The Southern Environmental Center will host the 8th annual Darter Festival at Avondale Brewery (outdoors) on Sunday, May 23 from 12-5 p.m. Join us for live music, beer, food, and socially-distanced family fun to support educational programs at Turkey Creek Nature Preserve. The Festival celebrates a tiny little fish that can only be found in the clean, fresh waters of Turkey Creek.
Throughout the day, catch three live performances: AJ Beavers (12-1 p.m.), Dead Fingers (1:30-2:30 p.m.), and Early James and the Latest (3- 4 p.m.) Plus, Birmingham City preschoolers will perform a special Darter Dance!
Guests will also get to try Avondale Brewery’s seasonal Darter Ale and – for the first time ever – you can take home your Darter Ale in the limited-release vermilion darter six-pack. Avondale Burger Company food truck will be on site.
Advance general admission tickets are $10, and advance VIP tickets – which include food, drinks, and prime seating – are $50. Tickets will be $15 for general and $60 for VIP at the door, so purchase your tickets now!
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