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

Additional Happenings

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 […]


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 […]


May Trunk Shows at Gus Mayer


Gus Mayer has some fabulous trunk shows planned for the month of May. For inquiries, visit Gus Mayer. On May 6, St. John, an American luxury house, collections are effortless, alluring and refined clothing that appeals to women all over the world will be at the store. On May 7 and May 8, Adam Lippes […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


May 15-31: The Wiz at RMTC


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 […]


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


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


Now through Aug 9: Between Fantasy and Reality: Frank Fleming


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 […]


Jun 4-6: The Steel City Jazz Festival


Linn Park will be filled with the smooth sounds of jazz and dozens of jazz enthusiasts for the 2nd annual Steel City Jazz Fest. This outdoor music event is open to folks of all ages and vendors will be on sight to offer food and refreshments.


Jun 5-7: Symphony in the Summer


For three days, Alabama Symphony Orchestra will be bringing live music to Railroad Park. These free concerts will take place in the evenings and are open to all ages. Bring your chairs and blankets for a comfortable, musical, fun night under the stars.


Jun 5-6: Magic City Brew Fest


This will be the 9th Annual Magic City Brewfest presented by Free the Hops! Magic City Brewfest is a weekend dedicated to learning about craft beer and sampling the best that Alabama has to offer. There will be 200+ individual beers available including many rare, specialty and cask ales which have never been seen before in […]


Jun 6: SliceFest Music Festival

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Slice Pizza & Brew prepares to once again celebrate the Birmingham community with music, food and fun during its fourth annual SliceFest Music Festival, presented by Birmingham Budweiser. This year’s block party is scheduled for Saturday, June 6 and will feature sounds of soul from all over the South, including North Mississippi Allstars with Anders […]


Jun 7: Vulcan’s 111th Birthday Bash


The Birthday Bash will include birthday refreshments and activities for all ages, including a plane exhibition, live animals, a rock-climbing wall and soccer activities. Enjoy all of this and more at at Vulcan Park and Museum with a $5 ticket.


Jun 7: Starlight Gala


This year’s VIVA HEALTH Starlight gala will star Jay Leno with Street Corner Symphony. In efforts to raise funds for Alys Stephens Performing Arts Center, this event will invite guests to celebrate arts programing and arts education initiatives in our community. The $125 ticket will grant you access to the Leno performance and cocktail reception. Upgrade to […]


Jun 11: Chefs for the Cure


The 4th Annual Chefs for the Cure is a gourmet tasting event featuring Birmingham Originals Chefs; the event includes live music, a fabulous silent auction and complimentary wine, beer and specialty cocktails with all proceeds benefiting Susan G. Komen North Central Alabama. Visit for more information.


Jun 13: Alabama Tour de Cure


Cyclists, of all experience levels, will follow a course from University of Motevallo campus through Shelby County. This fundraising event benefits the American Diabetes Association. Friends and family can meet riders along the way or enjoy the finish line festivities on their own.


Jun 14: Art from the Heart


Art from the Heart benifits Studio by the Tracks. The event will be held on Sunday, June 14 at 6 p.m. at B & A Warehouse. Donor tickets are $60/person and allow entry at 6 p.m. Patron tickets are $100/person and allow entry at 5:30 p.m. for early shopping in the student’s room.


Jun 20: Happenin Fest 2015


Good People Brewing Co. and Happenin Records are joining forces to bring you great music, from acts including The Black Lips, Andrew Combs, and Dommel Mosel, and craft beer. The event starts at 2 p.m. and will also feature food trucks, vendors and artists. Tickets are $17 in advnace and $20 on the day of the […]


Jun 20: Zoo, Brews and Full Moon Bar-B-Que Event


Cheers to 60 Years! Save the date for the all-new Zoo, Brews and Full Moon Bar-B-Que Event at the Birmingham Zoo on Saturday, June 20 to celebrate their 60th Anniversary and the Year of Alabama Barbeque! During this family event at the Birmingham Zoo you will be able to enjoy live music by The Whigs, Full […]


Jun 20: Annual Big Green Eggs in the Ham Event


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


Jun 21: Cocktails on the Farm


This event is back with food, drinks and music. Chefs from local restaurants will craft small, summer plates and talented bartenders will be creating summertime cocktails. The event will benefit JVTF’s Food School Food Program for schools in the area.


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 […]