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    Burningham Birmingham 9 & Fire Ant Film Fest (FAFF)

    Presented by Burningham Birmingham

    August 29, 2015

    Burningham Birmingham is a family-friendly DIY Arts event. All ages, abilities, and gender identities welcome. Black Lives Matter. Our 9th annual celebration of Art, Music, and Dance welcomes the premiere of the Fire Ant Film Festival. We burn the ham at sundown Saturday, with an amazing fire show by Feenix Fyre . We are located at the BMX TRACK! REDBUD ...more


    Shelby Iron Works Pancake Breakfast

    Presented by Shelby Iron Works at Shelby Iron Works, Shelby

    September 5, 2015

    The Iron Works Museum and Country Store will be open along with local blacksmiths crafting new pieces during this all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast.

     


    City of Jasper, Al Foothills Festival

    Presented by City of Jasper, Alabama and City of Jasper: Public Works Department

    September 11 - September 12, 2015

    Sister Hazel to Headline Free Festival

    JASPER, AL – The City of Jasper, AL will be hosting its annual Foothills Festival with headliner, Sister Hazel. The Foothills Festival is a free...more

    Read & Romp Birmingham

    Presented by United Way of Central Alabama, Inc. and Alabama Public Television

    September 12, 2015

    Read and Romp-Birmingham is an exciting, innovative FREE family literacy event. Read and Romp-Birmingham is unique in that it is a collaboration of organizations that have early childhood literacy...more

    Alabama Forge Council Annual Blacksmithing Conference

    Presented by Alabama Forge Council at Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park, Bessemer

    September 12 - September 13, 2015

    The Alabama Forge Council is a non-profit organization that promotes the knowledge of Blacksmithing skills and works to promote the continued re-discovery of the art of Blacksmithing.The AFC is an...more

    Woodworking Skills: Butcher Block Cutting Boards

    Presented by MAKEbhm at MAKEbhm, Birmingham

    September 15 - September 16, 2015

    Make your very own wood cutting board during our introductory woodworking class. Broken up over two classes, the four hour class will walk you through the process of turning rough-cut hardwood...more

    Magic City Steel

    Presented by Naked Art Gallery at Naked Art Gallery, Birmingham

    August 21 - September 19, 2015

    “Magic City Steel” by Rodney Lawley and Reuben Halpern

    Opening receptions:
    ~ Friday August 21st, 5:00 - 9:00 pm. 
    In coordination with Third Friday
    Guest...more

    Tannehill Trade Days

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

    September 19 - September 20, 2015

    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 Reggae In The Park

    Presented by Clarion Hotel

    September 25, 2015

    The kick off party be presented by Clarion and SLS Exprrres Reggae Night Live begain Oct 3rd ,2015  Show time 10-dawn  admission $20 and Neo Soul Nights Every Friday  nights RSVP...more

    Irondale Whistle Stop Festival

    Presented by The Commercial Development Authority of Irondale

    September 26, 2015

    The Whistle Stop Festival brings in a wide variety of art and food vendors from around the region.


    Homestead Hollow Arts & Crafts Festival

    Presented by Homestead Hollow at Homestead Hollow, Springville

    September 25 - September 27, 2015

    Homestead Hollow 2015 festivals feature unique - one of a kind - hand made, hand decorated arts and crafts. Talk to our pioneer demonstrators the old time days- see wood carving, blacksmithing,...more

    Pottery: Beginning Free-Form Pottery

    Presented by Shelby County Arts Council at Shelby County Arts Council Gallery, Columbiana

    August 31 - September 28, 2015

    Make a unique hand-built vessel your very first class! Work with clay and learn the techniquesof  hand building. Develop and improve skills and become more accomplished in the art...more

    Birmingham Art Crawl

    Presented by Birmingham Art Crawl

    October 1, 2015

    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

    Bluff Park Art Show

    Presented by Bluff Park Art Association at Bluff Park Community Center, Hoover

    October 3, 2015

    The Bluff Park Art Show holds it’s annual event on the first Saturday of October.  The show has grown from 65 artists to more than 150, and attracts over 40,000 people each year....more

    Walk to Defeat ALS

    Presented by The ALS Association - Alabama Chapter at Regions Field, Birmingham

    October 3, 2015

    More than just a few-mile trek, the Walk to Defeat ALS® is an opportunity to bring hope to people living with ALS, to raise money for a cure, and to come together for something you care about....more

    FIESTA presented by McDonald's, A Celebration of Every Taste

    Presented by FIESTA HISPANIC CULTURE at Linn Park, Birmingham

    October 3, 2015

    FIESTA presented by McDonald’s kicks off its 13th year with a Celebration of Every Taste on Saturday, October 3rd from Noon until 10:00 pm at Linn Park in Birmingham, AL. Alabama’s...more

    Whispers from the Past - A Native American Experience

    Presented by Aldridge Gardens at Aldridge Gardens, Hoover

    October 4, 2015

    Take a trip back in time to rediscover the culture and contributions of Native Alabamians at Whispers From the Past – A Native American Experience.

    Native American life will take...more

    BUILD THROW FIRE! Adult Throwing Class

    Presented by Shelby County Arts Council at Shelby County Arts Council Gallery, Columbiana

    September 1 - October 6, 2015

    Six-weeks pottery class- majority wheel throwing with some hand building Learn pottery techniques through productively working; on the wheel or through hand-built pieces Learn new skills or...more

    Tipsy Tangles - Beginning Zentangle Class

    Presented by Tangled Stones at Artists on the Bluff, Hoover

    October 9, 2015

    Zentangle® is an easy to learn method of creating beautiful images from repetitive patterns. It is fun, relaxing, and anyone can use it to create beautiful pieces of art! It is enjoyed by a wide...more

    Beginning Zentangle Class

    Presented by Tangled Stones at Artists on the Bluff, Hoover

    October 10, 2015

    Zentangle® is an easy to learn method of creating beautiful images from repetitive patterns. It is fun, relaxing, and anyone can use it to create beautiful pieces of art! It is enjoyed by a wide...more

    Mixed Media Canvas Workshop

    Presented by Tangled Stones at Artists on the Bluff, Hoover

    October 10, 2015

    In this one day workshop we will use mixed media to create a 12" x 12" canvas with a Steam Punk theme or bring some personal items to make it a memory board! We will throw in a little stenciling,...more

    Woodcarvers Show

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

    October 10 - October 11, 2015

    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

    Old Time Music & Crafts

    Presented by Alabama Folk School at Camp McDowell at Alabama Folk School at Camp McDowell, Nauvoo

    October 15 - October 18, 2015

    We have moved the dates of this longstanding and popular workshop. Choose from nine Old Time music classes in banjo, fiddle, guitar, mandolin or repertoire or try your hand at basket making or...more

    Tannehill Trade Days

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

    October 17 - October 18, 2015

    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

    Ceramics: Throwing

    Presented by MAKEbhm at MAKEbhm, Birmingham

    July 15 - October 28, 2015

    Join us for a fun, laid back introduction to ceramics and the potters wheel. Class size is kept small, giving you one-on-one time with our skilled instructor. The class is suitable for all skill...more

    The Show That Must Not Be Named

    Presented by Naked Art Gallery at Naked Art Gallery, Birmingham

    October 2 - October 31, 2015

    Ceramic oddities by Katie Elkins and Stacey Morgan.
    Opening receptions:
    Friday October 2nd, 5:00 - 9:00 pm. Guest bartenders: ALABAMA RIVERS ALLIANCE. 100% of tips will benefit...more

    Great Pumpkin Patch Halloween Festival

    at Great Pumpkin Patch, Hayden

    September 26 - November 1, 2015

    Admission to the Great Pumpkin Patch is free! You pay for each activity. Fun for the young at young at heart at affordable prices.

    Plenty of activities for kids! And those still young...more

    Birmingham Art Crawl

    Presented by Birmingham Art Crawl

    November 5, 2015

    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

    Tipsy Tangles - Beginning Zentangle Class

    Presented by Tangled Stones at Artists on the Bluff, Hoover

    November 6, 2015

    Zentangle® is an easy to learn method of creating beautiful images from repetitive patterns. It is fun, relaxing, and anyone can use it to create beautiful pieces of art! It is enjoyed by a wide...more

    A Southern Christmas Bazaar

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

    November 7, 2015

    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

    Traditional Arts & Crafts

    Presented by Alabama Folk School at Camp McDowell at Alabama Folk School at Camp McDowell, Nauvoo

    November 5 - November 8, 2015

    This workshop is timed perfectly at the beginning of the holiday season! Come to the folk school and make handmade Christmas gifts for your family and friends. Your loved ones will be delighted to...more

    Christmas Village Festival

    Presented by Christmas Village Festival at Birmingham Jefferson Convention Complex (BJCC) Exhibition Halls, Birmingham

    November 4 - November 8, 2015

    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

    Presented by Moss Rock Festival at Moss Rock Preserve, Hoover

    November 7 - November 8, 2015

    The first weekend in November The Preserve in Hoover will be a regional focus for art, design & environmental lovers everywhere as the 9th Annual Moss Rock...more

    Fall into Folklife Symposium and Expo

    Presented by Alabama Folklife Association at Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham

    November 12 - November 14, 2015

    Alabama Folklife Association's special annual meeting this year will be a Symposium and Expo in Birmingham, Alabama, Nov. 12-14, 2015.

    Thursday night, Nov. 12 at 5:30 p.m. a reception with...more

    Alabama Designer Craftsmen’s Annual Fine Crafts Show

    Presented by Alabama Designer / Craftsmen at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    November 14 - November 15, 2015

    The 43rd Annual Fine Crafts Classic will be held November 14-15, 2015, at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens. The show will feature handmade jewelry, ceramics, textiles, iron work, blown glass,...more

    Homestead Hollow Arts & Crafts Festival

    Presented by Homestead Hollow at Homestead Hollow, Springville

    November 13 - November 15, 2015

    Homestead Hollow 2015 festivals feature unique - one of a kind - hand made, hand decorated arts and crafts. Talk to our pioneer demonstrators the old time days- see wood carving, blacksmithing,...more

    Tannehill Trade Days

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

    November 21 - November 22, 2015

    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

    Tannehill Crafter's Open House

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

    November 27 - November 29, 2015

    The Crafter’s Open House is Nov. 27th–Nov. 29th. This is the end of the season for our resident crafters and offers refreshments and handmade items.


    Evenings @ EOL

    Presented by Emmet O'Neal Library at Emmet O'Neal Library (Mountain Brook), Mountain Brook

    September 1 - December 1, 2015

    EVENINGS @ EOL
    Bring the family in PJs and enjoy a different activity each week. PJ Storytime: special sleepytime stories and a bedtime snack. Movie & Popcorn: 30-minute...more

    Birmingham Art Crawl

    Presented by Birmingham Art Crawl

    December 3, 2015

    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, food and...more

    Tipsy Tangles - Beginning Zentangle Class

    Presented by Tangled Stones at Artists on the Bluff, Hoover

    December 4, 2015

    Zentangle® is an easy to learn method of creating beautiful images from repetitive patterns. It is fun, relaxing, and anyone can use it to create beautiful pieces of art! It is enjoyed by a wide...more

    Pepper Place Saturday Market

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

    April 11 - December 12, 2015

    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 3 - December 24, 2015

    Functional art for the garden by various artists

    This show is taking place in Naked Art’s outdoor space.

    Participating artists:
    Clint Coopersmith
    Andrew...more

    Oh My Glamz-Kids Spa

    Presented by Oh My Glamz and The City of Vestavia Hills

    February 7, 2015 - January 2, 2016

    Oh My Glamz is a mobile spa party company, servicing the greater Birmingham. Oh My Glamz specializes in kids spa parties in the comfort of your own home/location for ages 4-14....more

    Birmingham Art Crawl

    Presented by Birmingham Art Crawl

    January 7, 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

    Birmingham Art Crawl

    Presented by Birmingham Art Crawl

    February 4, 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

    Birmingham Art Crawl

    Presented by Birmingham Art Crawl

    March 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

    Birmingham Art Crawl

    Presented by Birmingham Art Crawl

    April 7, 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, food...more

    Birmingham Art Crawl

    Presented by Birmingham Art Crawl

    May 5, 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

    Haitian Flags from the Cargo Collection

    Presented by Birmingham Museum of Art at Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham

    December 19, 2015 - May 15, 2016

    In both African and European traditions, flags and banners are symbols of identity, power, and authority. When used in Vodoun ceremonies, flags represent the loa spirits and are...more

    Birmingham Art Crawl

    Presented by Birmingham Art Crawl

    June 2, 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

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