May 10: The Barber Food Truck Rally

Mark your calendar for The Barber Food Truck Rally, which will take place in front of the Barber Museum on Saturday, May 10, from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. We will have eight food trucks as well as drink tents catering to you and dishing up fun for all.

Your $25 ticket covers five $3 food tickets and your museum admission to benefit Make-A-Wish Alabama. Additional food tickets will be available to purchase on the day of the event.1972395_10152362838055917_2120852964_n

Additional Happenings

Oct 4-26: Pumpkin Patch Express


All aboard! The whole family will enjoy an autumn ride aboard the Pumpkin Patch Express at the Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum in Calera. Visit the pumpkin patch for a hayride, jumpstation, cornstalk maze, coloring and fun tattoos. Pick your favorite pumpkin from the patch for an additional charge. For more information and dates, visit


Oct 22: Contemporary Portraiture and Interior Design Coffee Talk

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Join Portraits Inc. for a Coffee Talk on Wednesday, October 22 at 10 a.m. on Contemporary Portraiture and Interior Design Led by Annie Goldberg and Finny Maguire and Artist Liz Lindstrom at the Portraits Inc. Gallery 2801 6th Avenue South. For more information contact Kelly Moffatt at [email protected] or (205)602-8992.


Oct 22 – Nov 2: Shop Save & Share


The Junior League of Birmingham is pleased to partner with Birmingham’s finest retailers to offer you the opportunity to both give and receive this fall. Purchase your Shop Save & Share card for a $40 donation and receive a 20% discount at our exciting list of retail partners. Your entire donation will support the over […]


Oct 22: Taste of Magic City

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M-POWER Ministries is kicking off the fourth annual Taste of Magic City presented by ProAssurance, Wednesday, October 22 at the official Launch Party. Starting at 6:30 p.m. at Little Savannah, attendees will enjoy a Southern-style menu featuring a grits bar, local veggie bar and piggy bar with pork belly, bacon and pork skins. Tickets are […]


Oct 25: Grace Klein Community Night


Enjoy heartfelt worship music, hear people’s stories of faith, laugh together, let the kids check out some awesome kids activities, see some amazing auction items and celebrate everything God is doing in and through COMMUNITY. Join the Grace Klein Community for free food, beautiful music, and great fun for the whole family! This year’s event will be […]


Oct 3 – Nov 1: Atrox Factory


Want to really get your scare on? Then visit Atrox, The Southeast’s Largest Haunted Attraction, which boasts 40,000 all-indoor square feet of mayhem! This event is not recommended for children under 12. If mind-blowing terror and twisting turns with shocking surprises make your heart pound, visit for more information.


Oct 3 – Nov 1: Boo at the Zoo


Boo at the Zoo is one spooktacular event you won’t want to miss! This family-friendly, wear-your-costume event takes place 16 nights during the month of October. It’s a fun-filled way to enjoy the Halloween festivities, including trick or treating, train riding through the spooky night, plus many more attractions like gruesome golf and monster slide. Fun […]


Oct 1 – Nov 1: Sloss Fright Night


Prepare to be frightened! Sloss Furnace is said to be haunted, and is even listed as one of the top 100 places in the world for paranormal activity. During Sloss Fright Night, the furnace is transformed into three different trails. Cash only once on-site, but tickets can be ordered online in advance with credit cards. “The […]


Oct 30: Howl’oween Spooktacular


>Don’t miss the third annual “Howl’oween Spooktacular,” benefiting the Greater Birmingham Humane Society, at Avondale Brewing Co. The event is from 6 to 10 p.m. and is open to the public for a $12 donation (in advance at


Oct 30: Dracula at VST


Ready to hunt down those vampires? The Virginia Samford Theatre invites patrons to “experience the thrills of this horror classic written by Bram Stoker and adapted by Steven Dietz. The suspenseful story is based on the Transylvanian vampire Count Dracula and the valiant attempts to track him down and prevent him from killing new victims. […]


Nov 1: Puppaween


Come celebrate this joint event between Bama Bully Rescue and Dog Days in honor of National Pit Bull Awareness Day on November 1 from 1 to 4 p.m at Dog Days of Birmingham. Puppaween is a Halloween themed carnival where dogs, kids and adults are welcome and costumes encouraged for all of you! Admission is free. […]


Nov 6: Taste of Triumph


Taste of Triumph, a beer and wine tasting benefiting adults with developmental disabilities, will be November 6 at 5:30 p.m. at Iron City. The event will feature a silent and live auction, heavy hors d’oeuvres, and live music by the Jimmy and Laine Band. All proceeds from the event support adults with disabilities to live […]


Nov 7: Catherine Pittman Smith “Mountain Brook” Book Signing


Author and Mountain Brook native, Catherine Pittman Smith, has chronicled a photographic history of “Mountain Brook” that features more than 250 vintage images, capturing often forgotten by-gone times and bringing to life the people, places, and events that have defined our community. This book has heart, soul and lots of personality! It features the history […]


Nov 13: Smith’s Variety Annual Holiday Open House


The first 50 customer will get a gift card worth $5-$50, there will be numerous book signings, demonstrations, how-to’s & lots of refreshments such as wine, punch & yummy munchies! They will also have many LOCAL vendors present, and they will be personalizing ornaments & pottery for FREE. There will be drawings for great items […]


Nov 20-22: Market Noel


Market Noel is the Junior League of Birmingham’s (JLB) annual holiday market, a three-day shopping extravaganza that benefits the programs of the JLB. Market Noel raises money for the league’s community projects, serving women and children in the Birmingham area, in the areas of Education, Health, Financial Stability, and Safety and Crisis Intervention. See […]


Dec 5-7: The Garden and Gun Jubilee!


We are going to the Garden & Gun Magazine Jubilee! Anyone else want to come? Check out the event here for info and tickets. Dates are Dec 5-7th in Charleston, SC. Spend some time doing something for yourself before the month of Decemeber gets into full swing. We are SO excited to go; join us!