Grab your beads and get ready to celebrate—Mardi Gras are coming to Birmingham! From parades and Mardi parties to King Cakes and crawfish, there’s no shortage of Mardi Gras festivities in the Magic City! Here’s your guide to celebrating Fat Tuesday in Birmingham:Continue reading “Guide to celebrating Fat Tuesday in Birmingham”
Get ready to make your weekend plans. Here are 50 must-attend events happening in Birmingham March 1-3.Continue reading “50 events happening this weekend in Birmingham, including Mardi Gras celebrations, Cotton Tails Village and a Tulip Festival”
I’m a concert junkie and always up for a last minute show, but for those of you who like to plan ahead, we’ve done the work for you! Here’s your guide to music in the Magic City for March 1-31. Time to get off that winter sofa and have some fun.
You always hear about father/daughter dances but what about mother/son dances? That’s exactly why the King’s Home created the Queen’s Ball, happening Friday, March 1, 7-9PM at The Club in Birmingham. It will celebrate the mother/son bond and benefit the King’s Home too.
Have you ever felt the need to crush your fellow co-workers in a 5K race? Or, maybe you want to relive middle school gym class and pelt someone with a dodgeball. The Birmingham Corporate Challenge is coming to Railroad Park April 11-13, and it wants to give you the opportunity to do just that.Continue reading “Birmingham Corporate Challenge is coming April 11-13”
Stop what you’re doing, and scratch all of your plans for Friday, February 22 off your calendar. It’s National Margarita Day!!! This is not a drill. Here at Bham Now, we take this day pretty seriously, and we are prepared to celebrate it all week if we have to. So, If you’re on the rocks about joining in all of the fun—see what we did there?—take this as your sign to go all out. Here’s your guide to celebrating National Margarita Day 2019 in Birmingham:Continue reading “Guide to celebrating National Margarita Day Feb. 22 in Birmingham featuring the Pepper Place entertainment district grand opening”
Seven hours of coffee tasting, pastry eating, live music listening and latte art making? Count. Us. In. This Saturday, February 23, from 9AM to 4PM, the Alabama Multicultural Organization (AMOR) will be hosting the second annual Alabama Coffee Fest at Cahaba Brewing Company. Here’s what you can expect:
Presidents Day is this Monday, February 18. It’s officially called “Washington’s Birthday” to commemorate George Washington, the first U.S. president. So, how does this impact your Monday in Birmingham? Keep reading to find out.Continue reading “What’s open and what’s closed in Birmingham on Presidents Day, Feb. 18, 2019”
Ready for the weekend? Get ready to fill your calendar with these must-attend events happening in Birmingham February 15-17.Continue reading “34 weekend events in Birmingham, including Boy Band Night, a Ginger Beer Tasting and an art show all about cats”
Wait—let me explain, Kami-con fans or curious onlookers. My home includes a Dungeons and Dragons DM and Magic and Pokemon players. We love dragon stories, Star Wars, and Lord of the Rings. So in my world, the term “nerd” is affectionate. I like this definition from Steve Kamb of Nerd Fitness: “Nerds: people who follow hobbies and pursuits outside of the mainstream.”Continue reading “If nerd heaven was a place, it would be Kami-con. Win tickets on Bham Now’s Instagram and see for yourself.”
It is one of those “must attend” events in Birmingham. If it is Valentine’s Day, you must take a loved one or the entire family to see the timeless movie Casablanca and join a sing-a-long with the Mighty Wurlitzer at the Alabama Theatre.
What’s your favorite Disney musical score between 1940 and today? I bet you’ll find it on the program for Alabama Symphony Orchestra’s next SuperPOPS! performance, Disney in Concert: Tale as Old as Time. Get your tickets before they’re gone. This show is one night only, Saturday, February 23, 7PM, at the Wright Center, with seats starting at $19.Continue reading “Top 5 ways to get your Disney magic with the Alabama Symphony Orchestra SuperPOPS! on February 23”
It’s time for your weekly weekend event guide for Birmingham. Get ready for the Mercedes-Benz Marathon, the 90’s Bar Crawl, Vulcan’s Underpants and more happening February 8-10.Continue reading “45 events happening in Birmingham this weekend, including the 90’s Bar Crawl and Vulcan’s Underpants”
Do you know someone in Birmingham who is doing great things for the community and deserves some praise? Nominate them for The “Other” Awards, happening May 14 at Saturn.Continue reading “Nominate your favorite unsung heroes in Birmingham for The “Other” Awards, happening May 14 at Saturn”
Night to Shine is a prom night experience sponsored by the Tim Tebow Foundation for people with special needs, ages 14 and above. On Friday, February 8, the event comes to the Birmingham area. The venues? Oak Mountain Presbyterian Church in Shelby County and CrossPoint Church in Trussville.Continue reading “Tim Tebow Foundation’s Night to Shine comes to Birmingham February 8”