A Do Dah Day virtual parade + more May 15-17 in Birmingham

Birmingham, Queens Park
Drinks up! Photo via @queensparkbham Instagram’s page

Looking for something to do this weekend? We have a few ideas for you. Check out these virtual events taking place, plus more cool happenings in Birmingham.

For Your Entertainment

Sat., May, 16: Cahaba Lily Festival (virtual event). Watch here: Cahaba Lily.com/liveFacebook.com/cahabalily or Cahabalily.com/youtube
Sat., May 16: Doodah Day Virtual Parade benefiting homeless animals in Jefferson County. Watch via Facebook and InstagramDonate.
Fri., May 15-Sun., May 31: Opera Birmingham’s “The Tragedy of Carmen” – Toreador Aria. Watch here
Sat., May 23-Sat., May 30: Tchaik5K Virtual Race benefitting Alabama Symphony Orchestra. $25-$35. Register

Check out what else is going on this weekend, May 15-17 in Now the Weekend: Quarantine Edition

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I do my hair toss, check my nails… 

Birmingham, Speed Spa, salons
Salons prepare to open in Birmingham. Photo via Speed Spa’s Facebook

Curious about the opening of local hair and nail salons? We’ve got the scoop (and the clip). Details here.

The Glory of Restoration

Birmingham, The Pizitz
The historic Pizitz Building was restored, supported in part by Federal and State Historic Tax Credits. Photo via The Pizitz

The Magic City is a special place for all sorts of reasons. One in particular—its many old buildings that have been refurbished. We’ve gathered a list of 7 historic buildings that have been saved by historic tax credits. If you love the Lyric or The Pizitz, you’ll enjoy this piece. Full story

Speaking of historic buildings, Bayer Properties is breathing new life back into The Hardwick by turning it into a mixed-use community hub with offices and restaurants. Details here

Pizza, Pizza!

Nothing says WEEKEND like diving into a delicious pizza. Happily, our small business guide offers over 589 local deals, curbside pickup and delivery—and that includes pizza! Here’s where to get your perfect pie via curbside pickup:

P.S. Sign up your business or non-profit organization!

You’re positively glowing

Just in time to get that summer glow. Photo via Unsplash

Or you will be when you check out Southside’s first facial bar—Fancy Face. The shop plans to open in June and will use organic skincare products for treatments that are completely customized to your skin and its unique needs. Learn more.

Feelin’ hot, hot, hot!

Birmingham, Roll Up Ice Cream, ice cream
Delish! Photo via Roll Up Ice Cream’s Facebook Page

Summer temperatures are rolling in. What’s one of the best ways to stay cool? Eating ice cream! Check out our totally tasty guide to 9 ice cream shops around Birmingham. Can I get a mint chocolate chip on a waffle cone, please?


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