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    EDRW - Food-Related Activities at the Pepper Place Market

    Presented by Birmingham Public Library and Pepper Place Saturday Market

    October 4, 2014

    Bring the kids by BPL’s crafts table at Pepper Place Market for food-related art projects. On Twitter, join Erin Bass from Deep South Magazine for a live chat about food in Southern literature. Follow @BPL and @DeepSouthMag for updates on a time for the chat. Use #EDRW and #SouthernLit hashtags to follow the Twitter discussion. (The library will also have a children’s crafts table at Pepper Place on ...more


    Oak Mountain Big Fall Festival

    Presented by Red Mountain Entertainment and Oak Mountain Amphitheatre at Oak Mountain Amphitheatre, Pelham

    October 1 - October 5, 2014

    Thrill Rides; Kiddie Rides; Fun for the entire family! This Oak Mountain Big Fall Festival, not to be confused with the Oak Mountain State Fair, will feature live music on the midway each night,...more

    EDRW - Jr. Pitmasters Cookbook Cover Art Contest Reception

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

    October 6, 2014

    This reception will honor winners in the Jr. Pitmasters Cookbook cover art and recipe contest, presented by Dreamland and the Birmingham Public Library. The contest is open to grades K-8...more

    EDRW - Urban Homesteading Panel

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

    October 7, 2014

    You can live off the land, even in the middle of the city. This panel of experts will tell you how to get started. Katie Davis of Jones Valley Teaching Farm; Josh Terrell of Hop City; and Sallie...more

    EDRW - Literary Cocktail Competition at The Collins Bar

    Presented by Birmingham Public Library

    October 8, 2014

    The Collins Bar will host a happy hour cocktail contest with a Jazz Age theme featuring local bartending members of the United States Bartending Guild. USBG president William Batson of Bar Hops...more

    EDRW - Food Stories and Latte Art at The Red Cat Coffeehouse

    Presented by Birmingham Public Library and The Red Cat

    October 9, 2014

    Join writer and Alabama native Jack Pendarvis of Oxford American magazine and Cartoon Network's Adventure Time fame and Birmingham's Arc Light Stories storytellers as they entertain with...more

    EDRW - InstagramBham Contest

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

    October 3 - October 10, 2014

    During the entire festival, participants and attendees are encouraged to take pictures of their favorite EDRW moments and tag them on Instagram with the hashtags #EDRW and #InstagramBham....more

    EDRW - Everybody’s Gotta Eat Poster Exhibit

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

    September 22 - October 10, 2014

    Created by Debra Riffe, this exhibit highlights Southern culture and its food. It will be located on the first floor of the Central Library. Riffe's exhibit Every Line Tells a Story is on...more

    EDRW - Birmingham's Best Bites and the Instagrammys

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

    October 10, 2014

    End EDRW on a savory note with Food Network Star finalist Martie Duncan and some of her food expert friends during Birmingham’s Best Bites finale party. Enjoy delicious bites and watch for...more

    Cask & Drum

    October 11, 2014

     Find your next favorite band, beer and wine, all in the space of an afternoon in downtown Birmingham. Cask & Drum is part music festival, part wine and beer tasting, part social...more

    Art in Avondale Park

    Presented by Art in Avondale Park Alliance, Inc. at Avondale Park--Birmingham Park and Recreation Board, Birmingham

    October 11, 2014

    Join us for the 12th annual Art in Avondale Park.

    Art in Avondale Park is a single-day, unjuried art festival held during the autumn in historic Avondale Park. The event supports emerging...more

    Cullman Oktoberfest

    Presented by Cullman Oktoberfest

    October 4 - October 11, 2014

    Cullman Oktoberfest: German Tradition, Southern Style. Come celebrate our German heritage with German music, bands, arts and crafts, food vendors, beer garden, and events scheduled all week...more

    Oktoberfest Trussville

    Presented by Oktoberfest Trussville at Holy Infant of Prague, Trussville

    October 11, 2014

    Authentic German Festival returns with additional free parking! 

    Trussville is again the site for a family-fun Oktoberfest this...more

    10th Annual Barber Vintage Festival

    Presented by Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum and Barber Motorsports Park at Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum, Birmingham

    October 10 - October 12, 2014

     The 10TH Annual Barber Vintage Festival is three days of motorcycle entertainment.  It features a variety of events including vintage motorcycle road racing, vintage...more

    Homestead Hollow Arts & Crafts Festival

    Presented by Homestead Hollow at Homestead Hollow, Springville

    October 10 - October 12, 2014

    Homestead Hollow festivals feature fine arts, unique - one of a kind - hand made crafts, pioneer demonstrations of the old time days. See wood carving, ironwork, blacksmithing, smoke house...more

    Taste of Hoover

    Presented by Aldridge Gardens at Aldridge Gardens, Hoover

    October 16, 2014

    Taste of Hoover celebrates the variety of culinary styles found throughout the city. Enjoy an autumn evening with us strolling through the Gardens, listening to live entertainment, and of course...more

    White's Mountain Chimney Corner Celebration

    Presented by White's Mountain Bluegrass Festival at White’s Mountain Bluegrass Park, Springville

    October 17 - October 18, 2014

    The White’s Mountain Chimney Corner Celebration recalls aspects of rural life during a period when many every day necessities were grown, built or produced at home. Many items of subsistence...more

    JCA Annual Heritage Festival

    Presented by Jefferson Christian Academy at Jefferson Christian Academy, Birmingham

    October 18, 2014

    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

    Design Week Birmingham

    Presented by Design Week Birmingham

    October 20 - October 25, 2014

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

    Monday,...more

    Barking at the Moon Festival

    Presented by Friends of Fultondale Bark Park and Friends of Fultondale Bark Park

    October 26, 2014

    We are currently accepting Vendor Applications for the Third Annual Barking at the Moon Festival hosted by Mercy Animal Hospital.

    The Barking at the Moon Festival hosted by Mercy Animal...more

    The Phantom of the Opera

    Presented by Alabama Chapter of the American Theatre Organ Society and Alabama Theatre at Alabama Theatre, Birmingham

    October 26, 2014

    The Alabama Chapter of the American Theatre Organ Society presents the 1925 Silent Film Classic Phantom of the Opera at The Alabama Theatre.

    Doors open at...more

    Shades Mountain Carnival 2014

    Presented by Shades Mountain Baptist Church at Shades Mountain Baptist Church, Vestavia Hills

    October 29, 2014

    Enjoy a County Fair at Shades Mountain Baptist Church

    Vestavia Hills, AL – Step back in time to a traditional County Fair at Shades Mountain Baptist Church’s Carnival 2014,...more

    BOO Halloween Party

    Presented by BOO Halloween Party at B&A Warehouse, Birmingham

    October 31, 2014

    The 19th annual BOO Halloween Party will be Friday, October 31st at B&A Warehouse. BOOZILLA 19 is our theme this year, and once again our event benefits the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of...more

    Brian White Day

    Presented by Amazing Grace Girls

    November 1, 2014

    The Amazing Grace Girls are organizing an event for Brian White and his mom to raise funds for a wheelchair accessible van.  Brian has cerebral palsy.  The City of Sylacauga...more

    Autumn Sets at Good People Brewing

    Presented by Steel City Sounds and Good People Brewing Co at Good People Brewery, Birmingham

    November 1, 2014

    Dead Fingers / Wray / Doc Dailey Music / Fire Mountain / King Carnivore / Radio Champion / Great Peacock / Mandi Rae & Redface

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    Día de los Muertos numero doce

    Presented by Bare Hands Inc.

    November 2, 2014

    This November 2nd falls on Sunday! It is sure to be an energtic All Soul's Day, Día de los Muertos, and Alabama's Day of the Dead Festival (Dia de los Muertos numero doce). This...more

    Fall Festival & Silent Auction

    Presented by Episcopal Place at Episcopal Place, Birmingham

    November 8, 2014

    The Residence Association is have the largest Silent Auction ever! Saturday, November 8, 2014 from 10:00 am - 1:00 pm - The public is invited.

    Fall...more

    Veteran's Day Parade

    Presented by National Veterans Day at Boutwell Municipal Auditorium , Birmingham

    November 11, 2014

    Parade begins at 1:30
    1.Start on 18th St. and 8th Ave N.
    2.South on 18th St. to 2nd Ave N.
    3.East on 2nd Ave N. to 22nd St.
    4.North on 22nd St. to 5th Ave N.
    5.West...more

    Homestead Hollow Arts & Crafts Festival

    Presented by Homestead Hollow at Homestead Hollow, Springville

    November 14 - November 16, 2014

    Homestead Hollow festivals feature fine arts, unique - one of a kind - hand made crafts, pioneer demonstrations of the old time days. See wood carving, ironwork, blacksmithing, smoke house...more

    4th Annual Fall FestivAle

    Presented by Free the Hops at Regions Field, Birmingham

    November 21, 2014

    Tickets are on sale now for the 4th Annual Fall FestivAle presented by Free the Hops. The event takes place on November 21st at Regions Park home of the Birmingham Barons from 7:00 - 11:00 pm. You...more

    Abraham-in-Motion

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

    January 17, 2015

    Kyle Abraham is one of the fastest rising stars in the modern dance world, in demand as a performer, choreographer and collaborator. Abraham received a MacArthur Foundation “Genius...more

    17th Annual Lebanese Food and Cultural Festival

    Presented by Lebanese Food and Cultural Festival

    April 10 - April 11, 2015

    Two day event featuring food and culture of Lebanon. Authentic food including kibbee, grape leaves, tabouleh, grilled chicken, homus, baklawa and more. Dancing by our children performed on stage...more

    Gardendale Magnolia Festival

    Presented by Gardendale Magnolia Festival at Gardendale Civic Center, Gardendale

    April 24 - April 25, 2015

    Featured on Food Network and Cooking Channel! Voted Birmingham Parent magazine’s Family Favorite Fair/Festival 2014. 205-514-6799. The Total Family...more

    6th Annual Bob Sykes Bbq and Blues Festival

    Presented by Bob Sykes Bbq and Blues Festival

    May 30, 2015

    Get ready for the 6th Annual Bob Sykes Bbq and Blues Festival! The event will take place at the beautiful DeBardeleben Park located in Historic downtown  Bessemer, Alabama. It's a...more

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