• Montgomery - Feast of Flavours - January 22

    At this fundraiser for The Alabama Shakespeare Festival, local celebrity chefs and mixologists will prepare tastes of entrees, desserts and cocktails that are sure to delight your palate. Nibble on treats, sip libations (and later vote on your favorites) while you view items offered through the silent auction. Learn More

  • Auburn - Alabama Oyster Social - January 27

    Celebrate Alabama farmed oysters and the hard-working folks behind them as you enjoy oysters and other dishes prepared by the South’s hottest chefs, including Bill Briand, Rob McDaniel and the event’s host, Chef David Bancroft of Acre restaurant. The event benefits the work of Auburn University’s Shellfish Lab. Learn More

  • Alex City - Russell Forest Run - February 24

    With both a 5K and 10K, this run leads participants over beautiful rolling hills and paths of sand, gravel and clay. Starting at Russell Crossroads and traveling through points like Kob’s Knob and Heaven Hill, this path is sure to please! Learn More

  • Montgomery - ClefWorks Concert - February 25-March 5

    Clefworks is a remarkable program that’s been improving the sounds of Montgomery for the last 10 years. This particular event culminates in a wonderful concert at The Capri Theatre in Old Cloverdale. School concerts and outreach activities will take place during the prior week as well. You can keep up with all of the “pop” ups throughout the event by following Clefworks on social media. Learn More

  • Montgomery - Walk of Life - April 21

    Register NOW to be a part of the 17th annual Walk of Life 5k in downtown Montgomery. This event is a fundraiser for the Joy to Life Foundation and supports its work to provide free mammograms to medically underserved women in Alabama and promote breast cancer awareness across the state. Learn More


  • Mobile - Mardi Gras - January 13-February 13

    Mobile is home to the original Mardis Gras (in 1703, before New Orleans) as well as “America’s Family Mardi Gras.” Delighting both young and old, this magnificent celebration over two weeks fills the streets of downtown Mobile with sights and sounds of live marching bands, brilliantly colored floats and, of course, crowds of parade-goers. Learn More

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