Weekend Roundup: April 27-30

Rockin' a pair of Chucks with a Tux is just one way to enjoy this Fun Filled Weekend!



You can kick off this adventurous weekend Thursday night with us at the Porsche Panamera Preview Adventure! It just gets better from there with more food festivals, Hoover Day, and Chucks & Tux 2017! We hope to see you at these and more events this weekend as we hop-scotch across B'ham to take it all in! #RUhappenin


Silver Porsche PanameraPorsche Panamera Preview
Thurs, Apr 27, 5:30-7:30
Cost: FREE
At Porsche Birmingham (map)

We get to be guest bloggers for B-Metro at this fantastic event! Come see the unveiling of the 2017 Porsche Panamera! The event is also a adventure/fitness expo and will have FREE music, beer, & wine! There will be something for everyone, so don't miss out! Click here for more info.


Hope & Hops logoHope and Hops: Have a Beer, Help the Homeless
Thurs, Apr 27, 5:30-7:30
Cost: FREE
At Avondale Brewing Co. (map)

Head to Avondale Brewing for the 4th Annual "Hope and Hops" event, which will feature a silent auction, music, and more! Have a drink and help support this great cause! Click here for more info.


UAB Digital City Logo Birmingham SkylineUAB Digital City 2017
Thurs, Apr 27, 7-8:30pm
Cost: FREE
At UAB Hill Center (map)

We LOVE short films and documentaries, so this is a great combo! Sidewalk Film Fest may be a few months away, but you can enjoy the premiere of 8 short documentary films produced by UAB Media Studies students! Click here for more info.


Magic City Art Connection LogoMagic City Art Connection
Fri, Apr 28-Sun, Apr 30, time varies
Cost: $5/day, $10/weekend
At Linn Park (map)

There are a few events that we always look forward to and this is one of them! Come support local artists and buy some of their incredible work while strolling around Linn Park. You never know what you will find, but you will probably leave with something awesome! This is also the location of Corks & Chefs! It's a great chance to try out the top restaurants in Birmingham! Pro Tip: Use a Zyp Bike to get to the station at City Hall! Click here for more info.


Birmingham Candy Company S'mores with SprinklesBirmingham Candy Company Grand Opening
Fri, Apr 28, 4-7pm
At Railroad Park (map)

We are SO EXCITED for our friends at Birmingham Candy Company! Come enjoy a sweet treat at their new location in the SmallBox Company shipping container at Railroad Park! This will definitely make a great day even better! Click here for more info.


Tails in the Trails Logo Golden EagleTails in the Trails (21+)
Fri, Apr 28, 6:30-10:30pm
Cost: $25
At Birmingham Zoo (map)

Tickets are on sale now for Tails in the Trails 2017 presented by the Birmingham Zoo Junior Board. Enjoy food by Happy Catering Company, a cash bar featuring Cathead Vodka, a silent auction and live music by Gentleman Zero! Tails in the Trails is a casual attire event. Click here for more info.


Voices United LogoVoices United - Benefit Concert Supporting Survivors
Fri, April 28, 7pm
Cost: $5-$15 Donation
At: DISCO (map)

Featuring the music of Wilder Adkins, Timber, Early James & the Latest, and Sarah Gurganus.
Wine and beer will be available via cash bar provided by DISCO. Proceeds will go toward supporting the Crisis Center's Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (S.A.N.E.) Program. This program serves survivors of sexual assault with medical services to help ensure the patient's safety and collect evidence to be used by law enforcement. Click here for more info.


Pathways Pancake Palooza LogoPathways Pancake Palooza
Sat, April 29, 8am-12pm
Cost: $10/$5 kids
At: Pathways: A Women's Way Home (map)

Pathways is excited to announce Pancake Palooza! This breakfast block party aims to help end homelessness for women and children in the Birmingham community while serving up some delicious pancakes! This is a great way to fuel up before taking on a busy Saturday! Click here for more info.????????


Celebrate Hoover Day 50th LogoCelebrate Hoover Day 50th Anniversary
Sat, Apr 29, 11-3pm
Cost: FREE
At Veteran’s Park (map)

Celebrate Hoover Day is an annual city-wide celebration that is FREE to the public. This family-friendly event draws more than 10,000 residents of all ages to Veterans Park on Valleydale for a fun day at the park. Vehicle parking is available at Spain Park High School with complimentary shuttles to the park. This year the city is celebrating its 50th Anniversary! Click here for more info.


Irondale Spring Fest LogoIrondale Springfest
Sat, Apr 29, 12-7pm
Cost: FREE
At: Downtown Irondale (map)

Irondale Spring Fest, presented by the City of Irondale, returns for its third annual festival! This festival is also dog friendly (must be on a leash). This year will showcase a beer garden, live entertainment, seniorville, and a free kid zone including free pony and train rides! Click here for more info.


St. Marks Evangelist Catholic ChurchFeast of St. Mark Italian Festival
Sat, April 29, 3:30-10pm
Cost: $25
At: St. Marks Evangelist Catholic Church (map)

Who doesn't love Italian food?! The Feast of St. Mark Festival an authentic and high quality event in order to properly showcase the significance of this feast. You and your family will want to be part of this growing cultural and community event for years to come! Click here for more info.

Chucks & Tux 2017 LogoChucks & Tux 2017 Benefiting Growing Kings
Sat, April 29, 8pm-12am
Cost: $50
At: Old Car Heaven (map)

(Oh, so THIS is why Russell is on a billboard!) It's finally here!!! Come support an amazing cause and sport your coolest Chuck Taylor shoes at this annual fundraiser for Growing Kings! Don't worry, a Tux isn't required! Just get dressed up and come ready to have some fun! This is one of Birmingham’s premier social affairs designed to attract a diverse mix of party-goers that include members of the philanthropic community, civic leaders, & young and seasoned professionals! Click here for more info.


Do Dah Day Crawfish Boil PosterDo Dah Day Crawfish Boil & Kick Off Party
Sunday, April 30, 2-7pm
Cost: FREE / $30 All You Can Eat Crawfish
At: Cahaba Brewing Co. (map)

Come kick off Do Dah Day season with a Crawfish Boil at Cahaba Brewing! Bring your furry friends and enjoy the first event of the Do Day Day celebration! This is one of Birmingham's longest running traditions and the festival keeps growing each year, so don't miss out on the early festivities! Click here for more info.


Also Happenin’ This Weekend:

Dining Out for Life // Thurs. 4.27 @ Bham Restaurants // $ Varies

Talk on injustice of Japanese Incarceration // Fri 4.28 @ Civil Rights Institute // FREE

Taste for a Cure // Thurs 4.27 @ Events at Haven // $75

Party on the Rotary Trail // Sat. 4.29 @ Rotary Trail // FREE

Bargain Carousel // Sat. 4.29-Sun 4.30 @ Bargain Carousel // $30

Third Annual Bocce Bash // Sat. 4.29 @ MAKEbhm // $25