October is here and we have a fresh batch of weekend events to kick off the month ahead. Read on for info on SliceFest, Cahabaque and more in Birmingham, October 1-3.
This Weekend in The Magic City
Find treasures at the Gardens
Antiques in the Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens kicked off on Thursday, Sept. 30, and the fun rolls on all weekend long. This is the 15th anniversary of this annual event and it’s a must-attend. Why? Because you have the chance to discover: nationally and internationally acclaimed floral designers, architects and landscape architects, plus celebrated antique dealers offering furniture, fine art, vintage & fine jewelry, garden accessories and more. Tickets available here. Sponsored by Birmingham Botanical Gardens.
All you can eat!
Make plans for a saucy Saturday this Oct. 2 and attend the 8th annual Cahabaque from 1-5PM at Cahaba Brewing Co. The event benefits Breast Cancer Research Foundation of Alabama and is the place to be for all-you-can-eat barbecue samples, live local music, drinks from Cahaba Brewing and more. Tickets on sale now. Sponsored by Breast Cancer Research Foundation of Alabama
Birmingham’s biggest food & music block party is back!
Live music, PIZZA, drinks and the chance to support local? I’ll take a slice of that! SliceFest is back this Saturday, Oct. 2 in Lakeview from 3PM-Midnight. Here are 5 reasons not to miss it. Grab your tickets now.
Picnic game strong
Les Dames d’Escoffier (LDEI) hosts their annual Fried Chicken & Champagne fundraiser at Pepper Place on Sunday, Oct. 3 from 3-5PM—and it’s gonna be DELICIOUS!. The event, which raises funds for scholarships and grants for women in the culinary field features baskets of luxurious handmade foods, champagne, sweets, gorgeous flowers + more. Tickets may have sold out for this year’s event, but click here to learn all about it so you can attend next year.
More to Discover
Friday, Oct. 1: Oktoberfest @ Carrigan’s Beer Garden. 6PM.
Friday, Oct. 1: Tails in the Trails @ The Birmingham Zoo. 6:30-10PM. $50. Tickets.
Friday-Saturday, Oct. 1-2: The Alabama Butterbean Festival @ Downtown Pinson. Fri. 6-10PM, Sat. 9AM-4PM.
Saturday-Saturday, Oct. 2-9: Magic City Mural Fest – Women Painting Woodlawn via Blank Space Bham @ Alleyway behind 5512 1st Ave in Woodlawn. 9AM.
Saturday, Oct. 2: Bluff Park Art Show @ Bluff Park Community Park. 9AM-5PM. Admission is free.
Saturday, Oct. 2: Latin American Heritage Festival @ Birmingham Museum of Art. 10AM-2PM.
Saturday, Oct. 2: Whistle Stop Festival @ Historic Downtown Irondale. 10AM-5PM.
Saturday, Oct. 2: Conjure Fest @ Magic City Conjure. Noon.
Saturday, Oct. 2: Alabama vs. Ole Miss @ Bryant-Denny Stadium. 2:30PM. Watch on CBS.
Saturday, Oct. 2: UAB vs. Liberty @ Protective Stadium. 6PM. Listen.
Saturday, Oct. 2: Auburn vs. LSU @ Tiger Stadium. 8PM. Watch on ESPN.
Saturday-Sunday, Oct. 2-3: BHM 26.2 benefiting Magic City Moments & Children’s of AL @ Sloss Furnaces + Homewood. 8AM-2:30PM. Price varies by race. Register.
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Saturday, Oct. 9: JHM Rescue Run 5K, 10K & 1 Mile Fun Run @ Homewood. 7:45AM. $20-$40. Register.
Saturday, Oct. 9: The Three Little Pigs with Opera Birmingham @ Avondale Amphitheatre. 1PM + 3:30PM. #10. Tickets.
Saturday, Oct. 9: Tails and Tailgate @ Ferus Artisan Ales – Trussville. 11AM-4PM. RSVP.
Saturday, Oct. 9:Darter Dash 5K/10K Trail Run @ Turkey Creek Nature Preserve. 7AM. $30-$35. Register.
Friday-Sunday, Oct. 8-10: Barber Vintage Festival @ Barber Motorsports Park.
Sunday, Oct. 10:Birmingham Walking Tour with Vulcan Park & Museum @ Downtown Birmingham Churches. 2-4PM. Vulcan Park & Museum Members – $25, Nonmembers – $40. Tickets.
Sunday, Oct. 10: Earthbound’s Earthfest @ Avondale Brewing Co. 2-8PM.
Thursday, Oct. 14: Katoberfest @ Cahaba Brewing Co. 4-10PM.
Thursday-Sunday, Oct. 14-16: Greek Festival @ Holy Trinity-Holy Cross Greek Orthodox Cathedral. 10:30AM-9:30PM.
Thursday-Sunday, Oct. 14-24: The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee@ Virginia Samford Theatre. Thurs-Sat. 7:30PM, Sun. 2-30PM. $24-$43. Tickets.
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