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11/27/13 – 12/3/13  




During this holiday season, several local events invite you to spend time with those you hold dear. Whether bringing family to the annual Christmas tree lighting or inviting coworkers to the Tickled Teal comedy show, we hope you make joyful memories here in Birmingham.

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37th Annual Sam Lapidus Montclair Run
November 28 at 8:30 AM

This annual event includes a 10K and a 1-mile fun run bright and early on Thanksgiving morning. Proceeds will benefit the Alabama Center for Childhood Cancer and Blood Disorders at Children’s of Alabama and the LJCC Fitness Program.

Register here! 


Thanksgiving at Season 52
November 28 from 11 AM – 8:00 PM
Season 52

Let Seasons 52 cook your Thanksgiving meal for you this year–in addition to the restaurant’s Autumn dinner menu, it will be featuring a special turkey plate. Reservations are accepted, and the dinner menu will be served all day.

Make a reservation online here!  


Cottages For Kids
November 28 – 30
Rosemary Beach, FL

Are you spending your Thanksgiving holiday at the beach? Be sure to check out this unique fundraiser benefiting Children’s Volunteer Health Network. Local builders and architects will be creating whimsical cottages that will be raffled and auctioned off to guests. Learn more here!

P.S. Read why B’ham families love the beach in the off-season here!


Pepper Place Fall Market

Nov. 30 from 7:00 AM – Noon


There’s no better place to be on a fall Saturday morning than Pepper Place Market. Come experience the best offerings from local farmers and artisans every Saturday–rain or shine.


World AIDS Day Concert
December 1 from 5 – 6:30 PM
First United Methodist Church

This inaugural concert, which is free and open to the public, will feature performances by several local chorus groups, including the First United Methodist Choir, Metro Birmingham Youth Choir, and Magic City Choral Society among others. Have dinner at Silvertron Cafe after the concert, where proceeds will be donated to Birmingham AIDS Outreach.

City of Birmingham

Annual Christmas Tree Lighting

December 3 at 5:00 PM
Linn Park

Christmas is on its way! Celebrate with the community at our city’s annual Christmas Tree Lighting. The evening’s festivities will include live entertainment by the 16th St. Baptist Church Orchestra and youth choir, ASFA brass ensemble, and Magic City Choral Society. You won’t want to miss the 4th Avenue Christmas parade and a visit from Santa and Mrs. Claus!

Southern Fried Chanukah
December 3 from 5 – 7:00 PM

This Hanukkah celebration is festive with a Southern twist! Try your hand at the 1st annual Latke Throwdown, or play in the “World Series of Dreidal,” where your best spin might just make you the winner of the fierce dreidel competition. Finally, enjoy a Southern fried Chanukah dinner with friends and family.

Register for the dinner by 12/1 here! 


Birmingham Boys Choir
36th Annual Christmas Concert

December 3 at 7:30 PM
Canterbury Methodist Church

At this year’s annual concert, the Birmingham Boys Choir will be joined by choir alumni and fathers of current choristers. This event continues to mark the beginning of the holiday season for hundreds of people in Birmingham. Admission is free and open to the public.

Meet the Artists Reception
December 4 from 7 – 9:00 PM
Aldridge Gardens Museum

Meet the two artists who will have their works displayed at the Aldridge Art & Historical Collections Museum through January 2014. Samuel K. Collins’ mixed-media pieces combine pop art with American landscapes, while Amy P. Collins’ oil paintings are inspired by people, places, and animals.
Learn more here! 


Tickled Teal
December 5 at 7:30 PM
Comedy Club Stardome

This second annual comedy fundraiser stars Etta May, the Queen of Southern Sass. Doors open at 6:00 PM, so arrive early to socialize and purchase dinner, drinks, or snacks. The show supports the CanSurvive GYN Cancer Support Group and the Laura Crandall Brown Ovarian Cancer Foundation.
Ready for a laugh? Get your tickets here!

It’s a Wonderful Life Live Radio Play
December 5 – 8
Fultondale City Hall

The play, inspired by the classic American film, is performed as a 1940s live radio broadcast in front of a studio audience. Five actors perform the dozens of characters in the radio play as well as produce the sound effects. Enjoy a dessert reception before the show on opening night and breakfast with Santa before the show on 12/7.
Purchase your tickets online here!


The Magic City Nutcracker
December 6 – 8
Vestavia Hills United Methodist Church

Now in its second year, the Magic City Nutcracker portrays a highly sophisticated version of the classic Nutcracker ballet, all performed by local talent. A portion of proceeds from each performance will be donated to area charities.
Check out co-founder Stephanie Thompson in our October issue of B-Metro!
Get your tickets here


Hello, Dolly!
December 6 – 8

Winner of ten Tony Awards including “Best Musical,” Hello, Dolly! has been one of the most enduring Broadway classics for 50 years. Emmy-award winner Sally Struthers stars as the strong-willed matchmaker Dolly, who travels to Yonkers, NY to find a match for the ornery half-a-millionaire Horace Vandergelder.

Get your tickets here! 


An Intimate Evening with Yo-Yo Ma
December 6 at 8:00 PM
Alys Stephens Performing Arts Center

One of the bestselling classical artists of all time, Yo-Yo Ma continually searches for new ways to communicate with audiences and grow as an artist. The ASC is thrilled to present this acclaimed virtuoso cellist to our Birmingham audience.

Don’t miss out–get your tickets here! 


Festival of Trees
Now through December 24
Mary G. Hardin Center for Cultural Arts

This annual exhibit is now in its 24th year, and it is just as spectacular as ever. More than 30 trees have been decorated with ornaments created by children in 30+ local schools. This year’s theme, “Let it Snow!” is sure to bring holiday cheer.
Learn more here!


B-Metro: November 2013

Super Doctors Issue

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Say hello to our November issue, which is all about Birmingham’s top doctors and medical community. Enjoy feature stories about friends’ support during a young woman’s cancer treatment, a woman left with amnesia after the removal of a tumor, and our cover story about former Crimson Tide player Carson Tinker, who underwent a life-altering surgery after the April 2011 tornadoes in Tuscaloosa. Read online here!
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