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MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) -

The Alabama Department of Tourism has released its tops 10 events for 2014.

Events will be ranging from the grand opening of the Museum of Alabama in Montgomery to the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Horseshoe Bend and the restoration of the 100-year-old Lyric Theatre in Birmingham.

The State Tourism Department selects the top ten events based upon significant anniversaries and the uniqueness of the event.

These are the top ten events to look out for this year in chronological order:

  • Eagle Watch Weekends at Lake Guntersville State Park
  • Mardi Gras in Mobile
  • The Grand opening of the Museum of Fine Arts in Montgomery
  • Bassmaster Classic in Birmingham and Guntersville
  • Alabama  Music Hall of Fame induction banquet in Florence
  • The 200th anniversary of the Battle of Horseshoe Bend in Daviston
  • 25th season of "To Kill A Mockingbird" play in Monroeville
  • National Shrimp Festival in Gulf Shores
  • Alabama Bass Trail  Championship in Jasper
  • Lyric Theatre Reopening in Birmingham

The Alabama Vacation Guide and Calendar of Events for 2014 not only contains more than 1,400 events tourism's but also colorful photos, feature articles and a city-by-city listing of attractions and accommodations.

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