B-There! | Market Noel | Cobb Lane Fall Festivale | Magic City Half Marathon

The Magazine of Metro Birmingham Living

“The Road From Damascus,” B-Metro, November 2015 
November 18 through November 24, 2015

This week, shop the Junior League of Birmingham’s annual Market Noel, participate in the Magic City Half Marathon, sample local brews at the Cobb Lane Fall Festivale, and much more. I hope you’re getting in the holiday spirit, Birmingham. See you soon.
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Market Noel

Nov. 19-21

Cahaba Grand Conference Center

The Junior League of Birmingham is celebrating 25 years of 
 premier holiday shopping event in Birmingham featuring 
more than 100 vendors from locations all across the country. All proceeds will benefit the 34 community projects of the JLB.


Holiday Showcase

Nov. 20-22

Diamonds Direct

This three-day trunk show style event is open to the public and offers shoppers with 20 percent savings, featuring many
of the country’s
top jewelry designers. 
ocktails and hors d’oeuvres
will be provided Friday evening. 


Soul of November

Nov. 20-22

Dorothy Jemison Day Theater

Experience a harvest of classical ballet and contemporary choreography styles performed by the Alabama School of Fine Arts’ award-winning dance department.



Nov. 20-Dec. 24

Naked Art Gallery

Gift-sized artwork and ornaments made with recycled materials by more than 70 artists will be 
 for purchase. Stop by Friday, Nov. 20 from 5-9 p.m. for the Holiday Open House.


ASO Youth Orchestra Fall Concert

Nov. 21, 2 p.m.

Alys Stephens Performing Arts Center

Kick off the youth orchestra’s fall season with a bang in this pre-Thanksgiving feast for the ears, conducted by Dr. Blake Richardson. Concert is free and open to the public.


Fred L. Shuttlesworth Human Rights Award Celebration

Nov. 21, 7-9:30 p.m.

The Alabama Theatre

Living legends Smokey Robinson and Vernon Jordan will make an unforgettable evening for guests of the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute’s 14th annual awards celebration.


Special Secret Stages Production

Nov. 21, 8 p.m.

The Syndicate Lounge

Sweet Crude from New Orleans will headline a show supported by two Alabama bands, Belle Adair from Florence and Through the Sparks from Birmingham. 


Cobb Lane Fall Festivale

Nov. 22, 2-5 p.m.

Cobb Lane

Come out and enjoy some of fall’s best brews. 
This year’s event will be held on historic Cobb Lane and boasts seasonal beers from 5pts Brewing, Cahaba, Ghost Train, Rocket Republic, Cheaha, Fairhope Brewing, Good People and more. Listen to live music from local bands, 
 food from The J.Clyde, and shop local vendors.


Magic City Half Marathon

Nov. 22, 8 a.m.

Downtown Birmingham

Enjoy great music, post-race craft beer, entertainment, and a run in the heart of Birmingham. The event benefits the Ruben Studdard Foundation for the Advancement of Children in the Music Arts.



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.


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