Thanksgiving: The holiday in which gratefulness gets dished out by the spirited bowlful. However, tens of thousands of people across the country aren’t able to truly enjoy the Thanksgiving festivities. In some cases, the kindness of volunteers is the only holiday joy they get to experience. So, embrace the time you have with family, then pay it forward by volunteering on Thanksgiving Day.Continue reading “Thanksgiving Volunteer Ideas & Opportunities in Birmingham”
From Hoover to Tuscaloosa, local concertgoers are in for a real summertime treat this year, as musicians from all over America are planning tour pit stops in Alabama. Whether you’re into country, classic rock, or kid music, Birmingham’s the place to be! Fill up your 2019 summer calendar with these brilliant Birmingham events and concerts.
Shoot 2 Thrill: All-Girl AC/DC Tribute Band
Date: July 5, 2019
Location: Iron City Grill (Birmingham, AL)
Price: $10+ (buy tix here)
Ages: E for Everyone/21+
Details: Based out of Raleigh, Shoot 2 Thrill is setting their amp volume to 11 for a special Birmingham concert at Iron City Grill this July. The 5-piece, all-female, AC/DC tribute band invites everyone to come rip some air-guitar chords, belt out the hits, and have a great time reliving hard rock classics. –(www.ironcitybham.com)
Need something to do in Birmingham this Halloween? Sure, you could cross-stitch a new piece for your bathroom, but why pretend to have graying hair when you could scare those follicles white at a Birmingham haunted house? Get your fright on this Hallows’ Eve. Here are the 5 creepiest haunted attractions you won’t want to miss.
Sloss Fright Furnace
Known for its unique horror attractions come Halloween, the Fright Furnace is no joke. OUTBREAK 2 will have your heart racing; a full zombie-infested forest maze, complete with a 300-foot slide into the pits of Hell, will leave your own pits hellishly damp. If you make it out of the woods in one piece, park your Hyundai Santa Fe near the Marathon of Horror, a 25-foot projection screen, and watch horror films until your pulse normalizes.
Between swim classes, day camp, and soccer matches, your schedule doesn’t always allow time for your kids to fully enjoy summer. With the few spare moments you do have, make sure to take advantage of some of the best Birmingham events for kids. From concerts and plays to festivals and parties, here are some of the top events in Birmingham for families and children.
Float Your Boat Summer Festival
Date: Saturday, July 21
Time: 10 AM
Location: Turkey Creek Nature Preserve (Pinson, AL)
Price: $5 and up Continue reading “Top Summer Events in Birmingham for Kids”
It ain’t an Alabama summer without an intense weekend sleeping in tents. But before you go loading up your new Santa Fe with all the camp gear, read through our camping tips and tricks. You’ll save time and cut back on the hassle—we promise! Continue reading “9 Secret Camping Tricks Every Alabama Camper Should Know”