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!
Birmingham Attractions and Museums
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
Birmingham's beloved Pepper Place Farmers Market will update its shopping procedures starting on July 4th, 2020. Since April, Pepper Place has remained open as a Drive-Thru market only. This method required customers to order and pay on-line with various vendors prior to a drive-thru pick-up on Saturdays. CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP FOR OUR NEWSLETTER for more tips on how to live your best life on a budget in Birmingham! In a letter to the public, Market … [Read more...] about Changes to Pepper Place Farmers Market starting July 4th, 2020
With so many events being canceled this year, Birmingham residents may be questioning whether or not the 2020 fireworks show hosted by Vulcan Park is still happening. Good news! Thunder On the Mountain is on-go! This show, which is the largest in the state, is FREE to the public. It begins at 9:00 PM on July 4th. CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP FOR OUR NEWSLETTER for more tips on how to live your best life on a budget in Birmingham! Featuring a variety of colors, … [Read more...] about 2020 Fireworks Show hosted by Vulcan Park is still happening!
A long-awaited plan is in place to reopen the Birmingham Botanical Gardens to the public on Monday, June 15th. Keep reading to learn about changes being implemented for public safety. For the first fifteen days, June 15 through June 30, the Gardens will make a minor adjustment to their hours. Typical operating hours are from sunrise to sunset, but the Gardens will now be open from 7:00 AM to 6:00 PM. The Birmingham Park and Recreation Board will reassess this … [Read more...] about Birmingham Botanical Gardens reopens on Monday, June 15th
The Birmingham Zoo will be opening soon! For the safety of zoo staff, visitors, and animals, there are significant changes to their daily operations. The Birmingham Zoo will partially reopen with precautions in place on June 8 for members only. It will open for general admission to the public on June 11. Online reservations are required for both members and non-members in order for staff to time guest entrances to thirty-minute time blocks. CLICK HERE TO … [Read more...] about The Birmingham Zoo will partially reopen with precautions in place