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With a rich history that began when the city was founded in 1887 and a large variety of historic homes in the center of town, Bessemer has much to offer its local community.


It is home to Bessemer State, Alabama's largest technical college, and has five elementary schools, one middle school, and one high school.
Such things as a large theme park, large water park, a mall, and a golf course, this town has a very wide variety of things for everyone to do. When it comes to the food this town has everything you need to satisfy your taste. It has the range of foods from a quick fast food meal to a nice restaurant.
Bessemer is located in Jefferson County (North Region), southwest of Birmingham between Tuscaloosa and Birmingham along Highway 150 putting it in the Birmingham, Alabama metro area.

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11/23 Coming to The area
Mountain Brook Spring Art Show Mountain Brook AL April20 Up to one hundred local member artists will display original artwork for sale in an outdoor setting in quaint Mountain Brook near Crestline Village. Artwork available will range in size from minis to extra large canvases and all price ranges. Jazz band will be featured and food will be available at field.
Panoply Arts Festival Huntsville AL April26-28 Each spring in the heart of the Rocket City the arts are in full bloom at the Panoply Arts Festival.
Alabama Shakespeare Festival Montgomery AL March8-June19 The Alabama Shakespeare Festival, created in Alabama, is currently the 5th largest in the world, attracting more than 300,000 visitors annually from all 50 states and over 60 foreign countries.
Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum Car Show Birmingham AL October11-13 Triumph Dealers of North America display, Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum Merchandise Trailer featuring event TShirts, Pins, and Posters, Official Barber Vintage Festival event merchandise, Southern Vintage Fire Apparatus Association display, and Concessions
Kentuck Festival of the Arts Northport AL October19-20 Nationally and internationally acclaimed folk artists, 270+ folk, visionary, and contemporary artists and expert craftspeople presenting their work to you, free hands-on art-making for children in Kentuck for Kids and throughout the park, interactive live demonstrations by expert craftspeople—basketmakers, blacksmiths, woodworkers, traditional potters, fiber and fabric artists, quilters, jewelers, and a glassblower, live music and story-telling, food and fellowship.