We have a home on the coast of Alabama near where my husband works. Our birthplace is in Birmingham, about 250 miles north of our coastal home and that is where both of our families live. The following is a list of events in both places that make the holiday season even more fun. Be sure to check the dates, as some of these events are today and tomorrow only.
IN BIRMINGHAM CHECK OUT THESE HOLIDAY TRADITIONS:
Ross Bridge Holiday Market (December 7th – Only)
Downton Abbey Party – December 7th Only
Christmas at Artlington (December 7-8th)
Enchanted Moments Stories Told on Ice
Briarwood Walk Through Nativity
ALABAMA THEATRE SHOWS:
SYMPHONY, BALLET AND OPERA
Swinging Holiday Pops with the Alabama Symphony Orchestra
Birmingham Ballet The Nutcracker
Alabama Ballet – The Nutcracker
One of Jay and my favorite things to do is attend plays. One of our favorite venues in Birmingham is Virginia Samford Theatre. They have 2 Christmas performances this year that you should check out.
And on the coast there’s lots to do as well:
If you’re just not in the spirit this year, the beautiful lights of Magic Christmas in Lights at Bellingrath Gardens will surely have you singing a Christmas tune before you leave.
There are also the following traditional events in the Mobile area:
Candlelight Christmas at Oakleigh
Ruby Christmas Open House at the Richard Dar House
Baldwin Pops Band Christmas Concert
Holiday Harmonies by the Mobile Symphony Orchestra
City of Fairhope’s Magical Christmas Parade
Bay Shore Ballet Academy – The Nutcracker
Fairhope’s New Years Eve Celebration
This years Christmas movies showing everywhere:
December Movie Release Schedule
No matter where you spend your Christmas season, I hope it is joyful.
I’d love to hear about some of your favorite Christmas traditions.