50 events happening this weekend in Birmingham, including 12 St. Patrick’s Day celebrations

Birmingham, Hammerfest
Birmingham, Hammerfest
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Theater, live music and a whole lot of St. Patrick’s Day celebrations. Here’s what’s happening this weekend in Birmingham, March 15-17.

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All Weekend Long—March 15-17


The Old Man and the Old Moon

Location: Dorothy Jemison Day Theater. 800 19th St. N., Birmingham, AL 35203
Time: Fri.-Sat.–7PM;Sun.–2:30PM
Price: Adults–$10; Students–$5
Tickets

Friday-Saturday, March 15-16S

Sound Sessions

Location: Iron City Grill. 2208 6th Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35233
Time: 6-8PM
Price: FREE to attend

Know I Can’t Hear You When the Water’s Running

Location: Theatre Downtown. 2410 5th Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35233
Time: 8-10PM
Price: $12-$20
Tickets


Saturday-Sunday—March 16-17

Birmingham, HammerFest 2019, Hammerfest, bikes, bike races
Photo via Hammerfest

Hammerfest

Location: Birmingham Lakeview District. 2808 7th Ave S, Birmingham, AL  35233
Time: 8AM
Price: FREE

St. Patrick’s Day Kick-Off Celebration

Location: Nana Funks. 708 29th St S, Birmingham, AL 35233
Time: 8PM-6AM
Price: Before Midnight–FREE; After Midnight–$10

St. Paddy’s

Location: The Red Shamrock Pub. 42 Manning Pl., Birmingham, AL 35242
Time: 11AM-2AM
Price: $30


Happy Hour Yoga

Location: Good People Brewing Company. 114 14th St S, Birmingham, AL 35233
Time: 11AM
Price: $10

Friday—March 15

Birmingham, Hammerfest
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2019 St. Patrick’s Dinner & Celebration

Location: Pine Tree Country Club. 5100 Pine Whispers Dr., Birmingham, AL 35210
Time: 7-10PM
Price: $75

Third Friday in Forest Park

Location: Forest Park. Clairmont Ave and 39th Street S, BirminghamAL 35222
Time: 5-8PM
Price: FREE


Wine Tasting with Jake

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

Third Fridays: Social Dance (Line Dancing)

Location: ArtPlay. 1006 19th St. S. Birmingham, AL, 35205
Time: 6PM
Price: UAB Students–$5; Public–$8
Register: 205.975.4769

Shamrock Shindig

Location: Iron City Bham. 513 22nd St. S., Birmingham, AL 35233
Time: 7-11PM
Price: $35-$60
Tickets


Teeling Irish Whiskey Tasting

Location: LeNell’s Beverage Boutique. 1208 32nd St. N., Birmingham, Al 35234
Time: 5-7PM
Price: FREE

Pints for Pups

Location: Jenny St. John-Keller Williams Vestavia. 3595 Grandview Pkwy, Birmingham, AL 35243
Time: 4-6PM
Price: FREE

Farmer’s Mini Market Feat. Ireland Farms

Location: Market Table. 1830 29th Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35209
Time: 1-6PM
Price: FREE to attend


Yellowhammer Social Happy Hour–Alabama Tornado Relief

Location: Carrigan’s Public House. 2430 Morris Ave, Birmingham, AL 35203
Time: 7:30-10PM
Price: FREE to attend

Dancehall Reggae Friday

Location: The Vault. 1920 3rd Ave N., Birmingham, Al 35203
Time: 10PM-4AM
Price: $10

St. Paddy’s Day Party with Sugar Face Band

Location: Duckies Get Quacked. 441 Carson Rd. N., Birmingham, AL 35215
Time: 9PM-1AM
Price: FREE to attend


Space of a Day Live

Location: Daniel Day Gallery/Dream Mecca Studio. 3025 6th Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35233
Time: 8PM
Price: FREE

Better Together: Stories of Adoption, Foster Care and Orphan Care

Location: Redeemer Community Church. 4022 4th Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35222
Time: 7:30-10PM
Price: General Admission–$15; Sponsored VIP–$100
Tickets

Saturday—March 16

35th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Location: 5 Points South. 2000 9th Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35205
Time: 1:30-2:30PM
Price: FREE


St. Patrick’s Parade Day Celebration

Location: Black Market Bar & Grill. 1035 20th St. S., Birmingham, AL 35205
Time: 3-8PM
Price: FREE to attend

Jasper Coal

Location: Brennan’s Irish Pub. 1108 20th St. S., Birmingham, AL 35205
Time: 9PM-1AM
Age Requirements: All ages until 11PM
Price: $10

Thumbelita

Location: Birmingham Children’s Theatre. 2130 Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd N., Birmingham, AL 35203
Time: 10AM and 12PM
Price: $10-$15
Tickets


St. Patrick’s Day

Location: Avondale Brewing Company. 201 41st St. S., Birmingham, AL 35222
Time: 12PM-11PM
Price: FREE to attend

BHAM Emo Dance Party

Location: Saturn. 200 41st St. S., Birmingham, AL 35222
Time: 9PM
Age Requirements: 18+
Price: $10-$12
Tickets

Lisa Opielinski Pop-Up Workshop: Brush Techniques & Color

Location: Alabama Art Supply. 1006 23rd St. S., Birmingham, AL 35205
Time: 10AM-1PM
Price: $75
Register: 205. 322.4741.


Valley Creek Clean-Up

Location: Birmingham Public Library. 4812 Avenue W., Birmingham, AL 35208
Time: 8:30AM-12:30PM
Price: FREE
Register: 205.297.8300

Birmingham, Red Shoe Run, Ronald McDonald House Charities
Team excitement after 2017 Red Shoe Run. Photo courtesy of RMHC.

Red Shoe Run 2019: Rockin’ 5K

Location: Ronald McDonald House Charities of Alabama. 1700 4th Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35233
Time: 7AM
Price: $20-$30
Register

All About the Mushrooms of the Southeast

Location: Birmingham Botanical Gardens. 2612 Lane Park Rd., Birmingham, AL 35223
Time: 12:30-4:30PM
Price: Members–$50; Non-Members–$60
Tickets


MBW Bowlapalooza

Location: Spare Time Trussville. 3600 Roosevelt Blvd, Trussville, AL 35235
Time: 11AM-3:30PM
Price: $20
Register

St. Patrick’s Party

Location: Al’s On Seventh. 2011 Frankfurt Dr., Birmingham, AL 35211
Time: 11PM-2AM
Price: FREE to attend

2nd Annual Big Hat Brunch

Location: The Tutwiler Hotel. 2021 Park Pl., Birmingham, AL 35203
Time: 11AM-2PM
Price: $50
Tickets


2019 Restoration Run

Location: Red Mountain Park. 2011 Frankfurt Dr, Birmingham, AL 35211
Time: 8AM-12PM
Price: Varies
Register

Saturdays in The Gardens: Build Your Soil

Location: Birmingham Botanical Gardens. 2612 Lane Park Rd., Birmingham, AL 35223
Time: 9AM-12PM
Price: Members–$5; Non-Members–$7
Tickets

Up Close & Personal: Macro Photography

Location: Birmingham Botanical Gardens. 2612 Lane Park Rd., Birmingham, AL 35223
Time: 9AM
Price: Members–$100; Non-Members–$120
Tickets


NextGen St. Patty’s Day

Location: Cahaba Brewing Company. 4500 5th Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35222
Time: 1-5PM
Price: FREE to attend

Fusion Mineral Paint Demo Day with The Mended Fence

Location: Brass Bear. 2652 Valleydale Rd, Birmingham, AL 35244
Time: 10AM
Price: FREE

Babes Who Wine & Dine

Location: Rojo Birmingham. 2921 Highland Ave, Birmingham, AL 35205
Time: 7-10PM
Price: FREE to attend


Sunday—March 17

St. Paddy’s Day Science

Location: McWane Science Center. 200 19th St N, Birmingham, AL 35203
Time: 12-6PM
Price: Varies
Tickets

St. Patrick’s Day Party

Location: Brown Derby. 3630 6th Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35222
Time: 308PM
Price: FREE to attend

St. Paddy’s Day

Location: Brennan’s Irish Pub. 1108 20th St. S., Birmingham, AL 35205
Time: 1:30-4:30PM
Price: FREE to attend


St. Pat’s with Don’t Rock the Jukebox

Location: Black Market Bar & Grill (5 Points South). 1035 20th St. S., Birmingham, AL 35205
Time: 7-10PM
Price: FREE

Tosca with Opera Birmingham

Location: Samford University Wright Center. 872 Montague Dr., Birmingham, AL 35229
Time: 2:30PM
Price: $20-$90
Tickets

Community Drum Jam

Location: Cahaba Brewing Company. 4500 5th Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35222
Time: 4-6PM
Price: FREE


Cornapalooza 2019-Benefitting Homewood Athletic Foundation

Location: Pizzeria GM. 600 Oak Grove Rd., Birmingham, Al 35205
Time: 1-5PM
Register: homewoodaf@gmail.com.

Beginning Sewing: Basic Apron Workshop

Location: Bib & Tucker Sew-Op. 4915 5th Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35222
Time: 3-6PM
Price: $35
Register

Birmingham, Birmingham Museum of Art, art, drawing
Drop-in drawing. Photo via Birmingham Museum of Art

Drop-In Drawing

Location: Birmingham Museum of Art. 2000 Reverend Abraham Woods Jr. Blvd, Birmingham, AL 35203
Time: 2-4PM
Price: FREE


Jeff Jenson Band

Location: Daniel Day Gallery/Dream Mecca Studio. 3025 6th Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35233
Time: 2-6PM
Price: FREE

Superior Boutique’s Anniversary & Blowout

Location: Jazzi’s on 3rd. 1725 3rd Ave N., Birmingham, AL 35203
Time: 2-6PM
Price: FREE to attend

Through The Lens

Location: Ground Floor Contemporary. 111 Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd S., Birmingham, AL 35233
Time: 1-4PM
Price: FREE


What else is happening in the Magic City this weekend?