Opera Birmingham presents Birmingham Speaks, a series of community conversations inspired by Glory Denied, the story of America’s longest-held prisoner of war, who spent nine years in captivity during the Vietnam War. These conversations highlight the contributions and challenges of our country’s veterans and their families and will help spread awareness among our broader community
Birmingham Events & Happenings
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The Alabama Center for Architecture is hosting an exhibition that highlights the role of Women in Architecture opening on October 5, 2018. The exhibition will highlight local and national leaders, women who have a particular focus in the built environment, the youngest generation of women in architecture, and provide a snapshot of the changing roles
The American Marketing Association (AMA) – Birmingham Chapter is excited to welcome Ginger Jefferson, director of marketing and communications for the Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham, as the keynote speaker for its November Signature Series Luncheon. Jefferson will address the growing importance of marketing and communication in major community initiatives, and, joined by Robin DeMonia
Market Noel is Birmingham’s premier and most exclusive shopping event. This annual three-day shopping fundraiser showcases more than 100 regional and national vendors, perfect for shoppers seeking the latest in fashion and home décor, jewelry, holiday items, children’s clothes, gourmet food, art and more. For more information, visit marketnoel.net
Your Big Idea is an opportunity to come hear and support the new business ideas being born every day in Birmingham. Presenters are able to pitch their business idea to a live audience, receive meaningful feedback from an expert panel and connect with others who could help them on their business venture. This event is
Climb aboard the train at the Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum’s North Pole Express, and begin your journey to the North Pole! This magical train makes its way to the brilliantly decorated North Pole to greet Santa, Mrs. Claus and the elves as they board the train to visit with kids and give gifts! Chocolate
The UAB Alys Stephens Center says it best when describing Patti LaBelle. “Beautiful simply does not describe the incomparable force known to the world as Patti LaBelle. As time continues to evolve, the soulful songbird’s name has become synonymous with grace, style, elegance and class. Belting out classic rhythm and blues renditions, pop standards and
With over 2,000 runners in the 2017 race, the Magic City Half Marathon has become the fastest-growing running event in the South. Kicking off at 8 a.m. in downtown Birmingham and finishing at Regions Field, this half marathon and 5K features awesome swag, live music, post-race craft beer and more — all while benefiting the Ruben
Come out to the Market at Pepper Place this through to explore more than 100 tents every Saturday morning from 7 a.m. to noon as we approach the peak summer growing season in Alabama. Make plans to enjoy a cup of coffee and a warm breakfast at the market while celebrating everything Alabama grown and
Scheduled for November 22, 2018, the 30A 10K, has already been named one of the top five Thanksgiving race events in the nation and has raised hundreds of thousands of dollars for local charities in the South Walton area, which spans the Florida panhandle and is a popular destination anytime of year, but for race participants,
Right as Thanksgiving comes to a close, kick off your holiday season by grabbing the entire family and heading out to the BJCC as the Moscow Ballet brings the Great Russian Nutcracker to Birmingham! This is a one-night-only performance so don’t miss it! To purchase tickets, visit bjcc.org.
Celebrate the holidays with a spectacular display of all your favorite music of the season! The RMTC Conservatory students will perform alongside Birmingham’s best local artists to warm your heart and set the stage for a magical holiday season this November 30 through December 16. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit redmountaintheatre.org.
On Saturday, December 1, 2018, The YMCA of Greater Birmingham will host the 31st annual Noojin & White Race To The Courthouse 5K. Second only to Birmingham’s Vulcan Run, The Noojin & White Race To The Courthouse is the second-oldest road race in the Birmingham community. The race route will begin at Railroad Park and end
Grab the family and head to the Birmingham Children’s Theatre this December as they bring the magic of Peter Pan to the stage. This fresh adaptation of the classic J.M. Barrie tale has everything you love – Wendy and the Lost Boys, the dastardly Captain Hook, and the boy who never grows up. Let your imagination
Gather up your family and friends— one of Birmingham’s favorite Christmas traditions is back! This December 1 through the 22, enjoy a classic holiday film alongside friends and family at the historic Alabama Theatre. Movie showings include Elf, Home Alone, White Christmas, It’s a Wonderful Life and more. To see the full schedule and purchase
Join the city of Helena this December 1 as they host the 48th annual Helena Christmas Parade! This year’s theme is “The Sounds of Christmas” and their Grand Marshall is Ron Holly, a longtime city resident and city volunteer. This is the ideal way to kick off the holiday season! For more information, visit cityofhelena.org.
Join Rosegolden’s Holly Carlisle at her gorgeous Avondale studio for a wreath-making workshop just in time for the start to the holidays! Attendees will have the opportunity to create their dream holiday wreath with friends from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. on December 2. Tickets are $200. Space is limited so reserve your spot by
Launched in 2011, Samford Legacy League’s Christmas Home Tour has become a beloved holiday tradition in the Birmingham community. The tour, which features five unique and beautifully appointed homes, includes a holiday gift market and festive seasonal fare at the Samford President’s Home. Proceeds from the Christmas Home Tour provide scholarships for students with significant
The 2018 Food & Farm Forum is the Alabama Sustainable Agriculture Network’s (ASAN’s) primary annual gathering of farmers, gardeners, community leaders, and good food advocates from across the state, gathered to swap stories, ideas, and wisdom, in order to together build a more robust local food system in Alabama. The program consists of peer-to-peer, hands-on,
Support the Arthritis Foundation and get moving to raise awareness and funds towards a cure for America’s #1 cause of disability, arthritis. Join the Jingle Bell Run and become a “Champion of Yes” by promising to live life to the fullest while searching for a cure. Don your favorite holiday-themed costume or ugly Christmas sweater
Christmas greetings! Welcome to the 69th Annual Holiday House tour. Join IPC as they celebrate the season and it’s message of hope. You are invited inside several homes and to stop by the church for tea and cookies as you help them raise money for three ministries providing educational opportunities for women and children in
A Not So Silent Night: A Holiday Extravaganza starring Grammy Nominee and Dove Award Winner Ty Herndon will hit the UAB Alys Stephens Center stage this December 13 through the 16! With a cast of singers and dancers, storyteller Norton Dill, The Birmingham Sugar Babies and Santa himself, this is a sure-fire holiday hit. For
Alabama Ballet is proud to present George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker® as one of only eight companies in the world licensed by The Balanchine Trust to perform this holiday masterpiece. Tchaikovsky’s beloved melodies transport the young and young at heart to a magical world where mischievous mice besiege a battalion of toy soldiers, and an onstage
Calling all football fans! The 13th Annual Birmingham Bowl is back this December. Enjoy an exciting matchup between Southeastern Conference teams and American Athletic Conference teams on ESPN at 11 a.m. on December 22. Tickets are on sale now! For more information, visit birminghambowl.com.
The Antiques and Garden Show of Nashville returns for its 29th year, February 1-3, 2019 at the fabulous Music City Center in downtown Nashville. This year’s theme is “A Passion for Home” and includes an incredible lineup of speakers including Faith Hill, Ray Booth, Bobby McAlpine, Leslie Rascoe and more! Tickets are $20 before midnight on