10 weekend events in Birmingham, July 29-31—details here

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So cool, so good. Photo via Jacob Blankenship for Bham Now

SWELTER ALERT: summer heat hits Birmingham, July 29-31, with temps in the 90s. While sweating is not for me, there are lots of fun ways to stay cool—pools, splash pads, ice cream + slushies to name a few. I also suggest staying in the delightful A/C and scrolling through events + more happening around the ‘ham this weekend.

This Weekend in The Magic City

Head to the Birmingham Museum of Art for drinks, music, magic + a Sun Ra vibe Aug. 6, 5-9PM
Head to the Birmingham Museum of Art for drinks, music, magic + a Sun Ra vibe Aug. 6, 5-9PM. Photo via Birmingham Museum of Art

Friday, July 30: Virtual Film Screening: Hale County This Morning, This Evening via Birmingham Museum of Art. 6-7:30PM. FREE. Register.

Friday, July 30: Steel Magnolias @ Alabama Theatre. 7PM. $1. Tickets.

Friday, July 30: Back to School Bash @ Meals by Misty. 4-7PM.

Saturday, July 31: Otey’s Fest benefiting the Phoenix Club of Birmingham @ Otey’s Tavern. 6PM. $85. Tickets.

Saturday, July 31: Pints for Pups benefiting Shelby Humane @ Lake Wilborn Park (Hoover). 11AM-2PM.

Saturday, July 31: Back 2 School Book Bag Giveaway @ A.G. Gaston Boys & Girls Center. 11AM-1PM.

Saturday, July 31: Back-to-School Family Reunion Block Party via YWCA Central AL @ 1 55th Place S, Woodlawn. 11AM-3PM. Register.

Sunday, August 1: The Sound of Music @ Alabama Theatre. 2PM. $10. Tickets.

Sunday, August 1: Fill The Bag Back 2 School Festival @ Goodwill on Green Springs Hwy. Noon-4PM.

Sunday, August 1: The Sneaker Brunch via We Got Kicks @ Club M. $30. Tickets.


Find more events in Now the Weekend—Video Edition.


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Friday, August 6: Art After 5: Afrofuturism in the Magic City @ Birmingham Museum of Art. 5-9PM. FREE. More info.

Friday-Saturday, August 6-7: Secret Stages @ Avondale Entertainment District. Price varies. Tickets.

Friday-Sunday, August 6-8: Cahaba Heights Annual Tent Sale @ Cahaba Heights Business District. 10AM-5PM.

Sunday, August 8: Zane Lamprey’s Laughs & Drafts Brewery Tour @ Birmingham District Brewing. 6PM. $25-$40. Tickets.

Deal of the Week

Steel City Pops — Buy 4 pops, get $1 off. Buy 12 pops, get $4 off. Find more deals + add your own to our Small Business Guide

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