Weekend Roundup: Sept. 27-30 2018

Celebrate Cultures with Art, Music, and FOOD!



There are a LOT of great cultural events this weekend as well as plenty of fun fall festivals! Don’t miss out on any of these events especially since there will be some incredible food! We will see you around!
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St. George Food Festival St. George Middle Eastern Food Festival
Thurs, Sept 27-Sat, Sept 29
Cost: FREE to attend
At: St George Melkite Greek-Catholic Church (map)

This is always a fan favorite food festival! Head over to enjoy music, dancing, and food! There will also be tours of the beautiful church. This is a fun family friendly event that you don’t want to miss!
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Brookwood LIVE! Brookwood Live!
Thurs, Sept 27, 5p-9p
Cost: FREE
At: Brookwood Village (map)

BROOKWOOD LIVE! FEATURING THE PARK BAND
The popular Brookwood Live concert series returns with live music, great shopping, outdoor dining and fun for all. Bring the kids for free face painting! Dance the night away to some fantastic tunes! You won’t want to miss this free concert at Brookwood Village!
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Trussville Chamber of CommerceTaste of Trussville
Thurs, Sept 27, 5:30pm-8pm
Cost: $15-$25
At: Trussville Civic Center (map)

The Trussville Chamber of Commerce is pleased to present the Annual Taste of Trussville. At the event, you will have the opportunity to sample food from 20+ area restaurants and bakeries. Entertainment will be provided by “Trussville’s Best Line Dancers”. A cash wine bar will also be available. A portion of the proceeds helps fund the Chamber’s scholarship fund.
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Moonlight Movies at PizitzMoonlight Movies: Showing “Clueless”
Thurs, Sept 27, 7:30-9:30pm
Cost: FREE to attend
At: The Pizitz Food Court (map)

Head to the Pizitz courtyard for the six-week fall movies series, "Moonlight Movies." Make a date for dinner, drinks and a movie all at The Pizitz Food Hall Courtyard (folding chairs encouraged.) Stay tuned for a weekly themed cocktail from The Louis Bar! Naughty But Nice Kettle Korn will be popping up in the courtyard for your snacking needs. Skipping this week? AS IF!!! Don’t miss a retro treat with the film “Clueless” and see Paul Rudd looking the same then as he does now. (How does he do it?!)
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Homestead HollowHomestead Hollow Fall Arts & Crafts Festival
Fri, Sept 27 - Sun, Sept 30
Cost: $8
At: Homestead Hollow (map)

This annual event includes arts & crafts festivals, delicious food, activities for kids, live entertainment, pioneer demonstrators. It’s a great way to spend a day in the county with the family and get into the Fall spirit! Admission is $8 for adults, $4 ages 3 to 12, 2 and under free, parking free. No pets allowed.
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BratoberfestBratoberfest
Fri, Sept 28 & Sat, Sept 29
Cost: $20
At: Brat Brot (map)

If you haven’t been to BratBrot you are missing out! This is such a fantastic venue with giant steins of beer and delicious food! Come join them this weekend as they celebrate Octoberfest with their own twist! Enjoy a two-day German-style festival featuring beer, brats, pretzels, and entertainment—all right here in Birmingham! While there, check out their expansive beer garden! Prost!!!
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Cahaba River Keeper 10yrs!Cahaba Riverkeeper 10th Year Anniversary Celebration
Fri, Sept 28, 6pm-10pm
Cost: FREE to attend
At: Cahaba Brewing Co. (map)

Come join the celebration at Cahaba Brewing Company for the Cahaba Riverkeeper’s 10th Year! Music by DJ Lee J and Park Avenue. The @ilovebacontruck will be there to fill your belly as you raise a glass for CLEAN WATER in order to help keep the Cahaba Rivers safe for all to enjoy!
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Arts Beats LyricsArts Beats Lyrics
Fri, Sept 28, 7pm-12am
Cost: FREE 21+
At: Regions Field (map)

Arts | Beats | Lyrics is coming back to Birmingham at Regions Field. Make sure you click on the RSVP link at the bottom for your confirmation email. This is a great event to hear some fantastic artists of spoken word, music, and more!
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Birmingham's got PotentialBirmingham’s Got Potential
Fri, Sept 28, 7pm-10pm
Cost: $15
At: Saturn (map)

Benefiting Special Session at Camp McDowell, you’re invited to Birmingham's most stupendous, most marvelous, and most fantastically wonderful talent competition in the history of the city! They'll have a veritable smorgasbord of talent categories, ranging from more traditional talent competition staples like singing and dancing, to the quirky, idiosyncratic, and downright bizarre.
All proceeds from this event will be going toward Special Session at Camp McDowell.
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Whistle Stop FestivalWhistle Stop Festival
Sat, Sept 29, 10am-5pm
Cost: FREE admission
At: The Outlet Shops of Grand River (map)

The Whistle Stop Festival has moved to the Shops of Grand River! Not to worry, you’ll still get the same “down-home” feel of this event which for years has offered up fantastic vendors, delicious fried food, music, kids’ activities, and more! You will be sure to find something for everyone to enjoy!
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Summ-it upSumm-It Up to Health
Sat, Sept 29, 11am-3pm
Cost: FREE
At: The Summit (map)

Heat to The Summit for a health + fitness day on Saturday, September 29th! Try out a free workout class or stop by the event area for healthy eats from the Yummy Project Food Truck and learn something new or shop from the many health advocates from 11 AM-3 PM located near Swoozie's! Fitness Classes:9-10 AM: FREE iStroll Workout; 11 AM-12 PM: FREE Hula Hoop Class; 12-1 PM: FREE Club Pilates Class; 1-2 PM: FREE Boxing Workout with Battle Republic!
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Fiesta!Fiesta!
Sat, Sept 29, 12pm-8pm
Cost: $10
At: Linn Park (map)

¡Celebrando A Todo Color! Join us (we LOVE this event!) for Fiesta 2018, the 16th anniversary of Alabama’s largest celebration of Hispanic culture and heritage! Get ready to 'Celebrate in Full Color' on Saturday in Birmingham’s Linn Park. Experience the best of Latin America in your own backyard as you journey through 20 represented countries and the best of Hispanic art, music, food and dance, with family-friendly activities for all ages. Plus, you won’t want to miss the main-stage lineup of BIG name Latin American artists. The festival will feature a family village, cultural village, community village, health and wellness village, authentic food from a variety of participating vendors and more! Click here for more info.



Crestwood CrawlCrestwood Crawl 2018
Sat, Sept 29. 1-8pm
Cost: $40 (Benefits BAO)
At: Crestwood (map)

Crestwood Crawl returns in 2018 on Saturday, September 29. Registration will begin at 1:00PM at Urban Suburban. Stops are open from 2-5PM and the after party is 5:00PM-until! Don't miss out on one of BAO's biggest and most talked about events of the year!
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Cahaba River FrydownCahaba River Fry Down
Sun, Sept 30, 12p
Cost: $20
At: Railroad Park (map)

Each year the Cahaba River Society hosts a catfish cook-off and festival that's not only good for the planet, but also the palate! This event has become another staple in Birmingham's dynamic food scene as culinary masters, old and new, battle it out for the top catfish cooking prizes.
This event features fun for all ages with a carnival-like atmosphere, live music, amazing food, a climbing wall, hula-hoopers, a children’s parade, face-painters, educational games, petting zoos, a beer garden and more! Come bring your family, bring your friends, and celebrate while raising awareness on the importance of the Cahaba River!
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ENDALZ WalkWalk to End Alzheimer's
Sun, Sept 30, 1-4pm
Cost: FREE
At: Sloss Furnaces (map)

Held annually in more than 600 communities nationwide, the Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s is the world’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research. This inspiring event calls on participants of all ages and abilities to join the fight against the disease! This year's Birmingham Walk is at Sloss Furnaces. Come out and show your support for this great cause! #ENDALZ
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Symphony 30Symphony 30 Picnic
Sun, Sept 30, 4pm-7pm
Cost: $12.50+
At: Botanical Gardens (map)

Symphony 30 is a family-oriented organization from the Greater Birmingham Area raising funds and promoting the ASO, specifically for educational outreach and operations. Symphony 30's main fundraising event is the Symphony 30 Picnic, which has been called one of Birmingham's Best Fall Family events! Food is provided by Jim 'N Nick's, and all proceeds benefit the outreach and missions of the Alabama Symphony Orchestra.
During the picnic, ASO Musicians present an hour long orchestral concert of popular musical selections. There's even a "kid zone" where children can make crafts, try out their own musical instruments, and enjoy spending time with their family.
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Indian Culture Concert at BMAIndian Cultural Society Concert
Sun, Sept 30, 5-7pm
Cost: FREE
At: Birmingham Museum of Art (map)

The Birmingham Museum of Art and the Indian Cultural Society present a special concert featuring the Divine Trio, comprised of three world-renowned Indian musicians: Vidushi Mita Nag, Janab Hassan Haider, and Pandit Subhen Chatterjee.
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