Good Day Alabama for September 13, 2013 - WBRC FOX6 News - Birmingham, AL

Good Day Alabama for September 13, 2013

Here is what you saw on Good Day Alabama for September 13, 2013:

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 gears up for it with a pep rally this morning at Walker High School where the school gets fired up about tonight's game against Pinson Valley High School.Catch dozens of other games, too, on tonight's FOX6 Sideline Report (or the Sideline App for your smart phone).

KIRK CAMERON - NCM Fathom Events®, Kirk Cameron and Provident Films Present Poignant Follow-Up to 2012's Record-Breaking "Monumental" Event in Select Movie Theaters on Tuesday, September 24th. UNSTOPPABLE promises to bring families and communities together with a big picture view of how audiences can live victorious lives together in the face of adversity, changing the world for good.  Previously, "UNSTOPPABLE: A Live Event with Kirk Cameron" Brings Inspirational Conversation to U.S. Cinemas. Cameron will lead audiences through his "most personal project ever" by investigating the origins of good and evil, as well as their inspirational value and historical significance as it relates to our lives today. Following up on the positive messaging of his hit 2012 cinema event "MONUMENTAL: In Search of America's National Treasure Live," UNSTOPPABLE: A Live Event with Kirk Cameron will feature an introduction from Cameron, music performances by Warren Barfield and Mandisa, as well as special surprise guests from the faith-based community to engage attendees in an enlightening discussion. UNSTOPPABLE will be broadcast from The Vines Center at Liberty University-the largest Evangelical Christian university in the world-in Lynchburg, Va., on Tuesday, Sept. 24 at 8:00 p.m. ET / 7:00 p.m. CT and tape delayed at 7:00 p.m. MT / 8:00 p.m. PT/AK/HI to 700 select movie theaters around the country through NCM's exclusive Digital Broadcast Network Tickets are available at participating theater box offices and online. KIRK CAMERON's notable television and film work has included the inspirational film, "Fireproof," as well as memorable roles on ABC's "Growing Pains" and the "Left Behind" movies; and he has co-hosted "The Way of the Master" television series. You can catch unstoppable on September 24th at Trussville 16, Hollywood 16 with Imax in Tuscaloosa, Patton Creek 15 in Hoover, and Vestavia Hills.

BBJ - Janice talked with Brent Godwin from the Birmingham Business Journal about local business headlines. They discussed the resurgence of life and business in downtown Birmingham, what it means that area banks are generating better returns this year, and how Black Orchid hopes to close on a deal to build 600 new homes in the next 24 months in Alabama and other southern states. For more on these and other business stories, visit

COMEDY CLUB CHARITY EVENT - The Hoover Fire Department teams up with the Comedy Club Stardome for a benefit for Camp Conquest. It will be October 14th with comedian John Morgan at the Comedy Club Stardome at 6pm. For more information, visit or

- Kelly Wall  joined us from the Birmingham Zoo to introduce Mickey to the Chinchilla. To learn more information about the animal or visit the zoo, go to

BARGAIN MOM - Christie Dedman, Birmingham's Bargain Mom, joined us with some deals for your family this weekend. Stop by Ruffner Mountain  Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and check out the butterfly festival - Ruffner Mountain Flutter & Flight Fest. It includes activities and presentations for children and adults featuring butterflies, dragonflies, moths and birds. It's free. Go to for more info.  Oka Kapassa: Return to Coldwater Mission Festival is this weekend at Spring Park in Tuscumbia. The festival's main purpose is to invite Native Americans to share their heritage through crafts, dance, cultural demonstrations, storytelling, and music. It's a cultural and educational event  For complete information, visit The Columbus ships are coming back to Alabama! This is a cool and educational exhibit children and adults will enjoy.  Go here to see my post about their last visit. Go here to check out their site. Admission is $8 for adults, $7 for seniors (age 60+), $6 age 5-16 (not in a school group), age 4 and under are free.
13 Sep - 16 Sep Florence, AL Florence Harbor Marina
19 Sep - 23 Sep Decatur, AL Riverwalk Marina
26 Sep - 7 Oct Huntsville, AL Ditto Landing
11 Oct - 20 Oct Chattanooga, TN Chattanooga Pier near Tennessee Aquarium
8 Nov - 17 Nov Guntersville, AL Old Guntersville Marina Site
22 Nov - 1 Dec Demopolis, AL Kingfisher Bay Marina, Demopolis Yacht Basin

They do have a souvenir shop on board.  Go here to prepare for your trip with children with printable Columbus worksheets and fact sheets

ERIC ESSIX - Throughout September 15-21, the Alys Stephens Center (ASC) presents special programs commemorating the seminal events of the Civil Rights Movement in 1963. Visit the ASC online at or call (205) 975-2787.  
'Eric Essix will debut his landmark 20th album "Evolution" in a performance with 5 Men on a Stool & vocalist Tracy Hamlin on Sept. 19 at the UABs Alys Stephens Center.
Next week on Good Day Alabama, Jeh Jeh takes us on several adventures this week as he works up a sweat during Exercise Monday, hits the Oak Mountain BMX track, rides a bull at the Tannehill Rodeo, samples the food at the Middle Eastern Food Festival, and gears up for Friday night football with the pep rally!  And we take you live to the Home Show!  Make your tailgating stylish! Our Interior Designer joins us with ideas to spruce up your next tailgating party! How many miles do you have on your car? Imagine three million! We talk with the world record holder and check out his car! Terry McMillan - author of "Waiting to Exhale" and "How Stella Got Her Groove Back" - brings us her latest novel! People Magazine unveils the Best and Worst Dressed celebrities! Comedian April Macie joins us in the studio with a few laughs! Dr. Asa Andrew teaches us exercises to strengthen the heart! And our gardener and pediatrician join us to take your questions! Join us for all of this and much more next week on Good Day Alabama!

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