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This week in Forest Park

Posted by Véronique Vanblaere on

Third Friday in Forest Park is this Friday!

Forest Park will be in Holiday mode!

Shop local and enjoy your neighborhood restaurants and shops in Forest Park!
Restaurants will have specials, shops and galleries will be open late (5-8 pm), catch the shows you may miss during the day, shop for gifts while enjoying a refreshment. Enjoy the social scene of Forest Park after hours.

What is the Tour de Loo?*
During the Third Friday events, the Forest Park merchants’ loos are transformed into art installations by local artists. Keri Lane at Keri Lane Promotions will judge the installations and award the best artist with a $300 prize sponsored by LeafFilter Gutter Protection

Live music by Callie Wilson this Friday sponsored by Mary and Chris Boehm. (5 to 8 PM)


Naked Art Gallery (5-8 PM)
Kitschmas” Gift-sized artwork and ornaments made with recycled materials by over 70 artists
Annual holiday open house: 
~ Friday November 17, 5-8 pm in coordination with Third Friday in Forest Park and Avondale.
Guest bartender: Birmingham Loves the Steins*
Tour de Loo installation artist: “Finding Focus” by Rebecca Pugh and artists.
.~ Saturday Nov 18th, 10:30-6 pm - Sugar High and Caffeine reception.

Find our Holiday gift guide on Facebook  and on our website.

Silvertron Café (kitchen open until 9 pm)
Third Friday specials:
Food: Grilled Treviso radicchio salad: local italian sausage, garlic mashed potatoes, bourbon-honey sauce.
Drink: Silvertron Manhattan: Clyde May's, Cocchi Red Vermouth, Spiced liquor.
Tour de Loo: 'Beauty out of ordinary" by Jennifer Davis.

Tour de LOO: art installation by Mark Thompson.

Zoe in Forest Park (5 – 8 pm): Sip on a beverage while enjoying shopping!
Tour de LOO: "A Glimpse Through the Veil" by Meghan Burke

Rougaroux: (kitchen open until 10 pm)

Little Savannah (kitchen open until 10 pm)

Le Tour de Ham is back every Tuesday!

Le Tour de Ham is back at Silvertron Cafe' for the winter. The ride starts and ends every Tuesday in the old V. Richards parking lot across from Naked Art Gallery. There is construction and there will be some equipment in the parking area, but riders have been welcomed to use the lot! Special thanks to Shindigs Catering
Ride will still roll out at 6:15. It will be dark. Front and rear lights required!
All riders will enjoy a 10% discount on food at Silvertron' Cafe after the ride!

Whisting Table, the soon to be brick and mortar version of the Shindigs food truck will move in the former VRichards location (estimated date: December). 
Construction began in August and has shown no sign of interruption.
The restaurant will features organic and locally sourced dishes and a "grab and go" market area!

The former Full Circle space, previously occupied by Maralyn Wilson Gallery has changed hands... and may be another space for art in the future!

*Tips for good.
Guest bartenders this Friday night will be David Morris and Emily Johnson. 100% of tips will benefit Birmingham Loves The Steins: Kathy and Greg Stein have done so much for the Birmingham community, giving almost all their free time to great organizations including Monday Runday and Big Benefit. Several months ago they sold and gave away everything they owned to open a restaurant on St John, United States Virgin Islands, one of the places that got hit full blast by the category 5 hurricane. 
Find more here about the fundraiser their family and friends are putting together to help them rebuild their life. Any tiny amount will make a difference.


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