13 trunk or treats in Birmingham this October, plus 4 extra Halloween events, including Boo at the Zoo

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The whole family can enjoy Boo at the Zoo at the Birmingham Zoo. Photo via Birmingham Zoo

Spooky costumes, oodles of candy and Halloween fun await you this month in Birmingham. Here are 13 trunk or treats to check out, plus a few extra Halloween events you won’t want to miss!

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Join Asbury United Methodist Church for fun, excitement and bottomless candy at their annual Trunk or Treat on October 28

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Great costumes and more can be found at Asbury United Methodist Church’s Trunk or Treat. Photo via Asbury United Methodist Church

Calling all ghosts, goblins, princesses and superheroes! Halloween is right around the corner and Asbury United Methodist Church is planning the perfect event for you and your family. On Sunday, October 28, Asbury will be hosting their annual Trunk or Treat from 4:30p.m.-6:00p.m.—and it’s sure to be full of fun and excitement!

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Interview with a Vampire and other terrifying reads available at Books-A-Million this October

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Books so good, you won’t be able to put them down!

October is in full swing. As the leaves begin to change colors, the air turns crisp and Halloween draws near, it’s time to wrap yourself in a cozy sweater, pour your favorite warm beverage and fall head-first into a spooky book from Books-A-Million. But be sure lock the doors and turn on all the lights, because these books may turn that pleasant imagination against you. Don’t say I didn’t warn you!

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Nearly 200 Birmingham students submit art and poetry for Earth Science Week at McWane Science Center October 14-20

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Little discoveries lead to big adventures at McWane Science Center. Photo via McWane Science Center

Earth Science Week takes place October 14-20, and McWane Science Center is gearing up for an exciting week of free events! Are you ready to explore and discover?

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Filter – Coffee Parlor to open in Birmingham’s Five Points South this December

Filter – Coffee Parlor will serve coffee and food items to Birmingham’s Five Points South.

There’s a new local coffee shop coming to Five Points South in Birmingham, and it’s taking the place of the former Starbucks location on 11th Ave S. Get ready for Filter – Coffee Parlor.

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Celebrate 10 seasons of fright at Warehouse 31 in Pelham, now until November 3, plus four spooky reasons why it’s great to be scared

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Scares at Warehouse 31 in Pelham. Photo via Warehouse 31

Warehouse 31 is celebrating 10 seasons of fright, now until November 3, and this season will be bigger and scarier than ever before. Are you afraid? The only way to know is to buy a ticket and prepare for the most intense and terrifying night of your life in the Birmingham-metro area!

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6 shops serving fall-flavored treats in Birmingham, including Hero Donuts and Big Spoon Creamery

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Fall means tasty treats in Birmingham. Photo by Patience Itson for Bham Now

The fall season is officially here. And while the weather may still be hot, it’s never too soon to dive in to some delicious fall-flavored treats. Here’s where to find some of the best warm and cold goodies around Birmingham.

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13 Halloween parties happening in Birmingham this October, including BOO 23 and The Rocky Horror Masquerade Ball

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Costumes from Birmingham’s 2017 Boo 22 event. Photo via Boo Halloween

October has officially arrived, which means it’s time to start filling your calendar with fun Halloween events. Check out these 13 Halloween parties that are sure to scare, excite and entertain you.

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6 reasons to attend the 2018 fall race weekend at Talladega Superspeedway on October 12-14, plus a sneak peek at Transformation – The Talladega Superspeedway Infield Project, set for completion October of 2019

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Racing fun at Talladega Superspeedway. Photo via Talladega Superspeedway

Ready. Set. Burn rubber! It’s almost time to hit the track for the 2018 fall NASCAR Playoff weekend at Talladega Superspeedway, happening October 12-14. Grab your tickets for a tension-filled doubleheader featuring the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series (MENCS) 1000Bulbs.com 500 and the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) Talladega 250.

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5 awesome pumpkin patches to visit this fall, including Old Baker Farm and Helena Hollow

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Pumpkins galore in Birmingham. Photo via Helena Hollow

It’s pumpkin time again—and you’re in luck! This weekend marks open season for many amazing pick-your-own pumpkin patches around the greater Birmingham area. Which patch should you visit? Continue reading to find out!

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Check out the Hispanic Cultural Festival on Saturday, September 29 at Linn Park, plus access to even more festivals in October

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Celebrating culture at the Hispanic Cultural Festival in Birmingham. Photo via Fiesta

Get ready for food, art, dance and more at the 16th annual Hispanic Cultural Festival, happening Sat., Sept. 29 at Linn Park from 12pm-8pm. Continue reading “Check out the Hispanic Cultural Festival on Saturday, September 29 at Linn Park, plus access to even more festivals in October”

Mechanic apprentice program at Driver’s Way takes you from beginner to expert with personal, hands-on training

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Josh Argo and Austin Mcauley learning the automotive trade at Driver’s Way. Photo via Patience Itson for Bham Now

Looking to learn a valuable trade in Birmingham? Become an experienced professional mechanic when you join the apprentice program at Driver’s Way.  Here’s everything you need to know. Continue reading “Mechanic apprentice program at Driver’s Way takes you from beginner to expert with personal, hands-on training”