Our 12th annual backyard BBQ competition and festival; fun for the entire family! There will be live music, face painting, kids workshop, and moon bounces. Teams compete for the best BBQ and bragging rights. Event attendees get all-you-can-eat samples of the best chicken, beef brisket, ribs, sauce, and pork butt in town!
Brookwood Village is an official destination for “Deck the Ham” – a contest where local Birmingham artists paint holiday-themed murals on windows throughout Birmingham. Shoppers are encouraged to post a picture with their favorite mural on Instagram using #DeckTheHam to help the judges decide on the winner.
The 3rd Annual Southern Cookin’ Showdown, a family-friendly food event,returns to Shelby County this spring. SafeHouse of Shelby County will host the event, with proceeds benefiting its domestic and sexual violence response and prevention programs. The cooking competition will feature four-member teams of both amateurs and professionals competing in categories including Sweets, Meats, and Fixin’s. A panel of judges will determine winners in each category, and guests at the event may sample all of the entries and vote for the People’s Choice award.
The Southern Cookin’ Showdown will begin at 11am and end at 2pm on Saturday, April 27th at Pelham Park. In addition to taste-testing, attendees will also enjoy live music and kids’ activities will be offered.
Come join us for our fall scramble, a 48-hour filmmaking competition! Great if you want to learn how to make a movie or if you’re already a seasoned filmmaker looking for a fun, quick project. We will post kickoff event location and screening date/time info here as it becomes available. Final films will be 5 minutes long.
Kickoff event will be October 12th at 7 PM at Birmingham Festival Theater.
Please note, there are only 20 spots! Each team only requires one member to register. We will not add any more spots once registration is full. If you sign up and find you can no longer participate, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
It seems that every month we read about great opportunities being presented to early-stage companies or startups in Alabama. This week three Birmingham companies are finalist in Alabama Launchpad’s competition for $150,000 in Prattville, Thursday at 4PM.
The Economic Development Partnership of Alabama (EDPA) holds an annual competition to provide the top three winners with funding for their startup.
Now, 9 more startups, one of which is based in Birmingham, will be competing in the 2017 round.
Are you surprised…? I’m certainly not. Birmingham continues to move forward and even amaze some with the amount of funding opportunities and award-winning companies
This past Thursday night, the Alabama Launchpad competition wrapped up with massive deals for Alasaw and Book-It Legal.