Birmingham Barons, fireworks + Mother’s Day events, May 7-9

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Artists at Birmingham Art Crawl. Photo via Birmingham Art Crawl on Facebook

Batter up for an impressive weekend, May 7-9, Birmingham! We’ve got Baron’s Baseball + after-game fireworks, Eat in the Streets, and, of course, Mother’s Day! Now hurry and make your plans (and be sure to take safety precautions!)—these events are only getting hotter.

This Weekend in the Magic City

Eat in the Streets
Eat in the Streets. Photo via Matthew Niblett for Bham Now

Checking those boxes 

Seeking a home that marks off all your must-have boxes? Spend some time this weekend checking out these new home listings

Back in action!

The Shark + Ray Touch Tank at McWane Science Center has reopened! Visit this weekend to discover its many cool underwater creatures and more science-y things. More info

Barons Baseball Blurb

It’s a big weekend for the Birmingham Barons as they play the Biloxi Shuckers. Head to Regions Field for baseball, fireworks + family day, Friday, May 7-Sunday, May 9. Schedule + tickets here

It’s scandalous! 

Channel your inner duchess or duke, it’s time for something scandalous. Join Birmingham Museum of Art on Friday, May 7 from 5-9PM for Art After 5: BMA’s Bridgerton. This virtual event features a concert, scavenger hunt + more. Tune in for FREE

Iconic + aquatic

Birmingham area’s most iconic aquatic flower, the Cahaba lily, is in bloom at the National Wildlife Refuge. See them in all their fabulous glory when you book a tour on Saturday, May 8 or Sunday, May 9. Member donation – $20, Non-Member Donation – $40, Kids under 12 – FREE. 

Eat while you art

Bham Art Crawl is back and better than ever on Saturday, May 8 at The Pizitz from 11AM-4PM. The event takes place in conjunction with Eat in the Streets, so expect great art, delicious food and a DJ. More info

Just what your mama wants

On Saturday, May 8 from Noon to 5PM, Cahaba Brewing Co. is hosting the Mother’s Day Market of your mom’s dreams. They’ve teamed up with 50 local artisans, vendors, markets + creators for a full day of food, shopping, cocktails + craft beer. Here are a few vendors to expect: Simone’s Food Truck, Eden Valley Farm, Market 46 Bakery, Thrifty Things & Earrings, Cottage Industry Soap Company and the Sugarbelle Foundation. Admission is FREE. 

Plants for sale

Stock up on plants during the Spring 2021 Native Plant Sale at Turkey Creek Nature Preserve. Along with 100 plant varieties to choose from, you’ll also be able to see their all-new Education Pavilion. Check it out Saturday, May 8 from 10AM-4PM + Sunday, May 9 from Noon-4PM. 

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More Events for Mom

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  • Saturday, May 8: Mother’s Day Special & Vendor Festival @ Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum (Calera). Festival – 9AM, Train Rides – 10AM + 1PM. Festival Admission – Adults $13. Train Tickets – $25-$35. Moms Ride FREE with purchase of regularly priced ticket. Tickets

Check out these articles for even more Mother’s Day happenings:

Celebrate Mother’s Day with these 9 events around Birmingham
Find the perfect Mother’s Day gift from one of these 7 Birmingham artists
Take Mom (or yourself) out to brunch in Hoover

Coming up Next Weekend

Cahaba Lily
The Cahaba Lily. Photo via Pat Byington for Bham Now

Weekend Deals

Find more deals in our Small Business Guide + be sure to add your business or nonprofit so others know how cool you are.

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Patience Itson
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