Birmingham Top Things to Do: May 24th – 30th

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Live at the Lyric: The Bacon Brothers
via the Bham Now Calendar

No plans this Memorial Day weekend? Don’t worry, there is plenty to do in the Magic City this upcoming week.

Art House Film Series: A Woman is a Woman

Art House Film Series: A Woman is a Woman Birmingham AL
via Bham Now Calendar
  • May 24th from 6:30pm to 9:00pm
  • Emmet O’Neal Library
  • FREE

What’s better than an independent foreign film? Maybe a summer film series full of them. Head over to the Emmet O’Neal Library in Mountain Brook to get your independent film fix. This week’s film is a playful tribute to American musical comedy. Popcorn, candy, and beverages will be served. More Information.

Flicks Among the Flowers: Jumanji

Flicks Among the Flowers: Jumanji Birmingham AL
via Bham Now Calendar
  • May 24th from 8:00pm to 10:00pm
  • Birmingham Botanical Gardens
  • $5 suggested donation

Not interested in foreign films? The Botanical Gardens is hosting another movie night with family favorite classics. Grab a blanket and a gaggle of friends and go enjoy this outdoor movie series. More Information.

Driving After Dark benefitting United Ability formerly UCP Bham

Driving After Dark benefitting United Ability formerly UCP Bham
via Bham Now Calendar
  • May 25th from 3pm to 11pm
  • Highland Park Golf
  • Viewing is FREE
  • Participating ranges from $60 to $150

Spend your Thursday at a Golf and Tennis tournament benefitting United Ability. This late afternoon tourney will involve a lot of special glow-in-the-dark play for the golf teams participating. Money raised will help support children and adults of all ages living with a wide variety of disabilities. More Information.

Cocktails for Critters 

  • May 25th from 5pm to 8pm
  • Sky Castle
  • FREE

Happy Hour is calling and so are the Greater Birmingham Humane Society critters. Head over to Sky Castle this Thursday to have a drink in support of the thousands of animals the GBHS takes in every year. 10% of sales will be donated to the organization. More Information.

Lisa Mills

Lisa Mills Southern Soul Americana Gospel and Blues Birmingham AL
via Bham Now Calendar
  • May 25th from 7:30pm to 10:00pm
  • Moonlight on the Mountain
  • FREE

This solo artist will definitely wow you with her live performance. Her impressive set list and charm will take you on a raw, honest journey through her music. Check her out at Moonlight on the Mountain this Thursday. More Information.

The Mountain Goats at Saturn 

The Mountain Goats at Saturn
via Bham Now Calendar
  • May 25th from 8pm to 11pm
  • Saturn
  • $20

Indie, folk fans will not want to miss The Mountain Goats at Saturn this Thursday. From vinyl to CD, this group still knows how to rock a stage. Their newest album “Goths” will be the highlight of this week’s performance. More Information.

Flora Photography

Flora Photographer
via Bham Now Calendar
  • May 27th from 9am to 1pm
  • Birmingham Botanical Gardens
  • $60 Members | Non-Members $75

Join professional, Hank Siegel, in taking beautfiul photos of shrubs, flowers, and trees in this instructional class. Topics incldue Camera Setup, Equipment, Image Capture, and Image Processing. With floral beauties all around, you won’t want to miss your chance to learn from this instructor. More Information.

Salsa Showdown

Salsa Showdown Birmingham AL Bham Now
via Bham Now Calendar
  • May 27th from 2pm to 6pm
  • Cahaba Brewing Company
  • $10 in advance | $15 at the door

This event will surely be a showdown. There will be plenty of vendors serving up the best of the best salsa, guac, queso and specialty dip. There will also be live entertainment and even a hot pepper eating contest. Some participants include Taco Morro Loco, Babalu Tapas & Tacos, and Trader Joes. More Information.

Live at the Lyric: The Bacon Brothers

Live at the Lyric: The Bacon Brothers
via the Bham Now Calendar
  • May 30th from 8pm to 11pm
  • Lyric Theatre
  • $36.40 – $55.15

The Bacon Brothers are coming to Birmingham. 20 years of gritty rock, folk, rock, and soul these brothers are still going strong. Check out their soulful sound this next Tuesday at the Lyric Theatre. More Information.

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Vicky Lewis
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