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    Bards & Brews Poetry Slam

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

    May 6, 2016

    Bards & Brews is a spoken word poetry performance/beer tasting event hosted by the Birmingham Public Library usually held on the first Friday of each month except December. Slams are held quarterly in January, April, July, and October; the other sessions are open mic. The event is emceed by performance artist and poetry events director Voice Porter. Live musical performances are held before the poetry ...more


    Tannehill Trade Days

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

    May 21 - May 22, 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

    Regions Tradition (PGA Champions Golf Tournament)

    Presented by Regions Tradition

    May 18 - May 22, 2016

    Collectively, the Champions Tour has the most recognizable and accomplished players in the game, with many of its 32 members in the World Golf Hall of Fame competing regularly in its events. The...more

    Great Southern Gun & Knife Show

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

    May 21 - May 22, 2016

    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

    Class - Introduction to Arduino

    Presented by Red Mountain Makers and Desert Island Supply Co. (DISCO) at Desert Island Supply Co. (DISCO), Birmingham

    May 28, 2016

    Students must be at least 13 to take this class.

    Enrollment deadline: Sunday, May 21st. 
    $10 off if you ...more

    Antique Motorcycle Club of America Lucas Oil Vintage Motorcycle Classic

    Presented by Antique Motorcycle Club of America at Barber Motorsports Park, Leeds

    May 27 - May 29, 2016

    AMCA is hosting a new AMCA National Event at the legendary Barber Motorsports Park.

    Event Highlights:

    * 850 acres of rolling parkland.
    * Fan Zone for non-parts vending and...more

    21st Annual Rickwood Classic

    Presented by Birmingham Barons at Rickwood Field, Birmingham

    June 1, 2016

    The Birmingham Barons and The Friends of Rickwood will welcome baseball fans back to legendary Rickwood Field for the 21st Annual Rickwood Classic presented by Levy's Fine Jewelry. Set for...more

    Bards & Brews Open Mic at Avondale Library

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

    June 3, 2016

    Bards & Brews is a spoken word poetry performance/beer tasting event hosted by the Birmingham Public Library usually held on the first Friday of each month except December. Slams are held...more

    American Hiking Society’s National Trails Day 2016

    Presented by Red Mountain Park at Red Mountain Park, Birmingham

    June 4, 2016

    American Hiking Society’s National Trails Day will bring together outdoor enthusiasts across the country on Saturday, June 7, 2014, for the 24th annual celebration of America's magnificent...more

    Vespertine by Tracie Noles Ross

    Presented by Naked Art Gallery at Naked Art Gallery, Birmingham

    May 20 - June 4, 2016

    May 20th through June 4th
    Vespertine by Tracie Noles Ross

    Opening...more

    20th Annual Down Home Psaltery Festival

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

    June 10 - June 11, 2016

    Morning workshops and lessons on playing the psaltery. Afternoon performances by psaltery players, young and old, professional and amateurs.


    Miss Alabama Pageant

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

    June 8 - June 11, 2016

    Alabama is home to a remarkable and respected organization with a rich history. This not-for-profit organization awards college scholarships to outstanding young women of our state, and its...more

    Shelby Show & Go

    Presented by SafeHouse of Shelby County, Inc. at Mt. Laurel Town Square, Birmingham

    June 11, 2016

    Please join us for the Show & Go antique and custom car event.  Benefitting SafeHouse of Shelby County, Show & Go will display classic and custom cars in...more

    Alabama Symphony Orchestra Symphony in the Summer

    Presented by Alabama Symphony Orchestra at Railroad Park, Birmingham

    June 10 - June 12, 2016

    Kick off the summer in musical style with three days of FREE concerts. Be serenaded under the stars with the beautiful music of your Alabama Symphony Orchestra.


    Magic City Con

    Presented by Magic City Con at Hyatt Regency Birmingham - The Wynfrey Hotel, Hoover

    June 10 - June 12, 2016

    Magic City Con is a family friendly fan convention in the Birmingham area taking place June 10-12, 2016. We will have Special Guest Appearances, Panels, Vendors, Authors, Artists, and a...more

    Bella Encore Hollywood Hair Battle Expose'

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

    June 12, 2016

    Please join us for a night amongst the stars as Bella Encore presents The Hollywood Hair Battle Expose'! Come watch Stylist and Barbers present Hair Art for prizes in...more

    Third Friday in Forest Park and Tour de Loo, June 17

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

    June 17, 2016

    Shop local and enjoy your neighborhood restaurants and shops in Forest Park!

    During the Third Friday events, the Forest Park merchants' loos are transformed into art installations by...more

    37th Annual National Sacred Harp Singing Convention

    Presented by Annual National Sacred Harp Singing Convention

    June 16 - June 18, 2016

    Come join us for three days of Southern hospitality, fellowship and shape note singing from the Sacred Harp Hymnal, originally published in Hamilton,Georgia in 1844. The National Sacred Harp...more

    Father's Day Limited

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

    June 18, 2016

    Make great memories with your Father and treat him to a day of fun this Father's Day on the Father's Day Limited! Take Dad on a relaxing one hour train ride through the scenic forests of Shelby...more

    Celebrating Loving Day in Alabama

    Presented by ROJO at ROJO, Birmingham

    June 18, 2016

    Come celebrate at the 4th annual Loving Day event in Birmingham. On June 12th, 1967, in the Loving v. Virginia case, interracial marriage bans were considered unconstitutional. This finally...more

    Tannehill Trade Days

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

    June 18 - June 19, 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

    Slide the City

    Presented by Sack Lunch Productions at Vestavia Hills High School, Vestavia

    June 25, 2016

    Summer time is upon us, and we are bringing 1000 feet of slick vinyl to brighten your city streets. Come dressed to impress because it’s not every day you can strut through town with...more

    National Theatre On Ice Competition

    Presented by Birmingham Figure Skating Club at Pelham Civic Complex & Ice Arena, Pelham

    June 30 - July 3, 2016

    The 9TH ANNUAL NATIONAL THEATRE ON ICE COMPETITION will be held June 30- July 3, 2016 at the Pelham Civic Center and Ice Arena, Pelham, AL. The event will be conducted in accordance with...more

    Smart Directions @ EOL Financial Education Series

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

    December 3, 2015 - July 7, 2016

    The doors open at 6:00 pm and a light meal will be served.  The program begins promptly at 6:30 pm.  Register for the $mart Direction$ series, or inquire for more information, by...more

    Bards & Brews Open Mic at Vestavia Hills Library in the Forest

    Presented by Birmingham Public Library at Vestavia Hills Library in the Forest, Vestavia Hills

    July 8, 2016

    Bards & Brews is a spoken word poetry performance/beer tasting event hosted by the Birmingham Public Library usually held on the first Friday of each month except December. Slams are held...more

    33rd Annual World Deer Expo

    Presented by World Deer Expo at Birmingham Jefferson Convention Complex (BJCC) Exhibition Halls, Birmingham

    July 15 - July 17, 2016

    Get ready for the ultimate sportsman's paradise and the COUNTRY'S LARGEST 3 Day Hunting Consumer Show! The Expo features a weekend full of fun for everyone who loves hunting, fishing, and the...more

    Sloss Music & Arts Festival

    Presented by Red Mountain Entertainment at Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark, Birmingham

    July 16 - July 17, 2016

    Sloss Fest features three stages of music — the Steam Stage, Blast Stage and Shed Stage — and emphasizes indie and alternative rock, Americana and folk, hip-hop and electronica. The event...more

    Local Color by Charles Buchanan

    Presented by Naked Art Gallery at Naked Art Gallery, Birmingham

    June 17 - July 23, 2016

    June 17th through July 23

    Local Color” by Charles Buchanan

    Opening receptions:

    Friday...more

    Bards & Brews Open Mic

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

    August 5, 2016

    Bards & Brews is a spoken word poetry performance/beer tasting event hosted by the Birmingham Public Library usually held on the first Friday of each month except December. Slams are held...more

    3 On A String - 45 Year Reunion Show

    at Lyric Theatre, Birmingham

    August 5 - August 6, 2016

    Three on a String is a long-lived bluegrass trio. The group was founded in 1971 by banjo player Bobby Horton, guitarist Jerry Ryan, and bassist John Vess.

    Horton and Ryan first played...more

    Babypalooza Baby & Maternity Expo - BIRMINGHAM

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

    August 13, 2016

    The Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama Babypalooza Baby & Maternity expo is the biggest expo for new, expectant, and hopeful parents in the south. Scheduled...more

    Southern Bridal Show

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

    August 21, 2016

    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

    Nitro Circus Live

    at Hoover Metropolitan Stadium, Hoover

    August 27, 2016

    Direct from sell out shows across the globe, the world's greatest action sports show, Travis Pastrana's Nitro Circus Live, is coming to a host of all new North American cities!

    Featuring...more

    18th Annual Sidewalk Film Festival

    Presented by Sidewalk Film Festival at Sidewalk Film Festival, Birmingham

    August 26 - August 28, 2016

    The 18th Annual Sidewalk Film Festival will take place August 26-28, 2016 in downtown Birmingham's historic theatre district. 

    Sidewalk Film Festival has been named one of...more

    Bards & Brews Open Mic

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

    September 2, 2016

    Location TBA. Please check back for details.

    Bards & Brews is a spoken word poetry performance/beer tasting event hosted by the Birmingham Public Library usually held on the first...more

    Ride the Calera & Shelby RR Train

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

    March 12 - September 24, 2016

    Take a trip back in time as you board vintage railroad coaches restored to their former glory! The Calera & Shelby Railroad runs on a portion of the former L&N Alabama Mineral Railroad,...more

    Bards & Brews Poetry Slam

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

    October 7, 2016

    Bards & Brews is a spoken word poetry performance/beer tasting event hosted by the Birmingham Public Library usually held on the first Friday of each month except December. Slams are held...more

    Parrots in the Park

    Presented by Alabama Parrot Rescue at Homewood Patriot Park , Homewood

    April 17 - October 16, 2016

    Parrots in the Park is a chance for you and your parrot to spend some quality time in the fresh air with other parrot enthusiasts. It’s a great opportunity to meet other folks that share a love...more

    Bards & Brews Stories

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

    November 4, 2016

    Bards & Brews is a spoken word poetry performance/beer tasting event hosted by the Birmingham Public Library usually held on the first Friday of each month except December. Slams are held...more

    BAO Open House & World AIDS Day

    Presented by BAO (Birmingham AIDS Outreach)

    December 1, 2016

    BAO invites the public to visit our organization and learn more about the free services provided to our community. December 1st is also World AIDS Day and we will have a special service to...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

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