15 funky weekend events in Birmingham, April 8-10—plan now

Strawberries & Cream Brioche Tarts are baking up at Brick & Tin. (Brick & Tin / Facebook)

The weekend’s here with lots to do, see and know. First, plan ahead and order your Easter dinner from one of these local spots, then take yourself out to the ballgame for the Birmingham Baron’s Season Ppener against the Huntsville Trash Pandas on Friday, April 8. What should you do next? Find out below! will be ready from where to order your Easter meal. Time’s running out, so be sure to get those orders in stat!

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This Weekend in The Magic City

Once is a don’t-miss. (Red Mountain Theatre)

Clown-shoe ready!

Bust out the “big” shoes this Saturday, April 9 for the Red Shoe Run: Rockin’ 5K. Featuring a kids’ zone, live music and food trucks, this annual 5K & 1-Mile Fun Run benefits Ronald McDonald House Charities of Alabama and the guest families they serve. Find out why the event is holds a special place in the hearts of 3 separate families and be sure to sign up to participate in the event. 

A ONCE in a lifetime chance!

Talented acting and spectacular music join together in Once, the newest musical to hit the Red Mountain Theatre stage, April 8-24. The show follows the enchanting tale of a 30-something Irish musician named Guy and a Czech immigrant named Girl. Brought together through their love of music, the production takes you on their exciting journey of friendship and inspiring passion for music. Meet the cast in our behind-the-scenes interview then get your tickets here

BONUS: Get $7 off pricing levels 1 & 2 with discount code BhamOnce7.

Get funky

It’s o-FISH-ially time to get your eat on, Birmingham! The Funky Fish Fry benefiting Mitchell’s Place and Autism Society of Alabama is back Saturday, April 9 at Avondale Brewing. From 11:30AM-5PM, experience a fish fry like no other with tasty food, drinks and tons of festival fun. Tickets

More this weekend

Come out to the 9th Annual Darter Fest, Sunday, April 9 to support Turkey Creek. (Darter Fest)
  • Friday-Sunday, April 10: Company @ Virginia Samford Theatre. Fri.-Sat. 7:30PM, Sun. 2:30PM. Tickets.
  • Friday-Sunday, April 8-10: The Magic Flute @ Samford Harrison Theatre. Thursday-Saturday 7:30PM, Sunday 2:30PM. $10-$20. Tickets.
  • Friday, April 8: Night Market @ Pepper Place. 5-9PM. Free admission. 
  • Saturday, April 9: Hop N Shop & Easter Egg Hunt @ Homewood Athletic Complex. 10AM-5PM. Egg Hunt at 3:30PM (ages 10 + under). Free admission. 
  • Saturday, April 9: Spring Bazaar @ Black Market Bar (5 Points South). Noon-6PM. Free admission.

Looking Ahead

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FOODIE ALERT: Grand Opening of Tina & Gina’s Sandwich Shop @ The Piztiz, Saturday, April 16 from 3-7PM. (c/o Tina & Gina’s)

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Patience Itson
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