Holiday Happenings in Birmingham, Alabama

Semi-Annual Arts, Crafts & Gifts show offers a vast selection of handmade goods, menu options, and entertainment.  Photo via The Gopherhole-Arts, Crafts & Gift Show Fall/Christmas Show facebook page.

Birmingham, Alabama proves that residents needn’t look far when in search of things to do this holiday season! From fine arts and food to an abundance of seasonal shopping, Birmingham promises something for everyone in the upcoming months. Come on out and experience all that this unique town has to offer!


The festivities are kicking off at nearby Hueytown’s 10th Semi-Annual Arts, Crafts,& Gifts Show! Taking place in mid-November, the Show offers a vast selection of handmade goods, menu options, and entertainment. Start your holiday shopping a little early by sifting through items such as home and garden d├ęcor, apparel, purses, jewelry, furniture, and even Avon makeup. Attendants will also enjoy a literary presentation and autograph signing from two local authors, as well as savory baked goods and barbecue dishes for lunch. Whether you’ve come to check out the unique finds or were simply drawn in by the idea of supporting the local community, the Semi-Annual Show is a fantastic weekend event. Stop by for a fun afternoon!

Third Friday offers gourmet specials, wine tastings, and a chic mix of Birmingham’s famed shops and galleries.

For your chance to wine and dine in Birmingham’s trendiest neighborhood, be sure to attend the town’s Third Friday in Forest Park! The event runs through the end of December and will treat guests to an evening of gourmet specials, wine tastings, and a chic mix of Birmingham’s famed shops and galleries. Once visitors have finished shopping, they’re encouraged to stop by the Naked Art Gallery’s eccentric art show or grab a drink at one of Forest Park’s select bars. Either way, attendants will surely relish the rare opportunity of exploring one of Birmingham’s most exclusive neighborhoods after-hours. Experience a winter night dedicated to culture, class, and entertainment by joining a group of friends at the Third Friday in Forest Park event!

Anyone can be a part of events like these by becoming a resident of Cornerstones at Oxmoor Valley, one of Birmingham’s premiere communities. These ranch style homes range from 1,718 to 1,816 square feet and include 2 to 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 2 car garages and maintenance-free living.

Homes offer an open design, the efficient use of natural lighting and effortless transitions between rooms.


Make the holidays special this year by opening up your home to your loved ones. Every room inside the Oxmoor Valley models is designed with an abundance of space to ensure ultimate comfort and satisfaction. An open design, the efficient use of natural lighting and effortless transitions between rooms equips residents with a home that is not only versatile, but also welcoming to all who venture inside. With the Abbey’s massive walk-in closets and glass windowed veranda and the Canterbury’s transformable den and cathedral ceilings, residents will be eager to show off their home to all of their family and friends! Best of all, Oxmoor Valley’s maintenance-free promise means residents will have plenty of time to enjoy the company of guests! Don’t put your dream life on hold for another second – to learn more about Cornerstones at Oxmoor Valley, please call (205) 942-6619 or visit wilcoxcommunities.com.