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    Alabama Wildlife Center's Holiday Craft and Bake Sale

    Presented by Alabama Wildlife Center

    December 3, 2016

    Holiday-themed crafts and ornaments, handmade jewelry, quilts & throws, unique gifts with a natural theme, bird houses & feeders, homemade jams, jellies, preserves, candies, baked goods, smoked hams and turkey breasts, and frozen casseroles: Broccoli & Rice, Mac ‘n Cheese, Sweet Potato, & Sausage Grits, just in time for the holidays. Also, Santa, free refreshments, and meet glove-trained ...more


    Holiday Greenery Sale

    Presented by Aldridge Gardens at Aldridge Gardens, Hoover

    December 3, 2016

    Now is the time to decorate your mantles, mailboxes, and entryways to set the mood for the holidays. So decorate with fresh greenery, bows and tree toppers from Aldridge Gardens! Get greenery for...more

    Mustache Dache 5K

    December 3, 2016

    The Mustache Dache® is the nation's premier mustache-themed running race series! Men, women and children are all invited to embrace their inner Mario or Luigi and participate in this slightly...more

    7th Annual Race to the Heights 5k

    December 3, 2016

    We are so excited about the 7th annual Race to the Heights 5k which will take place at the Church of the Highlands Grants Mill campus! It will start at the north entrance and proceed...more

    Shelby Iron Works Pancake Breakfast

    Presented by Shelby Iron Works at Shelby Iron Works, Shelby

    December 3, 2016

    The Iron Works Museum and Country Store will be open along with local blacksmiths crafting new pieces during this all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast.

     


    City of Alabaster Christmas Parade

    Presented by City of Alabaster

    December 3, 2016

    City of Alabaster celebrates the start of the Christmas season with our Christmas Parade. One of our favorite annual events of the year!


    City of Helena 46th Annual Christmas Parade

    Presented by City of Helena at Helena Amphitheater, Helena

    December 3, 2016

    The theme for the 46th Annual Christmas Parade is "Put the fire out....Santa's coming". We are honoring our Fire Department for the outstanding service they provide to our residents. The...more

    Christmas at Arlington

    Presented by Arlington Historic Home and Gardens at Arlington Antebellum Home and Gardens, Birmingham

    December 2 - December 4, 2016

    Friday, December 2nd – Hanging of the Green, Candlelight Tour and Reception.
    Starts at 6:00 p.m. Cost is $20/person.

    Saturday, December 3rd (10 a.m.—4 p.m.) & Sunday,...more

    Christmas By Candlelight 2016: Thy Perfect Light

    Presented by Shades Mountain Baptist Church at Shades Mountain Baptist Church, Vestavia Hills

    December 4, 2016

    This Free community event features musicians, artists and filmmakers retell the ageless Advent story.  "We Three Kings on a long road home, search for light to heal our souls..." No admission...more

    Christmas Open House 2016

    Presented by Bessemer Hall of History Museum at Bessemer Hall of History , Bessemer

    December 4, 2016

    Come and see some of Bessemer’s history on display and learn about the past while getting in the Christmas spirit with displays of Christmas decorations from years gone by. See an old-fashioned...more

    Samford University Men's Basketball vs Jacksonville State

    Presented by Samford University Athletic Department at Pete Hanna Center, Birmingham

    December 4, 2016

    The Bulldogs host Jacksonville State.


    Origins

    Presented by AROVA Contemporary Ballet at Dorothy Jemison Day Theater, Birmingham

    December 2 - December 4, 2016

    A gala performance featuring favorite AROVA repertoire such as "Within Them a Great Divide" choreographed by Alabama Ballet's Michael Fothergill. Other featured works include "Women of the Cove"...more

    You are invited to a FREE performance of Amahl and the Night Visitors!

    Presented by Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church

    December 4, 2016

    YOU ARE INVITIED TO A FREE OPERA PERFORMANCE! -  Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church, 4887 Valleydale Rd, Birmingham, AL 35242, in conjunction with the University of Alabama at Birmingham's...more

    Embellishments Holiday Concert 2016: Fire and Ice

    Presented by Embellishments, Inc at Hoover High School, Hoover

    December 4, 2016

    Overture from “The Nutcracker Suite”, Tchaikovsky
    Firebird (Finale), Stravinsky
    Riu Riu Chiu
    Winter Wonderland
    Ding, Dong, Merrily on High
    In the Bleak...more

    Nice Work If You Can Get It

    Presented by Samford University School of the Arts at Harrison Theatre - Samford University, Birmingham

    December 1 - December 4, 2016

    Set in the rip-roaring 1920s, "Nice Work If You Can Get It" is the story of charming and wealthy Jazz Age playboy Jimmy Winter, who gets involved with bootleggers, chorus girls, gold...more

    University of Montevallo CSM Recital

    Presented by University of Montevallo Music Department at LeBaron Recital Hall, Montevallo

    December 4, 2016

    From lively outdoor performances at Flowerhill to moving concerts at LeBaron Recital Hall and Palmer Auditorium, you’ll find something to please your ears no matter what time of year it is....more

    80th Annual Service of Lessons and Carols

    Presented by Birmingham-Southern College at Canterbury United Methodist Church , Birmingham

    December 2 - December 4, 2016

    This year will mark the 80th anniversary of one of Birmingham-Southern College’s oldest and most beloved traditions.

    The annual Service of Lessons and Carols will be held on Friday, Dec....more

    Birmingham Community Concert Band

    Presented by Birmingham Community Concert Band at Gardendale Civic Center, Gardendale

    December 4, 2016

    The Birmingham Community Concert Band Association was founded in 1980. Its purpose is to promote the listening enjoyment of concert band music for the Greater Birmingham Area while providing local...more

    City of Mountain Brook Holiday Parade

    Presented by Mountain Brook Chamber of Commerce

    December 4, 2016

    Holiday floats, a marching band, music, elves, and photos with the Mayor (who will arrive on a fire truck) are all to be a part of the Holiday Parade. Parade activities begin on December 4th at...more

    Samford University Women's Basketball vs Belmont

    Presented by Samford University Athletic Department at Pete Hanna Center, Birmingham

    December 5, 2016

    The Bulldogs hosts Belmont.


    Whittington Concerto and Aria Competition

    Presented by Birmingham-Southern College Music Department at Hill Recital Hall - Birmingham-Southern College, Birmingham

    December 5, 2016

    The Dorsey and Frances Whittington Competition is named for two prominent teachers on the faculty of the Birmingham Conservatory of Music, which merged with the College in the early 1950s to form...more

    Annual City of Birmingham Christmas Tree Lighting

    Presented by City of Birmingham at Linn Park, Birmingham

    December 6, 2016

    Free! Enjoy live music, arts and crafts, purchase great food and wait to see if there is an early visit from Santa and Mrs. Claus. You can even participate in the parade or just hang out...more

    Lighting of the Star and Downtown Homewood Christmas Parade

    Presented by City of Homewood at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    December 6, 2016

    The Homewood Christmas Parade will be held Tuesday, December 6, 2016. A new feature to this year’s parade will be the lighting of the Homewood Star on 18th Street as the parade enters Downtown...more

    Cahaba Village Holiday Open House

    Presented by Mountain Brook Chamber of Commerce

    December 6, 2016

    Welcome to easy. Combining a prime location conveniently accessible to Highway 280 with a wide variety of terrific stores, professional services and amazing dining options, Cahaba Village gives...more

    Southeastern Outings Weekday hike at Veterans Park in Shelby County

    Presented by Southeastern Outings at Veterans Park - Hoover, Hoover

    December 7, 2016

    Come with us on our weekday hike.  Enjoy an easy 3 mile hike on trails in North Shelby County just off Valleydale Road.  Veterans Park is an 82-acre park with numerous walking trails, a...more

    Holiday Breakfast

    Presented by Crisis Center at Vestavia Hills United Methodist Church, Vestavia Hills

    December 8, 2016

    The Crisis Center invites individuals from the communities of Central Alabama to our annual Holiday Breakfast. Breakfast service will begin at 7:00 a.m. with program beginning at 7:30...more

    Samford University Women's Basketball vs UAB

    Presented by Samford University Athletic Department at Pete Hanna Center, Birmingham

    December 8, 2016

    The Bulldogs hosts UAB.


    Asha Tea Time

    Presented by AshaKiran

    December 8, 2016

    What is it? Asha Tea Time is one of a kind networking event for women & will take place 2nd Thursday monthly at 5PM-6:30PM at Sitar Indian Restaurant. We wanted to...more

    Crestline Village Holiday Open House

    Presented by Mountain Brook Chamber of Commerce

    December 8, 2016

    Crestline Village brings you their Holiday Open House on December 8th. Do not miss all the festivity that Crestline has to offer!


    Gifts of Art

    Presented by Aldridge Gardens at Aldridge Gardens, Hoover

    December 8, 2016

    This is THE BEST PLACE IN HOOVER to find original, affordable, hand-crafted works of art by Alabama Artists just in time for the holidays. Nine artists were hand-selected by the Arts and Sculpture...more

    Bells of Buchanan Christmas Concert

    Presented by Samford University School of the Arts at Brock Recital Hall - Samford University, Birmingham

    December 8, 2016

    Samford University's School of the Arts presents a concert by its handbell ensemble.


    Birmingham Ballet: The Mutt-Cracker

    Presented by Birmingham Ballet at Birmingham Jefferson Convention Complex (BJCC) Concert Hall , Birmingham

    December 9, 2016

    A new twist on a classic "tail." Benefitting the Greater Birmingham Humane Society.


    Briarwood Walk Through Nativity

    Presented by Briarwood Presbyterian Church, PCA at Briarwood Presbyterian Church, Birmingham

    December 7 - December 9, 2016

    The community is invited to join the congregation of Briarwood for its annual Walk Through Nativity on the church grounds. Over 900 church members participate in this FREE, three-night event,...more

    Birmingham-Southern College Women's Basketball vs Piedmont

    Presented by Birmingham-Southern College Athletics at Bill Battle Coliseum - Birmingham-Southern College, Birmingham

    December 9, 2016

    The BSC Panthers compete in NCAA Division III and the Southern Athletic Association.


    Beginning Zentangle Class - Christmas!

    Presented by Tangled Stones at Artists on the Bluff, Hoover

    December 9, 2016

    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

    Colonial Christmas Lunch and Tour

    Presented by American Village at American Village, Montevallo

    December 6 - December 9, 2016

    Your luncheon hostess is the young Martha Washington. George and Martha Washington were married on twelfth night, or the twelfth day after Christmas. Martha will tell visitors about how she met...more

    Holiday Music Concert

    Presented by Alabama School of Fine Arts at Dorothy Jemison Day Theater, Birmingham

    December 8 - December 9, 2016

    Get in the spirit at this family-friendly concert in the Dorothy Jemison Day Theater. It features ASFA's Orchestra, Jazz Ensemble, Choir and the delightful Concerto delle Donne.


    Breakfast with Santa

    Presented by North Shelby Library at North Shelby Library, Birmingham

    December 10, 2016

    Join us for a great time of food, fun, and pictures with Santa. Breakfast will be from 9:00 – 9:30. Pictures with Santa and a Christmas craft will be 9:30 - 10:30. Tickets are $5.00 per person,...more

    Southeastern Outings dayhike on the Cherokee Ridge Alpine Trail System at Lake Martin

    Presented by Southeastern Outings and Ruffner Mountain Nature Preserve

    December 10, 2016

    Located on the banks of Lake Martin, Alabama’s largest and allegedly most beautiful lake, the area offers linked loop trails.  Cherokee Ridge Alpine Trails are among the most scenic and...more

    UAB Women's Basketball vs Florida State

    Presented by UAB Athletics at UAB Bartow Arena, Birmingham

    December 10, 2016

    The Blazers welcome Florida State to Bartow Arena on December 10. In 2015-16, the Seminoles capped off their season in the Sweet 16 against the No. 1-seed, Baylor and ranked 10th in the final USA...more

    Samford University Men's Basketball vs Miles College

    Presented by Samford University Athletic Department at Pete Hanna Center, Birmingham

    December 10, 2016

    The Bulldogs host Miles College.


    University of Montevallo Basketball vs AUM

    Presented by University of Montevallo Athletics at University of Montevallo, Montevallo

    December 10, 2016

    Events are held on the University of Montevallo campus in the Bank Trust Arena. The arena is part of the Robert M. McChesney Student Activity Center, the centerpiece of the University of...more

    Miles College Women's Basketball vs Delta State University

    Presented by Miles College Athletics at Miles College, Fairfield

    December 10, 2016

    The Miles Golden Bears are a member of the NCAA Division II Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. Games are held on campus in Knox-Windham Gymnasion.


    City of Trussville Christmas Parade

    Presented by Trussville Area Chamber of Commerce at Trussville Mall, Trussville

    December 10, 2016

    We hope you will join us for the 2016 Christmas Parade as it passes through historic Downtown Trussville.  The parade will be Saturday, December 10, 2016 at 3:00 in the...more

    Holiday Market

    Presented by Irondale Arts Council at Habitat Birmingham ReStore, Irondale

    December 9 - December 10, 2016

    Annual Irondale Arts Council Holiday Market will be take on December 9th and 10th from 10AM to 3PM.  This festive event will take place at the Habitat for Humanity Restore Conference...more

    City of Irondale Christmas Parade and Tree Lighting Ceremony

    Presented by Greater Irondale Chamber of Commerce

    December 10, 2016

    The Greater Irondale Chamber of Commerce is again pleased to present, on behalf of the City of Irondale, the 2016 Irondale Christmas Parade and Tree Lighting Ceremony on Saturday, December 10,...more

    2016 USATF Junior Olympic Cross Country Championships

    Presented by USA Track & Field at Veterans Park - Hoover, Hoover

    December 10, 2016

    Some the nation's top youth runners compete in this national cross country race - ages 8-18. More than 3,000 racers from across the nation.


    Holiday Invitational Track and Field Meet

    Presented by Alabama High School Athletic Association at Birmingham Crossplex, Birmingham

    December 10, 2016

    The second meet of the high school season starts at 8:00AM on December 10th.


    Ten Minute Play Festival

    Presented by Samford Academy of the Arts at Harrison Theatre - Samford University, Birmingham

    December 10, 2016

    Bonnie Bolding Swearingen Hall, Harrison Theatre


    Murray Productions: This Christmas

    Presented by Murray Productions at Carver Theatre, Birmingham

    December 10, 2016

    Murray Productions presents an original stage play for the holidays--- "This Christmas"


    Jingle Bell Run

    Presented by Arthritis Foundation at Railroad Park, Birmingham

    December 10, 2016

    The Arthritis Foundation’s Jingle Bell Run is a fun way to get out, get moving and raise funds and awareness to cure America’s #1 cause of disability. In communities nationwide, this annual...more

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