Britney Summerville of Shipt to speak about Birmingham Bound Wednesday, Jan. 22

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Coffee & Collisions gives you a chance to meet and learn from Birmingham’s best and brightest. Photo by Jon Eastwood for Bham Now

What are you doing Wednesday, Jan. 22nd at 8:30AM?  You might consider scratching that and coming out to Coffee & Collisions at the headquarters of the Economic Development Partnership of Alabama.

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Have a ball! Win tickets to the Foundation Ball for the Rotaract Club of Birmingham Feb 1.

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Attendees in the photo booth at Foundation Ball 2019. Photo via Rotaract Club of Birmingham

The Rotaract Club of Birmingham is holding their annual Foundation Ball on February 1. The Foundation Ball is a gala fundraiser that helps support their work in the community.

We’re giving away THREE pairs of tickets to this amazing event, so keep reading to see how you can win tickets to the Foundation Ball 2020.

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This Valentine’s Day, one Birmingham game show contestant will win hearts—could it be you?

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Behind this curtain lies… Well, you’ll just have to wait and see. Photo via Romantically Challenged

Pop into any friendly neighborhood grocery store and the first thing you’ll see? Red hearts filled with chocolatey goodness, giant stuffed teddy bears, maybe classic red roses being sold by the dozen.

Yes, my friends—Valentine’s Day is upon us. If the little February 14 box on your calendar is glaringly empty, never fear. We’ve got just the game show for you. Read on to learn more!

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MLK Day in Birmingham—honor history in the place where it happened

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Photo via Birmingham Civil Rights Institute on Facebook

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is celebrated all across the country, but few places have the opportunity to truly experience history firsthand as Birmingham residents do.

Every year, the nation honors Dr. King and all of the brave men and women who dreamed alongside him. Read on to find out how to celebrate, honor and remember right here in Birmingham.

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Local music and art at Magic City Dentistry’s open house party on January 23

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Photography by Ann Sydney Williamson on display at Magic City Dentistry (photo of photo by Nathan Watson)

Magic City Dentistry is launching their first party of 2020 with Botox specials, giveaways, Rock and Roll photography from Ann Sydney Williamson and a live music performance from Taylor Hollingsworth. The fun kicks off on January 23 at 4:30PM–you don’t want to miss it!

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Your guide to Fearless Fest, a wellness festival in Birmingham Feb. 29-March 1

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Annie Damsky and Emilie Maynor of The Fearless Om. Photo by Matthew Niblett for Bham Now

The wellness community in Birmingham is thriving, and now’s the perfect time to get plugged in. Don’t miss Fearless Fest, a wellness festival in Birmingham, happening Feb. 29-March 1.

Keep reading for a guide to the weekend—including ticket info and deets on 18+ classes and 12+ local vendors attending!

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Sneak peek at the new women’s suffrage exhibit at Vulcan Park & Museum, opening Jan 17

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A sneak peek at the new exhibit at Vulcan Park & Museum. Photo via Nathan Watson for Bham Now

Each year, Vulcan Park & Museum hosts a new exhibit in their fabulous Linn-Henley Gallery. Since 2020 is the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment, Vulcan Park & Museum will honor the fight for women’s suffrage with a new exhibit,”Right or Privilege? Alabama Women and the Vote” which opens on January 17.

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Birmingham’s coolest exhibit hits Jan. 17—Guitar: The Instrument that Rocked the World

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Play the world’s largest guitar at Guitar: The Instrument that Rocked the World. Photo via the National GUITAR Museum

Hey, Birmingham! Are you ready to rock? Then grab your tickets to one of the coolest exhibits around—Guitar: The Instrument that Rocked the World, coming to McWane Science Center January 17-May 10. Here’s why you should check it out.

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AHSAA 2020 Championship games coming to Birmingham in January and February

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Photo courtesy of Dennis Victory

Starting January 16 through February 29, thousands of student-athletes will be competing in and around the Magic City for Alabama High School Athletic Association (AHSAA) titles in basketball, indoor track, wrestling and bowling.

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Hike 26.3 miles + grant wishes. Be a Trailblazer with Make-A-Wish Alabama!

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26.3 miles in one day—that’s more than a marathon! Photo via Make-A-Wish Alabama

Calling all adventurers! This spring, you can join a team of Alabamians on a 26.3-mile hike in support of children with critical illnesses waiting on a wish in Alabama. Find out how.

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