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    UAB Men's Soccer vs Auburn-Montgomery (Exhibition)

    Presented by UAB Athletics at UAB West Campus Field

    August 19, 2014

    The Blazers host AUM in an exhibition match.

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    Helena Market Days

    at Helena Amphitheater

    June 7 - August 23, 2014

    The market is held each Saturday from 8:00 am - noon, and chefs from several well-known local restaurants are scheduled to hold demonstrations at 9:00 am each market day.


    How to be Hip Over Thirty presented by South City Theater

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

    August 23, 2014

    How to be Hip Over Thirty presented by South City Theater.


    Tailgate Challenge

    Presented by The Bell Center for Early Intervention Programs at The Summit

    August 23, 2014

    Come out to the Tailgate Challenge at The Summit in front of Carmike Cinemas! The Bell Center's Tailgate Challenge provides a fun way for football fans to celebrate and anticipate the...more

    Hikes for Tykes

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens

    August 23, 2014

     A member of the Birmingham Botanical Gardens educational staff will take pre-school children and their families on a hands-on educational adventure through the gardens. Free.


    Greyhound Centennial Tour

    Presented by Greyhound

    August 23, 2014

    Celebrating 100 years of service, Greyhound is bringing its Centennial Mobile Museum Tour to Birmingham! The tour will feature a bus converted into a mobile museum displaying memorabilia such as...more

    Wake up with the Animals

    Presented by Birmingham Zoo at Birmingham Zoo

    August 23, 2014

    Have you ever woken up to a lion’s roar? Now is your chance during this once in a lifetime experience to wake up with the animals at the Zoo! Enjoy up-close and personal animal interactions,...more

    Fairy Tale Ball

    Presented by Childcare Resources

    August 23, 2014

    The 2014 Honorary Chair Jim Hansen, Regional President of PNC, invites you to attend the 8th Annual Fairy Tale Ball. This year's Ball features a new live dance band, gourmet hors...more

    UAB Men's Soccer vs Lipscomb (Exhibition)

    Presented by UAB Athletics at UAB West Campus Field

    August 23, 2014

    The Blazers host Lipscomb in an exhibition match.


    National Pro Fastpitch Championship Series

    Presented by Southern Sports Group at Hoover Metropolitan Stadium

    August 20 - August 24, 2014

    The Championship Series is the league’s hallmark event and the culmination of regular season competition.  The Series will feature all four league teams and begin Wednesday, August 20th...more

    Birmingham Restaurant Week

    Presented by Birmingham Restaurant Week

    August 15 - August 24, 2014

    Known as Birmingham’s premier dining-out event, BRW will again celebrate the city’s acclaimed culinary culture by offering incentives for Birmingham-area residents to revisit their...more

    Slugterra Return of the Elementals

    Presented by Carmike Cinemas at Carmike Cinemas Summit 16

    August 2 - August 24, 2014

    Slugterra Return of the Elementals is the first feature length movie based on the Disney XD TV series.

    It’s an epic sci-fi comedy adventure set deep underground, where the...more

    Taste of 4th Avenue Jazz Festival

    Presented by Urban Impact Inc. and City of Birmingham

    August 23 - August 24, 2014

    The Taste of 4th Avenue Jazz Festival is a two-day FREE event August 23rd - 24th on the streets of Birmingham's Downtown Historic Fourth Avenue Business District, giving the community "A...more

    UniverSoul Circus

    Presented by UniverSoul Circus at Legion Field Stadium--Birmingham Park and Recreation Board

    August 20 - August 24, 2014

    COME SEE THE MOST INTERACTIVE CIRCUS IN THE WORLD! Our show is a highly interactive combination of circus arts, theater, and music that spans genres including Pop, Classic R&B, Latin, Hip Hop,...more

    16th Annual Sidewalk Moving Picture Festival

    Presented by Sidewalk Film Festival at Alabama Theatre

    August 22 - August 24, 2014

    Sidewalk 2014 will take place in the Theatre District of Downtown Birmingham on August 22, 23 and 24. The Alabama Moving Image Association was created to inspire, encourage and support films and...more

    Family Film Festival

    Presented by Sidewalk Film Festival at McWane Science Center

    August 23 - August 24, 2014

    The Sidewalk Family Film Festival, presented by Alabama Baby & Child, is a celebration of independant films. It is a festival for screening shorts and features appropriate for children as...more

    North-South Skirmish Association

    Presented by N.S.S.A. Deep South Region at Brierfield Ironworks Historical State Park

    August 22 - August 24, 2014

    The North-South Skirmish Association (N-SSA) was formed in 1950 to commemorate the heroism of the men, of both sides, who fought in the American Civil War, 1861-1865. The N-SSA promotes the...more

    Monday at the Movies

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library

    August 25, 2014

    Arthur Dent is an ordinary man until he discovers that his best friend is an alien, that the world is going to be destroyed, and ends up hitchhiking on a spaceship. His friend Ford gives him a...more

    American Girl: Back to School Party

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library

    August 26, 2014

    Start the year off with Samantha and her friends, as they help you make some special school accessories of your own. Registration begins Aug. 5. Grades K-6


    Family Tour: What does a Warrior Wear?

    Presented by Birmingham Museum of Art at Birmingham Museum of Art

    August 26, 2014

    Join the Museum educators to explore the galleries in a fun, interactive experience! Discover Bart the Art Bat’s favorite artworks during these FREE, drop-in tours. After your tour, visit...more

    Family Storytime with Mr. Mac

    Presented by North Shelby Library and North Shelby Library at North Shelby Library

    August 6 - August 27, 2014

    Mr. Mac (Storyteller Extraordinaire!)
    Wednesdays, August 6th, 13th, 20th, and 27th at 10:45 am.
    Stories, puppets, and lots of music for every member of the family. All ages welcome. No...more

    Center Point Farmer's Market

    Presented by Center Point Area Chamber of Commerce at Reed-Harvey Park

    June 5 - August 28, 2014

    This event will take place each Thursday through August, weather permitting.


    Craig Darch, Author of From Brooklyn to the Olympics: Career of Auburn Track Coach Mel Rosen

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library

    August 28, 2014

    Join us as we welcome author Craig Darch discusses his book, From Brooklyn to the Olympics, which follows Mel Rosen from the streets of Brooklyn during the 1930s–’40s to his selection...more

    Movie Time

    Presented by Birmingham Public Library at West End Branch Library (BPL)

    August 28, 2014

    Looking for a great movie? We got you covered. Bring a friend, sit back and relax. The movie is on us.


    Celebrate America!

    Presented by American Village at American Village

    June 2 - August 29, 2014

    Special Summer Program. Step back in time and become part of the great American journey for independence.


    UAB Men's Soccer vs Memphis

    Presented by UAB Athletics at UAB West Campus Field

    August 29, 2014

    The Blazers will host Memphis on Friday, Aug. 29 in its season-opener


    Burningham Redux 8: Fire Ant Film Fest (FAFF)

    August 30, 2014

    If you attend 1 festival this year make it AUDEMUS. Or burn with us at the PIONEER campground in Oak Mtn State Park. We burn the man at nightfall Saturday Aug 30. 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm.


    UAB Football vs Troy

    Presented by UAB Athletics at Legion Field Stadium--Birmingham Park and Recreation Board

    August 30, 2014

    The Blazers will kick off the Bill Clark era on Saturday, Aug. 30 when the Troy Trojans come to Birmingham. UAB and Troy have played five consecutive seasons and recently announced a...more

    Auto Racing at Sayre Speedway

    Presented by Sayre Speedway at Sayre Speedway

    May 24 - August 30, 2014

    The South's Action Track!

    Racing divisions: Open Wheels, Super Trucks, Modified Lite, Limited Modified, Outlaw Late Model, Street Stock, Mini Modified, Buzz, Sportsman and Renegade


    Valleydale Farmers Market

    Presented by Community Markets, Inc. at Valleydale Farmers' Market

    May 17 - August 30, 2014

    Valleydale Farmers Market first opened in 2009 to bring fresh, regional produce to Jefferson and North Shelby County. Come by and check out our wide selection of fresh produce, arts &...more

    Bart’s Art Cart: Folded Foil Fun!

    Presented by Birmingham Museum of Art at Birmingham Museum of Art

    August 2 - August 30, 2014

    This drop-in art program for kids and families features a different theme from our galleries and art activity each month. Stop by to make art with Bart!

    In August, we will head to the...more

    Hikes for Tykes

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens

    August 30, 2014

     Go on a magical storytelling hike with Fresh Air Family's Verna Gates. Are there fairies and dragons in the Gardens? We will be on the lookout! Fairy house building to follow. Free.


    Free Saturday Movie Matinee

    Presented by Birmingham Public Library at Five Points West Regional Library (BPL)

    August 30, 2014

    The Five Points West Library presents a free Saturday afternoon movie matinee. We will be screening a newly released Webslinger movie. Light refreshments will be served. Everyone is welcome.


    UAB/Samford Volleyball Challenge

    Presented by UAB Athletics at UAB Bartow Arena

    August 29 - August 30, 2014

    UAB will open the season at home with the annual UAB/Samford tournament Aug. 29-30. This year’s tournament schedule will feature 2013 NCAA regional semi-finalist Michigan State, who finished...more

    Animation

    Presented by McWane Science Center at McWane Science Center

    May 24 - August 31, 2014

    ANIMATION featuring CARTOON NETWORK

    Explore how art, math, science and technology come together in the exciting world of Animation featuring Cartoon Network. Experiment with animation from...more

    Veterans Salute Sundays

    Presented by American Village at American Village

    June 1 - August 31, 2014

    Through art, sculpture, graphics and multimedia technology, the National Shrine and Register of Honor tells the stories of those in each generation who have served and sacrificed for American and...more

    William Thomas Exhibition

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens

    July 1 - August 31, 2014

    The Library Art Gallery at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens, in the area of the Garden Center leading into the Library, will be the location for...more

    Jim 'n Nick's/PUMA Labor Day Classic hosted Birmingham-Southern College Men's Soccer

    Presented by Birmingham-Southern College Athletics at Birmingham-Southern College

    August 29 - August 31, 2014

    Birmingham-Southern hosts Oglethorpe University, Huntingdon College and The University of Texas at Dallas.

    Held on Goldfarb Field at Berylson Soccer Park on the campus of...more

    Alabama Splash Adventure

    Presented by Splash Adventure Waterpark at Alabama's Splash Adventure Waterpark

    May 17 - September 1, 2014

    Alabama’s greatest water adventure! Create water fun your way, whether it’s relaxing by the wave pool and enjoying the lazy river or amping up the excitement with monster slides,...more

    Birmingham Barons Baseball vs Pensacola Blue Wahoos

    Presented by Birmingham Barons at Regions Field

    August 28 - September 1, 2014

    The 2013 season proved to be one of the most memorable in the long and storied history of Birmingham baseball as the Barons celebrated their return to downtown with the franchise's 14th...more

    23rd Annual Labor Day Celebration and Moon Pie Eatin' Contest

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

    September 1, 2014

    On Labor Day you can participate in Alabama’s largest moon pie eating contest and compete for prize money in both children and adult categories. Across the park, the United Mine Workers hold...more

    Spring Valley Beach

    Presented by Spring Valley Beach at Spring Valley Beach

    May 24 - September 1, 2014

    Spring Valley Beach Waterpark is a family owned and operated waterpark located in Blountsville, Alabama. The water park is approximately 60 minutes north of Birmingham, Alabama right off of...more

    SNaP: Irene Latham Book Launch

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

    September 4, 2014

    Birmingham's own Irene Latham, author of Leaving Gee's Bend and Don't Feed the Boy, is releasing a brand new book of children's poetry called Dear Wandering Wildebeest. She'll...more

    Magic Chromacity

    Presented by Alys Robinson Stephens Performing Arts Center and UAB Department of Art & Art History at Alys Robinson Stephens Performing Arts Center

    August 28 - September 5, 2014

    In the first joint project for UAB’s Cultural Corridor, the Alys Stephens Performing Arts Center, the Department of Art and Art History and the new Abroms-Engel Institute for the...more

    Samford University Women's Soccer vs Belmont

    Presented by Samford University Athletic Department at Samford University Track and Soccer Stadium

    September 5, 2014

    Samford finished the 2013 season with 13 wins, a total that ranks tied for fourth-best in school history. The Bulldogs also went 3-0 against Southeastern Conference opponents as they defeated...more

    Woody's Roundup

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library

    September 6, 2014

    Join Woody and Jessie on an old-fashioned western adventure.  All ages


    Miles College Football vs Shaw University

    Presented by Miles College Athletics at Miles College

    September 6, 2014

    MC opens the season at home against CIAA conference foe Shaw University on Sept. 6, at 6 p.m.. Miles College and the SU Bears will be meeting for the second time in three years as the Golden Bears...more

    Birmingham-Southern College Football vs LaGrange

    Presented by Birmingham-Southern College Athletics at Panther Stadium - Birmingham-Southern College

    September 6, 2014

    The Birmingham-Southern College Panthers take on the LaGrange College Panthers from LaGrange, GA.


    Southern Samurai

    Presented by Birmingham Museum of Art at Birmingham Museum of Art

    September 6, 2014

    Samurai, armor, swords, and more! Join Bart and our samurai armor to celebrate the exhibition, Lethal Beauty. Taste tea, make art, and celebrate samurai and Japanese culture.


    Equal Access Birmingham Heart + Sole 5K/Fun Run

    Presented by UAB Medicine and Equal Access Birmingham at UAB Campus Green

    September 6, 2014

    On September 6, 2014, Equal Access Birmingham (EAB) is planning its inaugural Heart + Sole 5K/Fun Run to support the operations of EAB while promoting health and wellness in the Birmingham...more

    Miss Vulcan 1939

    Presented by Red Mountain Theatre Company at Vulcan Park and Museum

    September 5 - September 6, 2014

    Celebrate the 75th Anniversary of Vulcan with a competition that'll have everyone talking! Inspired by actual events, this original work will transport audiences back in time to the first (and...more

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