Golfers staying at the Hyatt Regency-The Wynfrey Hotel can now get a round of golf in thanks to a new partnership between the hotel and the Riverchase Country Club. Tennis players can also use the club’s courts.
April 20 Diana Krall returns to the Alys Stephens Center to perform her latest album, Wallflower, a collaborative work that puts the jazz pianist and vocalist in a new light. The five-time Grammy winner is respected universally as a recording and performing artist and has sold more albums than any other female jazz artist of the last 30 years.
Birmingham is never in short supply of festivals involving food and good cooks. Here’s what’s on the menu in the upcoming weeks: Saint Elias Lebanese Food and Cultural Festival – April 10-11 Saint Elias Maronite Catholic Church – 836 Eighth Street South Pepper Place Saturday Market – April 11-early December Pepper Place, Second Avenue South at 28th Street www.
In its continuing series, Birmingham Revealed, Vulcan Park and Museum will present “Determination, Drama, and Daring: The Life of Louise Wooster.” The show will premiere on Vulcan’s stage on April 9. Louise Wooster has become a significant slice of Birmingham’s history.
In 1910, the building of Rickwood Field put Birmingham on the national baseball map. In his new book, 101 Baseball Places to See before You Strike Out, author Josh Pahigian ranks Rickwood as one of the top overall destinations.
Birmingham’s craft beer industry continues to expand and mature, producing memorable brews of many varieties. Men’s Journal has taken notice, naming Good People Brewing’s Snake Handler among its 101 Best Beers in America.
Museum quality racing cars of all marques will take to the track at Barber Motorsports Park May 15-17 in an inaugural event. Championship cars from Formula One, Can AM and Trans Am and racing vehicles from the early days of the sport through the 1980s will be on the track and on display.
A city just can’t have enough festivals, so what a joy it is to hear about the upcoming Sloss Music & Arts Festival, set for July 18-19. Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark will be set with three stages of music to accommodate more than 30 acts.
Deep South Indy You may have waited too late to purchase a primo parking spot, but time remains to buy your tickets for the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama. The event, along with thousands of race fans, is on its way to the Barber Motorsports Park April 24-26.