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Today, December 9

2018 Christmas Lights at Palisades Park

Oneonta

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

2018 Christmas at the Falls

Gadsden

The annual event is held at Noccalula Falls Park in Gadsden and features train rides, a decorate-your-own-cookie area, a petting zoo, concessions, plenty of fun activities for kids and, of course, an opportunity to visit with Santa! Visit website for exact event nights.

2018 Victorian Front Porch Christmas Tour

Opelika

For five days in early December, 60 Victorian and historic homes near downtown Opelika are transformed into colorful, nostalgic reminders of Christmas from a simpler, slower-paced era. The homes are adorned with life-sized Santas, angels, toys, carousel horses and other Christmas-themed figures, as well as Christmas lights, bows and greenery. The tour begins at North 8th Street and 2nd Avenue and includes over ten city blocks. Admission to this spectacular production is free. Visit www.AOTourism.com for details.

A Christmas Carol

Huntsville

This Huntsville Holiday tradition is back with the Dickens’ classic! Your family is invited to follow Ebenezer Scrooge on a ghostly musical journey through his past, present and future, as he receives the most important Christmas gift of all - redemption through the power of love. Recommended for age 6 and up.

Athens North Pole Stroll

Athens

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

Blue Light Special Art Show

Leeds

Blue Light Special Art Show is an annual art show with over 50 vendors!

Bragg-Mitchell Mansion Christmas Season

Mobile

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

Christmas In Candyland

Andalusia

There is a 100% chance of snow every weekend in downtown Andalusia, AL this December. Christmas in Candyland was voted one of the top Christmas destinations! This winter wonderland has ice skating, snow tubing, train rides, cottages, concerts, light shows, and of course - SNOW!

Christmas Lights Festival

Montgomery

See the Montgomery Zoo transformed into a Winter Wonderland sparkling with thousands of lights and festive decorations.

Christmas at Arlington

Birmingham

Celebrate with Arlington's staff and volunteers as they celebrate Christmas Open House. See local designers transform the interior into replications of Christmas past. Fri, Hanging of the Green Candlelight Tour and Reception 6-9; Sat., 10 a.m.-4:00 p.m.; Sun., 1-4 p.m.

Christmas at OWA

Foley

The holiday season has arrived at OWA! Join us this December for Christmas magic all throughout The Park at OWA and Downtown OWA.

Christmas at Wheeler

Hillsboro

Celebrate Christmas at Pond Spring, The General Joe Wheeler Home. The historic house museum will be decorated in live greenery with fun family activities to help you start of the holiday season!

Christmas in the Park 2018

Arab

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

Christmas with the Elves

Union Springs

Santa's Elves have dropped by the farm to check on all the boys and girls! Their zany antics will amuse all. Watch out, the big guy himself will be dropping in also.

Coastal Christmas 2018

Gulf Shores

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

Festival of Trees XXVII

Gadsden

Our annual Festival of Trees includes 30+ Christmas trees decorated by local schoolchildren.

Festival of Trees XXVIII

Gadsden

The Hardin Center is pleased to present the 28th annual Festival of Trees. Visitors will see 30 Christmas Trees decorated by local schoolchildren.

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.

Galaxy of Lights 2018

Huntsville

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

Guntersville Festival of Trees

Guntersville

Annual Festival of Trees features over 40 decorated trees and wreaths from around the community.

Happy Howlidays Kid and Pet Parade

Orange Beach

If you love a good parade like the rest of us, this one will have ya waggin’ with glee! The inaugural Happy Howlidays Kid and Pet Parade at The Wharf is the pawfect occasion to put the whole family into the festive spirit. Strut down Main Street with your pup, pig, or parrot dressed in full spirit-of-the-season wear. That goes for humans as well! Bring those portable sleighs, lighted wagons, or Elf-booted feet for walkin’ and join us for a procession you’ll never furrrget.

Holiday Festival 2018

Selma

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

Holiday Lights and Decorations Downtown Prattville

Prattville

Throughout Historic Downtown Prattville enjoy the festive lights and decorations during the Holiday Season.

Holiday Spectacular 2018

Birmingham

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

Ice Skating Rink at The Wharf

Orange Beach

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

Jane Cassidy: The Undersea Well

Mobile

At the Mobile Museum of Art, Jane Cassidy will exhibit a contemplative installation melding sound and illumination, a fully immersive environment of projected light and music that resonates in the body and mind of the viewer.

John Augustus Walker: Artist-Designer of Mobile and Carnival

Mobile

John Augustus Walker ranks as one of the most admired Alabama artists of the early 20th Century. His diverse oeuvre includes WPA murals, delicate watercolors, and detailed paintings. Walker was for over years the parade designer of the Infant Mystics, Mobile's second oldest parading society. This exhibit explores Walker's art and life through a lavish selection of his varied works.

Let it Snow!

Gadsden

Slide on the snow slide, go sock skating and play in the snow!

Magic Christmas in Lights

Theodore

Nov. 23 through Dec. 31, 2018, Mobile. Magic Christmas in Lights. 251.973.2217. bellingrath.org. Admission charged. Bellingrath Gardens and Home: Stroll through a holiday light show with over 3 million lights throughout the Gardens. Hours: 5-9 PM.

Michael Olszewski: Meaning and Light

Mobile

Through fiber constructions, artist Michael Olszewski strives to visually recreate the essence of feelings and emotions that co-exist between conflicting aspects of consciousness, relationships with others and transitional life crises.

Monica . Beasley: Feminism and Magical Thinking

Mobile

Throughout her career as an artist, Mobile, AL, native Monica Beasley has explored concepts of feminism, femininity, home, marriage, family, race, and Southern culture.

New Holiday Event

Huntsville

A brand new Holiday experience coming to Huntsville in 2018! Stay tuned to our facebook page: www.facebook.com/EarlyWorksMuseums and website: www.earlyworks.com for more info to come!

Radio T.B.S.

Pelham

A laugh-a-minute Southern comedy!

Santa In The Park

Arab

Arab’s Historic Village will be transformed into a winter wonderland for a visit from Santa himself. Visit the Toy Shop in the Hunt School where elves will help you decorate a cookie and read a story. At the Boyd House Santa and Mrs. Claus are waiting for your visit! You may also tour the Elvin Light Museum, visit the Smith Country Store, learn how to grind corn for Reindeer food, visit the Phillips Blacksmith, and so much more. Each Friday and Saturday Nov. 23-Dec. 12, 2018; 6-9 p.m. Admission is charged.

Santa's Village

Huntsville

Visit the village that Santa calls home. Amid a nightly snowfall enjoy the decorated buildings, visit live reindeer, visit the North Pole Bakery, or see a train engine come to life with magical lights!

Segway Ecotour

Orange Beach

Come enjoy a 2-hour guided Segway® Personal Transporter (PT) Tour through the beautiful Hugh S. Branyon Backcountry Trail in Orange Beach Alabama. Certified Segway PT Operators will begin each tour with a lesson on how to properly operate a Segway PT. Seven trails wind through six distinct ecosystems to create a nature lovers paradise.

Skating in the Park

Huntsville

Every November, the Huntsville Museum of Art constructs an ice skating rink on the back lawn in Big Spring Park (the heart of Downtown Huntsville, Alabama). Families, couples and friends are encouraged to lace up their skates and come out and experience this unique, holiday tradition in North Alabama!

Southern Thunder: The Legacy of Alabama Auto Racing

Birmingham

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

Spirit of a Hometown Christmas Parade

Dadeville

Spirit of a Hometown Christmas parade Pictures with Santa in his sleigh will begin at 1pm Train rides and inflatables for kids

Sportsman's Wonderland 2018

Cullman

Sportsman's Wonderland. 256-734-0454. www.cullmancountyparks.com/sportsman.htm. Admission charged. Sportsman Lake Park--Drive through animated light displays, miniature train ride and more.

THROW ME ON THE BURNPILE AND LIGHT ME UP

Birmingham

This is the THIRD year for this special series, that is quickly becoming a TNT patron favorite.

The Nutcracker

Fairhope

The area’s premiere ballet company, The Bay Shore Ballet Theatre, returns to the stage with its highly acclaimed production of the great holiday classic, “The Nutcracker,” to be presented at the Fairhope Civic Center on Dec. 8 and Dec. 9.

The Third Poetry: The Transcendent Art of Walter Inglis Anderson

Auburn

Explore nature through the art of Walter Anderson. The exhibition features more than sixty watercolors, wood-block prints, and ceramics on loan from the Walter Anderson Museum of Art in Ocean Springs, Mississippi.

The Trees of Christmas

Tuscumbia

Annual exhibit of locally decorated Christmas trees.

The Works of Sparky Campanella and Mark Sharp on Exhibition

Gadsden

View the works of artists Sparky Campanella and Mark Sharp.

Tinsel Trail 2018

Huntsville

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

Victorian Christmas

Dothan

Free. Landmark Park--Holiday open house with turn-of-the-century desserts, hot chocolate and cider and creating traditional Christmas decorations. 1 p.m.-4 p.m.

WWI & WWII Baldwin County Memories

Elberta

This annual exhibit honors World War I and II service members from Baldwin County, AL, and will be on display at the Baldwin County Heritage Museum.

Tomorrow, December 10

2018 Christmas Lights at Palisades Park

Oneonta

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

2018 Christmas at the Falls

Gadsden

The annual event is held at Noccalula Falls Park in Gadsden and features train rides, a decorate-your-own-cookie area, a petting zoo, concessions, plenty of fun activities for kids and, of course, an opportunity to visit with Santa! Visit website for exact event nights.

A Christmas Carol

Tuscaloosa

Join us for our third annual production of this Dickens classic adapted for the stage by Romulus Linney!

Athens North Pole Stroll

Athens

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

Bragg-Mitchell Mansion Christmas Season

Mobile

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

Christmas In Candyland

Andalusia

There is a 100% chance of snow every weekend in downtown Andalusia, AL this December. Christmas in Candyland was voted one of the top Christmas destinations! This winter wonderland has ice skating, snow tubing, train rides, cottages, concerts, light shows, and of course - SNOW!

Christmas at OWA

Foley

The holiday season has arrived at OWA! Join us this December for Christmas magic all throughout The Park at OWA and Downtown OWA.

Christmas in the Park 2018

Arab

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

Christmas with the Elves

Union Springs

Santa's Elves have dropped by the farm to check on all the boys and girls! Their zany antics will amuse all. Watch out, the big guy himself will be dropping in also.

Coastal Christmas 2018

Gulf Shores

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

Every Christmas Story Ever Told... and Then Some!

Dothan

Southeast Alabama Community Theatre presents dinner & show for the holidays.

Festival of Trees XXVII

Gadsden

Our annual Festival of Trees includes 30+ Christmas trees decorated by local schoolchildren.

Festival of Trees XXVIII

Gadsden

The Hardin Center is pleased to present the 28th annual Festival of Trees. Visitors will see 30 Christmas Trees decorated by local schoolchildren.

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.

Galaxy of Lights 2018

Huntsville

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

Guntersville Festival of Trees

Guntersville

Annual Festival of Trees features over 40 decorated trees and wreaths from around the community.

Holiday Festival 2018

Selma

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

Holiday Lights and Decorations Downtown Prattville

Prattville

Throughout Historic Downtown Prattville enjoy the festive lights and decorations during the Holiday Season.

Holiday Spectacular 2018

Birmingham

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

Ice Skating Rink at The Wharf

Orange Beach

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

Jane Cassidy: The Undersea Well

Mobile

At the Mobile Museum of Art, Jane Cassidy will exhibit a contemplative installation melding sound and illumination, a fully immersive environment of projected light and music that resonates in the body and mind of the viewer.

John Augustus Walker: Artist-Designer of Mobile and Carnival

Mobile

John Augustus Walker ranks as one of the most admired Alabama artists of the early 20th Century. His diverse oeuvre includes WPA murals, delicate watercolors, and detailed paintings. Walker was for over years the parade designer of the Infant Mystics, Mobile's second oldest parading society. This exhibit explores Walker's art and life through a lavish selection of his varied works.

Let it Snow!

Gadsden

Slide on the snow slide, go sock skating and play in the snow!

Magic Christmas in Lights

Theodore

Nov. 23 through Dec. 31, 2018, Mobile. Magic Christmas in Lights. 251.973.2217. bellingrath.org. Admission charged. Bellingrath Gardens and Home: Stroll through a holiday light show with over 3 million lights throughout the Gardens. Hours: 5-9 PM.

Michael Olszewski: Meaning and Light

Mobile

Through fiber constructions, artist Michael Olszewski strives to visually recreate the essence of feelings and emotions that co-exist between conflicting aspects of consciousness, relationships with others and transitional life crises.

Monica . Beasley: Feminism and Magical Thinking

Mobile

Throughout her career as an artist, Mobile, AL, native Monica Beasley has explored concepts of feminism, femininity, home, marriage, family, race, and Southern culture.

New Holiday Event

Huntsville

A brand new Holiday experience coming to Huntsville in 2018! Stay tuned to our facebook page: www.facebook.com/EarlyWorksMuseums and website: www.earlyworks.com for more info to come!

Radio T.B.S.

Pelham

A laugh-a-minute Southern comedy!

Santa In The Park

Arab

Arab’s Historic Village will be transformed into a winter wonderland for a visit from Santa himself. Visit the Toy Shop in the Hunt School where elves will help you decorate a cookie and read a story. At the Boyd House Santa and Mrs. Claus are waiting for your visit! You may also tour the Elvin Light Museum, visit the Smith Country Store, learn how to grind corn for Reindeer food, visit the Phillips Blacksmith, and so much more. Each Friday and Saturday Nov. 23-Dec. 12, 2018; 6-9 p.m. Admission is charged.

Santa's Village

Huntsville

Visit the village that Santa calls home. Amid a nightly snowfall enjoy the decorated buildings, visit live reindeer, visit the North Pole Bakery, or see a train engine come to life with magical lights!

Segway Ecotour

Orange Beach

Come enjoy a 2-hour guided Segway® Personal Transporter (PT) Tour through the beautiful Hugh S. Branyon Backcountry Trail in Orange Beach Alabama. Certified Segway PT Operators will begin each tour with a lesson on how to properly operate a Segway PT. Seven trails wind through six distinct ecosystems to create a nature lovers paradise.

Skating in the Park

Huntsville

Every November, the Huntsville Museum of Art constructs an ice skating rink on the back lawn in Big Spring Park (the heart of Downtown Huntsville, Alabama). Families, couples and friends are encouraged to lace up their skates and come out and experience this unique, holiday tradition in North Alabama!

Southern Thunder: The Legacy of Alabama Auto Racing

Birmingham

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

Sportsman's Wonderland 2018

Cullman

Sportsman's Wonderland. 256-734-0454. www.cullmancountyparks.com/sportsman.htm. Admission charged. Sportsman Lake Park--Drive through animated light displays, miniature train ride and more.

The Third Poetry: The Transcendent Art of Walter Inglis Anderson

Auburn

Explore nature through the art of Walter Anderson. The exhibition features more than sixty watercolors, wood-block prints, and ceramics on loan from the Walter Anderson Museum of Art in Ocean Springs, Mississippi.

The Trees of Christmas

Tuscumbia

Annual exhibit of locally decorated Christmas trees.

The Works of Sparky Campanella and Mark Sharp on Exhibition

Gadsden

View the works of artists Sparky Campanella and Mark Sharp.

Tinsel Trail 2018

Huntsville

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

WWI & WWII Baldwin County Memories

Elberta

This annual exhibit honors World War I and II service members from Baldwin County, AL, and will be on display at the Baldwin County Heritage Museum.

Tuesday, December 11

2018 Christmas Lights at Palisades Park

Oneonta

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

2018 Christmas at the Falls

Gadsden

The annual event is held at Noccalula Falls Park in Gadsden and features train rides, a decorate-your-own-cookie area, a petting zoo, concessions, plenty of fun activities for kids and, of course, an opportunity to visit with Santa! Visit website for exact event nights.

A Christmas Carol

Tuscaloosa

Join us for our third annual production of this Dickens classic adapted for the stage by Romulus Linney!

A Main Street Christmas

Prattville

Enjoy the lights and decorations, visit with Santa, and have fun while you shop Downtown Prattville for gifts for all the special people on your Christmas list. There will be caroling, children’s projects, hot chocolate, and more.

Athens North Pole Stroll

Athens

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

Bragg-Mitchell Mansion Christmas Season

Mobile

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

Christmas In Candyland

Andalusia

There is a 100% chance of snow every weekend in downtown Andalusia, AL this December. Christmas in Candyland was voted one of the top Christmas destinations! This winter wonderland has ice skating, snow tubing, train rides, cottages, concerts, light shows, and of course - SNOW!

Christmas at OWA

Foley

The holiday season has arrived at OWA! Join us this December for Christmas magic all throughout The Park at OWA and Downtown OWA.

Christmas in the Park 2018

Arab

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

Christmas with the Elves

Union Springs

Santa's Elves have dropped by the farm to check on all the boys and girls! Their zany antics will amuse all. Watch out, the big guy himself will be dropping in also.

Coastal Christmas 2018

Gulf Shores

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

Every Christmas Story Ever Told... and Then Some!

Dothan

Southeast Alabama Community Theatre presents dinner & show for the holidays.

Festival of Trees XXVII

Gadsden

Our annual Festival of Trees includes 30+ Christmas trees decorated by local schoolchildren.

Festival of Trees XXVIII

Gadsden

The Hardin Center is pleased to present the 28th annual Festival of Trees. Visitors will see 30 Christmas Trees decorated by local schoolchildren.

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.

Galaxy of Lights 2018

Huntsville

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

Guntersville Festival of Trees

Guntersville

Annual Festival of Trees features over 40 decorated trees and wreaths from around the community.

Holiday Festival 2018

Selma

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

Holiday Lights and Decorations Downtown Prattville

Prattville

Throughout Historic Downtown Prattville enjoy the festive lights and decorations during the Holiday Season.

Holiday Spectacular 2018

Birmingham

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

Ice Skating Rink at The Wharf

Orange Beach

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

Jane Cassidy: The Undersea Well

Mobile

At the Mobile Museum of Art, Jane Cassidy will exhibit a contemplative installation melding sound and illumination, a fully immersive environment of projected light and music that resonates in the body and mind of the viewer.

John Augustus Walker: Artist-Designer of Mobile and Carnival

Mobile

John Augustus Walker ranks as one of the most admired Alabama artists of the early 20th Century. His diverse oeuvre includes WPA murals, delicate watercolors, and detailed paintings. Walker was for over years the parade designer of the Infant Mystics, Mobile's second oldest parading society. This exhibit explores Walker's art and life through a lavish selection of his varied works.

Let it Snow!

Gadsden

Slide on the snow slide, go sock skating and play in the snow!

Magic Christmas in Lights

Theodore

Nov. 23 through Dec. 31, 2018, Mobile. Magic Christmas in Lights. 251.973.2217. bellingrath.org. Admission charged. Bellingrath Gardens and Home: Stroll through a holiday light show with over 3 million lights throughout the Gardens. Hours: 5-9 PM.

Michael Olszewski: Meaning and Light

Mobile

Through fiber constructions, artist Michael Olszewski strives to visually recreate the essence of feelings and emotions that co-exist between conflicting aspects of consciousness, relationships with others and transitional life crises.

Monica . Beasley: Feminism and Magical Thinking

Mobile

Throughout her career as an artist, Mobile, AL, native Monica Beasley has explored concepts of feminism, femininity, home, marriage, family, race, and Southern culture.

New Holiday Event

Huntsville

A brand new Holiday experience coming to Huntsville in 2018! Stay tuned to our facebook page: www.facebook.com/EarlyWorksMuseums and website: www.earlyworks.com for more info to come!

Radio T.B.S.

Pelham

A laugh-a-minute Southern comedy!

Santa In The Park

Arab

Arab’s Historic Village will be transformed into a winter wonderland for a visit from Santa himself. Visit the Toy Shop in the Hunt School where elves will help you decorate a cookie and read a story. At the Boyd House Santa and Mrs. Claus are waiting for your visit! You may also tour the Elvin Light Museum, visit the Smith Country Store, learn how to grind corn for Reindeer food, visit the Phillips Blacksmith, and so much more. Each Friday and Saturday Nov. 23-Dec. 12, 2018; 6-9 p.m. Admission is charged.

Santa's Village

Huntsville

Visit the village that Santa calls home. Amid a nightly snowfall enjoy the decorated buildings, visit live reindeer, visit the North Pole Bakery, or see a train engine come to life with magical lights!

Segway Ecotour

Orange Beach

Come enjoy a 2-hour guided Segway® Personal Transporter (PT) Tour through the beautiful Hugh S. Branyon Backcountry Trail in Orange Beach Alabama. Certified Segway PT Operators will begin each tour with a lesson on how to properly operate a Segway PT. Seven trails wind through six distinct ecosystems to create a nature lovers paradise.

Skating in the Park

Huntsville

Every November, the Huntsville Museum of Art constructs an ice skating rink on the back lawn in Big Spring Park (the heart of Downtown Huntsville, Alabama). Families, couples and friends are encouraged to lace up their skates and come out and experience this unique, holiday tradition in North Alabama!

Southern Thunder: The Legacy of Alabama Auto Racing

Birmingham

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

Sportsman's Wonderland 2018

Cullman

Sportsman's Wonderland. 256-734-0454. www.cullmancountyparks.com/sportsman.htm. Admission charged. Sportsman Lake Park--Drive through animated light displays, miniature train ride and more.

The Third Poetry: The Transcendent Art of Walter Inglis Anderson

Auburn

Explore nature through the art of Walter Anderson. The exhibition features more than sixty watercolors, wood-block prints, and ceramics on loan from the Walter Anderson Museum of Art in Ocean Springs, Mississippi.

The Trees of Christmas

Tuscumbia

Annual exhibit of locally decorated Christmas trees.

The Works of Sparky Campanella and Mark Sharp on Exhibition

Gadsden

View the works of artists Sparky Campanella and Mark Sharp.

Tinsel Trail 2018

Huntsville

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

WWI & WWII Baldwin County Memories

Elberta

This annual exhibit honors World War I and II service members from Baldwin County, AL, and will be on display at the Baldwin County Heritage Museum.

Wednesday, December 12

2018 Christmas Lights at Palisades Park

Oneonta

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

2018 Christmas at the Falls

Gadsden

The annual event is held at Noccalula Falls Park in Gadsden and features train rides, a decorate-your-own-cookie area, a petting zoo, concessions, plenty of fun activities for kids and, of course, an opportunity to visit with Santa! Visit website for exact event nights.

A Christmas Carol

Tuscaloosa

Join us for our third annual production of this Dickens classic adapted for the stage by Romulus Linney!

Athens North Pole Stroll

Athens

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

Bragg-Mitchell Mansion Christmas Season

Mobile

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

Christmas In Candyland

Andalusia

There is a 100% chance of snow every weekend in downtown Andalusia, AL this December. Christmas in Candyland was voted one of the top Christmas destinations! This winter wonderland has ice skating, snow tubing, train rides, cottages, concerts, light shows, and of course - SNOW!

Christmas at OWA

Foley

The holiday season has arrived at OWA! Join us this December for Christmas magic all throughout The Park at OWA and Downtown OWA.

Christmas in the Park 2018

Arab

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

Christmas with the Elves

Union Springs

Santa's Elves have dropped by the farm to check on all the boys and girls! Their zany antics will amuse all. Watch out, the big guy himself will be dropping in also.

Coastal Christmas 2018

Gulf Shores

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

Every Christmas Story Ever Told... and Then Some!

Dothan

Southeast Alabama Community Theatre presents dinner & show for the holidays.

Festival of Trees XXVII

Gadsden

Our annual Festival of Trees includes 30+ Christmas trees decorated by local schoolchildren.

Festival of Trees XXVIII

Gadsden

The Hardin Center is pleased to present the 28th annual Festival of Trees. Visitors will see 30 Christmas Trees decorated by local schoolchildren.

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.

Galaxy of Lights 2018

Huntsville

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

Guntersville Festival of Trees

Guntersville

Annual Festival of Trees features over 40 decorated trees and wreaths from around the community.

Holiday Festival 2018

Selma

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

Holiday Lights and Decorations Downtown Prattville

Prattville

Throughout Historic Downtown Prattville enjoy the festive lights and decorations during the Holiday Season.

Holiday Spectacular 2018

Birmingham

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

Ice Skating Rink at The Wharf

Orange Beach

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

Jane Cassidy: The Undersea Well

Mobile

At the Mobile Museum of Art, Jane Cassidy will exhibit a contemplative installation melding sound and illumination, a fully immersive environment of projected light and music that resonates in the body and mind of the viewer.

John Augustus Walker: Artist-Designer of Mobile and Carnival

Mobile

John Augustus Walker ranks as one of the most admired Alabama artists of the early 20th Century. His diverse oeuvre includes WPA murals, delicate watercolors, and detailed paintings. Walker was for over years the parade designer of the Infant Mystics, Mobile's second oldest parading society. This exhibit explores Walker's art and life through a lavish selection of his varied works.

Let it Snow!

Gadsden

Slide on the snow slide, go sock skating and play in the snow!

Magic Christmas in Lights

Theodore

Nov. 23 through Dec. 31, 2018, Mobile. Magic Christmas in Lights. 251.973.2217. bellingrath.org. Admission charged. Bellingrath Gardens and Home: Stroll through a holiday light show with over 3 million lights throughout the Gardens. Hours: 5-9 PM.

Michael Olszewski: Meaning and Light

Mobile

Through fiber constructions, artist Michael Olszewski strives to visually recreate the essence of feelings and emotions that co-exist between conflicting aspects of consciousness, relationships with others and transitional life crises.

Monica . Beasley: Feminism and Magical Thinking

Mobile

Throughout her career as an artist, Mobile, AL, native Monica Beasley has explored concepts of feminism, femininity, home, marriage, family, race, and Southern culture.

New Holiday Event

Huntsville

A brand new Holiday experience coming to Huntsville in 2018! Stay tuned to our facebook page: www.facebook.com/EarlyWorksMuseums and website: www.earlyworks.com for more info to come!

Radio T.B.S.

Pelham

A laugh-a-minute Southern comedy!

Santa In The Park

Arab

Arab’s Historic Village will be transformed into a winter wonderland for a visit from Santa himself. Visit the Toy Shop in the Hunt School where elves will help you decorate a cookie and read a story. At the Boyd House Santa and Mrs. Claus are waiting for your visit! You may also tour the Elvin Light Museum, visit the Smith Country Store, learn how to grind corn for Reindeer food, visit the Phillips Blacksmith, and so much more. Each Friday and Saturday Nov. 23-Dec. 12, 2018; 6-9 p.m. Admission is charged.

Santa's Village

Huntsville

Visit the village that Santa calls home. Amid a nightly snowfall enjoy the decorated buildings, visit live reindeer, visit the North Pole Bakery, or see a train engine come to life with magical lights!

Segway Ecotour

Orange Beach

Come enjoy a 2-hour guided Segway® Personal Transporter (PT) Tour through the beautiful Hugh S. Branyon Backcountry Trail in Orange Beach Alabama. Certified Segway PT Operators will begin each tour with a lesson on how to properly operate a Segway PT. Seven trails wind through six distinct ecosystems to create a nature lovers paradise.

Skating in the Park

Huntsville

Every November, the Huntsville Museum of Art constructs an ice skating rink on the back lawn in Big Spring Park (the heart of Downtown Huntsville, Alabama). Families, couples and friends are encouraged to lace up their skates and come out and experience this unique, holiday tradition in North Alabama!

Southern Thunder: The Legacy of Alabama Auto Racing

Birmingham

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

Sportsman's Wonderland 2018

Cullman

Sportsman's Wonderland. 256-734-0454. www.cullmancountyparks.com/sportsman.htm. Admission charged. Sportsman Lake Park--Drive through animated light displays, miniature train ride and more.

The Third Poetry: The Transcendent Art of Walter Inglis Anderson

Auburn

Explore nature through the art of Walter Anderson. The exhibition features more than sixty watercolors, wood-block prints, and ceramics on loan from the Walter Anderson Museum of Art in Ocean Springs, Mississippi.

The Trees of Christmas

Tuscumbia

Annual exhibit of locally decorated Christmas trees.

The Works of Sparky Campanella and Mark Sharp on Exhibition

Gadsden

View the works of artists Sparky Campanella and Mark Sharp.

Tinsel Trail 2018

Huntsville

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

WWI & WWII Baldwin County Memories

Elberta

This annual exhibit honors World War I and II service members from Baldwin County, AL, and will be on display at the Baldwin County Heritage Museum.

Thursday, December 13

2018 Christmas Lights at Palisades Park

Oneonta

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

2018 Christmas at the Falls

Gadsden

The annual event is held at Noccalula Falls Park in Gadsden and features train rides, a decorate-your-own-cookie area, a petting zoo, concessions, plenty of fun activities for kids and, of course, an opportunity to visit with Santa! Visit website for exact event nights.

A Christmas Carol

Tuscaloosa

Join us for our third annual production of this Dickens classic adapted for the stage by Romulus Linney!

A NOT SO SILENT NIGHT - A Holiday Extravaganza!

Birmingham

Grammy Nominee TY HERNDON will star in this NOT TO BE MISSED Christmas Show! Birmingham’s own National Story Teller and musician - Norton Dill is set to share the stage with Mr. Herndon. Norton, known for his bluegrass group The Dill Pickers, will bring his storytelling wit and talents to the stage for an evening you will not soon forget! Over a dozen of the best singers and dancers in the Magic City along with The Birmingham Sugar Babies complete the wealth of talent in this family friendly show.

Athens North Pole Stroll

Athens

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

Bragg-Mitchell Mansion Christmas Season

Mobile

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

Christmas In Candyland

Andalusia

There is a 100% chance of snow every weekend in downtown Andalusia, AL this December. Christmas in Candyland was voted one of the top Christmas destinations! This winter wonderland has ice skating, snow tubing, train rides, cottages, concerts, light shows, and of course - SNOW!

Christmas Lights Festival

Montgomery

See the Montgomery Zoo transformed into a Winter Wonderland sparkling with thousands of lights and festive decorations.

Christmas at OWA

Foley

The holiday season has arrived at OWA! Join us this December for Christmas magic all throughout The Park at OWA and Downtown OWA.

Christmas in the Park 2018

Arab

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

Christmas with the Elves

Union Springs

Santa's Elves have dropped by the farm to check on all the boys and girls! Their zany antics will amuse all. Watch out, the big guy himself will be dropping in also.

Coastal Christmas 2018

Gulf Shores

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

Every Christmas Story Ever Told... and Then Some!

Dothan

Southeast Alabama Community Theatre presents dinner & show for the holidays.

Festival of Trees XXVII

Gadsden

Our annual Festival of Trees includes 30+ Christmas trees decorated by local schoolchildren.

Festival of Trees XXVIII

Gadsden

The Hardin Center is pleased to present the 28th annual Festival of Trees. Visitors will see 30 Christmas Trees decorated by local schoolchildren.

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.

Galaxy of Lights 2018

Huntsville

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

Guntersville Festival of Trees

Guntersville

Annual Festival of Trees features over 40 decorated trees and wreaths from around the community.

Holiday Festival 2018

Selma

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

Holiday Lights and Decorations Downtown Prattville

Prattville

Throughout Historic Downtown Prattville enjoy the festive lights and decorations during the Holiday Season.

Holiday Spectacular 2018

Birmingham

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

Ice Skating Rink at The Wharf

Orange Beach

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

Jane Cassidy: The Undersea Well

Mobile

At the Mobile Museum of Art, Jane Cassidy will exhibit a contemplative installation melding sound and illumination, a fully immersive environment of projected light and music that resonates in the body and mind of the viewer.

John Augustus Walker: Artist-Designer of Mobile and Carnival

Mobile

John Augustus Walker ranks as one of the most admired Alabama artists of the early 20th Century. His diverse oeuvre includes WPA murals, delicate watercolors, and detailed paintings. Walker was for over years the parade designer of the Infant Mystics, Mobile's second oldest parading society. This exhibit explores Walker's art and life through a lavish selection of his varied works.

Let it Snow!

Gadsden

Slide on the snow slide, go sock skating and play in the snow!

Magic Christmas in Lights

Theodore

Nov. 23 through Dec. 31, 2018, Mobile. Magic Christmas in Lights. 251.973.2217. bellingrath.org. Admission charged. Bellingrath Gardens and Home: Stroll through a holiday light show with over 3 million lights throughout the Gardens. Hours: 5-9 PM.

Michael Olszewski: Meaning and Light

Mobile

Through fiber constructions, artist Michael Olszewski strives to visually recreate the essence of feelings and emotions that co-exist between conflicting aspects of consciousness, relationships with others and transitional life crises.

Monica . Beasley: Feminism and Magical Thinking

Mobile

Throughout her career as an artist, Mobile, AL, native Monica Beasley has explored concepts of feminism, femininity, home, marriage, family, race, and Southern culture.

New Holiday Event

Huntsville

A brand new Holiday experience coming to Huntsville in 2018! Stay tuned to our facebook page: www.facebook.com/EarlyWorksMuseums and website: www.earlyworks.com for more info to come!

Radio T.B.S.

Pelham

A laugh-a-minute Southern comedy!

Santa In The Park

Arab

Arab’s Historic Village will be transformed into a winter wonderland for a visit from Santa himself. Visit the Toy Shop in the Hunt School where elves will help you decorate a cookie and read a story. At the Boyd House Santa and Mrs. Claus are waiting for your visit! You may also tour the Elvin Light Museum, visit the Smith Country Store, learn how to grind corn for Reindeer food, visit the Phillips Blacksmith, and so much more. Each Friday and Saturday Nov. 23-Dec. 12, 2018; 6-9 p.m. Admission is charged.

Santa's Village

Huntsville

Visit the village that Santa calls home. Amid a nightly snowfall enjoy the decorated buildings, visit live reindeer, visit the North Pole Bakery, or see a train engine come to life with magical lights!

Segway Ecotour

Orange Beach

Come enjoy a 2-hour guided Segway® Personal Transporter (PT) Tour through the beautiful Hugh S. Branyon Backcountry Trail in Orange Beach Alabama. Certified Segway PT Operators will begin each tour with a lesson on how to properly operate a Segway PT. Seven trails wind through six distinct ecosystems to create a nature lovers paradise.

Skating in the Park

Huntsville

Every November, the Huntsville Museum of Art constructs an ice skating rink on the back lawn in Big Spring Park (the heart of Downtown Huntsville, Alabama). Families, couples and friends are encouraged to lace up their skates and come out and experience this unique, holiday tradition in North Alabama!

Southern Thunder: The Legacy of Alabama Auto Racing

Birmingham

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

Sportsman's Wonderland 2018

Cullman

Sportsman's Wonderland. 256-734-0454. www.cullmancountyparks.com/sportsman.htm. Admission charged. Sportsman Lake Park--Drive through animated light displays, miniature train ride and more.

The Third Poetry: The Transcendent Art of Walter Inglis Anderson

Auburn

Explore nature through the art of Walter Anderson. The exhibition features more than sixty watercolors, wood-block prints, and ceramics on loan from the Walter Anderson Museum of Art in Ocean Springs, Mississippi.

The Trees of Christmas

Tuscumbia

Annual exhibit of locally decorated Christmas trees.

The Works of Sparky Campanella and Mark Sharp on Exhibition

Gadsden

View the works of artists Sparky Campanella and Mark Sharp.

Tinsel Trail 2018

Huntsville

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

WWI & WWII Baldwin County Memories

Elberta

This annual exhibit honors World War I and II service members from Baldwin County, AL, and will be on display at the Baldwin County Heritage Museum.

Friday, December 14

2018 Christmas Lights at Palisades Park

Oneonta

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

2018 Christmas at the Falls

Gadsden

The annual event is held at Noccalula Falls Park in Gadsden and features train rides, a decorate-your-own-cookie area, a petting zoo, concessions, plenty of fun activities for kids and, of course, an opportunity to visit with Santa! Visit website for exact event nights.

A Celtic Christmas with the Atlanta Pops & Chloë Agnew at Oxford Performing Arts Center

Oxford

A Celtic Christmas with the Atlanta Pops & Chloë Agnew at Oxford Performing Arts Center

A Christmas Carol

Tuscaloosa

Join us for our third annual production of this Dickens classic adapted for the stage by Romulus Linney!

A NOT SO SILENT NIGHT - A Holiday Extravaganza!

Birmingham

Grammy Nominee TY HERNDON will star in this NOT TO BE MISSED Christmas Show! Birmingham’s own National Story Teller and musician - Norton Dill is set to share the stage with Mr. Herndon. Norton, known for his bluegrass group The Dill Pickers, will bring his storytelling wit and talents to the stage for an evening you will not soon forget! Over a dozen of the best singers and dancers in the Magic City along with The Birmingham Sugar Babies complete the wealth of talent in this family friendly show.

Alabama Ballet Presents George Balanchine's The Nutcracker®

Birmingham

Alabama Ballet is proud to present George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker® as one of only eight companies in the world licensed by The Balanchine Trust to perform this holiday masterpiece.

Athens North Pole Stroll

Athens

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

Bragg-Mitchell Mansion Christmas Season

Mobile

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

Christmas In Candyland

Andalusia

There is a 100% chance of snow every weekend in downtown Andalusia, AL this December. Christmas in Candyland was voted one of the top Christmas destinations! This winter wonderland has ice skating, snow tubing, train rides, cottages, concerts, light shows, and of course - SNOW!

Christmas Lights Festival

Montgomery

See the Montgomery Zoo transformed into a Winter Wonderland sparkling with thousands of lights and festive decorations.

Christmas at OWA

Foley

The holiday season has arrived at OWA! Join us this December for Christmas magic all throughout The Park at OWA and Downtown OWA.

Christmas in the Park 2018

Arab

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

Christmas with the Elves

Union Springs

Santa's Elves have dropped by the farm to check on all the boys and girls! Their zany antics will amuse all. Watch out, the big guy himself will be dropping in also.

Coastal Christmas 2018

Gulf Shores

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

Every Christmas Story Ever Told... and Then Some!

Dothan

Southeast Alabama Community Theatre presents dinner & show for the holidays.

Festival of Trees XXVII

Gadsden

Our annual Festival of Trees includes 30+ Christmas trees decorated by local schoolchildren.

Festival of Trees XXVIII

Gadsden

The Hardin Center is pleased to present the 28th annual Festival of Trees. Visitors will see 30 Christmas Trees decorated by local schoolchildren.

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.

Galaxy of Lights 2018

Huntsville

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

Guntersville Festival of Trees

Guntersville

Annual Festival of Trees features over 40 decorated trees and wreaths from around the community.

Holiday Festival 2018

Selma

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

Holiday Lights and Decorations Downtown Prattville

Prattville

Throughout Historic Downtown Prattville enjoy the festive lights and decorations during the Holiday Season.

Holiday Spectacular 2018

Birmingham

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

Ice Skating Rink at The Wharf

Orange Beach

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

Jane Cassidy: The Undersea Well

Mobile

At the Mobile Museum of Art, Jane Cassidy will exhibit a contemplative installation melding sound and illumination, a fully immersive environment of projected light and music that resonates in the body and mind of the viewer.

John Augustus Walker: Artist-Designer of Mobile and Carnival

Mobile

John Augustus Walker ranks as one of the most admired Alabama artists of the early 20th Century. His diverse oeuvre includes WPA murals, delicate watercolors, and detailed paintings. Walker was for over years the parade designer of the Infant Mystics, Mobile's second oldest parading society. This exhibit explores Walker's art and life through a lavish selection of his varied works.

Let it Snow!

Gadsden

Slide on the snow slide, go sock skating and play in the snow!

Magic Christmas in Lights

Theodore

Nov. 23 through Dec. 31, 2018, Mobile. Magic Christmas in Lights. 251.973.2217. bellingrath.org. Admission charged. Bellingrath Gardens and Home: Stroll through a holiday light show with over 3 million lights throughout the Gardens. Hours: 5-9 PM.

Michael Olszewski: Meaning and Light

Mobile

Through fiber constructions, artist Michael Olszewski strives to visually recreate the essence of feelings and emotions that co-exist between conflicting aspects of consciousness, relationships with others and transitional life crises.

Midday Music: The Cathedral Ringers Handbell Ensemble

Birmingham

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

Monica . Beasley: Feminism and Magical Thinking

Mobile

Throughout her career as an artist, Mobile, AL, native Monica Beasley has explored concepts of feminism, femininity, home, marriage, family, race, and Southern culture.

New Holiday Event

Huntsville

A brand new Holiday experience coming to Huntsville in 2018! Stay tuned to our facebook page: www.facebook.com/EarlyWorksMuseums and website: www.earlyworks.com for more info to come!

Pioneer Museum - Ole Time Christmas 2018

Troy

The magic of the Christmas season is brought to life and the treasured simplicity returns.

Radio T.B.S.

Pelham

A laugh-a-minute Southern comedy!

Santa In The Park

Arab

Arab’s Historic Village will be transformed into a winter wonderland for a visit from Santa himself. Visit the Toy Shop in the Hunt School where elves will help you decorate a cookie and read a story. At the Boyd House Santa and Mrs. Claus are waiting for your visit! You may also tour the Elvin Light Museum, visit the Smith Country Store, learn how to grind corn for Reindeer food, visit the Phillips Blacksmith, and so much more. Each Friday and Saturday Nov. 23-Dec. 12, 2018; 6-9 p.m. Admission is charged.

Santa's Village

Huntsville

Visit the village that Santa calls home. Amid a nightly snowfall enjoy the decorated buildings, visit live reindeer, visit the North Pole Bakery, or see a train engine come to life with magical lights!

Scrooge the Musical

Birmingham

Based on Charles Dickens’ much-loved A Christmas Carol, SCROOGE is the perfect festive family treat

Segway Ecotour

Orange Beach

Come enjoy a 2-hour guided Segway® Personal Transporter (PT) Tour through the beautiful Hugh S. Branyon Backcountry Trail in Orange Beach Alabama. Certified Segway PT Operators will begin each tour with a lesson on how to properly operate a Segway PT. Seven trails wind through six distinct ecosystems to create a nature lovers paradise.

Shelia Jackson and Friends; A Holiday Concert

Troy

Shelia Jackson's entertaining cast of talent returns for a family-pleasing night of holiday entertainment!

Skating in the Park

Huntsville

Every November, the Huntsville Museum of Art constructs an ice skating rink on the back lawn in Big Spring Park (the heart of Downtown Huntsville, Alabama). Families, couples and friends are encouraged to lace up their skates and come out and experience this unique, holiday tradition in North Alabama!

Southern Thunder: The Legacy of Alabama Auto Racing

Birmingham

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

Sportsman's Wonderland 2018

Cullman

Sportsman's Wonderland. 256-734-0454. www.cullmancountyparks.com/sportsman.htm. Admission charged. Sportsman Lake Park--Drive through animated light displays, miniature train ride and more.

The Third Poetry: The Transcendent Art of Walter Inglis Anderson

Auburn

Explore nature through the art of Walter Anderson. The exhibition features more than sixty watercolors, wood-block prints, and ceramics on loan from the Walter Anderson Museum of Art in Ocean Springs, Mississippi.

The Trees of Christmas

Tuscumbia

Annual exhibit of locally decorated Christmas trees.

The Works of Sparky Campanella and Mark Sharp on Exhibition

Gadsden

View the works of artists Sparky Campanella and Mark Sharp.

Tinsel Trail 2018

Huntsville

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

WWI & WWII Baldwin County Memories

Elberta

This annual exhibit honors World War I and II service members from Baldwin County, AL, and will be on display at the Baldwin County Heritage Museum.

Saturday, December 15

2018 Christmas Lights at Palisades Park

Oneonta

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

2018 Christmas at the Falls

Gadsden

The annual event is held at Noccalula Falls Park in Gadsden and features train rides, a decorate-your-own-cookie area, a petting zoo, concessions, plenty of fun activities for kids and, of course, an opportunity to visit with Santa! Visit website for exact event nights.

2018 Raycom Media Camellia Bowl

Montgomery

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

2018 Spirit of Christmas Past Homes Tour & Luminaries

Huntsville

DATE CHANGE DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER!!Join us for the 40th annual Spirit of Christmas Past Homes and Luminary Tour. Take a nostalgic walk down luminary lit streets and avenues in Huntsville's historic Twickenham District. Tour private residences, the Weeden House Museum and other historic buildings ornately decorated for the holidays. Musicians add to the festive holiday spirit!

A Christmas Carol

Tuscaloosa

Join us for our third annual production of this Dickens classic adapted for the stage by Romulus Linney!

A NOT SO SILENT NIGHT - A Holiday Extravaganza!

Birmingham

Grammy Nominee TY HERNDON will star in this NOT TO BE MISSED Christmas Show! Birmingham’s own National Story Teller and musician - Norton Dill is set to share the stage with Mr. Herndon. Norton, known for his bluegrass group The Dill Pickers, will bring his storytelling wit and talents to the stage for an evening you will not soon forget! Over a dozen of the best singers and dancers in the Magic City along with The Birmingham Sugar Babies complete the wealth of talent in this family friendly show.

Alabama Ballet Presents George Balanchine's The Nutcracker®

Birmingham

Alabama Ballet is proud to present George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker® as one of only eight companies in the world licensed by The Balanchine Trust to perform this holiday masterpiece.

Athens North Pole Stroll

Athens

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

Bragg-Mitchell Mansion Christmas Season

Mobile

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

Christmas In Candyland

Andalusia

There is a 100% chance of snow every weekend in downtown Andalusia, AL this December. Christmas in Candyland was voted one of the top Christmas destinations! This winter wonderland has ice skating, snow tubing, train rides, cottages, concerts, light shows, and of course - SNOW!

Christmas Lights Festival

Montgomery

See the Montgomery Zoo transformed into a Winter Wonderland sparkling with thousands of lights and festive decorations.

Christmas at OWA

Foley

The holiday season has arrived at OWA! Join us this December for Christmas magic all throughout The Park at OWA and Downtown OWA.

Christmas in the Park 2018

Arab

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

Coastal Christmas 2018

Gulf Shores

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

EYO Rock & Roll Christmas 2018

Gadsden

The Etowah Youth Orchestras present Rock & Roll Christmas 2018!

Every Christmas Story Ever Told... and Then Some!

Dothan

Southeast Alabama Community Theatre presents dinner & show for the holidays.

Festival of Trees XXVII

Gadsden

Our annual Festival of Trees includes 30+ Christmas trees decorated by local schoolchildren.

Festival of Trees XXVIII

Gadsden

The Hardin Center is pleased to present the 28th annual Festival of Trees. Visitors will see 30 Christmas Trees decorated by local schoolchildren.

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.

Galaxy of Lights 2018

Huntsville

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

Guntersville Festival of Trees

Guntersville

Annual Festival of Trees features over 40 decorated trees and wreaths from around the community.

Holiday Festival 2018

Selma

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

Holiday Lights and Decorations Downtown Prattville

Prattville

Throughout Historic Downtown Prattville enjoy the festive lights and decorations during the Holiday Season.

Holiday Spectacular 2018

Birmingham

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

Ice Skating Rink at The Wharf

Orange Beach

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

Jane Cassidy: The Undersea Well

Mobile

At the Mobile Museum of Art, Jane Cassidy will exhibit a contemplative installation melding sound and illumination, a fully immersive environment of projected light and music that resonates in the body and mind of the viewer.

John Augustus Walker: Artist-Designer of Mobile and Carnival

Mobile

John Augustus Walker ranks as one of the most admired Alabama artists of the early 20th Century. His diverse oeuvre includes WPA murals, delicate watercolors, and detailed paintings. Walker was for over years the parade designer of the Infant Mystics, Mobile's second oldest parading society. This exhibit explores Walker's art and life through a lavish selection of his varied works.

Let it Snow!

Gadsden

Slide on the snow slide, go sock skating and play in the snow!

Magic Christmas in Lights

Theodore

Nov. 23 through Dec. 31, 2018, Mobile. Magic Christmas in Lights. 251.973.2217. bellingrath.org. Admission charged. Bellingrath Gardens and Home: Stroll through a holiday light show with over 3 million lights throughout the Gardens. Hours: 5-9 PM.

Michael Olszewski: Meaning and Light

Mobile

Through fiber constructions, artist Michael Olszewski strives to visually recreate the essence of feelings and emotions that co-exist between conflicting aspects of consciousness, relationships with others and transitional life crises.

Mobile Ballet - The Nutcracker

Mobile

A Mouse King. A Sugar Plum Fairy. A Nutcracker Prince. And music celebrated the world over in what has become the most performed ballet of all time: The Nutcracker.

Monica . Beasley: Feminism and Magical Thinking

Mobile

Throughout her career as an artist, Mobile, AL, native Monica Beasley has explored concepts of feminism, femininity, home, marriage, family, race, and Southern culture.

New Holiday Event

Huntsville

A brand new Holiday experience coming to Huntsville in 2018! Stay tuned to our facebook page: www.facebook.com/EarlyWorksMuseums and website: www.earlyworks.com for more info to come!

Pioneer Museum - Ole Time Christmas 2018

Troy

The magic of the Christmas season is brought to life and the treasured simplicity returns.

Polar Express Day

Gadsden

For $12 per person visitors will be able to play in Imagination Place, Let it Snow, join a guided tour of Festival of Trees, watch “The Polar Express” movie, create a special craft, and take one ride on our miniature “Polar Express” train in our rear parking lot. The train and the other activities will run until 2 pm.

Radio T.B.S.

Pelham

A laugh-a-minute Southern comedy!

Santa In The Park

Arab

Arab’s Historic Village will be transformed into a winter wonderland for a visit from Santa himself. Visit the Toy Shop in the Hunt School where elves will help you decorate a cookie and read a story. At the Boyd House Santa and Mrs. Claus are waiting for your visit! You may also tour the Elvin Light Museum, visit the Smith Country Store, learn how to grind corn for Reindeer food, visit the Phillips Blacksmith, and so much more. Each Friday and Saturday Nov. 23-Dec. 12, 2018; 6-9 p.m. Admission is charged.

Santa's Village

Huntsville

Visit the village that Santa calls home. Amid a nightly snowfall enjoy the decorated buildings, visit live reindeer, visit the North Pole Bakery, or see a train engine come to life with magical lights!

Scrooge the Musical

Birmingham

Based on Charles Dickens’ much-loved A Christmas Carol, SCROOGE is the perfect festive family treat

Segway Ecotour

Orange Beach

Come enjoy a 2-hour guided Segway® Personal Transporter (PT) Tour through the beautiful Hugh S. Branyon Backcountry Trail in Orange Beach Alabama. Certified Segway PT Operators will begin each tour with a lesson on how to properly operate a Segway PT. Seven trails wind through six distinct ecosystems to create a nature lovers paradise.

Skating in the Park

Huntsville

Every November, the Huntsville Museum of Art constructs an ice skating rink on the back lawn in Big Spring Park (the heart of Downtown Huntsville, Alabama). Families, couples and friends are encouraged to lace up their skates and come out and experience this unique, holiday tradition in North Alabama!

Southern Thunder: The Legacy of Alabama Auto Racing

Birmingham

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

Sportsman's Wonderland 2018

Cullman

Sportsman's Wonderland. 256-734-0454. www.cullmancountyparks.com/sportsman.htm. Admission charged. Sportsman Lake Park--Drive through animated light displays, miniature train ride and more.

The Shoals Flea Market

Muscle Shoals

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

The Third Poetry: The Transcendent Art of Walter Inglis Anderson

Auburn

Explore nature through the art of Walter Anderson. The exhibition features more than sixty watercolors, wood-block prints, and ceramics on loan from the Walter Anderson Museum of Art in Ocean Springs, Mississippi.

The Trees of Christmas

Tuscumbia

Annual exhibit of locally decorated Christmas trees.

The Works of Sparky Campanella and Mark Sharp on Exhibition

Gadsden

View the works of artists Sparky Campanella and Mark Sharp.

Tinsel Trail 2018

Huntsville

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

USS ALABAMA Living History Crew Drill

Mobile

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

WWI & WWII Baldwin County Memories

Elberta

This annual exhibit honors World War I and II service members from Baldwin County, AL, and will be on display at the Baldwin County Heritage Museum.

Wreaths Across America at ALNC

Montevallo

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

Sunday, December 16

2018 Christmas Lights at Palisades Park

Oneonta

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

2018 Christmas at the Falls

Gadsden

The annual event is held at Noccalula Falls Park in Gadsden and features train rides, a decorate-your-own-cookie area, a petting zoo, concessions, plenty of fun activities for kids and, of course, an opportunity to visit with Santa! Visit website for exact event nights.

A Christmas Carol

Tuscaloosa

Join us for our third annual production of this Dickens classic adapted for the stage by Romulus Linney!

A NOT SO SILENT NIGHT - A Holiday Extravaganza!

Birmingham

Grammy Nominee TY HERNDON will star in this NOT TO BE MISSED Christmas Show! Birmingham’s own National Story Teller and musician - Norton Dill is set to share the stage with Mr. Herndon. Norton, known for his bluegrass group The Dill Pickers, will bring his storytelling wit and talents to the stage for an evening you will not soon forget! Over a dozen of the best singers and dancers in the Magic City along with The Birmingham Sugar Babies complete the wealth of talent in this family friendly show.

Alabama Ballet Presents George Balanchine's The Nutcracker®

Birmingham

Alabama Ballet is proud to present George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker® as one of only eight companies in the world licensed by The Balanchine Trust to perform this holiday masterpiece.

Athens North Pole Stroll

Athens

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

Bragg-Mitchell Mansion Christmas Season

Mobile

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

Christmas In Candyland

Andalusia

There is a 100% chance of snow every weekend in downtown Andalusia, AL this December. Christmas in Candyland was voted one of the top Christmas destinations! This winter wonderland has ice skating, snow tubing, train rides, cottages, concerts, light shows, and of course - SNOW!

Christmas Lights Festival

Montgomery

See the Montgomery Zoo transformed into a Winter Wonderland sparkling with thousands of lights and festive decorations.

Christmas at OWA

Foley

The holiday season has arrived at OWA! Join us this December for Christmas magic all throughout The Park at OWA and Downtown OWA.

Christmas in the Park 2018

Arab

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

Christmas with The Westerlies at Oxford Performing Arts Center

Oxford

Christmas with The Westerlies at Oxford Performing Arts Center

Coastal Christmas 2018

Gulf Shores

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

Festival of Trees XXVII

Gadsden

Our annual Festival of Trees includes 30+ Christmas trees decorated by local schoolchildren.

Festival of Trees XXVIII

Gadsden

The Hardin Center is pleased to present the 28th annual Festival of Trees. Visitors will see 30 Christmas Trees decorated by local schoolchildren.

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.

Galaxy of Lights 2018

Huntsville

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

Guntersville Festival of Trees

Guntersville

Annual Festival of Trees features over 40 decorated trees and wreaths from around the community.

Holiday Lights and Decorations Downtown Prattville

Prattville

Throughout Historic Downtown Prattville enjoy the festive lights and decorations during the Holiday Season.

Holiday Spectacular 2018

Birmingham

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

Ice Skating Rink at The Wharf

Orange Beach

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

Jane Cassidy: The Undersea Well

Mobile

At the Mobile Museum of Art, Jane Cassidy will exhibit a contemplative installation melding sound and illumination, a fully immersive environment of projected light and music that resonates in the body and mind of the viewer.

John Augustus Walker: Artist-Designer of Mobile and Carnival

Mobile

John Augustus Walker ranks as one of the most admired Alabama artists of the early 20th Century. His diverse oeuvre includes WPA murals, delicate watercolors, and detailed paintings. Walker was for over years the parade designer of the Infant Mystics, Mobile's second oldest parading society. This exhibit explores Walker's art and life through a lavish selection of his varied works.

Let it Snow!

Gadsden

Slide on the snow slide, go sock skating and play in the snow!

Magic Christmas in Lights

Theodore

Nov. 23 through Dec. 31, 2018, Mobile. Magic Christmas in Lights. 251.973.2217. bellingrath.org. Admission charged. Bellingrath Gardens and Home: Stroll through a holiday light show with over 3 million lights throughout the Gardens. Hours: 5-9 PM.

Michael Olszewski: Meaning and Light

Mobile

Through fiber constructions, artist Michael Olszewski strives to visually recreate the essence of feelings and emotions that co-exist between conflicting aspects of consciousness, relationships with others and transitional life crises.

Mobile Ballet - The Nutcracker

Mobile

A Mouse King. A Sugar Plum Fairy. A Nutcracker Prince. And music celebrated the world over in what has become the most performed ballet of all time: The Nutcracker.

Monica . Beasley: Feminism and Magical Thinking

Mobile

Throughout her career as an artist, Mobile, AL, native Monica Beasley has explored concepts of feminism, femininity, home, marriage, family, race, and Southern culture.

New Holiday Event

Huntsville

A brand new Holiday experience coming to Huntsville in 2018! Stay tuned to our facebook page: www.facebook.com/EarlyWorksMuseums and website: www.earlyworks.com for more info to come!

Radio T.B.S.

Pelham

A laugh-a-minute Southern comedy!

Santa In The Park

Arab

Arab’s Historic Village will be transformed into a winter wonderland for a visit from Santa himself. Visit the Toy Shop in the Hunt School where elves will help you decorate a cookie and read a story. At the Boyd House Santa and Mrs. Claus are waiting for your visit! You may also tour the Elvin Light Museum, visit the Smith Country Store, learn how to grind corn for Reindeer food, visit the Phillips Blacksmith, and so much more. Each Friday and Saturday Nov. 23-Dec. 12, 2018; 6-9 p.m. Admission is charged.

Santa's Village

Huntsville

Visit the village that Santa calls home. Amid a nightly snowfall enjoy the decorated buildings, visit live reindeer, visit the North Pole Bakery, or see a train engine come to life with magical lights!

Scrooge the Musical

Birmingham

Based on Charles Dickens’ much-loved A Christmas Carol, SCROOGE is the perfect festive family treat

Segway Ecotour

Orange Beach

Come enjoy a 2-hour guided Segway® Personal Transporter (PT) Tour through the beautiful Hugh S. Branyon Backcountry Trail in Orange Beach Alabama. Certified Segway PT Operators will begin each tour with a lesson on how to properly operate a Segway PT. Seven trails wind through six distinct ecosystems to create a nature lovers paradise.

Skating in the Park

Huntsville

Every November, the Huntsville Museum of Art constructs an ice skating rink on the back lawn in Big Spring Park (the heart of Downtown Huntsville, Alabama). Families, couples and friends are encouraged to lace up their skates and come out and experience this unique, holiday tradition in North Alabama!

Sounds of the Season

Birmingham

Kick off the holidays with Sounds of the Season, a concert of favorites both sacred and secular.

Southern Thunder: The Legacy of Alabama Auto Racing

Birmingham

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

Sportsman's Wonderland 2018

Cullman

Sportsman's Wonderland. 256-734-0454. www.cullmancountyparks.com/sportsman.htm. Admission charged. Sportsman Lake Park--Drive through animated light displays, miniature train ride and more.

The Third Poetry: The Transcendent Art of Walter Inglis Anderson

Auburn

Explore nature through the art of Walter Anderson. The exhibition features more than sixty watercolors, wood-block prints, and ceramics on loan from the Walter Anderson Museum of Art in Ocean Springs, Mississippi.

The Trees of Christmas

Tuscumbia

Annual exhibit of locally decorated Christmas trees.

The Works of Sparky Campanella and Mark Sharp on Exhibition

Gadsden

View the works of artists Sparky Campanella and Mark Sharp.

Tinsel Trail 2018

Huntsville

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

USS ALABAMA Living History Crew Drill

Mobile

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

WWI & WWII Baldwin County Memories

Elberta

This annual exhibit honors World War I and II service members from Baldwin County, AL, and will be on display at the Baldwin County Heritage Museum.

Monday, December 17

2018 Christmas Lights at Palisades Park

Oneonta

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

2018 Christmas at the Falls

Gadsden

The annual event is held at Noccalula Falls Park in Gadsden and features train rides, a decorate-your-own-cookie area, a petting zoo, concessions, plenty of fun activities for kids and, of course, an opportunity to visit with Santa! Visit website for exact event nights.

Alabama Ballet Presents George Balanchine's The Nutcracker®

Birmingham

Alabama Ballet is proud to present George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker® as one of only eight companies in the world licensed by The Balanchine Trust to perform this holiday masterpiece.

Athens North Pole Stroll

Athens

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

Bragg-Mitchell Mansion Christmas Season

Mobile

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

Christmas In Candyland

Andalusia

There is a 100% chance of snow every weekend in downtown Andalusia, AL this December. Christmas in Candyland was voted one of the top Christmas destinations! This winter wonderland has ice skating, snow tubing, train rides, cottages, concerts, light shows, and of course - SNOW!

Christmas Lights Festival

Montgomery

See the Montgomery Zoo transformed into a Winter Wonderland sparkling with thousands of lights and festive decorations.

Christmas at OWA

Foley

The holiday season has arrived at OWA! Join us this December for Christmas magic all throughout The Park at OWA and Downtown OWA.

Christmas in the Park 2018

Arab

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

Coastal Christmas 2018

Gulf Shores

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

Festival of Trees XXVII

Gadsden

Our annual Festival of Trees includes 30+ Christmas trees decorated by local schoolchildren.

Festival of Trees XXVIII

Gadsden

The Hardin Center is pleased to present the 28th annual Festival of Trees. Visitors will see 30 Christmas Trees decorated by local schoolchildren.

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.

Galaxy of Lights 2018

Huntsville

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

Guntersville Festival of Trees

Guntersville

Annual Festival of Trees features over 40 decorated trees and wreaths from around the community.

Holiday Lights and Decorations Downtown Prattville

Prattville

Throughout Historic Downtown Prattville enjoy the festive lights and decorations during the Holiday Season.

Ice Skating Rink at The Wharf

Orange Beach

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

Jane Cassidy: The Undersea Well

Mobile

At the Mobile Museum of Art, Jane Cassidy will exhibit a contemplative installation melding sound and illumination, a fully immersive environment of projected light and music that resonates in the body and mind of the viewer.

Jazz Jambalaya - "The Next Generation: Passing the Legacy Torch II"

Mobile

An evening of holiday favorites and Big Band jazz performed by The Jazz Studio, a project of the Mobile Big Band Society & Bayside Academy Jazz Band, high school student musicians from the Mobile area.

John Augustus Walker: Artist-Designer of Mobile and Carnival

Mobile

John Augustus Walker ranks as one of the most admired Alabama artists of the early 20th Century. His diverse oeuvre includes WPA murals, delicate watercolors, and detailed paintings. Walker was for over years the parade designer of the Infant Mystics, Mobile's second oldest parading society. This exhibit explores Walker's art and life through a lavish selection of his varied works.

Let it Snow!

Gadsden

Slide on the snow slide, go sock skating and play in the snow!

Magic Christmas in Lights

Theodore

Nov. 23 through Dec. 31, 2018, Mobile. Magic Christmas in Lights. 251.973.2217. bellingrath.org. Admission charged. Bellingrath Gardens and Home: Stroll through a holiday light show with over 3 million lights throughout the Gardens. Hours: 5-9 PM.

Michael Olszewski: Meaning and Light

Mobile

Through fiber constructions, artist Michael Olszewski strives to visually recreate the essence of feelings and emotions that co-exist between conflicting aspects of consciousness, relationships with others and transitional life crises.

Monica . Beasley: Feminism and Magical Thinking

Mobile

Throughout her career as an artist, Mobile, AL, native Monica Beasley has explored concepts of feminism, femininity, home, marriage, family, race, and Southern culture.

New Holiday Event

Huntsville

A brand new Holiday experience coming to Huntsville in 2018! Stay tuned to our facebook page: www.facebook.com/EarlyWorksMuseums and website: www.earlyworks.com for more info to come!

Santa In The Park

Arab

Arab’s Historic Village will be transformed into a winter wonderland for a visit from Santa himself. Visit the Toy Shop in the Hunt School where elves will help you decorate a cookie and read a story. At the Boyd House Santa and Mrs. Claus are waiting for your visit! You may also tour the Elvin Light Museum, visit the Smith Country Store, learn how to grind corn for Reindeer food, visit the Phillips Blacksmith, and so much more. Each Friday and Saturday Nov. 23-Dec. 12, 2018; 6-9 p.m. Admission is charged.

Santa's Village

Huntsville

Visit the village that Santa calls home. Amid a nightly snowfall enjoy the decorated buildings, visit live reindeer, visit the North Pole Bakery, or see a train engine come to life with magical lights!

Scrooge the Musical

Birmingham

Based on Charles Dickens’ much-loved A Christmas Carol, SCROOGE is the perfect festive family treat

Segway Ecotour

Orange Beach

Come enjoy a 2-hour guided Segway® Personal Transporter (PT) Tour through the beautiful Hugh S. Branyon Backcountry Trail in Orange Beach Alabama. Certified Segway PT Operators will begin each tour with a lesson on how to properly operate a Segway PT. Seven trails wind through six distinct ecosystems to create a nature lovers paradise.

Skating in the Park

Huntsville

Every November, the Huntsville Museum of Art constructs an ice skating rink on the back lawn in Big Spring Park (the heart of Downtown Huntsville, Alabama). Families, couples and friends are encouraged to lace up their skates and come out and experience this unique, holiday tradition in North Alabama!

Southern Thunder: The Legacy of Alabama Auto Racing

Birmingham

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

Sportsman's Wonderland 2018

Cullman

Sportsman's Wonderland. 256-734-0454. www.cullmancountyparks.com/sportsman.htm. Admission charged. Sportsman Lake Park--Drive through animated light displays, miniature train ride and more.

The Third Poetry: The Transcendent Art of Walter Inglis Anderson

Auburn

Explore nature through the art of Walter Anderson. The exhibition features more than sixty watercolors, wood-block prints, and ceramics on loan from the Walter Anderson Museum of Art in Ocean Springs, Mississippi.

The Trees of Christmas

Tuscumbia

Annual exhibit of locally decorated Christmas trees.

The Works of Sparky Campanella and Mark Sharp on Exhibition

Gadsden

View the works of artists Sparky Campanella and Mark Sharp.

Tinsel Trail 2018

Huntsville

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

Tuesday, December 18

2018 Christmas Lights at Palisades Park

Oneonta

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

2018 Christmas at the Falls

Gadsden

The annual event is held at Noccalula Falls Park in Gadsden and features train rides, a decorate-your-own-cookie area, a petting zoo, concessions, plenty of fun activities for kids and, of course, an opportunity to visit with Santa! Visit website for exact event nights.

Alabama Ballet Presents George Balanchine's The Nutcracker®

Birmingham

Alabama Ballet is proud to present George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker® as one of only eight companies in the world licensed by The Balanchine Trust to perform this holiday masterpiece.

Athens North Pole Stroll

Athens

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

Bragg-Mitchell Mansion Christmas Season

Mobile

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

Christmas In Candyland

Andalusia

There is a 100% chance of snow every weekend in downtown Andalusia, AL this December. Christmas in Candyland was voted one of the top Christmas destinations! This winter wonderland has ice skating, snow tubing, train rides, cottages, concerts, light shows, and of course - SNOW!

Christmas Lights Festival

Montgomery

See the Montgomery Zoo transformed into a Winter Wonderland sparkling with thousands of lights and festive decorations.

Christmas at OWA

Foley

The holiday season has arrived at OWA! Join us this December for Christmas magic all throughout The Park at OWA and Downtown OWA.

Christmas in the Park 2018

Arab

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

Coastal Christmas 2018

Gulf Shores

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

Festival of Trees XXVII

Gadsden

Our annual Festival of Trees includes 30+ Christmas trees decorated by local schoolchildren.

Festival of Trees XXVIII

Gadsden

The Hardin Center is pleased to present the 28th annual Festival of Trees. Visitors will see 30 Christmas Trees decorated by local schoolchildren.

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.

Galaxy of Lights 2018

Huntsville

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

Guntersville Festival of Trees

Guntersville

Annual Festival of Trees features over 40 decorated trees and wreaths from around the community.

Holiday Lights and Decorations Downtown Prattville

Prattville

Throughout Historic Downtown Prattville enjoy the festive lights and decorations during the Holiday Season.

Ice Skating Rink at The Wharf

Orange Beach

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

Jane Cassidy: The Undersea Well

Mobile

At the Mobile Museum of Art, Jane Cassidy will exhibit a contemplative installation melding sound and illumination, a fully immersive environment of projected light and music that resonates in the body and mind of the viewer.

John Augustus Walker: Artist-Designer of Mobile and Carnival

Mobile

John Augustus Walker ranks as one of the most admired Alabama artists of the early 20th Century. His diverse oeuvre includes WPA murals, delicate watercolors, and detailed paintings. Walker was for over years the parade designer of the Infant Mystics, Mobile's second oldest parading society. This exhibit explores Walker's art and life through a lavish selection of his varied works.

Let it Snow!

Gadsden

Slide on the snow slide, go sock skating and play in the snow!

Lightwire Theater presents A Very Electric Christmas

Birmingham

Brighten your holidays with Lightwire Theater’s A Very Electric Christmas! Lightwire Theater was featured as semi-finalist on America’s Got Talent and their electroluminescent artistry, a combination of theater and technology, bring stories to life in complete darkness! Audiences of all ages will treasure this magical and captivating tale of family, friendship and hope set to timeless holiday hits.

Magic Christmas in Lights

Theodore

Nov. 23 through Dec. 31, 2018, Mobile. Magic Christmas in Lights. 251.973.2217. bellingrath.org. Admission charged. Bellingrath Gardens and Home: Stroll through a holiday light show with over 3 million lights throughout the Gardens. Hours: 5-9 PM.

Michael Olszewski: Meaning and Light

Mobile

Through fiber constructions, artist Michael Olszewski strives to visually recreate the essence of feelings and emotions that co-exist between conflicting aspects of consciousness, relationships with others and transitional life crises.

Monica . Beasley: Feminism and Magical Thinking

Mobile

Throughout her career as an artist, Mobile, AL, native Monica Beasley has explored concepts of feminism, femininity, home, marriage, family, race, and Southern culture.

New Holiday Event

Huntsville

A brand new Holiday experience coming to Huntsville in 2018! Stay tuned to our facebook page: www.facebook.com/EarlyWorksMuseums and website: www.earlyworks.com for more info to come!

Santa In The Park

Arab

Arab’s Historic Village will be transformed into a winter wonderland for a visit from Santa himself. Visit the Toy Shop in the Hunt School where elves will help you decorate a cookie and read a story. At the Boyd House Santa and Mrs. Claus are waiting for your visit! You may also tour the Elvin Light Museum, visit the Smith Country Store, learn how to grind corn for Reindeer food, visit the Phillips Blacksmith, and so much more. Each Friday and Saturday Nov. 23-Dec. 12, 2018; 6-9 p.m. Admission is charged.

Santa's Village

Huntsville

Visit the village that Santa calls home. Amid a nightly snowfall enjoy the decorated buildings, visit live reindeer, visit the North Pole Bakery, or see a train engine come to life with magical lights!

Scrooge the Musical

Birmingham

Based on Charles Dickens’ much-loved A Christmas Carol, SCROOGE is the perfect festive family treat

Segway Ecotour

Orange Beach

Come enjoy a 2-hour guided Segway® Personal Transporter (PT) Tour through the beautiful Hugh S. Branyon Backcountry Trail in Orange Beach Alabama. Certified Segway PT Operators will begin each tour with a lesson on how to properly operate a Segway PT. Seven trails wind through six distinct ecosystems to create a nature lovers paradise.

Skating in the Park

Huntsville

Every November, the Huntsville Museum of Art constructs an ice skating rink on the back lawn in Big Spring Park (the heart of Downtown Huntsville, Alabama). Families, couples and friends are encouraged to lace up their skates and come out and experience this unique, holiday tradition in North Alabama!

Southern Thunder: The Legacy of Alabama Auto Racing

Birmingham

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

Sportsman's Wonderland 2018

Cullman

Sportsman's Wonderland. 256-734-0454. www.cullmancountyparks.com/sportsman.htm. Admission charged. Sportsman Lake Park--Drive through animated light displays, miniature train ride and more.

The Third Poetry: The Transcendent Art of Walter Inglis Anderson

Auburn

Explore nature through the art of Walter Anderson. The exhibition features more than sixty watercolors, wood-block prints, and ceramics on loan from the Walter Anderson Museum of Art in Ocean Springs, Mississippi.

The Trees of Christmas

Tuscumbia

Annual exhibit of locally decorated Christmas trees.

The Works of Sparky Campanella and Mark Sharp on Exhibition

Gadsden

View the works of artists Sparky Campanella and Mark Sharp.

Tinsel Trail 2018

Huntsville

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

Wednesday, December 19

2018 Christmas Lights at Palisades Park

Oneonta

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

2018 Christmas at the Falls

Gadsden

The annual event is held at Noccalula Falls Park in Gadsden and features train rides, a decorate-your-own-cookie area, a petting zoo, concessions, plenty of fun activities for kids and, of course, an opportunity to visit with Santa! Visit website for exact event nights.

Alabama Ballet Presents George Balanchine's The Nutcracker®

Birmingham

Alabama Ballet is proud to present George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker® as one of only eight companies in the world licensed by The Balanchine Trust to perform this holiday masterpiece.

Athens North Pole Stroll

Athens

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

Bragg-Mitchell Mansion Christmas Season

Mobile

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

Christmas In Candyland

Andalusia

There is a 100% chance of snow every weekend in downtown Andalusia, AL this December. Christmas in Candyland was voted one of the top Christmas destinations! This winter wonderland has ice skating, snow tubing, train rides, cottages, concerts, light shows, and of course - SNOW!

Christmas Lights Festival

Montgomery

See the Montgomery Zoo transformed into a Winter Wonderland sparkling with thousands of lights and festive decorations.

Christmas at OWA

Foley

The holiday season has arrived at OWA! Join us this December for Christmas magic all throughout The Park at OWA and Downtown OWA.

Christmas in the Park 2018

Arab

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

Coastal Christmas 2018

Gulf Shores

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

Festival of Trees XXVII

Gadsden

Our annual Festival of Trees includes 30+ Christmas trees decorated by local schoolchildren.

Festival of Trees XXVIII

Gadsden

The Hardin Center is pleased to present the 28th annual Festival of Trees. Visitors will see 30 Christmas Trees decorated by local schoolchildren.

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.

Galaxy of Lights 2018

Huntsville

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

Guntersville Festival of Trees

Guntersville

Annual Festival of Trees features over 40 decorated trees and wreaths from around the community.

Holiday Lights and Decorations Downtown Prattville

Prattville

Throughout Historic Downtown Prattville enjoy the festive lights and decorations during the Holiday Season.

Ice Skating Rink at The Wharf

Orange Beach

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

Jane Cassidy: The Undersea Well

Mobile

At the Mobile Museum of Art, Jane Cassidy will exhibit a contemplative installation melding sound and illumination, a fully immersive environment of projected light and music that resonates in the body and mind of the viewer.

John Augustus Walker: Artist-Designer of Mobile and Carnival

Mobile

John Augustus Walker ranks as one of the most admired Alabama artists of the early 20th Century. His diverse oeuvre includes WPA murals, delicate watercolors, and detailed paintings. Walker was for over years the parade designer of the Infant Mystics, Mobile's second oldest parading society. This exhibit explores Walker's art and life through a lavish selection of his varied works.

Let it Snow!

Gadsden

Slide on the snow slide, go sock skating and play in the snow!

Magic Christmas in Lights

Theodore

Nov. 23 through Dec. 31, 2018, Mobile. Magic Christmas in Lights. 251.973.2217. bellingrath.org. Admission charged. Bellingrath Gardens and Home: Stroll through a holiday light show with over 3 million lights throughout the Gardens. Hours: 5-9 PM.

Michael Olszewski: Meaning and Light

Mobile

Through fiber constructions, artist Michael Olszewski strives to visually recreate the essence of feelings and emotions that co-exist between conflicting aspects of consciousness, relationships with others and transitional life crises.

Monica . Beasley: Feminism and Magical Thinking

Mobile

Throughout her career as an artist, Mobile, AL, native Monica Beasley has explored concepts of feminism, femininity, home, marriage, family, race, and Southern culture.

New Holiday Event

Huntsville

A brand new Holiday experience coming to Huntsville in 2018! Stay tuned to our facebook page: www.facebook.com/EarlyWorksMuseums and website: www.earlyworks.com for more info to come!

Santa In The Park

Arab

Arab’s Historic Village will be transformed into a winter wonderland for a visit from Santa himself. Visit the Toy Shop in the Hunt School where elves will help you decorate a cookie and read a story. At the Boyd House Santa and Mrs. Claus are waiting for your visit! You may also tour the Elvin Light Museum, visit the Smith Country Store, learn how to grind corn for Reindeer food, visit the Phillips Blacksmith, and so much more. Each Friday and Saturday Nov. 23-Dec. 12, 2018; 6-9 p.m. Admission is charged.

Santa's Village

Huntsville

Visit the village that Santa calls home. Amid a nightly snowfall enjoy the decorated buildings, visit live reindeer, visit the North Pole Bakery, or see a train engine come to life with magical lights!

Scrooge the Musical

Birmingham

Based on Charles Dickens’ much-loved A Christmas Carol, SCROOGE is the perfect festive family treat

Segway Ecotour

Orange Beach

Come enjoy a 2-hour guided Segway® Personal Transporter (PT) Tour through the beautiful Hugh S. Branyon Backcountry Trail in Orange Beach Alabama. Certified Segway PT Operators will begin each tour with a lesson on how to properly operate a Segway PT. Seven trails wind through six distinct ecosystems to create a nature lovers paradise.

Skating in the Park

Huntsville

Every November, the Huntsville Museum of Art constructs an ice skating rink on the back lawn in Big Spring Park (the heart of Downtown Huntsville, Alabama). Families, couples and friends are encouraged to lace up their skates and come out and experience this unique, holiday tradition in North Alabama!

Southern Thunder: The Legacy of Alabama Auto Racing

Birmingham

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

Sportsman's Wonderland 2018

Cullman

Sportsman's Wonderland. 256-734-0454. www.cullmancountyparks.com/sportsman.htm. Admission charged. Sportsman Lake Park--Drive through animated light displays, miniature train ride and more.

The Third Poetry: The Transcendent Art of Walter Inglis Anderson

Auburn

Explore nature through the art of Walter Anderson. The exhibition features more than sixty watercolors, wood-block prints, and ceramics on loan from the Walter Anderson Museum of Art in Ocean Springs, Mississippi.

The Trees of Christmas

Tuscumbia

Annual exhibit of locally decorated Christmas trees.

The Works of Sparky Campanella and Mark Sharp on Exhibition

Gadsden

View the works of artists Sparky Campanella and Mark Sharp.

Tinsel Trail 2018

Huntsville

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

Thursday, December 20

2018 Christmas Lights at Palisades Park

Oneonta

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

2018 Christmas at the Falls

Gadsden

The annual event is held at Noccalula Falls Park in Gadsden and features train rides, a decorate-your-own-cookie area, a petting zoo, concessions, plenty of fun activities for kids and, of course, an opportunity to visit with Santa! Visit website for exact event nights.

A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols

Birmingham

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

Alabama Ballet Presents George Balanchine's The Nutcracker®

Birmingham

Alabama Ballet is proud to present George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker® as one of only eight companies in the world licensed by The Balanchine Trust to perform this holiday masterpiece.

Athens North Pole Stroll

Athens

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

Bragg-Mitchell Mansion Christmas Season

Mobile

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

Christmas In Candyland

Andalusia

There is a 100% chance of snow every weekend in downtown Andalusia, AL this December. Christmas in Candyland was voted one of the top Christmas destinations! This winter wonderland has ice skating, snow tubing, train rides, cottages, concerts, light shows, and of course - SNOW!

Christmas Lights Festival

Montgomery

See the Montgomery Zoo transformed into a Winter Wonderland sparkling with thousands of lights and festive decorations.

Christmas at OWA

Foley

The holiday season has arrived at OWA! Join us this December for Christmas magic all throughout The Park at OWA and Downtown OWA.

Christmas in the Park 2018

Arab

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

Coastal Christmas 2018

Gulf Shores

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

Festival of Trees XXVII

Gadsden

Our annual Festival of Trees includes 30+ Christmas trees decorated by local schoolchildren.

Festival of Trees XXVIII

Gadsden

The Hardin Center is pleased to present the 28th annual Festival of Trees. Visitors will see 30 Christmas Trees decorated by local schoolchildren.

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.

Galaxy of Lights 2018

Huntsville

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

Guntersville Festival of Trees

Guntersville

Annual Festival of Trees features over 40 decorated trees and wreaths from around the community.

Holiday Lights and Decorations Downtown Prattville

Prattville

Throughout Historic Downtown Prattville enjoy the festive lights and decorations during the Holiday Season.

Ice Skating Rink at The Wharf

Orange Beach

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

Jane Cassidy: The Undersea Well

Mobile

At the Mobile Museum of Art, Jane Cassidy will exhibit a contemplative installation melding sound and illumination, a fully immersive environment of projected light and music that resonates in the body and mind of the viewer.

John Augustus Walker: Artist-Designer of Mobile and Carnival

Mobile

John Augustus Walker ranks as one of the most admired Alabama artists of the early 20th Century. His diverse oeuvre includes WPA murals, delicate watercolors, and detailed paintings. Walker was for over years the parade designer of the Infant Mystics, Mobile's second oldest parading society. This exhibit explores Walker's art and life through a lavish selection of his varied works.

Let it Snow!

Gadsden

Slide on the snow slide, go sock skating and play in the snow!

Lightwire presents A Very Electric Christmas at Oxford Performing Arts Center

Oxford

Lightwire presents A Very Electric Christmas at Oxford Performing Arts Center

Magic Christmas in Lights

Theodore

Nov. 23 through Dec. 31, 2018, Mobile. Magic Christmas in Lights. 251.973.2217. bellingrath.org. Admission charged. Bellingrath Gardens and Home: Stroll through a holiday light show with over 3 million lights throughout the Gardens. Hours: 5-9 PM.

Michael Olszewski: Meaning and Light

Mobile

Through fiber constructions, artist Michael Olszewski strives to visually recreate the essence of feelings and emotions that co-exist between conflicting aspects of consciousness, relationships with others and transitional life crises.

Monica . Beasley: Feminism and Magical Thinking

Mobile

Throughout her career as an artist, Mobile, AL, native Monica Beasley has explored concepts of feminism, femininity, home, marriage, family, race, and Southern culture.

New Holiday Event

Huntsville

A brand new Holiday experience coming to Huntsville in 2018! Stay tuned to our facebook page: www.facebook.com/EarlyWorksMuseums and website: www.earlyworks.com for more info to come!

Santa In The Park

Arab

Arab’s Historic Village will be transformed into a winter wonderland for a visit from Santa himself. Visit the Toy Shop in the Hunt School where elves will help you decorate a cookie and read a story. At the Boyd House Santa and Mrs. Claus are waiting for your visit! You may also tour the Elvin Light Museum, visit the Smith Country Store, learn how to grind corn for Reindeer food, visit the Phillips Blacksmith, and so much more. Each Friday and Saturday Nov. 23-Dec. 12, 2018; 6-9 p.m. Admission is charged.

Santa's Village

Huntsville

Visit the village that Santa calls home. Amid a nightly snowfall enjoy the decorated buildings, visit live reindeer, visit the North Pole Bakery, or see a train engine come to life with magical lights!

Scrooge the Musical

Birmingham

Based on Charles Dickens’ much-loved A Christmas Carol, SCROOGE is the perfect festive family treat

Segway Ecotour

Orange Beach

Come enjoy a 2-hour guided Segway® Personal Transporter (PT) Tour through the beautiful Hugh S. Branyon Backcountry Trail in Orange Beach Alabama. Certified Segway PT Operators will begin each tour with a lesson on how to properly operate a Segway PT. Seven trails wind through six distinct ecosystems to create a nature lovers paradise.

Skating in the Park

Huntsville

Every November, the Huntsville Museum of Art constructs an ice skating rink on the back lawn in Big Spring Park (the heart of Downtown Huntsville, Alabama). Families, couples and friends are encouraged to lace up their skates and come out and experience this unique, holiday tradition in North Alabama!

Southern Thunder: The Legacy of Alabama Auto Racing

Birmingham

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

Sportsman's Wonderland 2018

Cullman

Sportsman's Wonderland. 256-734-0454. www.cullmancountyparks.com/sportsman.htm. Admission charged. Sportsman Lake Park--Drive through animated light displays, miniature train ride and more.

The Third Poetry: The Transcendent Art of Walter Inglis Anderson

Auburn

Explore nature through the art of Walter Anderson. The exhibition features more than sixty watercolors, wood-block prints, and ceramics on loan from the Walter Anderson Museum of Art in Ocean Springs, Mississippi.

The Trees of Christmas

Tuscumbia

Annual exhibit of locally decorated Christmas trees.

The Works of Sparky Campanella and Mark Sharp on Exhibition

Gadsden

View the works of artists Sparky Campanella and Mark Sharp.

Tinsel Trail 2018

Huntsville

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

Friday, December 21

2018 Christmas Lights at Palisades Park

Oneonta

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

2018 Christmas at the Falls

Gadsden

The annual event is held at Noccalula Falls Park in Gadsden and features train rides, a decorate-your-own-cookie area, a petting zoo, concessions, plenty of fun activities for kids and, of course, an opportunity to visit with Santa! Visit website for exact event nights.

Alabama Ballet Presents George Balanchine's The Nutcracker®

Birmingham

Alabama Ballet is proud to present George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker® as one of only eight companies in the world licensed by The Balanchine Trust to perform this holiday masterpiece.

Athens North Pole Stroll

Athens

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

Bragg-Mitchell Mansion Christmas Season

Mobile

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

Christmas In Candyland

Andalusia

There is a 100% chance of snow every weekend in downtown Andalusia, AL this December. Christmas in Candyland was voted one of the top Christmas destinations! This winter wonderland has ice skating, snow tubing, train rides, cottages, concerts, light shows, and of course - SNOW!

Christmas Lights Festival

Montgomery

See the Montgomery Zoo transformed into a Winter Wonderland sparkling with thousands of lights and festive decorations.

Christmas at OWA

Foley

The holiday season has arrived at OWA! Join us this December for Christmas magic all throughout The Park at OWA and Downtown OWA.

Christmas in the Park 2018

Arab

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

Coastal Christmas 2018

Gulf Shores

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

Festival of Trees XXVII

Gadsden

Our annual Festival of Trees includes 30+ Christmas trees decorated by local schoolchildren.

Festival of Trees XXVIII

Gadsden

The Hardin Center is pleased to present the 28th annual Festival of Trees. Visitors will see 30 Christmas Trees decorated by local schoolchildren.

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.

Galaxy of Lights 2018

Huntsville

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

Guntersville Festival of Trees

Guntersville

Annual Festival of Trees features over 40 decorated trees and wreaths from around the community.

Holiday Lights and Decorations Downtown Prattville

Prattville

Throughout Historic Downtown Prattville enjoy the festive lights and decorations during the Holiday Season.

Ice Skating Rink at The Wharf

Orange Beach

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

Jane Cassidy: The Undersea Well

Mobile

At the Mobile Museum of Art, Jane Cassidy will exhibit a contemplative installation melding sound and illumination, a fully immersive environment of projected light and music that resonates in the body and mind of the viewer.

John Augustus Walker: Artist-Designer of Mobile and Carnival

Mobile

John Augustus Walker ranks as one of the most admired Alabama artists of the early 20th Century. His diverse oeuvre includes WPA murals, delicate watercolors, and detailed paintings. Walker was for over years the parade designer of the Infant Mystics, Mobile's second oldest parading society. This exhibit explores Walker's art and life through a lavish selection of his varied works.

Let it Snow!

Gadsden

Slide on the snow slide, go sock skating and play in the snow!

Magic Christmas in Lights

Theodore

Nov. 23 through Dec. 31, 2018, Mobile. Magic Christmas in Lights. 251.973.2217. bellingrath.org. Admission charged. Bellingrath Gardens and Home: Stroll through a holiday light show with over 3 million lights throughout the Gardens. Hours: 5-9 PM.

Michael Olszewski: Meaning and Light

Mobile

Through fiber constructions, artist Michael Olszewski strives to visually recreate the essence of feelings and emotions that co-exist between conflicting aspects of consciousness, relationships with others and transitional life crises.

Monica . Beasley: Feminism and Magical Thinking

Mobile

Throughout her career as an artist, Mobile, AL, native Monica Beasley has explored concepts of feminism, femininity, home, marriage, family, race, and Southern culture.

New Holiday Event

Huntsville

A brand new Holiday experience coming to Huntsville in 2018! Stay tuned to our facebook page: www.facebook.com/EarlyWorksMuseums and website: www.earlyworks.com for more info to come!

Santa In The Park

Arab

Arab’s Historic Village will be transformed into a winter wonderland for a visit from Santa himself. Visit the Toy Shop in the Hunt School where elves will help you decorate a cookie and read a story. At the Boyd House Santa and Mrs. Claus are waiting for your visit! You may also tour the Elvin Light Museum, visit the Smith Country Store, learn how to grind corn for Reindeer food, visit the Phillips Blacksmith, and so much more. Each Friday and Saturday Nov. 23-Dec. 12, 2018; 6-9 p.m. Admission is charged.

Santa's Village

Huntsville

Visit the village that Santa calls home. Amid a nightly snowfall enjoy the decorated buildings, visit live reindeer, visit the North Pole Bakery, or see a train engine come to life with magical lights!

Scrooge the Musical

Birmingham

Based on Charles Dickens’ much-loved A Christmas Carol, SCROOGE is the perfect festive family treat

Segway Ecotour

Orange Beach

Come enjoy a 2-hour guided Segway® Personal Transporter (PT) Tour through the beautiful Hugh S. Branyon Backcountry Trail in Orange Beach Alabama. Certified Segway PT Operators will begin each tour with a lesson on how to properly operate a Segway PT. Seven trails wind through six distinct ecosystems to create a nature lovers paradise.

Skating in the Park

Huntsville

Every November, the Huntsville Museum of Art constructs an ice skating rink on the back lawn in Big Spring Park (the heart of Downtown Huntsville, Alabama). Families, couples and friends are encouraged to lace up their skates and come out and experience this unique, holiday tradition in North Alabama!

Southern Thunder: The Legacy of Alabama Auto Racing

Birmingham

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

Sportsman's Wonderland 2018

Cullman

Sportsman's Wonderland. 256-734-0454. www.cullmancountyparks.com/sportsman.htm. Admission charged. Sportsman Lake Park--Drive through animated light displays, miniature train ride and more.

The Third Poetry: The Transcendent Art of Walter Inglis Anderson

Auburn

Explore nature through the art of Walter Anderson. The exhibition features more than sixty watercolors, wood-block prints, and ceramics on loan from the Walter Anderson Museum of Art in Ocean Springs, Mississippi.

The Trees of Christmas

Tuscumbia

Annual exhibit of locally decorated Christmas trees.

The Works of Sparky Campanella and Mark Sharp on Exhibition

Gadsden

View the works of artists Sparky Campanella and Mark Sharp.

Tinsel Trail 2018

Huntsville

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

Saturday, December 22

2018 Christmas Lights at Palisades Park

Oneonta

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

2018 Christmas at the Falls

Gadsden

The annual event is held at Noccalula Falls Park in Gadsden and features train rides, a decorate-your-own-cookie area, a petting zoo, concessions, plenty of fun activities for kids and, of course, an opportunity to visit with Santa! Visit website for exact event nights.

2018 Dollar General Bowl

Mobile

The Dollar General Bowl will be played at Ladd-Peebles Stadium in Mobile, AL in December 2018. The game will be televised nationally on ESPN.

Alabama Ballet Presents George Balanchine's The Nutcracker®

Birmingham

Alabama Ballet is proud to present George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker® as one of only eight companies in the world licensed by The Balanchine Trust to perform this holiday masterpiece.

Athens North Pole Stroll

Athens

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

Birmingham Bowl 2018

Birmingham

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

Christmas In Candyland

Andalusia

There is a 100% chance of snow every weekend in downtown Andalusia, AL this December. Christmas in Candyland was voted one of the top Christmas destinations! This winter wonderland has ice skating, snow tubing, train rides, cottages, concerts, light shows, and of course - SNOW!

Christmas Lights Festival

Montgomery

See the Montgomery Zoo transformed into a Winter Wonderland sparkling with thousands of lights and festive decorations.

Christmas at OWA

Foley

The holiday season has arrived at OWA! Join us this December for Christmas magic all throughout The Park at OWA and Downtown OWA.

Christmas in the Park 2018

Arab

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

Coastal Christmas 2018

Gulf Shores

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

Festival of Trees XXVII

Gadsden

Our annual Festival of Trees includes 30+ Christmas trees decorated by local schoolchildren.

Festival of Trees XXVIII

Gadsden

The Hardin Center is pleased to present the 28th annual Festival of Trees. Visitors will see 30 Christmas Trees decorated by local schoolchildren.

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.

Galaxy of Lights 2018

Huntsville

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

Guntersville Festival of Trees

Guntersville

Annual Festival of Trees features over 40 decorated trees and wreaths from around the community.

Holiday Lights and Decorations Downtown Prattville

Prattville

Throughout Historic Downtown Prattville enjoy the festive lights and decorations during the Holiday Season.

Ice Skating Rink at The Wharf

Orange Beach

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

Jane Cassidy: The Undersea Well

Mobile

At the Mobile Museum of Art, Jane Cassidy will exhibit a contemplative installation melding sound and illumination, a fully immersive environment of projected light and music that resonates in the body and mind of the viewer.

John Augustus Walker: Artist-Designer of Mobile and Carnival

Mobile

John Augustus Walker ranks as one of the most admired Alabama artists of the early 20th Century. His diverse oeuvre includes WPA murals, delicate watercolors, and detailed paintings. Walker was for over years the parade designer of the Infant Mystics, Mobile's second oldest parading society. This exhibit explores Walker's art and life through a lavish selection of his varied works.

Let it Snow!

Gadsden

Slide on the snow slide, go sock skating and play in the snow!

Magic Christmas in Lights

Theodore

Nov. 23 through Dec. 31, 2018, Mobile. Magic Christmas in Lights. 251.973.2217. bellingrath.org. Admission charged. Bellingrath Gardens and Home: Stroll through a holiday light show with over 3 million lights throughout the Gardens. Hours: 5-9 PM.

Michael Olszewski: Meaning and Light

Mobile

Through fiber constructions, artist Michael Olszewski strives to visually recreate the essence of feelings and emotions that co-exist between conflicting aspects of consciousness, relationships with others and transitional life crises.

Monica . Beasley: Feminism and Magical Thinking

Mobile

Throughout her career as an artist, Mobile, AL, native Monica Beasley has explored concepts of feminism, femininity, home, marriage, family, race, and Southern culture.

New Holiday Event

Huntsville

A brand new Holiday experience coming to Huntsville in 2018! Stay tuned to our facebook page: www.facebook.com/EarlyWorksMuseums and website: www.earlyworks.com for more info to come!

Santa In The Park

Arab

Arab’s Historic Village will be transformed into a winter wonderland for a visit from Santa himself. Visit the Toy Shop in the Hunt School where elves will help you decorate a cookie and read a story. At the Boyd House Santa and Mrs. Claus are waiting for your visit! You may also tour the Elvin Light Museum, visit the Smith Country Store, learn how to grind corn for Reindeer food, visit the Phillips Blacksmith, and so much more. Each Friday and Saturday Nov. 23-Dec. 12, 2018; 6-9 p.m. Admission is charged.

Santa's Village

Huntsville

Visit the village that Santa calls home. Amid a nightly snowfall enjoy the decorated buildings, visit live reindeer, visit the North Pole Bakery, or see a train engine come to life with magical lights!

Scrooge the Musical

Birmingham

Based on Charles Dickens’ much-loved A Christmas Carol, SCROOGE is the perfect festive family treat

Segway Ecotour

Orange Beach

Come enjoy a 2-hour guided Segway® Personal Transporter (PT) Tour through the beautiful Hugh S. Branyon Backcountry Trail in Orange Beach Alabama. Certified Segway PT Operators will begin each tour with a lesson on how to properly operate a Segway PT. Seven trails wind through six distinct ecosystems to create a nature lovers paradise.

Skating in the Park

Huntsville

Every November, the Huntsville Museum of Art constructs an ice skating rink on the back lawn in Big Spring Park (the heart of Downtown Huntsville, Alabama). Families, couples and friends are encouraged to lace up their skates and come out and experience this unique, holiday tradition in North Alabama!

Southern Thunder: The Legacy of Alabama Auto Racing

Birmingham

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

Sportsman's Wonderland 2018

Cullman

Sportsman's Wonderland. 256-734-0454. www.cullmancountyparks.com/sportsman.htm. Admission charged. Sportsman Lake Park--Drive through animated light displays, miniature train ride and more.

The Third Poetry: The Transcendent Art of Walter Inglis Anderson

Auburn

Explore nature through the art of Walter Anderson. The exhibition features more than sixty watercolors, wood-block prints, and ceramics on loan from the Walter Anderson Museum of Art in Ocean Springs, Mississippi.

The Trees of Christmas

Tuscumbia

Annual exhibit of locally decorated Christmas trees.

The Works of Sparky Campanella and Mark Sharp on Exhibition

Gadsden

View the works of artists Sparky Campanella and Mark Sharp.

Tinsel Trail 2018

Huntsville

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

Sunday, December 23

2018 Christmas Lights at Palisades Park

Oneonta

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

2018 Christmas at the Falls

Gadsden

The annual event is held at Noccalula Falls Park in Gadsden and features train rides, a decorate-your-own-cookie area, a petting zoo, concessions, plenty of fun activities for kids and, of course, an opportunity to visit with Santa! Visit website for exact event nights.

Alabama Ballet Presents George Balanchine's The Nutcracker®

Birmingham

Alabama Ballet is proud to present George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker® as one of only eight companies in the world licensed by The Balanchine Trust to perform this holiday masterpiece.

Athens North Pole Stroll

Athens

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

Christmas In Candyland

Andalusia

There is a 100% chance of snow every weekend in downtown Andalusia, AL this December. Christmas in Candyland was voted one of the top Christmas destinations! This winter wonderland has ice skating, snow tubing, train rides, cottages, concerts, light shows, and of course - SNOW!

Christmas Lights Festival

Montgomery

See the Montgomery Zoo transformed into a Winter Wonderland sparkling with thousands of lights and festive decorations.

Christmas at OWA

Foley

The holiday season has arrived at OWA! Join us this December for Christmas magic all throughout The Park at OWA and Downtown OWA.

Christmas in the Park 2018

Arab

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

Coastal Christmas 2018

Gulf Shores

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

Festival of Trees XXVII

Gadsden

Our annual Festival of Trees includes 30+ Christmas trees decorated by local schoolchildren.

Festival of Trees XXVIII

Gadsden

The Hardin Center is pleased to present the 28th annual Festival of Trees. Visitors will see 30 Christmas Trees decorated by local schoolchildren.

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.

Galaxy of Lights 2018

Huntsville

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

Guntersville Festival of Trees

Guntersville

Annual Festival of Trees features over 40 decorated trees and wreaths from around the community.

Holiday Lights and Decorations Downtown Prattville

Prattville

Throughout Historic Downtown Prattville enjoy the festive lights and decorations during the Holiday Season.

Ice Skating Rink at The Wharf

Orange Beach

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

Jane Cassidy: The Undersea Well

Mobile

At the Mobile Museum of Art, Jane Cassidy will exhibit a contemplative installation melding sound and illumination, a fully immersive environment of projected light and music that resonates in the body and mind of the viewer.

John Augustus Walker: Artist-Designer of Mobile and Carnival

Mobile

John Augustus Walker ranks as one of the most admired Alabama artists of the early 20th Century. His diverse oeuvre includes WPA murals, delicate watercolors, and detailed paintings. Walker was for over years the parade designer of the Infant Mystics, Mobile's second oldest parading society. This exhibit explores Walker's art and life through a lavish selection of his varied works.

Let it Snow!

Gadsden

Slide on the snow slide, go sock skating and play in the snow!

Magic Christmas in Lights

Theodore

Nov. 23 through Dec. 31, 2018, Mobile. Magic Christmas in Lights. 251.973.2217. bellingrath.org. Admission charged. Bellingrath Gardens and Home: Stroll through a holiday light show with over 3 million lights throughout the Gardens. Hours: 5-9 PM.

Michael Olszewski: Meaning and Light

Mobile

Through fiber constructions, artist Michael Olszewski strives to visually recreate the essence of feelings and emotions that co-exist between conflicting aspects of consciousness, relationships with others and transitional life crises.

Monica . Beasley: Feminism and Magical Thinking

Mobile

Throughout her career as an artist, Mobile, AL, native Monica Beasley has explored concepts of feminism, femininity, home, marriage, family, race, and Southern culture.

New Holiday Event

Huntsville

A brand new Holiday experience coming to Huntsville in 2018! Stay tuned to our facebook page: www.facebook.com/EarlyWorksMuseums and website: www.earlyworks.com for more info to come!

Santa's Village

Huntsville

Visit the village that Santa calls home. Amid a nightly snowfall enjoy the decorated buildings, visit live reindeer, visit the North Pole Bakery, or see a train engine come to life with magical lights!

Scrooge the Musical

Birmingham

Based on Charles Dickens’ much-loved A Christmas Carol, SCROOGE is the perfect festive family treat

Segway Ecotour

Orange Beach

Come enjoy a 2-hour guided Segway® Personal Transporter (PT) Tour through the beautiful Hugh S. Branyon Backcountry Trail in Orange Beach Alabama. Certified Segway PT Operators will begin each tour with a lesson on how to properly operate a Segway PT. Seven trails wind through six distinct ecosystems to create a nature lovers paradise.

Skating in the Park

Huntsville

Every November, the Huntsville Museum of Art constructs an ice skating rink on the back lawn in Big Spring Park (the heart of Downtown Huntsville, Alabama). Families, couples and friends are encouraged to lace up their skates and come out and experience this unique, holiday tradition in North Alabama!

Southern Thunder: The Legacy of Alabama Auto Racing

Birmingham

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

Sportsman's Wonderland 2018

Cullman

Sportsman's Wonderland. 256-734-0454. www.cullmancountyparks.com/sportsman.htm. Admission charged. Sportsman Lake Park--Drive through animated light displays, miniature train ride and more.

The Third Poetry: The Transcendent Art of Walter Inglis Anderson

Auburn

Explore nature through the art of Walter Anderson. The exhibition features more than sixty watercolors, wood-block prints, and ceramics on loan from the Walter Anderson Museum of Art in Ocean Springs, Mississippi.

The Trees of Christmas

Tuscumbia

Annual exhibit of locally decorated Christmas trees.

The Works of Sparky Campanella and Mark Sharp on Exhibition

Gadsden

View the works of artists Sparky Campanella and Mark Sharp.

Tinsel Trail 2018

Huntsville

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

Monday, December 24

2018 Christmas Lights at Palisades Park

Oneonta

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

2018 Christmas at the Falls

Gadsden

The annual event is held at Noccalula Falls Park in Gadsden and features train rides, a decorate-your-own-cookie area, a petting zoo, concessions, plenty of fun activities for kids and, of course, an opportunity to visit with Santa! Visit website for exact event nights.

Athens North Pole Stroll

Athens

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

Christmas In Candyland

Andalusia

There is a 100% chance of snow every weekend in downtown Andalusia, AL this December. Christmas in Candyland was voted one of the top Christmas destinations! This winter wonderland has ice skating, snow tubing, train rides, cottages, concerts, light shows, and of course - SNOW!

Christmas Lights Festival

Montgomery

See the Montgomery Zoo transformed into a Winter Wonderland sparkling with thousands of lights and festive decorations.

Christmas Services

Birmingham

Christmas Eve Services: 3:00 p.m. Family Service; 5:00 p.m., 8:00 p.m., 11:00 p.m. Holy Communion with the Cathedral Choirs and Ambassador Brass Quintet, with the Music of Christmas beginning at 10:25 p.m.; Christmas Day 10:00 a.m. Holy Communion

Christmas in the Park 2018

Arab

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

Coastal Christmas 2018

Gulf Shores

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

Festival of Trees XXVII

Gadsden

Our annual Festival of Trees includes 30+ Christmas trees decorated by local schoolchildren.

Festival of Trees XXVIII

Gadsden

The Hardin Center is pleased to present the 28th annual Festival of Trees. Visitors will see 30 Christmas Trees decorated by local schoolchildren.

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.

Galaxy of Lights 2018

Huntsville

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

Guntersville Festival of Trees

Guntersville

Annual Festival of Trees features over 40 decorated trees and wreaths from around the community.

Holiday Lights and Decorations Downtown Prattville

Prattville

Throughout Historic Downtown Prattville enjoy the festive lights and decorations during the Holiday Season.

Ice Skating Rink at The Wharf

Orange Beach

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

Jane Cassidy: The Undersea Well

Mobile

At the Mobile Museum of Art, Jane Cassidy will exhibit a contemplative installation melding sound and illumination, a fully immersive environment of projected light and music that resonates in the body and mind of the viewer.

John Augustus Walker: Artist-Designer of Mobile and Carnival

Mobile

John Augustus Walker ranks as one of the most admired Alabama artists of the early 20th Century. His diverse oeuvre includes WPA murals, delicate watercolors, and detailed paintings. Walker was for over years the parade designer of the Infant Mystics, Mobile's second oldest parading society. This exhibit explores Walker's art and life through a lavish selection of his varied works.

Let it Snow!

Gadsden

Slide on the snow slide, go sock skating and play in the snow!

Magic Christmas in Lights

Theodore

Nov. 23 through Dec. 31, 2018, Mobile. Magic Christmas in Lights. 251.973.2217. bellingrath.org. Admission charged. Bellingrath Gardens and Home: Stroll through a holiday light show with over 3 million lights throughout the Gardens. Hours: 5-9 PM.

Michael Olszewski: Meaning and Light

Mobile

Through fiber constructions, artist Michael Olszewski strives to visually recreate the essence of feelings and emotions that co-exist between conflicting aspects of consciousness, relationships with others and transitional life crises.

Monica . Beasley: Feminism and Magical Thinking

Mobile

Throughout her career as an artist, Mobile, AL, native Monica Beasley has explored concepts of feminism, femininity, home, marriage, family, race, and Southern culture.

Segway Ecotour

Orange Beach

Come enjoy a 2-hour guided Segway® Personal Transporter (PT) Tour through the beautiful Hugh S. Branyon Backcountry Trail in Orange Beach Alabama. Certified Segway PT Operators will begin each tour with a lesson on how to properly operate a Segway PT. Seven trails wind through six distinct ecosystems to create a nature lovers paradise.

Skating in the Park

Huntsville

Every November, the Huntsville Museum of Art constructs an ice skating rink on the back lawn in Big Spring Park (the heart of Downtown Huntsville, Alabama). Families, couples and friends are encouraged to lace up their skates and come out and experience this unique, holiday tradition in North Alabama!

Southern Thunder: The Legacy of Alabama Auto Racing

Birmingham

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

Sportsman's Wonderland 2018

Cullman

Sportsman's Wonderland. 256-734-0454. www.cullmancountyparks.com/sportsman.htm. Admission charged. Sportsman Lake Park--Drive through animated light displays, miniature train ride and more.

The Third Poetry: The Transcendent Art of Walter Inglis Anderson

Auburn

Explore nature through the art of Walter Anderson. The exhibition features more than sixty watercolors, wood-block prints, and ceramics on loan from the Walter Anderson Museum of Art in Ocean Springs, Mississippi.

The Trees of Christmas

Tuscumbia

Annual exhibit of locally decorated Christmas trees.

The Works of Sparky Campanella and Mark Sharp on Exhibition

Gadsden

View the works of artists Sparky Campanella and Mark Sharp.

Tinsel Trail 2018

Huntsville

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

Tuesday, December 25

2018 Christmas Lights at Palisades Park

Oneonta

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

2018 Christmas at the Falls

Gadsden

The annual event is held at Noccalula Falls Park in Gadsden and features train rides, a decorate-your-own-cookie area, a petting zoo, concessions, plenty of fun activities for kids and, of course, an opportunity to visit with Santa! Visit website for exact event nights.

Athens North Pole Stroll

Athens

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

Christmas In Candyland

Andalusia

There is a 100% chance of snow every weekend in downtown Andalusia, AL this December. Christmas in Candyland was voted one of the top Christmas destinations! This winter wonderland has ice skating, snow tubing, train rides, cottages, concerts, light shows, and of course - SNOW!

Christmas Lights Festival

Montgomery

See the Montgomery Zoo transformed into a Winter Wonderland sparkling with thousands of lights and festive decorations.

Christmas Services

Birmingham

Christmas Eve Services: 3:00 p.m. Family Service; 5:00 p.m., 8:00 p.m., 11:00 p.m. Holy Communion with the Cathedral Choirs and Ambassador Brass Quintet, with the Music of Christmas beginning at 10:25 p.m.; Christmas Day 10:00 a.m. Holy Communion

Christmas in the Park 2018

Arab

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

Coastal Christmas 2018

Gulf Shores

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

Festival of Trees XXVII

Gadsden

Our annual Festival of Trees includes 30+ Christmas trees decorated by local schoolchildren.

Festival of Trees XXVIII

Gadsden

The Hardin Center is pleased to present the 28th annual Festival of Trees. Visitors will see 30 Christmas Trees decorated by local schoolchildren.

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.

Galaxy of Lights 2018

Huntsville

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

Guntersville Festival of Trees

Guntersville

Annual Festival of Trees features over 40 decorated trees and wreaths from around the community.

Holiday Lights and Decorations Downtown Prattville

Prattville

Throughout Historic Downtown Prattville enjoy the festive lights and decorations during the Holiday Season.

Ice Skating Rink at The Wharf

Orange Beach

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

Jane Cassidy: The Undersea Well

Mobile

At the Mobile Museum of Art, Jane Cassidy will exhibit a contemplative installation melding sound and illumination, a fully immersive environment of projected light and music that resonates in the body and mind of the viewer.

John Augustus Walker: Artist-Designer of Mobile and Carnival

Mobile

John Augustus Walker ranks as one of the most admired Alabama artists of the early 20th Century. His diverse oeuvre includes WPA murals, delicate watercolors, and detailed paintings. Walker was for over years the parade designer of the Infant Mystics, Mobile's second oldest parading society. This exhibit explores Walker's art and life through a lavish selection of his varied works.

Let it Snow!

Gadsden

Slide on the snow slide, go sock skating and play in the snow!

Magic Christmas in Lights

Theodore

Nov. 23 through Dec. 31, 2018, Mobile. Magic Christmas in Lights. 251.973.2217. bellingrath.org. Admission charged. Bellingrath Gardens and Home: Stroll through a holiday light show with over 3 million lights throughout the Gardens. Hours: 5-9 PM.

Michael Olszewski: Meaning and Light

Mobile

Through fiber constructions, artist Michael Olszewski strives to visually recreate the essence of feelings and emotions that co-exist between conflicting aspects of consciousness, relationships with others and transitional life crises.

Monica . Beasley: Feminism and Magical Thinking

Mobile

Throughout her career as an artist, Mobile, AL, native Monica Beasley has explored concepts of feminism, femininity, home, marriage, family, race, and Southern culture.

Segway Ecotour

Orange Beach

Come enjoy a 2-hour guided Segway® Personal Transporter (PT) Tour through the beautiful Hugh S. Branyon Backcountry Trail in Orange Beach Alabama. Certified Segway PT Operators will begin each tour with a lesson on how to properly operate a Segway PT. Seven trails wind through six distinct ecosystems to create a nature lovers paradise.

Skating in the Park

Huntsville

Every November, the Huntsville Museum of Art constructs an ice skating rink on the back lawn in Big Spring Park (the heart of Downtown Huntsville, Alabama). Families, couples and friends are encouraged to lace up their skates and come out and experience this unique, holiday tradition in North Alabama!

Southern Thunder: The Legacy of Alabama Auto Racing

Birmingham

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

The Third Poetry: The Transcendent Art of Walter Inglis Anderson

Auburn

Explore nature through the art of Walter Anderson. The exhibition features more than sixty watercolors, wood-block prints, and ceramics on loan from the Walter Anderson Museum of Art in Ocean Springs, Mississippi.

The Works of Sparky Campanella and Mark Sharp on Exhibition

Gadsden

View the works of artists Sparky Campanella and Mark Sharp.

Tinsel Trail 2018

Huntsville

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

Wednesday, December 26

2018 Christmas Lights at Palisades Park

Oneonta

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

2018 Christmas at the Falls

Gadsden

The annual event is held at Noccalula Falls Park in Gadsden and features train rides, a decorate-your-own-cookie area, a petting zoo, concessions, plenty of fun activities for kids and, of course, an opportunity to visit with Santa! Visit website for exact event nights.

Athens North Pole Stroll

Athens

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

Christmas In Candyland

Andalusia

There is a 100% chance of snow every weekend in downtown Andalusia, AL this December. Christmas in Candyland was voted one of the top Christmas destinations! This winter wonderland has ice skating, snow tubing, train rides, cottages, concerts, light shows, and of course - SNOW!

Christmas Lights Festival

Montgomery

See the Montgomery Zoo transformed into a Winter Wonderland sparkling with thousands of lights and festive decorations.

Christmas in the Park 2018

Arab

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

Coastal Christmas 2018

Gulf Shores

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

Festival of Trees XXVII

Gadsden

Our annual Festival of Trees includes 30+ Christmas trees decorated by local schoolchildren.

Festival of Trees XXVIII

Gadsden

The Hardin Center is pleased to present the 28th annual Festival of Trees. Visitors will see 30 Christmas Trees decorated by local schoolchildren.

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.

Galaxy of Lights 2018

Huntsville

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

Guntersville Festival of Trees

Guntersville

Annual Festival of Trees features over 40 decorated trees and wreaths from around the community.

Holiday Lights and Decorations Downtown Prattville

Prattville

Throughout Historic Downtown Prattville enjoy the festive lights and decorations during the Holiday Season.

Ice Skating Rink at The Wharf

Orange Beach

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

Jane Cassidy: The Undersea Well

Mobile

At the Mobile Museum of Art, Jane Cassidy will exhibit a contemplative installation melding sound and illumination, a fully immersive environment of projected light and music that resonates in the body and mind of the viewer.

John Augustus Walker: Artist-Designer of Mobile and Carnival

Mobile

John Augustus Walker ranks as one of the most admired Alabama artists of the early 20th Century. His diverse oeuvre includes WPA murals, delicate watercolors, and detailed paintings. Walker was for over years the parade designer of the Infant Mystics, Mobile's second oldest parading society. This exhibit explores Walker's art and life through a lavish selection of his varied works.

Let it Snow!

Gadsden

Slide on the snow slide, go sock skating and play in the snow!

Magic Christmas in Lights

Theodore

Nov. 23 through Dec. 31, 2018, Mobile. Magic Christmas in Lights. 251.973.2217. bellingrath.org. Admission charged. Bellingrath Gardens and Home: Stroll through a holiday light show with over 3 million lights throughout the Gardens. Hours: 5-9 PM.

Michael Olszewski: Meaning and Light

Mobile

Through fiber constructions, artist Michael Olszewski strives to visually recreate the essence of feelings and emotions that co-exist between conflicting aspects of consciousness, relationships with others and transitional life crises.

Monica . Beasley: Feminism and Magical Thinking

Mobile

Throughout her career as an artist, Mobile, AL, native Monica Beasley has explored concepts of feminism, femininity, home, marriage, family, race, and Southern culture.

Segway Ecotour

Orange Beach

Come enjoy a 2-hour guided Segway® Personal Transporter (PT) Tour through the beautiful Hugh S. Branyon Backcountry Trail in Orange Beach Alabama. Certified Segway PT Operators will begin each tour with a lesson on how to properly operate a Segway PT. Seven trails wind through six distinct ecosystems to create a nature lovers paradise.

Skating in the Park

Huntsville

Every November, the Huntsville Museum of Art constructs an ice skating rink on the back lawn in Big Spring Park (the heart of Downtown Huntsville, Alabama). Families, couples and friends are encouraged to lace up their skates and come out and experience this unique, holiday tradition in North Alabama!

Southern Thunder: The Legacy of Alabama Auto Racing

Birmingham

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

The Third Poetry: The Transcendent Art of Walter Inglis Anderson

Auburn

Explore nature through the art of Walter Anderson. The exhibition features more than sixty watercolors, wood-block prints, and ceramics on loan from the Walter Anderson Museum of Art in Ocean Springs, Mississippi.

The Works of Sparky Campanella and Mark Sharp on Exhibition

Gadsden

View the works of artists Sparky Campanella and Mark Sharp.

Tinsel Trail 2018

Huntsville

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

Thursday, December 27

2018 Christmas Lights at Palisades Park

Oneonta

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

2018 Christmas at the Falls

Gadsden

The annual event is held at Noccalula Falls Park in Gadsden and features train rides, a decorate-your-own-cookie area, a petting zoo, concessions, plenty of fun activities for kids and, of course, an opportunity to visit with Santa! Visit website for exact event nights.

Athens North Pole Stroll

Athens

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

Christmas In Candyland

Andalusia

There is a 100% chance of snow every weekend in downtown Andalusia, AL this December. Christmas in Candyland was voted one of the top Christmas destinations! This winter wonderland has ice skating, snow tubing, train rides, cottages, concerts, light shows, and of course - SNOW!

Christmas Lights Festival

Montgomery

See the Montgomery Zoo transformed into a Winter Wonderland sparkling with thousands of lights and festive decorations.

Christmas in the Park 2018

Arab

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

Coastal Christmas 2018

Gulf Shores

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

Festival of Trees XXVII

Gadsden

Our annual Festival of Trees includes 30+ Christmas trees decorated by local schoolchildren.

Festival of Trees XXVIII

Gadsden

The Hardin Center is pleased to present the 28th annual Festival of Trees. Visitors will see 30 Christmas Trees decorated by local schoolchildren.

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.

Galaxy of Lights 2018

Huntsville

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

Guntersville Festival of Trees

Guntersville

Annual Festival of Trees features over 40 decorated trees and wreaths from around the community.

Holiday Lights and Decorations Downtown Prattville

Prattville

Throughout Historic Downtown Prattville enjoy the festive lights and decorations during the Holiday Season.

Ice Skating Rink at The Wharf

Orange Beach

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

Jane Cassidy: The Undersea Well

Mobile

At the Mobile Museum of Art, Jane Cassidy will exhibit a contemplative installation melding sound and illumination, a fully immersive environment of projected light and music that resonates in the body and mind of the viewer.

John Augustus Walker: Artist-Designer of Mobile and Carnival

Mobile

John Augustus Walker ranks as one of the most admired Alabama artists of the early 20th Century. His diverse oeuvre includes WPA murals, delicate watercolors, and detailed paintings. Walker was for over years the parade designer of the Infant Mystics, Mobile's second oldest parading society. This exhibit explores Walker's art and life through a lavish selection of his varied works.

Let it Snow!

Gadsden

Slide on the snow slide, go sock skating and play in the snow!

Magic Christmas in Lights

Theodore

Nov. 23 through Dec. 31, 2018, Mobile. Magic Christmas in Lights. 251.973.2217. bellingrath.org. Admission charged. Bellingrath Gardens and Home: Stroll through a holiday light show with over 3 million lights throughout the Gardens. Hours: 5-9 PM.

Michael Olszewski: Meaning and Light

Mobile

Through fiber constructions, artist Michael Olszewski strives to visually recreate the essence of feelings and emotions that co-exist between conflicting aspects of consciousness, relationships with others and transitional life crises.

Monica . Beasley: Feminism and Magical Thinking

Mobile

Throughout her career as an artist, Mobile, AL, native Monica Beasley has explored concepts of feminism, femininity, home, marriage, family, race, and Southern culture.

Segway Ecotour

Orange Beach

Come enjoy a 2-hour guided Segway® Personal Transporter (PT) Tour through the beautiful Hugh S. Branyon Backcountry Trail in Orange Beach Alabama. Certified Segway PT Operators will begin each tour with a lesson on how to properly operate a Segway PT. Seven trails wind through six distinct ecosystems to create a nature lovers paradise.

Skating in the Park

Huntsville

Every November, the Huntsville Museum of Art constructs an ice skating rink on the back lawn in Big Spring Park (the heart of Downtown Huntsville, Alabama). Families, couples and friends are encouraged to lace up their skates and come out and experience this unique, holiday tradition in North Alabama!

Southern Thunder: The Legacy of Alabama Auto Racing

Birmingham

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

The Third Poetry: The Transcendent Art of Walter Inglis Anderson

Auburn

Explore nature through the art of Walter Anderson. The exhibition features more than sixty watercolors, wood-block prints, and ceramics on loan from the Walter Anderson Museum of Art in Ocean Springs, Mississippi.

The Works of Sparky Campanella and Mark Sharp on Exhibition

Gadsden

View the works of artists Sparky Campanella and Mark Sharp.

Tinsel Trail 2018

Huntsville

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

Friday, December 28

2018 Christmas Lights at Palisades Park

Oneonta

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

2018 Christmas at the Falls

Gadsden

The annual event is held at Noccalula Falls Park in Gadsden and features train rides, a decorate-your-own-cookie area, a petting zoo, concessions, plenty of fun activities for kids and, of course, an opportunity to visit with Santa! Visit website for exact event nights.

Athens North Pole Stroll

Athens

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

Christmas In Candyland

Andalusia

There is a 100% chance of snow every weekend in downtown Andalusia, AL this December. Christmas in Candyland was voted one of the top Christmas destinations! This winter wonderland has ice skating, snow tubing, train rides, cottages, concerts, light shows, and of course - SNOW!

Christmas Lights Festival

Montgomery

See the Montgomery Zoo transformed into a Winter Wonderland sparkling with thousands of lights and festive decorations.

Christmas in the Park 2018

Arab

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

Coastal Christmas 2018

Gulf Shores

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

Festival of Trees XXVII

Gadsden

Our annual Festival of Trees includes 30+ Christmas trees decorated by local schoolchildren.

Festival of Trees XXVIII

Gadsden

The Hardin Center is pleased to present the 28th annual Festival of Trees. Visitors will see 30 Christmas Trees decorated by local schoolchildren.

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.

Galaxy of Lights 2018

Huntsville

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

Guntersville Festival of Trees

Guntersville

Annual Festival of Trees features over 40 decorated trees and wreaths from around the community.

Holiday Lights and Decorations Downtown Prattville

Prattville

Throughout Historic Downtown Prattville enjoy the festive lights and decorations during the Holiday Season.

Ice Skating Rink at The Wharf

Orange Beach

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

Jane Cassidy: The Undersea Well

Mobile

At the Mobile Museum of Art, Jane Cassidy will exhibit a contemplative installation melding sound and illumination, a fully immersive environment of projected light and music that resonates in the body and mind of the viewer.

John Augustus Walker: Artist-Designer of Mobile and Carnival

Mobile

John Augustus Walker ranks as one of the most admired Alabama artists of the early 20th Century. His diverse oeuvre includes WPA murals, delicate watercolors, and detailed paintings. Walker was for over years the parade designer of the Infant Mystics, Mobile's second oldest parading society. This exhibit explores Walker's art and life through a lavish selection of his varied works.

Let it Snow!

Gadsden

Slide on the snow slide, go sock skating and play in the snow!

Magic Christmas in Lights

Theodore

Nov. 23 through Dec. 31, 2018, Mobile. Magic Christmas in Lights. 251.973.2217. bellingrath.org. Admission charged. Bellingrath Gardens and Home: Stroll through a holiday light show with over 3 million lights throughout the Gardens. Hours: 5-9 PM.

Michael Olszewski: Meaning and Light

Mobile

Through fiber constructions, artist Michael Olszewski strives to visually recreate the essence of feelings and emotions that co-exist between conflicting aspects of consciousness, relationships with others and transitional life crises.

Monica . Beasley: Feminism and Magical Thinking

Mobile

Throughout her career as an artist, Mobile, AL, native Monica Beasley has explored concepts of feminism, femininity, home, marriage, family, race, and Southern culture.

Segway Ecotour

Orange Beach

Come enjoy a 2-hour guided Segway® Personal Transporter (PT) Tour through the beautiful Hugh S. Branyon Backcountry Trail in Orange Beach Alabama. Certified Segway PT Operators will begin each tour with a lesson on how to properly operate a Segway PT. Seven trails wind through six distinct ecosystems to create a nature lovers paradise.

Skating in the Park

Huntsville

Every November, the Huntsville Museum of Art constructs an ice skating rink on the back lawn in Big Spring Park (the heart of Downtown Huntsville, Alabama). Families, couples and friends are encouraged to lace up their skates and come out and experience this unique, holiday tradition in North Alabama!

Southern Thunder: The Legacy of Alabama Auto Racing

Birmingham

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

The Third Poetry: The Transcendent Art of Walter Inglis Anderson

Auburn

Explore nature through the art of Walter Anderson. The exhibition features more than sixty watercolors, wood-block prints, and ceramics on loan from the Walter Anderson Museum of Art in Ocean Springs, Mississippi.

The Works of Sparky Campanella and Mark Sharp on Exhibition

Gadsden

View the works of artists Sparky Campanella and Mark Sharp.

Tinsel Trail 2018

Huntsville

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

Saturday, December 29

2018 Christmas Lights at Palisades Park

Oneonta

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

2018 Christmas at the Falls

Gadsden

The annual event is held at Noccalula Falls Park in Gadsden and features train rides, a decorate-your-own-cookie area, a petting zoo, concessions, plenty of fun activities for kids and, of course, an opportunity to visit with Santa! Visit website for exact event nights.

Athens North Pole Stroll

Athens

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

Christmas In Candyland

Andalusia

There is a 100% chance of snow every weekend in downtown Andalusia, AL this December. Christmas in Candyland was voted one of the top Christmas destinations! This winter wonderland has ice skating, snow tubing, train rides, cottages, concerts, light shows, and of course - SNOW!

Christmas Lights Festival

Montgomery

See the Montgomery Zoo transformed into a Winter Wonderland sparkling with thousands of lights and festive decorations.

Christmas in the Park 2018

Arab

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

Coastal Christmas 2018

Gulf Shores

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

Festival of Trees XXVII

Gadsden

Our annual Festival of Trees includes 30+ Christmas trees decorated by local schoolchildren.

Festival of Trees XXVIII

Gadsden

The Hardin Center is pleased to present the 28th annual Festival of Trees. Visitors will see 30 Christmas Trees decorated by local schoolchildren.

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.

Galaxy of Lights 2018

Huntsville

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

Guntersville Festival of Trees

Guntersville

Annual Festival of Trees features over 40 decorated trees and wreaths from around the community.

Holiday Lights and Decorations Downtown Prattville

Prattville

Throughout Historic Downtown Prattville enjoy the festive lights and decorations during the Holiday Season.

Ice Skating Rink at The Wharf

Orange Beach

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

Jane Cassidy: The Undersea Well

Mobile

At the Mobile Museum of Art, Jane Cassidy will exhibit a contemplative installation melding sound and illumination, a fully immersive environment of projected light and music that resonates in the body and mind of the viewer.

John Augustus Walker: Artist-Designer of Mobile and Carnival

Mobile

John Augustus Walker ranks as one of the most admired Alabama artists of the early 20th Century. His diverse oeuvre includes WPA murals, delicate watercolors, and detailed paintings. Walker was for over years the parade designer of the Infant Mystics, Mobile's second oldest parading society. This exhibit explores Walker's art and life through a lavish selection of his varied works.

Let it Snow!

Gadsden

Slide on the snow slide, go sock skating and play in the snow!

Magic Christmas in Lights

Theodore

Nov. 23 through Dec. 31, 2018, Mobile. Magic Christmas in Lights. 251.973.2217. bellingrath.org. Admission charged. Bellingrath Gardens and Home: Stroll through a holiday light show with over 3 million lights throughout the Gardens. Hours: 5-9 PM.

Michael Olszewski: Meaning and Light

Mobile

Through fiber constructions, artist Michael Olszewski strives to visually recreate the essence of feelings and emotions that co-exist between conflicting aspects of consciousness, relationships with others and transitional life crises.

Monica . Beasley: Feminism and Magical Thinking

Mobile

Throughout her career as an artist, Mobile, AL, native Monica Beasley has explored concepts of feminism, femininity, home, marriage, family, race, and Southern culture.

Segway Ecotour

Orange Beach

Come enjoy a 2-hour guided Segway® Personal Transporter (PT) Tour through the beautiful Hugh S. Branyon Backcountry Trail in Orange Beach Alabama. Certified Segway PT Operators will begin each tour with a lesson on how to properly operate a Segway PT. Seven trails wind through six distinct ecosystems to create a nature lovers paradise.

Skating in the Park

Huntsville

Every November, the Huntsville Museum of Art constructs an ice skating rink on the back lawn in Big Spring Park (the heart of Downtown Huntsville, Alabama). Families, couples and friends are encouraged to lace up their skates and come out and experience this unique, holiday tradition in North Alabama!

Southern Thunder: The Legacy of Alabama Auto Racing

Birmingham

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

The Third Poetry: The Transcendent Art of Walter Inglis Anderson

Auburn

Explore nature through the art of Walter Anderson. The exhibition features more than sixty watercolors, wood-block prints, and ceramics on loan from the Walter Anderson Museum of Art in Ocean Springs, Mississippi.

The Works of Sparky Campanella and Mark Sharp on Exhibition

Gadsden

View the works of artists Sparky Campanella and Mark Sharp.

Tinsel Trail 2018

Huntsville

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

Sunday, December 30

2018 Christmas Lights at Palisades Park

Oneonta

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

2018 Christmas at the Falls

Gadsden

The annual event is held at Noccalula Falls Park in Gadsden and features train rides, a decorate-your-own-cookie area, a petting zoo, concessions, plenty of fun activities for kids and, of course, an opportunity to visit with Santa! Visit website for exact event nights.

Athens North Pole Stroll

Athens

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

Christmas In Candyland

Andalusia

There is a 100% chance of snow every weekend in downtown Andalusia, AL this December. Christmas in Candyland was voted one of the top Christmas destinations! This winter wonderland has ice skating, snow tubing, train rides, cottages, concerts, light shows, and of course - SNOW!

Christmas Lights Festival

Montgomery

See the Montgomery Zoo transformed into a Winter Wonderland sparkling with thousands of lights and festive decorations.

Christmas in the Park 2018

Arab

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

Coastal Christmas 2018

Gulf Shores

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

Festival of Trees XXVII

Gadsden

Our annual Festival of Trees includes 30+ Christmas trees decorated by local schoolchildren.

Festival of Trees XXVIII

Gadsden

The Hardin Center is pleased to present the 28th annual Festival of Trees. Visitors will see 30 Christmas Trees decorated by local schoolchildren.

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.

Galaxy of Lights 2018

Huntsville

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

Guntersville Festival of Trees

Guntersville

Annual Festival of Trees features over 40 decorated trees and wreaths from around the community.

Holiday Lights and Decorations Downtown Prattville

Prattville

Throughout Historic Downtown Prattville enjoy the festive lights and decorations during the Holiday Season.

Ice Skating Rink at The Wharf

Orange Beach

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

Jane Cassidy: The Undersea Well

Mobile

At the Mobile Museum of Art, Jane Cassidy will exhibit a contemplative installation melding sound and illumination, a fully immersive environment of projected light and music that resonates in the body and mind of the viewer.

John Augustus Walker: Artist-Designer of Mobile and Carnival

Mobile

John Augustus Walker ranks as one of the most admired Alabama artists of the early 20th Century. His diverse oeuvre includes WPA murals, delicate watercolors, and detailed paintings. Walker was for over years the parade designer of the Infant Mystics, Mobile's second oldest parading society. This exhibit explores Walker's art and life through a lavish selection of his varied works.

Let it Snow!

Gadsden

Slide on the snow slide, go sock skating and play in the snow!

Magic Christmas in Lights

Theodore

Nov. 23 through Dec. 31, 2018, Mobile. Magic Christmas in Lights. 251.973.2217. bellingrath.org. Admission charged. Bellingrath Gardens and Home: Stroll through a holiday light show with over 3 million lights throughout the Gardens. Hours: 5-9 PM.

Michael Olszewski: Meaning and Light

Mobile

Through fiber constructions, artist Michael Olszewski strives to visually recreate the essence of feelings and emotions that co-exist between conflicting aspects of consciousness, relationships with others and transitional life crises.

Monica . Beasley: Feminism and Magical Thinking

Mobile

Throughout her career as an artist, Mobile, AL, native Monica Beasley has explored concepts of feminism, femininity, home, marriage, family, race, and Southern culture.

Segway Ecotour

Orange Beach

Come enjoy a 2-hour guided Segway® Personal Transporter (PT) Tour through the beautiful Hugh S. Branyon Backcountry Trail in Orange Beach Alabama. Certified Segway PT Operators will begin each tour with a lesson on how to properly operate a Segway PT. Seven trails wind through six distinct ecosystems to create a nature lovers paradise.

Skating in the Park

Huntsville

Every November, the Huntsville Museum of Art constructs an ice skating rink on the back lawn in Big Spring Park (the heart of Downtown Huntsville, Alabama). Families, couples and friends are encouraged to lace up their skates and come out and experience this unique, holiday tradition in North Alabama!

Southern Thunder: The Legacy of Alabama Auto Racing

Birmingham

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

The Third Poetry: The Transcendent Art of Walter Inglis Anderson

Auburn

Explore nature through the art of Walter Anderson. The exhibition features more than sixty watercolors, wood-block prints, and ceramics on loan from the Walter Anderson Museum of Art in Ocean Springs, Mississippi.

Tinsel Trail 2018

Huntsville

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

Monday, December 31

2018 Christmas Lights at Palisades Park

Oneonta

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

2019 Joe Wheeler State Park's Annual New Year's Eve Party

Rogersville

Joe Wheeler State Park's Annual New Year's Eve Party

Athens North Pole Stroll

Athens

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

Christmas Lights Festival

Montgomery

See the Montgomery Zoo transformed into a Winter Wonderland sparkling with thousands of lights and festive decorations.

Christmas in the Park 2018

Arab

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

Coastal Christmas 2018

Gulf Shores

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

Countdown to Noon

Gadsden

Bring your children to Imagination Place on New Year’s Eve (December 31) for an early children’s 2019 celebration beginning at 11 am. We’ll make festive New Year’s crafts and enjoy refreshments while we countdown to our balloon drop at noon! This event is free with regular admission and free for members.

DUD Parade

Livingston

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

Festival of Trees XXVII

Gadsden

Our annual Festival of Trees includes 30+ Christmas trees decorated by local schoolchildren.

Festival of Trees XXVIII

Gadsden

The Hardin Center is pleased to present the 28th annual Festival of Trees. Visitors will see 30 Christmas Trees decorated by local schoolchildren.

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.

Galaxy of Lights 2018

Huntsville

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

Holiday Lights and Decorations Downtown Prattville

Prattville

Throughout Historic Downtown Prattville enjoy the festive lights and decorations during the Holiday Season.

Ice Skating Rink at The Wharf

Orange Beach

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

Jane Cassidy: The Undersea Well

Mobile

At the Mobile Museum of Art, Jane Cassidy will exhibit a contemplative installation melding sound and illumination, a fully immersive environment of projected light and music that resonates in the body and mind of the viewer.

John Augustus Walker: Artist-Designer of Mobile and Carnival

Mobile

John Augustus Walker ranks as one of the most admired Alabama artists of the early 20th Century. His diverse oeuvre includes WPA murals, delicate watercolors, and detailed paintings. Walker was for over years the parade designer of the Infant Mystics, Mobile's second oldest parading society. This exhibit explores Walker's art and life through a lavish selection of his varied works.

Let it Snow!

Gadsden

Slide on the snow slide, go sock skating and play in the snow!

Magic Christmas in Lights

Theodore

Nov. 23 through Dec. 31, 2018, Mobile. Magic Christmas in Lights. 251.973.2217. bellingrath.org. Admission charged. Bellingrath Gardens and Home: Stroll through a holiday light show with over 3 million lights throughout the Gardens. Hours: 5-9 PM.

Mars Masquerade

Huntsville

Ring in the New Year under the Saturn V moon rocket at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center’s Davidson Center for Space Exploration. The party starts Dec. 31, at 8 p.m., and the the band takes the stage at 8:30 p.m. Heavy hors d’oeuvres will be available from 8 until 10 p.m., and bars will be open until 1 a.m. Enjoy a celebratory complimentary champagne toast with us at midnight. Mars Masquerade is a black-tie optional event.

Michael Olszewski: Meaning and Light

Mobile

Through fiber constructions, artist Michael Olszewski strives to visually recreate the essence of feelings and emotions that co-exist between conflicting aspects of consciousness, relationships with others and transitional life crises.

Monica . Beasley: Feminism and Magical Thinking

Mobile

Throughout her career as an artist, Mobile, AL, native Monica Beasley has explored concepts of feminism, femininity, home, marriage, family, race, and Southern culture.

New Year's Eve Gala

Guntersville

Look for upcoming packages to accommodate overnight on NYE or the weekend leading up to it? NYE at LGSP includes lodging, dinner, party favors, live entertainment, DJ party, breakfast buffet, and memories to last a life time.

Noon Year's Eve at LuLu's

Gulf Shores

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

Reelin' in the New Year at The Wharf

Orange Beach

2019, you’re on the hook and we’re bringin’ ya in. Reel in this upcoming year with us at The Wharf for our annual New Year’s Eve Street Party. Let’s bid adieu to 2018 in the grandest of style. Live bands, family-friendly AND adult-centered fun all rounding off at midnight with our marlin drop and fireworks. Resolutions are for the start of the month. Give yourself one last excuse to let loose!

Segway Ecotour

Orange Beach

Come enjoy a 2-hour guided Segway® Personal Transporter (PT) Tour through the beautiful Hugh S. Branyon Backcountry Trail in Orange Beach Alabama. Certified Segway PT Operators will begin each tour with a lesson on how to properly operate a Segway PT. Seven trails wind through six distinct ecosystems to create a nature lovers paradise.

Skating in the Park

Huntsville

Every November, the Huntsville Museum of Art constructs an ice skating rink on the back lawn in Big Spring Park (the heart of Downtown Huntsville, Alabama). Families, couples and friends are encouraged to lace up their skates and come out and experience this unique, holiday tradition in North Alabama!

Southern Thunder: The Legacy of Alabama Auto Racing

Birmingham

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

The Third Poetry: The Transcendent Art of Walter Inglis Anderson

Auburn

Explore nature through the art of Walter Anderson. The exhibition features more than sixty watercolors, wood-block prints, and ceramics on loan from the Walter Anderson Museum of Art in Ocean Springs, Mississippi.

Tinsel Trail 2018

Huntsville

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

Yesterday's Rockin' New Year's Eve Party

Athens

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

Tuesday, January 1

2019 Joe Wheeler State Park's Annual New Year's Eve Party

Rogersville

Joe Wheeler State Park's Annual New Year's Eve Party

Coastal Christmas 2018

Gulf Shores

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

First Day Hike

Guntersville

Start the year off on the right foot! Join Mike Ezell, Park Naturalist for a 1st Day Hike at Lake Guntersville State Park.

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.

Gulf Shores Polar Bear Dip

Gulf Shores

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

Hank Williams 66th Memorial

Montgomery

Enjoy live music at the Hank Williams Museum

Ice Skating Rink at The Wharf

Orange Beach

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

Jane Cassidy: The Undersea Well

Mobile

At the Mobile Museum of Art, Jane Cassidy will exhibit a contemplative installation melding sound and illumination, a fully immersive environment of projected light and music that resonates in the body and mind of the viewer.

John Augustus Walker: Artist-Designer of Mobile and Carnival

Mobile

John Augustus Walker ranks as one of the most admired Alabama artists of the early 20th Century. His diverse oeuvre includes WPA murals, delicate watercolors, and detailed paintings. Walker was for over years the parade designer of the Infant Mystics, Mobile's second oldest parading society. This exhibit explores Walker's art and life through a lavish selection of his varied works.

Let it Snow!

Gadsden

Slide on the snow slide, go sock skating and play in the snow!

Mars Masquerade

Huntsville

Ring in the New Year under the Saturn V moon rocket at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center’s Davidson Center for Space Exploration. The party starts Dec. 31, at 8 p.m., and the the band takes the stage at 8:30 p.m. Heavy hors d’oeuvres will be available from 8 until 10 p.m., and bars will be open until 1 a.m. Enjoy a celebratory complimentary champagne toast with us at midnight. Mars Masquerade is a black-tie optional event.

Michael Olszewski: Meaning and Light

Mobile

Through fiber constructions, artist Michael Olszewski strives to visually recreate the essence of feelings and emotions that co-exist between conflicting aspects of consciousness, relationships with others and transitional life crises.

Monica . Beasley: Feminism and Magical Thinking

Mobile

Throughout her career as an artist, Mobile, AL, native Monica Beasley has explored concepts of feminism, femininity, home, marriage, family, race, and Southern culture.

New Year's Eve Gala

Guntersville

Look for upcoming packages to accommodate overnight on NYE or the weekend leading up to it? NYE at LGSP includes lodging, dinner, party favors, live entertainment, DJ party, breakfast buffet, and memories to last a life time.

Polar Bear Dip 2019

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

Reelin' in the New Year at The Wharf

Orange Beach

2019, you’re on the hook and we’re bringin’ ya in. Reel in this upcoming year with us at The Wharf for our annual New Year’s Eve Street Party. Let’s bid adieu to 2018 in the grandest of style. Live bands, family-friendly AND adult-centered fun all rounding off at midnight with our marlin drop and fireworks. Resolutions are for the start of the month. Give yourself one last excuse to let loose!

Segway Ecotour

Orange Beach

Come enjoy a 2-hour guided Segway® Personal Transporter (PT) Tour through the beautiful Hugh S. Branyon Backcountry Trail in Orange Beach Alabama. Certified Segway PT Operators will begin each tour with a lesson on how to properly operate a Segway PT. Seven trails wind through six distinct ecosystems to create a nature lovers paradise.

Skating in the Park

Huntsville

Every November, the Huntsville Museum of Art constructs an ice skating rink on the back lawn in Big Spring Park (the heart of Downtown Huntsville, Alabama). Families, couples and friends are encouraged to lace up their skates and come out and experience this unique, holiday tradition in North Alabama!

The Third Poetry: The Transcendent Art of Walter Inglis Anderson

Auburn

Explore nature through the art of Walter Anderson. The exhibition features more than sixty watercolors, wood-block prints, and ceramics on loan from the Walter Anderson Museum of Art in Ocean Springs, Mississippi.

Tinsel Trail 2018

Huntsville

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

Wednesday, January 2

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.

Ice Skating Rink at The Wharf

Orange Beach

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

Jane Cassidy: The Undersea Well

Mobile

At the Mobile Museum of Art, Jane Cassidy will exhibit a contemplative installation melding sound and illumination, a fully immersive environment of projected light and music that resonates in the body and mind of the viewer.

John Augustus Walker: Artist-Designer of Mobile and Carnival

Mobile

John Augustus Walker ranks as one of the most admired Alabama artists of the early 20th Century. His diverse oeuvre includes WPA murals, delicate watercolors, and detailed paintings. Walker was for over years the parade designer of the Infant Mystics, Mobile's second oldest parading society. This exhibit explores Walker's art and life through a lavish selection of his varied works.

Let it Snow!

Gadsden

Slide on the snow slide, go sock skating and play in the snow!

Michael Olszewski: Meaning and Light

Mobile

Through fiber constructions, artist Michael Olszewski strives to visually recreate the essence of feelings and emotions that co-exist between conflicting aspects of consciousness, relationships with others and transitional life crises.

Monica . Beasley: Feminism and Magical Thinking

Mobile

Throughout her career as an artist, Mobile, AL, native Monica Beasley has explored concepts of feminism, femininity, home, marriage, family, race, and Southern culture.

Segway Ecotour

Orange Beach

Come enjoy a 2-hour guided Segway® Personal Transporter (PT) Tour through the beautiful Hugh S. Branyon Backcountry Trail in Orange Beach Alabama. Certified Segway PT Operators will begin each tour with a lesson on how to properly operate a Segway PT. Seven trails wind through six distinct ecosystems to create a nature lovers paradise.

Skating in the Park

Huntsville

Every November, the Huntsville Museum of Art constructs an ice skating rink on the back lawn in Big Spring Park (the heart of Downtown Huntsville, Alabama). Families, couples and friends are encouraged to lace up their skates and come out and experience this unique, holiday tradition in North Alabama!

The Third Poetry: The Transcendent Art of Walter Inglis Anderson

Auburn

Explore nature through the art of Walter Anderson. The exhibition features more than sixty watercolors, wood-block prints, and ceramics on loan from the Walter Anderson Museum of Art in Ocean Springs, Mississippi.

Tinsel Trail 2018

Huntsville

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

Winter Camellia and Cold Hardy Displays at Bellingrath Gardens and Home

Theodore

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

Winter Garden Walk

Theodore

Learn about the interesting winter borders and containers throughout the Gardens from Bellingrath’s Horticultural Team. The event is the first of our Winter Wednesdays series in January and February.

Thursday, January 3

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.

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.

Ice Skating Rink at The Wharf

Orange Beach

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

Jane Cassidy: The Undersea Well

Mobile

At the Mobile Museum of Art, Jane Cassidy will exhibit a contemplative installation melding sound and illumination, a fully immersive environment of projected light and music that resonates in the body and mind of the viewer.

John Augustus Walker: Artist-Designer of Mobile and Carnival

Mobile

John Augustus Walker ranks as one of the most admired Alabama artists of the early 20th Century. His diverse oeuvre includes WPA murals, delicate watercolors, and detailed paintings. Walker was for over years the parade designer of the Infant Mystics, Mobile's second oldest parading society. This exhibit explores Walker's art and life through a lavish selection of his varied works.

Let it Snow!

Gadsden

Slide on the snow slide, go sock skating and play in the snow!

Michael Olszewski: Meaning and Light

Mobile

Through fiber constructions, artist Michael Olszewski strives to visually recreate the essence of feelings and emotions that co-exist between conflicting aspects of consciousness, relationships with others and transitional life crises.

Monica . Beasley: Feminism and Magical Thinking

Mobile

Throughout her career as an artist, Mobile, AL, native Monica Beasley has explored concepts of feminism, femininity, home, marriage, family, race, and Southern culture.

Segway Ecotour

Orange Beach

Come enjoy a 2-hour guided Segway® Personal Transporter (PT) Tour through the beautiful Hugh S. Branyon Backcountry Trail in Orange Beach Alabama. Certified Segway PT Operators will begin each tour with a lesson on how to properly operate a Segway PT. Seven trails wind through six distinct ecosystems to create a nature lovers paradise.

Skating in the Park

Huntsville

Every November, the Huntsville Museum of Art constructs an ice skating rink on the back lawn in Big Spring Park (the heart of Downtown Huntsville, Alabama). Families, couples and friends are encouraged to lace up their skates and come out and experience this unique, holiday tradition in North Alabama!

The Third Poetry: The Transcendent Art of Walter Inglis Anderson

Auburn

Explore nature through the art of Walter Anderson. The exhibition features more than sixty watercolors, wood-block prints, and ceramics on loan from the Walter Anderson Museum of Art in Ocean Springs, Mississippi.

Tinsel Trail 2018

Huntsville

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

Winter Camellia and Cold Hardy Displays at Bellingrath Gardens and Home

Theodore

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

Friday, January 4

Exhibit: Alabama Bicentennial Murals

Fairhope

Eastern Shore Art Center in downtown Fairhope is hosting a special exhibit of Alabama Bicentennial Murals, painted by Fairhope artist and historian Dean Mosher.

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.

Ice Skating Rink at The Wharf

Orange Beach

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

Jane Cassidy: The Undersea Well

Mobile

At the Mobile Museum of Art, Jane Cassidy will exhibit a contemplative installation melding sound and illumination, a fully immersive environment of projected light and music that resonates in the body and mind of the viewer.

John Augustus Walker: Artist-Designer of Mobile and Carnival

Mobile

John Augustus Walker ranks as one of the most admired Alabama artists of the early 20th Century. His diverse oeuvre includes WPA murals, delicate watercolors, and detailed paintings. Walker was for over years the parade designer of the Infant Mystics, Mobile's second oldest parading society. This exhibit explores Walker's art and life through a lavish selection of his varied works.

Let it Snow!

Gadsden

Slide on the snow slide, go sock skating and play in the snow!

Michael Olszewski: Meaning and Light

Mobile

Through fiber constructions, artist Michael Olszewski strives to visually recreate the essence of feelings and emotions that co-exist between conflicting aspects of consciousness, relationships with others and transitional life crises.

Monica . Beasley: Feminism and Magical Thinking

Mobile

Throughout her career as an artist, Mobile, AL, native Monica Beasley has explored concepts of feminism, femininity, home, marriage, family, race, and Southern culture.

Segway Ecotour

Orange Beach

Come enjoy a 2-hour guided Segway® Personal Transporter (PT) Tour through the beautiful Hugh S. Branyon Backcountry Trail in Orange Beach Alabama. Certified Segway PT Operators will begin each tour with a lesson on how to properly operate a Segway PT. Seven trails wind through six distinct ecosystems to create a nature lovers paradise.

Skating in the Park

Huntsville

Every November, the Huntsville Museum of Art constructs an ice skating rink on the back lawn in Big Spring Park (the heart of Downtown Huntsville, Alabama). Families, couples and friends are encouraged to lace up their skates and come out and experience this unique, holiday tradition in North Alabama!

The Third Poetry: The Transcendent Art of Walter Inglis Anderson

Auburn

Explore nature through the art of Walter Anderson. The exhibition features more than sixty watercolors, wood-block prints, and ceramics on loan from the Walter Anderson Museum of Art in Ocean Springs, Mississippi.

Winter Camellia and Cold Hardy Displays at Bellingrath Gardens and Home

Theodore

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

Saturday, January 5

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.

Artist Market @ Lowe Mill A&E

Huntsville

Local and homegrown since 2003, each Saturday you can stroll through our vibrant hall as Flying Monkey Artist Market vendors occupy the spaces between the diverse and eclectic studios of Flying Monkey resident artists on the second floor south of historic Lowe Mill A&E. Prepare to be amused, amazed, and delighted by Tennessee valley artists and craftsmen. Free to attend!

Exhibit: Alabama Bicentennial Murals

Fairhope

Eastern Shore Art Center in downtown Fairhope is hosting a special exhibit of Alabama Bicentennial Murals, painted by Fairhope artist and historian Dean Mosher.

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.

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.

Ice Skating Rink at The Wharf

Orange Beach

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

Jane Cassidy: The Undersea Well

Mobile

At the Mobile Museum of Art, Jane Cassidy will exhibit a contemplative installation melding sound and illumination, a fully immersive environment of projected light and music that resonates in the body and mind of the viewer.

John Augustus Walker: Artist-Designer of Mobile and Carnival

Mobile

John Augustus Walker ranks as one of the most admired Alabama artists of the early 20th Century. His diverse oeuvre includes WPA murals, delicate watercolors, and detailed paintings. Walker was for over years the parade designer of the Infant Mystics, Mobile's second oldest parading society. This exhibit explores Walker's art and life through a lavish selection of his varied works.

Let it Snow!

Gadsden

Slide on the snow slide, go sock skating and play in the snow!

Michael Olszewski: Meaning and Light

Mobile

Through fiber constructions, artist Michael Olszewski strives to visually recreate the essence of feelings and emotions that co-exist between conflicting aspects of consciousness, relationships with others and transitional life crises.

Monica . Beasley: Feminism and Magical Thinking

Mobile

Throughout her career as an artist, Mobile, AL, native Monica Beasley has explored concepts of feminism, femininity, home, marriage, family, race, and Southern culture.

ROC DAY: A Community Celebration of Fiber Arts @ North Floor Classroom 2008

Huntsville

It’s KNIT IN PUBLIC, y’all! That means bring a project to work on and join us for a day of of all things fiber. Although the focus for this event is strongly on knitting and crocheting, all fiber artists, makers, and lovers, are encouraged to join. Enjoy making new friends with like minded people. The first 50 arrivals can claim a goodie bag, and we will be handing out door prizes through the event. Network with other attendees and vendors. And stick around for our fashion show where the incredible fiber artists in your community can show off the outfits they’ve made!

Segway Ecotour

Orange Beach

Come enjoy a 2-hour guided Segway® Personal Transporter (PT) Tour through the beautiful Hugh S. Branyon Backcountry Trail in Orange Beach Alabama. Certified Segway PT Operators will begin each tour with a lesson on how to properly operate a Segway PT. Seven trails wind through six distinct ecosystems to create a nature lovers paradise.

Skating in the Park

Huntsville

Every November, the Huntsville Museum of Art constructs an ice skating rink on the back lawn in Big Spring Park (the heart of Downtown Huntsville, Alabama). Families, couples and friends are encouraged to lace up their skates and come out and experience this unique, holiday tradition in North Alabama!

The Third Poetry: The Transcendent Art of Walter Inglis Anderson

Auburn

Explore nature through the art of Walter Anderson. The exhibition features more than sixty watercolors, wood-block prints, and ceramics on loan from the Walter Anderson Museum of Art in Ocean Springs, Mississippi.

Winter Camellia and Cold Hardy Displays at Bellingrath Gardens and Home

Theodore

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

Sunday, January 6

Exhibit: Alabama Bicentennial Murals

Fairhope

Eastern Shore Art Center in downtown Fairhope is hosting a special exhibit of Alabama Bicentennial Murals, painted by Fairhope artist and historian Dean Mosher.

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.

Ice Skating Rink at The Wharf

Orange Beach

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

Jane Cassidy: The Undersea Well

Mobile

At the Mobile Museum of Art, Jane Cassidy will exhibit a contemplative installation melding sound and illumination, a fully immersive environment of projected light and music that resonates in the body and mind of the viewer.

John Augustus Walker: Artist-Designer of Mobile and Carnival

Mobile

John Augustus Walker ranks as one of the most admired Alabama artists of the early 20th Century. His diverse oeuvre includes WPA murals, delicate watercolors, and detailed paintings. Walker was for over years the parade designer of the Infant Mystics, Mobile's second oldest parading society. This exhibit explores Walker's art and life through a lavish selection of his varied works.

Let it Snow!

Gadsden

Slide on the snow slide, go sock skating and play in the snow!

Michael Olszewski: Meaning and Light

Mobile

Through fiber constructions, artist Michael Olszewski strives to visually recreate the essence of feelings and emotions that co-exist between conflicting aspects of consciousness, relationships with others and transitional life crises.

Monica . Beasley: Feminism and Magical Thinking

Mobile

Throughout her career as an artist, Mobile, AL, native Monica Beasley has explored concepts of feminism, femininity, home, marriage, family, race, and Southern culture.

Old Christmas at Clay Hill

Brundidge

Old Christmas at Clay Hill is celebrated on January 6, each year at historic Clay Hill Church in rural Pike County.

Segway Ecotour

Orange Beach

Come enjoy a 2-hour guided Segway® Personal Transporter (PT) Tour through the beautiful Hugh S. Branyon Backcountry Trail in Orange Beach Alabama. Certified Segway PT Operators will begin each tour with a lesson on how to properly operate a Segway PT. Seven trails wind through six distinct ecosystems to create a nature lovers paradise.

Skating in the Park

Huntsville

Every November, the Huntsville Museum of Art constructs an ice skating rink on the back lawn in Big Spring Park (the heart of Downtown Huntsville, Alabama). Families, couples and friends are encouraged to lace up their skates and come out and experience this unique, holiday tradition in North Alabama!

The Third Poetry: The Transcendent Art of Walter Inglis Anderson

Auburn

Explore nature through the art of Walter Anderson. The exhibition features more than sixty watercolors, wood-block prints, and ceramics on loan from the Walter Anderson Museum of Art in Ocean Springs, Mississippi.

Winter Camellia and Cold Hardy Displays at Bellingrath Gardens and Home

Theodore

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

Monday, January 7

Exhibit: Alabama Bicentennial Murals

Fairhope

Eastern Shore Art Center in downtown Fairhope is hosting a special exhibit of Alabama Bicentennial Murals, painted by Fairhope artist and historian Dean Mosher.

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.

Ice Skating Rink at The Wharf

Orange Beach

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

In Recollection of Revelry and Grandeur Past: Carnival Courts of 1969 and 1994

Mobile

Every year, The Mobile Carnival Museum celebrates the people and art objects of the Mobile Carnival Association's 25th and 50th Anniversary Courts. Revel in a elaborate display of royal trains, crowns, and memorabilia. The stories of the people and designers behind the glittering array rival the objects themselves.

Jane Cassidy: The Undersea Well

Mobile

At the Mobile Museum of Art, Jane Cassidy will exhibit a contemplative installation melding sound and illumination, a fully immersive environment of projected light and music that resonates in the body and mind of the viewer.

John Augustus Walker: Artist-Designer of Mobile and Carnival

Mobile

John Augustus Walker ranks as one of the most admired Alabama artists of the early 20th Century. His diverse oeuvre includes WPA murals, delicate watercolors, and detailed paintings. Walker was for over years the parade designer of the Infant Mystics, Mobile's second oldest parading society. This exhibit explores Walker's art and life through a lavish selection of his varied works.

Let it Snow!

Gadsden

Slide on the snow slide, go sock skating and play in the snow!

Michael Olszewski: Meaning and Light

Mobile

Through fiber constructions, artist Michael Olszewski strives to visually recreate the essence of feelings and emotions that co-exist between conflicting aspects of consciousness, relationships with others and transitional life crises.

Monica . Beasley: Feminism and Magical Thinking

Mobile

Throughout her career as an artist, Mobile, AL, native Monica Beasley has explored concepts of feminism, femininity, home, marriage, family, race, and Southern culture.

Segway Ecotour

Orange Beach

Come enjoy a 2-hour guided Segway® Personal Transporter (PT) Tour through the beautiful Hugh S. Branyon Backcountry Trail in Orange Beach Alabama. Certified Segway PT Operators will begin each tour with a lesson on how to properly operate a Segway PT. Seven trails wind through six distinct ecosystems to create a nature lovers paradise.

The Third Poetry: The Transcendent Art of Walter Inglis Anderson

Auburn

Explore nature through the art of Walter Anderson. The exhibition features more than sixty watercolors, wood-block prints, and ceramics on loan from the Walter Anderson Museum of Art in Ocean Springs, Mississippi.

Winter Camellia and Cold Hardy Displays at Bellingrath Gardens and Home

Theodore

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

Tuesday, January 8

Exhibit: Alabama Bicentennial Murals

Fairhope

Eastern Shore Art Center in downtown Fairhope is hosting a special exhibit of Alabama Bicentennial Murals, painted by Fairhope artist and historian Dean Mosher.

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.

Ice Skating Rink at The Wharf

Orange Beach

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

In Recollection of Revelry and Grandeur Past: Carnival Courts of 1969 and 1994

Mobile

Every year, The Mobile Carnival Museum celebrates the people and art objects of the Mobile Carnival Association's 25th and 50th Anniversary Courts. Revel in a elaborate display of royal trains, crowns, and memorabilia. The stories of the people and designers behind the glittering array rival the objects themselves.

Jane Cassidy: The Undersea Well

Mobile

At the Mobile Museum of Art, Jane Cassidy will exhibit a contemplative installation melding sound and illumination, a fully immersive environment of projected light and music that resonates in the body and mind of the viewer.

John Augustus Walker: Artist-Designer of Mobile and Carnival

Mobile

John Augustus Walker ranks as one of the most admired Alabama artists of the early 20th Century. His diverse oeuvre includes WPA murals, delicate watercolors, and detailed paintings. Walker was for over years the parade designer of the Infant Mystics, Mobile's second oldest parading society. This exhibit explores Walker's art and life through a lavish selection of his varied works.

Let it Snow!

Gadsden

Slide on the snow slide, go sock skating and play in the snow!

Michael Olszewski: Meaning and Light

Mobile

Through fiber constructions, artist Michael Olszewski strives to visually recreate the essence of feelings and emotions that co-exist between conflicting aspects of consciousness, relationships with others and transitional life crises.

Monica . Beasley: Feminism and Magical Thinking

Mobile

Throughout her career as an artist, Mobile, AL, native Monica Beasley has explored concepts of feminism, femininity, home, marriage, family, race, and Southern culture.

Segway Ecotour

Orange Beach

Come enjoy a 2-hour guided Segway® Personal Transporter (PT) Tour through the beautiful Hugh S. Branyon Backcountry Trail in Orange Beach Alabama. Certified Segway PT Operators will begin each tour with a lesson on how to properly operate a Segway PT. Seven trails wind through six distinct ecosystems to create a nature lovers paradise.

The Third Poetry: The Transcendent Art of Walter Inglis Anderson

Auburn

Explore nature through the art of Walter Anderson. The exhibition features more than sixty watercolors, wood-block prints, and ceramics on loan from the Walter Anderson Museum of Art in Ocean Springs, Mississippi.

Visit Foley Coffee

Foley

Jan 8, Foley. Visit Foley Coffee 251-943-1300. www.visitfoley.org. Free. Foley Civic Center--Free coffee and doughnuts. Enjoy a walk through Foley and a treasure hunt for free gifts. 9 a.m.-noon. .

Winter Camellia and Cold Hardy Displays at Bellingrath Gardens and Home

Theodore

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