Magical margaritas, consignment sales + more in Birmingham, Feb. 21-23

Birmingham, Ghost Train Brewing Co, Mardi Gras
Mardi Gras is underway. Photo via Ghost Train Brewing Co.’s Facebook page

It’s time to make those weekend plans, Birmingham. Here’s what’s happening around the Magic City, February 21-23.

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Featured Events

Close that umbrella

Feeling like mold after all the rain? While it dries out this weekend, escape your home and venture inside these open houses. No rain boots necessary.

It’s your last chance!

Birmingham, Red Mountain Theatre Company, Porgy and Bess, theatre
Red Mountain Theatre Company rehearses songs for Porgy and Bess. Photo via Bham Now

Red Mountain Theatre’s production of Porgy + Bess wraps up this weekend. This iconic folk-opera follows the love story of Porgy as he tries to save Bess from her seedy ex-boyfriend. Will he do it? Find out Feb. 21-23. Tickets. (Discount code  BhamNow6  for $6 off.) 

Get your baby loot!

Birmingham, Asbury UMC, Asbury United Methodist Church, Giggles and Grace Consignment Sale, consignment sales
Check out all the toys! Photo courtesy of Asbury UMC

The Giggles and Grace Consignment Sale is back for another year, Feb. 21-22. Shop incredible deals on clothes, toys, furniture and more for your little ones. 

For a major savings score, head to the sale on Sat., Feb. 22. Select items will be 50% off!

Veggie juice is all the rage

Birmingham, Birmingham Children's Theatre, Bunnicula, musicals, plays, theatre, puppets, puppetry
Bunnicula seeking out veggies. Photo via Bham Now

Saturday, Feb. 22 is your last chance to catch the hilarious production of Bunnicula at Birmingham Children’s Theatre. Where else can you discover the mysterious tale of a vampire bunny? Tickets. (Discount code  CHESTER  for 20% off.)

Head to the lobby after the show for a meet and greet with the cast and, of course, the Bunnicula puppet. He’s adorable, y’all!

Oh, the places you’ll go!

Want to enhance family togetherness through reading? Birmingham Civil Rights Institute is helping bridge the gap between literacy and parental involvement during a Community of Readers program on Saturday, Feb. 22. Register for this free event. 

In this week’s Now the Weekend video

Birmingham, Bham Now
Photo by Matthew Niblett for Bham Now

Meet Taylor’s little one and hold your breath as Chaise pushes through a major tongue twister. Check it out.

All Weekend Long—February 21-23

Porgy + Bess @ Red Mountain Theatre Company. Fri. 7:30PM, Sat. 2PM & 7:30PM, Sun. 2PM. $19+. Tickets. (Discount code  BhamNow6  for $6 off.) 
 

Friday & Saturday—February 21-22

Birmingham, Asbury UMC, Asbury United Methodist Church, Giggles and Grace Consignment Sale, consignment sales
The Giggles and Grace Consignment Sale is Feb. 21-22.. Photo courtesy of Asbury UMC

Giggles and Grace Consignment Sale @ Asbury UMC. Fri. 8AM-6PM, Sat. 8AM-Noon.

Birmingham RV Supershow @ The BJCC. Fri. Noon-8PM, Sat. 10AM-8PM. $10. Tickets.

Friday—February 21

Birmingham, Ghost Train Brewing Co, Mardi Gras
Photo via Ghost Train Brewing Co.’s Facebook page

Over 90 Points and Under $20 Wine Tasting @ The Vintage Wine Shoppe. 5PM. FREE.

Art on the Inside: Art and Poetry Exhibition @ Space One Eleven. 5:30-7PM.

Grand Opening @ Vinegar Contemporary. 5-8PM. 

IPA Day @ Good People Brewing Co. 6PM. 

ArtPlay Presents: Irish Dance Night @ UAB Hill Student Center. 6-8PM. FREE.

Cody Howell @ Cahaba Brewing Co. 6-9PM. 

Ben Williams @ The Flying Biscuit Cafe. 6-9PM. 

Order of The Train Mardi Gras Party @ Ghost Train Brewing Co. 6PM-Midnight. FREE.

Guest Artist Recital: Peter Steiner, Trombone @ Alys Stephens Center’s Reynolds-Kirschbaum Recital Hall. 7-9PM.

JUCO with Hotel Fiction and Zion Goins @ Desert Island Supply Co. 7-10PM. $7. Tickets.

Bad Movie Night @ Sidewalk Film. 8:15-10:15PM. FREE.

Who’s Bad: The Ultimate Michael Jackson Experience @ Iron City. 8-11PM. $18+. Tickets.

Voodoo Visionary & Ice Station @ The Upstairs at Avondale. 8-11PM. $10. Tickets.

A Night Under the Big Top Benefitting Glenwood, Inc. @ Haven. 8PM-Midnight. $75-$150.Tickets.

Rumba Latina Birmingham @ Saturn. 9PM-Midnight. $10. Tickets.

Masquerade Ball 2020 @ Rumba Latina Birmingham. 9PM-2AM.

Mother Cetacea @ Crestwood Tavern. 10:30PM-2:30AM. 

I Want My 90’s @ Al’s On Seventh. 11PM-2AM. 19+. 

Saturday—February 22

Birmingham, Sol Y Luna, margaritas, National Margarita Day
Photo via Sol Y Luna’s Facebook page

National Margarita Day @ Sol Y Luna. 11AM.

Home Plate Heroes @ Negro Southern League Museum. 1-2PM. FREE.

Fairhope Beer + Little London Kitchen @ Hop City. 1-8PM. 

National Margarita Day Bash @ Sabor Latino Restaurant. 1-10:30PM.

Veggie Brunch @ Bizarre Coffee Bar. 2PM.

Bunnicula @ Birmingham Children’s Theatre. 2PM. $10-$28. Tickets. (Discount code CHESTER for 20% off.)

Community of Readers @ Birmingham Civil Rights Institute. 2-4PM. FREE. Register.

National Margarita Day @ The Lumbar. 4PM-Midnight. 

AAO Presents: Taste of India 2020 @ UAB’s Alys Stephens Center. 5-9:30PM. FREE.

28th Annual Red Nose Ball @ Smile-A-Mile. 6-11PM. $350. Tickets.

Kimmery Martin presents The Antidote for Everything @ Thank You Books. 7-8:30PM.

The Roads Below @ Tin Roof. 8-9:30PM. FREE.

Alternative Rock Show @ The Upsidedown Plaza. 10PM-1AM.

Live Band & DJ Tonight @ Tin Roof. 10:30PM. 

Sunday—February 23

The Taylor Swift Brunch @ Black Market Bar & Grill. 11AM-3PM.

The BHM Chili Challenge @ Cahaba Brewing Co. 1-3PM. $5-$20. Tickets.

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

Mardi Gras Brunch @ Brennan’s Irish Pub. 11AM-3PM.

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

ASO & ASYO Side by Side @ UAB’s Alys Stephens Center. 3PM. $7-$13. Tickets.

Dimanche Gras Celebration @ Tropicaleo. Noon-2PM. 

Spring 2020 Rock Band League Kick-Off Concert @ Zydeco. 3-5PM. FREE.

Birmingham Rose Cup @ Tropicaleo. 2PM.

Upcoming Events

Birmingham, Bargain Carousel, Junior League of Birmingham
Bargain Carousel shoppers browsing through over 100,000 items on sale. Photo via Junior League of Birmingham

Feb 24-29: State Basketball Championships @ BJCC Arena. Time Varies. $10. Tickets.
Feb. 27: Bargain Carousel @ Birmingham Junior League Building. 6-11PM. $40. Tickets.
Feb. 28: American Advertising Awards @ Haven. 6PM. $40+. Tickets. (Discount code  DATENIGHT  for 20% off.)
Feb. 29: Nat King Cole Songbook @ Samford U Wright Center. 7PM. $19+. Tickets.
Feb. 29-Mar. 1: Fearless Fest @ Practice Works. 9AM-6PM. $75-$127. Tickets.

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