Farmers markets, Latin eats + more September 18-20

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Carve out some “me time” this weekend. Photo via @girlspringpower 

Ready for some me time this weekend? We have lots for you to go out and discover. From delicious Latin food to virtual runs, here’s what’s happening September 18-20 in Birmingham.

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Happening this Weekend

Get those big, floppy shoes ready!

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It’s time to show your support for Ronald McDonald House Charities during the Virtual Red Shoe Run, taking place now through September 24. With social distancing being top priority right now, this annual run/walk needs your support more than ever, so head to your computer and learn how to participate virtually and help families with sick children around the greater Birmingham area. Already know you want to sign up? Register here.

Show Time at Virginia Samford Theatre

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The stage is alive once again at Virginia Samford Theatre. Now through September 27, catch Love, Linda and discover the story of how Southern beauty Linda Lee Thomas inspired legendary songwriter Cole Porter. With songs like “Love for Sale” and “Night and Day”, you’re guaranteed to sway in your seat. Tickets.

Holy guacamole!

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Photo by Drahomír Posteby-Mach via Unsplash

There’s always something exciting popping up at The Market at Pepper Place. This Saturday, September 19, follow the yummy aromas to the Les Dames d’Escoffier tent between 7AM and Noon for Latin food favorites—all freshly made and authentic. 

Share the Mic

Friday, September 18, visit Bham Now’s IG page for an exciting event called “Share the Mic Now Birmingham.” Find all the info here.

It’s Drawing Near

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A beautiful house. Photo via RealtySouth

The holiday season is drawing closer…closer…closer. Seriously, venture to any store and it’s a full-on explosion of items for every season looming ahead. Ensure you’re settled into your new home before all the action—check out these open houses taking place September 18-20. 

In other news…

Drink + Distance 

An all-new 21+ event hits the Birmingham Zoo on Friday, September 25 from 5-8PM. Introducing Zoo Brews: Drafts at a Distance. Sample craft beer, check out cool animals and be sure to mask up and social distance. Limited tickets available—purchase in advance

Behind Student Life in 2020 

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Campus has some new accessory trends this year. Photo via BSC

2020 will be a year remembered for decades to come—especially for students. We caught up with two local college students in Birmingham to get a closer look at what school-life is like. Here’s their experience.

Attention ticket holders!

Have or want tickets to upcoming performances by Alabama Symphony Orchestra? A modified season has been released and you’ll definitely want to check it out

Feel the burn

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Orangetheory Fitness Montgomery Head Coach Markia Robinson. Photo via Bham Now

Ready to finally jumpstart those fitness goals? These 5 coaches from Orangetheory will motivate you to do just that. One way is by offering a FREE MONTH of workouts! All you have to do is sign up this September. 

Opening Alert

The doors are opening at some of Birmingham’s most trending spots. Here are 3 to visit: 

Weekend Entertainment

Mask. Keys. Wallet. Check! Here’s what’s on the agenda this weekend.

For more, check out Now the Weekend’s Video Edition

All Weekend, September 18-20

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A group of BBVA supporters at 2019’s Red Shoe Run. Photo courtesy of RMHCA

Virtual Red Shoe Run benefiting Ronald McDonald House Charities of Alabama. (Sept. 17-24) $25. Sign up.

11th Annual Head Over Teal Virtual 5K/10K. (Sept. 18-26) $30. Register.

Virtual Alabama Water Rally. $50. Register.

Pumpkin & Mum Sale @ Sims Garden (Homewood). 11AM-6PM. 

Love, Linda @ Virginia Samford Theatre. 7:30-9PM. $25. Tickets

Friday, September 18

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Photo via House Plant Collective’s Facebook page

Grand Opening @ Crazy Crazboy’s. 9AM-Noon.

Plant Bus Pop-Up @ Ghost Train Brewing Co. 5-8PM. 

Little Raine Band @ Avondale Brewing Co. 7-10PM. $12-$15. Tickets.

Live Music with Conner Patrick @ Birmingham District Brewing Co. 7:30PM.

Saturday, September 19

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Photo via The Market at Pepper Place’s Facebook page

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

Saturdays in the Gardens: Plant a Fall Vegetable Garden @ Birmingham Botanical Gardens. 10AM-Noon. $10. Register.

Learn to Play Pickleball @ Crestwood Park. 10AM-Noon. $10.

Oktoberfest @ Cahaba Brewing Co. Noon-10PM. 

Feature Grape: It’s Meunier Day @ LeNell’s Beverage Boutique. 1-3PM. 

Plant Bus Pop-Up @ Cahaba Brewing Co. 2-5PM. 

Unity Market: Every Saturday Afternoon @ Unity Market. 4-7PM. 

Virtual Altar Making Classes – Dia de los Muertos 6-7PM. Register.

Mountain Grass Unit-Open Air Patio Show @ Zydeco. 8PM. 18+. $5. Tickets. 

Sunday, September 20

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Photo via Cahaba Brewing Company’s Facebook page

Barrel Room Yoga @ Cahaba Brewing Co. 11AM-Noon. $10. RSVP

Brunch & Brews Presented by Simone’s Kitchen ATL & Cahaba Brewing @ Cahaba Brewing Co. Noon-5PM. FREE.

Fall 2020 Rock Band League Performance @ Zydeco. 3-4:30PM. 

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