Now that the holidays are behind us, keep the winter blues away with these fun things to do in Birmingham this January! Image: @steelcityurbex Instagram
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Experience Birmingham’s rich culinary culture during Winter Restaurant Week! This January 20th – 29th, enjoy a 10-day culinary affair where locally owned and operated restaurants offer incentives for patrons to revisit their favorite restaurants or to experience new ones, celebrating the landmark eateries that helped make Birmingham’s food scene what it is today. For more information and to
Winter Restaurant Week will host two Beer Saturdays on Saturday, January 21 and Saturday, January 28 from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. at Ghost Train Brewery. Attendees can meet Birmingham’s newest brewery, learn about brewing beer, sample six of it’s tastiest brews and enjoy a full frosty glass of their choice at the event. Tickets are limited and can
Winter Restaurant Week will host Uncorked, a stock-the-cellar wine tasting event, at Hop City Birmingham featuring wines from Deutsch Family Wines on Wednesday, January 25 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Attendees will taste wines, then have the opportunity to purchase a glass or a case at discounted pricing. Tasting is free. For more information visit bhamrestaurantweek.com.
Join the Grand Bohemian Gallery on Thursday, January 26 for the opening reception of their first show of the year entitled ‘Go Figure’! This multi-artist show will feature a variety of figurative work from several local artists including Amy Piette Collins, Leo Wright, Karen Libecap and several Studio By The Tracks students. The reception will be held
From the iconic songbook of Johnny Cash comes this unique musical about love and faith, struggle and success, rowdiness and redemption, and home and family. More than two dozen classic hits – including “I Walk The Line,” “A Boy Named Sue,” “Folsom Prison Blues,” and the title tune – performed by a multi-talented cast, paint a musical
Join the UAB Concert Choir and conductor, Brian Kittredge this January 27, 2017 from 12:30 p.m. to 1 p.m. for a FREE 30-minute mid-day concert. The show will take place at the C cathedral Church of the Advent. For more information visit, artsbham.com.
During this year’s Human Trafficking Awareness month, support The Wellhouse at the 6th Annual Grace Gala from 6 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. on January 27, 2017 at Woodrow Hall. Get dressed up and donate to a good cause this January! Tickets are $50. For more information and to purchase tickets visit, eventbrite.com.
The Birmingham Museum of Art presents Third Space /shifting conversations about contemporary art, the first major exhibition of contemporary art from the Museum’s own collection. Bringing together the work of more than 90 international artists, Third Space explores a shared cultural experience between the American South and the Global South. Drawn almost entirely from the BMA’s permanent collection, the
Anyone looking for fresh Alabama produce this season will now be able to find it at the first ever Winter Farmers Market at Pepper Place, opening Saturday, January 28th, from 8 a.m. until 12 p.m., inside the Pepper Place Pop-Up, 2825 2nd Avenue South in downtown Birmingham. The Winter Market will be held every Saturday,
Come out to the historic Boutwell Auditorium this January 28, 2017 from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. for the 11th Annual Chinese New Year Festival! There will be Chinese games, food, dance, music, acrobats, KongFu and other cultural festivities! For more information visit, bhmchinesefestival.org.
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