Lady and the Trump The Musical – A Birmingham Production

Coming to a theater near you… (more specifically, the Comedy Club Stardome in Hoover), in what’s best described as “this political season’s comedy blockbuster”, Lady and the Drumpf The Musical is slated to make jabs at politics on all levels, ranging from local to the ultimate future POTUS – and we can’t wait.

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Enjoy the Fall Festival hosted by Alabama Farmer’s Market

What means the beginning of fall more than a Festival? Maybe a Farmer’s Market? This Saturday, September 24th, Alabama Farmer’s Market will be the place to be.

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Birmingham Girl Scout champions State Parks

Maggie Hoaglund Photo Credit: Kelly D Photography
Maddie Hoaglund
Photo Credit: Kelly D Photography

Birmingham Girl Scout Maddie Hoaglund is going for gold – the Girl Scout Gold Award.   And the winner will not only be her, but also Alabama’s State Parks, our environment and the people of Alabama.


In today’s Hoaglaud penned an opinion piece about the “Love Your State Parks Day” event she has organized at Oak Mountain State Park,  raise awareness about the upcoming vote on the State Parks Constitutional Amendment, and to say “thank you” to all the people that work at the state parks.

Check out Hoaglaud’s op-ed – here

And don’t miss the Love Your State Parks Day at Oak Mountain State Park on Saturday, September 24th.

3 Little Known Facts about the Okra Festival – And Annie Mae’s Art


Fact #1: It exists!  The Okra Festival is held annually, the last weekend in August, in Burkville, Lowndes County, AL about 20 miles west of Montgomery.  When I heard about it, I had to go, as fresh okra is one of my favorite things and the festival rated as one of the top things to do in August in Alabama, other than drink iced tea and sit under a fan.

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Find your fave Trivia Night in Bham

Eat. Drink. Think. Birmingham Pubs, Bars, and Restaurants are hosting regular nights to test your Trivia knowledge. Find your inner Einstein or Dwight Shroot with these fave Trivia Night locations.

  1. Blackwell’s Pub and Eatery

Every Monday at 7:30pm, this hip pub hosts Live Team Trivia. Topics vary but the fun never stops. With great food and a light, competitive atmosphere, you won’t want to miss out on this game.

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Don’t Miss Trucks by the Tracks

Some say the best food comes out of a truck. Now’s your chance to prove them right! This Sunday, September 18th, Trucks by the Tracks will be returning to Birmingham. From 11am – 5pm, make your way to Railroad Park and enjoy your favorite food trucks.

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Food, Culture and Friendship: Middle Eastern Food Festival

Starting today through Saturday,August 10th, St. George Catholic Church is presenting the Middle Eastern Food Festival.

This event is free for everyone. Bring your family and friends to enjoy the different varieties of food and delectable desserts. From Kibbee Sandwiches to Baklawa, you’ll get the chance to try authentic international cuisine.

Each day there will be Middle Eastern dancing along with other cultural presentations. Live Music will be on Friday and Saturday night. Come check out the booths and events and share in their culture and fun.

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Alys Stephens Center Celebrating 20 Years with a FREE ‘Bandaloop’ Concert on Sept. 23rd

Compliments of the Alys Stephens Center
Compliments of the Alys Stephens Center

The Alys Stephens Performing Arts Center will offer 29 performances this year, marking its 20th season.  The Center aims to attract people of all ages and income levels.  The Center is getting some upgrades with digital marques and new carpet among other things.

“We have a commitment to you to bring you things you haven’t seen before and to introduce new audiences to it,” says Anna Thompson, Executive Director of the Center. “We are committed to having multiple price points where nobody is turned away based on the cost of the event.”

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