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    Penn Mutual Alabama Agency Grand Opening

    Presented by Penn Mutual Alabama Agency

    August 23, 2016

    YOU ARE CORDIALLY INVITED TO ATTEND OUR

    RIBBON CUTTING CEREMONY & GRAND OPENING

    TUESDAY, AUGUST 23, 2016

    11:00 am CST

    PENN MUTUAL ALABAMA AGENCY

    1 PERIMETER PARK SOUTH SUITE 100S

    BIRMINGHAM, AL 35243

    LUNCH PROVIDED

    FREE PHOTOBOOTH

    ...more


    Half-Price Admission for Pokémon Go Players

    Presented by Birmingham Zoo at Birmingham Zoo, Birmingham

    July 14 - August 31, 2016

    Pokémon have been spotted on site! With many areas of the Birmingham Zoo being part of the new Pokémon Go app, visitors have been seen catching Pikachu and friends throughout the park, battling...more

    Fixin' to Write™ Fall Conference 2016

    Presented by Frankly Speaking Communications, LLC and Alabama Media Professionals at Greystone Legacy, Birmingham

    September 1, 2016

    • Steven Flowers
    • Meredith Cummings
    • Donna Francavilla
      Founder, Frankly Speaking Communications, LLC
    • Saahara Glaudé
      Publicist, Glaudé...more

    International Vulture Awareness Day

    Presented by Birmingham Zoo at Birmingham Zoo, Birmingham

    September 3, 2016

    You’re Invited to celebrate International Vulture Awareness Day at the Birmingham Zoo on Saturday, September 3 from 10am-1pm. Vultures are an ecologically vital group of birds that face a range...more

    25th Annual Labor Day Celebration and Moon Pie Eatin' Contest

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

    September 5, 2016

    On Labor Day you can participate in Alabama’s largest moon pie eating contest and compete for prize money in both children and adult categories. Across the park, the United Mine Workers hold...more

    St. Paul & The Broken Bones "Sea Of Noise" Pre-Release Party

    Presented by Seasick Records at Seasick Records, Birmingham

    September 7, 2016

    Seasick Records, will be hosting a special Pre-Release party for St. Paul and the Broken Bones’ Sea of Noise – the 2nd full-length release from the Birmingham-based soul group...more

    Caring for Caregivers

    Presented by Alabama Lifespan Respite Resource Network at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    September 8, 2016

    The 7th annual "Caring for Caregivers" event is September 8th from 9:00 a.m.-noon. Family caregivers can come and interact with their local legislators to peacefully advocate for more attention...more

    Bards & Brews Open Mic at Avondale Library

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

    September 9, 2016

    This open mic event will have music by Bob Martson and free craft beer sampling courtesy of Band of Brothers Brewing Co. Light refreshments will be served. 

    Bards & Brews is...more

    National College Fair

    Presented by National Association for College Admission Counseling at Birmingham Jefferson Convention Complex (BJCC) Exhibition Halls, Birmingham

    September 11, 2016

    Free and open to the public, National College Fairs allow students to interact with admission representatives from a wide range of postsecondary institutions.


    Psychic Faire

    Presented by Books, Beans & Candles Metaphysical Shoppe at Books, Beans & Candles Metaphysical Shoppe, Birmingham

    September 17, 2016

    Saturday, September 17th, 2016 - 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. at Books, Beans and Candles Psychic Faire.

    10 minute sessions are $10 (Advance purchase), $15 (day of), admission to the Faire is...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

    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

    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

    The Marvel City Soul Music Festival

    Presented by 6-Star Entertainment Group LLC

    September 24, 2016

    The Marvel City Soul Music Festival “Feel Good Music Tour”

    Saturday, September 24, 2016 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm @ The Beautiful Carver...more

    Artery - A Bikable Tour of Birmingham Arts

    Presented by Artery

    September 24, 2016

    Studios! Workshops! Pop-up shops! Group shows! Murals! Music!
    Join us for a tour of Birmingham art, Downtown, Avondale, Woodlawn, and Eastalke.A bike guide will lead you, or explore on your...more

    Vulcan AfterTunes: Dylan LeBlanc with Duquette Johnston

    Presented by Vulcan Park and Museum at Vulcan Park and Museum, Birmingham

    September 25, 2016

    Enjoy cool tunes, craft brews and sweet views with these up-and-coming artists as well as everyone’s favorite cast iron statue, Vulcan. Chill out in Birmingham’s backyard with your lawn...more

    Can Opener 2016

    Presented by Community Kitchens of Birmingham at Cahaba Brewing Company, Birmingham

    September 25, 2016

    The Can Opener is the signature fundraising event for The Community Kitchens. This year we are fortunate to partner with Cahaba Brewing who will host the event on September 25 at 3:00...more

    Bluff Park Art Show

    Presented by Bluff Park Art Association at Bluff Park Community Center, Hoover

    October 1, 2016

    The Bluff Park Art Show started as a way to raise money to expand the Bluff Park Elementary library and has grown into a nationally recognized and acclaimed art show.  The show draws many...more

    Simply B U Anniversary Fashion Show

    Presented by Simply B U L.L.C.

    October 1, 2016

    Simply B U  L.L.C. promotes  encouragement and positivity in which we Inspire sisters to continue on this journey of Self Worth . Beauty can be appreciated in all...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

    Tannehill Woodcarvers Show

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

    October 8 - October 9, 2016

    The Tannehill Woodcarvers Club sponsors a woodcarving show and sale each October in the park at the Cane Creek Schoolhouse. The show is culminated with a drawing for a Christmas Tree decorated...more

    Vulcan AfterTunes: Big Sam's Funky Nation with Tragic City.

    Presented by Vulcan Park and Museum at Vulcan Park and Museum, Birmingham

    October 9, 2016

    Enjoy cool tunes, craft brews and sweet views with these up-and-coming artists as well as everyone’s favorite cast iron statue, Vulcan. Chill out in Birmingham’s backyard with your lawn...more

    Alabama Gun Collectors Association Fall Show

    Presented by Alabama Gun Collectors Association at Birmingham Jefferson Convention Complex (BJCC) Exhibition Halls, Birmingham

    October 8 - October 9, 2016

    The Alabama Gun Collector's Association began in 1954 by seven men with a vision of developing a group who could come together for discussion and trade of their shared interest in firearms. Fast...more

    Cookin' With Compassion

    Presented by Blue Phoenix Village, Inc at Boutwell Municipal Auditorium , Birmingham

    October 14, 2016

    Cookin’ With Compassion!

    Sponsored by Bp Catering & Events on Behalf of Blue Phoenix Village, Inc

    Seven-Course Fancy-Shmancy Meal!   Live...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

    Sparks of Insanity

    Presented by Alabamacarshows.net at Alabama's Splash Adventure Waterpark, Bessemer

    October 14 - October 16, 2016

    The 4th annual Sparks of Insanity Car, Truck, and Bike Show is held at Alabama Splash Adventures on October 14 - 16. It is a full weekend filled with activities for car and truck clubs, children,...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

    Vulcan AfterTunes: Amanda Shires with Jesse Payne

    Presented by Vulcan Park and Museum at Vulcan Park and Museum, Birmingham

    October 23, 2016

    Enjoy cool tunes, craft brews and sweet views with these up-and-coming artists as well as everyone’s favorite cast iron statue, Vulcan. Chill out in Birmingham’s backyard with your lawn chairs...more

    The 75th Annual McDonald's Magic City Classic presented by Coca-Cola

    Presented by Alabama Sports Foundation at Legion Field Stadium--Birmingham Park and Recreation Board, Birmingham

    October 29, 2016

    The #1 black college classic in the country featuring the Alabama State University Hornets vs the Alabama A&M University Bulldogs.

    Pre-game events include a parade through downtown...more

    25th Annual Halloween Fairyland

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

    October 29, 2016

    The Tannehill Halloween Festival, a non-scary fun-filled holiday event focused on the campgrounds, annually attracts over 6,000 visitors, most of them children. Begun in 1992, the Halloween event...more

    The Big Fake Wedding Birmingham

    Presented by The Big Fake Wedding

    November 3, 2016

    Brides- and grooms-to-be in and around the city of Birmingham are invited to attend The Big Fake Wedding Birmingham. The event will be held on Thursday November 3, 2016 at 7:00 pm at Park...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

    Rocky Ridge First Friday

    Presented by Rocky Ridge Arts & Entertainment Association at Artists Incorporated, Vestavia Hills

    June 3 - November 4, 2016

    Bands, artist demonstrations, games, a kids’ zone, outdoor family movies, specialty foods and beverages are also on deck. Vendors will set up in the Rocky Ridge Square and the Rocky Ridge...more

    Dixie Division Military Vehicles Club Fall Rally

    Presented by Dixie Division Military Vehicles Club at Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park, Bessemer

    November 4 - November 5, 2016

    Dixie Division Military Vehicles Club is an organization dedicated to the preservation, restoration, collection, and display of historic military vehicles of all nations and of all eras of our...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

    Veterans Day Parade

    Presented by National Veterans Day at Boutwell Municipal Auditorium , Birmingham

    November 11, 2016

    Join us as we honor our veterans, and celebrate the freedom that their dedication and sacrifice afford us every day.

    Stand and be counted. Parade begins at 1:30pm and starts and ends near...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

    Great Southern Gun & Knife Show

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

    November 26 - November 27, 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

    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

    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

    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

    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.


    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

    I Do with a View

    Presented by Vulcan Park and Museum at Vulcan Park and Museum, Birmingham

    February 14, 2017

    Limited Number of Valentine’s Day wedding packages now available for purchase at Vulcan® Park and Museum. Reservations are available for purchase on a first-come, first-served...more

    Jazz House Poetry

    Presented by WordSpeak Literary Entertainment / We Are Rtists and REV Birmingham

    June 16, 2016 - July 20, 2017

    There is poetry, painting, opera! There will be amazing drinks (brought by You)!! This is the Ensley Your Grandparents remember.  The Ensley that is Alive with art!  The open mic at the...more

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