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The Magazine of Metro Birmingham Living

“The Witching Hour,” B-Metro Magazine, October 2015 
October 28 through November 3, 2015

It’s the week of Halloween and there are plenty of thrilling local events you won’t want to miss. Catch Alabama Symphony Orchestra perform Pyscho live at the Alabama Theatre, enjoy a Halloween party at B&A Warehouse or Black Market Bar & Grill, witness chefs and doctors carving pumpkins at Pepper Place, and attend the 74th annual Magic City Classic. Looking forward to seeing you around town.
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Nancy Miller Heard recently teamed up with photographer Elizabeth DeRamus to produce these ghoulish scenes and characters.

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David Maisel-Black Maps

Now through November 14

This exhibition leads the viewer on a hallucinatory journey through American West landscapes featuring
large-scale pigment prints. Selections include 
The Lake Project, The Mining Project 
American Mine, Terminal Mirage
, and



B-Metro’s Pet Costume Contest

Vote now through 10 a.m. on October 31

You’ve sent in your pet photos, and we’ve selected our favorites for our inaugural Pet Costume Contest. 
Vote on your favorite photo by clicking “like.” The pet with the most votes by the contest deadline will win a 1-page photo feature in the 2017 edition of 
The Hottest Hounds in Birmingham



Hoover Hayride & Family Night

October 29, 5-8 p.m.
Veterans Park


Enjoy hayrides around the park and an exhibitor area with free candy and giveaways by Chamber of Commerce members, balloon artists, face painting, and more. Children are encouraged to dress in costumes. 



Boo Halloween Party
October 30, 8 p.m.
B&A Warehouse

Jam to live music from 
The M-80’s and take
 the stage in the Scaryoke Karaoke Clown Circus. A
dditional entertainment includes 
DJ Mark AD in the
 Disco Fright Cellar and Horror Movie Lounge. Participate in the  costume contest with the chance to win over $1,000 in cash & prizes.



Magic City Music Fest
October 30, 7:30 p.m.
BJCC Legacy Arena

The Alabama Ballet presents Snow White
October 30, 6 p.m.
Dorothy Jemison Day Theater

Snow White is a timeless tale complete with elegant dancing and spectacular costumes and scenery. This fairy-tale ballet will captivate families and all who love classical ballet.



X Ambassadors
October 30, 9 p.m.
Saturn Birmingham

For X Ambassadors, an unshakable sense of brotherhood has long shaped the sound and spirit of the band. Kevin Garrett and Stokeswood will also take the stage. Doors open at 8 p.m.



Howls and Growls
October 30, 7 p.m.- 12 a.m.
Iron City

Come in costume and dance the night away as Greater Birmingham Humane Society presents Black Jacket Symphony performing Michael Jackson’s Thriller album live in concert. Ticket includes
 open bar with premium beer and wine all night.



Homewood Witches Ride
October 30, 5:45 p.m.
1632 Oxmoor Road


Come witness Halloween magic with the Homewood Witches Ride, a two mile bike ride through the streets of Homewood where women dress up as witches and throw candy to children.


October 31, All day


Bring your furry friends for lunch on the patio and enter your pet into the costume contest for a chance to win gift cards to Slice. Adults in costume can enjoy 15% off their meal, and there will be candy for the children.



Field of Screams
October 31, All day
Regions Field


BAM Entertainment is turning Birmingham’s Parkside District into one huge festival. Food trucks, carnival rides, games, live entertainment, music, costume contests and more will fill the Parkside District all day long.



The Boo Run Run
October 31, 8:30 a.m.
Oak Mountain State Park


Dress in costume and run on the beautiful fall trails at Oak Mountain State Park. 
 from a 10K, 5K, or a 1 Mile Fun Run. This event benefits individuals with Down syndrome and is hosted by Southeastern Trail 



Tannehill Halloween Fairyland
October 31
Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park


Now in its 24th year, this event features afternoon programs and Halloween candy stops. Park events include moonwalks, face painting, balloon animals, a bungee jump, train rides, and more.


Physicians vs Chefs Great Pumpkin Carve Off 
October 31, 10 a.m.
Pepper Place


Brookwood Medical Center physicians and local chefs go head-to-head to carve the most creative pumpkin. Children and pets are welcome to wear costumes for trick-or-treating. There will be balloon animals, face painting, and free mini-pumpkins.


Spooks and Spirits Halloween Bash
October 31, 8 p.m.
Black Market Bar & Grill, Five Points

Dress in your favorite costume and 
 drink specials, decorations, music, dancing, and karaoke. Now in its 25th year, the bash will be benefiting the aKIDz organization that works to help the children of Birmingham


The Executive Health Club by 24e Grand Opening
November 5, 6-8 p.m.
901 6th Avenue North, Suite 150

The Executive Health Club by 24e has opened in the Harbert Building downtown, and you’re invited to celebrate its grand opening in partnership with the BBA’s Business @ Sunset networking event. The B-Metro blog team will be on site with Kristin Long of BamaGirlRuns and Javacia Harris Bowser of See Jane Write–join us there or follow along online!


Alabama Designer Craftsmen Fine Craft Show

November 14-15, 10 a.m.- 5 p.m.
Birmingham Botanical Gardens

Now in its 43rd year, this annual show will feature the works 
of 42 Alabama artisans including handmade jewelry, ceramics, textiles, iron work, basketry, leatherwork, painted gourds, stained glass, and more.



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