50 weekend events in Birmingham, including 3 galas and a celebration of color

Birmingham, Birmingham Museum of Art, Holi Festival, Indian culture, Indian festivals
Birmingham, Birmingham Museum of Art, Holi Festival, Indian culture, Indian festivals
Colors and fun during the Holi Festival in Birmingham. Photo via the Birmingham Musem of Art

Big events are happening this weekend in Birmingham. Get ready to make your plans for March 8-10.

All Weekend Long—March 8-10

Birmingham, Cahaba River Society
Photo from the Cahaba River Society

Water: Cahaba River Society Benefit Art Show

Where: Aveda Institute Birmingham. 3200 Galleria Cir, Birmingham, AL 35244
Time: 5-9PM
Price: FREE

Friday and Saturday—March 8-9

Elevate the Stage Gymnastics

Photo via Elevate the State Gymnastics

Where: The BJCC. 2100 Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd N., Birmingham, AL 35203
Time: 7PM
Price:$10-$20. Kids 5 and under–FREE
Tickets

Melanie Morris 2-Day Workshop: Trees Please

Where: Alabama Art Supply. 1006 23rd St. S., Birmingham, AL 35205
Time: 10AM-4PM
Price: $325
Register: 205.322.4741.

Acro: Prepare for Lift-Off

Where: Beacon Yoga. 4412 4th Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35222
Time: 1-4PM
Price: $40
Tickets

Market on the Mountain Spring/Summer Consignment Sale

Where: Market on the Mountain. 225 Centerview Dr., Birmingham, AL 35216
Time: Fri.–9AM-6PM; Sat.–9AM-2PM
Price: FREE

Saturday and Sunday—March 9-10

Photo via the Woolworth

March Radness

Where: TrimTab Brewing Co. 2721 5th Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35233
Time: Sat.–7PM; Sun. 6PM
Price: FREE

Organic Spring Market

Where: Fever’s Grill and Juice Bar. 1001 3rd Ave West, Birmingham, AL 35204
Time: 11AM-7PM
Price: FREE

2019 Power Soccer League Day

Where: Lakeshore Foundation. 4000 Ridgeway Dr., Birmingham, AL 35209
Time: Sat.–9:15AM; Sun.–11:45AM

Friday—March 8

Million Dollar Ambition: The Premier

Where: Ensley Live Entertainment Loft. 1816 Avenue E., Birmingham, AL 35218
Time: 6-8PM
Price: General Admission–$9; VIP Admission–$21 
Tickets

14th Annual Schoolhouse Rock

Where: Regions Field. 1401 1st Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35233
Time: 7-11PM
Price: $50
Tickets

Sound Sessions with Red Mountain Jug Band

Where: Iron City Bham. 513 22nd St. S. Birmingham, AL 35233
Time: 6-8PM
Price: FREE

Hand-Lettering Workshop

Where: Hammer & Stain. 3704 Lorna Rd., Hoover, AL 35216
Time: 6-9PM
Price: $57
Age Requirements: 18+ 
Register

2nd Annual Gala

Where: The Avon Theatre. 2829 7th Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35233
Time: 6:30-9:30PM
Price: $75
Tickets

Birmingham, McWane Science Center
Interactive play at McWane Science Center. Photo via McWane Science Center

Night at the Museum

Where: McWane Science Center. 200 19th St. N., Birmingham, AL 35203
Time: 5PM
Price: $40
Register: 205.

The Brickmasons

Where: Zydeco. 2001 15th Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35205
Time: 10PM
Age Requirements: 18+
Price: $5
Tickets

Art Show Opening

Where: Forecast Salon. 1707 28th Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35209
Time: 6-8PM
Price: FREE

Live Music with Cody Howell

Where: Ghost Train Brewing Co. 2616 3rd Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35233
Time: 7-10PM
Price: FREE

Nikki & the Phantom Callers with Henry Dunkle

Where: Mom’s Basement. 4411 3rd Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35222
Time: 8PM
Age Requirements: 21+
Price: FREE

8th Annual White Rose Ball

Where: The Club, Inc. 1 Robert S. Smith Dr., Birmingham, Al 35209
Time: 6PM
Register

Shut Up and Laugh

Where: The Chapel Bar & Nightclub. 620 27th St. S., Birmingham, AL 35233
Time: 9-11PM
Price: $7

Wine + BBQ Tasting

Where: Hop City Birmingham. 2924 3rd Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35233
Time: 5-7PM
Price: FREE

Saturday—March 9

Birmingham, Birmingham Musem of Art, Holi Festival, Indian festivals
The throwing of the colors during the Holi Festival. Photo via the Birmingham Musem of Art

Holi Festival–The Indian Celebration of Color

Where: Birmingham Museum of Art. 2000 Reverend Abraham Woods Jr. Blvd, Birmingham, AL 35203
Time: 11AM-3PM
Price: FREE

Putt for a Cause

Where: Avondale Brewing Company. 201 41st St. S., Birmingham, AL 35222
Time: 12-5PM
Price: $30-$150
Tickets

March Live Music

Where: Filter-Coffee Parlor. 1927 11th Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35205
Time: 5:30-8:30PM
Price: FREE

Sea Lion Encounter

Where: The Birmingham Zoo. 2630 Cahaba Rd., Birmingham, AL 35223
Time: 11AM
Price: Members–$50; Non-Members–$65
Register

Lillet Tasting

Where: LeNell’s Beverage Boutique. 1208 32nd St. N., Birmingham, AL 35234
Time: 1PM
Price: FREE

Susan Ripp Watercolor Workshop: Koi Fish

Where: Alabama Art Supply. 1006 23rd St. S., Birmingham, AL 35205
Time: 10AM-3PM
Price: $100
Register: 205.322.4741

Birmingham, pancakes, food
Photo submitted

2019 Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser 

Where: The Exceptional Foundation. 1616 Oxmoor Rd., Birmingham, AL 35209
Time: 7AM
Price: $5-$125
Tickets

Taste of Teal Gala

Where: Hyatt Regency Birmingham-The Wynfrey Hotel. 1000 Galleria Cir., Birmingham, AL 35244
Time: 6-11PM
Price: $125
Tickets

Bham Punk Rock Art Show

Where: Brennan’s Irish Pub. 1108 20th St. S., Birmingham, AL 35205
Time: 7PM-12AM
Price: $10

Little Raine Band “Dreamwalker” Album Release Show 

Where: Zydeco. 2001 15th Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35205
Time: 9:30PM
Price: $10
Age Requirements: 18+
Tickets

Tiny Tyke Tales: Wild Animal Tales

Where: Birmingham Children’s Theatre. 2130 Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd N., Birmingham, AL 35203
Time: 10:30-11:30AM
Price: $5-$10
Tickets

Introduction to the Study of Native Plants

Where: Birmingham Botanical Gardens. 2612 Lane Park Rd., Birmingham, AL 35223
Time: 9AM-5PM
Price: Members–$85; Non-Members–$95
Tickets

Scribble Scribble, Splash Splash with Karen Weir

Where: Forstall Art Center. 215 20th St. N., Birmingham, AL 35203
Time: 10AM-4PM
Price: $125 + $50 deposit

Dutch Oven Cook Off

Where: Birmingham Scout Shop. 516 Liberty Pkwy, Birmingham, AL 35242
Time: 9AM-1PM
Price: FREE

JHLHS Spring Social

Where: SideBar. 2929 7th Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35233
Time: 6-9PM
Price: FREE

Take Steps Birmingham Kick Off Party

Where: Ghost Train Brewing Co. 2616 3rd Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35233
Time: 1-3PM
Price: FREE

Birmingham Children’s Theatre Workshop: Charlotte’s Web

Where: East Lake Library. 5 Oporto Madrid Blvd, Birmingham, AL 35206
Time: 2:30-3:30PM
Price: FREE
Register: 205.836.3341

2nd Saturday Trail Team Work Day

Where: Ruffner Mountain. 1214 81st St. S., Birmingham, AL 35206
Time: 9AM-12PM
Register

Sunday—March 10

Birmingham, Sojourn Fair-Trade, food, culture
Discover unique dishes at the Global Potlouk. Photo via Sojourn Fair-Trade

Global Potluck

Where: Sojourns Fair-Trade. 2017 3rd Ave N., Birmingham, AL 35203
Time: 2-4PM
Price: FREE

Girls Rock Fest 201

Where: Cahaba Brewing Co. 4500 5th Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35222
Time: 12-9PM
Price: $20
Tickets

Guided Hike with Freshwater Land Trust

Where: Wildwood Preserve. 1298-1238 Forest Brook Cir, Birmingham, AL 35226
Time: 1:30-4PM
Price: FREE

Got Grit?

Where: ArtPlay. 1006 19th St. S., Birmingham, AL 35205
Time: 3-4PM
Price: FREE
Register

Cassowary Encounter

Where: The Birmingham Zoo. 2630 Cahaba Rd., Birmingham, AL 35223
Time: 1:15PM
Price: Members–$50; Non-Members–$65
Tickets

Ladies Crit Clinic with Kat Sweatt

Where: Redemptive Cycles. 1305 2nd Ave N., Birmingham, AL 35203
Time: 1PM
Price: FREE
Register

Turn Up and Paint Mardi Gras

Where: Luxe Ultra Lounge. 300 24th St. S., Birmingham, AL 35233
Time: 5-7PM
Price: $35
Tickets

2019 Gray Ghost Gala

Where: Gabrella Manor. 8912 4th Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35206
Time: 3-6PM
Tickets

How Does This Thing Work

Where: Bib & Tucker Sew-Op. 4915 5th Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35222
Time: 3PM
Price: $85
Register

African-American Genealogy

Where: North Shelby Library. 5521 Cahaba Valley Rd., Birmingham, AL 35242
Time: 2-3PM
Price:FREE
Register

Through The Lens 

Where: Ground Floor Contemporary. 111 Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd S., Birmingham, AL 35233
Time: 1PM
Price: FREE

What events are you attending this weekend? We want to know which one was your favorite!