3 Little Known Facts about the Okra Festival – And Annie Mae’s Art


Fact #1: It exists!  The Okra Festival is held annually, the last weekend in August, in Burkville, Lowndes County, AL about 20 miles west of Montgomery.  When I heard about it, I had to go, as fresh okra is one of my favorite things and the festival rated as one of the top things to do in August in Alabama, other than drink iced tea and sit under a fan.

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Find your fave Trivia Night in Bham

Eat. Drink. Think. Birmingham Pubs, Bars, and Restaurants are hosting regular nights to test your Trivia knowledge. Find your inner Einstein or Dwight Shroot with these fave Trivia Night locations.

  1. Blackwell’s Pub and Eatery

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Every Monday at 7:30pm, this hip pub hosts Live Team Trivia. Topics vary but the fun never stops. With great food and a light, competitive atmosphere, you won’t want to miss out on this game.

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Don’t Miss Trucks by the Tracks

Some say the best food comes out of a truck. Now’s your chance to prove them right! This Sunday, September 18th, Trucks by the Tracks will be returning to Birmingham. From 11am – 5pm, make your way to Railroad Park and enjoy your favorite food trucks.

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Food, Culture and Friendship: Middle Eastern Food Festival

Starting today through Saturday,August 10th, St. George Catholic Church is presenting the Middle Eastern Food Festival.

This event is free for everyone. Bring your family and friends to enjoy the different varieties of food and delectable desserts. From Kibbee Sandwiches to Baklawa, you’ll get the chance to try authentic international cuisine.


Each day there will be Middle Eastern dancing along with other cultural presentations. Live Music will be on Friday and Saturday night. Come check out the booths and events and share in their culture and fun.

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