Join Asbury United Methodist Church for a Christmas Cantata and Christmas Eve Candlelight Services

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It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas at Asbury UMC. Photo via Asbury UMC

The sights and sounds of the Christmas season fill Asbury United Methodist in Birmingham this month. Mark your holiday calendar with exciting upcoming events, including a Christmas Cantata on December 16 and four Christmas Eve Candlelight Services on December 24. Continue reading “Join Asbury United Methodist Church for a Christmas Cantata and Christmas Eve Candlelight Services”

5 reasons to attend Santa’s Gingerbread Workshop at McWane Science Center on December 15

Build your gingerbread house creation at Santa’s Gingerbread Workshop. Photo via McWane Science Center

It’s beginning to taste like the holidays at McWane Science Center as they prepare for their inaugural Santa’s Gingerbread Workshop. Here are five reasons to slather on some icing and show off your engineering and design skills at this family-friendly event happening on December 15. Tickets are on sale now!

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Birmingham episode of “The Zimmern List” to air Saturday, December 22

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Chef and television personality Andrew Zimmern with a barbecue sandwich and fries from Jim ‘N Nick’s. Photo via Travel Channel

This past May, tv food guru Andrew Zimmern was spotted in Birmingham filming his Travel Channel series “The Zimmern List”. Now, it’s time to set your DVR because the Birmingham episode is set to air on Saturday, December 22 at 9:30am Central.

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Birmingham tech startup Mixtroz reaches historic fundraising goal of $1 million

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Kerry Schrader and Ashlee Ammons, founders of Mixtroz. Photo via Mixtroz

There’s been another big win for mother-daughter duo, Kerry Schrader and Ashlee Ammons, co-founders of Birmingham tech startup Mixtroz. The company has officially reached the historic fundraising goal of $1 million! Continue reading “Birmingham tech startup Mixtroz reaches historic fundraising goal of $1 million”

6 reasons to attend Christmas on the Square in Historic downtown Talladega December 7-9. It’s free!

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Christmas on the Square happens Dec. 7-9 in Talladega. Photo via Christmas on the Square

Looking for a fun-filled holiday weekend spent with family and friends? Here are six reasons why you should attend the city of Talladega’s third annual Christmas on the Square, happening December 7-9.

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How Birmingham can help people and animals affected by California fires

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American Red Cross is helping those affected by CA wildfires. Photo via American Red Cross

It has been over a week since three wildfires first broke out across Northern and Southern California destroying thousands of homes and displacing hundreds of thousands of people. How can those of us across the country in Birmingham, AL help those affected by the fires? 

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