6 exciting weekend events in Birmingham including Pin Down Polio—August 11-13

Avondale Brewing
Jam out to Sister Hazel at Avondale Brewing this Friday, August 11. (Matthew Niblett / Bham Now)

Don’t miss out on all the fun happenings this weekend from a cool concert to a fun bowling event for a great cause. Check out all the deets below.

Weekend Events

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Pin Down Polio at Vestavia Bowl this Saturday, August 12. (Anne Holmes / Bham Now)

1. Sister Hazel

  • What: If you’re a fan of American rock band Sister Hazel, then this concert is All for you.
  • When: Friday, August 11 | 7-10PM
  • Where: Avondale Brewing
  • Cost: $23
  • Tickets

2. Consent for Kids Fair

  • What: Join this fair for a fun day of activities and facilitated dialogue about body boundaries, safety, communication and health. There will be resources for kids of all ages and their parents and/or caregivers.
  • When: Saturday, August 12 | 11AM-2PM
  • Where: Birmingham Public Library
  • Cost: Free admission

3. Urban Vintage Clothing: Sip and Shop

  • What: Stop by this cool event with free cocktails, appetizers and live music featuring DJ KC. Shop the latest in UV fashion and accessories.
  • When: Saturday, August 12 | Noon-6PM
  • Where: Urban Vintage Clothing
  • Cost: Free admission

4. Pin Down Polio

  • What: Enjoy a game of bowling, drinks and much more supporting a great cause. This event benefits Rotary International’s End Polio Now campaign.
  • When: Saturday, August 12 | 2-4PM
  • Where: Vestavia Bowl
  • Cost: $35-$250
  • Tickets

5. The Black Jacket Symphony presents Queen’s A Night at The Opera ft. Marc Martel

  • What: Nothing beats a show by The Black Jacket Symphony, especially when they perform hits from the one and only Queen.
  • When: Saturday, August 12 | 8-10PM
  • Where: Avondale Brewing
  • Cost: $40+
  • Tickets

6. Pop-up Farmer’s Market: Memorial Park

  • What: Do you love Farmer’s Markets, but hate waking up early? Grab some affordable fresh fruits and veggies while supporting local farmers and vendors.
  • When: Sunday, August 13 | 1:30-3:30PM
  • Where: Memorial Park
  • Cost: Free admission

Looking Ahead

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Kids Kasino benefiting YWCA’s Child Developmental Center (YMCA)

So So Spiffy Shopping Shindig

  • When: Friday, August 18, Noon-6PM | Saturday, August 19, 10AM-4PM
  • Where: Spiffy Staging & Design
  • Cost: Free admission

Mitchell’s Place Dragon Boat Race & Festival

  • When: Saturday, August 19, 2023
  • Where: East Lake Park | Times vary
  • Cost: Free spectator admission, donations encouraged | Sponsors, $50-$30,000

Kids Kasino benefiting YWCA’s Child Developmental Center

  • When: Saturday, August 19 | Childcare begins at 5:30PM, Event 6-10PM
  • Where: YWCA Gymnasium
  • Cost: $75
  • Tickets

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Lauryn Stinson
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