With cold weather + COVID spiking yet again, staying at home may be ideal this weekend. But, if you’re vaxed +/or masked, there are some happenings to keep you busy. Here’s what’s ahead for Birmingham, January 7-9.
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This Weekend in The Magic City
Old with the old, in with the new
A new year means it’s time to up your home decor game. The best way to shop the latest trends? Attend So So Spiffy’s January Shopping Shindig. The event takes place Friday, Jan. 7 (Noon-6PM) to Saturday, Jan. 8 (10AM-3PM). Visit our Instagram for all you need to know. Sponsored by So So Spiffy
- Now-January 17: Glow Wild: An Animal Lantern Celebration @ The Birmingham Zoo. 5-9PM. Price varies. Tickets.
- Friday, Jan. 7: Coffee Concert: Dvorak’s New World Symphony with Alabama Symphony Orchestra @ UAB’s Alys Stephens Center. 11AM. $19+. Tickets.
- Friday, Jan. 7: Van Halen Tribute @ Iron City. 8PM. $20. Tickets.
- Friday-Saturday, Jan. 7-8: Copeland’s Appalachian Spring & Dvorak’s New Work with Alabama Symphony Orchestra@ UAB’s Alys Stephens Center. 7PM. $24+. Tickets.
- Saturday, Jan. 8: VIRTUAL Protect Truth in Education with Birmingham Civil Rights Institute. 10:30AM-4PM. Free. Register.
- Saturday, Jan. 8: Brickology @ McWane Science Center. 10AM-5PM. General Admission to McWane. Tickets.
- Saturday, Jan. 8: Football Fizz Bar @ Simply Infused Olive Oil. 11AM-3PM. Free.
- Sunday, Jan. 9: Long Pose Figure Drawing w/ David Baird @ Space One Eleven Arts Center. 10AM-4PM. $165. Register.
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- Thursday, Jan. 13: Blood Drive with American Red Cross @ Oak’s Plaza at The Summit. 1-6PM. Schedule an appointment or walk-in.
- Friday-Saturday Jan. 14-22: Hoover International Restaurant Week @ Participating Restaurants.
- Saturday, Jan. 15: America’s Thrift Stores Donation Drive benefiting Make-A-Wish AL @ America’s Thrift Stores – 1125 Huffman Rd, Birmingham, AL, 35215. 10AM-2PM.
- Saturday, Jan. 15: MLK Day 5K Drum Run @ 4th Avenue Business District. 5K – 8AM, 1 Mile Fun Run – 9AM. 5K – $30, 1 Mile Fun Run – $20. Register.
- Saturday, January 15-16: BrickFair LEGO Expo @ The BJCC. Sat – 10AM-5PM, Sun – 10AM-4PM. $15. Tickets.
- Sunday, January 16: Birmingham Pink Bridge Wedding Show @ The BJCC. Noon-4PM. $15. Tickets.
Deal of the Week
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