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    Alabama Wildlife Center's Wild About Chocolate!

    Presented by Alabama Wildlife Center

    February 11, 2017

    For this thirteenth annual Valentine Gala benefiting the Alabama Wildlife Center, enjoy a variety of delicious chocolate and savory creations and beverages from Birmingham’s finest restaurants and caterers. The event features live music and both live and silent auctions.  Cocktail attire. See website and Facebook page for updates and details: awrc.org.

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    ARC Realty Presents Samford Legacy League's Christmas Home Tour

    Presented by Samford Legacy League

    December 8, 2016

    Samford Legacy League's Christmas Home Tour presented by ARC Realty will be held on Thursday, December 8.  The sixth annual tour features five exquisite homes in Vestavia Hills, Mountain...more

    Artists on the Bluff Holiday Open House

    Presented by Artists on the Bluff at Artists on the Bluff, Hoover

    December 8, 2016

    Please join us for our fourth annual Holiday Open House.  Shop local and find a truly unique gift this year.   Visit with the artists and shop for items such as paintings, pottery,...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!


    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.


    DASH AWAY 10K, 5K, 1 Mile Run & Family Fun Day!

    Presented by Camp Fletcher - Camp Fire Alabama

    December 10, 2016

    Join us for our 2nd Annual “Dash Away & Family Fun Day!” Runners & walkers of all ages are welcome – The event includes: A 10K, 5K, 1 Mile run & FREE family activity area...more

    Ticket to Write: The Golden Age of Rock Music Journalism

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

    December 10, 2016

    Join us on Saturday evening, December 10th at 6pm for FREE backstage access to the birth of rock journalism! Sodas, popcorn, and candy will be available and we'll have tshirts as well as cds of...more

    Polar Express at the Alabama Theatre

    Presented by Kid One Transport at Alabama Theatre, Birmingham

    December 10, 2016

    The Alabama Theatre presents The Polar Express as part of their 2016 Holiday Film Series. A young boy embarks on a magical adventure to the North Pole on the Polar Express. During his adventure he...more

    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

    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


    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

    ¡HICA! CONTINUES HOLIDAY TRADITION WITH ANNUAL TAMALE SALE

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

    A Night of Unity: Genius is Common

    Presented by Real Life Poets at Workplay, Birmingham

    December 13, 2016

    Join us for an evening of artistry and celebration at the Real Life Poets' "A Night of Unity: Genius is Common" Fundraiser. This year, guest can expect to enjoy an array of festivities such as: a...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

    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

    Annual Holiday Art Show

    Presented by Mountain Brook Art Association and Hand in Paw at Brookwood Village, Birmingham

    December 2 - December 17, 2016

    The talented artists of Mountain Brook Art Association invite you to visit our HUGE two-week FREE  holiday art show at Brookwood Village, just steps across the avenue from all those wonderful...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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    It's Not the Mall y'all

    Presented by Naked Art Gallery and Forest Park and South Avondale Merchant Association at Forest Park Village, Birmingham

    December 16 - December 18, 2016

    December 16th through 18th
    “It’s Not The Mall Y’all”

    In sync with the annual holiday event of the Forest Park South Avondale Business Association!
    In sync...more

    Christmas Bazaar

    Presented by My Sister's Keeper

    December 18, 2016

    Come out and join us for some one of a kind, last minute Christmas shopping!
    We will be featuring handcrafted items from local vendors as well as some of your favorite direct sales companies...more

    CALL FOR LOCAL ARTISTS

    Presented by Forest Park and South Avondale Merchant Association at Forest Park and South Avondale, Birmingham

    December 18, 2015 - December 23, 2016

    CALL FOR LOCAL ARTISTS:
    Every Third Friday, the loos of Forest Park merchants are turned into art installations by local artists.

    To submit, send an email to Véro titled "Tour de...more

    Kitschmas

    Presented by Naked Art Gallery at Naked Art Gallery, Birmingham

    November 18 - December 24, 2016

    November 18th through December 24th
    Kitschmas. Gift-sized art and recycled ornaments by 70 artists

    Opening...more

    11th Annual Birmingham Bowl

    Presented by ESPN at Legion Field Stadium--Birmingham Park and Recreation Board, Birmingham

    December 29, 2016

    Historic Legion Field in Birmingham, AL will host the 11th Annual Birmingham Bowl featuring teams from the Southeastern Conference and the American Athletic Conference.


    David Lee Ultimate Elvis

    at Birmingham Jefferson Convention Complex (BJCC) Theatre, Birmingham

    December 29, 2016

    40th Anniversary of Elvis' only Birmingham Concert featuring David Lee Ultimate Elvis. Backed by Steel City Sound.  Tom Brown, former VP of Turner Classic Movies and current host of “The...more

    The National Parks: America's Best Idea - A Film by Ken Burns

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    December 27 - December 29, 2016

    To celebrate the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service, join us for a marathon screening of this Emmy-winning film by Ken Burns.

    The National Parks is the story of an idea as...more

    Stained Glass Ornaments

    Presented by Fire & Brimstone Forge and Artists on the Bluff at Artists on the Bluff, Hoover

    November 1 - December 30, 2016

    Stained Glass Ornaments, Santa's Workshop

    $30 Details: Throughout the holiday season Fire & Brimstone Forge will host a special holiday class series. Each week, a "unique" stained...more

    New Year's Eve at the Alabama

    Presented by Alabama Symphony Orchestra at Alabama Theatre, Birmingham

    December 31, 2016

    Ring in 2017 with waltzes, operatic selections and a glass of champagne with the Alabama Symphony in the historic Alabama Theatre.

    Christopher Confessore, conductor


    Bassnectar NYE 360°

    at Legacy Arena at the BJCC, Birmingham

    December 31, 2016

    NYE is on the event horizon, and that means we are preparing for another journey deep into the heart of the center with the #NYE360 spaceship and the entire Bassnectar Community gathering under...more

    Noon Year's Eve

    Presented by McWane Science Center at McWane Science Center, Birmingham

    December 31, 2016

    Celebrate the New Year a few hours early at our first ever Noon Year’s Eve Celebration! Enjoy a spectacular science demonstration and dance the afternoon away as we count down to 2017 with a...more

    Resolution Run

    Presented by Red Mountain Park at Red Mountain Park, Birmingham

    December 31, 2016

    Get ready to ring in the New Year with us at Red Mountain Park, along our beautiful trails.  Run into 2017 with great scenery and great company(along with good food & fun!).


    ZooLight Safari Presented by Wells Fargo

    Presented by Birmingham Zoo at Birmingham Zoo, Birmingham

    December 9 - December 31, 2016

    Watch as the Zoo comes alive for 17 nights of holiday-centric fun at ZooLight Safari presented by Wells Fargo! Be amazed by over one million lights, listen to holiday music and delight in festive...more

    Monster Jam Triple Threat Series

    Presented by Feld Entertainment at Legacy Arena at the BJCC, Birmingham

    January 7 - January 8, 2017

    Featuring: Grave Digger driven by Tyler Menninga, Max-D driven by Colton Eichelberger, Scooby-Doo driven by Bailey Shea, El Toro Loco driven by Kayla Blood, NEA driven by Aaron Basl, Monster Mutt...more

    Trussville Area Bridal Show

    Presented by Trussville Area Chamber of Commerce at Trussville Civic Center, Trussville

    January 8, 2017

    The Trussville Bridal Show presented by the Trussville Area Chamber of Commerce will be held Sunday, January 8, 2017 from 2pm until 5pm at the Trussville Civic Center.

    We hope you will...more

    Great Southern Gun & Knife Show

    Presented by Great Southern Gun & Knife Shows, LLC at Birmingham Jefferson Convention Complex (BJCC) Exhibition Halls, Birmingham

    January 7 - January 8, 2017

    Ernie and Helen Bean of Great Southern Gun & Knife Shows, LLC have been in business 30 years producing high-quality shows that are consistently well attended by the public. Our hallmark of...more

    11Th Annual MLK Youth Parade

    Presented by MLK Parade Foundation

    January 14, 2017

    The MLK Youth Parade Will KMick-off The 2017 MLK Holiday Weekend. The Parade Will Be Held On January 14, 2017 In Houston's Midtown Originating On San Jacinto Street & Elgin Street Beginning...more

    MLK Day 5K Drum Run - Birmingham

    Presented by Leftover Energy, LLC

    January 14, 2017

    The MLK Day 5K Drum Run/Walk is a celebration of the spirit of Martin Luther King Jr. Day here in Birmingham, Alabama. Starting and finishing in Kelly Ingram Park in the Civil Rights District,...more

    Southern Bridal Show

    Presented by Southern Bridal Show at Birmingham Jefferson Convention Complex (BJCC) Exhibition Halls, Birmingham

    January 15, 2017

    Join us for the South's Elite Bridal Event since 1990! Brides are able to meet face to face with wedding professionals and find everything you need to create the wedding of your dreams! You can...more

    BrickFair Lego Expo

    Presented by BrickFair at Birmingham Jefferson Convention Complex (BJCC) Exhibition Halls, Birmingham

    January 14 - January 15, 2017

    LEGO models, displays and winding trains sprawled out over 58,000 square feet. BrickFair brings together adult fans of LEGO from across the USA (and Canada, and a few other...more

    23rd Annual MLK Parade Grande Parade

    Presented by MLK Parade Foundation

    January 16, 2017

    The MLK Grande Paarde Is One Of The Largest Single Day Multicultural Events In The U.S. That Commemorate The MLK national Holiday Observance. The Parade Will Be Held On Jnauary 16, 2017 In...more

    Ghost Tour Reveal with S.C.A.R.E.

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library, Homewood

    January 19, 2017

    Ghost Tour Reveal with S.C.A.R.E.

    Thursday, January 19, at 6:30 p.m. in the Round Auditorium

    The Spirit Communication and Research Group will be...more

    Birmingham Boat Show

    Presented by Birmingham Sport & Boat Show Inc. at Birmingham Jefferson Convention Complex (BJCC) Exhibition Halls, Birmingham

    January 19 - January 22, 2017

    The Birmingham Boat Show was the first public event ever held at the Birmingham Jefferson Civic Center in 1972. Exactly 20 years later to the day, the Boat Show was the first Event held in the new...more

    Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus: Out of this World

    at Legacy Arena at the BJCC, Birmingham

    January 19 - January 22, 2017

    Experience a Circus Light Years Beyond the Expected!

    Prepare to blast off on an intergalactic adventure for space-age family fun! Launch into the future with Ringling Bros. and...more

    11th Annual Chinese New Year Festival

    Presented by Birmingham Chinese Festival Association at Boutwell Municipal Auditorium , Birmingham

    January 28, 2017

    Festival hours will be 11:00 am - 2:30 pm. The Chinese American community will celebrate Lunar Chinese New Year in Downtown Birmingham at Boutwell Auditorium. To showcase ancient...more

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