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    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 Hospitality House, which provides emergency housing for families in need. We've completed the challenge and want to share these quilts with the community before donating them.

    Please join us for an afternoon tea ...more


    October Workshops:

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

    October 1 - October 30, 2014

    This October we have a new array of workshops available at Desert Island Supply, Co.!

    With Halloween fast approaching, we decided to add a...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

    Mixed Media Workshop - Steam Punk Theme

    Presented by Tangled Stones at Artists on the Bluff, Hoover

    November 1, 2014

    In this one day workshop we will use mixed media to create a 12" x 12" canvas with a Steam Punk theme! We will throw in a little Zentangle® (an easy to learn method of creating...more

    Autumn Sets at Good People Brewing

    Presented by Steel City Sounds and Good People Brewing Co at Good People Brewery, Birmingham

    November 1, 2014

    Dead Fingers / Wray / Doc Dailey Music / Fire Mountain / King Carnivore / Radio Champion / Great Peacock / Mandi Rae & Redface

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    Alabama Art Fair Sponsored by Alabama Art Supply

    Presented by Alabama Art Supply

    October 26 - November 1, 2014

    The Alabama Art Fair, sponsored by Alabama Art Supply, is a week packed with informative demonstrations by art supply vendors such as Winsor & Newton, Golden, Liquitex, Speedball, and Jacquard...more

    A Southern Christmas Bazaar

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

    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, Hoover

    November 1 - November 2, 2014

    On November 1 & 2, 2014, grab friends and family and get outside to the Moss Rock Festival at The Preserve in Hoover. Explore Nature, Eco Ideas, Art + Design at...more

    Great Pumpkin Patch Halloween Festival

    at Great Pumpkin Patch, Hayden

    September 25 - November 2, 2014

    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

    Beginning Zentangle Class

    Presented by Tangled Stones at Artists on the Bluff, Hoover

    November 2, 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

    Chilton County ARTS Festival

    Presented by Chilton County Arts Council

    November 1 - November 2, 2014

    This annual vendor show is indoors, located inside a beautiful exhibition hall just one mile off Interstate 65 Exit 212 at the Clanton Jeff State campus.  Original art, local art vendors,...more

    Moss Rock Festival with participation by Southeastern Outings

    Presented by Southeastern Outings

    November 1 - November 2, 2014

    PLEASE NOTE THAT DAYLIGHT SAVINGS TIME ENDS SUNDAY MORNING, NOVEMBER 2. BE SURE YOU TURN ALL YOUR CLOCKS BACK ONE HOUR BEFORE GOING TO BED SATURDAY NIGHT, NOVEMBER...more

    Painting Autumn Leaves/Color And Detail

    Presented by Graham Creative and Graham Creative

    November 1 - November 2, 2014

    PAINTING AUTUMN LEAVES/COLOR AND DETAIL
    With Artist Barry Graham

    Accepting students for watercolor media classes. Each class will specifically concentrate on the...more

    Falling for Fall

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    November 4, 2014

    Stories and crafts for all ages.


    Birmingham Art Crawl

    Presented by Birmingham Art Crawl at Birmingham Historic Loft District, Birmingham

    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

    Purl @ the Plaza

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    November 8, 2014

    Gather with like-minded yarn enthusiasts and enjoy a day of crafting.


    Christmas Village Festival

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

    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

    DIY Zentangle Coasters

    Presented by Tangled Stones at Artists on the Bluff, Hoover

    November 9, 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! We will use basic...more

    Beginning Zentangle Class

    Presented by Tangled Stones at Artists on the Bluff, Hoover

    November 11, 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

    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, Gardendale

    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, McCalla

    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

    Homestead Hollow Arts & Crafts Festival

    Presented by Homestead Hollow at Homestead Hollow, Springville

    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

    Cast Iron Sculpture for Beginners

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

    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

    Iron & Bronze Casting: Artist Open Studio

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

    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

    Zentangle Dangles - Christmas Card Class

    Presented by Tangled Stones at Artists on the Bluff, Hoover

    November 16, 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

    BAA Annual Member Show

    Presented by Birmingham Art Association

    November 15 - November 22, 2014

    The Birmingham Art Association will be hosting their Annual Members' Show at Kings House Antiques and Oriental Rugs on Saturday, November 15 through Saturday, November 22nd. The Opening...more

    The Camp Out

    Presented by Alabama Folk School at Camp McDowell at Good People Brewery, Birmingham

    November 22, 2014

    Back by popular demand, the Camp Out fundraiser for Bethany at Camp McDowell is back! Join us November 22, 2014 from 6:00 - 9:00 pm at Good People Brewing Co. Enjoy great food and beverages, live...more

    Tannehill Crafter's Open House

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

    November 28 - November 30, 2014

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


    6th Annual Artist Market

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

    December 6, 2014

    Visit the 6th Annual Artist Market! 

    Artists will be offering their one-of-a-kind art for sale.  Artwork will include pottery, jewelry, fabric art, paintings, drawings, print...more

    Arts on the Plaza

    Presented by Fancy Goods Variety

    December 5 - December 6, 2014

    Arts on the Plaza Enjoy Christmas Shopping with one-of-a-kind artists and the surrounding business owners. Fun for the entire family.


    Christmas Tree Mixed Media on Canvas

    Presented by Tangled Stones at Artists on the Bluff, Hoover

    December 6, 2014

    In this one day workshop we will use mixed media to create a 12 x 16 canvas. We will begin by making a paper collage tree and will add beads, metal pieces and more paper for decoration! Ages 12 +,...more

    Pepper Place Saturday Market

    Presented by Pepper Place Saturday Market at Pepper Place, Birmingham

    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.


    Purl @ the Plaza

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    December 13, 2014

    Finish old projects before the new year! Come and knit, crochet or embroider with your fellow fiber enthusiasists! 


    Blue Light Special Art Show

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

    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

    Basic and Intermediate Blacksmithing

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

    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

    Iron & Bronze Casting: Artist Open Studio

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

    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

    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, Birmingham

    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

    Purl @ the Plaza with Knitting Lessons

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    January 10, 2015

    New year, new projects! Bring your yarn to knit, crochet or embroider.

    FREE knitting lessons for beginners from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. Call 205-444-7821 to register as class size is...more

    Birmingham Art Crawl

    Presented by Birmingham Art Crawl at Birmingham Historic Loft District, Birmingham

    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

    Heart 2 HeART

    Presented by aTeam Ministries

    February 7, 2015

    aTeam’s Heart 2 HeART program supports children with pediatric cancer by pairing them with well known and talented professional artists in an effort to celebrate and inspire them. By being...more

    Birmingham Art Crawl

    Presented by Birmingham Art Crawl at Birmingham Historic Loft District, Birmingham

    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

    Birmingham Art Crawl

    Presented by Birmingham Art Crawl at Birmingham Historic Loft District, Birmingham

    April 2, 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

    Gardendale Magnolia Festival

    Presented by Gardendale Magnolia Festival at Gardendale Civic Center, Gardendale

    April 24 - April 25, 2015

    Featured on Food Network and Cooking Channel! Voted Birmingham Parent magazine’s Family Favorite Fair/Festival 2014. 205-514-6799. The Total Family...more

    Birmingham Art Crawl

    Presented by Birmingham Art Crawl at Birmingham Historic Loft District, Birmingham

    May 7, 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

    Tuscaloosa Museum of Art: Home of the Westervelt Collection

    Presented by Tuscaloosa Museum of Art: Home of the Westervelt Collection at Tuscaloosa Museum of Art: Home of the Westervelt Collection, Tuscaloosa

    August 3, 2010 - Ongoing

    The Westervelt Collection is one of the world’s finest collections of paintings, sculptures, furniture, and decorative arts. The halls of the museum are filled with works of prominent...more

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