5+ sunshine-filled things to do this weekend in Birmingham, March 5-7

Tip Top Grill
The view from Tip Top Grill in Hoover, AL. Perfection in Bluff Park. Photo via Rachel Callahan

It may be chilly, but it sure is SUNNY. Pop on your shades, Birmingham, and head out this weekend, March 5-7.

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This Weekend in the Magic City

So tasty. Photo via @queensparkbham

A night of magic

Celebrate Women’s History Month with the Birmingham Museum of Art. On Friday, March 5 from 5-9PM, attend their VIRTUAL event—Art After 5: Fempowerment! Filled with art, craft cocktails from Queen’s Park, dancing + more, it’s going to be a night of magic. 🤩 Register to attend

Get your baby essentials here!

Looking for all those baby must-haves? Score incredible deals on clothes, strollers, bassinets + more at the Giggles and Grace Consignment SaleFriday, 8AM-2PM + 4-8PM | Saturday, 8AM-2PM. Hosted by Asbury United Methodist Church, this popular sale helps stock Asbury’s Food Pantry + provides donations to local charities. Safety precautions will be in place. More info

Seeking an open floor plan or roomy master bedroom? 

Find just what you’re looking for. Get started on your new home search with these open houses March 5-7

Cheers for women in STEM

Discover the amazing achievements of women scientists, inventors and innovators during Women in STEM at McWane Science Center. Check out hands-on science programs and shows every Saturday and Sunday in March. Sat, 10AM-5PM | Sun, Noon-5PM. General AdmissionTickets.

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

  • Sat, March 6: Support The Exceptional Foundation during their Chili Kick at Avondale Brewing Co. Expect food, beer, live music and plenty of social distancing. Noon-6PM. $20. Tickets.
  • Sat, March 6: Enjoy the outdoors while browsing local vendors duringMagic City Market Place at Good People Brewing Co from 1-5PM. 

In case you missed it…

Engineering at work. Photo via McWane Science Center

🌟 McWane Science Center is ready to rock your spring with programs + actives that celebrate Women in STEM and IMAX movies that will blow you away! There’s also still time to sign up your kids for Spring Break Camp happening Monday-Friday, March 22-26Learn more

🌟 Ron Kitchens is the new head of economic development at Birmingham Business Alliance. Here are some cool things you should know about him. 

🌟 Wow-worthy prizes and a chance to meet NBA legend Charles Barkley? Here’s everything you need to know to participate in Charles Barkley’s Final Pour Bracket hosted by Redmont Distilling Co. The action begins on March 14

🌟 It’s hard to dismiss the beauty of stained glass, so we’re completely enthralled by the creations of these 3 local artists. We’re sure at least one will SWAY you. 

🌟 Innovate Birmingham continues to help meet the demand of a growing regional IT workforce by providing tech bootcamps, professional development training and supportive services to local talent. Here’s what members of Innovate had to say

COVID cases continue to drop

With 1M vaccinated in Alabama, COVID cases continue to decline. But don’t unmask just yet! Governor Kay Ivey has extended the mask ordinance to April 9. Learn the latest restrictions

Roll into the Weekend with Deals

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