All Aboard for Fall Fun at the Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum

All aboard for fall fun at the Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum! There are 2 great ways to soak up fall this year at the Heart of Dixie Rail Road, The Pumpkin Junction, happening every weekend in October and if the changing of the leaves is your thing, take a relaxing ride on the Fall ... Read More

FREE Entry to Alabama State Parks Saturday Sept 24th

Looking to enjoy the majesty of Alabama’s state parks for free? Well this weekend is the chance. Governor Kay Ivey announced Monday that Alabama State Parks will waive all entrance and parking fees, Saturday, September 24, 2022 in celebration of National Public Lands Day. National Public Lands Day began in 1994 and highlights the importance ... Read More

Alys Stephens Center Presents The Adventures of Tortoise and Hare

Coming up October, 2nd don’t miss Lightwire Theatre’s The Adventures of Tortoise and Hare. We begin with Aesop’s classic fable of The Tortoise and the Hare but continue the story, which finds them 10 years down the road, now with children of their own and exploring modern-day distractions. Smartphones and video games create a new ... Read More

Fall Festivals and Special Events In Birmingham

Fall-llelujah!! Who is ready for some serious fall fun!?! And this list? It’s just the beginning! Here’s your rundown on all the festivals and special events happening around Birmingham this fall! Fall Festivals and Special Events In Birmingham St George Middle Eastern Food Festival Experience a wide variety of Middle Eastern food including baked Kibbee, ... Read More

The Weekend What’s Up! September 16th – 18th

Here’s what’s happening this weekend, Birmingham! What are you looking forward to most? Alabama State Fair Fun for the WHOLE family! Enjoy a petting zoo, circus and acrobat performances, and rides for all ages! When: Friday, September 16:   4 p.m. – 11 p.m. Saturday, September 17:   12 p.m. – 11 p.m. Sunday, September ... Read More

Shear Genius at McWane Science Center

Are you ready for a new exhibit at the McWane Science Center? Opening this weekend, Wallace and Gromit, and Shaun the Sheep, Shear Genius! The exhibit, which opens September 17th and was developed by Minnesota Children’s Museum, marks the first time Aardman’s animated worlds will be brought to life in a North American touring exhibit. ... Read More

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Free Entry to Local Museums participating in Museum Day

Museum Day is an annual celebration of boundless curiosity hosted by Smithsonian magazine. Museum Day is a one-day event in which participating museums and cultural institutions across the country provide free entry to anyone presenting a Museum Day ticket. Participants are allowed to download one ticket per email address. The ticket provides free general admission ... Read More

5 Reasons to Visit Majestic Caverns This Fall

Formerly DeSoto Caverns, Majestic Caverns has been serving individuals and groups unforgettable adventures for over 40 years with guided Caverns Tours, live entertainment, many unique attractions. Less than 40 miles from Birmingham down Highway 280, Majestic Caverns offers over 20 outside attractions that include a maze, gem panning, crystal find, wacky water golf, archery and ... Read More

Tried-n-True Children’s Consignment Sale

Fall means consignment time in Birmingham and one of our favorite sales, Tried-n- True Children’s Consignment, is just around the corner! You will find lots of baby gear, toys and clothing at great prices! Perfect for saving some money as we transition into fall and winter wardrobes! The fall sale schedule is as follows: Public ... Read More

Labor Day Happenings In Birmingham

If you’re staying around town this weekend and looking for something to do, check out these ways to celebrate Labor Day in Birmingham! Birmingham Barons When: Thursday, September 1st 6:35pm Can Koozie Giveaway Friday, September, 2nd 6:35pm Fist Bump Friday Saturday, September 3rd 6:05pm Post Game Fireworks Sunday September 4th 6:05pm Labor Day Post Game ... Read More