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

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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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6 Birmingham Inspired Halloween Costumes, including James Spann

Birmingham inspired pumpkin carved by @imlainewhite. Photo via @InstagramBham

It’s officially SPOOKY season Birmingham! Halloween is right around the corner and if you’re like me, you wait until the last minute to find a costume.

The Magic City is a great place to get some inspiration. Here are 6 Birmingham inspired costumes that will have people asking for a photo-op all night long!

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5 reasons to raise your glass to Vulcan. New beer and wine options after 5PM on the weekend

New beer and wine options at Vulcan Park and Museum snack and beverage kiosk
The new snack kiosk at Vulcan Park and Museum. Photo by Matthew Niblett for Bham Now

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When is there not a good time to visit Vulcan? We just can’t think of any! He’s the largest cast-iron statue in the world and the unifying symbol of Birmingham. Here are 5 reasons to honor our 56-foot tall friend, including a new snack and beverage kiosk at Vulcan Park and Museum where you can enjoy cold drinks in the hot sun, and a glass of wine or beer as the sun goes down.

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Nominate Birmingham’s community heroes for The Vulcans Community Awards 2019. Hurry, the deadline is JULY 31!

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City of Birmingham, AL, Mayor Randal Woodfin talking with Austin Perine
City of Birmingham Mayor, Randal Woodfin and Hero Spear recipient Austin Perine at The Vulcans Awards 2018. Photo via Vulcan Park and Museum

Austin Perine, the adorable superhero who’s been feeding the homeless since the age of four, is one of many Birmingham heroes who have been recognized for their civic pride and leadership by The Vulcans Community Awards. Nominations are now open for the 2019 awards, but hurry; the July 31 deadline is almost here. Find out more.

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Your ultimate guide to the Fourth of July Alabama Bicentennial Fireworks Show at Vulcan Park and Museum. Watch parties, tips and photo contest!

July 4 Fireworks at Vulcan Park and Museum. Birmingham, Alabama. July 4, 2019 is set for the biggest fireworks display EVER held at Vulcan Park and Museum
July 4, 2019 is set for the biggest fireworks display EVER held at Vulcan Park and Museum. Photo by Rachel Callahan, courtesy of Vulcan Park and Museum

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Vulcan Park and Museum, known for the largest and most extravagant Independence Day celebrations in the state, are planning the biggest one yet for July 4th, 2019!  Get ready to be thrilled by a choreographed display of 2,500 fireworks in honor of Alabama’s bicentennial and our nation’s birthday. We’ve pulled together a list of the  best viewing spots in Birmingham, parties and tips for making the most of the extravaganza.

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The 5th annual Vulcans Community Awards were on November 1st. Here’s a recap and photo gallery

The tables were full and the community was ready for the Vulcans Community Awards. Photo by Aly Hansen for Bham Now

The 13 community members who were honored at the 5th annual Vulcans Community Awards are hardworking individuals who work tirelessly to make Birmingham a better place. Find out more about their stories here. 

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Vulcan will forever light up Birmingham’s night sky after July 4th

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Have you staked out your spot for Vulcan’s July 4 fireworks show?

The ‘Big Guy’ (Vulcan) atop Red Mountain will light-up Birmingham’s cityscape again this year with the most spectacular, thunderous fireworks show to celebrate the Fourth of July.   Continue reading “Vulcan will forever light up Birmingham’s night sky after July 4th”

Vulcan Park and Museum accepting applications for the Junior Leadership Board

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Are you a professional in the Birmingham area  who wants to get involved and give back to our community, while building skills, networking and enhancing that important resume. Look no further! Vulcan Park and Museum is now accepting applications for the 2018-2019 Junior Leadership Board. ⠀

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