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Greased Pigs, Frogs and a Rodeo Take Center Stage at Eva Frontier Days 

Decatur, Ala. – Located off of Interstate 65 in North Alabama, the town of Eva comes together each year in September to serve up a week of old-fashioned fun and games. Set for September 17-25, 2021, the  Eva Frontier Days feature a greased pig chase, a frog jumping contest, a parade, antique tractors, a hayride, and much more, providing several days of wholesome entertainment for all ages.  

A rodeo gets the weeklong celebration going at Frost Farms located at 1718 Frost Road. The family-friendly event will be held Sept.17th and 18th at 7 p.m. at Frost Farms located at 1718 Frost Road.

The Eva Frontier Days Beauty Pageant takes place at 10 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 18th at Charlie's Vineyard at Frost Farm located at 1684 Frost Road. A hayride is set for 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 21st with the route beginning at the Eva Saddle Club Arena located at 1718 Frost Road. Cost is $1 per person and includes a free hotdog and drink at the end of the ride. Westside Baptist Church will host an old-fashioned hymnbook singing on Thursday, Sept. 23rd at 7 p.m. The agenda for Friday, Sept. 24th consists of music on the square at 6 p.m. Slated to perform under the entertainment tent is Southern Way and admission is free. 

The big day gets underway on Saturday, Sept. 25th beginning at 9 a.m. with an arts and craft show, food vendors and an antique tractor and car show. Additional activities include a parade at 11 a.m., live entertainment at 12:30 and 2 p.m. featuring David Davis and the Warrior River Boys and a pig-calling contest at 3 p.m. The day wraps up at the ball fields with the frog-jumping contest at 4 p.m. followed by the greased pig chase at 5 p.m.  

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About Alabama Mountain Lakes Tourist Association (AMLA)
AMLA is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the promotion and development of the travel industry within the 16 northernmost counties of the state.  It is supported by 500-plus members consisting of chambers of commerce, Convention & Visitors Bureaus, attractions, campgrounds, festivals, communities, counties, golf courses, restaurants, tour operators, accommodations, vendors, financial institutions and individuals.  Counties included within the AMLA region are Blount, Cherokee, Colbert, Cullman, DeKalb, Etowah, Franklin, Jackson, Lauderdale, Lawrence, Limestone, Madison, Marion, Marshall, Morgan and Winston. Additional information on North Alabama destinations, accommodations and special events is available from by calling 800.648.5381 or by visiting