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11/19/2014 – 11/25/2014 




This week, we’re thankful for a collection of local events that will keep your interest peaked, your glass topped, and your heart full. From craft beer festivals to an opera performance, there’s a little something for everyone. 

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Pepper Place Holiday Block Party
Tomorrow starting at 5:00 PM
Pepper Place stores

Join Pepper Place for its annual festive party, at which stores will host extended hours to kick off the holiday season. Enjoy plenty of food, drinks, live music, and exciting raffle prizes. Plus, help those in need by bringing a canned good to be donated to the Alabama Community Food Bank.

More info here! 


Can Opener
Tomorrow from 5 – 8:00 PM
Carrigan’s Public House

This inaugural benefit supports the Community Kitchens of Birmingham. Enjoy complimentary hor d’oeuvres, beer on tap, and fabulous silent auction items including an autographed Auburn football, hotel stays, and fine dining experiences.
Get your ticket here!


Iron Bowl Kick-off Party
Tomorrow from 5:30 – 8 PM
Tom Williams Porsche

You’re invited to this fabulous event celebrating the launch of the new 2015 Porsche Cayenne. Enjoy elegant hors d’oeuvres by Kathy G and Co., complimentary spirits, and live entertainment. Bid in live and silent auctions for incredible prizes, including an exclusive Porsche Sport Driving School experience.  

The B-Metro blog team will be live at the event alongside Porsche Sport Driving School and Birmingham Cars & Coffee–be sure to join us online!


TASTE: Trussville’s Art Show and Tasting Event
Tomorrow from 5:30 – 8:30 PM
Trussville Civic Center

Sample dishes from area restaurants and bakeries while enjoying live music at this annual food & arts event.

The evening’s musical entertainment will be provided by jazz musician Vann Burchfield, and the featured artist is Tena Payne from Earthborn Pottery.

See participating restaurants here! 

The Jazz Cat Ball Prelude Party

Tomorrow from 6 – 9:00 PM
Greater Birmingham Humane Society

Presented by the Greater Birmingham Humane Society, this free event will feature works submitted by local and regional artists that have been created specifically for the 2015 Jazz Cat Ball. You’ll also enjoy music, light hors d’oeuvres, and cocktails. 

More info here! 


Finish The Fight Iron Bowl Tailgate Party
Tomorrow at 6:30 PM
Old Car Heaven

This 10th annual event kicks off the Iron Bowl celebration early while benefiting a great cause. Enjoy a football tailgate atmosphere and help support the Robert E. Reed Gastrointestinal Oncology Research Foundation.
Join the party here!


Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker
Tomorrow at 7:00 PM
Alabama Theatre

Moscow Ballet’s acclaimed Great Russian Nutcracker is currently on tour and will be performing in Birmingham one night only. From the dancers’ intricately detailed costumes to the Dove of Peace with a 20-ft. wingspan, this incredible ballet performance is sure to bring your holiday season to life.
Tickets available here!

Market Noel
November 20 – 22
Cahaba Grand Conference Center

This annual holiday market hosted by the Junior League of Birmingham is a three-day shopping extravaganza that benefits the programs of the JLB. This year’s market features fabulous food, clothing, home decor, and more.

Full list of merchants here! 


Four by Tenn Theatrical Production

November 20 – 23
Birmingham-Southern College

Tennessee Williams is known for his fiction and full-length dramas, but he also wrote dozens of short plays, most set in the South where he grew up. Four of his classics–27 Wagons Full of Cotton, Hello from Bertha, This Property is Condemned, and Something Unspoken–will be staged by the BSC theatre department.
More info & tickets here!

Castle Blues & Brews Weekend
November 21 – 23

Renaissance Ross Bridge Golf Resort & Spa

Great craft beer, down-home blues, and luxury accommodations are the ingredients for a fun weekend in Birmingham. This inaugural event invites you to an in-town getaway featuring beer dinners and live music all weekend long.

Book your stay in the link below! 


Diamonds Direct Holiday Showcase
November 21 – 23
Diamonds Direct

This 7th annual three-day trunk show is one of Diamonds Direct’s biggest events of the year. Sip cocktails and taste hors d’oeuvres while you browse handcrafted designs from your favorite designers: Christopher, Henri Daussi, Kirk Kara, Mastoloni, Sylvie, and more.
More info here!

Homewood Loves Art Night
November 21 from 5 – 8:30 PM
Downtown Homewood

On the third Friday of each month, drop by downtown Homewood stores for an after-hours party featuring the area’s visual artists, musicians, and artisan-made products. Participating shops will be open extended hours and will serve food and drinks. The event is free and open to the public.   

See participating merchants here!

Lights Up
November 21 at 6:30 PM
The Summit

The Summit’s annual kickoff to the holiday season features a festive parade that will begin at Barnes and Noble and end at Carmike Cinemas. Before the parade, enjoy local performances; after the parade, view a grand fireworks show and take pictures with Santa Claus.
Full schedule here!


Fall FestivALE
November 21 from 7 – 11:00 PM
Regions Field

Craft beer lovers, you won’t want to miss this 4th annual event presented by Free the Hops. You will get the chance to sample seasonal, unique, and rare beers from Alabama and regional breweries that are being sent in exclusively for this event.
Get your ticket here! 


Gala of the Royal Horses
November 21 at 7:30 PM

This performance of horses is a must-see for horse lovers and families alike. The spectacular show combines stunning horses from around the world with live performers, creating a breathtaking event for the entire family.
Tickets available here!

Keep Christmas Alive Concert
November 22 at 2:00 PM
Wright Center at Samford University

After seven consecutive years of Christmas concerts in Huntsville, this 8th annual concert moves to Birmingham this year. This family-oriented concert highlights traditional Christmas and gospel music performed by The Booth Brothers, Voices of Lee, and more.
More info & tickets here! 


Power Up Fundraising Dinner

November 22 at 5:30 PM
Regions Field Banquet Hall

Are you racing in the Magic City Half Marathon on 11/23? Fuel up at this pre-race fundraiser dinner benefiting Girls on the Run Birmingham. The dinner includes a gourmet pasta bar and silent auction featuring 50 yard line Iron Bowl Tickets. Register for the Magic City Half Marathon here

More info about the dinner here! 


Winter Wonderland
November 22 – January 11
McWane Science Center

Bring your family to the most magical place around this holiday season–Winter Wonderland is back at McWane! Laughter is in the air as children coast down the Ice Slide and take a whirl across the room on the extended zip line. Climb aboard the McWane Train and go for a ride, or try your luck at ice fishing.

More info here!


Catch a Rising Star
November 23 at 2:30 PM
Brock Recital Hall at Samford University

The spotlight focuses on soprano Alison King, the winner of the 36th Annual Opera Birmingham competition, which was held in May. Alabama’s own “Opera Idol” will take the stage in a magnificent recital and start the Opera Birmingham season on a high note.

Tickets available here! 


Handel’s Messiah
November 23 at 3:00 PM
Riverchase United Methodist Church

Now in its 67th year, the Alabama Civic Chorale is joined by  the Alabama Symphony Orchestra for its annual performance that celebrates the holiday season. The performances is free and open to the public.
More info here!

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