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03.10 20140

Black Sheep in Harpersville, AL

Have you checked out this new shop in Harpersville? Black Sheep Antiques is located on 231 S just before you get to Highway 280 on the right. Black Sheep Hours The proprietors, Barbara and Sonny Adkins, are a creative couple who took an eyesore of a building and turned it into something very special. Next time you are out for a Sunday drive during this beautiful fall season, stop by and take a look. DSC05955 Barbara's attention to detail is amazing. Look at this guy, all ready for Halloween! Skeleton in Rocker There are lots of unique, one-of-a-kind items throughout. DSC05950   The arrangement of merchandise makes great use of space with lots of visual detail to please the eyes. DSC05954   We need more of this popping up around!! DSC05952

Stop by the next time you're in the area, and tell them Renee of Lilly Designs: A Design Resource in Pell City sent you!

    Black Sheep
    Proprietors: Barbara and Sonny Adkins
    39509 Highway 25
    Harpersville Al 35078
 

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03.07 20130

4th of July at Morgan Creek Vineyards

Alabama has some really fun places to visit, especially during summer. Alabama is at its best when the sun is shining, the berries are ready to pick, and the bees are buzzing about. If you have some time and are looking for something fun to do, I recommend checking out Morgan Creek Winery in Harpersville. morgan creek winery   Best of all, they're open for the 4th of July, and their website says they're going to be doing it up in style: BBQ, fireworks, live music, wine tours, and wine tastings to celebrate the holiday! Stuart McNair will be performing solo from 5 PM to 6PM tomorrow. , bringing guests an irresistible sound of Folk, Country, Bluegrass, and Louisiana traditions for a joyous live show. Follow the link for McNair's music to get a preview of what you can expect tomorrow.  

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Even if you've already got plans for the 4th, there's plenty of reason to visit Morgan Creek Winery at ano don't go out tomorrow, there are a lot of fun things to do at Morgan Creek Winery on other days. The lady that answered the phone said that blueberries have been in season for about two weeks, and should be good for picking for about four more. Picking your own is $12/gallon or $7/half-gallon.

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gallon buckets of blueberries

There are wine tastings and tours, and in the fall there's a Grape Stomp. The wines they offer are unique, including muscadine, peach and blueberry varietals: Cahaba White, Noble, Vulcan Red, Red Mountain Red, Magnolia, Blush, Carlos, Regal Red, Blueberry and Peach wines. Try them out and bring home your favorite for your own use or entertaining guests. You'll be supporting a great family local business, too.  You'll be glad you visited.

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No matter how you spend the day, I hope you and yours have a Happy 4th of July! Be safe out there!

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