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A Place of Our Own: Birmingham's Fourth Avenue District

Apr 5-Sept 29, Birmingham. A Place of Our Own: Birmingham's Fourth Avenue District. 205-933-1409. www.visitvulcan.com. Admission charged. Vulcan Park and Museum--Exhibit will illustrate how Birmingham's Fourth Avenue business and entertainment district served as a haven and gathering place for local African-American entrepreneurs, such as A.G. Gaston and William Pettford, and other professional leaders in the early 1900s. The district also brought together a wealth of entertainment venues that ensured that wealthy and middle class African Americans were in contact with the working class a connection that would later prove crucial to the success of the Civil Rights Movement. Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun., 1-6 p.m.

Alabama Backroads Century Ride Series

Statewide

To promote the growth and development of long-distance cycling in the state of Alabama, recognize and reward individual cyclists, and benefit the charities and advocacy efforts supported by each event in the series. www.alabama-backroads-cycling.com

Antique Car Cruise-In

Alexander City

Apr 6-Oct 12, Alexander City. Antique Car Cruise-In. 256-234-7154. Free. Arby's RestaurantClassic cars and music every first Saturday of the month April through October. 6-8 p.m.

Bankhead National Forest Hikes

Moulton

Jan 1-Dec 31, Moulton. Bankhead National Forest Hikes. 256-974-6166. wildsouth.org. Free. Bankhead National Forest--Wild South staff and volunteers lead hikes the first and last Saturdays of every month. Call or visit website for hike times and locations.

Billy Mack Steele: Native American Artist

Gadsden

May 6-Jul 31, Gadsden. Billy Mack Steele: Native American Artist. 256-543-2787. www.culturalarts.org. Admisssion charged. Mary G. Hardin Center for Cultural Arts--A solo exhibition of paintings by the artist. Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun., 1-5 p.m.

Boaz 2nd Saturday Nights

Boaz

Mar 9-Oct 12, Boaz. Boaz 2nd Saturday Nights. 256-593-8154. www.boazchamberofcommerce.com. Free. DowntownHundreds of antique cars and motorcycles, live music and food. 5-8 p.m..

Center Point Area Chamber of Commerce Luncheons

Center Point

Jan 8-Dec 10, Center Point. Center Point Area Chamber of Commerce Luncheons. 205-853-9711. www.centerpointchamber.com. Admission charged. Center Point City Hall--Second Tuesday of each month. 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Cold War Exhibit

Birmingham

Jan 1-Dec 31, Birmingham. Cold War Exhibit. 205 833 8226. www.southernmuseumofflight.org. Admission charged. Southern Museum of Flight--View the reassembly and restoration of a Soviet Mi-24 Hind helicopter as the Museum develops the new Cold War era exhibit. Tues.-Sat., 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Encounters: Rocio Rodriguez

May 19-Sept 29, Huntsville. Encounters: Rocio Rodriguez. 256-535-4350. www.hsvmuseum.org. Huntsville Museum of ArtThe latest exhibition in this long-standing showcase for outstanding regional contemporary art features the large-scale canvases of Rocio Rodriguez, a Cuban native who has spent over 20 years living and working in Atlanta.

Farmers Market

Muscle Shoals

Jan-Dec, Muscle Shoals. Farmers Market. 256-386-2335. www.jackolanternfarm.com. Free. Jack-O-Lantern Farms Indoor market. Tues. & Thurs., 3-7 p.m.; Sat., 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

First Friday

Gadsden

Jan 4-Dec 6. Gadsden. First Friday. 256-547-8696. www.downtowngadsden.com. Free. Downtown--Stores and restaurants open late with specials and sales. Live entertainment, food vendors and more. 5-9 p.m.

First Fridays

Mar 1-Dec 6, Florence. Florence First Fridays. 256-740-4141. www.firstfridaysflorence.com. Downtown Florence--Monthly event with local and regional artists selling their works on the sidewalks. Downtown merchants open late. 5-8 p.m.

First Fridays Florence

Mar 1-Dec 6, Florence. First Fridays Florence. 877-290-8880. www.firstfridaysflorence.com. Free. 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. 5-8 p.m. .

Get Healthy on the Railroad Sponsored by Blue Cross Blue Shield of AL

Birmingham

Free Exercise Classes Every Weekday Evening at 6:00 p.m., April through October!

Green & Gray Saturday

Fort Payne

Jan 12-Dec 12, Fort Payne. Green & Gray Saturday. 256-845-8548. www.canyoncenter.org. Free. Little River Canyon Field School Educational/Interpretive Center--The National Park Service staff and volunteers will present Green & Gray programs on the second Saturday of each month. Topics include park resources and activities, climate change, recycling, energy conservation, eco-gardening, exotic plants, native landscaping, pollution prevention, green energy, and more. 10-11 a.m.

Green Things and Butterfly Wings

Huntsville

May 1-Sept 30, Huntsville. Green Things and Butterfly Wings. 256-830-4447 ext. 290. www.hsvbg.org. Admission charged. Huntsville Botanical Garden--The Nature Center at Huntsville Botanical Garden is the nation's largest open-air butterfly house with more than 2,000 butterflies, fluttering freely among beautiful vegetation, a trickling creek and even a cascading waterfall. Mon.-Sat., 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun., 9 a.m.-6 p.m.

Guided Nature Hikes

Guntersville

Mar 2-Dec 14, Guntersville. Guided Nature Hikes. 256-571-5440. www.alapark.com/events. Free. Lake Guntersville State Park Resort--Guided nature hikes every Saturday morning with a different trail hiked each week, so meeting places vary. Bird watching, hiking safety, plant identification and edible/medicinal properties of some plants are discussed.

HillBilly Trade Days

Tuskegee

Jan 12-Dec 14, Tuskegee. HillBilly Trade Days. 334-727-6476. Free. The HillBilly Mall, 8870 U.S. Hwy. 80 E.Year round flea market on the second Saturday of each month. 7 a.m.-6 p.m.

Korean War Jets Exhibit

Birmingham

Jan 1-Dec 31, Birmingham. Korean War Jets Exhibit. 205 833 8226. www.southernmuseumofflight.org. Admission charged. Southern Museum of Flight--Features the fighter jets F-86 Sabre and the MiG-15 aircraft of the Korean War era as part of a unique diorama display. Tues.-Sat., 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Library Exhibit Series

Alexander City

Jan 1-Dec 31, Alexander City. Library Exhibit Series. 256-329-6796 or 256-234-4644. www.alexandercityonline.com/adelia-russell.html. Free. Adelia M. Russell LibraryPoetry readings, musical presentations, movie, games, book signings and more. Special events, seasonal activities and more at the Children's Library. Call or check website for event schedule. 9 a.m.-4 p.m..

Market Day

Woodstock

Jan 12-Dec 14, Woodstock. Market Day. 205-938-3299. www.woodstockfestivalartcenter.com. Free. Woodstock Festival Art Center--Vendors, handcrafters, live music. Special activities TBA. 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Market Day at Plank Road Station

Talladega

May 25-Oct 26, Talladega. Market Day at Plank Road Station. 256-362-2857. www.facebook.com/PlankRoadStation#!/PlankRoadStation. Fee for participants only. AJ Powers Lodge/Plank Road Station, Winterboro--Local arts and crafts and food and music vendors sell their wares. Market held the fourth Saturday, May-October. 8 a.m.-1 p.m.

Memories of World War II

May 25-Jul 14, Dothan. Memories of World War II. 334-794-3871. www.wiregrassmuseum.org. Wiregrass Museum of Art--The exhibition is a spectrum of over 100 photos from all theaters of World War II and the home front, culled from tens of thousands of pictures in The Associated Press Archives, including material from AP photo files in Europe and Asia that have not been seen since the war. Opening reception May 24th.

Mountain Top Flea Market

Jan-Dec, Attalla. Mountain Top Flea Market. 800-535-2286. www.mountaintopfleamarket.com. 6 mi. w. of Attalla--Flea Market to buy, sell or trade all types of merchandise, 1000 booths. Open 5 a.m. Sundays only all year round. . .

Music and a Movie/Farmers Market

Foley

May 3-Jun 28, Foley. Music and a Movie/Farmers Market. 251-943-1300. visitfoley.org. Free. Heritage Park--Farmers Market, 3-6 p.m. Live music at 6 p.m., with movie beginning at dusk. 3-10 p.m.

NEACA Spring, Fall & Christmas Craft Show

Huntsville

Mar 15-17, Sept. 21-22 & Dec 6-7, Huntsville. NEACA Spring, Fall & Christmas Craft Shows. 256-880-7987 or 256-883-2199. Von Braun Center--250 craftsmen with teddy bears, dolls, doll furniture, pottery, toys, jewelry, clothes, room decor, kitchen accessories. Fri. & Sat., 9 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sun., noon-5 p.m.

Neighborhood Watch Meetings

Center Point

Feb 5-Dec 3, Center Point. Neighborhood Watch Meetings. 205-853-9711. www.centerpointchamber.com. Free. Center Point City Hall--Every 1st Tuesday. 7-8 p.m.

Noble Gallery's Artist Reception and Exhibit

Anniston

Feb 1-Nov 1, Anniston. Noble Gallery's Artist Reception and Exhibit. 256-237-5921. downtownanniston.com/nunnallys. Free. Nunnally's Custom Framing, 1014 Noble St.--Noble Gallery's quarterly opening and wine and cheese reception, with a display of local art including paintings, pottery, handmade jewelry and more. Events will take place on Feb. 1, May 3, Aug. 2 and Nov. 1, from 5-8 p.m.

RACE - Are we so different?

Birmingham

RACE: Are We So Different?

Sarah Carlisle Towery Art Show

Alexander City

Jan 1-Dec 31, Alexander City . Sarah Carlisle Towery Art Show . 256-215-4251- www.alex.k12.al.us. Free. Alexander City Board of Education, 375 Lee St.Yearlong exhibit featuring art composed at Childrens Harbor retreats. Also included are select works of Sarah Carlisle Towery. 9 a.m.-4 p.m.. .

Saturday Jam Sessions

Jan 12-Dec 24, Montgomery. Saturday Jam Sessions. 888-240-1850. www.oldalabamatown.com. Free. Old Alabama Town--Pick and grin the jam sessions, held on the second and fourth Saturday of every month at the historic Rose House. Admission to the jam sessions is free; tickets to tour Old Alabama Town are available at the Reception Center. 9 a.m.-12 p.m.

Second Saturdays at Riverfront Park

Montgomery

Every second Saturday in April through September, the entire city as well as visitors or invited to Riverfront Park for a free family-friendly event from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. The fun includes live entertainment, games for all ages (bocce ball and more!), food vendors and adult libations at the SandBAR at the Silos.

State Public Fishing Lakes Begin Fishing Season Schedule

Montgomery

Feb 1-Nov 30, Statewide. Fishing Season at State Public Fishing Lakes. 334-242-3471. www.outdooralabama.com/fishing/freshwater/where/lakes. Fee for participants. State-owned (aka county) lakesSunrise to sunset.

Story Time at the Canyon Center (First Saturdays Each Month)

Fort Payne

Jan 5-Dec 7, Fort Payne. Story Time at the Canyon Center . 256-782-8010. www.canyoncenter.org. Free. Little River Canyon Field School Educational/Interpretive CenterStaff and volunteers will read aloud unique childrens literature in the Canyon Center Gift Shop every first Saturday of the month. 11 a.m.-noon

Storytime

Daphne

Jan 7-Dec 20, Daphne. Storytime. 251-621-2818. www.daphnelibrary.org. Free. Daphne Public Library--Weekly event for babies, toddlers and children. Call or visit website for times.

TAKE A HIKE! Every Second Saturday

Fort Payne

Jan 12-Dec 14, Fort Payne. Take a Hike!. 256-782-8010. www.canyoncenter.org. Free. Little River Canyon Field School Educational/Interpretive Center--The JSU Field Schools will partner with groups (such as National Park Service, US Forest Service, Alabama State Parks and others) to offer diverse moderate-level hikes from the deepest canyon to the highest mountain every second Saturday of the month. Locations vary; may include Little River Canyon Center, Little River Canyon National Preserve, DeSoto State Park, Talladega National Forest, Dugger Mountain Wilderness, Mountain Longleaf National Wildlife Refuge, Cheaha State Park, or other locations. 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Tamarind Touchstones 50 Years of Lithographic Prints

Auburn

May 18-Aug 17, Auburn. Tamarind Touchstones 50 Years of Lithographic Prints. 334-844-1484. www.jcsm.auburn.edu. Free. Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art8:30 a.m.-4:45 p.m.

Teen Book Club

Daphne

Jan 7-Dec 30, Daphne. Teen Book Club. 251-621-2818. www.daphnelibrary.org. Free. Daphne Public Library--Teen group chooses great books to read and discuss on Monday afternoons. 3:45-4:45 p.m.

Teenie Harris, Photographer: An American Story

Montgomery

May 6-Jun 28, Montgomery. Teenie Harris, Photographer: An American Story. 334-241-8701. www.troy.edu. Free. Rosa Parks Museum and Children's Wing--Exhibit of photos of Pittsburgh's African American community from the archive of photographer Charles "Teenie" Harris. 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

The Ice Age in IMAX

Birmingham

Jan 11-May 11, Birmingham. The Ice Age in IMAX. 205-714-8300. mcwane.org. Admission charged. McWane Science Center--Movie showing the frozen landscapes of North America, Europe and Asia ten thousand years before modern civilization. Call or visit website for information and movie times.

The Market at Ag Heritage Park

May 23-Aug 22, Auburn. The Market at Ag Heritage Park. 334-321-1603. www.ag.auburn.edu/themarket/about.php. Free.. Auburn University Agricultural Heritage Park-- An open-air farmers' market held each Thursday, 3 to 6 p.m., during the spring and summer growing season. The Market offers locally produced fruits, vegetables, honey, ornamental plants, herbs, cut flowers, stone-ground grains, eggs, goat cheeses, goat milk soaps, baked and canned goods, and Alabama-roasted coffee. In addition, it often features the work of local artisans, educational booths, and musical entertainment. Open rain or shine unless severe weather poses a danger to vendors or customers. 3-6 p.m.

Third Saturday Sunset

Fort Payne

May 18-Aug 17, Fort Payne. Third Saturday Sunset. 256-845-2741. www.fortpaynechamber.com. Free. Downtown--A family fun event featuring a cruise-in, children activities, food, art show, and live entertainment. 5-9 p.m..

Third Thursday

Gadsden

May 16-Oct 17, Gadsden. Third Thursday. 256-547-8696. www.downtowngadsden.com. Free. Downtown at the Water Wall--Concerts presented on the third Thursday of May through October. 6 p.m.-until.

Thomasville Saddle Club Horseshow

Thomasville

Mar 16-Oct 19, Thomasville. Thomasville Saddle Club Horseshow. 334-830-1264. Fee for participants only. Arena, Old Hwy 5 (just South of Joe Davis Ind. Blvd)--Judged and timed equine events. Held third Saturday of month March-Oct., family friendly, with concessions, kids activities available.

Trade Day

McCalla

Mar 16-Nov 17, McCalla. Trade Day. 205-477-5711. tannehill.org. Admission charged. Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park--Outside flea market, held the third weekend of the month from March through November. 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

Tuskegee Airmen Exhibit

Birmingham

Jan 1-Dec 31, Birmingham. Tuskegee Airmen Exhibit. 205-833-8226. www.southernmuseumofflight.org. Admission charged. Southern Museum of Flight--Showcase diorama display honoring Alabama's Tuskegee Airmen and featuring a number of World War II era trainers. Tues.-Sat., 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Vietnam War Helicopters Exhibit

Birmingham

Jan 1-Dec 31, Birmingham. Vietnam War Helicopters Exhibit. 205-833-8226. www.southernmuseumofflight.org. Admission charged. Southern Museum of Flight--Exhibit and diorama display that stands as a tribute to all branches of the armed services and honors all who sacrificed in the Vietnam War. Tues.-Sat., 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Vizzini Farms Wine & Jazz

Calera

Apr 20-Aug 24, Calera. Vizzini Farms Wine & Jazz. 205-685-0655. www.vizzinifarmswinery.com. Vizzini Farms WineryBring friends and family for an enjoyable evening on the lawn with great food, wine and dancing. Dates: Apr. 20, May 25, Jun. 22, & Aug. 24. 6-10 p.m.

Whimsical Woods

Mar 16-Aug 30, Huntsville. Whimisical Woods. 256-536-2882. www.burrittonthemountain.com. Burritt on the Mountain--Features a life size game of 25 interactive fairytales, nursery rhymes & classical children's stories, with puzzles and games and more.

Wired Sculptures in wire and recycled objects by Molly Hand

Birmingham

May 10-Jun 8, Birmingham. Wired Sculptures in wire and recycled objects by Molly Hand. 205 595 3553. www.nakedartusa.com/index.asp. Free. Opening reception Fri., May 10, 5-9 p.m. and Sat., May 11, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

Wiregrass Talent Quest Registration Period

Dothan

Second annual Talent Quest search for the best Talent in the Wiregrass Area. Winner receives $2500 cash prize

Yard Art, Functional art for the garden by various artists

Birmingham

Apr 5-Dec 24, Birmingham. Yard Art. 205-595-3553. www.nakedartusa.com/index.asp. Free. . Naked Art Gallery--Yard Art Functional art for the garden by various artists. Opening reception Fri., Apr 5, 5-9 p.m. and Sat., Apr 6, 1-6 p.m.

Yellow Wolf Gem Mining Spring Season

Moulton

Mar 23-Jun 2, Moulton. Yellow Wolf Gem Mining Spring Season . 256-974-7226. www.yellowwolfgemmining.com. Admission charged. Yellow Wolf Gem Mining Park--Enjoy a day of mining for gems, hike a trail, explore 1800's buildings and more. Primitive camping available. 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

a la cARTe

Jan 19-Nov 16, Northport. a la cARTe. 205-758-1257. www.kentuck.org. Free. Kentuck Art Center--Held on third Saturdays (except for Oct. and Dec.), the series presents artist demonstrations, Kentuck for Kids activities and occasionally, regional cuisine. 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Sunday, May 26

A Place of Our Own: Birmingham's Fourth Avenue District

Apr 5-Sept 29, Birmingham. A Place of Our Own: Birmingham's Fourth Avenue District. 205-933-1409. www.visitvulcan.com. Admission charged. Vulcan Park and Museum--Exhibit will illustrate how Birmingham's Fourth Avenue business and entertainment district served as a haven and gathering place for local African-American entrepreneurs, such as A.G. Gaston and William Pettford, and other professional leaders in the early 1900s. The district also brought together a wealth of entertainment venues that ensured that wealthy and middle class African Americans were in contact with the working class a connection that would later prove crucial to the success of the Civil Rights Movement. Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun., 1-6 p.m.

Alabama Backroads Century Ride Series

Statewide

To promote the growth and development of long-distance cycling in the state of Alabama, recognize and reward individual cyclists, and benefit the charities and advocacy efforts supported by each event in the series. www.alabama-backroads-cycling.com

Antique Car Cruise-In

Alexander City

Apr 6-Oct 12, Alexander City. Antique Car Cruise-In. 256-234-7154. Free. Arby's RestaurantClassic cars and music every first Saturday of the month April through October. 6-8 p.m.

Bankhead National Forest Hikes

Moulton

Jan 1-Dec 31, Moulton. Bankhead National Forest Hikes. 256-974-6166. wildsouth.org. Free. Bankhead National Forest--Wild South staff and volunteers lead hikes the first and last Saturdays of every month. Call or visit website for hike times and locations.

Billy Mack Steele: Native American Artist

Gadsden

May 6-Jul 31, Gadsden. Billy Mack Steele: Native American Artist. 256-543-2787. www.culturalarts.org. Admisssion charged. Mary G. Hardin Center for Cultural Arts--A solo exhibition of paintings by the artist. Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun., 1-5 p.m.

Boaz 2nd Saturday Nights

Boaz

Mar 9-Oct 12, Boaz. Boaz 2nd Saturday Nights. 256-593-8154. www.boazchamberofcommerce.com. Free. DowntownHundreds of antique cars and motorcycles, live music and food. 5-8 p.m..

Center Point Area Chamber of Commerce Luncheons

Center Point

Jan 8-Dec 10, Center Point. Center Point Area Chamber of Commerce Luncheons. 205-853-9711. www.centerpointchamber.com. Admission charged. Center Point City Hall--Second Tuesday of each month. 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Cold War Exhibit

Birmingham

Jan 1-Dec 31, Birmingham. Cold War Exhibit. 205 833 8226. www.southernmuseumofflight.org. Admission charged. Southern Museum of Flight--View the reassembly and restoration of a Soviet Mi-24 Hind helicopter as the Museum develops the new Cold War era exhibit. Tues.-Sat., 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Encounters: Rocio Rodriguez

May 19-Sept 29, Huntsville. Encounters: Rocio Rodriguez. 256-535-4350. www.hsvmuseum.org. Huntsville Museum of ArtThe latest exhibition in this long-standing showcase for outstanding regional contemporary art features the large-scale canvases of Rocio Rodriguez, a Cuban native who has spent over 20 years living and working in Atlanta.

Farmers Market

Muscle Shoals

Jan-Dec, Muscle Shoals. Farmers Market. 256-386-2335. www.jackolanternfarm.com. Free. Jack-O-Lantern Farms Indoor market. Tues. & Thurs., 3-7 p.m.; Sat., 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

First Friday

Gadsden

Jan 4-Dec 6. Gadsden. First Friday. 256-547-8696. www.downtowngadsden.com. Free. Downtown--Stores and restaurants open late with specials and sales. Live entertainment, food vendors and more. 5-9 p.m.

First Fridays

Mar 1-Dec 6, Florence. Florence First Fridays. 256-740-4141. www.firstfridaysflorence.com. Downtown Florence--Monthly event with local and regional artists selling their works on the sidewalks. Downtown merchants open late. 5-8 p.m.

First Fridays Florence

Mar 1-Dec 6, Florence. First Fridays Florence. 877-290-8880. www.firstfridaysflorence.com. Free. 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. 5-8 p.m. .

Get Healthy on the Railroad Sponsored by Blue Cross Blue Shield of AL

Birmingham

Free Exercise Classes Every Weekday Evening at 6:00 p.m., April through October!

Green & Gray Saturday

Fort Payne

Jan 12-Dec 12, Fort Payne. Green & Gray Saturday. 256-845-8548. www.canyoncenter.org. Free. Little River Canyon Field School Educational/Interpretive Center--The National Park Service staff and volunteers will present Green & Gray programs on the second Saturday of each month. Topics include park resources and activities, climate change, recycling, energy conservation, eco-gardening, exotic plants, native landscaping, pollution prevention, green energy, and more. 10-11 a.m.

Green Things and Butterfly Wings

Huntsville

May 1-Sept 30, Huntsville. Green Things and Butterfly Wings. 256-830-4447 ext. 290. www.hsvbg.org. Admission charged. Huntsville Botanical Garden--The Nature Center at Huntsville Botanical Garden is the nation's largest open-air butterfly house with more than 2,000 butterflies, fluttering freely among beautiful vegetation, a trickling creek and even a cascading waterfall. Mon.-Sat., 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun., 9 a.m.-6 p.m.

Guided Nature Hikes

Guntersville

Mar 2-Dec 14, Guntersville. Guided Nature Hikes. 256-571-5440. www.alapark.com/events. Free. Lake Guntersville State Park Resort--Guided nature hikes every Saturday morning with a different trail hiked each week, so meeting places vary. Bird watching, hiking safety, plant identification and edible/medicinal properties of some plants are discussed.

HillBilly Trade Days

Tuskegee

Jan 12-Dec 14, Tuskegee. HillBilly Trade Days. 334-727-6476. Free. The HillBilly Mall, 8870 U.S. Hwy. 80 E.Year round flea market on the second Saturday of each month. 7 a.m.-6 p.m.

Korean War Jets Exhibit

Birmingham

Jan 1-Dec 31, Birmingham. Korean War Jets Exhibit. 205 833 8226. www.southernmuseumofflight.org. Admission charged. Southern Museum of Flight--Features the fighter jets F-86 Sabre and the MiG-15 aircraft of the Korean War era as part of a unique diorama display. Tues.-Sat., 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Library Exhibit Series

Alexander City

Jan 1-Dec 31, Alexander City. Library Exhibit Series. 256-329-6796 or 256-234-4644. www.alexandercityonline.com/adelia-russell.html. Free. Adelia M. Russell LibraryPoetry readings, musical presentations, movie, games, book signings and more. Special events, seasonal activities and more at the Children's Library. Call or check website for event schedule. 9 a.m.-4 p.m..

Market Day

Woodstock

Jan 12-Dec 14, Woodstock. Market Day. 205-938-3299. www.woodstockfestivalartcenter.com. Free. Woodstock Festival Art Center--Vendors, handcrafters, live music. Special activities TBA. 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Market Day at Plank Road Station

Talladega

May 25-Oct 26, Talladega. Market Day at Plank Road Station. 256-362-2857. www.facebook.com/PlankRoadStation#!/PlankRoadStation. Fee for participants only. AJ Powers Lodge/Plank Road Station, Winterboro--Local arts and crafts and food and music vendors sell their wares. Market held the fourth Saturday, May-October. 8 a.m.-1 p.m.

Memories of World War II

May 25-Jul 14, Dothan. Memories of World War II. 334-794-3871. www.wiregrassmuseum.org. Wiregrass Museum of Art--The exhibition is a spectrum of over 100 photos from all theaters of World War II and the home front, culled from tens of thousands of pictures in The Associated Press Archives, including material from AP photo files in Europe and Asia that have not been seen since the war. Opening reception May 24th.

Mountain Top Flea Market

Jan-Dec, Attalla. Mountain Top Flea Market. 800-535-2286. www.mountaintopfleamarket.com. 6 mi. w. of Attalla--Flea Market to buy, sell or trade all types of merchandise, 1000 booths. Open 5 a.m. Sundays only all year round. . .

Music and a Movie/Farmers Market

Foley

May 3-Jun 28, Foley. Music and a Movie/Farmers Market. 251-943-1300. visitfoley.org. Free. Heritage Park--Farmers Market, 3-6 p.m. Live music at 6 p.m., with movie beginning at dusk. 3-10 p.m.

NEACA Spring, Fall & Christmas Craft Show

Huntsville

Mar 15-17, Sept. 21-22 & Dec 6-7, Huntsville. NEACA Spring, Fall & Christmas Craft Shows. 256-880-7987 or 256-883-2199. Von Braun Center--250 craftsmen with teddy bears, dolls, doll furniture, pottery, toys, jewelry, clothes, room decor, kitchen accessories. Fri. & Sat., 9 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sun., noon-5 p.m.

Neighborhood Watch Meetings

Center Point

Feb 5-Dec 3, Center Point. Neighborhood Watch Meetings. 205-853-9711. www.centerpointchamber.com. Free. Center Point City Hall--Every 1st Tuesday. 7-8 p.m.

Noble Gallery's Artist Reception and Exhibit

Anniston

Feb 1-Nov 1, Anniston. Noble Gallery's Artist Reception and Exhibit. 256-237-5921. downtownanniston.com/nunnallys. Free. Nunnally's Custom Framing, 1014 Noble St.--Noble Gallery's quarterly opening and wine and cheese reception, with a display of local art including paintings, pottery, handmade jewelry and more. Events will take place on Feb. 1, May 3, Aug. 2 and Nov. 1, from 5-8 p.m.

RACE - Are we so different?

Birmingham

RACE: Are We So Different?

Sarah Carlisle Towery Art Show

Alexander City

Jan 1-Dec 31, Alexander City . Sarah Carlisle Towery Art Show . 256-215-4251- www.alex.k12.al.us. Free. Alexander City Board of Education, 375 Lee St.Yearlong exhibit featuring art composed at Childrens Harbor retreats. Also included are select works of Sarah Carlisle Towery. 9 a.m.-4 p.m.. .

Saturday Jam Sessions

Jan 12-Dec 24, Montgomery. Saturday Jam Sessions. 888-240-1850. www.oldalabamatown.com. Free. Old Alabama Town--Pick and grin the jam sessions, held on the second and fourth Saturday of every month at the historic Rose House. Admission to the jam sessions is free; tickets to tour Old Alabama Town are available at the Reception Center. 9 a.m.-12 p.m.

Second Saturdays at Riverfront Park

Montgomery

Every second Saturday in April through September, the entire city as well as visitors or invited to Riverfront Park for a free family-friendly event from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. The fun includes live entertainment, games for all ages (bocce ball and more!), food vendors and adult libations at the SandBAR at the Silos.

State Public Fishing Lakes Begin Fishing Season Schedule

Montgomery

Feb 1-Nov 30, Statewide. Fishing Season at State Public Fishing Lakes. 334-242-3471. www.outdooralabama.com/fishing/freshwater/where/lakes. Fee for participants. State-owned (aka county) lakesSunrise to sunset.

Story Time at the Canyon Center (First Saturdays Each Month)

Fort Payne

Jan 5-Dec 7, Fort Payne. Story Time at the Canyon Center . 256-782-8010. www.canyoncenter.org. Free. Little River Canyon Field School Educational/Interpretive CenterStaff and volunteers will read aloud unique childrens literature in the Canyon Center Gift Shop every first Saturday of the month. 11 a.m.-noon

Storytime

Daphne

Jan 7-Dec 20, Daphne. Storytime. 251-621-2818. www.daphnelibrary.org. Free. Daphne Public Library--Weekly event for babies, toddlers and children. Call or visit website for times.

TAKE A HIKE! Every Second Saturday

Fort Payne

Jan 12-Dec 14, Fort Payne. Take a Hike!. 256-782-8010. www.canyoncenter.org. Free. Little River Canyon Field School Educational/Interpretive Center--The JSU Field Schools will partner with groups (such as National Park Service, US Forest Service, Alabama State Parks and others) to offer diverse moderate-level hikes from the deepest canyon to the highest mountain every second Saturday of the month. Locations vary; may include Little River Canyon Center, Little River Canyon National Preserve, DeSoto State Park, Talladega National Forest, Dugger Mountain Wilderness, Mountain Longleaf National Wildlife Refuge, Cheaha State Park, or other locations. 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Tamarind Touchstones 50 Years of Lithographic Prints

Auburn

May 18-Aug 17, Auburn. Tamarind Touchstones 50 Years of Lithographic Prints. 334-844-1484. www.jcsm.auburn.edu. Free. Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art8:30 a.m.-4:45 p.m.

Teen Book Club

Daphne

Jan 7-Dec 30, Daphne. Teen Book Club. 251-621-2818. www.daphnelibrary.org. Free. Daphne Public Library--Teen group chooses great books to read and discuss on Monday afternoons. 3:45-4:45 p.m.

Teenie Harris, Photographer: An American Story

Montgomery

May 6-Jun 28, Montgomery. Teenie Harris, Photographer: An American Story. 334-241-8701. www.troy.edu. Free. Rosa Parks Museum and Children's Wing--Exhibit of photos of Pittsburgh's African American community from the archive of photographer Charles "Teenie" Harris. 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

The Ice Age in IMAX

Birmingham

Jan 11-May 11, Birmingham. The Ice Age in IMAX. 205-714-8300. mcwane.org. Admission charged. McWane Science Center--Movie showing the frozen landscapes of North America, Europe and Asia ten thousand years before modern civilization. Call or visit website for information and movie times.

The Market at Ag Heritage Park

May 23-Aug 22, Auburn. The Market at Ag Heritage Park. 334-321-1603. www.ag.auburn.edu/themarket/about.php. Free.. Auburn University Agricultural Heritage Park-- An open-air farmers' market held each Thursday, 3 to 6 p.m., during the spring and summer growing season. The Market offers locally produced fruits, vegetables, honey, ornamental plants, herbs, cut flowers, stone-ground grains, eggs, goat cheeses, goat milk soaps, baked and canned goods, and Alabama-roasted coffee. In addition, it often features the work of local artisans, educational booths, and musical entertainment. Open rain or shine unless severe weather poses a danger to vendors or customers. 3-6 p.m.

Third Saturday Sunset

Fort Payne

May 18-Aug 17, Fort Payne. Third Saturday Sunset. 256-845-2741. www.fortpaynechamber.com. Free. Downtown--A family fun event featuring a cruise-in, children activities, food, art show, and live entertainment. 5-9 p.m..

Third Thursday

Gadsden

May 16-Oct 17, Gadsden. Third Thursday. 256-547-8696. www.downtowngadsden.com. Free. Downtown at the Water Wall--Concerts presented on the third Thursday of May through October. 6 p.m.-until.

Thomasville Saddle Club Horseshow

Thomasville

Mar 16-Oct 19, Thomasville. Thomasville Saddle Club Horseshow. 334-830-1264. Fee for participants only. Arena, Old Hwy 5 (just South of Joe Davis Ind. Blvd)--Judged and timed equine events. Held third Saturday of month March-Oct., family friendly, with concessions, kids activities available.

Trade Day

McCalla

Mar 16-Nov 17, McCalla. Trade Day. 205-477-5711. tannehill.org. Admission charged. Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park--Outside flea market, held the third weekend of the month from March through November. 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

Tuskegee Airmen Exhibit

Birmingham

Jan 1-Dec 31, Birmingham. Tuskegee Airmen Exhibit. 205-833-8226. www.southernmuseumofflight.org. Admission charged. Southern Museum of Flight--Showcase diorama display honoring Alabama's Tuskegee Airmen and featuring a number of World War II era trainers. Tues.-Sat., 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Vietnam War Helicopters Exhibit

Birmingham

Jan 1-Dec 31, Birmingham. Vietnam War Helicopters Exhibit. 205-833-8226. www.southernmuseumofflight.org. Admission charged. Southern Museum of Flight--Exhibit and diorama display that stands as a tribute to all branches of the armed services and honors all who sacrificed in the Vietnam War. Tues.-Sat., 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Vizzini Farms Wine & Jazz

Calera

Apr 20-Aug 24, Calera. Vizzini Farms Wine & Jazz. 205-685-0655. www.vizzinifarmswinery.com. Vizzini Farms WineryBring friends and family for an enjoyable evening on the lawn with great food, wine and dancing. Dates: Apr. 20, May 25, Jun. 22, & Aug. 24. 6-10 p.m.

Whimsical Woods

Mar 16-Aug 30, Huntsville. Whimisical Woods. 256-536-2882. www.burrittonthemountain.com. Burritt on the Mountain--Features a life size game of 25 interactive fairytales, nursery rhymes & classical children's stories, with puzzles and games and more.

Wired Sculptures in wire and recycled objects by Molly Hand

Birmingham

May 10-Jun 8, Birmingham. Wired Sculptures in wire and recycled objects by Molly Hand. 205 595 3553. www.nakedartusa.com/index.asp. Free. Opening reception Fri., May 10, 5-9 p.m. and Sat., May 11, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

Wiregrass Talent Quest Registration Period

Dothan

Second annual Talent Quest search for the best Talent in the Wiregrass Area. Winner receives $2500 cash prize

Yard Art, Functional art for the garden by various artists

Birmingham

Apr 5-Dec 24, Birmingham. Yard Art. 205-595-3553. www.nakedartusa.com/index.asp. Free. . Naked Art Gallery--Yard Art Functional art for the garden by various artists. Opening reception Fri., Apr 5, 5-9 p.m. and Sat., Apr 6, 1-6 p.m.

Yellow Wolf Gem Mining Spring Season

Moulton

Mar 23-Jun 2, Moulton. Yellow Wolf Gem Mining Spring Season . 256-974-7226. www.yellowwolfgemmining.com. Admission charged. Yellow Wolf Gem Mining Park--Enjoy a day of mining for gems, hike a trail, explore 1800's buildings and more. Primitive camping available. 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

a la cARTe

Jan 19-Nov 16, Northport. a la cARTe. 205-758-1257. www.kentuck.org. Free. Kentuck Art Center--Held on third Saturdays (except for Oct. and Dec.), the series presents artist demonstrations, Kentuck for Kids activities and occasionally, regional cuisine. 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Monday, May 27

A Place of Our Own: Birmingham's Fourth Avenue District

Apr 5-Sept 29, Birmingham. A Place of Our Own: Birmingham's Fourth Avenue District. 205-933-1409. www.visitvulcan.com. Admission charged. Vulcan Park and Museum--Exhibit will illustrate how Birmingham's Fourth Avenue business and entertainment district served as a haven and gathering place for local African-American entrepreneurs, such as A.G. Gaston and William Pettford, and other professional leaders in the early 1900s. The district also brought together a wealth of entertainment venues that ensured that wealthy and middle class African Americans were in contact with the working class a connection that would later prove crucial to the success of the Civil Rights Movement. Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun., 1-6 p.m.

Alabama Backroads Century Ride Series

Statewide

To promote the growth and development of long-distance cycling in the state of Alabama, recognize and reward individual cyclists, and benefit the charities and advocacy efforts supported by each event in the series. www.alabama-backroads-cycling.com

Antique Car Cruise-In

Alexander City

Apr 6-Oct 12, Alexander City. Antique Car Cruise-In. 256-234-7154. Free. Arby's RestaurantClassic cars and music every first Saturday of the month April through October. 6-8 p.m.

Bankhead National Forest Hikes

Moulton

Jan 1-Dec 31, Moulton. Bankhead National Forest Hikes. 256-974-6166. wildsouth.org. Free. Bankhead National Forest--Wild South staff and volunteers lead hikes the first and last Saturdays of every month. Call or visit website for hike times and locations.

Billy Mack Steele: Native American Artist

Gadsden

May 6-Jul 31, Gadsden. Billy Mack Steele: Native American Artist. 256-543-2787. www.culturalarts.org. Admisssion charged. Mary G. Hardin Center for Cultural Arts--A solo exhibition of paintings by the artist. Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun., 1-5 p.m.

Boaz 2nd Saturday Nights

Boaz

Mar 9-Oct 12, Boaz. Boaz 2nd Saturday Nights. 256-593-8154. www.boazchamberofcommerce.com. Free. DowntownHundreds of antique cars and motorcycles, live music and food. 5-8 p.m..

Center Point Area Chamber of Commerce Luncheons

Center Point

Jan 8-Dec 10, Center Point. Center Point Area Chamber of Commerce Luncheons. 205-853-9711. www.centerpointchamber.com. Admission charged. Center Point City Hall--Second Tuesday of each month. 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Cold War Exhibit

Birmingham

Jan 1-Dec 31, Birmingham. Cold War Exhibit. 205 833 8226. www.southernmuseumofflight.org. Admission charged. Southern Museum of Flight--View the reassembly and restoration of a Soviet Mi-24 Hind helicopter as the Museum develops the new Cold War era exhibit. Tues.-Sat., 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Encounters: Rocio Rodriguez

May 19-Sept 29, Huntsville. Encounters: Rocio Rodriguez. 256-535-4350. www.hsvmuseum.org. Huntsville Museum of ArtThe latest exhibition in this long-standing showcase for outstanding regional contemporary art features the large-scale canvases of Rocio Rodriguez, a Cuban native who has spent over 20 years living and working in Atlanta.

Farmers Market

Muscle Shoals

Jan-Dec, Muscle Shoals. Farmers Market. 256-386-2335. www.jackolanternfarm.com. Free. Jack-O-Lantern Farms Indoor market. Tues. & Thurs., 3-7 p.m.; Sat., 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

First Friday

Gadsden

Jan 4-Dec 6. Gadsden. First Friday. 256-547-8696. www.downtowngadsden.com. Free. Downtown--Stores and restaurants open late with specials and sales. Live entertainment, food vendors and more. 5-9 p.m.

First Fridays

Mar 1-Dec 6, Florence. Florence First Fridays. 256-740-4141. www.firstfridaysflorence.com. Downtown Florence--Monthly event with local and regional artists selling their works on the sidewalks. Downtown merchants open late. 5-8 p.m.

First Fridays Florence

Mar 1-Dec 6, Florence. First Fridays Florence. 877-290-8880. www.firstfridaysflorence.com. Free. 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. 5-8 p.m. .

Get Healthy on the Railroad Sponsored by Blue Cross Blue Shield of AL

Birmingham

Free Exercise Classes Every Weekday Evening at 6:00 p.m., April through October!

Green & Gray Saturday

Fort Payne

Jan 12-Dec 12, Fort Payne. Green & Gray Saturday. 256-845-8548. www.canyoncenter.org. Free. Little River Canyon Field School Educational/Interpretive Center--The National Park Service staff and volunteers will present Green & Gray programs on the second Saturday of each month. Topics include park resources and activities, climate change, recycling, energy conservation, eco-gardening, exotic plants, native landscaping, pollution prevention, green energy, and more. 10-11 a.m.

Green Things and Butterfly Wings

Huntsville

May 1-Sept 30, Huntsville. Green Things and Butterfly Wings. 256-830-4447 ext. 290. www.hsvbg.org. Admission charged. Huntsville Botanical Garden--The Nature Center at Huntsville Botanical Garden is the nation's largest open-air butterfly house with more than 2,000 butterflies, fluttering freely among beautiful vegetation, a trickling creek and even a cascading waterfall. Mon.-Sat., 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun., 9 a.m.-6 p.m.

Guided Nature Hikes

Guntersville

Mar 2-Dec 14, Guntersville. Guided Nature Hikes. 256-571-5440. www.alapark.com/events. Free. Lake Guntersville State Park Resort--Guided nature hikes every Saturday morning with a different trail hiked each week, so meeting places vary. Bird watching, hiking safety, plant identification and edible/medicinal properties of some plants are discussed.

HillBilly Trade Days

Tuskegee

Jan 12-Dec 14, Tuskegee. HillBilly Trade Days. 334-727-6476. Free. The HillBilly Mall, 8870 U.S. Hwy. 80 E.Year round flea market on the second Saturday of each month. 7 a.m.-6 p.m.

Korean War Jets Exhibit

Birmingham

Jan 1-Dec 31, Birmingham. Korean War Jets Exhibit. 205 833 8226. www.southernmuseumofflight.org. Admission charged. Southern Museum of Flight--Features the fighter jets F-86 Sabre and the MiG-15 aircraft of the Korean War era as part of a unique diorama display. Tues.-Sat., 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Library Exhibit Series

Alexander City

Jan 1-Dec 31, Alexander City. Library Exhibit Series. 256-329-6796 or 256-234-4644. www.alexandercityonline.com/adelia-russell.html. Free. Adelia M. Russell LibraryPoetry readings, musical presentations, movie, games, book signings and more. Special events, seasonal activities and more at the Children's Library. Call or check website for event schedule. 9 a.m.-4 p.m..

Market Day

Woodstock

Jan 12-Dec 14, Woodstock. Market Day. 205-938-3299. www.woodstockfestivalartcenter.com. Free. Woodstock Festival Art Center--Vendors, handcrafters, live music. Special activities TBA. 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Market Day at Plank Road Station

Talladega

May 25-Oct 26, Talladega. Market Day at Plank Road Station. 256-362-2857. www.facebook.com/PlankRoadStation#!/PlankRoadStation. Fee for participants only. AJ Powers Lodge/Plank Road Station, Winterboro--Local arts and crafts and food and music vendors sell their wares. Market held the fourth Saturday, May-October. 8 a.m.-1 p.m.

Memories of World War II

May 25-Jul 14, Dothan. Memories of World War II. 334-794-3871. www.wiregrassmuseum.org. Wiregrass Museum of Art--The exhibition is a spectrum of over 100 photos from all theaters of World War II and the home front, culled from tens of thousands of pictures in The Associated Press Archives, including material from AP photo files in Europe and Asia that have not been seen since the war. Opening reception May 24th.

Mountain Top Flea Market

Jan-Dec, Attalla. Mountain Top Flea Market. 800-535-2286. www.mountaintopfleamarket.com. 6 mi. w. of Attalla--Flea Market to buy, sell or trade all types of merchandise, 1000 booths. Open 5 a.m. Sundays only all year round. . .

Music and a Movie/Farmers Market

Foley

May 3-Jun 28, Foley. Music and a Movie/Farmers Market. 251-943-1300. visitfoley.org. Free. Heritage Park--Farmers Market, 3-6 p.m. Live music at 6 p.m., with movie beginning at dusk. 3-10 p.m.

NEACA Spring, Fall & Christmas Craft Show

Huntsville

Mar 15-17, Sept. 21-22 & Dec 6-7, Huntsville. NEACA Spring, Fall & Christmas Craft Shows. 256-880-7987 or 256-883-2199. Von Braun Center--250 craftsmen with teddy bears, dolls, doll furniture, pottery, toys, jewelry, clothes, room decor, kitchen accessories. Fri. & Sat., 9 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sun., noon-5 p.m.

Neighborhood Watch Meetings

Center Point

Feb 5-Dec 3, Center Point. Neighborhood Watch Meetings. 205-853-9711. www.centerpointchamber.com. Free. Center Point City Hall--Every 1st Tuesday. 7-8 p.m.

Noble Gallery's Artist Reception and Exhibit

Anniston

Feb 1-Nov 1, Anniston. Noble Gallery's Artist Reception and Exhibit. 256-237-5921. downtownanniston.com/nunnallys. Free. Nunnally's Custom Framing, 1014 Noble St.--Noble Gallery's quarterly opening and wine and cheese reception, with a display of local art including paintings, pottery, handmade jewelry and more. Events will take place on Feb. 1, May 3, Aug. 2 and Nov. 1, from 5-8 p.m.

RACE - Are we so different?

Birmingham

RACE: Are We So Different?

Sarah Carlisle Towery Art Show

Alexander City

Jan 1-Dec 31, Alexander City . Sarah Carlisle Towery Art Show . 256-215-4251- www.alex.k12.al.us. Free. Alexander City Board of Education, 375 Lee St.Yearlong exhibit featuring art composed at Childrens Harbor retreats. Also included are select works of Sarah Carlisle Towery. 9 a.m.-4 p.m.. .

Saturday Jam Sessions

Jan 12-Dec 24, Montgomery. Saturday Jam Sessions. 888-240-1850. www.oldalabamatown.com. Free. Old Alabama Town--Pick and grin the jam sessions, held on the second and fourth Saturday of every month at the historic Rose House. Admission to the jam sessions is free; tickets to tour Old Alabama Town are available at the Reception Center. 9 a.m.-12 p.m.

Second Saturdays at Riverfront Park

Montgomery

Every second Saturday in April through September, the entire city as well as visitors or invited to Riverfront Park for a free family-friendly event from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. The fun includes live entertainment, games for all ages (bocce ball and more!), food vendors and adult libations at the SandBAR at the Silos.

State Public Fishing Lakes Begin Fishing Season Schedule

Montgomery

Feb 1-Nov 30, Statewide. Fishing Season at State Public Fishing Lakes. 334-242-3471. www.outdooralabama.com/fishing/freshwater/where/lakes. Fee for participants. State-owned (aka county) lakesSunrise to sunset.

Story Time at the Canyon Center (First Saturdays Each Month)

Fort Payne

Jan 5-Dec 7, Fort Payne. Story Time at the Canyon Center . 256-782-8010. www.canyoncenter.org. Free. Little River Canyon Field School Educational/Interpretive CenterStaff and volunteers will read aloud unique childrens literature in the Canyon Center Gift Shop every first Saturday of the month. 11 a.m.-noon

Storytime

Daphne

Jan 7-Dec 20, Daphne. Storytime. 251-621-2818. www.daphnelibrary.org. Free. Daphne Public Library--Weekly event for babies, toddlers and children. Call or visit website for times.

Student Life Youth Camp

Talladega

May 27-Jun 30, Talladega. Student Life Youth Camp. 256-299-0306. www.studentlife.com. Fee for participants only. Shocco Springs Conference Center--A Christ-centered camp for 7th-12th graders with worship, Bible study and fun recreation. Sessions: May 27-31, May 31-Jun. 4, Jun.5-9, Jun. 10-14, Jun. 23-27, Jun. 27-30. Call or visit website for more information.

TAKE A HIKE! Every Second Saturday

Fort Payne

Jan 12-Dec 14, Fort Payne. Take a Hike!. 256-782-8010. www.canyoncenter.org. Free. Little River Canyon Field School Educational/Interpretive Center--The JSU Field Schools will partner with groups (such as National Park Service, US Forest Service, Alabama State Parks and others) to offer diverse moderate-level hikes from the deepest canyon to the highest mountain every second Saturday of the month. Locations vary; may include Little River Canyon Center, Little River Canyon National Preserve, DeSoto State Park, Talladega National Forest, Dugger Mountain Wilderness, Mountain Longleaf National Wildlife Refuge, Cheaha State Park, or other locations. 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Tamarind Touchstones 50 Years of Lithographic Prints

Auburn

May 18-Aug 17, Auburn. Tamarind Touchstones 50 Years of Lithographic Prints. 334-844-1484. www.jcsm.auburn.edu. Free. Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art8:30 a.m.-4:45 p.m.

Teen Book Club

Daphne

Jan 7-Dec 30, Daphne. Teen Book Club. 251-621-2818. www.daphnelibrary.org. Free. Daphne Public Library--Teen group chooses great books to read and discuss on Monday afternoons. 3:45-4:45 p.m.

Teenie Harris, Photographer: An American Story

Montgomery

May 6-Jun 28, Montgomery. Teenie Harris, Photographer: An American Story. 334-241-8701. www.troy.edu. Free. Rosa Parks Museum and Children's Wing--Exhibit of photos of Pittsburgh's African American community from the archive of photographer Charles "Teenie" Harris. 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

The Ice Age in IMAX

Birmingham

Jan 11-May 11, Birmingham. The Ice Age in IMAX. 205-714-8300. mcwane.org. Admission charged. McWane Science Center--Movie showing the frozen landscapes of North America, Europe and Asia ten thousand years before modern civilization. Call or visit website for information and movie times.

The Market at Ag Heritage Park

May 23-Aug 22, Auburn. The Market at Ag Heritage Park. 334-321-1603. www.ag.auburn.edu/themarket/about.php. Free.. Auburn University Agricultural Heritage Park-- An open-air farmers' market held each Thursday, 3 to 6 p.m., during the spring and summer growing season. The Market offers locally produced fruits, vegetables, honey, ornamental plants, herbs, cut flowers, stone-ground grains, eggs, goat cheeses, goat milk soaps, baked and canned goods, and Alabama-roasted coffee. In addition, it often features the work of local artisans, educational booths, and musical entertainment. Open rain or shine unless severe weather poses a danger to vendors or customers. 3-6 p.m.

Third Saturday Sunset

Fort Payne

May 18-Aug 17, Fort Payne. Third Saturday Sunset. 256-845-2741. www.fortpaynechamber.com. Free. Downtown--A family fun event featuring a cruise-in, children activities, food, art show, and live entertainment. 5-9 p.m..

Third Thursday

Gadsden

May 16-Oct 17, Gadsden. Third Thursday. 256-547-8696. www.downtowngadsden.com. Free. Downtown at the Water Wall--Concerts presented on the third Thursday of May through October. 6 p.m.-until.

Thomasville Saddle Club Horseshow

Thomasville

Mar 16-Oct 19, Thomasville. Thomasville Saddle Club Horseshow. 334-830-1264. Fee for participants only. Arena, Old Hwy 5 (just South of Joe Davis Ind. Blvd)--Judged and timed equine events. Held third Saturday of month March-Oct., family friendly, with concessions, kids activities available.

Trade Day

McCalla

Mar 16-Nov 17, McCalla. Trade Day. 205-477-5711. tannehill.org. Admission charged. Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park--Outside flea market, held the third weekend of the month from March through November. 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

Tuskegee Airmen Exhibit

Birmingham

Jan 1-Dec 31, Birmingham. Tuskegee Airmen Exhibit. 205-833-8226. www.southernmuseumofflight.org. Admission charged. Southern Museum of Flight--Showcase diorama display honoring Alabama's Tuskegee Airmen and featuring a number of World War II era trainers. Tues.-Sat., 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Vietnam War Helicopters Exhibit

Birmingham

Jan 1-Dec 31, Birmingham. Vietnam War Helicopters Exhibit. 205-833-8226. www.southernmuseumofflight.org. Admission charged. Southern Museum of Flight--Exhibit and diorama display that stands as a tribute to all branches of the armed services and honors all who sacrificed in the Vietnam War. Tues.-Sat., 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Vizzini Farms Wine & Jazz

Calera

Apr 20-Aug 24, Calera. Vizzini Farms Wine & Jazz. 205-685-0655. www.vizzinifarmswinery.com. Vizzini Farms WineryBring friends and family for an enjoyable evening on the lawn with great food, wine and dancing. Dates: Apr. 20, May 25, Jun. 22, & Aug. 24. 6-10 p.m.

Whimsical Woods

Mar 16-Aug 30, Huntsville. Whimisical Woods. 256-536-2882. www.burrittonthemountain.com. Burritt on the Mountain--Features a life size game of 25 interactive fairytales, nursery rhymes & classical children's stories, with puzzles and games and more.

Wired Sculptures in wire and recycled objects by Molly Hand

Birmingham

May 10-Jun 8, Birmingham. Wired Sculptures in wire and recycled objects by Molly Hand. 205 595 3553. www.nakedartusa.com/index.asp. Free. Opening reception Fri., May 10, 5-9 p.m. and Sat., May 11, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

Wiregrass Talent Quest Registration Period

Dothan

Second annual Talent Quest search for the best Talent in the Wiregrass Area. Winner receives $2500 cash prize

Yard Art, Functional art for the garden by various artists

Birmingham

Apr 5-Dec 24, Birmingham. Yard Art. 205-595-3553. www.nakedartusa.com/index.asp. Free. . Naked Art Gallery--Yard Art Functional art for the garden by various artists. Opening reception Fri., Apr 5, 5-9 p.m. and Sat., Apr 6, 1-6 p.m.

Yellow Wolf Gem Mining Spring Season

Moulton

Mar 23-Jun 2, Moulton. Yellow Wolf Gem Mining Spring Season . 256-974-7226. www.yellowwolfgemmining.com. Admission charged. Yellow Wolf Gem Mining Park--Enjoy a day of mining for gems, hike a trail, explore 1800's buildings and more. Primitive camping available. 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

a la cARTe

Jan 19-Nov 16, Northport. a la cARTe. 205-758-1257. www.kentuck.org. Free. Kentuck Art Center--Held on third Saturdays (except for Oct. and Dec.), the series presents artist demonstrations, Kentuck for Kids activities and occasionally, regional cuisine. 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Tuesday, May 28

A Place of Our Own: Birmingham's Fourth Avenue District

Apr 5-Sept 29, Birmingham. A Place of Our Own: Birmingham's Fourth Avenue District. 205-933-1409. www.visitvulcan.com. Admission charged. Vulcan Park and Museum--Exhibit will illustrate how Birmingham's Fourth Avenue business and entertainment district served as a haven and gathering place for local African-American entrepreneurs, such as A.G. Gaston and William Pettford, and other professional leaders in the early 1900s. The district also brought together a wealth of entertainment venues that ensured that wealthy and middle class African Americans were in contact with the working class a connection that would later prove crucial to the success of the Civil Rights Movement. Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun., 1-6 p.m.

Alabama Backroads Century Ride Series

Statewide

To promote the growth and development of long-distance cycling in the state of Alabama, recognize and reward individual cyclists, and benefit the charities and advocacy efforts supported by each event in the series. www.alabama-backroads-cycling.com

Antique Car Cruise-In

Alexander City

Apr 6-Oct 12, Alexander City. Antique Car Cruise-In. 256-234-7154. Free. Arby's RestaurantClassic cars and music every first Saturday of the month April through October. 6-8 p.m.

Bankhead National Forest Hikes

Moulton

Jan 1-Dec 31, Moulton. Bankhead National Forest Hikes. 256-974-6166. wildsouth.org. Free. Bankhead National Forest--Wild South staff and volunteers lead hikes the first and last Saturdays of every month. Call or visit website for hike times and locations.

Billy Mack Steele: Native American Artist

Gadsden

May 6-Jul 31, Gadsden. Billy Mack Steele: Native American Artist. 256-543-2787. www.culturalarts.org. Admisssion charged. Mary G. Hardin Center for Cultural Arts--A solo exhibition of paintings by the artist. Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun., 1-5 p.m.

Boaz 2nd Saturday Nights

Boaz

Mar 9-Oct 12, Boaz. Boaz 2nd Saturday Nights. 256-593-8154. www.boazchamberofcommerce.com. Free. DowntownHundreds of antique cars and motorcycles, live music and food. 5-8 p.m..

Center Point Area Chamber of Commerce Luncheons

Center Point

Jan 8-Dec 10, Center Point. Center Point Area Chamber of Commerce Luncheons. 205-853-9711. www.centerpointchamber.com. Admission charged. Center Point City Hall--Second Tuesday of each month. 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Cold War Exhibit

Birmingham

Jan 1-Dec 31, Birmingham. Cold War Exhibit. 205 833 8226. www.southernmuseumofflight.org. Admission charged. Southern Museum of Flight--View the reassembly and restoration of a Soviet Mi-24 Hind helicopter as the Museum develops the new Cold War era exhibit. Tues.-Sat., 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Elayne Goodman: Art as Life

Tuscumbia

May 28-Jul 12, Tuscumbia. Elayne Goodman: Art as Life. 256-383-0533. www.tvaa.net. Admission charged. Tennessee Valley Museum of Art--Exhibit of works by the artist created from recycled yard sale and auction items, some with motifs such as Elvis, Bible stories and fish. Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun 1-3 p.m.

Encounters: Rocio Rodriguez

May 19-Sept 29, Huntsville. Encounters: Rocio Rodriguez. 256-535-4350. www.hsvmuseum.org. Huntsville Museum of ArtThe latest exhibition in this long-standing showcase for outstanding regional contemporary art features the large-scale canvases of Rocio Rodriguez, a Cuban native who has spent over 20 years living and working in Atlanta.

Farmers Market

Muscle Shoals

Jan-Dec, Muscle Shoals. Farmers Market. 256-386-2335. www.jackolanternfarm.com. Free. Jack-O-Lantern Farms Indoor market. Tues. & Thurs., 3-7 p.m.; Sat., 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

First Friday

Gadsden

Jan 4-Dec 6. Gadsden. First Friday. 256-547-8696. www.downtowngadsden.com. Free. Downtown--Stores and restaurants open late with specials and sales. Live entertainment, food vendors and more. 5-9 p.m.

First Fridays

Mar 1-Dec 6, Florence. Florence First Fridays. 256-740-4141. www.firstfridaysflorence.com. Downtown Florence--Monthly event with local and regional artists selling their works on the sidewalks. Downtown merchants open late. 5-8 p.m.

First Fridays Florence

Mar 1-Dec 6, Florence. First Fridays Florence. 877-290-8880. www.firstfridaysflorence.com. Free. 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. 5-8 p.m. .

Get Healthy on the Railroad Sponsored by Blue Cross Blue Shield of AL

Birmingham

Free Exercise Classes Every Weekday Evening at 6:00 p.m., April through October!

Green & Gray Saturday

Fort Payne

Jan 12-Dec 12, Fort Payne. Green & Gray Saturday. 256-845-8548. www.canyoncenter.org. Free. Little River Canyon Field School Educational/Interpretive Center--The National Park Service staff and volunteers will present Green & Gray programs on the second Saturday of each month. Topics include park resources and activities, climate change, recycling, energy conservation, eco-gardening, exotic plants, native landscaping, pollution prevention, green energy, and more. 10-11 a.m.

Green Things and Butterfly Wings

Huntsville

May 1-Sept 30, Huntsville. Green Things and Butterfly Wings. 256-830-4447 ext. 290. www.hsvbg.org. Admission charged. Huntsville Botanical Garden--The Nature Center at Huntsville Botanical Garden is the nation's largest open-air butterfly house with more than 2,000 butterflies, fluttering freely among beautiful vegetation, a trickling creek and even a cascading waterfall. Mon.-Sat., 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun., 9 a.m.-6 p.m.

Guided Nature Hikes

Guntersville

Mar 2-Dec 14, Guntersville. Guided Nature Hikes. 256-571-5440. www.alapark.com/events. Free. Lake Guntersville State Park Resort--Guided nature hikes every Saturday morning with a different trail hiked each week, so meeting places vary. Bird watching, hiking safety, plant identification and edible/medicinal properties of some plants are discussed.

HillBilly Trade Days

Tuskegee

Jan 12-Dec 14, Tuskegee. HillBilly Trade Days. 334-727-6476. Free. The HillBilly Mall, 8870 U.S. Hwy. 80 E.Year round flea market on the second Saturday of each month. 7 a.m.-6 p.m.

Korean War Jets Exhibit

Birmingham

Jan 1-Dec 31, Birmingham. Korean War Jets Exhibit. 205 833 8226. www.southernmuseumofflight.org. Admission charged. Southern Museum of Flight--Features the fighter jets F-86 Sabre and the MiG-15 aircraft of the Korean War era as part of a unique diorama display. Tues.-Sat., 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Library Exhibit Series

Alexander City

Jan 1-Dec 31, Alexander City. Library Exhibit Series. 256-329-6796 or 256-234-4644. www.alexandercityonline.com/adelia-russell.html. Free. Adelia M. Russell LibraryPoetry readings, musical presentations, movie, games, book signings and more. Special events, seasonal activities and more at the Children's Library. Call or check website for event schedule. 9 a.m.-4 p.m..

Market Day

Woodstock

Jan 12-Dec 14, Woodstock. Market Day. 205-938-3299. www.woodstockfestivalartcenter.com. Free. Woodstock Festival Art Center--Vendors, handcrafters, live music. Special activities TBA. 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Market Day at Plank Road Station

Talladega

May 25-Oct 26, Talladega. Market Day at Plank Road Station. 256-362-2857. www.facebook.com/PlankRoadStation#!/PlankRoadStation. Fee for participants only. AJ Powers Lodge/Plank Road Station, Winterboro--Local arts and crafts and food and music vendors sell their wares. Market held the fourth Saturday, May-October. 8 a.m.-1 p.m.

Memories of World War II

May 25-Jul 14, Dothan. Memories of World War II. 334-794-3871. www.wiregrassmuseum.org. Wiregrass Museum of Art--The exhibition is a spectrum of over 100 photos from all theaters of World War II and the home front, culled from tens of thousands of pictures in The Associated Press Archives, including material from AP photo files in Europe and Asia that have not been seen since the war. Opening reception May 24th.

Millbrook Farmers Market

Millbrook

May 28-Aug 27, Millbrook. Millbrook Farmers Market. 334-285-0330. www.cityofmillbrook.org. Free. The Village Green--Tuesday afternoons throughout the summer enjoy fresh locally grown produce and more. 3-6 p.m..

Mountain Top Flea Market

Jan-Dec, Attalla. Mountain Top Flea Market. 800-535-2286. www.mountaintopfleamarket.com. 6 mi. w. of Attalla--Flea Market to buy, sell or trade all types of merchandise, 1000 booths. Open 5 a.m. Sundays only all year round. . .

Music and a Movie/Farmers Market

Foley

May 3-Jun 28, Foley. Music and a Movie/Farmers Market. 251-943-1300. visitfoley.org. Free. Heritage Park--Farmers Market, 3-6 p.m. Live music at 6 p.m., with movie beginning at dusk. 3-10 p.m.

NEACA Spring, Fall & Christmas Craft Show

Huntsville

Mar 15-17, Sept. 21-22 & Dec 6-7, Huntsville. NEACA Spring, Fall & Christmas Craft Shows. 256-880-7987 or 256-883-2199. Von Braun Center--250 craftsmen with teddy bears, dolls, doll furniture, pottery, toys, jewelry, clothes, room decor, kitchen accessories. Fri. & Sat., 9 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sun., noon-5 p.m.

Neighborhood Watch Meetings

Center Point

Feb 5-Dec 3, Center Point. Neighborhood Watch Meetings. 205-853-9711. www.centerpointchamber.com. Free. Center Point City Hall--Every 1st Tuesday. 7-8 p.m.

Noble Gallery's Artist Reception and Exhibit

Anniston

Feb 1-Nov 1, Anniston. Noble Gallery's Artist Reception and Exhibit. 256-237-5921. downtownanniston.com/nunnallys. Free. Nunnally's Custom Framing, 1014 Noble St.--Noble Gallery's quarterly opening and wine and cheese reception, with a display of local art including paintings, pottery, handmade jewelry and more. Events will take place on Feb. 1, May 3, Aug. 2 and Nov. 1, from 5-8 p.m.

Opelika Farmers Market

Opelika

Every Tuesday from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.

RACE - Are we so different?

Birmingham

RACE: Are We So Different?

Sarah Carlisle Towery Art Show

Alexander City

Jan 1-Dec 31, Alexander City . Sarah Carlisle Towery Art Show . 256-215-4251- www.alex.k12.al.us. Free. Alexander City Board of Education, 375 Lee St.Yearlong exhibit featuring art composed at Childrens Harbor retreats. Also included are select works of Sarah Carlisle Towery. 9 a.m.-4 p.m.. .

Saturday Jam Sessions

Jan 12-Dec 24, Montgomery. Saturday Jam Sessions. 888-240-1850. www.oldalabamatown.com. Free. Old Alabama Town--Pick and grin the jam sessions, held on the second and fourth Saturday of every month at the historic Rose House. Admission to the jam sessions is free; tickets to tour Old Alabama Town are available at the Reception Center. 9 a.m.-12 p.m.

Second Saturdays at Riverfront Park

Montgomery

Every second Saturday in April through September, the entire city as well as visitors or invited to Riverfront Park for a free family-friendly event from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. The fun includes live entertainment, games for all ages (bocce ball and more!), food vendors and adult libations at the SandBAR at the Silos.

State Public Fishing Lakes Begin Fishing Season Schedule

Montgomery

Feb 1-Nov 30, Statewide. Fishing Season at State Public Fishing Lakes. 334-242-3471. www.outdooralabama.com/fishing/freshwater/where/lakes. Fee for participants. State-owned (aka county) lakesSunrise to sunset.

Story Time at the Canyon Center (First Saturdays Each Month)

Fort Payne

Jan 5-Dec 7, Fort Payne. Story Time at the Canyon Center . 256-782-8010. www.canyoncenter.org. Free. Little River Canyon Field School Educational/Interpretive CenterStaff and volunteers will read aloud unique childrens literature in the Canyon Center Gift Shop every first Saturday of the month. 11 a.m.-noon

Storytime

Daphne

Jan 7-Dec 20, Daphne. Storytime. 251-621-2818. www.daphnelibrary.org. Free. Daphne Public Library--Weekly event for babies, toddlers and children. Call or visit website for times.

Student Life Youth Camp

Talladega

May 27-Jun 30, Talladega. Student Life Youth Camp. 256-299-0306. www.studentlife.com. Fee for participants only. Shocco Springs Conference Center--A Christ-centered camp for 7th-12th graders with worship, Bible study and fun recreation. Sessions: May 27-31, May 31-Jun. 4, Jun.5-9, Jun. 10-14, Jun. 23-27, Jun. 27-30. Call or visit website for more information.

TAKE A HIKE! Every Second Saturday

Fort Payne

Jan 12-Dec 14, Fort Payne. Take a Hike!. 256-782-8010. www.canyoncenter.org. Free. Little River Canyon Field School Educational/Interpretive Center--The JSU Field Schools will partner with groups (such as National Park Service, US Forest Service, Alabama State Parks and others) to offer diverse moderate-level hikes from the deepest canyon to the highest mountain every second Saturday of the month. Locations vary; may include Little River Canyon Center, Little River Canyon National Preserve, DeSoto State Park, Talladega National Forest, Dugger Mountain Wilderness, Mountain Longleaf National Wildlife Refuge, Cheaha State Park, or other locations. 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Tamarind Touchstones 50 Years of Lithographic Prints

Auburn

May 18-Aug 17, Auburn. Tamarind Touchstones 50 Years of Lithographic Prints. 334-844-1484. www.jcsm.auburn.edu. Free. Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art8:30 a.m.-4:45 p.m.

Teen Book Club

Daphne

Jan 7-Dec 30, Daphne. Teen Book Club. 251-621-2818. www.daphnelibrary.org. Free. Daphne Public Library--Teen group chooses great books to read and discuss on Monday afternoons. 3:45-4:45 p.m.

Teenie Harris, Photographer: An American Story

Montgomery

May 6-Jun 28, Montgomery. Teenie Harris, Photographer: An American Story. 334-241-8701. www.troy.edu. Free. Rosa Parks Museum and Children's Wing--Exhibit of photos of Pittsburgh's African American community from the archive of photographer Charles "Teenie" Harris. 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

The Ice Age in IMAX

Birmingham

Jan 11-May 11, Birmingham. The Ice Age in IMAX. 205-714-8300. mcwane.org. Admission charged. McWane Science Center--Movie showing the frozen landscapes of North America, Europe and Asia ten thousand years before modern civilization. Call or visit website for information and movie times.

The Market at Ag Heritage Park

May 23-Aug 22, Auburn. The Market at Ag Heritage Park. 334-321-1603. www.ag.auburn.edu/themarket/about.php. Free.. Auburn University Agricultural Heritage Park-- An open-air farmers' market held each Thursday, 3 to 6 p.m., during the spring and summer growing season. The Market offers locally produced fruits, vegetables, honey, ornamental plants, herbs, cut flowers, stone-ground grains, eggs, goat cheeses, goat milk soaps, baked and canned goods, and Alabama-roasted coffee. In addition, it often features the work of local artisans, educational booths, and musical entertainment. Open rain or shine unless severe weather poses a danger to vendors or customers. 3-6 p.m.

Third Saturday Sunset

Fort Payne

May 18-Aug 17, Fort Payne. Third Saturday Sunset. 256-845-2741. www.fortpaynechamber.com. Free. Downtown--A family fun event featuring a cruise-in, children activities, food, art show, and live entertainment. 5-9 p.m..

Third Thursday

Gadsden

May 16-Oct 17, Gadsden. Third Thursday. 256-547-8696. www.downtowngadsden.com. Free. Downtown at the Water Wall--Concerts presented on the third Thursday of May through October. 6 p.m.-until.

Thomasville Saddle Club Horseshow

Thomasville

Mar 16-Oct 19, Thomasville. Thomasville Saddle Club Horseshow. 334-830-1264. Fee for participants only. Arena, Old Hwy 5 (just South of Joe Davis Ind. Blvd)--Judged and timed equine events. Held third Saturday of month March-Oct., family friendly, with concessions, kids activities available.

Trade Day

McCalla

Mar 16-Nov 17, McCalla. Trade Day. 205-477-5711. tannehill.org. Admission charged. Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park--Outside flea market, held the third weekend of the month from March through November. 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

Tuskegee Airmen Exhibit

Birmingham

Jan 1-Dec 31, Birmingham. Tuskegee Airmen Exhibit. 205-833-8226. www.southernmuseumofflight.org. Admission charged. Southern Museum of Flight--Showcase diorama display honoring Alabama's Tuskegee Airmen and featuring a number of World War II era trainers. Tues.-Sat., 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Vietnam War Helicopters Exhibit

Birmingham

Jan 1-Dec 31, Birmingham. Vietnam War Helicopters Exhibit. 205-833-8226. www.southernmuseumofflight.org. Admission charged. Southern Museum of Flight--Exhibit and diorama display that stands as a tribute to all branches of the armed services and honors all who sacrificed in the Vietnam War. Tues.-Sat., 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Vizzini Farms Wine & Jazz

Calera

Apr 20-Aug 24, Calera. Vizzini Farms Wine & Jazz. 205-685-0655. www.vizzinifarmswinery.com. Vizzini Farms WineryBring friends and family for an enjoyable evening on the lawn with great food, wine and dancing. Dates: Apr. 20, May 25, Jun. 22, & Aug. 24. 6-10 p.m.

Whimsical Woods

Mar 16-Aug 30, Huntsville. Whimisical Woods. 256-536-2882. www.burrittonthemountain.com. Burritt on the Mountain--Features a life size game of 25 interactive fairytales, nursery rhymes & classical children's stories, with puzzles and games and more.

Wired Sculptures in wire and recycled objects by Molly Hand

Birmingham

May 10-Jun 8, Birmingham. Wired Sculptures in wire and recycled objects by Molly Hand. 205 595 3553. www.nakedartusa.com/index.asp. Free. Opening reception Fri., May 10, 5-9 p.m. and Sat., May 11, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

Wiregrass Talent Quest Registration Period

Dothan

Second annual Talent Quest search for the best Talent in the Wiregrass Area. Winner receives $2500 cash prize

Yard Art, Functional art for the garden by various artists

Birmingham

Apr 5-Dec 24, Birmingham. Yard Art. 205-595-3553. www.nakedartusa.com/index.asp. Free. . Naked Art Gallery--Yard Art Functional art for the garden by various artists. Opening reception Fri., Apr 5, 5-9 p.m. and Sat., Apr 6, 1-6 p.m.

Yellow Wolf Gem Mining Spring Season

Moulton

Mar 23-Jun 2, Moulton. Yellow Wolf Gem Mining Spring Season . 256-974-7226. www.yellowwolfgemmining.com. Admission charged. Yellow Wolf Gem Mining Park--Enjoy a day of mining for gems, hike a trail, explore 1800's buildings and more. Primitive camping available. 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

a la cARTe

Jan 19-Nov 16, Northport. a la cARTe. 205-758-1257. www.kentuck.org. Free. Kentuck Art Center--Held on third Saturdays (except for Oct. and Dec.), the series presents artist demonstrations, Kentuck for Kids activities and occasionally, regional cuisine. 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Wednesday, May 29

A Place of Our Own: Birmingham's Fourth Avenue District

Apr 5-Sept 29, Birmingham. A Place of Our Own: Birmingham's Fourth Avenue District. 205-933-1409. www.visitvulcan.com. Admission charged. Vulcan Park and Museum--Exhibit will illustrate how Birmingham's Fourth Avenue business and entertainment district served as a haven and gathering place for local African-American entrepreneurs, such as A.G. Gaston and William Pettford, and other professional leaders in the early 1900s. The district also brought together a wealth of entertainment venues that ensured that wealthy and middle class African Americans were in contact with the working class a connection that would later prove crucial to the success of the Civil Rights Movement. Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun., 1-6 p.m.

Alabama Backroads Century Ride Series

Statewide

To promote the growth and development of long-distance cycling in the state of Alabama, recognize and reward individual cyclists, and benefit the charities and advocacy efforts supported by each event in the series. www.alabama-backroads-cycling.com

Antique Car Cruise-In

Alexander City

Apr 6-Oct 12, Alexander City. Antique Car Cruise-In. 256-234-7154. Free. Arby's RestaurantClassic cars and music every first Saturday of the month April through October. 6-8 p.m.

Bankhead National Forest Hikes

Moulton

Jan 1-Dec 31, Moulton. Bankhead National Forest Hikes. 256-974-6166. wildsouth.org. Free. Bankhead National Forest--Wild South staff and volunteers lead hikes the first and last Saturdays of every month. Call or visit website for hike times and locations.

Billy Mack Steele: Native American Artist

Gadsden

May 6-Jul 31, Gadsden. Billy Mack Steele: Native American Artist. 256-543-2787. www.culturalarts.org. Admisssion charged. Mary G. Hardin Center for Cultural Arts--A solo exhibition of paintings by the artist. Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun., 1-5 p.m.

Boaz 2nd Saturday Nights

Boaz

Mar 9-Oct 12, Boaz. Boaz 2nd Saturday Nights. 256-593-8154. www.boazchamberofcommerce.com. Free. DowntownHundreds of antique cars and motorcycles, live music and food. 5-8 p.m..

Center Point Area Chamber of Commerce Luncheons

Center Point

Jan 8-Dec 10, Center Point. Center Point Area Chamber of Commerce Luncheons. 205-853-9711. www.centerpointchamber.com. Admission charged. Center Point City Hall--Second Tuesday of each month. 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Cold War Exhibit

Birmingham

Jan 1-Dec 31, Birmingham. Cold War Exhibit. 205 833 8226. www.southernmuseumofflight.org. Admission charged. Southern Museum of Flight--View the reassembly and restoration of a Soviet Mi-24 Hind helicopter as the Museum develops the new Cold War era exhibit. Tues.-Sat., 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Elayne Goodman: Art as Life

Tuscumbia

May 28-Jul 12, Tuscumbia. Elayne Goodman: Art as Life. 256-383-0533. www.tvaa.net. Admission charged. Tennessee Valley Museum of Art--Exhibit of works by the artist created from recycled yard sale and auction items, some with motifs such as Elvis, Bible stories and fish. Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun 1-3 p.m.

Encounters: Rocio Rodriguez

May 19-Sept 29, Huntsville. Encounters: Rocio Rodriguez. 256-535-4350. www.hsvmuseum.org. Huntsville Museum of ArtThe latest exhibition in this long-standing showcase for outstanding regional contemporary art features the large-scale canvases of Rocio Rodriguez, a Cuban native who has spent over 20 years living and working in Atlanta.

Farmers Market

Muscle Shoals

Jan-Dec, Muscle Shoals. Farmers Market. 256-386-2335. www.jackolanternfarm.com. Free. Jack-O-Lantern Farms Indoor market. Tues. & Thurs., 3-7 p.m.; Sat., 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

First Friday

Gadsden

Jan 4-Dec 6. Gadsden. First Friday. 256-547-8696. www.downtowngadsden.com. Free. Downtown--Stores and restaurants open late with specials and sales. Live entertainment, food vendors and more. 5-9 p.m.

First Fridays

Mar 1-Dec 6, Florence. Florence First Fridays. 256-740-4141. www.firstfridaysflorence.com. Downtown Florence--Monthly event with local and regional artists selling their works on the sidewalks. Downtown merchants open late. 5-8 p.m.

First Fridays Florence

Mar 1-Dec 6, Florence. First Fridays Florence. 877-290-8880. www.firstfridaysflorence.com. Free. 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. 5-8 p.m. .

Get Healthy on the Railroad Sponsored by Blue Cross Blue Shield of AL

Birmingham

Free Exercise Classes Every Weekday Evening at 6:00 p.m., April through October!

Green & Gray Saturday

Fort Payne

Jan 12-Dec 12, Fort Payne. Green & Gray Saturday. 256-845-8548. www.canyoncenter.org. Free. Little River Canyon Field School Educational/Interpretive Center--The National Park Service staff and volunteers will present Green & Gray programs on the second Saturday of each month. Topics include park resources and activities, climate change, recycling, energy conservation, eco-gardening, exotic plants, native landscaping, pollution prevention, green energy, and more. 10-11 a.m.

Green Things and Butterfly Wings

Huntsville

May 1-Sept 30, Huntsville. Green Things and Butterfly Wings. 256-830-4447 ext. 290. www.hsvbg.org. Admission charged. Huntsville Botanical Garden--The Nature Center at Huntsville Botanical Garden is the nation's largest open-air butterfly house with more than 2,000 butterflies, fluttering freely among beautiful vegetation, a trickling creek and even a cascading waterfall. Mon.-Sat., 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun., 9 a.m.-6 p.m.

Guided Nature Hikes

Guntersville

Mar 2-Dec 14, Guntersville. Guided Nature Hikes. 256-571-5440. www.alapark.com/events. Free. Lake Guntersville State Park Resort--Guided nature hikes every Saturday morning with a different trail hiked each week, so meeting places vary. Bird watching, hiking safety, plant identification and edible/medicinal properties of some plants are discussed.

HillBilly Trade Days

Tuskegee

Jan 12-Dec 14, Tuskegee. HillBilly Trade Days. 334-727-6476. Free. The HillBilly Mall, 8870 U.S. Hwy. 80 E.Year round flea market on the second Saturday of each month. 7 a.m.-6 p.m.

Korean War Jets Exhibit

Birmingham

Jan 1-Dec 31, Birmingham. Korean War Jets Exhibit. 205 833 8226. www.southernmuseumofflight.org. Admission charged. Southern Museum of Flight--Features the fighter jets F-86 Sabre and the MiG-15 aircraft of the Korean War era as part of a unique diorama display. Tues.-Sat., 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Library Exhibit Series

Alexander City

Jan 1-Dec 31, Alexander City. Library Exhibit Series. 256-329-6796 or 256-234-4644. www.alexandercityonline.com/adelia-russell.html. Free. Adelia M. Russell LibraryPoetry readings, musical presentations, movie, games, book signings and more. Special events, seasonal activities and more at the Children's Library. Call or check website for event schedule. 9 a.m.-4 p.m..

Market Day

Woodstock

Jan 12-Dec 14, Woodstock. Market Day. 205-938-3299. www.woodstockfestivalartcenter.com. Free. Woodstock Festival Art Center--Vendors, handcrafters, live music. Special activities TBA. 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Market Day at Plank Road Station

Talladega

May 25-Oct 26, Talladega. Market Day at Plank Road Station. 256-362-2857. www.facebook.com/PlankRoadStation#!/PlankRoadStation. Fee for participants only. AJ Powers Lodge/Plank Road Station, Winterboro--Local arts and crafts and food and music vendors sell their wares. Market held the fourth Saturday, May-October. 8 a.m.-1 p.m.

Memories of World War II

May 25-Jul 14, Dothan. Memories of World War II. 334-794-3871. www.wiregrassmuseum.org. Wiregrass Museum of Art--The exhibition is a spectrum of over 100 photos from all theaters of World War II and the home front, culled from tens of thousands of pictures in The Associated Press Archives, including material from AP photo files in Europe and Asia that have not been seen since the war. Opening reception May 24th.

Millbrook Farmers Market

Millbrook

May 28-Aug 27, Millbrook. Millbrook Farmers Market. 334-285-0330. www.cityofmillbrook.org. Free. The Village Green--Tuesday afternoons throughout the summer enjoy fresh locally grown produce and more. 3-6 p.m..

Mountain Top Flea Market

Jan-Dec, Attalla. Mountain Top Flea Market. 800-535-2286. www.mountaintopfleamarket.com. 6 mi. w. of Attalla--Flea Market to buy, sell or trade all types of merchandise, 1000 booths. Open 5 a.m. Sundays only all year round. . .

Music and a Movie/Farmers Market

Foley

May 3-Jun 28, Foley. Music and a Movie/Farmers Market. 251-943-1300. visitfoley.org. Free. Heritage Park--Farmers Market, 3-6 p.m. Live music at 6 p.m., with movie beginning at dusk. 3-10 p.m.

NEACA Spring, Fall & Christmas Craft Show

Huntsville

Mar 15-17, Sept. 21-22 & Dec 6-7, Huntsville. NEACA Spring, Fall & Christmas Craft Shows. 256-880-7987 or 256-883-2199. Von Braun Center--250 craftsmen with teddy bears, dolls, doll furniture, pottery, toys, jewelry, clothes, room decor, kitchen accessories. Fri. & Sat., 9 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sun., noon-5 p.m.

Neighborhood Watch Meetings

Center Point

Feb 5-Dec 3, Center Point. Neighborhood Watch Meetings. 205-853-9711. www.centerpointchamber.com. Free. Center Point City Hall--Every 1st Tuesday. 7-8 p.m.

Noble Gallery's Artist Reception and Exhibit

Anniston

Feb 1-Nov 1, Anniston. Noble Gallery's Artist Reception and Exhibit. 256-237-5921. downtownanniston.com/nunnallys. Free. Nunnally's Custom Framing, 1014 Noble St.--Noble Gallery's quarterly opening and wine and cheese reception, with a display of local art including paintings, pottery, handmade jewelry and more. Events will take place on Feb. 1, May 3, Aug. 2 and Nov. 1, from 5-8 p.m.

Opelika Farmers Market

Opelika

Every Tuesday from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.

RACE - Are we so different?

Birmingham

RACE: Are We So Different?

Sarah Carlisle Towery Art Show

Alexander City

Jan 1-Dec 31, Alexander City . Sarah Carlisle Towery Art Show . 256-215-4251- www.alex.k12.al.us. Free. Alexander City Board of Education, 375 Lee St.Yearlong exhibit featuring art composed at Childrens Harbor retreats. Also included are select works of Sarah Carlisle Towery. 9 a.m.-4 p.m.. .

Saturday Jam Sessions

Jan 12-Dec 24, Montgomery. Saturday Jam Sessions. 888-240-1850. www.oldalabamatown.com. Free. Old Alabama Town--Pick and grin the jam sessions, held on the second and fourth Saturday of every month at the historic Rose House. Admission to the jam sessions is free; tickets to tour Old Alabama Town are available at the Reception Center. 9 a.m.-12 p.m.

Second Saturdays at Riverfront Park

Montgomery

Every second Saturday in April through September, the entire city as well as visitors or invited to Riverfront Park for a free family-friendly event from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. The fun includes live entertainment, games for all ages (bocce ball and more!), food vendors and adult libations at the SandBAR at the Silos.

State Public Fishing Lakes Begin Fishing Season Schedule

Montgomery

Feb 1-Nov 30, Statewide. Fishing Season at State Public Fishing Lakes. 334-242-3471. www.outdooralabama.com/fishing/freshwater/where/lakes. Fee for participants. State-owned (aka county) lakesSunrise to sunset.

Story Time at the Canyon Center (First Saturdays Each Month)

Fort Payne

Jan 5-Dec 7, Fort Payne. Story Time at the Canyon Center . 256-782-8010. www.canyoncenter.org. Free. Little River Canyon Field School Educational/Interpretive CenterStaff and volunteers will read aloud unique childrens literature in the Canyon Center Gift Shop every first Saturday of the month. 11 a.m.-noon

Storytime

Daphne

Jan 7-Dec 20, Daphne. Storytime. 251-621-2818. www.daphnelibrary.org. Free. Daphne Public Library--Weekly event for babies, toddlers and children. Call or visit website for times.

Student Life Youth Camp

Talladega

May 27-Jun 30, Talladega. Student Life Youth Camp. 256-299-0306. www.studentlife.com. Fee for participants only. Shocco Springs Conference Center--A Christ-centered camp for 7th-12th graders with worship, Bible study and fun recreation. Sessions: May 27-31, May 31-Jun. 4, Jun.5-9, Jun. 10-14, Jun. 23-27, Jun. 27-30. Call or visit website for more information.

TAKE A HIKE! Every Second Saturday

Fort Payne

Jan 12-Dec 14, Fort Payne. Take a Hike!. 256-782-8010. www.canyoncenter.org. Free. Little River Canyon Field School Educational/Interpretive Center--The JSU Field Schools will partner with groups (such as National Park Service, US Forest Service, Alabama State Parks and others) to offer diverse moderate-level hikes from the deepest canyon to the highest mountain every second Saturday of the month. Locations vary; may include Little River Canyon Center, Little River Canyon National Preserve, DeSoto State Park, Talladega National Forest, Dugger Mountain Wilderness, Mountain Longleaf National Wildlife Refuge, Cheaha State Park, or other locations. 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Tamarind Touchstones 50 Years of Lithographic Prints

Auburn

May 18-Aug 17, Auburn. Tamarind Touchstones 50 Years of Lithographic Prints. 334-844-1484. www.jcsm.auburn.edu. Free. Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art8:30 a.m.-4:45 p.m.

Teen Book Club

Daphne

Jan 7-Dec 30, Daphne. Teen Book Club. 251-621-2818. www.daphnelibrary.org. Free. Daphne Public Library--Teen group chooses great books to read and discuss on Monday afternoons. 3:45-4:45 p.m.

Teenie Harris, Photographer: An American Story

Montgomery

May 6-Jun 28, Montgomery. Teenie Harris, Photographer: An American Story. 334-241-8701. www.troy.edu. Free. Rosa Parks Museum and Children's Wing--Exhibit of photos of Pittsburgh's African American community from the archive of photographer Charles "Teenie" Harris. 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

The Ice Age in IMAX

Birmingham

Jan 11-May 11, Birmingham. The Ice Age in IMAX. 205-714-8300. mcwane.org. Admission charged. McWane Science Center--Movie showing the frozen landscapes of North America, Europe and Asia ten thousand years before modern civilization. Call or visit website for information and movie times.

The Market at Ag Heritage Park

May 23-Aug 22, Auburn. The Market at Ag Heritage Park. 334-321-1603. www.ag.auburn.edu/themarket/about.php. Free.. Auburn University Agricultural Heritage Park-- An open-air farmers' market held each Thursday, 3 to 6 p.m., during the spring and summer growing season. The Market offers locally produced fruits, vegetables, honey, ornamental plants, herbs, cut flowers, stone-ground grains, eggs, goat cheeses, goat milk soaps, baked and canned goods, and Alabama-roasted coffee. In addition, it often features the work of local artisans, educational booths, and musical entertainment. Open rain or shine unless severe weather poses a danger to vendors or customers. 3-6 p.m.

Third Saturday Sunset

Fort Payne

May 18-Aug 17, Fort Payne. Third Saturday Sunset. 256-845-2741. www.fortpaynechamber.com. Free. Downtown--A family fun event featuring a cruise-in, children activities, food, art show, and live entertainment. 5-9 p.m..

Third Thursday

Gadsden

May 16-Oct 17, Gadsden. Third Thursday. 256-547-8696. www.downtowngadsden.com. Free. Downtown at the Water Wall--Concerts presented on the third Thursday of May through October. 6 p.m.-until.

Thomasville Saddle Club Horseshow

Thomasville

Mar 16-Oct 19, Thomasville. Thomasville Saddle Club Horseshow. 334-830-1264. Fee for participants only. Arena, Old Hwy 5 (just South of Joe Davis Ind. Blvd)--Judged and timed equine events. Held third Saturday of month March-Oct., family friendly, with concessions, kids activities available.

Trade Day

McCalla

Mar 16-Nov 17, McCalla. Trade Day. 205-477-5711. tannehill.org. Admission charged. Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park--Outside flea market, held the third weekend of the month from March through November. 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

Tuskegee Airmen Exhibit

Birmingham

Jan 1-Dec 31, Birmingham. Tuskegee Airmen Exhibit. 205-833-8226. www.southernmuseumofflight.org. Admission charged. Southern Museum of Flight--Showcase diorama display honoring Alabama's Tuskegee Airmen and featuring a number of World War II era trainers. Tues.-Sat., 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Vietnam War Helicopters Exhibit

Birmingham

Jan 1-Dec 31, Birmingham. Vietnam War Helicopters Exhibit. 205-833-8226. www.southernmuseumofflight.org. Admission charged. Southern Museum of Flight--Exhibit and diorama display that stands as a tribute to all branches of the armed services and honors all who sacrificed in the Vietnam War. Tues.-Sat., 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Vizzini Farms Wine & Jazz

Calera

Apr 20-Aug 24, Calera. Vizzini Farms Wine & Jazz. 205-685-0655. www.vizzinifarmswinery.com. Vizzini Farms WineryBring friends and family for an enjoyable evening on the lawn with great food, wine and dancing. Dates: Apr. 20, May 25, Jun. 22, & Aug. 24. 6-10 p.m.

Whimsical Woods

Mar 16-Aug 30, Huntsville. Whimisical Woods. 256-536-2882. www.burrittonthemountain.com. Burritt on the Mountain--Features a life size game of 25 interactive fairytales, nursery rhymes & classical children's stories, with puzzles and games and more.

Wired Sculptures in wire and recycled objects by Molly Hand

Birmingham

May 10-Jun 8, Birmingham. Wired Sculptures in wire and recycled objects by Molly Hand. 205 595 3553. www.nakedartusa.com/index.asp. Free. Opening reception Fri., May 10, 5-9 p.m. and Sat., May 11, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

Wiregrass Talent Quest Registration Period

Dothan

Second annual Talent Quest search for the best Talent in the Wiregrass Area. Winner receives $2500 cash prize

Yard Art, Functional art for the garden by various artists

Birmingham

Apr 5-Dec 24, Birmingham. Yard Art. 205-595-3553. www.nakedartusa.com/index.asp. Free. . Naked Art Gallery--Yard Art Functional art for the garden by various artists. Opening reception Fri., Apr 5, 5-9 p.m. and Sat., Apr 6, 1-6 p.m.

Yellow Wolf Gem Mining Spring Season

Moulton

Mar 23-Jun 2, Moulton. Yellow Wolf Gem Mining Spring Season . 256-974-7226. www.yellowwolfgemmining.com. Admission charged. Yellow Wolf Gem Mining Park--Enjoy a day of mining for gems, hike a trail, explore 1800's buildings and more. Primitive camping available. 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

a la cARTe

Jan 19-Nov 16, Northport. a la cARTe. 205-758-1257. www.kentuck.org. Free. Kentuck Art Center--Held on third Saturdays (except for Oct. and Dec.), the series presents artist demonstrations, Kentuck for Kids activities and occasionally, regional cuisine. 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Thursday, May 30

A Place of Our Own: Birmingham's Fourth Avenue District

Apr 5-Sept 29, Birmingham. A Place of Our Own: Birmingham's Fourth Avenue District. 205-933-1409. www.visitvulcan.com. Admission charged. Vulcan Park and Museum--Exhibit will illustrate how Birmingham's Fourth Avenue business and entertainment district served as a haven and gathering place for local African-American entrepreneurs, such as A.G. Gaston and William Pettford, and other professional leaders in the early 1900s. The district also brought together a wealth of entertainment venues that ensured that wealthy and middle class African Americans were in contact with the working class a connection that would later prove crucial to the success of the Civil Rights Movement. Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun., 1-6 p.m.

Alabama Backroads Century Ride Series

Statewide

To promote the growth and development of long-distance cycling in the state of Alabama, recognize and reward individual cyclists, and benefit the charities and advocacy efforts supported by each event in the series. www.alabama-backroads-cycling.com

Antique Car Cruise-In

Alexander City

Apr 6-Oct 12, Alexander City. Antique Car Cruise-In. 256-234-7154. Free. Arby's RestaurantClassic cars and music every first Saturday of the month April through October. 6-8 p.m.

Bankhead National Forest Hikes

Moulton

Jan 1-Dec 31, Moulton. Bankhead National Forest Hikes. 256-974-6166. wildsouth.org. Free. Bankhead National Forest--Wild South staff and volunteers lead hikes the first and last Saturdays of every month. Call or visit website for hike times and locations.

Billy Mack Steele: Native American Artist

Gadsden

May 6-Jul 31, Gadsden. Billy Mack Steele: Native American Artist. 256-543-2787. www.culturalarts.org. Admisssion charged. Mary G. Hardin Center for Cultural Arts--A solo exhibition of paintings by the artist. Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun., 1-5 p.m.

Boaz 2nd Saturday Nights

Boaz

Mar 9-Oct 12, Boaz. Boaz 2nd Saturday Nights. 256-593-8154. www.boazchamberofcommerce.com. Free. DowntownHundreds of antique cars and motorcycles, live music and food. 5-8 p.m..

Center Point Area Chamber of Commerce Luncheons

Center Point

Jan 8-Dec 10, Center Point. Center Point Area Chamber of Commerce Luncheons. 205-853-9711. www.centerpointchamber.com. Admission charged. Center Point City Hall--Second Tuesday of each month. 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Cold War Exhibit

Birmingham

Jan 1-Dec 31, Birmingham. Cold War Exhibit. 205 833 8226. www.southernmuseumofflight.org. Admission charged. Southern Museum of Flight--View the reassembly and restoration of a Soviet Mi-24 Hind helicopter as the Museum develops the new Cold War era exhibit. Tues.-Sat., 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Elayne Goodman: Art as Life

Tuscumbia

May 28-Jul 12, Tuscumbia. Elayne Goodman: Art as Life. 256-383-0533. www.tvaa.net. Admission charged. Tennessee Valley Museum of Art--Exhibit of works by the artist created from recycled yard sale and auction items, some with motifs such as Elvis, Bible stories and fish. Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun 1-3 p.m.

Encounters: Rocio Rodriguez

May 19-Sept 29, Huntsville. Encounters: Rocio Rodriguez. 256-535-4350. www.hsvmuseum.org. Huntsville Museum of ArtThe latest exhibition in this long-standing showcase for outstanding regional contemporary art features the large-scale canvases of Rocio Rodriguez, a Cuban native who has spent over 20 years living and working in Atlanta.

Farmers Market

Muscle Shoals

Jan-Dec, Muscle Shoals. Farmers Market. 256-386-2335. www.jackolanternfarm.com. Free. Jack-O-Lantern Farms Indoor market. Tues. & Thurs., 3-7 p.m.; Sat., 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

First Friday

Gadsden

Jan 4-Dec 6. Gadsden. First Friday. 256-547-8696. www.downtowngadsden.com. Free. Downtown--Stores and restaurants open late with specials and sales. Live entertainment, food vendors and more. 5-9 p.m.

First Fridays

Mar 1-Dec 6, Florence. Florence First Fridays. 256-740-4141. www.firstfridaysflorence.com. Downtown Florence--Monthly event with local and regional artists selling their works on the sidewalks. Downtown merchants open late. 5-8 p.m.

First Fridays Florence

Mar 1-Dec 6, Florence. First Fridays Florence. 877-290-8880. www.firstfridaysflorence.com. Free. 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. 5-8 p.m. .

Get Healthy on the Railroad Sponsored by Blue Cross Blue Shield of AL

Birmingham

Free Exercise Classes Every Weekday Evening at 6:00 p.m., April through October!

Green & Gray Saturday

Fort Payne

Jan 12-Dec 12, Fort Payne. Green & Gray Saturday. 256-845-8548. www.canyoncenter.org. Free. Little River Canyon Field School Educational/Interpretive Center--The National Park Service staff and volunteers will present Green & Gray programs on the second Saturday of each month. Topics include park resources and activities, climate change, recycling, energy conservation, eco-gardening, exotic plants, native landscaping, pollution prevention, green energy, and more. 10-11 a.m.

Green Things and Butterfly Wings

Huntsville

May 1-Sept 30, Huntsville. Green Things and Butterfly Wings. 256-830-4447 ext. 290. www.hsvbg.org. Admission charged. Huntsville Botanical Garden--The Nature Center at Huntsville Botanical Garden is the nation's largest open-air butterfly house with more than 2,000 butterflies, fluttering freely among beautiful vegetation, a trickling creek and even a cascading waterfall. Mon.-Sat., 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun., 9 a.m.-6 p.m.

Guided Nature Hikes

Guntersville

Mar 2-Dec 14, Guntersville. Guided Nature Hikes. 256-571-5440. www.alapark.com/events. Free. Lake Guntersville State Park Resort--Guided nature hikes every Saturday morning with a different trail hiked each week, so meeting places vary. Bird watching, hiking safety, plant identification and edible/medicinal properties of some plants are discussed.

HillBilly Trade Days

Tuskegee

Jan 12-Dec 14, Tuskegee. HillBilly Trade Days. 334-727-6476. Free. The HillBilly Mall, 8870 U.S. Hwy. 80 E.Year round flea market on the second Saturday of each month. 7 a.m.-6 p.m.

Korean War Jets Exhibit

Birmingham

Jan 1-Dec 31, Birmingham. Korean War Jets Exhibit. 205 833 8226. www.southernmuseumofflight.org. Admission charged. Southern Museum of Flight--Features the fighter jets F-86 Sabre and the MiG-15 aircraft of the Korean War era as part of a unique diorama display. Tues.-Sat., 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Library Exhibit Series

Alexander City

Jan 1-Dec 31, Alexander City. Library Exhibit Series. 256-329-6796 or 256-234-4644. www.alexandercityonline.com/adelia-russell.html. Free. Adelia M. Russell LibraryPoetry readings, musical presentations, movie, games, book signings and more. Special events, seasonal activities and more at the Children's Library. Call or check website for event schedule. 9 a.m.-4 p.m..

Market Day

Woodstock

Jan 12-Dec 14, Woodstock. Market Day. 205-938-3299. www.woodstockfestivalartcenter.com. Free. Woodstock Festival Art Center--Vendors, handcrafters, live music. Special activities TBA. 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Market Day at Plank Road Station

Talladega

May 25-Oct 26, Talladega. Market Day at Plank Road Station. 256-362-2857. www.facebook.com/PlankRoadStation#!/PlankRoadStation. Fee for participants only. AJ Powers Lodge/Plank Road Station, Winterboro--Local arts and crafts and food and music vendors sell their wares. Market held the fourth Saturday, May-October. 8 a.m.-1 p.m.

Memories of World War II

May 25-Jul 14, Dothan. Memories of World War II. 334-794-3871. www.wiregrassmuseum.org. Wiregrass Museum of Art--The exhibition is a spectrum of over 100 photos from all theaters of World War II and the home front, culled from tens of thousands of pictures in The Associated Press Archives, including material from AP photo files in Europe and Asia that have not been seen since the war. Opening reception May 24th.

Millbrook Farmers Market

Millbrook

May 28-Aug 27, Millbrook. Millbrook Farmers Market. 334-285-0330. www.cityofmillbrook.org. Free. The Village Green--Tuesday afternoons throughout the summer enjoy fresh locally grown produce and more. 3-6 p.m..

Mountain Top Flea Market

Jan-Dec, Attalla. Mountain Top Flea Market. 800-535-2286. www.mountaintopfleamarket.com. 6 mi. w. of Attalla--Flea Market to buy, sell or trade all types of merchandise, 1000 booths. Open 5 a.m. Sundays only all year round. . .

Music and a Movie/Farmers Market

Foley

May 3-Jun 28, Foley. Music and a Movie/Farmers Market. 251-943-1300. visitfoley.org. Free. Heritage Park--Farmers Market, 3-6 p.m. Live music at 6 p.m., with movie beginning at dusk. 3-10 p.m.

NEACA Spring, Fall & Christmas Craft Show

Huntsville

Mar 15-17, Sept. 21-22 & Dec 6-7, Huntsville. NEACA Spring, Fall & Christmas Craft Shows. 256-880-7987 or 256-883-2199. Von Braun Center--250 craftsmen with teddy bears, dolls, doll furniture, pottery, toys, jewelry, clothes, room decor, kitchen accessories. Fri. & Sat., 9 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sun., noon-5 p.m.

Neighborhood Watch Meetings

Center Point

Feb 5-Dec 3, Center Point. Neighborhood Watch Meetings. 205-853-9711. www.centerpointchamber.com. Free. Center Point City Hall--Every 1st Tuesday. 7-8 p.m.

Noble Gallery's Artist Reception and Exhibit

Anniston

Feb 1-Nov 1, Anniston. Noble Gallery's Artist Reception and Exhibit. 256-237-5921. downtownanniston.com/nunnallys. Free. Nunnally's Custom Framing, 1014 Noble St.--Noble Gallery's quarterly opening and wine and cheese reception, with a display of local art including paintings, pottery, handmade jewelry and more. Events will take place on Feb. 1, May 3, Aug. 2 and Nov. 1, from 5-8 p.m.

Opelika Farmers Market

Opelika

Every Tuesday from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.

RACE - Are we so different?

Birmingham

RACE: Are We So Different?

Sarah Carlisle Towery Art Show

Alexander City

Jan 1-Dec 31, Alexander City . Sarah Carlisle Towery Art Show . 256-215-4251- www.alex.k12.al.us. Free. Alexander City Board of Education, 375 Lee St.Yearlong exhibit featuring art composed at Childrens Harbor retreats. Also included are select works of Sarah Carlisle Towery. 9 a.m.-4 p.m.. .

Saturday Jam Sessions

Jan 12-Dec 24, Montgomery. Saturday Jam Sessions. 888-240-1850. www.oldalabamatown.com. Free. Old Alabama Town--Pick and grin the jam sessions, held on the second and fourth Saturday of every month at the historic Rose House. Admission to the jam sessions is free; tickets to tour Old Alabama Town are available at the Reception Center. 9 a.m.-12 p.m.

Second Saturdays at Riverfront Park

Montgomery

Every second Saturday in April through September, the entire city as well as visitors or invited to Riverfront Park for a free family-friendly event from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. The fun includes live entertainment, games for all ages (bocce ball and more!), food vendors and adult libations at the SandBAR at the Silos.

State Public Fishing Lakes Begin Fishing Season Schedule

Montgomery

Feb 1-Nov 30, Statewide. Fishing Season at State Public Fishing Lakes. 334-242-3471. www.outdooralabama.com/fishing/freshwater/where/lakes. Fee for participants. State-owned (aka county) lakesSunrise to sunset.

Story Time at the Canyon Center (First Saturdays Each Month)

Fort Payne

Jan 5-Dec 7, Fort Payne. Story Time at the Canyon Center . 256-782-8010. www.canyoncenter.org. Free. Little River Canyon Field School Educational/Interpretive CenterStaff and volunteers will read aloud unique childrens literature in the Canyon Center Gift Shop every first Saturday of the month. 11 a.m.-noon

Storytime

Daphne

Jan 7-Dec 20, Daphne. Storytime. 251-621-2818. www.daphnelibrary.org. Free. Daphne Public Library--Weekly event for babies, toddlers and children. Call or visit website for times.

Student Life Youth Camp

Talladega

May 27-Jun 30, Talladega. Student Life Youth Camp. 256-299-0306. www.studentlife.com. Fee for participants only. Shocco Springs Conference Center--A Christ-centered camp for 7th-12th graders with worship, Bible study and fun recreation. Sessions: May 27-31, May 31-Jun. 4, Jun.5-9, Jun. 10-14, Jun. 23-27, Jun. 27-30. Call or visit website for more information.

TAKE A HIKE! Every Second Saturday

Fort Payne

Jan 12-Dec 14, Fort Payne. Take a Hike!. 256-782-8010. www.canyoncenter.org. Free. Little River Canyon Field School Educational/Interpretive Center--The JSU Field Schools will partner with groups (such as National Park Service, US Forest Service, Alabama State Parks and others) to offer diverse moderate-level hikes from the deepest canyon to the highest mountain every second Saturday of the month. Locations vary; may include Little River Canyon Center, Little River Canyon National Preserve, DeSoto State Park, Talladega National Forest, Dugger Mountain Wilderness, Mountain Longleaf National Wildlife Refuge, Cheaha State Park, or other locations. 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Tamarind Touchstones 50 Years of Lithographic Prints

Auburn

May 18-Aug 17, Auburn. Tamarind Touchstones 50 Years of Lithographic Prints. 334-844-1484. www.jcsm.auburn.edu. Free. Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art8:30 a.m.-4:45 p.m.

Teen Book Club

Daphne

Jan 7-Dec 30, Daphne. Teen Book Club. 251-621-2818. www.daphnelibrary.org. Free. Daphne Public Library--Teen group chooses great books to read and discuss on Monday afternoons. 3:45-4:45 p.m.

Teenie Harris, Photographer: An American Story

Montgomery

May 6-Jun 28, Montgomery. Teenie Harris, Photographer: An American Story. 334-241-8701. www.troy.edu. Free. Rosa Parks Museum and Children's Wing--Exhibit of photos of Pittsburgh's African American community from the archive of photographer Charles "Teenie" Harris. 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

The Ice Age in IMAX

Birmingham

Jan 11-May 11, Birmingham. The Ice Age in IMAX. 205-714-8300. mcwane.org. Admission charged. McWane Science Center--Movie showing the frozen landscapes of North America, Europe and Asia ten thousand years before modern civilization. Call or visit website for information and movie times.

The Market at Ag Heritage Park

May 23-Aug 22, Auburn. The Market at Ag Heritage Park. 334-321-1603. www.ag.auburn.edu/themarket/about.php. Free.. Auburn University Agricultural Heritage Park-- An open-air farmers' market held each Thursday, 3 to 6 p.m., during the spring and summer growing season. The Market offers locally produced fruits, vegetables, honey, ornamental plants, herbs, cut flowers, stone-ground grains, eggs, goat cheeses, goat milk soaps, baked and canned goods, and Alabama-roasted coffee. In addition, it often features the work of local artisans, educational booths, and musical entertainment. Open rain or shine unless severe weather poses a danger to vendors or customers. 3-6 p.m.

Third Saturday Sunset

Fort Payne

May 18-Aug 17, Fort Payne. Third Saturday Sunset. 256-845-2741. www.fortpaynechamber.com. Free. Downtown--A family fun event featuring a cruise-in, children activities, food, art show, and live entertainment. 5-9 p.m..

Third Thursday

Gadsden

May 16-Oct 17, Gadsden. Third Thursday. 256-547-8696. www.downtowngadsden.com. Free. Downtown at the Water Wall--Concerts presented on the third Thursday of May through October. 6 p.m.-until.

Thomasville Saddle Club Horseshow

Thomasville

Mar 16-Oct 19, Thomasville. Thomasville Saddle Club Horseshow. 334-830-1264. Fee for participants only. Arena, Old Hwy 5 (just South of Joe Davis Ind. Blvd)--Judged and timed equine events. Held third Saturday of month March-Oct., family friendly, with concessions, kids activities available.

Trade Day

McCalla

Mar 16-Nov 17, McCalla. Trade Day. 205-477-5711. tannehill.org. Admission charged. Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park--Outside flea market, held the third weekend of the month from March through November. 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

Tuskegee Airmen Exhibit

Birmingham

Jan 1-Dec 31, Birmingham. Tuskegee Airmen Exhibit. 205-833-8226. www.southernmuseumofflight.org. Admission charged. Southern Museum of Flight--Showcase diorama display honoring Alabama's Tuskegee Airmen and featuring a number of World War II era trainers. Tues.-Sat., 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Vietnam War Helicopters Exhibit

Birmingham

Jan 1-Dec 31, Birmingham. Vietnam War Helicopters Exhibit. 205-833-8226. www.southernmuseumofflight.org. Admission charged. Southern Museum of Flight--Exhibit and diorama display that stands as a tribute to all branches of the armed services and honors all who sacrificed in the Vietnam War. Tues.-Sat., 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Vizzini Farms Wine & Jazz

Calera

Apr 20-Aug 24, Calera. Vizzini Farms Wine & Jazz. 205-685-0655. www.vizzinifarmswinery.com. Vizzini Farms WineryBring friends and family for an enjoyable evening on the lawn with great food, wine and dancing. Dates: Apr. 20, May 25, Jun. 22, & Aug. 24. 6-10 p.m.

Whimsical Woods

Mar 16-Aug 30, Huntsville. Whimisical Woods. 256-536-2882. www.burrittonthemountain.com. Burritt on the Mountain--Features a life size game of 25 interactive fairytales, nursery rhymes & classical children's stories, with puzzles and games and more.

Wired Sculptures in wire and recycled objects by Molly Hand

Birmingham

May 10-Jun 8, Birmingham. Wired Sculptures in wire and recycled objects by Molly Hand. 205 595 3553. www.nakedartusa.com/index.asp. Free. Opening reception Fri., May 10, 5-9 p.m. and Sat., May 11, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

Wiregrass Talent Quest Registration Period

Dothan

Second annual Talent Quest search for the best Talent in the Wiregrass Area. Winner receives $2500 cash prize

Yard Art, Functional art for the garden by various artists

Birmingham

Apr 5-Dec 24, Birmingham. Yard Art. 205-595-3553. www.nakedartusa.com/index.asp. Free. . Naked Art Gallery--Yard Art Functional art for the garden by various artists. Opening reception Fri., Apr 5, 5-9 p.m. and Sat., Apr 6, 1-6 p.m.

Yellow Wolf Gem Mining Spring Season

Moulton

Mar 23-Jun 2, Moulton. Yellow Wolf Gem Mining Spring Season . 256-974-7226. www.yellowwolfgemmining.com. Admission charged. Yellow Wolf Gem Mining Park--Enjoy a day of mining for gems, hike a trail, explore 1800's buildings and more. Primitive camping available. 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

a la cARTe

Jan 19-Nov 16, Northport. a la cARTe. 205-758-1257. www.kentuck.org. Free. Kentuck Art Center--Held on third Saturdays (except for Oct. and Dec.), the series presents artist demonstrations, Kentuck for Kids activities and occasionally, regional cuisine. 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Friday, May 31

A Place of Our Own: Birmingham's Fourth Avenue District

Apr 5-Sept 29, Birmingham. A Place of Our Own: Birmingham's Fourth Avenue District. 205-933-1409. www.visitvulcan.com. Admission charged. Vulcan Park and Museum--Exhibit will illustrate how Birmingham's Fourth Avenue business and entertainment district served as a haven and gathering place for local African-American entrepreneurs, such as A.G. Gaston and William Pettford, and other professional leaders in the early 1900s. The district also brought together a wealth of entertainment venues that ensured that wealthy and middle class African Americans were in contact with the working class a connection that would later prove crucial to the success of the Civil Rights Movement. Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun., 1-6 p.m.

Alabama Backroads Century Ride Series

Statewide

To promote the growth and development of long-distance cycling in the state of Alabama, recognize and reward individual cyclists, and benefit the charities and advocacy efforts supported by each event in the series. www.alabama-backroads-cycling.com

Antique Car Cruise-In

Alexander City

Apr 6-Oct 12, Alexander City. Antique Car Cruise-In. 256-234-7154. Free. Arby's RestaurantClassic cars and music every first Saturday of the month April through October. 6-8 p.m.

Bankhead National Forest Hikes

Moulton

Jan 1-Dec 31, Moulton. Bankhead National Forest Hikes. 256-974-6166. wildsouth.org. Free. Bankhead National Forest--Wild South staff and volunteers lead hikes the first and last Saturdays of every month. Call or visit website for hike times and locations.

Billy Mack Steele: Native American Artist

Gadsden

May 6-Jul 31, Gadsden. Billy Mack Steele: Native American Artist. 256-543-2787. www.culturalarts.org. Admisssion charged. Mary G. Hardin Center for Cultural Arts--A solo exhibition of paintings by the artist. Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun., 1-5 p.m.

Boaz 2nd Saturday Nights

Boaz

Mar 9-Oct 12, Boaz. Boaz 2nd Saturday Nights. 256-593-8154. www.boazchamberofcommerce.com. Free. DowntownHundreds of antique cars and motorcycles, live music and food. 5-8 p.m..

Center Point Area Chamber of Commerce Luncheons

Center Point

Jan 8-Dec 10, Center Point. Center Point Area Chamber of Commerce Luncheons. 205-853-9711. www.centerpointchamber.com. Admission charged. Center Point City Hall--Second Tuesday of each month. 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Cold War Exhibit

Birmingham

Jan 1-Dec 31, Birmingham. Cold War Exhibit. 205 833 8226. www.southernmuseumofflight.org. Admission charged. Southern Museum of Flight--View the reassembly and restoration of a Soviet Mi-24 Hind helicopter as the Museum develops the new Cold War era exhibit. Tues.-Sat., 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Elayne Goodman: Art as Life

Tuscumbia

May 28-Jul 12, Tuscumbia. Elayne Goodman: Art as Life. 256-383-0533. www.tvaa.net. Admission charged. Tennessee Valley Museum of Art--Exhibit of works by the artist created from recycled yard sale and auction items, some with motifs such as Elvis, Bible stories and fish. Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun 1-3 p.m.

Encounters: Rocio Rodriguez

May 19-Sept 29, Huntsville. Encounters: Rocio Rodriguez. 256-535-4350. www.hsvmuseum.org. Huntsville Museum of ArtThe latest exhibition in this long-standing showcase for outstanding regional contemporary art features the large-scale canvases of Rocio Rodriguez, a Cuban native who has spent over 20 years living and working in Atlanta.

Farmers Market

Muscle Shoals

Jan-Dec, Muscle Shoals. Farmers Market. 256-386-2335. www.jackolanternfarm.com. Free. Jack-O-Lantern Farms Indoor market. Tues. & Thurs., 3-7 p.m.; Sat., 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

First Friday

Gadsden

Jan 4-Dec 6. Gadsden. First Friday. 256-547-8696. www.downtowngadsden.com. Free. Downtown--Stores and restaurants open late with specials and sales. Live entertainment, food vendors and more. 5-9 p.m.

First Fridays

Mar 1-Dec 6, Florence. Florence First Fridays. 256-740-4141. www.firstfridaysflorence.com. Downtown Florence--Monthly event with local and regional artists selling their works on the sidewalks. Downtown merchants open late. 5-8 p.m.

First Fridays Florence

Mar 1-Dec 6, Florence. First Fridays Florence. 877-290-8880. www.firstfridaysflorence.com. Free. 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. 5-8 p.m. .

Get Healthy on the Railroad Sponsored by Blue Cross Blue Shield of AL

Birmingham

Free Exercise Classes Every Weekday Evening at 6:00 p.m., April through October!

Green & Gray Saturday

Fort Payne

Jan 12-Dec 12, Fort Payne. Green & Gray Saturday. 256-845-8548. www.canyoncenter.org. Free. Little River Canyon Field School Educational/Interpretive Center--The National Park Service staff and volunteers will present Green & Gray programs on the second Saturday of each month. Topics include park resources and activities, climate change, recycling, energy conservation, eco-gardening, exotic plants, native landscaping, pollution prevention, green energy, and more. 10-11 a.m.

Green Things and Butterfly Wings

Huntsville

May 1-Sept 30, Huntsville. Green Things and Butterfly Wings. 256-830-4447 ext. 290. www.hsvbg.org. Admission charged. Huntsville Botanical Garden--The Nature Center at Huntsville Botanical Garden is the nation's largest open-air butterfly house with more than 2,000 butterflies, fluttering freely among beautiful vegetation, a trickling creek and even a cascading waterfall. Mon.-Sat., 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun., 9 a.m.-6 p.m.

Guided Nature Hikes

Guntersville

Mar 2-Dec 14, Guntersville. Guided Nature Hikes. 256-571-5440. www.alapark.com/events. Free. Lake Guntersville State Park Resort--Guided nature hikes every Saturday morning with a different trail hiked each week, so meeting places vary. Bird watching, hiking safety, plant identification and edible/medicinal properties of some plants are discussed.

HillBilly Trade Days

Tuskegee

Jan 12-Dec 14, Tuskegee. HillBilly Trade Days. 334-727-6476. Free. The HillBilly Mall, 8870 U.S. Hwy. 80 E.Year round flea market on the second Saturday of each month. 7 a.m.-6 p.m.

Korean War Jets Exhibit

Birmingham

Jan 1-Dec 31, Birmingham. Korean War Jets Exhibit. 205 833 8226. www.southernmuseumofflight.org. Admission charged. Southern Museum of Flight--Features the fighter jets F-86 Sabre and the MiG-15 aircraft of the Korean War era as part of a unique diorama display. Tues.-Sat., 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Library Exhibit Series

Alexander City

Jan 1-Dec 31, Alexander City. Library Exhibit Series. 256-329-6796 or 256-234-4644. www.alexandercityonline.com/adelia-russell.html. Free. Adelia M. Russell LibraryPoetry readings, musical presentations, movie, games, book signings and more. Special events, seasonal activities and more at the Children's Library. Call or check website for event schedule. 9 a.m.-4 p.m..

Logan Martin LakeFest and Boat Show

Cropwell

May 31-Jun 2, Pell City. Logan Martin LakeFest and Boat Show. 770.826.3524. www.loganmartinlakefest.com. Free. Horizons on Logan Martin Lake--Attendees can test drive boats, and there will be live music, food vendors, lake lifestyle vendors and a fireworks show Friday night at 9 p.m. Fri., 5-10 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Sun., 12-5 p.m.

Market Day

Woodstock

Jan 12-Dec 14, Woodstock. Market Day. 205-938-3299. www.woodstockfestivalartcenter.com. Free. Woodstock Festival Art Center--Vendors, handcrafters, live music. Special activities TBA. 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Market Day at Plank Road Station

Talladega

May 25-Oct 26, Talladega. Market Day at Plank Road Station. 256-362-2857. www.facebook.com/PlankRoadStation#!/PlankRoadStation. Fee for participants only. AJ Powers Lodge/Plank Road Station, Winterboro--Local arts and crafts and food and music vendors sell their wares. Market held the fourth Saturday, May-October. 8 a.m.-1 p.m.

Memories of World War II

May 25-Jul 14, Dothan. Memories of World War II. 334-794-3871. www.wiregrassmuseum.org. Wiregrass Museum of Art--The exhibition is a spectrum of over 100 photos from all theaters of World War II and the home front, culled from tens of thousands of pictures in The Associated Press Archives, including material from AP photo files in Europe and Asia that have not been seen since the war. Opening reception May 24th.

Millbrook Farmers Market

Millbrook

May 28-Aug 27, Millbrook. Millbrook Farmers Market. 334-285-0330. www.cityofmillbrook.org. Free. The Village Green--Tuesday afternoons throughout the summer enjoy fresh locally grown produce and more. 3-6 p.m..

Mountain Top Flea Market

Jan-Dec, Attalla. Mountain Top Flea Market. 800-535-2286. www.mountaintopfleamarket.com. 6 mi. w. of Attalla--Flea Market to buy, sell or trade all types of merchandise, 1000 booths. Open 5 a.m. Sundays only all year round. . .

Music and a Movie/Farmers Market

Foley

May 3-Jun 28, Foley. Music and a Movie/Farmers Market. 251-943-1300. visitfoley.org. Free. Heritage Park--Farmers Market, 3-6 p.m. Live music at 6 p.m., with movie beginning at dusk. 3-10 p.m.

NEACA Spring, Fall & Christmas Craft Show

Huntsville

Mar 15-17, Sept. 21-22 & Dec 6-7, Huntsville. NEACA Spring, Fall & Christmas Craft Shows. 256-880-7987 or 256-883-2199. Von Braun Center--250 craftsmen with teddy bears, dolls, doll furniture, pottery, toys, jewelry, clothes, room decor, kitchen accessories. Fri. & Sat., 9 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sun., noon-5 p.m.

Neighborhood Watch Meetings

Center Point

Feb 5-Dec 3, Center Point. Neighborhood Watch Meetings. 205-853-9711. www.centerpointchamber.com. Free. Center Point City Hall--Every 1st Tuesday. 7-8 p.m.

Noble Gallery's Artist Reception and Exhibit

Anniston

Feb 1-Nov 1, Anniston. Noble Gallery's Artist Reception and Exhibit. 256-237-5921. downtownanniston.com/nunnallys. Free. Nunnally's Custom Framing, 1014 Noble St.--Noble Gallery's quarterly opening and wine and cheese reception, with a display of local art including paintings, pottery, handmade jewelry and more. Events will take place on Feb. 1, May 3, Aug. 2 and Nov. 1, from 5-8 p.m.

Opelika Farmers Market

Opelika

Every Tuesday from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.

RACE - Are we so different?

Birmingham

RACE: Are We So Different?

Sarah Carlisle Towery Art Show

Alexander City

Jan 1-Dec 31, Alexander City . Sarah Carlisle Towery Art Show . 256-215-4251- www.alex.k12.al.us. Free. Alexander City Board of Education, 375 Lee St.Yearlong exhibit featuring art composed at Childrens Harbor retreats. Also included are select works of Sarah Carlisle Towery. 9 a.m.-4 p.m.. .

Saturday Jam Sessions

Jan 12-Dec 24, Montgomery. Saturday Jam Sessions. 888-240-1850. www.oldalabamatown.com. Free. Old Alabama Town--Pick and grin the jam sessions, held on the second and fourth Saturday of every month at the historic Rose House. Admission to the jam sessions is free; tickets to tour Old Alabama Town are available at the Reception Center. 9 a.m.-12 p.m.

Second Saturdays at Riverfront Park

Montgomery

Every second Saturday in April through September, the entire city as well as visitors or invited to Riverfront Park for a free family-friendly event from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. The fun includes live entertainment, games for all ages (bocce ball and more!), food vendors and adult libations at the SandBAR at the Silos.

State Public Fishing Lakes Begin Fishing Season Schedule

Montgomery

Feb 1-Nov 30, Statewide. Fishing Season at State Public Fishing Lakes. 334-242-3471. www.outdooralabama.com/fishing/freshwater/where/lakes. Fee for participants. State-owned (aka county) lakesSunrise to sunset.

Story Time at the Canyon Center (First Saturdays Each Month)

Fort Payne

Jan 5-Dec 7, Fort Payne. Story Time at the Canyon Center . 256-782-8010. www.canyoncenter.org. Free. Little River Canyon Field School Educational/Interpretive CenterStaff and volunteers will read aloud unique childrens literature in the Canyon Center Gift Shop every first Saturday of the month. 11 a.m.-noon

Storytime

Daphne

Jan 7-Dec 20, Daphne. Storytime. 251-621-2818. www.daphnelibrary.org. Free. Daphne Public Library--Weekly event for babies, toddlers and children. Call or visit website for times.

Student Life Youth Camp

Talladega

A Christ-centered camp for 7th-12th graders. It includes engaging worship from experienced worship leaders, learning through through biblical teaching and Bible study, community in Family Groups, and fun in recreation! It's a summer week of focused learning, heartfelt praise, games, dramas, community building, teamwork, and most importantly, God's Word on center stage at Shocco Springs Baptist Conference Center. Shocco provides quality accommodations, reasonable cost, exceptional staff and beautiful surroundings for a Christian environment for spiritual transformation and renewal..

Student Life Youth Camp

Talladega

May 27-Jun 30, Talladega. Student Life Youth Camp. 256-299-0306. www.studentlife.com. Fee for participants only. Shocco Springs Conference Center--A Christ-centered camp for 7th-12th graders with worship, Bible study and fun recreation. Sessions: May 27-31, May 31-Jun. 4, Jun.5-9, Jun. 10-14, Jun. 23-27, Jun. 27-30. Call or visit website for more information.

TAKE A HIKE! Every Second Saturday

Fort Payne

Jan 12-Dec 14, Fort Payne. Take a Hike!. 256-782-8010. www.canyoncenter.org. Free. Little River Canyon Field School Educational/Interpretive Center--The JSU Field Schools will partner with groups (such as National Park Service, US Forest Service, Alabama State Parks and others) to offer diverse moderate-level hikes from the deepest canyon to the highest mountain every second Saturday of the month. Locations vary; may include Little River Canyon Center, Little River Canyon National Preserve, DeSoto State Park, Talladega National Forest, Dugger Mountain Wilderness, Mountain Longleaf National Wildlife Refuge, Cheaha State Park, or other locations. 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Tamarind Touchstones 50 Years of Lithographic Prints

Auburn

May 18-Aug 17, Auburn. Tamarind Touchstones 50 Years of Lithographic Prints. 334-844-1484. www.jcsm.auburn.edu. Free. Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art8:30 a.m.-4:45 p.m.

Teen Book Club

Daphne

Jan 7-Dec 30, Daphne. Teen Book Club. 251-621-2818. www.daphnelibrary.org. Free. Daphne Public Library--Teen group chooses great books to read and discuss on Monday afternoons. 3:45-4:45 p.m.

Teenie Harris, Photographer: An American Story

Montgomery

May 6-Jun 28, Montgomery. Teenie Harris, Photographer: An American Story. 334-241-8701. www.troy.edu. Free. Rosa Parks Museum and Children's Wing--Exhibit of photos of Pittsburgh's African American community from the archive of photographer Charles "Teenie" Harris. 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

The Ice Age in IMAX

Birmingham

Jan 11-May 11, Birmingham. The Ice Age in IMAX. 205-714-8300. mcwane.org. Admission charged. McWane Science Center--Movie showing the frozen landscapes of North America, Europe and Asia ten thousand years before modern civilization. Call or visit website for information and movie times.

The Market at Ag Heritage Park

May 23-Aug 22, Auburn. The Market at Ag Heritage Park. 334-321-1603. www.ag.auburn.edu/themarket/about.php. Free.. Auburn University Agricultural Heritage Park-- An open-air farmers' market held each Thursday, 3 to 6 p.m., during the spring and summer growing season. The Market offers locally produced fruits, vegetables, honey, ornamental plants, herbs, cut flowers, stone-ground grains, eggs, goat cheeses, goat milk soaps, baked and canned goods, and Alabama-roasted coffee. In addition, it often features the work of local artisans, educational booths, and musical entertainment. Open rain or shine unless severe weather poses a danger to vendors or customers. 3-6 p.m.

Third Saturday Sunset

Fort Payne

May 18-Aug 17, Fort Payne. Third Saturday Sunset. 256-845-2741. www.fortpaynechamber.com. Free. Downtown--A family fun event featuring a cruise-in, children activities, food, art show, and live entertainment. 5-9 p.m..

Third Thursday

Gadsden

May 16-Oct 17, Gadsden. Third Thursday. 256-547-8696. www.downtowngadsden.com. Free. Downtown at the Water Wall--Concerts presented on the third Thursday of May through October. 6 p.m.-until.

Thomasville Saddle Club Horseshow

Thomasville

Mar 16-Oct 19, Thomasville. Thomasville Saddle Club Horseshow. 334-830-1264. Fee for participants only. Arena, Old Hwy 5 (just South of Joe Davis Ind. Blvd)--Judged and timed equine events. Held third Saturday of month March-Oct., family friendly, with concessions, kids activities available.

Trade Day

McCalla

Mar 16-Nov 17, McCalla. Trade Day. 205-477-5711. tannehill.org. Admission charged. Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park--Outside flea market, held the third weekend of the month from March through November. 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

Tuskegee Airmen Exhibit

Birmingham

Jan 1-Dec 31, Birmingham. Tuskegee Airmen Exhibit. 205-833-8226. www.southernmuseumofflight.org. Admission charged. Southern Museum of Flight--Showcase diorama display honoring Alabama's Tuskegee Airmen and featuring a number of World War II era trainers. Tues.-Sat., 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Vietnam War Helicopters Exhibit

Birmingham

Jan 1-Dec 31, Birmingham. Vietnam War Helicopters Exhibit. 205-833-8226. www.southernmuseumofflight.org. Admission charged. Southern Museum of Flight--Exhibit and diorama display that stands as a tribute to all branches of the armed services and honors all who sacrificed in the Vietnam War. Tues.-Sat., 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Vizzini Farms Wine & Jazz

Calera

Apr 20-Aug 24, Calera. Vizzini Farms Wine & Jazz. 205-685-0655. www.vizzinifarmswinery.com. Vizzini Farms WineryBring friends and family for an enjoyable evening on the lawn with great food, wine and dancing. Dates: Apr. 20, May 25, Jun. 22, & Aug. 24. 6-10 p.m.

Whimsical Woods

Mar 16-Aug 30, Huntsville. Whimisical Woods. 256-536-2882. www.burrittonthemountain.com. Burritt on the Mountain--Features a life size game of 25 interactive fairytales, nursery rhymes & classical children's stories, with puzzles and games and more.

Wired Sculptures in wire and recycled objects by Molly Hand

Birmingham

May 10-Jun 8, Birmingham. Wired Sculptures in wire and recycled objects by Molly Hand. 205 595 3553. www.nakedartusa.com/index.asp. Free. Opening reception Fri., May 10, 5-9 p.m. and Sat., May 11, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

Wiregrass Talent Quest Registration Period

Dothan

Second annual Talent Quest search for the best Talent in the Wiregrass Area. Winner receives $2500 cash prize

Yard Art, Functional art for the garden by various artists

Birmingham

Apr 5-Dec 24, Birmingham. Yard Art. 205-595-3553. www.nakedartusa.com/index.asp. Free. . Naked Art Gallery--Yard Art Functional art for the garden by various artists. Opening reception Fri., Apr 5, 5-9 p.m. and Sat., Apr 6, 1-6 p.m.

Yellow Wolf Gem Mining Spring Season

Moulton

Mar 23-Jun 2, Moulton. Yellow Wolf Gem Mining Spring Season . 256-974-7226. www.yellowwolfgemmining.com. Admission charged. Yellow Wolf Gem Mining Park--Enjoy a day of mining for gems, hike a trail, explore 1800's buildings and more. Primitive camping available. 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

a la cARTe

Jan 19-Nov 16, Northport. a la cARTe. 205-758-1257. www.kentuck.org. Free. Kentuck Art Center--Held on third Saturdays (except for Oct. and Dec.), the series presents artist demonstrations, Kentuck for Kids activities and occasionally, regional cuisine. 10 a.m.-2 p.m.