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Wednesday, May 1

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.

Biergarten

Huntsville

Visit the U.S. Space & Rocket Center Saturn V Hall in the Davidson Center for Space Exploration* every Thursday at 4:30 – 7:30 p.m. beginning March 14, 2019, for the German Biergarten, featuring authentic German cuisine. Enjoy the festive atmosphere with imported and domestic beers and delicious wines from the German region. It’s family-friendly and leashed dogs are welcome on our Apollo Terrace and in Apollo Courtyard.* Admission is free, and food and beverages are available for purchase.

Chinese Lantern Festival

Huntsville

Chinese Lantern Festival. Enchanting by the sunlight and magical by the moonlight. Enter “The Wild,” a world of life-size (sometimes larger than life) illuminated panda bears, lions, flamingos and more fauna from the world’s seven continents. Each of the lanterns is made by masters of the craft in Zigong, China’s center of lantern heritage. The festival occurs nightly on Wednesday through Sunday evenings each week from 5:30 – 9:30 p.m.

Clifford the Big Red Dog Exhibit

Gadsden

ADVENTURES WITH CLIFFORD THE BIG RED DOG is an interactive traveling children’s exhibit coming to Imagination Place in 2019. The exhibit brings Clifford’s home on Birdwell Island to life with playful activities and delightful environments, giving children and caregivers a chance to explore Clifford’s world first-hand.

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.

Mama Won't Fly

Dothan

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

Rappel Master Certification Class

Fort Payne

60 Hour Rappel Master Class

Southeast Alabama Community Theatre Presents "Mama Won't Fly"

Dothan

Apr. 30 - May 4, 2019. An outrageously hilarious race against the clock begins when Savannah Sprunt Fairchild Honeycutt agrees to get her feisty mother all the way from Alabama to California in time for her brother’s wedding. Savannah’s problem: Mama won’t fly. With only four days to make it to the ceremony, this determined daughter has no choice but to drive cross-country with her equally willful mother. Every conceivable – and inconceivable – mishap that can occur does with this delightfully wacky family. Appropriate for general audiences. Included with Season Tickets. Directed by J.E. Saliba.

Southeastern Plein Air Invitational

Gadsden

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

Southeastern Visions and Voices Art Exhibit

Wetumpka

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

Taste of the Bayou

Irvington

Come sample a taste of the bayou with us!

The Tout Ensemble: Edmond DeCelle and the Studio DeCelle

Mobile

Carl Edmond DeCelle reigned as the all-encompassing artist-designer of Carnival in Mobile from the 1920s to the 1960s. In addition to designing parade floats and costumes, DeCelle was a respected painter and watercolorists. Having works shown at the World's Fair 1939, his reach extended far beyond Mobile. This exhibit showcases through a large selection of DeCelle's varied works the artistry and impact of a man whose impact resonates in Mardi Gras to this day.

To Kill A Mockingbird 2019 Play Season

Monroeville

Harper Lee's Non-Profit organization's performance of the award winning To Kill a Mockingbird in the Courthouse made famous by the Movie starring Gregory Peck

USS ALABAMA Living History Crew Drill

Mobile

Come see history come alive as WWII historical reenactors board the USS ALABAMA and USS DRUM. Call to battle stations at 1pm. Be on deck for aerial attack and combat engagement. L-Bird fly-in on the grounds with aerial demonstrations. The Crew Drills occur in alternating months during the year.

Youth Fishing Derby - Talladega National Forest - Talladega District

Talladega

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

Thursday, May 2

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 - Featuring a Year of Alabama Artists

Northport

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

Biergarten

Huntsville

Visit the U.S. Space & Rocket Center Saturn V Hall in the Davidson Center for Space Exploration* every Thursday at 4:30 – 7:30 p.m. beginning March 14, 2019, for the German Biergarten, featuring authentic German cuisine. Enjoy the festive atmosphere with imported and domestic beers and delicious wines from the German region. It’s family-friendly and leashed dogs are welcome on our Apollo Terrace and in Apollo Courtyard.* Admission is free, and food and beverages are available for purchase.

Bouldering Adventure

Fort Payne

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

Chinese Lantern Festival

Huntsville

Chinese Lantern Festival. Enchanting by the sunlight and magical by the moonlight. Enter “The Wild,” a world of life-size (sometimes larger than life) illuminated panda bears, lions, flamingos and more fauna from the world’s seven continents. Each of the lanterns is made by masters of the craft in Zigong, China’s center of lantern heritage. The festival occurs nightly on Wednesday through Sunday evenings each week from 5:30 – 9:30 p.m.

Clifford the Big Red Dog Exhibit

Gadsden

ADVENTURES WITH CLIFFORD THE BIG RED DOG is an interactive traveling children’s exhibit coming to Imagination Place in 2019. The exhibit brings Clifford’s home on Birdwell Island to life with playful activities and delightful environments, giving children and caregivers a chance to explore Clifford’s world first-hand.

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.

Mama Won't Fly

Dothan

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

Mother / Son Dance

Gadsden

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

Rappel Master Certification Class

Fort Payne

60 Hour Rappel Master Class

Southeast Alabama Community Theatre Presents "Mama Won't Fly"

Dothan

Apr. 30 - May 4, 2019. An outrageously hilarious race against the clock begins when Savannah Sprunt Fairchild Honeycutt agrees to get her feisty mother all the way from Alabama to California in time for her brother’s wedding. Savannah’s problem: Mama won’t fly. With only four days to make it to the ceremony, this determined daughter has no choice but to drive cross-country with her equally willful mother. Every conceivable – and inconceivable – mishap that can occur does with this delightfully wacky family. Appropriate for general audiences. Included with Season Tickets. Directed by J.E. Saliba.

Southeastern Plein Air Invitational

Gadsden

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

Southeastern Visions and Voices Art Exhibit

Wetumpka

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

The Tout Ensemble: Edmond DeCelle and the Studio DeCelle

Mobile

Carl Edmond DeCelle reigned as the all-encompassing artist-designer of Carnival in Mobile from the 1920s to the 1960s. In addition to designing parade floats and costumes, DeCelle was a respected painter and watercolorists. Having works shown at the World's Fair 1939, his reach extended far beyond Mobile. This exhibit showcases through a large selection of DeCelle's varied works the artistry and impact of a man whose impact resonates in Mardi Gras to this day.

To Kill A Mockingbird 2019 Play Season

Monroeville

Harper Lee's Non-Profit organization's performance of the award winning To Kill a Mockingbird in the Courthouse made famous by the Movie starring Gregory Peck

USS ALABAMA Living History Crew Drill

Mobile

Come see history come alive as WWII historical reenactors board the USS ALABAMA and USS DRUM. Call to battle stations at 1pm. Be on deck for aerial attack and combat engagement. L-Bird fly-in on the grounds with aerial demonstrations. The Crew Drills occur in alternating months during the year.

Youth Fishing Derby - Talladega National Forest - Talladega District

Talladega

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

Friday, May 3

2019 Gulf Coast Hot Air Balloon Festival

Foley

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

27th Annual Wildflower Saturday

Fort Payne

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

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.

Biergarten

Huntsville

Visit the U.S. Space & Rocket Center Saturn V Hall in the Davidson Center for Space Exploration* every Thursday at 4:30 – 7:30 p.m. beginning March 14, 2019, for the German Biergarten, featuring authentic German cuisine. Enjoy the festive atmosphere with imported and domestic beers and delicious wines from the German region. It’s family-friendly and leashed dogs are welcome on our Apollo Terrace and in Apollo Courtyard.* Admission is free, and food and beverages are available for purchase.

Chinese Lantern Festival

Huntsville

Chinese Lantern Festival. Enchanting by the sunlight and magical by the moonlight. Enter “The Wild,” a world of life-size (sometimes larger than life) illuminated panda bears, lions, flamingos and more fauna from the world’s seven continents. Each of the lanterns is made by masters of the craft in Zigong, China’s center of lantern heritage. The festival occurs nightly on Wednesday through Sunday evenings each week from 5:30 – 9:30 p.m.

Clifford the Big Red Dog Exhibit

Gadsden

ADVENTURES WITH CLIFFORD THE BIG RED DOG is an interactive traveling children’s exhibit coming to Imagination Place in 2019. The exhibit brings Clifford’s home on Birdwell Island to life with playful activities and delightful environments, giving children and caregivers a chance to explore Clifford’s world first-hand.

Eastern Indigo Snake and Wildlife Festival - Conecuh National Forest

Andalusia

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

First Friday

Gadsden

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

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.

Foster Fest

Dothan

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

Mama Won't Fly

Dothan

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

Recall LaGrange

Leighton

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

Southeast Alabama Community Theatre Presents "Mama Won't Fly"

Dothan

Apr. 30 - May 4, 2019. An outrageously hilarious race against the clock begins when Savannah Sprunt Fairchild Honeycutt agrees to get her feisty mother all the way from Alabama to California in time for her brother’s wedding. Savannah’s problem: Mama won’t fly. With only four days to make it to the ceremony, this determined daughter has no choice but to drive cross-country with her equally willful mother. Every conceivable – and inconceivable – mishap that can occur does with this delightfully wacky family. Appropriate for general audiences. Included with Season Tickets. Directed by J.E. Saliba.

Southeastern Plein Air Invitational

Gadsden

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

Southeastern Visions and Voices Art Exhibit

Wetumpka

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

Spring Plantin'

Troy

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

The Tout Ensemble: Edmond DeCelle and the Studio DeCelle

Mobile

Carl Edmond DeCelle reigned as the all-encompassing artist-designer of Carnival in Mobile from the 1920s to the 1960s. In addition to designing parade floats and costumes, DeCelle was a respected painter and watercolorists. Having works shown at the World's Fair 1939, his reach extended far beyond Mobile. This exhibit showcases through a large selection of DeCelle's varied works the artistry and impact of a man whose impact resonates in Mardi Gras to this day.

To Kill A Mockingbird 2019 Play Season

Monroeville

Harper Lee's Non-Profit organization's performance of the award winning To Kill a Mockingbird in the Courthouse made famous by the Movie starring Gregory Peck

USS ALABAMA Living History Crew Drill

Mobile

Come see history come alive as WWII historical reenactors board the USS ALABAMA and USS DRUM. Call to battle stations at 1pm. Be on deck for aerial attack and combat engagement. L-Bird fly-in on the grounds with aerial demonstrations. The Crew Drills occur in alternating months during the year.

WhistleStop BBQ Festival

Huntsville

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

Youth Fishing Derby - Talladega National Forest - Talladega District

Talladega

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

Saturday, May 4

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

Enterprise

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

2019 Gulf Coast Hot Air Balloon Festival

Foley

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

27th Annual Wildflower Saturday

Fort Payne

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

A Festival of Hymns, Psalms, and Spiritual Songs

Birmingham

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

ART in the VILLAGE Annual Festival

Mountain Brook

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

Alabama Veterans Museum Coffee Call

Athens

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

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.

Biergarten

Huntsville

Visit the U.S. Space & Rocket Center Saturn V Hall in the Davidson Center for Space Exploration* every Thursday at 4:30 – 7:30 p.m. beginning March 14, 2019, for the German Biergarten, featuring authentic German cuisine. Enjoy the festive atmosphere with imported and domestic beers and delicious wines from the German region. It’s family-friendly and leashed dogs are welcome on our Apollo Terrace and in Apollo Courtyard.* Admission is free, and food and beverages are available for purchase.

Blessing of the Fleet

Bayou La Batre

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

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

Athens

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

Children's Festival in the Park 2019

Enterprise

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

Chinese Lantern Festival

Huntsville

Chinese Lantern Festival. Enchanting by the sunlight and magical by the moonlight. Enter “The Wild,” a world of life-size (sometimes larger than life) illuminated panda bears, lions, flamingos and more fauna from the world’s seven continents. Each of the lanterns is made by masters of the craft in Zigong, China’s center of lantern heritage. The festival occurs nightly on Wednesday through Sunday evenings each week from 5:30 – 9:30 p.m.

Clifford the Big Red Dog Exhibit

Gadsden

ADVENTURES WITH CLIFFORD THE BIG RED DOG is an interactive traveling children’s exhibit coming to Imagination Place in 2019. The exhibit brings Clifford’s home on Birdwell Island to life with playful activities and delightful environments, giving children and caregivers a chance to explore Clifford’s world first-hand.

Cullman StrawberryFest

Cullman

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

Derby Day at the Stables

Alexander City

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

First Monday Trade Days

Scottsboro

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

First Monday Weekend Trade days

Scottsboro

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

Garden in the Park

Opelika

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

George Washington Carver Commemorative Festival

Tuskegee

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

Gumbo Gala

Birmingham

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

Mama Won't Fly

Dothan

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

Mayfest 2019

Atmore

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

Purdy Butterfly House Open

Huntsville

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

Recall LaGrange

Leighton

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

Southeast Alabama Community Theatre Presents "Mama Won't Fly"

Dothan

Apr. 30 - May 4, 2019. An outrageously hilarious race against the clock begins when Savannah Sprunt Fairchild Honeycutt agrees to get her feisty mother all the way from Alabama to California in time for her brother’s wedding. Savannah’s problem: Mama won’t fly. With only four days to make it to the ceremony, this determined daughter has no choice but to drive cross-country with her equally willful mother. Every conceivable – and inconceivable – mishap that can occur does with this delightfully wacky family. Appropriate for general audiences. Included with Season Tickets. Directed by J.E. Saliba.

Southeastern Plein Air Invitational

Gadsden

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

Southeastern Visions and Voices Art Exhibit

Wetumpka

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

Spring Plantin'

Troy

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

Stomp! at Oxford Performing Arts Center

Oxford

Stomp! at Oxford Performing Arts Center

The Flimp Festival

Montgomery

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

The Tout Ensemble: Edmond DeCelle and the Studio DeCelle

Mobile

Carl Edmond DeCelle reigned as the all-encompassing artist-designer of Carnival in Mobile from the 1920s to the 1960s. In addition to designing parade floats and costumes, DeCelle was a respected painter and watercolorists. Having works shown at the World's Fair 1939, his reach extended far beyond Mobile. This exhibit showcases through a large selection of DeCelle's varied works the artistry and impact of a man whose impact resonates in Mardi Gras to this day.

To Kill A Mockingbird 2019 Play Season

Monroeville

Harper Lee's Non-Profit organization's performance of the award winning To Kill a Mockingbird in the Courthouse made famous by the Movie starring Gregory Peck

Touch A Truck

Dothan

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

Trussville City Fest

Trussville

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

USS ALABAMA Living History Crew Drill

Mobile

Come see history come alive as WWII historical reenactors board the USS ALABAMA and USS DRUM. Call to battle stations at 1pm. Be on deck for aerial attack and combat engagement. L-Bird fly-in on the grounds with aerial demonstrations. The Crew Drills occur in alternating months during the year.

WhistleStop BBQ Festival

Huntsville

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

Yatta Abba Day

Abbeville

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

Youth Fishing Derby - Talladega National Forest - Talladega District

Talladega

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

Sunday, May 5

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.

Biergarten

Huntsville

Visit the U.S. Space & Rocket Center Saturn V Hall in the Davidson Center for Space Exploration* every Thursday at 4:30 – 7:30 p.m. beginning March 14, 2019, for the German Biergarten, featuring authentic German cuisine. Enjoy the festive atmosphere with imported and domestic beers and delicious wines from the German region. It’s family-friendly and leashed dogs are welcome on our Apollo Terrace and in Apollo Courtyard.* Admission is free, and food and beverages are available for purchase.

Blessing of the Fleet

Bayou La Batre

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

Chinese Lantern Festival

Huntsville

Chinese Lantern Festival. Enchanting by the sunlight and magical by the moonlight. Enter “The Wild,” a world of life-size (sometimes larger than life) illuminated panda bears, lions, flamingos and more fauna from the world’s seven continents. Each of the lanterns is made by masters of the craft in Zigong, China’s center of lantern heritage. The festival occurs nightly on Wednesday through Sunday evenings each week from 5:30 – 9:30 p.m.

Clifford the Big Red Dog Exhibit

Gadsden

ADVENTURES WITH CLIFFORD THE BIG RED DOG is an interactive traveling children’s exhibit coming to Imagination Place in 2019. The exhibit brings Clifford’s home on Birdwell Island to life with playful activities and delightful environments, giving children and caregivers a chance to explore Clifford’s world first-hand.

EYO Spring Formal Concert

Gadsden

The annual Spring Formal Concert of the Etowah Youth Orchestras!

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.

Jazz in the Park

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

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.

Recall LaGrange

Leighton

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

SUNSET CONCERT

Dauphin Island

Check website for concert location. www.dauphinislandchamber.com

Southeastern Plein Air Invitational

Gadsden

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

Southeastern Visions and Voices Art Exhibit

Wetumpka

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

The Tout Ensemble: Edmond DeCelle and the Studio DeCelle

Mobile

Carl Edmond DeCelle reigned as the all-encompassing artist-designer of Carnival in Mobile from the 1920s to the 1960s. In addition to designing parade floats and costumes, DeCelle was a respected painter and watercolorists. Having works shown at the World's Fair 1939, his reach extended far beyond Mobile. This exhibit showcases through a large selection of DeCelle's varied works the artistry and impact of a man whose impact resonates in Mardi Gras to this day.

To Kill A Mockingbird 2019 Play Season

Monroeville

Harper Lee's Non-Profit organization's performance of the award winning To Kill a Mockingbird in the Courthouse made famous by the Movie starring Gregory Peck

USS ALABAMA Living History Crew Drill

Mobile

Come see history come alive as WWII historical reenactors board the USS ALABAMA and USS DRUM. Call to battle stations at 1pm. Be on deck for aerial attack and combat engagement. L-Bird fly-in on the grounds with aerial demonstrations. The Crew Drills occur in alternating months during the year.

Youth Fishing Derby - Talladega National Forest - Talladega District

Talladega

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

Monday, May 6

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.

Biergarten

Huntsville

Visit the U.S. Space & Rocket Center Saturn V Hall in the Davidson Center for Space Exploration* every Thursday at 4:30 – 7:30 p.m. beginning March 14, 2019, for the German Biergarten, featuring authentic German cuisine. Enjoy the festive atmosphere with imported and domestic beers and delicious wines from the German region. It’s family-friendly and leashed dogs are welcome on our Apollo Terrace and in Apollo Courtyard.* Admission is free, and food and beverages are available for purchase.

Chinese Lantern Festival

Huntsville

Chinese Lantern Festival. Enchanting by the sunlight and magical by the moonlight. Enter “The Wild,” a world of life-size (sometimes larger than life) illuminated panda bears, lions, flamingos and more fauna from the world’s seven continents. Each of the lanterns is made by masters of the craft in Zigong, China’s center of lantern heritage. The festival occurs nightly on Wednesday through Sunday evenings each week from 5:30 – 9:30 p.m.

Clifford the Big Red Dog Exhibit

Gadsden

ADVENTURES WITH CLIFFORD THE BIG RED DOG is an interactive traveling children’s exhibit coming to Imagination Place in 2019. The exhibit brings Clifford’s home on Birdwell Island to life with playful activities and delightful environments, giving children and caregivers a chance to explore Clifford’s world first-hand.

Earthborn Open House

Leeds

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

First Monday Trade Days

Scottsboro

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

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.

Southeastern Plein Air Invitational

Gadsden

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

Southeastern Visions and Voices Art Exhibit

Wetumpka

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

The Illusionists at Oxford Performing Arts Center

Oxford

The Illusionists at Oxford Performing Arts Center

The Tout Ensemble: Edmond DeCelle and the Studio DeCelle

Mobile

Carl Edmond DeCelle reigned as the all-encompassing artist-designer of Carnival in Mobile from the 1920s to the 1960s. In addition to designing parade floats and costumes, DeCelle was a respected painter and watercolorists. Having works shown at the World's Fair 1939, his reach extended far beyond Mobile. This exhibit showcases through a large selection of DeCelle's varied works the artistry and impact of a man whose impact resonates in Mardi Gras to this day.

To Kill A Mockingbird 2019 Play Season

Monroeville

Harper Lee's Non-Profit organization's performance of the award winning To Kill a Mockingbird in the Courthouse made famous by the Movie starring Gregory Peck

USS ALABAMA Living History Crew Drill

Mobile

Come see history come alive as WWII historical reenactors board the USS ALABAMA and USS DRUM. Call to battle stations at 1pm. Be on deck for aerial attack and combat engagement. L-Bird fly-in on the grounds with aerial demonstrations. The Crew Drills occur in alternating months during the year.

Youth Fishing Derby - Talladega National Forest - Talladega District

Talladega

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

Tuesday, May 7

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.

Biergarten

Huntsville

Visit the U.S. Space & Rocket Center Saturn V Hall in the Davidson Center for Space Exploration* every Thursday at 4:30 – 7:30 p.m. beginning March 14, 2019, for the German Biergarten, featuring authentic German cuisine. Enjoy the festive atmosphere with imported and domestic beers and delicious wines from the German region. It’s family-friendly and leashed dogs are welcome on our Apollo Terrace and in Apollo Courtyard.* Admission is free, and food and beverages are available for purchase.

Chinese Lantern Festival

Huntsville

Chinese Lantern Festival. Enchanting by the sunlight and magical by the moonlight. Enter “The Wild,” a world of life-size (sometimes larger than life) illuminated panda bears, lions, flamingos and more fauna from the world’s seven continents. Each of the lanterns is made by masters of the craft in Zigong, China’s center of lantern heritage. The festival occurs nightly on Wednesday through Sunday evenings each week from 5:30 – 9:30 p.m.

Clifford the Big Red Dog Exhibit

Gadsden

ADVENTURES WITH CLIFFORD THE BIG RED DOG is an interactive traveling children’s exhibit coming to Imagination Place in 2019. The exhibit brings Clifford’s home on Birdwell Island to life with playful activities and delightful environments, giving children and caregivers a chance to explore Clifford’s world first-hand.

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.

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.

Southeastern Plein Air Invitational

Gadsden

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

Southeastern Visions and Voices Art Exhibit

Wetumpka

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

The Tout Ensemble: Edmond DeCelle and the Studio DeCelle

Mobile

Carl Edmond DeCelle reigned as the all-encompassing artist-designer of Carnival in Mobile from the 1920s to the 1960s. In addition to designing parade floats and costumes, DeCelle was a respected painter and watercolorists. Having works shown at the World's Fair 1939, his reach extended far beyond Mobile. This exhibit showcases through a large selection of DeCelle's varied works the artistry and impact of a man whose impact resonates in Mardi Gras to this day.

To Kill A Mockingbird 2019 Play Season

Monroeville

Harper Lee's Non-Profit organization's performance of the award winning To Kill a Mockingbird in the Courthouse made famous by the Movie starring Gregory Peck

USS ALABAMA Living History Crew Drill

Mobile

Come see history come alive as WWII historical reenactors board the USS ALABAMA and USS DRUM. Call to battle stations at 1pm. Be on deck for aerial attack and combat engagement. L-Bird fly-in on the grounds with aerial demonstrations. The Crew Drills occur in alternating months during the year.

Youth Fishing Derby - Talladega National Forest - Talladega District

Talladega

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

Wednesday, May 8

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.

Biergarten

Huntsville

Visit the U.S. Space & Rocket Center Saturn V Hall in the Davidson Center for Space Exploration* every Thursday at 4:30 – 7:30 p.m. beginning March 14, 2019, for the German Biergarten, featuring authentic German cuisine. Enjoy the festive atmosphere with imported and domestic beers and delicious wines from the German region. It’s family-friendly and leashed dogs are welcome on our Apollo Terrace and in Apollo Courtyard.* Admission is free, and food and beverages are available for purchase.

Chinese Lantern Festival

Huntsville

Chinese Lantern Festival. Enchanting by the sunlight and magical by the moonlight. Enter “The Wild,” a world of life-size (sometimes larger than life) illuminated panda bears, lions, flamingos and more fauna from the world’s seven continents. Each of the lanterns is made by masters of the craft in Zigong, China’s center of lantern heritage. The festival occurs nightly on Wednesday through Sunday evenings each week from 5:30 – 9:30 p.m.

Clifford the Big Red Dog Exhibit

Gadsden

ADVENTURES WITH CLIFFORD THE BIG RED DOG is an interactive traveling children’s exhibit coming to Imagination Place in 2019. The exhibit brings Clifford’s home on Birdwell Island to life with playful activities and delightful environments, giving children and caregivers a chance to explore Clifford’s world first-hand.

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.

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.

Regions Tradition

Birmingham

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

Southeastern Plein Air Invitational

Gadsden

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

Southeastern Visions and Voices Art Exhibit

Wetumpka

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

The Tout Ensemble: Edmond DeCelle and the Studio DeCelle

Mobile

Carl Edmond DeCelle reigned as the all-encompassing artist-designer of Carnival in Mobile from the 1920s to the 1960s. In addition to designing parade floats and costumes, DeCelle was a respected painter and watercolorists. Having works shown at the World's Fair 1939, his reach extended far beyond Mobile. This exhibit showcases through a large selection of DeCelle's varied works the artistry and impact of a man whose impact resonates in Mardi Gras to this day.

To Kill A Mockingbird 2019 Play Season

Monroeville

Harper Lee's Non-Profit organization's performance of the award winning To Kill a Mockingbird in the Courthouse made famous by the Movie starring Gregory Peck

USS ALABAMA Living History Crew Drill

Mobile

Come see history come alive as WWII historical reenactors board the USS ALABAMA and USS DRUM. Call to battle stations at 1pm. Be on deck for aerial attack and combat engagement. L-Bird fly-in on the grounds with aerial demonstrations. The Crew Drills occur in alternating months during the year.

Youth Fishing Derby - Talladega National Forest - Talladega District

Talladega

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

Thursday, May 9

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.

Biergarten

Huntsville

Visit the U.S. Space & Rocket Center Saturn V Hall in the Davidson Center for Space Exploration* every Thursday at 4:30 – 7:30 p.m. beginning March 14, 2019, for the German Biergarten, featuring authentic German cuisine. Enjoy the festive atmosphere with imported and domestic beers and delicious wines from the German region. It’s family-friendly and leashed dogs are welcome on our Apollo Terrace and in Apollo Courtyard.* Admission is free, and food and beverages are available for purchase.

Chinese Lantern Festival

Huntsville

Chinese Lantern Festival. Enchanting by the sunlight and magical by the moonlight. Enter “The Wild,” a world of life-size (sometimes larger than life) illuminated panda bears, lions, flamingos and more fauna from the world’s seven continents. Each of the lanterns is made by masters of the craft in Zigong, China’s center of lantern heritage. The festival occurs nightly on Wednesday through Sunday evenings each week from 5:30 – 9:30 p.m.

Clifford the Big Red Dog Exhibit

Gadsden

ADVENTURES WITH CLIFFORD THE BIG RED DOG is an interactive traveling children’s exhibit coming to Imagination Place in 2019. The exhibit brings Clifford’s home on Birdwell Island to life with playful activities and delightful environments, giving children and caregivers a chance to explore Clifford’s world first-hand.

Fairhope Girl's Night Out

Fairhope

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

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.

Poisonous Plants of Alabama

Fort Payne

Learn which plants to avoid and why in Alabama.

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.

Regions Tradition

Birmingham

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

Southeastern Plein Air Invitational

Gadsden

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

Southeastern Visions and Voices Art Exhibit

Wetumpka

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

The Tout Ensemble: Edmond DeCelle and the Studio DeCelle

Mobile

Carl Edmond DeCelle reigned as the all-encompassing artist-designer of Carnival in Mobile from the 1920s to the 1960s. In addition to designing parade floats and costumes, DeCelle was a respected painter and watercolorists. Having works shown at the World's Fair 1939, his reach extended far beyond Mobile. This exhibit showcases through a large selection of DeCelle's varied works the artistry and impact of a man whose impact resonates in Mardi Gras to this day.

To Kill A Mockingbird 2019 Play Season

Monroeville

Harper Lee's Non-Profit organization's performance of the award winning To Kill a Mockingbird in the Courthouse made famous by the Movie starring Gregory Peck

USS ALABAMA Living History Crew Drill

Mobile

Come see history come alive as WWII historical reenactors board the USS ALABAMA and USS DRUM. Call to battle stations at 1pm. Be on deck for aerial attack and combat engagement. L-Bird fly-in on the grounds with aerial demonstrations. The Crew Drills occur in alternating months during the year.

Youth Fishing Derby - Talladega National Forest - Talladega District

Talladega

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

Friday, May 10

2019 Homestead Hollow Spring Arts and Crafts Festival

Springville

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

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.

Biergarten

Huntsville

Visit the U.S. Space & Rocket Center Saturn V Hall in the Davidson Center for Space Exploration* every Thursday at 4:30 – 7:30 p.m. beginning March 14, 2019, for the German Biergarten, featuring authentic German cuisine. Enjoy the festive atmosphere with imported and domestic beers and delicious wines from the German region. It’s family-friendly and leashed dogs are welcome on our Apollo Terrace and in Apollo Courtyard.* Admission is free, and food and beverages are available for purchase.

Buck Creek Festival

Helena

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

Chinese Lantern Festival

Huntsville

Chinese Lantern Festival. Enchanting by the sunlight and magical by the moonlight. Enter “The Wild,” a world of life-size (sometimes larger than life) illuminated panda bears, lions, flamingos and more fauna from the world’s seven continents. Each of the lanterns is made by masters of the craft in Zigong, China’s center of lantern heritage. The festival occurs nightly on Wednesday through Sunday evenings each week from 5:30 – 9:30 p.m.

Clifford the Big Red Dog Exhibit

Gadsden

ADVENTURES WITH CLIFFORD THE BIG RED DOG is an interactive traveling children’s exhibit coming to Imagination Place in 2019. The exhibit brings Clifford’s home on Birdwell Island to life with playful activities and delightful environments, giving children and caregivers a chance to explore Clifford’s world first-hand.

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.

Guin Mayfest 2019

Guin

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

National Public Gardens Day

Theodore

Celebrated National Public Gardens Day at Bellingrath Gardens and Home.

Prattville CityFest

Prattville

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

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.

Regions Tradition

Birmingham

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

Southeastern Plein Air Invitational

Gadsden

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

Southeastern Visions and Voices Art Exhibit

Wetumpka

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

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

Birmingham

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

The Tout Ensemble: Edmond DeCelle and the Studio DeCelle

Mobile

Carl Edmond DeCelle reigned as the all-encompassing artist-designer of Carnival in Mobile from the 1920s to the 1960s. In addition to designing parade floats and costumes, DeCelle was a respected painter and watercolorists. Having works shown at the World's Fair 1939, his reach extended far beyond Mobile. This exhibit showcases through a large selection of DeCelle's varied works the artistry and impact of a man whose impact resonates in Mardi Gras to this day.

To Kill A Mockingbird 2019 Play Season

Monroeville

Harper Lee's Non-Profit organization's performance of the award winning To Kill a Mockingbird in the Courthouse made famous by the Movie starring Gregory Peck

USS ALABAMA Living History Crew Drill

Mobile

Come see history come alive as WWII historical reenactors board the USS ALABAMA and USS DRUM. Call to battle stations at 1pm. Be on deck for aerial attack and combat engagement. L-Bird fly-in on the grounds with aerial demonstrations. The Crew Drills occur in alternating months during the year.

Youth Fishing Derby - Talladega National Forest - Talladega District

Talladega

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

Saturday, May 11

2019 Homestead Hollow Spring Arts and Crafts Festival

Springville

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

37th Annual Limestone Sheriff's Rodeo

Athens

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

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.

Biergarten

Huntsville

Visit the U.S. Space & Rocket Center Saturn V Hall in the Davidson Center for Space Exploration* every Thursday at 4:30 – 7:30 p.m. beginning March 14, 2019, for the German Biergarten, featuring authentic German cuisine. Enjoy the festive atmosphere with imported and domestic beers and delicious wines from the German region. It’s family-friendly and leashed dogs are welcome on our Apollo Terrace and in Apollo Courtyard.* Admission is free, and food and beverages are available for purchase.

Birmingham Rose Show

Birmingham

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

Buck Creek Festival

Helena

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

Chinese Lantern Festival

Huntsville

Chinese Lantern Festival. Enchanting by the sunlight and magical by the moonlight. Enter “The Wild,” a world of life-size (sometimes larger than life) illuminated panda bears, lions, flamingos and more fauna from the world’s seven continents. Each of the lanterns is made by masters of the craft in Zigong, China’s center of lantern heritage. The festival occurs nightly on Wednesday through Sunday evenings each week from 5:30 – 9:30 p.m.

Chunnenuggee Fair 40th annual

Union Springs

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

Clifford the Big Red Dog Exhibit

Gadsden

ADVENTURES WITH CLIFFORD THE BIG RED DOG is an interactive traveling children’s exhibit coming to Imagination Place in 2019. The exhibit brings Clifford’s home on Birdwell Island to life with playful activities and delightful environments, giving children and caregivers a chance to explore Clifford’s world first-hand.

Downtown Music Festival

Gadsden

Bring the family and enjoy a free concert under the Memorial Bridge. The view is spectacular and the music will be outstanding.

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.

Foley Art in the Park

Foley

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

Good Day Kid’s Festival

Huntsville

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

Guin Mayfest 2019

Guin

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

Old Alabama Town Herb Society Herb Day Festival

Montgomery

Herb Day is an annual event organized by the Old Alabama Town Herb Society, whose goal is to promote the growth, use and preservation of herbs. Proceeds from the event are used to maintain the herb gardens at Old Alabama Town and other community projects. For more information, contact Old Alabama Town at 334-240-4500. 8 a.m.-3 p.m.

Prattville CityFest

Prattville

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

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.

Regions Tradition

Birmingham

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

Southeastern Plein Air Invitational

Gadsden

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

Southeastern Visions and Voices Art Exhibit

Wetumpka

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

SpringFest in Brundidge

Brundidge

Celebrating Spring. Annual Festival, Vendors, Entertainment, Food and Family Fun! Downtown Brundidge. Always 2nd Saturday in May.

The Tout Ensemble: Edmond DeCelle and the Studio DeCelle

Mobile

Carl Edmond DeCelle reigned as the all-encompassing artist-designer of Carnival in Mobile from the 1920s to the 1960s. In addition to designing parade floats and costumes, DeCelle was a respected painter and watercolorists. Having works shown at the World's Fair 1939, his reach extended far beyond Mobile. This exhibit showcases through a large selection of DeCelle's varied works the artistry and impact of a man whose impact resonates in Mardi Gras to this day.

To Kill A Mockingbird 2019 Play Season

Monroeville

Harper Lee's Non-Profit organization's performance of the award winning To Kill a Mockingbird in the Courthouse made famous by the Movie starring Gregory Peck

USS ALABAMA Living History Crew Drill

Mobile

Come see history come alive as WWII historical reenactors board the USS ALABAMA and USS DRUM. Call to battle stations at 1pm. Be on deck for aerial attack and combat engagement. L-Bird fly-in on the grounds with aerial demonstrations. The Crew Drills occur in alternating months during the year.

Youth Fishing Derby - Talladega National Forest - Talladega District

Talladega

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

Sunday, May 12

2019 Homestead Hollow Spring Arts and Crafts Festival

Springville

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

37th Annual Limestone Sheriff's Rodeo

Athens

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

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.

Biergarten

Huntsville

Visit the U.S. Space & Rocket Center Saturn V Hall in the Davidson Center for Space Exploration* every Thursday at 4:30 – 7:30 p.m. beginning March 14, 2019, for the German Biergarten, featuring authentic German cuisine. Enjoy the festive atmosphere with imported and domestic beers and delicious wines from the German region. It’s family-friendly and leashed dogs are welcome on our Apollo Terrace and in Apollo Courtyard.* Admission is free, and food and beverages are available for purchase.

Birmingham Rose Show

Birmingham

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

Chinese Lantern Festival

Huntsville

Chinese Lantern Festival. Enchanting by the sunlight and magical by the moonlight. Enter “The Wild,” a world of life-size (sometimes larger than life) illuminated panda bears, lions, flamingos and more fauna from the world’s seven continents. Each of the lanterns is made by masters of the craft in Zigong, China’s center of lantern heritage. The festival occurs nightly on Wednesday through Sunday evenings each week from 5:30 – 9:30 p.m.

Clifford the Big Red Dog Exhibit

Gadsden

ADVENTURES WITH CLIFFORD THE BIG RED DOG is an interactive traveling children’s exhibit coming to Imagination Place in 2019. The exhibit brings Clifford’s home on Birdwell Island to life with playful activities and delightful environments, giving children and caregivers a chance to explore Clifford’s world first-hand.

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.

Foley Art in the Park

Foley

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

Mother's Day Brunch

Auburn

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

Mother's Day Brunch

Guntersville

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

Mother's Day Evening Garden Concert at Bellingrath

Theodore

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

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.

Regions Tradition

Birmingham

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

Southeastern Plein Air Invitational

Gadsden

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

Southeastern Visions and Voices Art Exhibit

Wetumpka

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

The Tout Ensemble: Edmond DeCelle and the Studio DeCelle

Mobile

Carl Edmond DeCelle reigned as the all-encompassing artist-designer of Carnival in Mobile from the 1920s to the 1960s. In addition to designing parade floats and costumes, DeCelle was a respected painter and watercolorists. Having works shown at the World's Fair 1939, his reach extended far beyond Mobile. This exhibit showcases through a large selection of DeCelle's varied works the artistry and impact of a man whose impact resonates in Mardi Gras to this day.

To Kill A Mockingbird 2019 Play Season

Monroeville

Harper Lee's Non-Profit organization's performance of the award winning To Kill a Mockingbird in the Courthouse made famous by the Movie starring Gregory Peck

USS ALABAMA Living History Crew Drill

Mobile

Come see history come alive as WWII historical reenactors board the USS ALABAMA and USS DRUM. Call to battle stations at 1pm. Be on deck for aerial attack and combat engagement. L-Bird fly-in on the grounds with aerial demonstrations. The Crew Drills occur in alternating months during the year.

Without Malice: The Art and Humor of the Comic Cowboys

Mobile

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

Youth Fishing Derby - Talladega National Forest - Talladega District

Talladega

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

Monday, May 13

37th Annual Limestone Sheriff's Rodeo

Athens

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

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.

Biergarten

Huntsville

Visit the U.S. Space & Rocket Center Saturn V Hall in the Davidson Center for Space Exploration* every Thursday at 4:30 – 7:30 p.m. beginning March 14, 2019, for the German Biergarten, featuring authentic German cuisine. Enjoy the festive atmosphere with imported and domestic beers and delicious wines from the German region. It’s family-friendly and leashed dogs are welcome on our Apollo Terrace and in Apollo Courtyard.* Admission is free, and food and beverages are available for purchase.

Chinese Lantern Festival

Huntsville

Chinese Lantern Festival. Enchanting by the sunlight and magical by the moonlight. Enter “The Wild,” a world of life-size (sometimes larger than life) illuminated panda bears, lions, flamingos and more fauna from the world’s seven continents. Each of the lanterns is made by masters of the craft in Zigong, China’s center of lantern heritage. The festival occurs nightly on Wednesday through Sunday evenings each week from 5:30 – 9:30 p.m.

Clifford the Big Red Dog Exhibit

Gadsden

ADVENTURES WITH CLIFFORD THE BIG RED DOG is an interactive traveling children’s exhibit coming to Imagination Place in 2019. The exhibit brings Clifford’s home on Birdwell Island to life with playful activities and delightful environments, giving children and caregivers a chance to explore Clifford’s world first-hand.

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.

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.

Southeastern Plein Air Invitational

Gadsden

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

Southeastern Visions and Voices Art Exhibit

Wetumpka

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

The Tout Ensemble: Edmond DeCelle and the Studio DeCelle

Mobile

Carl Edmond DeCelle reigned as the all-encompassing artist-designer of Carnival in Mobile from the 1920s to the 1960s. In addition to designing parade floats and costumes, DeCelle was a respected painter and watercolorists. Having works shown at the World's Fair 1939, his reach extended far beyond Mobile. This exhibit showcases through a large selection of DeCelle's varied works the artistry and impact of a man whose impact resonates in Mardi Gras to this day.

To Kill A Mockingbird 2019 Play Season

Monroeville

Harper Lee's Non-Profit organization's performance of the award winning To Kill a Mockingbird in the Courthouse made famous by the Movie starring Gregory Peck

USS ALABAMA Living History Crew Drill

Mobile

Come see history come alive as WWII historical reenactors board the USS ALABAMA and USS DRUM. Call to battle stations at 1pm. Be on deck for aerial attack and combat engagement. L-Bird fly-in on the grounds with aerial demonstrations. The Crew Drills occur in alternating months during the year.

Without Malice: The Art and Humor of the Comic Cowboys

Mobile

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

Youth Fishing Derby - Talladega National Forest - Talladega District

Talladega

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

Tuesday, May 14

37th Annual Limestone Sheriff's Rodeo

Athens

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

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.

Biergarten

Huntsville

Visit the U.S. Space & Rocket Center Saturn V Hall in the Davidson Center for Space Exploration* every Thursday at 4:30 – 7:30 p.m. beginning March 14, 2019, for the German Biergarten, featuring authentic German cuisine. Enjoy the festive atmosphere with imported and domestic beers and delicious wines from the German region. It’s family-friendly and leashed dogs are welcome on our Apollo Terrace and in Apollo Courtyard.* Admission is free, and food and beverages are available for purchase.

Chinese Lantern Festival

Huntsville

Chinese Lantern Festival. Enchanting by the sunlight and magical by the moonlight. Enter “The Wild,” a world of life-size (sometimes larger than life) illuminated panda bears, lions, flamingos and more fauna from the world’s seven continents. Each of the lanterns is made by masters of the craft in Zigong, China’s center of lantern heritage. The festival occurs nightly on Wednesday through Sunday evenings each week from 5:30 – 9:30 p.m.

Clifford the Big Red Dog Exhibit

Gadsden

ADVENTURES WITH CLIFFORD THE BIG RED DOG is an interactive traveling children’s exhibit coming to Imagination Place in 2019. The exhibit brings Clifford’s home on Birdwell Island to life with playful activities and delightful environments, giving children and caregivers a chance to explore Clifford’s world first-hand.

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.

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.

Southeastern Plein Air Invitational

Gadsden

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

Southeastern Visions and Voices Art Exhibit

Wetumpka

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

The Tout Ensemble: Edmond DeCelle and the Studio DeCelle

Mobile

Carl Edmond DeCelle reigned as the all-encompassing artist-designer of Carnival in Mobile from the 1920s to the 1960s. In addition to designing parade floats and costumes, DeCelle was a respected painter and watercolorists. Having works shown at the World's Fair 1939, his reach extended far beyond Mobile. This exhibit showcases through a large selection of DeCelle's varied works the artistry and impact of a man whose impact resonates in Mardi Gras to this day.

To Kill A Mockingbird 2019 Play Season

Monroeville

Harper Lee's Non-Profit organization's performance of the award winning To Kill a Mockingbird in the Courthouse made famous by the Movie starring Gregory Peck

USS ALABAMA Living History Crew Drill

Mobile

Come see history come alive as WWII historical reenactors board the USS ALABAMA and USS DRUM. Call to battle stations at 1pm. Be on deck for aerial attack and combat engagement. L-Bird fly-in on the grounds with aerial demonstrations. The Crew Drills occur in alternating months during the year.

Without Malice: The Art and Humor of the Comic Cowboys

Mobile

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

Youth Fishing Derby - Talladega National Forest - Talladega District

Talladega

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

Wednesday, May 15

37th Annual Limestone Sheriff's Rodeo

Athens

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

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.

Biergarten

Huntsville

Visit the U.S. Space & Rocket Center Saturn V Hall in the Davidson Center for Space Exploration* every Thursday at 4:30 – 7:30 p.m. beginning March 14, 2019, for the German Biergarten, featuring authentic German cuisine. Enjoy the festive atmosphere with imported and domestic beers and delicious wines from the German region. It’s family-friendly and leashed dogs are welcome on our Apollo Terrace and in Apollo Courtyard.* Admission is free, and food and beverages are available for purchase.

Chinese Lantern Festival

Huntsville

Chinese Lantern Festival. Enchanting by the sunlight and magical by the moonlight. Enter “The Wild,” a world of life-size (sometimes larger than life) illuminated panda bears, lions, flamingos and more fauna from the world’s seven continents. Each of the lanterns is made by masters of the craft in Zigong, China’s center of lantern heritage. The festival occurs nightly on Wednesday through Sunday evenings each week from 5:30 – 9:30 p.m.

Clifford the Big Red Dog Exhibit

Gadsden

ADVENTURES WITH CLIFFORD THE BIG RED DOG is an interactive traveling children’s exhibit coming to Imagination Place in 2019. The exhibit brings Clifford’s home on Birdwell Island to life with playful activities and delightful environments, giving children and caregivers a chance to explore Clifford’s world first-hand.

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.

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.

Southeastern Plein Air Invitational

Gadsden

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

Southeastern Visions and Voices Art Exhibit

Wetumpka

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

The Tout Ensemble: Edmond DeCelle and the Studio DeCelle

Mobile

Carl Edmond DeCelle reigned as the all-encompassing artist-designer of Carnival in Mobile from the 1920s to the 1960s. In addition to designing parade floats and costumes, DeCelle was a respected painter and watercolorists. Having works shown at the World's Fair 1939, his reach extended far beyond Mobile. This exhibit showcases through a large selection of DeCelle's varied works the artistry and impact of a man whose impact resonates in Mardi Gras to this day.

To Kill A Mockingbird 2019 Play Season

Monroeville

Harper Lee's Non-Profit organization's performance of the award winning To Kill a Mockingbird in the Courthouse made famous by the Movie starring Gregory Peck

USS ALABAMA Living History Crew Drill

Mobile

Come see history come alive as WWII historical reenactors board the USS ALABAMA and USS DRUM. Call to battle stations at 1pm. Be on deck for aerial attack and combat engagement. L-Bird fly-in on the grounds with aerial demonstrations. The Crew Drills occur in alternating months during the year.

Without Malice: The Art and Humor of the Comic Cowboys

Mobile

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

Youth Fishing Derby - Talladega National Forest - Talladega District

Talladega

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

Thursday, May 16

37th Annual Limestone Sheriff's Rodeo

Athens

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

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.

Biergarten

Huntsville

Visit the U.S. Space & Rocket Center Saturn V Hall in the Davidson Center for Space Exploration* every Thursday at 4:30 – 7:30 p.m. beginning March 14, 2019, for the German Biergarten, featuring authentic German cuisine. Enjoy the festive atmosphere with imported and domestic beers and delicious wines from the German region. It’s family-friendly and leashed dogs are welcome on our Apollo Terrace and in Apollo Courtyard.* Admission is free, and food and beverages are available for purchase.

Chinese Lantern Festival

Huntsville

Chinese Lantern Festival. Enchanting by the sunlight and magical by the moonlight. Enter “The Wild,” a world of life-size (sometimes larger than life) illuminated panda bears, lions, flamingos and more fauna from the world’s seven continents. Each of the lanterns is made by masters of the craft in Zigong, China’s center of lantern heritage. The festival occurs nightly on Wednesday through Sunday evenings each week from 5:30 – 9:30 p.m.

Clifford the Big Red Dog Exhibit

Gadsden

ADVENTURES WITH CLIFFORD THE BIG RED DOG is an interactive traveling children’s exhibit coming to Imagination Place in 2019. The exhibit brings Clifford’s home on Birdwell Island to life with playful activities and delightful environments, giving children and caregivers a chance to explore Clifford’s world first-hand.

Downtown Auburn Family Supper

Auburn

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

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.

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.

Southeastern Plein Air Invitational

Gadsden

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

Southeastern Visions and Voices Art Exhibit

Wetumpka

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

The Tout Ensemble: Edmond DeCelle and the Studio DeCelle

Mobile

Carl Edmond DeCelle reigned as the all-encompassing artist-designer of Carnival in Mobile from the 1920s to the 1960s. In addition to designing parade floats and costumes, DeCelle was a respected painter and watercolorists. Having works shown at the World's Fair 1939, his reach extended far beyond Mobile. This exhibit showcases through a large selection of DeCelle's varied works the artistry and impact of a man whose impact resonates in Mardi Gras to this day.

Third Thursday at the Water Wall

Gadsden

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

To Kill A Mockingbird 2019 Play Season

Monroeville

Harper Lee's Non-Profit organization's performance of the award winning To Kill a Mockingbird in the Courthouse made famous by the Movie starring Gregory Peck

US 11 Antique Alley Yard Sale

Fort Payne

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

USS ALABAMA Living History Crew Drill

Mobile

Come see history come alive as WWII historical reenactors board the USS ALABAMA and USS DRUM. Call to battle stations at 1pm. Be on deck for aerial attack and combat engagement. L-Bird fly-in on the grounds with aerial demonstrations. The Crew Drills occur in alternating months during the year.

Without Malice: The Art and Humor of the Comic Cowboys

Mobile

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

Youth Fishing Derby - Talladega National Forest - Talladega District

Talladega

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

Friday, May 17

37th Annual Limestone Sheriff's Rodeo

Athens

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

ASC Original Series SESSIONS

Birmingham

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

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.

Biergarten

Huntsville

Visit the U.S. Space & Rocket Center Saturn V Hall in the Davidson Center for Space Exploration* every Thursday at 4:30 – 7:30 p.m. beginning March 14, 2019, for the German Biergarten, featuring authentic German cuisine. Enjoy the festive atmosphere with imported and domestic beers and delicious wines from the German region. It’s family-friendly and leashed dogs are welcome on our Apollo Terrace and in Apollo Courtyard.* Admission is free, and food and beverages are available for purchase.

Chinese Lantern Festival

Huntsville

Chinese Lantern Festival. Enchanting by the sunlight and magical by the moonlight. Enter “The Wild,” a world of life-size (sometimes larger than life) illuminated panda bears, lions, flamingos and more fauna from the world’s seven continents. Each of the lanterns is made by masters of the craft in Zigong, China’s center of lantern heritage. The festival occurs nightly on Wednesday through Sunday evenings each week from 5:30 – 9:30 p.m.

Clifford the Big Red Dog Exhibit

Gadsden

ADVENTURES WITH CLIFFORD THE BIG RED DOG is an interactive traveling children’s exhibit coming to Imagination Place in 2019. The exhibit brings Clifford’s home on Birdwell Island to life with playful activities and delightful environments, giving children and caregivers a chance to explore Clifford’s world first-hand.

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.

Hangout Music Festival 2019

Gulf Shores

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

Hike of 7 Waterfalls

Fort Payne

A beautiful hike with unique waterfalls

Inherit the Wind

Tuscaloosa

Creation or evolution? Faith or Science? These are the issues on trial in one of the greatest dramas of the 20th Century. Based on the events of the famous Scopes Monkey Trials, Inherit the Wind pits two hot-shot lawyers against one another as the state prosecutes a teacher for discussing the theory of evolution in the classroom.

Little Shop of Horrors

Birmingham

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

Logan Martin Lake Fest and Boat Show

Cropwell

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

Poke Salat Festival

Arab

Poke Salat Festival - Two days of live entertainment, family friendly festival, children's play area, arts and crafts show.

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.

Shoals Front Porch Storytelling Festival 2019

Florence

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

Soul Stock

Decatur

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

Southeastern Plein Air Invitational

Gadsden

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

Southeastern Visions and Voices Art Exhibit

Wetumpka

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

The Tout Ensemble: Edmond DeCelle and the Studio DeCelle

Mobile

Carl Edmond DeCelle reigned as the all-encompassing artist-designer of Carnival in Mobile from the 1920s to the 1960s. In addition to designing parade floats and costumes, DeCelle was a respected painter and watercolorists. Having works shown at the World's Fair 1939, his reach extended far beyond Mobile. This exhibit showcases through a large selection of DeCelle's varied works the artistry and impact of a man whose impact resonates in Mardi Gras to this day.

To Kill A Mockingbird 2019 Play Season

Monroeville

Harper Lee's Non-Profit organization's performance of the award winning To Kill a Mockingbird in the Courthouse made famous by the Movie starring Gregory Peck

US 11 Antique Alley Yard Sale

Fort Payne

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

USS ALABAMA Living History Crew Drill

Mobile

Come see history come alive as WWII historical reenactors board the USS ALABAMA and USS DRUM. Call to battle stations at 1pm. Be on deck for aerial attack and combat engagement. L-Bird fly-in on the grounds with aerial demonstrations. The Crew Drills occur in alternating months during the year.

Without Malice: The Art and Humor of the Comic Cowboys

Mobile

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

Youth Fishing Derby - Talladega National Forest - Talladega District

Talladega

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

Saturday, May 18

37th Annual Limestone Sheriff's Rodeo

Athens

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

41st Annual Vocal Competition Semi-Finals

Birmingham

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

4th Annual Cruising The Creek Bank Carshow

Leeds

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

ASC Original Series SESSIONS

Birmingham

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

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.

Alabama's Magnificent Bicycle Adventure

Auburn

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

Arley Day Festival, Car Show & Parade, 44th Annual

Arley

The 46th Arley Day Festival will be held on Saturday, May 18, 2019 from 7 to 3pm. This annual event is free to the public and hosts a car show, activities for all ages, great food, good music and unique hand made crafts. Contact: arleywomensclub@gmail.com,or arleywomensclub.org

Arts Alive Festival

Florence

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

Biergarten

Huntsville

Visit the U.S. Space & Rocket Center Saturn V Hall in the Davidson Center for Space Exploration* every Thursday at 4:30 – 7:30 p.m. beginning March 14, 2019, for the German Biergarten, featuring authentic German cuisine. Enjoy the festive atmosphere with imported and domestic beers and delicious wines from the German region. It’s family-friendly and leashed dogs are welcome on our Apollo Terrace and in Apollo Courtyard.* Admission is free, and food and beverages are available for purchase.

Bird Walk for Beginners (& History Buffs)

Orrville

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

Blue Star Celebration

Mobile

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

Car Boot Sale

Huntsville

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

Catfish Festival

Scottsboro

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

Chinese Lantern Festival

Huntsville

Chinese Lantern Festival. Enchanting by the sunlight and magical by the moonlight. Enter “The Wild,” a world of life-size (sometimes larger than life) illuminated panda bears, lions, flamingos and more fauna from the world’s seven continents. Each of the lanterns is made by masters of the craft in Zigong, China’s center of lantern heritage. The festival occurs nightly on Wednesday through Sunday evenings each week from 5:30 – 9:30 p.m.

Clifford the Big Red Dog Exhibit

Gadsden

ADVENTURES WITH CLIFFORD THE BIG RED DOG is an interactive traveling children’s exhibit coming to Imagination Place in 2019. The exhibit brings Clifford’s home on Birdwell Island to life with playful activities and delightful environments, giving children and caregivers a chance to explore Clifford’s world first-hand.

Creek Bank Festival, 25th Annual

Leeds

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

DDC's Spring Production

Gadsden

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

Daylily Art & Garden Festival 2019

Headland

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

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.

Hangout Music Festival 2019

Gulf Shores

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

Heads-N-Tails Crawfish Boil

Huntsville

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

Inherit the Wind

Tuscaloosa

Creation or evolution? Faith or Science? These are the issues on trial in one of the greatest dramas of the 20th Century. Based on the events of the famous Scopes Monkey Trials, Inherit the Wind pits two hot-shot lawyers against one another as the state prosecutes a teacher for discussing the theory of evolution in the classroom.

Little Shop of Horrors

Birmingham

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

Logan Martin Lake Fest and Boat Show

Cropwell

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

Mentone Rhododendron Festival

Mentone

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

Montevallo Yoga Festival

Montevallo

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

National Kids to Parks Day Celebration

Prattville

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

Poke Salat Festival

Arab

Poke Salat Festival - Two days of live entertainment, family friendly festival, children's play area, arts and crafts show.

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.

Sheffield Street Party

Sheffield

Annual downtown street party with musical entertainment.

Shoals Front Porch Storytelling Festival 2019

Florence

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

Soul Stock

Decatur

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

Southeastern Plein Air Invitational

Gadsden

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

Southeastern Visions and Voices Art Exhibit

Wetumpka

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

The Festival at the Well

Glenwood

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

The Tout Ensemble: Edmond DeCelle and the Studio DeCelle

Mobile

Carl Edmond DeCelle reigned as the all-encompassing artist-designer of Carnival in Mobile from the 1920s to the 1960s. In addition to designing parade floats and costumes, DeCelle was a respected painter and watercolorists. Having works shown at the World's Fair 1939, his reach extended far beyond Mobile. This exhibit showcases through a large selection of DeCelle's varied works the artistry and impact of a man whose impact resonates in Mardi Gras to this day.

To Kill A Mockingbird 2019 Play Season

Monroeville

Harper Lee's Non-Profit organization's performance of the award winning To Kill a Mockingbird in the Courthouse made famous by the Movie starring Gregory Peck

US 11 Antique Alley Yard Sale

Fort Payne

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

USS ALABAMA Living History Crew Drill

Mobile

Come see history come alive as WWII historical reenactors board the USS ALABAMA and USS DRUM. Call to battle stations at 1pm. Be on deck for aerial attack and combat engagement. L-Bird fly-in on the grounds with aerial demonstrations. The Crew Drills occur in alternating months during the year.

Without Malice: The Art and Humor of the Comic Cowboys

Mobile

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

XTERRA Oak Mountain

Pelham

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

Youth Fishing Derby - Talladega National Forest - Talladega District

Talladega

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

Sunday, May 19

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.

Alabama's Magnificent Bicycle Adventure

Auburn

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

Arts Alive Festival

Florence

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

Biergarten

Huntsville

Visit the U.S. Space & Rocket Center Saturn V Hall in the Davidson Center for Space Exploration* every Thursday at 4:30 – 7:30 p.m. beginning March 14, 2019, for the German Biergarten, featuring authentic German cuisine. Enjoy the festive atmosphere with imported and domestic beers and delicious wines from the German region. It’s family-friendly and leashed dogs are welcome on our Apollo Terrace and in Apollo Courtyard.* Admission is free, and food and beverages are available for purchase.

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

Jacksonville

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

Chinese Lantern Festival

Huntsville

Chinese Lantern Festival. Enchanting by the sunlight and magical by the moonlight. Enter “The Wild,” a world of life-size (sometimes larger than life) illuminated panda bears, lions, flamingos and more fauna from the world’s seven continents. Each of the lanterns is made by masters of the craft in Zigong, China’s center of lantern heritage. The festival occurs nightly on Wednesday through Sunday evenings each week from 5:30 – 9:30 p.m.

Clifford the Big Red Dog Exhibit

Gadsden

ADVENTURES WITH CLIFFORD THE BIG RED DOG is an interactive traveling children’s exhibit coming to Imagination Place in 2019. The exhibit brings Clifford’s home on Birdwell Island to life with playful activities and delightful environments, giving children and caregivers a chance to explore Clifford’s world first-hand.

DDC's Spring Production

Gadsden

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

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.

Hangout Music Festival 2019

Gulf Shores

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

Inherit the Wind

Tuscaloosa

Creation or evolution? Faith or Science? These are the issues on trial in one of the greatest dramas of the 20th Century. Based on the events of the famous Scopes Monkey Trials, Inherit the Wind pits two hot-shot lawyers against one another as the state prosecutes a teacher for discussing the theory of evolution in the classroom.

Little Shop of Horrors

Birmingham

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

Mentone Rhododendron Festival

Mentone

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

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.

Southeastern Plein Air Invitational

Gadsden

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

Southeastern Visions and Voices Art Exhibit

Wetumpka

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

The Tout Ensemble: Edmond DeCelle and the Studio DeCelle

Mobile

Carl Edmond DeCelle reigned as the all-encompassing artist-designer of Carnival in Mobile from the 1920s to the 1960s. In addition to designing parade floats and costumes, DeCelle was a respected painter and watercolorists. Having works shown at the World's Fair 1939, his reach extended far beyond Mobile. This exhibit showcases through a large selection of DeCelle's varied works the artistry and impact of a man whose impact resonates in Mardi Gras to this day.

US 11 Antique Alley Yard Sale

Fort Payne

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

USS ALABAMA Living History Crew Drill

Mobile

Come see history come alive as WWII historical reenactors board the USS ALABAMA and USS DRUM. Call to battle stations at 1pm. Be on deck for aerial attack and combat engagement. L-Bird fly-in on the grounds with aerial demonstrations. The Crew Drills occur in alternating months during the year.

Without Malice: The Art and Humor of the Comic Cowboys

Mobile

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

XTERRA Oak Mountain

Pelham

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

Youth Fishing Derby - Talladega National Forest - Talladega District

Talladega

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

Monday, May 20

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.

Alabama's Magnificent Bicycle Adventure

Auburn

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

Biergarten

Huntsville

Visit the U.S. Space & Rocket Center Saturn V Hall in the Davidson Center for Space Exploration* every Thursday at 4:30 – 7:30 p.m. beginning March 14, 2019, for the German Biergarten, featuring authentic German cuisine. Enjoy the festive atmosphere with imported and domestic beers and delicious wines from the German region. It’s family-friendly and leashed dogs are welcome on our Apollo Terrace and in Apollo Courtyard.* Admission is free, and food and beverages are available for purchase.

Clifford the Big Red Dog Exhibit

Gadsden

ADVENTURES WITH CLIFFORD THE BIG RED DOG is an interactive traveling children’s exhibit coming to Imagination Place in 2019. The exhibit brings Clifford’s home on Birdwell Island to life with playful activities and delightful environments, giving children and caregivers a chance to explore Clifford’s world first-hand.

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.

Inherit the Wind

Tuscaloosa

Creation or evolution? Faith or Science? These are the issues on trial in one of the greatest dramas of the 20th Century. Based on the events of the famous Scopes Monkey Trials, Inherit the Wind pits two hot-shot lawyers against one another as the state prosecutes a teacher for discussing the theory of evolution in the classroom.

Little Shop of Horrors

Birmingham

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

Miss Bessie's Birthday

Theodore

Bessie Morse Bellingrath was born May 20, 1878, in Mobile, Alabama. On this date, we celebrate her 141st birthday.

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.

Southeastern Plein Air Invitational

Gadsden

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

Southeastern Visions and Voices Art Exhibit

Wetumpka

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

The Tout Ensemble: Edmond DeCelle and the Studio DeCelle

Mobile

Carl Edmond DeCelle reigned as the all-encompassing artist-designer of Carnival in Mobile from the 1920s to the 1960s. In addition to designing parade floats and costumes, DeCelle was a respected painter and watercolorists. Having works shown at the World's Fair 1939, his reach extended far beyond Mobile. This exhibit showcases through a large selection of DeCelle's varied works the artistry and impact of a man whose impact resonates in Mardi Gras to this day.

USS ALABAMA Living History Crew Drill

Mobile

Come see history come alive as WWII historical reenactors board the USS ALABAMA and USS DRUM. Call to battle stations at 1pm. Be on deck for aerial attack and combat engagement. L-Bird fly-in on the grounds with aerial demonstrations. The Crew Drills occur in alternating months during the year.

Without Malice: The Art and Humor of the Comic Cowboys

Mobile

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

Youth Fishing Derby - Talladega National Forest - Talladega District

Talladega

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

Tuesday, May 21

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.

Alabama's Magnificent Bicycle Adventure

Auburn

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

Biergarten

Huntsville

Visit the U.S. Space & Rocket Center Saturn V Hall in the Davidson Center for Space Exploration* every Thursday at 4:30 – 7:30 p.m. beginning March 14, 2019, for the German Biergarten, featuring authentic German cuisine. Enjoy the festive atmosphere with imported and domestic beers and delicious wines from the German region. It’s family-friendly and leashed dogs are welcome on our Apollo Terrace and in Apollo Courtyard.* Admission is free, and food and beverages are available for purchase.

Clifford the Big Red Dog Exhibit

Gadsden

ADVENTURES WITH CLIFFORD THE BIG RED DOG is an interactive traveling children’s exhibit coming to Imagination Place in 2019. The exhibit brings Clifford’s home on Birdwell Island to life with playful activities and delightful environments, giving children and caregivers a chance to explore Clifford’s world first-hand.

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.

Inherit the Wind

Tuscaloosa

Creation or evolution? Faith or Science? These are the issues on trial in one of the greatest dramas of the 20th Century. Based on the events of the famous Scopes Monkey Trials, Inherit the Wind pits two hot-shot lawyers against one another as the state prosecutes a teacher for discussing the theory of evolution in the classroom.

Little Shop of Horrors

Birmingham

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

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.

Southeastern Plein Air Invitational

Gadsden

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

Southeastern Visions and Voices Art Exhibit

Wetumpka

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

The Tout Ensemble: Edmond DeCelle and the Studio DeCelle

Mobile

Carl Edmond DeCelle reigned as the all-encompassing artist-designer of Carnival in Mobile from the 1920s to the 1960s. In addition to designing parade floats and costumes, DeCelle was a respected painter and watercolorists. Having works shown at the World's Fair 1939, his reach extended far beyond Mobile. This exhibit showcases through a large selection of DeCelle's varied works the artistry and impact of a man whose impact resonates in Mardi Gras to this day.

Tuesday with Kelly

Wetumpka

Tuesday with Kelly is a lunch and learn event that features a speaker each month and a spot light business. It occurs the 3rd Tuesday of each month from Noon to 1:00 pm.

USS ALABAMA Living History Crew Drill

Mobile

Come see history come alive as WWII historical reenactors board the USS ALABAMA and USS DRUM. Call to battle stations at 1pm. Be on deck for aerial attack and combat engagement. L-Bird fly-in on the grounds with aerial demonstrations. The Crew Drills occur in alternating months during the year.

Without Malice: The Art and Humor of the Comic Cowboys

Mobile

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

Youth Fishing Derby - Talladega National Forest - Talladega District

Talladega

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

Wednesday, May 22

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.

Alabama's Magnificent Bicycle Adventure

Auburn

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

Biergarten

Huntsville

Visit the U.S. Space & Rocket Center Saturn V Hall in the Davidson Center for Space Exploration* every Thursday at 4:30 – 7:30 p.m. beginning March 14, 2019, for the German Biergarten, featuring authentic German cuisine. Enjoy the festive atmosphere with imported and domestic beers and delicious wines from the German region. It’s family-friendly and leashed dogs are welcome on our Apollo Terrace and in Apollo Courtyard.* Admission is free, and food and beverages are available for purchase.

Clifford the Big Red Dog Exhibit

Gadsden

ADVENTURES WITH CLIFFORD THE BIG RED DOG is an interactive traveling children’s exhibit coming to Imagination Place in 2019. The exhibit brings Clifford’s home on Birdwell Island to life with playful activities and delightful environments, giving children and caregivers a chance to explore Clifford’s world first-hand.

Extreme Maze Hike

Fort Payne

A challenging team building hike

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.

Inherit the Wind

Tuscaloosa

Creation or evolution? Faith or Science? These are the issues on trial in one of the greatest dramas of the 20th Century. Based on the events of the famous Scopes Monkey Trials, Inherit the Wind pits two hot-shot lawyers against one another as the state prosecutes a teacher for discussing the theory of evolution in the classroom.

Little Shop of Horrors

Birmingham

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

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.

Southeastern Plein Air Invitational

Gadsden

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

Southeastern Visions and Voices Art Exhibit

Wetumpka

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

The Tout Ensemble: Edmond DeCelle and the Studio DeCelle

Mobile

Carl Edmond DeCelle reigned as the all-encompassing artist-designer of Carnival in Mobile from the 1920s to the 1960s. In addition to designing parade floats and costumes, DeCelle was a respected painter and watercolorists. Having works shown at the World's Fair 1939, his reach extended far beyond Mobile. This exhibit showcases through a large selection of DeCelle's varied works the artistry and impact of a man whose impact resonates in Mardi Gras to this day.

USS ALABAMA Living History Crew Drill

Mobile

Come see history come alive as WWII historical reenactors board the USS ALABAMA and USS DRUM. Call to battle stations at 1pm. Be on deck for aerial attack and combat engagement. L-Bird fly-in on the grounds with aerial demonstrations. The Crew Drills occur in alternating months during the year.

Without Malice: The Art and Humor of the Comic Cowboys

Mobile

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

Youth Fishing Derby - Talladega National Forest - Talladega District

Talladega

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

Thursday, May 23

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.

Alabama's Magnificent Bicycle Adventure

Auburn

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

Biergarten

Huntsville

Visit the U.S. Space & Rocket Center Saturn V Hall in the Davidson Center for Space Exploration* every Thursday at 4:30 – 7:30 p.m. beginning March 14, 2019, for the German Biergarten, featuring authentic German cuisine. Enjoy the festive atmosphere with imported and domestic beers and delicious wines from the German region. It’s family-friendly and leashed dogs are welcome on our Apollo Terrace and in Apollo Courtyard.* Admission is free, and food and beverages are available for purchase.

Clifford the Big Red Dog Exhibit

Gadsden

ADVENTURES WITH CLIFFORD THE BIG RED DOG is an interactive traveling children’s exhibit coming to Imagination Place in 2019. The exhibit brings Clifford’s home on Birdwell Island to life with playful activities and delightful environments, giving children and caregivers a chance to explore Clifford’s world first-hand.

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.

Hot Rods in the Park

Millbrook

Hot Rods in the Park is annual event that was started by husband and wife Elijah and Sandra Casey and friend Robert Whitten, who all have a love and aspiration for cars. In 2013, the 3 together formed a car club, "The Millbrook Street Muscles." In 2013 the Millbrook hosted its very first, "Hot Rods in the Park," in Millbrook, AL which drew 75 cars of all makes and models. Over the years, this event became sponsor driven which led to a 2018 all time record of 186 cars of all makes and model.

Inherit the Wind

Tuscaloosa

Creation or evolution? Faith or Science? These are the issues on trial in one of the greatest dramas of the 20th Century. Based on the events of the famous Scopes Monkey Trials, Inherit the Wind pits two hot-shot lawyers against one another as the state prosecutes a teacher for discussing the theory of evolution in the classroom.

Little Shop of Horrors

Birmingham

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

Pepsi Beach Ball Drop at The Wharf

Orange Beach

It’s always the season for fun here at The Wharf, but we can’t lie – summer makes us especially giddy. Let’s kick off our So.Much.Summer with the always exhilarating Pepsi Beach Ball Drop! This 5th annual event will be televised on NBC 15, so make sure you are at the center of the action when over 5,000 Pepsi-branded beach balls fall from the sky!

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.

Southeastern Plein Air Invitational

Gadsden

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

Southeastern Visions and Voices Art Exhibit

Wetumpka

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

The Tout Ensemble: Edmond DeCelle and the Studio DeCelle

Mobile

Carl Edmond DeCelle reigned as the all-encompassing artist-designer of Carnival in Mobile from the 1920s to the 1960s. In addition to designing parade floats and costumes, DeCelle was a respected painter and watercolorists. Having works shown at the World's Fair 1939, his reach extended far beyond Mobile. This exhibit showcases through a large selection of DeCelle's varied works the artistry and impact of a man whose impact resonates in Mardi Gras to this day.

USS ALABAMA Living History Crew Drill

Mobile

Come see history come alive as WWII historical reenactors board the USS ALABAMA and USS DRUM. Call to battle stations at 1pm. Be on deck for aerial attack and combat engagement. L-Bird fly-in on the grounds with aerial demonstrations. The Crew Drills occur in alternating months during the year.

Without Malice: The Art and Humor of the Comic Cowboys

Mobile

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

Youth Fishing Derby - Talladega National Forest - Talladega District

Talladega

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

Friday, May 24

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.

Alabama's Magnificent Bicycle Adventure

Auburn

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

Biergarten

Huntsville

Visit the U.S. Space & Rocket Center Saturn V Hall in the Davidson Center for Space Exploration* every Thursday at 4:30 – 7:30 p.m. beginning March 14, 2019, for the German Biergarten, featuring authentic German cuisine. Enjoy the festive atmosphere with imported and domestic beers and delicious wines from the German region. It’s family-friendly and leashed dogs are welcome on our Apollo Terrace and in Apollo Courtyard.* Admission is free, and food and beverages are available for purchase.

Clifford the Big Red Dog Exhibit

Gadsden

ADVENTURES WITH CLIFFORD THE BIG RED DOG is an interactive traveling children’s exhibit coming to Imagination Place in 2019. The exhibit brings Clifford’s home on Birdwell Island to life with playful activities and delightful environments, giving children and caregivers a chance to explore Clifford’s world first-hand.

Coalfest 2019

Brilliant

Coalfest. 205-465-2281. www.brilliantal.org. Free. Brilliant--Live bands, food, arts and crafts, clogging, children attractions, and more. Also, state checkers champions play local politicians. Fri. night and all day Sat..

Daikin Festival

Decatur

Daikin Festival. 800-524-6181. www.decaturcvb.org. Free. Morgan County Fairgrounds--Free. Japanese Festival featuring music, children's activities, hot -air balloons and food. 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.

Inherit the Wind

Tuscaloosa

Creation or evolution? Faith or Science? These are the issues on trial in one of the greatest dramas of the 20th Century. Based on the events of the famous Scopes Monkey Trials, Inherit the Wind pits two hot-shot lawyers against one another as the state prosecutes a teacher for discussing the theory of evolution in the classroom.

Little Shop of Horrors

Birmingham

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

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.

Shades of Bluegrass Festival---May 2019

Rogersville

Shades of Bluegrass Festival is held two times a year at the Rogersville Recreation Park. Shade Tree area for jammers, food vendors, craft vendors, RV parking with hook-up and bathhouse. Space for primitive camping as well.

Southeastern Plein Air Invitational

Gadsden

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

Southeastern Visions and Voices Art Exhibit

Wetumpka

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

The Tout Ensemble: Edmond DeCelle and the Studio DeCelle

Mobile

Carl Edmond DeCelle reigned as the all-encompassing artist-designer of Carnival in Mobile from the 1920s to the 1960s. In addition to designing parade floats and costumes, DeCelle was a respected painter and watercolorists. Having works shown at the World's Fair 1939, his reach extended far beyond Mobile. This exhibit showcases through a large selection of DeCelle's varied works the artistry and impact of a man whose impact resonates in Mardi Gras to this day.

USS ALABAMA Living History Crew Drill

Mobile

Come see history come alive as WWII historical reenactors board the USS ALABAMA and USS DRUM. Call to battle stations at 1pm. Be on deck for aerial attack and combat engagement. L-Bird fly-in on the grounds with aerial demonstrations. The Crew Drills occur in alternating months during the year.

Without Malice: The Art and Humor of the Comic Cowboys

Mobile

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

Youth Fishing Derby - Talladega National Forest - Talladega District

Talladega

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

Saturday, May 25

Alabama Jubilee Hot Air Balloon Festival

Decatur

May 27 - 28, Decatur. 800-524-6181. www.alabamajubilee.net. Free. Point Mallard Park. Enjoy balloon races, key grab, tether rides, balloon glow, arts and crafts, entertainment and more. 6 a.m.-10 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.

Alabama Wildlife Center's Baby Bird Shower

Pelham

You're invited! How tweet it is: we're expecting about 1,000 baby birds!!

Art on the Lake

Eclectic

Art on the Lake. 334 857-2133. www.childrensharbor.com. Free. Children's Harbor---More than 40 artists display and sell their works, including canvas art, pottery, jewelry and more. Also, music, concessions and kid's activities throughout the day. Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Biergarten

Huntsville

Visit the U.S. Space & Rocket Center Saturn V Hall in the Davidson Center for Space Exploration* every Thursday at 4:30 – 7:30 p.m. beginning March 14, 2019, for the German Biergarten, featuring authentic German cuisine. Enjoy the festive atmosphere with imported and domestic beers and delicious wines from the German region. It’s family-friendly and leashed dogs are welcome on our Apollo Terrace and in Apollo Courtyard.* Admission is free, and food and beverages are available for purchase.

Clifford the Big Red Dog Exhibit

Gadsden

ADVENTURES WITH CLIFFORD THE BIG RED DOG is an interactive traveling children’s exhibit coming to Imagination Place in 2019. The exhibit brings Clifford’s home on Birdwell Island to life with playful activities and delightful environments, giving children and caregivers a chance to explore Clifford’s world first-hand.

Coalfest 2019

Brilliant

Coalfest. 205-465-2281. www.brilliantal.org. Free. Brilliant--Live bands, food, arts and crafts, clogging, children attractions, and more. Also, state checkers champions play local politicians. Fri. night and all day Sat..

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.

Flag Placement Ceremony for Memorial Day 2016 ALNC

Montevallo

Place an American flag on each Veteran's gravesite at Alabama National Cemetery to remember their sacrifice to our country's freedom.

Inherit the Wind

Tuscaloosa

Creation or evolution? Faith or Science? These are the issues on trial in one of the greatest dramas of the 20th Century. Based on the events of the famous Scopes Monkey Trials, Inherit the Wind pits two hot-shot lawyers against one another as the state prosecutes a teacher for discussing the theory of evolution in the classroom.

Little Shop of Horrors

Birmingham

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

Living History Memorial Day Tribute

Gulf Shores

A Memorial Day Tribute to remember those who gave their lives in service at Fort Morgan.

LuLupalooza

Gulf Shores

LuLuPalooza kicks off our Summer Season & helps us celebrate MEMORIAL WEEKEND! Come enjoy this FUN filled FREE DAY of MUSIC! Saturday May 25, 2019! Music will start at 12:00pm and ROCK all night long on the outdoor boat stage! Get ready to boogie your way into our Summer Season 2019!

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.

RXR Fest

Alexander City

RXR Fest is a FREE 3 day music festival held on the Town Green at Russell Crossroads.

Shades of Bluegrass Festival---May 2019

Rogersville

Shades of Bluegrass Festival is held two times a year at the Rogersville Recreation Park. Shade Tree area for jammers, food vendors, craft vendors, RV parking with hook-up and bathhouse. Space for primitive camping as well.

Smith Lake Park Memorial Day Festival 2019

Cullman

RV and Tent camping available. Pool will be open. Music Festival and Craft vendors Food Vendors Contests & more

Southeastern Plein Air Invitational

Gadsden

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

Southeastern Visions and Voices Art Exhibit

Wetumpka

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

The Tout Ensemble: Edmond DeCelle and the Studio DeCelle

Mobile

Carl Edmond DeCelle reigned as the all-encompassing artist-designer of Carnival in Mobile from the 1920s to the 1960s. In addition to designing parade floats and costumes, DeCelle was a respected painter and watercolorists. Having works shown at the World's Fair 1939, his reach extended far beyond Mobile. This exhibit showcases through a large selection of DeCelle's varied works the artistry and impact of a man whose impact resonates in Mardi Gras to this day.

USS ALABAMA Living History Crew Drill

Mobile

Come see history come alive as WWII historical reenactors board the USS ALABAMA and USS DRUM. Call to battle stations at 1pm. Be on deck for aerial attack and combat engagement. L-Bird fly-in on the grounds with aerial demonstrations. The Crew Drills occur in alternating months during the year.

Without Malice: The Art and Humor of the Comic Cowboys

Mobile

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

Youth Fishing Derby - Talladega National Forest - Talladega District

Talladega

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

Sunday, May 26

Alabama Jubilee Hot Air Balloon Festival

Decatur

May 27 - 28, Decatur. 800-524-6181. www.alabamajubilee.net. Free. Point Mallard Park. Enjoy balloon races, key grab, tether rides, balloon glow, arts and crafts, entertainment and more. 6 a.m.-10 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 on the Lake

Eclectic

Art on the Lake. 334 857-2133. www.childrensharbor.com. Free. Children's Harbor---More than 40 artists display and sell their works, including canvas art, pottery, jewelry and more. Also, music, concessions and kid's activities throughout the day. Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Biergarten

Huntsville

Visit the U.S. Space & Rocket Center Saturn V Hall in the Davidson Center for Space Exploration* every Thursday at 4:30 – 7:30 p.m. beginning March 14, 2019, for the German Biergarten, featuring authentic German cuisine. Enjoy the festive atmosphere with imported and domestic beers and delicious wines from the German region. It’s family-friendly and leashed dogs are welcome on our Apollo Terrace and in Apollo Courtyard.* Admission is free, and food and beverages are available for purchase.

Clifford the Big Red Dog Exhibit

Gadsden

ADVENTURES WITH CLIFFORD THE BIG RED DOG is an interactive traveling children’s exhibit coming to Imagination Place in 2019. The exhibit brings Clifford’s home on Birdwell Island to life with playful activities and delightful environments, giving children and caregivers a chance to explore Clifford’s world first-hand.

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.

Goose Pond Island Half Iron & Sprint Triathlon

Scottsboro

Swim, Bike, & Run in the most beautiful of marathon venues!

Inherit the Wind

Tuscaloosa

Creation or evolution? Faith or Science? These are the issues on trial in one of the greatest dramas of the 20th Century. Based on the events of the famous Scopes Monkey Trials, Inherit the Wind pits two hot-shot lawyers against one another as the state prosecutes a teacher for discussing the theory of evolution in the classroom.

Little Shop of Horrors

Birmingham

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

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.

RXR Fest

Alexander City

RXR Fest is a FREE 3 day music festival held on the Town Green at Russell Crossroads.

Southeastern Plein Air Invitational

Gadsden

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

Southeastern Visions and Voices Art Exhibit

Wetumpka

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

The Tout Ensemble: Edmond DeCelle and the Studio DeCelle

Mobile

Carl Edmond DeCelle reigned as the all-encompassing artist-designer of Carnival in Mobile from the 1920s to the 1960s. In addition to designing parade floats and costumes, DeCelle was a respected painter and watercolorists. Having works shown at the World's Fair 1939, his reach extended far beyond Mobile. This exhibit showcases through a large selection of DeCelle's varied works the artistry and impact of a man whose impact resonates in Mardi Gras to this day.

USS ALABAMA Living History Crew Drill

Mobile

Come see history come alive as WWII historical reenactors board the USS ALABAMA and USS DRUM. Call to battle stations at 1pm. Be on deck for aerial attack and combat engagement. L-Bird fly-in on the grounds with aerial demonstrations. The Crew Drills occur in alternating months during the year.

Without Malice: The Art and Humor of the Comic Cowboys

Mobile

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

Youth Fishing Derby - Talladega National Forest - Talladega District

Talladega

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

Monday, May 27

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.

Biergarten

Huntsville

Visit the U.S. Space & Rocket Center Saturn V Hall in the Davidson Center for Space Exploration* every Thursday at 4:30 – 7:30 p.m. beginning March 14, 2019, for the German Biergarten, featuring authentic German cuisine. Enjoy the festive atmosphere with imported and domestic beers and delicious wines from the German region. It’s family-friendly and leashed dogs are welcome on our Apollo Terrace and in Apollo Courtyard.* Admission is free, and food and beverages are available for purchase.

Clifford the Big Red Dog Exhibit

Gadsden

ADVENTURES WITH CLIFFORD THE BIG RED DOG is an interactive traveling children’s exhibit coming to Imagination Place in 2019. The exhibit brings Clifford’s home on Birdwell Island to life with playful activities and delightful environments, giving children and caregivers a chance to explore Clifford’s world first-hand.

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.

Little Shop of Horrors

Birmingham

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

Memorial Day 2019 at the American Village

Montevallo

Join the American Village in a day of remembrance for those in every generation who have served and sacrificed for the cause of liberty.

Memorial Day Bike Parade

Guntersville

Join us in the campground for our annual decorate and ride bike parade. 9am Outdoor Classroom to decorate 10am Bike Parade around the campground

Memorial Day Ceremony

Sheffield

Memorial Ceremony

Memorial Day at the Alabama National Cemetery

Montevallo

Memorial Day Observance at Alabama National Cemetery to honor our Veterans. Ceremony will include a Flyover, Patriotic music, Ceremonial Wreath Laying, Rifle Salute and Taps.

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.

Southeastern Plein Air Invitational

Gadsden

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

Southeastern Visions and Voices Art Exhibit

Wetumpka

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

The Tout Ensemble: Edmond DeCelle and the Studio DeCelle

Mobile

Carl Edmond DeCelle reigned as the all-encompassing artist-designer of Carnival in Mobile from the 1920s to the 1960s. In addition to designing parade floats and costumes, DeCelle was a respected painter and watercolorists. Having works shown at the World's Fair 1939, his reach extended far beyond Mobile. This exhibit showcases through a large selection of DeCelle's varied works the artistry and impact of a man whose impact resonates in Mardi Gras to this day.

USS ALABAMA Living History Crew Drill

Mobile

Come see history come alive as WWII historical reenactors board the USS ALABAMA and USS DRUM. Call to battle stations at 1pm. Be on deck for aerial attack and combat engagement. L-Bird fly-in on the grounds with aerial demonstrations. The Crew Drills occur in alternating months during the year.

Without Malice: The Art and Humor of the Comic Cowboys

Mobile

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

Youth Fishing Derby - Talladega National Forest - Talladega District

Talladega

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

Tuesday, May 28

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.

Biergarten

Huntsville

Visit the U.S. Space & Rocket Center Saturn V Hall in the Davidson Center for Space Exploration* every Thursday at 4:30 – 7:30 p.m. beginning March 14, 2019, for the German Biergarten, featuring authentic German cuisine. Enjoy the festive atmosphere with imported and domestic beers and delicious wines from the German region. It’s family-friendly and leashed dogs are welcome on our Apollo Terrace and in Apollo Courtyard.* Admission is free, and food and beverages are available for purchase.

Clifford the Big Red Dog Exhibit

Gadsden

ADVENTURES WITH CLIFFORD THE BIG RED DOG is an interactive traveling children’s exhibit coming to Imagination Place in 2019. The exhibit brings Clifford’s home on Birdwell Island to life with playful activities and delightful environments, giving children and caregivers a chance to explore Clifford’s world first-hand.

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.

Little Shop of Horrors

Birmingham

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

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.

Southeastern Plein Air Invitational

Gadsden

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

Southeastern Visions and Voices Art Exhibit

Wetumpka

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

The Tout Ensemble: Edmond DeCelle and the Studio DeCelle

Mobile

Carl Edmond DeCelle reigned as the all-encompassing artist-designer of Carnival in Mobile from the 1920s to the 1960s. In addition to designing parade floats and costumes, DeCelle was a respected painter and watercolorists. Having works shown at the World's Fair 1939, his reach extended far beyond Mobile. This exhibit showcases through a large selection of DeCelle's varied works the artistry and impact of a man whose impact resonates in Mardi Gras to this day.

USS ALABAMA Living History Crew Drill

Mobile

Come see history come alive as WWII historical reenactors board the USS ALABAMA and USS DRUM. Call to battle stations at 1pm. Be on deck for aerial attack and combat engagement. L-Bird fly-in on the grounds with aerial demonstrations. The Crew Drills occur in alternating months during the year.

Without Malice: The Art and Humor of the Comic Cowboys

Mobile

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

Youth Fishing Derby - Talladega National Forest - Talladega District

Talladega

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

Wednesday, May 29

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.

Biergarten

Huntsville

Visit the U.S. Space & Rocket Center Saturn V Hall in the Davidson Center for Space Exploration* every Thursday at 4:30 – 7:30 p.m. beginning March 14, 2019, for the German Biergarten, featuring authentic German cuisine. Enjoy the festive atmosphere with imported and domestic beers and delicious wines from the German region. It’s family-friendly and leashed dogs are welcome on our Apollo Terrace and in Apollo Courtyard.* Admission is free, and food and beverages are available for purchase.

Clifford the Big Red Dog Exhibit

Gadsden

ADVENTURES WITH CLIFFORD THE BIG RED DOG is an interactive traveling children’s exhibit coming to Imagination Place in 2019. The exhibit brings Clifford’s home on Birdwell Island to life with playful activities and delightful environments, giving children and caregivers a chance to explore Clifford’s world first-hand.

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.

Little Shop of Horrors

Birmingham

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

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.

Southeastern Plein Air Invitational

Gadsden

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

Southeastern Visions and Voices Art Exhibit

Wetumpka

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

The Tout Ensemble: Edmond DeCelle and the Studio DeCelle

Mobile

Carl Edmond DeCelle reigned as the all-encompassing artist-designer of Carnival in Mobile from the 1920s to the 1960s. In addition to designing parade floats and costumes, DeCelle was a respected painter and watercolorists. Having works shown at the World's Fair 1939, his reach extended far beyond Mobile. This exhibit showcases through a large selection of DeCelle's varied works the artistry and impact of a man whose impact resonates in Mardi Gras to this day.

USS ALABAMA Living History Crew Drill

Mobile

Come see history come alive as WWII historical reenactors board the USS ALABAMA and USS DRUM. Call to battle stations at 1pm. Be on deck for aerial attack and combat engagement. L-Bird fly-in on the grounds with aerial demonstrations. The Crew Drills occur in alternating months during the year.

Without Malice: The Art and Humor of the Comic Cowboys

Mobile

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

Youth Fishing Derby - Talladega National Forest - Talladega District

Talladega

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

Thursday, May 30

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.

Biergarten

Huntsville

Visit the U.S. Space & Rocket Center Saturn V Hall in the Davidson Center for Space Exploration* every Thursday at 4:30 – 7:30 p.m. beginning March 14, 2019, for the German Biergarten, featuring authentic German cuisine. Enjoy the festive atmosphere with imported and domestic beers and delicious wines from the German region. It’s family-friendly and leashed dogs are welcome on our Apollo Terrace and in Apollo Courtyard.* Admission is free, and food and beverages are available for purchase.

Choral Evensong for Ascension Day

Birmingham

Choral Evensong for the Feast of the Ascension, 5:30 p.m., sung by the Cathedral Choir, under the direction of Frederick Teardo.

Clifford the Big Red Dog Exhibit

Gadsden

ADVENTURES WITH CLIFFORD THE BIG RED DOG is an interactive traveling children’s exhibit coming to Imagination Place in 2019. The exhibit brings Clifford’s home on Birdwell Island to life with playful activities and delightful environments, giving children and caregivers a chance to explore Clifford’s world first-hand.

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.

Little Shop of Horrors

Birmingham

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

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.

Southeastern Plein Air Invitational

Gadsden

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

Southeastern Visions and Voices Art Exhibit

Wetumpka

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

The Tout Ensemble: Edmond DeCelle and the Studio DeCelle

Mobile

Carl Edmond DeCelle reigned as the all-encompassing artist-designer of Carnival in Mobile from the 1920s to the 1960s. In addition to designing parade floats and costumes, DeCelle was a respected painter and watercolorists. Having works shown at the World's Fair 1939, his reach extended far beyond Mobile. This exhibit showcases through a large selection of DeCelle's varied works the artistry and impact of a man whose impact resonates in Mardi Gras to this day.

USS ALABAMA Living History Crew Drill

Mobile

Come see history come alive as WWII historical reenactors board the USS ALABAMA and USS DRUM. Call to battle stations at 1pm. Be on deck for aerial attack and combat engagement. L-Bird fly-in on the grounds with aerial demonstrations. The Crew Drills occur in alternating months during the year.

Without Malice: The Art and Humor of the Comic Cowboys

Mobile

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

Youth Fishing Derby - Talladega National Forest - Talladega District

Talladega

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

Friday, May 31

9-1-1 Festival

Haleyville

On May 31-June 2, 2019 the Haleyville Area Chamber of Commerce and the City of Haleyville will host their annual 9-1-1 Festival, celebrating our heritage and honoring all first responders. The ground-breaking first 9-1-1 call was placed from Haleyville City Hall to the Police Station in 1968.

Alabama Children's Classic Bass Tournament

Eufaula

Annual charity bass tournament to benefit Children's of Alabama Hospital.

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.

Biergarten

Huntsville

Visit the U.S. Space & Rocket Center Saturn V Hall in the Davidson Center for Space Exploration* every Thursday at 4:30 – 7:30 p.m. beginning March 14, 2019, for the German Biergarten, featuring authentic German cuisine. Enjoy the festive atmosphere with imported and domestic beers and delicious wines from the German region. It’s family-friendly and leashed dogs are welcome on our Apollo Terrace and in Apollo Courtyard.* Admission is free, and food and beverages are available for purchase.

Celestial navigation-TAS Camp Sites---True Adventure Sports

Fort Payne

Learn about the stars and how to navigate by them.

Clifford the Big Red Dog Exhibit

Gadsden

ADVENTURES WITH CLIFFORD THE BIG RED DOG is an interactive traveling children’s exhibit coming to Imagination Place in 2019. The exhibit brings Clifford’s home on Birdwell Island to life with playful activities and delightful environments, giving children and caregivers a chance to explore Clifford’s world first-hand.

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.

Hank Williams Festival

Georgiana

334-376-2396. www.hankwilliamsfestival.com. Hank Williams Boyhood Home & Museum. Tribute to native son, Hank Williams, with country music, arts, crafts and food.

Little Shop of Horrors

Birmingham

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

Muleday/Chickenfest

Gordo

Muleday/Chickenfest. 205-364-7111. gordoareachamber.com. Admission charged. Main Street--Food, arts & crafts, musical entertainment, and mule parade. Fri., 6-11 p.m.; Sat., 8 a.m.-2 p.m.

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.

Southeastern Plein Air Invitational

Gadsden

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

Southeastern Visions and Voices Art Exhibit

Wetumpka

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

The Tout Ensemble: Edmond DeCelle and the Studio DeCelle

Mobile

Carl Edmond DeCelle reigned as the all-encompassing artist-designer of Carnival in Mobile from the 1920s to the 1960s. In addition to designing parade floats and costumes, DeCelle was a respected painter and watercolorists. Having works shown at the World's Fair 1939, his reach extended far beyond Mobile. This exhibit showcases through a large selection of DeCelle's varied works the artistry and impact of a man whose impact resonates in Mardi Gras to this day.

USS ALABAMA Living History Crew Drill

Mobile

Come see history come alive as WWII historical reenactors board the USS ALABAMA and USS DRUM. Call to battle stations at 1pm. Be on deck for aerial attack and combat engagement. L-Bird fly-in on the grounds with aerial demonstrations. The Crew Drills occur in alternating months during the year.

Without Malice: The Art and Humor of the Comic Cowboys

Mobile

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

Youth Fishing Derby - Talladega National Forest - Talladega District

Talladega

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