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Birmingham continues to show off with it’s list of fun weekend to-dos. On the roster this weekend? Four festivals — 2 food, 1 moon, 1 Latinx. Oh, did we mention you can board a party bus and sample small plates from around metro Birmingham? Follow that up with a once-monthly bottomless brunch situation for a great time. For the less party-inclined, a teens-and-tech night and a pop-up market round out the weekend.
Saturday, September 15:
Five Points Market: A Summer Pop-Up @ Five Points South, 11am-3pm. Free.
Enjoy brunch or lunch at one of the restaurants in Five Points as you shop art and other fine artisanal goods from local makers. Expect live music and select brunch specials.
Latinx Heritage Festival @ Birmingham Museum of Art, 10am-2pm. Free.
Celebrate Latin culture and traditions at the BMA for the 3rd annual Latinx Festival. There will be traditional music, dancing, cuisine and art.
Bham Eat Drink Ride food tour @ Brookwood Village, 6pm-10pm. $90.
Hop on a party bus at Brookwood Village mall and savor small plates from 5 of metro Birmingham’s popular restaurants. You will be joined and entertained by local comedian Comedienne Joy, as this is part of her “Dining Out With Joy” project.
Teens and Tech @ McWane Science Center, 5pm-9pm. Free.
Is your high schooler interested in hacking, coding or game design? This event will include a session in which the teens learn to hack a traditional board game and design a digital one. This is open for every level as it will combine low- and high-tech gaming challenges.
Sunday, September 16:
Monthly Bottomless Brunch @ Iron City Bham, 10:30am-11:30am. $26 at the door.
Pay $26 at the door and load your plate from an unlimited brunch buffet while you listen to live music. This month’s featured band is The VooDoo Saints, a New Orleans-style Jazz band from Tuscaloosa. Entry also includes 1 Mimosa or Bloody Mary.
Trucks by the Tracks @ Railroad Park, 11am-5pm. GA is $8 at the gate. VIP available.
Taste a selection of great foods from Birmingham’s best food trucks at Trucks by the Tracks. Food vendor and cart offerings range from hot chicken to kettle corn, from Caribbean food to fruit bowls and shaved ice. There will also be live bands and Good People brews.
Taste of Mountain Brook @ 101 Hoyt Lane, Mtn. Brook, 11:30am-1:30pm. GA $30; Family of 3 $60; Family of 4 $75; Kids 10 and under free.
Taste the best of Mountain Brook’s restaurants while enjoying music and entertainment from the Mountain Brook cheerleaders, dorians and more!
2018 Moon Festival by the Birmingham Chinese Association @ UAB Hill Student Center Ballroom, 5pm-7:30pm. $4.
Experience traditional chines cuisine, cultural activities, games, art, music, dance and more at the 2018 Moon Festival presented by the Birmingham Chinese Association.
Which one of these fun events will you be attending? Let us know and tag us in your photos on Instagram and Facebook so we can see all the fun!
Looking for more fun events in Birmingham for the month of September? Check out our full-month guide here.