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Ryan’s Top 10: September 2021 Events in Auburn and Opelika

September 2021 Events in Auburn and Opelika

We’ve officially reached the month where summer turns into fall. A new season isn’t the only thing coming to town, though! In fact, Lee County has quite a few exciting happenings on the agenda. Check out some of the big September 2021 events in Auburn and Opelika below.

Auburn University Women’s Soccer Team vs. UAB, Sept. 2

  • What: Score one for fun! Enjoy a good game as the Auburn women’s soccer team faces off against the UAB Blazers. Fun fact: Everyone can attend for free!
  • Where: Auburn Soccer Complex, 392 S. Donahue Drive
  • When: 6:30 p.m.
  • Website: Click here

Football, Fans and Feathers, Sept. 3, 10, and 24

  • What: War Eagle! Watch as trained birds soar across the sky in this spectacular show from the Southeastern Raptor Center. Get your tickets for $8 per person. Children aged 3 and younger can attend for free.
  • Where: Southeastern Raptor Center, 1350 Pratt-Carden Drive, Auburn
  • When: 4 to 5 p.m.
  • Website: Click here

September Community Day, Sept. 4

  • What: Did someone say “free breakfast”? They did! Not to mention, this event also features tips on growing seeds and transplanting plants. Feed your stomach and your mind at the same time when you attend this Community Day.
  • Where: Community Garden at Auburn University, West Samford Avenue
  • When: 9 to 11 a.m.
  • Website: Click here

Nature Art Series: Tree Magic, Sept. 11

  • What: You can make your own piece of unique fall décor at this workshop! Tickets cost $20. They include instruction and all the supplies you need to create a painting or collage of a tree.
  • Where: Kreher Preserve and Nature Center, 2222 N. College St., Auburn
  • When: 9 to 11 a.m.
  • Website: Click here

Chewacla Cha Cha Trail Race 5K/10K, Sept. 12

  • What: Will you run a 5K? Or a 10K? No matter which you choose, you’ll love the scenery at Chewacla State Park. Sign up soon for this race benefiting MercyMed.
  • Where: Chewacla State Park, 124 Shell Toomer Pkwy, Auburn
  • When: 8 to 11 a.m.
  • Website: Click here

Third Thursday Poetry Series, Sept. 16

  • What: Onto another amazing offering on our list of September 2021 events in Auburn and Opelika: a poetry reading! You can listen to Chad Davidson’s poetry at this free event.
  • Where: Pebble Hill, 101 Debardeleben St., Auburn
  • When: 6:30 p.m.
  • Website: Click here

Candi Staton, Sep. 18

  • What: Grammy-award-nominated soul singer Candi Staton will take the stage at the Gogue Performing Arts Center for a show you can’t miss! Order your tickets while you can!
  • Where: Jay and Susie Gogue Performing Arts Center, 910 S College St., Auburn
  • When: 7:30 to 10 p.m.
  • Website: Click here

Rising Gardens Community Market, Sept. 19

  • What: Come for the fresh fruit and veggies. Stay for the live music and drum circles! Buying local never looked so cool.
  • Where: Auburn Montessori School, 231 East Drake Ave.
  • When: 2 to 5 p.m.
  • Website: Click here

Sundown Concert Series, Sept. 23 and 30

  • What: Take in a good show as the sun sets at this free fan-favorite local event. It also features free inflatables, as well as concessions available for purchase. And finally—don’t forget to bring chairs or blankets, so you can jam along comfortably.
  • Where: Kiesel Park, 520 Chadwick Lane, Auburn
  • When: 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
  • Website: Click here

Good Luck with Whatever Tour from Dawes, Sept. 30

  • What: Next up on the Good Luck with Whatever Tour: Auburn, AL! Whether you’re a Dawes fan or you love folk rock, you’re in for a sensational show. It also features guest Erin Rae. Make sure to buy your tickets before they sell out!
  • Where: The Gogue Performing Arts Amphitheater, 901 S College St., Auburn
  • When: 7:30 p.m.
  • Website: Click here


A whole new month filled with possibilities. From soccer, to concerts, to poetry, you can turn over a new leaf—just in time for autumn. So, don’t forget to add these September 2021 events in Auburn and Opelika to your calendar.

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