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    Lego Wars

    Presented by Vestavia Hills Library in the Forest at Vestavia Hills Library in the Forest, Vestavia Hills

    February 25, 2017

    Bring your imagination and come build with Legos!  You could win a prize.  First grade and up. Families can create together!

    ...more


    Building Workshop

    Presented by Home Depot

    March 4, 2017

    Join our hands-on workshop and you and your child can build a rain gauge house, so you and your budding scientist can measure the rain dropped by spring storms. Once the gauge is built, your child...more

    Building Workshop

    Presented by Home Depot

    March 4, 2017

    Join our hands-on workshop and you and your child can build a rain gauge house, so you and your budding scientist can measure the rain dropped by spring storms. Once the gauge is built, your child...more

    Cottontails Arts, Crafts and Gift Show

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

    March 3 - March 5, 2017

    Over 500 Booths! Advance Tickets Only $5.00! Visit the Easter Bunny!

    Are you looking for a one-of-a kind party dress for your little princess? Do you need a personalized Easter basket...more

    Intro to 3D Printing

    Presented by Vestavia Hills Library in the Forest at Vestavia Hills Library in the Forest, Vestavia Hills

    March 6, 2017

    Curious about 3D printing and all you can do with the technology?  This class is the perfect introduction. You’ll learn how the MakerBot works as well as the basics of finding and...more

    3D Printing Open Lab

    Presented by Vestavia Hills Library in the Forest

    March 9, 2017

    See the 3D printers in action and get your printing questions answered. The open lab will also offer tips for best practices to achieve a successful print from your model. Registration is not...more

    Small Books Workshop with Tamara Moan

    Presented by PaperWorkers Local at PaperWorkersLocal, Birmingham

    March 11, 2017

    Cut-Crease-Bind: Small Books Workshop with Tamara Moan, Saturday March 11, 2017 10am - 4pm. Small books are easy to make and customize. Fill them with lists, wishes, drawings and stories...more

    VIP Building

    Presented by LEGO Store

    March 4 - March 11, 2017

    VIP Building Event

    LEGO Disney Beauty and the Beast building event

    Visit the LEGO Store for a unique opportunity to meet and build with other LEGO Disney Beauty and the Beast fans!...more

    Lost Art of Letters Workshop with Tamara Moan

    Presented by Alabama Art Supply

    March 18, 2017

    In the age of e-mail, Facebook and Twitter, a real live letter in the mailbox still gives a thrill.  Through writing exercises we'll explore the structure of letters, how to capture a moment,...more

    Tannehill Trade Days

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

    March 18 - March 19, 2017

    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

    Glue Gun Gang: Super Pretty Switch Plates

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    March 21, 2017

    Hand-sew a great Valentine's gift for yourself or someone else! 

    Adults only. 

    RESERVATIONS REQUIRED. 

    Theatre Conference Room


    Glue Gun Gang: Super Pretty Switch Plates

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    March 23, 2017

    Hand-sew a great Valentine's gift for yourself or someone else! 

    Adults only. 

    RESERVATIONS REQUIRED. 

    Theatre Conference Room


    Bib & Tucker Sewing Opportunity

    Presented by Homewood Public Library and Bib & Tucker Sew-Op at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    February 24 - March 24, 2017

    Bib & Tucker Sew-Op will host three open sewing sessions at Homewood Public Library this winter as part of year three of The March Quilts: a community art project. This year's theme is the...more

    Lego Wars

    Presented by Vestavia Hills Library in the Forest at Vestavia Hills Library in the Forest, Vestavia Hills

    March 25, 2017

    Bring your imagination and come build with Legos!  You could win a prize.  First grade and up. Families can create together!


    Altered Books Workshop with Tamara Moan

    Presented by Alabama Art Supply

    March 24 - March 25, 2017

    Transform old books into something new using painting, cutting, drawing, collage and narrative techniques.  In addition to altering individual pages, you'll learn to make storage pockets,...more

    Glue Gun Gang: Super Pretty Switch Plates

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    March 26, 2017

    Hand-sew a great Valentine's gift for yourself or someone else! 

    Adults only. 

    RESERVATIONS REQUIRED. 

    Theatre Conference Room


    Vinyl Cutting

    Presented by Vestavia Hills Library in the Forest at Vestavia Hills Library in the Forest, Vestavia Hills

    March 27, 2017

    Learn how to make your own custom vinyl decals using our vinyl cutter. Call Bethany at 205-978-4679 to register. Class takes place in the Electronic Classroom of the Vestavia...more

    Woodlawn Street Market

    Presented by Woodlawn Business Association and REV Birmingham

    April 1, 2017

    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

    Knot, Grain, and Stain

    Presented by Crestwood Coffee Company at Crestwood Coffee Company, Birmingham

    March 6 - April 1, 2017

    Knot, Grain, and Stain. Local artist Amanda Warr will be showing her creative woodworking and wood art at Crestwood Coffee Company March 6 through April 1st. The opening will be on March 10th,...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

    SCAC Annual Instructor/Student Art Exhibit

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

    March 13 - April 13, 2017

    Come support local art at the SCAC Annual Instructor/Student Art Exhibit! This year's exhibit honors the life of Frances Donehoo Presson. Featured works from instructors, students, and staff...more

    Tannehill Trade Days

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

    April 15 - April 16, 2017

    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

    Lego Wars

    Presented by Vestavia Hills Library in the Forest at Vestavia Hills Library in the Forest, Vestavia Hills

    April 22, 2017

    Bring your imagination and come build with Legos!  You could win a prize.  First grade and up. Families can create together!


    Afterschool Zentangle Class for Elementary Kids

    Presented by Tangled Stones at Artists on the Bluff, Hoover

    January 19 - April 27, 2017

    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

    Afterschool Zentangle Class for Middle School Kids

    Presented by Tangled Stones at Artists on the Bluff, Hoover

    January 19 - April 27, 2017

    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

    Magic City Art Connection

    Presented by Foundation for Art and Cultural Connections at Linn Park, Birmingham

    April 28 - April 30, 2017

    The 34th annual show and Birmingham’s largest festival will transform Linn Park with its blast of fresh artistic talent, sights, sounds, tastes, and aromas. #MagicCityArt...more

    Spring Classes Registration

    Presented by Samford Academy of the Arts at Samford University, Birmingham

    January 9 - May 1, 2017

    Sign-up for spring classes at Samford's Academy of the Arts, continuing the traditions of Samford After Sundown and Preparatory Music.  Enjoy classes in music, art, languages, creative...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

    Maker Monday Create!

    Presented by Vestavia Hills Library in the Forest at Vestavia Hills Library in the Forest, Vestavia Hills

    January 9 - May 15, 2017

    We’ll have crafts plus STEAM activities and projects. You choose the activity and create! School age.


    Knitwise Tuesdays

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

    February 14 - May 16, 2017

    Join us on Tuesdays at the Central Library downtown as we knit our way to glory! Beginners and experts welcome. Open to elementary, middle, and high school students.
     


    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.


    23rd Annual Creek Bank Festival

    Presented by Leeds Area Chamber of Commerce at Leeds Memorial Park, Leeds

    May 20, 2017

    Join us for fun and fellowship for a full day of festivities with plenty of shopping at arts and craft booths, a full schedule of entertainment, and food provided by food vendors.


    Tannehill Trade Days

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

    May 20 - May 21, 2017

    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

    44th Annual Tannehill Gem, Mineral, Fossil & Jewelry Show

    Presented by Alabama Mineral & Lapidary Society at Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park, Bessemer

    June 3 - June 4, 2017

    The first weekend in June is the traditional meeting time for our annual Gem, Mineral & Jewelry Show. This outdoor show is known throughout the Southeast as both a fun and a friendly show. The...more

    21st Annual Down Home Psaltery Festival

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

    June 9 - June 10, 2017

    Morning workshops and lessons on playing the psaltery. Afternoon performances by psaltery players, young and old, professional and amateurs.


    Tannehill Trade Days

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

    June 17 - June 18, 2017

    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 Trade Days

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

    July 15 - July 16, 2017

    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

    Sloss Music & Arts Festival

    Presented by Red Mountain Entertainment at Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark, Birmingham

    July 15 - July 16, 2017

    Sloss Music & Arts Festival is a two-day music and lifestyle event that takes place at Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark in Birmingham, Alabama.

    Sloss Fest is 40 bands on 4...more

    Tannehill Trade Days

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

    August 19 - August 20, 2017

    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 Trade Days

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

    September 16 - September 17, 2017

    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 Trade Days

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

    October 21 - October 22, 2017

    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 Trade Days

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

    November 18 - November 19, 2017

    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

    The Market at Pepper Place

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

    April 8 - December 9, 2017

    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”.


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