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    Tuesday Night Lights at the West Homewood Farmer's Market

    Presented by West Homewood Farmer's Market at Shades Valley Community Church, Homewood

    June 7 - August 30, 2016

    The NEW 2016 West Homewood Farmer's Market schedule: Every Tuesday evening June through August from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm.

    Voted "Best Market in Central Alabama" by 40% AL.com voters.

    Join our email list to receive reminders about the market: ...more


    The Art of Making Paper from Native Plants (new elective)

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    September 17, 2016

    Instructor: Instructor: Doug Baulos, Asst. Professor of Drawing and Book Arts, UAB
    Saturday, September 17 | 8:30 - 12:30 p.m.
    Location: Birmingham Botanical Gardens
    Members $45 |...more

    Tannehill Trade Days

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

    September 17 - September 18, 2016

    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

    Alabama Orchid Society 32nd Annual Show & Sale

    Presented by Alabama Orchid Society at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    September 16 - September 18, 2016

    The Alabama Orchid Society 32nd Annual Show & Sale will be taking place on September 16 -18, 2016 in the auditorium of the Birmingham Botanical Gardens.  This year the orchid show will be...more

    STANDING ROOM ONLY: Super Chill Coloring Contest

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

    September 23, 2016

    Unwind with brand new crayons and ambient music in a relaxing atmosphere. We'll prove coloring sheets and books as well as fresh crayons, markers and colored pencils. Feel free to bring your...more

    Plant-Soil Relationships (core)

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    September 24, 2016

    Instructor: Instructor: Henry Hughes, Director of Education, Birmingham Botanical Gardens
    Saturday, September  24 | 8:30-4:30 p.m.
    Location: Birmingham Botanical Gardens...more

    Boulevard Blast 5K in Historic Norwood

    Presented by Norwood Resource Center

    September 24, 2016

    Boulevard Blast 5k in Historic Norwood  - 3rd Annual Race

    The Boulevard Blast 5K is held in the Historic Norwood Neighborhood in the Northside Birmingham Community,...more

    Coffee, Conversation, and Crafts

    Presented by Birmingham Public Library at Springville Road Regional Library (BPL), Birmingham

    September 6 - September 26, 2016

    A gathering of folks who want to meet new people, learn fun crafts, enjoy light refreshments, and feel like a part of the community. It is the happening place to be. All adults welcome and...more

    Lunch & Learn: Transplanting and Caring

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    September 28, 2016

    Speaker: David Doggett
    Wednesday, September 28, 2016 | 11:30-12:30 p.m.
    Location: Birmingham Botanical Gardens
    Free

    Discover the tried and true techniques of planting,...more

    Autumn at Moss Rock Preserve (field trip)

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    October 1, 2016

    Trip Leaders:
    Patrick Thompson, Arboretum Specialist, The Davis Arboretum at Auburn University
    John Manion, Kaul Wildflower Garden Curator, Birmingham Botanical Gardens
    Saturday,...more

    Thyme to Read Book Club

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    October 4, 2016

    When: October 74
    Title: My Southern Journey
    Author: Rick Bragg

    6:00 p.m.


    Second Saturday at Sloss Walk and Talk--Roses-Their History and Uses

    Presented by Birmingham Historical Society and Alabama Cooperative Extension System at Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark, Birmingham

    October 8, 2016

    Our final "Walk and Talk" of the season is all about Roses!

    Roses have a long and colorful history, which has captivated our hearts and minds for ages. The...more

    Antiques at The Gardens

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    October 6 - October 9, 2016

    2016 Public Show Hours

    Thursday, October 6, 11-4 p.m.
    Friday, October 7, 10-7 p.m.
    Saturday, October 8, 10-5 p.m.
    Sunday, October 9, 11-4 p.m.

    General...more

    Lunch & Learn: Ask the Experts!

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    October 12, 2016

    Speaker: TBD
    Wednesday, October 12, 2016 | 11:30-12:30 p.m.
    Location: Birmingham Botanical Gardens
    Free

    Bring your garden related questions and ask the panel. Trees,...more

    American Girl Girls Just Like Me: Monarch Butterfly Journey with Lanie

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    October 13, 2016

    For children age 5 and above
    Instructor: Robin Geurs
    Thursday, October 13 | 3:30 - 5:00 p.m.
    Location: Birmingham Botanical Gardens
    $20 Members | $25...more

    East Lake Market

    Presented by East Lake Farmers Market at East Lake Farmers Market, Birmingham

    May 7 - October 15, 2016

    East Lake Market offers fresh produce from local farmers and homemade jams, relishes and bread every Saturday from 8:00 am - noon. Check back each week to discover new entertainment, health...more

    Glorious Containers

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    October 15, 2016

    Instructor: Gloria Clemmensen, Designer & Gardener
    Saturday, October 15 | 9:00 am - Noon
    Location: Birmingham Botanical Gardens
    Members $15 | Non-Members $20

    Think...more

    The Science and Art of Green Roofs (new elective)

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    October 14 - October 15, 2016

    Instructors:Ed Snodgrass, Proprietor, Emory Knoll Farms, Inc., Maryland
    Julie Price, Ph.D., Sustainability Coordinator, University of Alabama at Birmingham
    Friday, October 14|8:30-4:30...more

    American Girl Girls Just Like Me: Monarch Butterfly Journey with Lanie

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    October 16, 2016

    For children age 5 and above
    Instructor: Robin Geurs
    Sunday, October 16 | 2-4 p.m.
    Location: Birmingham Botanical Gardens
    $20 Members | $25 Non-Members

    Inspired by...more

    Tannehill Trade Days

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

    October 15 - October 16, 2016

    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

    Fall Plant Sale

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    October 22 - October 23, 2016

    Saturday 9-5 p.m.

    Sunday 11-3 p.m.


    Lunch & Learn: They're So Wicked

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    October 26, 2016

    Speaker: Verna Gates
    Wednesday, October 26, 2016 | 11:30-12:30 p.m.
    Location: Birmingham Botanical Gardens
    Free

    Discover what plants are harmful or toxic, how to control...more

    Dirt Dash 5K Fun Run and Family Walk

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    October 29, 2016

    Race Day registration begins at 6:30 a.m., Race begins at 8:00 a.m.


    A Southern Christmas Bazaar

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

    October 29, 2016

    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

    Thyme to Read Book Club

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    November 1, 2016

    When: November 1
    Title: My City Was Gone
    Author: Dennis Love

    6:00 p.m.


    Whiskeys of the World

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    November 3, 2016

    Instructor: Brooke & Nathan McMinn
    Thursday, November 3 | 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
    Location: Birmingham Botanical Gardens
    Members: $30 | Non-members: $35

    Back by popular...more

    Moss Rock Festival

    at Moss Rock Preserve, Hoover

    November 5 - November 6, 2016

    A free, eco-creative festival exploring Nature, Eco-Ideas, Art + Design the first weekend in November at The Preserve in Hoover.


    Southern Tales at The Gardens

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    November 6, 2016

    Story by: Dolores Hydock
    Music by: Bobby Horton
    Location: Birmingham Botanical Gardens - Linn Henley Lecture Hall
    Sunday, November 6 | 2:00 p.m.
    GENERAL ADMISSION...more

    Christmas Village Festival

    at Birmingham Jefferson Convention Complex (BJCC) Exhibition Halls, Birmingham

    November 2 - November 6, 2016

    Held annually at the Birmingham Jefferson Convention Complex, Christmas Village Festival is an Alabama tradition with deep roots not only in Alabama hearts, but in the hearts of customers all...more

    Tannehill Trade Days

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

    November 19 - November 20, 2016

    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

    Thyme to Read Book Club

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    December 6, 2016

    When: December 6
    Title: Monet’s Palate Cookbook
    Author: Aileen Bordman

    6:00 p.m.


    2016 Southern Living Idea House

    Presented by Southern Living Magazine

    June 25 - December 18, 2016

    Situated on the edge of Shelby County, only minutes from Highway 280, Mt Laurel is located in the Birmingham, Alabama metro area and is easily accessible from whichever direction you’re coming...more

    Yard Art

    Presented by Naked Art Gallery at Naked Art Gallery, Birmingham

    April 1 - December 24, 2016

    April 1 through December 24
    “Yard Art”
    Functional art for the garden by various artists
    Opening receptions: 
    Friday April 1st, 5 - 8 pm: refreshments served...more

    Beginning Quilting

    Presented by Birmingham Public Library at Springville Road Regional Library (BPL), Birmingham

    January 6, 2017

    This class is for beginning and intermediate quilters and includes basic quilting techniques as well as learning how to quilt sample blocks.
     


    Beginning Quilting

    Presented by Birmingham Public Library at Springville Road Regional Library (BPL), Birmingham

    February 3, 2017

    This class is for beginning and intermediate quilters and includes basic quilting techniques as well as learning how to quilt sample blocks.
     


    Beginning Quilting

    Presented by Birmingham Public Library at Springville Road Regional Library (BPL), Birmingham

    March 3, 2017

    This class is for beginning and intermediate quilters and includes basic quilting techniques as well as learning how to quilt sample blocks.
     


    Beginning Quilting

    Presented by Birmingham Public Library at Springville Road Regional Library (BPL), Birmingham

    April 7, 2017

    This class is for beginning and intermediate quilters and includes basic quilting techniques as well as learning how to quilt sample blocks.
     


    Beginning Quilting

    Presented by Birmingham Public Library at Springville Road Regional Library (BPL), Birmingham

    May 5, 2017

    This class is for beginning and intermediate quilters and includes basic quilting techniques as well as learning how to quilt sample blocks.
     


    Beginning Quilting

    Presented by Birmingham Public Library at Springville Road Regional Library (BPL), Birmingham

    June 2, 2017

    This class is for beginning and intermediate quilters and includes basic quilting techniques as well as learning how to quilt sample blocks.
     


    Beginning Quilting

    Presented by Birmingham Public Library at Springville Road Regional Library (BPL), Birmingham

    July 7, 2017

    This class is for beginning and intermediate quilters and includes basic quilting techniques as well as learning how to quilt sample blocks.
     


    Beginning Quilting

    Presented by Birmingham Public Library at Springville Road Regional Library (BPL), Birmingham

    August 4, 2017

    This class is for beginning and intermediate quilters and includes basic quilting techniques as well as learning how to quilt sample blocks.
     


    Beginning Quilting

    Presented by Birmingham Public Library at Springville Road Regional Library (BPL), Birmingham

    September 1, 2017

    This class is for beginning and intermediate quilters and includes basic quilting techniques as well as learning how to quilt sample blocks.
     


    Beginning Quilting

    Presented by Birmingham Public Library at Springville Road Regional Library (BPL), Birmingham

    October 6, 2017

    This class is for beginning and intermediate quilters and includes basic quilting techniques as well as learning how to quilt sample blocks.
     


    Beginning Quilting

    Presented by Birmingham Public Library at Springville Road Regional Library (BPL), Birmingham

    November 3, 2017

    This class is for beginning and intermediate quilters and includes basic quilting techniques as well as learning how to quilt sample blocks.
     


    Beginning Quilting

    Presented by Birmingham Public Library at Springville Road Regional Library (BPL), Birmingham

    December 1, 2017

    This class is for beginning and intermediate quilters and includes basic quilting techniques as well as learning how to quilt sample blocks.
     


    Educational Workshops, Lectures and Demonstrations

    Presented by Petals from the Past at Petals from the Past, Jemison

    Ongoing

    We invite you to take a look at the workshops and educational programs we are offering. The programs are not pre-scheduled events but will be conducted Tuesday-Friday for garden clubs and groups...more

    Orr Park / Tinglewood

    Presented by Montevallo Parks and Recreation at Orr Park, Montevallo

    Ongoing

    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

    BBG Treasure Map

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    Ongoing

    Birmingham Botanical Gardens is Alabama's largest living museum with more than 10,000 different plants in its living collections. The Gardens' 67.5 acres contains 25+ unique gardens, 30+ works of...more

    Aldridge Gardens

    Presented by Aldridge Botanical Gardens at Aldridge Gardens, Hoover

    Ongoing

    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...more

    Trails of Africa Exhibit

    Presented by Birmingham Zoo at Birmingham Zoo, Birmingham

    Ongoing

    The Birmingham Zoo is uniquely poised to blaze new trails in the history of elephant conservation. The forces of expertise and opportunity are aligned perfectly for the advancement of elephant...more

    The Library at Birmingham Botanical Gardens

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    Ongoing

    The Library at Birmingham Botanical Gardens is the largest public horticultural library in the Southeast and is open to the public. Simply present your Jefferson County Library Card to check out...more

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