B-There! Halloween 2014 Edition


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10/29/2014 – 11/4/2014 

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Get your Halloween on in BOO-mingham with several fun Halloween celebrations–whether you opt for a “trick” or a “treat,” you’re sure to have a scary good time in the Magic City. Check out our top picks below…if you dare. 

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1314 Cobb Ln
Birmingham, AL 35205
205-202-4182
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Mad Monster Mash

October 30 at 7:00 PM
B&A Warehouse

Join your fellow ghosts, ghouls, and gals at this first-ever Halloween carnival event benefiting Central Alabama Theater. You’ll enjoy a signature spooky boozy beverage, games, a live band, a photo booth, and most importantly, costume contests at this family-friendly festivity.

 


Alabama Ballet’s Dracula

October 30 – November 2
Dorothy Jemison Day Theatre

Watch as the Alabama Ballet dances the horror classic Dracula, a tale of hypnotic power, boundless love, and mesmerizing horror. The performance is choreographed by associate artistic director and resident choreographer Roger Van Fleteren.

 


Howl’oween Spooktacular

October 30 from 6 – 10:00 PM
Avondale Brewing Co.

Don’t miss this 3rd annual event benefiting the Greater Birmingham Humane Society. Dress yourself and your pet in costume and enjoy Avondale brews, the Shindig’s food truck, live music by The Beavers Brothers Band, and a best dressed people & pets contest.
Get your tickets here!

 


Carrie: The Musical

October 30 – November 2
Birmingham-Southern College

This shocking musical, based on Stephen King’s bestselling novel, tells the story of Carrie White, a girl who longs to connect with her high school classmates. After Carrie discovers an extraordinary new ability, she sets out to combat her demons… and everyone else. 

Ticket info here! 

 


Dracula

October 30 – 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! 

 


BOO Halloween Party

October 31 at 8:00 PM
B&A Warehouse

This 19th annual event boasts a “Boozilla” theme this year and promises spooky fun including live music from the M-80s, a DJ, “Scary”-oke chamber of karaoke, photo booth with free pictures, BOO horror movie lounge, a cash bar, and a costume contest. The event benefits the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.

 


The Black Jacket Symphony presents  

Michael Jackson’s Thriller

October 31 at 8:00 PM
Alabama Theatre

Known for its incredible recreations of some of classic rock’s greatest albums, The Black Jacket Symphony takes on the highest selling album of all time–Michael Jackson’s Thriller–in what is sure to be one of the most memorable concert experiences of the year.

Tickets available here! 

 


5 Points South Fright Night

October 31 starting at 8:00 PM
Participating locations

On Halloween night, crawl out to 5 Points South, where you can party hop to five different Halloween parties:
Black Market Bar & Grill: Spooks and Spirits Charity Halloween Bash
Mellow Mushroom: Halloween pizza party
World of Beer: WOB-o-ween
Dave’s: Pumpkin carving contest
The J. Clyde: Costume contest 

More info on each party here!

 


The Dirty Guv’nahs

October 31 at 8:00 PM
Iron City Bham

Rock out with The Dirty Guv’nahs at their “Chasing Forever” Halloween concert with special guests Cereus Bright. After the show, you’ll enjoy incredible giveaways from the band, drink specials, and a costume contest.
Full calendar here!


Cottages for Kids

October 31 – November 9
Grand Boulevard in Sandestin

Headed to the shore this weekend? At this 8th annual event, Grand Boulevard is transformed into a small village with cottages that look like they have popped out from the pages of a fairytale to modern creations brimming with creativity. These designer cottages will be raffled off to benefit Children’s Volunteer Health Network, Inc.
Learn more here!


Young Frankenstein

Now through November 2
Red Mountain Theatre Co.

It’s alive! This hilarious musical comedy is a wickedly inspired, re-imagined version of the Frankenstein legend based on Mel Brooks’ film masterpiece.
We’re offering a special $5 off any online ticket purchase to B-There subscribers–enter promo code Bmetro1415 at checkout!

Get tickets here! 

 


Zombie Walk

November 1 at 12:00 noon
Oak Hill Cemetery

Dig up your friends and dress in your best zombie costume for this post-Halloween event for all ages. Gates open at 12pm and the “feeding” begins at 2pm. All proceeds will go to the restoration fund for the Oak Hill Memorial Association.

Get tickets here! 

 


Puppaween

November 1 at 1:00 PM
Dog Days of Birmingham

Join Bama Bully Rescue for this free Halloween-themed carnival where dogs, kids, and adults are encouraged to dress in costume. There will be a moonwalk, a beanbag toss, bobbing for dog toys, raffles, costume contests for everyone, dog shows, and more.

RSVP here! 

 


Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes

November 1 at 9:30 AM
UAB Campus Green

Step out and join the American Diabetes Association for its signature annual fundraiser, which has been taking place for 20+ years and has raised more than $175,000,000. After the walk, enjoy live music, food, kids’ activities, local entertainment, and a health and wellness fair.
Register here!

 


Tailgate Festival & Turkey Toss

November 1 from 10 AM – 5:00 PM
Gardendale Civic Center

This football-themed event will offer various zones featuring entertainers, an eating contest, a turkey toss, and a competitive cornhole tournament. Plus, view the games aired on the Jumbotron, hear live music from local bands, and let the kids play in the Kids’ Zone.
More info here! 

 


OUT in Avondale

November 1 from 3 – 11:00 PM
Avondale Brewing Co.

Enjoy a day of amazing music from Eric & Garland, Kat Delacruz, The Matt Herren Band, and The Heavy Hearts while raising funds and awareness for Out in Alabama, a feature-length documentary by NYC-based Bonnie Blue Edwards that embraces and recognizes the brave people and communities in Alabama that support LGBT rights.
Read more about Bonnie’s documentary in B-Metro 

RSVP here! 

 


Raise the Roof for Rett

November 1 from 6 – 10:00 PM
LINCPoint

This annual event, which benefits the Suki Foundation for Rett Syndrome and Rett patients at Children’s of Alabama, will feature live music, dinner, complimentary beverages, a silent auction and a live auction conducted by Ken Jackson.

More info + tickets here! 

 


A Southern Christmas Bazaar

November 1 – 2
Pelham Civic Complex

More than 50 merchants from Alabama and surrounding states will participate in this premier holiday shopping event. Shoppers will enjoy a wide variety of unique Christmas-themed items including clothing, food, collectibles, decorations, and much more.

More info + tickets here! 

 


Out of the Darkness Walk

November 2 at 2:30 PM
Heardmont Park

This 9th annual walk is hosted by and benefits the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. Join in raising awareness for depression and suicide and raise funds to support research, education, and survivors.

Register here 

 


Día de los Muertos

November 2 from 4 – 11:00 PM
2115 1st Ave South

Now in its 12th year in Birmingham, Day of the Dead is a vibrant, joyful commemoration of lost loved ones originating in Mexico centuries ago. Traditional remembrance altars, a procession, music, dancing, and family-oriented activities will bring to life the streets of downtown Birmingham.  

RSVP here! 

 


Halloween Candy Buy Back

November 3 from 3 – 5:30 PM
Dr. Michael Anglin and Dr. Erin Nelson dental office

Looking for a way to ditch all that unopened Halloween candy, bring a smile to a soldier’s face, and let your kids have fun? Earn $1 per pound of candy that you sell back; through Operation Gratitude, the candy will be shipped in care packages to our brave American troops.
More info here!


Arabesque’s The Mist 

November 3 at 8:00 PM
Leslie S. Wright Center – Samford University

The Leslie S. Wright Fine Arts Center continues its Signature Series with a performance by Arabesque, the only Vietnamese Independent Dance Company in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. The company will be performing its world-renowned contemporary dance in B’ham as part of its limited tour of the U.S.
More info + tickets here!
 


Caring Thru Color

November 4 from 6 – 9:00 PM
Children’s of Alabama

The public is invited to unleash its inner artiste at this special annual art event that supports the palliative and supportive care program at Children’s of Alabama. Working under the direction of artists from VSA Alabama, guests will paint their own canvases and participate in collaborative works of art while enjoying refreshments. 

Register here! 

 

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