Weekend Roundup: June 6-9, 2019

It’s Time to Enjoy a Symphony in the Park!



There are a lot of great events this weekend, BUT we are looking forward to Symphony in the Park the most! Watching the ASO play in Railroad Park has become an annual tradition that we don’t miss! The details on that and plenty of other fun events are listed below! Have a great weekend, Birmingham!
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Art Crawl Turns 5Art Crawl Turns 5!
Thurs, June 6, 10am-9pm
Cost: FREE
At: Pizitz (map)

Help celebrate Art Crawls fifth birthday at The Pizitz on #FirstThursday this June! Bards & Brews will be joining in as well! They are going to have the most amazing artists and makers ALL DAY LONG from 10 a.m. - 9 p.m. along with evening poetry readings from Bards & Brews and live music from The Jason Grubbs Trio in the courtyard!
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Paradise ThursdayParadise on the Roof
Thurs, June 6, 5-10pm
Cost: FREE
At: The Redmont (map)

Get HYPED, Birmingham!!
The Redmont is partnering with TrimTab Brewing to bring you a new WEEKLY event on the rooftop bar: PARADISE THURSDAYS! This event features $3 TrimTab Paradise Now drinks, a DJ, in house food specials by Harvest Birmingham, and a gorgeous view of the sunset! Head over and enjoy a little Paradise in the heart of Birmingham!
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Magic City StorytellersMagic City Storytellers
Thurs, June 6, 6-9pm
Cost: $15+
At: Clubhouse on Highland (map)

Make room for an evening of stories at the Clubhouse on Highland at InSpero's Fifth Annual Magic City Storytellers featuring two singer/songwriters, two poets, and two writers. The 2019 line-up includes singer/songwriters Will Stewart and Chelsey Wild, literary artist Brian (Voice Porter) Hawkins, poet Tina Mozelle, and Gin Philips, author of best-selling Fierce Kingdom.
Come for wine and cheese on the patio at 6 p.m. Performances begin at 7. Intermission features desserts and a coffee bar. Evening concludes at 9. Suggested donation of $15. Golden ticket holders at $50 receive a special gift bag with offerings from some of the artists and helps to keep ticket price accessible.
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Donut Day 2019National Donut Day!
Friday, June 7, All Day
Cost: FREE
At: Bham Donut Shops

It’s National Donut Day!!! This Friday, Birmingham’s donut shops will be offering up special deals and FREE donuts! (Check with each for specials!) This is a delicious way to support your local business community! Last year, we stopped by around 6 different
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Party on the PorchParty on the Porch
CANCELED DUE TO WEATHER
Cost: FREE
At: Alabama Outdoors (map)

It’s time for the next Party on the Porch! Join in and kick off the Big Cahaba Cleanup for Cahaba River Society! They'll have live music from The Yellow Dandies, food, games and craft beer. All proceeds benefit Cahaba Riverkeeper and you'll even be able to sign up to volunteer for the cleanup on Saturday, June 8th while you're there! Our friends from Birmingham Mountain Radio joining in, as well as Birmingham Boulders and High Point Climbing And Fitness Birmingham. Also a big thanks to Cantina on Wheels and Mountain Brook & Edgewood Creamery for keeping everyone fed! Stop for a perfect photo op beside our good friends from Wild Honey Flower Truck and grab a beautiful bouquet to take home with you!
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Symphony in the SummerSymphony in the Summer!
Fri-Sat/8pm, Sun/6pm
Cost: FREE
At: Railroad Park (map)

The ASO is returning to Railroad Park to play three FREE concerts June 7-9 thanks to Regions Bank! Friday & Saturday night will feature classical favorites, and on Sunday enjoy Family Fun Day with a family-friendly pops concert beginning at 6 p.m. So grab some friends, a blanket, and a picnic, and join us for a fabulous weekend of music! Enjoy a different performance each night! We encourage you to attend Friday in case we get rain during the weekend. See you there!
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Goulash ComedyFunny Free Fridays
Fri, June 7, 9pm
Cost: FREE
At: Good People Brewing (map)

Enjoy an amazing stand up comedy show at one of Alabama's best breweries for free!! Goulash Comedy will mix hilarious comedians from across the county in with some of the finest local comedians for a night you won't soon forget. Every month brings a different lineup, so you don't want to miss any!! Situated outside on Good People's famous patio, this show allows you to enjoy comedy while overlooking the beauty of downtown Birmingham. Get there early to get a good seat!
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Market at Pepper PlaceMarket at Pepper Place
Sat, June 8, 7am-12pm
Cost: FREE
At: Pepper Place (map)

Head over to Pepper Place this Saturday morning and get your fresh produce, some great food, and some cool merchandise! We 100% recommend eating a breakfast burrito from The Lumbar! (They are delicious!!!) We will be stocking up on fresh veggies for our Profile by Sanford meal plan we are on! We hope to see y’all there!
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High in the MountainsHigh in the Mountains
Sat, June 8, 10am-3pm
Cost: FREE
At: Innova Coffee (map)

Head to Innova Coffee this Saturday morning for some coffee/photography/music and hear about Jerrod Bearden's recent trip to the Smoky Mountains! He will have pictures available for sale and special guest Jessica Meuse will be playing the last hour around 2-3pm! Jerrod will be set up around 10am! There may be a few other photographers joining him as well!
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Five Points Alliance2nd Saturday Park Cleanup
Sat, June 8, 9am-12pm
Cost: FREE
At: Brother Bryan Park (map)

Do you live, work, or play in the Historic 5pts South neighborhood? If so, you are invited to help in this month’s neighborhood cleanup at Brother Bryan Park! The focus will be on cleaning out the planter beds around the fountain, cleaning out the fountain, picking up trash, weed eating areas around the park, and other general maintenance. Bring some gloves, hand tools, shovels, rakes, wheel-barrows, weed eaters, push brooms, and pick up tools. They 5pts. Neighborhood Association will provide garbage bags, water, and shade tents. There are big plans in the works for Brother Bryan Park, so come help kick things off!
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Takeoff FestTakeoff Fest
Sat, June 8, 9:30am-10:30pm
Cost: $18+
At: Interstellar Ginger Beer Co. (map)

Interstellar Ginger Beer and Indie Frames Event Services are partnering up to bring you Takeoff Fest! It will be a festival to highlight some of the best local and independent artists nationally. There will be local food, vendors, and your favorite ginger beer. This is an ALL DAY event, so check the link for info on the numerous musicians who'll be taking the stage!
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Trail FitTrail Fit
Sat, June 8, 9:30am
Cost: FREE
At: Library in the Forest (map)

Trail Fit in the Forest Weekly Workout happens each Saturday 9:30-10:30 a.m. on the Library’s Trail!
Looking for a different kind of workout? Join Home-Fit’s professional fitness trainers on the Library’s gorgeous trail for outdoor training. Free, no registration, ages 18+. Do something fun, healthy, and different!
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Woodlawn Street MarketWoodlawn Street Market
Sat, June 8, 10am-4pm
Cost: FREE
At: Woodlawn (map)

The Woodlawn Street Market returns this weekend! Head over and eat some delicious food, buy merchandise from the pop up vendors, and enjoy some music! While you’re there be sure to check out Open Shop, Woodlawn Cycle Cafe, Club Duquette, and the newest addition to the area, Trove Bham! We hope to see you there!
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North Jefferson Arts Alliance8th Annual Black Creek Arts Festival
RESCHEDULED TO JUNE 22 DUE TO WEATHER CONCERNS
Cost: FREE
At: Black Creek Park (map)

Head over to this FREE Art and Music Festival at Black Creek Park in Fultondale, Alabama! Come out and support the artists, food vendors, and musicians! There will be performances by Vanessa Hill and the Alabama Blues Man, Mark Elliot (from Nashville), and The Wildwood Trio (from Muscle Shoals)! This will be fun for the entire family!
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Gips Juke Joint Festival4th Annual Gip’s Juke Joint Festival
Sat, June 8, 11am-6pm
Cost: $15
At: Dunbar Abrams Community Center (map)

Gip and his Juke Joint are local icons in the Birmingham area! This will be the 4th year they will be celebrating great blues music with some food and dancing! Join in the great community event and bring your friends and family! VIP passes are also available. Don’t miss out on some great music and lots of fun!
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Cahaba Beer TastingCahaba Beer Tasting + Big Bites Food Truck
Sat, June 8, 5-8pm
Cost: FREE to attend
At: Hop City (map)

Looking for dinner plans this Saturday? Join our friends at Hop City for a sampling of beers from Cahaba Brewing Company 5-7pm, plus Big Bites food truck will be on-site 5-8pm for dinner! It’s only appropriate that you sample some Cahaba Brewing Co. beer the day of the Big Cahaba Cleanup! There’s plenty of room on the covered patio for you and your friends as well as tables set up inside! Have some samples and eat some delicious food!
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Arc StoriesArc Stories: From the Ashes
Sat, June 8, 7:30pm
Cost: $10
At: Avon Theatre (map)

We LOVE Arc Stories and who doesn't love a tale of redemption? This weekend you can check out one of the flagship storytelling events where people, just like you, get up and tell stories of overcoming life's obstacles. Prepare to laugh and probably even cry a bit during these real life tales of triumph over failures.
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Eat Drink Ride Gips FestivalEat, Drink, Ride Food Tour
Sat, June 8, 7:30-1:30pm
Cost: $90
At: Brookwood Mall (map)

Our friend Comedienne Joy founded the original Birmingham food tour and it includes a party bus! This weekend, she’s hosting a special tour in conjunction with Gip’s Juke Joint Festival! Passengers will board the Party Bus and sample small plate bites from 3 restaurants in metro Birmingham, then they’ll finish the evening at Gip's Place! This is a 4hr food tour! Meet midway in the parking lot of Grille 29 near Macy's in Brookwood Mall once you’ve purchased your ticket. This is an experience you do NOT want to miss! So get ready to Eat.Drink.Ride. with the one and only Comedienne Joy!
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Pride Parade2019 Central AL Pride Parade
Sat, June 8, 8pm
Cost: FREE
At: 7th Ave S (map)

The 2019 Pride Parade will continue its same route from the past few years! (Click HERE for a list of ongoing Pride Events in Bham!) This year’s parade will feature tons of great organizations and businesses!! If you’re interested in helping carry our huge Pride flag, show up at the staging area at 7th ave S and 32nd st around 7PM! Step off will be at 8PM. The parade is being judged this year, so expect some great creativity! Judging will take place in front of Al’s on Seventh. This event is family friendly for all ages!
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The WoolworthPing Pong Tournament
Sun, June 9, 1:45-5pm
Cost: FREE
At: The Woolworth (map)

Head to Woolworth for a Sunday funday of ping pong! They'll kick off at 2 PM, but arrive early to register. PRIZES, fun, and as always, great beer. Stay after to enjoy duck bowling, dining and the rooftop. Prizes include gift certificates to Good People and Avondale, Concert Tickets, Baron’s Tickets, and Legion FC tickets! Don’t miss out!
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Tree Ring PrintingArt in the Park: Tree Ring Printing
Sun, June 8, 2-4pm
Cost: $5 (included with park admission)
At: Oak Mountain (map)

Head out to OMSP and make your very own tree ring print! No advanced registration required! Tree rings tell the history of not only trees but of our environment through time as well. By printing tree rings you can age the tree and capture a piece of history and turn it into art you can take home! Stop by anytime from 2:00pm-4:00pm at the back porch of the Oak Mountain Interpretive Center! Free with admission into OMSP! This event is also Stroller and Wheelchair accessible.
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Art from the HeartArt from the Heart
Sun, June 8, 6-9pm
Cost: $65+ (fundraiser)
At: The Theodore (map)

The 30th Art from the Heart benefits Studio By The Tracks! This studio and gallery is for adult artists with Autism Spectrum Disorders. The artists are provided with a social network and a career path that enriches their lives and betters our community!
The event is at the Theodore and features beer, wine, and heavy hors d'oeuvres to enjoy as you bid on amazing art in both live and silent auctions! Valet parking will also be available.
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