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    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 AMCA Chapter displays and gathering.
    * A flowing ribbon of asphalt that winds through 15 turns to make up a 2½-mile racetrack.
    * Just outside of that, place a swap-meet field with room for hundreds of ...more


    Caribbean Festival in Linn Park

    Presented by Central Alabama Caribbean American Organization at Linn Park, Birmingham

    June 11, 2016

    Central Alabama Caribbean American Organization presents a vibrant, fun-filled, familiy friendly day of Caribbean culture, music, food and entertainment in beautiful Linn Park.

    Bring the...more

    Big Green Eggs in the Ham

    Presented by Easter Seals of the Birmingham Area at Regions Field, Birmingham

    June 11, 2016

    Join us for the 4th Annual Big Green Eggs in the Ham Presented by AllSouth Appliance.

    Event Details:
    • Saturday, June 11th at Regions Field
    • Open to public from...more

    Senior Lives Matter

    Presented by Neighborhood Housing Services of Birmingham, Inc.

    June 11, 2016

    Neighborhood Housing Services of Birmingham, Inc. Celebrating NeighborWorks Week Creating Opportunities for Seniors: Senior Lives Matter  


    SliceFest 2016

    Presented by Slice Pizza and Brew at Slice Pizza and Brew, Birmingham

    June 11, 2016

    SliceFest 2016 celebrates its 5th anniversary on Saturday, June 11th as Birmingham's largest food & music block party hosted by Slice Pizza & Brew. If you love music, great...more

    Planet Arts- The Upcycle Arts Festival

    Presented by Fultondale Arts Council at Black Creek Park, Fultondale, Fultondale

    June 11, 2016

    Calling all artists and nonprofits! You are invited to apply to be a part of the 1st annual Planet Art Upcycle Arts Festival hosted by the Fultondale Arts Council (formally the Black Creek...more

    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

    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

    Juneteenth

    Presented by Birmingham Civil Rights Institute at Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, Birmingham

    June 18, 2016

    An Annual free, family-oriented event that features music, contests, free admission to BCRI galleries and other special activities. The festivities start at 11:00 am and run until 8:00 pm at...more

    Community Fun Day

    Presented by Hope Lutheran Church

    June 18, 2016

    Hope’s Community Fun Day!

    Join us Saturday, June 18th from 9:00AM until 3:00pm for Hope’s Community Fun Day!  The day is meant for people of ALL...more

    Shelby County Shindig

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

    July 16, 2016

    Join us on July 16th  in Beautiful Downtown Columbiana for the Shelby County Shindig BBQ Cookoff and Music Festival This is a non-sanctioned BBQ Cookoff for the Best Ribs, Best Sauce, Chef's...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

    Taste of 4th Avenue Jazz Festival

    Presented by Urban Impact Inc. and City of Birmingham at Fourth Avenue Historic District , Birmingham

    July 23, 2016

    TASTE OF 4TH AVENUE JAZZ FESTIVAL is a one day jazz festival presented annually since 2003 in Birmingham’s Historic 4th Avenue District Downtown.  This year’s TASTE OF 4TH...more

    Secret Stages - Music Discovery Festival

    Presented by Secret Stages at Downtown Loft District, Birmingham

    August 5 - August 6, 2016

    Secret Stages is a two-day walking music festival that takes place in downtown Birmingham, AL on the first weekend of August. For two nights a diverse group of music enthusiasts are treated to...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

    Summer Film Series at the Alabama Theatre

    Presented by Alabama Theatre at Alabama Theatre, Birmingham

    June 10 - August 14, 2016

    We're excited to announce the 2016 Summer Film Series! There will be a sing-along and Mighty Wurlitzer performance before each film.
    Friday, June 10, 7 pm: Raiders of the Lost Ark...more

    5th Annual Habitat Dragon Boat Festival

    Presented by Gadsden-Etowah Habitat for Humanity and Gadsden-Etowah Habitat for Humanity

    August 20, 2016

    The 5th Annual Habitat Dragon Boat Festival is Sat. Aug. 20, 2016 from 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Admission is FREE, parking is FREE. Come watch teams of 20 paddlers race up the Coosa River in 46' long...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

    Tuesday Night Lights at the West Homewood Farmer's Market

    Presented by West Homewood Farmer's Market at Shades Valley Community Church, Homewood

    June 7 - August 30, 2016

    The NEW 2016 West Homewood Farmer's Market schedule: Every Tuesday evening June through August from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm.

    Voted "Best Market in Central Alabama" by 40% AL.com...more

    Saint George Middle Eastern Food Festival

    Presented by Saint George Melkite Catholic Church at St. George Melkite Greek Catholic Church, Birmingham

    September 8 - September 10, 2016

    Underneath a huge white tent, the parish of Saint George Melkite Catholic Church will host its 35th Annual Middle Eastern Food Festival. With homemade Middle Eastern Food, live music and dance,...more

    Southern Makers

    at Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark, Birmingham

    September 10 - September 11, 2016

    Southern Makers is an annual event that celebrates southern creativity and innovation by bringing together highly curated, handpicked top talent that “make”…music, designs, buildings, farms,...more

    Preserve Jazz - Over The Mountain Music Festival

    Presented by Moss Rock Management, LLC at Town Hall at The Preserve, Hoover

    September 17, 2016

    An early fall, world-class, outdoor jazz festival held annually in the Birmingham/Hoover, AL metro area.


    Greek Festival

    Presented by Greek Festival at Holy Trinity-Holy Cross Greek Orthodox Cathedral, Birmingham

    September 15 - September 17, 2016

    The 44th Annual Greek Festival is set for September 15-17 2016 from 10:30am-10:00pm in downtown Birmingham. This is one of Birmingham's oldest cultural food festivals and most highly...more

    Irondale Whistle Stop Festival

    Presented by The Commercial Development Authority of Irondale

    September 24, 2016

    The Whistle Stop Festival brings in a wide variety of art and food vendors from around the region.


    25th Annual Magic City AIDS Walk

    Presented by BAO (Birmingham AIDS Outreach)

    September 25, 2016

    The 25th Annual Magic City AIDS Walk is produced and managed by BAO. This year's event will return to Railroad Park at 4:30 pm with the Step-Off at 6:30 pm. For the 25th anniversary the start...more

    Homestead Hollow Arts & Crafts Festival

    Presented by Homestead Hollow at Homestead Hollow, Springville

    September 23 - September 25, 2016

    Homestead Hollow 2016 festivals featuring fine arts, unique – one of a kind – hand made crafts, pioneer demonstrations of the old time days- see wood carving, blacksmithing, wood...more

    Antiques at The Gardens

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    October 6 - October 9, 2016

    2016 Public Show Hours

    Thursday, October 6, 11-4 p.m.
    Friday, October 7, 10-7 p.m.
    Saturday, October 8, 10-5 p.m.
    Sunday, October 9, 11-4 p.m.

    General...more

    Heritage Festival

    Presented by Jefferson Christian Academy at Jefferson Christian Academy, Birmingham

    October 22, 2016

    The Jefferson Christian Academy Annual Heritage Festival is an exciting event in the Irondale Community.  This year’s event will be Saturday, October 22, 2016 10:00 a.m. to 3:00...more

    Fall Plant Sale

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    October 22 - October 23, 2016

    Saturday 9-5 p.m.

    Sunday 11-3 p.m.


    Warrior Day 2015

    Presented by Mudita Consulting, LLC and Regional Library & Arts Center (RLAC)

    October 28 - October 29, 2016

    "...small towns evoke the best of what Southerners are as a culture. They're places with a beating heart, where tradition is the lifeblood, a helping hand is a given, and neighbors gather on front...more

    Homestead Hollow Arts & Crafts Festival

    Presented by Homestead Hollow at Homestead Hollow, Springville

    November 11 - November 13, 2016

    Homestead Hollow 2016 festivals featuring fine arts, unique – one of a kind – hand made crafts, pioneer demonstrations of the old time days- see wood carving, blacksmithing, wood...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

    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

    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

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