B-There! Fine Crafts Show | Caring Thru Color | Veterans Day




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11/6/13 – 11/12/13  




Whether you’re “Caring Thru Color” or just having a “Taste of Teal,” you are sure to find vibrant local events that allow you to give back to the community–and have a great time doing it! Plus, this Veterans’ Day, honor our nation’s heroes in the birthplace of this U.S. holiday.  
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Country Roses: The Musical
Today – November 9 at 8:00 PM
Matthew’s Bar & Grill

In this Birmingham-bred comedy, a world-famous country music producer’s funeral becomes the perfect place for family and friends to tear each other down in fine Southern fashion. The show features original songs and a different ending with every performance! For mature audiences.  

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Cheers to the Coosa Beer Dinner
November 7 from 6 – 10:00 PM
Stones Throw Bar & Grill

Join the Coosa Riverkeeper at this farm-to-table 4-course dinner prepared by Chef Chris Harrigan. Each course will feature fresh, local produce from Mt. Laurel and Heron Hollow and will be paired with a local craft beer.
Get a taste of the menu & reserve your spot here!

$idewalk 10K Party
November 7 from 6 – 9:00 PM
Kress Building Rooftop

Join Sidewalk at their annual Reel Raffle, which raises money for the film festival. Enjoy live entertainment, food from Rojo, beer & wine, and bocce ball. And yes, there is a grand prize of $10,000 that will be given away! Tickets sell out quickly every year–so get yours fast!
 Get your tickets here

Taste of Teal
November 7 at 6:00 PM
Vestavia Country Club

This fourth annual event includes a wine tasting and seated dinner, plus both a silent and live auction–catch a preview of the auction items here. Proceeds benefit the Laura Crandall Brown Ovarian Cancer Foundation.

Tickets are selling fast, but a few are still available for purchase!
Reserve your tickets here

Firehouse Shelter 5 Alarm Gala
November 7 from 6:30 – 9:30 PM
B&A Warehouse

The Firehouse Shelter celebrates its 30th anniversary at this yearly fundraiser. At this sixth annual gala, enjoy live music by Les Moore and The In-Betweens, a live auction and raffle, and the B&A’s gourmet hors d’oeuvres, buffet and drinks. The gala supports the Shelter’s homeless services, allowing them to continue to provide a save haven for men in need.

Purchase your tickets here! 


Jesus Christ Superstar
November 7 – 17
The Virginia Samford Theatre

One of the most popular and enduring works ever created for the musical theatre, this Tony-nominated rock opera tells the explosive story of the final seven days in the life of Jesus of Nazareth. Learn more about Lucas Pepke, who plays Jesus, in B-Metro’s October issue!

Get your tickets here 


National Humanities Conference
November 7 – 9
16th Street Baptist Church

This national conference, titled “Lifting us up: Reflection, Reconciliation and Renewal,” is coming to Birmingham, and it will be hosted by the Alabama Humanities Foundation. Join hundreds of delegates across the country and key figures in the Civil Rights Movement at this impressive national event.
Register here


Leona Trunk Show
November 7 – 9 from 10 AM – 6:00 PM
Monkee’s in Mountain Brook

Alabama native Lauren Leonard is flying back to her home state from NYC this weekend to showcase her sought-after clothing line, Leona. The line is sold at 200+ retailers nationwide and has a loyal celebrity following. Now, get the chance to meet the designer, view her Winter & Fall 2013 collections and get 10% off your purchase Thursday through Sunday.

Caring Thru Color
November 7 at 6:00 PM
Children’s of AL Bradley Lecture Center

Move over Monet! New artists will be emerging at a night of fun, fellowship and sharing artistic expression–with all proceeds benefiting the Palliative and Supportive Care program at Children’s. Get step-by-step instructions as you explore your own creativity, whether you’re a beginner or a seasoned artist. Guests are asked to BYOB and will be able to take their paintings home with them at the conclusion of the event. 

Get your tickets here! 


Casino for a Cause
November 7 from 6 – 9:00 PM
Ted’s Garage

Blackjack, Poker, Craps or Roulette? The Alabama Chapter of the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation hosts this annual event that includes includes heavy hors d’oeuvres, drinks, a silent auction, music and a great prizes. If luck is on your side, you could win the grand prize of two tickets to the 2013 Iron Bowl!
Feeling lucky? Get your tickets here!


Funny Girl
November 7 – 16 at 7:30 PM
Theatre LJCC

This musical is the story of Fanny Brice, one of the most celebrated entertainers of her time. Her performances included The Ziegfeld Follies, Hollywood films, and radio, as her career spanned from comedienne to Vaudeville star. Call 205-879-0411 to reserve your seats, and check out performances dates here


Alabama Designer Craftsmen’s

Annual Fine Crafts Show 
November 8 – 10
Birmingham Botanical Gardens

ADC is one of the state’s oldest art organizations, and this year marks the 41st year of this spectacular fine crafts show. The 45+ artists participating in the 2013 show will feature artwork in basketry, glass, metal, clay, fiber, jewelry, printmaking and more. Plus, don’t miss the Friday night preview event featuring Rush wines and complimentary hors d’oeuvres.
Check out the list of artists and details here! 


Pepper Place Fall Market

Nov. 9 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.


Elements in Transition Opening Reception
November 10 from 4 – 7:00 PM
Ice & Coal Gallery

This exhibit by Barry Graham and Laura Brookhart features a mix of imaginative paintings, photography, photo-montage, collage, and incorporating recycled, re-purposed vintage and antique materials. Be there for the show’s opening and get a first look at these incredible pieces.

Veterans Day in Birmingham
November 11

World Peace Luncheon 11:00 AM, BJCC East Ballroom

The public is invited to attend this annual lunch, which will be attended by several local dignitaries. Get your tickets here

Veterans Day Parade 1:30 PM, Downtown Birmingham
Did you know Veterans Day started here in Birmingham? This annual parade is the nation’s oldest and largest Veterans Day event. See parade route

Heaver Than Air
November 11 at 11:30 AM and 7:00 PM
Southern Museum of Flight

Celebrate Veterans Day with AROVA Contemporary Ballet and the Alabama Symphony Orchestra as they combine to capture the experience of flight through music and dance. The evening performance includes a reception afterwards.

GirlSpring, Inc. Film Screening
November 12 from 6:30 – 8 PM
Edge Theater

GirlSpring, Inc. is a local non-profit that works to empower young women in the Birmingham community. Join them for the city’s premiere of a brand new documentary on cyber-bullying: Submit: The Virtual Reality of Cyber Bullying (view the trailer). Teens and parents are encouraged to attend the screening, which will be followed by a discussion.

Get your tickets here

Savion Glover’s STePZ
November 12 at 7:30 PM
Leslie S. Wright Fine Arts Center

This exuberant celebration of tap dance by Savion Glover and his crew combines traditional music of the past with tap style and energy of the future. Tap dance is taken to a new level with this performance, known for wild improvisations by the tap master himself.
See a preview and get your tickets here!

Pepper Place Holiday Block Party
November 14 from 5 – 8:00 PM
2nd Ave / 28th & 29th Streets

Pepper Place, located in the heart of Birmingham’s Design District, is the destination for distinctive holiday gifts, delicious dining, and entertainment. Enjoy food, drinks dancing, and live entertainment by Act of Congress Birmingham Sugar Babies, The Magic City Choral Society, DJ Coco, and Fred Rushing as Frank Sinatra!
See what gift each store will giving this year…


2013 Illuminations Ball
November 15 at 6:00 PM
Cahaba Grand Conference Center

This 12th annual ball is presented by The Protective Life Corporation and benefits Children’s of Alabama. The evening will include a seated dinner with holiday dessert stations, live music by Big Daddy’s New Band, and silent and live auctions. Be sure to also view the 40+ Illuminations decorated trees on display in the Children’s Russell and McWane lobbies from 11/4 – 12/5!

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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One Response to “B-There! Fine Crafts Show | Caring Thru Color | Veterans Day”

  1. Jan I. Day says:

    Join the Young Friends of the Missouri Botanical Garden as they host the sixth annual Fest-of-Ale! This event celebrates local beer. The region’s microbreweries bring their best offerings to the Garden for sampling. Local home brew club, the St. Louis Brews, will be available to talk about the home brewing and the brewing process. The event also includes hors d’oeuvres and live music by Mike Mattingly.

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