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    Fiesta Birmingham

    Presented by FIESTA HISPANIC CULTURE at Linn Park, Birmingham

    October 1, 2016

    The 14th Annual Fiesta, Alabama’s largest celebration of Hispanic culture and heritage, will be held at Linn Park in Birmingham, Alabama on Saturday, October 1, from 12:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. With the goal of educating the public about the many different Hispanic countries and their cultures, Fiesta’s approach has been to do this through presenting the best of Hispanic art, music, food and dance.

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    Tannehill Woodcarvers Show

    Presented by Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park at Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park, Bessemer

    October 8 - October 9, 2016

    The Tannehill Woodcarvers Club sponsors a woodcarving show and sale each October in the park at the Cane Creek Schoolhouse. The show is culminated with a drawing for a Christmas Tree decorated...more

    The Art of Soy Candle Making

    Presented by Scents from Heaven at Desert Island Supply Co. (DISCO), Birmingham

    October 9, 2016

    The Art of Soy Candle Making class will take you step by step into how to handcraft highly fragrant soy candles at home. Everyone will be able to take home a newly crafted soy candle. All tools...more

    Color Club

    Presented by Birmingham Public Library at Avondale Regional Library (BPL), Birmingham

    October 12, 2016

    Come together to explore the new trends in coloring for adults. We'll provide coloring sheets, colored pencils, and snacks.


    Old Time Music & Crafts

    Presented by Alabama Folk School at Camp McDowell

    October 13 - October 16, 2016

    During this workshop quilters, basket makers and painters pursue their arts in a beautiful, encouraging atmosphere while others fully immerse themselves in old-time music, their days and nights...more

    Tannehill Trade Days

    Presented by Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park at Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park, Bessemer

    October 15 - October 16, 2016

    The third weekend of each month, from March through November, shoppers and swappers come from far and near to Tannehill Trade Days in search of tools, clothing, jewelry, knives, furniture and...more

    Birmingham Punk Rock Flea Market

    Presented by Birmingham Punk Rock Flea Market and Saturn Birmingham at Saturn Birmingham, Birmingham

    October 22 - October 23, 2016

    ***HALLOWEEN EDITION!****
    Two DAYS! 8 BANDS OVER 50 Vendors!
    ALL AGES!

    Over 25 different vendors each day! VINTAGE, MUSIC, ART, ZINES, RECORDS!

    DAY ONE...more

    A Southern Christmas Bazaar

    Presented by Alabaster-Pelham Rotary Club at Pelham Civic Complex & Ice Arena, Pelham

    October 29, 2016

    More than 50 merchants from Alabama and surrounding states will participate in this premier shopping event. Shoppers will enjoy a wide variety of unique Christmas themed items. Merchants are...more

    Calavera Prelude - An Art Celebration of Bare Hands' 14th Day of the Dead Festival in Birmingham

    Presented by Naked Art Gallery at Naked Art Gallery, Birmingham

    October 7 - October 29, 2016

    Friday Oct 7 through Oct 29
    An art celebration of Bare Hands 14th Day of the Dead Festival!

    Opening Receptions:
    ~ Friday October 7th, 5:00 - 8:00 pm, with the...more

    25th Annual Halloween Fairyland

    Presented by Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park at Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park, Bessemer

    October 29, 2016

    The Tannehill Halloween Festival, a non-scary fun-filled holiday event focused on the campgrounds, annually attracts over 6,000 visitors, most of them children. Begun in 1992, the Halloween event...more

    Embrace: the Cyclops, the RE: percussion(ist), the Revolutionist.

    Presented by East Lake Arts District

    October 7 - October 29, 2016

    Embrace: the Cyclops, the RE: percussion(ist), the Revolutionist.  

    Featuring multi-media, surrealist/outsider/street art by Lee Alan Possum Doss, Hunter Bell, and Ukuu Mubako...more

    It's Coloring Time

    Presented by Bessemer Public Library at Bessemer Library, Bessemer

    September 6 - November 1, 2016

    Try your hand at the most relaxing trend in arts & crafts!  We'll provide the supplies all you have to do is show up and color! Every first Tuesdays of the month 10 a.m. until...more

    Club Create

    Presented by Birmingham Public Library at Avondale Regional Library (BPL), Birmingham

    November 2, 2016

    Come together to create something new! Each month we'll tackle a different craft project with instruction and materials provided. All adults are welcome, but registration is required to reserve...more

    Dia de los Muertos Festival

    Presented by Bare Hands Inc. and Cahaba Brewing Company at Cahaba Brewing Company, Birmingham

    November 2, 2016

    This November 2nd falls on a Wednesday! It is sure to be an energetic Day of the Dead Festival (Dia de los Muertos numero catorce). This year is our fourteenth celebration! This year it will take...more

    Birmingham Art Crawl

    Presented by Birmingham Art Crawl

    November 3, 2016

    Join the Birmingham Art Crawl every first Thursday from 5:00 - 9:00 pm, rain or shine, as downtown Birmingham, Alabama transforms into a walking art gallery full of artists, performers,...more

    Traditional Arts & Crafts

    Presented by Alabama Folk School at Camp McDowell

    November 3 - November 6, 2016

    This workshop is perfectly timed at the beginning of the holiday season! Come to the Alabama Folk School to make handmade holiday gifts for your family and...more

    Christmas Village Festival

    at Birmingham Jefferson Convention Complex (BJCC) Exhibition Halls, Birmingham

    November 2 - November 6, 2016

    Held annually at the Birmingham Jefferson Convention Complex, Christmas Village Festival is an Alabama tradition with deep roots not only in Alabama hearts, but in the hearts of customers all...more

    Moss Rock Festival

    at Moss Rock Preserve, Hoover

    November 5 - November 6, 2016

    A free, eco-creative festival exploring Nature, Eco-Ideas, Art + Design the first weekend in November at The Preserve in Hoover.


    Color Club

    Presented by Birmingham Public Library at Avondale Regional Library (BPL), Birmingham

    November 9, 2016

    Come together to explore the new trends in coloring for adults. We'll provide coloring sheets, colored pencils, and snacks.


    Beginning Zentangle with Darla Williamson

    Presented by Artists on the Bluff at Artists on the Bluff, Hoover

    November 11, 2016

    Come learn Zentangle!  All supplies are included in class fee.


    Homestead Hollow Arts & Crafts Festival

    Presented by Homestead Hollow at Homestead Hollow, Springville

    November 11 - November 13, 2016

    Homestead Hollow 2016 festivals featuring fine arts, unique – one of a kind – hand made crafts, pioneer demonstrations of the old time days- see wood carving, blacksmithing, wood...more

    Beginning Zentangle with Darla Williamson

    Presented by Artists on the Bluff at Artists on the Bluff, Hoover

    November 15, 2016

    Come learn Zentangle!  All supplies included in class fee.


    Tannehill Trade Days

    Presented by Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park at Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park, Bessemer

    November 19 - November 20, 2016

    The third weekend of each month, from March through November, shoppers and swappers come from far and near to Tannehill Trade Days in search of tools, clothing, jewelry, knives, furniture and...more

    Birmingham Art Crawl

    Presented by Birmingham Art Crawl

    December 1, 2016

    Join the Birmingham Art Crawl every first Thursday from 5:00 - 9:00 pm, rain or shine, as downtown Birmingham, Alabama transforms into a walking art gallery full of artists, performers,...more

    Woodlawn Street Market

    Presented by REV Birmingham

    December 4, 2016

    Woodlawn Street Market is an urban street market, in the heart of Historic Woodlawn, conceived for those who are always searching for unique, specialty creations. Patrons can expect merchants...more

    Knitwise Tuesdays

    Presented by Birmingham Public Library at Birmingham Public Library - Central Branch, Birmingham

    September 20 - December 6, 2016

    Whether you’re new or a knitting wonder, join our team of expert & teen knitters weekly as we stitch our way to glory! Knitting needles and yarn are provided. We meet after school each...more

    Club Create

    Presented by Birmingham Public Library at Avondale Regional Library (BPL), Birmingham

    December 7, 2016

    Come together to create something new! Each month we'll tackle a different craft project with instruction and materials provided. All adults are welcome, but registration is required to reserve...more

    Maker Mondays

    Presented by Birmingham Public Library at Birmingham Public Library - Central Branch, Birmingham

    September 19 - December 12, 2016

    Mondays are for making. Pixel art with beads, locker accessories, masterpiece paintings—we'll make it all! Every second Monday, learn to sew and embroider with the awesome Theresa Rumore of Bib...more

    Chelsea Christmas Village Arts & Crafts Show

    Presented by Yellowleaf Ridge Estates HOA

    December 17, 2016

    Yellowleaf Ridge Estates Homeowner Association in Chelsea, Alabama, is looking for vendors and entertainers to participate in Chelsea's Christmas Village Arts & Crafts Show on Saturday,...more

    The Market at Pepper Place

    Presented by Pepper Place Farmer's Market at Pepper Place, Birmingham

    April 9 - December 17, 2016

    The Market at Pepper Place brings the best Alabama growers, food producers and artisans to Birmingham. Join us every Saturday, April - December, rain or shine! #LocalisBetter”.


    Yard Art

    Presented by Naked Art Gallery at Naked Art Gallery, Birmingham

    April 1 - December 24, 2016

    April 1 through December 24
    “Yard Art”
    Functional art for the garden by various artists
    Opening receptions: 
    Friday April 1st, 5 - 8 pm: refreshments served...more

    Birmingham Art Crawl

    Presented by Birmingham Art Crawl

    January 5, 2017

    Join the Birmingham Art Crawl every first Thursday from 5:00 - 9:00 pm, rain or shine, as downtown Birmingham, Alabama transforms into a walking art gallery full of artists, performers,...more

    Birmingham Art Crawl

    Presented by Birmingham Art Crawl

    February 2, 2017

    Join the Birmingham Art Crawl every first Thursday from 5:00 - 9:00 pm, rain or shine, as downtown Birmingham, Alabama transforms into a walking art gallery full of artists, performers,...more

    Birmingham Art Crawl

    Presented by Birmingham Art Crawl

    March 2, 2017

    Join the Birmingham Art Crawl every first Thursday from 5:00 - 9:00 pm, rain or shine, as downtown Birmingham, Alabama transforms into a walking art gallery full of artists, performers,...more

    Birmingham Art Crawl

    Presented by Birmingham Art Crawl

    April 6, 2017

    Join the Birmingham Art Crawl every first Thursday from 5:00 - 9:00 pm, rain or shine, as downtown Birmingham, Alabama transforms into a walking art gallery full of artists, performers,...more

    Birmingham Art Crawl

    Presented by Birmingham Art Crawl

    May 4, 2017

    Join the Birmingham Art Crawl every first Thursday from 5:00 - 9:00 pm, rain or shine, as downtown Birmingham, Alabama transforms into a walking art gallery full of artists, performers,...more

    Sewing for Beginners

    Presented by Birmingham Public Library at Springville Road Regional Library (BPL), Birmingham

    September 16, 2016 - May 19, 2017

    Ms. Judy teaches basic introduction to sewing techniques for adults.


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