50 events this weekend in Birmingham, including a Mutt Strut, an egg drop and some Easter fun

It’s Easter weekend in Birmingham. From a Mutt Strut to an egg drop (whoops!), here’s what’s going on April 19-21.

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The Market is HOT

Birmingham, RealtySouth, houses, open houses, houses for sale, homes for sales
Home for sale in Vestavia Hills. Photo via RealtySouth

When you’re out and about this Easter weekend, be sure to stop by some of the exciting open houses happening around Birmingham.

Celebrate Earth Day

Saturday, April 20, head to Birmingham Botanical Gardens for their 22nd Annual Earth Day Celebration. From an herb garden class and environmental science activities to helping create a community quilt, there is lots to do. Learn more

Pawty at Mutt Strut

Birmingham, Mutt Strut, Hand in Paw, fundraiser, charity run
Mutt Strut 2016 in Birmingham. Photo submitted

This Saturday, April 20, Hand in Paw is celebrating their 10th anniFURsury of their Mutt Strut: Dog-Friendly 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run. All dog lovers and running enthusiasts are invited! Will your pooch win the award for fastest or slowest dog? Click here for more paw-some details.

Friday and Saturday—April 19-20

Birmingham, Pepper Place, art, art installation
An Installation of Artwork event. Photo via Pepper Place

An Installation of Artwork 

Where: The Martin Biscuit Build Event Space at Pepper Place. 2829 2nd Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35205
Time: Fri.-9AM-12PM; Sat.–9AM-1PM
Price: FREE

Last Big Hurrah 

Where: Naked Art Gallery. 3831 Clairmont Ave, Birmingham, AL 35222
Time: 5-6PM
Price: FREE

Springtime Eggs-travaganza

Where: Birmingham Festival Theatre. 1901 11th Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35205
Time: 8-10PM
Price: $12.75
Tickets

Friday—April 19

Birmingham, Tank and the Bangas, music, bands
Photo via Tank and the Bangas on Facebook

Tank & The Bangas 

Where: Iron City Bham. 513 22nd St. S., Birmingham, AL 35233
Time: 8-9PM
Price: $26
Tickets

Reggae Friday

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

Great Peacock with Will Stewart 

Where: Mom’s Basement. 4411 3rd Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35222
Time: 8-11PM
Price: FREE

Birmingham, Fly By Radio
Fly By Radio. Photo via Fly By Radio

Fly By Radio

Where: Tin Roof Birmingham. 2709 7th Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35233
Time: 10:30PM-1:30AM

Lagunitas Beer Tasting 

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

Unscripted 

Where: Birmingham Improv Theatre. 2208 7th Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35233
Time: 7-9PM
Price: $10; Students–$5
Tickets

UAB Jazz Band Spring Big Band Concert 

Where: Alys Stephens Performing Arts Center. 1200 10th Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35294
Time: 5PM
Price: FREE

Get Healthy on the Railroad 

Where: Railroad Park. 1600 1st Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35233
Time: 6-7PM
Price: FREE

Birmingham, Hammer & Stain
Get creative at Hammer & Stain. Photo via Hammer & Stain

Ladies Night Workshop 

Where: Hammer & Stain. 3704 Lorna Rd., Hoover, AL 35216
Time: 6-9PM
Price: $25
Tickets

Saucefest III 

Where: The Firehouse. 412 41st St. S., Birmingham, AL 35222
Time: 8PM
Price: $7

Poetry Happy Hour 

Where: Tropicaleo. 4426 4th Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35222
Time: 7-8PM
Price: FREE

Graham Fagen – From Me to You 

Where: Maus Contemporary. 2411 2nd Ave N., Birmingham, AL 35203
Time: 6-8PM
Price: FREE

Saturday—April 20

Birmingham, Hand in Paw, Mutt Strut
Who’s ready for Mutt Strut? Photo via Hand in Paw

Mutt Strut

Where: UAB’s Green. 9th Ave S. Birmingham, Alabama 35233
Time: 8AM
Price: $125-$50
Register

The Great McWane Egg Drop 

Where: McWane Science Center. 200 19th St. N., Birmingham, AL 35203
Time: 11AM-4PM
Price: $12-$15
Tickets

Photography Workshop: Early Morning Light and Metals 

Where: Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark. 20 32nd St. N., Birmingham, AL 35222
Time: 6AM
Price: $250
Register: tyler.malugani@birminghamal.gov

Alisa Koch Workshop: Abstracted Landscape in Oils 

Where: Alabama Art Supply. 1006 23rd St. S., Birmingham, AL 35205
Time: 10AM-2PM
Price: $125
Register: 205.322.4741

Earth Day at The Gardens 

Where: Birmingham Botanical Gardens. 2612 Lane Park Rd., Birmingham, AL 35223
Time: 11AM-3PM
Price: FREE

2019 Bowl-a-Palooza benefitting Ronald McDonald House Charities of Alabama 

Where: Oak Mountain Lanes. 300 Bowling Ln., Pelham, AL 35124
Time: 7-10PM
Price: $20
Tickets

April walking Tours

Where: Birmingham Civil Rights Institute. 520 16th St. N., Birmingham, AL 35203
Time: 10-11AM
Price: FREE

Legion FC Social Mixer Tour 

Where: Birmingham Pedal Tours. 2201 2nd Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35233
Time: 3-5PM
Age Requirements: 21+
Price: $30
Tickets

Metro Birmingham Children’s Business Fair 

Where: Hueytown Boys & Girls Club. 3821 John Williamson Dr., Hueytown, AL 35023
Time: 1-4PM
Price: FREE

April LIVE Music

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

Birmingham, Savage's Bakery, cookies, food, cookie decorating, Easter
Easter cookies. Photo via Savage’s Bakery

Easter Cookie Decorating Party 

Where: Savage’s Bakery. 2916 18th St. S., Homewood, AL 35209
Time: 10AM-2PM
Price: $5.95
Tickets

Spring Vibes A Bizarre Festival

Where: Bizarre: The Coffee Bar. 217 22nd St. N., Birmingham, AL 35203
Time: 11AM-10PM
Price: FREE

Nana’s Easter Eggstravaganza 

Where: Nana Funks. 708 29th St. S., Birmingham, AL 35233
Time: 8PM-6AM
Price: FREE (before midnight)

Sylvia Rose Novak 

Where: Back Forty Beer Company. 3201 1st Ave N., Birmingham, AL 35222
Time: 6PM
Price: FREE

Open Casting 

Where: Forma Arts + Wellness. 1820 3rd Ave N., Birmingham, AL 35203
Time: 4-6PM
Price: FREE

Saturdays in the Gardens: Plant an Herb 

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

A Local Showcase

Where: Back Forty Beer Company. 3201 1st Ave N., Birmingham, AL 35222
Time: 2PM
Price: FREE

Girls with Integrity Meeting

Where: Mcalpine Recreation Center. 1115 Avenue F, Birmingham, AL 35218
Time: 10AM-12PM

A Vision of Self-Defense for Everyday Women 

Where: Heardmont Park. 5458 Cahaba Valley Rd., Birmingham, AL 35242
Time: 2-4PM
Price: $50

Open House and Student Art Exhibition

Where: Space One Eleven. 2409 2nd Ave N., Birmingham, AL 35203
Time: 3:30PM
Price: FREE

Birmingham, Birmingham Urban Mountain Pedalers
Photo via Birmingham Urban Mountain Pedalers

April Trail Day

Where: Birmingham Urban Mountain Pedalers.
Time: 9AM-1PM
Price: FREE

Get Golf Ready 101

Where: Highland Park Golf. 3300 Highland Ave, Birmingham, AL 35205
Time: 2PM
Price: $115
Register: 205-322-1902

Elevate Your Health Using Essential Oils

Where: Bama Health Foods. 1923 Bessemer Rd., Birmingham, AL 35208
Time: 1:30-2:30PM
Price: FREE

Jesse Cotton Stone Band

Where: Freedom House. 4911 5th Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35222
Time: 8-10:30PM
Price: $12 donation

Space to Be Me 

Where: Magic City Acceptance Center. 2500 4th Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35233
Time: 11AM-12:30PM
Price: FREE

Beginner Ballet Class 

Where: Forma Arts + Wellness. 1820 3rd Ave N., Birmingham, AL 35203
Time: 10-11AM
Price: $15
Ages: 14+

2019 UAB’s Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibit

Where: UAB’s Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts. 1221 10th Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35205
Time: Fri.–10AM-6PM. Sat.–12-6PM
Price: FREE

Sunday—April 21

Birmingham, Beacon Yoga, yoga, Karma Flow
Look at those moves! Photo via Beacon Yoga

Karma Flow

Where: Beacon Yoga. 4412 4th Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35222
Time: 11AM 
Price: Donations only

3rd Sunday Jazz Jam Night

Where: Brennan’s Irish Pub. 1108 20th St. S., Birmingham, AL 35205
Time: 6-9PM
Price: FREE

Stuart McNair

Where: DanielDay Gallery/Dream Mecca Studio. 3025 6th Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35233
Time: 2-5PM
Price: FREE

Easter Sunday

Where: Perry’s Steakhouse. 4 Perimeter Park S., Birmingham, AL 35243
Time: 11AM-9PM
Reservations

Easter Brunch

Where: The Lab Bar and Kitchen. 808 20th St. S., Birmingham, AL 35205
Time: 11AM

Connections

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

LGBTQ Sunday Walk and Jog 

Where: Birmingham Aids Outreach. 205 32nd St. S., Birmingham, AL 35233
Time: 5-7PM
Price: FREE

Oscar’s Easter Sunday Brunch

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

Top Upcoming Events

Birmingham, Bargain Carousel
Friends enjoying the Bargain Bash preview party. Photo via Junior League of Birmingham

April 25: United Way’s abiliTEE @ Robert Trent Jones Oxmoor Valley. $175—Individual Player; $600–Team of 4. Register.

April 25, 27-28: Bargain Carousel @ Former Winn-Dixie off I-459/John Hawkins Pkwy. Thurs.–6-10PM; Sat.–8AM-5PM; Sun.–1-5PM. $40. Tickets.

April 26-28: Magic City Art Connection @ Linn Park. Fri.-Sat.–10Am-6PM; Sun.–10AM-5PM. $5-$15. Tickets

April 27: Quarry Crusher Run @ Vulcan Materials Dolcito Quarry. 8AM. $40-$50. Register.

April 27: Downtown Loft Tours @ H2 Real Estate. 11AM-3PM. $20-$30. Tickets.

April 27: Crawfish Boil @ Adamson Ford. 3-7PM. $10; Ages 16 and under–FREE. Tickets.

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