50 weekend events in Birmingham, May 10-12, including Regions Tradition and Magic City Wine Fest

Photo from the Regions Tradition

From wine tastings and festivals to a huge golf tournament and more, here’s what’s happening this weekend in Birmingham, May 10-12.

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Grab your golf socks

The celebrity player list is stacked at the Regions Tradition Pro-Am tournament. Photo via Regions Tradition

It’s time for the Region Tradition. Attend the event all weekend (May 10-12) at the Greystone Golf and Country Club. Buy your tickets

It’s time to march

Birmingham, Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, Children's Crusade, Martin Luther King Jr., Linn Park
Linn Park in Birmingham. Photo by Brandon Stuckey

In May 1963, Civil Rights leaders Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Reverend Ralph Abernathy and Reverend Fred Shuttlesworth launched the Children’s Crusade. Now, 56 years later, the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute and students from St. Paul’s United Methodist Church will march alongside the original “foot soldiers” from 1963. The event takes place at 10AM and is free to the public. Registration is required. To learn more about this important event, click here

Cocktails, houses and mom

This Mother’s Day Weekend, grab a cocktail and, of course, your mom  and check out these four open houses happening around Birmingham.

Good cause, new shirt

United Ability T-shirts are now available until the end of TODAY, May 10. Order now.

Brunch with mom

Mother’s Day is this Sunday, May 10. Here’s who’s serving brunch all weekend long to your favorite person—mom!

All Weekend Long

Birmingham, Theatre Downtown, Driving Miss Daisy
Driving Miss Daisy. Photo via Theatre Downtown on Facebook

Driving Miss Daisy 

Where: Theatre Downtown. 2410 5th Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35233
Time: Fri.-Sat.–8-10PM; Sun.–2-4PM
Price: General Admission–$20; Students–$12
Tickets

Regions Tradition 

Where: Greystone Golf and Country Club.
Time: 8AM-5PM
Price: 1-Day Pass–$25 (18 and under and military–FREE)
Tickets

The Drowsy Chaperone 

Where: Virginia Samford Theatre. 1116 26th St. S., Birmingham, AL 35205
Time: Fri.-Sat.–7:30-10PM; Sun.–2-4:30PM
Price: $15
Tickets

Friday and Saturday

Mother’s Day Photobooth 

Where: Pepper Place. 2829 2nd Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35205
Time: Fri.–3:30-7:30PM; Sat.–8AM-12PM

Friday—May 10

Birmingham, Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, Children's Crusade
Children’s Crusade in Birmingham, AL. Photo via Birmingham Civil Rights Institute

1963 Children’s Crusade Re-Enactment 

Where: Birmingham Civil Rights Institute. 520 16th St. N., Birmingham, AL 35203
Time: 10AM-Noon
Price: FREE
Register: 205.703.0212.

Maker’s Mark Bourbons 

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

BHAM Nurses Night Out 

Where: Railroad Park. 1600 1st Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35233
Time: 5-9PM

West Coast IPA Release 

Where: TrimTab Brewing Company. 2721 5th Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35233
Time: Noon-11PM

Teen Night: Neon Retro 

Where: Birmingham Museum of Art.  2000 Reverend Abraham Woods Jr. Blvd, Birmingham, AL 35203
Time: 6-9PM
Price: FREE

ASFA Creative Writing Department Presents: 3D Poetry 

Where: Space One Eleven. 2409 2nd Ave N., Birmingham, AL 35203
Time: 6-7:30PM
Price: FREE

Interchangeable Sign Workshop 

Where: Hammer & Stain. 3704 Lorna Rd., Hoover, AL 35216
Time: 6-9PM
Price: $75
Register

She Sings: Broadway–A Musical Revue of Amazing Vocal Divas 

Where: Encore Theatre and Gallery. 9094 Parkway E., Birmingham, AL 35206
Time: 6:30-9PM
Price: $20-$35
Tickets

The Dance: Beethoven’s Seventh Symphony 

Where: Alys Stephens Center. 1200 10th Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35294
Time: 7-9PM
Price: Varies
Tickets

Birmingham, Crazy CrazBoy's
Oh, the discounts!

Grand Opening 

Where: Crazy Crazboy’s. 136 Wildwood Pkwy, Birmingham, AL 35209
Time: 10AM-7PM

Sierra Nevada Tap Takeover 

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

MtG–Friday Night Magic 

Where: Card Addicts. 2015 Valleydale Rd., Birmingham, AL 35244
Time: 5-9PM.
Price: 5PM–FREE; 7:30–$5-$13

Teen Night 

Where: Urban Air Adventure Park (Trussville). 3695 Roosevelt Blvd, Birmingham, AL 35235
Time: 9-11PM
Price: $21.99
Tickets

TJ Tower Social Hour 

Where: Roots & Revelry. 1623 2nd Ave N., Birmingham, AL 35203
Time: 11AM-6PM
Price: FREE 

Ugly Baby Celebrates Your Mom 

Where: Birmingham Improv Theatre. 2208 7th Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35233
Time: 9:30-11:30PM
Price: General Admission–$10; Students–$5
Tickets

Beatles vs. Stones–A Musical Showdown 

Where: Zydeco. 2001 15th Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35205
Time: 8PM
Age: 18+
Price: $15-$20
Tickets

Legacy Limit 

Where: Workplay. 500 23rd St. S., Birmingham, AL 35233
Time: 7-10PM
Price: $15
Tickets

Saturday, May 11

Birmingham, Magic City Wine Fest, spring food festivals, festivals
Throw back to the first ever Magic City Wine Fest. Photo via Magic City Wine Fest

Magic City Wine Fest 

Where: Birmingham Zoo. 2630 Cahaba Rd., Birmingham, AL 35223
Time: 5:30-8:30PM
Age: 21+
Price: $49-$89
Tickets

Legion FC Social Mixer Tour 

Where: Birmingham Pedal Tours. 2201 2nd Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35233
Time: 3-5PM
Age: 21+
Price: $45
Tickets

Preservation Workshop 

Where: Oak Hill Cemetery. 1120 19th St. N., Birmingham, AL 35234
Time: 9AM-2PM
Price: $25
Tickets

The Good Time Festival 

Where: Basil Pizza & Bar. 1101 Dunston Ave, Birmingham, AL 35213
Time: Noon-10PM

Hazardous Waste Collection Day

Where: Sicard Hollow Athletic Complex. 4700 Sicard Hollow Rd., Birmingham, AL 35242
Time: 8:30-11:30AM
Price: FREE

Birmingham’s Next Hot Dog Contest 

Where: Avondale Brewing Company. 201 41st St. S., Birmingham, AL 35222
Time: 11AM-3PM
Price: $10 entry donation for non-participants; $20 for participants

Palette Knife Painting with Ahmad Austin

Where: Forstall Art Center. 215 20th St. N., Birmingham, AL 35203
Time: 10AM-4PM
Price: $135 + $50 deposit

Raise the Woof Open House 

Where: Veterinary Specialists of Birmingham. 146 Resource Center Pkwy, Birmingham, AL 35242
Time: 10AM-3PM

Iron City Cosplay Day Vault 205

Where: Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark. 20 32nd St. N., Birmingham, AL 35222
Time: 9:30AM
Price: $10 (Kids 5 and under–FREE)

Passport Fair 

Where: Birmingham Public Library.
Time: 9:30AM-4:30PM

Garden Art Party 

Where: Iron City Bham. 513 22nd St. S., Birmingham, AL 35233
Time: 7-11PM
Price: $95
Tickets

Birmingham, Birmingham Beer Fest, beer, festivals
Delicious craft beer. Photo via Birmingham Beer Fest Birmingham

Great Southern Beer Fest 

Where: Railroad Park. 1600 1st Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35233
Time: 1-5PM
Price: General Admission–$45; Designated Driver–$10
Tickets

Snow White 

Where: Birmingham Children’s Theatre. 2130 Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd. N., Birmingham, AL 35203
Time: 1:30PM
Price: $10
Tickets: 205-286-4341

Family Day: Fun in the Gardens 

Where: ArtPlay. 1006 19th St. S., Birmingham, AL 35205
Time: 12-3PM
Price: FREE

Drinks, Dogs & Derby 

Where: Birmingham District Brewing Co. 2201 2nd Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35233
Time: 4:30-7:30PM

The Theology of Joy & Feasting 

Where: Bridge Street Gallery and Loft. 213 Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd S., Birmingham, AL 35233
Time: 6-8:30PM
Price: $95
Tickets

Bio-Blitz

Where: Birmingham Botanical Gardens. 2612 Lane Park Rd., Birmingham, AL 35223
Time: 9AM-4PM
Price: Legacy Members–$30; Non-Legacy Members–$35
Tickets

Mama Needs to Get Her Laugh On 

Where: Birmingham Improv Theatre. 2208 7th Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35233
Time: 7-9PM
Price: General Admission–$12; Students–$6
Tickets

Mother’s Day Sparkling Wine Tasting 

Where: Hop City Birmingham. 2924 3rd Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35233
Time: 12PM
Price: FREE

Sunday—May 12

Birmingham, Bards of Birmingham
Photo via Bards of Birmingham on Facebook

William Shakespeare’s Henry V

Where: Bards of Birmingham. 2803 Highland Ave, Birmingham, AL 35205
Time: Fri. & Sun.–7-9:15PM; Sat.–2-4:15PM
Price: Adults$15; Student–$10
Tickets

Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea 

Where: Clubhouse on Highland. 2908 Highland Ave, Birmingham, AL 35205
Time: 12-2PM
Price: $25
Reservations: 205.276.8722

Spring Scramble 2019 

Where: Railroad Park. 1600 1st Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35233
Time: 5:30-8:30PM
Price: $30 (Kids under 12–FREE)
Tickets 

Astronauts of Alabama 

Where: Rojo Birmingham. 2921 Highland Ave, Birmingham, AL 35205
Time: 6:30PM 

The Music of The Beatles for Kids–Mother’s Day Celebration 

Where: Saturn. 200 41st St. S., Birmingham, AL 35222
Time: 11:30AM
Price: $12-$40
Tickets

The Talismen and Riverbend 

Where: Zydeco. 2001 15th Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35205
Time: 9:30PM
Price: $7
Tickets

Bluegrass Slow Jam 

Where: Brennan’s Irish Pub. 1108 20th St. S., Birmingham, AL 35205
Time: 6:30-8PM

Spinal Rejuvnation Wall Class 

Where: Practice Works. 3613 6th Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35222
Time: 4:30-5:45PM
Register

Dreams Never End–A Gothic Prom 

Where: The Chapel Bar & Nightclub. 620 27th St. S., Birmingham, AL 35233
Time: 8PM-2AM
Age: 21+
Price: $5 

Birmingham, Red Mountain Theatre Company
Jessica Clark of Red Mountain Theatre Company. Photo by Jon Eastwood for Bham Now

Upcoming Events

May 13-19: National Public Gardens Week @ Birmingham Botanical Gardens. Dawn-Dusk. FREE.
May 17: Little Shop of Horrors @ Red Mountain Theatre Company’s Cabaret Theatre. $19-$55. Tickets.
May 17: United Ability Day
May 18: Weatherfest @ McWane Science Center. General Admission. 10AM-6PM. Tickets.
May 19: Opening of Bionic Me Exhibit @ McWane Science Center. Noon-6PM. General Admission. Tickets.