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    Birmingham Civil Rights Institute

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

    Ongoing

    The mission of the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute (BCRI) is to promote civil and human rights worldwide through education. BCRI presents an in-depth look at the Civil Rights Movement through time, from before the movement's inception through today’s international struggle for universal human rights. BCRI is more than just a museum; it is a place of research, a teaching facility and an acknowledged learning ...more


    Alabama Wildlife Center & Audubon Teaches Nature: Birds of Prey, Masters of the Skies

    Presented by Alabama Wildlife Center and Birmingham Audubon Society at Alabama Wildlife Center , Pelham

    January 22, 2017

    Alabama Wildlife Center Raptor Team, Guest Speaker. Refreshments are offered at 12:30 pm in the AWC observation room followed by the programs at 1:00 pm and 3:00 pm in the auditorium. Due to...more

    Nuevolution Opening and Celebration

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

    January 24, 2017

    The public is invited to the opening of “¡NUEVOlution! Latinos and the New South” on January 24.

    The exhibit runs  through May 31.

    This one-of-a-kind project will...more

    Vinyl Cutting

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

    January 26, 2017

    Learn how to make your own custom vinyl decals using our vinyl cutter. Call Bethany at 205-978-4679 to register. Class takes place in the Electronic Classroom of the Vestavia Hills Library.


    r e s o l u t i o n

    Presented by Ground Floor Contemporary at Ground Floor Contemporary, Birmingham

    January 10 - January 29, 2017

    Celebrate the New Year with us at the opening reception for our January show, Tuesday, January 10th!

    works by:
    Barbara Hirschowitz
    Martha Jean Shaw
    Catherine Friend...more

    Southeastern Outings dayhike on the Montevallo Parks Trail in Montevallo, Alabama

    Presented by Southeastern Outings

    January 29, 2017

    Enjoy an easy 4-mile hike on a trail in Montevallo.  The main trail is two miles one way and goes through parks, by two picturesque, flowing streams, and around a beautiful University-owned...more

    Beaker Bash: Are We There Yet?

    Presented by McWane Science Center at McWane Science Center, Birmingham

    February 4, 2017

    Mark your calendars for McWane Science Center’s annual family-friendly event—Beaker Bash! On February 4, 2017, McWane will present Beaker Bash: Are We There Yet? Come...more

    Southeastern Outings Dayhike along the Locust Fork River

    Presented by Southeastern Outings at K-Mart Green Springs meeting location, Birmingham

    February 4, 2017

    Dayhike along the Locust Fork River from Swann Covered Bridge to Powell Falls and back

    A moderate 3-mile dayhike and picnic along the lovely Locust Fork River in Blount County near...more

    Southeastern Outings dayhike at Ruffner Mountain Nature Preserve

    Presented by Southeastern Outings and Ruffner Mountain Nature Preserve at Ruffner Mountain Nature Center, Birmingham

    February 5, 2017

    Join SEO for a moderately strenuous, 3.4 mile hike on the lovely, well-maintained trails in the 1000+-acre Ruffner Mountain Nature Preserve, one of the largest in-city nature preserves in the...more

    Southeastern Outings Dayhike along the shore of Lake Martin

    Presented by Southeastern Outings

    February 11, 2017

    The Deadening Trail is among the most scenic and diverse hiking trails in Alabama.  The cliffs of the Tallapoosa, the Needles Eye, and Lichen and Jasmine Bluffs are just a few of the unusual...more

    Southeastern Outings Dayhike in Oak Mountain State Park

    Presented by Southeastern Outings and Oak Mountain State Park at Oak Mountain State Park , Pelham

    February 12, 2017

    Enjoy a moderate 4 mile walk in the woodlands near Birmingham on a Sunday afternoon. This is an excellent outing for introducing your friends to Southeastern Outings and for making new...more

    Woo at the Zoo

    Presented by Birmingham Zoo at Birmingham Zoo, Birmingham

    February 14, 2017

     

    Join the Birmingham Zoo this Valentine’s day as we discuss “love” in the animal kingdom. You’re invited to sip and stroll through the Birmingham Zoo’s Predator Building as...more

    I Do with a View 2017

    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 basis....more

    Memorable Images

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    February 11 - February 18, 2017

    Instructor: Hank Siegel
    Saturday, February 11| 9-noon
    Saturday, February 18| 9-noon
    Location: Birmingham Botanical Gardens
    Members $100|Non-Members $120

    Capture...more

    Southeastern Outings Dayhike to Horseshoe Bend National Military Park

    Presented by Southeastern Outings

    February 18, 2017

    On 27 March 1814, Major General Andrew Jackson ‘s army of 3,300 men attacked Chief Menawa’s 1,000 Red Stick Creek warriors fortified in a horseshoe shaped bend of the Tallapoosa River. ...more

    North-South Skirmish Association Shooting Competition

    Presented by North-South Skirmish Association at Brierfield Ironworks Historical State Park, Brierfield

    February 17 - February 19, 2017

    The North-South Skirmish Association is hosting a "Skirmish" on February 17, 18, and 19, 2017.  This is a shooting competition featuring individual and team competitions using firearms from...more

    Southeastern Outings Weekday hike on the Cahaba-Irondale River Walk

    Presented by Southeastern Outings

    February 22, 2017

    Enjoy a Wednesday morning walk on a beautiful, well-maintained trail through the woods alongside the Cahaba River right in Jefferson County.  This will be a second time hike for Southeastern...more

    Southeastern Outings Dayhike to Barton's Beach and Perry Lakes Park

    Presented by Southeastern Outings at McDonald's across from the Galleria, Hoover

    February 25, 2017

    Barton’s Beach.  The area is an extensive sand and gravel beach on the Lower Cahaba River in Perry County near Marion, Alabama.  The river floodplain broadens and creates areas of...more

    Chili Cook-Off

    Presented by The Exceptional Foundation at Brookwood Village, Birmingham

    March 4, 2017

    This is a fun, quirky, outdoor party offering good food, drink and friends at a "come as you are" event.  This event has developed a loyal following across a diverse audience base....more

    White Birminghamians for Black Lives witness

    Presented by White Birminghamians for Black Lives at Kelly Ingram Park, Birmingham

    December 30, 2016 - March 10, 2017

    White Birminghamians for Black Lives is a weekly gathering that takes place on Fridays at Kelly Ingram Park to bear witness to the truth that Black Lives Matter. It is an invitation and...more

    Alabama Wildlife Center & Audubon Teaches Nature - Mysteries of Bird Migration

    Presented by Alabama Wildlife Center and Birmingham Audubon Society

    March 19, 2017

    Refreshments are offered at 1:30pm in the Observation Room at the Alabama Wildlife Center followed by the program at 2:00pm in the AWC auditorium.  Anne G. Miller, Guest Speaker....more

    National Parks Adventure - IMAX

    Presented by McWane Science Center at McWane Science Center, Birmingham

    May 20, 2016 - March 31, 2017

    A trio of adventurers’ quest to experience America’s wildest, most historic and most naturally beautiful places becomes the ultimate off-trail adventure in MacGillivray Freeman Films’...more

    David Puxley: Wedgwood’s First Studio Potter

    Presented by Birmingham Museum of Art at Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham

    April 18, 2015 - April 2, 2017

    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

    Alabama Wildlife Center and Audubon Teaches Nature: Alabama Birding Trails

    Presented by Alabama Wildlife Center and Birmingham Audubon Society at Alabama Wildlife Center , Pelham

    April 30, 2017

    Joe Watts, Guest Speaker. Refreshments are offered at 1:30 pm in the Alabama Wildlife Center observation room followed by the program at 2:00 pm in the AWC auditorium. Weather permitting, an...more

    Going Places

    Presented by McWane Science Center at McWane Science Center, Birmingham

    January 11 - May 7, 2017

    Created by the renowned Scitech in Perth, Australia, Going Places is an interactive science exhibition that explores the technology humans have developed for travel. If you have ever wanted to...more

    8th Annual Bob Sykes Bbq and Blues Festival

    Presented by Bob Sykes Bbq and Blues Festival at DeBardeleben Park in Downtown Historic Bessemer, Bessemer

    May 20, 2017

    In a state known for its music and bbq, the 8th Annual Bob Sykes Bbq and Blues Festival combines the best of both Saturday, May 20th, 2017.  The event will take place at the beautiful...more

    Genuine Care Home Services 4th Annual Community Cleanup

    Presented by Genuine Care Home Services

    May 27, 2017

    A community cleanup brings volunteers together to clean, repair, and improve public spaces or other areas such vacant lots, or abandoned properties that have been neglected or...more

    Extreme Weather - IMAX

    Presented by McWane Science Center at McWane Science Center, Birmingham

    January 20 - May 31, 2017

    Weather is one of the most dynamic forces shaping our planet, but now it’s more extreme and complex than ever. Extreme Weather takes us to the frontlines where few have gone. Travel...more

    Dream Big - IMAX

    Presented by McWane Science Center at McWane Science Center, Birmingham

    February 22 - May 31, 2017

    Leveraging the scale of the giant screen, Dream Big showcases engineering’s impressive impact on our world and our lives. From Dubai’s record-high skyscrapers to bridges soaring through...more

    What's Lost is Found

    Presented by Birmingham Museum of Art at Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham

    November 4, 2016 - June 11, 2017

    In May 2015, The Do Good Fund, a non-profit organization that acquires and exhibits photographs made in the American South, invited Lauren Henkin to be an artist-in-residence for a month in Hale...more

    Smith Lake Poker Run

    Presented by BAO (Birmingham AIDS Outreach)

    June 23 - June 24, 2017

    Smith Lake Poker Run is an annual fundraiser for Birmingham AIDS Outreach.  Guests attend the registration party on Friday evening and enjoy water, sun, and fun all day on Saturday. ...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

    Alabama Historical Radio Museum

    Presented by Alabama Historical Radio Museum at Alabama Historical Radio Museum, Birmingham

    Ongoing

    The society was founded in June of 1989 by Don Kresge, a retired General Electric engineer, to provide an opportunity for men and women of all ages to join together and persue their interest in...more

    Alabama Mining Museum

    Presented by Alabama Mining Museum at Alabama Mining Museum, Dora

    Ongoing

    Focusing on the total concept of coal mining in Alabama from 1890 to 1940. In 1984 the Alabama Mining Museum was designated by the Alabama State Senate as "The Official State Coal Mining...more

    Alabama Museum of the Health Sciences - Temporarily Closed

    Presented by Alabama Museum of the Health Sciences at UAB Lister Hill Library, Birmingham

    Ongoing

    The Alabama Museum of the Health Sciences will close at the end of the day on Wednesday, November 21, 2012 for renovations.
    They expect to be closed about 5...more

    Alabama Veterans Memorial

    Presented by Alabama Veterans Memorial Park at Alabama Veterans Memorial, Birmingham

    Ongoing

    The Alabama Veterans Memorial is far more than just a park... It is a message from all Alabamians, recognizing the price of freedom and peace.

    Amid peaceful Alabama woodlands, you can...more

    Bessemer Hall of History

    Presented by Bessemer Hall of History Museum at Bessemer Hall of History , Bessemer

    Ongoing

    The Bessemer Hall of History offers something for everyone. Plan to visit the Hall soon to "relive" the history of the area through photographs, machinery, books and many other...more

    Oak Hill Cemetery

    Presented by Oak Hill Cemetery at Oak Hill Cemetery , Birmingham

    Ongoing

    In 1871 the City of Birmingham purchased from the Elyton Land Company 21.5 acres of land for a city cemetery (later named Oak Hill). The deed was issued December 29, 1873. As the first city...more

    Alabama Museum of Natural History

    Presented by Alabama Museum of Natural History at Alabama Museum of Natural History, Tuscaloosa

    Ongoing

    Experience the natural diversity of Alabama through exhibits from the Age of Dinosaurs, the Coal Age, and the Ice Age. View the extensive displays of geology, zoology, mineralogy, paleontology,...more

    Birmingham History Center

    Presented by Birmingham History Center at Birmingham History Center, Birmingham

    Ongoing

    The Birmingham History Center collects and preserves an array of historic objects, books, clothing, photographs, machinery, documents and other items of historic significance to Birmingham and...more

    BBG Treasure Map

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    Ongoing

    Birmingham Botanical Gardens is Alabama's largest living museum with more than 10,000 different plants in its living collections. The Gardens' 67.5 acres contains 25+ unique gardens, 30+ works of...more

    Mt Laurel Farm School

    Presented by Jones Valley Urban Farm at Mt Laurel Farm School, Birmingham

    Ongoing

    The Mt Laurel Farm School is a 25 acre organic, neighborhood farm, located only 1.5 miles down the road from the center of town. With over 75 different crops growing throughout the year, there are...more

    Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum

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

    Ongoing

    Dedicated to the presentation, interpretation, exhibition and history of motorcycles, vintage vehicles and motorsports. Home to the world's best motorcycle collection, the museum now has over...more

    Arlington Antebellum Home and Gardens

    Presented by Arlington Historic Home and Gardens at Arlington Antebellum Home and Gardens, Birmingham

    Ongoing

    Arlington is a fine example of Greek Revival architecture dating from the 1840s. The house was built by Judge William S. Mudd, one of the ten founders of Birmingham. The house is furnished with a...more

    Kelly Ingram Park

    Presented by Kelly Ingram Park at Kelly Ingram Park, Birmingham

    Ongoing

    Kelly Ingram Park is a four acre park located in between 16th and 17th Streets and 5th and 6th Avenue North in the Birmingham's Civil Rights District. The park, just outside the doors of the...more

    Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame

    Presented by Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame at Carver Theatre, Birmingham

    Ongoing

    This art-deco museum honors great jazz artists with ties to the state of Alabama. While furnishing educational information, the museum is also a place for entertainment. Exhibits convey the...more

    Karl C. Harrison Museum of George Washington

    Presented by Karl C. Harrison Museum of George Washington at Karl C. Harrison Museum of George Washington, Columbiana

    Ongoing

    The Karl C. Harrison Museum of George Washington collection focuses on art and artifacts from the colonial period through 1865. The collection contains paintings, letters, furniture, porcelain,...more

    Jesse Owens Memorial Park and Museum

    Presented by Jesse Owens Memorial Park at Jesse Owens Memorial Park, Danville

    Ongoing

    In the 1936 Olympic games in Berlin, a single man captured the attention of the world, winning 4 gold medals, an Olympic first. Sixty years later, thousands gathered to honor this man with the...more

    Ave Maria Grotto

    Presented by Ave Maria Grotto at Ave Maria Grotto, Cullman

    Ongoing

    Known throughout the world as "Jerusalem in Miniature," is a beautifully landscaped, four-acre park designed to provide a natural setting for the 125 miniature reproductions of some of...more

    Orr Park / Tinglewood

    Presented by Montevallo Parks and Recreation at Orr Park, Montevallo

    Ongoing

    One of the most unique parks and nature preserves in the South is Orr Park, located just south of Birmingham in the charming city of Montevallo, Alabama. A beautiful preserve along Shoal...more

    Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament

    Presented by Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament at Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament, Hanceville

    Ongoing

     

    The traditional artwork throughout the Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament is intended to inspire devotion in the hearts of all who come here to pray. The Romanesque-Gothic...more

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