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Enjoy three kinds of magic in the Magic City this week

The Magic City Choral Society Presents Make We Merry at the Alys Stepehs Center Dec. 22.
The Magic City Choral Society Presents Make We Merry at the Alys Stephens Center Dec. 22.
Magic City Choral Society

These are a few of the many events occurring in Birmingham during the week of Dec. 17 – Dec. 23.

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Magic City Choral Society Presents Make We Merry - One Last Jingle Before the Holidays!
Time: December 22, 7 p.m.
Location: Alys Stephens Performing Arts Center, Jemison Hall 1200 10th Ave. S., Birmingham, AL 35294
For: All ages
Frequency: Once a year
Admission: FREE
What to expect: Men’s and Women’s choruses featuring Guest Soprano Emily Herring, Artistic Director Dr. Joseph Paul Dease and Accompanist Ty Thornton.

The Magic City Choral Society is a 501-c-3 not-for-profit organization dedicated to offering adult choral education and inspiring choral performance to as wide a public as possible.

December Red Tent Temple
Time: Thursday, Dec. 17, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Location: Books Beans and Candles Metaphysical Shoppe. 1620 Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd S. Birmingham, AL 35205
For: Women
Frequency: Third Thursday of every month
Admission: FREE
What to expect: Red Tent Temple (RTT) is a place for women to care for and be cared for by other women. Join RTT in sharing the trials, triumphs, accomplishments and shortcomings common to all women. Find strength in yourself and others in a sacred space. The women of RTT create a sacred space with song, meditation, story telling, healing touch, journaling, rest, teas and sharing together. This is not a faith-based event. All women are welcome regardless of religious preference.

Zoolight Safari at the Birmingham Zoo
Time: Dec. 18 - 23 and Dec. 26 – 30, 5 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Location: Birmingham Zoo, 2630 Cahaba Road, Birmingham, AL 35223
Admission: $7 for non-members, free for members
What to expect: Enjoy light shows, holiday train ride*, animal demos, carousel ride*, visit with Santa and more!
*additional charges for rides





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