Plan now! 5+ Easter weekend events April 2-4

Big Spoon Creamery
Photo via @bigspooncreamery

It’s Easter weekend, friends, which means we’ll soon hear the pop, pop, pop of colorful plastic eggs cracking open all over Birmingham. Now’s the time to get your baskets and sweet tooth ready for all the goodies to come. For good times April 2-4, scroll, scroll, scroll… 

This Weekend in the Magic City

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The Southern Shootout’s softball tournament is April 2-4 at George Ward Park in Birmingham.

Time for a journey

Discover some of the world’s most awe-inspiring natural wonders in the film Journey into Amazing Caves at McWane Science Center’s IMAX Theater. Friday-Sunday, April 2-4 | Friday + Saturday 10:30AM + 1PM, Sunday 1PM | $9 adults, $8 kids, $8 seniors | Tickets


Celebrate Holi at Home Festival—an ancient Hindu holiday that welcomes the changing of the season. Birmingham Museum of Art is hosting a full day of virtual programs and celebrations for you to discover. Saturday, April 3 | 11AM-5PM | Tune in here

Sip + shop

Where? At the grand opening of Trussville’s new luxury wine shop La Farre. Expect door prizes, custom charcuterie boards, wine + more. Saturday, April 3 | 10AM-6PM

Oldies but goodies

Catch The Goonies and The Rookie at Region’s Field during Babe Ruff’s Saturday CinemaApril 3 | 7:15PM | $5+ | Tickets

Play ball!

Break out some peanuts and Cracker Jack for the Southern Shootout’s softball tournament. This is the longest-running LGBT+ softball tournament in the US and it’s coming to George Ward Park this weekend. Game on Saturday, April 3 and Sunday, April 4. The fun begins at 8AM both days and ends when it’s over. Look for food trucks, local vendors and don’t forget to bring  your own chair. Admission – FREE

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

Easter Essentials Here

Easter, eggs
Time to go egging. Photo via Asbury United Methodist Church

In case you missed it…

Vulcan Park & Museum
Register now for Birmingham Walking Tours with Vulcan Park & Museum. Photo via Vulcan Park & Museum
  • In a 79-12 vote, the Alabama House passed an alcohol home delivery bill on Thursday, April 1. Details here
  • The CDC has issued its first set of guidelines on how fully vaccinated people can visit safely with others. Here’s what they suggest
  • Thank your local volunteers. They’ve removed nearly 3 tons of trash from the Black Warrior Watershed in 2021. Full story

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Patience Itson
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