Make your weekend plans in Birmingham, Sept. 17-19

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Photo via Cahaba Brewing, Iron City Social

For a burst of mood sunshine, hurry and dive in to these weekend events happening around Birmingham, September 17-19.

This Weekend in The Magic City

Marking Time: Art in the Age of Mass Incarceration. Photo via Abrome-Engel Institute of the Visual Arts’ Facebook

You’ll find me at the museum!

Did you know—Saturday, September 18 is Museum Day? Yep, on this special day, get free admission to a variety of museums in Birmingham and beyond. Here’s which museums are participating.

Beauty behind bars

A major exhibit opens Friday, September 17 at UAB’s Abrome-Engel Institute of the Visual Arts (AEIVA). Titled Marking Time: Art in the Age of Mass Incarceration, it features art created by people in prison and works by non-incarcerated artists concerned with state repression, erasure and imprisonment. Find out who the Birmingham-based artists included in the exhibit are + more. Register to attend—now-December 11, 2021. 

Conserve + protect

Saturday, September 18 marks World Water Monitoring Day, a time to do your part to protect our water sources. To help bring public awareness and commitment to water conservation to the Birmingham community, McWane Science Center is hosting special programming on this important day. Buy your tickets in advance

More to Discover

Black Warrior River Keeper
Help the Black Warrior Riverkeeper during Earthbound’s Earthfest, Sept. 19. Photo via Black Warrior River Keeper’s Facebook
  • Saturday, September 18: Rockfest 2021 @ Ghost Train Brewing Co. Noon-10PM. Admission is free. Register
  • Saturday, September 18: Oktoberfest @ Cahaba Brewing Co. Noon-10PM.  Admission is free.

Find more events in Now the Weekend—Video Edition.

Looking Ahead

Head Over Teak, Laura Crandal Brown Foundation
Head Over Teak 5K/10K is Sept. 25. Photo via Laura Crandall Brown Foundation’s Facebook

Lace up those kicks

Did you know September is GYN Cancer Awareness Month? We have an amazing way for you to show your support—the Head Over Teal 5K/10K. Taking place on Saturday, September 25 at 8AM at The Preserve in Hoover, your participation will help raise awareness and funds to provide GYN cancer programs to women, patients and caregivers. Ready to show off those nerves of teal? 💪🏼 Register now

Deal of the Week

Use discount code BHAMNOW for nice savings at Sitar Indian Restaurant. Find more deals + add your own to our Small Business Guide

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