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Planners presented two alternatives for improved access on Arrington Blvd. at a Vulcan Park meeting Jan. 18. more

Jan 19, 2018 12:08 PM News 1 Comments

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Photo courtesy of Appear Photography Wedding and Events.

For those who are looking to celebrate their marriage with a spectacular view and without the hassle of planning a wedding, Vulcan Park and Museum is offering ceremony packages for couples on Feb. 14. And Vulcan is their witness. more

Jan 18, 2018 1:27 PM People

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Vulcan Park and Museum will host its popular Vulcan AfterTunes outdoor concert series in October, with a series of three top-quality headliners offering indie-folk, New Orleans brass and alt-country. more

Sep 21, 2017 9:56 AM People

The city’s most famous icon, Vulcan, might be a man, but the backbone of Vulcan Park and Museum, where the affectionately named “Big Guy” is located, is three women. more

Jun 30, 2017 2:09 PM Women of Homewood 2017

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It takes three days of setup, a team of eight people and 5,000 pounds of gunpowder to pull off Birmingham’s biggest fireworks show of the year, and this July 4 promises to be no different. more

Jun 22, 2017 4:13 PM People

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Photo by Lexi Coon.

“We’re not only here to promote the big guy, but we do a lot of things that we do to educate our local community and our visitors about our history,” said Morgan Black, director of marketing and public relations for the park and museum. more

Jun 20, 2017 2:55 PM Businesses

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Photos by Alyx Chandler

On Sunday, June 4, families, visitors and Birmingham residents gathers from noon to 4 p.m. to celebrate 113 years of the Vulcan. more

Jun 5, 2017 3:32 PM People

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Photo courtesy of Vulcan Park and Museum.

A Birmingham icon turns 113 years old this year, and everyone is welcome to come celebrate at his birthday party. more

May 22, 2017 10:20 AM People

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Photo courtesy of Vulcan Park and Museum.

This Valentine’s Day, several local couples will tie the knot in the shadow of Birmingham’s most iconic statue. more

Jan 26, 2017 9:43 AM News

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Photo by Stacey Jones Layman.

The annual Thunder on the Mountain fireworks display — one of Alabama’s most celebrated Independence Day events — returns to Vulcan Park and Museum in Birmingham on July 4 from 9 to 10 p.m. more

Jun 23, 2016 11:14 AM Celebrations

Read about what's now open, coming soon, and other business happenings in Homewood. more

Jun 23, 2016 10:42 AM Businesses

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The event will be held at Vulcan Park and Museum on Sunday, June 5, from noon to 4 p.m. more

May 26, 2016 12:20 PM Celebrations

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Photo by Jordan Hays.

The board will be between 12 and 25 people, and applicants must be between 21 and 45 years old, complete an application and submit a resume. more

Apr 26, 2016 4:23 PM News

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Photo courtesy of Bill Stallings.

As part of their first date, Bill Stallings took his now-wife Aneesa to Vulcan Park to see the city. That beginning came full circle when they decided to get married at Vulcan in February 2014. more

Jan 29, 2016 8:49 AM People

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Photo by Madoline Markham.

Darkness Into Life: Alabama’s Holocaust Survivors Through Photography and Art is now open and will be showcased in the museum’s Linn-Henley Gallery through May 16, 2016. more

Oct 28, 2015 3:30 PM People

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Photo by Madoline Markham.

Darkness Into Life: Alabama’s Holocaust Survivors Through Photography and Art opens to the public Friday and will be showcased in the museum’s Linn-Henley Gallery through May 16, 2016. more

Sep 24, 2015 4:03 PM News

Two AfterTunes concerts are scheduled for this month at Vulcan Park and Museum. The Sunday series will feature Karl Denson’s Fantastic Fall Tour on Oct. 11 and Dom Flemons on Oct. 25. more

Sep 24, 2015 1:51 PM People

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Photo courtesy of Vulcan Park and Museum.

The 2015 event will feature Langhorne Slim & The Law on Sunday, Sept. 20. more

Sep 17, 2015 8:00 PM People

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Photo by Jordan Hays

Vulcan Park and Museum held a flag retirement ceremony on Wednesday, June 24 at 5 p.m. to raise awareness of proper flag etiquette. Vulcan Museum also accepted worn flags from the community to be retired properly. more

Jun 25, 2015 1:26 PM People

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Photo by Jordan Hays.

In preparation for the annual Independence Day celebration, Vulcan Park and Museum will host a flag retirement ceremony to raise awareness for proper flag etiquette. It will be on Wednesday, June 24. more

Jun 21, 2015 7:13 PM News

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