5 local weekend events, Memorial Day happenings + more, May 27-30

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Honor the brave this Memorial Day Weekend. (The Wigwam)

It’s Memorial Day Weekend and we have everything you need to make it one to remember. From an outdoor celebration honoring 100 years of music with the Alabama Symphony Orchestra to a summer market and more, here’s what’s ahead for the Greater Birmingham Area, May 27-30.

Alabama Symphony Orchestra celebrates 100 years! 

The event: A Century in Symphony is a FREE 3-day concert series taking place at Railroad Park, Friday-Sunday, May 27-29.
Why it matters: It celebrates a CENTURY of Alabama Symphony Orchestra creating music in Alabama!
What to expect: A jubilant outdoor celebration with live performances from Alabama Symphony Orchestra. 
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5 Weekend Events in The Magic City

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Memorial Day-style bites. (Patricia Irenes / Facebook)

1. Town Village Memorial Day Cookout 20th Celebration | Town Village Vestavia Hills

Why go: It’s a great way to kick off Memorial Day Weekend. Expect food and drinks, ice cream, live entertainment, giveaways + door prizes + a photo booth. Oh, and did I mention adult-size tricycle racing?! Consider me there!
When: Friday, May 27 | 11AM-2PM
Where: Town Village Vestavia Hills, 2385 Dolly Ridge Rd, Birmingham, AL 35243
Cost: Free admission

2. Kitty Kat Haven & Rescue 5K Meow-A-Thon & 1-Mile Whisker Walk | Veterans Park – Hoover

Why go: You’ll be supporting Kitty Kat Haven & Rescue and their mission to save abandoned, stray and injured animals. 
When: Saturday, May 28 | 8AM
Where: Veterans Park, 4800 Valleydale Rd, Meadowbrook, AL 35242
Cost: 5K – $15-$25 | 1 Mile – $5-$15
RegisterDeadline, Friday, May 27 at Midnight

3. Sara Sells Warehouse Sale

Why go? Because who can resist a warehouse sale? Here you’ll discover a curated collection of furniture + decor—all perfect for a rad summer redo. 
When: In-person – Saturday, May 28, 8AM-1PM | Online – Sunday, May 29, 11AM-8PM
Where: Sara Sells, 3501 1st Ave N Suite 101, Birmingham, AL 35222
Cost: Free admission

4. Saturn Summer Market | Saturn Birmingham

Why go? Rain or shine, this summer market features a delightful mix of art, food + vintage, plus Domestique Coffee Shop goodies + drinks from the Saturn Satellite Bar.
When: Saturday, May 28 | Noon-4PM
Where: Saturn Birmingham, 200 41st St S, Birmingham, AL 35222
Cost: Free admission

5. Brown Skin Brunchin’ 

Why go: You’ll dine on a delicious brunch and score a new brunch tribe.
When: Saturday, May 28 | 12:30PM
Where: FIVE Birmingham, 744 29th St S, Birmingham, AL 35233
Cost: Free admission

Get more Memorial Day Weekend plans.

For more happenings, visit our events calendar.

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