Sports games, bluegrass + more exciting weekend events—Jan. 6-8

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It’s time to cheer for the Birmingham Bulls. (Jacob Blankenship / Bham Now)

There’s never a dull moment in Birmingham. From sports games to dance parties, there are many exciting events happening this weekend in The Magic City, January 6-8.

Bite-sized news

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A bowl from The Ono Poké is my go-to Friday lunch with my BFF. (Selah Vetter / Bham Now)
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7 weekend events in The Magic City

Head to Saturn this Saturday for a boot-stomping night filled with the best country music. (Sabrina Palmer / Bham Now)

1. Zero Proof Wine Tasting

2. UAB Women’s Basketball vs Florida International University

  • Why go: Cheer on the Blazers with your crew as they shoot some hoops this weekend in a match against Florida International University.
  • When: Saturday, January 7 | 1PM
  • Where: Bartow Arena, 617 13th St S, Birmingham, AL 35233
  • Cost: $5 for adults | $3 for kids
  • Buy tickets

3. Birmingham Bulls vs Pensacola Flyers

  • Why go: Head to this thrilling game with your family + friends to cheer on our favorite hockey team, the Birmingham Bulls.
  • When: Saturday, January 7 | 7PM
  • Where: Pelham Civic Complex, 500 Amphitheater Rd, Pelham, AL 35124
  • Cost: Varies by seat
  • Buy tickets

4. Old Crow Medicine Show: Paint This Town Tour 2023

5. The Rodeo Rave

  • Why go: Country music lovers, this dance part is for you! Pull on your cowboy boots for a night of fun hits by Dolly Parton, The Chicks, Shaniia Twain, Talor Swift, Luke Bryan + more
  • When: Saturday, January 7 | 9PM
  • Where: Saturn, 200 41st St S, Birmingham, AL 35222
  • Cost: $15
  • Buy tickets

6. Three on a String

  • Why go: Not only will you enjoy the music performed by bluegrass/folk music band Three on a String, but you’ll also get loads of laughs. They offer the perfect balance of music and humor.
  • When: Saturday, January 7 at 7:30PM | Sunday, January 8 at 2:30PM
  • Where: Homewood Theatre, 1831 28th Ave S, Homewood, AL 35209
  • Cost: $20
  • Buy tickets

7. Birmingham-Southern Men’s Basketball vs Berry College

  • Why go: Catch a slam dunk as you root for Birmingham-Southern’s men’s basketball team as they play against Berry College. 
  • When: Sunday, January 8 | 3PM
  • Where: Bill Battle Coliseum, 801 Bruno Dr, Birmingham, AL 35204
  • Cost: Varies by seat

Looking Ahead

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Clarinetist Anthony McGill of the New York Philharmonic will be playing in Bham. (Todd Rosenberg Photography)

Want to know about other upcoming events?  Check out these can’t-miss January events in Birmingham. 

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