Celebrate Alabama with free festival LOCAL June 17

Start summer off right with this outdoor, family-friendly event featuring Alabama artisans, artists, farmers and vendors with live performances by local musicians and a children’s activity area.
gabriel local 2017Gabriel Tajeu



The fourth annual festival LOCAL, a free celebration of everything Alabama, is set for Saturday, June 17, presented by the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s Alys Stephens Performing Arts Center.

Start summer off right with this outdoor, family-friendly event featuring Alabama artisans, artists, farmers and vendors with live performances by local musicians and a children’s activity area. Food trucks, including Big Spoon Creamery and Old Town Pizza, will be on-site. LOCAL is the perfect event to enjoy for anyone who loves to call this great state home.

The musical lineup for LOCAL, with emcee Thed Weller, includes:

raquel lily localRaquel LilyVendors include Birmingham Henna, Dixieland Funnel Cakes, Earth Creations, Eastaboga Bee Co., Erin Melaney Designs, Forest Bear Bakery, Happy Bird Co., Herring Design Co., The Hookery Crochet, J Lurie Jewelry, Jewelry by Jamie, Jill Marlar Art, Lindsay Brook Designs, Lucky Daisy, Lula Woodworks, Naughty But Nice Kettle Corn, Night Owl Paper Goods, Piper & Leaf, Prodigal Pottery, Sarah Mason Art, Southern Fried Creative Mart, Square One Goods Co., Summer Red Designs, Tarez Kitchen, The Tattooed Vagabond, Tré Lilli, Y’all Sweet Tea, ArtPlay, and Polish Boutique. Vendors are still being added; to become a vendor, email localvendors@uab.edu.

For more information, contact the Alys Stephens Center Box Office at 205-975-2787 or visit AlysStephens.org.

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