The Cahaba River Fry-Down is a celebration of the Cahaba River – the heart of America’s Amazon and our region’s primary drinking water source. This annual competitive cook-off is usually surrounded by a huge community party, and is the primary fundraiser for the Cahaba River Society.
This year, since our community can’t be together in-person, we have a unique, interactive and FREE experience that everyone can enjoy!
Each day, starting on Tuesday, Sept. 29th at noon and leading up to the Big Day on Oct. 4th, we will reveal something new on the Fry-Down website.
You’ll be able to watch as your favorite teams teach YOU how to cook those incredible dishes to “wow” your friends and family. You can even get your own complimentary Fry-Down Cookbook with all of this year’s recipes when you donate.
You’ll be entertained by featured acts and performers of Fry-Down so you can “taste” a little of what exciting things are to come. You’ll explore your wild and wonderful Cahaba River through a virtual series of adventures, get fishing tips, and learn how to cook fish on a camp out. Finally, you’ll get to vote on YOUR FAVORITE team to win this year…all from the comfort of your home!
Join in the fun while doing your part to help us protect, conserve and restore our treasured River for future generations!
This Thursday, Aug. 2, at 6 p.m., the Cahaba River Society hosts a free documentary showing (it’s short!) and Q&A at Avondale Brewery in Birmingham. This sneak peek screening is intended to raise public awareness about the potential impact of a proposed Cahaba Beach Road and bridge project. Get educated, then let ALDOT hear your voice at the public meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 7. Keep reading to learn more, or visit savethecahaba.org.
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.
This week, the national Land Water Conservation Fund Coalition highlighted conservation projects throughout the state of Alabama in its efforts to renew the 52 year old Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF).