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Today, July 21

"Cinderella - The Musical" Coming This Summer!

Mobile

This summer, The Playhouse-in-the-Park presents their original musical "Cinderella - The Musical."  Enchanting special effects bring this beloved fairy tale to life in a colorful, rags-to-riches romp perfect for the whole family! "Cinderella - The Musical" will run from July 20 through August 12, 2018 on Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 pm and Sundays at 2:30 pm. Tickets are $16 for adults and $14 for children, students and seniors. Reservations are recommended; please call 251-602-0630 for details.

77th Annual National Watercolor Society Exhibition

Auburn

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

84th Annual Alabama Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo

Dauphin Island

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

Alabama Wildlife Center's Baby Bird Season

Pelham

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

Animal Enrichment Day

Montgomery

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

Art of the Dish Exhibit at Belle Mont Mansion

Tuscumbia

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

Artist Talk with Chad Moore

Huntsville

Lowe Mill A&E invites patrons and art lovers to join us for an Artist Talk with Chad Moore. He will discuss his photography series to guests who will learn and have a chance to purchase his work.

Athens Cruise In on the Square

Athens

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

Berman Museum's Vintage Bazaar

Anniston

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

Bye Bye Birdie

Pelham

A family-friendly musical treat!

Celebrate America Summer program

Montevallo

Celebrate America with red, white and blue family fun!

Children's Studio: Theater Workshop

Mobile

Designed for ages 8-12, a mask making activity begins at 10 a.m. Then we’ll walk across the street at 11:15 a.m. to Playhouse in the Park for an onstage, theatrical project. Students will be picked up at 12:15 p.m. at the MMofA Education entrance.

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.

Float Your Boat Summer Festival

Pinson

The Friends of Turkey Creek Nature Preserve are pleased to announce that the ninth annual Float Your Boat Festival will be held on Saturday, July 21, 2018.

Friends Helping Friends Concert

Athens

The Flashbacks Show Band will be in concert on Saturday July 21, 2018. Special guests will be Limestone Creek.

Lake Martin Championship Cornhole Tournament

Dadeville

3rd Annual Lake Martin Championship Cornhole Tournament

Linda Mitchell and Mary Anne Mitchell's Works on Exhibition

Gadsden

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

Mamma Mia!

Birmingham

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

OWA Summer Celebration

Foley

Party with The Park at OWA in Foley, AL for its Summer Celebration! Live concert, fireworks and much more on July 21, 2018.

Once Upon a Mattress Performance

Tuscaloosa

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

Out of the Box: A Juried Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition

Auburn

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

Prattville/Autauga Farmers Market

Prattville

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

Purdy Butterfly House Open

Huntsville

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

Saddle Up for St. Jude

Tuscumbia

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

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.

Starstruck

Montgomery

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

Super Shark Saturday at CHOM!

Tuscaloosa

Super Shark Saturday at CHOM! Saturday July 21, 2018 9 am - 4:30 pm How big is an actual Great White Shark? Make your own pet shark! Play Feed the Shark! -Play Shark BINGO! Listen to Shark Tales!

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..

W.C. Handy Music Festival

Florence

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

Yoga in the Gallery

Huntsville

Under the instruction of Casey Bakula, all levels are welcome for this fun and energizing Saturday morning flow. This is a strong practice where you’ll move through poses, at an upbeat pace, designed to strengthen and rejuvenate both body and mind. Come re-energize for your weekend all while surrounded by the beautiful works in our North Floor Gallery.

Tomorrow, July 22

"Cinderella - The Musical" Coming This Summer!

Mobile

This summer, The Playhouse-in-the-Park presents their original musical "Cinderella - The Musical."  Enchanting special effects bring this beloved fairy tale to life in a colorful, rags-to-riches romp perfect for the whole family! "Cinderella - The Musical" will run from July 20 through August 12, 2018 on Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 pm and Sundays at 2:30 pm. Tickets are $16 for adults and $14 for children, students and seniors. Reservations are recommended; please call 251-602-0630 for details.

77th Annual National Watercolor Society Exhibition

Auburn

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

84th Annual Alabama Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo

Dauphin Island

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

Alabama Wildlife Center's Baby Bird Season

Pelham

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

Art of the Dish Exhibit at Belle Mont Mansion

Tuscumbia

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

ArtWorks, TVMA member artists work

Tuscumbia

ArtWorks, TVMA member artists work

Athens Cruise In on the Square

Athens

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

Berman Museum's Vintage Bazaar

Anniston

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

Bye Bye Birdie

Pelham

A family-friendly musical treat!

Celebrate America Summer program

Montevallo

Celebrate America with red, white and blue family fun!

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.

Linda Mitchell and Mary Anne Mitchell's Works on Exhibition

Gadsden

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

Mamma Mia!

Birmingham

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

Once Upon a Mattress Performance

Tuscaloosa

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

Out of the Box: A Juried Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition

Auburn

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

Prattville/Autauga Farmers Market

Prattville

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

Purdy Butterfly House Open

Huntsville

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

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.

Starstruck

Montgomery

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

W.C. Handy Music Festival

Florence

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

Monday, July 23

"Cinderella - The Musical" Coming This Summer!

Mobile

This summer, The Playhouse-in-the-Park presents their original musical "Cinderella - The Musical."  Enchanting special effects bring this beloved fairy tale to life in a colorful, rags-to-riches romp perfect for the whole family! "Cinderella - The Musical" will run from July 20 through August 12, 2018 on Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 pm and Sundays at 2:30 pm. Tickets are $16 for adults and $14 for children, students and seniors. Reservations are recommended; please call 251-602-0630 for details.

77th Annual National Watercolor Society Exhibition

Auburn

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

Advanced Rappelling Class

Fort Payne

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

Alabama Wildlife Center Summer Camp for 1st-6th Graders

Pelham

One week Summer Camp at the Alabama Wildlife Center for children who love animals, being outdoors surrounded by nature, are a future wildlife biologist or veterinarian. For students entering 1st-6th grade.

Alabama Wildlife Center's Baby Bird Season

Pelham

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

Art of the Dish Exhibit at Belle Mont Mansion

Tuscumbia

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

ArtWorks, TVMA member artists work

Tuscumbia

ArtWorks, TVMA member artists work

Athens Cruise In on the Square

Athens

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

Berman Museum's Vintage Bazaar

Anniston

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

Celebrate America Summer program

Montevallo

Celebrate America with red, white and blue family fun!

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 State Park Shark Week

Gulf Shores

Join us for a full week of games, activities and education all about sharks. $3 per person per day for all activities and pier sightseeing.

Jazz Jambalaya "Summer Jam"

Mobile

Rick Hirsch, along with a quartet of Gulf Coast "A-Team" players, showcase the jazzy side of the world-famous, homegrown guitarist at MOJO's Jazz Jambalaya "Summer Jam".

Linda Mitchell and Mary Anne Mitchell's Works on Exhibition

Gadsden

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

Mamma Mia!

Birmingham

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

Out of the Box: A Juried Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition

Auburn

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

Prattville/Autauga Farmers Market

Prattville

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

Purdy Butterfly House Open

Huntsville

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

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.

Starstruck

Montgomery

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

W.C. Handy Music Festival

Florence

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

Tuesday, July 24

"Cinderella - The Musical" Coming This Summer!

Mobile

This summer, The Playhouse-in-the-Park presents their original musical "Cinderella - The Musical."  Enchanting special effects bring this beloved fairy tale to life in a colorful, rags-to-riches romp perfect for the whole family! "Cinderella - The Musical" will run from July 20 through August 12, 2018 on Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 pm and Sundays at 2:30 pm. Tickets are $16 for adults and $14 for children, students and seniors. Reservations are recommended; please call 251-602-0630 for details.

77th Annual National Watercolor Society Exhibition

Auburn

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

Alabama Wildlife Center Summer Camp for 1st-6th Graders

Pelham

One week Summer Camp at the Alabama Wildlife Center for children who love animals, being outdoors surrounded by nature, are a future wildlife biologist or veterinarian. For students entering 1st-6th grade.

Alabama Wildlife Center's Baby Bird Season

Pelham

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

Art of the Dish Exhibit at Belle Mont Mansion

Tuscumbia

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

ArtWorks, TVMA member artists work

Tuscumbia

ArtWorks, TVMA member artists work

Athens Cruise In on the Square

Athens

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

Berman Museum's Vintage Bazaar

Anniston

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

Celebrate America Summer program

Montevallo

Celebrate America with red, white and blue family fun!

Creekwalk Concert featuring OTI

Prattville

Join us for four free concerts this summer on the Creekwalk! Bring your lawn chairs or blankets and enjoy a concert as the sun sets over Autauga Creek. Local shops and eateries will be open along with vendors on site. These concerts are free, family-friendly, and open to the public. For more information, contact the Special Events Office at (334) 595-0854 or visit www.prattvilleal.gov.

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 State Park Shark Week

Gulf Shores

Join us for a full week of games, activities and education all about sharks. $3 per person per day for all activities and pier sightseeing.

Linda Mitchell and Mary Anne Mitchell's Works on Exhibition

Gadsden

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

Mamma Mia!

Birmingham

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

Out of the Box: A Juried Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition

Auburn

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

Prattville/Autauga Farmers Market

Prattville

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

Purdy Butterfly House Open

Huntsville

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

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.

Starstruck

Montgomery

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

W.C. Handy Music Festival

Florence

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

Wednesday, July 25

"Cinderella - The Musical" Coming This Summer!

Mobile

This summer, The Playhouse-in-the-Park presents their original musical "Cinderella - The Musical."  Enchanting special effects bring this beloved fairy tale to life in a colorful, rags-to-riches romp perfect for the whole family! "Cinderella - The Musical" will run from July 20 through August 12, 2018 on Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 pm and Sundays at 2:30 pm. Tickets are $16 for adults and $14 for children, students and seniors. Reservations are recommended; please call 251-602-0630 for details.

77th Annual National Watercolor Society Exhibition

Auburn

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

Alabama Wildlife Center Summer Camp for 1st-6th Graders

Pelham

One week Summer Camp at the Alabama Wildlife Center for children who love animals, being outdoors surrounded by nature, are a future wildlife biologist or veterinarian. For students entering 1st-6th grade.

Alabama Wildlife Center's Baby Bird Season

Pelham

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

ArtWorks, TVMA member artists work

Tuscumbia

ArtWorks, TVMA member artists work

Athens Cruise In on the Square

Athens

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

Berman Museum's Vintage Bazaar

Anniston

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

Celebrate America Summer program

Montevallo

Celebrate America with red, white and blue family fun!

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 State Park Shark Week

Gulf Shores

Join us for a full week of games, activities and education all about sharks. $3 per person per day for all activities and pier sightseeing.

Linda Mitchell and Mary Anne Mitchell's Works on Exhibition

Gadsden

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

Mamma Mia!

Birmingham

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

Out of the Box: A Juried Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition

Auburn

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

Prattville/Autauga Farmers Market

Prattville

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

Purdy Butterfly House Open

Huntsville

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

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.

Starstruck

Montgomery

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

W.C. Handy Music Festival

Florence

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

Thursday, July 26

"Cinderella - The Musical" Coming This Summer!

Mobile

This summer, The Playhouse-in-the-Park presents their original musical "Cinderella - The Musical."  Enchanting special effects bring this beloved fairy tale to life in a colorful, rags-to-riches romp perfect for the whole family! "Cinderella - The Musical" will run from July 20 through August 12, 2018 on Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 pm and Sundays at 2:30 pm. Tickets are $16 for adults and $14 for children, students and seniors. Reservations are recommended; please call 251-602-0630 for details.

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

Union Springs

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

77th Annual National Watercolor Society Exhibition

Auburn

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

Alabama Wildlife Center Summer Camp for 1st-6th Graders

Pelham

One week Summer Camp at the Alabama Wildlife Center for children who love animals, being outdoors surrounded by nature, are a future wildlife biologist or veterinarian. For students entering 1st-6th grade.

Alabama Wildlife Center's Baby Bird Season

Pelham

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

ArtWorks, TVMA member artists work

Tuscumbia

ArtWorks, TVMA member artists work

Athens Cruise In on the Square

Athens

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

Berman Museum's Vintage Bazaar

Anniston

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

Celebrate America Summer program

Montevallo

Celebrate America with red, white and blue family fun!

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 State Park Shark Week

Gulf Shores

Join us for a full week of games, activities and education all about sharks. $3 per person per day for all activities and pier sightseeing.

Hairspray Jr.

Birmingham

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

Linda Mitchell and Mary Anne Mitchell's Works on Exhibition

Gadsden

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

Mamma Mia!

Birmingham

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

Opening Reception for art:WORK

Mobile

MMofA, in partnership with Bay Area Art Educators, is pleased to present art:WORK, a juried exhibition by local art educators.

Out of the Box: A Juried Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition

Auburn

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

Prattville/Autauga Farmers Market

Prattville

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

Purdy Butterfly House Open

Huntsville

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

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.

Starstruck

Montgomery

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

The Secret Garden

Prattville

Way Off Broadway Theatre’s production of The Secret Garden will be presented three consecutive weekends July 26 through August 12. This musical is a family favorite and is suitable for all ages. The Secret Garden is based on the novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett, music and lyrics by Marsha Norman, music by Lucy Simon and presented through special arrangement with Samuel French. Tickets are $12 in advance and $14 at the door (if available) and can purchased by calling the Special Events Office at (334) 595-0854 or online at cc.prattvilleal.gov.

W.C. Handy Music Festival

Florence

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

Friday, July 27

"Cinderella - The Musical" Coming This Summer!

Mobile

This summer, The Playhouse-in-the-Park presents their original musical "Cinderella - The Musical."  Enchanting special effects bring this beloved fairy tale to life in a colorful, rags-to-riches romp perfect for the whole family! "Cinderella - The Musical" will run from July 20 through August 12, 2018 on Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 pm and Sundays at 2:30 pm. Tickets are $16 for adults and $14 for children, students and seniors. Reservations are recommended; please call 251-602-0630 for details.

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

Union Springs

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

77th Annual National Watercolor Society Exhibition

Auburn

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

Alabama Championship Tractor & Truck Pull

Athens

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

Alabama Wildlife Center Summer Camp for 1st-6th Graders

Pelham

One week Summer Camp at the Alabama Wildlife Center for children who love animals, being outdoors surrounded by nature, are a future wildlife biologist or veterinarian. For students entering 1st-6th grade.

Alabama Wildlife Center's Baby Bird Season

Pelham

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

ArtWorks, TVMA member artists work

Tuscumbia

ArtWorks, TVMA member artists work

Athens Cruise In on the Square

Athens

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

Berman Museum's Vintage Bazaar

Anniston

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

Celebrate America Summer program

Montevallo

Celebrate America with red, white and blue family fun!

Cotton Pickin' BBQ Cook-Off

Hartselle

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

Epic Comedy Hour

Huntsville

Join us every fourth Friday for Epic Comedy Hour! Every month we bring an unbelievable lineup of comedians from all over the country! Located in the Flying Monkey Arts theatre, located on the second floor south building at Lowe Mill ARTS & Entertainment.

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 State Park Shark Week

Gulf Shores

Join us for a full week of games, activities and education all about sharks. $3 per person per day for all activities and pier sightseeing.

Hairspray Jr.

Birmingham

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

Linda Mitchell and Mary Anne Mitchell's Works on Exhibition

Gadsden

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

Mamma Mia!

Birmingham

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

Mary Poppins JR.

Birmingham

Based on one of the most popular Disney movies of all time and the Broadway musical that played for over 2,500 performances and received multiple Olivier and Tony Awards nominations, Disney and Cameron Mackintosh’s Mary Poppins is capturing hearts in a whole new way: as a practically perfect Broadway Junior musical!

Out of the Box: A Juried Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition

Auburn

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

Prattville/Autauga Farmers Market

Prattville

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

Purdy Butterfly House Open

Huntsville

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

Rolling On The River

Rogersville

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

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.

Starstruck

Montgomery

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

The Secret Garden

Prattville

Way Off Broadway Theatre’s production of The Secret Garden will be presented three consecutive weekends July 26 through August 12. This musical is a family favorite and is suitable for all ages. The Secret Garden is based on the novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett, music and lyrics by Marsha Norman, music by Lucy Simon and presented through special arrangement with Samuel French. Tickets are $12 in advance and $14 at the door (if available) and can purchased by calling the Special Events Office at (334) 595-0854 or online at cc.prattvilleal.gov.

W.C. Handy Music Festival

Florence

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

Saturday, July 28

"Cinderella - The Musical" Coming This Summer!

Mobile

This summer, The Playhouse-in-the-Park presents their original musical "Cinderella - The Musical."  Enchanting special effects bring this beloved fairy tale to life in a colorful, rags-to-riches romp perfect for the whole family! "Cinderella - The Musical" will run from July 20 through August 12, 2018 on Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 pm and Sundays at 2:30 pm. Tickets are $16 for adults and $14 for children, students and seniors. Reservations are recommended; please call 251-602-0630 for details.

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

Union Springs

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

77th Annual National Watercolor Society Exhibition

Auburn

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

Alabama Championship Tractor & Truck Pull

Athens

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

Alabama Wildlife Center's Baby Bird Season

Pelham

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

ArtWorks, TVMA member artists work

Tuscumbia

ArtWorks, TVMA member artists work

Artist Talk with Beth Meadows

Huntsville

Join us to meet artist Beth Meadows and hear her talk about her First Floor Gallery exhibit, Good Packaging. The event is free to attend. Beth will talk about her work and her process as well as answer questions.

Athens Cruise In on the Square

Athens

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

Auburn Wing Fest 2018

Auburn

The Auburn Wing Fest is just that, a wing festival featuring the area’s restaurants with the best wings, along with live entertainment, bar service, games, giveaways and other vendors.

Berman Museum's Vintage Bazaar

Anniston

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

Celebrate America Summer program

Montevallo

Celebrate America with red, white and blue family fun!

Chilton County Arts Festival

Clanton

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

Clay Walker at Wind Creek Atmore

Atmore

Clay Walker at Wind Creek Casino & Hotel Atmore on July 28th

Corbin Farms Winery Grand Re-Opening

Calera

Grand Re-Opening Celebration!

Cotton Pickin' BBQ Cook-Off

Hartselle

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

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.

Hairspray Jr.

Birmingham

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

Hogwarts Day at CHOM!

Tuscaloosa

Hogwarts Day at CHOM! Saturday July 28, 2018 9 am - 4:30 pm

Linda Mitchell and Mary Anne Mitchell's Works on Exhibition

Gadsden

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

Mamma Mia!

Birmingham

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

Mary Poppins JR.

Birmingham

Based on one of the most popular Disney movies of all time and the Broadway musical that played for over 2,500 performances and received multiple Olivier and Tony Awards nominations, Disney and Cameron Mackintosh’s Mary Poppins is capturing hearts in a whole new way: as a practically perfect Broadway Junior musical!

Music at the Mansion

Tuscumbia

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

Out of the Box: A Juried Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition

Auburn

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

Prattville/Autauga Farmers Market

Prattville

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

Purdy Butterfly House Open

Huntsville

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

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.

Starstruck

Montgomery

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

The Band Steele Headlining The Spring Valley Firefighters Rodeo

Muscle Shoals

The Band Steele will be headlining The Spring Valley Firefighters Rodeo Saturday, July 28 at 9:30.

The Secret Garden

Prattville

Way Off Broadway Theatre’s production of The Secret Garden will be presented three consecutive weekends July 26 through August 12. This musical is a family favorite and is suitable for all ages. The Secret Garden is based on the novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett, music and lyrics by Marsha Norman, music by Lucy Simon and presented through special arrangement with Samuel French. Tickets are $12 in advance and $14 at the door (if available) and can purchased by calling the Special Events Office at (334) 595-0854 or online at cc.prattvilleal.gov.

Vina July Fest

Vina

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

W.C. Handy Music Festival

Florence

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

Sunday, July 29

"Cinderella - The Musical" Coming This Summer!

Mobile

This summer, The Playhouse-in-the-Park presents their original musical "Cinderella - The Musical."  Enchanting special effects bring this beloved fairy tale to life in a colorful, rags-to-riches romp perfect for the whole family! "Cinderella - The Musical" will run from July 20 through August 12, 2018 on Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 pm and Sundays at 2:30 pm. Tickets are $16 for adults and $14 for children, students and seniors. Reservations are recommended; please call 251-602-0630 for details.

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

Union Springs

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

77th Annual National Watercolor Society Exhibition

Auburn

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

Alabama Wildlife Center's Baby Bird Season

Pelham

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

ArtWorks, TVMA member artists work

Tuscumbia

ArtWorks, TVMA member artists work

Athens Cruise In on the Square

Athens

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

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.

Hairspray Jr.

Birmingham

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

Linda Mitchell and Mary Anne Mitchell's Works on Exhibition

Gadsden

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

Mamma Mia!

Birmingham

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

Mary Poppins JR.

Birmingham

Based on one of the most popular Disney movies of all time and the Broadway musical that played for over 2,500 performances and received multiple Olivier and Tony Awards nominations, Disney and Cameron Mackintosh’s Mary Poppins is capturing hearts in a whole new way: as a practically perfect Broadway Junior musical!

Out of the Box: A Juried Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition

Auburn

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

Prattville/Autauga Farmers Market

Prattville

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

Purdy Butterfly House Open

Huntsville

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

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.

Starstruck

Montgomery

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

The Secret Garden

Prattville

Way Off Broadway Theatre’s production of The Secret Garden will be presented three consecutive weekends July 26 through August 12. This musical is a family favorite and is suitable for all ages. The Secret Garden is based on the novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett, music and lyrics by Marsha Norman, music by Lucy Simon and presented through special arrangement with Samuel French. Tickets are $12 in advance and $14 at the door (if available) and can purchased by calling the Special Events Office at (334) 595-0854 or online at cc.prattvilleal.gov.

W.C. Handy Music Festival

Florence

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

Monday, July 30

"Cinderella - The Musical" Coming This Summer!

Mobile

This summer, The Playhouse-in-the-Park presents their original musical "Cinderella - The Musical."  Enchanting special effects bring this beloved fairy tale to life in a colorful, rags-to-riches romp perfect for the whole family! "Cinderella - The Musical" will run from July 20 through August 12, 2018 on Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 pm and Sundays at 2:30 pm. Tickets are $16 for adults and $14 for children, students and seniors. Reservations are recommended; please call 251-602-0630 for details.

Alabama Wildlife Center's Baby Bird Season

Pelham

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

ArtWorks, TVMA member artists work

Tuscumbia

ArtWorks, TVMA member artists work

Athens Cruise In on the Square

Athens

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

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.

Hairspray Jr.

Birmingham

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

Linda Mitchell and Mary Anne Mitchell's Works on Exhibition

Gadsden

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

Mamma Mia!

Birmingham

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

Out of the Box: A Juried Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition

Auburn

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

Prattville/Autauga Farmers Market

Prattville

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

Purdy Butterfly House Open

Huntsville

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

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.

Starstruck

Montgomery

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

The Secret Garden

Prattville

Way Off Broadway Theatre’s production of The Secret Garden will be presented three consecutive weekends July 26 through August 12. This musical is a family favorite and is suitable for all ages. The Secret Garden is based on the novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett, music and lyrics by Marsha Norman, music by Lucy Simon and presented through special arrangement with Samuel French. Tickets are $12 in advance and $14 at the door (if available) and can purchased by calling the Special Events Office at (334) 595-0854 or online at cc.prattvilleal.gov.

Tuesday, July 31

"Cinderella - The Musical" Coming This Summer!

Mobile

This summer, The Playhouse-in-the-Park presents their original musical "Cinderella - The Musical."  Enchanting special effects bring this beloved fairy tale to life in a colorful, rags-to-riches romp perfect for the whole family! "Cinderella - The Musical" will run from July 20 through August 12, 2018 on Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 pm and Sundays at 2:30 pm. Tickets are $16 for adults and $14 for children, students and seniors. Reservations are recommended; please call 251-602-0630 for details.

Alabama Wildlife Center's Baby Bird Season

Pelham

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

ArtWorks, TVMA member artists work

Tuscumbia

ArtWorks, TVMA member artists work

Athens Cruise In on the Square

Athens

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

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.

Hairspray Jr.

Birmingham

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

Linda Mitchell and Mary Anne Mitchell's Works on Exhibition

Gadsden

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

Mamma Mia!

Birmingham

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

Out of the Box: A Juried Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition

Auburn

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

Prattville/Autauga Farmers Market

Prattville

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

Purdy Butterfly House Open

Huntsville

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

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.

Starstruck

Montgomery

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

The Secret Garden

Prattville

Way Off Broadway Theatre’s production of The Secret Garden will be presented three consecutive weekends July 26 through August 12. This musical is a family favorite and is suitable for all ages. The Secret Garden is based on the novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett, music and lyrics by Marsha Norman, music by Lucy Simon and presented through special arrangement with Samuel French. Tickets are $12 in advance and $14 at the door (if available) and can purchased by calling the Special Events Office at (334) 595-0854 or online at cc.prattvilleal.gov.

Wednesday, August 1

"Cinderella - The Musical" Coming This Summer!

Mobile

This summer, The Playhouse-in-the-Park presents their original musical "Cinderella - The Musical."  Enchanting special effects bring this beloved fairy tale to life in a colorful, rags-to-riches romp perfect for the whole family! "Cinderella - The Musical" will run from July 20 through August 12, 2018 on Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 pm and Sundays at 2:30 pm. Tickets are $16 for adults and $14 for children, students and seniors. Reservations are recommended; please call 251-602-0630 for details.

Alabama Wildlife Center's Baby Bird Season

Pelham

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

ArtWorks, TVMA member artists work

Tuscumbia

ArtWorks, TVMA member artists work

Athens Cruise In on the Square

Athens

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

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.

Hairspray Jr.

Birmingham

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

Linda Mitchell and Mary Anne Mitchell's Works on Exhibition

Gadsden

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

Mamma Mia!

Birmingham

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

Music on the Mountain Festival

Rainsville

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

Out of the Box: A Juried Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition

Auburn

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

Prattville/Autauga Farmers Market

Prattville

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

Purdy Butterfly House Open

Huntsville

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

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.

Starstruck

Montgomery

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

The Secret Garden

Prattville

Way Off Broadway Theatre’s production of The Secret Garden will be presented three consecutive weekends July 26 through August 12. This musical is a family favorite and is suitable for all ages. The Secret Garden is based on the novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett, music and lyrics by Marsha Norman, music by Lucy Simon and presented through special arrangement with Samuel French. Tickets are $12 in advance and $14 at the door (if available) and can purchased by calling the Special Events Office at (334) 595-0854 or online at cc.prattvilleal.gov.

Thursday, August 2

"Cinderella - The Musical" Coming This Summer!

Mobile

This summer, The Playhouse-in-the-Park presents their original musical "Cinderella - The Musical."  Enchanting special effects bring this beloved fairy tale to life in a colorful, rags-to-riches romp perfect for the whole family! "Cinderella - The Musical" will run from July 20 through August 12, 2018 on Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 pm and Sundays at 2:30 pm. Tickets are $16 for adults and $14 for children, students and seniors. Reservations are recommended; please call 251-602-0630 for details.

2018 World's Longest Yard Sale

Gadsden

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

31st Annual Worlds Longest Yard Sale

Fort Payne

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

Alabama Wildlife Center's Baby Bird Season

Pelham

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

Art Night - August 2nd

Northport

Art exhibit openings, live music, food trucks, local pop-up shops, open artists' studios and demonstrations--It's all at Kentuck's Art Night, a free event offered on the 1st Thursday of every month.

Art Talk: Charles Headdress and Dr. Ken Ryan

Mobile

In conjunction with NATIVE AMERICAN ART: From the Collection, Vice Chairman of Fort Peck Tribes Charles Headdress is traveling from Montana to speak on a very personal item: his grandmother’s quilt.

ArtWorks, TVMA member artists work

Tuscumbia

ArtWorks, TVMA member artists work

Athens Cruise In on the Square

Athens

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

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.

Hairspray Jr.

Birmingham

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

Linda Mitchell and Mary Anne Mitchell's Works on Exhibition

Gadsden

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

Mamma Mia!

Birmingham

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

Music on the Mountain Festival

Rainsville

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

Out of the Box: A Juried Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition

Auburn

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

Prattville/Autauga Farmers Market

Prattville

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

Purdy Butterfly House Open

Huntsville

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

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.

Starstruck

Montgomery

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

The Secret Garden

Prattville

Way Off Broadway Theatre’s production of The Secret Garden will be presented three consecutive weekends July 26 through August 12. This musical is a family favorite and is suitable for all ages. The Secret Garden is based on the novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett, music and lyrics by Marsha Norman, music by Lucy Simon and presented through special arrangement with Samuel French. Tickets are $12 in advance and $14 at the door (if available) and can purchased by calling the Special Events Office at (334) 595-0854 or online at cc.prattvilleal.gov.

Worlds Longest Yard Sale

Fort Payne

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

Friday, August 3

"Cinderella - The Musical" Coming This Summer!

Mobile

This summer, The Playhouse-in-the-Park presents their original musical "Cinderella - The Musical."  Enchanting special effects bring this beloved fairy tale to life in a colorful, rags-to-riches romp perfect for the whole family! "Cinderella - The Musical" will run from July 20 through August 12, 2018 on Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 pm and Sundays at 2:30 pm. Tickets are $16 for adults and $14 for children, students and seniors. Reservations are recommended; please call 251-602-0630 for details.

2018 World's Longest Yard Sale

Gadsden

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

31st Annual Worlds Longest Yard Sale

Fort Payne

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

Alabama Wildlife Center's Baby Bird Season

Pelham

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

Ardmore Police Reserve Rodeo

Ardmore

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

Art After Hours

Huntsville

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

ArtWorks, TVMA member artists work

Tuscumbia

ArtWorks, TVMA member artists work

Athens Cruise In on the Square

Athens

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

August First Friday

Gadsden

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

Chirps and Chips

Birmingham

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

First Fridays Bicentennial Kick-Off

Florence

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

First Fridays Florence

Florence

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

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.

Hairspray Jr.

Birmingham

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

Linda Mitchell and Mary Anne Mitchell's Works on Exhibition

Gadsden

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

Mamma Mia!

Birmingham

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

Music on the Mountain Festival

Rainsville

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

Out of the Box: A Juried Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition

Auburn

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

Piney Chapel American Farm Heritage Days

Athens

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

Prattville/Autauga Farmers Market

Prattville

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

Purdy Butterfly House Open

Huntsville

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

Secret Stages Music Festival

Birmingham

Secret Stages is a two-day walking music festival that takes place in Birmingham, AL on the first weekend of August. For two nights a diverse group of music enthusiasts are treated to around 60 bands performing on the stages of neighborhood establishments.

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.

Starstruck

Montgomery

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

The Secret Garden

Prattville

Way Off Broadway Theatre’s production of The Secret Garden will be presented three consecutive weekends July 26 through August 12. This musical is a family favorite and is suitable for all ages. The Secret Garden is based on the novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett, music and lyrics by Marsha Norman, music by Lucy Simon and presented through special arrangement with Samuel French. Tickets are $12 in advance and $14 at the door (if available) and can purchased by calling the Special Events Office at (334) 595-0854 or online at cc.prattvilleal.gov.

Worlds Longest Yard Sale

Fort Payne

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

Saturday, August 4

"Cinderella - The Musical" Coming This Summer!

Mobile

This summer, The Playhouse-in-the-Park presents their original musical "Cinderella - The Musical."  Enchanting special effects bring this beloved fairy tale to life in a colorful, rags-to-riches romp perfect for the whole family! "Cinderella - The Musical" will run from July 20 through August 12, 2018 on Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 pm and Sundays at 2:30 pm. Tickets are $16 for adults and $14 for children, students and seniors. Reservations are recommended; please call 251-602-0630 for details.

154th Commemorative of the Battle of Mobile Bay

Dauphin Island

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

2018 World's Longest Yard Sale

Gadsden

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

31st Annual Worlds Longest Yard Sale

Fort Payne

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

Alabama Governor's Conference on Tourism

Montgomery

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

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.

Alabama Wildlife Center's Baby Bird Season

Pelham

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

Ardmore Police Reserve Rodeo

Ardmore

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

ArtWorks, TVMA member artists work

Tuscumbia

ArtWorks, TVMA member artists work

Athens Cruise In on the Square

Athens

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

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

Gulf Shores

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

Evening Lake Tour

Fort Payne

A scenic guided canoe or kayak tour.

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.

Hairspray Jr.

Birmingham

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

Linda Mitchell and Mary Anne Mitchell's Works on Exhibition

Gadsden

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

Mamma Mia!

Birmingham

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

Mountain Lakes Triathlon

Guntersville

Sprint Distance Triathlon - 600 yard swim, 16.2 mile bike and 3 mile run Endurance Distance Triathlon - 1 mile swim, 32.4 mile bike and 8 mile run Youth - Splash and Dash

Music on the Mountain Festival

Rainsville

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

Out of the Box: A Juried Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition

Auburn

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

Pelican Paddle Canoe and Kayak Race

Fairhope

The Weeks Bay Foundation presents Pelican Paddle, a 3.5-mile canoe, kayak and paddle board race, a 7-mile pro race, and a non-competitive Eco-Tour. Plus door prizes, live music, craft beer and lunch!

Piney Chapel American Farm Heritage Days

Athens

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

Prattville/Autauga Farmers Market

Prattville

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

Purdy Butterfly House Open

Huntsville

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

Secret Stages Music Festival

Birmingham

Secret Stages is a two-day walking music festival that takes place in Birmingham, AL on the first weekend of August. For two nights a diverse group of music enthusiasts are treated to around 60 bands performing on the stages of neighborhood establishments.

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.

Sportsplex Kids Triathlon

Opelika

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

Starstruck

Montgomery

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

The Secret Garden

Prattville

Way Off Broadway Theatre’s production of The Secret Garden will be presented three consecutive weekends July 26 through August 12. This musical is a family favorite and is suitable for all ages. The Secret Garden is based on the novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett, music and lyrics by Marsha Norman, music by Lucy Simon and presented through special arrangement with Samuel French. Tickets are $12 in advance and $14 at the door (if available) and can purchased by calling the Special Events Office at (334) 595-0854 or online at cc.prattvilleal.gov.

True Crime Walking Tour of Old Cahawba

Orrville

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

Woodstock 5k and Kidstock 1k

Anniston

The Anniston Runners Club (ARC) and our members invite you to our premier annual event

Worlds Longest Yard Sale

Fort Payne

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

Sunday, August 5

"Cinderella - The Musical" Coming This Summer!

Mobile

This summer, The Playhouse-in-the-Park presents their original musical "Cinderella - The Musical."  Enchanting special effects bring this beloved fairy tale to life in a colorful, rags-to-riches romp perfect for the whole family! "Cinderella - The Musical" will run from July 20 through August 12, 2018 on Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 pm and Sundays at 2:30 pm. Tickets are $16 for adults and $14 for children, students and seniors. Reservations are recommended; please call 251-602-0630 for details.

2018 World's Longest Yard Sale

Gadsden

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

31st Annual Worlds Longest Yard Sale

Fort Payne

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

Alabama Governor's Conference on Tourism

Montgomery

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

Alabama Wildlife Center's Baby Bird Season

Pelham

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

ArtWorks, TVMA member artists work

Tuscumbia

ArtWorks, TVMA member artists work

Athens Cruise In on the Square

Athens

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

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.

Hairspray Jr.

Birmingham

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

Jazz in the Park

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

Linda Mitchell and Mary Anne Mitchell's Works on Exhibition

Gadsden

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

Mamma Mia!

Birmingham

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

Music on the Mountain Festival

Rainsville

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

Out of the Box: A Juried Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition

Auburn

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

Prattville/Autauga Farmers Market

Prattville

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

Purdy Butterfly House Open

Huntsville

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

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.

Starstruck

Montgomery

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

Summer Flower Show

Wetumpka

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

The Secret Garden

Prattville

Way Off Broadway Theatre’s production of The Secret Garden will be presented three consecutive weekends July 26 through August 12. This musical is a family favorite and is suitable for all ages. The Secret Garden is based on the novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett, music and lyrics by Marsha Norman, music by Lucy Simon and presented through special arrangement with Samuel French. Tickets are $12 in advance and $14 at the door (if available) and can purchased by calling the Special Events Office at (334) 595-0854 or online at cc.prattvilleal.gov.

Wake Up and Smell the Coffee Fundraiser Event

Prattville

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

Worlds Longest Yard Sale

Fort Payne

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

Monday, August 6

"Cinderella - The Musical" Coming This Summer!

Mobile

This summer, The Playhouse-in-the-Park presents their original musical "Cinderella - The Musical."  Enchanting special effects bring this beloved fairy tale to life in a colorful, rags-to-riches romp perfect for the whole family! "Cinderella - The Musical" will run from July 20 through August 12, 2018 on Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 pm and Sundays at 2:30 pm. Tickets are $16 for adults and $14 for children, students and seniors. Reservations are recommended; please call 251-602-0630 for details.

1st Monday Weekend Trade Days

Scottsboro

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

Alabama Governor's Conference on Tourism

Montgomery

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

Alabama Wildlife Center's Baby Bird Season

Pelham

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

Art Exhibit featuring Top Volunteers of Prattauga Art Guild

Prattville

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

ArtWorks, TVMA member artists work

Tuscumbia

ArtWorks, TVMA member artists work

Athens Cruise In on the Square

Athens

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

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.

Founder's Day, Mr. Bellingrath's Birthday

Theodore

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

Linda Mitchell and Mary Anne Mitchell's Works on Exhibition

Gadsden

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

Music on the Mountain Festival

Rainsville

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

Out of the Box: A Juried Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition

Auburn

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

Prattville/Autauga Farmers Market

Prattville

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

Purdy Butterfly House Open

Huntsville

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

Rescue Rappelling Certification Class

Fort Payne

Get certified in rescue level rappelling

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 Secret Garden

Prattville

Way Off Broadway Theatre’s production of The Secret Garden will be presented three consecutive weekends July 26 through August 12. This musical is a family favorite and is suitable for all ages. The Secret Garden is based on the novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett, music and lyrics by Marsha Norman, music by Lucy Simon and presented through special arrangement with Samuel French. Tickets are $12 in advance and $14 at the door (if available) and can purchased by calling the Special Events Office at (334) 595-0854 or online at cc.prattvilleal.gov.

Tuesday, August 7

"Cinderella - The Musical" Coming This Summer!

Mobile

This summer, The Playhouse-in-the-Park presents their original musical "Cinderella - The Musical."  Enchanting special effects bring this beloved fairy tale to life in a colorful, rags-to-riches romp perfect for the whole family! "Cinderella - The Musical" will run from July 20 through August 12, 2018 on Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 pm and Sundays at 2:30 pm. Tickets are $16 for adults and $14 for children, students and seniors. Reservations are recommended; please call 251-602-0630 for details.

Alabama Governor's Conference on Tourism

Montgomery

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

Alabama Wildlife Center's Baby Bird Season

Pelham

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

Art Exhibit featuring Top Volunteers of Prattauga Art Guild

Prattville

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

ArtWorks, TVMA member artists work

Tuscumbia

ArtWorks, TVMA member artists work

Athens Cruise In on the Square

Athens

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

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.

Linda Mitchell and Mary Anne Mitchell's Works on Exhibition

Gadsden

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

Music on the Mountain Festival

Rainsville

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

Out of the Box: A Juried Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition

Auburn

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

Prattville/Autauga Farmers Market

Prattville

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

Purdy Butterfly House Open

Huntsville

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

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 Secret Garden

Prattville

Way Off Broadway Theatre’s production of The Secret Garden will be presented three consecutive weekends July 26 through August 12. This musical is a family favorite and is suitable for all ages. The Secret Garden is based on the novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett, music and lyrics by Marsha Norman, music by Lucy Simon and presented through special arrangement with Samuel French. Tickets are $12 in advance and $14 at the door (if available) and can purchased by calling the Special Events Office at (334) 595-0854 or online at cc.prattvilleal.gov.

Wednesday, August 8

"Cinderella - The Musical" Coming This Summer!

Mobile

This summer, The Playhouse-in-the-Park presents their original musical "Cinderella - The Musical."  Enchanting special effects bring this beloved fairy tale to life in a colorful, rags-to-riches romp perfect for the whole family! "Cinderella - The Musical" will run from July 20 through August 12, 2018 on Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 pm and Sundays at 2:30 pm. Tickets are $16 for adults and $14 for children, students and seniors. Reservations are recommended; please call 251-602-0630 for details.

Alabama Wildlife Center's Baby Bird Season

Pelham

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

Art Exhibit featuring Top Volunteers of Prattauga Art Guild

Prattville

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

ArtWorks, TVMA member artists work

Tuscumbia

ArtWorks, TVMA member artists work

Athens Cruise In on the Square

Athens

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

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.

Linda Mitchell and Mary Anne Mitchell's Works on Exhibition

Gadsden

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

Music on the Mountain Festival

Rainsville

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

Out of the Box: A Juried Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition

Auburn

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

Prattville/Autauga Farmers Market

Prattville

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

Purdy Butterfly House Open

Huntsville

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

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 Secret Garden

Prattville

Way Off Broadway Theatre’s production of The Secret Garden will be presented three consecutive weekends July 26 through August 12. This musical is a family favorite and is suitable for all ages. The Secret Garden is based on the novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett, music and lyrics by Marsha Norman, music by Lucy Simon and presented through special arrangement with Samuel French. Tickets are $12 in advance and $14 at the door (if available) and can purchased by calling the Special Events Office at (334) 595-0854 or online at cc.prattvilleal.gov.

Thursday, August 9

"Cinderella - The Musical" Coming This Summer!

Mobile

This summer, The Playhouse-in-the-Park presents their original musical "Cinderella - The Musical."  Enchanting special effects bring this beloved fairy tale to life in a colorful, rags-to-riches romp perfect for the whole family! "Cinderella - The Musical" will run from July 20 through August 12, 2018 on Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 pm and Sundays at 2:30 pm. Tickets are $16 for adults and $14 for children, students and seniors. Reservations are recommended; please call 251-602-0630 for details.

Alabama Wildlife Center's Baby Bird Season

Pelham

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

Art Exhibit featuring Top Volunteers of Prattauga Art Guild

Prattville

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

Art Talk: Darius Hill

Mobile

Join us for an art talk with Darius Hill, who will speak about his work and others in Our People, Our Places, Our Collection, an exhibition for the State Bicentennial Celebration that features Alabama artists in the MMofA collection.

ArtWorks, TVMA member artists work

Tuscumbia

ArtWorks, TVMA member artists work

Athens Cruise In on the Square

Athens

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

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.

Linda Mitchell and Mary Anne Mitchell's Works on Exhibition

Gadsden

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

Music on the Mountain Festival

Rainsville

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

Out of the Box: A Juried Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition

Auburn

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

Prattville/Autauga Farmers Market

Prattville

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

Purdy Butterfly House Open

Huntsville

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

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 Secret Garden

Prattville

Way Off Broadway Theatre’s production of The Secret Garden will be presented three consecutive weekends July 26 through August 12. This musical is a family favorite and is suitable for all ages. The Secret Garden is based on the novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett, music and lyrics by Marsha Norman, music by Lucy Simon and presented through special arrangement with Samuel French. Tickets are $12 in advance and $14 at the door (if available) and can purchased by calling the Special Events Office at (334) 595-0854 or online at cc.prattvilleal.gov.

Friday, August 10

"Cinderella - The Musical" Coming This Summer!

Mobile

This summer, The Playhouse-in-the-Park presents their original musical "Cinderella - The Musical."  Enchanting special effects bring this beloved fairy tale to life in a colorful, rags-to-riches romp perfect for the whole family! "Cinderella - The Musical" will run from July 20 through August 12, 2018 on Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 pm and Sundays at 2:30 pm. Tickets are $16 for adults and $14 for children, students and seniors. Reservations are recommended; please call 251-602-0630 for details.

Alabama Restaurant Week

Montgomery

Restaurants around the state, including many featured in the popular brochure "100 Dishes To Eat in Alabama Before You Die," invite diners to experience the wonderful culinary scene of Sweet Home Alabama. Participating restaurants will offer specials throughout the week.

Alabama Wildlife Center's Baby Bird Season

Pelham

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

Art Exhibit featuring Top Volunteers of Prattauga Art Guild

Prattville

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

ArtWorks, TVMA member artists work

Tuscumbia

ArtWorks, TVMA member artists work

Athens Cruise In on the Square

Athens

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

Birmingham Restaurant Week

Birmingham

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

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.

Linda Mitchell and Mary Anne Mitchell's Works on Exhibition

Gadsden

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

Main Street Music Festival

Albertville

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

Main Street Music Festival

Albertville

Music festival with national and regional entertainment on two stages; arts, crafts and food vendors, children's area with inflatables, games and carnival rides along with a wide variety of activities for kids and kids at heart.

Music on the Mountain Festival

Rainsville

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

Out of the Box: A Juried Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition

Auburn

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

Prattville/Autauga Farmers Market

Prattville

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

Purdy Butterfly House Open

Huntsville

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

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.

Sylvia

Pelham

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

The Secret Garden

Prattville

Way Off Broadway Theatre’s production of The Secret Garden will be presented three consecutive weekends July 26 through August 12. This musical is a family favorite and is suitable for all ages. The Secret Garden is based on the novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett, music and lyrics by Marsha Norman, music by Lucy Simon and presented through special arrangement with Samuel French. Tickets are $12 in advance and $14 at the door (if available) and can purchased by calling the Special Events Office at (334) 595-0854 or online at cc.prattvilleal.gov.

Saturday, August 11

"Cinderella - The Musical" Coming This Summer!

Mobile

This summer, The Playhouse-in-the-Park presents their original musical "Cinderella - The Musical."  Enchanting special effects bring this beloved fairy tale to life in a colorful, rags-to-riches romp perfect for the whole family! "Cinderella - The Musical" will run from July 20 through August 12, 2018 on Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 pm and Sundays at 2:30 pm. Tickets are $16 for adults and $14 for children, students and seniors. Reservations are recommended; please call 251-602-0630 for details.

Alabama Restaurant Week

Montgomery

Restaurants around the state, including many featured in the popular brochure "100 Dishes To Eat in Alabama Before You Die," invite diners to experience the wonderful culinary scene of Sweet Home Alabama. Participating restaurants will offer specials throughout the week.

Alabama Wildlife Center's Baby Bird Season

Pelham

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

Art Exhibit featuring Top Volunteers of Prattauga Art Guild

Prattville

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

ArtWorks, TVMA member artists work

Tuscumbia

ArtWorks, TVMA member artists work

Athens Cruise In on the Square

Athens

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

Birmingham Restaurant Week

Birmingham

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

Charlie Wilson at Wind Creek Atmore

Atmore

Charlie Wilson coming to Wind Creek Casino & Hotel in Atmore on Saturday, August 11th.

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.

Futral Artifact Show

Opelika

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

Keep the Spirit of '45 Alive Day

Montevallo

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

Linda Mitchell and Mary Anne Mitchell's Works on Exhibition

Gadsden

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

Magical Creatures

Montgomery

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

Main Street Music Festival

Albertville

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

Main Street Music Festival

Albertville

Music festival with national and regional entertainment on two stages; arts, crafts and food vendors, children's area with inflatables, games and carnival rides along with a wide variety of activities for kids and kids at heart.

Music on the Mountain Festival

Rainsville

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

Out of the Box: A Juried Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition

Auburn

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

Prattville/Autauga Farmers Market

Prattville

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

Purdy Butterfly House Open

Huntsville

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

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.

Sylvia

Pelham

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

The Secret Garden

Prattville

Way Off Broadway Theatre’s production of The Secret Garden will be presented three consecutive weekends July 26 through August 12. This musical is a family favorite and is suitable for all ages. The Secret Garden is based on the novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett, music and lyrics by Marsha Norman, music by Lucy Simon and presented through special arrangement with Samuel French. Tickets are $12 in advance and $14 at the door (if available) and can purchased by calling the Special Events Office at (334) 595-0854 or online at cc.prattvilleal.gov.

Yard Party for Art

Dothan

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

Sunday, August 12

"Cinderella - The Musical" Coming This Summer!

Mobile

This summer, The Playhouse-in-the-Park presents their original musical "Cinderella - The Musical."  Enchanting special effects bring this beloved fairy tale to life in a colorful, rags-to-riches romp perfect for the whole family! "Cinderella - The Musical" will run from July 20 through August 12, 2018 on Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 pm and Sundays at 2:30 pm. Tickets are $16 for adults and $14 for children, students and seniors. Reservations are recommended; please call 251-602-0630 for details.

Alabama Restaurant Week

Montgomery

Restaurants around the state, including many featured in the popular brochure "100 Dishes To Eat in Alabama Before You Die," invite diners to experience the wonderful culinary scene of Sweet Home Alabama. Participating restaurants will offer specials throughout the week.

Alabama Wildlife Center's Baby Bird Season

Pelham

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

Art Exhibit featuring Top Volunteers of Prattauga Art Guild

Prattville

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

ArtWorks, TVMA member artists work

Tuscumbia

ArtWorks, TVMA member artists work

Athens Cruise In on the Square

Athens

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

Birmingham Restaurant Week

Birmingham

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

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.

Linda Mitchell and Mary Anne Mitchell's Works on Exhibition

Gadsden

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

Music on the Mountain Festival

Rainsville

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

Out of the Box: A Juried Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition

Auburn

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

Prattville/Autauga Farmers Market

Prattville

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

Purdy Butterfly House Open

Huntsville

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

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.

Sylvia

Pelham

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

The Secret Garden

Prattville

Way Off Broadway Theatre’s production of The Secret Garden will be presented three consecutive weekends July 26 through August 12. This musical is a family favorite and is suitable for all ages. The Secret Garden is based on the novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett, music and lyrics by Marsha Norman, music by Lucy Simon and presented through special arrangement with Samuel French. Tickets are $12 in advance and $14 at the door (if available) and can purchased by calling the Special Events Office at (334) 595-0854 or online at cc.prattvilleal.gov.

Monday, August 13

Alabama Restaurant Week

Montgomery

Restaurants around the state, including many featured in the popular brochure "100 Dishes To Eat in Alabama Before You Die," invite diners to experience the wonderful culinary scene of Sweet Home Alabama. Participating restaurants will offer specials throughout the week.

Alabama Wildlife Center's Baby Bird Season

Pelham

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

Art Exhibit featuring Top Volunteers of Prattauga Art Guild

Prattville

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

ArtWorks, TVMA member artists work

Tuscumbia

ArtWorks, TVMA member artists work

Athens Cruise In on the Square

Athens

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

Birmingham Restaurant Week

Birmingham

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

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.

Linda Mitchell and Mary Anne Mitchell's Works on Exhibition

Gadsden

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

Music on the Mountain Festival

Rainsville

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

Out of the Box: A Juried Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition

Auburn

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

Prattville/Autauga Farmers Market

Prattville

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

Purdy Butterfly House Open

Huntsville

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

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.

Sylvia

Pelham

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

Tuesday, August 14

Alabama Restaurant Week

Montgomery

Restaurants around the state, including many featured in the popular brochure "100 Dishes To Eat in Alabama Before You Die," invite diners to experience the wonderful culinary scene of Sweet Home Alabama. Participating restaurants will offer specials throughout the week.

Alabama Wildlife Center's Baby Bird Season

Pelham

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

Art Exhibit featuring Top Volunteers of Prattauga Art Guild

Prattville

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

ArtWorks, TVMA member artists work

Tuscumbia

ArtWorks, TVMA member artists work

Athens Cruise In on the Square

Athens

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

Birmingham Restaurant Week

Birmingham

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

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.

Linda Mitchell and Mary Anne Mitchell's Works on Exhibition

Gadsden

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

Music on the Mountain Festival

Rainsville

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

Out of the Box: A Juried Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition

Auburn

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

Prattville/Autauga Farmers Market

Prattville

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

Purdy Butterfly House Open

Huntsville

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

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.

Sylvia

Pelham

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

Wednesday, August 15

Alabama Restaurant Week

Montgomery

Restaurants around the state, including many featured in the popular brochure "100 Dishes To Eat in Alabama Before You Die," invite diners to experience the wonderful culinary scene of Sweet Home Alabama. Participating restaurants will offer specials throughout the week.

Alabama Wildlife Center's Baby Bird Season

Pelham

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

Art Exhibit featuring Top Volunteers of Prattauga Art Guild

Prattville

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

ArtWorks, TVMA member artists work

Tuscumbia

ArtWorks, TVMA member artists work

Athens Cruise In on the Square

Athens

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

Birmingham Restaurant Week

Birmingham

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

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.

Linda Mitchell and Mary Anne Mitchell's Works on Exhibition

Gadsden

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

Music on the Mountain Festival

Rainsville

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

Out of the Box: A Juried Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition

Auburn

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

Prattville/Autauga Farmers Market

Prattville

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

Purdy Butterfly House Open

Huntsville

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

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.

Sylvia

Pelham

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

Thursday, August 16

Alabama Restaurant Week

Montgomery

Restaurants around the state, including many featured in the popular brochure "100 Dishes To Eat in Alabama Before You Die," invite diners to experience the wonderful culinary scene of Sweet Home Alabama. Participating restaurants will offer specials throughout the week.

Alabama Wildlife Center's Baby Bird Season

Pelham

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

Art Exhibit featuring Top Volunteers of Prattauga Art Guild

Prattville

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

ArtWorks, TVMA member artists work

Tuscumbia

ArtWorks, TVMA member artists work

Athens Cruise In on the Square

Athens

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

August Third Thursday

Gadsden

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

Birmingham Restaurant Week

Birmingham

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

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.

Linda Mitchell and Mary Anne Mitchell's Works on Exhibition

Gadsden

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

Music on the Mountain Festival

Rainsville

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

Night Sky Swing Adventure

Fort Payne

Fun adrenaline rush on a huge swing

Out of the Box: A Juried Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition

Auburn

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

Prattville/Autauga Farmers Market

Prattville

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

Purdy Butterfly House Open

Huntsville

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

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.

Sylvia

Pelham

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

Friday, August 17

Alabama Restaurant Week

Montgomery

Restaurants around the state, including many featured in the popular brochure "100 Dishes To Eat in Alabama Before You Die," invite diners to experience the wonderful culinary scene of Sweet Home Alabama. Participating restaurants will offer specials throughout the week.

Alabama Wildlife Center's Baby Bird Season

Pelham

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

Art Exhibit featuring Top Volunteers of Prattauga Art Guild

Prattville

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

ArtWorks, TVMA member artists work

Tuscumbia

ArtWorks, TVMA member artists work

Athens Cruise In on the Square

Athens

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

Birmingham Restaurant Week

Birmingham

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

Buckmasters Expo

Montgomery

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

Concerts on the Dock: The Young Step

Huntsville

Concerts on the Dock has grown from a small gathering of music lovers to an institution in the Huntsville music scene since the first note was struck in 2008. This free, family friendly series is all about creating a laid back atmosphere where friends of Lowe Mill A&E can enjoy original content and interesting new acts, Friday nights during the Spring and Fall. Bring chairs, picnics, friends, and pets on a leash and join us under the water tower! Concerts on the Dock are always FREE though we do charge $5 per vehicle for parking on property. Children play at own risk. Please Carpool!

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.

Franklin County Watermelon Festival

Russellville

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

Linda Mitchell and Mary Anne Mitchell's Works on Exhibition

Gadsden

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

Music on the Mountain Festival

Rainsville

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

Out of the Box: A Juried Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition

Auburn

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

Prattville/Autauga Farmers Market

Prattville

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

Purdy Butterfly House Open

Huntsville

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

South Alabama Pro Rodeo Classic

Ozark

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

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.

Sylvia

Pelham

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

Saturday, August 18

3rd Annual XTERRA Auburn

Auburn

XTERRA gives athletes around the world a chance to race in off-road triathlons in some of the most spectacular environments on the planet. XTERRA Auburn will take place August 19th, 2017 at Chewacla State Park in Auburn, Alabama. The swim will take place in the park’s 26-acre swimming lake, while the bike and run will highlight the park’s 25+ miles of mountain bike trails. The bike portion will include scenic views of Chewacla Lake as well as the park’s feature waterfall before returning to transition to start the run. The run begins on the beginner CAMP trail which showcases the park’s campgrounds, and continues through the famous “Kick Six” trail, which was under construction the weekend of Auburn’s famous comeback against the University of Alabama in the 2013 Iron Bowl.

7th Annual Habitat for Humanity Dragon Boat Festival

Gadsden

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

Alabama Restaurant Week

Montgomery

Restaurants around the state, including many featured in the popular brochure "100 Dishes To Eat in Alabama Before You Die," invite diners to experience the wonderful culinary scene of Sweet Home Alabama. Participating restaurants will offer specials throughout the week.

Alabama Wildlife Center's Baby Bird Season

Pelham

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

Art Exhibit featuring Top Volunteers of Prattauga Art Guild

Prattville

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

ArtWorks, TVMA member artists work

Tuscumbia

ArtWorks, TVMA member artists work

Athens Cruise In on the Square

Athens

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

Birmingham Restaurant Week

Birmingham

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

Buckmasters Expo

Montgomery

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

Classic Car and Bike Show VFW Post 5228

Phenix City

Come and enjoy all the fun. Enjoy looking at classic cars and Bike from around the area. Hamburger and Hot dogs will be available for sale

Clay County Yellow Meated Watermelon Festival

Ashland

The Clay County Yellow Meated Watermelon Festival will be the kickoff to Ashland's celebration of the Alabama Bicentennial. Music, food and family fun for everyone. Clay County is famous for their heirloom yellow meated watermelons!

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.

Franklin County Watermelon Festival

Russellville

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

Linda Mitchell and Mary Anne Mitchell's Works on Exhibition

Gadsden

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

Music on the Mountain Festival

Rainsville

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

Out of the Box: A Juried Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition

Auburn

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

Prattville/Autauga Farmers Market

Prattville

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

Purdy Butterfly House Open

Huntsville

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

Rockin' the River

Rogersville

Fun family event in beautiful Joe Wheeler State Park.

South Alabama Pro Rodeo Classic

Ozark

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

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.

Sylvia

Pelham

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

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..

USS ALABAMA Living History Crew Drill

Mobile

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

Yoga in the Gallery

Huntsville

Under the instruction of Casey Bakula, all levels are welcome for this fun and energizing Saturday morning flow. This is a strong practice where you’ll move through poses, at an upbeat pace, designed to strengthen and rejuvenate both body and mind. Come re-energize for your weekend all while surrounded by the beautiful works in our North Floor Gallery.

Sunday, August 19

Alabama Restaurant Week

Montgomery

Restaurants around the state, including many featured in the popular brochure "100 Dishes To Eat in Alabama Before You Die," invite diners to experience the wonderful culinary scene of Sweet Home Alabama. Participating restaurants will offer specials throughout the week.

Alabama Wildlife Center's Baby Bird Season

Pelham

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

Art Exhibit featuring Top Volunteers of Prattauga Art Guild

Prattville

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

ArtWorks, TVMA member artists work

Tuscumbia

ArtWorks, TVMA member artists work

Athens Cruise In on the Square

Athens

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

Birmingham Restaurant Week

Birmingham

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

Buckmasters Expo

Montgomery

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

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.

Linda Mitchell and Mary Anne Mitchell's Works on Exhibition

Gadsden

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

Music on the Mountain Festival

Rainsville

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

Out of the Box: A Juried Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition

Auburn

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

Prattville/Autauga Farmers Market

Prattville

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

Purdy Butterfly House Open

Huntsville

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

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.

USS ALABAMA Living History Crew Drill

Mobile

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

Monday, August 20

20th Annual Sidewalk Film Festival

Birmingham

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

Alabama Wildlife Center's Baby Bird Season

Pelham

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

Art Exhibit featuring Top Volunteers of Prattauga Art Guild

Prattville

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

ArtWorks, TVMA member artists work

Tuscumbia

ArtWorks, TVMA member artists work

Athens Cruise In on the Square

Athens

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

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.

Music on the Mountain Festival

Rainsville

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

Out of the Box: A Juried Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition

Auburn

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

Prattville/Autauga Farmers Market

Prattville

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

Purdy Butterfly House Open

Huntsville

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

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.