EVENT DATE : July 21, 9:00AM
Birmingham Botanical Gardens

Enjoy this unique opportunity for healthy fun with the family in a beautiful setting. This energetic class incorporates individual and partner yoga poses for strength and balance, plus breathing exercises to help foster calm and focus. July's craft is "art with vegetables." For more information, visit BBGardens.org.



EVENT DATE : July 26, 8:30AM
Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail

Benefiting the Special Olympics, this four-person best-shot (scramble) golf tournament raises more than $50 million to support nearly 15,000 athletes go for the gold. For more information, visit ALTorchRun.com.



EVENT DATE : July 30, 9:00AM
Mason Music Greystone Studio

Mason Music welcomes students who have little or no experience with music to participate in its half-day summer camps. Students ages 6-9 learn the basics of how to sing and play the guitar, piano, drums and violin. For more information, visit MasonMusicStudios.com.



EVENT DATE : August 2, 8:00PM
Oak Mountain Amphitheatre

This a capella group, first made popular by winning NBC's TV show The Sing-Off in 2011, will perform live at the outdoor Oak Mountain Amphitheatre in Pelham, featuring songs from their upcoming full-length studio album. AmphitheatrePelham.com



EVENT DATE : August 3, 6:00PM
Various locations, Birmingham

Secret Stages is a two-day music discovery festival in the Avondale district of Birmingham that will feature 50 to 60 bands. This event spotlights up-and-coming and under-the-radar acts from around the nation, the region and Alabama's backyard. SecretStages.net



EVENT DATE : August 10, 7:00PM
Boutwell Auditorium

This event lasts through Aug. 12 at the Boutwell Auditorium in Birmingham. First held in 2012, it since became an annual women's event tailored toward encouraging every woman, no matter where she may be in her life's journey. It's hosted by Pastor Mike Jr. and Lady J. Special guests are JeKalyn Carr, Latrice Ryan, Marissa Farrow and Monique Henry. MBMLive.com



EVENT DATE : August 20, 7:00PM
Various locations

This Birmingham event runs through Aug. 26 with films, food, parties and a sneak peek at the new $5 million cinema. Established in 1999 as the flagship program of the Sidewalk Film Center and Cinema, the Sidewalk Festival perfected the trifecta of quality film programming, filmmaker networking and pure fun. SidewalkFest.com



EVENT DATE : August 23, 6:00PM
Good People Brewing Company

Here2Beer is a 5K running event that begins and ends with a beer or root beer at two of Birmingham's most iconic breweries: Good PeopleBrewing Company and Avondale. Participants can be in the competitive division (must be 21 years old), running through downtown Birmingham and along Rotary Trail, or the run-only option. Top three overall males and females will be awarded. RunSignUp.com



EVENT DATE : August 24, 5:00PM
Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex

This three-day event features the best of hunting, fishing and the great outdoors. The weekend of family fun includes hundreds of industry-leading vendors, a kids' zone, door prizes, interactive activities, autograph sessions and more. RickAndBubbaOutdoorExpo.com



EVENT DATE : August 31, 6:00PM
Oak Mountain Amphitheatre

Although this run has been dubbed a Street Survivors Farewell Tour, Lynyrd Skynyrd band members confirmed they’re not quite totally finished yet–just laying the groundwork for when they do decide to call it a day. AmphitheatrePelham.com