Football watch parties, liquor tastings and more this weekend in Birmingham, August 30-September 1

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Touchdown in the works. Photo via Jacob Blankenship for Bham Now

From college football to Labor Day, here’s what’s happening this weekend in Birmingham, August 30-September 1.

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War Eagle? Roll Tide? Whichever team you route for, click here to find out where you can watch them on the big screen this weekend in Birmingham.

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Some of the Bham Now team fills you in on the top three events happening this weekend in Now the Weekend

Friday and Saturday—August 30-31

DJ Epic’s Epic Weekend @ Tin Roof. 10:30PM. 

Live Music Weekends @ 1st and 23rd. 9PM-Midnight. 

Friday—August 30

Food, trivia quizzes and more. Photo via Little London Kitchen on Facebook

Harry Potter Pub Quiz @ Little London Kitchen. 7-10PM. 

Summer Audubon Talk: Celebrity Birder Jason Ward @ Cahaba Brewing Co. 6-7:30PM. Register.

205 Glow Party @ The Vault Bar & Lounge. 10PM-4AM. $10.  

Art Show/Glen Iris Fauna – Works by Sophie McVicar @ Manitou Supply. 6-9PM. 

Yacht Rock @ Mom’s Basement. 9PM-Midnight. 

Connor Patrick @ Back Forty Beer Co. 6-9PM. 

George Dickel Tasting @ The Lab Bar and Kitchen. 6-8PM. $80. Tickets.

Nowhere Squares “All Messed Up & Nowhere To Go” @ Seasick Records. 6-7PM. 

Loft Show @ MAKEbhm. 7PM. $7.

Valerie June performs. Photo via Saturn Birmingham on Facebook

Valerie June @ Saturn. 8:30PM. 18+. $20. Tickets.

Ryan Tharp, Jupiter Missile, Billiards @ The Nick Rocks. 10PM. 21+ $8-$10. Tickets.

Fresh Ground Comics @ Urban Standard. 8-9:45PM. $5. 

Chase Evan Acoustic @ The Southern Kitchen & Bar. 7-10PM. 

College Football Pep Rally @ Dread River Distilling Co. 4PM-Midnight. 

Cotton Bird @ Brennan’s Irish Pub. 9PM-Midnight. 

Chairman’s Reserve Rum Tasting @ LeNell’s Beverage Boutique. 5-7PM. FREE.

Falernum Tasting @ LeNell’s Beverage Boutique. 5-7PM. FREE.

Midnight Howlers @ Dave’s Pub. 10PM. FREE.

Saturday—August 31

Check out the Final Market Place on August 31. Photo via Magic City Market Place on Facebook

Final Market Place @ Good People Brewing Co. 3-9PM. FREE. 

Xtreme Hip Hop Step on the Terrace @ Topgolf Birmingham. 10AM-1PM. Register.

Football Kickoff Tailgate Party @ Avondale Brewing Co. 10AM-10PM. FREE.

The Market @ Pepper Place. 7AM-Noon. FREE.

Soul Food Saturdays @ Arlington Antebellum Home and Gardens. 11:30AM-3PM. $10.  

Serve Day @ Linn Park. 10AM. FREE.

Rhum Agricole Tasting @ LeNell’s Beverage Boutique. 1-3PM. FREE.

Grand Opening @ Urban Arts Studios. Noon-7PM. FREE.

Football Kickoff Tailgate Party @ Avondale Brewing Co. 10AM-10PM.

Floral Design Class “Sip and Stick” @ Dorothy McDaniel’s Flower Market. 10AM-Noon. $75. Register

Grand Opening Party @ Homewood Flowers and Gifts. 10AM-Noon. FREE.

After Football DJ Dance Party @ The Upsidedown Plaza. 10PM. 

Abita Beer Release + Tasting @ Hop City. 1-3PM. FREE.

Sunday—September 1

Enjoy a Sunday Funday at Tin Roof Birmingham. Photo via Tin Roof Birmingham on Facebook

Sunday Funday @ Tin Roof. 2-5PM. 

Jazz Brunch @ Ghost Train Brewing Co. 11AM-2PM. 

First Sunday Food Truck Tour @ Eastlake Park. 1-5PM. FREE.

LGBTQ Sunday Walk & Jog @ Birmingham AIDS Outreach. 5PM. FREE.

The Stolen Faces @ Avondale Brewing Co. 8PM. $15.

The Stillhouse Junkies Live @ DanielDay Gallery. 2-6PM. $15.

Brunch & Live Music @ The Yard Birmingham at Elyton Hotel. 11AM-2PM. Reservations

Chakra Elixir Series Meditation @ LeNell’s Beverage Boutique. 11AM-Noon.. 

Upcoming Events

Attendees enjoying Taste of Five Points. Photo via Five Points Alliance 

September 2: Ring a Bell for Rosies @ Vulcan Park and Museum. 11AM-Noon. FREE.
September 4: The Band Camino @ Iron City. 8PM. $20-$80. Tickets.
September 6: Maestro Ball @ UAB’s Alys Stephens Center. 6PM. $100+. Tickets.
September 6-7: Birmingham Art Walk 2019 @ Birmingham Museum of Art. 5-10PM. FREE.
September 8: Taste of Five Points @ Brother Bryan Park. Noon-4PM. $20-$30. Tickets.
September 8: ASAN’s Graze: Birmingham @ Avondale Brewing Co. 5-8PM. Price varies. Tickets

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