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    Eat Drink Read Write Festival: “After Dinner Drinks” – Bards & Brews Poetry Slam

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

    October 9, 2015

    The library’s popular Bards & Brews spoken word poetry and craft beer tasting event will close the four-day Eat Drink Read Write festival at the Central Library. Beer will be donated from a number of local breweries, including Cahaba Brewing, Good People Brewing, and Avondale Brewing. Voice Porter, a performance artist and experienced poetry slam emcee, will host the free evening event. Poets will ...more

    Heritage Festival

    Presented by Jefferson Christian Academy at Jefferson Christian Academy, Birmingham

    October 17, 2015

    Families can enjoy a variety of entertainment such as carnival rides, huge inflatables, live music, arts and crafts vendors, informational booths, several food choices, great values in the silent...more

    City of Pleasant Grove Founder's Day

    Presented by City of Pleasant Grove

    October 17, 2015

    Come celebrate the City of Pleasant Grove with the first annual Founder's Day. The event will be held on October 17th from 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM at the Pleasant Grove Athletic Complex. The event...more

    Barktoberfest 2015

    Presented by Two by Two Animal Rescue at Helena Amphitheater, Helena

    October 17, 2015

    Two by Two Animal Rescue's Barktoberfest 2015!  Saturday October 17th from 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM at the Helena Amphitheatre. Free event for all ages, including dogs on leash.  Two by Two...more

    Mt Laurel Fall Festival

    Presented by Town of Mt Laurel at Mt. Laurel Town Square, Birmingham

    October 17, 2015

    Celebrate crisp autumn days and the season’s bounty during the Mt Laurel Fall Festival on Saturday, October 17, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

    During the annual festival, Mt Laurel’s town...more

    Fall Festvial

    Presented by Vestavia Hills United Methodist Church at Vestavia Hills United Methodist Church, Vestavia Hills

    October 18, 2015

    Vestavia Hills United Methodist Church is hosting its annual Fall Festvial filles with games, music and food trucks. The evening is from 4:00 - 6:00 pm and is free to the public. We will be...more

    Design Agency Open House

    Presented by Design Week Birmingham

    October 19, 2015

    Finally a chance to get behind the closed doors of these creative design firms/agencies! Check out the coolest firms/agencies as part of DWB, see innovative spaces and creative projects.

    From Streamliners to the Space Age: Transportation, Technology and Mid-Century Modern Design

    Presented by Design Week Birmingham and Birmingham Museum of Art at Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham

    October 20, 2015

    Dr. Graham C. Boettcher

    Chief Curator and The William Cary Hulsey Curator of American Art
    In this lavishly illustrated talk, Dr. Boettcher will explore how the development of...more

    American Printing Company Facility Tour

    Presented by Design Week Birmingham

    October 21, 2015

    The tour will include a behind the scenes look at how print is produced, and how machinery works, including Heidelberg presses, saddle stitching and perfect binding equipment. See where print is...more

    The Insider's Guide to Oriental Rugs

    Presented by Design Week Birmingham

    October 21, 2015

    The American Society of Interior Designers’ 40 Anniversary Celebration with King’s House Orientals Presents: The Insider’s Guide to Oriental Rugs.

    This Lecture will include...more

    After School Design Workshops

    Presented by Design Week Birmingham and Desert Island Supply Co. (DISCO) at Desert Island Supply Co. (DISCO), Birmingham

    October 21, 2015

    Throughout October, architects, artists and writers are collaborating with the Desert Island Supply Co. to offer a free workshop for kids called Lit Houses. They have been reading...more

    Natalie Chanin of Alabama Chanin / Hiden Lecture: Mathematics, Magic, and Mid-Century

    Presented by Design Week Birmingham and Birmingham Museum of Art at Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham

    October 21, 2015

    Design Week Birmingham and the Birmingham Museum of Art welcome Natalie Chanin of Alabama Chanin for a lecture on mid-century modern design.

    Before the lecture, the exhibition David...more

    Wild & Scenic Film Festival

    Presented by Alabama Rivers Alliance and Alabama Environmental Council at Avon Theater, Birmingham

    October 22, 2015

    The Alabama Rivers Alliance and Alabama Environmental Council are pleased to present the 8th annual Wild & Scenic Film Festival in Birmingham at the Avon Theatre on October 22. 

    The Design of an Album

    Presented by Birmingham Creative Roundtable at Saturn Birmingham, Birmingham

    October 22, 2015

    In this special Birmingham Creative Roundtable as part of Design Week, we will take a close look at the design of an album from start to finish.  We will hear from an amazing panel including...more

    Designing in the New Landscape of Work - Mary Kathryn German

    Presented by Design Week Birmingham at Alagasco Center for Energy Technology, Birmingham

    October 22, 2015

    Tomorrow’s offices need to attract, nurture, enable, and retain the talent that will drive innovation and bring an organization’s strategy to life. In this new landscape of work, a...more

    Adobe Workshop: How to Do Creative Work on Mobile Devices

    Presented by Design Week Birmingham at SocialVenture, Birmingham

    October 22, 2015

    If you have an iPad or iPhone, you’re holding a powerful creative tool! In this workshop led by Adobe-certified instructor Claudia McCue, you’ll see how Adobe mobile apps can help you create...more

    Drink and Draw w/ Spencer Nugent

    Presented by Design Week Birmingham at Good People Brewery, Birmingham

    October 22, 2015

    Industrial Designer, Spencer Nugent, will demonstrate hand sketching techniques that are useful for all designers. His presentation will combine both instruction in drawing techniques as well as...more

    Designing ZYP Bike Share

    Presented by Design Week Birmingham and REV Birmingham at Carrigan's Public House, Birmingham

    October 23, 2015

    Take a look behind the scenes of designing Birmingham’s newest way to ride, Zyp BikeShare. We will be discussing the design of our brand (which was done locally by BIG Communications), our...more

    Design and Dignity - Community conversations with the Urban Studio

    Presented by Design Week Birmingham

    October 23, 2015

    The Auburn University Urban Studio is a one year program for Fifth year architecture students allowing them to: be embedded in the Birmingham community, study planning in a rich urban...more

    Rapid Fire powered by Pecha Kucha

    Presented by Design Week Birmingham

    October 23, 2015

    Pecha Kucha is an innovative presentation style started in Tokyo and has now spread to over 700 cities. Rapid Fire powered by Pecha Kucha will bring together 12 creatives from art and design...more

    Calavera Prelude - An Art Celebration of Bare Hands' 13th Day of the Dead Festival in Birmingham

    Presented by Naked Art Gallery and Bare Hands Inc. at Naked Art Gallery, Birmingham

    September 18 - October 24, 2015

    Friday Sept 18 through Oct 24
    “Calavera Prelude”, a show and fundraiser for the Day of the Dead festival.

    Featuring works by Mercado artists and Naked Art artists.


    Presented by Bama Bully Rescue at Dog Days of Birmingham, Birmingham

    October 24, 2015

    Please join us for a joint event between Bama Bully Rescue and Dog Days in honor of National Pit Bull Awareness Day. 

    Puppaween is a Halloween themed carnival where dogs, kids...more

    Birmingham City Flag Project Exhibit

    Presented by Design Week Birmingham and University of Alabama at Birmingham at UAB Humanities Building, Birmingham

    October 19 - October 24, 2015

    Inspired by the 2014 DWB/UAB DAAH Flag Workshop with DWB keynote speaker Aaron Draplin, the Birmingham Flag Project invited designers, artists, students, and collaborative teams to reimagine the...more

    David Puxley: Wedgwood’s First Studio Potter Exhibit

    Presented by Design Week Birmingham and Birmingham Museum of Art at Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham

    October 20 - October 24, 2015

    From the late eighteenth century when Josiah Wedgwood utilized the designs of artists like John Flaxman and Lady Elizabeth Templetown for many of his jasperware designs, the Wedgwood company has...more

    Fading Ads of Birmingham Walking Tour

    Presented by Design Week Birmingham

    October 24, 2015

    The fading advertisements on the walls of Birmingham paint an illuminating picture of the men and women who built an industrial boomtown. Join Charles Buchanan, author of Fading Ads of Birmingham,...more

    HERO Bamboo Bike and Skateboard Workshop

    Presented by Design Week Birmingham and MAKEbhm at MAKEbhm, Birmingham

    October 24, 2015

    HERObike is located in Greensboro, Alabama and is ran by HERO, Hale Empowerment and Revitalization Organization.

    Sat’s workshop will be an opportunity to help lay up and press...more

    2nd Annual Bham FEAST / A Community Action Dinner

    Presented by Design Week Birmingham

    October 24, 2015

    How might we expand learning opportunities for school-age children in our community??

    During this farm-to-table dinner, attendees will hear presentations from finalists of a city-wide...more

    Design Week Birmingham

    Presented by Design Week Birmingham

    October 19 - October 24, 2015

    DWB is a multifaceted event that includes installations, lectures, film showings, exhibits, workshops and social gatherings inspired by the belief that design matters.



    Presented by Christian Life Church

    October 28, 2015

    Christian Life Church is hosting our 2nd annual One Big Party Fall Festival on our campus where we will lovingly provide complimentary food, inflatables, entertainment, and LOTS of family...more

    Underground Filmfest!

    Presented by Oak Hill Cemetery at Oak Hill Cemetery , Birmingham

    October 30, 2015

    From across the pond! A collection of shorts and a feature by emerging filmmakers from Europe. Join us for an evening marathon of short films and one feature, from ameteur and up and coming...more

    Warrior Day 2015

    Presented by Regional Library & Arts Center (RLAC)

    October 31, 2015

    "...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

    Heroes Unmasked

    Presented by Gardendale-Mt. Vernon UMC at Gardendale-Mt. Vernon United Methodist Church, Gardendale

    October 31, 2015

    Come Hang Out With Heros!
    Heros UNMASKED! Fall Festival
    Saturday, October 31
    11:00 am - 2:00 pm
    No costume needed!

    Field of Screams

    Presented by BAM Entertainment at Regions Field, Birmingham

    October 31, 2015

    On October 31st, 2015 Birmingham will finally have a cornerstone event on Halloween. BAM Entertainment is turning Birmingham’s Parkside District into one huge, incredible Halloween Festival...more

    Boo At The Zoo Presented by Wells Fargo

    Presented by Birmingham Zoo at Birmingham Zoo, Birmingham

    October 9 - October 31, 2015

    Boo At The Zoo presented by Wells Fargo

    October 9-11, 16-18, 23-31 from 5pm-9pm

    Watch the Zoo transform into a destination of spooky attractions for 17 nights of Boo at the Zoo...more

    Veteran's Day Parade

    Presented by National Veterans Day

    November 11, 2015

    While World War I officially ended with the Treaty of Versailles, fighting ceased seven months earlier when an armistice between the Allied nations and Germany went into effect on the eleventh...more

    Fall into Folklife Symposium and Expo

    Presented by Alabama Folklife Association at Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham

    November 12 - November 14, 2015

    Alabama Folklife Association's special annual meeting this year will be a Symposium and Expo in Birmingham, Alabama, Nov. 12-14, 2015. Thursday night, Nov. 12 at 5:30 p.m. a reception with food...more

    Homestead Hollow Arts & Crafts Festival

    Presented by Homestead Hollow at Homestead Hollow, Springville

    November 13 - November 15, 2015

    Homestead Hollow 2015 festivals feature unique - one of a kind - hand made, hand decorated arts and crafts. Talk to our pioneer demonstrators the old time days- see wood carving, blacksmithing,...more

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