Leeds Happenings this Week!

Check Out Leeds Happenings This Week:

Roses are Red. Violets are Blue.  Leeds is Special and So Are You! Everyone Leeds wishes you a happy Valentine's Day with much love!

Remember, Leeds is your shopping destination!  As you are shopping for the perfect Valentine gift and an awesome venue for an incredible evening, be sure to check out all of the Valentine offerings from our local retailers right here in Leeds, Alabama.  Shop Leeds.  Shop Local.


Happy 13th Year in Business to Rusty’s Bar-B-Q, award winning mom & pop Bar-B-Q restaurant in Leeds, Alabama.

Featured in Southern Living Magazine, Food & Wine Magazine and many others.

Rusty's Bar-B-Q is famous for fall-off-the-bone ribs, pulled pork, hand patted burgers, and much more!

They are passionate about our local community from Leeds High School and UAB to Barber Motorsports Park and Sidewalk Film Festival and beyond.

Offering their world-renowned pit-smoked barbecue and a tasty variety of sides and desserts.

Rusty’s Bar-B-Q is thankful to their staff and customers for giving them 12 years of success and they look forward to seeing you at their restaurant, drive-thru, or next catering gig.

Rusty’s Bar-B-Q is a proud member of the Leeds Area Chamber.

Congratulations Rusty’s for 13 years in business right here in Leeds and we wish you much continued success!

Love is in the air at the Grand River Drive-In! Come on out this weekend (Feb 11th-13th) to see any of our movies and ask for our Valentine's Day Special at the gate! ❤️

For $35, upgrade your movie tickets to get our special package that includes:
🎟 2 Tickets for the Night
🍿 1 Large Popcorn
🍕 1 Free Neighbors Pizza
(Pepperoni or Cheese)
🥤 2 Full Sized Drinks

HEADS UP! Here is this week's movie lineup for Feb 11th-13th. Come out to watch Death on the Nile, our top Valentine's Day picks, and many more!

More Info: https://www.facebook.com/DriveInHangOut

Thursday, February 10


Mum & Me Mercantile Valentine's Day Open House


Mum & Me Mercantile Valentine's Day Open House on Feb 10 because Valentine's Day is just around the corner and we have plenty of love to share. More Info: https://www.facebook.com/mumandmeleeds/photos/pcb.1582941565483104/1582941538816440/

Galentine's Sip & Shop | Merch Boutique February 10

Can’t wait to see you Gals on the 10th! 💕🥂Join us for a Galentine’s Sip & Shop with some awesome Pop-ups at Merch Boutique on February 10 from 5pm-7pm.🌟 Glitter is the best accessory and @glitter.on.tap always brings the party! 🎉We will also have @homemadeby.ally with her amazing Valentine’s sweets and treats! More Info: https://www.facebook.com/merchboutiqueAL

Pop Culture Trivia | Rails & Ales

Pop Culture Trivia Challenge brings the fun to Rails and Ales every Thursday at 7 pm. Your team will have fun trying to answer fun questions about tv, music, movies, The Office, cartoons and more! Rock out to your favorite party music while answering fun questions. Prizes to the winning teams! More Info: https://railsandales.beer/events

Friday, February 11

Artist Incorporated Gallery | Watercolors With Gayle Jones

Registration is now open for her next watercolor class which will be Friday, February 11th and Saturday, February 12th.
Email artistsincorpora@bellsouth.net to register.

Justin Harris live at the Rail | Rails & Ales

Justin Harris live 7-11 pm. Indian food with Hyderabad Dum Zone 6-9 pm.

More Info: https://railsandales.beer/events

the rug bug design proposel

The Rug Bug Design Giveaway

Did your "better half" propose and you said "YES❗"

Your next "YES❗" Will definitely be to this GIVEAWAY

5️⃣ LUCKY COUPLES will win this great deal!!

Share Share Share Share Share!!!

Tag your friends and Couples-to-Be, and the FIRST 5️⃣ couples to make it to our showroom in Leeds AL, between February 11 and February 15, will get their rugs at no charge to use on your special day, we want it to be special in everyway! More Info: https://www.facebook.com/therugbugdesign

Saturday, February 12

Rusty's Bar-B-Q Celebrating 13 Years of Business on February 12th

February is a special month for us. On the 12th, Rusty's Bar-B-Q will celebrate 13 years of business! This would not be possible without the love and support of our loyal patrons. That's why we like to take this time each year to give a little something back to our customer family. We will have a week of giveaways February 6-12, ending on our anniversary! Each day we will announce the prize, and the following day we will announce the winner! Stay tuned for the first giveaway to be announced February 5th at 2:00pm CST. More Info: https://www.facebook.com/rustysbarbq

Artist Incorporated Gallery | Watercolors With Gayle Jones

Registration is now open for her next watercolor class which will be Friday, February 11th and Saturday, February 12th.
Email artistsincorpora@bellsouth.net to register.

Cedar Grove Baptist Church Love Life Feb 12

Join us this week in prayer and fasting as we take an active role in supporting those who CHOOSE LIFE!
ALL Week - Pray for those who are facing an unplanned pregnancy.
Wednesday - Fast... choose a meal or item to fast from and use that choice to focus your prayers throughout the day.
Saturday - Walk! Join us outside Planned Parenthood (they will be closed) to pray. We will arrive at 9am. You can register your attendance here: https://unqlink.com/widget/form/tUOT65ylxgfqc1aOCnPO
Call the church office for details and directions.

Shop & celebrate with friends at The Wooden Anchor. Enjoy refreshments, giveaways, a selfie station, discounts, and a "Make it & Create it" dough bowl center.

The Wooden Anchor Galentine's Celebration

Change in time! We’ll be open on the 12th from 10:00-3:30, but our Galentine’s Celebration will begin at 5:00 PM and end at 8:00 PM. Let us know if you’re coming! We’ll have some great food and lots of fun! ❤️

More Info: https://www.facebook.com/rutbunchwoodenanchor

the wooden anchor galentine event celebration

Live Music with Cody Howell | Rails & Ales

Music with Cody Howell 7-11 pm. Food truck TBD 6-9 pm.

More Info: https://railsandales.beer/events

Sunday, February 13

Artists Incorporated Gallery | Clay Class With Nada Boner

Artists Incorporated Gallery is pleased to announce this class with our very talented Nada Boner, Sculptor. This lovely mask will be completed in one class session and you will take it home ready to hang. CLASS SIZE IS LIMITED SO SIGN UP NOW! EMAIL TO REGISTER AT artistsincorpora@bellsouth.net.

Tuesday, February 15

Shakespeare Acting Classes 

Victoria Boyce teaches weekly acting classes at Leeds Theater and Arts Center on Tuesdays. Spring theme is Shakespeare, with showcase on April 29-30. Call 205-285-7635 to reserve your spot in class. Students 7-19 years old will learn how to read and perform Shakespeare’s comedies and tragedies along with how to perform a monologue and how to sword fight, all in a family friendly environment.  More Info:  http://www.leedsartscouncil.org/

Art Classes with Tanna Rose

Every Tuesday at 5:30-7:30 pm at Leeds Theatre & Arts Center

More Info: http://www.leedsartscouncil.org/

Wednesday, February 16

Cedar Grove Baptist Church Leeds Needs Serve Teams

Serve Teams Needed on Wednesday Nights!
The Kitchen Crew needs a few folks willing to come set the tables, make/serve drinks, prep salads, serve food, or wash dishes.  If you can lend a hand either this week or next (Wed 2/9 and 2/16), please call the church office and let Erica know! Want to Help, but Aren't Free in February?  We need also need Serve Teams on the following dates: 3/9, 3/16, 4/13, 4/20, and 5/11. Love to Cook? We need Cooking Teams on the following dates: 3/2, 3/16, 4/6, 4/20, and 5/4

More Info: https://www.facebook.com/cedargroveleeds

Upcoming Events to Put on Your Calendar

Leeds Area Chamber Corporate Ambassador Luncheon Feb 16

Corporate Ambassadors for the Leeds Area Chamber of Commerce meet at Noon on the third Wednesday of each month at the chamber office upstairs, unless otherwise specified. Lunch is $10 and an RSVP is required. In addition to covering Chamber business and assignments at each meeting, business building information is shared and each attendee is given a few moments to share information about themselves and their company.

More Info: https://leedsareachamber.com/

Leeds Area Chamber of Commerce Luncheon

February 17 at Leeds First Baptist Church Family Life Center
7481 Parkway Drive Leeds, AL 35094).
Guest speaker is Drew Ann Long, founder of Caroline's Cart. You will not want to miss this event for a great speaker, tasty lunch and the opportunity to network with others.
Read about Drew Ann Long at wwwlleedsareachamber.com/february-2022-luncheon/

Be Set Free Counseling & Coaching Services

Women's Empowerment | February 19

RSVP for Attendance by calling 205.702.6204.


2022 Electronics Free Drop-Off Day & Paper Shredding Events

The City of Leeds is happy to share information about the 2022 Electronics Free Drop-Off Day and Paper Shredding events from 9:00 am to 11:30 am on the following dates and locations:

February 19
Birmingham Zoo
2630 Cahaba Rd, 35223

May 14
Jefferson County
Center Point Satellite Courthouse
2651 Center Point Parkway, 35215

June 11
Jefferson County Valley Creek
Water Reclamation Facility - Bessemer
3923 Clearwater Drive, 35023

See flyer for complete information about what can be disposed of at these events.

YP Leeds Valentine Social Feb 22nd

Be there or be square! It will be EPIC! ❤️🥳🎶
•Join us 2/22/22 at8139 Event Boutique for food, music by DJKJ LIVE and drinks provided by Magic City Mini Bar!
•Totally free event! Ages 21-45#getoutgetsocial
#LeedsareaYP #youngprofessionals

Shadowlands Tickets At the Leeds Art Council for Sale

More Info: http://www.leedsartscouncil.org/

First Baptist Church Leeds | MEN’S DISCIPLESHIP WEEKEND, MARCH 18-19, 2022

Join us starting Friday night, March 18th at WorldSong Missions Place in Cook Springs, AL. This overnight event includes lodging, three meals and all activities associated with the discipleship.

The cost is $50 per person. Please see Pat Kotal or email pkotal@fbcleeds.org to register for this event.



Barber Motorsports Park Leeds Indy5K

Trot the track with us! Don’t miss your opportunity to run a 5K on the Augusta of Racing on April 29 for the Indy 5K by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama 🏃💨
Registration is live NOW & only $30!
🔗 http://ow.ly/sThp50HJkSX #IndyBHM #Indy5k


Shopping, Deals & More

LA Salon Flowers & Boutique Valentine's Day

LA Salon Flowers & Boutique in Leeds is taking PRE-paid (Pre-orders ONLY) for Valentines Day! NO Delivery - Pick-up ONLY

More Info: https://www.facebook.com/LeedsAreaChamber/photos/a.620490154649002/5164450730252899/

The Shops Of Grand River Valentine’s Day Sale!

Friday, Feb 11 – Monday, Feb 14

More Info: https://shopsofgrandriver.com/sale/

Chick-fil-A Leeds (1808 Ashville Rd, Leeds, AL) Mobile App

Eat Mor Chikin®. Earn points. Easy as 1, 2, 3
1.Download the Chick-fil-A® App
2. Place your mobile order
3. Earn points towards rewards



Exit Legacy Realty Vacation Giveaway

Win a 7 night/8 day stay anywhere in the world with Resort Vacation Certificates!  Follow the steps in the graphic to enter this contest!  More Info:  https://www.facebook.com/EXITLegacyRealty


Whataburger Burger Box (Leeds, AL)

Exciting things are happening at the Leeds Whataburger! We are the first store in Alabama to receive the Burger Box! This is an easy and convenient way to feed a large group of people while allowing everyone to customize their burger just how they like it. The Burger Box is easy to order- just go online at Whataburger.com or use our app! From birthday parties to Super Bowl gathering to office events, the Burger Box can feed them all. Each Burger Box can be customized to include either 10 single meat Whataburgers with or without cheese, or 10 double meat Whataburgers with or without cheese and includes all the toppings you need- lettuce, tomato, pickles, & onions + condiments (mustard, mayo & ketchup) to build your burger your way. You can even opt to add a gallon of tea or lemonade.

The Outlet Shops Of Grand River | Win A Family Play Pack
Come Shop. Stay to Play.

The Outlet Shops of Grand River is the perfect place to bring your family to shop and play. We are giving away a Family Play Package that includes a $100.00 The Backyard gift card (good for drive-in movies, Neighbors Brew & Pies, Saw’s, BBQ, Mini Golf, and the Snack Shack). Also included are four tickets to The Pixel Room – Birmingham’s first and largest selfie museum. Enter to win a Family Play Pack at https://shopsofgrandriver.com/familyplaypack/ . Drawing will be held on February 28, 2022.



Love is truly in the air inside Alabama's 1st and largest selfie museum!

Come take those memorable #ValentinesDay photos with us! Get your tickets now by going to www.thepixelroombham.com.

White Flowers Boutique | Valentine Surprises

We have cute Valentine Surprises. Come see us. Check the link in our bio❤️

More Info:  https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=706280134110968

Workout Anytime Leeds

Want to tone and shed some extra fat before summer?? ☀️😎
Full Body Pump is the perfect class for you!! This is a 55-minute full-body, high rep, low weight, and instructor-led class with awesome upbeat music.
Call or stop by today for information. You can sign up for this class at www.myiclubonline.com
🔺 Class Schedule:
M-F @ 12:45 PM
M&W @ 6 PM
#woaleeds #woa247 #fitness #health

More Info: https://workoutanytime.com/leeds/

This Week's Recipe

Grilled Spinach Stuffed Chicken

This ultra flavorful shrimp and broccoli comes together in minutes for a fast and easy healthy dinner! Serve with rice or over noodles.

Recipe Courtesy Chef Felicia at Workout Anytime Leeds has got the perfect heathy recipe for this Valentines Day! 👩‍🍳

For the Recipe: https://www.facebook.com/WOATLeeds/photos/a.1585273971591496/4753828914735970/

Would your business like to be featured here?

If you are a member of the Leeds Area Chamber of Commerce and have a business or an upcoming event in Leeds, Alabama, you could be featured on this weekly e-blast.  Please submit your upcoming event(s) or special offering and we will be happy to include it!


Are you looking for certain product or service from a local vendor? Check out the Business Directory at Leeds Area Chamber of Commerce and choose a chamber member.

If you are a local business and not a chamber member, maybe it's time! For more information, visit www.LeedsAreaChamber.com.


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