The secrets out—these weekend events Aug. 6-8 are must-attends

Secret Stages
Secret Stages is here, Aug. 6-7 in Birmingham. Photo via David A. Smith for Secret Stages

Do you hear that? It’s the sound of excited cheers because the Secret Stages Music Discovery Festivalis this Friday + Saturday, August 6-7. There’s even more happenings ahead this weekend around Birmingham, too. Find out what’s to come August 6-8.

 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

Celebrate, celebrate! 

Friday, August 6 from 5-9PM, celebrate Afrofuturism in The Magic City at the Birmingham Museum of Art’s first in-person party since the onset of the pandemic. Inspired by iconic artist and Birmingham native, Sun Ra, expect drinks, music and a bit of magic. Admission is free.

It’s time to sing 

Secret Stages is Fri-Sat, August 6-7. The music discovery festival spotlights The Magic City’s thriving arts scene with local and national talent performing on stages around the Avondale Entertainment District. LineupScheduleTickets

All aboard the new home train

There are 46 new home listings on the market with RealtySouth. With this many available, you’re sure to find something you love.

More events this weekend:

  • Saturday, August 7: The Market @ Pepper Place. 7AM-Noon. Admission – FREE. Curbside pickup available. 

Find more events in Now the Weekend—Video Edition.

Coming up next

Birmingham Restaurant Week, food
Delish! Photo via Birmingham Restaurant Week

Wednesday-Sunday, August 11-15: Shark Week @ McWane Science Center. Wed-Fri 9AM-5PM, Sat 10AM-5PM, Sun Noon-5PM. Ticket price varies. Tickets.

Thursday-Sunday, August 12-29: Birmingham Restaurant Week in Downtown BirminghamParticipating restaurants.

Friday, August 13: Club Gaston benefiting A.G. Gaston Boys & Girls Club @ Walter Howlett Jr. Clubhouse. 7PM. $75-$125. Tickets

Saturday, August 14: Woodlawn Night Market. 10AM-4PM. Admission – FREE.

Saturday, August 14: Picasso Pets @ Grand Bohemian Hotel Mountain Brook. 6-10PM. $250. Tickets.

Saturday, August 14: Rise ’n Drag Benefit Drag Brunch benefiting AIDS AL @ Black Market Bar & Grill. Noon. $40. Tickets.

Saturday-Sunday, August 14-15: Hammerfest @ Pepper Place. Saturday, 11AM-9PM. Sunday 8AM. Admission – FREE. 

Sunday, August 15: The Wildflowers: A Tribute to Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers @ Alabama Theatre. 7PM. $10. Tickets.

Deal of the Week

The Hive is offering $10 All You Can Play arcade games + free parking on Saturday, August 7.  Find more deals + add your own to our Small Business Guide

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Patience Itson
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