Weekend Roundup: Jan 19-22

Winter Restaurant Week 2017 is Here!!!



It's time to kick off Winter Restaurant Week 2017! We get to be Official Bloggers so follow us at #WRW2017 to see some amazing food! There are also some other amazing events this weekend including the LAST time the Circus will come to town and both an 80's AND a 90's themed show! The weekend will be filled with great food and a lot of nostalgia! #RUhappenin


2017 Birmingham Boat Show
Thurs-Sun, Jan 19-22, Times Vary
Cost: $10/FREE (Kids 12 & Under)
At: BJCC (map)

Join Skier's Marine at The 2017 Birmingham Boat Show in Birmingham, Alabama. They will have the latest MasterCraft, Moomba, Supra, Chaparral and Sylvan boat models available for you to check out. An Alabama tradition since 1972. The show is now the oldest and largest in the State of Alabama. Click here for more info.

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus!
Thurs-Sun, Jan 19-22, Times Vary
Cost: $15+
At: BJCC (map)

The curtain is closing on The Greatest Show on Earth! Experience it for the final time! Prepare to blast off on an intergalactic adventure for space-age family fun as the ultimate circus experience launches into the future with Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Presents Out Of This World. Audiences will take the helm to join the Circus Space Fleet on a heroic quest of good versus evil that will let imaginations run wild with unexpected surprises and thrills at every turn. Click here for more info.

Third Friday in Forest Park / Tour de Loo!
Fri, Jan 20, 5pm
Cost: FREE
At: Forest Park District (map)

Shop local and enjoy your neighborhood restaurants and shops in Forest Park! Restaurants will have specials, shops and galleries will be open late (5-8 pm), catch the shows you may miss during the day, shop for gifts while enjoying a refreshment. Enjoy the social scene of Forest Park after hours. TOUR DE LOO: During the Third Friday events, the Forest Park merchants' loos are transformed into art installations by local artists! Click here for more info.


WINTER RESTAURANT WEEK 2017! #WRW2017
Fri, Jan 20-29, Lunch/Dinner
Cost: Varies by Restaurant
At: 35+ Bham Restaurants!

We are thrilled to be Official Bloggers for Winter Restaurant Week 2017! Be sure to follow us on Facebook/Instagram/Twitter to see the amazing food that’s offered! #WRW2017 Winter Birmingham Restaurant Week (BRW) in conjunction with REV Birmingham will start Friday, Jan. 20 through Sunday, Jan. 29. This year this event features over 35 restaurants offering extraordinary specials including two and/or three-course prix-fixe lunch and/or dinner menus for $10, $15, $20, $30 or $40 per person! Did we mention BEER SATURDAYS?! Click here to see the Restaurant List, Pricing, Menus, and MORE!!!

BMR Music & Arts Series at Alchemy 213
Fri, Jan 21, 7pm
Cost: FREE
At: Alchemy 213 (map)

The BMR Music & Arts Series continues Friday, January 20th from 7p until 9p at Alchemy 213 in Downtown Birmingham. Enjoy live music from Michael Shackelford from Future Elevators, featured Birmingham Art Crawl artist, Paul Wilm and complimentary beverages from Good People Brewing Company. Also, Alchemy with have discounts on select items and BMR will be giving away tickets to City and Colour. Click here for more info.


HOUSE of 90’s
Fri, Jan 20, 8pm
Cost: FREE
At: Trim Tab Brewing Co. (map)

House of 90'z is back! Panda ears, overalls, the 90'z are back!!! Dj John Gaiser will give you the music that defines your new favorite decade! They're bringing it all out, get ready to dance and reminisce! Wear your favorite 90’s gear! It’s all that and a bag of nostalgia! VJ Katie Kat will be throwing up funky projections all around the tasting gallery will have you popin’ and lockin! Click here for more info.

The Heavenly Donut Co’s 4yr Anniversary Celebration!
Sat, Jan 21, 7am
Cost: FREE

At: The Heavenly Donut Co. (map)
Has it been 4 years already?! We love us some Heavenly Donuts and have enjoyed all the crazy creations they have come up with over the years! Stop by this Saturday and treat yo’ self! They will have all kinds of activities throughout the morning. Click here for more info.

Sweat with Your Squad: Pure Barre
Sat, Jan 21, 8am
Cost: FREE!
At: Athleta (map)

We're all trying to keep up with our New Year's resolutions...but it's so much more fun when we do it together! Join our friend Heather, Pure Barre instructor and the blogger behind Mylifewellloved.com, at Athleta on Saturday for a complimentary “Sweat with Your Squad" Pure Barre class! All fitness levels are welcome. Let's kick our weekend off with a good sweat! Click here for more info!

BEER SATURDAY for Winter Restaurant Week! #WRW2017
Sat, Jan 21 & 28, 12pm
Cost: $25
At: Ghost Train Brewing Co. (map)

Come explore Bham’s newest brewery from their brewing area to taproom for a two hour guided tour and tasting.This interactive workshop will guide your taste buds through their history and learn about the brewing process. The brewery will sample six of their outstanding varietals (4 core selection and 2 special releases) while explaining how to pair with your next meal. Then enjoy one full frosty glass of your choice after the class. Tickets are limited and 21 + ONLY! Click here for more info!

The Molly Ringwald Band
Sat, Jan 21, 8pm
Cost: $15
At: Iron City Birmingham (map)

This is one of our FAVORITE shows to see especially when they play Iron City! The Molly Ringwald’s are an 80’s Tribute Band that dress as famous 80’s characters as they put on an incredible show covering the best songs from the decade! The crowd is always energized and loves to sing along! Bring some friends and you are guaranteed a great time as you are immersed in 80's nostalgia! Click here for more info.

BourbonHAM
Sun, Jan 22, 2-6pm
Cost: $25-100
At: Old Car Heaven (map)

Don't miss the Magic City's premier Bourbon event. Visit Old Car Heaven for Bourbon, BBQ, live music provided by The Drennen Brothers Band, & NFL playoff football at one of Birmingham's most unique venues! 40+ Bourbons will be available. BourbonHam is an annual fundraising event that is raising money and awareness for the National MS Society. Click here for ticket levels and more information.

Birmingham Ghost Walk 2017 Winter Kick-off
Sun, Jan 22, 7pm
Cost: $10
At: Bham Ghost Walk (map)

This walk includes some of the highlights from both of the upcoming 2017 Birmingham Ghost Walks. THIS tour is only one hour long, but still packed with all of the colorful, interesting, and downright strange events that has become the hallmark of The Birmingham Touring Company, and especially The Birmingham Ghost Walk. Put on a sweater and scarf, huddle around the lantern, and walk with us! Click here for more info.