May 10: The Barber Food Truck Rally

Mark your calendar for The Barber Food Truck Rally, which will take place in front of the Barber Museum on Saturday, May 10, from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. We will have eight food trucks as well as drink tents catering to you and dishing up fun for all.

Your $25 ticket covers five $3 food tickets and your museum admission to benefit Make-A-Wish Alabama. Additional food tickets will be available to purchase on the day of the event.1972395_10152362838055917_2120852964_n

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Apr 28: John Hardy Icons Spring 2015 Collection at Bromberg’s

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Join Bromberg’s to celebrate John Hardy Icons Spring 2015 Collection curated exclusively for you. Shop the newest designs and meet with a John Hardy stylist. Stop by Tuesday, April 28 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at their Mountain Brook location and Wednesday, April 29 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at their Summit location. For more information visit […]

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Apr 28: Paints & Pours

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Join the Junior Board for a fun-filled evening of Studio By the Tracks artwork, a raffle, appetizers and drinks! Proceeds benefit Studio By the Tracks! For more information visit studiobythetracks.org.

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Apr 1-30: Tastemaker’s Trunk

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Elizabeth Adams, owner and designer of Ex Voto Vintage Jewelry, has combined efforts with stylists, Tina Adams of Nashville, Tenn. and Laura Steele of Birmingham, Al. to curate a treasure trunk full of their favorite things to benefit The Cure Starts Now Foundation. Through the month of April, a $10 donation made to The Cure […]

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Apr 30: Fiesta Ball

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The Young Supporters Board of the UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center is hosting its annual Fiesta Ball at Iron City this year! The Fiesta Ball is a fun-filled Cinco de Mayo-themed party that raises funds to support young scientists conducting cancer research at UAB. The event also features a silent auction to benefit patient and family […]

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Apr 30 – May 3: Alabama International Auto Show

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It will be a dazzling display featuring the 2015 model year domestic and import cars, light trucks, SUVs, hybrid vehicles of all sizes and vans. More than 400 vehicles from manufacturers all over the world covering two levels of the Birmingham Jefferson Convention Complex. Manufacturer’s reps, product specialists, and your local Birmingham Automobile Dealers Association will […]

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Apr 30: Cinco de Mayo Fiesta Ball

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The Young Supporters Board hosts the annual Cinco de Mayo-themed Fiesta Ball. The proceeds from these events go toward the board’s Young Investigator Grants, which fund the research of young scientists at the Cancer Center. The Cancer center’s goal is to every day provide the highest quality of life for people diagnosed with cancer, while […]

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May 1: Party on the Porch

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Join Alabama Outdoors for live music by Jason Bailey, on-site soul food from Saw’s Street Kitchen, and delicious draft beer from Good People Brewing Company in a $10 collectible cup, proceeds for Red Mountain Park. They will also have corn hole and face painting for kids (while supplies last). Invite your friends to their kickoff for “Outside Magazine […]

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May 2: Kentucky Derby Patio Party

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Join Magic Moments’ Junior Board for a Kentucky Derby Patio Party on Saturday, May 2 from 3 to 6 p.m. at Rogue Tavern! Enjoy live music, hors d’oeuvres, mint juleps and a race time raffle as well as a best dressed derby hat and attire contest. Purchase tickets for $35.00 online at www.magicmoments.org/donate-now, and kindly […]

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May 2: Ballet Bourbon & Bowties

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Celebrate the Kentucky Derby with the Alabama Ballet Junior Board! An open bar, food provided by Silvertron Cafe, yard games, silent auction and a live viewing of the races will be held at the Alabama Ballet Center for Dance from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Tickets are on sale now at: alabamaballet.org/tickets/single-ticket $35 Single Ticket / […]

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May 2: Derby for Dystrophy

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The Birmingham Area Young Professionals are hosting a fundraiser for Muscular Dystrophy Association on May 2 at Dixie Fish Company from 5 to 9 pm. They will be watching the Kentucky Derby, hosting a silent auction, and dancing, with all proceeds benefiting MDA. Come join them in your Derby attire for a night of fun while fighting […]

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May 2: Food Truck Round Up

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The 4th Annual Protective Life Food Truck Round Up + Art Show benefitting PreSchool Partners is set for Saturday, May 2 from 11 to 2 p.m. in the upper parking lot of Macy’s at Brookwood Village. Fifteen local food trucks will be serving up their best dishes and twelve local artists will be showing their […]

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May 2: Steve Windwood at Alys Stephens Performing Center

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For more than four decades, Steve Winwood has remained a primary figure in rock ‘n’ roll, a respected innovator who has helped to create some of the genre’s most celebrated achievements. Winwood burst into prominence in 1963 with the Spencer Davis Group and since that time his celebrated skills as a composer, vocalist, and multi-instrumentalist […]

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May 3: Historic Hollywood Home Tour

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For the Historic Hollywood Home Tour on May 3 from 1 to 4 p.m., there are four historic homes lined up–two spanish and two tudors. This year’s spectacular line-up of homes have been renovated and redesigned without compromising the integrity of the homes that make this Birmingham neighborhood truly unique. Proceeds from the tour benefit […]

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May 5: International Women’s Day Awards Dinner

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On May 5, the Birmingham International Center will host it’s annual International Women’s Day Awards Dinner at The Club (tickets may be purchased online at www.bic-al.org). The event will honor Professor Amy Chua (a.k.a. The Tiger Mom), who will speak on “Parenting…the Best of East and West,” and UAB professor, Dr. Lousie Chow, foreign associate […]

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Enroll NOW: The ORIGINAL Fashion Camp with Wardrobe Stylist Tracy James of ChicMadeSimple

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The ORIGINAL Fashion Camp with Wardrobe Stylist Tracy James of ChicMadeSimple “Because confidence never goes out of style.” 2015 Back to School Edition Where: Brookwood Village When: July 6-31 (see class breakdown below) Time: 9:30am-2:00pm each day Ages: 5-13 Cost: $65 per child, per day (includes etiquette lunch, graduation certificate, goodie bag & an entry to win […]

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May 7: Art Show at Triumph Services

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Triumph Services is hosting an Open House and Art Show at their office located at 1025 23rd Street South, Birmingham, AL 35205. Live music, food, wine and featured art by local artists including individuals who have developmental disabilities. Admission is free to this family friendly event. The show will be held on May 7, from 5:30 to 8:30 […]

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May 9: Crawfish & Cornhole

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Join Make-A-Wish Alabama at Avondale Brewery as the Birmingham Junior Council hosts the second annual “Crawfish and Cornhole” on May 9 from 2 to 5 p.m. Tickets are $20 per person, include a free beer and all you can eat craw fish. Food trucks will be there for those who do not prefer craw fish, […]

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May 7: Eat Up: Taste of Uptown

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Uptown Entertainment District will host a Taste of Uptown on May 7 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. The closed-street event will feature food samples from each of Uptown’s seven restaurants: Bottle & Bone, Cantina Laredo, Mugshots Grill & Bar, Octane Coffee + Bar, Texas de Brazil, The Southern Kitchen + Bar and Todd English P.U.B. Tickets are $25. […]

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May 7-9: Birmingham Fashion Week

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The Fifth Annual Birmingham Fashion Week is back with a runway full of top designers coming to Birmingham on Thursday, May 7, Friday, May 8and Saturday, May 9! Models and high fashion take over Pepper Place with a schedule packed full of talent and the season’s hottest trends. Fashions from Bride by Design’s Heidi Elnora […]

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May 9-10: Birmingham Rose Show

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The Birmingham Rose Society invites you to come see, smell, photograph and enjoy roses Mother’s day weekend at the beautiful Birmingham Botanical Gardens. It’s one of the largest exhibitions of roses in the southeast with hundreds of roses on display. All roses at the show have been grown in exhibitors gardens and serves as a showcase […]

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May 9: Motherwalk 5K and Fun Run

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Motherwalk is put on by the Norma Livingston Ovarian Cancer Foundation. The foundation is committed to improving the survival rate and quality of life for women with ovarian cancer by raising awareness and promoting education about ovarian cancer. They also raise money through various events that help fund research. To date, they have donated almost $1,000,000 for […]

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May 9: Girls on the Run 5K

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GOTR is excited to announce their Spring 5K will take place Saturday May 9 at 8 a.m.  This race is open to the community, and all runners, walkers, ages and levels are welcome! Join them for a fast, flat race course followed by fun festivities! DJ Steve Sills will provide the race tunes needed for you to get […]

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May 9: Mudbugs & Music

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The 11th Annual Mudbugs & Music comes back to Birmingham on Saturday, May 9 with crawfish and fixin’s, kid’s activities, silent auction and great live music by Matt Casey and Headliner Rollin’ In the Hay. The event will be held at Good People Brewing Company from 1 to 6 p.m. They’ll be turning up the heat […]

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May 9: Girls on the Run 5K

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Girls on the Run Birmingham empowers girls to set goals, make healthy decisions and have self-respect. The girls have met as a team and trained for the 5K for 10 weeks. This 5K is a community event and open to all, as it is our annual fundraiser and helps us offer the program to all […]

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Feb 12 – May 30: Enduring Legacy – The Tuskegee Airmen Exhibit

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Enduring Legacy – The Tuskegee Airmen Exhibit features paintings and drawings by artist, Chris Hopkins. The collection is a visual narrative that records and pays tribute to the African-American pilots, ground crew, and support personnel that served during World War II. This series began as an Air Force Art Program project and was created with […]

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May 15-31: The Wiz at RMTC

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The New Musical Version of “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz” by L. Frank Baum, “The Wiz” will take the stage at RMTC for 17 nights. Winner of 7 Tony awards, this beloved Broadway musical sets Dorothy’s adventures in the Land of Oz to music in a dazzling, lively mixture of rock, gospel, and soul! This beloved […]

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May 16: Birmingham Crawl for Cancer

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The First annual Crawl For Cancer in Birmingham will take place on May 16 from 1 to 5 p.m. in the Lakeview Area. Each registered team will receive team shirts and 4 pitchers at each of the 5 bars (Lakeview area) on the crawl. There will also be an after party at Side Bar. The event […]

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May 16: Do Dah Day

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Join in the fun with the south’s number one dog and animal festival, one of Birmingham’s best-loved events! The parade winds down Highland Ave. beginning at 11:01 a.m. on Saturday with the bands kicking off in the park around noon. And don’t miss out on the festivities at Do Dah Eve on Friday night. The […]

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May 20-24: Disney On Ice: Frozen

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Enter a fantastical winter wonderland beyond all imagination at Disney On Ice presents Frozen Presented by Stonyfield YoKids Organic Yogurt. The heartwarming Academy Award®-winning tale you love is now LIVE and skating into your town. You’ll be magically whisked away into the wintry world of Arendelle, where you will be dazzled by amazing special effects […]

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May 21: Black Stone Cherry at Iron City

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Black Stone Cherry bridges the gap between the blue collar craftsmanship of dirty, bluesy, ballsy, pedal-to-the-metal Hard Rock steeped in the ancestral lineage of Southern Rock and the warm, broad embrace of the rock radio mainstream. There’s enough boot stomping, soulful meat-and-potatoes in the Kentucky band’s stew to invigorate Middle America, with the melodic chops […]

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May 22: Coasterthon

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Rollercoaster enthusiasts will get the chance to participate in a 5-hour Coasterthon to raise money for Children’s of Alabama. The event challenges participants to continuously ride the Rampage rollercoaster for the 5-hour period at Alabama Adventure Splash Waterpark. The Coasterthon will begin with breakfast and check-in at 3 a.m., and participants will begin riding the […]

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May 22: Joe Robinson Live

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Though still in his early twenties, Australian guitar virtuoso and multi-instrumentalist Joe Robinson already has a storied musical history. From his roots in the small bush town of Temagog, Robinson has gone on to win Australia¹s Got Talent, tour with the world renowned Emanuel Brothers, and be named one of Australia’s 50 Best Guitarists by […]

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May 29: Matthew Mayfield

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Birmingham native, Matthew Mayfield, will be performing at Iron City on May 29. Matthew started his musical journey in 1992 when he fell in love with Guns N’ Roses. It was at 9 years old that he decided that he was going to be in a rock ‘n’ roll band. Matthew Mayfield has a series […]

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May 30: The Color Run

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The Happiest 5k on the Planet is shining brighter in 2015 with a totally new tour! They’ve got some surprises coming that will blow your mind! The 2015 Shine Tour is designed to uplift and inspire runners to stand out from the crowd, sweat glitter and continue to live their lives in a happy and […]

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May 30: 6th Annual Bob Sykes Bbq and Blues Festival

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Barbecue and blues are a great combination so start planning for the 6th Annual Bob Sykes Bbq and Blues Festival set for Saturday, May 30 in Bessemer, Alabama. The event will take place at the beautiful DeBardeleben Park located in historic downtown Bessemer, Alabama from 12 to 8 p.m. Gates open at 11 a.m. It is a […]

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Now through Aug 1: Between Fantasy and Reality: Frank Fleming

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Between Fantasy and Reality takes a focused approach in exploring the early period of Alabama artist Frank Fleming. Fleming has been working as an artist in Alabama for over forty years and is best known for his large-scale bronze sculptures, many of which can be found across the city of Birmingham, including Five Points South, the […]

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Jun 20: Annual Big Green Eggs in the Ham Event

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Mark your calendar for the 3rd Annual Big Green Eggs in the Ham Event at Regions Field with 40 cooking teams, live music by Rockstar, Trim Tab Beer Garden, Steel City Pops, a wonderful Kids Zone and much more! For more info visit eastersealsofbirmingham.instagift.com

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Now through Sept 30: Journey to Space IMAX

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Through visually stunning imagery, and in collaboration with leading space experts, Journey to Space showcases the exciting plans NASA and the space community are working on and the challenges they must overcome to carry out missions, once considered science fiction, and now science fact, such as landing astronauts on Mars. The film calls attention to […]

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