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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

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Do Dah Day MAY 20,2017 @ RHODES AND CALDWELL PARKS IN

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

Barber Historics MAY 19-21, 2017 @ BARBER MOTORSPORTS PARK

Historic Motorsports Association brings some of the world s fi nest automobiles, ranging from the early days of racing through the 1980s, to compete on the 2.38-mile course. barbermotors- ports.com/barber-historics-home

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