Calling all foodies! The Magic City’s favorite weeklong restaurant celebration is back for another year of cuisine appreciation. This year’s 10th Annual Birmingham Restaurant Week (BRW) will feature tons of local favorite restaurants including Perry’s Steakhouse, Rojo, The Woolworth, Vino, Pho Pho, Chez LuLu, The Craft Burger and more! Participating restaurants will have delicious and
Southern Events & Happenings
StyleBlueprint finds fun things to do in the South each month. No matter if you live in Virginia or Louisiana or somewhere in-between, you will find events perfect for a road trip or to embrace in your own backyard
During the last weekend of August, Cheekwood will open the beautiful Swan Lawn and invite guests to hear hit songs written by Nashville hit-makers. In few other places than Nashville can you hear from these chart-topping songwriters in such a lovely setting! For your $55 ticket, you’ll get an evening of music at one of the
At the ATL Wine + Spirits Fest, attendees will be able to drink wine, beer and spirits from around the world! From 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., enjoy region specific alcohol, multiple restaurants and live music on the lovely Promenade at Piedmont Park. Proceeds will go to benefit the Piedmont Conservancy. Tickets start at $39.
See this season’s latest looks on the runway during Charlotte Fashion Week. The popular five-day event features new collections designed by established designers, as well as up-and-comers. Runway shows range from children’s fashion to high fashion to everything in between. Tickets and locations for each event vary; visit charlotteseen.com for more information.
Find your pair of dream shoes at the ‘Form & Function: Shoe Art by Chris Francis’ exhibition at SCAD FASH Museum of Fashion + Film. Francis uses bold colors and sharp lines in his architectural designs, blurring the line between art and fashion. The exhibition is from August 13 to December 8 and is open
We will be having our 8th Annual Walk, Wag, n’ Run on August 24 at Lenox Park in Brookhaven. Each year we see a crowd of about 500 individuals and their pets. The event includes a certified 5K (2020 Peachtree Road Race Qualifier), a Fun Run (under a mile), and a vendor area for attendees
Join the Alzheimer’s Association – Western Carolina Chapter at its 2019 Dementia Education Conference. The all-day event – presented by Sharon Towers – is the largest educational conference about Alzheimer’s disease in the central and western part of the state and will bring together those living with Alzheimer’s or related dementia, caregivers and healthcare professionals.
Labor Day weekend, Lightning 100 presents to you, Nashville’s FREE live music festival, Live on the Green. The three-day festival includes an incredible lineup of performers, a solid selection of food vendors, a great menu of brews and a vibrant crowd for a weekend full of jamming. Check out the lineup and make your plans
Delta Fair & Music Festival brings the community together with safe, wholesome family entertainment while celebrating and promoting the rich art, music and history of the Delta. Enjoy rides, livestock shows, a crafts expo, a 5K run and live entertainment. Starting on August 30 and running through September 8, there is plenty of time to
Travel around the world in one weekend – right here in downtown Louisville! WorldFest, one of the region’s largest international festivals, celebrates its 17th anniversary with four days of expanded world food, live music, dance, culture and education. This event takes place in downtown Louisville at the Belvedere. Admission is free, and food and crafts
Labor Day weekend, make your plans to get out to historic Leiper’s Fork for the ForkFest. This year, Kyshona and Keb’ Mo’ Band will be playing at 7 p.m. and 8 p.m. respectively for an evening of grooving at the Lawn Chair Theatre. All you need to do is grab your lawn chair and head
Art on Tap, the beer tasting event Memphis has known (and loved) for 24 years now, has a new name! Meet Art on the Rocks – this time with a botanical cocktail component. The event will feature mixed drinks with gin, tequila, vodka, whiskey and rum, craft beers, mocktails and much more! Enjoy food from
On Saturday, September 7, the Memphis Zoo will be hosting their biggest fundraiser of the year, Zoo Rendezvous! There will be local food and drink, four stages of entertainment and plenty of fun. Enjoy the thrill of being inside the Zoo after hours while snacking and sipping and mingling with friends. The event begins at
On Saturday, September 7, Wine on the River returns to downtown Nashville! From 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Riverfront Park, enjoy wine, beer and spirits from around the world while snacking on delicious bites and grooving to live music. This event is 21+. Download the Freebird app for free and enter the promo code,
Get ready to belt your heart out for 6 straight days! The 20th annual AMERICANAFEST®: The Americana Music Festival & Conference will take place September 10-15, gathering thousands of artists, fans and industry professionals from all over the world in Nashville. The 2019 festival promises to once again be the must-attend event for anyone who
On September 11, join OZ Arts in its 5th Annual CigArt event. Starting at 6 p.m., participants will enjoy a lavish evening filled with dinner, drinks, and art among friends and Nashville community members. The proceeds raised from the event will directly impact the Nashville art scene, allowing OZ Arts to continue hosting
Brought to you by The Atlanta Jewish Film Festival, two AJFF On Campus events in 2019 will feature film favorites and special guest speakers. The first event, in partnership with Pace Academy, will feature a one-day screening on its campus in the Fine Arts Center on September 5 at 7 p.m. The second event will
Tour the 6th annual Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles Serenbe Designer Showhouse on Thursdays through Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Designed by Serenbe Planning & Design and built by South Haven, the designer showhouse is in the newest neighborhood, Mado, and has gorgeous views of the preserved woods. The showhouse features Atlanta’s best interior designers whose
Brought to you by ArtWorks Foundation, the Great Oxonian Exposition of 2019 will take place on September 19 and 20 at The Yonknapatawpha Arts Council’s Power House in Oxford, Mississippi. This two day, indoor show will take place in advance of the Ole Miss / Southern California football face-off and will feature stellar works of
Indulge your Southern taste buds in a day devoted entirely to fried chicken. The Fried Chicken Festival takes place in Woldenberg Park. Partake in a fried chicken tender-eating contest, enter your secret recipe in the fried chicken contest, sample foods from more than 20 restaurants, mingle with food writers, critics and bloggers from across the
Head to the Waterfront for a weekend of bourbon, food and music. With incredible artists like the Foo Fighters, John Fogerty, Daryl Hall & John Oates, Zac Brown Band, Leon Bridges and many more, it may just give Forecastle a run for its money – you can even camp out in your RV! Ticket prices vary
What do you get when you combine 50 breweries, 150 beers AND food trucks? Just your highly-anticipated Nashville Brew Festival. On September 20, make your way to First Tennessee Park for a celebration of all things beer and food in one place. Get your $60 ticket now for VIP access (from 7 p.m. to 11
This incredible weekend-long downtown Nashville food and wine experience is certainly a must for your fall calendar in Nashville. From September 20-22, step into the world of wining and dining in the city that knows how to do both. The festival features vendors across Music City and culinary talents from across the country and world.
The 230-acre Park at Harlinsdale former horse farm in Franklin acts as the perfect music festival venue, and fall is a great time to be outside enjoying music. Sounds of rock ‘n’ roll, country, bluegrass, jazz, indie and gospel will be heard during this two-day festival. Kids can play in the designated play area, festival
Want to experience art at its finest? Head to The Buckhead Fine Arts Festival to enjoy two days of the best art Atlanta has to offer. Featuring approximately 100 painters, photographers, sculptors, metalwork, glass artists, jewelers and more! The Festival will also offer artist demonstrations and live acoustic music. This free festival takes place from
Celebrate the 25th anniversary of Friends at L27 Rooftop Bar at The Westin Nashville. Enjoy $10 cocktail specials including the “Rachel,” “Monica” and “Phoebe.” A DJ will play music from the early 90s, and episodes of Friends will play on a loop. This event is 21+ and is free and open to the public and
Grab your running shoes and craziest purple gear and join the Isabella Santos Foundation for its 12th Annual 5K/10K for Kids Cancer and 1-Mile Fun Run. This family-friendly event brings the community together to help celebrate Isabella’s life, raise funds for pediatric cancer research and to commemorate Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. So come out and
Whether you’re an experienced golfer or have only seen a golf course on your TV, get ready to hit a hole in one at the Cooper Golf Challenge benefiting Miriam’s Promise, a local adoption nonprofit. Grab your families and friends and enjoy a day of sporting fun, plus a silent auction and prizes for guests.
Columbia’s micro urban festival, Rosewood Art & Music Festival, is a nonprofit, one-day, free admission, outdoor event. On Saturday, October 5, thousands of visitors will descend into the Rosewood Neighborhood to enjoy a day filled with visual arts and multiple stages of live music and entertainment. Sit and listen, grab your dance shoes or simply
Each year, the Cahaba River Society hosts a catfish cook-off and festival that’s not only good for the planet but also the palate! This event has become another staple in Birmingham’s dynamic food scene as culinary masters, old and new, battle it out for the top catfish cooking prizes. This event features fun for all
The Fall Festival on Ponce is an Atlanta arts and crafts festival held in Olmsted Linear Park.Over 20,000 visitors will come to experience over 125 pieces from Atlanta’s finest artists.There will be a children’s area, local gourmet food and a stage for live music.This celebration of Atlanta’s one-of-a-kind creator culture takes place from Saturday 10:00
Round up the troops and head to Charleston for this annual event hosted by the Children’s Museum of the Lowcountry. Attendees flock to Marion Square for a day of play — with the help of more than 30 community partners, CML transforms the heart of downtown Charleston into an engaging and innovative playscape. Featuring live music,
Get ready to be decked out in purple for the Alzheimer’s Association’s Walk to End Alzheimer’s, where you’ll take steps to help fight Alzheimer’s disease and bring awareness to the community. The fundraiser is from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the BB&T Ballpark. For more information on how to sign up as a walker