loveliest village

telling the story of community

What We Do

Simply put...we tell stories. We articulate the pulse of the Lee County, AL community. We provide a bird's eye view. We keep you informed. We give you voice.

        ON THE TOWN
   @ Cotten Seed Studios Event

A Night Under The Stars



Tuskegee Institute | May 18

Bring your telescopes and binoculars and join our stargazing party as we view learn how the Tuskegee Airmen used astronomy as part of their pilot training.

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A Mother Pins

FOR OUR MOM PINTEREST LOVERS


Beginning in May, one of our lead curators, Bekah Turner-Goff, will be dishing on some of her favorite stylings, products, reads, inspiraitons and more - all from the Mom perspective! You a mom? Love Pinterest?



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Beautiful Little Happenings

OPELIKA POTTERY


Earlier this year, we just so happened to walk into the Opelika Rec Center with no expectations. We found a group of beautiful people having some very peaceful fun!



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"I really like the Loveliest Village website! Something cool for the East Alabama community. Check it out!"

The Craft of Craft

THE LOVELIEST BREWS AROUND


Marc Goff, our curator and genuine fan of Craft Beer, stopped into the Overall Company to have a "crafty" chat with Jay Pritchard about what they have to offer local beer lovers.



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        ON THE TOWN
   Bell+Brag : Alabama Calls Exhibit

One Big Question

JEREMY BOYKIN & JACQUELYN BENNET


Our curators ran into this lovely couple at Books-A-Million in Tigertown & asked them about living in the "Loveliest Village." Listen to what they had to say!




Loveliest Escapes

TOWN CREEK PARK


Every now and then you just need a place to escape. We happen to think our beautiful town is full of these random little pockets of relaxation. Here's one that Bekah recently visited.



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Kate Asbury Larkin

GETTING TO KNOW OUR LOCALS


A community website like ours could not go without featuring someone like Kate. She has a fabulous spirit and a genuine love for the "Loveliest Village!" And no matter what she says...she DOES know everybody!



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LV Taste Review

ZAZU GASTRO PUB


We want LoveliestVillage.com to be a place where you can get the good word on all things "foodie" in the area. Here's a recent review of a stop in at ZAZU Gastropub in Auburn.



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A Letter From Marc

LEAD CURATOR


Marc Goff (Lead Curator) :

"...That's why I'm involved in this project. I want to be a part of shaping while maintaining the character of this town as it grows."



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One Big Question

GLENN & APRIL GUNTER


Another cool couple we spotted while doing their shopping at Earth Fare! We stopped them to ask why the "Loveliest Village" is a fitting title for our town.




A THANKFUL GOODBYE

The Gnus Room


As far as local, truly cherished places in the community goes...it doesn't get much more authentic then the Gnus Room!



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Become An LV Curator

That's right! Any member of the Loveliest Village family can become a curator and submit stories & ideas for consideration. Contact us below!

Entrepreneurial Spirit

ADVICE & THOUGHTS WITH VERGE PIPE


We love tapping into the business & entreprenurial aspects of our community! Who best to help us do that than Don Crow from Verge Pipe Media!!? Here, he talks about how to rebound from failure.



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LV Taste Review

OZZIO'S BRICK OVEN PIZZA


Just so happen to be heading home when I caught a glance of this spot. So, I decided to pop in for a taste test!



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Yoga Minded

A DISCUSSION WITH PEACH DUMARS


There's so much knowledge and inspiration we can gain from listening to each other's stories. Our sit down with Peach Dumars of Yogafly is such a great example of that!



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Community

"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has."

Margaret Mead

FOOD CRITIC !

Hey, folks! If you're having a meal anywhere in the East Alabama area, TWEET us a picture at @LV_Village and tell us what you think. We'd love to hear/share your opinions! You'll be our very own LV Food Critic! Use the hashtag #lvcritic in your tweets!

SUBMIT YOUR EVENT

All we need are details! Send us the name, date, time, and other details of your event to events@loveliestvillage.com and we'll get it posted pending a review.

Spring Fever Fridays



Yogafly | May 3,10,17,24,71

Fresh Flow. All new playlists. Spring Fever Friday Samplers at Yogafly - every Friday in May!

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Auburn Opelika Air Show



AU Regional Airport | May 11 9-5PM

This will be a GREAT event for our area and it is a fundraiser for The Community Foundation of East Alabama.

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First Fridays



Downtown Opelika | May 3

The first Friday of every month is the perfect opportunity to come out and eat, shop and see everything Downtown Opelika has to offer!

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SONiA in Concert



Sundilla Acoustic Series | May 16

SONiA's musical style ranges from folk, bluegrass and blues to pop-rock and rap-like rhythms.

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Stuck Bus to DC



Cotton Seed Studios | May 17

Join Cotton Seed Studios on a tour to Washington, DC to meet up with the STUCK Tour and thousands of people from across the country.

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Menopause The Musical



EAST ALABAMA ARTS | May 11&12

Four women at a lingerie sale with nothing in common but a black lace bra AND memory loss, hot flashes, night sweats, not enough sex, too much sex and more!

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Sundown Concert Series



Town Creek Park | May 23

Join Martha's Trouble at Town Creek Park for an evening concert as the sun sets! Don't forget your coolers and lawn chairs!

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