Loading Events

« All Events

Third Friday in Forest Park and Tour de Loo

December 15, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Shop local and enjoy your neighborhood restaurants and shops in Forest Park!
Restaurants will have specials, shops and galleries will be open late (5-8 pm), catch the shows you may miss during the day, shop for gifts while enjoying a refreshment. Enjoy the social scene of Forest Park after hours.
During the Third Friday events, the Forest Park merchants’ loos are transformed into art installations by local artists. A local personality will judge the installations and award the best artist with a $300 prize sponsored by LeafFilter Gutter Protection
Live music sponsored by Mary and Chris Boehm. (5 to 8 PM)

PARTICIPATING MERCHANTS:

Naked Art Gallery (5-8 PM)
“It’s Not the Mall Y’all!”
Get your family portrait on a vintage red velvet chair or as a wall trophy by multi-international award winner photographer Liesa Cole of studio Goodlight! ! See photos of last year’s here: https://goo.gl/K05Z3R
The photos will be posted on this page and on the Naked Art Gallery page. All photographers’ tips will benefit the Freshwater Land Trust.
Feature drink is gluhwein! Guest bartender will be the board members of the Freshwater Land Trust: 100% of tips and 10% of sales that night will benefit the Freshwater Land Trust and The Red Rock Ridge & Valley Trail System
Tour de Loo installation artist: “Nocturnal” by Sandra Hodgkins.
~ Saturday Dec 16th, 10:30-7 and Sunday 12-4: Kitschmas booth selfies and hot cider!
Kitschmas show on display (until Dec 24th), 2pm, for all your last minute handmade, local, recycled holiday gift necessities, under $50!

Silvertron Café (kitchen open until 10 pm) Third Friday specials!
Tour de Loo 1: art installation by “Found, Lost & Found”
Tour de Loo 2: “Beauty out of ordinary” by Jennifer Davis

Zoe in Forest Park (5 – 8 pm): Sip on a beverage while enjoying shopping!
Tour de LOO: “Omnipresence of Infinity” by Amber Orr

Shoppe (a garden store) (open until 8 pm)
Tour de LOO: art installation by Mark Thompson

Rougaroux: (kitchen open until 10 pm)

Little Savannah (kitchen open until 10 pm)

*Artists can submit to participate in the future Tour de Loos with an email to mail@nakedartusa.com stating what their installation will be and send low-res images of artwork.
Art installation = taking an interior and loading it with disparate items that evoke complex and multiple associations, thoughts and moods.

Details

Date:
December 15, 2017
Time:
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Event Categories:
,
Website:
https://www.facebook.com/events/1009833509111820

Venue

Forest Park, Birmingham, Alabama
Birmingham, AL United States + Google Map