8 weekend events in Birmingham, Sept. 23-25, including races for great causes

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Time flies when you’re having fun, and somehow, we’ve already reached the last weekend of September. It’s time to end the month in the best way at these can’t-miss events in Birmingham. Keep reading to find out what’s happening in The Magic City, September 23-25.

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8 weekend events in Birmingham

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1. Lifeline Children’s Services R(un) for One Fun Run & 5K

  • Why go: Help raise money for Lifeline Children’s Services adoption partners in Ukraine
  • When: Saturday, September 24 | 8AM
  • Where: Dawson Memorial Baptist Church, 1114 Oxmoor Rd, Birmingham, AL 35209
  • Cost: 5K – $35 | 1 Mile Fun Run – $20
  • Register

2. Head Over Teal 5K & 10K Fall Festival

  • Why go: This annual event helps raise money to provide GYN cancer programs to women, patients and caregivers
  • When: Saturday, September 24 | 8AM (Shuttles will run from Prince of Peace Catholic Church starting at 6:30AM to take you to/from the event.)
  • Where: The Preserve, 616 Preserve Pkwy, Hoover, AL 35226
  • Cost: 10K – $40 | 10K Team – $35 | 5K – $35 | 5K Team – $35
  • Register

3. Camp Bow Wow Fall Adoption Event with Greater Birmingham Humane Society

4. Birmingham Children’s Theatre Amelia Earhart

  • Why go: Bring out your whole family to learn more about this American pilot in a creative, fun play
  • When: Saturday, September 24, 11AM | Saturday, October 1, 11AM | Saturday, October 22, 11AM
  • Where: Birmingham Children’s Theatre, 2130 Richard Arrington Jr Blvd N, Birmingham, AL 35203
  • Cost: $22 for adults | $15 for seniors | $10 for children (kids under two are free)
  • Buy tickets

5. Fiesta Bham

  • Why go: It’s Alabama’s largest celebration of Hispanic culture and heritage with tasty food + fun entertainment
  • When: Saturday, September 24 | Noon-8PM
  • Where: Linn Park, 20th St N, Birmingham, AL 35203
  • Cost: $12 online and $15 at the gate | Children ages 12 and under are free.
  • Buy tickets

6. UAB’s Alice’s Even Bigger Tea Party

  • Why go: Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland comes off the pages during this family-friendly play
  • When: Saturday, September 24, 2PM | Sunday, September 25, 2PM
  • Where: Odess Theatre, 1200 10th Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35294
  • Cost: $15 for adults | $10 for children (kids 3 and under are free)
  • Buy tickets

7. Cahaba River Canoe Clean-Up

  • Why go: Help the Cahaba River thrive + get a Cahaba Brewing Pint Glass, Cahaba River Society T-shirt and an invite back to the brewery for a volunteer-only after-party
  • When: Sunday, September 25 | 9AM-2PM
  • Where: 2171 Grants Mill Rd, Birmingham, AL 35210

8. Mozart and Friends

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