Birmingham Art Crawl’s Deck the ‘Ham Mural Contest Turns the City into a Winter Wonderland!

Janna Phillips making Birmingham a lot more festive! Photo by Chaise Sanders for Bham Now

If you’re driving through Birmingham this holiday season, you may see that the local businesses have windows decked out in festive murals. Birmingham Art Crawl is celebrating another amazing year in the Magic City with its 5th annual “Deck the Ham” window mural contest.

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10 Ways to Kick the Holiday Stress in Birmingham

Even with a year to prepare, Santa can get stressed too. Photo via New York Post

The holidays are a time to relax, catch up with friends and enjoy the company of family. However, for many of us, this isn’t always the case. The holidays can easily turn into a marathon of cooking, decorating, shopping and giving—but not this year. Here are 10 ways to kick the holiday stress in Birmingham!

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Singing Santa’s Arrival Celebration

Bring the family for a fun-filled night of activities at Brookwood Village to kick off the holiday season. This classic celebration will highlight the arrival of Singing Santa, a Birmingham tradition. The event will feature several family-friendly activities, including face painting, balloon twisting, glitter tattoo fairies, roaming characters from the movie “Frozen,” arts and crafts, musical performances and a special production of “Peter Pan” from the Birmingham Children’s Theatre. Following his arrival, Singing Santa will be available for visits and photos daily through Christmas Eve.

Salvation Army Angel Tree

Brookwood Village will once again partner with the Birmingham Salvation Army to be the premier destination for Birmingham’s Angel Tree. This is an exciting opportunity for local residents to gather at the village and assist families in need during the holidays. The Salvation Army Angel Tree will be located on the upper level nears Books-A-Million.

Visits and Photos with Singing Santa

Singing Santa, a classic Birmingham tradition, will be available for photos and visits daily through Christmas Eve. Visiting hours will be posted online and at Santa’s location.

Pure Fitness’s top 5 tips to staying in shape during the holidays

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The holiday season tends to go hand-in-hand with overeating and not exercising. But just because it is a time of celebration, it doesn’t mean you have to lose your health.

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