Now that the holidays are behind us, keep the winter blues away with these fun and festive January events and happenings in Birmingham. Happy 2019!
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The Trailblaze Challenge is a hiking endurance program that gives participants the opportunity to hike a 26.3-mile journey along the terrain of the Pinhoti Trail in one day, while also helping grant life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses. Challenges will take place on January 10, 12, 14, 17, 19, 22 and 24. Visit alabamatrailblaze.org for
The rowdy choruses and sublime arias of Carmina Burana always thrill audiences, and, for the first time since 2001, the Alabama Symphony Orchestra will perform Stravinsky’s evocative and innovative Rite of Spring. The concert features the full strength of more than 300 musicians, including the orchestra, choir, and soloists. The choir includes the ASO Chorus,
Treat yourself to a fantastic Broadway play this January as EVITA, the story of the rise of Eva Perón as she becomes the iconic Argentinian First Lady, comes to the Magic City! This Grammy Award-winning performance has captivated audiences for more than 40 years. Tickets start at $60, and the shows are at 8 p.m. on
In need of a romantic date night? We’ve got you covered! Grab your honey and head to Saturn this January 19 for an intimate acoustic show by Pete Yorn. From folk to blues, Yorn’s soulful songs will make you fall in love all over again, and your sweetheart will thank you for a fun night
Lace up your sneakers and celebrate MLK weekend the Birmingham way with the annual MLK Day 5K Drum Run. This year’s run and walk will be located in Birmingham’s Southside Park District and will feature a 3.1-mile scenic course, music and a celebration of the spirit of Martin Luther King Jr. Why not spend MLK
Come check out all the Levite Jewish Community Center has to offer at their Day at the J Open House Event! This fun, FREE, family event will showcase the J and all our programs! The event is open to the entire community and will feature complimentary brunch and free fitness classes all day long. We’ll
Formerly the Southern Bridal Show, the Pink Bride Show gives brides-to-be the opportunity to plan their dream wedding all in one day. This year’s event will feature Birmingham’s top wedding professionals, inspirational showcases to help brides envision their perfect day, a fashion show showcasing this season’s bridal and bridesmaid fashions, tasty food and drinks, giveaways
Do you love bourbon and barbecue? Then this event is sure to make your January special! BourbonHam is Birmingham’s premier bourbon and barbecue fundraising event that benefits the National MS Society. This year’s event will feature a variety of bourbons paired with award-winning barbecue and live blues music for the ideal Southern celebration. Tickets start
This January 21, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, grab the entire family and head to the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute to celebrate the man who changed America — and the world — forever. Live performances, music, games and giveaways plus free admission and extended hours from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. will round out the
Are you a big Metallica fan? Then, you absolutely cannot miss this event! This January 22, the BJCC will be booming with beloved rock music as Metallica fills the space. This is a great night out with friends or a date night to finish up the first month of the year! The show beginsat 8
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