Football fever hits Montgomery, plus late night food and music

In case you hadn’t guessed, football is pretty popular around Montgomery, and we’ve got a lot of ways to celebrate it. Get a jump on Labor Day, too, with The 10 for Aug. 29-Sept. 4, 2022.

ASU Labor Day Classic Week

College football fans: We’ve got Miles College coming to Montgomery to face Alabama State University on Saturday. Beyond that, there’s a huge week leading up to it at ASU:

  • Monday: SGA Inauguration, 11 am
  • Tuesday: Bama State Spirit 101 — All about that Ole Bama State Spirit, 6-8 pm
  • Wednesday: Fried Chicken Wednesday Cafe Mixer, 11 am -1 pm
  • Thursday: 37th Biennial NAA Convention (*Registered Alumni Only Event), 9 am to 1 pm, J. Garrick Hardy Student Center; a HBCU Panel (Student Event), 1 pm, Abernathy Education Building, J. Garrick Hardy Center; Pep Rally, 5:30 p.m., the Acadome Parking Lot
  • Friday: NAA Golf Tournament 9 am at RTJ Prattville; It’s A Vibe Party (Student Event), 12:30 to 2:30 pm, J. Garrick Hardy Amphitheater; President’s Gala: A Benefit for ASU, 7 p.m. , Renaissance Montgomery, featuring Grammy-nominated singer Raheem DeVaughn. Proceeds to benefit strategic and student-focused initiatives of ASU.
  • Saturday: Pre-Game Block Party featuring live entertainment on the STING STAGE, Noon to 4 pm, Harris Way; the Hornet Walk, featuring the ASU Football Team and the Mighty Marching Hornets Band, 2:30 to 3:15 pm at Harris Way; and the Labor Annual Day Classic Football Game, 5 pm, ASU Stadium. Tickets may be purchased by online at
  • This game is part of Montgomery’s HBCU Classic Weekend. Learn more online at

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