Birmingham foodies, grab your spoons and get ready to dig into the area’s best gumbo next month! This April, you and your friends can attend the 15th Annual Gumbo Gala! As we all know, there are various types of gumbo and no two are ever the same. With countless unique ingredients that add flavor and spice to this delicious meal, chances are you’ll enjoy more than one gumbo available to try. Keep reading to learn more about this fun event!
Important Details About the Gala!
The 15th Annual Gumbo Gala will be held on Saturday, April 18 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Episcopal Place, located at 20 32nd Street N in Birmingham. At the event, gumbo teams from the region will gather around to cook a delicious pot of gumbo, giving visitors the chance to try their very own recipe. The goal? Impress the crowd. There will be a panel of judges who will crown this year’s winner. For those of you visiting the gala, you can taste as many samples as you’d like – while supplies last.
This event is both family-friendly and dog-friendly. As you enjoy sampling a variety of gumbo dishes, you’ll be able to enjoy live music! Tickets for the event are $20 per person. However, there is no charge for children ages 10 and under. The proceeds from the event will benefit the Episcopal Place, a local non-profit organization that provides affordable and independent living for low-income senior citizens and adults with disabilities.
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About the Episcopal Place
As mentioned above, the Episcopal Place’s mission is to help those struggling with low income. By providing affordable housing and other arrangements, the Episcopal Place gives those in need a place to stay and live. If you’re interested in learning more about what they do, be sure to check out their website. There’s always plenty of volunteer opportunities that you might want to get involved in! Now is your chance to give back to the community through service and hard work. Whether you’re helping out by providing meals, transportation, pet care, housekeeping, activities, or donations, your time and energy won’t go unnoticed. Contact the Episcopal Place today to get involved. You can meet others in the community and lend a helping hand to those in need!