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In the heart of the heart of dixie is the city of Calera. It is named as such because it is almost directly in the center of the state. It is located in Shelby County (Central Region) 30 miles South of Birmingham along Interstate 65 putting it in the Birmingham, Alabama metro area.

The city has much to offer the residents including fine schools, recreational facilities, and shopping. All of this at a small town pace. There are also other facilities such as a health care center, dentists, a library, and a fire and rescue department all for people moving into the area and people already their. People in the town also enjoy the many parks, country clubs, outdoor activities that are throughout the city.

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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.
Powers' Festival Newnan GA April27-28 Powers Festival supplies the best arts, crafts, food, fun, and entertainment.
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.