50 weekend events in Birmingham, Nov. 15-17, including the Moonstone Festival

Head out in Birmingham, AL this weekend for a fun time. Photo via Cahaba Brewing Company on Facebook

There’s lots of exciting events taking place in Birmingham this weekend, November 15-17. So get out there and have a blast!

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Featured Events

Brrr, It’s Cold Out There!

Photo via Greater Alabama MLS

Better find a home with a cozy fireplace.  Check out these open houses taking place around Birmingham all weekend long. 

The Gift of Caffeine

The world runs on coffee. Purchase your bag now! Photo via Royal Cup on Facebook

Can you think of a better gift this season than a bag of fresh ground coffee? Now through December 25, your purchase of Royal Cup’s Specialty Holiday Coffee will support Mitchell’s Place and their mission to unlock each child’s potential. Buy two or more bags and receive 15% off with discount code COFFEE.


Welcome to Falsettoland

Props crew of Falsettos. Photo by Beth Cunningham for Bham Now

Friday-Saturday, November 15-17, venture back to the 70s and 80s during Birmingham-Southern College’s latest musical theatre production, Falsettos. What’s it all about? Family, and how it can carry us through all sorts of challenges. What goes into a musical theatre production? Go behind the scenes.

One Day Only!

Local vendors ✔️ Live music and art installations ✔️Eats + drinks ✔️ Plus, so much more! Celebrate local women in music and art this Saturday, November 16 during the Moonstone Music + Arts Festival.  The fun throws down at Sloss Docks at 1PM. Tickets.

Exciting Young Talent

Birmingham, ASO, ASYO
Kevin Fitzgerald in action with the ASYO. Photo via ASYO

Alabama Symphony Youth Orchestra takes to the stage of the Alys Stephens Center on Saturday, November 16. The theme—Russian Classics. I can feel my toes tapping already! The concert is FREE and all are welcome to attend. Here are 5 reasons it’s a must-see!


Warm Couch Calling Your Name?

This doggo is ready for a lazy night of food and relaxing. Photo via Cahaba Brewing Company on Facebook

With such chilly temps outside, I hear ya! So why eat out when you can have tasty meals delivered directly to your door while staying toasty warm inside? Whoever knocked being a couch potato didn’t know what they were missing! Use discount code BHAMNOW and score FREE delivery from Waitr, now-November 30.

In 3…2…1… Action! 

Check out what’s going on this weekend in Now the Weekend video edition

All Weekend Long—November 15-17

Photo by Beth Cunningham for Bham Now

Falsettos @ Birmingham-Southern College. 2:30Pm & 7:30PM. $10-$20. Tickets.

Paper Thin @ Terrific New Theatre. 8PM. Fri.-Sat. 8-10PM;  Sun. 2:30-4:30PM. $25. Tickets.

Christmas Open House @ Doo-Dads & Designs. 9AM. Fri.-Sat. 9Am-2PM; Sun. 1-5PM. 

Shadrack’s Christmas Wonderland @ Birmingham Race Course. 6-10PM. $25-$100. Tickets.


Saturday and Sunday—November 16-17

Hem & String Ho Ho Holiday Home Show @ Hem & String. Sat. 10AM-2PM; Sun. 10AM-4PM. 

Friday—November 15

Photo via LeNell’s Beverage Boutique on Facebook

Moonstone Fest Official Pre-Party @ TrimTab Brewing Co. 6PM-Midnight. 

Meet the Distiller: Nicole Austin of George Dickel Tennessee Whiskey @ LeNell’s Beverage Boutique. 5:30-7:30PM. FREE.

Holiday Art Opening @ DanielDay Gallery. 6-9PM. 

Avondale Mosey Launch @ Dave’s Pub. 5-7PM. 

Shelby Humane’s Wolfenoot @ Good People Brewing Co. 5-9PM.

Fruit Bats @ Saturn. 9PM. $15. Tickets.

Sleigh Bench Workshop @ Hammer & Stain. 6-9PM. 18+. $95. Register

The Culture Kickback @ Sky Castle. 9PM-Midnight. 

Bob Marston Trio @ Cahaba Brewing Co. 7-10PM. 

R&B Only @ Iron City Bham. 8:30PM-1AM. 21+. $24.99-$60. Tickets.

Mr. Burns: A Post-Electric Play @ Theatre Downtown. 8-10PM. $25. Tickets.

Tchaikovsky’s Fourth Symphony @ UAB’s Alys Stephens Center. 7-9PM. $24+. Tickets.

Grateful Dead Night @ Mom’s Basement. 8-11PM.

Open House @ Fred Astaire Dance Studio (Greystone). 7-8:30PM. FREE.

UAB Opera: The Music Shop @UAB’s Alys Stephens Center. 7:30-9:30PM. $10. Tickets.

Rickshaw Billie’s Burger Patrol, Headwires, Old English @ The Nick Rocks. 10PM. 21+.  $8. Tickets.

Saturday—November 16

Moonstone After-Party @ Saturn. 10:30PM-1:45AM. 18+. $10. Tickets.

Saturdays in the Gardens: Grow Ferns that Flourish @ Birmingham Botanical Gardens. 9AM-Noon. $10. Register.

Russian Classics – ASYO Fall Conert @ UAB’s Alys Stephens Center. 2PM. FREE.

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

Silhouettes and Storytelling @ Birmingham Museum of Art. 1-3PM. 

Southern Roots Wine Tasting @ The Vintage Wine Shoppe. 12:30PM. FREE. 

Black Violin: Impossible Tour @ Lyric Fine Arts Theatre. 7PM. $55-$150. Tickets.

Dharma Dance @ Villager Yoga. 6:30-8PM. Register.

Christmas Workshop @ Hammer & Stain. 11AM. $55. 18+. Register.

Think Tank – Community Meet Up @ The Lumbar. 6PM. 

Staches for Slive Celebration @ Cahaba Brewing Co. 1-5PM. 

The Smoking Flowers, Zach & Cheyloe, Calliope Pettis @ The Nick Rocks. 10PM. 21+. $8. Tickets

Russ Maddox Band @ Dave’s Pub. 10PM-1AM. 

Capturing Essence with David Nichols @ Forstall Art Center. 10AM-4PM. $145. Register.

Kellie Newsome Workshop: Loose Florals @ Alabama Art Supply. $150. 10AM-4PM. Register: 205.322.4741.

Space to be Me Friendsgiving Potluck @ Magic City Acceptance Center. 11AM-12:30PM. 

Wellness Day Escape Mix & Mingle @ North Birmingham Library. 11AM-2PM. FREE.

Little Seeds: Nature’s Paintbrush @ Birmingham Botanical Gardens. 2:30-4PM. $16-$20. Register.

The Sweet Things @ The Nick Rocks. 9PM. $6. 21+. Tickets


Sunday—November 17

Rock Band League Battle of the Bands @ Iron City Bham. 3-6PM. FREE.

Cranksgiving EnduroCat @ Redemptive Cycles. 6:30AM-6:30PM. $20. Tickets.

Page to Stage Workshop for Children – A Year with Frog and Toad  @ Five Points West Regional Library. 2:30-3:30PM. Age 7-12.

3rd Sunday Jazz Jam Night @ Brennan’s Irish Pub. 6-9PM. FREE.

Alabama Bridal & Wedding Expo @ The BJCC. Noon. FREE with registration; $10 at door.

KOAN Sound and Haywyre @ Saturn. 9PM-2AM. 18+. $15. Tickets.

Sugarcane Jane and the Bucket Fillers @ DanielDay Gallery. 2-6PM. $20. 

The Shure Shot @ Ground Floor Contemporary. 1-4PM. 

Job Fair @ Renaissance Ross Bridge Resort. 11AM-4PM. 

Upcoming Events

Photo via Randy Howell

Nov. 21 & Dec. 5: Holiday Open House Events @ English Village & Mountain Brook Village. Times Vary. FREE.

Nov. 20-23: Market Noel @ Finley Center at Hoover Met. Fri. 9AM-9PM; Sat. 9AM-5PM. $15. Tickets.


Nov. 23: 10th Annual Kampfire for the King @ King’s Home (Chelsea Campus). 8:30AM-2:30PM. $40. Register

Nov. 23: The Big Pitch @ Upswing. 1-4PM. $15-$25. Tickets.

Dec. 4: Impact Leadership Conference @ Church of the Highlands at Grants Mill. 9AM-Noon. $70-$110. Register.


Dec. 7, 14, 15 & 21: A Year with Frog and Toad @ Birmingham Children’s Theatre. 2:30PM & 7:30PM. $10-$20. Tickets

Dec. 11: Trans-Siberian Orchestra @ The BJCC. 7:30PM. $47.50. Tickets


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