The skilled staff at Lower Wetumpka Shotgun Sports Club presides over a safe thoroughfare for both seasoned shooters and green trigger fingers to hone precision aim. The club houses 12 shooting stations where guests can target earthen wildlife doppelgängers as they fly over two expansive landscapes. The 50 included sporting clays contribute ample ceramic prey, and two boxes of ammunition outfit shooters with appropriate launchibles. Prospective clay-shooting converts can rest assured that target presentations frequently vary, preventing frustrating shooting plateaus.
When falling out of a plane at 10,000 feet, experience counts. Skydive Tuskegee’s owner boast a wealth of that experience, as a former parachute regiment military officer and three-time world skydiving championship medalist. He and his staff adhere to the rigorous training requirements set forth by the United States Parachute Association, but they also make the experience fun. They often conduct tandem dives with beginners, the instructor controlling the freefall, chute deployment, and decent, while guests soak up the sunshine, wind, and gravity. They staff has led jumps out of planes and into their dropzone for 11 years, and to quote them, “We have never left anyone up there yet.”
Our farm is located in Millbrook AL where you can buy freshly picked fruit at our fruit stand or go out into the fields to pick your own pesticide-free blackberries and blueberries from June through the middle of July and pesticide-free muscadine and scuppernongs starting in mid-August.
Each fall, when the pumpkins are plump and the corn grows high, Dream Field Farms and Pumpkin Patch welcomes the public to its acres of family-friendly fun. Wander through the pumpkin patch to find the perfect canvas for carving a jack-o-lantern or place bets on the fastest looking piglet during high-stakes pig races. Elsewhere, a cow train chugs along toting passengers as little ones converse with farm animals inside the barn.
Gymboree offers a bevy of baby-engaging classes in which parents and wee ones work together to build tots' creativity and encourage development through play. Weekly classes are available for every age from the freshly born sapling to the 5-years-young wise wanderer. This deal includes sports classes, school skills classes, and Gymboree's most popular class, Play & Learn. The month-long membership allows tots to take one class per week, with make-ups available during enrollment if a class is missed. This deal also includes unlimited attendance at Gymboree's open-gym sessions. Check the schedule to find the time that best suits you and your tyke.
Casting beams of solar qi on spiritual soils, yogis of all skill levels develop a healthy awareness of their bodies through controlled breathing practices during Sun Ray Yoga's Iyengar or Ayurveda classes. Certified instructor Becky McCune––who has 12 years experience teaching Iyengar classes—leads intrepid students through a flowing and athletic style of yoga that emphasizes proper form and body alignment. She also teaches a slower style of the class for those with specific body soreness or physical ailments. Ayurveda teacher Liz Campbell uses her experiences as a holistic nurse to help guide limbs into poses that relieve pain in the lower back caused by day-long wheel-barrow races. Both instructors teach a five-day schedule geared toward increasing flexibility, preventing injuries, and relieving tension.
Alabama Shakespeare Festival serves as the residence for 14 yearly productions penned by new and classic playwrights, as well as the eponymous Bard. The festival's current staging, Moonlight and Magnolias, encourages audience members to muse about what transpired on the set of Gone With the Wind. The high-speed comedy rips back the curtain on a revered cinematic masterpiece as the masters behind Scarlett and Rhett finagle their way to an award-winning screenplay. The theater itself also takes a starring role. The complex, constructed of more than one-million bricks, is set in a scenic 250-acre park featuring English-style grounds, a lake, and an authentic, invisible Loch Ness monster.