event has blossomed into one of the premier cultural events in the Southeast. The Holy Trinity Holy Cross Greek Orthodox Cathedral is now the focal point for thousands from the region who gather for three days in September to experience the Greeks legendary zest for life. You can t go wrong with any- thing on the menu, but may we recommend the pasticho? And the doughnuts...save room for the honey glazed doughnuts! Come hungry. Leave happy. Daniel A.

Kick n Chick n Wing Fest 1850 29th Ave 205-939-9372 bhamwingfest.com Every fall, chefs from all over the greater Birmingham area

come together to compete for the illustrious Thighsman Trophy, which is awarded to the restaurant who cooks the best chicken wings in town. But let s be honest, since we all get to go eat chicken wings prepared by the finest culinary talents in the city, everybody wins. I don t know, do you like wings? Do you like football? Kick n Chick n Wing Fest is the thing I look most forward to every fall. John R.

Magic City Art Connection 710 20th St N 205-324-6881 magiccityart.com Downtown s Linn Park is the place to be the last weekend in April for the Magic City Art

Connection. This juried event brings hundreds of artists to the park displaying artwork of many mediums. Also bringing music, children s workshops and a favorite feature, Corks & Chefs: Food and Wine Tasting Event, a tented environment where guests can sample wine and cuisine from many of Birming- ham s top restaurants. People from all walks of life come together and have a great time! Sherry C.

Magic City Brew Fest Sloss Furnaces 20 32nd St N magiccitybrewfest.com People love good beer, and this event is definite proof. Thousands of people gather for two days in early summer at

Magic City Art Connection brings artists and art lovers together for a fun-filled weekend in Linn Park.