It’s time to make your weekend plans. Here’s what’s going on in Birmingham April 26-28.
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Linn Park Transformed
This weekend (Fri.-Sun., April 26-28), Linn Park will transform into something incredible—the Magic City Art Connection (MCAC). This magical event is Birmingham’s largest city center arts festival! For its 36th year, the festival will bring together artists, musicians, chefs and so much more.
A Bargain of a Deal
Shop ’til you drop while supporting the local community during the Bargain Carousel, happening Fri.-Sat., April 26-27. Hosted by the Junior League of Birmingham (JLB), the event features over 100,000 gently-used items at rock bottom prices. Learn more.
The Shopping Marathon Continues
Visit the Pop Up at The Pizitz Fri.-Sun., April 26-28. Enjoy local boutiques, drinks, music, freebies and more! Click here for more info.
4 Big Reasons
On Saturday, April 27, find out why everyone is so hyped about downtown Birmingham lately during H2 Real Estate’s Downtown Loft Tour. Click here for four big reasons to attend the event. (Psst! A sneak peek of Birmingham’s newest lofts is just one of the reasons.) Tickets available now.
Crush the Quarry
Get your running shoes ready for the 4th Annual Quarry Crusher Run. Hosted by Vulcan Materials Company, the event helps raise money for Tarrant City Schools, as well as college scholarships for Tarrant high school seniors and a quarterly recognition program for teachers who go above and beyond. But it’s no easy trek. Learn more about crushing the quarry on Saturday, April 27.
Want Food, Music and Family Fun?
Then visit Adamson Ford on Saturday, April 27 during their 2nd Annual Crawfish Boil. There will also be great prize giveaways every hour! Read on for all the details.
All Weekend Long
Magic City Art Connection
Where: Linn Park
Time: Fri.-Sat.–10AM-6PM; Sun.–10AM-5PM
Price: $5-$15 (Ages 15 & under–FREE)
Where: The Pizitz.
Time/Price: VIP Fri.–5-9PM $20. Tickets. Sat.–11AM-8PM; Sun.–12-4PM. FREE.
Friday and Saturday
Where: Former Winn-Dixie off I-459/John Hawkins Pwky
Time: Sat.-8AM-5PM; Sun.–1-5PM
Ralph’s Brownie Stout Hop City Release
Where: Hop City Birmingham. 2924 3rd Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35233
Latin Music Nights
Where: Tropicaleo. 4426 4th Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35222
Alabama Ballet Presents Ovation
Where: The BJCC. 1001 19th St. N., Birmingham, AL 35203
Where: Blue Monkey Lounge. 1318 Cobb Ln. S., Birmingham, AL 35205
TJ Tower Social Hour
Where: Roots & Revelry. 1623 2nd Ave N., Birmingham, AL 35203
Unchain The Melody
Where: Daniel Day Gallery. 3025 6th Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35233
Spring Break Brew Cash
Where: Birmingham District Brewing Co. 2201 2nd Ave, Birmingham, AL 35233
Foundations of American Cabaret Bellydance
Where: Birmingham Free Store. 3114 27th St. N., Birmingham, AL 35207
Diva’s Dinner Club April Social
Where: Paper Doll Bar. 2320 1st Ave N., Birmingham, AL 35203
Monday Night Brewery Tap Takeover
Where: The Red Shamrock Pub. 42 Manning Pl., Birmingham, AL 35254
Get Healthy on the Railroad
Where: Railroad Park. 1600 1st Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35233
Where: Birmingham Improv Theatre. 2208 7th Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35233
Price: $12; Students–$6
Where: MAKEbhm. 4000 3rd Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35222
Mama Dixie & the Prize Inside
Where: Black Market Bar & Grill-5 Points South. 1035 20th St. S., Birmingham, AL 35205
The Common Thread-Works by Dariana Dervis
Where: Manitou Supply. 4000 3rd Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35222
3rd Annual Zumba Fitness Block Party
Where: The Summit. 214 Summit Blvd., Birmingham, AL 35243
Quarry Crusher Run
Where: Vulcan Materials Dolcito Quarry. 2101 Pinson Valley Pkwy, Birmingham, AL 35217
2nd Annual Crawfish Boil
Where: Adamson Ford. 1922 2nd Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35233
Price: $10 (16 and under–FREE)
Downtown Loft Tours
Where: H2 Real Estate. 2012 1st Ave N., Birmingham, AL 35203
Where: Pepper Place. 2829 2nd Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35205
Moonlight Movies: Clueless
Where: The Pizitz. 120 19th St. N., Birmingham, AL 35203
Where: Forstall Art Center. 215 20th St. N., Birmingham, AL 35203
Price: Reserved Table Seating–$30; General Admission–$10
St. Elias Lebanese Food Festival
Where: St. Elias Maronite Catholic Church. 836 8th St. S., Birmingham, AL 35205
Kellie Newsome Workshop: Large Abstracts
Where: Alabama Art Supply. 1006 23rd St. S., Birmingham, AL 35205
Legion FC Social Mixer Tour
Where: Birmingham Pedal Tours. 2201 2nd Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35233
2019 JDRF ONENight Gala & After Party
Where: Haven. 2515 6th Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35233
RMTC’s Broadway Bash
Where: UAB’s Alys Stephens Center. 1200 10th Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35294
Grand Opening Celebration
Where: Practice Works. 3613 6th Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35222
Japanese Tea Ceremony
Where: Paperworkers Local. 2717 7th Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35233
April LIVE Music
Where: Filter-Coffee Parlor. 1927 11th Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35205
Women’s Empowered Self-Defense Seminar
Where: Gracie Jiu-Jitsu of Birmingham. 3244 Cahaba Heights Rd., Vestavia Hills, AL 35243
April Walking Tours
Where: Birmingham Civil Rights Institute. 520 16th St. N., Birmingham, AL 35203
Where: Cahaba Brewing Company. 4500 5th Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35222
Price: Advance: Individual–$40; Couple–$70. At Door: $45
Art Pop-Up Gallery & Painting Demo
Where: Cahaba Lily South. 5479 US-280, Birmingham, AL 35242
Where: Art Town at East Lake Station. 7611 1st Ave N., Birmingham, AL 35206
Where: Dorothy Jemison Day Theater. 800 19th St. N., Birmingham, AL 35203
Tiny Tyke Tales: Adventure Tales
Where: Birmingham Children’s Theatre. 2130 Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd N., Birmingham, AL 35203
4th Saturday Serve
Where: Linn Park. 710 20th St. N., Birmingham, AL 35203
Dirty Heads with the Hip Abduction
Where: Iron City Bham. 513 22nd St. S., Birmingham, AL 35233
Pilates in The Gardens with Provision Studio
Where: Birmingham Botanical Gardens. 2612 Lane Park Rd., Birmingham, AL 35223
Spring Food Truck Rally
Where: Avondale Brewing Co. 201 41st St. S., Birmingham, AL 35222
BHM 26.2 2019 Marathon
Where: Railroad Park. 1600 1st Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35233
Movers for Moms Party on the Patio
Where: Cahaba Brewing Co. 4500 5th Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35222
Artistry & Architecture Tours
Where: Cathedral Church of the Advent. 2017 6th Ave N., Birmingham, AL 35203
Moss Wreath/Cotton Home Shutter Workshop
Where: Hammer & Stain. 3704 Lorna Rd., Hoover, AL 35216
Rendezvous at the Zoo
Where: The Birmingham Zoo. 2630 Cahaba Rd., Birmingham, AL 35223
Where: Red Mountain Park. 2011 Frankfurt Dr., Birmingham, AL 35211
Top Upcoming Events
April 30: Innovation Depot’s Velocity Accelerator 2019 Demo Day @ Iron City. 5-7:30PM. FREE. Registration Required.
May 2: Art Opening & Beauty Pop Up @ Magic City Dentistry. 4:30-7PM. FREE.
May 4: 14th Annual Gumbo Gala Benefitting Episcopal Place @ Sloss Furances National Historic Landmark. 11AM-2PM. $20 (Ages 10 and under–FREE). Tickets.
May 5: Cinco de Mayo with Los Lobos @ Iron City. 4PM. $30 (Ages 21 and under–$35). Tickets.