50 weekend events in Birmingham, Sept. 20-22, including a 90s Bar Crawl

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Looking for some F.U.N this weekend? Here’s what’s happening this weekend, September 20-22, in Birmingham.

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Featured Events

Save Your Eyeballs

Birmingham, RealtySouth, open houses
Bathroom of your dreams. Photo via RealtySouth

It’s almost daily that I walk into my home’s “master” bathroom and roll my eyes. Don’t be like me. Find a home with the MASTER bathroom of your dreams. Here’s your chance.

Take Me to Your Leader!

Birmingham, McWane Science Center
Could space rock any harder? Photo via Matthew Niblett for Bham Now

Let out your inner space nerd and crafting skills during McWane Science Center’s Storm McWane event. Discover 4 floors of science-filled fun, space-themed programs and hands-on crafts. Glow-in-the-dark slime anyone? Dress in a space-inspired costume and receive a totally stellar discount on admission. Learn more.


Music With a View

Birmingham, Logan Ledger, Vulcan Park and Museum, Vulcan AfterTunes
Logan Ledger with be at Vulcan AfterTunes at Vulcan Park and Museum, Sept. 22., Photo via @brittilayne

Vulcan Park and Museum is gearing up for their 15th Annual Vulcan AfterTunes fall concert series on Sunday, September 22 from 3-6PM. First up—country music artist Logan Ledger, plus craft brews, kid’s zone, awe-worthy views and more

5 Years of Broadway

Birmingham, Alabama Symphony Orchestra
The Alabama Symphony Orchestra brings Broadway to Birmingham, September 20. Image via ASO

It’s an exciting weekend ahead for the Alabama Symphony Orchestra. Catch them in the first event of their SuperPOPS! series Birmingham Does Broadway this Friday, September 20 at Samford University’s Wright Center. Use discount code BWAYNOW for 15% off tickets!

Birmingham, ASO, Alabama Symphony Orchestra

The music and fun continues on Sunday, September 22 with ASO’s special sensory-friendly concert All the Stars in the Sky3PM at UAB’s Alys Stephens Center. The performance offers a casual and inclusive family-friendly experience to those on the autism spectrum. The magic takes place at UAB’s Alys Stephens Center at 3PM. Tickets.


“Whoever said orange was the new pink was seriously disturbed.”

Birmingham, Virginia Samford Theatre, Legally Blonde: The Musical
This is actress Shelby Terrell, dolled up and living her theater dream as Elle Woods! Photo via Virginia Samford Theatre

I hear ya Elle Woods, and I totally agree! Watch her live onstage this weekend during Virginia Samford Theatre’s Legally Blonde: The Musical. “Bend and snap” up your tickets now!

View the Crew

Birmingham, Bham Now
This crew. Gotta love ’em.

Watch Matthew, Samantha, Gabi, Lexie and Nathan fill you in on 4 must-attend events this weekend in Now the Weekend digital edition.


Looking Ahead

Who are you wearing?!

Birmingham, Lane Parke, fashion
Clothes, clothes, clothes. Photo via Lane Parke on Facebook

Learn the latest styles and trends during “Fashion In Motion”—a fashion show hosted by the boutiques of Lane Parke in Mountain Brook. Models from the show will mix and mingle with the crowd while showing off the latest fashion trends from local boutiques. Proceeds from the event benefit the Mountain Brook School Foundation. Learn more.



All Weekend Long—September 20-22

Birmingham, McWane Science Center, Storm McWane
Get spacey at McWane Science Center. Photo via @evannicoleminas

Storm McWane @ McWane Science Center. Fri. 9AM-5PM; Sat. 10AM-6PM; Sun. Noon-6PM. General Admission (price varies). Tickets.

Legally Blonde: The Musical @ Virginia Samford Theatre. Thursdays-Sundays – 2:30PM & 7:30PM. $15-$50. Tickets.

35th Annual Alabama Orchid Show & Sale @ Birmingham Botanical Gardens. 9AM-5PM. FREE.
 

Friday and Saturday—September 20-21

Birmingham, Saint George Melkite Greek-Catholic Church,
St. George Middle Eastern Food Festival. Photo via Saint George Melkite Greek-Catholic Church

St. George Middle Eastern Food Festival @ St. George Melkite Greek-Catholic Church. 10AM-9:30PM. FREE.

September 2019 Art Show @ Rojo. Fri.-Sat. 11AM-Midnight; Sun. 11AM-11PM. FREE.

Oktoberfest @ The Lab Bar and Kitchen. 11AM-11PM. Register.


Friday— September 20

Birmingham, Birmingham Improv Theatre
Photo via Birmingham Improv Theatre on Facebook

Smoke on the Mountain @ Birmingham Improv Theatre. 7:30-10:30PM. $13-$25. Tickets.

Birmingham Does Broadway @ Samford University Wright Center. 7PM. $24+. Tickets. DISCOUNT CODE: BWAYNOW (15% off).

Zoso @ Iron City. 8PM. $20. Tickets.

Paint the Night Purple Benefitting Heart of Alabama Walk to End Alzheimers @ Innisfree Irish Pub. 7-10PM. 

Vestavia Sushi Class @ Makers DIY Experience. 6:30-8:30PM. $40. Tickets.

Old Soul Bourbon Launch Party @ LeNell’s Beverage Boutique. 5-7PM. FREE.

Recycled Runway Fashion Throwdown @ MAKEbhm. 6:30-8:30PM. $25. Tickets.

Grateful Dads 2019 Benefitting the Homewood City Schools Foundation @ Cahaba Brewing Co. 5:30-9PM. $40. Tickets.

Black Lady Lawyers of Alabama Meet Up @ City Club Birmingham. 5:30-8PM. $50. Tickets.

High Waisted + Reality Something + DJ Hollywood @ TrimTab Brewing Co. 8-11:30PM. 

Stuff the Bus Diaper Drive @ Target (Highway 280). 4PM. Fri. 4-8PM; Sat.-Sun. 8AM-8PM.

Wink’s S.E.E. Me Fail Comedy Show in American Sign Language @ Birmingham Museum of Art. $10. 6PM.

Saturday—September 21

The City Mouse and the Country Mouse @ Birmingham Children’s Theatre. 10AM & 12PM. $10-$15. Tickets.

Saturdays in the Gardens: Identify and Remove Invasive Plants @ Birmingham Botanical Gardens. 9AM-Noon. $10. Register

The Market on 4th @ Historic 4th Avenue Business District. 11AM-2PM. FREE.

Autumn Equinox Festival @Tropicaleo. 7PM. $9.

90s Bar Crawl: Birmingham @ Innisfree Pub. 3-10PM. $39.95. Tickets.

Ember & Onyx Pop-Up Shop @ Trove Design Shop. 10AM-3PM. 

Neighborhood Cleanup @ Highland Park Neighborhood. 9-11AM.

Snarky Puppy @ Avondale Brewing Co. 8PM. 18+. $23-$36. Tickets

Vérolution Tattoos and Art @ Filter-Coffee Parlor. 10AM-2PM. $5.

Think Tank – Community Meet Up @ The Lumbar. 5-7PM. FREE.

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

Neighborhood Funday @ Grayson Park. 10AM-2PM. FREE.

UAB Choral Masterworks Festival @ UAB’s Alys Stephens Center. 7-8PM. FREE.

Alley Cat @ Redemptive Cycles. 2-5PM. 

10th Annual Head Over Teal 5K/10K Family Fall Festival @ The Preserve (Hoover). 8-11AM. $35-$45. Register.

John Henry Celebration & Leeds Fall Festival @ Historic Downtown Leeds. 10AM-4PM. FREE.


Sunday—September 22

Birmingham, Pooch Plunge, Levite Jewish Community Center
All the pooches in the pool! Photo from LJCC on Facebook

Pooch Plunge @ Levite JCC of Birmingham. 1-4PM. $15.

All the Stars in the Sky: Sensory Friendly Concert @ UAB’s Alys Stephens Center. 3PM. $10. Tickets.

Vulcan AfterTunes: Logan Ledger @ Vulcan Park and Museum. 3-6PM. $5-$30. Tickets.

Seasick Lagoon Gose Release Party @ Cahaba Brewing Co. 1-8PM.

Zumba @ Tropical. 3-4PM. $5.

Hope XXIV Launch Soiree @ Asthetik Bham. 5:30-8:30PM. $25. Tickets.

Artful iPhone Photography @ Birmingham Museum of Art. 1-4PM. $30.

Lola Montez, The Ladies of (Featuring James Hall) @ The Nick Rocks. 10PM. 21+. Tickets.

Sunday Sunset Wine Down @ Havana on 1st. 4-9PM.

Fall 2019 Rock Band League Performance @ Haven. 3-4:30PM. FREE.

Central Perk-Friends Anniversary @ Makers DIY Experience. 2-4PM. $25. Register.

Lessons @ Ground Floor Contemporary. 1-4PM. 

Geek Out On Gear – Guy’s Night Out @ Mountain High Outfitters. 5-7PM. FREE.

Upcoming Events

Birmingham, Homegrown Huntsville
Drinks, drinks. Photo via Homegrown Huntsville

Sept. 25: Fashion In Motion Fashion Show @ Grand Bohemian Hotel. 5:30-7:30PM. 
Sept. 25-29: Crush Wine and Food Festival @ Homegrown Huntsville. Price varies based on package. Tickets. DISCOUNT CODE: Bhamnow ($10 off).
Sept. 27: Airwave Riverkeeper Benefit @ Avondale Brewing Co. 4-11PM.
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)
Sept. 29: Alabama Multicultural Street Fair @ The Pizitz. Noon-5PM. $8-$30.
Sept. 29: Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimers @Sloss Furnaces. 3PM. Register.
Sept. 29: Vulcan AfterTunes: Griffin House @ Vulcan Park and Museum. 3-6PM. $5-$30. Tickets.



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