Here is what you saw on Good Day Alabama for November 22, 2013:
JEH JEH LIVE - The 2014 Alabama International Auto Show rolls into the Magic City this weekend. It is at the BJCC and is considered Alabama's premiere showcase of the latest the automotive world has to offer. It runs from 10am until 9pm today and tomorrow and from 10am until 6pm on Sunday. Tickets are $8 for adults, $4 for childre ages 6 to 11, and free for children 5 and under. For more information, visit http://www.alabamaautoshow.com/.
BBJ - Mike talks with Ty West from the Birmingham Business Journal about local business headlines. They discuss the developments in Leeds following George Barber moving his Motorsports Museum there several years ago, the new healthcare act and response by local insurance companies such as Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama, and why many businesses are moving their headquarters from the suburbs to downtown Birmingham now. For more on these and other business stories, visit www.birminghambusinessjournal.com.
GRID IRON GALA - The greatest rivalry in football history…. Birmingham sunrise rotary & Alabama Sports Hall of Fame present the Grid Iron Gala on Monday at 6:30pm at The Club. Gear up for the Auburn vs Alabama game with dinner, drinks, and trash talk. Hear from legendary coaches Pat Dye and Gene Stallings. Former Auburn and Alabama players will attend. For more information, visit algridirongala.com. To reserve a table, call (205) 313-7585. Money raised at the Grid Iron Gala benefits Children's of Alabama Hospital, Cornerstone School, Crippled Children's Foundation, Children's Harbor, Adaptive Aquatics, Rotary International End Polio Now Campaign, & Alabama Sports Hall of Fame Foundation. The evening begins at cocktails at 6:30pm, dinner at 7pm, and the program with Pat Dye and Gene Stallings, MC'd by Rick Karle, at 8pm. Dress is business casual.
ZOO CREW - Kelly Wall joins us from the Birmingham Zoo to introduce Mickey to a new animal. To learn more information about the animal or visit the zoo, go to birminghamzoo.com.
COMEDIAN - Once known mainly for his role as Eddie Murphy's off-screen brother, Charlie Murphy is quickly emerging as a breakout star on his own. As a member of the supporting cast of Chappelle's Show, his outrageous autobiographical "Charlie Murphy's True Hollywood Stories" have become part of pop culture history. For tickets or more information for this weekend's appearances, call the Comedy Club Stardome at (205) 444-0008 or visit stardome.com.
BARGAIN MOM - Christie Dedman, Birmingham's Bargain Mom, joined us with some great deals! She told us about a free personalized video from Santa that features, pictures, names & personal details. Go to www.portablenorthpole.com to create a free personalized video from Santa. The site, Portable North Pole, does have upgrade options for a cost, but the free version is easy and sufficient. You can watch the video immediately or email it to yourself or your friends. You can join through Facebook or simply create a PNP account which is also free. Here's a video of how it works: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GCImoCINfM0. Christie also told us about a deal on Hot Wheels for 41 cents! Today through Saturday, Dollar General has Hot Wheels on a buy one-get two free deal, so you'll pay $1.25 for 3 or 41 cents each! That's better than Black Friday! And you can pick up the Black Friday ads on Wednesday. Get the ads in the Thanksgiving Day paper this Wednesday at select locations. Cost is $2. You may be asking why do I need the paper, everything is online? While that's true you will want the coupons and ads for ad matching. Locations for early sales - Birmingham (begins at 7:30 pm):
1. The Summit Outparcel from Old Navy
2. The Birmingham News (Main Bldg) Downtown
3. (Regions) Gardendale 895 Odum Rd. 35071
4. Regions Riverchase 250 Riverchase Pkwy 35244
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Next week on Good Day Alabama, we celebrate Thanksgiving and we're thankful for you so we hope you'll join us for lots of great fun! Chef Bob joins us for our Annual Thanksgiving Dinner show and he'll answer all your questions. The folks from the Butterball Turkey Talkline give us some great advice for the perfect turkey! Next week also brings Black Friday and the Bargain Mom shows us how to hunt for the best bargains! And we check out some of the hottest tech gifts on the market! Plus, it's Iron Bowl Week! We take you live to Auburn for all the action and we check out some adorable outfits for even the youngest fans to show their support! We also catch up with Khaya Cohen and Tim Olstad to find out about their time on the X Factor and their plans for the future! And our experts join us to take your questions on gardening, fishing, and your pets! Join us for all of this and much more next week on Good Day Alabama!