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

Feb 27 – March 1: Birmingham Ballet Presents Swan Lake

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A mesmerizing crowd favorite, Swan Lake uses Russian folklore to tell the story of young Odette who is turned into a swan by the evil Von Rothbart. Birmingham Ballet’s premiere of Swan Lake, with staging and retelling by Cindy Free, captures the essence of this classical favorite with contemporary vision. Admission Info: $48.25 / $38.25 / Child ages […]


Feb 27 – Mar 1: Disney’s Peter Pan Jr.

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The Virginia Samford Theater STARS (Students Take a Role at the Samford) present this immortal classic which includes talented young performers from various schools in the Birmingham metro area. Tickets are $20 and $15 for students who are 18 and under. Directed by Roy Hudson. For tickets visit


March 1 – 12: The Holocaust in Film


For the third consecutive year, the BHEC is partnering with Emmet O’Neal Library for a “Holocaust in Film” Series. This year’s offerings include four powerful and thought-provoking films: Hannah Arendt (March 1, 2:00pm); Ida (March 5, 6:30pm); Lore (March 8, 2:00pm); and Le Grande Cahier (March 12, 6:30pm). Each film will be followed by a […]


Mar 3: White Nights Evening Out


The White Room invites you to the second White Nights Evening Out with one of Birmingham’s top bridal florists, Lillie’s! Join them on Tuesday, March 3rd at 6 p.m. for a glass of champagne and wedding floral consultations. Bring your questions, Pinterest pictures, ideas, and friends! Door prizes will be given out to end the evening! […]


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 […]


Jan 31 – Apr 26: Small Treasures at the Birmingham Museum of Art

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Small Treasures: Rembrandt, Vermeer, Hals, and Their Contemporaries is the first exhibition to explore this little-known field of small-format 17th-century paintings from the Dutch and Flemish Golden Age. Organized by the North Carolina Museum of Art, the exhibition brings together 40 small-scale oil paintings, most of which are no more than ten inches in height, […]


March 11: Annie Morhauser of Annieglass at Table Matters

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Annie Morhauser, award-winning American glass artist and owner/ founder of Annieglass, will visit Table Matters in Birmingham, Alabama on Wednesday, March 11, 2015 from 12:00 to 3:00 pm, as part of a five store Southern tour. Renowned for pioneering her handcrafted glass making process, Annie was recently awarded the Green Award for Eco-Sustainability at the […]


Mar 14: RumpShaker 5K Run/Walk


The Rumpshaker 5K Run/Walk for colorectal cancer awareness is an event the entire family will enjoy. Join the fun and help us make a difference by bringing attention to this preventable disease. Our race starts at the historic Sloss Furnaces and the race course takes you through downtown Birmingham. Register online at no extra charge; […]


March 18: Paws on the Patio


Calling all dog lovers! FoodBar invites you to dine with your furry friend on Wednesday, March 18 starting at 5pm.! 10% of the night’s proceeds will be benefitting Hand in Paw, a local non-profit that specializes in animal-assisted therapy. Enjoy a delicious meal and a signature Hand in Paw cocktail exclusive for the event while […]


Mar 19: Spring Soiree in Mountain Brook Village

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Mountain Brook Village is planning a Spring Soirée, Girls Night Out event. Village stores will be revealing their Spring displays and merchandise. There will also be an after party at Avo hosted by StyleBlueprint! Grab your girlfriends for a fun night in the Village.


Mar 20-21: Lysa TerKeurst at CUMC


Lysa TerKeurst is the New York Times bestselling author of The Best Yes, Unglued, and Made to Crave as well as 16 other titles. As a speaker for over 40 events annually, she is passionate about helping women connect the messy parts of life with the miraculous hope of God. $30 adults, $20 students at […]


March 21: Steeple 2 Steeple 5K/Fun Run

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United Methodist Children’s Home is proud to present the first annual Steeple 2 Steeple Run.  This unique, point to point 5k takes runners through the heart of both Homewood and Mountain Brook as they make their way from Trinity United Methodist Church to Canterbury United Methodist Church.  Steeple 2 Steeple is a USAT&F  certified 5k […]


April 9 – 12: Alabama Ballet’s Ovation


Alabama Ballet’s Ovation is a mixed repertory performance featuring Sir Frederick Ashton’s Les Patineurs. The ballet depicts a Victorian skating party that takes place on a frozen pond on a winter’s evening. Ovation will also include a world premiere from Resident Choreographer Roger Van Fleteren. Tickets start at $25. Find out more information by visiting


April 11: 5th Annual Girls Inc. Cajun Cook-off

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The 5th Annual Girls Inc. Cajun Cook-off is back again this year on Saturday, April 11th from 11a.m. -2p.m. at Railroad Park. Guests will enjoy taste-testing their favorite Cajun foods prepared by at least 15 amateur cook teams, live music and entertainment, and fun activities for kids. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased here: […]


Apr 16: Rivals for Wishes: Foes for a Year, Friends for a Night

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Make-A-Wish Alabama is excited to announce its inaugural fundraising event, “Rivals for Wishes: Foes for a Year, Friends for a Night” – which will take place Thursday, April 16, at Regions Field. ABOUT RIVALS FOR WISHES: Make-A-Wish Alabama plans to bring Alabama and Auburn athletic greats together to go head-to-head in a parody game show […]


Apr 25: Hope for Autumn Foundation Crawfish Boil

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The 2015 Hope for Autumn Foundation Crawfish Boil will be held on April 25 from 3 to 9 p.m. on the Main Green of Ross Bridge. There will be live music and plenty of activities for the kids. Proceeds from the event benefit the families of local pediatric cancer patients, as well as the Alabama […]


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 […]