Photo: Barber Motorsports.
The Birmingham area enjoys warm days and cool nights in April, perfect conditions for spending a weekend at the upcoming Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama April 20-22 at the beautiful Barber Motorsports Park. Come watch the fastest drivers in the world compete in a world-class event set at the “Augusta National” of IndyCar racing.
Continue reading “Honda Indy Grand Prix at Barber, April 20-22: fast cars, great food & wine tasting”
Via: US Navy
Birmingham, AL is one of 14 US cities to host the Navy. Last month
we wrote about Navy Week, April 9-15. Check out the events, festivities and visit sites. Take in a Barons game, visit the McWane Center, stop by Vulcan Park and Museum and support our US sailors!
Continue reading “Update: schedule of events as Birmingham hosts Navy Week, April 9-15”
Photo from Laura Davis
Recently, Bham Now met with the Chris and Laura Davis from Vestavia Hills about the work of
United Ability and how their daughter Grace has inspired and enriched their lives.
Continue reading “Learn from the Davis family why you need to participate in United Ability Day”
Magic City Art Connection. Photo via MCAC’s Facebook page.
Spring is in the air and outside is calling the names of Birmingham locals.Where can you enjoy it? At these great spring festivals popping up all over the city!
Continue reading “Check out these great Spring festivals popping up in Birmingham”
Photo from Regions Tradition
Mark your calendars.
From May 16-20, the PGA Tour Champions will be holding its first major championship of the year at the
Regions Tradition in Hoover.
Continue reading “Regions Tradition is back in Hoover this May”
Natalie Smith, oil painting student. Photo via Red Dot Gallery’s website.
The Birmingham art scene has a special place for everyone. So dive on in at one of these must-attend art classes and let your creativity loose!
Continue reading “Dive into Birmingham’s art scene with one of these cool classes”
Cahaba RIver Society’s Latonya Scott
Forty-eight years ago, on April 22, 1970, the first Earth Day was held in Alabama, the United States and the world. That one event launched the global environmental movement. Today in Birmingham, nearly five decades later, Earth Day is a month-long celebration.
Continue reading “April is Earth Month in Birmingham. Check out our tip sheet”
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Photo via history.com.
“I have a dream.”
This infamous quote has captivated the world since it was first stated in 1963 by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Now, as part of its observance of the 50
th anniversary of King’s assassination, the Birmingham Metro Southern Christian Leadership Conference is hosting their annual Keeper of the Dream Awards Banquet on April 4. This year, the organization will honor Apple CEO Tim Cook with its 2018 Human Rights Award. Continue reading “Apple CEO Tim Cook to receive 2018 Human Rights Award by Birmingham Metro Southern Christian Leadership Conference”
Record Store Crawl 2017. Photo via Facebook.
Are you a record fan? Then join fellow vinyl enthusiasts and crate diggers at Birmingham’s Record Store Crawl on Saturday, May 19.
Continue reading “Join vinyl enthusiasts at Birmingham’s Record Store Crawl on Saturday, May 19”
Alabama’s own Channing Tatum: grand marshal of Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama.
Channing Tatum will be grand marshal
On Sunday April 22, as the only IndyCar race in the Deep South is set to begin, a famous Alabama native will give the iconic “ Gentlemen, start your engines !” command.
Continue reading “Grand marshal Honda Indy Grand Prix at Barber; Alabama’s own Channing Tatum”
“Darter Fish Sticks” by students from Casey Gillespie’s art class at The Altamont School. Photo by Pat Byington for Bham Now
Did you know that three of the rarest fishes on planet Earth reside here in Birmingham and Jefferson County?
Continue reading “Celebrate and support the rarest fishes on Planet Earth at Darter Festival 2018”
Photo courtesy of AMOR.
Are you a coffee enthusiast? Then attend the Alabama Multicultural Organization’s Alabama Coffee Fest and discover glorious aromas, delectable tastes, scrumptious pastries, live music and more. It’s all happening from 9am-12pm at Cahaba Brewery on April 21, 2018. Continue reading “Unite with other coffee lovers at the Alabama Multicultural Organization’s Alabama Coffee Fest April 21”
Easter is almost here, which means Peter Cottontail is hippity hopping towards Birmingham. Where can you find him? Check out this springtime guide the 411 on the Easter Bunny’s whereabouts this year.
Continue reading “Follow the bunny trail to find the Easter Bunny in Birmingham”
Photo courtesy of the McWane Science Center.
McWane Science Center has welcomed millions of visitors since first opening its doors 20 years ago. Explorers of all ages flock year-round to see, hear, touch and experience the wonderful world of science in one of the South’s most unique venues. Continue reading “Discover the wonderful world of science during McWane Science Center’s Spring Fever event happening now through April 15”