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11/5/2014 – 11/11/2014 

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Now that you’ve eaten your weight in Halloween candy, we invite you to relax this week with several easygoing events centered around local arts & culture. Plus, we’re sharing a handful of celebratory ways to spend your Veterans Day on Tuesday, 11/11. 

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Birmingham, AL 35205
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Casino for a Cause
Tonight from 6 – 9:00 PM
Regions Field

Put all your cards on the table at this 4th annual event benefiting the Alabama/NW Florida Chapter of the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation. Enjoy an evening with heavy hors d’oeuvres, drinks, a silent auction, music, and great prizes.
Get tickets here!


Birmingham’s Finest
November 6 at 6:30 PM
B&A Warehouse
Honor our city’s top young professionals who have made outstanding contributions to their profession, to the community, and to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. This cocktail event will feature great food, dancing, fabulous auction items, and it will culminate with the awarding of the top “Finest” honoree.
View this year’s honorees + get tickets here!

 


First Thursdays at the BMA
November 6 from 5 – 9:00 PM
Birmingham Museum of Art
Consider this your exclusive night at the museum. On the first Thursday of every month, the BMA opens for an after-hours experience. Wander the galleries, sip cocktails in the garden, catch a movie, or sit down with friends for tapas at Oscar’s Cafe.
Full schedule here!

 


Birmingham Art Crawl
November 6 from 5 – 9:00 PM
Downtown Loft District

On the first Thursday each month, our city’s pool of creative talent is showcased throughout the historic loft district. Art Crawl is a great way to meet local artists and performers, buy and appreciate their work, and be part of the rapidly growing art scene in Birmingham.
List of participating artists here!

 


Magical Tree Lighting
November 7 from 11 AM – 8:00 PM
Riverchase Galleria
Join the Galleria for a family-friendly day of music and entertainment leading to its annual tree lighting ceremony. Don’t miss the Holiday Magic Parade and Santa’s arrival before the big evening show. All-day entertainment featuring local bands, dance troupes, and fashion shows begins at 11 AM.

See who’s performing here! 

 


Seasick Records 1st Anniversary
November 7 at 7:00 PM
Seasick Records
This favorite Birmingham record store is celebrating its one-year anniversary, and you’re invited! Stop by to enjoy live music, a screening of documentary Charles Bradley: Soul of America, Good People brews, and tracks spun by DJ Supreme–bring your own records for the chance to hear them played.
The event is free–more info here!


Oyster Cook-Off
November 7 – 9
Gulf Shores, AL

Getting away to the beach this weekend? Join The Hangout and Alabama Gulf Seafood for the 7th annual Oyster Cook-Off, where 50+ chefs will compete for the best oyster dish. The weekend’s festivities kick off with a craft beer festival on 11/7, continue with the cook-off on 11/8, and finish with a Sunday brunch on 11/9.
Full schedule of events here!

 


Vulcan Run 10K
November 8 at 8:00 AM
Boutwell Auditorium
This 40th annual classic Birmingham 10K race will have you running all over downtown Birmingham. What started as the Bicentennial Run in November of 1975 with 221 runners has grown into one of the most popular road races in the Southeast with 1500+ runners last year.

Register here! 

 


Wine & Cheese Hike
November 8 from 3:30 – 6:00 PM
Ruffner Mountain Nature Preserve
Here’s a great idea for a date night this weekend: enjoy an evening hike on the beautiful Ruffner Mountain. Once you’re at the top, take in the views while sampling wine and cheese. Registration is available both in advance as well as the day of the hike.

Register online here! 

 


Dracula

Now through November 9
Virginia Samford Theatre  

 

The vampire hunt is on! Experience the thrills of Bram Stoker’s suspenseful story based on the vampire Count Dracula and the valiant attempts to track him down and prevent him from killing new victims. Filled with technical surprises, this production is not for the faint of heart.

 Get tickets here!

 


Cast Iron Bowl-A-Rama
November 10 at 6:00 PM
Sloss Furnaces
Bring some friends and beverages and join the Sloss metal arts staff for a night of cast iron creative fun. Fire up your creativity as the Sloss artists help you create your own cast iron bowl. The bowl mold and tools will be provided.

Sign up here! 

 


Preservation Hall Jazz Band & Allen Toussaint
November 10 at 7:30 PM
The Wright Center – Samford University
The Leslie S. Wright Fine Arts Center continues its Signature Series with two New Orleans legendary jazz acts: The Preservation Hall Jazz Band and Allen Toussaint. Both music acts have been entertaining and influencing the globe with their music for five decades. Here is your chance to hear them live. 

Get your tickets before they’re gone! 

 

Veterans Day Events 


Veterans Day in Birmingham
November 9 – 11
Various locations
Join the city in honoring our veterans while celebrating the freedom that their dedication and sacrifice afford us every day. Mark these events on your calendar:

11/9 Veterans Day Tribute
1 – 4:00 PM | Alabama Veterans Memorial Park

11/10 National Veterans Award Dinner & Dance
7:00 PM | Sheraton Hotel

11/11 World Peace Luncheon
10:30 AM | Sheraton Hotel

Click here for the full calendar of events 

 


Veterans Day at the Zoo
November 10 – 11
The Birmingham Zoo
In honor of this special holiday, all active and retired military personnel and their dependents will receive free admission to the Zoo. Bring your military ID card to take part in all the fun the Zoo has to offer.
More info here! 

 


National Veterans Day Parade
November 11 at 1:30 PM
Downtown Birmingham
Did you know Birmingham is home of America’s first Veterans Day? Join our city in celebrating this national holiday at the annual parade taking place where it all started. Click the link below to view the parade route.
More info + parade route here!
 


Got Your 6 Gala
November 11 at 6:30 PM
Good People Brewing Co.
This inaugural Veterans Day event will benefit the Alabama-based Wounded Warrior Family Foundation. Support this great organization while enjoy bites from Todd English P.U.B., Good People brews, live music by Kip Traylor, and a silent auction.
Tickets available here!

 

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