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 … [Read more...] about Birmingham Civil Rights Institute hosts live virtual event honoring Civil Rights icons
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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 … [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 … [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 … [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 … [Read more...] about The Birmingham Zoo will partially reopen with precautions in place
Alabama Adventure Amusement Park / Alabama Splash Adventure Water Park opened on May 30th with careful guidelines in place to make sure your family stays safe this summer. Keep reading to find out about discounts and safety guidelines announced as Alabama Adventure … [Read more...] about Discounts and safety guidelines announced as Alabama Adventure opens for the 2020 season
You may not be able to visit the Birmingham Zoo in person, but don't let that stop you from seeing what they're up to! Go behind the scenes and get the inside scoop from the animals and staff with activities included for all ages when you visit the Birmingham Zoo … [Read more...] about Visit the Birmingham Zoo Virtually!
American Village is home to the 4th annual Festival of Tulips in Montevallo where 100,000 tulips are blooming in every color RIGHT NOW! Having opened on February 22nd, with a delay due to inclement weather, the Festival of Tulips will continue as long as … [Read more...] about 4th Annual Festival of Tulips in Montevallo
Admission to the Birmingham Museum of Art, one of the finest regional museums in the United States, is free to the public. The Birmingham Museum of Art's mission statement is as follows: "To spark the creativity, imagination, and liveliness of Birmingham … [Read more...] about 2020 changes for Birmingham Museum of Art
Birmingham, the largest city in the state of Alabama, is home to several nationally-ranked museums. Offering family-friendly fun and educational interactive exhibits, most of the museums in the area are open throughout the year. Free museum days and free events will … [Read more...] about Discounts and Free Admission at Birmingham Museums
On a budget in Birmingham? We've got you covered with these free things to do in the Magic City. From family-friendly attractions to romantic date nights, live your best life in Birmingham on a budget with our list of fun, interesting, (and did we mention FREE?) … [Read more...] about TOP TEN Free Things To Do in Birmingham, Alabama
Birmingham Children's Theatre, operating from the Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex (BJCC), is one of the nation's largest and most established professional theatre companies for kids. Since 1947, BCT has brought the magic of theatre and educational art … [Read more...] about From Page to Stage; How to get a free ticket to a show at Birmingham Children’s Theatre
The Birmingham Botanical Gardens, located at 2612 Lane Park Rd. in Birmingham, is made up of 67.5 acres filled with more than 30 beautiful gardens. The gardens are classified into three categories: Garden of Collections, made up of specific species, Gardens of Nature, … [Read more...] about Turn your thumb green with cheap and free events at Birmingham Botanical Gardens