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    Live at the Lyric: The Blind Boys of Alabama Christmas Show

    at Lyric Theatre, Birmingham

    December 8, 2016

    The Blind Boys of Alabama are an American treasure. Known for crossing multiple musical boundaries with their remarkable interpretations of everything from traditional gospel favorites to contemporary spiritual material, including songs by writers such as Prince and Tom Waits, the band was recently called “a superweapon of roots-music uplift” by Rolling Stone magazine.

    This holiday season, the ...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.

    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

    Make-A-Wish & Macy’s Believe Double Donations Day

    Presented by Make-A-Wish Alabama

    December 9, 2016

    The 8th Annual National Believe Day is celebrating with Double Donations on Friday, December 9th. “Believers” can mail a letter to Santa at the big red letterbox at any local Macy’s store or...more

    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

    LAVA (Leeds Area Visual Artists) Art Sale

    Presented by Leeds Arts Council at Leeds Theatre and Arts Center, Leeds

    December 10, 2016

    Artists participating in the 2016 LAVA show include William Darby, Frank Dawson, Joan Dawson, Elizabeth Gregory, Jonathan Harris, Tina Miller, Gudrun Rominger, Tanna Rose, Grady Sue Saxon, Larry...more

    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"

    Papa's Angels, An Appalachian Christmas Story

    Presented by Gardendale Presbyterian Church

    December 7 - December 10, 2016

    Gardendale Presbyterian Church will present Papa's Angels, An Appalachian Christmas Story a Play by Collin Wilcox Paxton

    Set in 1935 high in the Smokey Appalachian Mountains, this holiday...more

    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

    Holiday Iron Pour

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

    December 10, 2016

    Cast Iron Tile Package - $10
    Make that special gift for the holidays at Sloss Furnaces! This package allows you to create a cast iron paperweight of your very own design. Enjoy a tour of the...more


    Presented by Extemporaneous Theatre Company and Theatre Downtown at Fifth Avenue Antiques-Theatre Downtown, Birmingham

    December 9 - December 10, 2016

    What are the Holidays all about if not traditions? Holiday 'Spolsion has become a much-loved annual tradition filled with sketches, games, stand up and - of course - improv comedy. 

    The Outlet Shops of Grand River - Santa's Workshop

    Presented by The Outlet Shops of Grand River at The Outlet Shops of Grand River, Leeds

    December 10, 2016


    Enter through Coyote Canteen (Suite 510) across from Forever 21

    Photos with Santa  -  Christmas Stories with Mrs. Claus...more

    City of Bessemer Christmas Parade

    Presented by Bessemer Area Chamber of Commerce at DeBardeleben Park in Downtown Historic Bessemer, Bessemer

    December 10, 2016

    Come out and experience of the state's largest Christmas Parades in Historic Downtown Bessemer!

    Parade Theme: A Disney Christmas
    Grand Marshals: Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Donald...more

    Birmingham Ballet: The Nutcracker

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

    December 10 - December 11, 2016

    A Magic City holiday tradition

    Polar Express PJ Party

    Presented by McWane Science Center at McWane Science Center, Birmingham

    December 10 - December 11, 2016

    Join us for a journey beyond your imagination aboard the Polar Express! Slip on your PJs and visit with Santa over a cup of hot cocoa and cookies. Then it’s time to believe as you experience...more

    Southern Bazaar's Artisan & Boutique Show

    Presented by Southern Bazaar LLC at Birmingham Jefferson Convention Complex (BJCC) Exhibition Halls, Birmingham

    December 9 - December 11, 2016

    Arts, crafts, ladies boutique clothing and shoes, jewelry, children's clothing and accessories, candles, soaps, food, home decor and information booths.

    ¡HICA! Tamale Sale 2016

    Presented by Hispanic Interest Coalition of Alabama (¡HICA!) at Hispanic Interest Coalition of Alabama, Birmingham

    November 24 - December 11, 2016


    As sure a sign of the holiday season as sleigh bells and mistletoe, ¡HICA!’s Annual Tamale Sale...more

    It's a Wonderful Life

    Presented by ACTA Theater at ACTA Theater, Trussville

    December 2 - December 11, 2016

    Directed by Paige Turner

    Based on the holiday classic, the saga of George Bailey, the Everyman from the small town of Bedford Falls, whose dreams of escape and adventure have been quashed...more

    City of Vestavia Hills Christmas Parade & Celebration

    Presented by City of Vestavia Hills at Liberty Park Sports Complex, Vestavia

    December 11, 2016

    Enjoy the city's official parade followed by the Liberty Park Christmas Celebration with children's activities, refreshments, music, pictures with Santa and more!

    Route: Liberty Park...more

    A Joyful Celebration

    Presented by The Guiding Light Church at The Guiding Light Church, Birmingham

    December 11, 2016

    The Guiding Light Church will present “A Joyful Celebration” Choir Concert on Sunday, December 11, 2016 at 3:00 p.m. Special guest artists will include: Producer, Song-writer and Musician...more

    Holiday Open House

    Presented by Ozan Winery at Ozan Vineyard and Cellars, Calera

    December 10 - December 11, 2016

    Ozan ...closer than you think. Exit 228 on  I65.

    Stop by for chocolates, signature cocktails, great wine and a first taste of Yellow Hammer Spirits. Our award winning winemaker...more

    Birmingham Boys Choir 39th Annual Christmas Concert

    Presented by Birmingham Boys Choir at Canterbury United Methodist Church , Birmingham

    December 11 - December 12, 2016

    Join us for the 39th Annual Christmas Concert on Sunday, December 11th for a matinee performance from 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm in the beautiful sanctuary at Canterbury United Methodist Church. Because...more

    Holiday Safari

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

    December 13, 2016

    The Springville Road Regional Branch Library is hosting its annual Christmas storytime program. Festivities include a special “holiday safari” from Jared Baker of Animal Tales. Holiday...more

    Christmas Party / Gift Drive

    Presented by Grace Klein Community

    December 13, 2016

    On December 13, 2016, Pie Five Pizza will be hosting a year end Christmas Party and Gift Drive in support of Grace Klein Community.

    Bring an unwrapped gift to love on “the forgotten”...more

    Wacky Tacky Christmas Light Tour

    Presented by Fresh Air Family at Avondale Brewing Company, Birmingham

    December 11 - December 14, 2016

    Embrace your inner tacky! Wear your tackiest Christmas sweater. Ride with us to see the best of the worst and the wackiest Christmas light displays! We love over-the-top Chrismas lights. See the...more

    Christmas In The Park

    Presented by Immanuel Church at Crestwood Park, Birmingham

    December 15, 2016

    If you're looking for a fun way to get in the Christmas spirit and meet some new neighbors, then join us at Crestwood Park on December 15th at 6PM for a festive, fun evening of sipping...more

    Star of Bethlehem

    Presented by Christenberry Planetarium at Samford University at Samford University, Birmingham

    December 1 - December 15, 2016

    Join us for our annual Star of Bethlehem presentation as we discuss astronomical, biblical, and historical evidence that supports various Star of Bethlehem theories! We will highlight some of the...more

    Tommy Emmanuel - Classics & Christmas Tour

    Presented by National Shows 2 at Lyric Theatre, Birmingham

    December 16, 2016

    Featuring one set of favorite original songs and one set of Christmas music with special guests Pat Bergeson, John Knowles CGP, and Annie Sellick.

    Mid-Day Music: The Cathedral Ringers Handbell Ensemble

    Presented by Cathedral Church of the Advent at Cathedral Church of the Advent, Birmingham

    December 16, 2016

    The Cathedral Ringers Handbell Ensemble, under the director of Frederick Teardo, will perform a free, 30-minute concert of seasonal music at the Cathedral Church of the Advent.

    Handel's Messiah & Vivaldi's Gloria

    Presented by Alabama Symphony Orchestra at Alys Robinson Stephens Performing Arts Center, Birmingham

    December 16, 2016

    Celebrate the holiday season with Vivaldi's jubilant Gloria and the Christmas portion (part 1 + Hallelujah) of Handle's Messiah!

    Carlos Izcarau, conductor
    Sarah Asmar, soprano...more

    A Christmas Carole

    Presented by Birmingham Children's Theatre at Birmingham Jefferson Convention Complex (BJCC) Theatre, Birmingham

    November 14 - December 16, 2016

    Book By:  Lynn Ahrens and Mike Ockrent
    Directed By:   Norton and Lani Dill

    Ebenezer Scrooge is a prosperous curmudgeon who believes personal wealth is far more...more

    Chelsea Christmas Village Arts & Crafts Show

    Presented by Yellowleaf Ridge Estates HOA

    December 17, 2016

    Yellowleaf Ridge Estates Homeowner Association in Chelsea, Alabama, is looking for vendors and entertainers to participate in Chelsea's Christmas Village Arts & Crafts Show on Saturday,...more

    North Pole Express

    Presented by Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum at Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum, Calera

    November 18 - December 17, 2016

    All aboard! Join us for a magical trip to the North Pole!

    “All Aboard” says the conductor, and your family's journey begins to the North Pole! Through the dark night, the magical train...more

    Voices of the South presents: Christmas at the Lyric

    at Lyric Theatre, Birmingham

    December 17, 2016

    Birmingham’s premiere men’s acapella chorus, Voices of the South, will present a wide variety of music, including many of your Christmas favorites!

    Voices of the South is the...more

    Ride the Santa Special

    Presented by Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum at Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum, Calera

    November 26 - December 17, 2016

    Take a train ride filled with Christmas Cheer as you ride the Santa Special! Board our vintage train decorated for the season and take a train ride where Santa will visit with all the boys and...more

    Twas The Night Before Christmas

    Presented by Birmingham Children's Theatre at Birmingham Jefferson Convention Complex (BJCC) Theatre, Birmingham

    November 29 - December 17, 2016

    Book By: Sina Skates
    Directed By: Heidi Woodward

    Adapted from the poem "The Night Before Christmas" by Clement Clarke Moore.  The classic story jumps to life on the WeeFolks...more

    Jingle Bell Breakfast

    Presented by McWane Science Center at McWane Science Center, Birmingham

    December 10 - December 17, 2016

    Bring your little elves for a Merry Morning at McWane! Enjoy a hot breakfast with Mr. and Mrs. Claus, make holiday crafts, build a snowman in Winter Wonderland, and ride the Ice Slide before...more

    Dashing Through the Snow

    Presented by South City Theatre at South City Theatre, Pelham

    December 9 - December 17, 2016

    Dashing Through The Snow.
    By Jones, Hope, and Wooten. Directed by Donna Love.

    From the writing team who brought us Dearly Departed, Dixie Swim Club, and Mama Won’t...more

    Wrecking Crew Workshop

    Presented by McWane Science Center at McWane Science Center, Birmingham

    December 10 - December 17, 2016

    Have you ever wondered how much work goes into making a model train display? Well, climb aboard and learn from the experts at the Wrecking Crew Workshop. This exclusive behind the scenes look at...more

    Breakfast with Santa

    Presented by Birmingham Zoo at Birmingham Zoo, Birmingham

    December 17, 2016

    Santa is coming to the Birmingham Zoo for breakfast at 8am and 9:30am on Saturday, December 17! Make your reservations now for this popular holiday event. Enjoy a scrumptious scrambled egg and...more

    Caribbean Christmas Dinner Dance

    Presented by Central Alabama Caribbean American Organization at Concordia Club, Birmingham

    December 17, 2016

    The moment you enter to the exotic sounds of the steel drum, you know this is not just another Christmas party, tropical flowers, the enticing aroma of authentic Caribbean meal being readied, rum...more

    8th Annual Wreaths Across America

    Presented by Blue Star Salute Foundation, Inc.

    December 17, 2016

    This is a Nationwide fundraising effort to provide a live Maine Balsam Wreath for every Veteran's grave each Christmas season. Locally the Blue Star Salute endeavor is to place a wreath on every...more

    Southern Harmony Christmas Concert

    Presented by Samford University at Hodges Chapel - Samford University, Birmingham

    December 17, 2016

    This men's quartet from Birmingham-Southern College - Thomas Waters, Kyle Bass, Daniel Potts and Thomas Head - was organized in 1994. It's mission is to bring grace and peace to the listener and...more

    Birmingham Pinups presents a Nightmare Before Christmas Soiree

    Presented by Birmingham Pinups and Bama Bully Rescue at Buck Mulligan's, Birmingham

    December 17, 2016

    The Birmingham Pinups presents a Nightmare Before Christmas Party! This soiree benefits the Bama Bully Rescue. All proceeds will go to this amazing organization. Not only will this be a super fun...more

    A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols

    Presented by Cathedral Church of the Advent at Cathedral Church of the Advent, Birmingham

    December 18, 2016

    The Cathedral Choir sings the traditional service of Nine Lessons and Carols celebrating the birth of Jesus, modeled after the famous service held annually at King's College, Cambridge.

    Broadway Christmas Wonderland

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

    December 16 - December 18, 2016

    Get ready to celebrate the holidays with Santa and his special elves on a Christmas cheer journey. Christmas Wonderland is by far one of the most enchanting and delightful holiday shows ever! The...more

    A Christmas Story: The Musical

    at Virginia Samford Theatre, Birmingham

    December 2 - December 18, 2016

    Don’t miss the highlight of the holiday season as it comes to hilarious life on stage in Alabama for the first time! The Tony Award nominated Broadway hit, based on the perennial...more

    Briarwood Christmas Festival

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

    December 18, 2016

    The Briarwood Chancel (Adult) Choir and Festival Orchestra will present “How Great Our Joy!” a program of sacred choral and instrumental music. The concert will include classics by...more

    Deck Your Walls with Smalls

    Presented by Ground Floor Contemporary at Ground Floor Contemporary, Birmingham

    December 1 - December 18, 2016

    Join us for a very full salon style opening reception, Thursday December 1. Deck your walls with our small works, great for last minute one of a kind gifts this Holiday season. Buy and take home...more

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