It's going to be a "Chili" weekend in more ways than one!
Bundle up for some cool morning temps and prepare to eat a LOT of great Chili this weekend at the annual Chili Cook-off! The weekend also brings plenty of music, art, and even a cemetery tour! Don't miss out on the fun! #RUhappenin
Thurs, March 2, 5pm
At: The Pizitz (map)
Don't miss the March 2 edition with local artists, artisans, and performers exhibiting and selling works in some of downtown's finest establishments at the Pizitz! From 5-9pm, rain or shine, stroll the streets of the 'Ham and discover the amazing talent of local artists with a few fun surprises along the way! Click here for more info.
Sidewalk Film Scramble 2017
Thurs, March 2, 7pm
At: The Carver Theater (map)
The grand finale of Sidewalk Scramble 2017, Sidewalk's 48-hour filmmaking competition! Join us at The Carver Theatre to see all of the completed films from the competition weekend and find out who's going home with over $3,000 in cash and prizes. Doors open at 6:00pm. Click here for more info.
Art After 5
Fri, March 3, 5pm
Cost: $10 (FREE for Members!)
At: Bham Museum of Art (map)
This is always a great social event! Come enjoy LIVE MUSIC feat. Jason Bailey, BEER TASTING feat. Red Hills Brewing Company, a MINI STUDIO CLASS, and a GALLERY TOUR! See you there! Click here for more info.
Bards & Brews Open Mic Event
Fri, March 3, 6:30pm
Cost: "Pay What You Can"
At: B'ham Public Library Downtown (map)
The March Bards & Brews will be an Open Mic event at the Central Library in downtown Birmingham. As always, Master of Ceremonies Brian “Voice Porter” Hawkins will deftly guide both novice and veteran poets through an evening of verse with topics that may include relationships, politics, social justice, and the intracies of a three tier alcoholic beverage distribution system. The J. Clyde will be serving beer. Click here for more info.
The Brook & The Bluff, Jordy Searcy, Rock Eudora, & Heath Green
Fri, March 3, 7pm
At: The Syndicate Lounge (map)
MusicBham presents one explosive night of music! Come celebrate the new record release from Heath Green & the Makeshifters + another Birmingham band on the verge, The Brook & The Bluff! If that were not enough they're also showcasing The Voice's Jordy Searcy and Nashville's Rock Eupora. Four bands! $5! That's a lot of bang for the buck! Click here for more info.
Exceptional Foundation Chili Cook-Off
Sat, March 4, 10am
At: Brookwood Mall Parking Lot (map)
It's Chili Time! Mark your calendar for the 13th Annual Northwestern Mutual of Alabama Chili Cook-Off benefitting The Exceptional Foundation. This is a family-friendly event with food, live music, a kidzone, face painting, contests, beverages, and more! Proceeds from this event are a significant source of funding for programs at The Exceptional Foundation. Get your tickets via InstaGift! Click here for more info.
1st Saturday Tour at Oak Hill Cemetery
Sat, March 4, 10:30am
At: Oak Hill Cemetery (map)
Come join the first Saturday tour! Since March is National Women's History Month, the theme will be centered around several influential women who helped to shape Birmingham. The tour will be led by volunteer docent Emily Helman and should take about an hour. Tickets are available online. This event is limited to thirty participants, so advance ordering is recommended. Click here for more info.
Free Acoustic Set & Album Signing
Sat, March 4, 6pm
At: Seasick Records (map)
Come hear Heath Green & The Makeshifters and get a signed copy of their new record,hang out with the band, and listen to them do a short acoustic set! Seasick Records always does a great job with these events! You'll be glad you went. Click here for more info.
The Common House Presents...
Sat, March 4, 6:30pm
At: The Common House (map)
We LOVE attending shows at The Common House! They will be presenting Oh Jeremiah, Early James, and Codie Gibbons! This is an intimate setting which allows you to get to know the artists as they showcase raw talent outside of a studio or large venue setting. Seating is VERY limited so buy your tickets early! Click here for more info.
Beat the Odds Casino Night (21+)
Sat, March 4, 7pm
Cost: $45 (Benefitting AFSP)
At: Haven (map)
Join the Alabama Chapter Junior Board of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention for the third annual Beat the Odds Casino Night at Haven! Mark your calendar for another exciting party filled with fabulous food, live music, casino-style games, a silent auction, luxurious raffle prizes and more! Click here for more info.
Arc Stories: Rites of Passage
Sat, March 4, 7:30pm
At: Ramsay High School (map)
The March Flagship event has a perfect venue for Arc's theme: Rites of Passage. Join them in Southside this Saturday at Ramsay High School for a night of live storytelling. Church Street Coffee and Books will have delicious treats and Birmingham Education Foundation is the charity partner. Click here for more info.
Open Mic Sunday Sunday
Sun, March 5, 6pm
At: Pale Eddie's (map)
Open Mic Bham is back up this March with a true show up and play approach. So spread the word and come to Pale Eddies Pour House for SUNDAY FUNDAY March 5th! They will have food and drink specials. Click here for more info.