7 exciting weekend events including Taco Fest—May 20-22

Moss Rock Tacos
So good. (Nathan Watson / Bham Now)

Summer fun is pumping up around Birmingham with must-attend events everywhere we turn. This weekend, be sure to take part in the final days of American Craft Beer Week by spending time at a local brewery and hit up Taco Fest, too. Read on for more happenings, May 20-22.

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5 Weekend Events in The Magic City

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It’s American Craft Beer Week—drink up. (Bham Now)

1. American Craft Beer Week | Cahaba Brewing Co

Why go: You’ll get to try special small-batch releases while supporting a local brewery + taproom.
When: Now-Sunday, May 22 | 3-8PM
Cost: Free admission

2. (20th) Street Party | 20th Street North, Birmingham

Why go? After six long months of construction, 20th Street North is ready to be the center of the party once more. Join the two-block celebration for entertainment, art, shopping + dining in the streets.
When: Friday, May 20 | 4-8PM
Cost: Free admission

3. Ode to Joy: Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony w/ Alabama Symphony Orchestra | Jemison Concert Hall

Why go? The sounds of the orchestra are an amazing way to kick off the beginning of the summer. This beloved masterpiece symbolizes and honors the fight for equality, freedom + the empowerment of others.
When: Friday-Saturday, May 20-21 | 7PM
Cost: $10-$80
Tickets

4. ESBA Golf Tournament benefiting Easterseals | Highland Golf Course

Why go? It’s a tee-rrific way to have a ball with others in the community while raising awareness and funds for people with disabilities. Learn more.
When: Saturday, May 21 | 2PM
Register

5. Garden Gallop & Garden Party | Sims Garden Ecoscape

Why go? It’s a spirited way to support + celebrate Miss Sims’ Garden in Homewood. Dress in a garden or woodland-themed costume and take part in the 1-mile freestyle fun run, then join the post-race garden party for music, refreshments, games + more.
When: 
Sunday, May 21 | 2-4PM
Cost: $20
Register

6. Black Business Market | Little London Kitchen

Why go? To support local black business owners and checking out their many great products and services.
When: Sunday, May 22 | 11AM-7PM
Cost: Free admission

7. Forge Breast Cancer Survivor Center Spring Fling Open House | Forge House

Why go? You’ll enjoy a girls’ afternoon of entertainment celebrating the opening of the Forge Breast Cancer Survivor Center. Bring your mom, sister, daughter, granddaughter or best pal for games, flowers + refreshments. 
When:
 Sunday, May 22 | 2-4PM
Cost: Free admission

For more happenings, visit our events calendar.

Looking Ahead

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Sara Sells in Birmingham. (Bham Now)
  • Recruiting Event | Diamonds Direct
    • When: Tuesday, May 24 | Administrative professional positions (9-11AM), Sales and Management positions (6-8PM)
    • Cost: Free
  • Sara Sells Warehouse Sale | Birmingham store
    • When: In-person – Sat, May 28, 8AM-1PM | Online – Sunday, May 29, 11AM-8PM
    • Cost: Free admission

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