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Be My Neighbor Day

Be My Neighbor Day

Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017 at 10 am - 1 pm

Big Spring Park East, Huntsville

Make the most of this beautiful day in your neighborhood. Meet first responders and enjoy crafts and activities with community partners while learning about ways to do something nice for your neighbor. It's a "grr-ific" way to begin a lifetime of volunteerism! Admission is free! Plus, PBS KIDS characters Daniel Tiger and Katerina Kittycat will be joining us for the day and will be available for photos!

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Emmylou Harris

Emmylou Harris

Sunday, November 5 at 7:00 PM

Alys Stephens Center Birmingham

A 13-time GRAMMY winner and Billboard Century Award recipient, Birmingham native Emmylou Harrisí contribution as a singer and songwriter spans 40 years. She has recorded more than 25 albums and has lent her talents to countless fellow artistsí recordings. Harris is known as much for her eloquently straightforward songwriting as for her incomparably expressive singing. Donít miss one of the most admired and influential women in music right here in her hometown!

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Daniel Tiger in Mobile

Daniel Tiger in Mobile

Tuesday, November 28 at 6:30 PM

Saenger Theatre, Mobile AL

The grr-ific musical for little tigers and grown-ups alike is back with an all-NEW show for 2017-2018! The hugely popular Daniel Tigerís Neighborhood LIVE!, based on the #1 PBS KIDS TV series, has delighted live audiences on stages across the country. Now, in its third year of touring, your favorite characters are hopping back on board Trolley and coming to your town with DANIEL TIGERíS NEIGHBORHOOD LIVE: KING FOR A DAY!, Daniel and all of his friends invite you for a brand-new adventure in Neighborhood of Make-Believe where Daniel learns just what it takes to be King.

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Joe Bonamassa

Joe Bonamassa

Friday, December 8th at 8:00 PM

Montgomery Performing Arts Center

When he was only 12 years old, Bonamassa opened for B.B. King. In the last 13 years Bonamassa has put out 15 solo albums through his independent record label J&R Adventures, of which 11 have reached #1 on the Billboard Blues charts. APT is sold out of tickets for this event. But, you can still order tickets by clicking the button below.

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Events Around Alabama

Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017 9AM - 12PM

Read and Romp Birmingham

Read and Romp-Birmingham is an exciting, innovative FREE family literacy event at the Five Points West Regional Library (4812 Avenue W, Birmingham, Alabama 35208). Children will be engaged in fun, learning-based activities themed around favorite childrenís books. Children will leave the event with goodies that they have either created or earned by completing each station along with a stamped passport and a bag of brand new books. By associating fun-filled activities with reading, parents will learn ways to engage with their child on the life-long journey of learning at an early age, which will help increase their childrenís success in school. Sponsored by United Way of Central Alabama, Reach Out and Read Alabama, and Alabama Public Television

September 25 - October 1, 2017

We Are Proud to Present at UA Theatre

UA Theatre & Dance will be starting our 2017-2018 season off with our very first show, Monday, September 25th - Friday, September 29th at 7:30 PM and Sunday, October 1st at 2:00 PM and 7:30 PM in the Allen Bales Theatre in Rowand-Johnson Hall 348 Stadium Dr, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487. As six actors plan and rehearse a presentation about an African genocide, tensions flare over just how to tell the story. This important new play examines issues of race and agency in storytelling, while offering audiences an intimate glimpse of what it means to create art. Tickets are $10.00 for all performances. For more information, please visit our website theatre.ua.edu or contact the Box Office at (205) 348-3400

Thursday, Sept. 28 at 7:30pm in Huntsville

Distinguished Scholar Lecture

The UAH Department of History will host distinguished scholar of Islamic and Modern Middle East History, Dr. Juan Cole, for a lecture entitled, "Trump, Islam and the Middle East." The lecture will take place on Thursday, September 28, 7:30 p.m., at Chan Auditorium on UAH's campus. The lecture is free and open to the public. A reception will follow. You can call 256-824-6310 for more information or visit http://www.uah.edu/ahs/departments/history.

Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017

6th Annual Jamey Johnson Homecoming Concert

Nikki Mitchell Foundation, a Nashville-based pancreatic cancer nonprofit, will host Jamey Johnson's 6th annual homecoming concert on October 1, 2017, at Cottonwood Golf Course in Montgomery, AL. As in previous years, concert attendees can expect powerful and passionate performances featuring Grammy-nominated country star Jamey Johnson, and friends. In recent years, Randy Travis, Randy Houser, Lee Ann Womack, Jerrod Niemann and more joined Jamey on stage. The concert starts at 5:00pm with doors opening at 4:00pm. Tickets to the concert are $20 per person and parking is $5 per car. For more information and to purchase tickets visit http://www.nikkimitchellfoundation.org/nmf-events/ and join us on social media.

October 3-9, 2017

The Caucasian Chalk Circle

The 2017-2018 season for UA Theatre & Dance continues Tuesday, October 3rd - Saturday October 7th at 7:30 PM and Sunday, October 8th at 2:00 PM in the Marian Gallaway Theatre in Rowand-Johnson Hall 348 Stadium Dr, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487. Inspired by a classical Chinese play, this parable examines the battle between two women over the possession of a child. Molded in the politically-charged form of epic theatre, this is one of the most celebrated works by legendary playwright Bertolt Brecht. Tickets are $20.00 for adults, $17.00 for faculty/staff and $14.00 for students with valid ID. For more information, please visit our website theatre.ua.edu or contact the Box Office at (205) 348-3400

Thursday, October 5 at 6:00pm

Mississippi State University Singers

Mississippi State University Singers will be performing in concert October 5, 2017, 6:00 pm at Memorial Presbyterian Church Sanctuary, 2130 Bell Road, Montgomery, AL. For more information go to www.memorialpres.net.

November 9-12, 2017

Fairhope Film Festival

November 9th - 12th, 2017. Fairhope, Alabama. The Fairhope Film Festival offers film lovers the opportunity to see world-class, award winning films in a unique, picturesque location. 40 films in 4 days. www.fairhopefilmfestival.org for more information.

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