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Le Diner en Blanc, Magic City Mustang’s All Ford Show and more happening this weekend, October 4-6, in Birmingham.
Oh, the Things You Will See
You may want to grab your shades for these open houses. They. Are. Brilliant!
Cars, a Good Cause and the Chance to Win Big
October marks Breast Cancer Awareness month, and Adamson Ford is stepping up their fundraising game with a Magic City Mustang’s All Ford Show on Saturday, October 5. Here’s what to expect. Psst! You could win $300.
I See Fairies
Maybe you will, too, during an Evening in the Garden. This event will celebrate the growth of King’s Garden, while supporting the ongoing mission of King’s Home. Learn more.
We Hope to See You Again Elle Woods
This weekend is your last chance to catch Legally Blonde: The Musical at Virginia Samford Theatre. Tickets for Sunday’s matinee are already sold out. Grab your tickets to Friday or Saturday’s performances now! Think the show is “too pink” for you? Bham Now’s Pat Byington has informed me that everyone will enjoy this show stopping musical.
Friends of Birmingham Botanical Gardens is hosting its 14th Annual Antiques at the Gardens event. Browse curated collections from antique dealers and designers across the U.S., hear acclaimed speakers and tastemakers and more. The event lasts all weekend, so be sure to swing by Birmingham Botanical Gardens to check it out. Tickets.
Now That’s Fancy!
Born to Be Wild
The 15th Annual Barber Vintage Festival returns this weekend, October 4-6. Get your motor running with rad motorcycles, daredevil stunts and more.
99 Years and Counting
Can you believe the Alabama Symphony Orchestra is entering its 99th anniversary season this year? Incredible! 🥳 To celebrate, they’ll be opening their Masterworks Concert Series with a bang! It all happens Friday-Saturday, October 4-5. Here’s what’s in store. (Discount ticket code inside!)
No Boos About It
It’s opening weekend for Tomb of the Risen Dead at DeSoto Caverns. If you’re seeking a family-friendly event with no scares, this is a great way to kick off the Fall season. Acrobats, fire dancers and s’mores are just a few reasons to attend. Discover more. Tickets here.
Jazz and Blues
Eric Essex. Christone “Kingfish” Igram. Need I say more? Catch them live at Vulcan Aftertunes this Sunday, Oct. 6 starting at 3PM. Info and tickets here.
Get Down with Peter Pan
Birmingham Children’s Theatre will be hosting its second annual Neverland Carnival this Sunday, October 6 from 1-4PM. With roaming characters and entertainers, crafts, food and dance floor, this is an event you won’t want to miss! Click here for all the deets.
Don’t forget to buy tickets to see the performers of The Watsons Go To Birmingham – 1963 at Birmingham Children’s Theatre. Learn more. Use discount code WILONA for 20% off tickets.
Shop and Save
You can get the SSS card online or find a paper copy around Birmingham. Photo by Matthew Niblett for Bham Now
Shopping while saving. Ahh, the bargainers dream come true! Participate in the Junior League of Birmingham’s 14th Annual Shop, Save and Share fundraiser—now through October 13. Check it out.
Check out Now the Weekend—digital edition. Yikes, I’m in this one. 🤭
All Weekend Long—October 4-6
47th Annual Greek Festival @ Holy Trinity + Holy Cross Greek Orthodox Cathedral. 10:30AM-10PM. FREE.
The Watsons Go To Birmingham 1963 @ Birmingham Children’s Theatre. Ages 8+. $20. Tickets. DISCOUNT CODE: WILONA (20% off)
Legally Blonde: The Musical @ Virginia Samford Theatre. Fri.-Sat. 7:30PM; Sun. 2:30PM. $35-$50. Tickets.
14th Annual Shop Save & Share Fundraiser @ Participating Retailers. $40.
Antiques in the Gardens @ Birmingham Botanical Gardens. Fri.-Sat. 10AM-5PM; Sun. 11AM-4PM. $15-$200. Tickets.
Southern Women’s Show @ The BJCC. Fri. 10AM-8PM; Sat. 10AM-7PM; Sun. 11AM-5PM. $6-$10. Tickets. DISCOUNT CODE: BHAMNOW ($8 tickets)
15th Annual Barber Vintage Festival @ Barber Motorsports Park. 7AM-3PM. $30-$120. Tickets.
Friday and Saturday—October 4-5
Alabama Symphony Orchestra’s Masterworks Concert @ UAB’s Alys Stephens Center (Jemison Concert Hall). 7PM. $24+. Tickets. DISCOUNT CODE: PIANONOW (15% off)
Tomb of the Risen Dead @ DeSoto Caverns. 6:30-10:30PM. $Price Varies. (Kids 3 and under–FREE.) Tickets.
Alabama Butterbean Festival @ Main Street, Pinson, AL. Fri. 6-10PM; Sat. 9-4PM. FREE.
Fright Furnace @ Sloss Furnaces. 6PM. Prices vary. Tickets.
Pre-Anniversary Draft Beer Surprise List @ Hop City Birmingham. Noon-9PM.
Saturday and Sunday—October 5-6
Spirits, Cars & Cigars @ Vulcan Park and Museum. 7-10PM. $39-$49. Tickets.
Food Truck Friday @ The Summit. 6-8PM.
Sensory Inclusive Boo at the Zoo @ The Birmingham Zoo. 6-8PM. $2.50. Tickets.
Generationals @ Saturn Birmingham. 9PM.
Adelitas Way @ Iron City Bham. 8PM. $15-$25. Tickets.
Bad Suns @ WorkPlay. 8-11PM. $25. Tickets.
Swift Night Out @ Railroad Park. 6-9PM. FREE. Register.
Fall Scramble Kickoff: Cinema PSA @ Sidewalk Film Center and Cinema. 7-8PM. $40. Tickets.
The Story of My Life @ Terrific New Theatre. Fri-Sat. 8-10PM; Sun. 2:30-4:30PM. $25. Tickets.
Wine Tasting with Wes @ Hop City Birmingham. 5-7PM.
ARTasting: Halloween Spirits @ UAB’s Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts. 6:30-8:30PM. $15. Tickets.
The Wellness of Sound @ Black Market Bar & Grill. 8-11PM.
Vermouth Trio @ LeNell’s Beverage Boutique. 5-7PM. FREE.
Magic City Mustang’s All Ford Show @ Adamson Ford. FREE. 9AM-2PM. $10 per registered vehicle. Register.
Evening in the Garden @ King’s Ranch. 6PM. $125+. Tickets.
2nd Annual Wizard Crawl: Birmingham @ Tin Roof Birmingham + more participating bars. 5PM-Midnight. $22.50-$40. Tickets.
Mom’s Homecoming Dance @ Mom’s Basement. 8PM-2AM.
OktoBARREfest @ Brat Brot. Noon-8PM.
She Rock Live @ Cahaba Brewing Co. Noon-5PM. $25 suggested donation. Tickets.
Barre & Bubbly @ The Roof of the Redmont Hotel. 9:30-11AM. $10. Tickets.
Party with a Purpose @ Ensley Park. 11AM-3PM. FREE.
Le Diner en Blanc After Party @ The Tutwiler Bar & Grill. 9:30PM-1AM. Tickets.
Start Your Christmas Now with Chris Cruz @ Alabama Art Supply. 10AM-Noon. $75. Register: 205.322.4741.
AFTM & The Talismen @ Zydeco. 9:30PM. $8. 18+. Tickets.
Monthly Blind Draw Doubles Pool Tournament @ Nana Funks. 6PM-Midnight. $10.
Alabama Ballet Presents Blue Suede Shoes @ The BJCC. 2:30PM. $40-$65. Tickets.
Crestwood Crawl @ Crestwood South Neighborhood. Noon-7PM. $40. Tickets.
The Market @ Pepper Place. 7AM-Noon. FREE.
Alabama Parkinson Fighter Walk and 5K @ UAB Green. 8-11AM. $25-$35. Register.
Local Pedal Builder Expo @ Mason Music. 2-4PM. FREE. RSVP.
Football Watch @ Brown Derby. 2:30-6:30PM. 21+.
Vulcan AfterTunes @ Vulcan Park and Museum. 2PM. $5-$30. Tickets.
Neverland Carnival Benefitting Birmingham Children’s Theatre @ The BJCC. 1-4PM. Kids – $5; Adults – $10. Tickets.
La Celebración @ The Birmingham Zoo. 10AM-2PM. General Admission Prices.
3rd Annual Magic City Mac N’ Cheese Festival @ 1119 Oxmoor Road, Homewood, AL 35209. 1-4PM.
Municipal Waste, Napalm Death @ Iron City Bham. 8PM. $22-$27. Tickets.
Step Up for Down Syndrome Walk @ Veterans Park (Hoover). 12:30-5PM. $3-$20.
Official Punk Rock Flea After Party @ Mom’s Basement. 5-8PM. 21+. FREE.
Brunch Bingo @ Topgolf Birmingham. 11AM-1PM. FREE.
Jazz Brunch @ Ghost Train Brewing Co. 11AM-2PM.
Unspoken Moment–Gallery Events @ Ground Floor Contemporary. 1-4PM.
Oct. 7: Alabama Colloquium with NPR’s Michael Martin @ The Club. 11AM-1PM. $85. Tickets.
Oct. 10: Smart Party @ Haven. 5:30-7:30PM. $85-$135. Tickets.
Oct. 11-12: Tomb of the Risen Dead @ DeSoto Caverns. 6:30-10:30PM. $Price Varies. (Kids 3 and under–FREE.) Tickets.