Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Good Evening

I want to take the time to let my fellow Alabamians know that there are some spooktaculer things happening in Birmingham during the rest of the month. (I'm sure even more after that with the holiday season now upon on us.) So let me begin!

REMEMBRANCE: A Group Exhibition Celebrating Alabama’s 10th Day of the Dead Festival

Presented by Art Folk Gallery at Art Folk Gallery
Young and Vann Building
1731 First Avenue North
Birmingham , AL 35203
October 6-October 26, 2012
Admission Info: Free Entry
W-F noon-4:30 Sat. 11-2 or by appointment
Individual Dates & Times:
Oct 17, 2012 at 12:00 pm (Wed) - Duration 4:30hrs
Oct 18, 2012 at 12:00 pm (Thu) - Duration 4:30hrs
Oct 19, 2012 at 12:00 pm (Fri) - Duration 4:30hrs
Oct 20, 2012 at 11:00 am (Sat) - Duration 3:00hrs
Oct 24, 2012 at 12:00 pm (Wed) - Duration 4:30hrs
Oct 25, 2012 at 12:00 pm (Thu) - Duration 4:30hrs
Oct 26, 2012 at 12:00 pm (Fri) - Duration 4:30hrs

There will be inspired works for the Day of the Dead by local artists which will be a sold to help benefit Alabama's Day of the Dead Festival which will be November 2!

There will be skull masks that have be designed by local artists and festival volunteers will be on display and will be up for sale as well.

Pumpkin Carving Party

Join us for a pumpkin carving party. Let your creativity run wild as you create your very own Jack-O-Lantern. You may either bring your own and carve it for free, or purchase one from Ruffner (price depends on size). You are free to take your pumpkin home with you, or leave it at Ruffner to display for Faces in the Forest.

Ruffner Mountain Nature Center

1214 81st Street South
Birmingham, AL 35206
Admission Info: FREE

Times: 3:00 pm (Thu) - Duration 2:00hrs

Individual Dates & Times: Oct 25, 2012

Phone: 205-833-8264

Parking: Ample secure parking with ADA accessibility is available at the Visitor Center and Mountainside Pavilion area. A small gravel parking lot is available in the Irondale area, off Ruffner Road.

Faces in the Forest

Visit Ruffner for a truly spooktacular evening. Walk along the forest trail with only the guidance from glowing Jack-O-Lanterns to lead the way. They will be giving away hot chocolate. Costumes encouraged. Fun for the whole family. Please arrive within the thirty minute time frame you selected when purchasing your tickets on the website.  

$5/ $7 (non-member)
*These prices reflect a $1 discount for reserving your spot online. Please note that tickets might not be available at the door on the days of the event if event is sold out. They strongly recommend purchasing your tickets online to guarantee a spot and save money. Children under 4 are free.

Please arrive within the thirty minute time frame you selected on their website when purchasing your tickets.

Individual Dates & Times:
Oct 25, 2012 at 6:30 pm (Thu) - Duration 2:00hrs
Oct 26, 2012 at 6:30 pm (Fri) - Duration 2:00hrs

Spooky Tales on the Spooky Trail

A Halloween event not to be missed! Join for a progressively scary program that begins in the Treehouse for preschoolers and continues to the amphitheater and beyond to the spooky trail. Go as far as you dare! Fun for everyone!

Vestavia Hills Library in the Forest
1221 Montgomery Highway
Vestavia Hills, AL 35216
Admission Info: FREE
Times: 6:30 pm Duration 1:30hrs
Individual Dates & Times:
Oct 26, 2012 (Fri)
Phone: 205-978-0158

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