Weekend Roundup: March 9-12

Birmingham Events to Engage All of Your Senses!

NOTE: For St. Patrick's Day Events, check our dedicated post HERE!

Taste, smell, sight, sound, and touch! From art, delicious food, great music, and even throwing colored powder, this weekend is sure to engage your senses and keep you active! All the details for are below! Enjoy your weekend, Birmingham! #RUhappenin


2017 Taste of Homewood16th Annual Taste of Homewood
Thurs, March 9, 5:30pm
Cost: $40 Day Of
At: Rosewood Hall (map)

Join the Homewood Chamber of Commerce for the 16th Annual Taste of Homewood, presented by the Homewood Star. Sample food and beverage from 30 of Homewood's restaurants and eateries, enjoy live music, all while raising funds for the Chamber's scholarships for local students and economic development efforts in the community. Click here for more info.

McWane After DarkMcWane After Dark: Speak Easy Science (21+)
Fri, March 10, 7pm
Cost: $20
At: McWane Science Center (map)

McWane After Dark is a new series of themed evenings exclusively for adults ages 21+. Speakeasy Science will take you back to the Roaring 20s with live music, beer tastings from SIX local breweries, swing dance lessons, a Gatsby-style costume contest, and more! Challenge your friends in some speakeasy science games and enjoy cash bars while exploring the Adventure Halls. Click here for more info.

Cornerstone School of Rock12th Annual Schoolhouse Rock
Fri, March 10, 7pm
Cost: $50 (Supporting Cornerstone School Students)
At: Iron City Bham (map)

The 12th annual Schoolhouse Rock event will be held on Friday, March 10th at Iron City Bham! Guests will enjoy music by the the Billy Gant Band, a live and silent auction, event giveaways and heavy hors d’ouvres. All proceeds will directly benefit the students of Cornerstone School. We hope to see everyone there! #Rockin4Kids Click here for more info.

Beethoven FaceASYO Beat Beethoven Trail Race
Sat, March 11, 9am
Cost: $15+
At: Red Mountain Park (map)

Run to some classical music at the ASYO Beat Beethoven 5K at Red Mountain Park! All proceeds benefit the students of the Alabama Symphony Youth Orchestra in the form of scholarships for the 17-18 season. Hear LIVE performances from ASYO musicians WHILE YOU RUN! Click here for more info.

Avondale Market by the TracksMarket by the Tracks in Avondale: March Edition
Sat & Sun, March 11-12, 9am
Cost: FREE!
At: Market by the Tracks (map)

This indoor covered market is one of Avondale's best kept secrets, but not for long! Be sure to use the above map link to stop by and see artists, antiques, food vendors, and much more! There will be plenty of unique items to be found on both Saturday and Sunday! Click here for more info.

Kids covered with color powderHoli-Celebration of Color
Sat, March 11, 11am
Cost: FREE! (KID Friendly!)
At: Bham Museum of Art (map)

Holi Celebration of Color, Batman!
Join our friends at BMA for Holi, the Indian celebration of color! Enjoy classical Indian and Bollywood style dancing, music, food, storytelling, art-making, and gallery exploration! The day ends with a huge celebration outside to play Holi, which involves the throwing of powdered colors, a traditional part of Holi celebrations. Make sure to wear something you don’t mind having to wash! Click here for more info.

The band WrayWray @ DISCO in Bham
Sat, March 11, 7pm
Cost: FREE!
At: DISCO Bham (map)

Desert Island Supply Co. is one of the coolest venues in the 'Ham! Check it out this Saturday as they host the band Wray! "Wray is one of those rare bands that effortlessly blend smart sonic pluralities into a seamless whole without losing any of their DIY grit." Come out and support this great local band/2016 Secret Stages Alumn! Click here for more info.

The band CheesebrokersThe Cheesebrokers @ Iron City!
Sat, March 11, 8pm
Cost: $12
At: Iron City Bham (map)

The Cheesebrokers were an 80's cover band before it was cool. For the past 20 years they have been entertaining all over the southeast from Atlanta to Nashville to Pensacola and many of the SEC school campuses. They play classic 80's songs from hair bands to one hit wonders and a whole arsenal of top 40 hits from the 80's. Come see these local legends at Iron City this weekend! Click here for more info.

Park and Crest Market LogoPark & Crest Market Collective: Woodworking + Saw's BBQ
Sun, March 12, 11am
Cost: FREE!
At: On a Shoe String (map)

The Park & Crest season kicks off with new market collectives! First up is a celebration of wood artisans. Fifteen vendors plus Saw's BBQ makes for a great Sunday outing! Venders will be set up at On A Shoestring. Click here for more info.