Jack’s is expanding in the Birmingham metro area with its newest Bessemer location, located at 4941 Civic Lane. The restaurant will open at 5:00 a.m. on July 30 and give away free Jack’s breakfast for a month to the first 50 customers. The restaurant will host an evening Grand Opening Celebration from 5-7 p.m. July 30 where customers can enjoy interactive games to win Jack’s swag and enter a raffle to win prizes including 2 $50 Jack’s gift cards, 2 $100 Jack’s gift cards, 3 sets of 2 one day passes to Alabama Splash Adventure, and $500 Cash. Followed by the 5 Days of Jack's for the rest of the opening week.
Unlimited Hydroplane racing returns to Lake Guntersville, with drivers qualifying on Friday and racing on Saturday and Sunday. These state-of-the-art hydroplanes race on a 2-1/2 mile oval course, and maintain speeds of 130 mph to upwards of 200 mph on the straightaways. The hydroplanes are powered by turbine engines and have a history that spans 100 years. The Unlimited Series races in Detroit, Seattle, San Diego and other large cities annually. Their return to Guntersville has generated an unparalleled excitement within the powerboat racing world.