50 weekend events happening in Birmingham, August 2-4, including Sloss Tech and Secret Stages

Weekend vibes. Photo via @sonyatlanta

It’s time to get those weekend plans rolling. Check out what’s happening August 2-4 around Birmingham.

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Featured Events

Sloss Tech is Back Again

Sloss Tech “Level Up Birmingham” panel, 2018. Photo by Sloss Tech on Facebook

And it’s happening RIGHT NOW (Fri. Aug. 2) from 8AM-5PM at the Lyric Theatre. Here’s what’s happening at the event. 

Final Curtain Call

Caleb Clark delivers perfectly timed comedy as Miss Trunchbull in Matilda The Musical. Photo by Stewart Edmonds

This weekend is your last chance to catch Matilda The Musical. Hilarious and exciting, this show is a must-see! Tickets.

Spotlight on Hope

Photo courtesy of United Ability

Saturday, August 3 marks United Ability’s signature event—the 2019 Journey of Hope. In the spotlight: honoree Ed Robinson, board member and president of HRH Metals. On the stage: America’s Got Talent season 13 finalist Brian King Joseph. Tickets here

Looking For Charm and Character?

Homewood, AL. Photo via RealtySouth

Check out the home for sale on Sterrett Ave in Homewood, plus more open houses taking place this weekend. 

All Weekend Long—August 2-4

Will Miss Trunchbull meet her match in Matilda? Photo by Stewart Edmonds

Matilda @ Dorothy Jemison Day Theater. Fri. 7:30PM; Sat. 2PM & 7:30PM; Sun. 2PM. $20+. Tickets.
Address: 800 19th St. N., Birmingham, AL 35203

Songs for a New World @ Birmingham Festival Theatre. Fri.-Sat. 8-10:30PM; Sun. 2-4:30PM. Tickets.
Address: 1901 11th Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35205

Getting To Know Footloose @ Red Mountain Theatre Company Cabaret Theatre. Fri.-Sat. 7:30PM; Sat.-Sun. 2PM. $10-$20. Tickets.
Address: 301 19th St. N., Birmingham, AL 35203

Mary Poppins Jr. @ Virginia Samford Theatre. Fri. 7:30PM; Sat. 11AM & 7:30PM; Sun. 2:30PM. $15-$40. Tickets.
Address: 1116 26th St. S., Birmingham, AL 35205

Friday and Saturday—August 2-3

Courtney Marie Andrews at Avondale Brewing Company. Photo by Elle Kay Images

Secret Stages @ Avondale Brewing Co., Saturn, 41st St. Pub and The Hanger. Fri. 7PM-Midnight; Sat. 5:30-11:30PM. Tickets.
Address: 41st St. S., Birmingham, AL 35222

Sound Sessions @ Iron City Grill. 6-8PM.
Address: 2208 6th Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35233

Karaoke @ Brown Derby. 8:30PM-1:30AM. 21+.
Address: 3630 6th Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35222

Yellow by Del Shores @ Theatre Downtown. Fri.-Sat. 8-10PM. Tickets.
Address: 2410 5th Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35233

Friday—August 2

Sloss Tech 2019 @ Lyric Theatre. 8AM-5PM. $199-$1500. Tickets.
Address: 1800 3rd Ave N., Birmingham, AL 35203

Glow for a Cure @ Highland Park Golf. 4:30-10PM. $25.
Address: 3300 Highland Ave, Birmingham, AL 35205

Chilean Wine Tasting @ LeNell’s Beverage Boutique. 5PM. FREE.
Address: 1208 32nd St. N., Birmingham, AL 35234

Easy Rider @ Alabama Theatre. 7PM. $9. Tickets.
Address: 1817 3rd Ave N, Birmingham, AL 35203

Funny Free Fridays @ Good People Brewing Co. 9-10:30PM. FREE. 
Address: 114 14th St. S., Birmingham, AL 35233

Voodoo Visionary: Songs in the Key of Purple: A Tribute to Stevie Wonder & Prince @ Zydeco. 9:30PM. 18+. $10. Tickets.
Address: 2001 15th Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35205

UAB Young Alum Mixer @ The Woolworth. 5-7PM. $10. Tickets.
Address: 1006 20th St. S., Birmingham, AL 35205

B’ham District Beer Tasting @ Hop City Birmingham. 5-7PM. 
Address: 2924 3rd Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35233

10 Year Anniversary @ B.O.S.S. Ultra Bar & Lounge. 8PM. $20. Tickets.
Address: 312 20th St. S., Birmingham, AL 35233

1st Birthday Champagne & Cake Toast @ True40. 5:15-6:15PM. FREE.
Address: 2201 2nd Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35233

Pigment Of My Vibration: Paintings & Urban Bling by Hunter Bell @ East Village Arts of Birmingham. 5-9PM. 
Address: 7611 1st Ave N., Birmingham, AL 35206

Magnetic Elite @ Brennan’s Irish Pub. 9PM-Midnight. 
Address: 1108 20th St. S., Birmingham, AL 35205

Rob Aldridge and The Proponents @ The Nick Rocks. 10PM. 21+. $8. Tickets.
Address: 2514 10th Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35205

Bards & Brews @ The Grill at Iron City. 6:30-9PM. FREE.
Address: 2208 6th Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35233

The Digital Age II @ Grand Bohemian Gallery (Mountain Brook). 8-10PM. 
Address: 2655 Lane Park Rd., Birmingham, AL 35223

Saturday—August 3

Soul Brunch @ Crestwood Coffee Company. 10AM. 
Address: 5512 Crestwood Blvd, Birmingham, AL 35212

Secret Stages Official Afterparty @ The Nick Rocks. Midnight. 11:55PM. 21+. $10. Tickets.
Address: 2514 10th Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35205

1st Annual Pajama Jam: Back to School Bash @ The Birmingham Zoo. 5-8PM. Price varies. Tickets.
Address: 2630 Cahaba Rd., Birmingham, AL 35223

J. Holiday @ Iron City. 8PM. $20. Tickets.
Address: 513 22nd St. S., Birmingham, AL 35233

Journey of Hope Benefiting United Ability @ UAB’s Alys Stephens Center. 7PM. $50-$75. Tickets.
Address: 1200 10th Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35294

The Market @ Pepper Place. 7AM-Noon. FREE.
Address: 2829 2nd Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35205

Steel City Swing at Pepper Place Market, Birmingham, AL. Photo via Steel City Swing

Steel City Swing @ The Market at Pepper Place. 9-11:30AM. FREE.
Address: 2829 2nd Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35205

Secret Stages Official Afterparty @ The Nick Rocks. Midnight. 11:55PM. 21+. $10. Tickets.
Address: 2514 10th Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35205

A Night of Big Stars Benefitting Big Brothers Big Sisters @ The Club, Inc. 6-11PM. $125. Tickets.
Address: 1 Robert S Smith Dr., Birmingham, AL 35209

Back To School Workshop @ Hammer & Stain. 1-4PM. $30. Tickets.
Address: 3704 Lorna Rd, Hoover, AL 35216

Tour and Taste @ Heritage Coffee. 2-4PM. 
Address: 400 19th St. Ensley, Birmingham, AL 352128

The Market on 4th @ 4th Avenue, Birmingham. 11AM-2PM.
Address: 4th Avenue, Birmingham, AL 35203
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Artist Reception with Jon of Art @ Filter-Coffee Parlor. Noon-2PM. FREE.
Address: 1927 11th Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35205

Photo via Fresh Air Family on Facebook

Hikes for Tykes @ Vulcan Park and Museum. 10-11AM. FREE. 
Address: 1701 Valley View Dr., Birmingham, AL 35209

Grand Opening @ Cafe’ Three21. 8AM-Noon. FREE.
Address: 4601 Valleydale Rd., Birmingham, AL 35242

Friends Trivia Bar Crawl @ Tin Roof. 4PM-Midnight. $15-$20. Tickets
Address: 2709 7th Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35233

Sunday—August 4

Oscar’s, BMA, Birmingham, AL. Photo via Birmingham Museum of Art

Oscar’s Sunday Brunch @ Birmingham Museum of Art. 11AM-2PM. Reservations: 205.254.2775
Address:  2000 Reverend Abraham Woods Jr Boulevard, Birmingham, AL 35203

Community Appreciation Event @ McWane Science Center. 1-5PM. FREE. Register.
Address: 200 19th St. N., Birmingham, AL 35203

Get Healthy on the Railroad–Cooking Class @ Railroad Park. 3:30-4:30PM. FREE.
Address: 1600 1st Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35233

Electronic Music Groove Group Jam @ East Village Arts of Birmingham. 4-7PM. 
Address: 7611 1st Ave N., Birmingham, AL 35206

TUB’s Jerry Celebration @ Avondale Brewing Company. 2-5PM. 
Address: 201 41st St. S., Birmingham, AL 35222

Sunday Soul Food Brunch @ 1st and 23rd. 11AM-4PM. 
Address: 2300 1st Ave N., Birmingham, AL 35203

My Fair Lady @ Alabama Theatre. 4PM. $9. Tickets
Address: 1817 3rd Ave N., Birmingham, AL 35203

Brunch & Live Music @ The Yard Birmingham at Elyton Hotel. 11AM-2PM. Reservations
Address: 1928 1st Ave N., Birmingham, AL 35203

Welcome Planter or Front Porch Pickett @ Makers DIY Experience. 2PM. 18+. $55. Register.
Address: 720 Old Towne Rd., Vestavia Hills, AL 35216

Jazz Brunch @ Ghost Train Brewing Company. 11AM-2PM. 
Address: 2616 3rd Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35233

LGBTQ Sunday Walk and Jog @ Birmingham AIDS Outreach. 5PM. FREE.
Address: 205 32nd St. S., Birmingham, AL 35233

Donation Based Community Classes @ Birmingham Yoga. 5-6:30PM. $10 suggested donation.
Address: 605 37th St. S., Birmingham, AL 35222

Upcoming Events

Dragon boat race. Photo via Mitchell’s Place

August 9: Art on the Rocks @ Birmingham Museum of Art. 7-11PM. BMA Members $15; Non-members $25. Tickets
August 18: L’Chaim @ UAB’s Alys Stephens Center, Jemison Concert Hall. 2:30-4PM. $25-$50. Tickets.
August 19-25: Sidewalk Film Festival @ Historical Theatre District, Birmingham, AL 35203. $30-$245.Tickets
August 24: Dragon Boat Festival @ East Lake Park. 8AM-1PM. FREE.


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