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2018 ALABAMA - January & February 2018
Food Festivals, & Other Food, Wine and Beer Events
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February 3, 2018
“Super” Bowl Chili Cook-Off
Orange Beach, Alabama
Let the chopping begin, at the Flora-Bama’s “Super” Bowl Chili Cook-Off on Super Bowl Saturday. Teams of 3 register beforehand and will even dress up to show team spirit. They work their chili wizardry to win with their version of the best chili ever, and will receive an award at the end of the day. If you don’t want to cook, come by and sample the wide variety of dishes. The Flora-Bama continues this annual event that benefits the American Cancer Society and Relay for Life.
February 3, 2018 11th Annual Downtown Gadsden Chili Cook-Off
This annual event welcomes chili-cooking contestants to compete for first place as well as crowd favorite.
February 10, 2018 Wild About Chocolate
This year’s location: The Harbert Center in Downtown Birmingham (complimentary parking in deck across street). An evening of elegance and philanthropy benefits the Alabama Wildlife Center. The event includes an appetizer and chocolate dessert buffet with selections from some of Birmingham’s best restaurants, along with silent and live auctions.
February 14, 2018 - VALENTINE'S DAY
Most of the more than 1/2 million restaurants in the U.S. have special events scheduled for today. They are too numerous to list.
February 17-24, 2018
National FFA Week
the week of George Washington's birthday as National FFA Week in recognition of his legacy as an agriculturist and farmer.
February 24, 2018 Southern Foodways Winter Symposium
SFA Winter Symposium 2018: Narratives that Transform. This annual event showcases transformative storytelling and asks questions about how narratives shape our world and our worldview. If you are a curious eater who wants to see and hear eight great stories about the dynamic American South, join us. If you are a food professional and you wish to track the latest cultural trends, sign on. If you work as a content creator or editor and aim to gain new perspectives on how stories frame understandings, this event is for you.
February 24, 2018 26th Annual Orange Beach Seafood Festival
Orange Beach, Alabama
The Orange Beach Sports Association (OBSA) is pleased to announce the Annual Orange Beach Seafood Festival, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm on Main Street @ The Wharf. This festival is the Association's major fundraiser to support sports-related activities in our community. The Festival remains the same full day of delicious food, 90 arts & crafts vendors and music for the whole family. This is an alcohol-free event. The festival includes a silent auction, food booths, car show featuring antique, classic & hot rod vehicles, a Kids Zone with climbing wall, activities & more.