50 weekend events in Birmingham, July 19-21, including Battle of the Blues Bands at Iron City

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Get your weekend started, Birmingham! Here’s what’s happening in the Magic City July 19-21.

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Featured Events

Ice, Ice, Baby

Photo by Hannah Chambley for Bham Now

Diamonds Direct will be hosting their Summer Designer Showcase all weekend long. The theme: Palm Springs. Expect lots of color, palm trees and plenty of sparkles. More.

Applause, Applause!

Watch the talented cast from the Red Mountain Theatre Company light up the stage in the hilarious, feel-good production of Matilda the Musical. The reviews are in and they are spectacular!

It’s Totally Stellar

Galaxy brews, astronaut ice cream and a galactic adventure through a wormhole. Experience it all this Saturday, July 20 with McWane Science Center as they celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo landing with a 21 and over event—McWane After Dark: Fly Me to the Moon. Read on.

Breakfast Meets Lunch

Grapefruit mimosa from Topgolf Birmingham. Photo by Kyndall Stoker for Bham Now

Topgolf Birmingham has rolled out an all-new weekend brunch menu—and it is delicious! I suggest the carrot cake waffles and grapefruit mimosa. More scrumptious details here.

Cook, Eat, Chat

Seeking that perfect kitchen? Check out the house on Dexter Ave in Mountain Brook, plus more during these 51 open houses taking place this weekend.

Savings Alert!

Here’s everything you need to know about tax free weekend July 19-21.

All Weekend Long—July 19-21

Matilda The Musical 

Where: Dorothy Jemison Day Theater. 800 19th St. N., Birmingham, AL 35203
Time: Wed.-Sat. 7:30PM; Tues.-Wed., Sat.-Sun. 2PM
Price: $20+
Tickets

Summer Showcase 

Where: Diamonds Direct. 2800 Cahaba Village Plaza, Birmingham, AL 35243
Time: Fri.-Sat. 10AM-8PM; Sun. 12-6PM. Fri.-Sat. 10AM-8PM; Sun. 12-6PM

McWane After Dark: Fly Me To the Moon 

Where: McWane Science Center. 200 19th St. N., Birmingham, AL 35203
Time: 7:30-10:30PM
Price: $15 advance; $20 at door
Age: 21+
Tickets

World Deer Expo 

Where: The BJCC. 1001 19th St. N., Birmingham, AL 35203
Time: Fri. 3-9PM; Sat. 10AM-9PM; Sun. 10AM-6PM
Price: $10; Kids (4-11) $5; Kids (3 and under) FREE
Tickets

Jessica Conger at blueroot co.’s Pepper Place pop-up. Photo by Taylor Babington for Bham Now

Blueroot Co. Pop Up 

Where: Pepper Place. 2829 2nd Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35205
Time: 9AM-Noon

Peter Pan Jr. 

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

Friday and Saturday—July 19-20 

Apollo Week 

Where: The Lumbar. 212 29th St. S., Birmingham, AL 35233
Time: 11AM-Midnight

Birmingham Artisan Incubator 

Where: UAB’s Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts. 1221 10th Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35205
Time: Fri. 5:30-8:45PM; Sat. 8:30AM-3:30PM
Price: FREE
Register

Friday—July 19

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Bourbon Tasting

Where: Grand Bohemian Hotel. 2655 Lane Park Rd., Birmingham, AL 35223
Time: 6-7:30PM
Price: $72

Scalawag Jubilee Birmingham: Southern Celebration Release Party 

Where: Domestique Coffee. 200 41st St. S., Birmingham, AL 35222
Time: 7-11PM
Price: FREE

Peace in the Park 

Where: Legion Field. 400 Graymont Ave W., Birmingham, AL 35204
Time: 6-9PM

Jaws 

Where: Alabama Theatre. 1817 3rd Ave N., Birmingham, AL 35203
Time: 7PM
Price: $9
Tickets

Clay Barker 

Where: Zydeco. 2001 15th Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35205
Time: 9PM
Age: 18+
Price: $5
Tickets

Red Bitter Spritz Tasting 

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

Velcro Pygmies 

Where: Iron City. 513 22nd St. S., Birmingham, AL 35233
Time: 8-11PM
Price: $15-$20
Tickets

Laundry/Bathroom Sign Workshop 

Where: Makers DIY Experience. 720 Olde Towne Rd., Vestavia Hills, AL 35216
Time: 6:30-8:30PM
Age: 18+
Price: $50
Register

Paint Your House Workshop 

Where: Hammer & Stain. 3704 Lorna Rd., Hoover, AL 35216
Time: 6-9PM
Price: $60
Register

STREAM Coding Boot Camp 

Where: Birmingham Public Library (Inglenook Branch). 4100 40th Terrance N., Birmingham, AL 35217
Time: 5:30-7:30PM
Price: FREE

The Rugs–Live at The Loft Show 

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

Blackberry Breeze, Seven Year Witch and The Twotakers 

Where: The Nick Rocks. 2514 10th Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35205
Time: 10PM
Age: 21+
Price: $6-$8
Tickets

Maroon Saloon: Welcome to the City 

Where: Birmingham District Brewing Co. 2201 2nd Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35233
Time: 6-10PM

Dead Eyes Listening Party 

Where: Seasick Records. 5508 Crestwood Blvd, Birmingham, AL 35212
Time: 6-9PM

Saturday—July 20

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Adjacent Space: Night Out 

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

Battle of the Blues Band 

Where: Iron City. 513 22nd St. S., Birmingham, AL 35233
Time: 2-3PM
Price: $8-$10
Tickets

Back Forty BHM Turns One 

Where: Back Forty Beer Co. 3201 1st Ave N., Birmingham, AL 35222
Time: 11AM-11PM

Patio Pig Roast 

Where: Todd English PUB. 2221 Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd N., Birmingham, AL 35203
Time: 5-9PM
Price: $35
Tickets

The Market 

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

Yoga on the Terrace 

Where: Topgolf Birmingham. 1111 24th St. N., Birmingham, AL 35234
Time: 10-11AM

Big Steps for Bridges 

Where: Railroad Park. 1600 1st Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35233
Time: 9AM
Price: FREE

Blue Moon-50 Year Anniversary of the Moon Landing Celebration

Where: Lakeview Birmingham. 29th St. S., Birmingham, AL 35233
Time: 7-11PM
Age: 21+
Price: FREE

The Brickmasons 

Where: Back Forty Beer Co. 3201 1st Ave N., Birmingham, AL 35222
Time: 6-9PM

Welcome Planter Workshop 

Where: Makers DIY Experience. 720 Olde Towne Rd., Vestavia Hills, AL 35216
Time: 5PM
Register

24th Annual Back to School Rally 

Where: Kelly Ingram Park. 500 17th St. N., Birmingham, AL 35203
Time: 11AM-3PM

Identification of Native Woody Plants 

Where: Birmingham Botanical Gardens. 2612 Lane Park Rd., Birmingham, AL 35223
Time: 8:30AM-12:30PM
Price: Members $50; Non-Members $60
Register

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Improv or Go Home Improv Competition 

Where: Birmingham Improv Theatre. 2208 7th Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35233
Time: 7:30PM
Price: $6-$18
Tickets

Kitchen & Bath Design Seminar 

Where: Case Design/Remodeling. 4220 Cahaba Heights Ct., Birmingham, AL 35243
Time: 10AM-Noon
Price: FREE

Luau 

Where: Courtyard Oyster Bar. 4643 US-280, Birmingham, AL 35242
Time: 1-7PM

Local Author Lectures Featuring Timothy Alexander 

Where: Birmingham Public Library. 2100 Park Pl, Birmingham, AL 35203
Time: 10AM-Noon

Impressionistic Painting with Adelyn Scott 

Where: Alabama Art Supply. 1006 23rd St. S., Birmingham, AL 35205
Time: 9:30AM-3PM
Price: $175
Register: 205.322.4741

Autopilot Album Release Party 

Where: Tropicaleo. 4426 4th Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35222
Time: 7-9PM

Rustic Table Runner 

Where: Makers DIY Experience. 720 Olde Towne Rd., Vestavia Hills, AL 35216
Time: 2-4PM
Price: $30
Register

3rd Sunday Jazz Jam Night 

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

Sunday—July 21

Autopilot Album Release Party 

Where: Tropicaleo. 4426 4th Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35222
Time: 7-9PM

Rustic Table Runner 

Where: Makers DIY Experience. 720 Olde Towne Rd., Vestavia Hills, AL 35216
Time: 2-4PM
Price: $30
Register

3rd Sunday Jazz Jam Night 

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

Battle of the Blues Bands

Where: Iron City. 513 22nd St. S., Birmingham, AL 35233
Time: 2PM
Price: $8-$10
Tickets

Emphasize/De-Emphasize Subject Matter 

Where: Ground Floor Contemporary. 111 Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd S., Birmingham, AL 35233
Time: 2-3PM

Sunday Soul Food Brunch 

Where: 1st and 23rd. 2300 1st Ave N., Birmingham, AL 35203
Time: 11AM-4PM

Theme Show-Art: The Third 

Where:Rojo Birmingham. 2921 Highland Ave, Birmingham, AL 35205
Time: 7:30PM

Sunday Sunset Wine Down 

Where: Havana on 1st. 2312 1st Ave N., Birmingham, AL 35203
Time: 4-9PM 

Upcoming Events

Burger samples from the Birmingham Burger Fest. Photo via Katy Nowak

July 27: Birmingham Burger Fest Benefiting the ALS Association @ Avondale Brewing Co.  11AM-3PM. Tickets.
July 27: Grand Opening @ Studio by the Tracks. 10AM-3PM. 

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