11 weekend events in Birmingham, Feb. 11-13—plan now

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Incredible Valentine’s Day charcuterie from Rolls Homewood & Cheese All That. Order now. (Rolls / Facebook)

It’s the weekend leading up to Valentine’s Day, and we have all the things you need to make it one to remember. Like our spectacular guide to the best eats, events and gifts in Birmingham. But there’s plenty more happenings in The Magic City, of course. Read on for everything you need to know for February 11-13.

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This Weekend in The Magic City

Birmingham Children's Theatre
The True Story of the Three Little Pigs—Feb, 12, 19 + 26. (Birmingham Children’s Theatre)

Break out your cosplay… NOW!

Kami-Con is back at The BJCC Feb. 11-13–and it’s guaranteed to be a don’t-miss. The three-day celebration features live performances, cosplay contests, dance competitions + even more that will blow you away! Grab your tickets now. 

The powerful story you need to see

Celebrate Valentine’s Day this weekend with a story of romance and song at Red Mountain Theatre. From Feb. 11-27, local talent light up the stage in Once on This Island, a Tony-Award-winning musical about star-crossed lovers and a peasant girl chosen by the gods. 

“It is SO GOOD. They were incredibly talented. I was shook. I’d never seen a Red Mountain performance and it was as good as Broadway.”

Miranda Shaffer, Content Producer, Bham Now

Get a peek behind the scenes. Tickets on sale now.

Secure your hard hats!

Big Machine's Day
Get your hard hats, Big Machine’s Day is back at McWane Science Center. (McWane Science Center)

Big Machines Day is back at McWane Science Center on Saturday, Feb. 12 from 10AM-4PM. This beloved event features some of the coolest machines around! From dump trucks to fire trucks, giant buttons and thrilling sires, kids young + old can climb aboard these incredible contraptions and explore all they have to offer. More info + tickets

A sneeze gone wrong

The Big Bad Wolf is ready to huff, puff + blow your house down… or is he? Find out in the Birmingham Children’s Theatre production of The True Story of the Three Little Pigs this February. Watch as he takes to the stand in Piggsylvania’s Trial of the Century to tell his version of what really happened to the pig brothers’ homes on that fateful day. Catch the show Saturday, Feb. 12, 19 + 26 at 11AM. Tickets. 

More Events

  • Now-Jan. 2023: Birmingham Bottling: Soft Drinks in the Magic City @ Linn-Henley Gallery at Vulcan Park and Museum. Daily, 10AM-6PM. General admission to Vulcan Park and Museum. Adults (13+) – $6 | Seniors (65+) – $5 | Kids (5-12) – $4 | Kids 4 + under – free. Tickets available on site.

Looking Ahead

Birmingham Restaurant Week
10 days of food, deals + more is underway. (Birmingham Restaurant Week)
  • Friday-Sunday, Feb. 18-20: The Odd Couple @ Homewood Theatre. Thurs-Sat 7:30PM, Sunday 2:30PM. $20. Tickets.
  • Saturday, Feb. 19: E-Recycling Day @ The Birmingham Zoo. 9-11:30AM. Free.
  • Saturday, Feb. 19: Beats Brunch @ Monday Night Brewing. 11:30AM-2PM. Free admission.

Deal of the Week

Flowers on your mind? Use discount code DELIVERME for Free Delivery from Norton’s Florist.

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