Weekend Roundup: Nov. 7-11, 2019

Happy Veterans Day Weekend!

It’s a 3 day weekend! Since 1947 Birmingham has celebrated Veterans Day! (We were the FIRST city to do so!) This year, the parade is moving to Railroad Park. Check out the details below along with some awesome weekend events including a Holiday Open House and a Harry Potter themed cocktail class!

Birmingham Art CrawlBirmingham Art Crawl
Thurs, Nov.7, 10am-9pm
Cost: FREE
At: Pizitz Food Hall (map)

Come out and join Bham Art Crawl for the November event at The Pizitz! Support and buy local from vendors, artisans and artists. Enjoy some great music and be sure to get some delicious food from the Food Hall. This is a great way to start your holiday shopping! Artist Jon of Art will have special limited prints as well!
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Homewood Holiday Open HouseHomewood Holiday Open House
Thurs, Nov.7, 5-8pm
Cost: FREE
At: Downtown Homewood (map)

It’s back! The shops of downtown Homewood will open their doors to show off their 2019 holiday items! They’ll have cider, wine, chili, and delicious snack for you to enjoy while you shop! The owners go all out with Christmas decorations! Don’t miss out on this community tradition full of holiday cheer!
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Southern Museum of Flight Veterans Day13th Annual Veterans Day Event
Thurs, Nov.7, 5:30-7pm
Cost: FREE
At: Southern Museum of Flight (map)

Celebrate Veterans Day early this Thursday at The Southern Museum of Flight in East Lake! Hear the Birmingham Heritage Band and they preform patriotic favorites! This is such a cool museum, especially for kids! Come and enjoy the festivities as they honor those who have served our country!
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The Bark PartyThe Bark Party
Thurs, Nov.7 6:30-8:30pm
Cost: FREE
At: Clubhouse on Highland (map)

Construction for the Highland Park Community Garden is officially underway! To celebrate the opening of the Garden, we will be throwing our first annual community Bark Party at the Clubhouse on Highland! This event is FREE and open to all, but donations are welcome to benefit Highland Park Community Garden. The event will feature self-guided garden tours, a live band, food, drinks AND a dog costume contest and talent show! Birmingham residents love their dogs, and this is a great way to celebrate these cute, furry symbols of the neighborhood along with the launch of a community project!
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Seasick Records6yrs of Seasick!
Fri-Sun, Nov.8-10
Cost: FREE
At: Seasick Records (map)

Seasick Records has been providing great music to the Birmingham community for 6 years now and they want to thank you by hosting a big sale all weekend long! Each day will feature a different deal. Dan and the crew always host incredible events and we’re sure there will be some fun in-store. We are looking forward to seeing what’s next for Seasick!
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AMOR Night OutAMOR Night Out
Fri, Nov.8, 6pm
Cost: FREE
At: Pizitz Food Hall (map)

Head to Pizitz to enjoy the fourth AMOR Night Out event! It's every second Friday of the month at Alabama's largest international food hall. AMOR is hosting a monthly multicultural night out event that celebrates inclusion and diversity in the State of Alabama with the Alabama Multicultural Organization. The Pizitz Food Hall is a lively food court for international fare where you can enjoy seated dining featuring everything from Ethiopian to Southern eats while navigating Birmingham's vibrant downtown neighborhood.
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Harry Potter Potion NightHarry Potter’s Adult Potion Class (21+)
Fri, Nov.8, 6:30-8pm
Cost: $12.50
At: Homewood Library (map)

Wands out! Join bartender, author, and Potions Master Clair McLafferty as she mixes Veritaserum (Manhattan) and Pepperup Potion (Gold Rush). These “potions” will be both fun and refreshing! Costumes are encouraged. After the program Ms. McLafferty will be selling and signing copies of her books. (Ages 21 and up. Tickets are $12.50 and include two adult beverages. Tickets on sale in the link below.)
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Mr. Burns a Post Electric PlayMr. Burns: A Post-Electric Play
Nov.8-Nov.23, 8pm
Cost: $18-$25
At: Theatre Downtown (map)

Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays at 8:00 pm
In the near future, an apocalypse has wiped out society as we know it. As the survivors struggle to ?nd a cultural touchstone that they all relate to, they land on a common reference: The Simpsons! This dark comedy explores how these television characters become a new storytelling device, then a new kind of theatre, then archetypes for a new age. A tribute to live theater, and the resilience of Bart Simpson through the ages, Mr. Burns is an animated exploration of how the pop culture of one era might evolve into the mythology of another.
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Pepper Place MarketPepper Place Market
Sat, Nov.9, 7am-12pm
Cost: FREE
At: Pepper Place (map)

There are only SIX Pepper Place Markets left this year! There’s always a bit more excitement at the market during the holiday shopping season. Bundle up and get there early to get fresh local produce, crafts, and enjoy food vendors. Grab a cup of coffee or cocoa while you shop!
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Alabama Fine Craft Show and Sale47th Fine Craft Show & Sale
Sat-Sun, Nov.9-10, 10am-5pm/4pm
Cost: Suggested $5 Donation
At: Botanical Gardens (map)

It’s the 47th Annual Fine Craft Show and Sale featuring over 40 juried artists from across Alabama. Artists will be located in the main exhibition hall and library garden at Birmingham Botanical Gardens. There will be craft demonstrations, delicious baked goods and drinks available, plus a children's craft area led by a local artist both days. This is a fun, family friendly, craft show that always does its best to impress! We know you’ll enjoy this one.
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Avondale Football TailgateAvondale Football Tailgate
Sat, Nov.9, 10am-10pm
Cost: FREE
At: Avondale Brewing Co. (map)

There are plenty of great games this week including #1 LSU vs #2 Alabama! Bring your friends and watch the games on the giant screen at Avondale Brewing Co.! Each week, Avondale puts on a great tailgating atmosphere for college football fans to enjoy. This is a refreshing change from crowding into a sports bar or having to host everyone at your house!
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District Brewing Birthday PartyThe Districts 1st Birthday Party
Sat, Nov.9, 11am-11pm
Cost: FREE
At: Birmingham District Brewing (map)

It's hard to believe B'ham, but The District is turning 1 yr. old! They are excited to celebrate with all of Birmingham this Saturday! There will be live music from Hannah McFarland & Roderick August at 3pm and from Ice Station Zebra at 7pm! Fryer Food Truck will be on site to keep you fed and Wasabi Juan’s is next door! Stay for the special beer release - Barrel Aged Gilded Lady! It’s going to be one great Birthday celebration!
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Ore Mercantile Grand OpeningOre Mercantile: Grand Opening
Sat, Nov.9, 6-9pm
Cost: FREE
At: Ore (map)

Ore is opening at 11am Saturday in the old Mountain High location by Tropicaleo! Shop during the day and stay for Live Music and drinks starting at 6pm! Ore is a Mercantile that will be selling goods from local brands like Faith Skate, Birmingham Originals, Manitou Supply, and more! Plus, our good friends from Alabama Peanut Company will be selling peanuts as well! We have a feeling that this shop will become a fast favorite of Bham residents!
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The Fearless Om Mobile StudioThe Fearless Om Mobile Studio
Sun, Nov.10, 10:30am-3:30pm
Cost: FREE
At: Upswing (map)

Now THIS is a cool event! Head to Upswing, across from Pizitz Food Hall, for a day full of fun! Second Avenue will be transformed into a wellness festival experience, complete with yoga and meditation classes, a re-charging station, healthy eats, conscious retail, and interactive vendors. This is a FREE event and will be a sneak peek of The Fearless Om’s 2020 Fearless Fest: A Wellness Festival!
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Geek out on Gear Mountain High OutfittersGeek out on Gear: Guys Night Out
Sun, Nov.10, 5-7pm
Cost: FREE
At: Mountain High (map)

Guys, this one's for you! Head to the Cahaba Village Mountain High Outfitters location from 5-7 pm for a gear filled guys night! You can look forward to beers, cheers, gears (gear talk), and giveaways! This is a great way to start building up that Christmas wish list! Bring your guy friends and prepare to have fun!
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Veterans Day ParadeVeterans Day Parade
Mon, Nov. 11, 1-4pm
Cost: FREE
At: Railroad Park (map)

Happy Veterans Day! This year the parade will be at 1:30pm and will center around Railroad Park! (Click the link for a map of the parade route.) Bring out your friends and the entire family to honor our Veterans as they parade through the city in what is our nation’s 1st and oldest Veterans Day celebration! There will be plenty of fun to go around including vendors that will have items for the kids! You won’t want to miss this patriotic experience!
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