It’s that time of year again: Time to celebrate all your annual accomplishments and welcome new resolutions. And what do you know—you’ve been picked as your group’s host for this year’s holiday festivities! But how do you host a good New Year’s Eve party? Take a gander at these 10 unique party-hosting tips to ensure 2020 doesn’t start with a dud.Continue reading “10 Tips to Host the Best New Year’s Eve Party”
Birmingham knows how to hit the high notes during the long winter season. With 2019’s Christmas festivities about to take center stage, it’s time to line up even more top spots to catch the best holiday light shows. From the heart of the city out to the suburbs, Birmingham embraces the holiday spirit with neighborhood displays, parades, safari adventures, and wacky, tacky sweater tours. Here are 10 of our favorites:
1. Grand Christmas Tree Lighting
Mark your calendars for Friday, Nov 22, 2019, at 7:00 p.m., and take a short drive to catch the Grand Christmas Tree Lighting at The Outlet Shops of Grand River in Leeds, AL. The event will feature live performances, crafts, and photos with Santa and Mrs. Claus. An added bonus includes a James Spann Book Signing from 7:00 to 8:30. Pack your Subaru Forester with the whole gang for an evening of lights.Continue reading “10 MORE Places to See Christmas Lights in Birmingham”
With April 21 just around the bend — and an eager Peter Cottontail ready to make his triumphant return to hide his colorful eggs — it’s time for you to begin planning your family’s Easter shenanigans. Here’s your guide to finding the best Easter egg hunts in Birmingham, Alabama.
Birmingham Zoo’s Easter Eggstravaganza
When? Saturday, April 20 (10:00 AM)
Where? Birmingham Zoo
What? This annual children’s egg hunt in Birmingham is not to be missed. Children up to age 12 can hunt for Easter eggs and turn them in for a plush bunny doll. Oh, and adults can also win various prizes during the Adult Egg Hunt. (You know you want to join.) Purchase your tickets online at www.birminghamzoo.com.
Don’t just settle for a typical bouquet of flowers or skinny necktie as a Valentine’s Day present. Put some thought into it! To nudge you in the right direction, here’s our Jim Burke Subaru-approved list of the 10 best Valentine gifts to give the pragmatic car enthusiast in your life.Continue reading “Sensible Valentine’s Gift Ideas For Car Enthusiasts”
Where should you go to see Christmas lights in Birmingham this holiday season? We’ve got you covered. Here are the 10 best places to see holiday light displays around Jefferson County.
Christmas Lights in Alabaster, AL
Visiting the Richardson Family Christmas Light Show at least once each holiday season is an Alabaster tradition. Synchronized to music – tune in to 88.3 FM – this house lights display will wow even the Grinchiest Grinch. Be sure to bring canned and nonperishable foods as the Richardsons donate to local charities. Continue reading “10 Best Alabama Christmas Lights Displays Near Birmingham”
Need something fun to do this Labor Day in Birmingham? Ditch the backyard barbecues and family gatherings—this extended holiday break is all about you! Here are a handful of Labor Day weekend events that are perfectly suited for adults.