Festival, this is the Southeast s preeminent technology festival. sloss.tech.com

Taste of 4th Avenue Jazz Festival AUGUST 26, 2017 @ 4TH AVENUE BUSINESS DISTRICT

This annual fest features local and national jazz artists and takes place in the historic 4th Avenue Business District, once the hub for Birming- ham s African-American business community. 4thavenuejazz.org

AUGUST

Secret Stages 2ND AVENUE NORTH MUSIC DISTRICT

Secret Stages is a weekend fi lled with up-and- coming music from local, regional and national talent. Billed as a music discovery festival, the event takes place on stages throughout the downtown area. secretstages.net

Birmingham Restaurant Week AUGUST 11-20, 2017

A wide variety of participating restaurants o ers fi xed prices on meals throughout the week, giving foodies a chance to try out all sorts of new o erings. birminghamrestaurantweek.com

Sidewalk Film Festival AUGUST 25-27, 2017 @ DOWNTOWN BIRMINGHAM THEATRE

DISTRICT AND OTHER WALKABLE LOCATIONS.

This showcase for independent fi lm has gained wide notoriety in fi lm and consumer publica- tions for its tight organization, range of subject matter and good ol weekend fun. sidewalkfest.com

SEPTEMBER

St. George Middle Eastern Food Festival ST. GEORGE GREEK-CATHOLIC MELKITE CHURCH

Food, dance and music are all part of the festivi- ties at this annual event. saintgeorgeonline.org/food-festival

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