50 weekend events in Birmingham, June 28-30, including 3 comedy shows, a community drum jam and some yodeling

Perfect views in Birmingham. Photo via Vulcan Park and Museum

Where can you find all the best events in Birmingham? Right here! Check out these 50 events taking place in the Magic City, June 28-30.

Featured Events

Honoring a Legacy

The Birmingham Civil Rights Institute will open a brand new exhibit honoring the legacy of A.G. Gaston—one of the most successful African American businessmen and entrepreneurs in Alabama history. Attend the opening reception on Sun., June 30 from 3-5PM and the exhibit opening beginning on Tuesday, July 3. More info.

A Yodel Good Time

Emily Herring and Celeste Burnum as Patsy Cline and Louise Seger. Photo via Virginia Samford Theatre

Discover phenomenal acting, great music and a whole lot of laughs during Always…Patsy Cline at the Virginia Theatre. Fun fact: the Virginia Samford Theatre first put on this show in 2011, and this year’s revival includes the original cast and director. For a behind-the-scenes look at this terrific trio, click here


Belgian Waffles and French Toast

For a true breakfast of champions, pile on the eats on Saturday, June 29 at the Holiday Inn Homewood’s Bottomless Brunch. Please pass the syrup! Details here.

Summer Lovin’

Dreaming of the perfect backyard for hosting Pinterest-worthy summer BBQs? Check out these 41 open houses happening this weekend around Birmingham. 

Whizzing Whistles!

Still working out those Fourth of July plans? Get your fill of food, music and fireworks at these 12 Independence Day events


All Weekend Long—June 28-30

Emily Herring as Patsy Cline. Photo via Virginia Samford Theatre

Always…Patsy Cline

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

Widespread Panic LIVE on the Big Screen

Where: Avondale Brewing Company. 201 41st St. S., Birmingham, AL 35222
Time: Fri.-Sat. 8PM; Sun. 7PM

PERRY Sketch Comedy

Where: Forma Arts + Wellness. 1820 3rd Ave N., Birmingham, AL 35203
Time: Fri.-Sat. 7:15PM & 8:15PM; Sun. 2:15PM & 3:15PM
Price: $10


Our Leading Lady by Charles Busch

Where: Theatre Downtown. 2410 5th Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35233
Time: 8-10PM
Price: Students–$12; Adults–$20
Tickets

50th Anniversary of Stonewall Celebration

Where: Al’s on Seventh. 2627 7th Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35233
Time: 8PM-Midnight
Price: $10

My Fair Lady. Photo via Red Mountain Theatre Company

My Fair Lady

Where: Red Mountain Theatre. 301 19th St. N., Birmingham, AL 35203
Time: Fri. 7:30-10:30PM; Sat. 2-5PM, 7:30-10:30PM; Sun. 2-5PM
Price: $20-$60
Tickets


Bus Stop

Where: Terrific New Theatre. 2821 2nd Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35233
Time: Fri.-Sat. 8-10:30PM; Sun. 2:30-5PM
Price: $25
Tickets

Art Brews and Shoes

Where: Back Forty Beer Co. 3201 1st Ave N., Birmingham, AL 35222
Time: 1PM-1AM

Saturday and Sunday—June 29-30

Quilting in the Hoop with Lisa Knight

Where: Sewing Machine Mart. 1722 28th Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35209
Time: 9AM-4PM 


Friday—June 26

Electric Avenue-The 80s MTV Experience

Where: Iron City. 513 22nd St. S., Birmingham, AL 35233
Time: 8PM
Price: $12
Tickets

Bottomless Brunch

Where: Holiday Inn Homewood. 492 Wildwood Cir N., Homewood, AL 35209
Time: 11AM-2PM
Price: $35-Adults; $17-Kids (6-11); FREE-Kids 5 and under

Jawbone Jam Benefiting “3 Hots and a Cot”

Where: Iron City. 513 22nd St. S., Birmingham, AL 35233
Time: 7PM
Price: $10
Tickets


Enjoy time at a farmer’s market. Photo via Ross Bridge Farmers Market on Facebook

Farmers Market

Where: Ross Bridge. 4000 Grand Ave, Birmingham, AL 35226
Time: 4-8PM
Price: FREE

The History & The Music of The Who

Where: The Maverick Lounge. 500 23rd St. S., Birmingham, AL 35233
Time: 8PM
Price: $20
Tickets

Hip Hop Night

Where: TrimTab Brewing Co. 2721 5th Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35233
Time: 7PM-Midnight
Age: 21+
Price: FREE


Gigi Scott & Trouble Town

Where: DanielDay Gallery. 3025 6th Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35233
Time: 8:30PM-Midnight
Price: $10

Greenleaf Hustle

Where: Back Forty Beer Co. 3201 1st Ave N., Birmingham, AL 35222
Time: 5-8PM

Midnight Howlers

Where: Dave’s Pub. 1128 20th St. S., Birmingham, AL 35205
Time: 10PM 


Heart Gallery Classic-Birmingham Barons

Where: Regions Field. 1401 1st Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35233
Time: 7-10PM
Price: $25-$75
Tickets

Horizons Bingo Bash

Where: Birmingham Botanical Gardens. 2612 Lane Park Rd., Birmingham, AL 35223
Time: 6-9PM
Price: $30-$40
Tickets

Space of a Day Live

Where: Cahaba Brewing Co. 4500 5th Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35222
Time: 7-10PM


Chronic Tacos. Photo via Hop City Birmingham on Facebook

Taco Friday with Chronic Tacos

Where: Hop City. 2924 3rd Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35233
Time: 5-8PM

Loft Show

Where: MAKEbhm. 4000 3rd Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35222
Time: 7-10PM
Price: $7

The Brummies

Where: Saturn. 200 41st St. S., Birmingham, AL 35222
Time: 9PM
Age: 18+
Price: $12-$15
Tickets


Peace in the Park

Where: Legion Field. 400 Graymont Ave W., Birmingham, AL 35204
Time: 6PM

Ugly Baby Live

Where: Birmingham Improv Theatre. 2208 7th Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35233
Time: 9:30PM
Price: $5-$18
Tickets

Bitter Beauties Tasting

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


Saturday—June 27

New Arrive Experience & Welcome Plaza 

Where: The Birmingham Zoo. 2630 Cahaba Rd., Birmingham, AL 35223
Time: 9AM-6PM
Price: Admission varies

Printers Corner Open House

Where: H2 Real Estate. 2012 1st Ave N., Birmingham, AL 35203
Time: 11AM-2PM
Price: FREE

36th Annual Birmingham Vulcans Rugby 7s Tournament

Where: Heardmont Park. 5458 Cahaba Valley Rd., Birmingham, AL 35242
Time: 9AM


Farmer’s Market

Where: The MarketPlace at Lee Branch. 611 Doug Baker Blvd., Birmingham, AL 35242
Time: 7:30AM-Noon
Price: FREE

The Market

Where: Pepper Place. 2829 2nd Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35205
Time: 7AM-Noon
Price: FREE

S’more. Photo via The Birmingham Candy Company

Summer of S’mores

Where: The Birmingham Candy Company. 1821 2nd Ave N., Birmingham, AL 35203
Time: 11AM-8PM 


Reggae Block Party

Where: Chaser’s Sports Bar & Grill. 815 24th St. N., Birmingham, AL 35203
Time: 4PM-Midnight
Price: FREE

A Taste of Chocolate

Where: Filter-Coffee Parlor. 1927 11th Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35205
Time: 2:30-3:30PM
Price: $25
Tickets

Asethetik Bham Open House Soiree

Where: Asthetik Bham. 212 24th St. N., Birmingham, AL 35203
Time: 6-9PM 


Summer Pop-Up Shop

Where: Filter-Coffee Parlor. 1927 11th Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35205
Time: 2PM 

Pop Up Contemporary

Where: Forma Arts + Wellness. 1820 3rd Ave N., Birmingham, AL 35203
Time: 12:30-2PM
Price: $15

Hop City beer. Photo via Hop City Birmingham on Facebook

Big Bites Food Truck and Farmers Market

Where: Hop City. 2924 3rd Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35233
Time: 11AM-2PM


Indie Rock Luau benefitting Space One Eleven 

Where: Ghost Train Brewing Co.
Time: Noon-8PM
Price: FREE

3rd Annual Music Feeds the Soul Gala

Where: The Purpose Center at Dannon. 2324 5th Ave N., Birmingham, AL 35203
Time: 8-11:30PM
Price: $35
Tickets

Steel City Men’s Chorus

Where: Saturn. 200 41st St. S., Birmingham, AL 35222
Time: 9PM
Age: 18+
Price: $35-$50
Tickets


Sunday—June 28

Yoga on the Terrace. Photo via Topgolf Birmingham

Yoga on the Terrace

Where: Topgolf Birmingham. 1111 24th St. N., Birmingham, AL 35234
Time: 10-11AM
Price: FREE
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Opening Reception: A.G. Gaston: The Man and His Legacy

Where: Birmingham Civil Rights Institute. 520 16th St. N., Birmingham, AL 35203
Time: 3-5PM
Price: FREE

Neat Dreams Design Expo

Where: Vulcan Park and Museum. 1701 Valley View Dr., Birmingham, AL 35209
Time: 2-5PM
Price: $10
Tickets


Hagar and Ishmael Saved by the Angel

Where: Birmingham Museum of Art. 2000 Reverend Abraham Woods Jr. Blvd, Birmingham, AL 35203
Time: 2-3PM
Price: FREE

Courtyard’s Summer Cookout

Where: Court Yard 280. 4683 US-280, Birmingham, AL 35242
Time: 2PM

Community Drum Jam

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


FAME! A Comedy Show

Where: Birmingham Festival Theatre. 1901 11th Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35205
Time: 9-11PM
Price: $7
Tickets

Comedy at the Theatre

Where: Birmingham Festival Theatre. 1901 11th Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35205
Time: 7PM & 9PM
Price: $15
Tickets

Upcoming Events

Fireworks at Birmingham’s Vulcan. Photo via Vulcan Park and Museum

July 2: New Exhibit: A.G. Gaston: The Man and His Legacy @ Birmingham Civil Rights Institute. Tues.-Sat. 10AM-5PM; Sun. 1-5PM. Price varies. Tickets.
July 3: Honor the Brave – Military Golf Clinic @ Highland Golf Course. 10AM-Noon. FREE. RSVP: 205-322-1902.
July 4: Alabama Bicentennial Fireworks Show @ Vulcan Park & Museum. 9PM. FREE.