Weekend events in Birmingham, Jan. 10-12, including AMOR Night Out

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Cheers! Photo via Five Birmingham on Instagram

Don’t miss a minute of fun this weekend in the Magic City! Here’s what’s going on in Birmingham January 10-12.

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Won’t You be My Neighbor?

Birmingham
Check out the open houses in Birmingham, AL. Photo via RealtySouth

As Mr. Rogers surely sang to you as a child, “It’s a beautiful day in the neighborhood.” Especially the ones featuring open houses this weekend, January 17-19.

Smarty Pants Alert!

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Photo via The Altamont School

Did you know 100% of graduates from The Altamont School go on to attend four-year institutions of higher education? Learn more during the school’s next open house on Sunday, January 12. Registration required.

Happy Birthday Beethoven!

Celebrate what would have been this famous composers 250th birthday year with the Alabama Symphony Orchestra, Friday-Saturday, January 10-11. They’ll delight you with a rousing performance of Beethoven’s Third Piano Concerto. Tickets.

Am I the only one who imagines a giant Saint Bernard  when hearing the name Beethoven?

Be Like Speedy Gongalez

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Bham Now team. Photo via Matthew Niblett for Bham Now

Hurry and watch Now the Weekend–Video Edition

All Weekend Long—January 10-12

Les Miserables (Touring) @ The BJCC. Fri. 8PM, Sat. 2PM & 8PM, Sun. 1PM. $55+. Tickets.

Friday and Saturday—January 10-11

Beethoven’s Third Piano Concerto @ UAB’s Alys Stephens Center. 7-9PM. $10. Tickets.

Friday—January 10

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Attend the UAB Blazer Invitational. Photo via UAB Athletics on Facebook

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

Nevermind – Nirvana Tribute Band @ Iron City. 8PM. $18-$20. Tickets.

Derek Day & Peyton Grant @ Ghost Train Brewing Co. 7-10PM. 

UAB Blazer Invitational @ Birmingham Crossplex. 9AM-6:30PM. 

These Crowded Streets: A Dave Matthews Tribute Band @ Zydeco. 9PM. 18+. $10. Tickets.

Decorative Quilt Ladder @ Makers DIY Experience. 6:30-9:30PM. $75. Register.

Date Night Workshop @ Makers DIY Experience. 6:30-9:30PM. $50. Register.

Gosse Nature Walk #26 @ Birmingham Museum of Art. Noon-2PM. FREE. Register.

Vinyl Rock @ Superior Grill. 7-11PM. 

Rustic Table Runner @ Makers DIY Experience. 6:30-9:30PM. $40. Register.

First of the Year Funny Friday @ The Vault. 8-11PM. $20.

The Jake Gibson Band-K99 @ Brennan’s Irish Pub. 9PM. 

Hope Wendel @ The Flying Biscuit Cafe (The Shops of the Colonnade). 6-9PM. 

Glen & Libba Live @ DanielDay Gallery. 8-11PM. $10.

Noyoko @ WorkPlay. 8-11PM. $15. Tickets.

Saturday—January 11

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A yum in every bite! Photo via SMOOSH Cookies, Instagram

Open House @ The Altamont School. 2-3:30PM. FREE. Register.

Grand Opening @ Smoosh Cookies (Stadium Trace, Hoover). Noon-11PM.

UAB Vulcan Invitational @ Birmingham Crossplex. 9AM-6:30PM. 

Babes Who Brunch – New Year’s Edition @ Rojo Birmingham. 11AM-3PM. 

Special Saturday Night Adult Skate Pop-Up @ Skates 280. 11PM-2AM. $9-$12.

The High Divers & Cicada Rhythm @ Saturn. 9PM. FREE.

Dry January Non-Alcoholic Wine Tasting @ LeNell’s Beverage Boutique. 1-3PM. FREE.

Scotch Double Pool Tournament @ Nana Funks. 6PM-Midnight. $10.

New Guitarist Workshop @ Bailey Brothers Music Academy. Noon-3PM. $20. 

The McRyatts with Boss Rush @ The Upsidedown Plaza. 8PM-1AM. 

Alabama Country Showcase @ WorkPlay. 8-11PM. 

Dance Across Birmingham @ The BJCC. 9AM-4:30PM. FREE.

The Rugs, Trent in the Trees, Alexander Isaiah, FRaNK @ The Nick. 10PM. 21+. $8. Tickets.

Kat Fowler @ The Flying Biscuit Cafe – The Shops of the Colonnade. 6PM. 

The Yarn Club @ Birmingham Public Library. 1-2:30PM. FREE.

The Art of Feng Shui @ Birmingham Yoga. 3-4:30PM. $18-$25 + $10 supply fee. Register.

Sunday—January 12

The Harlem Globetrotters are in Birmingham. Photo via The Harlem Globetrotters on Facebook

The Rock and Roll Playhouse Plays: The Music of The Beatles for Kids @ Saturn. 11:30AM. $12-$40. Tickets.

Brian Haynes & Kyle Kimbrell Sunday Brunch @ Avondale Common House. 11AM-3PM. 

Open Jam Night @ Crestwood Tavern. 6-10PM. FREE.

Bradford Marsalis Quartet @ UAB’s Alys Stephens Center. 7-8:30PM. $35+. Tickets.

The Harlem Globetrotters @ Pete Hanna Center. 3-6PM. $59+. Tickets.

Credit Repair Workshop @ Keller Wiliams Vestavia. 2:30-4PM. FREE. Register.

The Van Allent Belt, Soul Desert, Captain Kudzu @ The Nick Rocks. 9PM. 21+. $8. Tickets

Ain’t No Ham Like B’Ham @ DanielDay Gallery. 2-5PM. 

Theme Show – The Themeys – 5th Anniversary @ Rojo Birmingham. 7:30-9:30PM. FREE.

Upcoming Events

These houseplants are sure to brighten up any space this spring! Photo via the Friends of BBG

Jan. 17-18: Symphonie Fantastique @ UAB’s Alys Stephens Center. 7PM. 24+. Tickets. (Discount code SYMPHONYNOW for 15% off.)
Jan. 17th-May 10th: Guitar: The Instrument That Rocked The World @ McWane Science Center.$8-$20.Tickets.
Jan. 17-Jan. 2, 2021: Right or Privilege? Alabama Women & the Right to Vote @ Vulcan Park & Museum. 10AM-6PM. Adults $6, Seniors (65+) $5, Kids (5-12) $4, Kids (4 and under) FREE.
Jan. 18: Saturdays in the Gardens: Grow Tropical Houseplants @ Birmingham Botanical Gardens. 10AM-Noon. $10. Register.
Jan. 18-19:BrickFair Alabama LEGO Fan Expo @ The BJCC. 10AM-4PM. Adults $14, Kids (3 and under) FREE. Tickets.
Jan. 23-26th: Silent Sky @ Birmingham-Southern College. Jan. 23-25, 7:30PM | Jan. 26, 2:30PM. $10-$15. Tickets.
Jan. 23-Feb. 9: Cabaret @ Virginia Samford Theatre. Thurs.-Sat. 7:30PM, Sunday 2:30PM. $20-$40. Tickets.
Jan. 25: 2020 Blazers Baby Race @ Bartow Arena. 2PM. $10+. Tickets. Discount Code: FAMILY ($40 4 pack).
Feb. 14-16:Mercedes-Benz Marathon Weekend @ Boutwell Auditorium & Railroad Park. Expo and Packet Pickup – Fri., Noon-7PM & Sat., 8:30AM–6PM; Runs – Sat., 8AM & 10AM; Relay – Sun., 7:30AM. $35-$275. Register.


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