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Friday Five: Top Picks for Weekend Fun July 20th – July 22nd

Only a few precious summer weekends left… How will you spend them? We have some ideas to keep you and tiny humans busy! Family Fun Friday at Railroad Park Get the entire family on track to better health with this fun hour of low to high impact activity designed to promote exercise for all ages. ... Read More

Float Your Boat Summer Festival at Turkey Creek

The Friends of Turkey Creek Nature Preserve are pleased to announce that the ninth annual Float Your Boat Festival will be held on Saturday, July 21, 2018.  Float Your Boat offers a fun-filled day at the Preserve that features balsa wood boat races with prizes, the City of Pinson’s “Beat the Heat” ice cream give-away, ... Read More

Travel: OWA Amusement Park and Entertainment Destination

Nothing says summer like a trip to the amusement park, whether you’re vacationing near a park or making it the focus of your summer road trip, kids (and parents) love the fun and thrill of roller coasters, rides and midway games! About OWA Amusement Park and It’s Accommodations: Centered on a 14 acre lake, OWA ... Read More

Zoo Fun Days

Visit the Zoo during Zoo Fun Days to take advantage of discounted admission – $5 off all admission tickets! Guests will have the opportunity to get up-close with the elephants in Trails of Africa, experience Predator Zone, enjoy a Red Diamond Sea Lion Show and be surrounded by and feed* beautiful lorikeets in the Schaeffer ... Read More

Friday Five: Top Picks for Weekend Fun July 13th – July 15th

More summer fun this weekend around the Magic City! And we have to say again to our friends at the McWane Science Center… Happy Happy Birthday! Make sure to head out this weekend to celebrate with them! Free Family Movie Night in Trussville Make plans to attend the Free Family Movie Night on the Historic ... Read More

Old Baker Farm Summer Shindig

Head on down to Old Baker farm as they celebrate their Bicentennial in collaboration with The Alabama Bicentennial Commission! The Summer Shindig is one of several events the farm will host in 2018 to kickoff the celebration! Old Baker Farm just so happens to be one of the oldest generation farms in the entire United ... Read More

McWane Science Center Celebrates 20th Birthday!

McWane Science Center opened its doors to the public on July 11, 1998, and have been sparking wondering and curiosity in the Birmingham community and beyond ever since! You’re invited to help them celebrate this special occasion with a two-day birthday bash! Join them for some incredible demonstrations, interactive activities, and of course cake, Saturday ... Read More

Friday Five: Top Picks for Weekend Fun July 6th – July 8th

A great mix of fun to keep everyone happy this weekend in our Friday Five!   Party on the Porch at Alabama Outdoors Join us at our Homewood location for the fourth Party on the Porch of the season! Enjoy good company, good food from Cantina on Wheels and Big Spoon Creamery, good brews and ... Read More

Shelby County Shindig BBQ Cook Off and Music Festival

The Shindig is a fund raising event for The Shelby County Arts Council. Bringing Arts and Cultural Activities and Events to South Shelby County with award winning programs, shows and workshops. 12:30 pm Gates Open 1:30 pm: Live Music Begins ​4 pm: Public Tasting Starts ( you must have a tasting ticket) 6:30 Kid Zone ... Read More

Frogs for Families at Ruffner Mountain

To kick off the month where Ruffner celebrates nocturnal creatures, join them on a family-friendly frog and toad exploration hike to the Wetlands! Meet at the Wetlands trailhead and walk one mile to the Wetlands. You will listen and identify the frogs and toads that you hear and talk about amphibians and wildlife of Alabama. ... Read More