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    Looking for something fun to do with that special someone, but need to do it on a budget? has you covered! Here is a list of some date ideas you may not have thought of. The best part is, these ideas are either FREE or very affordable (around $15 per person)!

    Aldridge Gardens

    Presented by Aldridge Botanical Gardens at Aldridge Gardens, Hoover


    Since Aldridge Gardens opened in 2002, the 30-acre former property of well-known horticulturist Eddie Aldridge and his wife Kay has become a popular attraction in the greater Birmingham area. The young garden showcases hydrangeas, including the Snowflake Hydrangea patented by Mr. Aldridge which is now the official flower of the City of Hoover.Other features include the Aldridges’ former home, an outdoor ...more

    Carolina Shag, Swing, Steppin' Social Dance Classes and Parties

    Presented by Rhythm N Motion at Rhythm N Motion Dance, Hoover

    September 5, 2013 - December 25, 2015

    Group Classes and social dance parties for dance styles such as Carolina Shag, West Coast Swing, Steppin'. and other swing styles. Monthly classes and dance parties.

    Documentaries After Dark 2015 Selections

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

    January 20 - December 31, 2015

    Join us at Emmet O'Neal Library on select Tuesday nights throughout the year for an evening of great documentary film!  Films start promptly at 6:30pm.  The films are usually not...more

    Happy Hour at Hart and Soul Coffee Company

    Presented by Hart and Soul at Hart and Soul Coffee Company, Homewood


    Wake up with coffee and cool down with a glass of wine. Whether morning or evening, Hart & Soul has you taken care of. If spending...more

    Moss Rock Preserve

    Presented by Moss Rock Preserve at Moss Rock Preserve, Hoover


    A perfect balance of nature and community, Moss Rock Preserve is a beautiful 250 acre nature preserve abundant with trees and plants, rock outcroppings, streams, waterfalls, wildlife and other...more

    Oak Mountain State Park

    Presented by Oak Mountain State Park at Oak Mountain State Park , Pelham


    The day-use activities at Oak Mountain State Park set it apart from the rest. With the oldest continuously operating BMX Track in the nation, over 50 miles of hiking, biking and equestrian trails...more

    Orr Park / Tinglewood

    Presented by Montevallo Parks and Recreation at Orr Park, Montevallo


    One of the most unique parks and nature preserves in the South is Orr Park, located just south of Birmingham in the charming city of Montevallo, Alabama. A beautiful preserve along Shoal...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”

    Railroad Park

    Presented by Railroad Park at Railroad Park, Birmingham


    Railroad Park is a 19 acre green space in downtown Birmingham that celebrates the industrial and artistic heritage of our great city. Situated along 1st Avenue South, between 14th and 18th...more

    Trails of Africa Exhibit - Open April 2011

    Presented by Birmingham Zoo at Birmingham Zoo, Birmingham


    Blazing New Trails in Elephant Care and Conservation

    Much more than an attraction, Trails of Africa is the world’s first exhibit featuring a herd of African bull...more

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