6 can’t-miss weekend events + college football—Sep. 9-11

Trussville City Fest
Head over to the Trussville City Fest with your family and friends. (Trussville Area Chamber of Commerce)

It’s about time to kick off the weekend. From college football to the annual Birmingham Artwalk, there’s always something exciting happening in Birmingham. Read on to see what’s happening around The Magic City September 9-11.

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Weekend football schedule

UAB Football
Go Blazers! (Jacob Blankenship / Bham Now)

Bite-sized news

  • Good People is unveiling its Darter IPA beer: Swing by this brewery on Friday, September 9 to try out this new beer with friends.
  • Calling all art lovers: Check out these Birmingham spots offering art classes and workshops this weekend. Details + Photos.

Raise your glass

On September 19-25, experience tasty wine and food at the “wine” in a million event, Crush Wine and Food Festival. Located in downtown Huntsville, you’ll experience live music, local artists, private tastings and more. It’s a week you can’t miss—get your tickets now.

6 weekend events in Birmingham

Birmingham Artwalk
Birmingham Artwalk puts the spotlight on many art forms, including jewelry. (Larry O. Gay / Birmingham Artwalk)

1. Giggles & Grace Consignment Sale

  • Why go: Get incredible deals on fall essentials for children’s and baby items.
  • When: Friday, September 9, 8AM-6PM | Saturday, Sept. 8AM-Noon
  • Where: Asbury United Methodist Church
  • Cost: Free admission

2. Birmingham Botanical Gardens Fall Plant Sale

  • Why go: Shop hundreds of plants to help support the Friends of Birmingham Botanical Gardens.
  • When: (Member early-bird shopping) Friday, September 9 at 10AM-5:30PM | (Public) Saturday, September 10 at 8AM-2PM
  • Where: Birmingham Botanical Gardens
  • Cost: Free admission

3. Birmingham Artwalk

  • Why go: It’s the 20th celebration of this event celebrating 80+ local artists with live music, food, drinks and more.
  • When: Friday, September 9, 5-10PM | Saturday, September 10, 10AM-6PM
  • Where: Downtown Birmingham
  • Cost: Free admission

4. Trussville City Fest

  • Why go: There’s fun for everyone, including a car show, shopping, food, music and a kid’s area.
  • When: Saturday, September 10 | 9AM-10PM
  • Where: Various locations in Trussville
  • Cost: Free admission

5. DogFest Alabama

  • Why go: It’s time to give some extra love to your furry friend by heading to this day of fun activities. Plus, it’s providing people with disabilities with expertly trained service dogs free of charge.
  • When: Saturday, September 10 | 10AM-2PM
  • Where: Railroad Park
  • Cost: Free admission

6. Back to School, Back to Work Raffle

  • Why go: Get hyped to go back to school and work with networking, community building, food, beer and more fun.
  • When: Saturday, September 10 | 2-6PM
  • Where: Cahaba Brewing Co.
  • Cost: Raffle tickets are $3 each or two for $5

For more happenings, visit our event calendar.

Looking Ahead

Head Over Teal
It’s time for the annual Head Over Teal Fall Festival. (Laura Crandall Brown Foundation)

Deal of the Week

Glam out while shopping at Lipgloss & Lemonade using discount code LEMONADE for 10% off.

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Selah Vetter
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