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June 23, 2016 to December 21, 2017

Senior Lunch Matinee

Athens

Senior Lunch Matinee, 3rd Thursday each month, lunch and live entertainment, open to all senior groups, complete lunch $11, show is free with paid lunch, cash or personal check, e-mail reservations required, info@yesterdaysevents.com

January 27, 2017 to December 29, 2017

Sound Sessions

Birmingham

Sound Sessions takes place in The Grill at Iron City. Did you know that despite being the largest city in Alabama, Birmingham is surrounded by beautiful, sprawling farms? The Grill at Iron City recognizes the importance of supporting these local farms while at the same time providing the city with fresh, homegrown produce. All of the incredible dishes on Iron City’s menu are made using locally sourced vegetables and Alabama Gulf Coast seafood.

March 10, 2017 to March 11, 2018

THE MOBILE DELTA: Glass & Light

Mobile

Rene Culler’s site-specific work is a mural in glass that celebrates the species-rich Delta and its atmospheric qualities. The Delta is a changeling environment which is constantly shaped and molded by the weather and waterways. As the grasses, almost transparent, catch the light, Culler’s drawings and painting in glass suggest the landscape that southern Alabama holds so dear. The composition is a wall of natural light utilized as a glass canvas for drawing, painting and printing with vitreous enamels. Slumped dimensional panels and blown glass abstractly portray the location’s dimensionality.

June 01, 2017 to December 31, 2018

Southern Thunder: The Legacy of Alabama Auto Racing

Birmingham

Inspired by The Alabama Gang’s influence on auto racing, Vulcan Park and Museum will showcase its Linn-Henley Gallery exhibition from June 2017 through December 2018. Southern Thunder: The Legacy of Alabama Auto Racing tells hair-raising stories and brings to life the impact that auto racing in Alabama had on the region and national scenes. Join us as we relive this thrilling piece of Alabama history with “driving by the seat of your pants wasn’t a figure of speech” and learn why this legacy is the foundation for auto racing in Alabama today.

July 13, 2017 to June 14, 2018

Second Thursday Walk with the Curator

Mobile

Join Amanda Wilkins, Curator of Collections, for a walk through the Gardens focused on different areas and collections of interest.

July 21, 2017 to December 30, 2017

Full Circle - A Decade in the Deep South

Dothan

Full Circle is a sample of artist Mark Leputa’s career in glass over the last decade. It is a nod to the past, a glimpse at the present, and vision of what is to come – a retrospective of a decade of ambition and creation.

September 05, 2017 to January 07, 2018
September 05, 2017 to January 07, 2018
September 07, 2017 to June 01, 2018

Back to Havana

Mobile

Alabama Contemporary’s next major nine-month exhibition and community initiative features multimedia works by fifteen of Cuba’s foremost contemporary artists and explores Cuban culture through the categories of Home & Family, Play & Recreation, Travel & Transportation, Communications & Technology, and Dreams.

October 06, 2017 to January 21, 2018

Posing Beauty in African American Culture

Mobile

Posing Beauty in African American Culture Curated by Dr. Deborah Willis This photography exhibition, curated by Dr. Deborah Willis, explores understandings of beauty by framing the notion of aesthetics, race, class, and gender within art, popular culture, and political contexts.

October 06, 2017 to January 07, 2018

A Painter’s Hand: The Monotypes of Adolph Gottlieb

Mobile

This exhibition offers a look at a largely unexamined aspect of the career of one of the most highly influential thinkers and artists of the 20th century. This exhibition features Adolph Gottlieb’s little-known monotypes that he worked on between the summer of 1973 and February 1974. An intimate suite of works created within the last 9 months of the artist’s life, these monotypes are a summation of Gottlieb’s 50-year career as a painter.

October 06, 2017 to October 06, 2018

Out of the Box: A Juried Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition

Auburn

Now in its third cycle, Out of the Box: A Juried Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition is set to open Friday, Oct. 6, 2017. From a sumo wrestler decked out in "camo" to bunnies in the lake, each exhibition brings contemporary, exciting works that truly become the talk of the town.

October 06, 2017 to January 08, 2018
October 06, 2017 to October 06, 2018
October 06, 2017 to January 07, 2018

5 Mobile Artists

Mobile

5 Mobile Artists, an exhibition opening October 6, 2017, at The Mobile Museum of Art, presents five artists that have been an integral part of the contemporary art scene in Mobile, Alabama and continue to inspire the next generation of artists from our region.

October 10, 2017 to December 30, 2017

Brandon Styles Impressions & Variety Show

Orange Beach

Alabama's Gulf Coast welcomes Brandon Styles and the 1st live production show! 1 SHOW 60 IMPRESSIONS 1 HOUR FAMILY FRIENDLY

October 20, 2017 to December 30, 2017

"Gravitation" -- Works by Jacob Phillips

Dothan

"Gravitation" features collected examinations by artist Jacob Phillips of various environments that tell a story of movements in nature. Phillips is a recent graduate of the University of Alabama at Birmingham. This is his first solo museum exhibition.

October 20, 2017 to December 30, 2017

Folktopia: American Self-Taught Art

Dothan

"Folktopia: American Self-Taught Art," and exhibition at the Wiregrass Museum of Art, explores the personal expressions of twenty self-taught artists. The show was guest curated by Marcia Weber of Marcia Weber Art Objects in Montgomery, Alabama.

November 10, 2017 to December 21, 2017

50th Annual "Trim a Tree" Holiday Arts & Crafts Event

Foley

Annual event since 1967. Holiday local Arts & Crafts, handmade items. Something for everyone on your shopping list. Unique one of a kind ornaments, decorations, art.

November 11, 2017 to December 31, 2017

Festival of Trees XXVII

Gadsden

The Hardin Center is pleased to present the 27th annual Festival of Trees. Visitors will see 30 Christmas Trees decorated by local schoolchildren.

November 11, 2017 to January 31, 2018

Let it Snow!

Gadsden

Imagination Place Children's Museum at the Hardin Center is pleased to present their annual Let it Snow! children's holiday exhibit. Children will delight in our indoor winter wonderland complete with snow made from a special polymer.

November 14, 2017 to March 31, 2018

Brandon Styles Impressions & Variety Show

Orange Beach

Alabama's Gulf Coast welcomes Brandon Styles and the 1st live production show! 1 SHOW 60 IMPRESSIONS 1 HOUR FAMILY FRIENDLY

November 17, 2017 to December 31, 2017

Ice Skating Rink at The Wharf

Orange Beach

Let us bring winter to you. Grab a pair of skates and glide, spin, or fall into the season at The Wharf!

November 17, 2017 to December 24, 2017

Photos with Santa at The Wharf

Orange Beach

Ho Ho Holiday photo time in Santa’s Village at The Wharf.

November 18, 2017 to December 17, 2017

Horse & Carriage Rides at The Wharf

Orange Beach

Are you “saddled up” for the holidays yet? If not, then mosey on over to The Wharf and spend an evening under the moon in an enchanted horse-drawn carriage

November 19, 2017 to December 24, 2017

A Christmas Carol

Montgomery

A heartwarming must-see that will get you into the swing of the holiday season with Scrooge’s search for redemption and a spectacular, magical evening of ghosts, festivity, and goodwill. Under new direction this season, there are sure to be a few extra surprises in store for all who love Alabama’s favorite holiday tradition. “God bless us, every one!”

November 23, 2017 to December 30, 2017

Christmas at the Falls

Gadsden

The annual event is held at Noccalula Falls Park in Gadsden and features train rides, a decorate-your-own-cookie area, a petting zoo, concessions, plenty of fun activities for kids and, of course, an opportunity to visit with Santa! Event dates are Nov. 23-Dec 23 and Dec. 26-30, 2017

November 24, 2017 to January 01, 2018

Coastal Christmas 2017

Gulf Shores

Holiday Festivities that take place in Gulf Shores, Orange Beach and Fort Morgan during the Christmas Holidays. Visit the website for a schedule of events.

November 24, 2017 to December 16, 2017

Santa in the Park

Arab

Arab’s Historic Village will be transformed into a winter wonderland for a visit from Santa himself. Visit the Toy Shop where elves will help you decorate a cookie and read a story. At the Boyd House Santa and Mrs. Claus are waiting for your visit! You may also tour the Elvin Light Museum, visit the County Store, learn how to grind corn for Reindeer food, visit the Blacksmith, and so much more. Contact the Arab Chamber of Commerce at 256-586-3138. Each Friday and Saturday Nov. 24-Dec.16; 6-9 p.m. Admission is charged.

November 24, 2017 to December 31, 2017

Galaxy of Lights 2017

Huntsville

Galaxy of Lights. 256-830-4447. www.hsvbg.org. Fee for attractions only. Huntsville Botanical Garden--A magnificent two-and-a-half-mile long holiday light extravaganza featuring larger-than-life animated light displays. Special exhibits include a holiday village, dinosaurs, wild animals, a magical twinkling icicle forest, garden scenes, animated snowmen and the twelve days of Christmas. 5:30-9 p.m.

November 24, 2017 to December 23, 2017

Santa's Village

Huntsville

Visit the village that Santa calls home. Amid a nightly snowfall enjoy the decorated buildings, hear a story from Mrs. Claus, visit live reindeer, decorate a cookie in Mrs. Claus' kitchen, or listen to local groups perform holiday selections, 5-9pm.

November 24, 2017 to December 31, 2017

Magic Christmas in Lights

Theodore

Bellingrath Gardens is set aglow with more than 3 million twinkling lights and 1,100 custom-designed set pieces in 15 scenes at Magic Christmas in Lights, one of the most popular holiday attractions in the Southeast. Stroll through the lighted Gardens and tour the Bellingrath Home decorated in its holiday finery. Santa will be on hand for photos every night through Dec. 23. Complete your holiday shopping in the beautiful Bellingrath Gift Shop!

November 24, 2017 to December 31, 2017

Christmas in the Park

Arab

More than 2 million holiday lights are lit the Friday after Thanksgiving at Arab City Park. Enjoy the lights as you walk along the paved trail. Event is free.

November 24, 2017 to December 31, 2017

Galaxy of Lights 2017

Huntsville

A magnificent two-and-a-half-mile long holiday light extravaganza featuring larger-than-life animated light displays. Special exhibits include a holiday village, dinosaurs, wild animals, a magical twinkling icicle forest, garden scenes, animated snowmen and the twelve days of Christmas. 5:30-9 p.m.

November 25, 2017 to January 01, 2018

Tinsel Trail 2017

Huntsville

The Tinsel Trail is a free display of live Christmas trees in downtown Huntsville’s Big Spring Park annually each December. www.tinseltrail.com

November 30, 2017 to December 31, 2017

Athens North Pole Stroll

Athens

The Christmas spirit has arrived to Big Spring Park with beautiful trees, special events and more for the family to stroll and enjoy.

November 30, 2017 to December 31, 2017

Christmas Lights Festival

Montgomery

Christmas Lights Festival starts November 30 through December 4, December 7 through 10 and starts again December 14 and goes through December 31.

November 30, 2017 to December 15, 2017

Christmas in Daphne

Daphne

A series of Christmas events in downtown Daphne, including children's activities, visits with Santa, snow, holiday music and more.

December 01, 2017 to December 24, 2017

The Trees of Christmas 2017

Tuscumbia

The Trees of Christmas. 256-383-0533. www.tvaa.net. Admission charged. Tennessee Valley Museum of Art--Features a display of live spruce and fir trees decorated in themes by community groups and local individuals who create a holiday extravaganza of both traditionally elegant and whimsically unexpected decorated trees. Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun., 1-3 p.m.

December 01, 2017 to December 31, 2017

2017 Christmas Lights at Palisades Park

Oneonta

Dec 1-31, Oneonta. Christmas Lights at Palisades Park. 205-274-0017. www.blountcountypark.com. Free. Palisades Park---Drive through the park for the annual Christmas lights extravaganza between 5 and 9 each night in December (closed 12/24 and 12/25).

December 01, 2017 to December 31, 2017

Candyland: Snow in South Alabama

Andalusia

There is a 100% chance of snow every weekend in downtown Andalusia, AL this December. Join us for Christmas cANDYland! Be sure to check out the cANDYland Cottages, our custom built child-sized playhouses, open every weekend in December.

December 01, 2017 to December 31, 2017

Annual Holiday Flower Show

Wetumpka

Annual Holiday Flower Show with beds full of winter annuals and perennials plus large specimen camellias throughout a 20 acre garden atop the first outcropping of the Appalachians. Open Fridays and Saturdays from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, and Sundays from noon to 5:00 pm.

December 01, 2017 to December 17, 2017

Holiday Spectacular

Birmingham

Celebrate the holidays with a spectacular display of all your favorite music of the season! RMTC Conservatory students perform alongside Birmingham's best local artists to warm your heart and set the stage for a magical holiday season!

December 01, 2017 to December 31, 2017

Remington College Mobile Campus gives this holiday season

Mobile

The Salon at Remington College Mobile Campus is giving and collecting gifts this holiday season.

December 01, 2017 to December 22, 2017

Bragg-Mitchell Mansion Christmas Season

Mobile

Dec Mobile . Bragg-Mitchell Mansion Decorated for Christmas! . 251-471-6364. www.braggmitchellmansion.com. Admission charged. 1906 Springhill Ave.--Tour the Mansion with traditional decorations adorning each room. The gift shop will be open. 10 a.m.-4 p.m ., Tues. - Fri. with last tour at 3 p.m.

December 02, 2017 to December 24, 2017

Sportsman's Wonderland

Cullman

Sportsman's Wonderland. 256-734-0454. www.cullmancountyparks.com/sportsman.htm. Admission charged. Sportsman Lake Park--Drive through animated light displays, miniature train ride and more. Call or visit website for exact dates and times

December 04, 2017 to December 16, 2017

Holiday Festival 2017

Selma

Holiday Festival. 334-412-8550. www.SelmaAlabama.com. Free. A community celebration of the holiday season.

December 04, 2017 to December 18, 2017

2017 Governor's Mansion Christmas Candlelight Tours

Montgomery

Governor's Mansion Christmas Candlelight Tours 2017. www.alabama.travel. Free. 1142 S. Perry St.--Dec. 4, 11 and 18, 2017 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. The 1907 Governor's Mansion will be decorated and filled with the spirit of the season. Pick up tickets at the Gift Shop across the street. The gift shop is located at 30 Finley Ave. across the street from the side entrance of the mansion.

December 07, 2017 to December 17, 2017
December 07, 2017 to December 17, 2017

A Charlie Brown Christmas

Prattville

A Charlie Brown Christmas December 7-17, 2017 Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays at 7:30 pm, Saturdays and Sundays at 2:30 pm

December 07, 2017 to December 17, 2017

TNT's "Written In the South" Series presents "SPLIT IN THREE"

Birmingham

SPLIT IN THREE...TNT's second installment of its "Written In The South" Series

December 08, 2017 to December 17, 2017

Christmas Belles

Pelham

Crazy Christmas Comedy!

December 08, 2017 to December 17, 2017

Alabama Ballet Presents George Balanchine's The Nutcracker

Homewood

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.

December 12, 2017

Albertville Chamber of Commerce Holiday Open House

Albertville

Join us for this open house and toast in the Christmas season with your business and community partners.

December 12, 2017

A Main Street Christmas

Prattville

Enjoy the lights and decorations, visit with Santa, and have fun while you visit the shops of Downtown Prattville for gifts for all the special people on your Christmas list. There will be caroling, children’s projects, hot chocolate, and more. Participate in the Chamber of Commerce Cash Mob for prizes when you shop downtown. Bring your family and friends and stroll through the lights of downtown and enjoy the dancing lights on the spillway and the 30’ Christmas Tree. For more information, contact the Special Events Office at 334-595-0854 or visit the website and www.prattvilleal.gov.

December 13, 2017

The Sweeplings in Concert

Huntsville

The Sweeplings will perform their magic on the Tangled String Studios stage on December 13th at 7:00 PM! This dynamic duo has sold out four previous concerts here, so don’t delay! Feel free to bring your beverage of choice! Huntsville, AL singer and songwriter Whitney Dean discovered Cami Bradley of Spokane, WA, when she was a contestant on America’s Got Talent and he was coming off of a two-year stint with The Civil Wars’ John Paul White. Comparisons to Civil Wars extend to the Sweeplings’ sound, which has similar close, coed harmonies and haunting folk lyrics. NPR Music voted their song “Carry Me Home” as Music You’ll Fall In Love With. The Sweeplings premiered their video for “What Have We Become” on the popular TV series, Pretty Little Liars. Dean and Bradley are looking forward to sharing their new music with us on Dec 13th!

December 14, 2017

A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols

Birmingham

The Cathedral Choir sings the traditional service of Nine Lessons and Carols celebrating the birth of Jesus at 5:30 pm.

December 14, 2017

Patterson Hood In Concert – Two Shows!

Huntsville

Fans of the southern rock band the Drive-By Truckers are in for a special treat. Shoals native and critically-acclaimed songwriter Patterson Hood of the Drive-By Truckers will be joining us for two special acoustic performances at Tangled String Studios in RR7 on December 14th, 2017. Tickets are on sale now for 7:00 PM show and 9:00 PM show. Patterson Hood, co-founder and lead singer of the Drive-By Truckers, has led the southern rock ensemble since 1996. Hood over the past several years has been dabbling into the world of solo performances in-between tours with DBT. The Drive-By Truckers have always been outspoken, telling a distinctly American story via craft, character, and concept, all backed by sonic ambition and social conscience. Hood has three solo records to his name with his latest solo album in 2012, “Heat Lightning Rumbles in the Distance”. Of the album, Hood says, “Back in January 2011, worn out from having spent a year on tour and facing a new album’s release, I decided to try to write a book. I had an idea for a story I wanted to write and it started coming very easily. By our third month on the road, I already had a pretty firm outline of what I wanted, and several chapters that I felt really good about. I called it Heat Lightning Rumbles in the Distance, and decided that spring to record it as a solo album. I could clearly hear in my head exactly how I wanted every song to sound and made a list of who I wanted to play on each one. It is in some ways the most personal album I’ve ever made. There has always been a lot of me in all of the albums we’ve done, but usually semi-disguised as character sketches and stories, but the first person narrative in this one is pretty firmly rooted in autobiography, albeit in two dramatically differing time periods.” **IMPORTANT NOTE** Tickets are non-refundable unless the show is canceled or rescheduled. Patrons are invited to bring your own beverage of choice! Venue capacity is 100+ seats

December 15, 2017

Midday Music: The Cathedral Ringers Handbell Ensemble

Birmingham

A free, 30-minute concert by the Cathedral Ringers Handbell Ensemble at 12:30 p.m.

December 15, 2017

Art After Hours @ Lowe Mill A&E

Huntsville

Lowe Mill A&E invites patrons, collectors, and art lovers to join us for Art After Hours. Art After Hours gives the public a chance to meet the visiting artists and to purchase the work featured in our six public galleries. This exhibition will be on display December 13, 2017 through February 10, 2018. An opening reception will be held December 15, 2017 at 6:00 PM. The exhibitions include Adam Landingham's portrait's on copper; an installation playing with color on light by Andrew Kozlowski; Brian Bohanan’s spiritual paintings; Brian Edmonds abstract, geometric paintings that create space and tension with line, color, and shape; Carolyn Lambert Wass’s ceramic figures of animals painted vibrant colors; and Chris Cumbie's mix-media sculptures formed from repurposed objects.

December 16, 2017

2017 Raycom Media Camellia Bowl

Montgomery

Camellia Bowl Football Game. Call or visit website for game time and details.

December 16, 2017

Christmas Almost on the River 2017

Gainesville

This event takes place the third Saturday in December, December 17th, in Downtown Gainesville and is sponsored by the Town of Gainesville. Some activities include food vendors, Christmas music, a Christmas parade, and games for children. For more information contact Town Hall at 205-652-7551.

December 16, 2017

Wreaths Across America at ALNC

Montevallo

Wreaths Across America is a Free annual event starting at 11:00 am at Alabama National Cemetery--Ceremony will include a short program at the Ceremonial Flagpole prior to the placement of a wreath on each grave at the Cemetery. A bagpiper leads family members to lay a wreath on their loved one's gravesite first, followed by wreaths being laid on each remaining gravesite.

December 16, 2017

ART TALK: Deborah Willis

Mobile

Dr. Deborah Willis, Curator of MMofA special exhibition, Posing Beauty in African American Culture, joins us to talk about concepts explored in the critically-acclaimed exhibition now on view.

December 16, 2017

F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald Museum Christmas Open House

Montgomery

F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald Museum Christmas Open House. 334-264-4222. ----Come join us as we celebrate Christmas with our Christmas Open House! There will be hot and cold drinks, warm music, Christmas cookies and rumors of sugarplums. The perfect event for a family outing. 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

December 16, 2017

Holiday Hoopla at CHOM!

Tuscaloosa

Holiday Hoopla at CHOM! Saturday, December 16, 2017 10 am-4 pm Make your way through the ornament and gift creating stations all throughout CHOM! Then, head over to the wrapping area and Wrap It Up!!

December 16, 2017

Jingle Jubilee Kids Craft Day at The Wharf

Orange Beach

t’s true that your kiddos are the original masterpieces, but now we wanna see you make a few to display for the holidays! Come DIY at The Wharf during our inaugural Jingle Jubilee Kids Craft Day. It will be any budding artist’s playground.

December 18, 2017

Jazz Jambalaya

Mobile

MOJO hosts a monthly "info-edu-tainment" event on the 4th Monday. Jazz education, food, live JAZZ!

December 21, 2017

LIVE at the Museum: The Red Clay Strays

Mobile

Mobile Museum of Art hosts The Red Clay Strays in our quarterly program, LIVE at the Museum.

December 23, 2017

2017 Dollar General Bowl

Mobile

The Dollar General Bowl will be played at Ladd-Peebles Stadium in Mobile, AL in December 2017. The game will be televised nationally on ESPN.

December 23, 2017

Birmingham Bowl 2017

Birmingham

205-733-3776, ext. 101. birminghambowl.com. Admission charged. Legion Field--The game will feature a team from the American Athletic Conference against a team from the Southeastern Conference and will be televised nationally at 1 p.m. CT, 2 p.m. ET.

December 23, 2017

Christmas Cow Party with Moosie at CHOM!

Tuscaloosa

Christmas Cow Party with Moosie at CHOM! Saturday, December 23, 2017 10 am-4 pm Santa Cows Story! Make a Santa Cow ornament!

December 24, 2017 to December 25, 2017

Christmas Services

Birmingham

Christmas Eve Services: 3:30 p.m. Children's service and Blessing of the Creche; 5:00 p.m., 8:00 p.m., 11:00 p.m. Festal Eucharist with the Cathedral Choirs and Ambassador Brass Quintet, with the Music of Christmas beginning at 10:25 p.m.; Christmas Day 10:00 a.m. Holy Communion

December 27, 2017 to December 29, 2017

Mason Music's Frozen Preschool Camp

Vestavia Hills

Mason Music's preschool winter music camp is the perfect introduction for your little ones to “let it go” and have fun exploring musical concepts in a creative environment.

December 27, 2017 to December 29, 2017

Winter Break Camp for Beginners

Vestavia Hills

For students 6-9 years old who have little or no experience with music and may be wondering which instrument is right for them, Mason Music offers a half-day music camp during winter break that allows each student to learn how to sing and play instruments like the guitar, piano, drums and violin.

December 30, 2017 to January 01, 2018

1st Monday Weekend Trade Days

Scottsboro

No charge to attend or exhibit. Daily from 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

December 31, 2017

City of Fairhope New Year's Eve Celebration

Fairhope

Dec 31, Fairhope. Fairhope New Year's Eve Celebration. 251-929-1466. www.cofairhope.com. Downtown--Band starts playing at 8:30 p.m. at corner of Fairhope Avenue and Church Street, fireworks and a ball drop at midnight, and more. 8 p.m.-midnight.

December 31, 2017 to December 03, 2018

1st Monday Weekend Trade Days

Scottsboro

1st Monday Weekend Trade Days. Free. Downtown Courthouse Square--A blend of antique show, craft fair and rummage sale, where bartering, haggling and swapping of goods has not passed on with time. Held the first Sunday and Monday of the month. 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

December 31, 2017 to January 01, 2018

Yesterday's Rockin' New Year's Eve Party

Athens

Make your New Year's Eve plans to party with Yesterday's and dance the night away.

December 31, 2017 to January 01, 2018

Reelin' in the New Year at The Wharf

Orange Beach

2018, you’re on the hook and we’re bringin’ ya in! Reel in this upcoming year with us at The Wharf for our annual New Year’s Eve Street Party.

December 31, 2017

Noon Year's Eve at LuLu's!

Gulf Shores

The Free Family Fun Event of the Year! Come help us celebrate Noon Year's Eve in Style with a HUGE Beach Ball Drop and countdown to Noon! Kid Friendly Music will be rocking the house!

December 31, 2017

DUD Parade

Livingston

Dec 31, Livingston. DUD Parade. 205-652-1580. www.sumteralchamber.com. Free. Downtown--New Year's Eve parade with participants dressed in costume and masks.

January 01, 2018

Hank Williams 65th Memorial

Montgomery

Enjoy live music at the Hank Williams Museum

January 01, 2018

Polar Bear Dip 2018

Ring in the New Year by taking a dip into the Gulf of Mexico at high noon. Dippers and other participants dress up or simply show up for this special day. The Flora-Bama provides the traditional feast of black-eyed peas, cornbread, ham, and more for those who take the plunge.

January 01, 2018

First Day Hike

Fort Payne

First Day Hikes are staff-led hikes, held annually on New Year’s Day through-out the Country, and are designed to encourage visitors to enjoy parks year round and to promote good health and exercise by working off those calories gained during the holidays. Start the New Year off right!

January 01, 2018

Gulf Shores Polar Bear Dip

Gulf Shores

Bring in the New Year “Gulf Coast style.” Take the Plunge into the Gulf of Mexico for a unique, family friendly, Polar Bear Dip in Gulf Shores.

January 02, 2018 to January 30, 2018

Civil War Tour Series

Gulf Shores

A Historian will speak about a different topic each week of the Series. Focusing on the Fort's History from 1814 to 1864.

January 02, 2018 to February 28, 2018

Winter Camellia and Cold Hardy Displays at Bellingrath Gardens and Home

Theodore

Enjoy our famed camellias and an interesting winter garden filled with the blooms of ornamental kale, cabbages and mustard, pansies and violas, cyclamen, tulips and more.

January 03, 2018 to February 21, 2018

Winter Wednesdays

Theodore

Jan 3-Feb 21, Mobile. Winter Wednesdays. www.bellingrath.org. Admission charged. Bellingrath Gardens and Home. Special programs on Wednesdays in January and February. Topics include gardening, history and the collections in the Bellingrath Museum Home. 10:30-11:30 a.m.

January 04, 2018 to December 27, 2018

Bouldering Adventure

Fort Payne

Come experience first-hand what bouldering is all about with guides who are fun, safe and energetic. This trip includes all the gear plus basic instruction. We will climb on some of the best boulders atop Lookout Mountain.

January 05, 2018 to January 28, 2018

Camellia Show

Wetumpka

Jasmine Hill Gardens - Camellia Show Enjoy hundreds of varieties of gorgeous blossoms along native stone walks. Open Fridays and Saturdays from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, and Sundays from noon to 5:00 pm.

January 05, 2018 to December 28, 2018

Zip Line

Fort Payne

A fun adventure zipping through the trees

January 06, 2018 to January 21, 2018

Alabama Dance Festival

Birmingham

Jan 6-21, Birmingham. Alabama Dance Festival. 205-602-3599. www.alabamadancefestival.org. Admission charged with some events free. Birmingham, various locations--An annual dance festival including dance classes, workshops, performances, and community residency activities.

January 06, 2018 to December 01, 2018

Alabama Veterans Museum Coffee Call

Athens

All veterans and their families are invited to the museum for breakfast and a time of fellowship with fellow veterans on every first Saturday of the month.

January 06, 2018 to February 03, 2018

The Snow Queen

Montgomery

The fairy tale that inspired Disney’s Frozen and the White Witch character in The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe comes to magical life on ASF’s Octagon Stage. Children will be spellbound as Gerda struggles to free her friend Kai from the clutches of an evil queen with a frozen heart. With the help of her faith and loyalty, Gerda proves that love can always triumph over evil.

January 09, 2018

Visit Foley Coffee

Foley

Jan 10, Foley. Visit Foley Coffee 251-943-1300. www.visitfoley.org. Free. Foley Civic Center--Free coffee and doughnuts. Enjoy a walk through Foley and a treasure hunt for free gifts. 9 a.m.-noon. .

January 13, 2018 to January 14, 2018

Festival of the Cranes

Decatur

Festival of the Cranes. 256-350-6639. www.friendsofwheelerrefuge.org. Wheeler National Wildlife Refuge/Visitor Center--Sandhill and Whooping cranes spend the winter at the refuge. Events include viewing the cranes up close, birding workshops and nature walks, kid's activities, and more. Sat., 6:30-5, Sun., 7-5.

January 13, 2018 to February 13, 2018

Mardi Gras in Mobile

Mobile

Experience "America's Family Mardi Gras," delighting both young and old from around town and across the nation.

January 13, 2018

GCAA Art Market

Gulf Shores

Gulf Coast Arts Alliance Art Market, a joint event with the First Presbyterian Church, Gulf Shores, Al.

January 13, 2018 to April 28, 2018

Todd Gray and Richard Schlechta's Works on Exhibition

Gadsden

View the works of artists Todd Gray and Richard Slechta.

January 13, 2018

Winter Excursion

Fort Payne

Fun scenic hike along a creek

January 13, 2018 to February 28, 2018

Beaks & Barks Winter Festival

Huntsville

When the weather outside is wintery, that’s no reason to stay trapped inside. Come have fun in the Garden during Beaks and Barks. We’ve got lots of activities taking place mid January through the end of February for enjoying the Garden during the coldest months of the year. You’ll be able to explore the Lewis Birding Trail, included on the North Alabama Birding Trail Map, take some classes on birding and be part of the global Great Back Yard Bird Count. Bring your favorite four-legged friend to the Garden each day to stretch your legs and play some fetch in our “No Leash Zone.” Here, your dog can play off-leash with his pals while you make friends with other pet parents.

January 14, 2018

Alabama Wildlife Center & Exploring Natural Alabama - Birds of Prey, Masters of the Skies

Pelham

Two programs, due to popular demand, both featuring live birds "on the glove". Complimentary refreshments are offered at 12:30 pm in the AWC observation room followed by the programs at 1:00 pm & 3:00 pm.

January 14, 2018

ServisFirst Bank First Light Marathon Presented by Mobile Sports Authority

Mobile

First Light Marathon is coordinated by and benefits L'Arche Mobile. L'Arche is a community where people with and without intellectual disabilities share life together.

January 14, 2018

The Blind Boys of Alabama---Martin Luther King, Jr. Tribute Concert

Birmingham

Birmingham continues its commemoration of Alabama's Bicentennial with a tribute concert for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. by the Blind Boys of Alabama, along with state college choirs and orchestra.

January 15, 2018

Free Fee Day - Conecuh NF - Conecuh District - Andalusia, AL

Andalusia

Free Fee Day - Martin L. King Day - Contact Tim Mersmann

January 15, 2018

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday

Birmingham

BCRI will be open to the public from 9 am-5 pm in honor of MLK Day.

January 15, 2018

Martin Luther King Celebration & Services

Scottsboro

Experience the beginnings of the Civil Rights Movement.

January 15, 2018

Free Fee Day - Talladega NF - Shoal Creek District

Heflin

Martin L. King Day - Contact Greg Scull

January 15, 2018
January 15, 2018

Free Fee Day - Talladega NF - Talladega District

Talladega

Free Fee Day - Martin L. King Day - Contact Gloria Nielsen

January 15, 2018

Free Fee Day - Tuskegee NF - Tuskegee District - Tuskegee, AL

Tuskegee

Free Fee Day - Martin L. King Day - Contact Andrew Brown

January 16, 2018

Mountaineering Adventure

Fort Payne

Explore a rock maze while, climbing, rappelling, and mountaineering techniques.

January 16, 2018 to January 30, 2018

Your Family Tree: Who, What, When, and Where...

Gulf Shores

Your Family Tree...Who, What, When, and Where...Interested in a genealogical search then this course is for you.

January 18, 2018

Rumours of Fleetwood Mac

Enterprise

Rumours is the country’s premier Fleetwood Mac tribute band. Based in Atlanta, GA, Rumours captures the energy of Fleetwood Mac at the height of their career by blending perfect harmonies, precise instrumentation and a visually engaging stage show. Rumours’ dedication to recreating the Fleetwood Mac experience has skyrocketed their popularity, garnering a loyal fan base.

January 18, 2018 to February 10, 2018

NUNSENSE

Birmingham

Full-length musical comedy

January 19, 2018 to February 18, 2018

33rd Annual Eagle Awareness at Lake Guntersville State Park

Guntersville

Lake Guntersville State Park is sponsoring its 33rd year of Eagle Awareness in 2018. Lodging packages are available as well as free guided tours and birds of prey programs. Check out our website at: http://www.alapark.com/Lake-Guntersville-State-Park-Eagle-Awareness-Weekends

January 20, 2018

Von Brewski Beer Festival

Huntsville

Experience North Alabama's premier winter beer fest at the Von Brewski Beer Festival! Von Brewski Beer Festival will take place at the Von Braun Center in the heart of Downtown Huntsville January 20, 2018 from 2pm-6pm. With over 150 different craft beers and over 50 different brewers you are sure to find something you like! Tickets are only $35 in advance!

January 20, 2018
January 20, 2018 to December 08, 2018

Pepper Place Saturday Market 2018

Birmingham

Pepper Place Saturday Market. 205-490-3176. pepperplacemarket.com. Pepper Place, 2829 2nd Ave. S.--Farmer's market with fresh fruits and vegetables, live music, cooking demonstrations and more. 7 a.m.-noon.

January 20, 2018

Denim Repair Workshop with IDYLLWILDE @ Lowe Mill A&E

Huntsville

Nadene Mairesse, from Florence-based design studio Idyllwilde, will introduce you to several stitching and mending techniques such as sashiko, patching, and darning during this workshop in the North Floor Gallery. After practicing stitches on a linen sampler, you will learn how to patch, mend, or merely embellish your well-loved denim garment. Mending our clothes, as opposed to throwing them out, is one simple way to practice sustainability; it is also a really enjoyable way to spend the afternoon amongst friends! For questions or more information, please contact Amy Mayfield at amymayfield@lowemill.net .

January 20, 2018 to December 21, 2018

The Shoals Flea Market

Muscle Shoals

The Shoals Flea Market. 256-383-0783. www.theshoalsfleamarket.com. North Alabama State Fairgrounds--Held the third weekend of each month. Sat., 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun., 9 a.m.-4 p.m..

January 21, 2018 to March 09, 2018
January 25, 2018 to February 11, 2018

Chicago

Birmingham

CHICAGO! Broadway's hottest musical comes roaring into Birmingham with an all-star cast. Song and dance entertainment without peer!

January 25, 2018

Cold Weather Survival Class

Fort Payne

Learn how to survive the wilds even during winter

January 26, 2018 to January 27, 2018

Pike Piddlers Storytelling Festival

Troy

The festival begins at 6:30 on Friday night with supper and stories at the We Piddle Around Theater in Brundidge and continues with three storytelling concerts on Saturday (10 a.m., and 2 and 6:30 p.m.) at the Trojan Center Theatre (Troy University) in Troy. The festival features some of the country's top storytellers and includes pre-show music by popular old-time bands. Call 334-685-5524 to find out more.

January 26, 2018

Mid-Day Music: Charles Kennedy, organ

Birmingham

A free, 30-minute organ recital by Charles Kennedy, Associate Director of Music and Organist at the Cathedral Church of the Advent.

January 26, 2018 to February 03, 2018

Romantic Comedy

Pelham

A romantic comedy for Valentine's Day!

January 26, 2018 to February 11, 2018

Fly

Montgomery

Inspired by the story of the Tuskegee Airmen, The New York Times described Fly as “a superior piece of theatrical synergy.” With a focus on hope, endurance, and accomplishment, Fly tells the story of the first African-American Army Air Corps fighters who flew over the skies of Europe and North Africa during World War II. Fly dramatizes the historic contributions made by the Tuskegee Airmen to the desegregation of the American military and the furthering of civil rights.

January 26, 2018 to July 08, 2018

Alabama/Texas Art Exchange

Mobile

Mobile Museum of Art collaborates with Houston Baptist University Art Gallery in Houston, Texas, to create an “exchange” program of contemporary art exhibitions.

January 26, 2018 to May 06, 2018

Audubon’s Last Wilderness Journey: The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America

Auburn

One of the outstanding pieces in the JCSM collection is an exceptional edition of the Imperial Folio of The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America by J.J. Audubon.

January 26, 2018 to July 01, 2018

do it

Mobile

do it began in Paris in 1993 as a conversation between curator Hans Ulrich Obrist and artists Christian Boltanski and Bertrand Lavier. They were curious to see what would happen if they started an exhibition that could constantly generate new versions of itself.

January 27, 2018

" A Day in the Life of a Civil War Soldier "

Dauphin Island

The well-preserved ramparts of Fort Gaines have guarded the entrance to Mobile Bay for more than 150 years. Now a fascinating historic site, the Fort stands at the eastern tip of Dauphin Island where it commands panoramic views of the bay and the Gulf of Mexico.

January 27, 2018

Hi-Fi Wedding Fest @ Lowe Mill A&E

Huntsville

It’s time for the annual edition of THE independent bridal fair in Huntsville, Alabama! Hi-Fi Wedding Fest is a group of artisan vendors who are interested in reaching out to couples who are thinking outside of the ‘standard’ box and creating their own ways to celebrate love. This exciting event is happening on January 27th, 2018 at Lowe Mill ARTS & Entertainment (2211 Seminole Drive) from 12:00 PM-4:00 PM. Admission is free, so tell your friends and loved ones and join us for the most spectacular wedding event to hit Huntsville!

January 27, 2018

6th Annual Polar Plunge Benefitting Lee County Special Olympics

Auburn

Lee County Special Olympics will host the 6th Annual Polar Plunge on Saturday, Jan. 27 at Samford Pool. Sign up, dive in, and brave the cold as we raise money to help support Lee County Special Olympics athletes at area, state, and national games. Registration forms are located below. Come brave the cold!

January 27, 2018 to January 28, 2018

Birmingham Feline Fanciers CFA Allbreed Cat Show

Irondale

Birmingham Feline Fanciers CFA Allbreed Cat Show. 205-919-8129. www.Birminghamfelinefanciers.com. Admission charged. Zamora Shrine Temple, 3521 Ratliff Rd, Irondale, AL--Breeds from around the country will compete for titles, regional and national points. Feline art show, vendors, cats and kittens available for adoption

January 27, 2018

Senior Bowl 2018

Mobile

Senior Bowl. 251-438-2276. www.seniorbowl.com. Admission charged. Ladd-Peebles Stadium--The Senior Bowl is the nations most unique football game and footballs premier pre-draft event, annually featuring the countrys best senior collegiate football stars and top NFL draft prospects on teams representing the North and South, which are coached by the entire coaching staffs from two National Football League teams. Contest will be nationally televised by NFL Network.

January 28, 2018

Choral Evensong

Birmingham

Choral Evensong, 3:00 p.m., sung by the Cathedral Choir, under the direction of Frederick Teardo.

February 02, 2018 to February 18, 2018

The Color Purple

Birmingham

From Alice Walker's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel and Stephen Spielberg's Oscar-nominated film comes a stage musical with a fresh, joyous score of jazz, ragtime, gospel, and blues. This stirring family chronicle follows the inspirational Celie as she journeys from childhood through joy and despair, anguish, and hope to discover the power of love and life. Through love, she'll find the strength to triumph over adversity and discover her voice in the world.

February 02, 2018 to February 25, 2018

Winter Show

Wetumpka

Jasmine Hill Gardens Winter Flower Show, includes camellias and winter blooming azaleas. Enjoy statuary which is nestled into the flowers. Open Fridays and Saturdays from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm and Sundays from noon to 5:00 pm.

February 02, 2018

Cathedral Concert Series: With the Sound of Trumpets

Birmingham

The 2017-2018 Cathedral Concert Series presents the Ambassador Brass Quinet, with Frederick Teardo, organ.

February 02, 2018 to February 23, 2018

2018 Double Exposure Photography Exhibit-Adult Division

Tuscaloosa

Statewide photography exhibit features the winners and accepted entries in the Adult Division.

February 02, 2018 to February 03, 2018

Troy University's Leadership Conference: Celebrating African American History Month

Troy

Troy University’ s Leadership Conference Celebrating African-American History Month is held annually on the main campus of Troy University. This conference provides valuable information to enhance the quality of leadership and civic participation of community leaders, area residents, and university students.

February 03, 2018

17th Annual Genealogy Workshop

Monroeville

17th Annual Genealogy Workshop. $30 Registration fee includes a box lunch. Old Courthouse Museum in Monroeville.

February 03, 2018 to February 04, 2018

USS ALABAMA Living History Crew Drill

Mobile

See WWII history come alive when the members of the Living History Crew comes aboard ship. Call to battle stations and airplane attack at 1 p.m. on Saturday. Drills, exhibitions and weapon overview. Included in admission.

February 03, 2018

7th Annual Chili Bowl Cook-Off

Oneonta

The 7th Annual Super Chili Bowl Cook-Off provides the opportunity to compete for cash prizes by entering your favorite chili!

February 03, 2018
February 03, 2018
February 03, 2018

Alabama Music Hall of Fame Induction Banquet

Florence

A bi-annual event to induct significant music achievers into the Alabama Music Hall of Fame in Tuscumbia. The event is a star-studded evening with a banquet and live music throughout the evenin.

February 03, 2018

Mardi Gras Parade and Block Party

Butler

Not just a parade but a party for everyone. Enjoy Cajun food and king cake at the street dance before catching beads, cups, and other prizes from local groups.

February 03, 2018

Old Cahawba Cemetery Walking Tour

Orrville

Old Cahawba’s three cemeteries tell many stories. Imposing monuments of antebellum social and economic elite, plain memorial stones of Union army prisoners of war, and unmarked resting places of African-Americans all speak to the rich diversity of Alabama’s early state capitol.

February 03, 2018

11th Annual Chili Cook-Off

Gadsden

11th Annual Chili Cook-off

February 04, 2018

Alabama Wildlife Center & Exploring Natural Alabama - Bald Eagles: Turtles are on the Menu

Pelham

This program concerns the resurgence of eagles in Alabama and their intriguing ecological relationship with turtles. Complimentary refreshments are offered at 1:30 pm in the Alabama Wildlife Center observation room followed by the program at 2:00 pm in the AWC auditorium.

February 04, 2018 to February 25, 2018

Black History Month Celebrations

Scottsboro

Historically significant speeches from nationally known speakers

February 06, 2018

Dothan Area Chamber of Commerce 27th Annual Spotlight on Business

Dothan

Feb 6, Dothan. Dothan Area Chamber of Commerce Spotlight on Business. 334-792-5138. www.dothan.com. Admission charged. Dothan Civic Center. More than 85 businesses ranging from restaurants to landscaping, home heating to consultants, health care to financial services will be on hand showcasing their products and services to the community. 3-7 p.m..

February 06, 2018 to February 27, 2018

Civil War Tour Series February

Gulf Shores

A Historian during the tour will speak on a different era of the Fort each week in February.

February 06, 2018

6th Annual Birds of Paradise Mardi Gras Ball

Gulf Shores

Krewe de la Roux presents the 6th Annual Birds of Paradise Mardi Gras Ball at LuLu's! Tuesday, February 6, 2018! Buffet & Open Bar (Wine-Beer-Well Drinks)

February 06, 2018

Hypothermia Class

Fort Payne

Learn how to prevent hypothermia and stay safe.

February 08, 2018 to February 11, 2018

"Walking Across Egypt," a play adapted by Catherine Bush at the Red Door

Union Springs

"Walking Across Egypt," a play at the Red Door, adapted by Catherine Bush from the novel by Clyde Edgerton.

February 08, 2018 to February 25, 2018

Prattville Way Off Broadway Theatre

Prattville

Prattville's Way Off Broadway Theatre will open its season with an all new production.

February 08, 2018

Alabama Lifestyles Expo, 26th Annual

Orange Beach

Orange Beach. Alabama Lifestyles Expo. 800-235-4757 or 205-222-2862. www.alabamaadvantage.com. Free. Caribe Resort--Something of interest for all ages. Residents and visitors can learn about Living in Alabama Communities, including places to see, things to do, and healthy living. 8 a.m.-2 p.m..

February 09, 2018 to February 10, 2018

Arx Mortis Haunted Attraction - My Bloody Valentine

Killen

Arx Mortis will be open for two days only for special Valentine’s Day event

February 09, 2018 to February 11, 2018

World of Wheels

Birmingham

Indoor Custom car show featuring hot rods, customs and classic cars, trucks & bikes competing for trophies and cash prizes plus entertainment.

February 09, 2018 to February 11, 2018

Mercedes-Benz Marathon Weekend

Birmingham

Feb 9-11 Birmingham. Mercedes-Benz Marathon Weekend. 205-870-7771 www.mercedesmarathon.com. Fee for participants only. Downtown at Linn Park--Event features five running events including the full marathon, half marathon, 5K, Kids Marathon. Other weekend activities include a Health and Wellness Expo and a post race party. Call or visit website for more information.

February 10, 2018

Mardi Gras Parade and Gala

Talladega

"Alabama's largest Mardi Gras party north of Mobile" begins with a parade that morning and dinner, a great band, and silent and live auctions that night.

February 10, 2018

Alabama Wildlife Center's Wild About Chocolate

Birmingham

The 14th annual Valentine Gala benefits the Alabama Wildlife Center and features chocolate concoctions. Also: appetizers, beverages, silent auction, live auction and music. See AWC website & Facebook page for updates & details: awrc.org.

February 10, 2018

Heart Behind the Music

Troy

Heart Behind the Music features Linda Davis, Teddy Gentry & Marty Raybon.

February 10, 2018

Animal Enrichment Day

Montgomery

Presented in the form of special toys, unique scents, puzzles, boxed goodies or food treats, enrichment items are presented to Zoo animals to stimulate both mental and physical exercise. Enrichment keeps animals active and engaged while reproducing their natural behaviors.

February 10, 2018

Carnegie Carnival

Decatur

Family friendly Mardi Gras Celebration featuring a day of celebration and parades throughout downtown Decatur.

February 10, 2018

GCAA Art Market

Gulf Shores

The Gulf Coast Arts Alliance in partnership with the First Presbyterian Church is the presenting organization

February 10, 2018
February 10, 2018

Valentine's Day Dinner 2018 at Arlington Antebellum Home and Gardens

Birmingham

Saturday, February 10th. Seating at 6:00 p.m. Cost is $100/Couple; includes admission into the house museum. Wine & hors d’oeuvres served before dinner. Reservations Required.

February 10, 2018 to May 28, 2018

Storyland: A Trip Through Childhood Favorites

Gadsden

In this highly immersive and engaging exhibit, families discover the joy and power of reading at any age. Step into the world of your favorite storybooks — building a snowperson and making snow angels in The Snowy Day, tucking in Peter Rabbit, and finding Spot.

February 10, 2018 to December 08, 2018

Rappel/Rock Climb

Fort Payne

Have fun rappelling down the cliff or challenging the rock by climbing up it!

February 10, 2018

Mardi Gras Parade

Auburn

Krewe De Tigris presents a Mardi Gras Parade on February 10, 2018 in downtown Auburn! The streets will close at 4 p.m. and the parade begins at 5 p.m! Don't miss the this entertainment district event!

February 11, 2018

Alabama Ballet Presents: A Valentine's Performance

Powell

Nominal Admission Charged to see fantastic performance of AL State Ballet Company

February 11, 2018

UNA Bands: Studio Jazz Band Concert

Florence

The UNA Studio Jazz Band presents their annual big band bash on Sunday, February 11, at 2 p.m.

February 11, 2018
February 13, 2018

Mardi Gras Day in Mobile

Mobile

Mobile is not only recognized as the location of the first-known American Mardi Gras celebration in 1703 (yes, even before New Orleans), but also as home to "America's Family Mardi Gras" delighting both young and old from around town and across the nation. This magnificent celebration lasts over two and a half weeks and concludes on Fat Tuesday, the day before Lent. For weeks, the streets of downtown Mobile are filled with the sights and sounds of live marching bands, brilliantly colored floats and, of course, teeming crowds of parade-goers. The floats are glowing spectacles manned by masked riders festooned in satin and sequins, and armed with crowd-pleasing "throws" such as beads, MoonPies, doubloons and candy. Mardi Gras must be experienced to be fully understood, and Mobile is the perfect place.

February 13, 2018
February 13, 2018

LuLu's Fat Tuesday Celebration & 18th Anniversary!

Gulf Shores

This is a full day of GREAT Eats, GREAT Music, and GREAT FUN!! Oh did I mention it is our anniversary here at LuLu's? And no anniversary would be complete without complimentary cake! You don't want to miss this...

February 13, 2018

MJ Live - A Michael Jackson Tribute Concert

Enterprise

Wow! Awesome! Michael Jackson wasn’t merely the biggest pop star of his era, shaping the sound and style of the 70’s and 80’s; he was one of the defining stars of the 20th century, a musician who changed American culture. Relive the energy, excitement, spectacle and pure joy of legendary superstar Michael Jackson and his music as portrayed by Jalles Franca. Jalles Franca looks like, sounds like and dances like the great MJ! Franca changes from glitzy jackets to torn collar white T-shirts to deliver some of Michael’s famous songs. The show is high energy and gets the crowd involved. Hear favorites “Beat It”, “The Girl Is Mine”, “Billy Jean”, “I Want You Back”, “I’ll Be There”, “I Just Can’t Stop Loving You”, “The Man in the Mirror”, “Bad”, “Dangerous”, “Smooth Criminal”. Call Coffee County Arts Alliance at 334.406.2787 for information.

February 14, 2018 to February 17, 2018

Spring Fling National Junior Golf Tournament

Scottsboro

See the best young golfers from around the nation compete for recognition as the team to beat in May when most of them play for the National Championship.

February 14, 2018

I Do With A View

Birmingham

Once again, Vulcan Park and Museum is offering couples the chance to marry or renew their vows on the most romantic day of the year – Valentine’s Day – with Vulcan as their witness

February 14, 2018

Killer, Cash, and the King

Montgomery

Spend this Valentine’s Day with the Killer, Cash, and the King! Take a walk down memory lane to the greatest era of rock ‘n’ roll music with three iconic legends: Jerry Lee Lewis, Johnny Cash, and Elvis Presley. You’ll be all shook up when these electrifying tribute artists bring legends to life for a one-night-only musical spectacular. Enjoy classic songs, such as “Blue Suede Shoes,” “Hound Dog,” “Heartbreak Hotel,” “Great Balls of Fire,” “Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On,” “Folsom Prison Blues,” “Walk the Line,” “Ring of Fire,” and more! Tickets on sale now.

February 15, 2018

Knot Class & Application

Fort Payne

learn various useful knots and when best to use them

February 16, 2018 to February 18, 2018

Mobile Area Orchid Society’s 41st Orchid Show and Sale

Theodore

The Mobile Area Orchid Society will hold its 41st annual Orchid Show and Sale at Bellingrath. Members will display orchids and will be available to provide tips on growing and caring for orchids. Vendors will sell orchids, supplies and accessories.

February 16, 2018
February 16, 2018
February 17, 2018

Anniston Museum's Black Heritage Festival

Anniston

Anniston Museum's Black Heritage Festival, includes the Children's Oratory Competition, a performance by a guest choir and vendors with a variety of African and African-American themed wares. 10 am-3 pm. Free to attend!

February 17, 2018

Honor Thy Children Dinner & Auction

Jackson

Semi-formal dinner and auction fundraiser for the Regional Child Advocacy Center and Almost Home.

February 17, 2018
February 17, 2018

Tropical Vow Renewal at LuLu's!

Gulf Shores

Recapture the magic of Love with several hundred other couples! Join us at LuLu's for the 10th Annual Tropical Vow Renewal! This free event is sure to make you fall in love all over again!

February 17, 2018

Art with a Heart Soup Event & Fundraiser

Prattville

Art With A Heart Soup Cook-Off and Fundraiser is sponsored by Prattauga Art Guild and benefits the Autauga Interfaith Care Center food bank and will feature handmade bowls by local artists.

February 17, 2018

Alabama Bass Trail Tournament Series Pickwick Lake Event

Florence

Come watch the best Amateur Anglers in the Southeast weigh in their catch for a chance to take home $10,000 dollars!

February 18, 2018

6th Annual Party with a Purpose at the Pitman

Gadsden

This family friendly event will raise money to go towards continued renovations of one of downtown Gadsden’s historical landmarks, The Pitman Theatre.

February 19, 2018

Washington's Birthday

Montevallo

Join us in a birthday celebration for George Washington, the Father of our Country! Visit the American Village for a day of special events for the entire family.

February 19, 2018

Free Fee Day - Tuskegee NF - Tuskegee, AL

Tuskegee

Free Fee Day - Presidents Day - Contact Andrew Brown

February 19, 2018

Free Fee Day - Talladega NF -Talladega, Alabama

Talladega

Free Fee Day - Presidents Day - Contact Gloria Nielsen

February 19, 2018

Winter Lake Tour

Fort Payne

scenic kayak or canoe trip

February 19, 2018

Free Fee Day - Talladega NF - Shoal Creek District

Heflin

Presidents Day - Contact Greg Scull

February 19, 2018

Free Fee Day - Conecuh NF - Andalusia, AL

Andalusia

Free Fee Day - Presidents Day - Contact Tim Mersmann

February 19, 2018

Free Fee Day - Bankhead NF

Double Springs

Free Dee Day - Presidents Day Contact Rita Patterson - 205-489-5111

February 19, 2018 to March 31, 2018

Festival of Tulips

Montevallo

Stroll through over 100,000 tulips in every color of the rainbow, planted with the American Village’s distinctive campus as a backdrop.

February 21, 2018 to February 25, 2018

Silent Sky

Birmingham

Silent Sky, a play by Lauren Gunderson. Directed by Karla Koskinen.

February 22, 2018

Birmingham Revealed: Booker T. Washington and W.E.B. Dubois

Birmingham

Vulcan Park and Museum’s Birmingham Revealed cultural series will return during Black History Month on February 22, 2018. The latest commissioned performance by Vulcan Park and Museum will highlight the lives of two early Civil Rights activists, Booker T. Washington and W.E.B. Dubois. 

February 22, 2018 to March 04, 2018

Cabaret Performance

Tuscaloosa

Willkommen to 1920s Berlin! Cliff, a young, American novelist, has come to find his muse. He is eagerly swept into the world of the Kit Kat Klub, where the incomparable emcee, played once more by Ray Taylor, proclaims that there are no troubles and life is a cabaret! Cliff's typewriter sits idle as he becomes entangled with the mysterious Sally Bowles. Little do they know that a dark, menacing power is on the rise in Berlin, but for now they remain blissfully ignorant. Afterall, in the Kit Kat Klub, life is beautiful, the girls are beautiful, and even the orchestra is beautiful!

February 22, 2018 to February 25, 2018

Much Ado About Nothing

Montgomery

“Sigh no more, ladies, sigh no more, men were deceivers ever…” The delightfully antagonistic relationship of Beatrice and Benedick is at the heart of this Shakespearean comedy. They skewer each other with witty repartee until they must join forces to save innocent young lovers threatened by a common enemy.

February 22, 2018 to March 04, 2018

The Wizard of Oz - Young Performers

Birmingham

America's beloved story comes to the stage in a blaze of lights and color! Our gifted STARS cast of young performers inhabit these classic roles.

February 24, 2018

Anni Con

Anniston

Enjoy a celebration of Japanese anime, manga, culture, and food!

February 24, 2018

Alabama Bass Trail Tournament

Columbiana

Alabama Bass Trail Fishing Tournament

February 24, 2018

Winter Jazz Concert

Fort Payne

The 3rd Annual Winter Jazz Concert is set for Saturday, February 24, 2018. This exclusive event is sure to please jazz enthusiasts and music lovers alike. This event has become a much anticipated annual fundraiser for environmental education.

February 24, 2018

Alabama Bass Trail Tournament Series Lay Lake Event

Columbiana

Come watch the best Amateur Anglers in the Southeast weigh in their catch for a chance to win $10,000 dollars!

February 24, 2018

Canyon Concert: Winter Jazz

Fort Payne

The 3rd Annual Winter Jazz Concert is set for Saturday, February 24, 2018. This exclusive event is sure to please jazz enthusiasts and music lovers alike. This event has become a much anticipated annual fundraiser for environmental education.

February 24, 2018

Heritage Junior Women's Club Chili Cook Off and Rotary Chilly 5K and Fun Run

Bay Minette

The Annual Chili Cook Off is held every February in conjunction with the Bay Minette Rotary Club’s Chilly 5k and Fun Run.

February 24, 2018

Low Country Boil

Marion

Shrimp Supper and Live Music at the Historic Marion Female Seminary 5-7 pm. Includes shrimp, sausage, corn, potatoes, slaw, bread, and your choice from an array of homemade desserts. A casual and very popular annual event sponsored by Perry County Historical and Preservation Society. 334-292-0319

February 24, 2018

Russell Forest Run

Alexander City

Feb 24, Alexander City. Russell Forest Run. 256-397-1019. www.russellforestrun.com. Fee for participants only. Russell Crossroads--Check website or call for details. Benefit for the Alexander City Schools Education Foundation. 7:45 a.m.

February 24, 2018

26th Annual Orange Beach Seafood Festival & Car Show

Orange Beach

The Festival is a full day of delicious food, 40+ arts and crafts vendors and music for the whole family.

February 25, 2018
February 25, 2018

Jewish Food Festival & Treasure Market

Montgomery

Montgomery's annual Jewish Food Festival & Treasure Market features tasty ethnic food including rugelach, strudel, kugel, beef brisket and stuffed cabbage. The Treasure Market offers a variety of gently loved finds.

February 27, 2018 to February 28, 2018

Standing on Ceremony: The Gay Marriage Plays

Birmingham

Standing on Ceremony: The Gay Marriage Plays, by Mo Gaffney, Jordan Harrison, Moisés Kaufman, Neil LaBute, Wendy MacLeod, José Rivera, Paul Rudnick, and Doug Wright, conceived by Brian Shnipper.

February 27, 2018 to March 02, 2018

Canstruction, Jr. Exhibit

Tuscaloosa

Tuscaloosa City Schools will host its 5th annual Canstruction, Jr. event at the Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center Feb. 27-March 2, 2018.

February 27, 2018

Rappelling Certification Class Level 1

Fort Payne

Learn basics knots, equipment, and how to rig for rappelling with practical experience

March 01, 2018 to March 05, 2018

Bridge Crossing Jubilee

Selma

The weekend is a commemoration of the anniversary of "Bloody Sunday" and the Selma to Montgomery March. Activities include a pageant, a dance, women and youth conferences, a parade, festival, interfaith service and National Voting Rights Hall of Fame induction.

March 01, 2018
March 01, 2018 to March 03, 2018

George Lindsey/UNA Film Fest

Florence

Nominated by Southeast Tourism Society as one of the Top 20 Events in the Southeast for the month of March, the George Lindsey UNA Film Festival is an exciting event consisting of film screening, panels, discussions and celebrations throughout the Shoals area.

March 01, 2018 to March 31, 2018

Alabama Antique Trail Sale

Over 125 antique shops and malls all over Alabama participate in a Trail Sale every March and September!

March 01, 2018 to April 30, 2018

Spring Bird Migration

Dauphin Island

Dauphin Island has been named one of the top four locations in North America for viewing fall and spring migrations! The Sanctuary consists of 133 acres of maritime forest, marshes, and dunes, including a lake, a swamp and a beach. Recently, the 3 miles trail system within the Sanctuary has been designated as a National Recreational Trail.

March 02, 2018 to March 04, 2018

Cottontails Village Arts, Crafts and Gifts Show

Birmingham

Cottontail's Village Arts, Crafts and Gifts Show. 205-836-7178. christmasvillagefestival.com/cottontails.html. Admission charged. Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex--Exhibitors selling original art, hand crafted soaps, jewelry, handmade garden decor and more. Fri., 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sun., Noon-5 p.m.

March 02, 2018 to December 07, 2018

First Fridays Florence

Florence

Join friends, family or co-workers to experience the wonderfully festive atmosphere of First Fridays in Downtown Florence! On the first Friday of each month from March through December, Historic Downtown Florence comes alive with art, music, shopping and entertainment for the whole family! Enjoy the sights and sounds around every corner – dine in one of our fine restaurants – shop at our galleries and stores – or take a leisurely stroll to enjoy one-of-a-kind arts and the finest live music around!

March 02, 2018

Downtown Gadsden Gives Back

Gadsden

On First Friday in March, Downtown Gadsden highlights some of the Non-Profit organizations in the community.

March 02, 2018 to March 25, 2018

Enjoy the Wonders of Spring

Wetumpka

Enjoy the wonders of spring at Jasmine Hill during the peak blooming season. Japanese Cherries and Azaleas create spectacular views in "Alabama's Little Corner of Greece". Open Fridays and Saturdays from 9;00 am to 5:00 pm, and Sundays from noon to 5:00 pm.

March 02, 2018

Orienteering Class

Fort Payne

learn basic mapping and compass skills

March 02, 2018 to December 28, 2018

First Fridays Bicentennial Kick-Off

Florence

The City of Florence will kick off its Bicentennial events with the First Fridays event on Friday, March 2, 2018, in downtown Florence. The event will be from 5-8 p.m.

March 03, 2018 to March 04, 2018

Conservatory Showcase 2018

Birmingham

When a 13-year-old Evan Goldman moves from New York City to Indiana, he must escape rumors and blackmail if he hopes to make friends and find happiness at his new school. This play deals with the hardships of leaving familiar places for unfamiliar ones, fitting in with your peers, and transitioning from youth to adulthood.

March 03, 2018

Road to Freedom Wagon Tour

Orrville

Cahawba is offering a special wagon tour to honor the anniversary of the Voting Rights March.

March 03, 2018
March 03, 2018 to December 29, 2018

Rappelling Adventure

Fort Payne

A chance to start the day on a cliff

March 03, 2018

Ballyhoo Festival

Gulf Shores

The Ballyhoo Festival is a celebration of fine art and cultural exchange

March 03, 2018

Mural City Art Walk

Dothan

Artists from throughout the Southeast showcase their work done in various media. Food and entertainment available throughout the downtown area.

March 03, 2018 to March 04, 2018

Jerry Brown Arts Festival, 15th Annual

Hamilton

Two-day indoor juried arts festival featuring the best of the best artists the Southeast has to offer!

March 03, 2018 to March 31, 2018

Azalea Bloom Out

Theodore

Enjoy the blooms of more than 250,000 vibrant azaleas in an explosion of color throughout the 65 acres of Bellingrath Gardens and Home.

March 03, 2018 to May 06, 2018

The Miracle Worker

Montgomery

“Interesting, absorbing and moving.” – The New York Post. This classic is based on the true story of Anne Sullivan and her student, blind and mute Helen Keller, who grew up in Tuscumbia, Alabama. Trapped in her own world, Helen is unable to communicate. Anne realizes there is a mind and spirit waiting to be rescued from the dark silence, and her success with Helen finally comes with the utterance of a single, glorious word: “water.”

March 03, 2018

Boda Getta BBQ

Auburn

Join us on March 3 as professional BBQ teams from across the southeast descend upon University Station RV Resort in their decked out cooking rigs to compete for $12,500 in cash. Think you’re the tailgate master? If your answer is yes, we invite you to PROVE IT.

March 03, 2018
March 03, 2018

10th Annual Mobile Chocolate Festival

Mobile

The Mobile Chocolate Festival, a celebration of all things chocolate, will be held at The Grounds on Saturday March 3, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m., with all proceeds to benefit Penelope House.

March 04, 2018

Shoals Symphony at UNA: Joyful Virtue

Florence

The Shoals Symphony at UNA will present Joyful Virtue on Sunday, March 4. The concert features Beethoven's Symphony No. 9.

March 07, 2018

Conde-Charlotte Museum Learning Lunch

Mobile

Join Mobile Architectural Historian Cart Blackwell when he tells the story of the winding history of one of the oldest houses in the state: the Conde-Charlotte Museum.

March 08, 2018 to March 24, 2018

BUYER & CELLAR

Birmingham

BUYER & CELLAR...a full-length, one-man comedy

March 08, 2018

Taste of Homewood

Homewood

Taste of Homewood. 205-871-5631. www.homewoodchamber.org. Admission charged. Rosewood Hall at SoHo, 2850 19th St. S.--Over 30 food and beverage vendors will participate. Call or visit website for more information or to purchase tickets. 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

March 08, 2018 to March 11, 2018

Maggie's Perfect Match

Birmingham

MAGGIE'S PERFECT MATCH - World Premiere! A collaboration between Samford University and Virginia Samford Theatre

March 09, 2018 to March 10, 2018

NAC Annual Spring Arts & Crafts Show

Gardendale

NAC Spring Arts & Crafts Show. 205-681-8028. www.northartscouncil.webs.com. Free. Gardendale Civic Center--Over 60 arts & crafts vendors, door prizes, music and pictures with the Easter Bunny available. Fri., 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sat., 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

March 09, 2018 to March 11, 2018

Gainesville Civil War Re-enactment

Gainesville

Gainesville Civil War Re-enactment in Gainesville's Historic District

March 09, 2018 to March 10, 2018

2017 Mobile Historic Homes Tour

Mobile

The 49th Annual Historic Homes Tour in Mobile is not to be missed! An opportunity to tour homes in Mobile's Historic Districts.

March 09, 2018 to March 25, 2018

Bear Country

Montgomery

“Bear Country feels like a winning game in a championship season” – Tuscaloosa News. The Southern Writers’ Project world-premiere production of Bear Country returns to the ASF stage for a limited run to commemorate Alabama 200’s 2018 theme, “Honoring Our People.” Meet the legendary Paul “Bear” Bryant as he reminisces about the career that turned him into an icon and dispenses his particular brand of life coaching, which made him a champion to his players on and off the field.

March 10, 2018

Semmes Azalea Festival

Semmes

Semmes Azalea Festival. 251-660-4808. Free. Mary G. Montgomery H.S., 4275 Snow Rd. Approximately 100 arts and crafts booths, Car Show, food, live entertainment, 5k run, children's activities, Car Show and a plant sale featuring azaleas and more. 9a-3p

March 10, 2018

March Fantasy Doll and Toy Show and Sale

Fairhope

March Fantasy Doll and Toy Show and Sale. Admission charged. Fairhope Civic Center Auditorium--Sponsored by the Eastern Shore Doll Study Club of Alabama. 9:00 a.m.-4 p.m.

March 10, 2018

WWII Living History Event

Dauphin Island

Living history of a day in the life of a WWII soldier.

March 10, 2018

Alabama Bass Trail Fishing Tournament

Alexander City

Get Hooked with the first stop of the Alabama Bass Trail 2018 Tournament Series. For details, visit www.alabamabasstrail.org.

March 10, 2018 to March 11, 2018

Zoo Weekend

Montgomery

Festive environment with live entertainment, games, rides, concessions, and animals from around the world.

March 10, 2018

4th Annual Camellia City Fest

Greenville

4th Annual Camellia City Fest in historic downtown Greenville. Arts & Crafts, Food, Music & more!

March 10, 2018

Huff 'N' Puff

Sheffield

Huff 'N' Puff on the Bluff 15K run

March 10, 2018

Alabama Bass Trail Tournament Series Lake Guntersville Event

Guntersville

Come watch the best Amateur Anglers in the Southeast weigh in their catch for a chance to win $10,000 dollars!

March 10, 2018 to March 11, 2018

Orange Beach Festival of Art

Orange Beach

Mar 10-11, Orange Beach Festival of Art. 251-981-2787. www.coastalartscenter.com. Free to public. Coastal Arts Center--Two days of fine arts: visual, musical, performance and culinary arts are celebrated. The beautiful location on Wolf Bay showcases the natural wonders of Alabama's Gulf Coast. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

March 11, 2018

Prattville Pops March Madness Concert

Prattville

Prattville Pops' Annual March Madness Concert features both concert and jazz bands and features all marches!

March 11, 2018

Alabama Wildlife Center & Exploring Natural Alabama - Carnivorous Plants of Alabama

Pelham

Prior to the program, complimentary refreshments are offered at 1:30 pm at the Oak Mountain Interpretive Center (next door to AWC) followed by the program at 2:00 pm.

March 12, 2018 to March 30, 2018
March 13, 2018 to March 17, 2018

SEACT's Big Fish

Dothan

Overflowing with heart, humor, and spectacular fantasy - a story that will remind you of why we love going to the theatre --- in the tradition of great Alabama tall tales.Directed by Mary Helen & Danny Richards. Sponsored by Home Helpers. Parental guidance advised for ages 10 and under due to mild language, character peril.

March 13, 2018 to March 17, 2018

Southeast Alabama Community Theatre presents "Big Fish: A New Broadway Musical"

Dothan

Overflowing with heart, humor, and spectacular fantasy --- a story that will remind you of why we love going to the theatre --- in the tradition of great Alabama tall tales. Directed by Mary Helen and Danny Richards. Sponsored by Home Helpers. Parental guidance advised for ages 10 and under due to mild language, character peril.

March 15, 2018 to September 15, 2018

Alabama Wildlife Center's Baby Bird Season

Pelham

Every day, 9am – 5pm visitors can observe the care of Alabama native wild bird patients in the nurseries, solarium and raptor flight cages via camera monitors or one-way glass viewing windows. One never knows from one day to the next who the patients will be. Free admission after paid entrance to Oak Mountain State Park. Start & end dates are dependent on Mother Nature.

March 15, 2018 to March 17, 2018

61st Annual Southeastern Livestock Exposition Rodeo

Montgomery

Southeastern Livestock Exposition Rodeo to be held March 15-17, 2018 at Garrett Coliseum in Montgomery, Alabama

March 15, 2018 to March 18, 2018

McDonald's Big Bass Splash

Scottsboro

McDonald's Big Bass Splash, www.sealyoutdoors.com. Goose Pond Tackle & Grill--Fishing tournament for all ages with $215,000 in cash and prizes.

March 15, 2018 to March 18, 2018

Human Rights New Works Festival

Birmingham

Each year, RMTC will host a two-day festival of powerful work that will inspire, engage, and transform audiences. With panel discussions, dramatic readings of new works, lectures from prominent advocates, and even a workshop-version of a curated piece, RMTC will lead our city in a human rights’ experience unlike any other. From a national call for submissions, our committee will select eight new works to be read at the festival. Audiences vote for their favorite during the weekend, setting the winner on a path to a workshop in 2019 and full production in 2020. The backdrop of today’s hate-filled rhetoric and Birmingham’s fractured past, RMTC is working to spark world-changing conversations – one individual at a time. For through great art, we explore issues and emotions too difficult for mere words. And, this exploration opens us to consider the life of another – our fellow man.

March 16, 2018 to November 17, 2018

The Birmingham Ghost Walk

Birmingham

The Birmingham Ghost Walk is our signature tour and is the one that started it all for us. So much dark and interesting tidbits, along with tales of intrigue and woe, are contained within the pages of our history. For 2018 there will be two different tours just to tell it all! You do not have to go on the tours in a specific order! Take the second one first if you want! It is a completely different set of tales of dark history! These evening, lantern lit tours cover all of the dark and interesting history that began right with the founding of our “city in the midst of the wilderness” and continue right through the Civil Rights Era of the 1960’s (although most of the tales pre-date The Great War). Come. Grab a bit of shadowy darkness…and walk with us.

March 16, 2018

Southern Circuit Film Series; Swim Team

Tuscumbia

Southern Circuit Film Series

March 16, 2018 to March 18, 2018

66th Annual Arts & Crafts Festival in Fairhope

Fairhope

Held in beautiful downtown Fairhope by Mobile Bay each March, this award-winning art show attracts more than 200 exhibitors and more than 250,000 visitors.

March 16, 2018 to March 17, 2018

Historic Selma Pilgrimage

Selma

Belles and blossoms will grace the city of Selma as Alabama’s largest historic district opens its doors to sites rarely seen by the public.

March 16, 2018 to March 18, 2018

46th Annual OUTDOOR ART SHOW

Fairhope

Outdoor Art Show has included prestigious international and regional fine artists for the past 46 years. This year, the Eastern Shore Art Center will accept an exclusive selection of renowned artists and cutting-edge newcomers to attract the most respected art dealers, collectors, interior designers, and art enthusiasts.

March 16, 2018 to March 18, 2018

Northeast Alabama Craftsmen Association Spring Show

Huntsville

Arts & crafts show with teddy bears, dolls, doll furniture, unusual pottery, special ornaments, wooden toys, hand crochet items, one-of-a-kind jewelry, clothes, room décor, wooden kitchen accessories, bird feeders, and much more.

March 17, 2018

Foley BBQ & Blues Cook-Off

Foley

Professional and amateur teams compete for trophies, prizes and bragging rights in several categories. Live entertainment, children's activities, barbecue tasting, raffle, and arts and craft vendors. Admission charged.

March 17, 2018

Fishers of Men Bass Tournament

Alexander City

One of many fishing tournaments held at Wind Creek State Park. Call 256-329-0845 or visit www.alapark.com/wind-creek-state-park for more information.

March 17, 2018

Restoration Ride 2018

Childersburg

An organized non-competitive cycling event to raise funds for the Gristmill and Park

March 17, 2018

Southeast Alabama Highland Games

Dothan

The annual Alabama State Championship Scottish Highland Games held in Dothan AL!

March 17, 2018
March 17, 2018
March 17, 2018

Spring Farm Day

Dothan

Admission charged. Landmark Park--Living history demonstrations of sheep shearing, blacksmithing, plowing, quilting, cooking on a wood burning stove, and other traditional farm activities and musical entertainment. 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

March 17, 2018 to March 18, 2018

Dothan Gem & Mineral Show

Dothan

Annual Gem & Mineral Show - Your opportunity to see and purchase some of nature's most beautiful treasures. Fun activities, door prizes, and an educational outing for the whole family!

March 17, 2018

Night Zipline Adventure

Fort Payne

A fun adventure with the added thrill of headlamps and tiki torches

March 20, 2018 to March 22, 2018

High Adventure Trip 1

Fort Payne

a fun filled adventure of climbing, rappelling, caving, and canoeing

March 22, 2018 to March 25, 2018

Festival of Flowers

Mobile

The Festival of Flowers debuted in 1994, as a fundraiser to assist Providence Hospital. The Festival is the largest outdoor flower show in the southeast. It will celebrate its 25th anniversary on March 22 - 25, 2018. Recognized as a Top 20 Tourist Event by the Southeast Tourism Society. This year's show continues its tradition of gardening excellence and education. Join us and marvel at the the talents of acclaimed designers and architects at the 2018 Festival of Flowers.

March 22, 2018 to March 25, 2018

Festival of Flowers

Mobile

The Festival of Flowers, featuring Bellingrath Gardens and Home, will take place on the Providence Hospital Campus from Thursday, March 22, through Sunday, March 25.

March 23, 2018 to March 25, 2018

Siege of Bridgeport Re-enactment

Bridgeport

www.siegeatbridgeport.com. Admission charged. 2361 CR 255. Largest Civil War reenactment in Alabama with period music, authentic encampment and vendors with historical objects and clothing.

March 23, 2018 to March 31, 2018

Godspell

Pelham

A thrilling musical production!

March 23, 2018

UNA Bands: Wind Ensemble Concert

Florence

The UNA Wind Ensemble will present their annual spring concert on Friday, March 23, at 7:00pm in Norton Auditorium on the UNA campus.

March 23, 2018
March 24, 2018

March Gourd Madness

Clanton

Gourd Retreat to expose the crafting of gourds. Whatever you need to work and learn about gourds will be at this one day event inside the exhibition hall. March Gourd Madness Gourd Exposure is an annual event of the Central Alabama Gourd Exposure Patch.

March 24, 2018

Vulcan Park and Museum's Spring Walking Tour Series

Birmingham

Join Vulcan Park and Museum and friends for an educational and fun walking tour series of Birmingham’s neighborhoods.

March 24, 2018

Tuscaloosa Mayor's Cup 5K and 10K

Tuscaloosa

Come join us for a morning of family-oriented fun. Sponsors / vendors will be on site at Government Plaza. A DJ will be on hand to play festive tunes after the race. There will be several photo opportunities throughout the race course and at government plaza. Proceeds go to the Tuscaloosa Pre-K Initiative.

March 24, 2018

Walk Jog Run Club Inaugural Selma to Montgomery 51 Mile Relay

Selma

Inauguaral Selma to Montgomery 51 mile relay race to commerate the 1965 world renowned march. Runners will be able to enjoy a scenic route from Selma to Montgomery while reflecting on a part of Alabama's history.

March 24, 2018

Alabama Bass Trail Tournament Series Lake Martin Event

Alexander City

Come watch the best Amateur Anglers from the Southeast weigh in their catch for a chance to win $10,000 dollars!

March 24, 2018 to March 25, 2018

Opp Rattlesnake Rodeo, 58th Annual

Opp

A weekend of family fun with music, food, crafts, and rattlesnakes.

March 24, 2018

Bellingrath Easter Egg Hunt

Theodore

Hop on down to Bellingrath for the Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, March 24, 2018. bellingrath.org. Thousands of eggs will be scattered over the Great Lawn for children to scurry and collect. There will be plenty of treats for kids of all ages!

March 25, 2018 to May 11, 2018
March 25, 2018
March 26, 2018 to March 30, 2018

A Festival of One Acts Performance

Tuscaloosa

In celebration of World Theatre Day on March 27th, Theatre Tuscaloosa is presenting A Festival of One Acts. Bringing together a myriad of directors and actors, four one acts will be performed ranging from quirky comedies to dramatic satire, showcasing the range and effects that theatre can encompass. Something Unspoken by Tennessee Williams, The Pleasure of Detachment by Perry Souchuk, Tone Clusters by Joyce Carol Oats, Spreading the News by Lady Gregory.

March 29, 2018
March 31, 2018

Miss Annie Wheeler's Heirloom Plant Sale

Hillsboro

Pond Spring, The General Joe Wheeler Home will host its annual heirloom plant sale on Saturday, March 25 on the grounds of the historic home.

March 31, 2018

Easter in the Park

Atmore

Arts and Crafts, Easter Games, Easter Express Ride, & more!

March 31, 2018
March 31, 2018

2018 Elberta German Sausage Festival--March

Elberta

Come for the best German Sausage you have ever tasted! Made from a secret recipe developed by the founding fathers of Elberta. This is the only place you can get the real thing! Arts and crafts, live music, carnival rides, baked goods and more. Don't forget to visit the Bier Garten for a large selection of imported beers.

April 01, 2018

Community Easter Sunrise Service

Dauphin Island

April 1, Dauphin Island Community Easter Sunrise Service. 251-861-6992. www.dauphinisland.org. Free. Historic Fort Gaines--Bring lawn chair or blanket for seating. 6:30 a.m.

April 01, 2018 to April 30, 2018
April 01, 2018

LuLu's Easter Egg DASH!

Gulf Shores

LuLu's Annual Easter Egg DASH on Easter day at 2:00pm. Come meet the Easter Bunny and have fun looking for Easter Eggs filled with surprises on LuLu's Beach! Easter Egg DASH is separated by ages for fair hunting for all!

April 01, 2018

Easter Sunrise Service

Theodore

April 1, Mobile. Easter Sunrise Service at Bellingrath Gardens and Home. bellingrath.org. Free. Enjoy a special sunrise service on Live Oak Plaza beginning at 6:30 a.m.

April 03, 2018 to April 14, 2018

Sylacauga 'Magic of Marble' Festival

Sylacauga

Sylacauga 'Magic of Marble' Festival. 256 249-0961. www.bbcomerlibrary.net/marblefestival or www.sylacaugachamber.com. Free. Blue Bell Park--Watch a master sculptor create a work from marble, music, 5K/fun run, kid's carving corner, quarry tours and more. All day.

April 05, 2018 to April 14, 2018

Come Home, It's Suppertime---Spring 2018

Brundidge

April 5,6,7, 2018 and April 12,13,14, 2018---Brundidge, "Come Home It's Suppertime" 334-685-5524, We Piddle Around Theater, Alabama's Official Folklife Play! Admission charged

April 05, 2018

Drink and Drop Adult Egg Drop Competition

Birmingham

In conjunction with the Annual Brent Newman Memorial Egg Drop hosted by the UAB School of Engineering, Vulcan Park and Museum will host its Drink and Drop adult egg drop competition and cocktail reception.

April 06, 2018 to April 07, 2018

Mobile Challenge of Champions Track Meet

Mobile

Mobile Challenge of Champions Track Meet. 251-639-0303. Admission charged. www.mobilechallengeofchampions.net. Admission charged. UMS-Wright Preparatory/St. Paul's School One of the top high school meets in the nation, attracting top high school track and field athletes to compete. Fri., 3-10 p.m. & Sat., noon-6:30 p.m.

April 06, 2018 to December 28, 2018

Rock Climbing Adventure

Fort Payne

Climb the sandstone cliffs of Alabama

April 06, 2018 to April 08, 2018

Eufaula Pilgrimage, 53rd Annual

Eufaula

Eufaula Pilgrimage. 334-687-3793. www.eufaulapilgrimage.com. Admission charged. Alabama's oldest tour of homes features guided tours of historical sites, an art show, antique show and more. 9 a.m.-9 p.m.

April 06, 2018 to April 29, 2018

Spring Flower Show

Wetumpka

Spring Flower Show at Jasmine Hill features Southern flowering shrubs throughout this 20-acre garden location just north of Montgomery. Open Fridays and Saturdays from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, and Sundays from noon to 5:00 pm.

April 06, 2018
April 06, 2018

April First Friday

Gadsden

Enjoy live entertainment, great food, classic cars & special offers. Fun for the entire family! Shop your favorite stores. Dine in our local restaurants. Check out art exhibits. Discover all that is great about Downtown Gadsden!

April 06, 2018 to April 27, 2018
April 07, 2018 to April 28, 2018

2018 Huntsville Historic District Spring Walking Tours

Huntsville

256-551-2230. www.huntsville.org. ---Annual spring walking tours to view areas in Huntsville's historic neighborhoods. Saturdays in April at 10 a.m.

April 07, 2018

Sunny King Criterium

Anniston

Sunny King Criterium. 239-961-1902. www.annistoncycling.com. Free. Anniston Downtown District--A featured event of the Noble Street Festival, the criterium-style bicycle race is like NASCAR on two wheels. Hundreds of cyclists will race multiple laps on the closed course on downtown streets. 11 a.m.-8 p.m.

April 07, 2018

Camellia Classic Open Car Show

Theodore

April 7, Theodore. Camellia Classic Open Car Show. bellingrath.org. Admission charged. Hundreds of classic and vintage cars on display on the Great Lawn at Bellingrath Gardens and Home. Sponsored by the Mobile Bay Mustang Club. 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

April 07, 2018 to April 28, 2018

Historic Sheffield Walking Tours

Sheffield

Enjoy a Saturday morning walking tour with experienced guides entertaining you with wonderful stories of years past in Sheffield. Tour begins at Sheffield Municipal Building..

April 07, 2018

Highway 22 Yard Sale

Roanoke

Highway 22 Yard Sale. 334-863-6612 or 334-863-1402. randolphcountyal.com. Alabama State Highway 22 from Alex City thru Roanoke to the Ga/AL line--Call Randolph County Chamber of Commerce for more information. 6 a.m.-5 p.m.

April 07, 2018

2018 Noble Street Festival

Anniston

The annual Noble Street Festival comes alive with family-friendly activities including “Taste on Noble”, Scion KidZone, YMCA/Sunny King Scion Kidz Bike Races (children pre-K to grade 6), Mellow Mushroom Mad Dash and live music throughout the day. Food and beverage tickets for “Taste on Noble” will be available for purchase that Saturday from designated Noble Bank & Trust tents throughout the festival.

April 07, 2018

City of Athens Relay for Life Bass Fishing Tournament

Decatur

Fundraiser for Relay for Life...Help us Fish for a Cure. Proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society.

April 07, 2018

HWY. 13 Yard Sale

Natural Bridge

Hwy. 13 Yard Sale 205-893-5250. Delmar, Ala. to Natural Bridge, Ala.--All kinds of items from clothing and furniture to toys, outdoor equipment and more. 7 a.m. until 4 p.m.

April 07, 2018

12th Annual Ozark Crawdad and Music Festival

Ozark

Celebrate the 12th Annual Ozark Crawdad & Music Festival! Free admission! Great food and craft vendors, wonderful live music and plenty of activities for the children!

April 07, 2018

Discovery Day at the Estuarium 2018

Dauphin Island

Discovery Day is the Dauphin Island Sea Lab's open house for the public. Once a year, the public is given a tour of our research facilities to learn about our coastal environment and the research our team is working on. Visitors will learn about the coastal ecosystem we live in and why it's important to conserve our precious and unique environment. The research vessel Alabama Discovery will also be available for tours.

April 07, 2018

CahabaQue BBQ Cook-Off

Birmingham

Come to Cahaba Brewing Company for the 6th Annual CahabaQue event, supporting the Breast Cancer Research Foundation of Alabama.

April 07, 2018

York Homecoming

York

Celebrate York’s 137th anniversary at the City’s historic railroad district. Gather at the Hightower Community Center and enjoy a day of live entertainment, food, unique vendors, railroad history of the community and much more.

April 07, 2018

Civil War Walking Tour of Old Cahawba

Orrville

This guided tour will visit Castle Morgan, the Prisoner of War camp at Old Cahawba and explore the plight of these unfortunate soldiers as well as the hardships of the town’s Confederate residents who suffered while their husbands, fathers and sons were off to war, many never to return.

April 07, 2018

Shoals Earth Day Festival

Tuscumbia

Annual Shoals Earth Day Festival

April 07, 2018

Wilson Pickett Music and Arts Festival

Prattville

Previously the Fountain City Arts Festival, the Wilson Pickett Music and Arts Festival makes its debut in celebration of the Alabama and Autauga County Bicentennials.

April 07, 2018 to April 28, 2018

Historic Tuscumbia Saturday Walking Tours

Tuscumbia

Tuscumbia. Historic Tuscumbia Saturday Walking Tours. Free. Downtown Tuscumbia--Each Saturday in April, enjoy a morning walking tour of Tuscumbia with experienced guides entertaining you with stories of years past. Sat, 10 a.m..

April 07, 2018
April 07, 2018 to April 28, 2018

Athens April Historic Walking Tours

Athens

Join the Athens-Limestone County Tourism each Saturday in April at 9:45am for free tours of our historic districts with local guides sharing history and tales.

April 07, 2018 to September 01, 2018

Athens Cruise In on the Square

Athens

Antique automobiles parked on the Athens' square with shopping and restaurants open late. 3-6 p.m.

April 07, 2018

Alabama Bass Trail Tournament Series Lake Eufaula Event

Eufaula

Come watch the best Amateur Anglers in the Southeast weigh in their catch for a chance to win $10,000 dollars!

April 07, 2018

Druid City Arts Festival

Tuscaloosa

Tuscaloosa Tourism & Sports is pleased to present the 8th annual Druid City Arts Festival (DCAF). The event will be held at Government Plaza from 10:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 7, 2018. Admission is free, and the festival is for people of all-ages.

April 07, 2018

Hippy's Big Butt BBQ Bash

Monroeville

This barbecue cook-off welcomes local and out-of-state cooking teams to compete for the title of “The Biggest Butt.” The event includes the cook-off, live entertainment, a Kids Zone and a live auction.

April 07, 2018 to April 08, 2018

2018 Piney Woods Arts Festival

Enterprise

Piney Woods Arts Festival. Free. Enterprise State Community College--Juried arts & crafts, children's fun center, food, entertainment, a Civil War living display and a car & truck show (Saturday only). 9 a.m.-5 p.m. 334-406-2787. www.coffeecountyartsalliance.com.

April 08, 2018 to October 07, 2018

Jazz in the Park

Jazz in the Park travels to various culturally underserved community parks throughout the state of Alabama in Alabaster, Bessemer, Birmingham, Gadsden, Helena, Huntsville, Irondale, and Tuscaloosa.

April 08, 2018 to April 14, 2018

National Library Week

Alexander City

Celebrate National Library Week

April 09, 2018 to April 12, 2018

"To Kill a Mockingbird" - Young Audience Performance 2018

Monroeville

Admission charged. Old Courthouse Museum. Monroeville's annual theatrical production of Christopher Sergel's "To Kill A Mockingbird," presented by the all-local Mockingbird Players. These performances are open to any student in grades 7th -12th or in home school. 251-743-3386. Performances on 4/9, 4/10, 4/11 and 4/12 at 9 a.m. each day.

April 09, 2018

Bryant-Jordan Scholarship Banquet

Birmingham

The purpose of the Bryant-Jordan Student-Athlete Awards is to recognize Alabama high school students who have achieved a high level of success (in relation to their own ability) not only athletically, but academically as well; and to reward those considered most outstanding. In many ways, this parallels the purpose of the Alabama Sports.

April 10, 2018 to April 14, 2018

Spring Carnival

Scottsboro

Jackson County Spring Fair (Cecil & Jefferson St) 5:30-10:30 p.m. https://www.facebook.com/Jackson-County-Fair-Scottsboro-AL-138856952806821/

April 11, 2018 to April 15, 2018

Hairspray: The Musical

Birmingham

Hairspray. Music by Marc Shaiman, lyrics by Scott Wittman and Shaiman and a book by Mark O'Donnell and Thomas Meehan, based on the 1988 John Waters film Hairspray. Directed by Valerie Accetta. Musical Direction by Carolyn Violi. Choreography by Roy Lightner.

April 12, 2018 to April 22, 2018

13 The Musical

Birmingham

When a 13-year-old Evan Goldman moves from New York City to Indiana, he must escape rumors and blackmail if he hopes to make friends and find happiness at his new school. This play deals with the hardships of leaving familiar places for unfamiliar ones, fitting in with your peers, and transitioning from youth to adulthood.

April 12, 2018 to April 29, 2018

Prattville's Way Off Broadway Theatre

Prattville

Prattville's Way Off Broadway Theatre will present its second production of the season opening on Thursday, April 12, and showing on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays through April 29.

April 12, 2018 to April 29, 2018

Broadway Production

Powell

Top Off-Broadway Musical with super cast in a broadway setting!

April 12, 2018 to April 15, 2018

Alabama Auto Show

Birmingham

The 2018 Alabama Auto Show is the largest and most exciting automotive spectacle in Alabama!

April 13, 2018 to April 14, 2018

Smoke on the Falls

Gadsden

Barbecue competition, live music, kid's activities, Art Venders, Popeye's chicken wing and Biscuits eating contest, Smoke Your Buns 5K and more.

April 13, 2018 to April 14, 2018

Lebanese Food and Cultural Festival

Birmingham

April 13-14, Birmingham. Lebanese Food and Cultural Festival -- Homemade Food Desserts, Silent Auction, Church Tours, Live Lebanese Band at night, Dancing demonstration by youth of church, Cedar 5K run and fun run on Saturday.

April 13, 2018 to April 14, 2018

NASA Human Exploration Rover Challenge

Huntsville

NASA's engineering design challenge focuses on NASA’s current plans to explore planets, moons, asteroids and comets. The NASA Human Exploration Rover Challenge will be held March 31 - April 1, 2017, at the U. S. Space & Rocket Center.

April 13, 2018 to April 14, 2018

April in Talladega

Talladega

April in Talladega. 256-362-9075. aprilintalladega.org. Admission charged. Various locations--Tour of the city's historic homes and buildings, with special shows at the Ritz Theatre, block party on the square and more.

April 13, 2018

Mountain Bike Tour

Fort Payne

A scenic bike tour of Little River Canyon region.

April 13, 2018 to April 14, 2018

ALABAMA FARM & POULTRY EXPO and Spring Outdoor Show

Boaz

The Alabama Farm & Poultry Expo and Spring Outdoor Show features all types of Farm and Poultry vendors. Farm Sessions and demos. Arts & crafts, food court, children's area and entertainment.

April 13, 2018 to April 15, 2018

Spring Plant Sale & Festival at the Huntsville Botanical Garden

Huntsville

The Spring Plant Sale and Festival is your one-stop shopping venue for garden plants, soil testing by Master Gardeners and great free advice from our HBG and Garden Guild plant experts. SAVE THE DATES!!!

April 13, 2018

Joel Bacon, organ

Birmingham

The 2017-2018 Cathedral Concert Series presents Joel Bacon, organ, performing on the 100-rank Grieb-Williams Organ at 7:30 p.m.

April 13, 2018 to May 19, 2018

"To Kill a Mockingbird" 2018 Play

Monroeville

"To Kill a Mockingbird" Theatrical Production. 251-743-3386 http://www.tokillamockingbird.com. Admission charged. Old Courthouse Museum. Monroeville's annual theatrical production of Christopher Sergel's "To Kill A Mockingbird," presented by the all-local Mockingbird Players. Fri-Sat., 7 p.m.; Sat. matinee 2 p.m.

April 14, 2018

Rooster Day

Demopolis

Celebrate Rooster Day with the Marengo County Historical Society in Demopolis, AL! Events include a 5K run, arts/crafts fair, live entertainment, kids' activities, and local food in Public Square. Night time event at Lyon Hall includes food, live & silent auction, and a live band!

April 14, 2018

Coosa Fest 2018

Childersburg

Coosa Fest. 256-378-5482. www.childersburg.com. Free. Downtown. A celebration of Childersburg's birthday featuring grits for sale from the Kymulga Grist Mill, live music, arts and crafts, antique car show, 5K run and children's activities at the Childersburg Kiwanis Park. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

April 14, 2018 to April 15, 2018

47th Annual Calico Fort Arts & Crafts Fair

Fort Deposit

Calico Fort Arts & Crafts Festival. 334-227-8589. www.calicofort.com. Admission charged. One Spirit Club Dr., exit 142 off I-65--One of the largest and most popular arts and crafts fairs in the South with 200 exhibitors and 20,000 attendees in the natural amphitheater setting, a children's area with rides and a petting zoo, and plenty of good food including old-fashioned pork barbecue and funnel cakes. 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

April 14, 2018 to April 15, 2018

Blue Angels Air Show at the Tuscaloosa Regional Airport

Tuscaloosa

Tuscaloosa will once again host the U.S. Navy's Blue Angels on April 14 and 15, 2018, marking the fifth time the Blue Angels have performed at the Tuscaloosa Regional Airport since 2009.

April 14, 2018 to April 15, 2018

USS ALABAMA Living History Crew Drill

Mobile

See WWII history come alive when the members of the Living History Crew comes aboard ship. Call to battle stations and airplane attack at 1 p.m. on Saturday. Drills, exhibitions and weapon overview. Included in admission.

April 14, 2018

21st Annual LaFayette Day for Valley Haven

La Fayette

21st Annual LaFayette Day for Valley Haven 334-756-2868 or 334-219-1890. www.valleyhavenschool.org. Courthouse Square--Arts and crafts, antique cars, children’s games and rides, a motorcycle ride, live family entertainment, a variety of food available and much more. 8 a.m.-3 p.m. CDT; 9 - 4 EDT

April 14, 2018

Vulcan Park and Museum's Spring Walking Tour

Birmingham

Join Vulcan Park and Museum and friends for an educational and fun walking tour series of Birmingham’s neighborhoods.

April 14, 2018

Alabama Flora and Fauna Arts Festival

Millbrook

Alabama Flora & Fauna Arts Festival. 334-285-4550. www.alabamawildlife.org. FREE. Alabama Wildlife Federation/Alabama Nature Center--A display of original, nature-themed works of art in a wide array of media, all created by Alabama artists. Plant sale, food vendors children's activities and more. 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

April 14, 2018

Central Alabama Crawfish Festival

Selma

Pop it, pinch it, eat it, repeat it at the Central Alabama Crawfish Festival. Sponsored by the Selma Lion's Club.

April 15, 2018

Alabama Wildlife Center & Exploring Natural Alabama - Coastal Bird Stewardship: Saving the Beach Birds

Pelham

This program explores the lives of sandpipers, plovers, & terns of Alabama's coast. Complimentary refreshments are offered at 1:30 pm in the Alabama Wildlife Center observation room followed by the program at 2:00 pm in the AWC auditorium.

April 17, 2018

Bouldering Adventure

Fort Payne

Learn the techniques of bouldering on top of Lookout Mtn

April 17, 2018 to April 18, 2018

Earth Day Safari

Montgomery

Earth Day Safari is a fun and educational event designed with elementary and home school groups in mind. As guests roam the Zoo’s five continental realms, they will participate in fun-filled activities, games, and demonstrations while learning valuable conservation principles and winning fun prizes.

April 17, 2018

Joi Jackson

Birmingham

Hands on Birmingham (HOB), a United Way program, will present the second IGNITE Awards ceremony on April 17, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. at The Club in Birmingham.

April 19, 2018 to April 20, 2018

21st Annual Alabama Writers Symposium

Monroeville

The Alabama Writers Symposium is an annual celebration of the Alabama literary arts in Monroeville, the Literary Capital of Alabama.

April 19, 2018

Highland Consort - Frederick Teardo, conductor

Birmingham

Highland Consort, Frederick Teardo, conductor, performs in concert at the Cathedral Church of the Advent

April 19, 2018

Gadsden Women's Expo

Gadsden

Join us for Gadsden annual women's expo (formerly known as Wine, Women, and Wardrobe). The event is free and will include over 50 vendors showcasing the latest in fashion, home decor, jewelry, health and beauty, and much more!

April 19, 2018 to April 20, 2018

Annual Spring Dinner Concert

Prattville

Prattville Community Chorus presents its Annual Spring Dinner Concert with a delicious dinner and a concert. The Chorus will be accompanied by the Pops Jazz Band.

April 19, 2018 to April 29, 2018

Ain't Misbehavin'

Birmingham

The rousing Fats Waller Musical Show comes to Birmingham with an all-star cast.

April 19, 2018 to April 21, 2018
April 20, 2018 to April 21, 2018

Down in the Delta--A Vintage & Antiques Market

Bay Minette

The market takes place twice a year, spring and fall, and features the goods of high-quality vendors of antiques/vintage/vintage inspired goods. New categories added include art/fine crafts, plants/flowers/produce, and "Made in Alabama" specialty products.

April 20, 2018 to April 21, 2018

Antiques in the Garden

Antiques in the Garden. 205-646-0069. www.petalsfromthepast.com. Free. Petals from the Past--There will be many antique dealers, crafts people with lots of great treasures to buy, as well as food vendors and a petting zoo. 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

April 20, 2018 to April 27, 2018

Music and a Movie in the Park/Marketplace

Foley

Spring Marketplace with live music and followed by a family friendly move at dusk.

April 20, 2018

Earth Day Clean Up - Talladega NF - Shoal Creek District

Heflin

Earth Day Clean Up - Contact Greg Scull

April 20, 2018

Earth Day Clean Up - Talladega NF - Talladega District

Talladega

Earth Day Clean Up - Contact Gloria Nielsen

April 20, 2018 to April 22, 2018

UNA Opera: Hansel and Gretel

Florence

UNA Opera will present "Handel and Gretel" on Friday, April 20, at 7:30 p.m., and on Sunday, April 22, at 2 p.m., in Norton Auditorium on the UNA campus.

April 20, 2018 to May 05, 2018

Twelfth Night

Montgomery

“If music be the food of love, play on!” So the love-struck Duke Orsino moons over Lady Olivia, who is in turn struck with love for a handsome youth. Little does she know, her “youth” is actually a disguised Lady Viola, who is in love with Orsino. Mistaken identities abound in this rambunctious romp, which is one of Shakespeare’s most popular comedies.

April 20, 2018 to April 21, 2018

Gardendale Magnolia Festival

Gardendale

17th Annual Gardendale Magnolia Festival. The Total Family Experience! 3 stages live entertainment, 150+ vendor booths including artisan demonstrations, carnival, pooch parade, car show, 5K, ponies/petting zoo, huge free kid zone, free art classes for kids, fishing tournament, pageants. Free parking and admission.

April 20, 2018 to April 22, 2018

Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama presented by America's First

Birmingham

Pack your picnic, bring a cooler, and head on out to Barber Motorsports Park for a weekend full of activities and racing. Visit www.barberracingevents.com for additional information.

April 21, 2018

12th Annual Montevallo Arts Fest

Montevallo

Spend a day with us in beautiful Orr Park! Featuring over 50 artists, the show will feature a day-long line up of live music, as well as children's activities.

April 21, 2018

Waverly "Old 280" Boogie, 18th Annual

Waverly

The 18th Annual WAVERLY “Old 280” BOOGIE is scheduled for April 21, 2018. Come Hang Out with Friends Old and New for a day of World Class Musicians, Art Vendors, Food Vendors and FUN !

April 21, 2018

Episcopal Place Gumbo Gala

Birmingham

Gumbo Gala is one of the largest gumbo cook-offs in the southeast. Sample gumbo from 60+ teams and enjoy music, children's activities, art vendors, food and beverages. Proceeds benefit low income senior and disabled adult residents of Episcopal Place.

April 21, 2018 to April 22, 2018

French and Indian War Encampment

Wetumpka

This special event focuses attention on the main combatants of the French & Indian War: the military forces of France, Britain and their American Indian allies.

April 21, 2018

Frankville Fiddler's Convention

Frankville

Featuring country/bluegrass music. Barbecue plates for sale beginning at 11 a.m. Music starts at 5 p.m.

April 21, 2018 to April 22, 2018

Bloomin' Festival

Cullman

Cullman. 256-734-0454 www.bloominfestival.com. Admission charged. St. Bernard Abbey and Prep School. A juried arts festival with more than 140 booths of artists demonstrating and exhibiting their work. 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

April 21, 2018

Mobile Bay Earth Day

Fairhope

Earth Day Mobile Bay seeks to grow the environmental movement on the Gulf Coast and sees it as an effective vehicle for promoting a healthy, sustainable planet.

April 21, 2018

Earth Day at Hays Nature Preserve

Owens Cross Roads

Join us for some outdoor fun. View Butterfly Releases and enjoy free activities for children from more than 75 different organizations at the festival.

April 21, 2018 to April 22, 2018

Art on the Lake

Guntersville

Arts and Craft festival on Lake Guntersville

April 21, 2018

Earth Day at Little River Canyon Center

Fort Payne

Celebrate Earth Day with JSU Field Schools at the Little River Canyon Center. We will host hikes, crafts, and a day of fun. Live animal programs and awesome nature hikes.

April 21, 2018

Alabama Bass Trail Tournament Series Wheeler Lake Event

Decatur

Come and watch the best Amateur Anglers in the Southeast weigh in their catch for a chance to win $10,000 dollars!

April 21, 2018

Alabama Book Festival

Montgomery

The 13th Annual Alabama Book Festival will be in historic downtown Montgomery at Old Alabama Town on Saturday, April 21, 2018, with approximately 50 authors and more than 50 vendors and exhibitors.

April 21, 2018 to April 30, 2018

Rose Bloom Out at Bellingrath

Theodore

Tour the Bellingrath Rose Garden during its first Bloom Out, which features more than 75 varieties of All-American Rose Selections and more than 2,000 roses.

April 21, 2018

Klassic Kruisers Car Show

Daviston

Annual Car Show with food, entertainment, swap meet, games and more.

April 21, 2018

Sunshine Saturday

Talladega

Games, Food, Pony Rides etc. Entertainment of all kinds to benefit the ARC of North Talladega County.

April 21, 2018

Castleberry Strawberry Festival

Castleberry

Castleberry Strawberry Festival--annual event in downtown Castleberry. Arts & crafts, food and strawberries for sale.

April 21, 2018

Bald Eagle Bash

Fairhope

The 9th annual fundraiser for the Weeks Bay Foundation, the only nationally accredited land trust in coastal Alabama, will be held on April 21, from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m., at the waterfront Tonsmeire Weeks Bay Resource Center at the Fish River Bridge on U.S. Highway 98 in Fairhope. Enjoy “a taste of Weeks Bay” featuring fresh Gulf shrimp prepared by top local restaurants.

April 21, 2018

Sucarnochee Folklife Festival

Livingston

The Sucarnochee Folklife Festival is dedicated to the preservation and celebration of the unique life ways of Black Belt residents with demonstrations of traditional crafts including pottery, metal works, quilting, and more from artists throughout the State. Bring a chair or blanket and enjoy live music and folksingers, storytelling, historical tours of local sites including a Walking Ghost Tour and tasty traditional food. Locals also vie for bragging rights in the Blue Ribbon competitions for pie baking, BBQ sauce and the cornbread cook-off.

April 22, 2018

Athens City Cemetery Walk

Athens

Athens City Cemetery Stroll is a journey to into the past . Come stroll the Athens City Cemetery on Hobbs Street and enjoy the actors in period attire telling of their ancestors and other citizens buried at each location where they will be speaking.

April 24, 2018 to April 28, 2018

SEACT's The Cemetery Club

Dothan

Three women are bound together by their hurt, their healing, and the discovery that they are more alike than they ever knew in this funny and sweet story. Directed by Jim McGee. Sponsored by Sunset Memorial Park. Contains mild language and relationship humor that may not be appropriate for all ages.

April 24, 2018 to April 28, 2018

Southeast Alabama Community Theatre presents "The Cemetery Club"

Dothan

Three women are bound together by their hurt, their healing, and the discovery that they are more alike than they ever knew in this funny and sweet story. Directed by Jim McGee. Sponsored by Sunset Memorial Park. Contains mild language and relationship humor that may not be appropriate for all ages.

April 25, 2018 to April 28, 2018

Much Ado About Nothing

Montgomery

“Sigh no more, ladies, sigh no more, men were deceivers ever…” The delightfully antagonistic relationship of Beatrice and Benedick is at the heart of this Shakespearean comedy. They skewer each other with witty repartee until they must join forces to save innocent young lovers threatened by a common enemy.

April 25, 2018 to April 28, 2018

Racking Horse Spring Show 2018

Priceville

Racking Horse Spring Show . 800-524-6181. www.rackinghorse.com. Admission charged. Celebration Arena--Entries from 25 states competing for honors and cash prizes. 6 p.m. .

April 26, 2018 to April 29, 2018

Battle of Selma Reenactment

Selma

The Battle of Selma is a yearly Civil War Re-enactment where history comes alive. Tour soldier camps,shop with battlefield sutlers and see 1860's battles come to life straight from the pages of your history book. School groups welcome!

April 26, 2018 to April 28, 2018

Bama Coast Cruise

Orange Beach

An outdoor car show open to all specialty and classic vehicles. Activities include judging for the Top 25 and special sponsor Picks, a Poker Run with cash prizes and a Grand Finale Parade!

April 26, 2018 to April 29, 2018

"Driving Miss Daisy" - a play by Alfred Ulhry

Union Springs

"You'll have to step on your toes to keep them from tappin'." -Asheville Times

April 26, 2018
April 26, 2018 to April 28, 2018

Putting on the Ritz

Greenville

Putting on the Ritz. 334-382-8729. www.gaac-ritz.com. Admission charged. The Ritz Theater, Commerce St.--Song and dance production by the local Ritz players. 7:30 p.m.

April 27, 2018 to April 28, 2018

8th Annual Mark Curl Memorial BBQ Cook-Off

Camden

Mark Curl Memorial/ Wilcox Area Chamber of Commerce Annual BBQ Cook-off. 334-682-4929. www.wilcoxareachamber.com. Fee for participants only. Courthouse Square--Barbeque teams go head to head for prize money for best barbeque in the Black Belt Entertainment and great barbeque

April 27, 2018 to April 29, 2018

Interstate Mullet Toss and Gulf Coast's Greatest Beach Party

Orange Beach

What started as just a reason to party has become one of the biggest events on the Gulf Coast. Those who participate in the Mullet Toss will throw a dead mullet over the state line of Florida and Alabama to see who gets the farthest.

April 27, 2018 to April 28, 2018

The Epic Trip

Fort Payne

An epic adventure of climbing, rappelling, and camping

April 27, 2018 to April 29, 2018

GEICO 500 Weekend

Lincoln

877-462-3342. www.talladegasuperspeedway.com. Admission charged. Talladega Superspeedway. An action-packed racing weekend filled with races including the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series GEICO 500, NASCAR XFINITY Series Sparks Energy 300 and the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards General Tire 200

April 27, 2018 to April 29, 2018

Geneva Festival on the Rivers

Geneva

Geneva Festival on the Rivers. 334-313-8177. www.genevariverfestival.com. Admission charged. Robert Fowler Memorial Park--Food, arts & crafts, music, worm fiddling and more. Fri. 1-6 p.m.; Sat., 8 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun., 1-6 p.m.

April 27, 2018

Midday Music: Samford University A Cappella Choir

Birmingham

The Samford University A Cappella Choir will perform a 30-minute concert at the Cathedral Church of the Advent at 12:30 pm.

April 27, 2018 to April 29, 2018

Magic City Art Connection

Birmingham

Birmingham’s largest festival transforms Linn Park with its blast of fresh artistic talent, sights, sounds, tastes, and aromas. The festival spotlights 200 juried, fine artists from around the country alongside Corks & Chefs, Imagination Festival, 2 performance stages, and much more.

April 27, 2018

UNA Bands: President's Concert

Florence

UNA Bands will present the annual President's Concert on Friday, April 27, at 7 p.m. in Norton Auditorium.

April 27, 2018 to April 28, 2018

Confederate Park Civil War Military & Civilian Life Living History

Marbury

Civil War Living History. 205-755-1990. Free. Confederate Memorial Park A day of "up close and personal" living history of the War Between the States for schools and the public. Infantry, cavalry, artillery, commissary wagon, soldiers equipment, uniforms, music, flags, civilian life, medical, bivouac and infantry drill (student participation). The new state of the art museum (Fee charged) interprets Alabama's role in the war as well as Alabama's only home for Confederate veterans. FREE self-guided tours of the Soldiers' Home site. Call the park for school group reservations. Fri, 9-1 pm.; Sat 10-11:30 am; Skirmish 1 pm

April 27, 2018 to April 28, 2018

The 50th Annual State of Alabama Sports Hall of Fame Induction Banquet

Birmingham

This is the 50th year that the State of Alabama has honored some of this State’s greatest sports heroes. The Class of 2018 will be announced in early December of 2017. Along with the Class of 2018 many other inductees from previous years will be in attendance also.

April 27, 2018 to April 28, 2018

Berry Heritage Festival

Berry

Berry Heritage Festival. 205-689-4562. www.townofberryalabama.org. Free. Downtown--A down-home celebration with a display of vintage cars, tractors and motorcycles, vendors, a free kid's area and entertainment that will occur throughout the event. Fri., 5 p.m. until; Sat., 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

April 27, 2018 to April 29, 2018

Russell Marine - In Water Boat Show

Alexander City

Russell Marine In Water Boat Show. www.russellmarine.net. Fee for participants only. The Ridge Marina on Lake Martin--More than 100 boats on display with demo rides available. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

April 27, 2018 to April 29, 2018

Panoply Arts Festival

Huntsville

Held every April at Big Spring Park, this premier arts festival features a broad range of exhibits, performances and hands-on activities.

April 28, 2018

Kymulga Grits Festival

Childersburg

Outdoor food, music by the creek, arts and crafts

April 28, 2018

2018 Delta Woods and Waters Expo

Spanish Fort

Hosted by the City of Spanish Fort and 5 Rivers Delta Resource Center, the expo celebrates the outdoors with dozens of hands-on outdoor activities for all ages.

April 28, 2018

2018 Pepper Jelly Festival

Thomaston

A fun-filled day of live music, crafts, live artisan and lost-art exhibits, a wealth of vendors, excellent food, including the famous 'Good 'ole Thomaston Barbecue', various games for children and adults, and of course, the delicious green pepper and red pepper jelly!

April 28, 2018

Back When Days

Arab

During special events such as “Back When Day” held the last Saturday in April, visitors interact with volunteers quilting, grinding cornmeal, blacksmithing, teaching school the way it used to be, playing checkers in the country store, and telling stories about “things back when.“ Crafts are provided for the children and local groups perform Blue Grass and Southern Gospel. Food is available like pintos and turnip greens.

April 28, 2018 to April 29, 2018

TroyFest

Troy

TroyFest, held in honor of Jean Lake, is the premier fine art & craft festival for the central Alabama region. The weekend long show draws upwards of 10,000 people to downtown Troy to celebrate the arts.

April 28, 2018

Auburn Cityfest

Auburn

Auburn’s largest free outdoor festival will be held on Saturday, April 29, 2017. Live music, arts & crafts and fine arts vendors, children’s activities, food, and more! CityFest is FREE to the public and is a rain or shine event. 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

April 28, 2018

"Painting en Plein Air" at Belle Mont

Tuscumbia

An afternoon of Plein Air painting on the grounds of Belle Mont Mansion.

April 28, 2018

Five Mile Creek Festival

Birmingham

Tarrant City Centennial Celebration and the Five Mile Creek Festival. Food Trucks, Live Entertainment, Kids Zone...Admission is free.

April 28, 2018

Dino Dig at the Montgomery Zoo

Montgomery

Go on an archaeological dig and discover bones from the past. Geared for children ages 4-10 years old, advanced reservations required.

April 28, 2018
April 28, 2018

Grove Hill Fire Dept. Fun Day

Grove Hill

Family fun day and Community fundraiser for Grove Hill Fire and Rescue Dept.

April 28, 2018

Bob Sykes BBQ & Blues Festival, 8th Annual

Bessemer

The 9th Annual Bob Sykes BBQ & Blues Festival will be held in DeBardeleben Park in downtown Bessemer from 12-8 p.m. Gates open at 11 am. It is a relaxing atmosphere for the entire family to enjoy a variety of blues musicians. Bring a chair or blanket. Enjoy Bob Sykes Bbq and a children's corner that includes games and activities. Purchase tix at www.bobsykesblues.com

April 28, 2018

Weogufka Mule Day 2018

Weogufka

Mules-Wagon rides, Music, Crafts, Dancers, And Food

April 29, 2018

Choral Evensong

Birmingham

Choral Evensong, 3:00 p.m., sung by the Cathedral Choir, under the direction of Frederick Teardo.

April 29, 2018

Prattville Pops Annual Spring Concert

Prattville

Prattville Pops Annual Spring Concert will feature both the Concert and Jazz Bands and will have music for the whole family to enjoy. This concert is free and open to the public.

April 30, 2018 to May 03, 2018

Rappel Master Certification Class

Fort Payne

60 Hour Rappel Master Class

May 01, 2018 to May 31, 2018

River City Festival

Columbia

Arts and Crafts booths, Food Vendors, and entertainment. Something for all ages. No admission charge.

May 01, 2018 to May 31, 2018

Youth Fishing Derby - Talladega NF - Talladega, AL

Talladega

Youth Fishing Derby - Contact Art Henderson - TBA - May 2018. Call for exact date and hours, 256-362-2909.

May 01, 2018 to May 31, 2018

Hatchet Creek Float

Rockford

Visit website or call for exact date-----Two day kayak/canoe adventure on Hatchet Creek between US Hwy 280 and US Hwy 231. Float begins on Saturday morning, overnight camp with food and entertainment. Travel through pristine area with abundant nature and wildlife. Annual event scheduled in May of each year. Exact date to be determined in March prior to float. Rain or shine. Registration fee covers campsite, 2 meals, entertainment.

May 01, 2018 to September 30, 2018

Purdy Butterfly House Open

Huntsville

The largest open air butterfly house in the country features butterflies in a kaleidoscope of colors and is nothing short of magic. Along with butterflies, see turtles sunning in the pond or digging in the dirt. Box Turtles, and Red and Yellow Eared Sliders also call the tropical haven home.

May 02, 2018 to May 07, 2018

Seven Springs Lodge Summer Chuck Wagon Races

Tuscumbia

Trail and wagon train event sanctioned by the National Championship Chuck Wagon Races.

May 03, 2018 to May 05, 2018

"To Kill a Mockingbird" 2018, Monroeville Bi-centennial Weekend Celebration

Monroeville

"To Kill a Mockingbird" Theatrical Production. 251-743-3386 http://www.tokillamockingbird.com. Admission charged. Old Courthouse Museum. Monroeville's annual theatrical production of Christopher Sergel's "To Kill A Mockingbird," presented by the all-local Mockingbird Players. Thurs, Fri. & Sat., 7 p.m. Monroeville's Bicentennial Weekend Celebration performances.

May 04, 2018 to May 06, 2018

Recall LaGrange

Leighton

Event commemorating the burning of LaGrange College-Military Academy during the Civil War.

May 04, 2018

May First Friday

Gadsden

Enjoy live entertainment, great food, classic cars & special offers. Fun for the entire family! Shop your favorite stores. Dine in our local restaurants. Check out art exhibits. Discover all that is great about Downtown Gadsden!

May 04, 2018 to May 27, 2018

Annual Flower Spectacular

Wetumpka

Annual Flower Spectacular featuring plants not usually seen in Alabama, including masses of Poppies. Poppies are popping and Photographers are stopping! Beautiful color in all directions. Open Fridays and Saturdays from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, and Sundays from noon to 5:00 pm.

May 04, 2018

Shoals Symphony at UNA: Disney LIVE! Ratatouille

Florence

The Shoals Symphony at UNA presents Disney LIVE! "Ratatouille" on Friday, May 4, at 7 p.m.

May 04, 2018 to May 25, 2018
May 04, 2018 to May 05, 2018

WhistleStop BBQ Festival

Huntsville

Come have a toe-tappin, barbeque-eatin' good time and best of all it's all for a good cause. All proceeds benefit EarlyWorks Children's Museum and educational programs for area children.

May 04, 2018 to May 05, 2018

Cullman StrawberryFest

Cullman

Cullman StrawberryFest features the best strawberries and produce in North Alabama. Along with our outstanding music venue, classic car show, arts and crafts, and scrumptious food vendors, visitors can plan to spend the whole day shopping in the unique stores in our downtown district, dancing to a variety of music playing at the Festhalle or visiting our historic districts via guided tours provided by the Cullman County Museum.

May 04, 2018 to May 05, 2018

2017 Gulf Coast Hot Air Balloon Festival

Foley

Pilots from across the U.S will participate and the festival will include balloon glows Friday and Saturday night, the World Famous Disc Connected K-9's Frisbee Dog Show, Carnival rides, Arts and Crafts vendors and great food and entertainment.

May 04, 2018 to May 05, 2018

26th Annual Wildflower Saturday

Fort Payne

Wildflower Saturday. 256-845-0051. www.alapark.com/DSP-Wildflower-Saturday. Free---All presentations & hikes are free to the Public and no registration required. DeSoto State Park and Lodge---Join DeSoto State Park staff & volunteers for a wonderful weekend of learning about the many species of blooming plants found on Lookout Mountain. Choose to stay the whole weekend, or just come for the day to enjoy the hikes and programs. Friday Welcome Social at 6 p.m. Choose from 3 separate hikes on Saturday, each hike with different leaders at 9:00, 1:00, & 3:00, and a wildflower presentation at DeSoto Lodge at 7:15 p.m.

May 05, 2018

Chunnenuggee Fair, 39th Annual

Union Springs

May 5, 2018. Union Springs, Alabama 39th Annual Chunnenuggee Fair . General: 334-738-4060, vendors: 334-738-8683. www.chunnenuggeefair.com. Juried fine arts and crafts fair with live entertainment, food and crafts vendors, children's games, door prizes and cake sale. 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

May 05, 2018

Alabama Wildlife Center's Baby Bird Shower

Pelham

You're invited! How tweet it is: we're expecting about 1,000 baby birds!!

May 05, 2018

Bird Walk for Beginners (& History Buffs)

Orrville

POWs at Cahawba swore that the end of the Civil War was foretold by a dove that appeared in the prison. Maybe birds should be watched! Grab your binoculars and bird guide, and learn the basics of bird identification from an experienced birder on this easy two-hour walk through historic Old Cahawba.

May 05, 2018

Mayfest 2018

Atmore

Food, Arts & Crafts, Children's rides and activities, beautiful baby contest and pooch parade.

May 05, 2018
May 05, 2018

Garden in the Park

Opelika

Garden in the Park is a free arts festival. Items for sale include pottery, paintings, children clothes, plants, furniture and jewelry.

May 05, 2018

George Washington Carver Commemorative Festival

Tuskegee

www.carverfestival.org. Downtown on the Square-- Annual community co-sponsored event commemorating the life and work of Dr. George Washington Carver with music, arts, crafts and other multi-generational activities. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. 334-727-7798

May 05, 2018

For the Love of Art

Grove Hill

Street Dance event featuring art, music, food, and silent auction.

May 05, 2018

Trussville City Fest

Trussville

Call 205-655-7535. www.trussvillecityfest.com. Admission charged at gate. The Mall, Downtown--Family event with entertainment, food, kids' activities, fireworks and more. Sat., 11 a.m.-9 p.m.

May 05, 2018

Garden In The Park

Opelika

Garden in the Park is Opelika's annual art show featuring all handmade and natural items. Items for sale include paintings, children clothes, paintings, yard art and jewelry. A variety of local groups will be performing on the stage throughout day. Children activities include Farmer Brown Party Animals, bouncy houses, Home Depot contruction kits and face painting. Food such as funnel cakes, barbque, polish sausage and seafood will be avaliable. Tree seedlings will also be given away during Garden in the Park. There is no admission fee.

May 05, 2018

Vulcan Park and Museum's Spring Walking Tour Series

Birmingham

Join Vulcan Park and Museum and friends for an educational and fun walking tour series of Birmingham’s neighborhoods.

May 05, 2018

We Love Homewood Day

Homewood

We Love Homewood Day. 205-332-6705. homewoodparks.com. Free. Homewood Central Park and Edgewood--Music, games, inflatables, etc., with a parade to the Edgewood Business District for more family fun. 10 a.m.-10 p.m.

May 05, 2018 to May 06, 2018

Much Ado About Nothing

Montgomery

“Sigh no more, ladies, sigh no more, men were deceivers ever…” The delightfully antagonistic relationship of Beatrice and Benedick is at the heart of this Shakespearean comedy. They skewer each other with witty repartee until they must join forces to save innocent young lovers threatened by a common enemy.

May 05, 2018

The Flimp Festival

Montgomery

The MMFA’s annual celebration of imagination, creativity, and good humor.

May 05, 2018

Mariachi Concert

Fort Payne

Mariachi Concert Join us for this annual Latino inspired event including a Mariachi concert, authentic cuisine and fun activities for the whole family.

May 05, 2018

Touch A Truck

Dothan

Admission charged. Landmark Park--Kids and adults will have a chance to see and explore big trucks and equipment. Refreshments for sale. 10 a.m.-1 p.m..

May 05, 2018

Free Comic Book Day

Huntsville

Free Comic Book Day at The DeeP! Every visitor gets FREE Comics from selected stock!

May 05, 2018

Alabama Bass Trail Tournament Series Lake Jordan Event

Wetumpka

Come watch the best Amateur Anglers in the Southeast weigh in their catch for chance to win $10,000 dollars!

May 05, 2018

Derby Day at the Stables

Alexander City

May 6, Alexander City. Derby Day at the Stables. 256-397-1019. www.russelllandsonlakemartin.com. The Stables at Russell Crossroads Fundraising event for Children's Harbor with food, music and viewing of the "Run for the Roses." 4pm-6pm

May 05, 2018 to May 06, 2018

Blessing of the Fleet

Bayou La Batre

251-824-2415. www.fleetblessing.org. Free. St. Margaret's Catholic Church--Throughout the weekend, festival-goers can enjoy an arts and crafts festival, a working water front exhibit, a gumbo cook-off, bayou boat tours, bingo, a certified 4-mile run, kayaking, a land parade, various raffles and children’s activities. Great food is always available, including seafood dishes.

May 05, 2018

Yatta Abba Day

Abbeville

Yatta Abba Day. 334-585-2273. www.facebook.com/yattaabbaday. Free. Downtown Square--Entertainment, garden items arts and crafts, children's activities, food vendors and more. 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

May 06, 2018

Alabama Wildlife Center & Exploring Natural Alabama - Those Amazing Fishes of Alabama

Pelham

Alabama is blessed with 77,000 miles of freshwater rivers and streams. This program will showcase many fish species that call Alabama's waterways home. Complimentary refreshments are offered at 1:30 pm at the Oak Mountain Interpretive Center (next door to AWC) followed by the program at 2:00 pm.

May 06, 2018
May 08, 2018

42nd Annual Hike/Bike/Run

Valley

Valley. Fee for participants only. Valley Haven School--A day of events including a 1 or 5 mile hike, a 10 or 20 mile bike ride, and a one mile, 5K or 10.5K run. Free food and children’s activities available. 334-756-7801

May 10, 2018

Holy Communion for Ascension Day

Birmingham

Holy Communion for the Feast of the Ascension, 6:00 p.m., sung by the Cathedral Choir, under the direction of Frederick Teardo.

May 11, 2018 to May 12, 2018

Prattville CityFest

Prattville

Arts and Crafts festival with food, entertainment, and children's activities. Free Concert - Friday; 7pm until 11pm Arts & Crafts - Saturday; 9am until 5pm Contact - Prattville Chamber (334)365-7392 Check out more details on our website www.prattvillecityfest.com

May 11, 2018 to May 12, 2018

Buck Creek Festival

Helena

May 11-12, Helena. Buck Creek Festival. 205-296-6153 or 205-527-2415 or 205-410-4496 www.buckcreekfestival.com. Free. Helena Amphitheater Park--Two days of live music, arts & crafts, food, children's activities and a rubber duck race on Saturday. Fri., 6-10 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m.-10 p.m.

May 11, 2018

National Public Gardens Day

Theodore

Tour the Greenhouses at Bellingrath Gardens and Home on National Public Gardens Day and get a behind-the-scenes look at our horticulture schedule.

May 11, 2018 to May 20, 2018

The Importance of Being Earnest

Pelham

A modern retelling of a classic comedy!

May 11, 2018 to May 13, 2018

Homestead Hollow Spring Arts and Crafts Festival

Springville

Homestead Hollow Arts and Crafts Festival. 205-467-2002. www.homesteadhollow.com. Homestead Hollow--Festival featuring handmade and hand decorated arts and crafts with a recreated pioneer village, demonstrators, children's activities, live entertainment, delicious food. 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

May 11, 2018 to May 12, 2018

Guin Mayfest 2018

Guin

Guin Mayfest. 205-468-2242. www.guinal.org. Free. Downtown--Live band on Friday night plus local entertainment, arts and crafts, food, carnival and more. Fri., 5-10 p.m.; Sat., 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

May 11, 2018 to May 12, 2018

Fire on the the Mountain BBQ Cook-Off and Spring Festival

Arab

BBQ cook-off, live entertainment, car show, arts and crafts vendors, children's activities and more.

May 11, 2018 to May 27, 2018

Smokey Joe's Cafe

Birmingham

The songs and legendary hit-makers Mike Stoller and Jerry Leiber come to life in the Rock and Roll musical revue, Smokey Joe's Cafe. Packed with memorable tunes like, "Hound Dog," "Love Potion #9," "On Broadway," and "Stand By Me," it is the longest-running revue in Broadway history.

May 11, 2018
May 11, 2018
May 12, 2018 to May 13, 2018

Birmingham Rose Show

Birmingham

Birmingham Rose Show. 205-585-9687. www.birminghamrose.org. Free. Birmingham Botanical Gardens--A weekend of roses, with many contest categories, including a photography division. Educational seminars on rose care will also be offered. Sat.-Sun., 1-4 p.m.

May 12, 2018 to May 31, 2018

Annual Youth Art Show

Prattville

Prattauga Art Guild Annual Youth Art Show for students in Autauga County, public, private or home schools grades k-12. Art will be on exhibit at the Prattville Creative Arts Center and Gallery during the month of May.

May 12, 2018 to May 31, 2018

Annual Youth Art Show

Prattville

Prattauga Art Guild Annual Youth Art Show for students in Autauga County, public, private or home schools grades k-12. Art will be on exhibit at the Prattville Creative Arts Center and Gallery during the month of May.

May 12, 2018

Alabama Bass Trail Tournament Series Weiss Lake Event

Leesburg

Come watch the best Amateur Anglers in the Southeast weigh in their catch for a chance to win $10,000 dollars!

May 12, 2018

Mother's Day Brunch 2018

Birmingham

Seating at 10:30a.m. Cost is $25/person; includes admission into the house museum. Reservations Required.

May 12, 2018

Mtn Brook Art in the Village 38th Spring Art Festival

Mountain Brook

ART IN THE VILLAGE , Mtn Brook's 38th annual art festival, & music, too!

May 12, 2018
May 12, 2018

Orange Beach Wine Festival

Orange Beach

The Orange Beach Wine Fest is one of the most cherished tickets on the island. Over 120 wines, three live music acts, food from distinguished local restaurants, boat tours of the bay, custom wine glass, custom wine bag, and even craft beer for the un-winies.

May 12, 2018

Old Alabama Town Herb Society Herb Day Festival

Montgomery

Herb Day is an annual event organized by the Old Alabama Town Herb Society, whose goal is to promote the growth, use and preservation of herbs. Proceeds from the event are used to maintain the herb gardens at Old Alabama Town and other community projects. For more information, contact Old Alabama Town at 334-240-4500. 8 a.m.-3 p.m.

May 12, 2018

Springfest in Brundidge

Brundidge

334-735-9191. Free. Downtown Brundidge--Arts, crafts, entertainment, food, motorcyle run, parade, kid's corner. 8:30 a.m. until.

May 12, 2018 to May 13, 2018

Foley Art in the Park

Foley

Foley Art in the Park. 251-943-4381 www.facebook.com/FoleyArtCenter. Free. John B. Foley Park, Corner of U.S. Hwys. 59 & 98--Held Mother's Day weekend and featuring arts & crafts, entertainment, children's activity area and a variety of food by local chefs. 9 a.m.-5 p.m..

May 13, 2018
May 13, 2018
May 13, 2018

Bellingrath Mother's Day Evening Garden Concert

Theodore

Mother's Day Evening Garden Concert at Bellingrath Gardens and Home. www.bellingrath.org. Admission charged. The Mobile Symphony Youth Orchestra will present its annual Mother's Day concert on Live Oak Plaza. 5:30 p.m.

May 14, 2018 to May 20, 2018

Regions Tradition

Birmingham

One of the major championships of the PGA TOUR Champions.. come see defending champion Bernhard Langer, along with golfs greats as they play right in our own backyards.

May 15, 2018 to March 18, 2018

Alabama Story

Birmingham

This season RMTC will host a four-day festival of powerful work that will inspire, engage, and transform audiences. With panel discussions, dramatic readings of new works, RMTC will lead our city in a human rights’ experience unlike any other.

May 17, 2018 to May 20, 2018

U.S. 11 Antique Alley

Cuba

The World's Longest Yard Sale" along US Highway 11, In Cuba, booths are set-up in the Old McElroy Parking lot at the intersection of Highways 80 and 11. Booths are set-up in downtown Livingston along Highway 11; contact the Chamber for more information about booth set-up.

May 17, 2018 to May 20, 2018

US 11 Antique Alley Yard Sale

Fort Payne

May 17 - 20, Fort Payne. U.S. 11 Antique Alley Yard Sale. 256-845-3957. www.us11antiquealley.com. Free. U.S. Hwy 11--More than 500 miles of yard sales. Explore historic areas such as the 1889 district of Fort Payne. Sunrise to sunset.

May 17, 2018

May Third Thursday

Gadsden

Grab your coolers, dinner and a lawn chair and join us at the water wall from 6pm-8:00pm. Kick back and enjoy great music in this relaxing atmosphere!

May 17, 2018 to May 19, 2018

Shoals Storytelling Festival

Florence

Join the best story-tellers in the nation for two days of music, history, and BIG stories!

May 17, 2018 to May 27, 2018

Second Samuel Performance

Tuscaloosa

It's the late 1940s in Second Samuel, a sleepy, south Georgia town where it's hard to keep a secret, but everybody's got one. This was the summer the beloved music teacher, Miss Gertrude, passed away. As her friends and neighbors prepared for her funeral, her mysteries were unveiled. Nobody could have imagined how the death of one sweet little old lady would turn the entire town upside down! Would Second Samuel ever be normal again?

May 18, 2018 to May 20, 2018

Hangout Music Festival 2018

Gulf Shores

The Hangout Music Festival has been recognized as one of the premiere live music events in the United States with a beach setting that is part music festival and part dream vacation. The festival is located on the white sandy beaches of Gulf Shores, AL – just a short drive from the Pensacola FL and Mobile AL airports. Each year at the Hangout Festival, fans are treated to some of the biggest names in music alongside new emerging acts.

May 18, 2018

Hike of 7 Waterfalls

Fort Payne

A beautiful hike with unique waterfalls

May 18, 2018 to May 19, 2018

Shoals Front Porch Storytelling Festival 2018

Florence

The Shoals Front Porch Storytelling Festival. Nationally and internationally known tellers share their stories. Friday-Saturday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and evening event 7-9 p.m. Visit website for schedule and more information.

May 18, 2018 to May 19, 2018

Poke Salat Festival

Arab

Arab's Poke Salat Festival. 256-586-0345 Downtown Arab-- Arts & crafts, kid's activities, music and food.

May 18, 2018 to June 08, 2018

Music and a Movie in the Park/Marketplace

Foley

Arts and crafts, plants, baked good and more with live entertainment and a movie under the stars on a big screen, Bring lawn chairs or a blanket.

May 18, 2018 to May 19, 2018

Logan Martin Lake Fest and Boat Show

Cropwell

Attendees can test drive boats, and there will be live music, food vendors, lake lifestyle vendors and a fireworks show Friday night at 8 p.m. Fri., 4-10 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Sun., 12-5 p.m.

May 18, 2018 to August 19, 2018

Linda Mitchell and Mary Anne Mitchell's Works on Exhibition

Gadsden

View the works of sisters Mary Anne Mitchell and Linda Mitchell.

May 18, 2018 to August 17, 2018

Singing in the Park

Athens

Singing in the Park, every 3rd Friday night of each month (May- August) 6-8 p.m. on the steps of the Limestone County Courthouse.

May 18, 2018 to September 14, 2018

Friday On The Green

Alexander City

Family Fun With Music and Lawn Games

May 18, 2018 to May 19, 2018

36th Annual Limestone Sheriff's Rodeo

Athens

Rodeo Week in Athens-Rodeo Parade, Kid's free pony rides, Street Dance & Fashion Show, Special Needs Rodeo, Miss Limestone Rodeo Pageant with winner going on to Miss Rodeo USA, and the biggest outdoor rodeo East of the Mississippi, with World Champions every year.

May 19, 2018

The Festival at the Well

Glenwood

The Festival at the Well. 334-335-3426 or 334-335-3165. Admission charged. Downtown at the Well--Arts & crafts, food, live entertainment, and a street dance. 9 a.m.-midnight.

May 19, 2018 to May 20, 2018

Mentone Rhododendron Festival

Mentone

May 19 - 20, Mentone RhododendronFestival@gmail.com Free. Mentone Brow Park. Live music, arts & crafts, food and more. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

May 19, 2018

Soul Stock

Decatur

Soul Stock. 800-524-6181. www.soulstock.com. Free. Point Mallard Park---Contemporary Christian music festival.

May 19, 2018 to May 20, 2018

Thunder On the Bay

Dauphin Island

The well-preserved ramparts of Fort Gaines have guarded the entrance to Mobile Bay for more than 150 years. Now a fascinating historic site, the Fort stands at the eastern tip of Dauphin Island where it commands panoramic views of the bay and the Gulf of Mexico. The event highlights Fort Gaines integral role in the Battle of Mobile Bay. Come and experience a living history day for the whole family, the upcoming 154th Battle of Mobile Bay Sponsored by the 6th Alabama Cavalry, the Alabama Division of Reenactors.

May 19, 2018

Prattville's Annual Touch A Truck Event

Prattville

Prattville's Annual Touch A Truck Event brings children and families out to learn about and experience different types of vehicles that they see in everyday life.

May 19, 2018

Sheffield Street Party

Sheffield

Annual downtown street party with musical entertainment.

May 19, 2018

25th Annual Uriah Cotton Patch Festival

Uriah

Arts, Crafts, Food Vendors, entertainment, petting zoo, lots of children's activities!...and much more! For more information call Patricia McCullers at 251-862-2279 or 251-294-2253.

May 19, 2018

Blue Star Salute Celebration

Mobile

Celebrate Armed Forces Day honoring our military. The day begins with a 5K Run and continues with presentations, music and a memorial service honoring those Alabamians who have fallen.

May 19, 2018 to May 20, 2018

Bi-Annual Garden Tour Presented by the Lee County Master Gardeners

Auburn

Join the Lee County Master Gardeners of Alabama on May 19, 2018 from 9-5pm and May 20, 2018 from 12-5pm for their Bi-Annual Garden Tour! This year's Garden Tour Coordinators are Master Gardeners Rhonda Hardgrave and Sheila Allen.

May 19, 2018 to May 20, 2018

Arts Alive Festival

Florence

Arts Alive Festival

May 19, 2018

Camp Smile-a-Mile Ride of Love

Alexander City

Join us as we welcome bicycle riders on their last leg of the race. They will start their ride in Tuscaloosa and ride to Children's Harbor to raise money and awareness for the camps held for children and families living with and fighting cancer.

May 19, 2018

Daylily Art & Garden Festival

Headland

Held the 3rd Saturday in May, this event features art and garden craft vendors, a youth art contest, daylilies & other plants, garden-related vendors, farmers market, jazz music, and hands-on art and gardening activities for children.

May 19, 2018 to May 20, 2018

XTERRA Oak Mountain

Pelham

XTERRA is celebrating its 13th year of triathlon and trail run racing at Oak Mountain State Park in Shelby County, Alabama on May 19-20.

May 19, 2018

East Alabama Old Car Club 44th Annual Old Car Show

Opelika

East Alabama Old Car Club's 44th Annual Old Car Show Saturday May 19, 2018 Hosted by USA Town Center 1220 Fox Run Ave., Opelika, AL - I-85 at Exit 62. 8:00 am - 11:00 am: REGISTRATION / TROPHIES awarded by 2:30 pm or ASAP thereafter. Entry Fee: $20.00 for first entry; $5.00 each for additional entries. Dash plaques will be awarded to the first 100 registrants. Show Chairman: Buddy Graves (334) 826-9826 (no texts) Additional Contact: Larry Rodgers (334) 332-6026 East Alabama Old Car Club P. O. Box 1513 Opelika, AL 36803-1513

May 19, 2018

Prattville Annual Mayor's Bike Ride

Prattville

Mayor's Bike Ride is held in conjunction with National Kids to Park Day and will begin at 9:45am at Upper Kingston Park and end at Pratt Park just in time for the Touch A Truck Event.

May 19, 2018

Catfish Festival

Scottsboro

Catfish Festival. 256-259-1503. Fun Family Festival. Jackson County Park. 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

May 19, 2018

Creek Bank Festival, 24nd Annual

Leeds

FREE Admission - FREE Parking - Stage Entertainment, Craft & Food Vendors, Mascot Challenge, Lip Sync Contest, Dog Events, Dog Pageants, Cruisin' the Creek Bank Car Show - Plenty of Food, Fun & Fellowship - a Great Family Fun Day!

May 19, 2018

Cahaba Lily Festival

West Blocton

Cahaba Lily Festival. 205-938-7304 or 205-938-7622. www.cahabalily.com. Free. Cahaba Lily Center, Main St.--Morning program is held indoors and features a leading authority on the Cahaba Lily with other wildflower speakers. Lunch is provided, followed by a trip to view the lilies on the beautiful Cahaba River. 9 a.m.

May 19, 2018

Arley Day Festival, Car Show & Parade, 44th Annual

Arley

The 45th Arley Day Festival will be held on Saturday, May 19, 2018 from 7 to 3pm. This annual event is free to the public and hosts a car show, activities for all ages, great food, good music and unique hand made crafts. Contact: arleywomensclub@gmail.com,or arleywomensclub.org

May 20, 2018

Miss Bessie's Birthday

Theodore

Bessie Morse Bellingrath was born May 20, 1878, in Mobile, Alabama. On this date, we celebrate her 140th birthday.

May 20, 2018 to July 29, 2018

77th Annual National Watercolor Society Exhibition

Auburn

The Watercolor Society of Alabama was organized in 1939 and has been a continuing and vibrant influence in advancing the art of watercolor painting and in contributing to the enrichment of the cultural environment of the citizens of the State of Alabama.

May 20, 2018 to June 29, 2018

Gulf Coast Contemporary: Selected works from artists in lower Alabama exhibit

Tuscumbia

Gulf Coast Contemporary: Selected works from artists in lower Alabama exhibit

May 20, 2018

Beyond the Gates Garden Tour

Gadsden

Join us for the third annual Beyond the Gates, an exclusive tour of some of Gadsden's most impressive backyards, gardens, pools, and views.The day begins at 10 am with a reception with light refreshments in the Hardin Center’s courtyard. From there, take the tour in any order you choose.

May 20, 2018

Cheaha Challenge Gran Fondo Century & ULTRA Ride - Jacksonville, AL

Jacksonville

The 26th Annual Cheaha Challenge Gran Fondo Century & ULTRA ride, and the 4th Annual Chief Ladiga Trail family ride, will take place on Sunday, May 20, 2018.

May 21, 2018 to May 26, 2018

Southeastern Plein Air Invitational

Gadsden

Southeastern Plein Air Invitational. 256-546-7365. www.gadsdenmuseum.com. Free. Professional plein air artists will paint on location for 5 days in the Gadsden/Etowah County area; their art will remain on exhibit and will be available for purchase.

May 23, 2018

World Turtle Day

Gadsden

Celebrate World Turtle Day Meet Goldie, Learn Fun Turtle Fun Facts, See the Real Tortoise and the Hare, Wear your favorite Green shirt, Taste Turtle Food and much more!

May 25, 2018 to May 26, 2018

Coalfest

Brilliant

Coalfest. 205-465-2281. www.brilliantal.org. Free. Brilliant--Live bands, food, arts and crafts, clogging, children attractions, and more. Also, state checkers champions play local politicians. Fri. night and all day Sat..

May 25, 2018 to May 26, 2018

Shades of Bluegrass Festival---May 2018

Rogersville

Shades of Bluegrass Festival is held two times a year at the Rogersville Recreation Park. Shade Tree area for jammers, food vendors, craft vendors, RV parking with hook-up and bathhouse. Space for primitive camping as well.

May 25, 2018

Daikin Festival

Decatur

Daikin Festival. 800-524-6181. www.decaturcvb.org. Free. Morgan County Fairgrounds--Free. Japanese Festival featuring music, children's activities, hot -air balloons and food. 6 p.m.

May 25, 2018 to May 27, 2018

RXR Fest

Alexander City

RXR Fest is a FREE 3 day music festival held on the Town Green at Russell Crossroads.

May 26, 2018 to May 27, 2018

Art on the Lake

Eclectic

Art on the Lake. 334 857-2133. www.childrensharbor.com. Free. Children's Harbor---More than 40 artists display and sell their works, including canvas art, pottery, jewelry and more. Also, music, concessions and kid's activities throughout the day. Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

May 26, 2018

LuLuPalooza

Gulf Shores

LuLuPalooza kicks off our Summer Season & helps us celebrate MEMORIAL WEEKEND! Come enjoy this FUN filled FREE DAY of MUSIC! Saturday May 26, 2018! Music will start at 2:00pm and ROCK all night long on the outdoor boat stage! Get ready to boogie your way into our Summer Season 2018!

May 26, 2018 to September 15, 2018

Prattville/Autauga Farmers Market

Prattville

The Prattville/Autauga Farmers Market is a Certified Market and features locally grown fruits and vegetables, as well as baked goods, honey, plants, herbs, hand made bath and beauty products, guests cooks, music and more.

May 26, 2018

Living History Memorial Day Tribute

Gulf Shores

A Memorial Day Tribute to remember those who gave their lives in service at Fort Morgan.

May 26, 2018

Smith Lake Park Memorial Day Festival

Cullman

RV and Tent camping available. Pool will be open. Music Festival and Craft vendors Food Vendors Contests & more

May 26, 2018 to May 27, 2018

Alabama Jubilee Hot Air Balloon Festival

Decatur

May 27 - 28, Decatur. 800-524-6181. www.alabamajubilee.net. Free. Point Mallard Park. Enjoy balloon races, key grab, tether rides, balloon glow, arts and crafts, entertainment and more. 6 a.m.-10 p.m.

May 27, 2018

Goose Pond Island Half Iron & Sprint Triathlon

Scottsboro

Swim, Bike, & Run in the most beautiful of marathon venues!

May 28, 2018

Memorial Day at the Alabama National Cemetery

Montevallo

Memorial Day Observance at Alabama National Cemetery to honor our Veterans. Ceremony will include a Flyover, Patriotic music, Ceremonial Wreath Laying, Rifle Salute and Taps.

May 28, 2018

Memorial Day at the American Village

Montevallo

Join the American Village in a day of remembrance for those in every generation who have served and sacrificed for the cause of liberty.

May 28, 2018 to June 03, 2018

Bluegrass On The Plains

Auburn

Bluegrass fans will be gathering together on the Auburn Plains to hear music, eat from the many food vendors, and celebrate the Memorial Day week. The music event will also include a memorial day BBQ, brush fires, a potluck, arts & crafts, vendors and workshops for festival goers to participate in.

May 28, 2018

Memorial Day Ceremony

Sheffield

Memorial Ceremony

May 31, 2018 to June 01, 2018

Jason Petty's Hank Williams: The Lonesome Tour

Union Springs

Hank Williams is Alabama's own country music legend.

June 01, 2018

June First Friday

Gadsden

Enjoy live entertainment, great food, classic cars & special offers. Fun for the entire family! Shop your favorite stores. Dine in our local restaurants. Check out art exhibits. Discover all that is great about Downtown Gadsden!

June 01, 2018 to June 02, 2018

Alabama Children's Classic Bass Tournament

Eufaula

Annual charity bass tournament to benefit Children's of Alabama Hospital.

June 01, 2018 to June 30, 2018
June 01, 2018 to June 30, 2018

June is bustin' out all over, with beds of annuals and flowery shrubs!

Wetumpka

June is bustin' out all over, with beds of annuals and flowery shrubs! Copies of famous statues set against brilliant flowers in "Alabama's Little Corner of Greece". Open Fridays and Saturdays from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, and Sundays from noon to 5:00 pm.

June 01, 2018 to June 30, 2018

Muleday/Chickenfest

Gordo

Visit website or call for exact event date. Muleday/Chickenfest. 205-364-7111. gordoareachamber.com. Admission charged. Main Street--Food, arts & crafts, musical entertainment, and mule parade. Fri., 6-11 p.m.; Sat., 8 a.m.-2 p.m.

June 01, 2018 to June 30, 2018

Rock the South

Cullman

Visit website for exact event date and details. Annual Music Festival Check the website for details www.rockthesouth.com

June 01, 2018 to June 30, 2018

Alabama Free Fishing Day - Tuskegee NF - Tuskegee, AL

Tuskegee

Alabama Free Fishing Day - Tuskegee NF

June 01, 2018
June 01, 2018

Celestial navigation-TAS Camp Sites---True Adventure Sports

Fort Payne

Learn about the stars and how to navigate by them.

June 01, 2018 to June 30, 2018
June 01, 2018 to June 29, 2018
June 01, 2018 to June 29, 2018
June 01, 2018

6th Annual Crawfish Bash

Bay Minette

This fun filled, good-eating event is great for the whole family. Event includes a car & truck show, corn hole tournament, live music and ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT crawfish until it's gone!

June 01, 2018 to June 02, 2018

5th Annual Singing Showdown

Oneonta

The Singing Showdown allows amateur vocalists to compete for cash prizes and gain exposure for their talent.

June 01, 2018

A Celebration of Memories: Kathryn Tucker Windham Annual Birthday Celebration

Thomasville

“A Celebration of Memories” to honor the life and legacy of Thomasville native Kathryn Tucker Windham. Call or visit website for more information. 334-637-3146

June 01, 2018 to June 02, 2018

Hank Williams Festival

Georgiana

334-376-2396. www.hankwilliamsfestival.com. Hank Williams Boyhood Home & Museum. Tribute to native son, Hank Williams, with country music, arts, crafts and food.

June 01, 2018 to June 02, 2018

50th Annual 911 Festival

Haleyville

2018 is the 50th anniversary of the 911 Festival! Haleyville is where the first 9-1-1 phone call was made on Feb. 16, 1968. Festival honors all police, fire and emergency personnel.

June 02, 2018

Summer Latino Festival

Powell

Latino Festival. 256-228-6001 ext. 2248. www.nacc.edu. Free. Northeast Alabama Community College Lawn--Live entertainment, arts & crafts, Latino food. Noon-4 p.m.

June 02, 2018

North Alabama African Heritage Festival

Tuscumbia

North Alabama African Heritage Festival. 256-381-1797. Free. Willie Green Recreation ParkOpportunity to explore African culture through art, fashions, crafts, music, and dance. Food vendors. 11 a.m.-9 p.m.

June 02, 2018

National Trails Day - Talladega NF - Talladega District

Talladega

National Trails Day - Contact Greg Scull

June 02, 2018

Alabaster City Fest

Hoover

16th Annual Alabaster City Fest. 205-664-6840. www.cityofalabaster.com. Free. Municipal Park, 500 Warrior Dr.--Live bands all day, arts, crafts and food vendors, childrens activities including inflatables, cruise-in car show, and more. 9 a.m.-9 p.m.

June 02, 2018

Parade, Pageant and Picnic in the Park

Courtland

Parade, Pageant and Picnic in the Park . 256-637-2707. Free. Downtown Historic District--5K run, fun run, children's parade, Miss Cotton Pageant, entertainment, games and concessions. 8 a.m.-8 p.m.

June 02, 2018 to June 03, 2018

Frontier Day Celebration

Florence

Step back in time and listen to dulcimer music while watching artisans in costumes creating baskets, brooms, quilts and much more.

June 02, 2018

Skyline Day Festival

Skyline

Skyline Day Festival. 256-587-3335. www.discoverjacksoncountyalabama.com. Free. Cumberland Mountain Park--Free entertainment and Catfish dinner. Starting at 10 a.m.

June 02, 2018

17th Annual June Fling

Oneonta

The June Fling is Oneonta's summer festival of fun that includes arts and crafts, music, classic cars, Kidz Fun Zone, great food, and more!

June 02, 2018

National Trails Day - Talladega NF - Talladega District

Talladega

National Trails Day - Contact Gloria Nielsen

June 02, 2018

B.Y.O (Bring Your Own) Bike Tour

Orrville

Explore Alabama's most famous ghost town on two wheels! During this one-hour tour, your guide will lead you over four miles of mostly unpaved roads, exploring a landscape of relics, ruins, and graveyards. Bring your bike, water, and snacks.

June 02, 2018

National Trails Day - Tuskegee NF - Tuskegee District

Tuskegee

National Trails Day - Contact Andrew Brown

June 02, 2018

Muscle Shoals Street Rod Run

Tuscumbia

Tuscumbia. Muscle Shoals Street Rod Run. 256-381-3518. www.colbertcountytourism.org. Free. Spring Park--Street Rod and vintage car show. 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

June 02, 2018

Summer on Main Street Festival

Roanoke

Summer on Main Street Festival. 334-863-6612. randolphcountyal.com. Free. Downtown--Arts and crafts, food, live entertainment, games and family fun.

June 03, 2018

Explore Mobile

Mobile

Explore Mobile A block party in Downtown Mobile celebrating local history, attractions, and restaurants in the Mobile Bay area

June 03, 2018

Vulcan's 114th Birthday Bash

Birmingham

Make plans to attend the BIGGEST birthday bash in Birmingham! Vulcan may be the world’s largest cast iron statue, but he still needs help blowing out his birthday candles!

June 03, 2018

Vulcan's 114th Birthday Bash!

Birmingham

Join us in celebrating Vulcan's 114th birthday! Sunday, June 3 from 12 - 4 p.m. $8 for adults and $6 for children FREE for children 4 and under and Vulcan Members Admission includes entrance to Vulcan Center Museum, Observation Tower, and our current exhibition Vulcan Keepsakes in Linn-Henley Gallery.

June 04, 2018 to September 10, 2018

Wet Summer Fun

Fort Payne

Lots of fun swimming, boating, and on jet skis

June 04, 2018 to June 09, 2018

Summer Youth Theatre Camps

Prattville

Way Off Broadway Theatre's Summer Youth Theatre Camp will include all aspects of the theatre, including not only acting, but also set and costume design, teamwork and confidence.

June 04, 2018 to September 25, 2017

Musical Mondays

Gadsden

A great way to spend your lunch break out of the office.

June 05, 2018 to July 31, 2018

Tuesday Evening Civil War Tours June & July 2018

Gulf Shores

Demonstrations of Civil War small arms drills will occur throughout the evening.

June 05, 2018 to June 10, 2018

Stevenson Depot Days

Stevenson

Downtown Stevenson. 256-437-3012 Stevenson City Park. Parades, pioneer breakfast, story telling, clogging, ice cream social and other period entertainment. Enjoy pro lawnmower racing and more 10 a.m.-9 p.m.

June 06, 2018 to July 25, 2018

Wonderful Wednesdays at Bellingrath Gardens and Home

Theodore

Wonderful Wednesdays at Bellingrath Gardens and Home. bellingrath.org. Who knew Wednesdays could be so wonderful? Every Wednesday in June and July, enjoy a special program about Bellingrath Gardens and Home, gardening, local history and nature.

June 07, 2018 to August 30, 2018

Thursdays at Arlington

Birmingham

Every Thursday of June, July, and August the public is invited to have lunch with us. Seatings at 11:30 and 1:00. Each week the menu is different. Cost is $18/person; includes admission into the house museum. Reservations Required.

June 08, 2018 to June 09, 2018

Alexander City Jazz Fest

Alexander City

256-234-3461. www.alexcityjazzfest.com and www.alexandercitychamber.com. Free. Alexander City--Friday night's event held at Strand Park, Tallapoosa St.; Saturday night's event held at The AMP, AL Hwy. 63, at Kowaliga 6-11 p.m.

June 08, 2018 to June 09, 2018

Smokin Railroad Street BBQ Cook-Off

Elkmont

Backyard BBQ Cookoff sponsored by the Elkmont Lions Club. Fun for the family. People's Choice contest, arts and crafts vendors, entertainment and more.

June 08, 2018 to June 10, 2018

Alabama State Games

Huntsville

Alabama State Games is June 8-10, 2018. It is spread across the city of Huntsville and Madison County area. With over 20 sports to choose from and an Olympic-style Opening Ceremony to kick off the weekend, you will not want to miss this opportunity.

June 08, 2018 to June 09, 2018

Alexander City Jazz Fest

Eclectic

The Alexander City Jazz Fest is a two night FREE event.

June 08, 2018

Y'all Connect

Homewood

Y’all Connect is an annual digital marketing conference in Birmingham. The mission is to give you practical takeaways in corporate storytelling.

June 08, 2018 to June 30, 2018

Beauty and the Beast

Birmingham

Disney's Beauty and the Beast is the classic story of Belle, a young woman in a provincial town, and the Beast, who is really a young prince trapped in a spell placed by an enchantress. If the Beast can learn to love and be loved, the curse will end and he will be transformed to his former self. But time is running out. If the Beast does not learn his lesson soon he and his household will doomed for all eternity.

June 08, 2018 to July 14, 2018

The "Miracle Worker" Play

Tuscumbia

Tuscumbia. The "Miracle Worker" Play. 256-383-4066. www.helenkellerbirthplace.org. Helen Keller Birthplace and Home--Now in it's 57th season, this Broadway-style play recalls the childhood of deaf-blind Helen Keller, "America's First Lady of Courage", and her gifted teacher, Anne Sullivan. Performances are Friday and Saturday evenings only. Gates open at 6:30 p.m.; play begins at 8 p.m..

June 09, 2018

Miss Alabama Pageant

Homewood

Birmingham/Homewood. Miss Alabama Pageant. 205-871-6276. missalabama.com. Admission charged. Samford University, Wright Center--The pageant will determine Alabama's representative for the Miss America Pageant. 7:30 p.m.

June 09, 2018

Family Fun Festival and Expo

Huntsville

A community event that offers face-to-face interactions with exhibitors that support families, fun, & learning!

June 09, 2018

Free Fee Day - Bankhead NF - Bankhead District

Double Springs

Free Fee Day - National Get Outdoors Day Contact Rita Patterson - 205-489-5111

June 09, 2018

Magic City Caribbean Food and Music Festival

Birmingham

Vibrant, festive celebration of Caribbean culture with music, food, vendors and colorful costumes.

June 09, 2018

Imagination Place's Family Expo and Kids' Fair

Gadsden

Join us for a family expo and kids’ fair produced by Imagination Place Children’s Museum.

June 09, 2018

National Get Outdoors Day - Tuskegee NF - Tuskegee District

Tuskegee

National Get Outdoors Day - Contact Andrew Brown

June 09, 2018 to August 19, 2018

Florence Neal: Works on Paper

Auburn

Auburn University alumna and New York-based artist Florence Neal will set up a working studio in the gallery adjacent to her exhibition.

June 09, 2018 to August 11, 2018

Market in the Park

Cullman

Local growers selling local produce & more!

June 09, 2018

Free Fee Day - Conecuh NF - Andalusia, AL

Andalusia

Free Fee Day - National Get Outdoors Day - Contact Tim Mersmann

June 09, 2018

Free Fee Day - Talladega NF - Shoal Creek District

Heflin

National Get Outdoors Day - Contact Greg Scull

June 09, 2018

Bluegrass on the Rim

Fort Payne

Bluegrass on the Rim Join us for the 5th Annual Bluegrass on the Rim Concert Saturday, June 9, 2018. Some of the finest bluegrass musicians in the industry along with some of the South’s best BBQ. Bring your lawn chair and join us at this year’s show!

June 09, 2018

Imagination Place's Kids' Fair

Gadsden

We’ll have a fun, family-friendly atmosphere with a wide variety of vendors showcasing services and products for children of all ages!

June 09, 2018

Alabama Bass Trail Tournament Series Lake Logan Martin Event

Pell City

Come watch the best Amateur Anglers in the Southeast weigh in their catch for a chance to win $10,000 dollars!

June 09, 2018

Black Creek Arts Festival

Fultondale

205-538-3676. Free. Black Creek Park. North Jefferson Art Alliance's annual festival featuring juried artists, music, children's arts activities and more.

June 09, 2018

Fuse Project's 5th Annual Dragon Boat Festival

Mobile

Register to row in Fuse Project's 5th Annual Dragon Boat Festival at USS ALABAMA Battleship Memorial Park on Saturday, June 9, 2018. Fuse Project supports tangible realistic projects that directly impact children in Mobile & Baldwin County.

June 11, 2018

Zip Line / Sky Swing Combo

Fort Payne

A High flying adventure swinging and zipping through the trees.

June 15, 2018 to June 16, 2018

Slocomb Tomato Festival

Slocomb

Come and enjoy this family-friendly festival! There will be entertainment, parades, music, gospel singing, recipe contests, a Ms. Tomato Pageant and more.

June 15, 2018

Night Sky Swing Adventure

Fort Payne

A high flying adventure at night

June 16, 2018

Alabama Blueberry Festival

Brewton

This 38th annual event has plenty to offer the whole family: live entertainment, an antique car show, food court, blueberry ice cream, and fresh blueberries and blueberry bushes for sale.

June 16, 2018

12th Annual RIDEYELLOW

Bay Minette

RIDEYELLOW is a charity bike ride held annually on the Saturday before Father's Day. It was founded in 2007 by Ann White-Spunner and Mary Trufant to raise awareness of cancer and to draft grassroots support for their mission of inspiring and empowering people affected by cancer. Since its inception, RIDEYELLOW has donated over $300,000 to various cancer charities! See website for more information.

June 16, 2018

Juneteenth Celebration

Scottsboro

Jun 20, Juneteenth Celebration. 256-609-4202. Free. West Willow Street. 10 a.m.-9 p.m.

June 16, 2018

Market Days @ the Chamber

Bay Minette

Market Days at the Chamber is held the 3rd Saturday of June, July and August each year from 9am - 1pm at the North Baldwin Chamber of Commerce.

June 16, 2018

Anniston Family Heritage Festival and Concert

Anniston

Something for All Family Members including Vendors, Free Kid Zone & Splash Pad! Come out with your lawn chairs and enjoy a day in the park with family and friends.

June 16, 2018

Mooresville Bicentennial: Behind the Picket Fence, History Lives

Mooresville

Enjoy an 1860s evening of entertainment as you experience Mooresville life during the Civil War as the Town interprets six events that occurred during wartime.

June 16, 2018

Classic Car Show

Autaugaville

Car/bike show 8 a.m.-noon.

June 16, 2018

NASA in the Park

Huntsville

The 5th Annual NASA in the Park event will be held on Saturday, June 16th, from 10 am - 3 pm at Big Spring Park East.

June 17, 2018

Father's Day at the Montgomery Zoo

Montgomery

Free admission for dads to the zoo and museum.

June 18, 2018 to June 22, 2018

Youth Art Camps

Prattville

Prattauga Art Guild Summer Youth Art Camp are taught by professional artist instructors and feature a many different projects in a variety of art media.

June 19, 2018

Extreme Night Hike

Fort Payne

2.5 hour hike filled with bouldering, scrambling, and spelunking

June 21, 2018

June Third Thursday

Gadsden

Grab your coolers, dinner and a lawn chair and join us at the water wall from 6pm-8:00pm. Kick back and enjoy great music in this relaxing atmosphere!

June 21, 2018

Military Appreciation Day

Montgomery

Free admission for active duty and retired military personnel and their dependent family members

June 21, 2018 to July 24, 2018

Art of the Dish Exhibit at Belle Mont Mansion

Tuscumbia

Individual and collectors exhibit 200 years of antique and vintage china.

June 21, 2018 to June 24, 2018

Helen Keller Festival

Tuscumbia

Tuscumbia. Helen Keller Festival.www.HelenKellerFestival.com. Admission charged. Downtown & Spring Park. Festival kicks off with a parade down Main Street and features more than 100 events, including headliner music artists, art and crafts and food vendors. Keller Kids educational activities, historic tours and trolley rides.

June 22, 2018 to June 23, 2018
June 22, 2018 to June 24, 2018

Guntersville Lake Hydrofest

Guntersville

Powerboat racing returns to Lake Guntersville. The event lineup includes the fastest and largest boats racing today- The Unlimited Series as well as a professional wakeboard exhibition, static displays, a boat show, great food and more!

June 22, 2018
June 23, 2018 to June 24, 2018

USS ALABAMA Living History Crew Drill

Mobile

See WWII history come to life when the members of the Living History Crew comes aboard ship. Call to battle stations and airplane attack at 1 p.m. on Saturday. Drills, exhibitions and weapon overview. Included in admission.

June 23, 2018 to June 30, 2018

Press Thornton Future Masters

Dothan

Welcome to the Press Thornton Future Masters Golf Tournament, one of the most traditionally rich junior tournaments in the world. An impressive list of golfing greats who have competed in the tournament continues to grow and includes past U.S. Open champions Hubert Green and Jerry Pate, Masters winner Larry Mize, PGA champions Bob Tway, Mark Brooks and Shawn Micheel, and British Open winner Ben Curtis. The Future Masters has become a proving ground for golf's brightest junior stars, but it is not, nor has it ever been, only about golf. It is about the spirit of competition, friendships made, sportsmanship on the course, and the challenge of preserving 68 years of growing golf.

June 23, 2018

Alabama Bass Trail Tournament Series Cooter's Pond/Alabama River Event

Prattville

Come watch the best Amateur Anglers in the Southeast weigh in the catch for a chance to win $10,000 dollars!

June 23, 2018 to June 30, 2018

Chilton County Peach Festival

Clanton

Join in as Chilton County celebrates Alabama peaches. Pageants and tournaments are held throughout the week, along with the Peach Run, art exhibitions, a cook-off, fishing tournament, live music, parades, live and silent auctions, barbecue and much more. Call 205-755-2400 for more information.

June 28, 2018

Extreme Night Hike

Fort Payne

A challenging team building hike through a rock maze.

June 28, 2018 to August 04, 2018

Athens Lions Club Kiddie Carnival

Athens

Make family memories with this seasonal attraction Athens Lions Kiddie Carnival with 10 rides for young children, concessions and bingo.

June 29, 2018 to June 30, 2018

Liberty Day Celebration

Columbiana

Downtown Main St.--Events will include arts, crafts, food, children's activities, museum tours, live music both Friday night and all day Saturday, Hall of Memories (First Baptist Church), Miss Shelby County and Miss Alabama signing autographs, patriotic parade, fireworks display, and more.

June 29, 2018

Peach Jam Jubilee

Clanton

Entertainment, Food, Arts & Crafts Vendors, Kid Zone and more. 205-755-2400

June 29, 2018

Grove Hill July 4th Celebration

Grove Hill

July 4th family fun day concluding with fireworks show.

June 30, 2018

Boaz Summer Concert & Fireworks Show

Boaz

Free Music Event with Food Trucks, Children's Play Area. Arts & Crafts and business booths.

June 30, 2018

148th Masonic Celebration

Florala

148th Masonic Celebration...Oldest continuous Masonic day celebration in the world. This celebration has been observed with a single omission since June 24, 1871. We offer entertainment from the youngest to the oldest.

June 30, 2018

Salute to American Independence 2018

Gulf Shores

Living History staff celebrate America's Independence through firing artillery, weapons demonstrations, and special tours.

July 01, 2018 to July 29, 2018

Crape Myrtle Show

Wetumpka

Crape Myrtle show with magnificent mature trees covered with masses of brilliant flowers throughout this 20-acre showplace. Open Fridays and Saturdays from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, and Sundays from noon to 5:00 pm.

July 01, 2018

Prattville Patriotic Concert

Prattville

Kicking off the Prattville Independence Day Events, the Patriotic Concert will feature the Prattville Pops Concert and Jazz Bands and the Community Chorus performing songs of patriotism.

July 01, 2018 to July 31, 2018

Coosa River Whitewater Festival

Wetumpka

Visit website or call for exact event date and schedule. Coosa River Whitewater Festival. www.coosariverwhitewaterfestival.com. Admission charged. Wetumpka Alabama and the Coosa River below Jordan Dam. Whitewater event for children and adults, novice and professional featuring canoeing, sit on top kayaking and recreational paddling, etc.

July 03, 2018 to July 04, 2018

Grand Bay Watermelon Festival

Grand Bay

The Annual Grand Bay Watermelon Festival is a fun, family event, celebrating the sweet Grand Bay Watermelons.

July 03, 2018

Jax Fest 2018

Jacksonville

Jacksonville. Jax Fest. 256-435-8115. www.jacksonville-al.org. Jacksonville Community Center and High School Stadium--A celebration of the 4th of July with fun activities at the community center and concluding with fireworks at the high school stadium. All day, with fireworks approx. 9 p.m.

July 04, 2018

Sand Mountain Potato Festival, 33rd Annual

Henagar

This area in northern Alabama is well known for its rich diversity of agricultural products, including potatoes. Celebrate that heritage with live music, entertainment, games, inflatables, a horseshoe tournament and more. The night ends with a bang with a spectacular fireworks display.

July 04, 2018

July 4th Celebration

Opp

City of Opp and Frank Jackson State Park presents July 4th Celebration

July 04, 2018

4th of July Celebration

Florence

Jul 4, Florence. July 4th Celebration. 256-740-4141. www.visitflorenceaL.com. Free

July 04, 2018

4th Of July Boat Parade

Alexander City

Jul 4, Alexander City. 4th of July Boat Parade . 334-857-2111. www.russellmarine.net. Free for participants only. Lake Martin Patriotically- decorated boats will parade from Kowaliga Marina to Children's Harbor and back. 10 a.m..

July 04, 2018

Fourth of July Fireworks on Lake Guntersville

Guntersville

Fireworks show on Lake Guntersville. Best viewed from Civitan Park and Lurleen B Wallace Drive. Free

July 04, 2018

July 4th Fireworks Show

Athens

Come and enjoy the Athens traditional Fireworks show as the night sky is lit with colorful blooms and arrays.

July 04, 2018
July 04, 2018

Prattville Independence Day Celebration

Prattville

A full day of 4th of July Fun starts with a parade at 9am, BBQ and Patriotic Program at 10am, Cardboard Boat Races at 10:30am, Concert at Stanley Jensen Stadium at 6pm and fireworks extravaganza at dark.

July 04, 2018

4th of July on the Tennessee River

Scottsboro

Community 4th of July Celebration featuring music, food, fireworks, and boat parade.

July 04, 2018

Thunder on the Mountain

Birmingham

For decades, Thunder on the Mountain has been hailed as one of the largest and most extravagant Independence Day traditions in the state of Alabama—and this year will be no exception

July 04, 2018

Spirit of America Festival

Decatur

Jul 4, Decatur. Spirit of America Festival. 800-232-5449 or 800-524-6181. www.spiritofamericafestival.com. Free. Point Mallard Park. A large fireworks show.

July 04, 2018

July 4th Celebration

Mobile

Celebrate July 4th on the banks of Mobile Bay. Patriotic concert, food, and fun. Fireworks presented by the City of Mobile at 9:00 pm. It's a Mobile tradition!

July 04, 2018 to July 15, 2018

Annie

Montgomery

“One of the best family musicals ever penned” – Chicago Tribune. The sun will come out tomorrow! Adults and children alike can’t resist the irrepressible optimism of Annie’s story of a special little orphan girl who refuses to give up hope. With a delightful cast and memorable song-and-dance numbers, such as “It’s A Hard Knock Life,” “Easy Street,” and “I Don’t Need Anything But You,” Annie delivers “the ultimate feel-good musical.” – Time.

July 04, 2018

4th of July Walking Parade

Sheffield

July 4, Sheffield. 4th of July Walking Parade. 256-381-3907. www.visitsheffieldaL.com. Free. Montgomery Avenue - Old fashioned walking parade with entries from baby carriages to wagons. 10 a.m.

July 04, 2018

Smith Lake Park Independence Day Festival

Cullman

Cullman. Smith Lake Park Independence Day Festival. 256-739-2916. www.cullmancountyparks.com/smithlake.htm.Admission charged. Smith Lake Park--All-day entertainment, arts, crafts, food, fireworks, putt-putt golf and more.

July 04, 2018

Independence Day 1776

Montevallo

Celebrate America's Birthday with red, white and blue family fun!

July 06, 2018 to July 07, 2018

Arti Gras

Alexander City

Come browse dozens of local artists' booths. Pottery, jewelry, sculpture, paintings and more

July 06, 2018

July First Friday

Gadsden

Enjoy live entertainment, great food, classic cars & special offers. Fun for the entire family! Shop your favorite stores. Dine in our local restaurants. Check out art exhibits. Discover all that is great about Downtown Gadsden!

July 06, 2018 to July 27, 2018
July 06, 2018
July 06, 2018 to July 15, 2018

Off-Broadway Production

Rainsville

The NACC Theater presents another superbly executed Broadway Musical.

July 07, 2018

Cherokee Independence Day Celebration

Cherokee

Cherokee Independence Day Celebration

July 12, 2018 to July 22, 2018

Once Upon a Mattress Performance

Tuscaloosa

This funny and irreverent musical is Broadway's retelling of "The Princess and the Pea." When Winnifred the Woebegone arrives at Prince Dauntless the Drab's castle hoping to win his hand, his overbearing mother, Queen Agravain, invents a test that only a true princess can hope to pass. Filled with songs, laughter, and romance, this is the perfect summer musical for the whole family!

July 12, 2018 to July 14, 2018

Space Camp Summerfest

Huntsville

Space Camp SummerFest is an annual three-day celebration at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center meant to bring together our community of Camp alumni and their families from all over the world, allowing them to reconnect with friends and applaud the accomplishments of fellow alumni.

July 13, 2018 to July 14, 2018

World Championship Domino Tournament

Andalusia

World Championship Domino Tournament. 334-222-2030 or 334-222-5830. Andalusia Kiwanis Fair Complex--More than 300 people will participate in this tournament featuring fun, fellowship and competition for all ages. More than $20,000 in cash and trophies will be awarded. Registration, 6:30 a.m.; games beginning at 8 a.m. with sweepstakes drawings at 7 p.m. Saturday

July 13, 2018 to August 05, 2018

Mamma Mia!

Birmingham

On the eve of her wedding, a daughter's quest to discover the identity of her father brings three men from her mother's past back to the Greek island paradise they last visited 20 years ago. The story-telling magic of ABBA's timeless songs propels this enchanting tale of love, laughter, and friendship, and every night everyone's having a the time of their lives!

July 14, 2018

Southside City Fest 2018

Southside

Southside City Fest. 256-442-9775. www.cityofsouthside.com. Free. Southside High School.--Arts and crafts, food vendors, children's rides and activities. 2-9 p.m.

July 14, 2018

2018 Shelby County Shindig

Columbiana

Annual BBQ Cook-off and Music Fest. Barbecue tasting, arts and crafts, entertainment and more.

July 17, 2018

Rock Climb/Rappel Combo

Fort Payne

Rock Climbing and rappelling in Northeast Alabama

July 19, 2018

July Third Thursday

Gadsden

Grab your coolers, dinner and a lawn chair and join us at the water wall from 6pm-8:00pm. Kick back and enjoy great music in this relaxing atmosphere!

July 19, 2018 to July 22, 2018

Barbasol PGA Championship

Opelika

Barbasol, America’s #1 men’s shaving cream brand, is bringing the PGA TOUR back to the Auburn/Opelika July 19 – 22, 2018. We invite you to be part of the excitement. From Masters and US Open winners to former Auburn and SEC golfers, come see the PGA TOUR pros and some of today's top collegiate golfers take on the challenging Lake Course at RTJ Grand National.

July 19, 2018

"Hot BBQ, Cool Blues"

Tuscumbia

Enjoy live music with a BBQ dinner.

July 19, 2018

Capital City Shape Notes Singing

Montgomery

Montgomery. Capital City Shape Notes Singing. 334-242-4076, ext 225. www.oldalabamatown.com. Free. Old Alabama Town--Singers sing from shape-note hymn books published in Alabama, including The Sacred Harp and Christian Harmony. 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m.

July 20, 2018 to July 21, 2018

Saddle Up for St. Jude

Tuscumbia

The largest horse-related event that benefits St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital, in the Southeast. Features major Country Music Artist, auction, trail rides, wagon rides, horse show, roping, seminars and demonstrations.

July 20, 2018 to July 22, 2018

84th Annual Alabama Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo

Dauphin Island

Alabama Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo. 251-471-0025. More than 3,000 anglers from at least 24 states will fish in the Gulf of Mexico for three days for a chance to win more than $400,000 in cash and prizes across 30 categories.

July 20, 2018 to August 05, 2018

Starstruck

Montgomery

In the midst of the Great Depression and impending war, a struggling Jewish family (well aware that family members have been disappearing overseas) escapes reality with dreams of Hollywood and romance. Starstruck is a world-premiere production developed through the Southern Writers’ Project.

July 20, 2018 to July 29, 2018

W.C. Handy Music Festival

Florence

The W.C. Handy Music Festival is a weeklong celebration of the musical heritage of northwest Alabama, honoring Florence native, W. C. Handy, "Father of the Blues." Over 200 events take place during the week, ranging from mini-concerts to headliner concerts, plays to art exhibits, picnics to restaurants and clubs. We are located almost equidistant from Nashville, Memphis and Birmingham. The area known as "The Shoals," where the majority of the events take place, includes the cities of Florence, Sheffield, Tuscumbia and Muscle Shoals.

July 21, 2018 to July 28, 2018

Berman Museum's Vintage Bazaar

Anniston

Shop or sell in this eight-day consignment sale of vintage and better quality items, benefitting Berman Museum.

July 21, 2018

Animal Enrichment Day

Montgomery

Presented in the form of special toys, unique scents, puzzles, boxed goodies or food treats, enrichment items provided to Zoo animals stimulate both mental and physical exercise. Enrichment keeps them active and engaged while reproducing their natural behaviors.

July 21, 2018

Wetumpka's River and Blues Music & Arts Festival

Wetumpka

This is a great event for family fun with music, arts, kidzone, food. Free to all! Two stages with continuous musical entertainment.

July 21, 2018

Market Days @ the Chamber

Bay Minette

Market Days at the Chamber is held the 3rd Saturday of June, July and August each year from 9am - 1pm at the North Baldwin Chamber of Commerce.

July 22, 2018 to August 31, 2018

ArtWorks, TVMA member artists work

Tuscumbia

ArtWorks, TVMA member artists work

July 23, 2018

Advanced Rappelling Class

Fort Payne

go beyond the basics of rappelling to be able to set rappels and rigs that are more complicated

July 26, 2018 to August 12, 2018

Prattville's Way Off Broadway Theatre

Prattville

The Way Off Broadway Theatre is a small community theatre with the enthusiasm and talent of a Broadway theatre. For more information at the production, contact the Special Events Office at 334-595-0854.

July 26, 2018 to July 29, 2018

"Steel Magnolias," a play at The Red Door Theatre

Union Springs

"Steel Magnolias" by Robert Harling is everyone's favorite comedy that makes you cry.

July 26, 2018 to August 05, 2018

Hairspray Jr.

Birmingham

The talented STARS performers from the Virginia Samford Theatre dazzle in this hilarious, tuneful, dance-ful musical set in 60s Baltimore.

July 27, 2018 to July 28, 2018

Cotton Pickin' BBQ Cook-Off

Hartselle

Cotton Pickin' BBQ Cook-Off. 256-773-4370. www.hartsellechamber.com. Free. Downtown--Alabama State Championship Barbecue Cook-off featuring Professional and Backyard teams from across the US. Sanctioned by the Kansas City BBQ Association.

July 27, 2018

Rolling On The River

Rogersville

Rolling On The River - Handyfest Event 6PM on the Joe Wheeler State Park Lodge Patio Free Entertainment

July 27, 2018
July 27, 2018 to July 28, 2018

Alabama Championship Tractor & Truck Pull

Athens

Alabama Championship Tractor & Truck Pull. Admission charged. Tanner High School

July 28, 2018

Chilton County Arts Festival

Clanton

Indoors, Fine and Folk Artists, vending only handmade items.

July 28, 2018

Vina July Fest

Vina

Vina July Fest . 256-356-9661. Free. Vina Fire Station--- Enjoy music, food, vendors, games, fireworks and more. 10 a.m.-10 p.m..

July 28, 2018

Music at the Mansion

Tuscumbia

Live Dixieland music event at the Mansion honoring W.C. Handy.

August 01, 2018 to August 31, 2018

Dothan Artifact Show

Dothan

Call or see website for exact date of event. 334-821-5823. www.dothanshow.com. Admission is $2.00 donation. WestGate Gym--Display of pipes, bowls, arrowheads, Civil War relics, fossils and more. Visit website for more information. 8 a.m.-3 p.m

August 01, 2018 to August 31, 2018

Alabama Restaurant Week

Statewide. Alabama Restaurant Week. 1-334-242-4169. www.alabama.travel. Various restaurants--Restaurants around the state, including many featured in the popular brochure "100 Dishes To Eat in Alabama Before You Die," invite diners to experience the wonderful culinary scene of Sweet Home Alabama. Participating restaurants will offer specials throughout the week.

August 01, 2018 to August 31, 2018

Birmingham Restaurant Week

Birmingham

Birmingham Restaurant Week celebrates Birmingham's acclaimed culinary culture by highlighting its locally owned and operated restaurants across the area.

August 01, 2018 to August 31, 2018

Music on the Mountain Festival

Rainsville

Visit website or call for exact event date Music on the Mountain Festival. 256-228-6001. www.nacc.edu. Admission charged. Northeast Alabama Community College-Tom Bevill Lyceum--Bluegrass and gospel music groups. 6-9 p.m. .

August 02, 2018 to August 05, 2018

31st Annual Worlds Longest Yard Sale

Fort Payne

Worlds Longest Yard Sale . 256-845-3957. www.discoverlookoutmountain.com. Free. Lookout Mountain Parkway--More than 650-miles of yard sales and unique treasure finds. Sunrise to sunset.

August 02, 2018 to August 05, 2018

Worlds Longest Yard Sale

Fort Payne

Aug 2 -5 Fort Payne. Worlds Longest Yard Sale . 256-845-3957. www.discoverlookoutmountain.com. Free. Lookout Mountain Parkway--More than 690-miles of yard sales and unique treasure finds. Sunrise to sunset.

August 02, 2018 to August 05, 2018

2018 World's Longest Yard Sale

Gadsden

690 miles of bargain bliss starts here in Gadsden, Alabama. You should, too! Sale starts at Noccalula Falls Park and heads north up the Lookout Mountain Parkway toward Chattanooga. Gas up, empty your trunk and slather on the sunscreen. This is one awesome road trip that can’t be missed!

August 03, 2018

August First Friday

Gadsden

Enjoy live entertainment, great food, classic cars & special offers. Fun for the entire family! Shop your favorite stores. Dine in our local restaurants. Check out art exhibits. Discover all that is great about Downtown Gadsden!

August 03, 2018 to August 04, 2018

Ardmore Police Reserve Rodeo

Ardmore

Come and enjoy bull riding, calf roping, barrel racing and much more. It's a great family event. Bring the kids and enjoy the rodeo clowns.

August 03, 2018 to September 28, 2018
August 03, 2018 to August 04, 2018

Piney Chapel American Farm Heritage Days

Athens

Piney Chapel American Farm Heritage Days. 256-431-6226. visitathensal.com. Admission charged. 20147 Elkton Rd., South of Piney Chapel School--Antique tractors and engines, arts & crafts, live entertainment, the Parade of Power, contests and more. Gates open at 7 a.m.

August 04, 2018

Sportsplex Kids Triathlon

Opelika

The Opelika Sportsplex Triathlon for Kids will be held on Saturday, August 4, 2018 at the Opelika Sportsplex and Aquatics Center for ages 6-15 (5 year olds may participate in the Kids Triathlon or the Small Fry Tri).

August 04, 2018

Evening Lake Tour

Fort Payne

A scenic guided canoe or kayak tour.

August 04, 2018

154th Commemorative of the Battle of Mobile Bay

Dauphin Island

The well-preserved ramparts of Fort Gaines have guarded the entrance to Mobile Bay for more than 150 years. Now a fascinating historic site, the Fort stands at the eastern tip of Dauphin Island where it commands panoramic views of the bay and the Gulf of Mexico.

August 04, 2018

Commemoration of the Battle of Mobile Bay & Siege of Fort Morgan 2018

Gulf Shores

A one day living history event commemorating the the events that happened at Mobile Bay August 5-23, 1864. The fort will come to life with drills and demonstrations of artillery by historical interpreters.

August 04, 2018

True Crime Walking Tour of Old Cahawba

Orrville

Despite its short-lived grasp on prosperity, civilization, and refinement, the city of Cahawba was in reality a frontier town that had never lost its frontier mentality. Join us for this one hour guided walking tour when Cahawba's corruption will be revealed.

August 04, 2018 to August 07, 2018

Alabama Governor's Conference on Tourism

Montgomery

Alabama Governors Conference on Tourism. 334-271-0050. www.algovernorsconference.com. Tourism professionals gather to learn about the economic impact of the industry on the economy, learn new strategies for marketing local attractions and amenities to visitors, raise money for scholarships through silent auctions and to celebrate achievements. . .

August 05, 2018 to August 26, 2018

Summer Flower Show

Wetumpka

Jasmine Hill Gardens and Outdoor Museum, just north of Montgomery off U. S. Hwy 231 at 3001 Jasmine Hill Road -- Bring a picnic to enjoy the bright colors of summer annuals which thrive in this 20-acre Classical Southern Garden. Crape myrtle trees add to the color throughout this garden filled with statuary, fountains, temple reproductions and pools. Stroll native stone walks and get a view of Alabama's Astrobleme where a meteorite struck over 85,000,000 years ago, leaving a 3-mile-wide crater. Open Fridays and Saturdays from 9 AM to 5 PM, and Sundays from noon to 5 PM.

August 05, 2018

Wake Up and Smell the Coffee Fundraiser Event

Prattville

The Wake Up and Smell the Coffee event is sponsored by the Prattauga Art Guild and will feature art, music, and literary readings by local and regional writers. Coffee and treats available for a donation to the art guild kiln and special projects fund.

August 06, 2018

Rescue Rappelling Certification Class

Fort Payne

Get certified in rescue level rappelling

August 06, 2018 to August 31, 2018

Art Exhibit featuring Top Volunteers of Prattauga Art Guild

Prattville

Art Exhibit featuring works in a variety of styles and art media by local and regional artists who have supported the arts through their volunteer efforts.

August 06, 2018

Founder's Day, Mr. Bellingrath's Birthday

Theodore

Aug 6, Mobile. Founder's Day, Mr. Bellingrath's Birthday. 251-973-2217. www.bellingrath.org. Free admission to residents of Mobile and Baldwin Counties.

August 10, 2018 to August 18, 2018

Sylvia

Pelham

What happens when the other woman in your marriage is the dog? Sophisticated, modern comedy!

August 10, 2018 to August 11, 2018

Main Street Music Festival

Albertville

Music festival with national and regional entertainment on two stages; arts, crafts and food vendors and more!

August 11, 2018

Magical Creatures

Montgomery

Meet some of the magical animals featured in movies like Harry Potter and The Hobbit. Geared for children ages 4-10 years old. Advanced reservations required.

August 11, 2018

Yard Party for Art

Dothan

Yard Party for Art is the Wiregrass Museum of Art's annual music and art event to raise money for art education.

August 11, 2018

Keep the Spirit of '45 Alive Day

Montevallo

Keep the Spirit of '45 Alive Day. 205-680-3413. Free. Alabama National Cemetery--A commemoration of the end of World War II on Aug. 14, 1945 by celebrating a National Day of Remembrance. 6:30 p.m.

August 16, 2018

Night Sky Swing Adventure

Fort Payne

Fun adrenaline rush on a huge swing

August 16, 2018

August Third Thursday

Gadsden

Grab your coolers, dinner and a lawn chair and join us at the water wall from 6pm-8:00pm. Kick back and enjoy great music in this relaxing atmosphere!

August 17, 2018 to August 18, 2018

Franklin County Watermelon Festival

Russellville

The Franklin County Watermelon Festival is celebrating its 38th year! This free family event is a weekend of music, fun, food and WATERMELON!

August 17, 2018 to August 18, 2018

South Alabama Pro Rodeo Classic

Ozark

Come see bull riding, team roping, barrel racing, calf roping, bareback riding, steer wrestling, saddle bronc riding and breakaway roping, entertainment, vendors and more.

August 17, 2018
August 17, 2018 to August 19, 2018

Buckmasters Expo

Montgomery

Buckmasters Expo. 800-240-3337. www.buckmasters.com/resources/expo.aspx. Renaissance Hotel & Convention Center--A hunting show featuring more than 300 exhibitors, Buckmasters Top Bow Indoor Championship, Young Bucks activities, deer scoring, hunter education courses, Dock Dogs, Saturday night concert and more. See website for more information. Fri, 3-9 pm; Sat, 9am-7pm; Sun, 10 am-5 pm

August 18, 2018 to August 19, 2018

USS ALABAMA Living History Crew Drill

Mobile

See WWII history come to life when the members of the Living History Crew comes aboard ship. Call to battle stations and airplane attack at 1 p.m. on Saturday. Drills, exhibitions and weapon overview. Included in admission.

August 18, 2018

7th Annual Habitat for Humanity Dragon Boat Festival

Gadsden

Free admission! All proceeds benefit the Gadsden-Etowah Habitat for Humanity!

August 18, 2018

Chirps and Chips

Homewood

A fun-filled casino-themed night that includes games, live entertainment, a silent auction, a drawing, complimentary food & drink.

August 18, 2018

Market Days @ the Chamber

Bay Minette

Market Days at the Chamber is held the 3rd Saturday of June, July and August each year from 9am - 1pm at the North Baldwin Chamber of Commerce.

August 18, 2018

Rockin' the River

Rogersville

Fun family event in beautiful Joe Wheeler State Park.

August 20, 2018 to August 26, 2018

20th Annual Sidewalk Film Festival

Birmingham

Aug 20-26, Birmingham. Sidewalk Film Festival. 205-324-0888. sidewalkfest.com. Admission charged. Downtown Birmingham--Filmmakers come to Birmingham to screen their work at multiple venues located in the historic Theatre District, including the Alabama Theatre. 10 a.m.-11 p.m.

August 21, 2018

150 ft. Rappel

Fort Payne

Cool off by rappelling a 150' into the water

August 23, 2018

Extreme Maze Hike

Fort Payne

A challenging team building hike

August 24, 2018 to August 25, 2018

40th Annual Alabama Square and Round Dance Convention

Oxford

Two days of Square dance, line dancing , clogging, and round dance workshops. Venders will be set up for you to shop.Nights are Fun filled dancing with exhibitions and all kinds of surprises!

August 25, 2018

River Run Car Show

Guntersville

River Run Car Show. 256-677-9763. www.riverruncarshow.net. Marshall County Park #1--Vintage and classic cars, music, entertainment, food, prizes and more. 8 a.m.-3 p.m.

August 25, 2018 to August 26, 2018

Fort Mims Reenactment & Living History

Re-enactment the Battle of Burnt Corn followed by the Battle of Fort Mims. Living history demonstrations, period music, arts, crafts, covered wagons, tomahawk throwing, blacksmithing, concessions, dancing and 1800s cooking demonstrations.

August 25, 2018

Fyffe UFO Day

Fyffe

Fyffe UFO Day. 256-845-3957. www.facebook.com/FyffeUFODays. Free. Fyffe Town Park--Hot air balloon rides, arts & crafts, food, children's games, live entertainment and more. 9 a.m.

August 25, 2018 to September 16, 2018

Menopause the Musical

Montgomery

Four women at a lingerie sale with nothing in common but a black-lace bra, memory loss, hot flashes, and night sweats! Menopause The Musical features 25 re-lyricized tunes from the ‘60s and ‘70s, culminating with a salute to women who are experiencing ‘The Change’. Come see what nearly 11 million fans all over the world are laughing about!

August 25, 2018

Dauphin Street Beer Festival

Mobile

Think Globally, Drink Locally! Spend the evening visiting participating taverns and restaurants, tasting over 90 different microbrews and imports.

August 25, 2018
August 25, 2018 to August 26, 2018

Black Belt Folk Roots Festival

Eutaw

Black Belt Folk Roots Festival.is a unique celebration which brings together craft persons, musicians, dancers, storytellers, food specialist, artists and community workers--all of whom are considered bearers of the traditions and folkways of the West Alabama region.

August 25, 2018

Okra Festival

The Okra Festival started as a small community event celebrating the only crop that survived an unusually hot summer in 2000. More than a decade later, it is one of the highlights of the summer season, featuring local food, music and cultural arts.

August 31, 2018 to September 04, 2018

Sand Mountain 50 Mile Yard Sale

Section

Shopping for treasures on Sand Mountain.

September 01, 2018

St. William Church Seafood Festival

Guntersville

Ahoy, seafood lovers! The annual seafood festival takes place at Civitan Park on Lake Guntersville. A drive-thru opens at 7:30 a.m. for purchasing quarts of gumbo and Cajun boiled shrimp. Dine-in opens at 10:30 a.m. for Creole-style filé gumbo, Cajun boiled shrimp, boiled crawfish, catfish dinners and barbecue chicken dinners.

September 01, 2018 to September 30, 2018

Autumn Flower Show

Wetumpka

Chrysanthemums, camellias and a collection of annuals featuring the deep orange and rust colors of autumn leaves highlight the beds of this 20-acre Southern "grandmother's garden." A welcome video and indoor displays of statuary make this an interesting attraction highlighting Greek Temple reproductions, fountains and pools. The event will be on Fridays and Saturdays from 9 AM to 5 PM and Sundays from noon to 5 PM.

September 01, 2018 to September 02, 2018

5th Annual Noccalula Falls Powwow

Gadsden

Turtle Island Native American Association presents a Native American Powwow/Indian Festival. Aztec Dancers, John T. Wayne, Grandson of the 'Duke' and author, Arts and Craft Vendors, Drumming, Dancing. Refreshments available. Seating provided but bringing your own shade is recommended. Come and enjoy the songs of our ancestors.

September 01, 2018 to September 30, 2018

Alabama Antique Trail Sale

Over 120 antique shops and malls all over Alabama participate in a Trail Sale every March and September!

September 01, 2018 to September 03, 2018

Battle For Decatur

Decatur

Battle for Decatur. 800-524-6181. www.decaturcvb.org. Free. Point Mallard Park--Civil War reenactment featuring more than 100 authentically clad reenactors with mock battles each day.

September 01, 2018

Canines, Camels, Cats, & Critters Wagon Tour of Old Cahawba

Orrville

This dog-friendly wagon tour will include some short walks and will transport you and your pooch to places throughout the park associated with Cahawba’s most notable animal ancestors. Well-behaved, leashed pets are welcome to join their humans on this one-hour guided tour of Old Cahawba. People without dogs are welcome to attend also.

September 02, 2018

Arts in the Park - First Monday Arts Sunday

Scottsboro

Juried art show/exhibit/crafts sale

September 02, 2018 to September 03, 2018

Sweet Tater Festival 2018

Cullman

A myriad of arts & crafts along with craft and food vendors, sweet potatoes, music, a car show, and lots of food and family fun abounds at this festival.

September 03, 2018

Shoals Area Labor Day Festival

Tuscumbia

Sept 4, Tuscumbia. Shoals Area Labor Day Festival. 256-383-0783. www.colbertcountytourism.org. Free. Spring Park, 1 Spring Park Rd.--Parade at 11 a.m., speeches, prizes, food and more. 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

September 03, 2018

Coon Dog Cemetery Labor Day Celebration

Cherokee

World's only Coon Dog Cemetery right here in the Muscle Shoals area!

September 03, 2018

Section Labor Day Festival

Section

Section Labor Day Festival. 256-574-1330. www.discoverjacksoncountyalabama.com. Free. Section Community Park--Day-long musical entertainment 10 a.m.-10 p.m.

September 03, 2018

27th Annual Labor Day Celebration & Moon Pie Eatin' Contest

Mccalla

Labor Day Celebration & Moon Pie Eatin' Contest. 205-477-5711. Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park--Featuring games, food and the moon pie eatin' contest. 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

September 07, 2018 to September 08, 2018

Oka Kapassa Native American Indian Festival

Tuscumbia

Largest gathering of Indian Nations in Alabama

September 07, 2018

Sky Swing Adventure

Fort Payne

Some high flying fun

September 07, 2018

September First Friday

Gadsden

Enjoy live entertainment, great food, classic cars & special offers. Fun for the entire family! Shop your favorite stores. Dine in our local restaurants. Check out art exhibits. Discover all that is great about Downtown Gadsden!

September 08, 2018

Community Fair

Arab

Community Fair. Arab Historic Village 256-550-0290 Free. Arab City Park--Food, arts, crafts, games and more. 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

September 08, 2018

Leesburg Day

Leesburg

Arts & Crafts, Music, Food, Antique Cars & Tractors and much more! Fun, Fun, Fun !!!

September 08, 2018

General Joe Wheeler's Birthday Celebration

Hillsboro

A family friendly event, celebrating the birthday of General Joseph Wheeler at his home located in Hillsboro, AL. Music, food, and Civil War reeanctors are just some of the excitement to find that day on the 50 acre site.

September 08, 2018

GCAA Art Market

Gulf Shores

The Gulf Coast Arts Alliance is the presenting organization of the GCAA Art Market

September 08, 2018

Alabama Bass Trail Tournament Series Open Event at Lewis Smith Lake

Jasper

The Alabama Bass Trail Open Series puts 250 Amateur Teams and 25 Professional Teams on the water for a chance to win $15,000 dollars on the Amateur side and a $7500 winner take all on the Pro side. Come watch the excitement!

September 08, 2018 to December 29, 2018

The Works of Sparky Campanella and Mark Sharp on Exhibition

Gadsden

View the works of artists Sparky Campanella and Mark Sharp.

September 08, 2018

Superhero Day

Athens

Childhood Cancer Awareness Event which features kids activities, vendors, music, Food, lego competition, art show, a car show, family costume contest and SUPERHEROES!

September 08, 2018

Frantic Frog Triathlon

Scottsboro

Classic Annual Triathlon

September 08, 2018

Old Timer's Festival

Pisgah

256-451-3640. Rosalie--period skills such as quilting, corn grinding, blacksmithing, broom making, Native American demonstrations and period music. 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

September 13, 2018

Zoobilation

Montgomery

Dinner, drinks, and dancing in support of the Montgomery Area Zoological Society. Enjoy musical entertainment, food from local eateries, and various specialty drinks and beverages.

September 14, 2018 to September 16, 2018

Trail of Tears Commemorative Motorcyle Ride & Pow Wow

Waterloo

Trail of Tears Commemorative Motorcycle Ride & Pow Wow. 256-764-3237. www.al-tn-trailoftears.net/waterloo.php--End of ride commemorating the Trail of Tears with Pow Wow, arts, crafts, bands.

September 15, 2018

31st Annual Alabama Coastal Cleanup

Gulf Shores

Join in the 31st Annual Alabama Coastal Cleanup. Make a difference locally at one of 28 zones throughout Alabama's coastal counties. Help us by continuing to Get the Trash Out of the Splash!

September 15, 2018

Hank's Birthday Bash

Montgomery

Celebrate the birth of Hank Williams

September 15, 2018

Boom Days Heritage Celebration

Fort Payne

Sept 15, Fort Payne. Boom Days Heritage Celebration. 256-845-3957. www.discoverlookoutmountain.com. Free. Fort Payne City Park--Arts & crafts, music performances and more. Many events occur the week prior to the Saturday celebration. 10 a.m.

September 15, 2018 to September 16, 2018

3rd Annual Massacre Island's Pirate Siege

Dauphin Island

The well-preserved ramparts of Fort Gaines have guarded the entrance to Mobile Bay for more than 150 years. Now a fascinating historic site, the Fort stands at the eastern tip of Dauphin Island where it commands panoramic views of the bay and the Gulf of Mexico.

September 15, 2018

Hartselle Depot Days

Hartselle

Held the third Saturday in September. The entire town celebrates the history of the railroad and its contribution to the area with a tractor show, car show, live entertainment, tons of vendors, an art competition, and so much more.

September 15, 2018

Riverfest

Decatur

The Alabama State Barbecue Cook-off features barbecue teams from across the South and the entire country, all competing for a total of $20,000 in cash prizes - and bragging rights too, of course. Come enjoy live musical entertainment, children's activities and more.

September 15, 2018

Red Bay Founders Fest

Red Bay

Red Bay Founders Fest . 256-356-4473. www.cityofredbay.org. Free. City of Red Bay, Bay Tree Park--Arts, crafts, food, games, antique car, truck and motorcycle show. The Red Bay Museum will be open and merchants will offer sidewalk sales. A fried pie contest will be held at 11:30 with cash prizes. Special entertainment throughout the day, t-shirt, door prizes and more. 9 a.m.-4 p.m

September 20, 2018

September Third Thursday

Gadsden

Grab your coolers, dinner and a lawn chair and join us at the water wall from 6pm-8:00pm. Kick back and enjoy great music in this relaxing atmosphere!

September 20, 2018

Low Country Boil

Dothan

Admission charged. Landmark Park--A great way to end the summer with plenty of music, food and fun while helping to raise funds for Landmark Park. Advance tickets required. 6-9 p.m..

September 20, 2018 to October 07, 2018

Prattville's Way Off Broadway Theatre

Prattville

Prattville's Way Off Broadway Theatre is a small community theatre with the enthusiasm and talent of a Broadway theatre. This 4th play of the season will be one you don't want to miss.

September 20, 2018

Taste of the South

Atmore

Local cuisine, music. Hosted by the Atmore Area Chamber of Commerce, this event held in a park setting is an evening of entertainment and food prepared by businesses, groups/organizations and individuals. This event is known for showcasing some of the Atmore's best chefs and cooks!

September 21, 2018

Celebrating Early Old Town with Art

Decatur

Celebrating Early Old Town with Art

September 21, 2018 to September 29, 2018

Racking Horse World Celebration

Decatur

Racking Horse World Celebration. 800-524-6181. www.rackinghorse.com. Admission charged. Celebration Arena--Culmination event for the Racking Horse Breeders Association with the crowning of the World Champion Racking Horse. 6 p.m. .

September 21, 2018

Ballet and the Beasts

Montgomery

Enjoy the Montgomery Ballet in a free performance under the stars at the Montgomery Zoo. Admission is free, picnic blankets and chairs are welcome.

September 22, 2018 to September 29, 2018

Eva Frontier Days

Eva

Eva Frontier Days. 256-796-7023 or 256-318-6735. www.decaturcvb.org or www.facebook.com/Eva-Frontier-Days-156658684364061. Free. Eva School and downtown Eva --Week-long event featuring community singing, greased pig chase and quilting contest and much more.

September 22, 2018

River Clay Arts Festival

Decatur

Juried Fine Art Show and Sale with artists from across the Southeast.

September 22, 2018 to September 23, 2018

Winfield Mule Day

Winfield

Winfield Mule Day. 205-487-3002. Free. Downtown--Music, dancing, food, flea market booths, shopping specials, Mule Day Run, Mule Day parade, car and tractor show, mule judging, arts and crafts, and a carnival. A Civil War reenactment, Skirmish at Luxapalila, at Ivan K. Hill Park on Saturday and Sunday and period ball (Sat.) at community center. Sat. 7 a.m.-4 p.m. Visit website for schedule of events.

September 23, 2018

Vulcan After Tunes Concert Series #1

Birmingham

Enjoy cool tunes, craft brews and sweet views with these up-and-coming artists as well as everyone’s favorite cast iron statue, Vulcan.

September 23, 2018

Vulcan AfterTunes

Birmingham

Enjoy cool tunes, craft brews and sweet views with these up-and-coming artists as well as everyone’s favorite cast iron statue, Vulcan.

September 28, 2018 to October 31, 2018

Arx Mortis Haunted Attraction

Killen

Arx Mortis is not your mom and dad's haunted house! It is a fifty thousand square foot haunted attraction located in Killen, AL.

September 28, 2018 to September 30, 2018

Homestead Hollow Harvest Arts and Crafts Festival

Springville

Homestead Hollow Arts and Crafts Festival. 205-467-2002. www.homesteadhollow.com. Admission charged. Homestead Hollow, I-59 to exit 154--Handmade, hand decorated one-of-a-kind arts and crafts festival in a recreated pioneer setting. See demonstrations of blacksmithing, soap making, wood carving, weaving, open hearth cooking, candle making and the only licensed moonshine still in the state of Alabama. Live entertainment, children's activities and great food. Visit the general store for jams, jellies and pickles. 9 a.m-5 p.m..

September 28, 2018 to September 30, 2018

2018 PorktoberQue

Dothan

Barbecue festival meets Oktoberfest in this classic fall festival. Polka music and BBQ sauce with a great selection of craft beers.

September 28, 2018 to September 29, 2018

Shades of Bluegrass Festival--September 2018

Rogersville

The Shades of Bluegrass Festival is a twice-annual event held at the Rogersville Recreation Park. There will be food and craft vendors and a Shade Tree area for jammers. Primitive camping sites and a bathhouse are available as well as RV parking with hookups.

September 29, 2018

National Public Lands Day - Talladega NF - Talladega District

Talladega

National Public Lands Day - Contact Gloria Nielsen

September 29, 2018

Delta Dash

Stockton

Experience the Delta like never before. A five-K obstacle course race designed to challenge the heart, body and soul. The goal is simple: provide participants of all lifestyles and ages with an opportunity to test endurance, stamina, resilience, quick decision making skills, animal instinct and the ability to enjoy a face-full of mud, leaves or whatever else the terrain throws their way.

September 29, 2018

National Public Lands Day - Talladega NF - Oakmulgee District

Brent

National Public Lands Day - Contact Jacobs Richards

September 29, 2018
September 29, 2018

Free Fee Day - Talladega NF - Shoal Creek District

Heflin

Free Fee Day - National Public Lands Day - Contact Greg Scull

September 29, 2018

Free Fee Day - Bankhead NF, Double Springs, AL

Double Springs

Free Fee Day - National Public Lands Day - Contact Rita Patterson - 205-489-5111

September 29, 2018

Free Fee Day - Conecuh NF - Andalusia, AL

Andalusia

Free Fee Day - National Public Lands Day - Contact Tim Mersmann

September 29, 2018 to September 30, 2018

30th Annual Jubilee Festival

Daphne

Juried Arts & Crafts Show with live local entertainment, Kids Art in the Park with booths set up for children to explore their creative side and more.

September 29, 2018

Taste of the Bayou 2018

Bayou La Batre

Taste of the Bayou. 251-824-4088. www.bayoulabatreareachamber.org . Admission charged. Bayou La Batre Community Ctr.--A seafood tasting event, featuring thirty-plus booths with succulent dishes prepared by local and professional chefs. Tickets are limited. 5-8 p.m.

September 29, 2018

Grant Mile Long YardSale

Grant

The Grant-Mile Long Yard Sale begins in front of the school and goes through town down Main Street.

September 29, 2018 to September 30, 2018

Echota Cherokee Tribe of Alabama Festival and Pow Wow 2018

Echota Cherokee Tribe of Alabama Festival and Pow Wow, 20th Annual . 205-442-3535. echotacherokeetribe.homestead.com/index.html. Admission charged. Call for location--There will be American Indian artisans, craftsmen, storytellers, living history demonstrations, dancers and traditional foods and crafts. The renown Aztec Dancers will perform both days. John T. Wayne, grandson of the "Duke" will be signing his books.

September 29, 2018

Irondale Whistle Stop Festival

Irondale

Whistle Stop Festival . 205-617-8247. www.irondalewhistlestopfestival.com. Historic Irondale, 1912 1st Ave. S.--This event brings together artists and craft makers who sell and demonstrate their work to the sound of live music and various performances throughout the day. Vintage fire engines and fire safety presentations, carnival games for all ages, barbecue and funnel cakes - this event has something for everyone. The Irondale cafe will be open for lunch, selling their famous fried green tomatoes. 10 a.m.-7 p.m.

October 01, 2018 to October 31, 2018

Fall Bird Migration

Dauphin Island

Dauphin Island has been named one of the top four locations in North America for viewing fall and spring migrations! The Sanctuary consists of 133 acres of maritime forest, marshes, and dunes, including a lake, a swamp and a beach. Recently, the 3 miles trail system within the Sanctuary has been designated as a National Recreational Trail.

October 01, 2018 to October 31, 2018

2018 Eutaw Tour of Antebellum Homes

Eutaw

Call or visit website for exact dates of the tour. 205-292-0015. greenecountyhistoricsociety.org. Admission charged. Tickets available the weekend of the tour at the Vaughn-Morrow House, 310 Main Street--Sponsored by the Greene County Historical Society, this event features a tour of a selection of Eutaw's fabled antebellum homes and churches. Antique shops will be open on the downtown square, where you can also see the historic Courthouse Complex. Sat., 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun., 1-5 p.m..

October 01, 2018 to October 31, 2018

Alabama Tale Tellin' Festival

Selma

Visit website or call for exact event date. Alabama Tale Tellin' Festival. 334-878-2787. www.artsrevive.com. Admission charged. ArtsRevive Carneal Building, 3 Church St.

October 01, 2018 to October 31, 2018

Making Alabama Exhibit

Tuscumbia

Making Alabama Exhibit

October 01, 2018 to November 30, 2018

Scarecrows in the Park

Opp

Experience scarecrow creativity this fall in Opp. 334-493--3070

October 01, 2018 to October 31, 2018

Mud Creek Arts and Crafts Festival

Hanceville

Call or visit website for exact date of the event. Mud Creek Arts & Crafts Festival and German Lunch in Downtown Historic Hanceville. The arts and crafts will spotlight local and visiting artists. The event features a walking tour of the Historical homes on Commercial Street. Proceeds benefit Hanceville schools. 256-352-1214

October 01, 2018 to October 31, 2018

Antiques at The Gardens

Mountain Brook

Antiques at The Gardens is Birmingham’s premier antiques show. Visit website or call for exact event date.

October 01, 2018 to October 31, 2018

Peinhardt Living History Farm Day

Cullman

Visit website or call for exact event date. Peinhardt Living History Farm is an educational family farm focusing on rural life in the 1930's and 1940's. Each year the Peinhardt farm is open to the public for one Saturday in October. The farm is opened for everyone to come out and experience history in a setting that will take you back in history and allow you to actually participate in some "hands-on" work. Exhibits and demonstrations are spread over 40 acres.

October 02, 2018 to October 06, 2018

Jackson County Fair

Scottsboro

Annual carnival and County Fair fun for everyone.

October 03, 2018 to October 07, 2018

Cullman Oktoberfest 2018

Cullman

Join us for a celebration of German heritage, Southern style. Planned activities include authentic German food, costumes and music; multiple stage events, a Biergarten, game-day TV, arts and crafts, a car show featuring classic German cars, a bratwurst-eating contest, stein-hosting contest, the Burgermeister Ball, historical tours, and much more!

October 03, 2018 to October 06, 2018

2018 Moundville Native American Festival

Moundville

Performers, artists, craftspeople and tradition bearers entertain and educate visitors about the rich culture and heritage that makes Southeastern Indians unique.

October 03, 2018 to October 06, 2018

Alabama Coastal BirdFest 2018

Spanish Fort

Four days of guided bird & nature tours on land and by boat plus speakers, evening events, workshops, and family-friendly Expo with raptors, snakes, exhibits, hands-on activities, and more.

October 03, 2018 to October 31, 2018

Belle Mont Quilt Show

Tuscumbia

Antique quilts exhibit in Belle Mont Mansion

October 04, 2018 to October 06, 2018

Tennessee Valley Old Time Fiddlers Convention

Athens

Tennessee Valley Old Time Fiddlers Convention. Admission charged. "The Fiddlers Convention" is known as the "Granddaddy of All Fiddlers Conventions" and crowns several state champions. Food and Craft vendors on site.

October 04, 2018 to October 25, 2018

Haunts Walk

Athens

Take a stroll and hear the darker side of Athens' history - the haunted tales and wondering spirits that lurk within the homes and buildings of this quaint community.

October 05, 2018 to October 07, 2018

Barber Vintage Festival

Birmingham

Barber Motorsports Park--Featuring road racing, motocross, cross country events, an air show, a swap meet with over 250 vendors, a fan zone and more.

October 05, 2018 to October 06, 2018

Boaz Harvest Festival

Boaz

Outdoor event featuring over 250 vendors, of arts, crafts and food vendors,

October 05, 2018 to October 07, 2018

2018 Marble Valley VFD Open House & Yard Sale

Sylacauga

Open house, yard sale and fundraising raffle event

October 05, 2018

October First Friday

Gadsden

Enjoy live entertainment, great food, classic cars & special offers. Fun for the entire family! Shop your favorite stores. Dine in our local restaurants. Check out art exhibits. Discover all that is great about Downtown Gadsden!

October 05, 2018 to October 06, 2018

Alabama Butterbean Festival

Pinson

Music, Food, Arts and Crafts, Rides, Friday Night Fireworks.

October 05, 2018 to October 26, 2018
October 05, 2018 to October 07, 2018

Ten Sixty Five

Mobile

Free music festival featuring national, regional and local bands.

October 05, 2018 to October 31, 2018

Pope's Haunted Farm

Salem

Take a haunted hayride through the hills of Auburn! Pope’s Haunted Farm runs through the weekends in October and on Halloween. Admission required. Visit http://www.popeshayride.com/sites/popesfarm/index.html for more information

October 06, 2018

Alabama Festival of Flavor 2018

Foley

The Festival of Flavor, sponsored by Riviera Utilities is set to take place Saturday, October 6 in the streets of Historic Downtown Foley from Noon until 5 pm. Presented by the South Baldwin Chamber of Commerce, The Festival of Flavor showcases the many flavors of local and regional foods, wine and craft beer.

October 06, 2018

2018 Centre Fall Festival

Centre

Arts & Crafts, food, rides, music, and much more! Fun Run for Kids. Parade @ 10 a.m.

October 06, 2018

Madison Street Festival, 38th Annual

Madison

Madison Street Festival. www.madisonstreetfestival.org. Free. Downtown Madison--Make plans to spend the day enjoying musical performances, arts and craft booths, exhibits, car show, children's activities, special presentations and more. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Parade starts at 9.

October 06, 2018

Bluff Park Art Show, 54th Annual

Hoover

Bluff Park Art Show takes place on the first Saturday in October. Held for more than 50 years, the show has grown from 65 artists to more than 150, and attracts more than 40,000 people annually.

October 06, 2018

OKTOBERFEST 2018

Moody

Fall Festival & Car Show, Oktoberfest, is a great way to spend time with your family and friends.

October 06, 2018 to October 07, 2018

St. Florian Oktoberfest

St. Florian

St. Florian Oktoberfest. 256-767-3690. Free. Town Park--The town celebrates its German heritage with music, artisans, children's activities, an antique tractor and engine show and German food.

October 06, 2018

2018 Courtland Antique and Classic Car Show

Courtland

Antique and Classic Car Show. 256-637-2707. Free. Downtown Historic District--Antique and classic car exhibition, food and concessions. Drawing for prizes. 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

October 06, 2018

2018 Claybank Jamboree Arts & Crafts Festival

Ozark

Ozark Claybank Jamboree Arts & Crafts Festival. 334-774-9321. Free Admission. Family Friendly Festival. Downtown Arts and Crafts, Variety of Food, Children's Amusements Area, and Live Entertainment. 9 AM- 4 PM

October 06, 2018

Oxfordfest

Oxford

Oxfordfest is an annual arts and craft festival which takes place the first Saturday in October on Main Street in Oxford, Alabama. The festival features arts and craft vendors from all over, food, live music, fun for all ages, hourly prize drawings and a $1000.00 give away. Proceeds benefit local charities and organizations.

October 06, 2018

Smoke on the Water 2018

Guntersville

In addition to a Alabama Barbecue Association-sanctioned barbecue competition, this event also offers family entertainment, a petting zoo, wood carvers, food, drink and merchandise vendors. Open to the public with free admission.

October 06, 2018

Hear the Dead Speak Walking Tour

Orrville

Discover messages in Old Cahawba's relic landscape that were left behind by the town's long dead residents in this guided walking tour.

October 06, 2018

Landmark Park Benefit Car Show

Dothan

334-794-3452. www.landmarkparkdothan.com. Admission charged. Landmark Park--Approximately 200 cars on display ranging from T Models to custom classics. 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

October 06, 2018

Bird & Conservation Expo 2018

Fairhope

Free, day long family-friendly event with live raptor demos, touch tanks, Alabama snakes show, booths, exhibits, vendors, kids' birdhouse build, giveaways, and lots of hands-on activities and fun for all ages. Part of Alabama Coastal BirdFest.

October 06, 2018

GCAA Art Market

Gulf Shores

The GCAA Art Market is an outdoor event featuring original art by local and regional artists. Art, food and entertainment make this a favorite of locals and tourists.

October 06, 2018 to October 13, 2018

2018 Huntsville Historic District Fall Walking Tours

Huntsville

256-551-2230. www.huntsville.org. ---Annual walking tour to view areas in Huntsville's historic neighborhoods. 10 a.m. Call or visit website for tour start location.

October 06, 2018 to October 07, 2018

USS ALABAMA Living History Crew Drill

Mobile

See WWII history come alive when the members of the Living History Crew comes aboard ship. Call to battle stations and airplane attack at 1 p.m. on Saturday. Drills, exhibitions and weapon overview. Included in admission.

October 06, 2018
October 07, 2018

Whispers From the Past: A Native American Experience

Hoover

Explore Native American life through demonstrations featuring flint knapping, cooking, hunting and weapons and activities like leaf pounding, grinding corn and more.

October 07, 2018

Vulcan AfterTunes

Birmingham

Enjoy cool tunes, craft brews and sweet views with these up-and-coming artists as well as everyone’s favorite cast iron statue, Vulcan.

October 07, 2018 to October 31, 2018

Prattauga Art Guild Annual Fall Art Show

Prattville

Opening with a reception on Sunday, October 6, this Annual Fall Art Show is sponsored by the Prattauga Art Guild and features works by local and regional artists in a variety of styles and media.

October 11, 2018

Taste of Hoover 2018

Hoover

Taste of Hoover celebrates the variety of culinary styles found throughout the city.

October 11, 2018 to October 14, 2018

47th Annual National Shrimp Festival

Gulf Shores

Savor fresh from the gulf seafood at the 47th Annual National Shrimp Festival during this four-day event that attracts over 300,000 people. This year the festival will play host to more than 80 hours of musical entertainment featuring a lineup of national, regional and local acts. There will be musical acts to please all palates, including Blues, Motown, Southern Rock, Jazz, Zydeco and Country. The music begins at 10 a.m. each day and runs through 10 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and 5 p.m. on Sunday.

October 11, 2018 to October 13, 2018

Greek Fest

Mobile

Celebrate Greek culture with Greek fare, dancing, a market and more.

October 11, 2018 to October 14, 2018

The Courage Worship Event

Fort Payne

A free 72 hour worship event!!

October 12, 2018 to October 13, 2018

2018 Troy Pioneer Days

Troy

Pioneer Days . 334-566-3597. www.pioneer-museum.org. Admission charged. Pioneer Museum of Alabama---Horse and wagon rides, trips on the Pioneer Express, Native American camps with demonstrations of candlemaking, spinning, weaving, quiltmaking, blacksmithing, drum, dance, etc. Friday is School Day. 9 a.m.-5 p.m..

October 12, 2018 to October 13, 2018

2018 White's Mountain Chimney Corner Celebration

Springville

White’s Mountain Chimney Corner Celebration brings to life early family home activities and styles of entertainment. Visitors are invited to observe or actually participate in everything from sorghum syrup makin’ to building and playing corn stalk fiddles. Old time farm chores are proven to be fun and enjoyed by all. Jam Session Sat. afternoon. 8:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

October 12, 2018 to October 14, 2018

49th Annual Huntsville Gem, Jewelry & Mineral Show

Huntsville

Huntsville Gem, Jewelry & Mineral Show. 256-603-3095. www.huntsvillegms.org. Show features gold/silver jewelry, opals, diamonds, loose gem stones, crystals, minerals, fossils, beads, carved gem stones, lapidary supplies, displays, demonstrations, children's gem dig, mining flume (panning), and more. Fri. & Sat., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun., noon-5 p.m.

October 12, 2018 to October 13, 2018

Butler Fest 2018

Butler

205-459-3795. www.butleralabama.org Free. Downtown--Sanctioned BBQ cook-off, carnival, food and craft vendors, entertainment,and more. Fri. 5 p.m., Sat. 8 a.m.-10 p.m.

October 12, 2018 to October 14, 2018

Alabama 500 Weekend

Talladega

Witness the pivotal fifth race in NASCAR's Playoffs with the Alabama 500, Oct. 14, 2018. It's the best racing on the planets and the experience of a lifetime. Lots of free camping, kids 12 and under incredible discounts and lots more!

October 12, 2018 to October 14, 2018

Zoo Boo

Montgomery

Experience 12 nights of horror and fun during Zoo Boo 2018. The event features games for children, a non-scary pumpkin pull hayride, and a spooky haunted hayride.

October 13, 2018

2018 Indian Summer Festival

Eufaula

Indian Summer Festival is an outdoor event with family entertainment

October 13, 2018 to October 31, 2018

Haunted Hollow Cathedral Caverns State Park

Woodville

Halloween Haunted Hollow at Cathedral Caverns State Park Event occurs on Saturday nights in October, Oct. 13, Oct. 20 and Oct. 27, and also on Halloween night, Oct. 31.

October 13, 2018

Thorsby Swedish Fest

Thorsby

205-646-3575. Downtown--Thorsby was founded by Swedes in the late 1800s and was established as a Scandinavian Colony in the South. This year's celebration will feature a parade at 9 a.m., entertainment, arts, crafts and food vendors and heritage tours. 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

October 13, 2018

Blountsville Harvest Festival

Blountsville

Blountsville Harvest Festival. 205-429-2406 ext 300. Free. Downtown--Arts, crafts, food, bike show, car show, entertainment, display of old farm tractors and equipment..

October 13, 2018

Headland Harvest Day Festival

Headland

Harvest Day Festival. 334-693-3303. www.headlandal.com. Free. Downtown Square--Arts, crafts, food, music, car show and more. 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

October 13, 2018

Alexander City Oktoberfest

Alexander City

Annual Community Celebration with crafts, food, music and kids events. 256-329-6736

October 13, 2018
October 13, 2018

Alabama Cotton Festival

Eclectic

The Alabama Cotton Festival will pack downtown Eclectic, Ala. for concerts, contests, delicious food, arts and crafts and kids activities from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

October 13, 2018

Glassner Autumn Challenge

Montgomery

Organized bicycle ride sponsored by the Montgomery Bicycle Club (18, 30, 55.5, 64, or 103 miles)

October 14, 2018

2018 Maple Hill Cemetery Stroll

Huntsville

The Maple Hill Cemetery Stroll will take place on Sunday, October 14, 2018, 2-4:30pm. Over 70 actors portray characters of historic importance in the Huntsville area and Alabama. Family friendly and free to the public, but donations are accepted for restoration.

October 14, 2018

Prattville Pops Annual Fall Concert

Prattville

Prattville Pops Annual Fall Concert featuring the Concert and Jazz Bands will feature music for the entire family to enjoy. This concert is free and open to the public.

October 15, 2018

Poisonous Plants of Alabama

Fort Payne

Learn which plants to avoid and why in Alabama.

October 16, 2018

7th Annual Sunset Sips

Gadsden

From 5:00pm-7:00pm Downtown Gadsden Inc. will close the Memorial Bridge for the seventh annual Sunset Sips fundraising event. The Memorial Bridge is the perfectly unique venue for a night full of fun with friends over the Coosa River watching the sunset.

October 18, 2018

October Third Thursday

Gadsden

Grab your coolers, dinner and a lawn chair and join us at the water wall from 6pm-8:00pm. Kick back and enjoy great music in this relaxing atmosphere!

October 19, 2018 to October 21, 2018

Landmark Park Quilt Show

Dothan

Admission charged. Landmark Park--Juried quilt show and special exhibit in the Stokes Activity Barn featuring over 100 quilts. Held in conjunction with Wiregrass Heritage Festival.

October 19, 2018 to October 20, 2018

Alabama Gourd Festival

Cullman

The Alabama Gourd Show is held the third weekend in October, at the Cullman Civic Center. Shop the arts and crafts show, take a class, and maybe find a new hobby!

October 19, 2018 to October 20, 2018

Evergreen Sausage Festival 2018

Evergreen

Evergreen Sausage Festival. Downtown - Live Entertainment, Original Arts & Crafts, Exotic Animals Petting Zoo, Delicious Festival Food and Children's Activities. Join us 9 a.m.- 4 p.m.!

October 19, 2018 to October 21, 2018

Zoo Boo

Montgomery

Experience 12 nights of horror and fun during Zoo Boo 2018. The event features children's games, a non-scary Pumpkin Pull Hayride, and a spooky Haunted Hayride.

October 19, 2018 to October 20, 2018

Down in the Delta Vintage & Antiques Market

Bay Minette

What started as a Vintage & Antiques Market has become so much more! In addition to the great variety of vintage/antique treasures, we now have art and fine crafts, farm produce, plants, cut flowers and specialty products "Made in Alabama."

October 20, 2018

Attalla Heritage Day Festival

Attalla

Attalla Heritage Day Festival. 256-538-9266. www.attallacity.com. Free. Historic Downtown Attalla---Held the third Saturday in October each year, this fall event features three stages of entertainment, arts and crafts with more than 100 vendors, childrens rides, games, food, and an antique car show. 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

October 20, 2018

2018 Pine Hill Depot Day

Pine Hill

Depot Day - Food, Entertainment, Childrens Events, Arts and Crafts, Car and Tractor Show, Bake Shop, Door Prizes, Silent Auctions, Raffles, Much, Much More

October 20, 2018 to October 21, 2018

Mentone Colorfest

Mentone

Oct 20 - 21 Mentone Colorfest. mentonecolorfest@gmail.com

October 20, 2018

Alabama Renaissance Feast

Florence

Florence. Alabama Renaissance Feast. 256-740-4141. www.alarenfaire.org. Admission charged. Florence-Lauderdale Coliseum--Authentic Renaissance Feast prepared by a world-renowned chef, with entertainment provided during the meal. 7 p.m.

October 20, 2018 to October 21, 2018

47th Annual Kentuck Festival of the Arts

Northport

Kentuck Festival of the Arts features more than 270 nationally and internally acclaimed folk, visionary and contemporary artists and expert craftspeople presenting their works along with free hands-on art-making activities for children, music, and interactive live demonstrations by basketmakers, blacksmiths, woodworkers, potters, fiber and fabric artists, quilters, jewelers and more.

October 20, 2018

Fall Farm Day

Dothan

Formerly known as Wiregrass Heritage Festival, Dothan. Wiregrass Heritage Festival. 334-794-3452. www.landmarkpark.com. Admission charged. Landmark Park--Enjoy the sights, sounds and smells of cane grinding, syrup making and other traditional farm activities. Plus food, music, antique farm equipment, an old fashioned tractor pull and parade, and the Landmark Park Quilt Show. 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

October 20, 2018

Haunted History Tours

Orrville

Haunted History Tours - Cahawba Spirits Investigation

October 20, 2018

Town of Oak Grove Fall Festival

Oak Grove

Free family fun for everyone! Music with local and regional musicians. The Hodges Meteorite returns home from the Alabama Museum of Natural History and will be on display!

October 20, 2018

Known Deaths & Burials at Mobile Point

Gulf Shores

A guided tour by a historical interpreter of the known deaths and burials at Mobile point from 1813-1910. Bring your own flashlights. Known Deaths and Burials at Mobile Point Event Fee $12 per person 5:30pm to 6:30pm. Arm Band for this event must be pre-purchased. Limited to 100 people, first come first serve. Museum and Gift shop are closed for this event. To pre-purchase tickets for October event only call 251-540-7127

October 21, 2018

Vulcan AfterTunes

Birmingham

Enjoy cool tunes, craft brews and sweet views with these up-and-coming artists as well as everyone’s favorite cast iron statue, Vulcan.

October 21, 2018 to October 27, 2018

Chilton County Sesquicentennial Anniversary

Clanton

Various events scheduled in observance of the 150th Anniversary of the establishment of Chilton County, Alabama.

October 22, 2018 to October 27, 2018

Athens Storytelling Festival 2018

Athens

Rated one of the Top Twenty Events by the Southeast Tourism Society, the Athens Storytelling Festival hosts some of the nation's best storytellers in the heart of historic downtown Athens. It will be a week full of Life, Legends and Lies you won't want to miss!

October 25, 2018

Afternoon Rock Climb

Fort Payne

a fun challenging climb from beginner walls to intermediate

October 26, 2018 to October 27, 2018

Opp Fest 2018

Opp

The festival is a celebration of fall and the harvest season.

October 26, 2018 to October 28, 2018

Spookapalooza Weekend at DeSoto State Park and Little River Canyon

Fort Payne

Spookapalooza Halloween Weekend Festival and Celebration at DeSoto State Park. Fun for the entire family...snacks, treats, costumes and excellent slap-your-knee-&-shiver storytelling!

October 26, 2018 to October 31, 2018

Zoo Boo

Montgomery

Experience 12 nights of horror and fun at Zoo Boo 2018. The event features children's games, a non-scary Pumpkin Pull hayride, and a spooky Haunted Hayride.

October 26, 2018 to October 27, 2018

Alabama Bass Trail Tournament Series 2018 Championship Neely Henry Event

Gadsden

The top 180 teams from the North and South Alabama Bass Trail divisions combine to duke it out for the chance to take home a fully rigged Phoenix 819 Pro bass boat loaded Garmin Electronics and TH Marine essentials with a Mercury ProXs 200 outboard! And $45,000 in cash for 2nd through 25th places!

October 26, 2018 to October 27, 2018

35th Annual Renaissance Festival GATALOP 35

Dauphin Island

The well-preserved ramparts of Fort Gaines have guarded the entrance to Mobile Bay for more than 150 years. Now a fascinating historic site, the Fort stands at the eastern tip of Dauphin Island where it commands panoramic views of the bay and the Gulf of Mexico.

October 27, 2018 to October 28, 2018

37th Annual Spinners Pumpkin Patch Arts & Crafts Show

Prattville

Exhibitors of original arts and crafts from throughout the southeast will display their wares under shade of pine and magnolia trees. Food vendors will provide a wide variety of taste treats. Homemade baked goods provided by Spinner members. Free entertainment Sat. and Sun. plus games, pony rides, a petting zoo, inflatables and many other children and youth activities. Special events: 5K & 5 mile run, Motorcycle & car show & Jack-o-lantern contest . Drawing for a queen size quilt hand made by Spinner members plus other valuable prizes.

October 27, 2018

Fall Fest

Alabaster

Alabaster's Fall Fest includes Arts and crafts vendors, live music, food, inflatables, trick-or-treat trail, and hay rides. 9:30 am - 3:00 pm with Free Admission.

October 27, 2018

2018 Montevallo Art Walk

Montevallo

Walk around historic downtown Montevallo and purchase one-of-a-kind arts and crafts goods from our Artwalk vendors. You will find jewelry, paintings, pottery, mixed media, and much more. Vendors will have a variety to offer: gift items, items for your home and accessories to wear.

October 27, 2018

Pioneer Day

Grove Hill

Grove Hill Pioneer Day is a living history event featuring costumed re-enactors along with live music. 1800's children's games, campfire cooking, hands-on activities such as candle making and more. 9 am - 2 pm

October 27, 2018

Peanut Butter Festival & Nutter Butter Parade

Brundidge

Features peanut butter and everything, old-time demonstrations, including a working cane mill, 5-K Peanut Butter Run, non-stop entertainment, games, contests, arts, crafts, festival foods cooked on the grounds.

October 27, 2018

2018 Covered Bridge Arts & Music Fest

Oneonta

Covered Bridge Arts & Music Fest. 205-274-2153. www.blountoneontachamber.org. Free. Downtown in historic Oneonta.

October 27, 2018

Howl-O-Weenie Pawty

Gadsden

Dress your furry friends in their Halloween best as we raise money for the Humane Society Pet Rescue and Adoption Center.

October 27, 2018 to October 28, 2018

Alabama Renaissance Faire

Florence

Florence. Alabama Renaissance Faire. 256-740-4141. www.alarenfaire.org. Free. Wilson Park--The park is transformed into Fountain-on-the-Green for an entire weekend, with vendors, demonstrators and performers on location. Sat, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun, 1-5 p.m.

October 27, 2018

Magic City Classic

Birmingham

This will be the 77th annual game, and it is the largest attended HBCU Football Classic in the nations, consistently drawing more than 65,000 fans. The game features Alabama A&M University and Alabama State University, and it's the longest continuous rivalry in the state of Alabama.

October 27, 2018

Weogufka Old Farm "N" Bluegrass Day 2018

Weogufka

Weogufka Old Farm "N" Bluegrass Day. 256-249-8885 . www.weogufkacenter.com. Admission charged. Weogufka Center for Arts, Entertainment, and EducationSorghum syrup made on site with mill pulled by mules, bluegrass music, antique tractors and cars, old farm equipment display, gospel music, food, arts and crafts, vendors, children's rides, and more. 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

October 27, 2018 to October 28, 2018

Cotton Pickin' Celebration at Old Baker Farm

Harpersville

205-672-7209. www.oldbakerfarm.com. Admission charged. Old Baker Farm--Living history, arts, crafts and pumpkin festival. 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

October 27, 2018

Old Time Farm Day

Greenville

Demonstrations of quilting, mule-plowing teams, basket making, gristmill, etc. 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

October 27, 2018

Masquerade Dinner 2018

Birmingham

This October enjoy dinner at Arlington by candlelight. Seating at 6:00 p.m. Reservations only 780-5656. Come early, have a glass of wine and hors d'oeuvres (if you dare). Costumes Encouraged

October 27, 2018

Haunted History Tours

Orrville

Haunted History Tours - Cahawba Spirits Investigation

October 27, 2018

2018 Elberta German Sausage Festival--October

Elberta

Elberta German Sausage Festival. 251-986-5805. Free. Elberta Town Park--German sausage and other food booths, music, dancing, arts and crafts booths, children's rides and games. 8 a.m.-5 p.m..

October 27, 2018

Buttahatchee River Fall Fest 2018

Hamilton

Come to the renovated, beautiful new downtown Hamilton area for this wonderful fall festival which stretches for blocks!

October 27, 2018

Williams Station Day

Atmore

Williams Station Day. 251-368-3305. www.atmorechamber.com. Free. Along South Pensacola Avenue. Fine arts, original crafts, food, children's activities, live entertainment on the Center Stage and under the fiddler's tent, heritage demonstrations, antique car show, 5k run and more. 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

October 27, 2018
October 27, 2018

Alabama Wildlife Center's Owl-O-Ween

Pelham

Children’s activities, bird of prey shows, bird release, & complimentary candy. Meet Alabama’s native owls and the world’s largest owl species up close!! Free after paid admission to the park.

October 27, 2018

27th Annual Halloween Fairyland

Mccalla

Halloween Fairyland. 205-477-5711. Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park--Festival 11 a.m.- 4 p.m.; Camper to camper trick or treat in the park campground 4 pm - 9 p.m.

October 27, 2018

Boo at Bellingrath 2018

Theodore

Boo at Bellingrath, Bellingrath Gardens and Home: A day of trick-or-treating and Halloween fun in the Gardens for all ages! Admission charged. 251-973-2217.

October 29, 2018

Sky Swing

Fort Payne

a thrilling adrenaline filled adventure

October 30, 2018

Wetumpka Candy Walk

Wetumpka

Local businesses offer local children the opportunity to trick or treat at the banks of the Coosa River. Free to all.

October 30, 2018

Halloween Candy Walk

Prattville

Prattville's Annual Halloween Candy Walk is for toddlers through 3rd grade for a safe and fun trick-or-treating experience and is sponsored by the City of Prattville and the merchants of downtown Prattville.

November 01, 2018 to November 02, 2018

2018 Pioneer Days at Rikard's Mill Historical Park

Beatrice

The Pioneer Days event is the first week in November, when the park is turned into an early Alabama pioneer settlement. Watch a weaver, Banjo-maker, Spinner, a treenware maker, Blacksmith, Trapper, work in the Women's Camp and much more. School groups must call to schedule.

November 01, 2018 to November 03, 2018

APAA PAINT OUT

Gulf Shores

The Alabama Plein Air Artists' Paint Out is sponsored by the Gulf Coast Arts Alliance

November 01, 2018 to November 04, 2018

2018 Christmas Village Festival Arts, Crafts, & Gifts Show

Birmingham

Christmas Village Festival Arts, Crafts & Gifts Show. 205-836-7178. www.christmasvillagefestival.com. Admission charged. Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex North and East Exhibition Halls--Over 600 exhibitor booths with arts, crafts and gifts. Photo sessions with Santa available. 10 a.m.-8 p.m.

November 01, 2018

The Vulcans Community Awards

Birmingham

Join Vulcan Park and Museum for the fourth annual The Vulcans Community Awards dinner on Thursday, November 1, 2018.

November 01, 2018 to December 31, 2018

Santa's Village

Huntsville

Visit website or call for exact event dates and schedule. Visit the village that Santa calls home. Amid a nightly snowfall enjoy the decorated buildings, hear a story from Mrs. Claus, visit live reindeer, decorate a cookie in Mrs. Claus' kitchen, or listen to local groups perform holiday selections, 5-9pm.

November 02, 2018 to November 04, 2018

2018 Alabama Pecan Festival

Mobile

This family-oriented festival at the WC Griggs Elementary School campus features a carnival atmosphere with rides, food, face painting, arts and crafts, and jewelry. Free grandstand events include a classic country and western show, a Sunday gospel show with top notch entertainers, and more. Bring the grandparents and bring the kids. There is something for everyone. Friday, 5 p.m. until; Saturday, 9 a.m. until; Sunday, 11 a.m. until. Admission and parking are free. Call 251-401-5555 for more information. The event is held annually on the first full weekend of November.

November 02, 2018 to November 11, 2018

National Peanut Festival, 75th Annual

Dothan

334-793-4323. www.nationalpeanutfestival.com. National Peanut Festival Fairgrounds--The nation's largest peanut festival is held each fall to honor peanut growers and to celebrate the harvest season. Festivities include amusement rides, animal acts, agricultural displays, music concerts, beauty pageants, arts and crafts displays, contests, food, a two-hour parade, and tons of peanuts. Fri., 5-11 p.m.; Sat., noon until; Mon., 5-10 p.m.; Tues., 3-10 p.m.; Wed., 5-10 p.m.; Thurs., 4-10 p.m.

November 02, 2018 to November 30, 2018
November 02, 2018

November First Friday

Gadsden

Enjoy live entertainment, great food, classic cars & special offers. Fun for the entire family! Shop your favorite stores. Dine in our local restaurants. Check out art exhibits. Discover all that is great about Downtown Gadsden!

November 03, 2018

Going Gothic: St. Luke’s Episcopal Church at Old Cahawba

Orrville

Experience glorious Gothic Revival architecture from the inside out during this program designed to inspire. Visit Old Cahawba for an event to help you appreciate these Gothic whispers from the past.

November 03, 2018

6th Annual Stockton Sawmill Days

Stockton

"Join Stockton, Alabama, part of the oldest settlement in Baldwin County and home to Alabama’s first sawmill, as it celebrates its history and heritage. Step back in time to the days when logging along the Mobile-Tensaw Delta was done with mules and draft animals. Witness the skills required by the early loggers as professional lumberjacks perform feats of log rolling, boom walking, pole climbing, cross-cut sawing, chainsaw carving, and other early logging skills. Watch as logs are sawn with portable sawmills. Cane and grist mills along with many other living history demonstrations show how life was in the early days of logging and sawmills. Live music throughout the day. Juried “folk art”. Sawmill biscuits, tomato gravy, local fried catfish, & cheese grits prepared by Stagecoach Café known for its down home, southern-style cooking. Only 1.5 miles off I-65 on the beautiful grounds of Baldwin County’s Live Oak Landing in Stockton, AL.

November 03, 2018 to November 04, 2018

Moss Rock Festival

Hoover

Moss Rock Festival. 205-595-6306. www.mossrockfestival.com. The Preserve. An outdoor, eco-creative festival exploring Nature, SmartLIVING, Art + Design. Over 200 juried booths, outdoor activities, food, music, Beer Garden, Sweetery, kids studios, and tiny homes. Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun., 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

November 03, 2018

2018 Lineville Heritage Day Festival

Lineville

Lineville Merchants Association Heritage Day Festival. 256-396-6143. www.facebook.com/Lineville-Heritage-Day-518038171598584. Free. Downtown--An old-fashioned street festival featuring an antique tractor show and parade, a juried vintage quilt show, historical displays, Mr. & Miss Heritage Day, live music featuring local talent, an old-fashioned costume contest, horseshoe and domino tournaments, great food, craft vendors, and more. 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

November 03, 2018

Natural Bridge Quilt Show

Natural Bridge

Old and New Quilts on display. Event is at the Natural Bridge Community Center in Natural Bridge, AL

November 03, 2018

Cane Syrup Makin' Day at Rikard's Mill Historical Park

Beatrice

Cane Syrup Makin' Day is an annual tradition, held the first Saturday in November. Watch as sugar cane is squeezed in a mule-driven cane grinder, boiled into syrup and then canned. Hours are 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.

November 03, 2018

2018 Fredonia Heritage Day

Five Points

The historic Fredonia Community House will celebrate 100 years of meaningful service in 2021. It began as a school in 1921 and continued in this capacity until the 1940s, when it became a key meeting place. The Fredonia Community Club meets there monthly, as does the Fredonia Heritage Association and the Fredonia Town Council. It's also the site of the famous Fredonia BBQ on the first Saturday after Easter. Fredonia Community Club is a wonderful site for Fredonia Heritage Day on the first Saturday of each November.

November 03, 2018
November 03, 2018

2018 Jackson Fall Festival

Jackson

Fall Festival is on Saturday, November 3, 2018 from 9am-2pm. Live music, Lumberjack Competition, Children's Games, Market and Food vendors, Car Show and more. Contact the Chamber at 251-246-3251 for more information.

November 03, 2018

10th Annual Canyon Fest

Fort Payne

Join us for this 10th annual celebration! This is the Canyon Center’s biggest event of the year. Don’t miss the live music, nature and art activities, demonstrations, great food, vendors, children’s activities and fun at this signature festival designed to celebrate our canyon and the natural world.

November 03, 2018

GCAA Art Market and Holiday Open House

Gulf Shores

The GCAA Art Market is an outdoor event featuring original art by local and regional artists. Art, food and entertainment make this a favorite of locals and tourists.

November 03, 2018 to November 25, 2018

Autumn Color Spectacular

Wetumpka

From the brilliant yellow fan-shaped leaves of Alabama's largest Ginkgo tree to the reds and yellows of maples, this is a colorful month to enjoy these 20-acre gardens during the crisp cool days. Statuary is surrounded by lush plantings of flowering shrubs and a printed walking tour map gives information on each stop along native stone walkways. Open on Fridays and Saturdays from 9 AM to 5 PM and Sundays from noon to 5 PM.

November 03, 2018 to November 04, 2018

St. Nicholas Annual Food Festival

Brookside

Nov 3-4 2018, Brookside . St. Nicholas Annual Food Festival . 205-285-9648. www.brooksidealabama.com, or www.stnicholasbrookside.org. St. Nicholas Russian Orthodox Church--Tours of the 1984 temple are available. The ladies of the Sisterhood of St. Olga prepare the food and pastries from recipes handed down from relatives and friends who immigrated to Brookside from Western Ukraine and what is now known as Slovakia. Be sure to visit our Russian Beriozka Store for imported gifts and souvenirs. Food is take-out or eat in..

November 04, 2018

2018 Lineville Car Show

Lineville

Lineville Car Show . 256-396-2058. alabamaclaycounty.com. Admission charged; under 12, free. Lineville Recreation Park, Hwy. 9--Acres of antique cars, street rods, and more. 9 a.m.-4 p.m..

November 05, 2018

Rescue Rappelling Certification

Fort Payne

Learn how to rescue others while on rope

November 07, 2018 to November 10, 2018

Alabama Frontier Days

Wetumpka

Alabama Frontier Days is a demonstration of frontier life in Alabama and the southeast during the period 1700-1820. It is the largest education based event in the state.

November 08, 2018 to November 17, 2018

Come Home, It's Suppertime---Fall 2018

Brundidge

November 8, 9, 10, 2018 and November 15, 16, 17, 2018----Brundidge, "Come Home It's Suppertime" 334-685-5524, We Piddle Around Theater, Alabama's Official Folklife Play! Admission charged

November 08, 2018 to November 18, 2018

2018 Frank Brown International Songwriter's Festival

Orange Beach

Venues of all kinds welcome the nearly 200 songwriters that come to Orange Beach and Gulf Shores from around the country and around the world.

November 08, 2018 to November 10, 2018

2018 Charis Crafters "Home for the Holidays" Craft Show

Wetumpka

Charis Crafters Craft Show. Admission charged. Wetumpka Civic Center, 410 S. Main St. A wide variety of handmade crafted items and homemade delights perfect for gift giving or decorating your home. Thurs 11-7, Fri., 9 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sat., 9 a.m.-7 p.m.

November 08, 2018 to November 11, 2018

Fairhope Film Festival

Fairhope

The Best of the Best. 40 Films in 4 Days. Visit website for event schedule and ticket information.

November 09, 2018 to November 11, 2018

2018 Battles for the Armory & Arts and Crafts Fair

Tallassee

Battles for the Armory. http://tallasseearmoryguards.org. Admission charged. Tallassee Historic District and Gibsons Plantation--Battle Re-enactment of the Battle of Chehaw Station and the Battle of Franklin, Interactive exhibits, period artillery, infantry, field hospital, blacksmith, carriage rides, Tours of the Confederate Armory and more. This year we have added the new Arts and Crafts Fair.

November 09, 2018 to November 11, 2018

Homestead Hollow Christmas in the Country Arts and Crafts Festival

Springville

Homestead Hollow Arts and Crafts Festival. 205-467-2002. www.homesteadhollow.com. Admission charged. Homestead Hollow, I-59 to exit 154--Handmade, hand decorated arts and crafts festival in a recreated pioneer setting. Educational pioneer demonstrations and the only licensed moonshine still in the state of Alabama. Live entertainment, children's activities and delicious food. Visit the general store for jams, jellies and pickles. 9 a.m-4 p.m.

November 09, 2018 to November 18, 2018

Off-Broadway Musical

Rainsville

This superbly executed play is just another benefit of having the creative talent and facilities of the Tom Bevill Lyceum at Northeast Alabama Community College

November 09, 2018

2018 Veterans Day at the American Village

Montevallo

Join us at American Village as we salute veterans, active members of the United Stated Armed Forces, and their families.

November 09, 2018

Veterans Day Concert

Mobile

Join us for a patriotic concert to cap off your Veterans Day celebration. The Mobile Pops will present a moving concert featuring traditional marches combined with a variety of musical numbers. Located in the Aircraft Pavilion.

November 09, 2018 to November 10, 2018

NAC Annual Christmas Arts & Crafts Show

Gardendale

NAC Christmas Arts & Crafts Show. 205-681-8028. www.northartscouncil.webs.com. Free. Gardendale Civic Center--Over 60 arts & crafts vendors, music, door prizes, pictures with Santa available. Fri., 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sat., 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

November 09, 2018 to November 18, 2018

Off-Broadway Musical

Rainsville

This superbly executed play is just another benefit of having the creative talent and facilities of the Tom Bevill Lyceum at Northeast Alabama Community College

November 09, 2018

Veterans Day Celebration and Parade of Flags

Mobile

It's a Veterans Day celebration and Parade of Flags featuring 4th grade students from Mobile and Baldwin counties. Guest speakers, music, essay contest winners, and special guests. Event held in Aircraft Pavilion.

November 10, 2018

West Dallas Antique Tractor Show

Orrville

Event full of classic cars, tractors, gas engines, and more! Featuring live music, local food and Alabama Maker vendors, as well as their signature antique vehicle parade, this event never disappoints!

November 10, 2018 to December 31, 2018

Festival of Trees XXVII

Gadsden

Our annual Festival of Trees includes 30+ Christmas trees decorated by local schoolchildren.

November 10, 2018 to January 31, 2019

Let it Snow!

Gadsden

Slide on the snow slide, go sock skating and play in the snow!

November 10, 2018 to November 11, 2018

Alabama Designer Craftsman 46th Craft Show at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens

Birmingham

The 46th Alabama Designer Craftsmen Show features handmade work for sale by 40+ artists including basketry, batik, pottery, clothing, wall quilts, fused, recycled, slumped and stained glass, painted and carved gourds, leather working, jewelry, metal working, wood working and much more.

November 10, 2018 to November 21, 2018

55th Annual Fall Outdoor Cascading Chrysanthemums

Theodore

Come to Bellingrath Gardens this November to view our 55th annual Cascading Mum Display, the nation's largest outdoor display of chrysanthemums.

November 10, 2018 to December 31, 2018

Festival of Trees XXVIII

Gadsden

The Hardin Center is pleased to present the 28th annual Festival of Trees. Visitors will see 30 Christmas Trees decorated by local schoolchildren.

November 11, 2018

Veteran's Day Parade & Cememony

Tuscumbia

Veteran's Day Parade at 11:00 am, Ceremony at the Courthouse following

November 11, 2018

Visions of Veterans - Patriot's Mosaic

Huntsville

The EarlyWorks Family of Museums' Visions of Vets Patriot’s Mosaic honors those who have served our country as a member of the armed forces. The images that have been submitted for the Patriot’s Mosaic Project are a cross section of our country’s military history and represent all branches of service and many of the wars and conflicts the USA has been a part of since the Revolutionary War. These are the faces of freedom…Americans who sacrificed all that was asked by their country in the building of this great nation.

November 11, 2018 to November 17, 2018

Veteran's Appreciation Week

Montgomery

All veterans and active duty military personnel and their dependent family members receive 50% off regular admission price.

November 12, 2018

Free Fee Day - Talladega NF - Shoal Creek District

Heflin

Free Fee Day - Veterans Day - Contact Greg Scull