Featured Event
Mt Laurel’s Southern Living Inspired Home

October 14, 2017 to December 3, 2017
Birmingham, AL

Mt Laurel will debut Birmingham’s first Southern Living Inspired Home in October. The magazine’s editors recently handpicked Mt Laurel to become a Southern Living Inspired Community, one of only 14 communities in the country. Mt Laurel will showcase this partnership with Southern Living in the upcoming Southern Living Inspired Home.

The Southern Living Inspired Home in Mt Laurel will feature the best of current interior design and contemporary craftsman architecture. This beautiful home is being built on picturesque Elyton Drive, which overlooks Double Oak Mountain and Turtleback Park. Designed in a distinctly Mt Laurel style with a contemporary craftsman aesthetic and a quintessentially southern wrap-around porch, this home is sure to delight visitors.

Events and Gatherings

Get a better taste of life with a visit to a
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Upcoming Events:

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Bald head island, NC
Join us on Bald Head Island for three days of celebrations centered around great music, fine wine, craft beer, craft cocktails, and the best of Southern food.
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Framed by the 11th hole of the award-winning Harbor Club golf course, the Southern Living Inspired Home will be open to public tours on October 7-8, 14-15, 21-22 and 28-29; Saturdays 10am - 5pm, and Sundays 12pm - 5pm.
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Birmingham, AL
Join us this October as Mt Laurel debuts Birmingham’s first Southern Living Inspired Home, showcasing the best of Southern design and architecture. Mt Laurel’s Southern Living Inspired Home will open Saturday October 14th, the same day as the fun-filled Mt Laurel Fall Festival. The Inspired Home will be open for tours on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays from October 14th until December. Tours of the home will be $10 each and all proceeds will benefit the Mt Laurel Public Library.
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Birmingham, AL
On Saturday October 14th from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Mt Laurel’s Town Center will transform into a vibrant street fair for the Mt Laurel Fall Festival. The 17th annual event has grown to feature over 200 local artisans and farmers, live music, and kid’s rides and inflatables. This year’s festival coincides with the opening of the new Southern Living Inspired Home. From the festival, guests can hop on the golf cart shuttle to the Inspired Home and be treated to cooking demonstrations from Southern Living talent and enter to win an “Inspired” giveaway.
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Midlothian , VA
The Southern Living Street of Hope is an 18-day event featuring designer furnished dream homes. These homes are all Southern Living House plans that showcase the latest in interior decorating ideas, trends and innovations in new homes. This year, nine homes will be on display at the Southern Living Inspired Community Street of Hope in Hallsley.

Past Events:

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Aiken, SC
Head out to Village Park East in The Village at Woodside on Friday, June 23 for the next installation in our classic summer film series, The Sound of Music! Bring your blankets, chairs, family and friends for an outdoor twilight movie screening free of charge. Don’t forget to arrive early for dinner at one of the fantastic eateries in The Village!
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Bald head island, NC
Purchase your tickets to tour the 2017 Southern Living Idea House, located in Cape Fear Station on beautiful Bald Head Island, North Carolina. Tickets are $15 for adults and free for children 12 and under when accompanied by a paying adult. A portion of each ticket sold benefits the Old Baldy Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to maintaining North Carolina’s oldest lighthouse, built in 1817.
Aiken, SC
Join us in The Village at Woodside Pavilion to shop local vendors and farmers, listen to live music, and, as a special treat in June, sample local food trucks! Try Aiken’s best barbeque, Southern fare, tacos and more, all while enjoying an open air market within Woodside’s inviting front porch community.
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Marshall, NC
All it takes is one look. The moment you set your eyes on French Broad Crossing–the carefully preserved mountain landscape, the majestic river, the sweeping views in every direction–you feel a connection to this community. Southern Living magazine has designated French Broad Crossing as one of their premier "Inspired Communities," drawn to its picture–perfect setting, as well as the array of outdoor recreational activities for families of all ages.
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Aiken, SC
Southern Living Inspired Home Tour the Southern Living Inspired Homes at Woodside and The Village at Woodside in beautiful Aiken, South Carolina. Home tours will open April 21, running every weekend through Memorial Day. Visit woodsidecommunities.com for more information.