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

Jul 30 – Aug 9: SHREK, Jr. featuring the VST’s STARS Students


SHREK, Jr. is an entertaining and hilarious musical based on the Disney film and adapted for the stage. The family-friendly performances feature members of the STARS (Students Take A Role at the Samford) students trained by the professional faculty of the Virginia Samford Theatre. Venue: Virginia Samford Theatre. For tickets:  


Aug 2 – Aug 30 : Jazz in the Park


Everyone is encouraged to bring lawn chairs, blankets, and umbrellas to this family-friendly event and enjoy Jazz in the park! Food vendors are available; however, patrons are encouraged to bring their own food and beverages. For tickets:


Aug 6: Birmingham Art Crawl


The Birmingham Art Crawl, an all-volunteer operated 501(c)3 nonprofit, is a monthly marketing event produced through partnerships among area businesses and residents to bring people to the cultural and historical center of the city and showcase Birmingham’s deep and energetic pool of creative talent. The Art Crawl is the first Thursday of every month from 5-9 […]


Aug 6: 4th Annual Fenders and Fireflies Presented by Merrill Lynch


Join us Thursday, August 6, 2015 for the 4th Annual Fenders and Fireflies Presented by Merrill Lynch.  This year’s event will be held at Old Car Heaven with live music, catering by Cocina Superior, Signature Firefly Cocktails and VIP area featuring wine, liquor and craft beer tasting.  We will also be featuring a live and silent auction featuring a Trip […]


Aug 7: Black Jacket Symphony


The Black Jacket Symphony returns to Iron City on Friday, August 7th to perform one of the most progressive and influential pop albums of all time, The Beach Boys’ “Pet Sounds”!  The perfect album to celebrate summer comes to life during the dog days of August, plus a greatest hits set that will have everyone […]


Aug 14: Art on the Rocks


The Birmingham Museum of Art’s popular summer series Art On The Rocks, presented by Dale’s Seasoning, is back for its 11th season!  Featuring the best of Birmingham culture, Art On The Rocks collaborates with local artists, downtown businesses, and breakthrough musical guests to offer three Friday nights of art, performances, giveaways, food, and drinks. Cost: $10 […]


Aug 14 – Aug 23: Birmingham Restaurant Week


Birmingham Restaurant Week is back and better than ever! The sixth annual event presented by Regions Bank will be held Friday, August 14 to Sunday, August 23, to celebrate the city’s acclaimed culinary culture. Known as Birmingham’s premier dining-out event, BRW offers incentives for Birmingham-area residents to revisit their favorite restaurants or to experience recently opened […]


Aug 15: Holy Family Cristo Rey’s BBQ at the Zoo


Join Holy Family Cristo Rey Catholic High School for their 2015 BBQ at the Zoo event. The event is a fundraiser for the school, and helps deserving students get an education for the future. It’s a great event for families, and admission and raffle tickets are only $10.00 each. Saturday, August 15, 3 p.m. to 7 […]


Aug 15: Holy Family Cristo Rey’s BBQ at the Zoo


Join Holy Family Cristo Rey Catholic High School for their 2015 BBQ at the Zoo event. The event is a fundraiser for the school, and helps deserving students get an education for the future. It’s a great event for families, and admission and raffle tickets are only $10.00 each. Saturday, August 15 from 3 p.m. […]


Aug 15: Hand in Paw presents Picasso Pets


As Hand in Paw’s 15th annual signature event and fundraiser, Picasso Pets is a memorable evening that will leave you amazed and in awe of the miraculous things that animals are capable of doing. With 14 years of excellence behind us, this event was created to showcase not only our love for animals, but to […]


Aug 15: Urban Cookhouse Farmer’s Market


 This summer, Urban Cookhouse will be managing three farmer’s markets, and we’d love for you to join us! We are excited to present vendors of all kinds at each location, including cooking demos. View some, but not all, of our booth list. August 15, 8 p.m. – 12 p.m. Homewood Market: Soho Parking Lot/Downtown Homewood […]


Aug 18 – 19: Gus Mayer Trunk Show for by SMITH


Gus Mayer is hosting a trunk show for by SMITH, headlining designer for the 57th Annual Linly Heflin Luncheon and Fashion Show on Tuesday, August 18 and Wednesday, August 19 from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. University of Alabama graduate, Smith Sinrod launched her eponymous line in Spring 2010 as a contemporary women’s collection of sophisticated and chic […]


Aug 20: Glen Campbell: I’ll be me


Glen Campbell: I’ll be me – Episcopal Place and the Virginia Samford Theatre present a special screening of Glen Campbell: I’ll be me. A powerful portrait of American music icon Glen Campbell’s journey with Alzheimer’s disease Sponsored by the Elder Law Firm of Nolan Stewart, PC and SouthernCare Hospice In 2011, Glen Campbell was diagnosed with […]


Aug 22: The 9th Annual Fairy Tale Ball


The Junior Board of Childcare Resources is pleased to host The 9th Annual Fairy Tale Ball on Saturday, August 22, 2015 in The Ballroom of the Cahaba Grand 3660 Grandview Parkway Birmingham, AL 35243.


Aug 23: Southern Bridal Show


Join us for the South’s Elite Bridal Event since 1990! Brides are able to meet face to face with wedding professionals and find everything you need to create the wedding of your dreams. You can see a photographer’s pictures, taste samples of cakes and foods from the caterers, see your future gown and the tuxedo […]


Aug 28-30: Rick and Bubba Outdoor Expo


The Rick and Bubba Outdoor Expo is a weekend experience designed for outdoor enthusiasts of all kinds. The B.J.C.C. will be a destination August 28 – 30th for all things hunting, fishing, and the great outdoors! Come see and enjoy the top outdoor retailers and organizations in the country, nearly 200 exhibitors, autograph and photo […]


Aug 28-30: Sidewalk Film Festival


The 17th Annual Sidewalk Film Festival will be held August 28-30, 2015. Sidewalk Film Festival showcases the best in new, independent films. Narratives, documentaries, features, and short films are all featured at the festival, with a special spotlight on Alabama filmmakers. Alabama Theatre, 1817 Third Avenue North, Birmingham, AL 35203. Friday, August 28 at 8 p.m, Saturday, August […]


Aug 29: Make Some Noise

Image courtesy of Delta Zeta Birmingham Alumnae

The Birmingham Alumnae Chapter of the Delta Zeta Sorority is comprised of alumnae from universities across the U.S. who work together for the good of our community. Their national DZ philanthropy is speech and hearing, so they have chosen to support the Alabama Ear Institute’s Alabama School for Hearing, which prepares hearing-impaired pre-schoolers to enter mainstream kindergarten. […]


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 […]


Sept 25: The Russian Grand Ballet


The Russian Grand Ballet is pleased to announce the performance of Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s “Swan Lake” in Birmingham, on Friday, Sept. 25 at The Alabama Theatre, with the show beginning at 7 p.m. Tickets are available now and can be purchased through Ticketmaster or in person at the Alabama Theatre box office, which will open at 5:30 p.m. the day of […]