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OAK MOUNTAIN AMPHITHEATRE Each year between April and October, some of the world s top musicians perform in the beautiful outdoor arena. Fee: Varies with each performance. Hwy 119 exit off I-65, 1000 Amphitheatre Road, 205-985-4900. verizonwirelessmusiccenter.net VIRGINIA SAMFORD THEATRE The Virginia Samford Theatre is a very special facility for events. The charming historic theater with its park side setting is located on Birmingham s southside and has a lovely outdoor courtyard. The entire complex can accommodate up to 400 guests. Spaces available for meetings and events. Their website is a good resource for information and has photos of the facility. 1116 26th St S, 205-251-1228, virginiasamfordtheatre.org


classical, pop, jazz and world beat music to dance, comedy and family entertainment, the center welcomes the entire community into the magical world of performing arts. Some of the world s most renowned performing artists take the stage at this concert hall and theater space on the University of Alabama at Birmingham campus. 1200 10th Ave S, 205-975-2787. alysstephens.org UPTOWN ENTERTAINMENT DISTRICT Adjacent to the Birmingham-Jefferson Conven- tion Complex, Uptown is an entertainment district with a nice mix of bars, hotels, coffee shops and restaurants. One of the popular dining rooms is the Todd English P.U.B., one of only two restaurants in the country owned by the celebrity chef. Other dining choices offer a wide selection from steaks to Southern fare. Al fresco dining is popular in the Uptown district, with live music throughout the week on rooftop patios. uptownbham.com