Sneak peek at the new women’s suffrage exhibit at Vulcan Park & Museum, opening Jan 17

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Right or Privilege? Alabama Women and the Vote
A sneak peek at the new exhibit at Vulcan Park & Museum. Photo via Nathan Watson for Bham Now

Each year, Vulcan Park & Museum hosts a new exhibit in their fabulous Linn-Henley Gallery. Since 2020 is the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment, Vulcan Park & Museum will honor the fight for women’s suffrage with a new exhibit,”Right or Privilege? Alabama Women and the Vote” which opens on January 17.

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See Vulcan light up the Birmingham sky during the Holiday Light Show, Dec 8-23

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Vulcan lit up during the Magic of Lights! Photo submitted

 It’s the most wonderful time of the year! To keep your holiday spirit merry and bright, visit Vulcan Park and Museum December 8-23 to experience one of the best light shows in Birmingham—the Magic of Lights: Vulcan’s Holiday Light Experience. Tickets available now!

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3 reasons to check out Vulcan AfterTunes–including our giveaway to Sept. 29th show!

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Bailey Ingle performing at Vulcan AfterTunes. Photo by Matthew Niblett for BhamNow.

This year, Vulcan Park is celebrating 15 years of the Vulcan AfterTunes Fall Concert Series. These are the top 3 reasons that Birminghamians should come check it out!

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Birmingham’s Kiwanis Club celebrates 100th with new Vulcan Trail Park

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Groundbreaking will be held Friday for the Kiwanis Centennial Park/Vulcan Trail. A project celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Kiwanis Club of Birmingham.

Birmingham’s Kiwanis Club has had a visible impact on the city over the past century. Take a look at what they’re doing now to the Vulcan Trial Park. Continue reading “Birmingham’s Kiwanis Club celebrates 100th with new Vulcan Trail Park”

Walking paths, light shows coming to Vulcan Park

kiwanis-club-vulcan-graphicA $4 million, three-part project is underway for Vulcan Park, thanks to the Kiwanis Club. To celebrate the club’s 100th anniversary in 2017, a grand-scale makeover is in the works.

The “big changes” include:

  • A makeover for the North side of the park, improving the paths and the walking trails, as well as other parts in need of an upgrade.
  • The creation of Kiwanis Centennial Park, a meeting an event space. This part of the improvement project will also include walking steps from the north side of the park directly up to Vulcan itself.
  • A two-mile jogging and biking trail is planned for the second phase of the project. It will extend Vulcan Trail to Green Springs Highway, as a part of the planned 750 miles of Birmingham’s Red Rock Ridge and Valley Trail System.
  • The last phase of the project includes the installation of a multicolored light show for Vulcan, like in the rendering below.

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