B-There! | Festival of Lights | Great Russian Nutcracker | Wine and Cheese Hike

The Magazine of Metro Birmingham Living

“The Perfect Number,” B-Metro Magazine, November 2015 
November 25 through December 1, 2015

I would like to wish you and your loved ones a happy Thanksgiving! This week in Birmingham, ride through a Winter Wonderland at the Oak Mountain Festival of Lights, see Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker, take a wine and cheese hike at Ruffner Mountain, and much more. Looking forward to seeing you around town.
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With the opening of Grille 29 on an outparcel at Brookwood Village Mall, a new sophistication and style comes to the dining options at Lakeshore and 280.

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– a 2-night stay for two at Hotel Monteleone

-welcome drinks for two at the famous Carousel Bar & Lounge

-dinner for two at Criollo Restaurant

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Oak Mountain Festival of Lights

Nov. 26-Jan. 3

Oak Mountain Amphitheatre

Come out and enjoy this annual holiday tradition. Drive through a Winter Wonderland featuring more than a mile of twinkling lights with new moving light displays, synchronized to
Festival of Lights Radio
that you can enjoy from your car. The festival opens nightly at approximately 5 p.m.


Moonlight Madness

Nov. 26, 9 p.m.

The Outlet Shops of Grand River

Doors open at 9 p.m. Thanksgiving
 night with door-busters and sales that carry on for 24 hours of shop-til-you-drop madness.
The first 500 shoppers will receive a ticket to be redeemed for a Moonlight Madness SWAG Bag.



Thanksgiving Brunch

Nov. 26, 10:30 a.m.- 3:30 p.m.

Galley & Garden

Chef James Boyce and the Galley & Garden staff will be whipping up an unforgettable prix fixe brunch to please even the pickiest palate. The restaurant will be offering a three course meal during brunch hours.


Craig Ferguson

Nov. 27, 8 p.m.

Iron City

Have a 
 with Craig Ferguson, who entered the world of late night comedy following a diverse and eclectic career that encompasses film, television, and the stage. Doors open at 7 p.m.


Tannehill Crafter’s Open House

Nov. 27-29, 9 a.m.- 5 p.m.

Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park

 and out and mark the end season for Tannehill State Park’s resident crafters and enjoy refreshments and handmade items.



Wine and Cheese Hike

Nov. 28, 4-7:30 p.m.

Ruffner Mountain Nature Preserve

Sip hot mulled wine and enjoy specialty cheeses and hors d’oeuvres as the sun sets. What better way to enjoy the last vestige of fall before the winter holiday season starts up? This is a three mile round trip hike to Hawk’s View Overlook.


Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker

Nov. 29, 6-9 p.m.

Alabama Theatre

Celebrate the beloved Christmas tradition with the whole family as forty world-class Russian artists bring this charming classic to life. Experience Tchaikovsky’s master score with the magic of larger than-life-puppets, growing Christmas trees, and life-sized Matrushka Dolls.


World AIDS Day Concert

Dec. 1, 7-8:15 p.m.

First Presbyterian Church

This third annual concert is free and and will feature five local choirs and chorus groups as well as a local celebrity emcee. Children and families are encouraged to attend.  


B-Metro’s Top Doctors 2015

Dec. 1, 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Tom Williams Porsche

Join the Breast Cancer Research Foundation of Alabama and B-Metro for a networking event featuring our 2015 Top Doctors. Enjoy a silent auction, complimentary food, wine & beer, and a Blinky Ring Raffle by Diamonds Direct.


Open House & Ribbon Cutting

Dec. 3, 5-7 p.m.

Come celebrate Petro Facial Plastic 
 new location on Montgomery Highway. B-Metro will be on site with door prizes and a red carpet. Follow bloggers 
Lindsey Lutz of Life Lutzurious and Rachel Tindall of To Hell in a Handbag for live posts during the event.


Holiday Open House

Dec. 10, 6-9 p.m.

Village Dermatology

Celebrate the holidays at Village Dermatology. Enjoy food by Happy Catering Company, cocktails, giveaways, and more. The first 50 patients in the door receive a free gift set.


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