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    HAPPY HOLIDAYS

    Thanksgiving Brunch at Galley & Garden

    Presented by Galley & Garden

    November 27, 2014

    Let us do the cooking this year. Head to Galley & Garden on November 27 to enjoy a Thanksgiving feast like none other! Highlighting more than just your traditional favorites, Chef James Boyce’s Thanksgiving Brunch will include 3-courses at a fixed price of $55 per person ($25 for children 12 years or younger). Entrees include Stuffed Saddle of Duroc Pork (Maple Sweet Potatoes, Wilted Greens, Pork Jus), ...more


    Holiday Open House and Tree Lighting

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

    December 2, 2014

    Come decorate the library Christmas tree in the lobby. Hours are from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm; and 2:00 - 5:00 pm. 


    Tree Lighting Ceremony and Children's Holiday Party

    Presented by Birmingham Public Library at Smithfield Branch Library (BPL), Birmingham

    December 2, 2014

    The tree lighting ceremony will begin at 4:00 pm, followed immediately by the children's holiday party in the Children's Department. Join us for an evening of crafts and fun for the whole...more

    Teen Holiday Sign Language Class

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

    December 2, 2014

    Learn how to greet your friends this season with sign language. Ms. Tonya will show you how it's done! 


    Homewood Lighting of the Star

    Presented by Homewood Chamber of Commerce

    December 2, 2014

    The Fourth Annual "Lighting of the Star" is scheduled for Tuesday, December 2nd at 5:30 p.m.  The giant star over the 18th Street hill has been a symbol of the holidays in Homewood...more

    Christmas Ornament Craft with the Burks

    Presented by Birmingham Public Library at Ensley Branch Library (BPL), Birmingham

    December 3, 2014

    Make Christmas ornaments for the Ensley Library Christmas tree. 


    'Tis the Season Craft with Mrs. Willis

    Presented by Birmingham Public Library at Inglenook Branch Library (BPL), Birmingham

    December 3, 2014

    Patricia Willis will be on hand to create holiday crafts. All ages are welcome. 


    Holiday Crafting with Ms. Candice

    Presented by Birmingham Public Library at Wylam Branch Library (BPL), Birmingham

    December 3, 2014

    Ms. Candice will bring a fun craft for you to make and take home. 


    Holiday Greenery Workshop

    Presented by Aldridge Gardens at Aldridge Gardens, Hoover

    December 3, 2014

    Designers: Carol B. Harris and Ricky Whitley, floral designer.

    Come to the Gardens for a morning and watch as Carol decorates areas in Aldridge House and out in the Gardens to show you how...more

    English Village Holiday Open House

    Presented by Mountain Brook Chamber of Commerce

    December 3, 2014

    Join the merchants of English Village as they welcome the Holiday Season with a festive Open House on December 3, 2014. Welcome to unique. With its quirky mix of French bistros, stylish salons and...more

    The Localist Wish List: Holiday Fair and Book Party

    December 3, 2014

    Come celebrate the Localist book with free beer from Avondale Brewery and a chance to stock up on gifts from these local vendors: Piper & Leaf tea, We Three Beeks honey, Magic City Macarons,...more

    Jim Brickman On A Winter’s Night

    at Alabama Theatre, Birmingham

    December 4, 2014

    This year, Jim Brickman will bring together the sounds of the season with On A Winter’s Night. Hailed by the Boston Herald as a “crowd-pleaser,” Jim celebrates this in a...more

    Christmas Craft

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

    December 4, 2014

    Join in and make a Christmas craft for yourself or someone special. Bring a friend and join in on the fun.


    Teen Wii Play

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

    December 4, 2014

    Join us for Wii video games. Open to ages 11-18. 


    Christmas Craft

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

    December 4, 2014

    Participants will learn how to make a Christmas craft for themselves or someone special. Supplies provided. 


    RiffTrax Live: Santa Claus - A Cinema Event

    Presented by Fathom Events at Carmike Vestavia Hills 10, Vestavia Hills

    December 4, 2014

    A LIVE never-before-seen riffing on the colorful holiday film, Santa Claus, from the historic Belcourt Theater in Nashville, TN.  In Birmingham, the show will be broadcast at the...more

    Mountain Brook Village Holiday Open House

    Presented by Mountain Brook Chamber of Commerce

    December 4, 2014

    Join the merchants of Mountian Brook Village as they welcome the Holiday Season with an Open House on December 4, 2014. Named for the community and home to its heart, Mt Brook Village presents...more

    Vincent Christmas Parade

    Presented by Town of Vincent

    December 4, 2014

    The parade will begin at Vincent Middle/High School and head down Highway 231 and eventually end on Florey Street.


    Eastwood Holiday Open House

    Presented by Birmingham Public Library at Eastwood Branch Library (BPL), Birmingham

    December 5, 2014

    Enjoy a visit with Santa, holiday music, children's crafts, and light refreshments. Santa will make an appearance from 3:45 to 4:30 pm. (Parents will need to bring their own camera or cell...more

    Christmas With Michael W. Smith

    Presented by Leslie S. Wright Fine Arts Center and Alabama Symphony Orchestra at Leslie S. Wright Fine Arts Center - Samford University, Birmingham

    December 5, 2014

    The Leslie S. Wright Fine Arts Center and the Alabama Symphony Orchestra have joined to bring award winning Christmas with Michael W. Smith, Friday, December 5th at 8:00 PM. The...more

    6th Annual Artist Market

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

    December 6, 2014

    Visit the 6th Annual Artist Market! 

    Artists will be offering their one-of-a-kind art for sale.  Artwork will include pottery, jewelry, fabric art, paintings, drawings, print...more

    Tannehill Christmas Candlelight Tour

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

    December 5 - December 6, 2014

    The Christmas Candlelight Tour offers a holiday presentation of historical events based during the Civil War Era.

    Tannehill Park is a day use park open 365 days a year. Park usage is...more

    In A Manger Lowly: A Christmas Open House

    Presented by Vestavia Hills Baptist Church at Vestavia Hills Baptist Church, Birmingham

    December 5 - December 6, 2014

    This inspiring exhibit of nativity displays will remind you of the miracle of the first Christmas so many years ago. Hear stirring Christmas music performed live by gifted musicians, to...more

    Arts on the Plaza

    Presented by Fancy Goods Variety

    December 5 - December 6, 2014

    Arts on the Plaza Enjoy Christmas Shopping with one-of-a-kind artists and the surrounding business owners. Fun for the entire family.


    Christmas Tree Mixed Media on Canvas

    Presented by Tangled Stones at Artists on the Bluff, Hoover

    December 6, 2014

    In this one day workshop we will use mixed media to create a 12 x 16 canvas. We will begin by making a paper collage tree and will add beads, metal pieces and more paper for decoration! Ages 12 +,...more

    Holiday Faire

    Presented by Alabama Waldorf School

    December 6, 2014

    Join us for Alabama Waldorf School's 27th annual Holiday Faire! Do your holiday shopping Waldorf style, and enjoy a commercial-free festival for the whole family. Celebrate the season with an...more

    Pleasant Grove Christmas Parade

    Presented by City of Pleasant Grove and Pleasant Grove Public Library

    December 6, 2014

    Pleasant Grove 2014 two mile Christmas Parade will begin, Saturday, December 6, 9:00am from 27 Park Road and arrive at the First Baptist Church of Pleasant Grove, 724 4th Street. Grand Marshal...more

    Restorative Yoga + Hot Stone

    Presented by Birmingham Yoga

    December 6, 2014

    Give yourself the gift of peace this holiday season with Kim Drye of HereNowYoga. Before you get caught up in the rush and stress of baking, shopping, and travelling– give your immune system...more

    Birmingham’s Fourth Annual Weihnachtsmarkt (Christmas Market)

    Presented by FDSK German Culture Club

    December 6, 2014

    Now accepting applications for musical talents and FDSK membership. FDSK presents proudly presents Birmingham’s Fourth Annual Weihnachtsmarkt (Christmas Market). German food & beer,...more

    Holiday Craft Sale

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

    December 6, 2014

    Purchase your holiday handcrafted gifts! Proceeds will benefit our adult programming projects. It will be held in the Springville Road Library meeting room. 


    Ornament Decorating

    Presented by Ruffner Mountain Nature Preserve at Ruffner Mountain Nature Center, Birmingham

    December 6, 2014

    Join us at the Tree House any time between 10:00 am and 2:00 pm to make an ornament using a variety of natural materials.


    Flameworks 2014: a group show of art for the holidays

    Presented by Flameworks at Kevin Irwin's Studio, Birmingham

    December 5 - December 7, 2014

    This is the fifth gathering of artist at Kevin Irwin’s cool downtown studio. The weekend show brings together twelve artist this year including Kevin Irwin, Melanie Colvin, Sarah Conklin,...more

    A Service of Advent Lessons and Carols

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

    December 7, 2014

    The Cathedral Choirs sing the traditional service of readings, hymns and choral anthems, to celebrate the Coming of our Lord Jesus Christ, at the Cathedral Church of the Advent.  


    Christmas at Arlington

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

    December 6 - December 7, 2014

    Christmas at Arlington is Arlington’s gift to the City of Birmingham. Visitors are invited to ‘step back in time’ as local decorators adorn rooms of the museum in period holiday...more

    "Prince of Peace"

    Presented by Vestavia Hills Baptist Church at Vestavia Hills Baptist Church, Birmingham

    December 7, 2014

    Vestavia Hills Baptist Church Sanctuary Choir presents its Christmas concert, "Prince of Peace," at 10:00 a.m. on Sunday, December 7, 2014. Location: Sanctuary. Featuring the...more

    "The More, The Merrier!" presented by Jeffrey Klinner

    Presented by Steel City Men's Chorus at Virginia Samford Theatre, Birmingham

    November 3 - December 7, 2014

    Don your gayest apparel and join Steel City Men's Chorus as they present their own brand of traditional and not-so-traditional holiday music. The 40+ men of the chorus are joined by Opera...more

    10th Annual Bring Your Old Buddy Scramble

    Presented by Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail at Ross Bridge at Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail at Ross Bridge, Hoover

    December 7, 2014

    Be part of the Largest Golf Tournament on the Planet! The 2014 Bring Your Old Buddy Scramble will be held on Sunday, December 7 at all of our Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail sites, except Lakewood...more

    Holiday Soul: Eric Essix & 5 Men On A Stool

    Presented by Alys Robinson Stephens Performing Arts Center at Alys Robinson Stephens Performing Arts Center, Birmingham

    December 7, 2014

    The Alys Stephens Performing Arts Center presents, “Holiday Soul” featuring UAB Artist In Residence, Eric Essix, performing with Atlanta super group, 5 Men On A Stool! For the first...more

    Rustically Regal Holiday Home Tour

    Presented by West Jefferson County Historical Society

    December 7, 2014

    Before Downton Abbey’s Granthams and Crawleys there were Alabama’s Sadlers, Owens and McAdorys. Although not as wealthy, they were just as influential. Come discover the rustic,...more

    79th Annual BSC Carol Service

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

    December 5 - December 7, 2014

    One of Birmingham-Southern College's oldest traditions, the Service of Lessons and Carols, will feature the Concert Choir, Southern Chorale, and BSC Alumni Choir. Profs. Jeff Kensmoe and...more

    A Christmas Memory with Dolores Hydock

    Presented by Birmingham Public Library at Birmingham Public Library - Central Branch, Birmingham

    December 7, 2014

    Join us for an annual tradition with Birmingham storyteller and actress Dolores Hydock as she presents A Christmas Memory. Truman Capote's poignant reminiscence of his boyhood in rural...more

    Happy Holidays from the Pratt City Library

    Presented by Birmingham Public Library at Pratt City Branch Library (BPL), Birmingham

    December 7, 2014

    This will be the first Christmas celebration in the rebuilt Pratt City Library, which was destroyed in a 2011 tornado and reopened in February 2014. Come enjoy an afternoon of fun and music as the...more

    Holiday Open House

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

    December 7, 2014

    Springville Road Library wants to show its trons how much they are appreciated. Join staff for refreshments on this festive day. 


    Embellishments Handbell Ensemble Christmas Concert

    Presented by Embellishments, Inc

    December 7, 2014

    Embellishments Handbell Ensemble, under the direction of Phyllis S Kirk, along with guest instrumentalists present a concert of unique arrangements of both classical and pop Christmas music....more

    Mountain Brook Holiday Parade

    Presented by Mountain Brook Chamber of Commerce

    December 7, 2014

    Holiday floats, a marching band, music, elves, photos with the Mayor, who will arrive on a FIRE TRUCK - all to be a part of the Holiday parade with a new longer route through Mountain Brook...more

    Star of Bethlehem Planetarium Show

    Presented by Samford University Howard College of Arts and Sciences

    December 4 - December 7, 2014

    Samford University’s Christenberry Planetarium will present an entirely new “Star of Bethlehem” show Dec. 4-6 at 8:00 p.m. and Dec. 7 at 4:00 p.m.

    Planetarium seating is...more

    Holidays and Hot Cocoa

    Presented by Birmingham Public Library at Smithfield Branch Library (BPL), Birmingham

    December 8, 2014

    Join us as we start the holiday season in style! We'll write letters to Santa and drink hot cocoa while listening to our favorite holiday tunes. For our gaming enthusiasts, we'll even...more

    Holiday Open House and Tree Lighting

    Presented by Birmingham Public Library at North Birmingham Regional Library (BPL), Birmingham

    December 8, 2014

    Join us as we celebrate the holidays with a storytime, movie, crafts for children, and a holiday sing-a-long for all ages. Santa snd Mrs. Claus will visit. Light refreshments will be...more

    Holiday Family Night

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

    December 8, 2014

    Join us for a holiday storytime complete with stories, songs, and crafts. 


    Holiday Gift Workshop

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    December 9, 2014

    Make fun gifts for your friends and family.  Registration begins November 25.  Grades 1-3


    Christmas Musical - No Room at the Inn

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

    December 9, 2014

    Join us for an evening of Christmas music with songs from the Birmingham Heritage Jazz Band; recording artist Denita Gibbs; Lawson State Community College Choir; and Cleo Kennedy.


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