Learn about the “Magic City School Bus Project” and 4 ways you can support it at Ecofest on November 7

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Students at Turkey Creek Nature Preserve by their “Magic City School bus. Photo courtesy of Southern Environmental Center at Birmingham-Southern College

Over 14,000 students visit the Southern Environmental Center’s campus & Turkey Creek Nature Preserve facilities annually.

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Your ultimate guide to the Southern Women’s Show, Oct. 4-6! Use code BHAMNOW for $8 ticket

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Grab your girls—and your tickets! Photo via Southern Women’s Show

Spend the weekend discovering the latest fashions, trendy jewelry, gourmet treats, health and beauty—plus enjoy a star-studded lineup of guests and speakers! Find it all at the Southern Women’s Show, happening October 4-6 right here in Birmingham, AL. Use code BHAMNOW to snag your ticket for just $8.

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Find out how you could win big at Magic City Mustang’s All Ford Show on Oct. 5

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Bring the kiddos, bring the cars! Photo by Matthew Niblett for Bham Now

Food trucks, activities and entertainment for the kids, supporting a great cause, and a chance to win $300? Find this and more at the All Ford Show happening October 5 right here in Birmingham, AL.

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5 reasons to attend Tomb of the Risen Dead, a FAMILY-FRIENDLY event, at DeSoto Caverns this October

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Kids under 12 can dress up, so be sure to wear your costume! Photo via DeSoto Caverns

Magic. Wonder. Adventure. Experience it all every Friday and Saturday from 6:30-10:30PM in October at DeSoto Caverns’ annual Fall event—Tomb of the Risen Dead. Only 45 minutes from Birmingham. Here are 5 reasons this family-friendly event is sure to knock your socks off. Get tickets now!

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The 2019 Walk to End Alzheimer’s is September 29 at 3:15PM in Birmingham. 3 reasons you need to be there.

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Join The Walk on September 29. Photo by Heart of Alabama Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Gear up on Sunday, September 29th to walk through downtown Birmingham in the Alzheimer’s Association‘s 2019 Walk to End Alzheimer’s!

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Moonstone Festival, a female focused music and arts fest, happening Nov. 16th at Sloss Docks. Win VIP tickets!

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The girl gang I’m trying to join. Photo by Matthew Niblett for Bham Now

Moonstone Festival, a one day music and arts festival is happening November 16th at Sloss Docks, and you don’t want to miss it. The festival will celebrate and support women musicians and artists—from national touring acts to local and regional names. Meet all of the talented ladies behind the festival, and find out how to win tickets here!

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Prost, Birmingham! 5 ways to celebrate Oktoberfest in the Magic City

Stein-hoisting is an Oktoberfest tradition! Photo via Brat Bröt on Facebook

Oktoberfest has been celebrated all over the world for more than 200 years. Originating in Germany and held every year in Munich, it’s the largest festival in the world. Find out how to celebrate Oktoberfest right here in Birmingham, AL!

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Get 20% off 400+ Birmingham retailers during the Junior League of Birmingham’s Shop Save & Share fundraiser Oct. 2-13

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Look for these blue booklets at retailers around Birmingham… Photo by Matthew Niblett for Bham Now

Give to something good and get something back.  The Junior League of Birmingham’s 14th annual Shop Save & Share fundraiser is happening Oct. 2-13. Don’t miss your chance to get deals at 400+ local retailers and give back to the Birmingham community at the same time. Purchase your Shop Save & Share cards now!

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5 reasons you should attend the Alabama Colloquium with NPR’s Michel Martin on Oct. 7

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2017 Colloquium. Photo via AHF

Provocative, entertaining, and enlightening—I can’t imagine a better day to spend a Monday! The 2019 Alabama Colloquium is happening October 7 right here in Birmingham. You’re not going to want to miss it, so get your ticket today.

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Rocket making. Glowing slime. Apollo 11: First Steps. Don’t miss Storm McWane (Science Center) September 20-22. 

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Could space rock any harder? Photo via Matthew Niblett for Bham Now

Hey space fans! Get ready for rockets, UFOs and more intergalactic fun during Storm McWane at McWane Science Center, Friday September 20, Saturday 21 and Sunday 22. Psst! Dress in your extraterrestrial best and score an amazing discount. Read on for details.

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Opening September 19th. Legally Blonde: The Musical hits the stage at Virginia Samford Theatre

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This is actress Shelby Terrell, dolled up and living her theater dream as Elle Woods! Photo via Virginia Samford Theatre

Nearly 20 years ago, I met my favorite lawyer: Elle Woods. And starting September 19 through October 6, Birmingham will get to experience her bubbling blonde brilliance live on stage during Virginia Samford Theatre’s three week run of Legally Blonde: The Musical. This show is the first of the theater’s 2019-2020 season, and I couldn’t be more excited. Find out why and grab your tickets here!

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Don’t miss the Historic Battle for Birmingham with HBC bands. Sunday, Sept. 15th

Miles College Purple Marching Machine. Photo via Miles College Facebook page.

Drum roll please……For the first time in history, all six of Alabama’s Historically Black College (HBC) and University Marching Bands will face off in Birmingham’s Legion Field. Here’s why you don’t want to miss the Battle for Birmingham, Sunday, Sept. 15 4-8pm. Get tickets.

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Job Hunting? Check out 5 job fairs this fall in Birmingham, AL

Fall in Birmingham is full of beautiful leaves, scenery, and… job fairs! Photo by Lauren Bedford for Bham Now

Whether you’re looking to land that first job, rejoin the workforce, or make your next career move, job fairs are a great way to meet employers and find local openings. Here are 5 job fairs that are coming this fall to Birmingham, AL.

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