St. Elias Drive-Thru Food Fest + 4 other events happening this week in Birmingham

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Get ready to make your own chalk masterpiece this week at McWane! Photo via Unsplash

Mark your calendars, Birmingham! There are tons of fun events happening this week that you don’t want to miss including a food festival, morning yoga and a chalk party. Here are all the deets.

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The Upstairs Comedy Series Presents: Billy Wayne Davis

Avondale Brewing Company is proud to announce stand-up comedian Billy Wayne Davis as the first performer for its new Upstairs Comedy Series, which will bring nationally touring stand-up comics to downtown Birmingham. Hosted by comedian and Birmingham-native Wes Van Horn, the series aims to connect Birmingham comedy lovers with professional acts seen on television, in films, and more – as they tour the country. Initial performer Billy Wayne Davis has appeared on Conan, Last Comic Standing, WTF w/Marc Maron, voiced characters on Adult Swim’s SquidBillies, hosted a documentary for CMT, opened for Sturgill Simpson’s Living the Dream Tour, and released 2 comedy albums, “Billy Wayne Davis” & “Billy Wayne Davis: Live at Third Man Records.” Originally from Tennessee, he now resides in Los Angeles. The show will start at 8pm and be located upstairs. Tickets are on sale now at avondalebrewing.com. Ticket price is $12 for all advanced tickets leading up to the show day and $15 for those purchasing at the door on the day of the show.

Get your camera ready! The Lights Fest heads back to the Birmingham area Saturday, May 11

The Lights Fest is headed to the Talledega Speedway Saturday, May 11. (Photo via The Lights Fest)
The festival is headed to the Talledega Grand Prix Racetrack Saturday, May 11. (Photo via The Lights Fest)

Get ready to blow up your followers’ Instagram feed at The Lights Fest. The picture-perfect festival announced they are returning to the Birmingham area agian Saturday, May 11 for a day of food, music and lantern lighting!

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