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Today, April 19

Bienville Bites Food Tour

Mobile

Experience over 300 years of Gulf Coast history and culture as you taste Mobile’s best restaurants through an exclusive guided tour.

Broadway Production

Rainsville

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

Community Chorus Annual Spring Dinner Concert

Prattville

Community Chorus Annual Spring Dinner Concert April 19, 6:30 pm This annual event is a great way to spend an evening with family and friends and includes a delicious meal and a concert by the Community Chorus and guest performers. The event will be held at Doster Community Center with dinner at 6:30 pm and the concert starts at 7 pm. The cost is $25 and space is limited, so make your reservations early by contacting the Special Events Office at (334) 595-0854 or visit cc.prattvilleal.gov.

Concerts on the Dock

Huntsville

More than a decade in the making, this free family friendly outdoor concert strives to bring the community the freshest sounds available without sacrificing quality for quantity. The mission is to bring all those who attend the best local, regional and national acts they simply would not see anywhere else with an emphasis on original content. Bring friends, picnics and pets on a leash to the city’s most accessible concert series Fridays during the Spring and Fall. $5.00 Parking fee is charged on the property.

Concerts on the Dock: Quantaphonics

Huntsville

Join us under the water tower for a concert on the dock with local favorite Quantaphonics. This 11-piece psychedelic funk band is a true stand out. Featuring four vocalists and all too rare classical wind and brass instruments, like trumpet, trombone, saxophone and flute, give the band a driving and upbeat sound reminiscent of Chicago. This is an exciting and unique group you will not want to miss.

Rock Climbing Adventure

Fort Payne

Climb the sandstone cliffs of Alabama

What Women Want

Gadsden

Over 50 vendors will be on hand to showcase the latest fine fashions in a variety of items including clothing, arts, home decor, jewelry, food, and health and beauty.

Zip Line

Fort Payne

A fun adventure zipping through the trees

Tomorrow, April 20

"The Building of a Town" Historic Tuscumbia Free Walking Tour

Tuscumbia

April 20, 2019 – “The Building of a Town” Historic Tuscumbia Free Walking Tour, Cold Water Books, 101 W. 6 St., Tuscumbia.

13th Annual Montevallo Arts Fest

Montevallo

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

2019 Waterway Village Zydeco and Crawfish Festival

Gulf Shores

Locals and visitors are invited to sink their teeth into hot, juicy crawfish throughout the day while dancing to the infectious rhythms of some of the best Zydeco bands from around the South. There will be arts and crafts vendors and children's activities.

Athens April Historic Walking Tours

Athens

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

Bienville Bites Food Tour

Mobile

Experience over 300 years of Gulf Coast history and culture as you taste Mobile’s best restaurants through an exclusive guided tour.

Big Fish Bass Tournament

Wetumpka

Get Ready to Kick Some Bass..BIG GUARANTEED PAYOUTS! Top 3 Big Fish win $300, $200 & $100 at HOURLY WEIGH INS. Plus, Overall Big Fish will receive $1000. Overall biggest Fish for angler 16 years old or younger will receive $300.

Brandon Styles Impressions & Variety Show

Foley

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

Car Boot Sale

Huntsville

Second hand, made by hand or made by the earth. Simply put, this outdoor market is sure to offer anything a classic ‘yard sale’ could and then some. One part flea, one part craft and two parts Alabama.

Castleberry Strawberry Festival

Castleberry

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

Downtown Foley Walking Tours

Foley

A free guided tour of downtown each Saturday in April. A one hour walking tour highlighting Foley history and historic buildings.

Earth Day Festival

Huntsville

Focused around our growing community garden, the event will include a day filled with tree planting and landscaping. Volunteer to help plant a tree. Volunteers should wear work clothes they can get dirty, boots or sneakers, gloves, and sunscreen. We are asking attendees to bring plant donations to aid in the development of outdoor spaces at the Mill. Our next five year plan primarily focuses on the exterior of our facility. Gardens and parks, an outdoor classroom, a hammock tree garden, and much more are on our growing list of projects. Each development requires trees and plants. Provide some color and foster growth at Lowe Mill A&E by bringing plants and trees that we can plant around our facility.

Elkmont April Historic Walks

Elkmont

Wonder through time and picturesque Elkmont with tour guides sharing the history of Elkmont including its role during the Civil War.

Frankville Fiddler's Convention

Frankville

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

GUMBO COOK-OFF

Dauphin Island

Sponsored by the Dauphin Island Chamber of Commerce to raise money for charity (to be determined each year).

Historic Tuscumbia Saturday Walking Tours

Tuscumbia

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

Hoppy Easter at CHOM!

Tuscaloosa

Hoppy Easter at CHOM! Saturday, April 20, 2019 9 – 4:30 pm Craft an Easter Bunny Friend! Roll an Easter Egg! Play Easter Bunny Hop! Build an Easter Egg Tower!

Klassic Kruisers Car Show

Daviston

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

Kymulga Grits Festival

Childersburg

Outdoor food, music by the creek, arts and crafts

Mobile Bay Earth Day

Fairhope

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

Rappel/Rock Climb

Fort Payne

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

Rappelling Adventure

Fort Payne

A chance to start the day on a cliff

Sucarnochee Folklife Festival

Livingston

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

Sunshine Saturday

Talladega

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

Sunday, April 21

Community Easter Sunrise Service

Dauphin Island

April 21st, Dauphin Island Community Easter Sunrise Service. 251-861-6992. www.dauphinisland.org. Free. Historic Fort Gaines--Bring lawn chair or blanket for seating. 6:30 a.m.

Easter Brunch

Guntersville

Reservations not required for our annual Easter Brunch Buffet. This is a wonderful family event that hosts nearly 2000 friends and families. Accommodations are available to seat 2-20 at the door. For more information be looking for announcements on our website: www.alapark.com or call (256) 571-5440.

Easter Buffet

Guntersville

Join us for the annual Easter buffet at Lake Guntersville

Easter Sunrise Service

Theodore

Enjoy a special community-wide Easter Sunrise Service at Bellingrath Gardens and Home. The service will take place on Live Oak Plaza at 6:30 a.m. There is no admission charge from 6 to 8 a.m. on Easter Sunday. Details: bellingrath.org.

Jazz in the Park

Jazz in the Park is a FREE and OPEN concert series that travel to various culturally underserved communities throughout the state of Alabama.

LuLu's Easter Egg Dash

Gulf Shores

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

Monday, April 22

Earth Day Safari

Montgomery

Fun way to learn about zoo animals and caring for the environment.

Jazz Jambalaya: Jazzalea Awards

Mobile

2019 Jazzalea Award winner, Hosea London, will be honored at MOJO's Jazz Appreciation Month program.

Moody Masters

Trussville

Golf Tournament

Tuesday, April 23

Annual Seven Springs Lodge Frontier Days featuring Chuck Wagon Races

Tuscumbia

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

Brandon Styles LIVE Impressions & Magic Show

Gulf Shores

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

Thursday, April 25

"Stories My Grandmother Told Me" - a play by Ted Swindley

Union Springs

The Red Door Theatre offers audiences an enchanting opportunity to experience a small Southern town while taking in an entertaining theatrical performance. Stories My Grandmother Told Me is perfectly at home in this charming venue.

Annual Spring Plant Sale

Hoover

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

Bama Coast Cruise

Orange Beach

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

Bienville Bites Food Tour

Mobile

Experience over 300 years of Gulf Coast history and culture as you taste Mobile’s best restaurants through an exclusive guided tour.

Spring Break Guided Tours Tuesday and Thursday at Fort Morgan

Gulf Shores

Guided tours by interpreters on Tuesday and Thursday during March, April, and May.

Friday, April 26

9th Annual Mark Curl Memorial BBQ Cook - Off

Camden

Get ready to enjoy a weekend of BBQ, Music, and Fun! BBQ teams from across the state will be competing to see who can cook the best BBQ Ribs, Butts, and Chicken in downtown Camden! Black Belt Treasures will also be hosting Hog Wild for Art within the Cook Off Event!

Antiques in the Garden

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

Art After Hours

Huntsville

Lowe Mill A&E invites patrons and art lovers to join us for Art After Hours. This series gives the public a chance to meet and interact with visiting artists.

Berry Heritage Festival

Berry

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

Bienville Bites Food Tour

Mobile

Experience over 300 years of Gulf Coast history and culture as you taste Mobile’s best restaurants through an exclusive guided tour.

Civil War Living History & Saturday Skirmish

Marbury

School groups and the general public will enjoy outdoor Civil War living history demonstrations and self-guided tours of the 102 acre Soldiers’ Home site. The park includes a state of the art museum that interprets Alabama's role in the war as well as the history of Alabama's only home for Confederate veterans. Call the park for school group reservations. Event Schedule: Friday: 9-1 pm, Saturday: 10-11:30 am, Saturday Skirmish: 1 pm. The museum is open 9am – 5pm on both days.

Classic Albums Live: Queen – A Night at the Opera at oxford Performing Arts Center

Oxford

Classic Albums Live: Queen – A Night at the Opera at oxford Performing Arts Center

Concert on the Dock: Taylor Hunnicutt

Huntsville

Join us for Concerts on the Dock with Taylor Hunnicutt! Taylor Hunnicutt is a singer and songwriter based in Birmingham, Alabama. With roots in Blues, Soul, Country and Americana, Taylor’s performances cross genre lines and give audiences a unique and authentic storytelling experience.

Concerts on the Dock

Huntsville

More than a decade in the making, this free family friendly outdoor concert strives to bring the community the freshest sounds available without sacrificing quality for quantity. The mission is to bring all those who attend the best local, regional and national acts they simply would not see anywhere else with an emphasis on original content. Bring friends, picnics and pets on a leash to the city’s most accessible concert series Fridays during the Spring and Fall. $5.00 Parking fee is charged on the property.

Friday Nights at the Cove

Montevallo

Join us at Owl's Cove Park on Main Street for an evening of music, mingling, and fun! Friday Nights at the Cove is hosted by Montevallo Main Street. This event is free admission. Bring a chair or picnic blanket and make yourself at home on Main Street!

GEICO 500 Weekend

Lincoln

256-761-4976 www.talladegasuperspeedway.com. Admission charged. Talladega Superspeedway. An action-packed racing weekend filled with races including the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series GEICO 500, NASCAR XFINITY Series Sparks Energy 300 and the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards General Tire 200

Gardendale Magnolia Festival

Gardendale

18th Annual Gardendale Magnolia Festival. The Total Family Experience! 2 stages live entertainment, 150+ vendor booths including artisan demonstrations, carnival, pooch parade, car show, 5K, ponies/petting zoo, huge free kid zone, free art classes for kids, fishing tournament, pageants. Free parking and admission.

Geneva Festival on the Rivers

Geneva

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

Interstate Mullet Toss and Gulf Coast's Greatest Beach Party

Orange Beach

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

Lebanese Food and Cultural Festival

Birmingham

April 26-27, Birmingham. Lebanese Food and Cultural Festival -- Homemade Food Desserts, Silent Auction, Church Tours, Live Lebanese Band at night, Dancing demonstration by youth of church, Cedar 5K run and fun run on Saturday.

Magic City Art Connection

Birmingham

Birmingham’s largest city center arts festival transforms Linn Park with its blast of fresh artistic talent, sights, sounds, tastes, and aromas. The festival spotlights 200 juried, fine artists from around the country alongside Corks & Chefs: A Taste of Birmingham, Imagination Festival workshops for kids, 2 performance stages, special installations, a cafe, and much more.

Midday Music: Lucina Horner, viola; Glenn Egner, flute

Birmingham

A 30-minute concert by Lucina Horner, viola, and Glenn Egner, flute, at the Cathedral Church of the Advent at 12:30 pm.

Panoply Arts Festival

Huntsville

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

Rock Climbing Adventure

Fort Payne

Climb the sandstone cliffs of Alabama

Russell Marine - In Water Boat Show

Alexander City

Russell Marine In Water Boat Show. www.russellmarine.net. Fee for participants only. The Ridge Marina on Lake Martin--More than 100 boats on display with demo rides available. 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Smoke on the Water Festival 2019

Florence

The Smoke on the Water Festival is more than just a BBQ cook-off – it’s an event for the entire family! Sanctioned by the Kansas City BBQ Society and the Alabama BBQ Association, this cook-off will determine the very best barbeque from among the entrants. BBQ sampling, live entertainment, Corn Hole competition, vendors, car show, kids zone and more.

Special 156th Anniversary History Tour & Interactive Paranormal Investigation of Crooked Creek Civil War Museum, Cabin and Grounds

Vinemont

Join the Southern Ghost Girls Tours & Paranormal Investigation , as seen on Alabamasweet.tv, as they host a Special Anniversary Ghost Hunt and Paranormal Investigation commemorating the 156th Anniversary of the Battle of Crooked Creek, Day’s Gap and Hog Mountain. The History Tour and Investigation will take place st The Crooked Creek Civil War Museum, which was the original Vinemont stagecoach building, the Museum Grounds and the Cabin. This is an Alabama 200 Bicentennial Historic Site. Mr. Fred Wise , owner of the historic property will lead you on a historical tour Before the Investigation starts. You will be provided Paranormal Investigation Equipment for you to use!! The historic site is located where Confederate General Nathan Bedford Forrest and Union Colonel Abel Streight‘s men fought. The site is known to have bodies of fallen Union Soldiers buried on the grounds. The place is known for it‘s Paranormal Activity. The last time the Southern Ghost Girls investigated they found paranormal evidence. Spirit Anomalies, several orbs, apparitions, voice phenomenon, EVP’s , lights going off, doors opening by themselves and even Poltergeist activity were documented. Come Experience it for Yourself!! Meet and Greet starts at 7:00 pm And the Investigation will start after that!! You can stay and investigate the Museum, Grounds and Cabin for as long as you want until Midnight. This is back by popular demand! You will not want to miss this Investigation!!!! Dress in comfortable clothing or even Civil War period clothing if you want to add to the fun. BOOK YOUR TICKETS NOW Before this Event sales out!! A Portion of all Proceeds will be given to the Preservation of the Museum.

The Epic Trip

Fort Payne

An epic adventure of climbing, rappelling, and camping

Wings Over Courtland

Courtland

Join us as we honor our veterans. The day's festivities includes activities for children, exhibits on the home run rule, Alabama and exhibits commemorating The Courtland Army Airfield which was in operation during World War II. The event strives to show different aspects and the contributions that rural Alabama made to the war effort during World War II.

Zip Line

Fort Payne

A fun adventure zipping through the trees

Saturday, April 27

3rd Annual Southern Cookin' Showdown

Pelham

Join us for the 3rd Annual Southern Cooking Showdown! Teams compete to create the most tasty fixins, meats, or sweets. General admission tickets get samples, refreshments, and access to the kids activities.

"Governing of a Town and County" Historic Tuscumbia Free Walking Tour

Tuscumbia

April 27, 2019 – “Governing of a Town and County” Historic Tuscumbia Free Walking Tour, Cold Water Books, 101 W. 6th St., Tuscumbia.

1818 Farms Digital Photography Class with Olivia Reed

Mooresville

Join Olivia Reed for an afternoon of fun at 1818 Farms as she presents her Basic Digital Photography Class.

2019 Bob Sykes Bbq & Blues Festival

Bessemer

The annual Bob Sykes Bbq & Blues Festival, presented by the City of Bessemer, combines the best of blues music and legendary Bob Sykes Bbq. Event for all ages will be held at the beautiful DeBardeleben Park located in historic downtown Bessemer, Alabama from 12-8pm. Gates open at 11am. Expect to hear talented award winning local and national blues musicians. Be sure to bring a chair or blanket and set-up your spot for the day.

2019 Delta Woods and Waters Expo

Spanish Fort

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

2019 Pepper Jelly Festival

Thomaston

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

Art on the Lake, 58th Annual

Guntersville

58th annual arts and crafts festival alongside beautiful Lake Guntersville

Athens April Historic Walking Tours

Athens

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

Auburn Cityfest

Auburn

Auburn’s largest free outdoor festival will be held on Saturday, April 27, 2019. Live music, arts & crafts and fine arts vendors, children’s activities, food, and more! CityFest is FREE to the public and is a rain or shine event. 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Back When Days

Arab

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

Bienville Bites Food Tour

Mobile

Experience over 300 years of Gulf Coast history and culture as you taste Mobile’s best restaurants through an exclusive guided tour.

Bo Bikes Bama

Auburn

Bo Bikes Bama is an annual charity bike ride led by two-sport legend and Alabama native Bo Jackson.

Brandon Styles Impressions & Variety Show

Foley

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

CHOM'S Day of Play!

Tuscaloosa

CHOM’s Day of Play! Saturday, April 27, 2019 9-4:30 pm Build with LEGOS and DUPLOS! Play Wii Games! Race Toy Cars!

Camp Smile-a-Mile Ride of Love

Alexander City

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

Canyon Concert Series: Country Music

Fort Payne

Little River Canyon Center Concert Series: April 27, 2019-- Country music June 8 2019-- Bluegrass

Celebrate Hoover Day

Hoover

Celebrate Hoover Day is an annual city-wide celebration that is free to the public. This family-friendly event draws more than 10,000 residents of all ages to Veterans Park on Valleydale for a fun day at the park.

City of Athens Relay for Life Bass Fishing Tournament

Decatur

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

Corks & Chefs: A Taste of Birmingham

Birmingham

Art on a Plate, and in a Glass. CORKS & CHEFS: A TASTE OF BIRMINGHAM is an explosion of flavor. The 22nd annual tasting event is the place where delicious, artful dishes from Birmingham’s booming culinary scene and its chefs are presented alongside wine, craft beer, cocktails, spirits, and seated, guided seminars and tasting experiences, all under a 300 foot aromatic tent at the 36th Magic City Art Connection contemporary arts festival held in downtown Birmingham's historic Linn Park.

DVAAC Car Show

Hoover

Dixie Vintage Antique Automobile Club 8th Annual Car and Truck Show. 9AM-2:30PM. In partnership with Celebrate Hoover Day. Spectator Parking at Spain Park High School. Complimentary shuttles to the park Free to spectators. (Rain Date: Sunday, April 28, 2019 from 1:30 – 5:30 PM)

Divine Mercy Weekend

Hanceville

Join us for Divine Mercy Weekend at the Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament!

Downtown Foley Walking Tours

Foley

A free guided tour of downtown each Saturday in April. A one hour walking tour highlighting Foley history and historic buildings.

Elkmont April Historic Walks

Elkmont

Wonder through time and picturesque Elkmont with tour guides sharing the history of Elkmont including its role during the Civil War.

French and Indian War Encampment

Wetumpka

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

Grove Hill Fire Dept. Fun Day

Grove Hill

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

Historic Tuscumbia Saturday Walking Tours

Tuscumbia

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

Pike Road Community Yard Sale benefiting the Pike Road Lions Club

Pike Road

The Annual Pike Road Community Yard Sale benefiting the Pike Road Lions Club returns on Saturday, April 27 from 7 - 11 a.m. at Pike Road Town Hall (9575 Vaughn Rd.) We expect a great crowd of shoppers and up to 80 vendors, so take advantage of this opportunity to sell your stuff or buy something new!

Pink Up the Pace 5k

Birmingham

Pink up the Pace to support Breast Cancer Research at the 2nd annual Pink up the Pace 5k and Dolly Dash. Brought to you by the Junior Board of the Breast Cancer Research Foundation of Alabama, this pink color run at Crestline Field on Saturday, April 27th will be fun for the whole family, with food, drinks, activities, and live music after the race. The fun begins at 3:30 PM, and race registration is only $20.

Quarry Crusher Run

Tarrant

You live for the places running can take you—private, off-the-beaten-path and off-limits to the general public. You’re motivated by amazing landscapes, making memories (and possibly taking selfies with giant earth-moving vehicles).

Rappel/Rock Climb

Fort Payne

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

Rappelling Adventure

Fort Payne

A chance to start the day on a cliff

Thunder On the Bay

Dauphin Island

The well-preserved ramparts of Fort Gaines have guarded the entrance to Mobile Bay for more than 160 years. Now a fascinating historic site, the Fort stands at the eastern tip of Dauphin Island where it commands panoramic views of the bay and the Gulf of Mexico. The event highlights Fort Gaines integral role in the Battle of Mobile Bay. Come and experience a living history day for the whole family, the upcoming 154th Battle of Mobile Bay Sponsored by the 6th Alabama Cavalry, the Alabama Division of Reenactors.

To Kill A Mockingbird 2019 Play Season Special Performance

Monroeville

Special Performance of To Kill a Mockingbird Celebrating Harper Lee's Birthday. After Play event with food, drinks and Live band!

Town of Silverhill Heritage Day Festival

Silverhill

Arts and crafts, food vendors, a small parade and so much more!

TroyFest 2019

Troy

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

Tulotoma Art Trail

Wetumpka

On April 27, 2019, Wetumpka’s historic downtown will transform into the area’s liveliest art show and this is your chance to be a part of it. Come from 1:00 to 5:00 to enjoy the art and the music.

Weogufka Mule Day 2019

Weogufka

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

Sunday, April 28

12th Annual Duck Derby

Tuscaloosa

12th Annual Duck Derby The Duck are Coming! Sunday, April 28, 2019 1-4 pm 1901 Jack Warner Pkwy. (across from River Market)

Guided Kayaking Trip

Fort Payne

Enjoy a scenic flat-water guided kayaking trip on the West Fork of Little River above AA Miller Dam.

Jazz in the Park

Jazz in the Park is a FREE and OPEN concert series that travel to various culturally underserved communities throughout the state of Alabama.

Prattville Pops Annual Spring Concert

Prattville

Prattville Pops Annual Spring Concert April 28, 3 pm The Pops Concert and Jazz Bands will perform in their Annual Spring Concert at the Doster Community Center on Sunday, April 28, at 3 pm. This concert is free and open to the public. For more information, contact the Special Events Office at (334) 595-0854.

Monday, April 29

Rappel Master Certification Class

Fort Payne

60 Hour Rappel Master Class

Tuesday, April 30

Brandon Styles LIVE Impressions & Magic Show

Gulf Shores

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

Girls Night Out at The Wharf

Orange Beach

Good friends take care of you. GREAT friends take ya shopping! Get the gals together for a much-needed girl’s night at The Wharf, complete with exclusive deals, food, beverages, and prizes aplenty. We are pleased to give you an excuse to indulge in a little retail therapy while helping a great cause. We will be raising awareness and funds for the Baldwin County Child Advocacy Center!

Magic City Chocolate Challenge

Birmingham

Disability Rights & Resources presents the 5th annual Magic City Chocolate Challenge, to be held on Tuesday, April 30 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at Regions Field.

Mama Won't Fly

Dothan

Southeast Alabama Community Theatre presents Mama Won't Fly, a comedy for everyone!

Shoals Chamber Singers Spring Concert

Sheffield

The Shoals Chamber Singers will offer two performances of their spring concert, Laudate Dominum “Praise the Lord.” At 7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 30, at Sheffield First United Methodist Church and again at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, May 7, at Florence First United Methodist Church, the choir will showcase an array of sacred songs.

Southeastern Visions and Voices Art Exhibit

Wetumpka

Visit "The Kelly" in Wetumpka Alabama to view a juried art exhibit featuring emerging, established and professional artists.

Wednesday, May 1

Southeastern Plein Air Invitational

Gadsden

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

Taste of the Bayou

Irvington

Come sample a taste of the bayou with us!

Youth Fishing Derby - Talladega National Forest - Talladega District

Talladega

Youth Fishing Derby - Contact Art Henderson - TBA - May 2019. Call for exact date and hours, 256-362-2909.

Thursday, May 2

"The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

Mobile

Join us May 2019 at the Playhouse-in-the-Park for"The Adventures of Tom Sawyer" The show will run May 3 through 19, 2019 at the Playhouse. The Playhouse-in-the-Park 4851 Museum Drive Mobile, Alabama 36608 www.playhouseinthepark.org Phone: (251) 422-5434 Playhouse-in-the-Park is a 501(c)(3) not for profit organization.

Art Night - Featuring a Year of Alabama Artists

Northport

Art Night is the 1st Thursday of each month. During this free, monthly celebration of visual arts, crafts, music, and community, visitors are invited to enjoy gallery openings, artist talks, demonstrations, interactive art, eight open artists' studios, live music, and local vendors in Historic Downtown Northport.

Bienville Bites Food Tour

Mobile

Experience over 300 years of Gulf Coast history and culture as you taste Mobile’s best restaurants through an exclusive guided tour.

Bouldering Adventure

Fort Payne

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

Mother / Son Dance

Gadsden

Boys: bring your mom, grandmother, or someone special to this fun event! Dance to the music of our DJ and enjoy refreshments while creating memories that you’ll cherish forever. Imagination Place will have some fun activities, too! This event is for boys 12 and under and their special guest.

Spring Break Guided Tours Tuesday and Thursday at Fort Morgan

Gulf Shores

Guided tours by interpreters on Tuesday and Thursday during March, April, and May.

THE ROYALE at Terrific New Theatre

Birmingham

This powerful play takes you inside Jim Crow America, inside the boxing ring, and inside the head of a remarkable fighter.

Friday, May 3

2019 Gulf Coast Hot Air Balloon Festival

Foley

Pilots from across the U.S will participate! The festival will include balloon glows Friday and Saturday night, the world famous Disc-Connected K-9's Frisbee Dog Show, carnival rides, arts and crafts vendors, and great food and entertainment.

27th Annual Wildflower Saturday

Fort Payne

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

Bienville Bites Food Tour

Mobile

Experience over 300 years of Gulf Coast history and culture as you taste Mobile’s best restaurants through an exclusive guided tour.

Concerts on the Dock

Huntsville

More than a decade in the making, this free family friendly outdoor concert strives to bring the community the freshest sounds available without sacrificing quality for quantity. The mission is to bring all those who attend the best local, regional and national acts they simply would not see anywhere else with an emphasis on original content. Bring friends, picnics and pets on a leash to the city’s most accessible concert series Fridays during the Spring and Fall. $5.00 Parking fee is charged on the property.

Concerts on the Dock: Tremble Weeds

Huntsville

Join us for an outdoor this evening with the Tremble Weeds! This two-piece Indie rock n’ roll band, consisting of Dylan Fox and Nick Barnett, have an impressive rock catalog with elements of blues and rockabilly; think Flat Duo Jets, White Stripes, and The Gories. The duo have been playing together since they were kids. In 2015 they moved to Joshua Tree and got right to work printing demos and eventually recorded two albums that are available on vinyl. When they are not playing gigs all over the the great state of California, you can find them up late practicing in the garage, just like they did in high school.

Crenshaw County 32nd Annual Rodeo

Luverne

Crenshaw County Volunteer Fire Departments presents the 32nd Annual Crenshaw County Rodeo! The rodeo is great family entertainment.

Eastern Indigo Snake and Wildlife Festival - Conecuh National Forest

Andalusia

Eastern Indigo Snake and Wildlife Festival Contact Derek Colbert - 334-222-2555

First Friday

Gadsden

Enjoy historic downtown Gadsden's First Friday with classic cars, great entertainment, shopping and food!

Foster Fest

Dothan

Foster Fest is the 1st Friday March to October and is always a free downtown event, bringing live music, local street vendors, cars, bikes and jeeps and the spirit of the Wiregrass to your downtown nights.

Recall LaGrange

Leighton

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

Rock Climbing Adventure

Fort Payne

Climb the sandstone cliffs of Alabama

Spring Plantin' 2019

Troy

Spring Plantin' is a celebration of new beginnings and old ways. Enjoy the Museum's grounds as they come to life with plants, people and animals. Our annual Spring Festival highlights agriculture, planting, historical trades and good, old-fashioned pioneer fun.

WhistleStop BBQ Festival

Huntsville

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

Zip Line

Fort Payne

A fun adventure zipping through the trees

Saturday, May 4

17th Annunal "Boll Weevil 100" Bicycle Ride and 10K Run

Enterprise

17th Annual "Boll Weevil 100" Bicycle Ride & 10K Run, 3K Fun Run, May 4th, 2019 Great for the serious rider or a family outing. Fundraiser benefitting Wounded Veterans. The bike rides start at 7:30am fully supported with vehicles and SAG stops. The runs start at 8:00am. Onsite registration 5-7 pm Friday 3 May, 6am to start on Saturday 4 May. To register or get further information on the Boll Weevil 100, or to sponsor a wounded veteran participant visit our website http://www.enterpriselionsclub.com

1818 Farms Yoga Retreat

Mooresville

Join 1818 Farms for our spring yoga retreat where you will spend the day focusing on wellness and self-nurturing.

2019 Concert Series

Winfield

The 2019 Concert Series starts in January and ends in April. 1 concert per month.

46th Annual Southern Appalachian Dulcimer Festival

Mccalla

Southern Appalachian Dulcimer Festival. 205-477-5711. tannehill.org. Admission charged. Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park--Dulcimer lessons and performances. 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

A Festival of Hymns, Psalms, and Spiritual Songs

Birmingham

A hymn festival presented by the choirs of the Cathedral Church of the Advent, Birmingham, and St. George's Episcopal Church, Nashville

ART in the VILLAGE Annual Festival

Mountain Brook

Popular annual outdoor art festival, voted Mtn Brook's Best Event

Alabama Veterans Museum Coffee Call

Athens

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

Altoona Day

Altoona

Come join us in downtown Altoona for a fun filled day great for the whole family! There will be musical entertainment, car show, arts & crafts, food vendors, bounce houses, rock climbing wall, exhibits, and lots more family fun to be had. Free admission.

Bald Eagle Bash

Fairhope

The 10th annual fundraiser for the Weeks Bay Foundation, a nationally accredited land trust in coastal Alabama, Bald Eagle Bash is a celebration of fresh local shrimp served by the areas finest restaurants, specially beer, a variety of wines, and music by The Red Clay Strays.

Bienville Bites Food Tour

Mobile

Experience over 300 years of Gulf Coast history and culture as you taste Mobile’s best restaurants through an exclusive guided tour.

Blessing of the Fleet

Bayou La Batre

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

Brandon Styles Impressions & Variety Show

Foley

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

Chick-fil-A 5K & 10K - Athens

Athens

Moo've it with your friends and family at the Chick-fil-A Connect Race Series of Athens, AL with 5K and 10K races plus a Kid Zone of fun.

Children's Festival in the Park 2019

Enterprise

Join us on Saturday, May 4, 2019 for our 21st Annual Children's Festival in the Park at Johnny Henderson Family Park, located off HWY 167. The event starts at 2:00p.m. and goes until the end of the fireworks at about 8:20p.m. ​ THIS IS A FREE EVENT! ​ There will be a petting zoo, pony rides, face painting, train rides, inflatables, a rock climbing wall, crafts, games with prizes, archery, touch a truck, and a concert followed by fireworks. ​ Concessions will be for sale by the Enterprise Rotary Club.

Cullman StrawberryFest

Cullman

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

Derby Day at the Stables

Alexander City

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

First Monday Weekend Trade days

Scottsboro

One of the Deep South's oldest and largest trade days where bartering, haggling, and swapping of goods has not passed on with time. It is a true blend of antique shows, craft fairs, and rummage sales. Believed to have begun in the mid-1850's, where merchants plied their wares around the Court House in downtown Scottsboro.

Garden in the Park

Opelika

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

George Washington Carver Commemorative Festival

Tuskegee

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

Gumbo Gala

Birmingham

Gumbo Gala is one of the largest gumbo competitions in the world with 40 cook teams and 3,000 guests. The event is an annual fundraiser for Episcopal Place.

Heart of Dixie Mustang Club Open Car Show, 19th Annual

Montgomery

Heart of Dixie Mustang Club 19th Annual Open Car Show. Door prizes & raffle items, multiple classes, trophies, and more.

Letson Farms Home, Garden & More Show

Mccalla

Outdoor event featuring variety of vendors, including home decor, clothing, kid’s items, food trucks and so much more!!!!

Mayfest 2019

Atmore

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

Purdy Butterfly House Open

Huntsville

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

Rappel/Rock Climb

Fort Payne

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

Rappelling Adventure

Fort Payne

A chance to start the day on a cliff

Stomp! at Oxford Performing Arts Center

Oxford

Stomp! at Oxford Performing Arts Center

The Flimp Festival

Montgomery

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

Touch A Truck

Dothan

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

Trussville City Fest

Trussville

Call 205-655-7535. www.trussvillecityfest.com. Admission charged at gate. The Mall, Downtown--Family event with entertainment, food, kids' activities, fireworks and more. Check website for hours.

Valley Haven Hike/Bike/Run

Valley

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

Yatta Abba Day

Abbeville

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

Yoga by the River

Owens Cross Roads

Yoga by the River is back every Saturday in May from 8am - 9am. Plus, new this year, there will be two Thursday evening sessions! Join us Thursday May 9 & 23 from 6pm – 7pm.

Sunday, May 5

EYO Spring Formal Concert

Gadsden

The annual Spring Formal Concert of the Etowah Youth Orchestras!

Jazz in the Park

Jazz in the Park is a FREE and OPEN concert series that travel to various culturally underserved communities throughout the state of Alabama.

SHIPT Yoga On The Green

Birmingham

Come for the yoga and namaste for the wine!

SUNSET CONCERT

Dauphin Island

Check website for concert location. www.dauphinislandchamber.com

Monday, May 6

"Alabama Then & Now" Bicentennial Art Exhibition

Pike Road

The Town of Pike Road is excited to host "Alabama Then & Now," a traveling bicentennial art exhibition presented by the Alabama Plein Air Artists (APAA), at Town Hall May 6 - 17 in celebration of the State of Alabama's Bicentennial. The exhibition will feature original paintings portraying places of historical significance across Alabama.

Earthborn Open House

Leeds

Join Earthborn on the first Monday in May, from 10am-7pm for our Spring Open House, and our mid season Blue Light Special discount sale!

First Monday Trade Days

Scottsboro

First Monday Trade Day in Scottsboro may sound like just a day but it's an entire weekend of trading. First Monday is held each month beginning on the Saturday before the first Monday of the month in Downtown Scottsboro at the Square. It's a trade day for local craftsman, food vendors, and anyone who wants to come sell or trade their items.

The Illusionists at Oxford Performing Arts Center

Oxford

The Illusionists at Oxford Performing Arts Center

Tuesday, May 7

5x7 Art Show & Sale + Reception for "Alabama Then & Now" Bicentennial Art Exhibition

Pike Road

Join us Tuesday, May 7, from 5-7 p.m. for an Art Show, Sale, & Reception for the Alabama Then & Now Bicentennial Plein Air Art Exhibition.

Brandon Styles LIVE Impressions & Magic Show

Gulf Shores

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

Shoals Chamber Singers Spring Concert

Florence

The Shoals Chamber Singers will offer two performances of their spring concert, Laudate Dominum “Praise the Lord.” At 7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 30, at Sheffield First United Methodist Church and again at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, May 7, at Florence First United Methodist Church, the choir will showcase an array of sacred songs.

Wednesday, May 8

Regions Tradition

Birmingham

One of the major championships of the PGA TOUR Champions. Come see defending champion Miguel Angel Jimenez, along with golf's greats as they play right in our own backyards. Bring the PAR-TEE to the course!

Thursday, May 9

Bienville Bites Food Tour

Mobile

Experience over 300 years of Gulf Coast history and culture as you taste Mobile’s best restaurants through an exclusive guided tour.

Fairhope Girl's Night Out

Fairhope

The Downtown Fairhope Business Association will present the 6th annual Fairhope Girl’s Night Out on Thursday, May 9, 2019.

Poisonous Plants of Alabama

Fort Payne

Learn which plants to avoid and why in Alabama.

Spring Break Guided Tours Tuesday and Thursday at Fort Morgan

Gulf Shores

Guided tours by interpreters on Tuesday and Thursday during March, April, and May.

THE ROYALE at Terrific New Theatre

Birmingham

This powerful play takes you inside Jim Crow America, inside the boxing ring, and inside the head of a remarkable fighter.

Yoga by the River

Owens Cross Roads

Yoga by the River is back every Saturday in May from 8am - 9am. Plus, new this year, there will be two Thursday evening sessions! Join us Thursday May 9 & 23 from 6pm – 7pm.

Friday, May 10

2019 Homestead Hollow Spring Arts and Crafts Festival

Springville

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

A Midsummer Night's Dream

Andalusia

Andalusia Ballet presents A Midsummer Night's Dream, a ballet based on William Shakespeare's comedy.

Bienville Bites Food Tour

Mobile

Experience over 300 years of Gulf Coast history and culture as you taste Mobile’s best restaurants through an exclusive guided tour.

Buck Creek Festival

Helena

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

City Lights & Stars Concert

Huntsville

City Lights & Stars concert series at Burritt on the Mountain provides an amazing evening of music with the best view of the city. Come watch the sun set over Huntsville, treat yourself to some local food truck fare, and experience an incredible concert! Bring a chair or blanket to set up on the lawn. Concerts go on rain or shine.

Concerts on the Dock

Huntsville

More than a decade in the making, this free family friendly outdoor concert strives to bring the community the freshest sounds available without sacrificing quality for quantity. The mission is to bring all those who attend the best local, regional and national acts they simply would not see anywhere else with an emphasis on original content. Bring friends, picnics and pets on a leash to the city’s most accessible concert series Fridays during the Spring and Fall. $5.00 Parking fee is charged on the property.

Concerts on the Dock: Rob Aldridge & the Proponents

Huntsville

Join us for Concerts on the Dock with Rob Aldridge & The Proponents, an Americana rock n’ roll band based out of North Alabama. Their goal is simple: write well-crafted songs and consistently deliver fun, authentic, relentless rock shows. Rob Aldridge & the Proponents is a trio comprised of talents: Rob Aldridge (vocals, guitar), Rob Malone (vocals, guitar), and Stone Anderson (vocals, bass). All seasoned musicians, their sound is tight and high energy with a broad dynamic range. According to AL.com contributor Matt Wake, “The world really doesn’t need any more lukewarm Americana music right now. What the world needs is some inspired new rock songs, and Rob Aldridge & The Proponents are doing their part… You can tell this music has roots, but the songs never sound like tributes.”

Guin Mayfest 2019

Guin

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

National Public Gardens Day

Theodore

Celebrated National Public Gardens Day at Bellingrath Gardens and Home.

Prattville CityFest

Prattville

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

Rock Climbing Adventure

Fort Payne

Climb the sandstone cliffs of Alabama

Southeast Fiddle Championship & West Alabama Fiddle Fest

Fayette

The Fiddle Fest will be held in downtown Fayette. There will be arts & crafts and many family friendly friendly activities.

Space One Eleven presents the Alabama School of Fine Arts Creative Writing Department 3D Poetry Exhibition

Birmingham

Space One Eleven presents the Alabama School of Fine Arts Creative Writing department 3D Poetry Exhibition. Opening reception: Friday, May 10, 2019, 6pm - 7:30pm

URBAN WILD: Folk and Street Art in the South

Mobile

This exhibition of three site-specific murals are presented as a satellite installation of URBAN WILD: Folk and Street Art in the South, an exhibition at Alabama Contemporary Art Center, curated by Elizabet Elliott. That exhibition may be seen at ACAC located at 301 Conti Street in downtown Mobile.

Urban Wild

Mobile

Urban Wild is an exhibition that looks for the diversity of art that is practiced throughout the streets, highways, and dirt roads of the South.

Zip Line

Fort Payne

A fun adventure zipping through the trees

Saturday, May 11

1818 Farms Open Farm Day

Mooresville

Come and meet all of the animal friends and visit the 1818 Farms Flower Truck!

Agape's Run For A Mom 5k & Fun Run

Montgomery

A 5k and 1 mile fun run supporting Agape of Central Alabama in our mission to support crisis pregnancies, adoption, and foster care.

Bienville Bites Food Tour

Mobile

Experience over 300 years of Gulf Coast history and culture as you taste Mobile’s best restaurants through an exclusive guided tour.

Birmingham Rose Show

Birmingham

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

Brandon Styles Impressions & Variety Show

Foley

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

Chunnenuggee Fair 40th annual

Union Springs

Arts and Crafts Festival Food Court Live Entertainment Homemade Cakes Childrens Activities

Downtown Cullman Ghost Walk & Paranormal Investigation of the Red Door Cafe

Cullman

Back by Popular Demand!! The Southern Ghost Girls Tours and Paranormal Investigations will host a Cullman City Ghost Walk Tour and Haunted History Paranormal Investigation of The Red Door Cafe. Red Door Cafe was featured in their first Southern Ghost Girls TV Series where they conducted a paranormal investigation and found the ghost of Ms. Leta. Ms. Leta has been known to play tricks on several people through the years. You can enjoy some refreshments after you sign in then you will be taken on a History Tour and Ghost Walk of Historic Downtown Cullman, Al and learn about its interesting past when it was first settled by German Immigrants. Once back to Red Door Cafe, Owner Bill McCartney will entertain you with the buildings historical, colorful and spooky past. You will then be provided Real Paranormal Investigation Equipment as seen on popular paranormal tv shows and led on an exclusive paranormal investigation to see what you will find. This tour is extremely popular with the locals as one of their favorites! Book your tickets online today to guarantee your spot! See more information on Southern Ghost Girls Facebook Page or their website. Https://southernghostgirls.com

Downtown Music Festival

Gadsden

This family friendly event is FREE and will provide great entertainment for all at The Venue at Coosa Landing.

Fifth Annual Creek Fest

Mobile

Creek Fest is a celebration of Three Mile Creek, which was the city’s first source of drinking water. It affects many local communities as it flows through six of Mobile’s seven districts, parts of Prichard and all three of Mobile County’s districts.

Foley Art in the Park

Foley

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

Good Day Kid’s Festival

Huntsville

The 12th Annual Good Day Kids’ Fest is presented in association with Rocket City Mom. Each year we up the ante with bigger and better fun and games. Always with a theme in mind attendees will stay active with scavenger hunts, Nerf battles, live music and performance by kids for kids and as always we will have more inflatables than ever before!

Rappel/Rock Climb

Fort Payne

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

Rappelling Adventure

Fort Payne

A chance to start the day on a cliff

Second Saturdays

Tuscumbia

Second Saturdays is a family friendly event in Downtown Tuscumbia.

Spring Showcase

Andalusia

Dance Performance

SpringFest in Brundidge

Brundidge

Celebrating Spring. Annual Festival, Vendors, Entertainment, Food and Family Fun! Downtown Brundidge.

Sunday, May 12

Jazz in the Park

Jazz in the Park is a FREE and OPEN concert series that travel to various culturally underserved communities throughout the state of Alabama.

Mother's Day Brunch

Auburn

Treat Mom to a special brunch in the newly renovated ballroom at The Hotel at Auburn University. Seating times are from 11am to 2pm and reservations can be made by contacting (334) 844-5140.

Mother's Day Brunch

Guntersville

Don't make your mom cook! let us do the cooking for the whole family.

Mother's Day Evening Garden Concert at Bellingrath

Theodore

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

Without Malice: The Art and Humor of the Comic Cowboys

Mobile

Taking their motto of "without malice" at its full value, Mobile's fourth oldest parading society pokes fun at local, state, national, and international events year after year. Learn from and laugh at artworks, photographs, and artifacts of generations of their exploits.

Tuesday, May 14

Brandon Styles LIVE Impressions & Magic Show

Gulf Shores

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

Thursday, May 16

Bienville Bites Food Tour

Mobile

Experience over 300 years of Gulf Coast history and culture as you taste Mobile’s best restaurants through an exclusive guided tour.

Downtown Auburn Family Supper

Auburn

Don't miss this foodie event featuring fine dining establishments in downtown Auburn. There will be a large table set up downtown for guests to enjoy a family-style supper.

Spring Break Guided Tours Tuesday and Thursday at Fort Morgan

Gulf Shores

Guided tours by interpreters on Tuesday and Thursday during March, April, and May.

THE ROYALE at Terrific New Theatre

Birmingham

This powerful play takes you inside Jim Crow America, inside the boxing ring, and inside the head of a remarkable fighter.

Third Thursday at the Water Wall

Gadsden

Kick back, relax, and enjoy some great music at the Water Wall.

US 11 Antique Alley Yard Sale

Fort Payne

May 16-19, 2019 Fort Payne. U.S. 11 Antique Alley Yard Sale. 256-845-3957. www.us11antiquealley.com. Free. U.S. Hwy 11--More than 500 miles of yard sales. Explore historic areas such as the 1889 district of Fort Payne. Sunrise to sunset.

Friday, May 17

37th Annual Limestone Sheriff's Rodeo

Athens

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

ASC Original Series SESSIONS

Birmingham

Discover and get to know artists in the ASC original concert series, SESSIONS. This series will showcase some of the best up and coming singer-songwriters while you enjoy a drink in a laid back and intimate setting. The music will inspire and the stories will linger. Seating will be limited. Artists and location will be revealed soon!

Bienville Bites Food Tour

Mobile

Experience over 300 years of Gulf Coast history and culture as you taste Mobile’s best restaurants through an exclusive guided tour.

Concerts on the Dock

Huntsville

More than a decade in the making, this free family friendly outdoor concert strives to bring the community the freshest sounds available without sacrificing quality for quantity. The mission is to bring all those who attend the best local, regional and national acts they simply would not see anywhere else with an emphasis on original content. Bring friends, picnics and pets on a leash to the city’s most accessible concert series Fridays during the Spring and Fall. $5.00 Parking fee is charged on the property.

Concerts on the Dock: Russell Cook & the Sweet Teeth

Huntsville

The Sweet Teeth began as Russell Cook and Scotty Knight getting together to play some songs on a Wednesday, and then the next Wednesday, and then every Wednesday. When a neighbor suggested inviting his friend Jeremy Clark to sit in on drums, it quickly became something very different than two guys with guitars.

Friday On The Green

Alexander City

Family Fun With Music and Lawn Games

Hangout Music Festival 2019

Gulf Shores

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

Hike of 7 Waterfalls

Fort Payne

A beautiful hike with unique waterfalls

Little Shop of Horrors

Birmingham

Nerdy floral assistant Seymour Krelborn buys and cultivates a new breed of plant, which he names after his co-worker crush Audrey. As the plant grows, its appetite increases to the point that it attempts to devour everything in its path. Based on the 1960s Roger Corman cult horror film, this campy musical (Winner-Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Musical) will have the audience wanting more and more!

Logan Martin Lake Fest and Boat Show

Cropwell

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

Main Street Wetumpka Wine Pull

Wetumpka

Please join us for our organization's primary fundraiser! The third annual Main Street Wetumpka Wine Pull is an evening offering stunning sunset views, along with splendid food and wine pairings from the award-winning Fire Steakhouse.

Music and a Movie/Heritage Park Marketplace

Foley

Music and a Movie/Heritage Park Marketplace. 251-943-1300. visitfoley.org. Free. Heritage Park Marketplace, 4:30-7:30 p.m. Live music at 6 p.m., with movie beginning at dusk.

Poke Salat Festival

Arab

35th Annual Poke Salat Festival - A family friendly festival, with two days of live entertainment, children's play area, arts & crafts, artisan demonstrations, music competitions and much more.

Rock Climbing Adventure

Fort Payne

Climb the sandstone cliffs of Alabama

Shoals Front Porch Storytelling Festival 2019

Florence

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

Soul Stock

Decatur

Soul Stock. 256-777-4882. www.soulstock.com. Free. Point Mallard Park---Contemporary Christian music festival.

Zip Line

Fort Payne

A fun adventure zipping through the trees

Saturday, May 18

26th Annual Uriah Cotton Patch Festival

Uriah

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

41st Annual Vocal Competition Semi-Finals

Birmingham

Hear the stars of tomorrow as 20 outstanding young singers from around the nation compete for over $10,000 in cash prizes and a chance to star in an Opera Birmingham production!

45th Annual Old Car Show

Opelika

On Saturday, May 18, 2019 the East Alabama Old Car Club will host its 44th Annual Old Car Show in Opelika, Alabama. Dash plaques awarded to first 50 entries. Judged classes thru 1998.

4th Annual Cornhole Tournament

Dadeville

4th Annual Cornhole Tournament at the Rodeo Club. There are 2 Tournaments and $1,000 in prize money. The fun begins at 10am! See the flyer for details. You do not have to be a Pro to play or to win! Bags fly at 10am!

4th Annual Cruising The Creek Bank Carshow

Leeds

Benefits Backpack Buddies & Leeds Outreach. Held in conjunction with the Leeds Creek Bank Festival.

5th Annual Pelham Palooza in the Park

Pelham

The 5th Annual Palooza in the Park features fun family friendly events outside at the park and pavilion at the NEW Pelham Recreation Center!

Alabama's Magnificent Bicycle Adventure

Auburn

Six day bicycle adventure in and around the Auburn, Alabama area.

Arley Day Festival, Car Show & Parade, 46th Annual

Arley

The 46th Arley Day Festival will be held on Saturday, May 18, 2019 from 8:30am to 3pm. This annual event is free to the public and hosts a car show, activities for all ages, great food, good music and unique hand made crafts. Contact: arleywomensclub@gmail.com

Arts Alive Festival

Florence

The Arts Alive Festival is a juried fine arts and crafts festival featuring artists from across the country. Children's activities, food and more.

Barber Historics

Leeds

This two day event will feature fast-paced, wheel-to-wheel racing with cars from the early days through the mid 80’s competing on track. Off track, this event will feature one-of-a-kind sports cars and family activities.

Bienville Bites Food Tour

Mobile

Experience over 300 years of Gulf Coast history and culture as you taste Mobile’s best restaurants through an exclusive guided tour.

Bird Walk for Beginners (& History Buffs)

Orrville

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

Blue Star Celebration

Mobile

The state of Alabama pays tribute to our active duty military personnel on Armed Forces Day. Event included 5K run, Salute, keynote address, Gold Star memorial service.

Brandon Styles Impressions & Variety Show

Foley

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

Capital City Author Event 2019

Montgomery

Visit downtown Montgomery, AL, rich in history and southern hospitality, to meet some of your favorite authors of various genres. The Capital City Author Event will host 80+ authors, including many local Alabama authors for this signing event.

Car Boot Sale

Huntsville

Come shop from a variety of vendors selling second hand, made by hand or made by the earth items out of the “boot” of their car. Based on the ridiculously popular British model, this event is a mobile outdoor flea market. Browse a huge selection of antiques, jewelry, vintage and casual clothing, 90’s CDs, cartoon lunch boxes, furniture, tools, and original artwork. Farmers and cottage industry makers welcome. If you are seeking a unique or one of a kind item you can’t seem to find anywhere else, chances are you will find it here. Come haggle with local sellers and get the deal you have been hunting for ages!

Car Boot Sale

Huntsville

Second hand, made by hand or made by the earth. Simply put, this outdoor market is sure to offer anything a classic ‘yard sale’ could and then some. One part flea, one part craft and two parts Alabama.

Catfish Festival

Scottsboro

Catfish Festival. 256-574-4305. Fun Family Festival. Jackson County Park. 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Creek Bank Festival, 25th Annual

Leeds

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

DDC's Spring Production

Gadsden

The Downtown Dance Conservatory of the Mary G. Hardin Center for Cultural Arts presents its annual spring production.

Daylily Art & Garden Festival 2019

Headland

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

Dino Dig at the Montgomery Zoo

Montgomery

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

Heads-N-Tails Crawfish Boil

Huntsville

Admission is free! Food will be available for purchase. The event is May 18th from 3pm to 9pm in the VBC South Hall. Food choices include crawfish, various types of seafood, funnel cakes and more. There will be craft beer and full bar as well as live music. This is a family-friendly event! We will have activities for kids such as face painting, balloon art, inflatables and more. www.huntsvillecrawfishboil.com

Historic Pickens County Courthouse, Carrollton, Al. History Tour and Paranormal Investigation , hosted by the Southern Ghost Girls

Carrollton

Take a Historical Tour and participate in an interactive Family Friendly Ghost Hunt and Paranormal Investigation of the Famous Historic Pickens County Courthouse with the Lightening Image in the Window. 2 Tour Times Available the night of May 18, 2019. historic courthouse has an etched face in a window believed to be likeness of Henry Wells, a black man who was accused of burning the second courthouse building in 1876. During the 1800s, Wells was imprisoned in the courthouse. The legend has it that his face was etched into the glass during a lightning storm as a mob advanced for him. The present building was constructed in 1877.

Mentone Rhododendron Festival

Mentone

May 18 - 19, 2019 Mentone RhododendronFestival@gmail.com Free. Mentone Brow Park. Live music, arts & crafts, food and more. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Montevallo Yoga Festival

Montevallo

The Montevallo Yoga Festival, MoYo Fest, May 18, 2019, on the University of Montevallo campus, is an all-day event with a variety of classes & workshops on yoga, health & wellness. Breakfast & lunch are included with admission.

National Kids to Parks Day Celebration

Prattville

National Kids to Parks Day Celebration May 18, 9:45 am – 2 pm On May 18, the City of Prattville will host the Annual Mayor’s Bike Ride and Touch A Truck in celebration of National Kids to Parks Day. The Mayor’s Bike Ride will begin at 9:45 a.m. at Upper Kingston Park and end at Pratt Park. Touch A Truck will begin at 10 am at Pratt Park by Stanley Jensen Stadium. For more information, contact Special Events at 334-595-0854.

Plants and Pollinators Festival

Millbrook

Plants and Pollinators Festival--334-285-4550. www.alabamawildlife.org. NaturePlex at the Alabama Nature Center--The event provides opportunities to draw attention to the growing importance of Pollinator Conservation, both in Alabama and worldwide. This will be done by celebrating the new Apiary at the NaturePlex and live demonstrations of honey extraction from our resident bee hives. Plant sale, food vendors, children's activities and more. 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Rappel/Rock Climb

Fort Payne

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

Rappelling Adventure

Fort Payne

A chance to start the day on a cliff

River Jam Music Festival

Montgomery

River Jam Music Festival is Saturday, May 18th at Riverfront Amphitheater.

Sheffield Street Party

Sheffield

Annual downtown street party with musical entertainment.

The Festival at the Well

Glenwood

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

XTERRA Oak Mountain

Pelham

XTERRA is celebrating its 14th year of triathlon and trail run racing at Oak Mountain State Park in Shelby County, Alabama on May 18-19.

Sunday, May 19

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

Jacksonville

The 27h Annual Cheaha Challenge Gran Fondo Century & ULTRA ride, and the Chief Ladiga Trail family ride, will take place on Sunday, May 19, 2019.

Jazz in the Park

Jazz in the Park is a FREE and OPEN concert series that travel to various culturally underserved communities throughout the state of Alabama.

Opera Birmingham Annual Vocal Competition Finals

Birmingham

Enjoy an elegant evening of wine and song at the Vestavia Country Club, as five outstanding finalists take the stage to compete for over $10,000 in cash prizes and a chance to star in an Opera Birmingham production!