RealtySouth Blog | June 2018 Event Exhibitor

June 2018 Event Exhibitor

Date originally published on: June 8, 2018

 

 

There are loads of events happening around Birmingham and the state of Alabama. Keep an eye out for what’s happening around a town near you!

 

Guide for events near Greater Birmingham area (surrounding cities)

Celebrate Summer

School is out and science is in at McWane Science Center. There will be special days including McWane’s 20th Birthday Bash, camps, deals, IMAX films and much more!

When: May 30, 2018 – September 5, 2018
Where: McWane Science Center
3117, 200 19th St N, Birmingham, AL 35203
More info here

Fencing Camp for Beginners

This camp introduces students to the basics of fencing, bringing the experience from Olympic coaches. Beginning with warm-up activities each day, classes cover footwork, handwork, rules and strategy. Fencing equipment is provided.

When: June 4 – 8 @ 8 a.m.
Where: Birmingham Fencing Club
1581 Montgomery Highway, Suite 109,Birmingham, AL, 35216
Cost/Tickets: Morning or afternoon session is $80 a week and full day is $150 a week
More info here

Central Alabama Pride Week

Celebrating 40 years of Pride in the Magic City. See website or Facebook page for complete listing of events.

When: June 1 – 10 @ various times
Where: A variety of events at various locations
More info here

Miss Alabama Pageant

This not-for-profit organization awards college scholarships to outstanding young women of our state, and its mission is more critical than ever in this time of inadequate funding for education in Alabama.

When: June 6 – 9 @ 7 p.m.
Where: Samford University
800 Lakeshore Drive, Birmingham, AL 35229
Cost/Tickets: here
More info here

Art on the Rocks

The 14th season of Birmingham’s most popular summer series “Art On The Rocks” is presented by Dale’s Seasoning. Art on the Rocks brings three Friday nights of entertainment to downtown Birmingham with artist collaborations, interactive performances, food, cocktails, and more! The first event of the season will feature musical guests The Suffers, an electrifying eight-piece wonder-band that brings contemporary Gulf Coast soul to the masses.

When: June 8 @ 7 – 11 p.m.
Where: Birmingham Museum of Art
2000 Rev. Abraham Woods, Jr. Blvd, Birmingham, AL 35203
Cost/Tickets: $15 for members and $25 for none-members https://artsbma.org/event/art-on-the-rocks-9/
More info here

Super Summer Comic Book Film Series

Super heroes rock! Enjoy comic book movie matinees every Sunday in June. Popcorn provided; capes optional.

When: June 10 @ 2:30 – 3:30 p.m.
Where: Birmingham Public Library Avondale Regional Branch
509 40th St S, Birmingham, AL 35222
Cost/Tickets: $15 for members and $25 for none-members https://artsbma.org/event/art-on-the-rocks-9/
More info here

Alabama Wildlife Animal Show

Alabama Wildlife is bringing some of their favorite animal friends to teach children all about the wonderful creatures in our own backyards!

When: June 12 @ 10:30 – 11:15 a.m.
Where: Homewood Public Library
1721 Oxmoor Rd, Homewood, AL 35209
More info here

Zoo, Brews & Full Moon Bar-B-Que

Join the Birmingham Zoo on Saturday, June 16 from 5:30-8:30 p.m. as we kick-off the fourth annual Zoo, Brews and Full Moon Bar-B-Que event at the Birmingham Zoo! Craft beer fans will love the selection of drinks from some of the finest specialty brews around. Enjoy drinks from over a dozen breweries from all over Alabama and the southeast. In addition to beer, there will be plenty of other libations, including wines and non-alcoholic beverages.

Attendees will enjoy tasty dinner provided by Full Moon Bar-B-Que. This family event also includes live music by Union Road Band, animal greetings and walkabouts, train and carousel rides, special kids activities and much more! A limited number of VIP Tickets are available for early event admission, premium parking and drinks. New this year: Fun for the whole family, enjoy caricature drawings, the Children’s Zoo splash pads, sand art crafts, face painting, an inflatable maze, lawn games and more!

When: June 16 @ 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Where: The Birmingham Zoo
2630 Cahaba Rd, Birmingham, AL 35223
More info here

Free Financial Lunch & Learn

Know your rights when renting, buying or securing financing for housing. Fair housing laws guarantee that you may choose a place to live without fear of discrimination. Learn about your protected rights as a consumer. NOTE: Arrive early to complete registration.

When: June 19 @ 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Where: United Way of Central Alabama
3600 8th Avenue South, Birmingham, 35232
More info here

Free Home Buyer Workshop

Get ready for home ownership. Learn what you can really afford, how to get your finances in order, how to improve your credit score and more. Hear from mortgage lenders and other experts to guide you through the home-buying process. Note: Please arrive 10 minutes early to complete registration; and you may bring a copy of your credit report if you would like to review it with an expert.

When: June 23 @ 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Where: United Way of Central Alabama
3600 8th Avenue South, Birmingham, 35232
More info here

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Guide for events near Clanton and Chilton County area

Chilton County Arts Festival

Free indoor event of artists selling fine hand-crafted items; including pottery, wood, jewelry, fabric, glass and more.

When: June 28 @ 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Where: 703 2nd Ave. N.
Clanton, AL 34505
More info here

2018 Peach Jam/Jubilee

The Chilton County Chamber of Commerce presents the Peach Jam Jubilee in Clanton City Park. The fun includes music, children amusement rides, arts & crafts and a hot air balloon.

When: June 29 @ 5 – 10 p.m.
Where: Clanton City Park
510 Park Dr
Clanton, AL 35045
More info here

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Guide for events near Huntsville

Free Movies in the Park – Despicable Me 3

Free Movie in the Park on the area’s largest outdoor screen. The Village of Providence presents: DESPICABLE ME 3. Bring your chairs, blankets and enjoy the movie, rated PG. Free Movies in the Park are part of the Village of Providence Signature Series Events. Please, support the local restaurants and businesses that makes these events possible. NOTE: No outside food or beverages allowed. In the event of bad weather, the movie will be rescheduled.

When: June 8 @ 8:30 p.m.
Where: June 8th in Providence Park
7 Town Center Dr NW Ste 102, Huntsville, Alabama 35806
More info here

Saturdays in the Park: Fit Camp

This class includes alternating body sculpt moves and aerobic exercises that offer body-shaping, fat-burning, and strength training for overall fitness! A typical class combines short drills and incorporates several training styles to include basic strengthening and toning exercises such as pushups, dips, squats, crunches, upper body exercises, and lunges. Bring a mat and water!

When: June 9 @ 9 – 10 a.m.
Where: Big Spring Park East
420 Church St NW, Huntsville, Alabama 35801
More info here

Financial Seminar Series

Ready or Not: Preparing for the Unexpected is part of the Financial Seminar Series by Edward Jones

When: June 14 @ 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Where: Madison Public Library
1160, 142 Plaza Blvd, Madison, AL 35758
More info here

Stand up live – Loni Love

Loni returned as co-host for season 2 of her hit daytime talker “The Real” this past year. The nationally syndicated show airs on the FOX affiliates and rebroadcasts in prime time on cable network BET.

When: June 15 @ 7 – 8:30 p.m.
Where: Stand Up Live
2012 Memorial Pkwy SW, Huntsville, AL 35801
Cost/Tickets: $20
More info here

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Guide for events near Tuscaloosa

June Art Night

Join Kentuck Art Center for June Art Night, featuring exhibits from Missionary Mary Proctor in the Museum Gallery and the Kentuck Community Art Show in the Teer Gallery. Live music and pop-up shops in the Courtyard of Wonder! Learn how to apply for the Community Show here.

When: June 7 @ 5 – 8 p.m.
Where: Kentuck Art Center
503 Main Ave. Northport, AL 35476
More info here 

Tuscaloosa Farmers Market

Each week, vendors sell locally-produced goods ranging from in-season fruits and vegetables, meats, breads, cakes and cookies to arts and crafts. The Farmers Market at the Tuscaloosa River Market, a public service of the City of Tuscaloosa, is free and open to the public. In addition to its usual year-round Saturday 7 a.m. to noon hours, the Farmers Market will be open to the public from 3 to 6 p.m. every Tuesday. This schedule will run through Tuesday, Nov. 20. The new afternoon hours are an effort to assist farmers in reaching customers at convenient times.

When: June 12, 19, 26 @ 3 – 6 p.m.
Where: River Market and Visitors Center
1900 Jack Warner Parkway, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
More info here 

Alabama Museum of Natural History Expedition

Participants will have the unique opportunity to work with scientists in the field of archaeology as part of an actual scientific research project to explore the history of Alabama. Students, teachers, and adults will spend a week at the Expedition field camp working with scientists to learn excavation techniques, laboratory procedures, and artifact identification. The event begins June 18 at 8 am until June 23 at 5 pm.

When: June 18 – 23 @ 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Where: Alabama Museum of Natural History
6th Ave. Smith Hall, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487
More info here 

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Guide for events near Auburn

Cruise ‘n Brews Scavenger Hunt

Join us for the June version of Cruise ‘n Brews coming up on June 9 from 4-7 p.m. This time we are going to shake things up a bit and do a scavenger hunt. Grab a partner, a smartphone or camera and your bikes. We will give you a set of clues and you will need to go with your partner to take a selfie at that location. Winners will be decided based on points for finding each location AND the creativity of their photographs. Just because you complete the list first does not make you the winner, this is a cruise not a sprint. Costumes and/or crazy outfits are encouraged and will receive bonus points. Please abide by all traffic laws.

When: June 9 @ 4 – 7 p.m.
Where: James Bros Bikes (Opelika)
113 South 9th Street, Opelika, AL 36801
More info here

Dad’s Night Out

Dad deserves the ultimate guys’ night out this Father’s Day! Join us Saturday, June 16th from 5:30-8pm for chef demos on how to cut & cook meant, bourbon & beer tastings, a family style dinner & a gift card for Dad! Tickets are $75 per person & includes gratuity. Space is limited so get your tickets before they sell out! Purchase your tickets here.

When: June 16 @ 5:30 – 8 p.m.
Where: A·T Ariccia Trattoria
241 South College Street, Auburn, AL 36830
Cost/Tickets: $75 / Purchase your tickets here
More info here

Downtown Auburn Restaurant Week

The Auburn Downtown Restaurant Week will be June 24-30, 2018. This exciting event will highlight the downtown culinary scene and features both fine and casual dining restaurants as well as specialty shops! Every Auburn local knows that summertime is the best time to park downtown and enjoy some of the best food in the South. This culinary extravaganza is the perfect opportunity to bring your family and friends to downtown Auburn and try something new without all the hassles.

When: June 24 – 30
Where: A·T Ariccia Trattoria
241 South College Street, Auburn, AL 36830
More info here

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