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Music Events & Festivals December

Two things Alabama has always excelled at? Playing music and throwing parties. So naturally we host several of the nation’s hottest music festivals. Rock out on the beach or bask in the blues – whatever your favorite, we’ve got your festival.

  • Photo of Pepper Place Saturday Market

    Pepper Place Saturday Market

    April 16, 2011 to December 17, 2011
    Birmingham, AL
    205-802-2100, ext. 230 | pepperplacemarket.com

    Visit our region’s farming families at the Pepper Place Saturday Market. They grow vegetables and flowers, bake breads and cookies, cakes and pies, tend the bees, and drive into the Lakeview District of Birmingham to sell the fruits of their labors. In addition to farmers, bakers and beekeepers you can enjoy local musicians on two stages while sipping a fresh cup of coffee or enjoying a light breakfast.

  • Reliance Bank Christmas Parade

    December 01, 2011
    Athens , AL
    256-232-1944 | reliancebanking.com

    The annual Christmas Parade will include marching bands, cheerleaders, ROTC groups, a Grand Marshal and Jr. Grand Marshal, Miss Merry Christmas, horses, floats and, of course, Ol’ St. Nick himself. Join us for the holiday fun.

  • Christmas Letters

    December 01, 2011 to December 03, 2011
    Union Springs, AL
    334-738-8687 | reddoortheatre.org

    This heart-warming play carries audiences through three generations of Christmas letter writers as they tell the stories of their Southern families, traditions, and experiences. Each performance will be preceded by a seated dinner.

  • Advent Lessons and Carols

    December 04, 2011
    Birmingham, AL
    205-226-3505 | www.adventbirmingham.org

    A service of readings, hymns, and choral anthems to celebrate the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ.

  • Etowah Youth Orchestras Winter Strings Concert

    December 08, 2011
    Gadsden, AL
    256-543-2787 | culturalarts.org

    Come hear the nationally recognized Etowah Youth Orchestras. The concert will feature the June Moore Bugg Prelude Strings and Etowah String Philharmonic.

  • ArchiTreats: Food For Thought: Southern Music of the Civil War Era by Daryl Masters

    December 15, 2011
    Montgomery, AL
    334-353-4726 | archives.alabama.gov

    Third-Thursday lecture series will feature a lecture on Southern Music of the Civil War Era with a performance by the 33rd Alabama Campfire Players.

  • Etowah Youth Orchestras Holiday Pops Concert

    December 18, 2011
    Gadsden, AL
    256-543-2787 | culturalarts.org

    Come hear the nationally recognized Etowah Youth Orchestras. The concert will feature the Etowah Symphonic Wind Ensemble and the Etowah Youth Symphony Orchestra at Wallace Hall, Gadsden State Community College.

  • Christmas Services

    December 24, 2011 to December 25, 2011
    Birmingham, AL
    205-226-3505 | www.adventbirmingham.org

    Celebrate the season with a children’s service and the Blessing of the Crêche and festival services with Cathedral Choir and the Ambassador Brass Quintet.