5 things to do this weekend + more in Birmingham FEb. 19-21

Wild Things Birmingham, flowers
 Color + warmth = ultimate spirit lift. Photo via @wildthingsbirmingham

It’s warming up this weekend in Birmingham. Don’t miss a moment of cats, wine, events and more, February 19-21.

COVID News

COVID
UAB stats show early, effective COVID vaccine reach into underrepresented communities. Photo via uab.edu

According to uab.edu, of the 59,167 vaccination doses delivered by the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) and UAB Medicine since mid-December, the following percentages show doses were administered to individuals who self-identified as:

  • Black – 21%
  • White – 67% 
  • Asian – 7% 
  • Hispanic of Latino – 3% 

Is it your turn to register for an appointment to receive the COVID-19 vaccine? Follow this link then click the BIG GREEN BUTTON.

This Weekend in the Magic City

Have you voted in the #catcloseupchallenge yet?

🌟 Head to our Instagram page and cast your vote in the #catcloseupchallenge. 😸 Voting ends Feb. 19 at NOON

🌟 Shop an upscale vintage-inspired market for art, home decor, handmade treasures + more during Vintage Market Days of BirminghamFeb. 19-20 from 10AM-4PMTickets

🌟 Discover the larger-than-life documentary Dream Big: Engineering Our World IMAX Documentary at McWane Science Center’s IMAX Theater. Feb. 19-20 at 1PMTickets.

🌟 Time to move? Get up and go! Where? To this weekend’s raddest open houses Feb. 19-21

🌟 Enjoy wine + cheeseboard eats social distanced style during a Free Friday Wine Tasting at Classic Wine Company. Feb. 19 from 5:30-7PM. FREE.

For even more going on this weekend in The Magic City, check out Now the Weekend—Video Edition.

Save 10

These three deals will have you saving in 10s:

Find more deals via our Small Business Guide. Add your business or nonprofit for a chance to be included in our guides. 

For Your Radar

Prom Star

Make your prom an experience you’ll never forget! Spend it alongside comedienne Joy on a Magic City Prom Tour. For two hours of glitz + glam, you and 10 guests will get:

  • Luxury transition aboard the Magic City Prom Tours party bus
  • Endless selfies at the Pixel Room selfie museum
  • Jams via a live DJ
  • Eats from local restaurants 

Learn more + book your tour.

Job Alert

Seeking an exciting career opportunity that encourages growth, development and upward mobility? On Tuesday, Feb. 23 at 7:30AM and Wednesday, Feb. 24 at 5:30PM, Regions Bank is hosting Branch Careers at Regions virtual career information sessions that can get your foot in the door to incredible opportunities—let your retail or sales experience shine! To participate, register below. 

*Financial Relationship Consultant @ Regions Bank. Apply.

Life’s too short not to go BIG

Mountain Biking
Omar Fraser, local coach and competitive mountain biker. Photo via Kathy Green

So grab your mountain bike and set off for adventure. But first, check out Birmingham’s Urban Mountain Pedalers (BUMP) and the local trails they’ve helped create. 

Swirl + Sip

National Wine Day may have been Feb. 18, but it’s always wine o’clock somewhere. Here are 5 local wine bars to swirl your wine glass.

They stepped up! 

This past year can be summed up in one word—challenging. But with help from United Way of Central AL, many around Birmingham made it through these tough times. Here are 5 ways the nonprofit stepped up during the pandemic.

Wow Yourself and the World

Samford Academy of the Arts
Photo via Samford Academy of the Arts

Has the pandemic stifled your creativity? Let your talents loose—sign up for Spring 2021 classes with Samford Academy of the Arts. Photography and calligraphy are just two of the cool things you can learn. 

Who knew?!

If your weekends are spent eagerly scrolling Pinterest for ways to update your home, stop and peep the incredible ways marble is revamping houses around Birmingham.

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