The Calico Cove

Jodie Justice of Guntersville has opened the Calico Cove, a quilting venue, in the Kennamer Cove area of Grant Mountain and Woodville. Jodie said opening the Calico Cove cottage is a dream come true. Jodie has been quilting for 20 years and have always wanted to be in the industry in some capacity. She opened the Calico Cove cottage in February 2021. She said “God opened up the perfect opportunity when this cottage became available for us to renovate into a quilting retreat! We want this place to be a respite from the world for everyone who enters. For you to be refreshed and free from the pull of work. We want you to be able to create and rejuvenate! That is our mission.”

Jodie said the Calico Cove cottage was created for quilters in mind, but it is also a great retreat get-away for other small groups. It’s a place where people can have quilting parties or even beginner quilting classes. Jodie said, it’s also a perfect venue to have other arts and crafts retreats like knitting and painting. Jodie has held bible study classes there too. The Calico Cove cottage is also the perfect quiet place to have your one-day small business retreat. They have totally renovated the house and it is a fully functional house with a kitchen with all the cooking items to cook meals and a laundry room. It sleeps 6 people for overnight stays and can host up to 10 people for day classes and conferences. They even have a small quilting shop for things you may have forgotten

For more information, Jodie said to visit their web site at or contact her at 256-677-8212. The Calico Cove address is 621 Kennamer Cove Rd, Woodville, AL 35776.

Bluegrass on the Mountain

Dove Creek Farm will be hosting their annual Bluegrass on the Mountain 2021 music festival on May 8 from 3 p.m. until 8 p,m. Some of the musicians will be Southern Reign Bluegrass Band, Backwoods Revival, and Barefoot Nellie & Co. The admission is $10, gates open at 2 p.m. There will be food trucks and arts and craft vendors. The address of Dove Creek Farm is 169 Horseshoe Bend, Scottsboro, AL 35769. 

Dan Robinson 5K 

The annual Dan Robinson Memorial 5K Run/Walk will be held on Saturday, May 1, Visit the web site for more information and to register.

Grant Library 

The popular on-demand film streaming service HOOPLA DIGITAL is now available for free at Grant Public Library. All library card holders can access over 950,000 titles (audiobooks, eBooks, comics, movies and TV). Content can be streamed from any computer, television, mobile device or platform by downloading the hoopla digital app for iOS, Android, AppleTV, Chromecast or Roku. Have your library card ready and visit the library's website to sign up.

The Grant Library is open to the public on the following days and times:

Tuesdays, Thursday, Friday 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Wednesday and Saturday 9 a.m-noon

The library is open for curbside only on Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday 4 p.m.-5 p.m.; Wednesday and Saturday noon-1 p.m.

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