Join the Junior Board of Ronald McDonald House Charities of Alabama on Friday, September 22nd at SideBar in Lakeview as they host the 3rd Annual Sweet Home Brews event! What is a firkin? A small barrel of beer that is dedicated to being a “true ale.” Be the judge of Alabama’s best breweries as you
Birmingham Events & Happenings
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Opa! The Birmingham Greek Festival is set to celebrate its 45th annual event. This free, cultural food festival will feature traditional Greek cuisine, dancing, music and a fun-filled way to connect to our local Greek community. The festival runs from 10:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. each day, and the entertainment will begin at noon each
To celebrate September as Ovarian Cancer Awareness month, the 2017 Head Over Teal 5K/10K and Family Fall Festival will take place at the Hoover Preserve. Hosted by the Laura Crandall Brown Foundation, this 8th annual event will feature races and walks beginning at 8 a.m. with a fun-filled family day to follow. Entrance fees start
Terrific New Theater presents Charles Busch: That Boy, That Girl for one night only on September 23, 2017. This is the first time this theatrical delight will play his solo show in Alabama! Accompanied by his dashing longtime musical director, Tom Judson, Charles combines hilarious personal reminiscence, character sketches and superb storytelling through song into
Breakin’ news! The 15th annual Breakin’ Bread Festival presented by Birmingham Originals returns Sunday, September 24 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Sloss Furnaces. Join over 30 of your favorite restaurants for an afternoon of unlimited signature dishes, beverages including wine and beer, live music and cooking demonstrations. For more information, visit breakinbreadbham.com.
Righteous Babe Records and singer-songwriter and activist Ani DiFranco will bring her twentieth studio album, Binary, to the historic Lyric Theatre this September 28. As one of the first artists to create her own label and an activist for local voting, Ani DiFranco has become an icon for musicians, activists and female entrepreneurs. Experience her
There is nothing like the sound of siblings singing together. Whether it’s the Beach Boys or the Everly Brothers—or, more recently, First Aid Kit—absorbing the same breathing rhythms and speech patterns adds an element to vocal harmonies that can be pure magic. With the release of I’m Alone, No You’re Not, the mesmerizing, hypnotic sound
The scariest way to celebrate Halloween is back! Sloss Furnaces will transform into a terrifying trail of haunted fun this September 29 through October 31. Sloss Fright Furnace offers two trails. The furnace trail is 1/2 mile of blood-curdling terror, and usually takes between 20 to 30 minutes. Outbreak 2 is their new expanded Zombie Obstacle course and takes
Enjoy this beloved musical following the life stories of hopeful Broadway dancers as the Virginia Samford Theatre performs nine-time TONY Award-winning and Pulitzer Prize-winning Broadway musical, A Chorus Line. Dancers from The University of Alabama’s theater and dance department will join the VST to bring this classic performance to life. The show runs from September
Josef Albers is best known for the hundreds of paintings and prints from his series Homage to the Square, which explores the interaction of colors within a composition of three or four nested squares. In Homage to the Square: Ten Works by Josef Albers, a set of 10 screen prints from 1962, each print is
It’s a Les Dames Takeover! During the month of September members of the Birmingham Chapter of the Les Dames d’Escoffier will take-over Chef Demos at the Market at Pepper Place! Join them Saturday mornings in September and watch as some of Birmingham’s best female chefs demo their favorite recipes. Demos begin at 9:00 a.m. at
In celebration of its 25th anniversary and National Monument designation, the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute (BCRI) will present an exhibition of selected art from the personal collection of Carnetta and Norm Davis of Birmingham. The show, “Alabama and Beyond: African American Educators and Their Art – Selections from the Carnetta & Norm Davis Collection,” features
On May 21, 2017, “The Greatest Show on Earth” came to an end, when Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus closed after 146 years. Consisting of 11 works of art in a variety of mediums by seven artists, Under the Big Top provides a glimpse at how the circus and its performers—both human and animal—inspired American
Every Saturday, April 8 through December 9, the Market at Pepper Place moves outside to make room for local farmers and food producers. In addition to farmers in the big parking lot, the market will feature artists and musicians and will spread down 29th Street and into the Martin Biscuit Parking Lot next to Cantina Tortilla Grill
¡Feliz Quinceañera! Join us for Fiesta 2017, the 15th anniversary of Alabama’s largest celebration of Hispanic culture and heritage, Saturday, September 30 from noon to 8 p.m. in Birmingham’s Linn Park. With family-friendly activities for all ages, you won’t want to miss this celebration of generations. Experience the best of Latin America in your own
Antique at the Gardens is back! This Thursday October 5 through October 8, celebrate Birmingham’s best tastemakers at the gorgeous Birmingham Botanical Gardens. This year’s event will feature Tastemakers who are regionally and nationally known architects, interior designers and landscape designers. Each designer will curate themed areas with goods selected from the best of Birmingham
The 54th Bluff Park Art Show, always the first Saturday in October, is set for October 7th and will bring 145 artists to the park in Hoover so that art enthusiasts – both new and experienced – can enjoy an early fall day to view and buy fine art while enjoying the wholesomeness of the
Put on your lederhosen and join the Birmingham Sport and Social Club for Birmingham’s biggest German-themed party, Birmingham Oktoberfest! On October 14, enjoy a variety of deliciously cold beers, German food, live music, and a variety of games and activities! For more information, visit: birminghamoktoberfest.com.
The Junior League of Birmingham is pleased to partner with Birmingham’s finest retailers to offer you the opportunity to both give and receive this fall. Purchase a card for a $40 donation and receive a 20% discount at their exciting list of retail partners. Your entire donation will support the over 30 community projects of
Ovation is a mixed repertory performance featuring the classical one-act ballet, Études, and an original contemporary work by Roger Van Fleteren, Alabama Ballet’s resident choreographer and associate artistic director, with original music by Dan Kolton. Études is considered homage to classical ballet training. It begins with traditional ballet exercises at the barre and ends with
Come join Mitchell’s Place and Studio by the Tracks for a night of Boos and Brews on October 26 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. benefiting Mitchell’s Place and Studio by the Tracks! Tickets are $15 and each ticket includes a FREE beer from Birmingham’s new GhostTrain Brewery. Cantina and Lucky Cat Rolled Creams will also
The 76th Annual McDonald’s Magic City Classic presented by Coca-Cola returns to Legion Field on Saturday, October 28. Purchase your tickets starting at only $25 to watch Alabama A&M and Alabama State University battle it out for bragging rights. Visit www.magiccityclassic.com for more information.
Welcome to the 2017 Edition of the Vulcan Run! This is the 43rd running of this Birmingham classic 10k. What started as the Bicentennial Run in November 1975 with 221 runners has grown into one of the most popular road races in the Southeast with more than1500 runners in recent years. Join the Birmingham Track Club
Market Noel is Birmingham’s premier holiday shopping event. Presented by the Junior League of Birmingham, Market Noel invites you to delight in the holiday season with fabulous special events and extraordinary shopping from more than 100 exclusive merchants. General admission and special events tickets available for purchase. For more information, visit marketnoel.net
The 7th annual Magic City Half Marathon and 5K will be the best one yet! With over 2,000 racers in 2016 the City of Birmingham has embraced this classic fall event thanks in part to the most exciting finish in the Southeast with a lap on the warning track before the finish line just behind