Weekend Roundup: Oct. 12-15

A Friday the 13th in October Means Spooky Events Abound!



Feeling lucky, Birmingham? This weekend brings us a Friday the 13th in October and it also happens to be our wedding anniversary! We plan on celebrating by going to some fun Birmingham events! You’ll be able to find us at McWane After Dark, Vulcan Aftertunes, and a few other happenin’ places. We hope to see you there! #RUhappenin




Pepper Place Fall Festival BirminghamFall Festival at Pepper Place
Thurs, Oct. 12, 5:30-8pm
Cost: FREE
At: Pepper Place (map)

Come celebrate fall at Pepper Place! Activities for the Fall Festival will include: Charlie Thigpen's Garden Gallery Pumpkin Patch , a DJ, Airbrush Tattoos, Games, Face Painting, Balloon Animals and more! Special Guests: Beer by Back Forty Beer Company and Rolled Ice Cream by Lucky Cat Rolled Creams! Alasaw / Cliff Spencer and Tom Beckbe, local makers of fine wood furniture & accessories and outdoor waxed clothing & luggage will be in the Pop-up Shop.
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Spanish Harlem OrchestraSpanish Harlem Orchestra
Thurs, Oct. 12, 6-9pm
Cost: FREE
At” Alys Stephens Center (map)

Spanish Harlem Orchestra, the two-time Grammy winning Salsa and Latin Jazz band, sets the standard for excellence for authentic, New York style, hard core salsa and is celebrating their 15th Anniversary. Their energy on stage, rich sound and musical precision leave audiences mesmerized until the last note is played. With a mission to keep the musical legacy of salsa dura alive and expand its audience to those who love great music, not just Latin music. Don’t miss this FREE performance as part of ¡CELEBRACIÓN!
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The Writer's ShareThe Writer’s Share
Thurs, Oct. 12, 8pm
Cost: $15
At: Workplay (map)

The Writer’s Share presents: Erin Enderlin, Leslie Satcher and Ben Danaher! If you haven’t been to one of these shows yet, you are missing out! The Writer’s share provides an inside look into the inspiration of these great musicians and a personal acoustic performance. This is a great event for a date night!
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Thrift Store RunwayThrift Store Runway
Fri, Oct. 13, 5-10pm
Cost: FREE
At: TrimTab Brewery (map)

Thrift Store Runway is a wacky, tacky, and stupendously charitable fashion extravaganza! On Friday, October 13th, Trim Tab Brewing Company will be filled with racks on racks on racks of the hautest couture from yesteryear. Sourced from the finest thrift stores in the Greater Birmingham Metropolitan Area, these clothes will meet an auspicious fate! Come see some teams strut their stuff on the TrimTab catwalk.
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The Eubiks Cube Mini TourThe Eubiks Cube Mini Tour
Fri, Oct. 13, 6-9pm
Cost: FREE
At: Seasick Records (map)

Alabama hip hop artist Eugenius Neutron will be returning to Seasick Records for a live in store performance as part of his current mini tour for his latest album "The Eubik's Cube". Fellow Birmingham hip-hop artist Madam Butterfly & Richard Daniel will join him. Robot House producer Suaze will have a live vinyl DJ set you don't want to miss. Be sure to come out and enjoy an evening of great music & dope rhymes for FREE!
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High Point Climbing Costume PartyHalloween Costume Party
Fri, Oct. 13, 6-9pm
Cost: FREE with daypass, punch card, or membership
At: High Point Climbing Hwy 280 (map)

Make sure you have that awesome Halloween costume ready a little early this year to come out and compete in this costume contest! They’'ll have FREE pizza from Marco's Pizza, brews from Good People Brewing Company, and multiple contest prizes from High Point and Alabama Outdoors! Event is free with Membership, Punch Pass or Day Pass.
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McWane After Dark: MAD ScienceMcWane After Dark: MAD Science (21+)
Fri, Oct. 13, 7-11pm
Cost: $25 adv./$30 at door
At: McWane Science Center (map)

McWane After Dark is back and ready to celebrate Friday the 13th with spine tingling science! Come dressed in your best Halloween costume and enjoy the haunting sounds of our ghost DJ. Ghouls and gals will have a spooky-good time at this exclusive 21+ event where you can eat, drink, and be scary! What’s Halloween without a little MAD Science? Check the link for a list of all the spooky activities!
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Friday the 13th Drive-in Double FeatureFriday the 13th/Nightmare on Elm St. Double Feature
Fri, Oct. 13, 7:30-11:30pm
Cost: $3 per person
At: Coyote Drive-in (map)

$3 Double Feature of "Friday the 13th" & "A Nightmare on Elm Street" on Friday, October 13th ONLY at Coyote Drive-in Theater & Canteen! Prepared to be scared at the drive-in! These two horror classics are sure to give you chills. At least you’ll be safe in your car, but, who knows, you may arrive home to find a bloody hook on your door handle…. Click here for more info.



Midnight Effect Friday the 13th Dance PartyMidnight Effect Halloween Dance Party
Fri, Oct. 13, 8pm-2am
Cost: $5
At: Syndicate Lounge (map)

It's Friday the 13th in October, perfect for a Halloween party! DJs Geisha/Memorexx/PanzerSoldat will be spinning Goth, Industrial, Synthwave, Darkwave, Witchhouse, Modern New Wave, 80's, Horror Punk, Electronic Dance, and plenty more. Our friends,VJs John and Katie Gaiser, will be on hand with live twin projection of spooky visuals. Get dressed up in your favorite costume or come as you are and dance into the early AM!
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Harry Potter Night at Black Market BarHarry Potter Night
Fri, Oct. 13, 8pm-1am
Cost: FREE
At: Black Market Bar 5pts. (map)

10 points to Gryffindor! Calling all witches, wizards, and muggles for a night of Harry Potter fun! Trivia, costume contest, prizes, decorations, and specials. Rep your house colors and come celebrate all things Harry Potter at these FREE event!
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Harvest Festival Oak Mountain State ParkHarvest Festival
Sat, Oct. 14, 9am-2pm
Cost: $5
At: Oak Mountain Park (map)

Come enjoy fun for ALL ages at this family friendly event! Pets are welcome (they must be on a leash)! Free Guided Hike at 12pm! Yard Games! Free Hay Rides from 9am until 2pm! Music! Food!
Food vendors include Swamp Monster BBQ , Monzy's Deli , Pazzo Big Slice Pizza and Pazzo Calzone Bakery , Naughty But Nice A Kettle Corn Co. , Bama Wild Dogs and Burgers !
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Red Mountain Park Mine No.13Guided History Hike
Sat, Oct. 14, 9-11am
Cost: FREE (must register in advance)
At: Red Mountain Park (map)

Have you ever hiked out to Red Mountain Park and left eager to know more about the history that took place here? Our Red Mountain Mining History Hikes are just for you! These hikes are led by Red Mountain Park Historian, Jeff, and Education Director, Shelby, to take you deep into the Park to learn more about the Park’s history from mining for the Civil War to World War II and all the way to where we are today. Jeff and Shelby will answer any questions you may have about the Park while leading you on preserved Park trails. You will also have the opportunity to see actual artifacts from the Park’s archive collection.
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Mt. Laurel Fall FestivalMt. Laurel Fall Festival
Sat, Oct. 14, 10am-3pm
Cost: FREE
At: Mt. Laurel (map)

The Mt Laurel Fall Festival has something for the whole family, including shopping the many arts and crafts vendors and farmers; watching live music on the Bryson Square Stage; playing in the Kid's Park, and savoring delicious eats at Mt Laurel restaurants and Birmingham food trucks. Browse handcrafted artwork, home décor items, jewelry, and pottery from local artisans and pick up fresh produce from local farmers.
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Oktoberfest BirminghamOktoberfest 2017
Sat, Oct. 14, 1-6pm
Cost: $20/$10 for Designated Drivers
At: Caldwell Park (map)

Put on your lederhosen and join in for Birmingham's biggest German-themed party, Birmingham Oktoberfest! On Saturday, October 14th enjoy a variety of deliciously cold beers, German food, live music, and a variety of games and activities!
General Admission Tickets Include: Souvenir 22oz Beer Stein & (1) Complimentary Beer.

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Magic City Sweet IceFREE Fall Tasting
Sat, Oct. 14, 2-5pm
Cost: FREE
At: Magic City Sweet Ice (map)

Come and join our friends at Magic City Sweet Ice for a FREE tasting from their newly expanded breakfast menu! You’ll also be treated to a preview of their new Fall flavors of gelato, sorbettos, signature coffee drinks and more! It's a night you DO NOT want to miss! Bring the family and invite your friends!
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Tall Bike Joust VTall Bike Joust V
Sat, Oct. 14, 6pm
Cost: $10
At: Ghost Train Brewing (map)

Tall Bike Joust is BACK for the Fifth Year! Enjoy an evening celebrating all forms of cycling in Birmingham. Beer! Bikes! Music! Friends! The Tall Bike Joust is a sight to behold and may be one if the craziest events in the ‘Ham! Don’t miss out!
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Cat Doing YogaCat Yoga
Sun, Oct. 15, 12-1pm
Cost: $15
At: GBHS (map)

Namaste! Get your zen on at the Greater Birmingham Humane Societythe third Sunday of every month at Cat Yoga - from noon to 1 p.m., enjoy a relaxing yoga class while surrounded by adoptable cats for $15. Space is limited - suitable for all levels.
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Sunday Jams Concert and Brunch at Grill at Iron CitySunday Jams- Concert & Brunch Series
Sun, Oct. 15, 12pm
Cost: $25 (includes drinks & unlimited food)
At: The Grill at Iron City (map)

Sunday Jams is a monthly concert & brunch event at Iron City!
Join us THIS SUNDAY, October 15th for bottomless brunch and live music from Dueling Pianos with Little Memphis & Special Guests! Your ticket includes a ticket to the show, one Bloody Mary or Mimosa AND an unlimited amount of delicious brunch items like pork belly benedict, shrimp & grits, frittatas, a dessert bar featuring pumpkin cheesecake and more!
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Vulcan Aftertunes 2017Vulcan Aftertunes: New Breed Brass Band w/ Heath Green
Sun, Oct. 15, 1-6pm
Cost: $12
At: Vulcan Park & Museum (map)

New Breed Brass Band with Heath Green & The Makeshifters will continue the AfterTunes series on October 15 presented by Regions Bank. Get your tickets at the link below! Enjoy cool tunes, craft brews, and sweet views with these up-and-coming artists as well as everyone’s favorite cast iron statue, Vulcan. Chill out in Birmingham’s backyard with your lawn chairs and blankets and bring the whole family out to enjoy some of the country’s best new entertainers.
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Choral EvensongChoral Evensong
Sun, Oct. 15, 3-4pm
Cost: FREE
At: Cathedral Church of the Advent (map)

The Choir of the Cathedral Church of the Advent will sing the service of Choral Evensong on Sunday, October 15, 2017 at 3:00 p.m. in the Nave. Evensong, a sung version of the Evening Prayer service, is drawn almost entirely from the Bible. Its primary purpose is to proclaim the wonderful works of God through the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ through prayer and praise. If you are a fan of beautiful choral music you won’t want to miss this!
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Boo at the ZooBoo at the Zoo
Sun, Oct. 15, 5-9pm
Cost: $10+
At: Birmingham Zoo (map)

Make plans to head to the Birmingham Zoo for the Opening Night of Boo at the Zoo presented by Wells Fargo! Watch as the Zoo transforms into a destination of spooky attractions for 12 nights of Boo at the Zoo. New this year, come experience the excitement of the all-new Red Mountain Theatre Company Haunted Hayride and Tour* beginning at the Kiwanis Giraffe Encounter, and enjoy free games, strolling characters, Ghoul School, storytelling and inflatables on the new Henley Park event lawn.
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Don't forget to check out Warehouse 31 this weekend! Our trip through the Warehouse was filled with scares, surprises, and some amazing effects! Book your tour in the link below!

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