Good Day Alabama for October 26, 2012 - WBRC FOX6 News - Birmingham, AL

Good Day Alabama for October 26, 2012

Here is what you saw on Good Day Alabama for October 26, 2012:

OYSTER FESTIVAL - On Saturday, November 3, 2012 expect fun, food and live music at The Hangout's 5th annual Oyster Cook-off with football on the big screen, fresh gulf oysters, and a mouth watering beer garden featuring craft beers and cocktails. Join us on the beach and watch teams from around the state compete to see who wins best oyster bragging rights for the entire year along with cash and prizes! The event is free to the public and tasting tickets can be purchased. The fun starts at 11am. The oysters are provided to the teams to prepare three ways: Oysters Rockefeller, Cajun Oysters and Create-Your-Own Raw. The entries will be judged on creativity, presentation and flavor. The official judging will be decided by a panel of industry professionals. Patrons of the event will also be deciding the winner for the People's Choice category. Teams are able to win in each category, and can also compete in the oyster shucking contest. This is one Saturday at the Hangout that you do not want to miss. Be sure to join us for a great day of Gulf Seafood, fun, football, and live music perfect for the entire family. For more details or to register contact The Hangout, Gulf Shores.

JEH JEH LIVE - It's Football Friday and that means High School Football teams across the state go head to head on the field tonight! Catch all the excitement tonight on FOX6 Sideline! Jeh Jeh geared up for it with a pep rally this morning at Fultondale High School where the school got fired up about tonight's game against Ranburb High School. Catch this and other games on tonight's FOX6 Sideline Report or on the new Sideline App for your smart phone.

CLARE LIVE - The 71st Annual State Farm Magic City Classic presented by Coca-Cola kicks off this weekend. Alabama A&M University and Alabama State University will battle it out for a guaranteed spot in the SWAC Championship. The largest black college football game in the country will take place at Legion Field on Saturday, October 27th. Reserved tickets are $25, while general admission tickets are only $20 and are still available for purchase through TicketMaster at 800-745-3000 or online at Tickets can also be purchased at Legion Field or AAMU and ASU ticket offices, along with TicketMaster outlets. Fans can also enjoy the McDonald's Magic City Classic Parade and the Coors Light Tailgate Party. Parking lots open at 7am, while Legion Field gates open at 12:30pm on gameday. Kick-off is at 2:30pm and the much anticipated halftimewill feature the Marching Hornets and the Marching Maroon and White. The State Farm Magic City Classic free shuttle continues to be the best way to travel to and from Legion Field. For more information about the shuttle, parking, tailgating, and all other event details, also visit

- Atrox Factory is up and running everyday now through Halloween. Most nights the Factory Tour is $18 and on weekends when special guests are on hand there is also a $5 fee at the gate. Atrox does not charge for parking. They except cash only. Arrive early and expect long lines - especially on the weekends. It runs from 6:30pm-midnight on Friday and Saturday, 6:30-10:30pm on Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday nights and 6:30pm-11pm on Wednesday (Halloween night). The special guest this weekend is J. Larose from "Saw 3&4" and "Insiduous." For complete details, visit

BARGAIN MOM - Christie Dedman - Birmingham's Bargain Mom, joined us with some great Halloween deals! Toys R Us is having a free Spooky Lego Bricktober event in stores Saturday from noon to 2 p.m. Kids will receive a free Lego Monster Fighter kit. Shops of Grand River and the Galleria are having Halloween events this weekend. The Galleria will have a free Monster Mash Dance Party Saturday at the food court from 1 to 4 p.m. There will be Halloween activities, games & more. Shops of Grand River will a free event Sunday from 2 to 6 p.m. There will be trick or treating at stores with pumpkin signs on their doors, costume contest and more. And for free food offers - Krispy Kreme is offering a free donut to anyone in costume on Halloween. Limit one per person. Outback Steakhouse is offering free kids meals on Halloween for kids in costumes, plus parents should be on the lookout for a bonus 'treat' sign for a coupon for a free steak on your next visit.
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ZOO CREW - Kelly Wall joined us from the Birmingham Zoo to introduce Mickey to the Naked Mole Ratsl. To learn more information about the animals or visit the zoo, go to

Next week on Good Day Alabama, we update you on lots of big events coming up in town! We get the scoop on the Moss Rock Festival, Disney on Ice, and the annual Teddy Bear Ride (for Children's Hospital). Find out how you can take part in Blue Jeans for Babies and support the March of Dimes! The gardener, the doctor, and the angler all join us to take your questions! Dr. Asa Andrew returns with more advice on your health! Our pet of the week is in the studio! And we find out how best to invest small amounts of money! And as always, we have your business, financial, and entertainment headlines... that and more tomorrow on Good Day Alabama!

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