B-There! | Greek Food Festival | Bluff Park Art Show | Whispers from the Past

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Home Spotlight, B-Metro Magazine, September 2015 
September 30 through October 6, 2015

This week, sample authentic Greek cuisine at a local festival, take part in Five Points’ inaugural Oktoberfest celebration, browse the works of more than 100 artists at the the Bluff Park Art Show, and much more. Round up your friends and don’t miss these exciting events in Birmingham. 
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Antiques at the Gardens

October 1-4
Birmingham Botanical Gardens

Now in its 10th year, this annual show includes antique dealers from across the United States presenting antiques, furniture, porcelain, fine art, silver, garden accessories, and jewelry. Meet regionally and nationally known architects, interior designers, and landscape designers. 


Birmingham Art Crawl

October 1, 5-9 p.m.
Downtown Birmingham

This week, Birmingham transforms into a walking art gallery featuring 50+ of our city’s talented artists. Head downtown on Thursday for live music, local food, and artisans from around Birmingham.


43rd Annual Greek Food Festival

October 1-3, 10:30 a.m.-10 p.m.
Holy Trinity-Holy Cross Greek Orthodox Cathedral

For three days, experience the Greeks’ legendary zest for life. At the festival you can find authentic Greek cuisine, Mediterranean and Orthodox Christian souvenirs in the gift shop, and Greek dancing.


Birdies & Brews

October 3, 10-11:30 a.m.
McDivot’s Golf Driving Range

Due to popular demand, SisterGolf is excited to now offer co-ed golf events. Join them this Saturday for an hour of golf instruction followed by drinks and networking. No golf experience is needed, and clubs will be provided.


9th Annual Bark in the Park

October 3, 9 a.m.- 2 p.m
Veterans Park

This family-friendly and dog-friendly free event supports the Shelby 
Humane Society and will
 feature adoption booths where you can find pups looking for new homes, vendor booths, and educational activities for you and your pet.


13th Annual Fiesta

October 3, 12-8 p.m.
Linn Park

Alabama’s premiere Hispanic culture festival kicks off its 13th year with an exciting line up of Hispanic and Latino entertainment and family fun. The festival has added a new village, Cocina Latina, 
 Latin foods from local restaurants.

52nd Annual Bluff Park Art Show

October 3, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Bluff Park Community Center

The show has grown from 65 artists to more than 150 since it started. In addition to art, there will be food vendors throughout the park, hands-on children’s art activities, and music provided by
 high school jazz bands. Proceeds go towards improving the arts in the Birmingham area. 



October 3, 11 a.m.-11 p.m.
Five Points South Birmingham

Head to Five Points South for the 
 celebration with Oktoberfest themed menus, entertainment, Auburn and Alabama football, and six Oktoberfest style beers for you to try at six different beer garden patios throughout the area.


Whispers from the Past

October 4, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Aldridge Gardens

See Native American life take shape through flint knapping, pine needle basket weaving, and dance performances. Authentic Native American food will be available for purchase as well as handmade flutes, drums, jewelry, and bead work. 


Blue Grass & Burgers

October 4, 2-5 p.m.
The Red Barn

Enjoy good food, arts & crafts, face painting, live music, games, horse activities, and more.
 The event benefits The Red Barn, which offers riding lessons, camps, and educational activities. 


The Vulcans Community Awards

October 8, 6:30 p.m.
The Club

The Vulcans are the Birmingham region’s highest civic honor and will be presented to honorees who represent civic pride, progress, and leadership in five categories: Lifetime Achievement, Hero, Game Changer, Servant Leadership, and Newcomer.


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