Kick-off the holiday season on Sunday, November 22 at a FREE holiday market at Vulcan Park. Hosted by GDR Event Rentals , Magic City Marketplace, and Vulcan Park and Museum, this event will bring you live music, food trucks, and fantastic holiday shopping. Come out from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM to shop, eat, and check out the museum, which will be open during the event. CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP FOR OUR … [Read more...] about FREE Holiday Market at Vulcan Park
Birmingham Attractions and Museums
Looking for something different to do this Halloween season? How about a creepy, silent movie about a mad composer who plays a huge pipe organ while a real-life pipe organ accompanies it? Come on down to the Alabama Theatre for the 1925 version of 'The Phantom of the Opera,' accompanied by Tom Helms playing his original score on Big Bertha. Who's Big Bertha? She's the Alabama Theatre's Mighty Wurlitzer organ, and Tom's pulling out all the … [Read more...] about Phantom of the Opera at the Alabama Theatre on Oct. 25th
Welcome back to the Birmingham Museum of Art, which will reopen its doors on Tuesday, October 6th! New guidelines ADMISSION TO THE BMA CONTINUES TO BE FREE. The Birmingham Museum of Art is dedicated to keeping all patrons and employees safe during visits with thorough cleanings daily. High touch surfaces will be cleaned multiple times throughout each day. Sanitation stations featuring touch-free sanitizer dispensers will be available throughout the … [Read more...] about Welcome back to the Birmingham Museum of Art!
Check out the 2020 Walking Tour of Birmingham's downtown churches this Saturday, September 26th. These tours are sponsored by The Caring Foundation of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama, Spire, and Protective Life Corporation. Participants will get to learn about the architecture, interiors, and histories of the Cathedral of St. Paul, First Presbyterian Church, Cathedral Church of the Advent, First United Methodist Church, and 16th Street Baptist … [Read more...] about 2020 Walking Tour of Birmingham’s downtown churches, September 26th
Tannehill Trade Days are back this weekend! Tannehill State Park, located at 12632 Confederate Parkway in McCalla, hosts Tannehill Trade Days on the third weekend of each month. Tannehill hosts vendors from all over the state and offers an outdoor shopping experience for everyone ready to enjoy the cooler weather. If you enjoy camping, Trade Day weekends are fun dates to book a campsite. Be sure to book in advance. These dates are popular! Although … [Read more...] about Tannehill Trade Days are back this weekend!
It's time for the Birmingham Botanical Gardens' Fall Plant Sale 2020 on Sept. 12. Shop at the annual Fall Plant Sale at the Gardens from 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM this Saturday in support of Birmingham Botanical Gardens' outreach programs, education programs, and further ongoing maintenance and enhancement. CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP FOR OUR NEWSLETTER for more tips on how to live your best life on a budget in Birmingham! Not only will you get expert … [Read more...] about Birmingham Botanical Gardens Fall Plant Sale 2020 on Sept. 12
The Sidewalk Film Festival 2020 kicks off Monday night! Starting on August 24th, the films are coming at you in a whole new way. Check their website HERE for lists of tickets that are available daily. Hurry, they're selling out fast! Building off the success of the Sidewalk Starlite Drive-In movies enjoyed by Jefferson County residents this summer, the twenty-second annual Sidewalk Film Festival, sponsored by Regions Bank, will transition to The Grand River … [Read more...] about Sidewalk Film Festival 2020 kicks off Monday night
The next Birmingham Botanical Gardens Lunch and Learn webinar goes virtual on Wednesday, July 29th. The popular weekly series was on hiatus while the gardens were closed, but it's back. Tune in from 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM to learn about his week's topic, Shade Gardening. CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP FOR OUR NEWSLETTER for more tips on how to live your best life on a budget in Birmingham! Led by Dan Jones of the Birmingham Fern Society, this FREE event will help … [Read more...] about Botanical Gardens Lunch and Learn webinar goes virtual
Hang out with friends on Tuesday, July 28th for ZOO TRIVIA NIGHT, hosted by the Birmingham Zoo! Starting at 7:00 PM, you can support the Birmingham Zoo, win prizes, and show off your knowledge of animal-related trivia. (Designed for ages 18 and older.) How much do you know about our local zoo residents, local zoo history, animal habitats, and mating habits? Show up and show off! Play as an individual or as a team with other adults in your home and win … [Read more...] about Trivia Night with the Birmingham Zoo!
Although the candlelight vigil honoring Reverend Cordy Tindell Vivian and Congressman John Lewis had to be postponed due to inclement weather, the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute will be going live with an event honoring them at 1:00 PM TODAY, Thursday, June 23. (Stay tuned for announcements regarding the rescheduling of the July 20th event.) This event is a virtual conversation titled "The 2020 Big Three" and not only includes reflections on the lives and … [Read more...] about Birmingham Civil Rights Institute hosts live virtual event honoring Civil Rights icons