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    CRAFTS + TRADITIONAL ARTS

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    Annual Grape Stomp

    Presented by Morgan Creek Vineyards at Morgan Creek Vineyards

    September 20, 2014

    Come stomp on some grapes and get your footprints on paper to prove it! This annual event is one that you won’t want to miss! Leave the picnic basket at home because Natch’s BBQ will be joining us once again with a delicious menu!

    *No pets please!

    ...more


    Beginning Zentangle Class

    Presented by Tangled Stones at Artists on the Bluff

    September 27, 2014

    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...more

    Zentangle Dangles - Christmas Card Class

    Presented by Tangled Stones at Artists on the Bluff

    September 27, 2014

    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! Within Zentangle...more

    Yesterday: An Exhibition of Pictorial Quilts

    Presented by Birmingham Civil Rights Institute at Birmingham Civil Rights Institute

    July 18 - September 28, 2014

    The exhibition features 15 narrative quilts and will be displayed from July 18 - September 28, 2014 in the Odessa Woolfolk Gallery.

    An African-American folk artist with an international...more

    Creative Welding at Sloss

    Presented by Sloss Metal Arts and Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark at Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark

    September 27 - September 28, 2014

    No experience necessary! In this workshop you'll learn to make decorative and useful items for your home or garden. The instructor will guide you through all the basic processes you need to...more

    Birmingham Art Crawl

    Presented by Birmingham Art Crawl at Birmingham Historic Loft District

    October 2, 2014

    The Birmingham Art Crawl is a monthly happenning bringing people to the cultural and historical Central City area and showcases Birmingham’s deep and energetic pool of creative talent. Art...more

    "Art of Giving" Charity Art Auction, Benefiting Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at UAB hospital

    Presented by Research Civitan Club at UAB National Alumni House

    October 2, 2014

    Art of Giving is a silent art auction hosted by the Research Civitan Club, an organization whose aims include community service and helping those with developmental disabilities. Held at the...more

    It's Showtime 2015 Auditions

    Presented by Birmingham 104.1 The Beat at Sheraton Hotel Downtown

    October 4, 2014

    What is "It's Showtime"?
    -"It's Showtime" is an annual youth talent showcase, premiering in Birmingham January 2015, that allows youth to perform their talent in...more

    4th Annual Oak Mountain Fall Festival

    Presented by Oak Mountain State Park at Oak Mountain State Park

    October 4, 2014

    Come join us for a fun way to celebrate fall. Some activities at the festival will be hayrides, face painting, cake walk, bobbing for apples, and more! This event will take place at the Dogwood...more

    Whispers from the Past - A Native American Experience

    Presented by Aldridge Gardens at Aldridge Gardens

    October 5, 2014

    Bringing in more than 1500 people annually, this community-based project partners Aldridge Gardens with scholars in anthropology, archaeology, history, horticulture and ethnobotany, as well as...more

    Arts and Music on the Green

    Presented by Classic Events, Inc. at Ross Bridge Welcome Center

    October 11, 2014

    Arts and Music on the Green at Ross Bridge highlights local and regional artists and craftsmen along with the area’s hottest bands.

    This juried show awards cash prizes to talented...more

    Art in Avondale Park

    Presented by Art in Avondale Park Alliance, Inc. at Avondale Park--Birmingham Park and Recreation Board

    October 11, 2014

    Join us for the 12th annual Art in Avondale Park.

    Art in Avondale Park is a single-day, unjuried art festival held during the autumn in historic Avondale Park. The event supports emerging...more

    Purl @ the Plaza

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library

    October 11, 2014

    Get ready for winter by crafting with your fellow hobbyists. Grab your yarn and get ready to knit, crochet, embroider, etc.


    Oktoberfest Trussville

    Presented by Oktoberfest Trussville at Holy Infant of Prague

    October 11, 2014

    Authentic German Festival returns with additional free parking! 

    Trussville is again the site for a family-fun Oktoberfest this...more

    Cullman Oktoberfest

    Presented by Cullman Oktoberfest

    October 4 - October 11, 2014

    Cullman Oktoberfest: German Tradition, Southern Style. Come celebrate our German heritage with German music, bands, arts and crafts, food vendors, beer garden, and events scheduled all week...more

    Brushstrokes Between Cuts

    Presented by Birmingham Civil Rights Institute at Birmingham Civil Rights Institute

    July 22 - October 12, 2014

    The Birmingham Civil Rights Institute (BCRI) will feature “Brushstrokes Between Cuts,” the first major visual art exhibition by local barber and artist Carter “Pooley”...more

    Woodcarvers Show

    Presented by Tannehill Woodcarvers Club at Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park

    October 11 - October 12, 2014

    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

    Homestead Hollow Arts & Crafts Festival

    Presented by Homestead Hollow at Homestead Hollow

    October 10 - October 12, 2014

    Homestead Hollow festivals feature fine arts, unique - one of a kind - hand made crafts, pioneer demonstrations of the old time days. See wood carving, ironwork, blacksmithing, smoke house...more

    Basic and Intermediate Blacksmithing

    Presented by Sloss Metal Arts and Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark at Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark

    October 11 - October 12, 2014

    In this workshop you'll learn to move between the fire, hammer, and anvil. Using basic blacksmithing tools, you'll learn the techniques used to manipulate steel. Students can expect to...more

    Iron & Bronze Casting: Artist Open Studio

    Presented by Sloss Metal Arts and Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark at Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark

    October 10 - October 12, 2014

    Artist Open Studios are for artists and others who have some experience casting iron. Participants must attend all three days. Bronze will be cast on Saturday only. Participants are limited to a...more

    Cast Iron Sculpture for Beginners

    Presented by Sloss Metal Arts and Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark at Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark

    October 10 - October 12, 2014

    This workshop is designed for people with no experience in casting but who feel the creative urge to deign and produce their own unique piece of artwork. The class introduces you to the basic...more

    Painted Shovel Potluck Dinner

    Presented by Painted Shovel Mercantile at Painted Shovel Mercantile

    October 17, 2014

    This particular Third Friday, you're in for a treat. Painted Shovel is hosting a potluck dinner. We'll string some lights, get some music going. You just bring your favorite dish. Our new...more

    Tannehill Trade Days

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

    October 18 - October 19, 2014

    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

    Kokedama

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens

    October 25, 2014

    Meaning ‘moss’ (koke) and ‘ball’ (dama), kokedama is a Japanese art form that offers a whole new way of displaying house plants. In this hands-on workshop you’ll have...more

    Painting Impressionistic Landscapes

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens

    October 9 - October 30, 2014

     Using a limited palette of acrylics, learn how to paint spontaneous landscapes from
    photographs. This course focuses on color mixing, lighting, simple shapes and editing
    photos...more

    Brian White Day

    Presented by Amazing Grace Girls

    November 1, 2014

    The Amazing Grace Girls are organizing an event for Brian White and his mom to raise funds for a wheelchair accessible van.  Brian has cerebral palsy.  The City of Sylacauga...more

    A Southern Christmas Bazaar

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

    November 1 - November 2, 2014

    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

    Moss Rock Festival

    Presented by Moss Rock Festival at Moss Rock Preserve

    November 1 - November 2, 2014

    The first weekend in November The Preserve in Hoover will be a regional focus for art, design & environmental lovers everywhere as the Annual Moss Rock Festival kicks off. Come enjoy...more

    Birmingham Art Crawl

    Presented by Birmingham Art Crawl at Birmingham Historic Loft District

    November 6, 2014

    The Birmingham Art Crawl is a monthly happenning bringing people to the cultural and historical Central City area and showcases Birmingham’s deep and energetic pool of creative talent. Art...more

    Christmas Village Festival

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

    November 5 - November 9, 2014

    Over 700 booths! Photos with Santa! Food Court! Free Package Check Service!

    Even though we search throughout the year for exhibitors with quality crafts, in many cases quality does not...more

    Alabama Designer Craftsmen’s Annual Fine Crafts Show

    Presented by Alabama Designer / Craftsmen at Birmingham Botanical Gardens

    November 8 - November 9, 2014

    The 42nd Annual Fine Crafts Classic will be held November 8-9, 2014, at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens. The show will feature handmade jewelry, ceramics, textiles, iron work, blown glass,...more

    Creative Welding at Sloss

    Presented by Sloss Metal Arts and Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark at Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark

    November 8 - November 9, 2014

    No experience necessary! In this workshop you'll learn to make decorative and useful items for your home or garden. The instructor will guide you through all the basic processes you need to...more

    HACKnCRAFT NIGHT

    Presented by Red Mountain Makers

    August 28 - November 13, 2014

    2D and 3D Art Nights Collide! Join us for a night dedicated to crafting arts and hacking cir! Bring anything you want to craft (ie: painting, drawing, sewing, 3d printing or modeling, etc) and...more

    North Arts Council Annual Christmas Craft Show

    Presented by North Arts Council at Gardendale Civic Center

    November 14 - November 15, 2014

    Over 60 booths of arts and crafts! Door prizes, and musical entertainment. Santa pictures on Saturday 9am-3pm for just $10.


    Tannehill Trade Days

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

    November 15 - November 16, 2014

    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

    Iron & Bronze Casting: Artist Open Studio

    Presented by Sloss Metal Arts and Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark at Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark

    November 14 - November 16, 2014

    Artist Open Studios are for artists and others who have some experience casting iron. Participants must attend all three days. Bronze will be cast on Saturday only. Participants are limited to a...more

    Homestead Hollow Arts & Crafts Festival

    Presented by Homestead Hollow at Homestead Hollow

    November 14 - November 16, 2014

    Homestead Hollow festivals feature fine arts, unique - one of a kind - hand made crafts, pioneer demonstrations of the old time days. See wood carving, ironwork, blacksmithing, smoke house...more

    Basic and Intermediate Blacksmithing

    Presented by Sloss Metal Arts and Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark at Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark

    November 15 - November 16, 2014

    In this workshop you'll learn to move between the fire, hammer, and anvil. Using basic blacksmithing tools, you'll learn the techniques used to manipulate steel. Students can expect to...more

    Cast Iron Sculpture for Beginners

    Presented by Sloss Metal Arts and Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark at Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark

    November 14 - November 16, 2014

    This workshop is designed for people with no experience in casting but who feel the creative urge to deign and produce their own unique piece of artwork. The class introduces you to the basic...more

    Bib & Tucker Donation Quilt Showcase

    Presented by Bib & Tucker Sew-Op

    November 23, 2014

    In October 2013, the members of Bib & Tucker Sew-Op pledged to make ten bed quilts to donate to the Woodlawn YWCA's Interfaith...more

    Tannehill Crafter's Open House

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

    November 28 - November 30, 2014

    This is the end of the season for our resident crafters and offers refreshments and handmade items.
     


    Birmingham Art Crawl

    Presented by Birmingham Art Crawl at Birmingham Historic Loft District

    December 4, 2014

    The Birmingham Art Crawl is a monthly happenning bringing people to the cultural and historical Central City area and showcases Birmingham’s deep and energetic pool of creative talent. Art...more

    Pepper Place Saturday Market

    Presented by Pepper Place Saturday Market at Pepper Place

    April 12 - December 13, 2014

    Pepper Place Market brings the best Alabama growers, food producers and artisans to Birmingham each week. April to December. Weekly Musicians and Chef Demonstrations.


    Blue Light Special Art Show

    Presented by Cahaba Clayworks and Cahaba Clayworks at Cahaba Clayworks and Earthborn Studios

    December 13 - December 14, 2014

    Celebrating its 26th anniversary, this unique event embraces the imperfect or flawed ‘seconds’ that never see the light of commerce, as well as the best each artist has to offer....more

    Iron & Bronze Casting: Artist Open Studio

    Presented by Sloss Metal Arts and Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark at Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark

    December 12 - December 14, 2014

    Artist Open Studios are for artists and others who have some experience casting iron. Participants must attend all three days. Bronze will be cast on Saturday only. Participants are limited to a...more

    Basic and Intermediate Blacksmithing

    Presented by Sloss Metal Arts and Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark at Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark

    December 13 - December 14, 2014

    In this workshop you'll learn to move between the fire, hammer, and anvil. Using basic blacksmithing tools, you'll learn the techniques used to manipulate steel. Students can expect to...more

    Wednesday Night Studio Night

    Presented by PaperWorkers Local

    June 25 - December 17, 2014

    Every Wednesday night Paperworkers Local will be hosting an Open Studio for making art, discussing art, group projects and generally building community. Occasionally we might even take a field...more

    Dance Africa Birmingham

    Presented by Nathifa Dance Company

    October 11 - December 20, 2014

    Dance Africa Birmingham 2014 fall project will start in October and run through December. The classes will cover a variety of African dances and the history associated with the dances. The classes...more

    Birmingham Art Crawl

    Presented by Birmingham Art Crawl at Birmingham Historic Loft District

    January 1, 2015

    The Birmingham Art Crawl is a monthly happenning bringing people to the cultural and historical Central City area and showcases Birmingham’s deep and energetic pool of creative talent. Art...more

    Birmingham Art Crawl

    Presented by Birmingham Art Crawl at Birmingham Historic Loft District

    February 5, 2015

    The Birmingham Art Crawl is a monthly happenning bringing people to the cultural and historical Central City area and showcases Birmingham’s deep and energetic pool of creative talent. Art...more

    Birmingham Art Crawl

    Presented by Birmingham Art Crawl at Birmingham Historic Loft District

    March 5, 2015

    The Birmingham Art Crawl is a monthly happenning bringing people to the cultural and historical Central City area and showcases Birmingham’s deep and energetic pool of creative talent. Art...more

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