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News & Events

Fall Family Festival Coming October 28

Date: 10/12/2017

Make sure you bring the entire family down to Russell Crossroads for a morning filled with FUN! The Fall Family Festival is also a learning experience. We will have our working grist mill and a blacksmith in the Blacksmith Shop. So, make plans to be there! Yes, there is a charge, but it’s only $25 per family.

Eat, Drink and be Scary at Willow Glynn Open House

Date: 10/12/2017

Two freshly completed lake homes in Willow Glynn will provide the setting for their spook-a-licous unveiling. Constructed by one of Russell Lands On Lake Martin’s most prolific builders, Bob Harris of RLH Construction, “The Abby” and the “Riverside Cottage” will be open for your personal inspection. Chef Chris Doggett of Willow Point Golf & Country Club will be creating tasty bites and refreshments. Perhaps one of these b00-tiful new lake homes will cast a spell on you, and you’ll make it your own.

New and improved Fall Family Festival October 28

Date: 9/28/2017

The Russell Lands Fall Family Festival will be here before we know it, and it promises to be bigger and better this year! As always, the event’s focus is on the kids! With that in mind, we will open up the Pumpkin Patch, and have pumpkin carving and decorating, a real firetruck for the kids to climb in and on, horseback rides and, of course, arts and crafts. This year, we are adding a few new things!

Russell Do it Center presents wildcat carving to BRHS

Date: 9/28/2017

To show our support for the pivotal role that education and high school athletics play in our local community, Russell Do it Center commissioned Corey Worden of Beneath the Bark Chainsaw Carvings to carve something for us that we hope will be a symbol of our continued support for Benjamin Russell High School for years to come.

Great music, great food make a great Sunday afternoon

Date: 9/14/2017

Music on the Deck is back for one more weekend at Kowaliga Restaurant! Join the Kowaliga gang as we welcome River Dan from 4:30–7:30. Stop by early and grab a table. Chef Ban’s got the food, River Dan will bring the tunes, you bring your friends. Let’s celebrate another summer weekend and a fun-filled Sunday afternoon at Kowaliga. There’s no better “dining with a view” on Lake Martin!

Friday evening fun with live music and Naturalist Marianne

Date: 9/14/2017

The forecast is calling for a beautiful evening at Russell Crossroads this Friday. What better way to unwind after a busy week than to take in a wildlife presentation with Naturalist Marianne Hudson and kick back in the cool grass of the Town Green with Jonathan Bloom? Come relax and enjoy!

Call for artists: Holiday Bazaar during Christmas at Crossroads

Date: 9/07/2017

The fifth annual Holiday Bazaar art market will be held November 24 at Russell Crossroads. This event on the Town Green features local artisans from Lake Martin and the surrounding area exhibiting original works in jewelry, reclaimed wood décor, paintings, photography, candles, soaps, and much more. Holding the this year’s Holiday Bazaar on the Town Green will concentrate all of the festivities in one location for maximum traffic.

Plenty to do at the lake this Labor Day Weekend!

Date: 8/31/2017

The forecast is shaping up nicely for a gorgeous holiday weekend on Lake Martin. Where else can you find the best of summer and football at the same time? There are lots of fun things going on at Russell Lands On Lake Martin—so much so you might have to juggle to fit them all in.

Get a little taste of our Labor Day Weekend Concert [VIDEOS]

Date: 8/31/2017

It’s here! The Labor Day Weekend Concert at The AMP is this Sunday, September 3. For just a $10 ticket you can hear some of the best country music ever on one stage. And the really cool thing is they are all have Alabama Roots. Here, we thought we’d whet your appetite for a couple of our featured artists—Ashton Shepherd and James Otto. Turn it up and enjoy!