Weekend Events: 15 things to do including Magic City Art Connection, April 22-24

Magic City Art Connection
A weekend of art is here during Magic City Art Connection. (Magic City Art Connection / Facebook)

Get pumped to welcome the weekend, because we have the mega list of everything happening around Birmingham, April 22-24. From the beloved Magic City Art Connection festival to farmer’s markets and 5K fundraisers, plan now for what’s ahead.

This weekend in The Magic City

Corks & Chefs
(Corks & Chefs: A Taste of Birmingham / Facebook)

Live & love art

Magic City Art Connection (MCAC) is back Friday-Sunday, April 22-24 at Sloss Furnaces and we are bursting with joy! At this beloved Birmingham event, you’ll discover awe-inspiring artists, outstanding chefs and fun and festive entertainment. Avoid that FOMO—grab your tickets and attend. Discover more about MCAC and Corks & Chefs, also taking place during the event, April 23-24.

A classic tale

A magic experience awaits during Alabama Ballet’s production of Don Quixote. Featuring incredibly talented dancers accompanied by live music from Alabama Symphony Orchestra, this show is a must-see. Catch the production Friday-Sunday, April 22-24 at the BJCC Concert Hall. Tickets

Strut your stuff

Race alongside your furry pal during this year’s Mutt Strut 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run. Benefiting local nonprofit Hand in Paw, you’ll support a great organization + have fun at the same time. The event is Saturday, April 23—register now

TumTum ready!

OrangeTheory Fitness has teamed up with the TumTum Foundation for a special 10K, 5K & 1-Mile Fun run this Sunday, April 24 at Railroad Park. The goal—to enrich the lives of children in Alabama who face life-altering or life-threatening illnesses. Discover the TumTum Foundation + register to make a difference.

More weekend events

Red Mountain Theatre
Once. (Red Mountain Theatre)
  • Friday-Sunday, April 22-24: Once @ Red Mountain Theatre. Friday 8PM, Saturday 2PM & 8PM, Sunday 2PM. Adults $25+, Kids $20+. Tickets. DISCOUNT: Save $7 on price levels 1 & 2 with discount code BhamOnce7. Meet the cast.
  • Friday, April 22: Strawberry Day @ Ross Bridge Farmers Market. 4-8PM. Free admission.
  • Saturday, April 23: Grand RiverFest @ Shops of Grand River (Leeds). 11AM-5PM. Free admission.
  • Sunday, April 24: Heights Hangout 2022 @ Heights Village – Cahaba Heights. 2-7PM. Free admission.

Looking Ahead

IU3A1282 Weekend Events: 15 things to do including Magic City Art Connection, April 22-24
Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama at Barber Motorsports. (Bruno Event Team)
  • Thursday-Saturday, April 28-30: Spring Plant Sale @ Aldridge Gardens. Thursday-Friday 9AM-5PM, Saturday 8:30AM-Noon. Free admission.
  • Friday, April 29 & Sunday, May 1: La Bohème @ Jemison Day Theatre. Friday, April 29 – 7:30PM, Sunday, May 1 – 2:30PM. Adults – $25+, Students – $10+. Tickets.
  • Friday-Saturday, April 29-Sunday, May 1: Diamonds Direct Spring Showcase @ Diamond’s Direct. Friday, April 29, 10AM-8PM | Saturday, April 30: 10AM-7PM | Sunday, May 1: Noon-6PM. Free to attend. Learn more.

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