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Today, April 24

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.

ArtsRevive Annual Art Show

Selma

Annual juried art show featuring Alabama artists. Free to attend, some artwork may be for sale.

Athens Cruise In on the Square

Athens

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

Broadway Production

Powell

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

CHRISTENBERRY: In Alabama

Mobile

This exhibition of William Christenberry’s work is organized on the occasion of the Alabama Bicentennial Celebration, and honors the artist’s exploration of themes related to this native state: Alabama’s landscape, structures, traditions, and people.

Connected

Dothan

An exhibition of ceramic serving pieces by Fairhope, AL-based artist Susie Bowman at the Wiregrass Museum of Art.

Contemporary Alabama Photography

Mobile

Guest Curator Richard McCabe (Curator of Photography at The Ogden Museum of Southern Art in New Orleans) selects work by various photography artists from throughout Alabama as part of Alabama’s Bicentennial Celebration.

Cycliad Tour 2017

Birmingham

Cycliad 2017: Cycling to Benefit Cancer Patients From 10 mile rides to epic 1000+ mile adventures, together we are raising funds to help patients navigate their cancer journey.

Encounters: Beth Edwards

Huntsville

The Museum's award-winning Encounters series features regional contemporary art. Our 2017 featured artist is Beth Edwards.

Imagery: Literature in Art

Prattville

Literary-Themed Art Exhibit Opening at Prattville Creative Arts Center and Gallery.

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.

School of Rock

Birmingham

Get ready for a guitar-shredding, bass-slapping, mind-blowing musical direct from Broadway.

Southeastern Plein Air Invitational

Gadsden

Call or visit website for exact dates and times. 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.

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.

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.

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.

The Art of Seating: 200 Years of American Design

Huntsville

Join the Huntsville Museum of Art in welcoming our newest exhibition, The Art of Seating: Two Hundred Years of American Design.

Tomorrow, April 25

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.

ArtsRevive Annual Art Show

Selma

Annual juried art show featuring Alabama artists. Free to attend, some artwork may be for sale.

Athens Cruise In on the Square

Athens

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

Broadway Production

Powell

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

CHRISTENBERRY: In Alabama

Mobile

This exhibition of William Christenberry’s work is organized on the occasion of the Alabama Bicentennial Celebration, and honors the artist’s exploration of themes related to this native state: Alabama’s landscape, structures, traditions, and people.

Connected

Dothan

An exhibition of ceramic serving pieces by Fairhope, AL-based artist Susie Bowman at the Wiregrass Museum of Art.

Contemporary Alabama Photography

Mobile

Guest Curator Richard McCabe (Curator of Photography at The Ogden Museum of Southern Art in New Orleans) selects work by various photography artists from throughout Alabama as part of Alabama’s Bicentennial Celebration.

Cycliad Tour 2017

Birmingham

Cycliad 2017: Cycling to Benefit Cancer Patients From 10 mile rides to epic 1000+ mile adventures, together we are raising funds to help patients navigate their cancer journey.

Encounters: Beth Edwards

Huntsville

The Museum's award-winning Encounters series features regional contemporary art. Our 2017 featured artist is Beth Edwards.

Fantasy Playhouse Children’s Theater Presents: Pinocchio (Student Matinee)

Huntsville

FPCT presents the classic tale of the wooden toy who must learn to be truthful in order to be a real boy.

Imagery: Literature in Art

Prattville

Literary-Themed Art Exhibit Opening at Prattville Creative Arts Center and Gallery.

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.

School of Rock

Birmingham

Get ready for a guitar-shredding, bass-slapping, mind-blowing musical direct from Broadway.

Southeastern Plein Air Invitational

Gadsden

Call or visit website for exact dates and times. 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.

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.

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.

Sumter County Fine Arts Council: Mississippi Symphony Orchestra

Livingston

Apr 25, Livingston. Sumter County Fine Arts Council: Mississippi Symphony Orchestra. 205-652-3626. www.scfac.uwa.edu. Admission charged. Bibb Graves Hall-University of West Alabama--A performance by the MSO, which is the largest professional performing arts organization in Mississippi. 7:30 p.m.

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.

The Art of Seating: 200 Years of American Design

Huntsville

Join the Huntsville Museum of Art in welcoming our newest exhibition, The Art of Seating: Two Hundred Years of American Design.

The Miracle Worker

Dothan

Southeast Alabama Community Theatre (SEACT) was formed in 1974 to serve Alabama communities of Dothan and the Wiregrass area with opportunities to participate in theatrical productions for public performance.

Wednesday, April 26

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.

ArtsRevive Annual Art Show

Selma

Annual juried art show featuring Alabama artists. Free to attend, some artwork may be for sale.

Athens Cruise In on the Square

Athens

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

Birmingham Revealed: "Alvin Vogtle Escapes"

Birmingham

Join us for this exciting adventure through Alvin Vogtle’s life on Wednesday, April 26. Refreshments will be available beginning at 5:30 p.m. and the performance will begin at 6:00 p.m.

Broadway Production

Powell

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

CHRISTENBERRY: In Alabama

Mobile

This exhibition of William Christenberry’s work is organized on the occasion of the Alabama Bicentennial Celebration, and honors the artist’s exploration of themes related to this native state: Alabama’s landscape, structures, traditions, and people.

Connected

Dothan

An exhibition of ceramic serving pieces by Fairhope, AL-based artist Susie Bowman at the Wiregrass Museum of Art.

Contemporary Alabama Photography

Mobile

Guest Curator Richard McCabe (Curator of Photography at The Ogden Museum of Southern Art in New Orleans) selects work by various photography artists from throughout Alabama as part of Alabama’s Bicentennial Celebration.

Cycliad Tour 2017

Birmingham

Cycliad 2017: Cycling to Benefit Cancer Patients From 10 mile rides to epic 1000+ mile adventures, together we are raising funds to help patients navigate their cancer journey.

Encounters: Beth Edwards

Huntsville

The Museum's award-winning Encounters series features regional contemporary art. Our 2017 featured artist is Beth Edwards.

Imagery: Literature in Art

Prattville

Literary-Themed Art Exhibit Opening at Prattville Creative Arts Center and Gallery.

Racking Horse Spring Show

Priceville

Apr 27-30, Decatur. 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. .

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.

School of Rock

Birmingham

Get ready for a guitar-shredding, bass-slapping, mind-blowing musical direct from Broadway.

Southeastern Plein Air Invitational

Gadsden

Call or visit website for exact dates and times. 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.

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.

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.

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.

The Art of Seating: 200 Years of American Design

Huntsville

Join the Huntsville Museum of Art in welcoming our newest exhibition, The Art of Seating: Two Hundred Years of American Design.

The Miracle Worker

Dothan

Southeast Alabama Community Theatre (SEACT) was formed in 1974 to serve Alabama communities of Dothan and the Wiregrass area with opportunities to participate in theatrical productions for public performance.

Vulcan Drink & Drop

Birmingham

In conjunction with the 28th Annual Brent Newman Memorial Egg Drop, Vulcan® Park and Museum will host its inaugural Drink and Drop adult egg drop competition and cocktail reception. Science minded teams and individuals can try your hand at the classic elementary student competition by keeping an egg protected after dropping it from the top of Vulcan’s 124-foot pedestal. The goal: to keep your egg from landing sunny side up! Join us for this fun, inaugural event, including a reception on Vulcan’s Plaza.

Thursday, April 27

"To Kill a Mockingbird" Theatrical Production

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.Thurs-Sat., 7 p.m., Senior Matinee Sat. at 2 p.m. Friday night, April 28th, is the Harper Lee birthday performance. 251-743-2879

A Scavenger Hunt! with AIDS Alabama South

Mobile

Bring the whole family and win prizes for exploring our galleries. AIDS Alabama South is joining us to present a scavenger hunt through the galleries of MMofA. Throughout history photographers have used their cameras to inspire empathy and compassion, as well as awareness of other cultures and communities. Utilizing our new photography exhibitions as well as other works throughout the museum, this art-educational program will enlighten and entertain those interested in the role art has played in shaping society.

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.

ArtsRevive Annual Art Show

Selma

Annual juried art show featuring Alabama artists. Free to attend, some artwork may be for sale.

Athens Cruise In on the Square

Athens

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

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!

Biergarten at the US Space & Rocket Center

Huntsville

Visit the U.S. Space & Rocket Center Saturn V Hall in the Davidson Center for Space Exploration every Thursday from 4:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. beginning March 2, 2017, and each Thursday night thereafter through October 26, for the German Biergarten, featuring authentic German cuisine.

Broadway Production

Powell

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

CHRISTENBERRY: In Alabama

Mobile

This exhibition of William Christenberry’s work is organized on the occasion of the Alabama Bicentennial Celebration, and honors the artist’s exploration of themes related to this native state: Alabama’s landscape, structures, traditions, and people.

Connected

Dothan

An exhibition of ceramic serving pieces by Fairhope, AL-based artist Susie Bowman at the Wiregrass Museum of Art.

Contemporary Alabama Photography

Mobile

Guest Curator Richard McCabe (Curator of Photography at The Ogden Museum of Southern Art in New Orleans) selects work by various photography artists from throughout Alabama as part of Alabama’s Bicentennial Celebration.

Cycliad Tour 2017

Birmingham

Cycliad 2017: Cycling to Benefit Cancer Patients From 10 mile rides to epic 1000+ mile adventures, together we are raising funds to help patients navigate their cancer journey.

Encounters: Beth Edwards

Huntsville

The Museum's award-winning Encounters series features regional contemporary art. Our 2017 featured artist is Beth Edwards.

Imagery: Literature in Art

Prattville

Literary-Themed Art Exhibit Opening at Prattville Creative Arts Center and Gallery.

National Bird— Indie Lens Pop-Up

Huntsville

National Bird follows whistleblowers who, despite possible consequences, are determined to break the silence around one of the most controversial issues of our time: the secret U.S. drone war. The film gives rare insight through the eyes of both survivors and veterans who suffer from PTSD while plagued by guilt over participating in the killing of faceless people in foreign countries.

Puttin' On The Gritz

Fairhope

The Eastern Shore Art Center celebrates all things Southern with their third annual fundraising event!

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.

Racking Horse Spring Show

Priceville

Apr 27-30, Decatur. 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. .

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.

Samford Legacy League's Ninth Annual Scholarship Celebration

Birmingham

Join Samford Legacy League for an incredible night featuring the Annie Moses Band on Thursday, April 27. This talented family ensemble of songwriters, singers and musicians has entertained audiences with their distinctive style of music and captivating blend of jazz, folk and classical genres.

School of Rock

Birmingham

Get ready for a guitar-shredding, bass-slapping, mind-blowing musical direct from Broadway.

Southeastern Plein Air Invitational

Gadsden

Call or visit website for exact dates and times. 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.

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.

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.

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.

The Art of Seating: 200 Years of American Design

Huntsville

Join the Huntsville Museum of Art in welcoming our newest exhibition, The Art of Seating: Two Hundred Years of American Design.

The Honky Tonk Angels" - a play by Ted Swindley

Union Springs

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

The Miracle Worker

Dothan

Southeast Alabama Community Theatre (SEACT) was formed in 1974 to serve Alabama communities of Dothan and the Wiregrass area with opportunities to participate in theatrical productions for public performance.

Friday, April 28

15th Annual Spring Plant Sale

Hoover

Annual Spring Plant Sale - Choose from many varieties of hydrangeas plus other companion and native plants. Friday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Saturday 9:00 a.m. to Noon

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.

ArtsRevive Annual Art Show

Selma

Annual juried art show featuring Alabama artists. Free to attend, some artwork may be for sale.

Athens Cruise In on the Square

Athens

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

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!

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.

Broadway Production

Powell

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

CHRISTENBERRY: In Alabama

Mobile

This exhibition of William Christenberry’s work is organized on the occasion of the Alabama Bicentennial Celebration, and honors the artist’s exploration of themes related to this native state: Alabama’s landscape, structures, traditions, and people.

Confederate Park Civil War Military & Civilian Life Living History

Marbury

Civil War Living History. 205-755-1990. www.exploresouthernhistory.com/confederatepark.html and www.preserveala.org/confederatepark.aspx. 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

Connected

Dothan

An exhibition of ceramic serving pieces by Fairhope, AL-based artist Susie Bowman at the Wiregrass Museum of Art.

Contemporary Alabama Photography

Mobile

Guest Curator Richard McCabe (Curator of Photography at The Ogden Museum of Southern Art in New Orleans) selects work by various photography artists from throughout Alabama as part of Alabama’s Bicentennial Celebration.

Cycliad Tour 2017

Birmingham

Cycliad 2017: Cycling to Benefit Cancer Patients From 10 mile rides to epic 1000+ mile adventures, together we are raising funds to help patients navigate their cancer journey.

Disney's Beauty and the Beast

Gadsden

"Be Our Guest!" The Academy Award-winning film comes to life in this romantic and beloved take on the classic fairytale.

Encounters: Beth Edwards

Huntsville

The Museum's award-winning Encounters series features regional contemporary art. Our 2017 featured artist is Beth Edwards.

Epic Comedy Hour

Huntsville

They’re back! The best in regional comedy, Epic Comedy Hour in the Flying Monkey Arts theatre, second floor south. This month join Joel Byars, Clark Franzman, Derrick Stroup, Tom Russell, Ann Marie Lowman, Natasha Ferrier, Lace Larrabee, Andrew Markle, and Epic host, Scott Eason. The show starts at 8:00 PM, admission is $8. Rated:R

Fantasy Playhouse Children’s Theater Presents: Pinocchio

Huntsville

FPCT presents the classic tale of the wooden toy who must learn to be truthful in order to be a real boy.

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.-Sat., 8 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun., 1-6 p.m.

Hackleburg Neighbor Day

Hackleburg

Community celebration in Hackleburg at the downtown pavillon. Arts & crafts, antique car show, live entertainment, food vendors, prizes and more.

Imagery: Literature in Art

Prattville

Literary-Themed Art Exhibit Opening at Prattville Creative Arts Center and Gallery.

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.

Lamont Landers Band Concerts on the Dock @ Lowe Mill A&E

Huntsville

Join us at the dock to hear the young man Decatur record producer Jeremy Stephens called “better than the Alabama Shakes,” Lamont Landers. Concerts on the Dock started as a small gathering of music lovers back in 2008, and has since grown into an institution in the Huntsville music scene. This free, family friendly series is all about creating a laid back atmosphere for friends of Lowe Mill A&E to enjoy original content and interesting new acts, Friday nights during the Spring and Fall. Bring chairs, picnics, friends, and pets on a leash and join us under the water tower!

Magic City Art Connection

Birmingham

Magic City Art Connection is Birmingham’s largest festival. It transforms Linn Park into a wonderland of excitement with its blast of fresh artistic talent, sights, sounds, tastes, and aromas. The festival spotlights 200 artists.

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.

Music and a Movie in the Park/Marketplace

Foley

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

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.

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.

Racking Horse Spring Show

Priceville

Apr 27-30, Decatur. 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. .

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.

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.

School of Rock

Birmingham

Get ready for a guitar-shredding, bass-slapping, mind-blowing musical direct from Broadway.

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.

Southeastern Plein Air Invitational

Gadsden

Call or visit website for exact dates and times. 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.

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.

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.

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.

The Art of Seating: 200 Years of American Design

Huntsville

Join the Huntsville Museum of Art in welcoming our newest exhibition, The Art of Seating: Two Hundred Years of American Design.

The Epic Trip

Fort Payne

An epic adventure of climbing, rappelling, and camping

The Honky Tonk Angels" - a play by Ted Swindley

Union Springs

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

The Miracle Worker

Dothan

Southeast Alabama Community Theatre (SEACT) was formed in 1974 to serve Alabama communities of Dothan and the Wiregrass area with opportunities to participate in theatrical productions for public performance.

To Kill A Mockingbird theatrical performance

Monroeville

Special performance of To Kill A Mockingbird, which includes a celebration of Harper Lee's birthday on the courthouse lawn from 4 - 6; play performance at 7. Each playgoer will receive signed copy of Wayne Flynt's "Mockingbird Songs, My Friendship With Harper Lee". A signed bookplate book of To Kill A Mockingbird will also be given away to one of the playgoers.

UNA Bands: President's Concert

Florence

UNA Bands will present the annual President's Concert on Friday, April 28, at 7 p.m. in Norton Auditorium. The President's Concert features the UNA Wind Ensemble, Symphonic Band, Studio Jazz Band, and Percussion Ensemble.

Saturday, April 29

10th Annual Cars and Bikes Off the Square

Athens

Cars & Bikes on the Square. 256-457-9179. www.facebook.com/Athens-Car-Bike-Show-on-the-Square-184112854937066. Fee for participants only. Downtown--More than 700 antique vehicles will be parked around the square for everyone to enjoy. The event is held downtown where attendees may enjoy shopping and dining.

15th Annual Spring Plant Sale

Hoover

Annual Spring Plant Sale - Choose from many varieties of hydrangeas plus other companion and native plants.

15th Annual St. Francis Episcopal Church Arts & Crafts Festival

Dauphin Island

Featuring over 50 local and regional artists, the 15th Annual St. Francis Arts & Crafts Festival is a “must see” and you’ll have an opportunity to do just that on Saturday, April 29th from 9 am-4 pm. A variety of baked goods and other foods available for purchase.

2017 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!

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.

An Evening Honoring Author Ace Atkins

Prattville

Fountain City Arts Festival Dinner Honoring Best-Selling Author Ace Atkins

Annual 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 Walking Tours

Cullman

April, Cullman Saturday Walking Tours Historic downtown walking guided tours starts at 10:00am from the Cullman County Museum

Artist Talk: Katie Baldwin & Nick Satinover

Huntsville

This edition of Artist Talk features Katie Baldwin and Nick Satinover, the artists behind our First Floor Main Gallery exhibition, With/In a Valley. Lowe Mill A&E’s Artist Talk program provides an informal, intimate setting for artists, art lovers and patrons to spend time with Lowe Mill exhibiting artists. These events consist of a gallery walk with the artist, during which visitors can ask questions and learn about process and ideas behind the work, as well as time for less-structured interaction with the artist. Learn the story behind the newest piece for your collection.

ArtsRevive Annual Art Show

Selma

Annual juried art show featuring Alabama artists. Free to attend, some artwork may be for sale.

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 community.

Athens Cruise In on the Square

Athens

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

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.

Auditions: Ragtime

Tuscaloosa

The inspiring stories of upper-classmen who unexpectedly becomes a single mother, a determined Jewish immigrant and his daughter, and a daring, young Harlem musician are woven together as the original melting pot is on the verge of boiling over.

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.

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!

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.

Bo Bikes Bama

Auburn

Bo Bikes Bama is an annual charity bike ride led by sports legend Bo Jackson. Money raised supports the Alabama Governor's Emergency Relief Fund to build community storm shelters and sirens and to provide relief. The 6th annual Bo Bikes Bama will return to Auburn, Alabama, Saturday, April 29, 2017. There will be two routes offered, a 60-mile ride and a 20-mile ride. This is a non-competitive ride so all skill levels are welcome. Registration is now open. Ride details, fundraising opportunities, and other information can be found at bobikesbama.com.

Broadway Production

Powell

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

CHRISTENBERRY: In Alabama

Mobile

This exhibition of William Christenberry’s work is organized on the occasion of the Alabama Bicentennial Celebration, and honors the artist’s exploration of themes related to this native state: Alabama’s landscape, structures, traditions, and people.

Confederate Park Civil War Military & Civilian Life Living History

Marbury

Civil War Living History. 205-755-1990. www.exploresouthernhistory.com/confederatepark.html and www.preserveala.org/confederatepark.aspx. 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

Connected

Dothan

An exhibition of ceramic serving pieces by Fairhope, AL-based artist Susie Bowman at the Wiregrass Museum of Art.

Contemporary Alabama Photography

Mobile

Guest Curator Richard McCabe (Curator of Photography at The Ogden Museum of Southern Art in New Orleans) selects work by various photography artists from throughout Alabama as part of Alabama’s Bicentennial Celebration.

Cycliad Tour 2017

Birmingham

Cycliad 2017: Cycling to Benefit Cancer Patients From 10 mile rides to epic 1000+ mile adventures, together we are raising funds to help patients navigate their cancer journey.

Dino Dig

Montgomery

A fun way to learn about archeology and animals.

Disney's Beauty and the Beast

Gadsden

"Be Our Guest!" The Academy Award-winning film comes to life in this romantic and beloved take on the classic fairytale.

Earth Day and Outdoor EXPO

Athens

The Earth Day and Outdoor EXPO is hosted by Keep Athens-Limestone Beautiful and the Limestone County Tourism Association. Children and adults learn about the environment, earth-friendly products and services, and outdoor activities available in the area. Games, exhibits, live animals, food, and fun!

Encounters: Beth Edwards

Huntsville

The Museum's award-winning Encounters series features regional contemporary art. Our 2017 featured artist is Beth Edwards.

FIRST ANNUAL MUSIC/SHRIMPFEST/CAUSE TO RIDE

Gadsden

BENEFIT TO RAISE FUND'S FOR ALABAMA CANCER PATIENTS,ALL MONIES GO TOWARDS TREATMENT STRATEGIES

Fantasy Playhouse Children’s Theater Presents: Pinocchio

Huntsville

FPCT presents the classic tale of the wooden toy who must learn to be truthful in order to be a real boy.

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.-Sat., 8 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun., 1-6 p.m.

Guided Tour of the Site of Old Mobile

Spanish Fort

Join us for a rare chance to visit the site of Old Mobile, Alabama's first European settlement!

Hackleburg Neighbor Day

Hackleburg

Community celebration in Hackleburg at the downtown pavillon. Arts & crafts, antique car show, live entertainment, food vendors, prizes and more.

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 City Hall.

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..

Imagery: Literature in Art

Prattville

Literary-Themed Art Exhibit Opening at Prattville Creative Arts Center and Gallery.

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.

Kymulga Grits Festival

Childersburg

Outdoor food, music by the creek, arts and crafts

Magic City Art Connection

Birmingham

Magic City Art Connection is Birmingham’s largest festival. It transforms Linn Park into a wonderland of excitement with its blast of fresh artistic talent, sights, sounds, tastes, and aromas. The festival spotlights 200 artists.

Milestones Walking Tour of the Civil Rights and Fourth Avenue Business Districts

Birmingham

Each Saturday in April, Educator and Consultant Barry McNealy will lead a free walking tour of the Civil Rights and Fourth Avenue Districts. From 10 am-11 am. Meet at BCRI.

NASA Space Apps Challenge

Huntsville

On behalf of New Leaf Digital and the Greater Huntsville AIAA Section, we are proud to host Huntsville’s first-ever NASA Space Apps Challenge, a 32-hour “Earth Observation” themed hardware + software + design competition. The event will be held at Huntsville STEAM Works Studio 1039, a brand new 6,000 sq/ft hardware prototyping lab at Lowe Mill A&E.

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.

Pepper Place Saturday Market 2017

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.

Pop-Up Caravan @ Lowe Mill A&E

Huntsville

Join us for a carefully curated market featuring makers, artisans, and local vendors. This unique shopping event is free and brought to you by the The Department of Agra Culture.

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.

Racking Horse Spring Show

Priceville

Apr 27-30, Decatur. 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. .

Rappel/Rock Climb

Fort Payne

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

Rappelling Adventure

Fort Payne

A chance to start the day on a cliff

Rock n' Ribs Benefit

Selma

Admission charged. All you can eat ribs and redneck hors d'oeuvres with local entertainment. All proceeds are donated to a local charity.

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.

Run the Hill for Your Art & Sole

Grove Hill

5K Run and 2 mile fun walk fundraiser for Cultural Arts Center.

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.

School of Rock

Birmingham

Get ready for a guitar-shredding, bass-slapping, mind-blowing musical direct from Broadway.

Southeastern Plein Air Invitational

Gadsden

Call or visit website for exact dates and times. 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.

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.

Spring Festival & Car Show

Shelby

Annual Spring Festival and Car Show; Vendors welcome Museum open; ; live music; food, country store; numerous stationary displays

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.

Spring Walking Tour: Crestline Village - Walkable Town Center

Birmingham

Join Vulcan Park and Museum and the Alabama Center for Architecture for our 2017 Annual Walking Tour Series of Birmingham’s history and neighborhoods presented by Blue Cross Blue Shield Alabama.

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.

The Art of Seating: 200 Years of American Design

Huntsville

Join the Huntsville Museum of Art in welcoming our newest exhibition, The Art of Seating: Two Hundred Years of American Design.

The Epic Trip

Fort Payne

An epic adventure of climbing, rappelling, and camping

The Honky Tonk Angels" - a play by Ted Swindley

Union Springs

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

The Miracle Worker

Dothan

Southeast Alabama Community Theatre (SEACT) was formed in 1974 to serve Alabama communities of Dothan and the Wiregrass area with opportunities to participate in theatrical productions for public performance.

To Kill A Mockingbird Theatrical Performance

Monroeville

Two performances of TKAM will be presented. The first is a Senior Matinee, open to 55 and older with special ticket price of $50.00. Performance at 2pm; the second is the regular performance at 7 with ticket price of $55.00.

Tour de Blue: Cycling for Prostate Cancer Awareness

Moody

Now in its 10th year, the Tour de Blue is an annual bicycle ride that aims to promote prostate cancer awareness and raise funds for free screenings across Alabama, especially in underserved areas at highest risk. The Tour de Blue is part of the Alabama Backroads Century Series, recognized as one of the top cycling events in the Southeast.

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.

Weogufka Mule Day 2017

Weogufka

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

Sunday, April 30

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.

Athens Cruise In on the Square

Athens

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

Auditions: Ragtime

Tuscaloosa

The inspiring stories of upper-classmen who unexpectedly becomes a single mother, a determined Jewish immigrant and his daughter, and a daring, young Harlem musician are woven together as the original melting pot is on the verge of boiling over.

Broadway Production

Powell

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

CHRISTENBERRY: In Alabama

Mobile

This exhibition of William Christenberry’s work is organized on the occasion of the Alabama Bicentennial Celebration, and honors the artist’s exploration of themes related to this native state: Alabama’s landscape, structures, traditions, and people.

Connected

Dothan

An exhibition of ceramic serving pieces by Fairhope, AL-based artist Susie Bowman at the Wiregrass Museum of Art.

Contemporary Alabama Photography

Mobile

Guest Curator Richard McCabe (Curator of Photography at The Ogden Museum of Southern Art in New Orleans) selects work by various photography artists from throughout Alabama as part of Alabama’s Bicentennial Celebration.

Cycliad Tour 2017

Birmingham

Cycliad 2017: Cycling to Benefit Cancer Patients From 10 mile rides to epic 1000+ mile adventures, together we are raising funds to help patients navigate their cancer journey.

Disney's Beauty and the Beast

Gadsden

"Be Our Guest!" The Academy Award-winning film comes to life in this romantic and beloved take on the classic fairytale.

Encounters: Beth Edwards

Huntsville

The Museum's award-winning Encounters series features regional contemporary art. Our 2017 featured artist is Beth Edwards.

FIRST ANNUAL MUSIC/SHRIMPFEST/CAUSE TO RIDE

Gadsden

BENEFIT TO RAISE FUND'S FOR ALABAMA CANCER PATIENTS,ALL MONIES GO TOWARDS TREATMENT STRATEGIES

Fantasy Playhouse Children’s Theater Presents: Pinocchio

Huntsville

FPCT presents the classic tale of the wooden toy who must learn to be truthful in order to be a real boy.

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.-Sat., 8 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun., 1-6 p.m.

Imagery: Literature in Art

Prattville

Literary-Themed Art Exhibit Opening at Prattville Creative Arts Center and Gallery.

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.

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.

Magic City Art Connection

Birmingham

Magic City Art Connection is Birmingham’s largest festival. It transforms Linn Park into a wonderland of excitement with its blast of fresh artistic talent, sights, sounds, tastes, and aromas. The festival spotlights 200 artists.

Magic City Cycliad

Birmingham

Open to all ages. Kids, 10 mile, 35 mile, and 62 mile rides available. Registration fee is $35. Food Trucks, Music, etc. Magic City Cycliad, ends the month-long tour

NASA Space Apps Challenge

Huntsville

On behalf of New Leaf Digital and the Greater Huntsville AIAA Section, we are proud to host Huntsville’s first-ever NASA Space Apps Challenge, a 32-hour “Earth Observation” themed hardware + software + design competition. The event will be held at Huntsville STEAM Works Studio 1039, a brand new 6,000 sq/ft hardware prototyping lab at Lowe Mill A&E.

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.

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.

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.

School of Rock

Birmingham

Get ready for a guitar-shredding, bass-slapping, mind-blowing musical direct from Broadway.

Songs of Grace and Songs of Glory

Prattville

Prattville Pops Annual Spring Concert

Southeastern Plein Air Invitational

Gadsden

Call or visit website for exact dates and times. 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.

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.

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.

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.

The Art of Seating: 200 Years of American Design

Huntsville

Join the Huntsville Museum of Art in welcoming our newest exhibition, The Art of Seating: Two Hundred Years of American Design.

The Honky Tonk Angels" - a play by Ted Swindley

Union Springs

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

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.