50 weekend events in Birmingham, Sept. 13-15, including Emerge Festival

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Are you ready for Oktoberfest? Photo via Cahaba Brewing Company on Facebook

Wondering what’s happening around Birmingham this weekend? We have just the list for you! Check out these events happening in the Magic City, September 13-15.

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Featured Events

280 road closure on Friday, Sept. 13

From 10AM-3PM, ALDOT plans to close part of highway 280 for road work. Prepare your alternate route now! Details here.

OMG, Becky, look at her ferns!

Photo via Friends of Birmingham Botanical Gardens

Get ready to put your fall garden on the top of your priority list because the annual fall plant sale at Birmingham Botanical Gardens is this Saturday and Sunday, September 14-15. Check out all the plants available for purchase, enter the annual member plant giveaway and, of course, enjoy that fresh air and greenery. Learn more.


A Huge Porch and Incredible Kitchen

Who’s in love with this kitchen? Photo via RealtySouth

That home for sale in Highland Park ūüėć I’m totally ga-ga over it! Check it out and 44 more open houses this weekend around Birmingham.  

So Much Color, So Little Time

Work by Dorothy Gillepsie. Photo by Matthew Niblett for Bham Now

The amazing exhibit featuring the art of Dorothy Gillepsie continues now through September 25. If you’re intrigued by explosions of color, this is the event for you! Learn more

Ring In That Bling

Ohhhh, my eyes! Photo via Matthew Niblett for Bham Now

Diamonds Direct brings bling to Birmingham this Friday and Saturday, September 13-14 with their Tacori Collection. And wow is this jewelry line sparkly! Could my fingers beg for these rings any harder? For wowing photos and full event info, click here


Remember the Past. Look Toward the Future.

Four Little Girls statue at the entrance of Kelly Ingram Park in front of 16th Street Baptist Church.

Sunday, September 15, the 16th Street Baptist Church will unveil an updated memorial in honor of the victims of the 1963 bombing. This is a free event. All are welcome. Learn more

Friday and Saturday‚ÄĒSeptember 13-14

Tacori Collection @ Diamonds Direct. Fri.10AM-7PM; Sat.10AM-6PM.

Emerge Festival @ UAB‚Äôs Alys Stephens Center. Fri. 6-8:30PM; Sat. 2-9:30PM. FREE.

Saturday and Sunday‚ÄĒSeptember 14-15

Fall Plant Sale 2019 @ Birmingham Botanical Gardens. Sat. 9AM-4PM; Sun. 11AM-3PM. FREE.


Friday‚ÄĒSeptember 13

Photo via Alabama Multicultural Organization on Facebook

AMOR Night Out @ The Pizitz Food Hall. 5-9PM. FREE.

United Way Community Day at Birmingham Legion FC Game @ BVVA. 7PM. $15-$35. Tickets.

Dorothy Gillepsie Traveling Exhibit @ Birmingham-Southern College (Durbin Gallery). 9AM-4:30PM. FREE.

Zoo Culture with JuCo @ Zydeco. 9:30PM. $10. Tickets.

Happy Hour with Open Hands Overflowing Hearts @ Cahaba Brewing Co. 4-6PM. 

11th Annual Land Aid @ Avondale Brewing Co. 6-10:30PM. $15. Tickets.

Band of Skulls @ Saturn Birmingham. 9PM. 18+. $18-$20. Tickets

Tank and The Bangas at Emerge Festival @ UAB‚Äôs Stephens Center. 7-9PM. FREE. 

Look at that form! Photo via Forma Arts + Wellness on Facebook

Performance by Formations @ Forma Arts + Wellness. 7-9PM. $30. Tickets.

Cozy Hand-Knit Blanket Workshop @ Hammer & Stain. 6-9PM. 18+. $95. Register.

Taylor Hollingsworth, The Lonesome Heroes, J.H. Sitton @ The Nick Rocks. 10PM. 21+. $8. Tickets.

Red Mountain Jug Band Album Release Party @ Trim Tab Brewing Co. 8-11PM. 21+. 

Are You Ready For Some Football @ Makers DIY Experience. 6:30-8:30PM. 18+. $40. Register.

Breakout @ North Shelby Library. 5-6PM. Register.

Iron Horse Rainbow Sparkling Cuvee @ LeNell‚Äôs Beverage Boutique. 5-7PM. 

Jurassic Park Pinball Release Party @ BumperNets. 5-10PM. $5 Tournament Entry Fee.


Saturday‚ÄĒSeptember 14

Oktoberfest @ Cahaba Brewing Co. Noon-Midnight. 

National Drive Electric Week @ Pepper Place. 8AM-Noon. FREE. RSVP

The City Mouse and the Country Mouse @ Birmingham Children‚Äôs Theatre. 10AM & 12 Noon. $10-$15. Tickets.

Makers United Marketplace @ The Theodore. 10AM-3PM. FREE. Register.

Homegrown Harvest Festival @ Avondale Brewing Co. 11AM-11PM. 

Woodcut Magic with Sean Starwars @ Forstall Art Center. 10AM-4PM. $125 + $50 deposit. Register.

Patriot Ruck 2019 @ Good People Brewing Co. 8AM. FREE.

Halfway to St. Patrick‚Äôs Day Celebration @ Brennan‚Äôs Irish Pub. 4PM-Midnight. 

Cosmic Kitten, Calico Vision, Happy Lemmy @ The Nick Rocks. 10PM. 21+. $8. Tickets

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

Margeaux and The Cat‚Äôs Meow @ Cahaba Brewing Co. 5-8PM.


Sunday‚ÄĒSeptember 15

The Weeks band. Photo via Saturn Birmingham on Facebook

The Weeks @ Saturn Birmingham. 8PM. 18+. $15. Tickets.

Memorial Service and Unveiling @ 16th Street Baptist Church. 9:30AM. FREE.

Healtherly Sunday Brunch @ Avondale Common House. 11AM-3PM. FREE.

Chic Pop Up Shop/Mixer @ Asthetik Bham. 3-6PM. $20. Tickets.

Shane Secor @ Back Forty Beer Co. 2-4PM. FREE.

Battle for Birmingham Battle of the Bands @ Legion Field. 4-8PM. $16.99-$50. Tickets.

Birmingham National College Fair @ The BJCC. 1-4PM. FREE.

Birmingham Unidos @ The Louis Bar at Pizitz. 7-11PM. 

How Does This Thing Work @ Bib & Tucker‚Äôs Sewing-Op. 3-6PM. $35. Register.

It‚Äôs Just a Bunch of Hocus Pocus @ Makers DIY Experience. 4-6PM. Register.

All You Can Eat Wings @ Dave & Busters. 11AM-1AM. $10.


Upcoming Events

Birmingham, Birmingham Children's Theatre, The Watsons Go To Birmingham - 1963, Civil Rights
The cast of The Watsons Go To Birmingham – 1963. Photo via Birmingham Children’s Theatre

Sept. 19-Oct. 6: Legally Blonde: The Musical @ Virginia Samford Theatre. Thursdays-Sundays Р2:30PM & 7:30PM. $15-$50. Tickets.
Sept. 20: Birmingham Does Broadway @ Samford University Wright Center. 7PM. $24+. Tickets. DISCOUNT CODE: BWAYNOW (15% off).
Sept. 20-22: Storm McWane @ McWane Science Center. Fri. 9AM-5PM; Sat. 10AM-6PM; Sun. Noon-6PM. General Admission (price varies). Tickets.
Sept. 22: Vulcan AfterTunes: Logan Ledger @ Vulcan Park and Museum. 3-6PM. $5-$30. Tickets.
Sept. 25-29: Crush Wine and Food Festival @ Homegrown Huntsville. Price varies based on package. Tickets. DISCOUNT CODE: Bhamnow ($10 off).
Sept. 28-Oct. 13:¬†The Watsons Go To Birmingham – 1963¬†@ Birmingham Children’s Theatre. Show Dates/Times Vary. $20.¬†Tickets. Discount Code: WILONA (20% off)


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