50+ weekend events in Birmingham, Feb. 7-9, including Art After 5

Birmingham, Birmingham Museum of Art, Art After 5, art
Art After 5 is back this weekend. Photo via @bhammuseum on Instagram

A brownie bar, a diamond showcase, an art opening and more this weekend in Birmingham, Feb. 7-9

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Peep These Homes

Open houses in Birmingham, AL. Photo via RealtySouth

The sun is supposed to make a mini appearance this weekend. What better way to enjoy it than peeping these open houses around Birmingham. 

Love and Learn

Birmingham, Asbury UMC, Shepherds Ministry, special needs children, training, special needs training, Shepherds Ministry Training
Sensory buckets are better with friends. Photo courtesy of Asbury UMC

Love working with special needs children and/or teaching religious education? Then put this wonderful event on your must-attend list. Register for Shepherds Ministry Training at Asbury UMC on Saturday, Feb. 9 at 10AM and learn valuable info like behavior management, how to have loving/construction convos and more. Sign up.

“Bling bling…that’s the goddess in me” 

Birmingham, Diamonds Direct, diamonds
Don’t miss gorgeous pieces such as this ring at the Diamonds Direct showcase February 7-8. Photo via Hannah Chambley for Bham Now

Diamond on the brain? Must be getting close to Valentine’s Day. Go gah-gah over starburst pendants, engagements ring and more during the Diamonds Direct Gabriel + Co. showcase on Feb. 7-8.

Run, Forest, Run!

Birmingham, AHSAA, track, indoor track
Photo courtesy of AHSAA

Hit the track this weekend during the AHSAA Indoor Track Championship on Feb. 7-8 at Birmingham-Crossplex. These track stars are roadrunner fast. Don’t zone out or you’ll miss ’em as they whiz by. Tickets.

School IS cool! 

Birmingham, Highlands School, open house, winter open house
Photo courtesy of Highlands School

Especially Highlands School. If you’re seeking top-notch education or your kiddos, check out the Winter Open House—Sunday, Feb. 9 at 2PM. It’s free to attend, but registering is a must

While you’re at it, sign up for Experience Highlands Day on Tuesday, Feb. 18 for a morning your child will never forget!

Slay Erryday!

Birmingham, Bham Now
Bham Now. Photo by Matthew Niblett for Bham Now

Find out why Randall Porter is ready to slay the weekend in Now the Weekend’s Video Edition


All Weekend Long—February 7-9

Birmingham, McWane Science Center, National GUITAR Museum, Guitar: The Instrument That Rocked The World
Find out how the guitar works at Guitar: The Instrument that Rocked the World at McWane Science Center. Photo via the National Guitar Museum

World of Wheels @ The BJCC. Fri. 3-9PM, Sat. 10AM-9PM, Sun. 10AM-6PM. $5-$20. Kids under 5 – FREE. Tickets.

Guitar: The Instrument That Rocked The World @ McWane Science Center. Fri. 9AM-5PM, Sat. 10AM-6PM, Noon-6PM. $8-$20. Tickets.

Right or Privilege? Alabama Women & the Right to Vote Exhibit @ Vulcan Park & Museum. 10AM-6PM. FREE-$6.

Friday & Saturday—February 7-8

Diamonds Direct Gabriel & Co. Showcase @ Diamonds Direct. Fri. 10AM-7PM, Sat. 10AM-6PM.

Friday—February 7

Birmingham, Hop City, wine
Let it pour. Photo via Hop City Birmingham’s Facebook page

Girl Scout Cookie Pairing @ Ferus Artisan Ales. 3:30-6PM.

Sake Tasting + Food Pairing with Ben Reed from Pinnacle Import @ The Vintage Wine Shoppe. 5-6:30PM. FREE.

Wine with Patrick + The Recipe Food Truck @ Hop City. 5-7PM. 

Fantastic Friday Tasting @ Classic Wine Company. 5-7PM. 

AMOR Night Out @ The Pizitz Food Hall. 5-8PM. FREE.

Art After 5: A Night in Wakanda @ Birmingham Museum of Art. 5-9PM. 

My Heart Through Art @ Liz Lane Gallery. 6-8PM. 

Bards & Brews Open Mic @ Birmingham Improv Theatre. 6-9PM. 

Valentine’s Wine, Food and Dessert Pairing @ Cat-n-Bird Winery. 6:30-9:30PM. $40. Tickets

Cupid Crawl @ Lakeview Bham. 6:30-11PM. 21+. 

Tea and Taro @ Books, Beans and Candles. 7-8:45PM. FREE.

Echoes of Yesterday Exhibit @ Studio 2500. 7-9PM. $10. Kids 13 and under – FREE.

One Small Step: A Night of Courageous Conversation @ Alys Stephens Center. 7-9PM. $15. Tickets

Adult Game Night 2020 @ Iron City. 7PM-1AM. 21+. $10. 

Earthbound @ The Upstairs at Avondale. 8-10PM. $5. Tickets.

Vulcan’s Underpants @ Urban Standard. 8-10PM. 

Gigi Scott and Trouble Town Live @ DanielDay Gallery. 8-11PM. $10.

Phoenix Ball 2020 @ The Theodore. 9PM. $65-$75. Tickets.

Funny Free Fridays @ Good People Brewing Co. 9-10:30PM. FREE.

Silent Party @ Alabama Daiquir Bar. 9PM-Midnight. $10. Tickets.

Mr. Microphone Parachute Karaoke @ Saturn. 9PM-1:30AM. FREE.

Earthbound Upstairs @ Avondale Brewing Co. 9PM-1:30AM.

Raquel Lily, Tragic City @ The Nick. 10PM. 21+. $10. Tickets

Saturday—February 8

Birmingham, Asbury UMC, Shepherds Ministry, special needs children, training, special needs training, Shepherds Ministry Training
Tori Rebman, volunteer at Shepherds Ministry at Asbury UMC. Photo via Asbury UMC

Shepherds Ministry Training @ Asbury UMC. 10AM. FREE. Register.

Rapunzel & the Rabbit @ Birmingham Children’s Theatre. 10AM & Noon. $8-$15. Tickets.

Community of Readers: How Little Billy Learned to Play @ Birmingham Civil Rights Institute. 10AM-4PM. FREE.

National Hook Up of Black Women Author Fair @ Birmingham Civil Rights Institute. 10AM-4PM. FREE.

Valentine’s High Tea Event @ The Mercantile by Miller. 10AM-5PM. 

Brownie Bar @ Simply Infused Olive Oil Shop. 11AM-3PM. 

Beehive Baking Co. Pop Up @ Dreamers Supply Co. Noon. 

Yappy Hour with Straight to Ale, Fetch & Mama Bully Rescue @ Hop City. 2-4PM. 

Kisses for a Cause – Valentine’s Photo Booth @ Hand in Paw. 2-4PM. 

A Night at the Oscars benefiting Mitchell’s Place @ The Theodore. 6-11PM. $200+ Tickets.

Wes Carter Art Opening @ East Village Arts of Birmingham. 7-10PM. 

Babes Who Wine & Dine – Valentine’s Day Edition @ Rojo. 7-10PM. 21+. 

Universal Sigh @ Ghost Train Brewing Co. 7-10PM. FREE.

Cabaret: Benefiting the Birmingham Holocaust Education Center @ Virginia Samford Theatre. 7:30-10:30PM. $100. Tickets.

Mystery Mingle Meet & Greet @ The Woolworth. 8-11PM. 21+. 

Bob Marley Tribute & Birthday Celebration @ B.O.S.S. Ultra Bar & Lounge. 8PM-2AM. $10. Tickets.

2nd Annual Birmingham Beatdown @ Brennan’s Irish Pub. 9:30PM-12:30AM. $10. 

Sunday—February 9

Birmingham, Highlands School
All smiles at school. Photo via Highlands School on Facebook

Warren Amos & Mandi Rae Sunday Brunch @ Avondale Common House. 11AM-3PM.

Music of Grateful Dead for Kids @ Saturn. 11:30AM-12:30PM. $12. Tickets

Sober Sunday Tastings @ LeNell’s Beverage Boutique. Noon-9PM. FREE.

Wildlife Program: Ruffner Raptors @ Ruffner Mountain. 1-2PM. FREE. Register.

Winter Open House @ Highlands School. 2PM. FREE. Register.

BHM Wellness Passport: Launch Party @ Pepper Place. 2-4PM. 

Max Russell & The ShakeDown Kings @ DanielDay Gallery. 2-6PM. $15. 

Community Potluck: Plant/Witchy/Art Exchange @ East Village Arts of Birmingham. 5PM. FREE.

Family Night @ The Woolworth. 5-7PM. 

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

Big Hollywood Awards Show Watch Parry @ Sidewalk Cinema. 6-10:30PM. 

Upcoming Events

Birmingham, Birmingham Children's Theatre, Bunnicula, musicals, plays, theatre, puppets, puppetry
Zoe Wirt with Bunnicula. Photo via Bham Now

Feb. 3-May 10: Guitar: The Instrument That Rocked The World @ McWane Science Center. $8-$20. Tickets.
Feb.3-Jan. 2021: Right or Privilege? Alabama Women & the Right to Vote Exhibit @ Vulcan Park & Museum. 10AM-6PM. FREE-$6.
Feb. 11: Wine & Dine, Valentine: A Delicious Meal for a Worthy Cause @ EastWest Kitchen & Bar. $100. $25% off when you buy 2+ tickets.
Feb. 10-23: Porgy + Bess @ RMTC Cabaret Theatre. Thurs-Sat 7:30PM, Sat-Sun 2PM. $19+. Tickets.
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.
Feb. 15: Big Machines Day @ McWane Science Center. 10AM-4PM. General Admission/Price Varies. Tickets.
Feb. 15, 16, 22: Bunnicula @ Birmingham Children’s Theatre. 2:30PM. $10-$28. Tickets. (Discount code  CHESTER  for 20% off.)
Feb. 18: Experience Highlands Day @ Highlands School. 8AM. FREE. Register.


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