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Remington College Mobile Campus giving complimentary haircuts to veterans

Mobile

Remington College Mobile Campus giving complimentary haircuts to veterans

"Gravitation" -- Works by Jacob Phillips

Dothan

"Gravitation" features collected examinations by artist Jacob Phillips of various environments that tell a story of movements in nature. Phillips is a recent graduate of the University of Alabama at Birmingham. This is his first solo museum exhibition.

2017 Scarecrows in the Park

Opp

Experience scarecrow creativity this fall in Opp.

47th Annual Thanksgiving Pow Wow

Atmore

Atmore. Thanksgiving Pow Wow. 251-368-9136 ext. 2216. www.poarchcreekindians-nsn.gov. Admission charged. Poarch Creek Indian Reservation--The public is invited to join the annual pow wow celebration featuring a display of authentic dress, exhibition dancing by tribes from around the U.S., the crowning of the Poarch Creek Indian princesses, and shopping for crafts, quilts and more. 9 a.m.-until..

5 Mobile Artists

Mobile

5 Mobile Artists, an exhibition opening October 6, 2017, at The Mobile Museum of Art, presents five artists that have been an integral part of the contemporary art scene in Mobile, Alabama and continue to inspire the next generation of artists from our region.

50th Annual "Trim a Tree" Holiday Arts & Crafts Event

Foley

Annual event since 1967. Holiday local Arts & Crafts, handmade items. Something for everyone on your shopping list. Unique one of a kind ornaments, decorations, art.

A Christmas Carol

Montgomery

A heartwarming must-see that will get you into the swing of the holiday season with Scrooge’s search for redemption and a spectacular, magical evening of ghosts, festivity, and goodwill. Under new direction this season, there are sure to be a few extra surprises in store for all who love Alabama’s favorite holiday tradition. “God bless us, every one!”

A Painter’s Hand: The Monotypes of Adolph Gottlieb

Mobile

This exhibition offers a look at a largely unexamined aspect of the career of one of the most highly influential thinkers and artists of the 20th century. This exhibition features Adolph Gottlieb’s little-known monotypes that he worked on between the summer of 1973 and February 1974. An intimate suite of works created within the last 9 months of the artist’s life, these monotypes are a summation of Gottlieb’s 50-year career as a painter.

Alabama Craft Beer Fest

Tuscaloosa

Baumhower's Victory Grilles statewide celebrate the first Alabama Craft Beer Fest - serving distinctive labels from local breweries through December 11th. $2.99 pints and $3.99 pilsners all day every day!

Alabama Food Truck Mash-Up

Montgomery

Largest Gathering of Food Trucks pit up for Top Bragging Rights

Back to Havana

Mobile

Alabama Contemporary’s next major nine-month exhibition and community initiative features multimedia works by fifteen of Cuba’s foremost contemporary artists and explores Cuban culture through the categories of Home & Family, Play & Recreation, Travel & Transportation, Communications & Technology, and Dreams.

Christmas At Crossroads

Alexander City

Bring the entire family to Russell Crossroads for Christmas at Crossroads. There will be carriage rides, hot chocolate, cider, gifts, and of course Santa on The Town Green!!

Christmas at the Falls

Gadsden

The annual event is held at Noccalula Falls Park in Gadsden and features train rides, a decorate-your-own-cookie area, a petting zoo, concessions, plenty of fun activities for kids and, of course, an opportunity to visit with Santa! Event dates are Nov. 23-Dec 23 and Dec. 26-30, 2017

Christmas in the Park

Arab

More than 2 million holiday lights are lit the Friday after Thanksgiving at Arab City Park. Enjoy the lights as you walk along the paved trail. Event is free.

Coastal Christmas 2017

Gulf Shores

Holiday Festivities that take place in Gulf Shores, Orange Beach and Fort Morgan during the Christmas Holidays. Visit the website for a schedule of events.

Festival of Trees XXVII

Gadsden

The Hardin Center is pleased to present the 27th annual Festival of Trees. Visitors will see 30 Christmas Trees decorated by local schoolchildren.

Folktopia: American Self-Taught Art

Dothan

"Folktopia: American Self-Taught Art," and exhibition at the Wiregrass Museum of Art, explores the personal expressions of twenty self-taught artists. The show was guest curated by Marcia Weber of Marcia Weber Art Objects in Montgomery, Alabama.

Full Circle - A Decade in the Deep South

Dothan

Full Circle is a sample of artist Mark Leputa’s career in glass over the last decade. It is a nod to the past, a glimpse at the present, and vision of what is to come – a retrospective of a decade of ambition and creation.

Galaxy of Lights 2017

Huntsville

Galaxy of Lights. 256-830-4447. www.hsvbg.org. Fee for attractions only. Huntsville Botanical Garden--A magnificent two-and-a-half-mile long holiday light extravaganza featuring larger-than-life animated light displays. Special exhibits include a holiday village, dinosaurs, wild animals, a magical twinkling icicle forest, garden scenes, animated snowmen and the twelve days of Christmas. 5:30-9 p.m.

Galaxy of Lights 2017

Huntsville

A magnificent two-and-a-half-mile long holiday light extravaganza featuring larger-than-life animated light displays. Special exhibits include a holiday village, dinosaurs, wild animals, a magical twinkling icicle forest, garden scenes, animated snowmen and the twelve days of Christmas. 5:30-9 p.m.

Ice Skating Rink at The Wharf

Orange Beach

Let us bring winter to you. Grab a pair of skates and glide, spin, or fall into the season at The Wharf!

Let it Snow!

Gadsden

Imagination Place Children's Museum at the Hardin Center is pleased to present their annual Let it Snow! children's holiday exhibit. Children will delight in our indoor winter wonderland complete with snow made from a special polymer.

Magic Christmas in Lights

Theodore

Bellingrath Gardens is set aglow with more than 3 million twinkling lights and 1,100 custom-designed set pieces in 15 scenes at Magic Christmas in Lights, one of the most popular holiday attractions in the Southeast. Stroll through the lighted Gardens and tour the Bellingrath Home decorated in its holiday finery. Santa will be on hand for photos every night through Dec. 23. Complete your holiday shopping in the beautiful Bellingrath Gift Shop!

Out of the Box: A Juried Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition

Auburn

Now in its third cycle, Out of the Box: A Juried Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition is set to open Friday, Oct. 6, 2017. From a sumo wrestler decked out in "camo" to bunnies in the lake, each exhibition brings contemporary, exciting works that truly become the talk of the town.

Photos with Santa at The Wharf

Orange Beach

Ho Ho Holiday photo time in Santa’s Village at The Wharf.

Posing Beauty in African American Culture

Mobile

Posing Beauty in African American Culture Curated by Dr. Deborah Willis This photography exhibition, curated by Dr. Deborah Willis, explores understandings of beauty by framing the notion of aesthetics, race, class, and gender within art, popular culture, and political contexts.

Santa in the Park

Arab

Arab’s Historic Village will be transformed into a winter wonderland for a visit from Santa himself. Visit the Toy Shop where elves will help you decorate a cookie and read a story. At the Boyd House Santa and Mrs. Claus are waiting for your visit! You may also tour the Elvin Light Museum, visit the County Store, learn how to grind corn for Reindeer food, visit the Blacksmith, and so much more. Contact the Arab Chamber of Commerce at 256-586-3138. Each Friday and Saturday Nov. 24-Dec.16; 6-9 p.m. Admission is charged.

Santa's Village

Huntsville

Visit the village that Santa calls home. Amid a nightly snowfall enjoy the decorated buildings, hear a story from Mrs. Claus, visit live reindeer, decorate a cookie in Mrs. Claus' kitchen, or listen to local groups perform holiday selections, 5-9pm.

Sound Sessions

Birmingham

Sound Sessions takes place in The Grill at Iron City. Did you know that despite being the largest city in Alabama, Birmingham is surrounded by beautiful, sprawling farms? The Grill at Iron City recognizes the importance of supporting these local farms while at the same time providing the city with fresh, homegrown produce. All of the incredible dishes on Iron City’s menu are made using locally sourced vegetables and Alabama Gulf Coast seafood.

Southern Thunder: The Legacy of Alabama Auto Racing

Birmingham

Inspired by The Alabama Gang’s influence on auto racing, Vulcan Park and Museum will showcase its Linn-Henley Gallery exhibition from June 2017 through December 2018. Southern Thunder: The Legacy of Alabama Auto Racing tells hair-raising stories and brings to life the impact that auto racing in Alabama had on the region and national scenes. Join us as we relive this thrilling piece of Alabama history with “driving by the seat of your pants wasn’t a figure of speech” and learn why this legacy is the foundation for auto racing in Alabama today.

THE MOBILE DELTA: Glass & Light

Mobile

Rene Culler’s site-specific work is a mural in glass that celebrates the species-rich Delta and its atmospheric qualities. The Delta is a changeling environment which is constantly shaped and molded by the weather and waterways. As the grasses, almost transparent, catch the light, Culler’s drawings and painting in glass suggest the landscape that southern Alabama holds so dear. The composition is a wall of natural light utilized as a glass canvas for drawing, painting and printing with vitreous enamels. Slumped dimensional panels and blown glass abstractly portray the location’s dimensionality.

Winter Flower Show

Wetumpka

Winter flowers Welcome - camellias and early azaleas offer bright colors and unique large blossoms on many varieties within the gardens, which also feature statuary copied from famous Greek and Roman originals. Open Fridays and Saturdays from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, and Sundays from noon to 5:00 pm.

Tomorrow, November 25

Remington College Mobile Campus giving complimentary haircuts to veterans

Mobile

Remington College Mobile Campus giving complimentary haircuts to veterans

"Gravitation" -- Works by Jacob Phillips

Dothan

"Gravitation" features collected examinations by artist Jacob Phillips of various environments that tell a story of movements in nature. Phillips is a recent graduate of the University of Alabama at Birmingham. This is his first solo museum exhibition.

2017 Scarecrows in the Park

Opp

Experience scarecrow creativity this fall in Opp.

5 Mobile Artists

Mobile

5 Mobile Artists, an exhibition opening October 6, 2017, at The Mobile Museum of Art, presents five artists that have been an integral part of the contemporary art scene in Mobile, Alabama and continue to inspire the next generation of artists from our region.

50th Annual "Trim a Tree" Holiday Arts & Crafts Event

Foley

Annual event since 1967. Holiday local Arts & Crafts, handmade items. Something for everyone on your shopping list. Unique one of a kind ornaments, decorations, art.

A Christmas Carol

Montgomery

A heartwarming must-see that will get you into the swing of the holiday season with Scrooge’s search for redemption and a spectacular, magical evening of ghosts, festivity, and goodwill. Under new direction this season, there are sure to be a few extra surprises in store for all who love Alabama’s favorite holiday tradition. “God bless us, every one!”

A Painter’s Hand: The Monotypes of Adolph Gottlieb

Mobile

This exhibition offers a look at a largely unexamined aspect of the career of one of the most highly influential thinkers and artists of the 20th century. This exhibition features Adolph Gottlieb’s little-known monotypes that he worked on between the summer of 1973 and February 1974. An intimate suite of works created within the last 9 months of the artist’s life, these monotypes are a summation of Gottlieb’s 50-year career as a painter.

Alabama Craft Beer Fest

Tuscaloosa

Baumhower's Victory Grilles statewide celebrate the first Alabama Craft Beer Fest - serving distinctive labels from local breweries through December 11th. $2.99 pints and $3.99 pilsners all day every day!

Back to Havana

Mobile

Alabama Contemporary’s next major nine-month exhibition and community initiative features multimedia works by fifteen of Cuba’s foremost contemporary artists and explores Cuban culture through the categories of Home & Family, Play & Recreation, Travel & Transportation, Communications & Technology, and Dreams.

Christmas at the Falls

Gadsden

The annual event is held at Noccalula Falls Park in Gadsden and features train rides, a decorate-your-own-cookie area, a petting zoo, concessions, plenty of fun activities for kids and, of course, an opportunity to visit with Santa! Event dates are Nov. 23-Dec 23 and Dec. 26-30, 2017

Christmas in the Park

Arab

More than 2 million holiday lights are lit the Friday after Thanksgiving at Arab City Park. Enjoy the lights as you walk along the paved trail. Event is free.

Coastal Christmas 2017

Gulf Shores

Holiday Festivities that take place in Gulf Shores, Orange Beach and Fort Morgan during the Christmas Holidays. Visit the website for a schedule of events.

College Colors Day at CHOM!

Tuscaloosa

College Colors Day at CHOM! Celebrate the Tradition Saturday, November 25, 2017 10 am-4 pm

Festival of Trees XXVII

Gadsden

The Hardin Center is pleased to present the 27th annual Festival of Trees. Visitors will see 30 Christmas Trees decorated by local schoolchildren.

Full Circle - A Decade in the Deep South

Dothan

Full Circle is a sample of artist Mark Leputa’s career in glass over the last decade. It is a nod to the past, a glimpse at the present, and vision of what is to come – a retrospective of a decade of ambition and creation.

Galaxy of Lights 2017

Huntsville

Galaxy of Lights. 256-830-4447. www.hsvbg.org. Fee for attractions only. Huntsville Botanical Garden--A magnificent two-and-a-half-mile long holiday light extravaganza featuring larger-than-life animated light displays. Special exhibits include a holiday village, dinosaurs, wild animals, a magical twinkling icicle forest, garden scenes, animated snowmen and the twelve days of Christmas. 5:30-9 p.m.

Galaxy of Lights 2017

Huntsville

A magnificent two-and-a-half-mile long holiday light extravaganza featuring larger-than-life animated light displays. Special exhibits include a holiday village, dinosaurs, wild animals, a magical twinkling icicle forest, garden scenes, animated snowmen and the twelve days of Christmas. 5:30-9 p.m.

Horse & Carriage Rides at The Wharf

Orange Beach

Are you “saddled up” for the holidays yet? If not, then mosey on over to The Wharf and spend an evening under the moon in an enchanted horse-drawn carriage

Let it Snow!

Gadsden

Imagination Place Children's Museum at the Hardin Center is pleased to present their annual Let it Snow! children's holiday exhibit. Children will delight in our indoor winter wonderland complete with snow made from a special polymer.

Magic Christmas in Lights

Theodore

Bellingrath Gardens is set aglow with more than 3 million twinkling lights and 1,100 custom-designed set pieces in 15 scenes at Magic Christmas in Lights, one of the most popular holiday attractions in the Southeast. Stroll through the lighted Gardens and tour the Bellingrath Home decorated in its holiday finery. Santa will be on hand for photos every night through Dec. 23. Complete your holiday shopping in the beautiful Bellingrath Gift Shop!

Out of the Box: A Juried Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition

Auburn

Now in its third cycle, Out of the Box: A Juried Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition is set to open Friday, Oct. 6, 2017. From a sumo wrestler decked out in "camo" to bunnies in the lake, each exhibition brings contemporary, exciting works that truly become the talk of the town.

Passport to Lowe Mill A&E, Part of Small Business Saturday 2017

Huntsville

When you arrive on Small Business Saturday be sure to pick up your Passport to Lowe Mill ARTS & Entertainment. Every participating studio is on your passport, and you will need to visit each studio to get your passport stamped. Some studios may even have a challenge for you! At the end of your journey, drop your filled passport* in on of the boxes available on each floor. The following week names will be drawn and you’ll be notified via email if you’ve won**. Each participating studio has donated a giveaway, so check the list below to see what you could win. We’ve got lots going on during Small Business Saturday including artist demonstrations, individual studio sales, and more. Get the schedule at www.lowemill.net

Pepper Place Saturday Market 2017

Birmingham

Pepper Place Saturday Market. 205-490-3176. pepperplacemarket.com. Pepper Place, 2829 2nd Ave. S.--Farmer's market with fresh fruits and vegetables, live music, cooking demonstrations and more. 7 a.m.-noon.

Posing Beauty in African American Culture

Mobile

Posing Beauty in African American Culture Curated by Dr. Deborah Willis This photography exhibition, curated by Dr. Deborah Willis, explores understandings of beauty by framing the notion of aesthetics, race, class, and gender within art, popular culture, and political contexts.

Santa in the Park

Arab

Arab’s Historic Village will be transformed into a winter wonderland for a visit from Santa himself. Visit the Toy Shop where elves will help you decorate a cookie and read a story. At the Boyd House Santa and Mrs. Claus are waiting for your visit! You may also tour the Elvin Light Museum, visit the County Store, learn how to grind corn for Reindeer food, visit the Blacksmith, and so much more. Contact the Arab Chamber of Commerce at 256-586-3138. Each Friday and Saturday Nov. 24-Dec.16; 6-9 p.m. Admission is charged.

Santa's Village

Huntsville

Visit the village that Santa calls home. Amid a nightly snowfall enjoy the decorated buildings, hear a story from Mrs. Claus, visit live reindeer, decorate a cookie in Mrs. Claus' kitchen, or listen to local groups perform holiday selections, 5-9pm.

Small Business Saturday 2017 @ Lowe Mill A&E

Huntsville

COME #SHOPLOWECAL WITH US! The artists and independent businesses of Lowe Mill ARTS & Entertainment invite you to shop with us on Small Business Saturday.

Southern Thunder: The Legacy of Alabama Auto Racing

Birmingham

Inspired by The Alabama Gang’s influence on auto racing, Vulcan Park and Museum will showcase its Linn-Henley Gallery exhibition from June 2017 through December 2018. Southern Thunder: The Legacy of Alabama Auto Racing tells hair-raising stories and brings to life the impact that auto racing in Alabama had on the region and national scenes. Join us as we relive this thrilling piece of Alabama history with “driving by the seat of your pants wasn’t a figure of speech” and learn why this legacy is the foundation for auto racing in Alabama today.

THE MOBILE DELTA: Glass & Light

Mobile

Rene Culler’s site-specific work is a mural in glass that celebrates the species-rich Delta and its atmospheric qualities. The Delta is a changeling environment which is constantly shaped and molded by the weather and waterways. As the grasses, almost transparent, catch the light, Culler’s drawings and painting in glass suggest the landscape that southern Alabama holds so dear. The composition is a wall of natural light utilized as a glass canvas for drawing, painting and printing with vitreous enamels. Slumped dimensional panels and blown glass abstractly portray the location’s dimensionality.

The Iron Bowl

Auburn

Iron Bowl - Said to be the most hard-fought rivalry in all of sports, when the Iron Bowl starts the whole state will be chanting Roll Tide or War Eagle, two of the most sacred terms in the state Alabama.

Tinsel Trail 2017

Huntsville

The Tinsel Trail is a free display of live Christmas trees in downtown Huntsville’s Big Spring Park annually each December. www.tinseltrail.com

Winter Flower Show

Wetumpka

Winter flowers Welcome - camellias and early azaleas offer bright colors and unique large blossoms on many varieties within the gardens, which also feature statuary copied from famous Greek and Roman originals. Open Fridays and Saturdays from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, and Sundays from noon to 5:00 pm.

Sunday, November 26

Remington College Mobile Campus giving complimentary haircuts to veterans

Mobile

Remington College Mobile Campus giving complimentary haircuts to veterans

"Gravitation" -- Works by Jacob Phillips

Dothan

"Gravitation" features collected examinations by artist Jacob Phillips of various environments that tell a story of movements in nature. Phillips is a recent graduate of the University of Alabama at Birmingham. This is his first solo museum exhibition.

2017 Scarecrows in the Park

Opp

Experience scarecrow creativity this fall in Opp.

5 Mobile Artists

Mobile

5 Mobile Artists, an exhibition opening October 6, 2017, at The Mobile Museum of Art, presents five artists that have been an integral part of the contemporary art scene in Mobile, Alabama and continue to inspire the next generation of artists from our region.

50th Annual "Trim a Tree" Holiday Arts & Crafts Event

Foley

Annual event since 1967. Holiday local Arts & Crafts, handmade items. Something for everyone on your shopping list. Unique one of a kind ornaments, decorations, art.

A Christmas Carol

Montgomery

A heartwarming must-see that will get you into the swing of the holiday season with Scrooge’s search for redemption and a spectacular, magical evening of ghosts, festivity, and goodwill. Under new direction this season, there are sure to be a few extra surprises in store for all who love Alabama’s favorite holiday tradition. “God bless us, every one!”

A Painter’s Hand: The Monotypes of Adolph Gottlieb

Mobile

This exhibition offers a look at a largely unexamined aspect of the career of one of the most highly influential thinkers and artists of the 20th century. This exhibition features Adolph Gottlieb’s little-known monotypes that he worked on between the summer of 1973 and February 1974. An intimate suite of works created within the last 9 months of the artist’s life, these monotypes are a summation of Gottlieb’s 50-year career as a painter.

Alabama Craft Beer Fest

Tuscaloosa

Baumhower's Victory Grilles statewide celebrate the first Alabama Craft Beer Fest - serving distinctive labels from local breweries through December 11th. $2.99 pints and $3.99 pilsners all day every day!

Back to Havana

Mobile

Alabama Contemporary’s next major nine-month exhibition and community initiative features multimedia works by fifteen of Cuba’s foremost contemporary artists and explores Cuban culture through the categories of Home & Family, Play & Recreation, Travel & Transportation, Communications & Technology, and Dreams.

Christmas at the Falls

Gadsden

The annual event is held at Noccalula Falls Park in Gadsden and features train rides, a decorate-your-own-cookie area, a petting zoo, concessions, plenty of fun activities for kids and, of course, an opportunity to visit with Santa! Event dates are Nov. 23-Dec 23 and Dec. 26-30, 2017

Christmas in the Park

Arab

More than 2 million holiday lights are lit the Friday after Thanksgiving at Arab City Park. Enjoy the lights as you walk along the paved trail. Event is free.

Coastal Christmas 2017

Gulf Shores

Holiday Festivities that take place in Gulf Shores, Orange Beach and Fort Morgan during the Christmas Holidays. Visit the website for a schedule of events.

Festival of Trees XXVII

Gadsden

The Hardin Center is pleased to present the 27th annual Festival of Trees. Visitors will see 30 Christmas Trees decorated by local schoolchildren.

Full Circle - A Decade in the Deep South

Dothan

Full Circle is a sample of artist Mark Leputa’s career in glass over the last decade. It is a nod to the past, a glimpse at the present, and vision of what is to come – a retrospective of a decade of ambition and creation.

Galaxy of Lights 2017

Huntsville

Galaxy of Lights. 256-830-4447. www.hsvbg.org. Fee for attractions only. Huntsville Botanical Garden--A magnificent two-and-a-half-mile long holiday light extravaganza featuring larger-than-life animated light displays. Special exhibits include a holiday village, dinosaurs, wild animals, a magical twinkling icicle forest, garden scenes, animated snowmen and the twelve days of Christmas. 5:30-9 p.m.

Galaxy of Lights 2017

Huntsville

A magnificent two-and-a-half-mile long holiday light extravaganza featuring larger-than-life animated light displays. Special exhibits include a holiday village, dinosaurs, wild animals, a magical twinkling icicle forest, garden scenes, animated snowmen and the twelve days of Christmas. 5:30-9 p.m.

Let it Snow!

Gadsden

Imagination Place Children's Museum at the Hardin Center is pleased to present their annual Let it Snow! children's holiday exhibit. Children will delight in our indoor winter wonderland complete with snow made from a special polymer.

Magic Christmas in Lights

Theodore

Bellingrath Gardens is set aglow with more than 3 million twinkling lights and 1,100 custom-designed set pieces in 15 scenes at Magic Christmas in Lights, one of the most popular holiday attractions in the Southeast. Stroll through the lighted Gardens and tour the Bellingrath Home decorated in its holiday finery. Santa will be on hand for photos every night through Dec. 23. Complete your holiday shopping in the beautiful Bellingrath Gift Shop!

Out of the Box: A Juried Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition

Auburn

Now in its third cycle, Out of the Box: A Juried Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition is set to open Friday, Oct. 6, 2017. From a sumo wrestler decked out in "camo" to bunnies in the lake, each exhibition brings contemporary, exciting works that truly become the talk of the town.

Posing Beauty in African American Culture

Mobile

Posing Beauty in African American Culture Curated by Dr. Deborah Willis This photography exhibition, curated by Dr. Deborah Willis, explores understandings of beauty by framing the notion of aesthetics, race, class, and gender within art, popular culture, and political contexts.

Santa in the Park

Arab

Arab’s Historic Village will be transformed into a winter wonderland for a visit from Santa himself. Visit the Toy Shop where elves will help you decorate a cookie and read a story. At the Boyd House Santa and Mrs. Claus are waiting for your visit! You may also tour the Elvin Light Museum, visit the County Store, learn how to grind corn for Reindeer food, visit the Blacksmith, and so much more. Contact the Arab Chamber of Commerce at 256-586-3138. Each Friday and Saturday Nov. 24-Dec.16; 6-9 p.m. Admission is charged.

Santa's Village

Huntsville

Visit the village that Santa calls home. Amid a nightly snowfall enjoy the decorated buildings, hear a story from Mrs. Claus, visit live reindeer, decorate a cookie in Mrs. Claus' kitchen, or listen to local groups perform holiday selections, 5-9pm.

Southern Thunder: The Legacy of Alabama Auto Racing

Birmingham

Inspired by The Alabama Gang’s influence on auto racing, Vulcan Park and Museum will showcase its Linn-Henley Gallery exhibition from June 2017 through December 2018. Southern Thunder: The Legacy of Alabama Auto Racing tells hair-raising stories and brings to life the impact that auto racing in Alabama had on the region and national scenes. Join us as we relive this thrilling piece of Alabama history with “driving by the seat of your pants wasn’t a figure of speech” and learn why this legacy is the foundation for auto racing in Alabama today.

THE MOBILE DELTA: Glass & Light

Mobile

Rene Culler’s site-specific work is a mural in glass that celebrates the species-rich Delta and its atmospheric qualities. The Delta is a changeling environment which is constantly shaped and molded by the weather and waterways. As the grasses, almost transparent, catch the light, Culler’s drawings and painting in glass suggest the landscape that southern Alabama holds so dear. The composition is a wall of natural light utilized as a glass canvas for drawing, painting and printing with vitreous enamels. Slumped dimensional panels and blown glass abstractly portray the location’s dimensionality.

Tinsel Trail 2017

Huntsville

The Tinsel Trail is a free display of live Christmas trees in downtown Huntsville’s Big Spring Park annually each December. www.tinseltrail.com

Winter Flower Show

Wetumpka

Winter flowers Welcome - camellias and early azaleas offer bright colors and unique large blossoms on many varieties within the gardens, which also feature statuary copied from famous Greek and Roman originals. Open Fridays and Saturdays from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, and Sundays from noon to 5:00 pm.

Monday, November 27

Remington College Mobile Campus giving complimentary haircuts to veterans

Mobile

Remington College Mobile Campus giving complimentary haircuts to veterans

"Gravitation" -- Works by Jacob Phillips

Dothan

"Gravitation" features collected examinations by artist Jacob Phillips of various environments that tell a story of movements in nature. Phillips is a recent graduate of the University of Alabama at Birmingham. This is his first solo museum exhibition.

2017 Scarecrows in the Park

Opp

Experience scarecrow creativity this fall in Opp.

5 Mobile Artists

Mobile

5 Mobile Artists, an exhibition opening October 6, 2017, at The Mobile Museum of Art, presents five artists that have been an integral part of the contemporary art scene in Mobile, Alabama and continue to inspire the next generation of artists from our region.

50th Annual "Trim a Tree" Holiday Arts & Crafts Event

Foley

Annual event since 1967. Holiday local Arts & Crafts, handmade items. Something for everyone on your shopping list. Unique one of a kind ornaments, decorations, art.

A Christmas Carol

Montgomery

A heartwarming must-see that will get you into the swing of the holiday season with Scrooge’s search for redemption and a spectacular, magical evening of ghosts, festivity, and goodwill. Under new direction this season, there are sure to be a few extra surprises in store for all who love Alabama’s favorite holiday tradition. “God bless us, every one!”

A Painter’s Hand: The Monotypes of Adolph Gottlieb

Mobile

This exhibition offers a look at a largely unexamined aspect of the career of one of the most highly influential thinkers and artists of the 20th century. This exhibition features Adolph Gottlieb’s little-known monotypes that he worked on between the summer of 1973 and February 1974. An intimate suite of works created within the last 9 months of the artist’s life, these monotypes are a summation of Gottlieb’s 50-year career as a painter.

Alabama Craft Beer Fest

Tuscaloosa

Baumhower's Victory Grilles statewide celebrate the first Alabama Craft Beer Fest - serving distinctive labels from local breweries through December 11th. $2.99 pints and $3.99 pilsners all day every day!

Back to Havana

Mobile

Alabama Contemporary’s next major nine-month exhibition and community initiative features multimedia works by fifteen of Cuba’s foremost contemporary artists and explores Cuban culture through the categories of Home & Family, Play & Recreation, Travel & Transportation, Communications & Technology, and Dreams.

Christmas at the Falls

Gadsden

The annual event is held at Noccalula Falls Park in Gadsden and features train rides, a decorate-your-own-cookie area, a petting zoo, concessions, plenty of fun activities for kids and, of course, an opportunity to visit with Santa! Event dates are Nov. 23-Dec 23 and Dec. 26-30, 2017

Christmas in the Park

Arab

More than 2 million holiday lights are lit the Friday after Thanksgiving at Arab City Park. Enjoy the lights as you walk along the paved trail. Event is free.

Coastal Christmas 2017

Gulf Shores

Holiday Festivities that take place in Gulf Shores, Orange Beach and Fort Morgan during the Christmas Holidays. Visit the website for a schedule of events.

Festival of Trees XXVII

Gadsden

The Hardin Center is pleased to present the 27th annual Festival of Trees. Visitors will see 30 Christmas Trees decorated by local schoolchildren.

Full Circle - A Decade in the Deep South

Dothan

Full Circle is a sample of artist Mark Leputa’s career in glass over the last decade. It is a nod to the past, a glimpse at the present, and vision of what is to come – a retrospective of a decade of ambition and creation.

Galaxy of Lights 2017

Huntsville

Galaxy of Lights. 256-830-4447. www.hsvbg.org. Fee for attractions only. Huntsville Botanical Garden--A magnificent two-and-a-half-mile long holiday light extravaganza featuring larger-than-life animated light displays. Special exhibits include a holiday village, dinosaurs, wild animals, a magical twinkling icicle forest, garden scenes, animated snowmen and the twelve days of Christmas. 5:30-9 p.m.

Galaxy of Lights 2017

Huntsville

A magnificent two-and-a-half-mile long holiday light extravaganza featuring larger-than-life animated light displays. Special exhibits include a holiday village, dinosaurs, wild animals, a magical twinkling icicle forest, garden scenes, animated snowmen and the twelve days of Christmas. 5:30-9 p.m.

Jazz Jambalaya

Mobile

MOJO hosts a monthly "info-edu-tainment" event on the 4th Monday. Jazz education, food, live JAZZ!

Let it Snow!

Gadsden

Imagination Place Children's Museum at the Hardin Center is pleased to present their annual Let it Snow! children's holiday exhibit. Children will delight in our indoor winter wonderland complete with snow made from a special polymer.

Magic Christmas in Lights

Theodore

Bellingrath Gardens is set aglow with more than 3 million twinkling lights and 1,100 custom-designed set pieces in 15 scenes at Magic Christmas in Lights, one of the most popular holiday attractions in the Southeast. Stroll through the lighted Gardens and tour the Bellingrath Home decorated in its holiday finery. Santa will be on hand for photos every night through Dec. 23. Complete your holiday shopping in the beautiful Bellingrath Gift Shop!

Out of the Box: A Juried Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition

Auburn

Now in its third cycle, Out of the Box: A Juried Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition is set to open Friday, Oct. 6, 2017. From a sumo wrestler decked out in "camo" to bunnies in the lake, each exhibition brings contemporary, exciting works that truly become the talk of the town.

Posing Beauty in African American Culture

Mobile

Posing Beauty in African American Culture Curated by Dr. Deborah Willis This photography exhibition, curated by Dr. Deborah Willis, explores understandings of beauty by framing the notion of aesthetics, race, class, and gender within art, popular culture, and political contexts.

Santa in the Park

Arab

Arab’s Historic Village will be transformed into a winter wonderland for a visit from Santa himself. Visit the Toy Shop where elves will help you decorate a cookie and read a story. At the Boyd House Santa and Mrs. Claus are waiting for your visit! You may also tour the Elvin Light Museum, visit the County Store, learn how to grind corn for Reindeer food, visit the Blacksmith, and so much more. Contact the Arab Chamber of Commerce at 256-586-3138. Each Friday and Saturday Nov. 24-Dec.16; 6-9 p.m. Admission is charged.

Santa's Village

Huntsville

Visit the village that Santa calls home. Amid a nightly snowfall enjoy the decorated buildings, hear a story from Mrs. Claus, visit live reindeer, decorate a cookie in Mrs. Claus' kitchen, or listen to local groups perform holiday selections, 5-9pm.

Southern Thunder: The Legacy of Alabama Auto Racing

Birmingham

Inspired by The Alabama Gang’s influence on auto racing, Vulcan Park and Museum will showcase its Linn-Henley Gallery exhibition from June 2017 through December 2018. Southern Thunder: The Legacy of Alabama Auto Racing tells hair-raising stories and brings to life the impact that auto racing in Alabama had on the region and national scenes. Join us as we relive this thrilling piece of Alabama history with “driving by the seat of your pants wasn’t a figure of speech” and learn why this legacy is the foundation for auto racing in Alabama today.

THE MOBILE DELTA: Glass & Light

Mobile

Rene Culler’s site-specific work is a mural in glass that celebrates the species-rich Delta and its atmospheric qualities. The Delta is a changeling environment which is constantly shaped and molded by the weather and waterways. As the grasses, almost transparent, catch the light, Culler’s drawings and painting in glass suggest the landscape that southern Alabama holds so dear. The composition is a wall of natural light utilized as a glass canvas for drawing, painting and printing with vitreous enamels. Slumped dimensional panels and blown glass abstractly portray the location’s dimensionality.

Tinsel Trail 2017

Huntsville

The Tinsel Trail is a free display of live Christmas trees in downtown Huntsville’s Big Spring Park annually each December. www.tinseltrail.com

Tuesday, November 28

Remington College Mobile Campus giving complimentary haircuts to veterans

Mobile

Remington College Mobile Campus giving complimentary haircuts to veterans

"Gravitation" -- Works by Jacob Phillips

Dothan

"Gravitation" features collected examinations by artist Jacob Phillips of various environments that tell a story of movements in nature. Phillips is a recent graduate of the University of Alabama at Birmingham. This is his first solo museum exhibition.

2017 Scarecrows in the Park

Opp

Experience scarecrow creativity this fall in Opp.

5 Mobile Artists

Mobile

5 Mobile Artists, an exhibition opening October 6, 2017, at The Mobile Museum of Art, presents five artists that have been an integral part of the contemporary art scene in Mobile, Alabama and continue to inspire the next generation of artists from our region.

50th Annual "Trim a Tree" Holiday Arts & Crafts Event

Foley

Annual event since 1967. Holiday local Arts & Crafts, handmade items. Something for everyone on your shopping list. Unique one of a kind ornaments, decorations, art.

A Christmas Carol

Montgomery

A heartwarming must-see that will get you into the swing of the holiday season with Scrooge’s search for redemption and a spectacular, magical evening of ghosts, festivity, and goodwill. Under new direction this season, there are sure to be a few extra surprises in store for all who love Alabama’s favorite holiday tradition. “God bless us, every one!”

A Painter’s Hand: The Monotypes of Adolph Gottlieb

Mobile

This exhibition offers a look at a largely unexamined aspect of the career of one of the most highly influential thinkers and artists of the 20th century. This exhibition features Adolph Gottlieb’s little-known monotypes that he worked on between the summer of 1973 and February 1974. An intimate suite of works created within the last 9 months of the artist’s life, these monotypes are a summation of Gottlieb’s 50-year career as a painter.

Alabama Craft Beer Fest

Tuscaloosa

Baumhower's Victory Grilles statewide celebrate the first Alabama Craft Beer Fest - serving distinctive labels from local breweries through December 11th. $2.99 pints and $3.99 pilsners all day every day!

Annual Christmas Tree Lighting at The Wharf

Orange Beach

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas at The Wharf! Help us usher in the holiday season with bulbs, garland and glee. The annual tree lighting hosted by the City of Orange Beach is the perfect ceremony to inspire the Yuletide spirit.

Back to Havana

Mobile

Alabama Contemporary’s next major nine-month exhibition and community initiative features multimedia works by fifteen of Cuba’s foremost contemporary artists and explores Cuban culture through the categories of Home & Family, Play & Recreation, Travel & Transportation, Communications & Technology, and Dreams.

Brandon Styles Impressions & Variety Show

Orange Beach

Alabama's Gulf Coast welcomes Brandon Styles and the 1st live production show! 1 SHOW 60 IMPRESSIONS 1 HOUR FAMILY FRIENDLY

Brandon Styles Impressions & Variety Show

Orange Beach

Alabama's Gulf Coast welcomes Brandon Styles and the 1st live production show! 1 SHOW 60 IMPRESSIONS 1 HOUR FAMILY FRIENDLY

Christmas Tree Lighting Celebration

Prattville

Prattville's Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Celebration and visit from Santa will be held on Tuesday evening, November 28, from 5:30-7pm with Santa arriving at 7pm. Music and caroling and performances by local dance troupes. Free and open to the public.

Christmas at the Falls

Gadsden

The annual event is held at Noccalula Falls Park in Gadsden and features train rides, a decorate-your-own-cookie area, a petting zoo, concessions, plenty of fun activities for kids and, of course, an opportunity to visit with Santa! Event dates are Nov. 23-Dec 23 and Dec. 26-30, 2017

Christmas in the Park

Arab

More than 2 million holiday lights are lit the Friday after Thanksgiving at Arab City Park. Enjoy the lights as you walk along the paved trail. Event is free.

Coastal Christmas 2017

Gulf Shores

Holiday Festivities that take place in Gulf Shores, Orange Beach and Fort Morgan during the Christmas Holidays. Visit the website for a schedule of events.

Festival of Trees XXVII

Gadsden

The Hardin Center is pleased to present the 27th annual Festival of Trees. Visitors will see 30 Christmas Trees decorated by local schoolchildren.

Full Circle - A Decade in the Deep South

Dothan

Full Circle is a sample of artist Mark Leputa’s career in glass over the last decade. It is a nod to the past, a glimpse at the present, and vision of what is to come – a retrospective of a decade of ambition and creation.

Galaxy of Lights 2017

Huntsville

Galaxy of Lights. 256-830-4447. www.hsvbg.org. Fee for attractions only. Huntsville Botanical Garden--A magnificent two-and-a-half-mile long holiday light extravaganza featuring larger-than-life animated light displays. Special exhibits include a holiday village, dinosaurs, wild animals, a magical twinkling icicle forest, garden scenes, animated snowmen and the twelve days of Christmas. 5:30-9 p.m.

Galaxy of Lights 2017

Huntsville

A magnificent two-and-a-half-mile long holiday light extravaganza featuring larger-than-life animated light displays. Special exhibits include a holiday village, dinosaurs, wild animals, a magical twinkling icicle forest, garden scenes, animated snowmen and the twelve days of Christmas. 5:30-9 p.m.

Let it Snow!

Gadsden

Imagination Place Children's Museum at the Hardin Center is pleased to present their annual Let it Snow! children's holiday exhibit. Children will delight in our indoor winter wonderland complete with snow made from a special polymer.

Magic Christmas in Lights

Theodore

Bellingrath Gardens is set aglow with more than 3 million twinkling lights and 1,100 custom-designed set pieces in 15 scenes at Magic Christmas in Lights, one of the most popular holiday attractions in the Southeast. Stroll through the lighted Gardens and tour the Bellingrath Home decorated in its holiday finery. Santa will be on hand for photos every night through Dec. 23. Complete your holiday shopping in the beautiful Bellingrath Gift Shop!

Out of the Box: A Juried Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition

Auburn

Now in its third cycle, Out of the Box: A Juried Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition is set to open Friday, Oct. 6, 2017. From a sumo wrestler decked out in "camo" to bunnies in the lake, each exhibition brings contemporary, exciting works that truly become the talk of the town.

Posing Beauty in African American Culture

Mobile

Posing Beauty in African American Culture Curated by Dr. Deborah Willis This photography exhibition, curated by Dr. Deborah Willis, explores understandings of beauty by framing the notion of aesthetics, race, class, and gender within art, popular culture, and political contexts.

Santa in the Park

Arab

Arab’s Historic Village will be transformed into a winter wonderland for a visit from Santa himself. Visit the Toy Shop where elves will help you decorate a cookie and read a story. At the Boyd House Santa and Mrs. Claus are waiting for your visit! You may also tour the Elvin Light Museum, visit the County Store, learn how to grind corn for Reindeer food, visit the Blacksmith, and so much more. Contact the Arab Chamber of Commerce at 256-586-3138. Each Friday and Saturday Nov. 24-Dec.16; 6-9 p.m. Admission is charged.

Santa's Village

Huntsville

Visit the village that Santa calls home. Amid a nightly snowfall enjoy the decorated buildings, hear a story from Mrs. Claus, visit live reindeer, decorate a cookie in Mrs. Claus' kitchen, or listen to local groups perform holiday selections, 5-9pm.

Southern Thunder: The Legacy of Alabama Auto Racing

Birmingham

Inspired by The Alabama Gang’s influence on auto racing, Vulcan Park and Museum will showcase its Linn-Henley Gallery exhibition from June 2017 through December 2018. Southern Thunder: The Legacy of Alabama Auto Racing tells hair-raising stories and brings to life the impact that auto racing in Alabama had on the region and national scenes. Join us as we relive this thrilling piece of Alabama history with “driving by the seat of your pants wasn’t a figure of speech” and learn why this legacy is the foundation for auto racing in Alabama today.

THE MOBILE DELTA: Glass & Light

Mobile

Rene Culler’s site-specific work is a mural in glass that celebrates the species-rich Delta and its atmospheric qualities. The Delta is a changeling environment which is constantly shaped and molded by the weather and waterways. As the grasses, almost transparent, catch the light, Culler’s drawings and painting in glass suggest the landscape that southern Alabama holds so dear. The composition is a wall of natural light utilized as a glass canvas for drawing, painting and printing with vitreous enamels. Slumped dimensional panels and blown glass abstractly portray the location’s dimensionality.

Tinsel Trail 2017

Huntsville

The Tinsel Trail is a free display of live Christmas trees in downtown Huntsville’s Big Spring Park annually each December. www.tinseltrail.com

Wednesday, November 29

Remington College Mobile Campus giving complimentary haircuts to veterans

Mobile

Remington College Mobile Campus giving complimentary haircuts to veterans

"Gravitation" -- Works by Jacob Phillips

Dothan

"Gravitation" features collected examinations by artist Jacob Phillips of various environments that tell a story of movements in nature. Phillips is a recent graduate of the University of Alabama at Birmingham. This is his first solo museum exhibition.

12th Annual Montgomery Interfaith Nativity Exhibit

Montgomery

300+ Nativities from countries and cultures around the world are on display. FREE Admission! Concerts every evening of the Exhibit. Kid Friendly!

2017 Scarecrows in the Park

Opp

Experience scarecrow creativity this fall in Opp.

5 Mobile Artists

Mobile

5 Mobile Artists, an exhibition opening October 6, 2017, at The Mobile Museum of Art, presents five artists that have been an integral part of the contemporary art scene in Mobile, Alabama and continue to inspire the next generation of artists from our region.

50th Annual "Trim a Tree" Holiday Arts & Crafts Event

Foley

Annual event since 1967. Holiday local Arts & Crafts, handmade items. Something for everyone on your shopping list. Unique one of a kind ornaments, decorations, art.

A Christmas Carol

Montgomery

A heartwarming must-see that will get you into the swing of the holiday season with Scrooge’s search for redemption and a spectacular, magical evening of ghosts, festivity, and goodwill. Under new direction this season, there are sure to be a few extra surprises in store for all who love Alabama’s favorite holiday tradition. “God bless us, every one!”

A Painter’s Hand: The Monotypes of Adolph Gottlieb

Mobile

This exhibition offers a look at a largely unexamined aspect of the career of one of the most highly influential thinkers and artists of the 20th century. This exhibition features Adolph Gottlieb’s little-known monotypes that he worked on between the summer of 1973 and February 1974. An intimate suite of works created within the last 9 months of the artist’s life, these monotypes are a summation of Gottlieb’s 50-year career as a painter.

Alabama Craft Beer Fest

Tuscaloosa

Baumhower's Victory Grilles statewide celebrate the first Alabama Craft Beer Fest - serving distinctive labels from local breweries through December 11th. $2.99 pints and $3.99 pilsners all day every day!

Back to Havana

Mobile

Alabama Contemporary’s next major nine-month exhibition and community initiative features multimedia works by fifteen of Cuba’s foremost contemporary artists and explores Cuban culture through the categories of Home & Family, Play & Recreation, Travel & Transportation, Communications & Technology, and Dreams.

Christmas In Cullman Open House

Cullman

Christmas in Cullman Open House. 256-734-0454. www.cullmanchamber.org. Free. Downtown--Great sales, live entertainment, food, Christmas parade, Santa and more.

Christmas at the Falls

Gadsden

The annual event is held at Noccalula Falls Park in Gadsden and features train rides, a decorate-your-own-cookie area, a petting zoo, concessions, plenty of fun activities for kids and, of course, an opportunity to visit with Santa! Event dates are Nov. 23-Dec 23 and Dec. 26-30, 2017

Christmas in the Park

Arab

More than 2 million holiday lights are lit the Friday after Thanksgiving at Arab City Park. Enjoy the lights as you walk along the paved trail. Event is free.

Christmas on the River

Demopolis

Christmas on the River is an annual event in Demopolis. We celebrate with a "Special child" and the announcement of our "St. Nick". We have a reading of the Christmas Story and lighting of the park with a Santa visit, then on Friday and Saturday we have Christmas in the Canebrake, candlelit tours of historical homes, Canebrake children's plays, the Alabama State BBQ Cook-Off, Fair in the Square arts and crafts show, a day parade and a nautical night parade with a fireworks show and semi-formal Gala on the Tombigbee.

Coastal Christmas 2017

Gulf Shores

Holiday Festivities that take place in Gulf Shores, Orange Beach and Fort Morgan during the Christmas Holidays. Visit the website for a schedule of events.

Festival of Trees XXVII

Gadsden

The Hardin Center is pleased to present the 27th annual Festival of Trees. Visitors will see 30 Christmas Trees decorated by local schoolchildren.

Full Circle - A Decade in the Deep South

Dothan

Full Circle is a sample of artist Mark Leputa’s career in glass over the last decade. It is a nod to the past, a glimpse at the present, and vision of what is to come – a retrospective of a decade of ambition and creation.

Galaxy of Lights 2017

Huntsville

Galaxy of Lights. 256-830-4447. www.hsvbg.org. Fee for attractions only. Huntsville Botanical Garden--A magnificent two-and-a-half-mile long holiday light extravaganza featuring larger-than-life animated light displays. Special exhibits include a holiday village, dinosaurs, wild animals, a magical twinkling icicle forest, garden scenes, animated snowmen and the twelve days of Christmas. 5:30-9 p.m.

Galaxy of Lights 2017

Huntsville

A magnificent two-and-a-half-mile long holiday light extravaganza featuring larger-than-life animated light displays. Special exhibits include a holiday village, dinosaurs, wild animals, a magical twinkling icicle forest, garden scenes, animated snowmen and the twelve days of Christmas. 5:30-9 p.m.

Let it Snow!

Gadsden

Imagination Place Children's Museum at the Hardin Center is pleased to present their annual Let it Snow! children's holiday exhibit. Children will delight in our indoor winter wonderland complete with snow made from a special polymer.

Magic Christmas in Lights

Theodore

Bellingrath Gardens is set aglow with more than 3 million twinkling lights and 1,100 custom-designed set pieces in 15 scenes at Magic Christmas in Lights, one of the most popular holiday attractions in the Southeast. Stroll through the lighted Gardens and tour the Bellingrath Home decorated in its holiday finery. Santa will be on hand for photos every night through Dec. 23. Complete your holiday shopping in the beautiful Bellingrath Gift Shop!

Out of the Box: A Juried Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition

Auburn

Now in its third cycle, Out of the Box: A Juried Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition is set to open Friday, Oct. 6, 2017. From a sumo wrestler decked out in "camo" to bunnies in the lake, each exhibition brings contemporary, exciting works that truly become the talk of the town.

Posing Beauty in African American Culture

Mobile

Posing Beauty in African American Culture Curated by Dr. Deborah Willis This photography exhibition, curated by Dr. Deborah Willis, explores understandings of beauty by framing the notion of aesthetics, race, class, and gender within art, popular culture, and political contexts.

Santa in the Park

Arab

Arab’s Historic Village will be transformed into a winter wonderland for a visit from Santa himself. Visit the Toy Shop where elves will help you decorate a cookie and read a story. At the Boyd House Santa and Mrs. Claus are waiting for your visit! You may also tour the Elvin Light Museum, visit the County Store, learn how to grind corn for Reindeer food, visit the Blacksmith, and so much more. Contact the Arab Chamber of Commerce at 256-586-3138. Each Friday and Saturday Nov. 24-Dec.16; 6-9 p.m. Admission is charged.

Santa's Village

Huntsville

Visit the village that Santa calls home. Amid a nightly snowfall enjoy the decorated buildings, hear a story from Mrs. Claus, visit live reindeer, decorate a cookie in Mrs. Claus' kitchen, or listen to local groups perform holiday selections, 5-9pm.

Southern Thunder: The Legacy of Alabama Auto Racing

Birmingham

Inspired by The Alabama Gang’s influence on auto racing, Vulcan Park and Museum will showcase its Linn-Henley Gallery exhibition from June 2017 through December 2018. Southern Thunder: The Legacy of Alabama Auto Racing tells hair-raising stories and brings to life the impact that auto racing in Alabama had on the region and national scenes. Join us as we relive this thrilling piece of Alabama history with “driving by the seat of your pants wasn’t a figure of speech” and learn why this legacy is the foundation for auto racing in Alabama today.

THE MOBILE DELTA: Glass & Light

Mobile

Rene Culler’s site-specific work is a mural in glass that celebrates the species-rich Delta and its atmospheric qualities. The Delta is a changeling environment which is constantly shaped and molded by the weather and waterways. As the grasses, almost transparent, catch the light, Culler’s drawings and painting in glass suggest the landscape that southern Alabama holds so dear. The composition is a wall of natural light utilized as a glass canvas for drawing, painting and printing with vitreous enamels. Slumped dimensional panels and blown glass abstractly portray the location’s dimensionality.

Tinsel Trail 2017

Huntsville

The Tinsel Trail is a free display of live Christmas trees in downtown Huntsville’s Big Spring Park annually each December. www.tinseltrail.com

Thursday, November 30

Remington College Mobile Campus giving complimentary haircuts to veterans

Mobile

Remington College Mobile Campus giving complimentary haircuts to veterans

"Christmas Belles" - a play by Jones, Hope, & Wooten

Union Springs

Another side-splitting comedy from Jones, Hope, and Wooten...a church Christmas program spins hilariously out of control in this Southern farce about squabbling sisters, family secrets, a surly Santa, a vengeful sheep and a reluctant Elvis impersonator.

"Gravitation" -- Works by Jacob Phillips

Dothan

"Gravitation" features collected examinations by artist Jacob Phillips of various environments that tell a story of movements in nature. Phillips is a recent graduate of the University of Alabama at Birmingham. This is his first solo museum exhibition.

12th Annual Montgomery Interfaith Nativity Exhibit

Montgomery

300+ Nativities from countries and cultures around the world are on display. FREE Admission! Concerts every evening of the Exhibit. Kid Friendly!

2017 Scarecrows in the Park

Opp

Experience scarecrow creativity this fall in Opp.

5 Mobile Artists

Mobile

5 Mobile Artists, an exhibition opening October 6, 2017, at The Mobile Museum of Art, presents five artists that have been an integral part of the contemporary art scene in Mobile, Alabama and continue to inspire the next generation of artists from our region.

50th Annual "Trim a Tree" Holiday Arts & Crafts Event

Foley

Annual event since 1967. Holiday local Arts & Crafts, handmade items. Something for everyone on your shopping list. Unique one of a kind ornaments, decorations, art.

A Christmas Carol

Montgomery

A heartwarming must-see that will get you into the swing of the holiday season with Scrooge’s search for redemption and a spectacular, magical evening of ghosts, festivity, and goodwill. Under new direction this season, there are sure to be a few extra surprises in store for all who love Alabama’s favorite holiday tradition. “God bless us, every one!”

A Painter’s Hand: The Monotypes of Adolph Gottlieb

Mobile

This exhibition offers a look at a largely unexamined aspect of the career of one of the most highly influential thinkers and artists of the 20th century. This exhibition features Adolph Gottlieb’s little-known monotypes that he worked on between the summer of 1973 and February 1974. An intimate suite of works created within the last 9 months of the artist’s life, these monotypes are a summation of Gottlieb’s 50-year career as a painter.

Alabama Craft Beer Fest

Tuscaloosa

Baumhower's Victory Grilles statewide celebrate the first Alabama Craft Beer Fest - serving distinctive labels from local breweries through December 11th. $2.99 pints and $3.99 pilsners all day every day!

Athens North Pole Stroll

Athens

The Christmas spirit has arrived to Big Spring Park with beautiful trees, special events and more for the family to stroll and enjoy.

Back to Havana

Mobile

Alabama Contemporary’s next major nine-month exhibition and community initiative features multimedia works by fifteen of Cuba’s foremost contemporary artists and explores Cuban culture through the categories of Home & Family, Play & Recreation, Travel & Transportation, Communications & Technology, and Dreams.

Christmas Lights Festival

Montgomery

Christmas Lights Festival starts November 30 through December 4, December 7 through 10 and starts again December 14 and goes through December 31.

Christmas at the Falls

Gadsden

The annual event is held at Noccalula Falls Park in Gadsden and features train rides, a decorate-your-own-cookie area, a petting zoo, concessions, plenty of fun activities for kids and, of course, an opportunity to visit with Santa! Event dates are Nov. 23-Dec 23 and Dec. 26-30, 2017

Christmas in Daphne

Daphne

A series of Christmas events in downtown Daphne, including children's activities, visits with Santa, snow, holiday music and more.

Christmas in the Park

Arab

More than 2 million holiday lights are lit the Friday after Thanksgiving at Arab City Park. Enjoy the lights as you walk along the paved trail. Event is free.

Christmas on the River

Demopolis

Christmas on the River is an annual event in Demopolis. We celebrate with a "Special child" and the announcement of our "St. Nick". We have a reading of the Christmas Story and lighting of the park with a Santa visit, then on Friday and Saturday we have Christmas in the Canebrake, candlelit tours of historical homes, Canebrake children's plays, the Alabama State BBQ Cook-Off, Fair in the Square arts and crafts show, a day parade and a nautical night parade with a fireworks show and semi-formal Gala on the Tombigbee.

Coastal Christmas 2017

Gulf Shores

Holiday Festivities that take place in Gulf Shores, Orange Beach and Fort Morgan during the Christmas Holidays. Visit the website for a schedule of events.

Festival of Trees XXVII

Gadsden

The Hardin Center is pleased to present the 27th annual Festival of Trees. Visitors will see 30 Christmas Trees decorated by local schoolchildren.

Full Circle - A Decade in the Deep South

Dothan

Full Circle is a sample of artist Mark Leputa’s career in glass over the last decade. It is a nod to the past, a glimpse at the present, and vision of what is to come – a retrospective of a decade of ambition and creation.

Galaxy of Lights 2017

Huntsville

Galaxy of Lights. 256-830-4447. www.hsvbg.org. Fee for attractions only. Huntsville Botanical Garden--A magnificent two-and-a-half-mile long holiday light extravaganza featuring larger-than-life animated light displays. Special exhibits include a holiday village, dinosaurs, wild animals, a magical twinkling icicle forest, garden scenes, animated snowmen and the twelve days of Christmas. 5:30-9 p.m.

Galaxy of Lights 2017

Huntsville

A magnificent two-and-a-half-mile long holiday light extravaganza featuring larger-than-life animated light displays. Special exhibits include a holiday village, dinosaurs, wild animals, a magical twinkling icicle forest, garden scenes, animated snowmen and the twelve days of Christmas. 5:30-9 p.m.

Let it Snow!

Gadsden

Imagination Place Children's Museum at the Hardin Center is pleased to present their annual Let it Snow! children's holiday exhibit. Children will delight in our indoor winter wonderland complete with snow made from a special polymer.

Magic Christmas in Lights

Theodore

Bellingrath Gardens is set aglow with more than 3 million twinkling lights and 1,100 custom-designed set pieces in 15 scenes at Magic Christmas in Lights, one of the most popular holiday attractions in the Southeast. Stroll through the lighted Gardens and tour the Bellingrath Home decorated in its holiday finery. Santa will be on hand for photos every night through Dec. 23. Complete your holiday shopping in the beautiful Bellingrath Gift Shop!

Out of the Box: A Juried Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition

Auburn

Now in its third cycle, Out of the Box: A Juried Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition is set to open Friday, Oct. 6, 2017. From a sumo wrestler decked out in "camo" to bunnies in the lake, each exhibition brings contemporary, exciting works that truly become the talk of the town.

Posing Beauty in African American Culture

Mobile

Posing Beauty in African American Culture Curated by Dr. Deborah Willis This photography exhibition, curated by Dr. Deborah Willis, explores understandings of beauty by framing the notion of aesthetics, race, class, and gender within art, popular culture, and political contexts.

Restless Heart + Freedom Quartet

Enterprise

RESTLESS HEART Playing a pop-friendly brand of country-rock influenced by the Eagles, RESTLESS HEART was one of the most popular country bands of the late '80s and early '90s, scoring numerous hits on the country charts and a few major successes on adult contemporary radio as well. Restless Heart hits include 26 Billboard hits, 14 top ten hits and six number one hits which include “The Bluest Eyes in Texas”, “That Rock Won’t Roll”, I’ll Still Be Loving You”, “A Tender Lie”, “Why Does It Have to Be (Wrong or Right)” and “Wheels”. In 2015, Restless Heart was inducted into the Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame. FREEDOM QUARTET, voted “Favorite New traditional Male Quartet,” has a vocal blend that is familiar and fresh. From rousing renditions of quartet standards like “Amazing Grace,” “I’ll Fly Away,” “Rock of Ages,” “Hide Thou Me,” “Operator,” to their newest hits “To Lift Somebody Up,” and “I Am A Christian!,” FREEDOM QUARTET is sure to take the audience on a musical journey through times and emotions rarely experienced.

Santa in the Park

Arab

Arab’s Historic Village will be transformed into a winter wonderland for a visit from Santa himself. Visit the Toy Shop where elves will help you decorate a cookie and read a story. At the Boyd House Santa and Mrs. Claus are waiting for your visit! You may also tour the Elvin Light Museum, visit the County Store, learn how to grind corn for Reindeer food, visit the Blacksmith, and so much more. Contact the Arab Chamber of Commerce at 256-586-3138. Each Friday and Saturday Nov. 24-Dec.16; 6-9 p.m. Admission is charged.

Santa's Village

Huntsville

Visit the village that Santa calls home. Amid a nightly snowfall enjoy the decorated buildings, hear a story from Mrs. Claus, visit live reindeer, decorate a cookie in Mrs. Claus' kitchen, or listen to local groups perform holiday selections, 5-9pm.

Southern Thunder: The Legacy of Alabama Auto Racing

Birmingham

Inspired by The Alabama Gang’s influence on auto racing, Vulcan Park and Museum will showcase its Linn-Henley Gallery exhibition from June 2017 through December 2018. Southern Thunder: The Legacy of Alabama Auto Racing tells hair-raising stories and brings to life the impact that auto racing in Alabama had on the region and national scenes. Join us as we relive this thrilling piece of Alabama history with “driving by the seat of your pants wasn’t a figure of speech” and learn why this legacy is the foundation for auto racing in Alabama today.

THE MOBILE DELTA: Glass & Light

Mobile

Rene Culler’s site-specific work is a mural in glass that celebrates the species-rich Delta and its atmospheric qualities. The Delta is a changeling environment which is constantly shaped and molded by the weather and waterways. As the grasses, almost transparent, catch the light, Culler’s drawings and painting in glass suggest the landscape that southern Alabama holds so dear. The composition is a wall of natural light utilized as a glass canvas for drawing, painting and printing with vitreous enamels. Slumped dimensional panels and blown glass abstractly portray the location’s dimensionality.

Tinsel Trail 2017

Huntsville

The Tinsel Trail is a free display of live Christmas trees in downtown Huntsville’s Big Spring Park annually each December. www.tinseltrail.com