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Today, September 23
Over 120 antique shops and malls all over Alabama participate in a Trail Sale every March and September!
An Evening with Melissa Etheridge at Oxford Performing Arts Center
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.
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.
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.
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.
Rene Culler’s site-specific work is a mural in glass that celebrates the species-rich Delta and its atmospheric qualities. The Delta is a changing environment which is constantly shaped and molded by the weather and waterways. As the grasses, almost transparent, catch the light, Culler’s drawings and painting in glass suggest the landscape that southern Alabama holds so dear. The composition is a wall of natural light utilized as a glass canvas for drawing, painting and printing with vitreous enamels. Slumped dimensional panels and blown glass abstractly portray the location’s dimensionality.
The Alabama Orchid Society is having its 34th annual Orchid Festival and Sale on Sept. 21-23, 2018 in the auditorium of the Birmingham Botanical Gardens with hundreds of blooming orchids on display and also for sale. The event and parking are free.
View the works of artists Sparky Campanella and Mark Sharp.
Winfield Mule Day. 205-487-3002. Free. Downtown--Music, dancing, food, flea market booths, shopping specials, Mule Day Run, Mule Day parade, car and tractor show, mule judging, arts and crafts, and a carnival. A Civil War reenactment, Skirmish at Luxapalila, at Ivan K. Hill Park on Saturday and Sunday and period ball (Sat.) at community center. Sat. 7 a.m.-4 p.m. Visit website for schedule of events.