Free Outdoor Event LOCAL

Once again, the Center is proud to present the fourth-annual LOCAL – a celebration of everything Alabama. Kick off your summer at our outdoor and family-friendly event. Shop your favorite Alabama farmers, artists and vendors while enjoying live performances by local musicians emceed by Birmingham’s own, Thed Weller. All your favorite food trucks will be on site when it’s time for a bite to eat. LOCAL is the perfect event for everyone who loves to call this great state home!

This year’s lineup includes:
5pm: RyNea Soul
6pm: Raquel Lily
7pm: Jasper Coal
8pm: Gabriel Tajeu
9pm: Heath Green and the Makeshifters

We are excited to announce the first LOCAL “Kid Corner!”  ArtPlay has teamed up with local art partners to provide this free activity area with a special appearance by Vocabby!

Activities include:

  • AEIVA: AL postcards
  • Birmingham Botanical Gardens: egg shakers/music makers
  • McWane Science Center: spin art
  • Bards of Birmingham: 30 second Shakespeare plays
  • ArtPlay: AL map mosaics
  • Photo Booth
  • Face Painting
  • Caricatures by Kevin Van Hyning


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