Barber Vintage Festival | Uncorked on the Green| Jewish Food Festival

The Magazine of Metro Birmingham Living

“The Collection,” B-Metro Magazine, October 2015 
October 7 through October 13, 2015

This week, enjoy delicious eats at the Jewish Food Festival, check out classic motorcycles at the Barber Vintage Festival, and sample more than 50 craft beers at Ross Bridge. I hope you join me in ushering in October, Birmingham.
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2015 Juried Salon Showcase

October 6-November 5 
Beverly McNeil Gallery

Beverly McNeil Gallery presents “Oil Painters of America,” featuring more than 300 paintings by award-winning artists from across the U.S., Canada, and Mexico. Learn about collecting art, watch live painting demonstrations, and take the opportunity to add to your art collection.



Autumn Celebration Benefit

October 8, 6-8 p.m.
Historic Avon Theater

This yearly benefit allows Trinity Counseling to raise crucial funds to continue to provide mental health awareness and affordable counseling to the Birmingham community. Enjoy a silent auction, bluegrass music, and Golden Rule BBQ.


Fall Community Showcase

October 10-11, 17-18 
Participating communities

Visit 13 of Birmingham’s most sought-after neighborhoods in this two-weekend public event. See everything from neighborhood parks and clubhouses to the beautiful new homes. Make sure to follow B-Metro on Facebook, where we’re spotlighting a new neighborhood each day! You can also follow the rest of our blog team at DIY Girl Cave,  Paper Daisy Design, and Southern Mama + Child.


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.


Birmingham New Music Festival

October 8-11
Various venues

Now in its second year, the Birmingham New Music Festival heralds the 20th anniversary season of presenting organization Birmingham Art Music Alliance. As part of the celebration, six concerts will feature music by Alabama-based composers and by the organization’s founding members.



October 9, 6-10 p.m.
Avondale Brewing Company

Come celebrate with your furry friend by your side! Drink awesome beer, eat delicious food, listen to classic polka music, and help raise money for Hand in Paw. There will be various prizes awarded during the night.


ASO presents Joyce Yang
October 9 & 10, 8 p.m.
Alys Stephens Center’s Jeminson Concert Hall 

Award winning pianist Joyce Yang returns to Birmingham for a two night engagement at Alabama Symphony Orchestra.
The concert will showcase Yang at the piano and ASO’s new music director, Carlos Izcaray, conducting.


Barber Vintage Festival

October 9-11
Barber Motorsports Park

Don’t miss one of the most highly anticipated motorcycle events in the world. Browse hundreds of vintage motorcycles, enjoy great f
ood and entertainment, see a live stunt show,
 and much more. 


Uncorked on the Green

October 10, 10 a.m.- 5 p.m.
Ross Bridge in Hoover

Enjoy this free outdoor tasting festival celebrating the area’s varied culinary artists featuring fine wines, more than 50 craft beers from around the world, live music, local and regional artists, children’s activities, and more.


Jewish Food Festival

October 11, 11 a.m.- 2 p.m.
Levite Jewish Community Center

This family-friendly outdoor event will be held on the Levite Field and feature a market place with local vendors and craftsman, children’s games and activities, live music, and delicious Jewish foods such as a Brisket and Kugel plate, Falafel pita pocket, Matzah Ball Soup, and Black and White Cookies.


Whispers from the Past

October 11, 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. 


Brookwood Mammothon

October 22, 6 a.m.-10 p.m.
Brookwood Diagnostic Center

Make time for a mammogram that fits your schedule by signing up for Brookwood’s annual Mammothon. Throughout the day, you’ll be treated to a fabulous fashion show, cooking demos, food, and SWAG bags at this “health meets fun” event for women. The B-Metro blog team will be on site from
10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. live posting on social media. Follow along with Erica Bunker of Erica B’s DIY Style and Tracy James of ChicMadeSimple for updates!


B-Metro Fusion Awards 2015
October 22, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts 

Join B-Metro in honoring the 13 recipients of the annual Fusion Awards presented by The City of Birmingham. There will be complimentary food & drink, entertainment provided by some of this year’s winners, and an awards reception.  


Click to submit your upcoming B’ham event for B-There consideration! 


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