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    Vulcan Park and Museum

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

    August 13, 2010 - Ongoing

    Vulcan is the world's largest cast iron statue; made of 100,000 pounds of iron and 56 feet tall, he stands at the top of Red Mountain overlooking the city of Birmingham. But, Vulcan is more than a statue. Vulcan Park and Museum features spectacular views of Birmingham, an interactive history museum that examines Vulcan and Birmingham's story, and a beautiful public park for visitors and locals to enjoy. With an ...more


    Mole Day

    Presented by McWane Science Center at McWane Science Center, Birmingham

    October 23, 2014

    Join us for hands-on activities throughout the day as we celebrate Mole Day! Mole Day commemorates Avogadro's Number (6.02 x 10^23), which is a basic measuring unit in chemistry first...more

    6th ANNUAL SUN SHINE & WINE CLASSIC DAY PARTY

    Presented by Star 23 Enterprise

    October 24, 2014

    WELCOME TO THE MAGIC CITY CLASSIC DAY PARTY KICK-OFF

    EARLYBIRD TICKETS $5

    MUA | LEGANDS | STAR 23 ENTERPRISE | HBCU ALUMNI'S| DIVINE 9

    BRING A FRIEND, TELL A FRIEND AND...more

    18 for aTeam Golf Tournament

    Presented by aTeam Ministries at Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail at Oxmoor Valley, Birmingham

    October 24, 2014

    The tournament, supporting aTeam Ministries, will be held at the beautiful Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail at Oxmoor Valley in Birmingham, AL on Friday, October 24, 2014. The format of the...more

    Mountain Bingo

    Presented by Ruffner Mountain Nature Preserve at Ruffner Mountain Nature Center, Birmingham

    October 24, 2014

    Mark your calendars for Mountain Bingo on Friday, October 24th at 7pm. 

    You can purchase 9 bingo...more

    6th Annual Birmingham VisionWalk

    Presented by Foundation Fighting Blindness at Homewood Central Park, Homewood

    October 25, 2014

    The Annual Birmingham VisionWalk is held each year to benefit the work of the Foundation Fighting Blindness, which funds sight-saving research for people with blinding retinal diseases. This...more

    Kokedama

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    October 25, 2014

    Meaning ‘moss’ (koke) and ‘ball’ (dama), kokedama is a Japanese art form that offers a whole new way of displaying house plants. In this hands-on workshop you’ll have...more

    National Chemistry Week Celebration

    Presented by McWane Science Center at McWane Science Center, Birmingham

    October 19 - October 25, 2014

    McWane Science Center joins the American Chemical Society, as well as schools and science centers around the country, in celebrating National Chemistry Week. McWane Science Center will offer...more

    Alabama Wildlife Center's Owl-O-Ween

    Presented by Alabama Wildlife Center at Alabama Wildlife Center , Pelham

    October 25, 2014

    Owl-O-Ween features children’s activities, games, storytime, live owl guests, bird of prey programs, an owl release, and complimentary candy. Meet Alabama's native owls and the...more

    Masquerade Dinner

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

    October 25, 2014

    Come early, have a glass of wine on the back porch (if you dare) This October enjoy dinner prepared by Chef Jason Mullenix, and then enjoy Arlington by candlelight. Seatings at 6:00 and 7:30...more

    The Tradition Continues Artist Print Signing / by Artist Barry Graham

    Presented by Rojo

    October 25, 2014

    "THE TRADITION CONTINUES"
    1989/25th Commemorative Iron Bowl Print
    Artist Signing

    This historical print was designed in 1989 dedicated to the...more

    Spooky and Silly Tales Around The Campfire

    Presented by Turkey Creek Nature Preserve at Turkey Creek Nature Preserve, Pinson

    October 25, 2014

    Join us for a campfire night at Turkey Creek for a night of star gazing, storytelling, and smore! Families and friends of all ages are invited to bring blankets camp chairs and coolers for this...more

    Alabama’s Amazing Ecology (core)

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    October 25, 2014

     With sixty-four types of terrestrial ecosystems shaped by an unusual climate and rich geological history, Alabama's native plants number nearly 3,000 species. They are an important part...more

    Avondale Park Tree Planting

    Presented by Friends of Avondale Park and Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Avondale Park--Birmingham Park and Recreation Board, Birmingham

    October 25, 2014

    We are partnering with the Birmingham Botanical Gardens for the second of a multi-year effort to plant 150+ trees that have been grown from seeds collected at Avondale Park by the Botanical...more

    Ride the Pumpkin Patch Express

    Presented by Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum at Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum, Calera

    October 4 - October 26, 2014

    The entire family will enjoy an autumn ride aboard the Pumpkin Patch Express. Join in the fun as we visit the pumpkin patch for a hayride, jumpstation, cornstalk maze, coloring, and fun tattoos....more

    Slow Art Sunday: Canal in Winter

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

    October 26, 2014

     Slow food, slow living, slow… art? Unlock the secrets of works in the Museum’s collection by cultivating the art of looking slowly. Our docents ask and answer questions to help...more

    Ghost Storytelling and Home Tour

    Presented by West Jefferson County Historical Society

    October 26, 2014

    Ghost Storytelling with stories by Alabama's legendary author Kathryn Tucker Windham • Celebrity Storyteller Jane Trechsel, regional actress, author and poet • Tour of the 19th...more

    Vulcan AfterTunes 2014

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

    October 26, 2014

    Vulcan Park and Museum will kick off its 10th year of Vulcan AfterTunes featuring The Revivalists, Dumpstaphunk and Milo Greene.

    Milo Greene quintet is a cinematic pop group coming out of...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

    The Hidden World of Bats

    Presented by Aldridge Gardens at Aldridge Gardens, Hoover

    October 28, 2014

    Instructor: Naturalist Dick Mills

    Found in virtually every part of the world except the polar regions, bats are the only mammals capable of true flight. Join us for this Family Nature...more

    Railroad Park's Get Healthy Bootcamp

    Presented by Railroad Park at Railroad Park, Birmingham

    March 4 - October 28, 2014

    Bootcamp, 6:00 pm Tuesdays at Railroad Park, is the class you will love to hate. By using just your body weight this workout routine will help tone your muscles, build your endurance, and boost...more

    Family Tour: Serve It Up!

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

    September 2 - October 28, 2014

    Join the Museum educators to explore the galleries in a fun, interactive experience! Discover Bart the Art Bat’s favorite artworks during these FREE, drop-in tours. After your tour, visit...more

    Painting Impressionistic Landscapes

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    October 9 - October 30, 2014

     Using a limited palette of acrylics, learn how to paint spontaneous landscapes from
    photographs. This course focuses on color mixing, lighting, simple shapes and editing
    photos...more

    Old Baker Farm Harvest Season

    Presented by Old Baker Farm at Old Baker Farm, Harpersville

    September 27 - October 31, 2014

    Open to the public September 27 - October 31.

    2014 COTTON PICKIN' CELEBRATION! - Living History and Arts & Crafts Festival! Exhibitors from all over the South including handmade...more

    Atrox Factory

    Presented by ATROX FACTORY at Atrox Factory, Leeds

    October 3 - November 1, 2014

    Atrox Factory "The Southeast Largest Haunted Attraction" 50 thousand all indoor square feet of mayhem!


    Autumn Identification of Native Woody

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    November 1, 2014

     Using The Gardens’ extensive living collections as a hands-on resource, we will focus on attributes and identification features of species found naturally or in cultivation in Alabama....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

    facebook.com/steelcitysoundsbham


    Birmingham Walk for Food Allergy (FARE)

    Presented by FARE at Railroad Park, Birmingham

    November 1, 2014

    There are 15 million Americans with food allergies, which means there are 15 million reasons to join the Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE) Walk for Food Allergy in Birmingham to raise...more

    Greater Birmingham LSU Alumni Association Fish Fry

    Presented by Greater Birmingham LSU Alumni Association

    November 1, 2014

    All LSU Tiger fans are invited to the Greater Birmingham LSU Alumni Association Fish Fry on Saturday, Nov. 1 from 12:00 - 3:00 pm at the White Oak Pavilion in Oak Mountain State Park. Generous...more

    Moss Rock Festival

    Presented by Moss Rock Festival at Moss Rock Preserve, Hoover

    November 1 - November 2, 2014

    On November 1 & 2, 2014, grab friends and family and get outside to the Moss Rock Festival at The Preserve in Hoover. Explore Nature, Eco Ideas, Art + Design at...more

    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

    Great Pumpkin Patch Halloween Festival

    at Great Pumpkin Patch, Hayden

    September 25 - November 2, 2014

    Admission to the Great Pumpkin Patch is free! You pay for each activity. Fun for the young at young at heart at affordable prices.

    Plenty of activities for kids! And those still young...more

    Southeastern Outings dayhikes at the Moss Rock Preserve with Friends of Moss Rock Preserve

    Presented by Southeastern Outings

    November 1 - November 2, 2014

    During the Moss Rock Festival at The Preserve in Hoover, the Friends of Moss Rock Preserve will lead a series of four short (approximately one hour each),...more

    On Stage Alaska

    Presented by AAA Travel

    November 3, 2014

    Explore Alaska
    When it comes to traveling in Alaska (at least if you want to be out and about), the season is short. Cruises are a popular way to visit the area and are...more

    Itty Bitty Book Club

    Presented by McWane Science Center at McWane Science Center, Birmingham

    September 29 - November 3, 2014

    Be a charter member of the McWane Science Center Itty Bitty Book Club and enjoy a very special story-time for ages 3 to 5 year olds. Guest readers will delight this very elite club with their...more

    Southeastern Outings Dayhike at Cloudland Canyon State Park, Trenton, Georgia

    Presented by Southeastern Outings

    November 8, 2014

    Hike along the highly scenic rim trail around this lovely canyon in Northwest Georgia and then down into the bottom of the canyon itself. The rushing stream in the bottom of the canyon has two...more

    November Wine and Cheese Hike

    Presented by Ruffner Mountain Nature Preserve at Ruffner Mountain Nature Center, Birmingham

    November 8, 2014

    Join us for a wine and cheese hike on the mountain on Saturday, November 8th from 4pm to 7pm. 

    ...more

    November & Native Americans

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    November 9, 2014

     We'll learn the story of how a young Native American made a difference. You, too, can make a difference by shaping the world with your bravery, kindness, and unique ideas. Includes a...more

    Alabama Designer Craftsmen’s Annual Fine Crafts Show

    Presented by Alabama Designer / Craftsmen at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    November 8 - November 9, 2014

    The 42nd Annual Fine Crafts Classic will be held November 8-9, 2014, at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens. The show will feature handmade jewelry, ceramics, textiles, iron work, blown glass,...more

    Wonderful Wreaths

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    November 9, 2014

     Learn new and exciting techniques for door wreaths that will welcome your holiday visitors with flair. In this class we will learn how to use everyday items you have around the house and...more

    Creative Welding at Sloss

    Presented by Sloss Metal Arts and Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark at Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark, Birmingham

    November 8 - November 9, 2014

    No experience necessary! In this workshop you'll learn to make decorative and useful items for your home or garden. The instructor will guide you through all the basic processes you need to...more

    Veterans Day Tribute

    Presented by National Veterans Day at Alabama Veterans Memorial, Birmingham

    November 9, 2014

    Hosted by the Alabama Veterans Memorial Park, this ceremony will focus on Alabama’s involvement in the war, honoring the Service of All Veterans Across the Years Around the...more

    Southeastern Outings Dayhike in Oak Mountain State Park

    Presented by Southeastern Outings and Oak Mountain State Park

    November 9, 2014

    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 friends who...more

    Cast Iron Bowl-a-Rama

    Presented by Sloss Metal Arts and Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark at Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark, Birmingham

    November 10, 2014

    Join the metal arts staff for a night of creative fun! Create your own cast iron bowl. You will be given one of our resin boned sand molds to carve your own design. It's a great way to spend...more

    Reynolds Lecture

    Presented by UAB Historical Collections at The Edge of Chaos, Birmingham

    November 11, 2014

    Jim Phillips, MA, Alabama/Birmingham Historian will present "Medical Practitioners and Medicines in Early Birmingham, 1871-1915"


    HACKnCRAFT NIGHT

    Presented by Red Mountain Makers

    August 28 - November 13, 2014

    2D and 3D Art Nights Collide! Join us for a night dedicated to crafting arts and hacking cir! Bring anything you want to craft (ie: painting, drawing, sewing, 3d printing or modeling, etc) and...more

    Dirt Dash 5K Fun Run/Family Walk

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    November 15, 2014

    Run the great trails of The Gardens and support the #1 Free Attraction in Alabama.

    More information will be announced soon

     


    The Dynamic Autumn Forest

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    November 15, 2014

    During this class, which includes a field trip, we will explore the fascinating transition of a forest from summer to winter. Topics to be covered range from seed dispersal and conditions...more

    The Dynamic Autumn Forest

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    November 15, 2014

    During this class, which includes a field trip, we will explore the fascinating transition of a forest from summer to winter. Topics to be covered range from seed dispersal and conditions...more

    Photography Class: Memorable Images

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    November 8 - November 15, 2014

    This class is designed to introduce the student to basic concepts in photography and digital camera operations including:
    • Image Capture - understanding the light, know your camera,...more

    Southeastern Outings dayhike at Ruffner Mountain Nature Preserve

    Presented by Southeastern Outings and Ruffner Mountain Nature Preserve

    November 15, 2014

    Join Southeastern Outings for a moderate 4-mile hike on the lovely, well-maintained trails in the 1000+-acre Ruffner Mountain Nature Preserve, one of the...more

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