Support a good cause, attend Birmingham galas and fundraisers this February

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Kulture Ball 2017. Photo via

Want to support Birmingham’s great causes? Then attend the many galas and fundraisers happening in our city this February.

Jazz Cat Ball

Join the Greater Birmingham Humane Society Auxiliary at the best party this side of NOLA for the seventh annual Jazz Cat Ball.

Enjoy a seated dinner, live music from The Big Beyond, a full casino and the chance to bid on exciting trips, unique jewelry, art and more during silent and live auctions.

The silent auction will be held online. If interested in bidding, visit this link.

To check out the itinerary for this meow-tastic event, click here.

Benefitting: The Greater Birmingham Humane Society

When: Saturday, February 3, 2018

Where: Sheraton Birmingham Hotel/The Medical Forum Conference Center, 2101 Richard Arrington Junior Blvd. N., Birmingham, AL 35203

Time: 6:00p.m.-11:00p.m.


Individual Ticket – $250

Feline Crew Table – 1 table for 10 guests (includes 10 tickets) – $2,500

Canine Crew Table – 1 table for 10 guests (includes 10 tickets) – $2,500

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GBHS Jazz Cat Ball 2017. Photo via Twitter.
The Phoenix Masquerade Ball

Wanna party? Then don’t miss Birmingham’s best party – The Phoenix Masquerade Ball.

Get your photo taken on the red carpet by paparazzi. Enjoy great live music with the band Matrimonious and an MTF Entertainment DJ party complete with lasers, confetti cannons and late-night eats. All behind the mysterious, playful fun of a masquerade mask.

Beer, wine and hors d’oeuvres are included. Cash liquor bar.

SideBar is sponsoring the pre- and post-ball parties and will run its shuttle from Iron City to SideBar after the party. Receive free cover at SideBar with your Phoenix Ball 2018 ticket.

Benefitting: The Phoenix Club of Birmingham.

When: Friday, February 2, 2018

Where: Iron City Bham. 513 22nd Street S., Birmingham, AL 35233

Time: 8:00p.m.-11:59p.m.

Dress: Black tie optional. But don’t forget your masquerade mask!

Tickets: $65

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The Phoenix Masquerade Ball 2017. Photo via Facebook.

Support child cancer patients across the state of Alabama with a night of art. This fundraiser features artwork by pediatric cancer patients and professional artists, who work as pairs to create work by the child and an original work inspired by the child.

Hors d’oeuvres will be served, and a live auction will be held during the event.

Benefitting: aTeam Ministries

When: Saturday, February 10, 2018

Where: Bridge Street Gallery and Loft. 213 Richard Arrington Junior Blvd. S., Birmingham, AL 35233

Time: 6:00p.m.-9:00p.m.

Tickets: $50-$500

Photo via aTeam Ministries Facebook page.

Discover one of Birmingham’s premier events at UAB’s Comprehensive Cancer Center’s 33rd Annual ArtBLINK Gala.

This year’s event features an English Garden theme with a cocktail dinner provided by IZ Catering and a silent auction with participating artists.

Benefitting: UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center

When: Saturday, February 10, 2018

Where: The Kirklin Clinic of UAB Hospital. 2000 6th Ave. S., Birmingham, AL 35233. (Valet service and deck parking available for guests.)

Time: 6:30p.m.

Dress: Black tie optional

Tickets: $150 per person

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ArtBLINK artist Vicki Denaburg. Photo via Facebook.
Mardi Gras Masquerade

Eat, drink, dance and bid on silent auction items all while helping provide children and expectant mothers across the state of Alabama with adequate transportation services.

During this Mardi Gras Masquerade event, you will also get the chance to see which Krewe of Vulcan members get crowned king and queen!

Benefitting: Kid One Transport

When: Friday, February 9, 2018

Where: Rogue Tavern. 2312 2nd Ave N., Birmingham, AL 35203

Time: 9:00p.m.-12:00a.m.

Dress: Semi-Formal/Party Attire

TicketsPre-Sale Individual Ticket – $30; Pre-Sale Couples Ticket – $50; Individual Ticket – $40; Couples Ticket – $60

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Kid One Transport, Mardi Gras Masquerade. Photo via Facebook.
BMS Fundraiser

Sip on local craft beer and have some laughs during the UAB Medicine’s annual night of entertainment – The Best Medicine Show.

Benefitting: Equal Access Birmingham

When: Friday, February 2, 2018

Where: Avondale Brewing Company. 201 41st St. S., Birmingham, AL 35222

Time: 8:00p.m.-12:00a.m.

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UAB Medicine’s Best Medicine Show 2017. Photo via Facebook.
Fat Tuesday Pancake Dinner

Join the Magic City Acceptance Center, Birmingham AIDs Outreach and Steel City Spectrum for the 4th Annual Fat Tuesday Pancake Dinner. Along with the usual rainbow and magic pancakes, there will also be special red pancakes in honor of Valentine’s Day.

Benefitting: Magic City Acceptance Center

When: February 13, 2018

Where: Magic City Acceptance Center. 2500 4th Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35233

Time: 5:30p.m.-7:30p.m.

Price: $10 per person. Includes a hot plate of three pancakes, a toppings bar, sausage, orange juice and coffee provided by the Starbucks Pride Alliance team. Mimosas are available with a suggested donation of $2.

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Magic City Acceptance Center. Photo via Facebook.
17th Annual Mercedes-Benz Marathon

Grab your running shoes and support Birmingham’s 17th Annual Mercedes-Benz Marathon. Five events. All abilities welcome. Click here to choose your race!

Benefitting: The Bell Center

When: Friday-Sunday, February 9-11, 2018

Where: 1911 27th Avenue, South Homewood, AL 35209

Time: Friday, 12:00p.m.-7:00p.m.; Saturday, 8:30a.m.-5:00p.m.; Sunday, 7:00a.m.-2:00p.m.

Registration Fees: Marathon – $130; Half Marathon – $120; Marathon Relay – $265

To sign up for the race, click here.

To be a BellRunner and run for a reason, call 205.879.3417.

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