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Upcoming Events in Bessemer Alabama


October

5 - 6 Model Train Show - See operating model train layouts, meet dealsers and particpate in clinics on all aspects of modeling. Show hosted by the Wrecking Crew and Steel City Divisoin of the SER. Sat., 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Sun., 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

Address: Bessemer Civic Center, 1130 9th Ave. , Bessemer, Alabama
Ph: 205-746-0007 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Admission charged

12 - 13AL0211123e004 - Bessemer Bessemer Historical Homeowners Association Home Tour - The Bessemer Historical Homeowners 2006 Home Tour will feature 6 homes in the Lakewood Estates neighborhood of Bessemer. Also there will be antique cars throughout the tour for the car enthusiasts.

Historic Lakewood Estates was established in 1925 by Mr. William Harper Lewis, Bessemer banker and civic figure. He was very active in the early development of Bessemer. The neighborhood now consists of 75 homes the majority of which date from 1926 to the mid-1960's. The "Original Seven" homes, dating from 1926-1929, were built by friends and colleagues of Mr. Lewis. Four of the original homes will be on tour.

Many local residents have fond memories of Lakewood: the duck pond, Christmas decorations during the holidays, and Easter egg hunts. Over the past eighty years Lakewood has remained an active neighbor, and Today Lakewood is home to some of the original residents as well as young families.

Tickets and Refreshments will be available at the Smith Home 4026 Lakewood Drive. Tours, 1 - 5 pm both days.

Address: 4th Avenue; the entrance is between Center Street and Division Street , Bessemer, Alabama
Ph: 205-426-9336 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: HistoricBessemer.org
Fee: $10 donation per ticket, only available in advance by calling by phone

November

26 Annual Veteran Celebration - Patriotic music, speeches, demonstrations, exhibits and special recognition of veterans and their families.

Address: Downtown, Debardeleben Park, between Second and Third Avenues & 16th & 17th Streets , Bessemer, Alabama

December

23 Bessemer Christmas Parade - Average of 150+ parade entries. Small fee for parade entries only. Bring the family and enjoy pre-parade activities and vendors. Parade begins at 2pm. Call for starting location.

Address: Debardeleben Park in Downtown Bessemer located between 16th & 17th Streets and 2nd & 3rd Avenues. , Bessemer, Alabama
Ph: 888-423-7736 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Free

Attractions and Upcoming Events


Bessemer Hall of History Museum

Housed in renovated Southern Railway Terminal. Contains artifacts, documents, photographs, 1800s furnishings and farm implements, Civil War collection relating to 1862 28

Bessemer, AL Museums


Bessemer Pioneer Homes

Original structures dating from early 1800

Bessemer, AL Historic Homes

Downtown Bessemer National Historic District

The downtown area has been designated as a National Historic District. The District contains many older structures that date back as far as 1887

Bessemer, AL Historic Districts

Things to do near Bessemer, AL

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