2017 Lake Martin Events & Happenings

Friday on the Green - June 30

Friday On The Green with Britt Johnson - what a great way to kick off the weekend before the 4th of July. Town Green at Russell Crossroads - starts around 6:30 and wraps up around 8:30.

Yoga on the Green - July 1

Join the yoga group every Saturday morning on The Green at Russell Crossroads. 7:00am.  Bring your mat and lots of water.


Pancake Breakfast - July 1

Russell Crossroads Community Garden Club is holding their famous Pancake Breakfast. Saturday morning 8am – 10am.  This year it will be at the Artist Cabin.

Arti Gras at Russell Crossroads - July 1 andJuly 2

The sixth annual Arti Gras at Russell Crossroads will be held Saturday, July 1st, and Sunday, July 2nd on the Town Green. Artisans and patrons from all over gather for this vast annual display of handmade goods. Artisans feature everything from jewelry, soaps, paintings, pottery, woodwork, lotions, furniture, and much more!

Wellborn Musclecar Museum - Downtown Alexander City

Open every Saturday from 10am - 4pm. The museum is devoted to the great American automobiles of the1960's and 1970's, showcasing classics such as the Charger, the Roadrunner, and the Superbee, as well as the nation's
largest High Performance Dodge collection. A must see!!



Memorial Weekend

at Lake Martin



Copper’s Grill has four great nights of music, food, and family fun at its best, all Memorial Day weekend!! The All Star Jam Band featuring Trey Foshee and Sid Phelps will start the weekend off on Thursday night from 7 to 10 PM. Blackberry Breeze will kick off Friday night from 7:30 to 10:30 PM. On Saturday, Winston Ramble will play from 7:30 to 10:30 PM. Finally, Sunday night the Sid Phelps Band is playing from 7:30 to 10:30 PM. Like them on Facebook! https://www.facebook.com/Coppers-Grill-at-Stillwaters-643002489136049/

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RXR Fest at Russell Crossroads May 26-28

The fourth annual RXR Fest has the best lineup of bands yet! You will not want to miss a single note! Grab all of your friends from town, country, or the lake and gather on the Town Green at Russell Crossroads for a great time and some excellent music.  Music each night at 6pm and wrap it all up about 10pm. more info visit russlllandsonlakemartin.com


Chucks Marina

Chuck’s Marina is wide open this Memorial Day weekend! Friday, Saturday and Sunday, May 26 to 28th, Chuckwalla’s will open with a full menu from 11 AM to 9PM. Monday, May 29, will feature special holiday hours from 11 AM to 7 PM.  On Friday, the Rachel Wilson Band will be playing from 7:30 to 10:30 PM. Saturday, Blane Rudd plays from 7:30 to 10:30 PM.  River Dan will be playing Sunday from 6 until 9 PM. Like them on Facebook!

Art on the Lake

This annual art show at Children's Harbor on Lake Martin showcases the works of artist from throughout the Southwest.  Canvas, jewelry, pottery and sculpture are available for purchase with portions of proceeds benefiting Children's Harbor.

tarzan boat

Catch the Tarzan Boat this weekend at The Landing at Parker Creek. It will be available Saturday, Sunday and Monday. Fun for all!

Naturalist Presentations

Saturday, May 27, 12pm AND 1pm

Celebrate Memorial Day Weekend by learning about our national symbol! Two of Auburn University’s popular eagles will visit the Naturalist’s Cabin at both 12:00pm and 1:00pm on Saturday, May 27. Choose either presentation time for the perfect opportunity to view both the Bald Eagle and the Golden Eagle up close and learn about the fascinating natural history of these two species. We will discuss the populations of these birds in Alabama, including the dramatic recovery of the Bald Eagle and the recent research on Alabama’s Golden Eagles. The amazing power, speed and strength of these birds will be highlighted, and we will also discuss how they are trained for their stadium flights. This is an excellent photo opportunity! WAR EAGLE! No charge – everyone is welcome! If you have questions for Marianne, she can be contacted at 256.496.2710.

Yoga on the Green

7:00amSaturday morning kick your day off right.  Class starts at 7:00 at The Green at Russell Crossroads.  Classes are designed so that everyone can participate.  For more info visit russelllandsonlakemartin.com

The Landings at Parker Creek

Open all weekend for food and fun.  May 27th they will have live music by the M80's, starting at 6:00pm!

Don't forget this is home of the Tarzan Boat and it will be docked there all weekend.  For more info visit them at thelandingatparkercreek.com

Lake Martin Church Services

Click here to see this weekend and the complete summer schedules for Church in the Pines, Living Waters, and New Water.  Complete List

JUNE 2017

Lake Martin has an incredible line-up for the month of June.  Enjoy your days on the lake and be safe.

Lake Martin Young Professionals


Join LMYP (Lake Martin Young Professionals) every first Thursday in Downtown Alexander City at Strand Park.  Always great entertainment and laid back fun for the whole family.

Intro to Sailing - June 3

A free class for anyone interested in learning to sail. Dixie Sailing Club is offering a class for beginners to learn the basics.  More info. 334.324.9383


Mamie's Place Library - June 5

The children's library in Alex City kicks off their community summer reading program "Build a Better World". For more info. 256.329.6796


Lake Martin Resource Assoc. - June 3

LMRA's annual meeting will be held9:00 am at the Harbor House at Children's Harbor. Great line-up of speakers.  Stop by and learn more about the group that does the most for Lake Martin.


Barbara Yates Dance Studio -  June 3

Barbara Yates Dance Studios presents their annual recital.  "The Beat Goes On".  Shows at 2pm & 7pm!! BRHS Auditorium. Free and Open to Public.

Wake Board/Wake Surf Clinic - June 5

Team Russell Marine Pro riders will instruct a half day clinic. 8:00am-11:00am at Kowaliga Marina. For details visit. russellmarine.net

Lake Martin Discover the Stars

Discover the Stars - Saturday, June 3

Limited Space. Reservations Required.  The Space and Science Center at Columbus State University and Springhouse Restaurant will treat you to a night under the stars.  Tickets $60 each.  Call 256.397.1019


Kowaliga Restaurant - June 4

Kowaliga Restaurant is the place to be for Mudbugs and Music 4:30pm-7:30pm.  Great way to round up your weekend on Lake Martin.

Ambush Lake Martin - June 8

Auburn football head coach Gus Malzahn and Aubie make an exclusive appearance at 6:00pm at Willow Point.  Reservations required.

27th Annual Jazz Fest!

27th Annual Jazz Fest - Friday, June 9 - Downtown Alex City, Strand Park

The 27th annual Jazz Fest kicks off in downtown Alex City.  Tonight's line-up is Delta Rae, Randall Bramblett and Sofia Goodman Band. 

27th Annual Jazz Fest - Saturday, June 10 - The Amp on Lake Martin

Another great group of bands promises to entertain!  Tonight listen to Paul Thorn, The Stooges Brass Band and Shadowood.  Come one, come all.

Lil' Calypso Art Festival - June 10

Chuck's Marina is host to one of the best art festivals of the year.  10am - 4pm see more than 40 great artist, enjoy, great music and the lake's best pizza.

Downtown After Dark - June 15

Downtown Alexander City comes to life after dark. The sidewalks will be filled with local artist and participating shops will be open till 7pm.

Kowaliga Restaurant - June 18

Always a nice time had by all on the deck at Kowaliga. Live music on Sunday afternoons makes it an even better time. And we love Maggie Renfroe.

Lake Martin Wave Yoga on the Green

Yoga on the Green - June 24

Every Saturday at 7:00am join the community yoga class at Russell Crossroads.  From beginners and beyond will enjoy these classes.

Lake Martin Wave Country Living Magazine

Lake House of the Year Tours - Starts June 26

Country Living magazine’s first-ever Lake House of the Year is a Russell Cabin! Tours Run from June 26 - July 9th. Click here for details and a peek inside.

MainStreet Farmer's Market - June 10

Every Saturday starting today peruse the farmers market downtown Alex City.  Now located next to the First Baptist Church.  All local Farmers. 7am - 11am.

Lake Martin Area Rodeo - June 16-17

Annual rodeo at the Charles Bailey Sportsplex in Alex City.  Gates open daily at 5pm and shows start at 7pm. For info call 256.596.0645

8th Annual Wine and Words - June 23

Chuck's Marina host their 8th Annual Wine and Words on Saturday,  June 23 at 6:00pm.  Click here to see more details.

Lake Martin Wave Naturalist Marianne

Guided Nature Tour- June 24

Meet Russell Land's Naturalist Ms. Marianne at the Willow Point Trailhead @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm. Need comfortable hiking shoes and lots of water.

Lake Martin Wave Sid Phelps

Sid Phelps at Chuck's Marina - June 30

Always a nice crowd on the deck at Chuck's .  Sid Phelps will be on stage at Chuck's Marina starting at 7:00pm.  Bring your friends and have a pizza too.

Sunday Night Suppers - June 11

Call Springhouse Restaurant to reserve your space for a one-seating dinner service.  Every Sunday.  Reservations required. 6pm cocktails. 6:30 dinner.

Slalom Clinic & Water Ski Tournament-June 16-17

Kowaliga Marina sponsored and run exclusively by Ski Nautique. A long tradition at Lake Martin.  Details at russellmarine.net

 Friday On The Green - June 23

Friday On The Green at Russell Crossroads
June 23 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm you will be treated to the sounds of - Jilla and Kurt.  

Lake Martin Wave The Landing

Karaoke at The Landing - June 24

Every Saturday night the crowd gathers for Karaoke at The Landing at Parker Creek.  7:00pmJust good, clean fun for the whole family!

Lake Martin Wave Friday on the Green

Friday On The Green - June 30

Friday On The Green at Russell Crossroads
June 30 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm make your way out to the Green to hear Britt Johnson.