Eagle Awareness Weekend – Jan 1-30
the call of the wild. Enjoy fireside chats, guided interpretive
programs at various Bald Eagle nesting sites, and guest speakers. Each
program followed by meals in park’s dining room. All activities take
place at Guntersville State Park the weekends of Jan 1-2, 8-9, 15-16,
The Presenters Exhibition – Jan 2-31
conjunction with the 25th anniversary of the Clay Conference at Troy
University, this exhibit will showcase the artwork of four of the top
pottery artists in the world.
USS ALABAMA Battleship Memorial Park’s 45th Anniversary – Jan 9
honor of the park’s 45th anniversary, Alabamians will be admitted on
this day at 1/2 price (a valid AL driver’s license must be shown).
Since opening to the public, more than 13 million have visited
Battleship Memorial Park.
Reflect and Rejoice: A Community Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. – Jan 17
musical gala presented by the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, the
Alabama Symphony Orchestra and the Alys Stephens Center in honor of Dr.
Pike Piddlers Storytelling Festival – Jan 29
featuring nationally acclaimed storytellers Donald Davis, Barbara
McBride-Smith, Kevin Kling and Elizabeth Ellis. Tickets go on sale Dec.
29, 2009. For tickets, call 334-735-3125. Open reserved seating only.
2010 Senior Bowl – Jan 30
nation’s unique football game and football’s premier pre-draft event
features the country’s best senior collegiate football stars and top
National Football League draft prospects. Teams represent the North and
South and are coached by the entire coaching staffs from two NFL teams.
381 Days: The Montgomery Bus Boycott Story – Jan 30-11
exhibition offers a gripping account of the men and women whose
nonviolent approach to political and social change matured into a
weapon of equality for all.
Neil Berg’s 100 Broadway Years of “Singing with Broadway Stars” – Jan 30
your chance to be a star. How would you like to have the opportunity to
win a chance to sing a song with five Broadway stars in front of family
and friends? To enter the online auditions, take a 90- to 120-second
video of yourself singing a Broadway show tune and upload it to
YouTube, MySpace, or Facebook.