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    Standing Room Only presents Save Latin: A Wes Anderson Double Feature

    Presented by Emmet O'Neal Library at Emmet O'Neal Library (Mountain Brook)

    September 19, 2014

    SAVE LATIN: A WES ANDERSON APPRECIATION NIGHT MOVIE DOUBLE FEATURE

    A Standing Room Only Event. Ages 21 & Up Only.

    Have you always wanted to be a Tenenbaum? Don't know what to do with yourself after Trap & Skeet Club? Immerse yourself in the unique world of filmmaker Wes Anderson with a movie double feature. We will show his two most ...more


    Lethal Beauty

    Presented by Birmingham Museum of Art at Birmingham Museum of Art

    June 28 - September 21, 2014

    The samurai are universally recognized warriors. Tales of their heroics have fascinated people since the 12th century. Bushido (The Way of the Samurai) is the code of chivalry by which they lived,...more

    Slow Art Sunday: It’s The Real Thing

    Presented by Birmingham Museum of Art at Birmingham Museum of Art

    September 21, 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 guide...more

    Basic and Intermediate Blacksmithing

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

    September 20 - September 21, 2014

    In this workshop you'll learn to move between the fire, hammer, and anvil. Using basic blacksmithing tools, you'll learn the techniques used to manipulate steel. Students can expect to...more

    Exhibition: “A Seat at the Big Table: Bloom Studio"

    Presented by UAB Department of Art & Art History at UAB Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts

    August 11 - September 22, 2014

    UAB’s Bloom Studio, run by UAB Graphic Design Assistant Professor Doug Barrett, allows graphic design students to gain real-world experience working directly...more

    Exhibition: UAB presents “Interlude / Influence: Faculty & Alumni at Work"

    Presented by UAB Department of Art & Art History at UAB Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts

    August 11 - September 22, 2014

     “Interlude / Influence” will present works from current UAB Department of Art and Art History faculty and select alumni. The exhibition will examine the dynamics of the...more

    ArtBreak: La Dolce Vita: 19th-Century Artists in Italy

    Presented by Birmingham Museum of Art at Birmingham Museum of Art

    September 23, 2014

    Feed your body and mind at noon every Tuesday. Join us for a 20-30 minute gallery talk. Stay for lunch at Oscar’s Café and they will throw in a free dessert!

    Today’s...more

    Louisiana Restaurant Takeover

    Presented by Hoffman Media

    September 23, 2014

    Hoffman Media, in conjunction with the Louisiana Travel Promotion Association, will present a Louisiana Restaurant Takeover, an evening when Birmingham diners will have the opportunity to...more

    A Conversation with BCRI Human Rights Fellow Tammi Sharpe (Part II)

    Presented by Birmingham Civil Rights Institute at Birmingham Civil Rights Institute

    September 23, 2014

    Join us on Tuesday, September 23 at 6:00 pm in the Woods Community Meeting Room for a discussion on "Reconciling With the Past -- The Post-Civil War United States and the Legacy of...more

    Tailgating Fiesta

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens

    September 24, 2014

     Join the Junior Board of Birmingham Botanical Gardens for Tailgating Fiesta, a fun, educational twist on the tradition of Fall Football Tailgating. Enjoy refreshing beer provided by Trim Tab...more

    Author Talk “Conifers in the Landscape – A Native Son Returns” Speaker: Tom Cox,

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens

    September 25, 2014

    Cox will be signing books after the presentation. Books will be available for purchase at the event or in Leaf n Petal at the Gardens before the event.


    Reynolds Lecture

    Presented by UAB Historical Collections at The Edge of Chaos

    September 25, 2014

    Gabrielle Fox, a Fine Binding & Book Conservationist in Cincinnati, Ohio will present Andreas Vesalius’ De Humani Corporis Fabrica: Conservation of the Reynolds Historical...more

    Pre-screening of "Troop 491"

    Presented by Birmingham Civil Rights Institute at Birmingham Civil Rights Institute

    September 25, 2014

    Join us on Thursday, September 25 at 6:00 pm in the Woods Community Meeting Room for a pre-screening of "Troop 491." There will be a discussion and answer session after the...more

    Ride the Calera & Shelby RR Train

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

    May 17 - September 27, 2014

    RIDE THE TRAIN! The golden age of railroads and the rich heritage of the people who built and operated them come together at the Heart of Dixie, the official railroad museum for the state of...more

    Bart’s Art Cart: Native American Necklaces

    Presented by Birmingham Museum of Art at Birmingham Museum of Art

    September 13 - September 27, 2014

    This drop-in art program for kids and families features a different theme from our galleries and art activity each month. Stop by to make art with Bart!

    Grind your own shell to create a...more

    Autumn at Moss Rock Preserve

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens

    September 27, 2014

    With the golden light and plants revealing their fall color, autumn is a beautiful time of the year to visit Moss Rock Preserve. One of the most fascinating natural areas in the Birmingham region,...more

    Autumn at Moss Rock Preserve

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens

    September 27, 2014

     With the golden light and plants revealing their fall color, autumn is a beautiful time of the year to visit Moss Rock Preserve. One of the most fascinating natural areas in the Birmingham...more

    Smithsonian Museum Day Live!

    Presented by Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park and Iron and Steel Museum of Alabama at Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park

    September 27, 2014

    Join Tannehill's Iron and Steel Museum of Alabama for our annual Smithsonian Museum Day Live! open house featuring:

    -Free admission to the museum including all exhibits. Come see...more

    Museum Day Live!

    Presented by Smithsonian Institution

    September 27, 2014

    In the spirit of Smithsonian Museums, who offer free admission everyday, Museum Day Live! is an annual event hosted by Smithsonian magazine in which participating museums across the country open...more

    Slow Art Sunday: Building the Schooner, Provincetown

    Presented by Birmingham Museum of Art at Birmingham Museum of Art

    September 28, 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 guide...more

    Cahaba River Fry-Down

    Presented by Cahaba River Society at Trussville Springs

    September 28, 2014

    Join the Cahaba River Fry-Down for fun, friends and a good ole' fashioned fish fry!

    Learn more about the relationship between water quality and the health of humans and aquatic life...more

    Yesterday: An Exhibition of Pictorial Quilts

    Presented by Birmingham Civil Rights Institute at Birmingham Civil Rights Institute

    July 18 - September 28, 2014

    The exhibition features 15 narrative quilts and will be displayed from July 18 - September 28, 2014 in the Odessa Woolfolk Gallery.

    An African-American folk artist with an international...more

    2014 Magic City Miracle

    Presented by Magic City Miracle at Linn Park

    September 28, 2014

    On Sunday, Sept. 28, thousands of volunteers will gather at Linn Park for Magic City Miracle, a day of community service that will impact countless charities, organizations, neighborhoods and...more

    Creative Welding at Sloss

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

    September 27 - September 28, 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

    American Garden Award

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens

    May 1 - September 30, 2014

    The American Garden Award is a unique opportunity for the gardening public to vote on a specific flower or plant that they think has the most appealing garden characteristics. Some of the...more

    ArtBreak: Lit(art)ure 101

    Presented by Birmingham Museum of Art at Birmingham Museum of Art

    September 30, 2014

    Feed your body and mind at noon every Tuesday. Join us for a 20-30 minute gallery talk. Stay for lunch at Oscar’s Café and they will throw in a free dessert!

    Today’s...more

    Freedom Now: Expressions of the Movement Through Music and Civil Unrest

    Presented by Birmingham Civil Rights Institute at Birmingham Civil Rights Institute

    August 5 - September 30, 2014

    BCRI will present “Freedom Now: Expressions of the Movement through Music and Civil Rights,” a photography exhibition by Birmingham resident Cassandra Griffen on Tuesday, August 5...more

    Red Diamond Lecture Series: Shane Connolly

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens

    October 2, 2014

    Shane Connolly
    Floral Designer & Author of
    A Year in Flowers

    Learn more about Mr. Connolly at ...more

    Tastebuds: Define Your Style

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens

    October 2, 2014

    Young enthusiasts join flower magazine Editor Margot Shaw for a fun and inspiring behind the scenes tour and listen while Tastemakers share their spaces, stories, and tips to help you define...more

    Red Diamond Lecture Series: Mario Buatta

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens

    October 3, 2014

    Mario Buatta
    Designer and Author of Mario Buatta: Fifty Years of American Interior Decoration


    It's Showtime 2015 Auditions

    Presented by Birmingham 104.1 The Beat at Sheraton Hotel Downtown

    October 4, 2014

    What is "It's Showtime"?
    -"It's Showtime" is an annual youth talent showcase, premiering in Birmingham January 2015, that allows youth to perform their talent in...more

    Sparks in the Dark

    Presented by Alabama Art Casting at Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park

    October 4, 2014

    Alabama Art Casting is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit arts and education organization.  We are devoted to educating the public about traditional and modern methods of pattern making, mold making, and...more

    4th Annual Oak Mountain Fall Festival

    Presented by Oak Mountain State Park at Oak Mountain State Park

    October 4, 2014

    Come join us for a fun way to celebrate fall. Some activities at the festival will be hayrides, face painting, cake walk, bobbing for apples, and more! This event will take place at the Dogwood...more

    Village Creek Canyon

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens

    October 4, 2014

     Village Creek Canyon, a little-known Freshwater Land Trust property to the west of Birmingham, is distinctive in several ways, not least of which is being the southernmost population of...more

    Shelby Humane Society's Bark in the Park

    Presented by Shelby Humane Society at Veteran's Park - Alabaster

    October 4, 2014

    Shelby Humane Society is happy to announce our annual Bark in the Park. This family-friendly event will feature adoption booths where you can find adorable pups looking for new homes, vendor...more

    Alabama Butterbean Festival

    Presented by Alabama Butterbean Festival at City of Pinson

    October 3 - October 4, 2014

    The 2014 Alabama Butterbean Festival is stirring up pots of butterbeans and family fun for the 9th year on Friday and Saturday, October 3-4 in beautiful downtown...more

    IBERIABANK presents: Antiques at The Gardens

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens

    October 2 - October 5, 2014

    Antiques at The Gardens will feature Tastemakers who are regionally and nationally known architects, interior designers and landscape designers. Each designer will curate themed areas with...more

    Southeastern Outings Dayhike, Canoe, Kayak, Cookout, Bicycle, Car Camp

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

    October 4 - October 5, 2014

    Paul Grist State Park is one of the state’s most uncrowded, yet scenic state parks containing hills, forests, fields and a large, beautiful, tree-lined lake.

    Dayhikes...more

    Southeastern Outings Dayhike, Kaya/Canoe, Cookout, Bicycle, Car Camp

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

    October 4 - October 5, 2014

    Paul Grist State Park is one of the state’s most uncrowded, yet scenic state parks containing hills, forests, fields and a large, beautiful, tree-lined...more

    Whispers from the Past - A Native American Experience

    Presented by Aldridge Gardens at Aldridge Gardens

    October 5, 2014

    Bringing in more than 1500 people annually, this community-based project partners Aldridge Gardens with scholars in anthropology, archaeology, history, horticulture and ethnobotany, as well as...more

    Oak Mountain Big Fall Festival

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

    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

    Oscar’s Sunday Brunch

    Presented by Birmingham Museum of Art at Birmingham Museum of Art

    October 5, 2014

     Enjoy delicious, locally-grown dishes from Oscar’s seasonal brunch menu in the beauty and comfort of the Museum with your family and friends. Space is limited. To make reservations,...more

    Slow Art Sunday: Tragedy at Sea

    Presented by Birmingham Museum of Art at Birmingham Museum of Art

    October 5, 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

    Meet the Artist Reception: Photographer Joe De Sciose

    Presented by Aldridge Gardens at Aldridge Gardens

    October 9, 2014

    Meet award-winning photographer Joe De Sciose and get a first glance at his new exhibit at Aldridge Gardens. Joe was a Senior photographer at Southern Living Magazine for more than five years...more

    Introduction to Native Plant Conservation (core)

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens

    October 11, 2014

     This course is a general introduction to plant conservation, focusing particularly on Alabama plants. We will cover a broad set of topics, including rarity ranking systems, invasive species,...more

    Art in Avondale Park

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

    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

    Southeastern Outings Dayhike on the Limestone Rail Trail in Elkmont, Alabama

    Presented by Southeastern Outings at Hayden/Corner Park and Ride

    October 11, 2014

    This trail is located in extreme North Alabama just to the west of I-65 and a few miles south of the Tennessee-Alabama border. The hike is rated easy. We will hike a total of 5.3 miles. There is...more

    Oktoberfest Trussville

    Presented by Oktoberfest Trussville at Holy Infant of Prague

    October 11, 2014

    Authentic German Festival returns with additional free parking! 

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

    Brushstrokes Between Cuts

    Presented by Birmingham Civil Rights Institute at Birmingham Civil Rights Institute

    July 22 - October 12, 2014

    The Birmingham Civil Rights Institute (BCRI) will feature “Brushstrokes Between Cuts,” the first major visual art exhibition by local barber and artist Carter “Pooley”...more

    Southeastern Outings Dayhike in Oak Mountain State Park

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

    October 12, 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

    Creepy Creations

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens

    October 12, 2014

     In this class we will explore the vibrant jewel tones that explode during the fall season. Learn to make a creepy centerpiece using sticks, rocks, dried flowers, vines, cotton, gourds and...more

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