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FEBRUARY

Southern Voices Festival HOOVER LIBRARY

The celebration of writing, music and art at- tracts a full house each year to see and hear the works of noted Southern writers and artists. hooverlibrary.org/sv

APRIL

St. Elias Lebanese Food and Cultural Festival APRIL 21-22, 2017 @ ST. ELIAS MARONITE CHURCH

Now in its 18th year, the festival serves up the very best Lebanese dishes from baked kibbe to baklava. stelias.org/festival

Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama APRIL 21-23, 2017 @ BARBER MOTORSPORTS PARK

The only Indy Series event in the Deep South, this motorsports event draws tens of thousands of race fans every year. barbermotorsports.com/indy-indycar-series

Gumbo Gala APRIL 22, 2017 @ REGIONS FIELD

This spicy event has grown into one of the city s most popular cooking competitions. Proceeds benefi t Episcopal Place, which provides a ord- able, independent living for seniors and disabled adults. episcopalplace.org/gumbo-gala

Magic City Art Connection APRIL 22-24, 2017 @ LINN PARK

The 33rd annual arts show blankets the grounds of downtown Linn Park and features top-notch artists and craftsmen from around the country. magiccityart.com

MAY

Do Dah Day RHODES AND CALDWELL PARKS IN BIRMINGHAM S SOUTHSIDE

Held annually around, homemade fl oats and animals dressed in costume parade the streets of Highland Avenue, winding their way to live music in the parks. dodahday.org

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