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Swinging for the stars

Swinging for the Stars - acnatta/Flickr

Swinging for the stars. acnatta/Flickr

That’s what some of golf’s greatest legends will be doing next weekend during the annual Regions Charity Classic here at Birmingham’s Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail at Ross Bridge. The title sponsor has changed buildings downtown since last year’s event, now occupying space in the former AmSouth Building. Playing off of the buildings’ popular Christmas card to the city, they’ve decided to have a golfer grace the sides of its building through next weeks’s event.

Hopefully he’s not going to knock off the top of the Regions Harbert Plaza but instead swinging for that crescent moon in the distance…

Mountain Marketplace, Bluff Park United Methodist Church

Mountain Marketplace is a unique blend of artists and vendors showcasing their art and merchandise. A variety of mediums will be represented including watercolor, oil and acrylic paintings, pottery, sculpture, photography, ceramics, mosaics and handcrafted jewelry. Along side the art will be businesses such as Arbonne, Pampered Chef, Discovery Toys, Sassy Sisters and Thirty-One to name a few. You can find the marketplace at Bluff Park United Methodist Church, 733 Valley St. in Hoover.

Cost: Free

ONB Magic City Art Connection, Linn Park

The ONB Magic City Art Connection (MCAC) celebrates its 25th anniversary this year. This free, outdoor art exhibition festival will take place in Linn Park in downtown Birmingham.

Recognized as one of the 12 best art shows in the country, MCAC features artists from all over the country exhibiting and selling their work. A special element to the event is the Imagination Festival for Kids, featuring over 30 interactive art workshops for children. Regular attendees will also be looking forward to the annual Corks and Chefs tasting event. We’ll add additional information about it as it becomes available.

Cost: Free

Linn Park, downtown Birmingham

Check out Charles Buchanan’s In Love With column about the Connection.

Phillips Academy Fundraiser and Gallery Art Sale, 2216 2nd Avenue North

Artwork created by 14 local artists as well as students at Phillips Academy will be available for sale. The gallery being used for the show, a private downtown loft residence, will feature antique automobiles as props.

All proceeds from the sales made that afternoon will benefit Phillips Academy’s art department. For more information, contact Sandy Tilt, 205.616.6195 or sandytilt@aol.com.

Cost: $10 donation at the door (money will go to Phillips Academy)

2216 2nd Avenue North (directions)