studio in the Shoals. A night of original music and old soul classics, mixed with some story telling from this group of veteran musicians.  Tickets are $15. Your ticket includes a complimentary beverage reception/ doors open at 7pm.

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“ The Alabama Blues Queen” Diedra Ruff and the Ruff Pro Band. This award winning band has played its brand of blues literally all over the world. Diedra and her husband Keithen will knock your socks off with their passionate performance. If you like a little Alabama soul in your music, you won’t be disappointed. Tickets are $15. Your ticket includes a complimentary beverage reception/ doors open at 7pm.

DieDra has an amazing range. She has been put in the category of Anita Baker with her silky smooth approach to slow jams,  Patti Labelle  with her vocal techniques and Aretha Franklin with her gospel background. Never wanting to be compared to anyone and establishing her own sound, DieDra has gotten the title “The Blues Diva”

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                     Performances sponsored in part by:  

Founded in 2005, The Shelby County Arts Council is incorporated as a functioning 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization.  The mission is to support, nurture, and promote the arts and cultural opportunities in Shelby County, Alabama.   Offerings include gallery exhibits, stage performances and classroom instruction in drawing, painting, pottery and music.