The Spring events aren’t slowing down!

This weekend is FULL of some fun events! You can enjoy opening weekend for Barons Baseball and the Birmingham Stallions! There are also plenty of concerts as well as an all you can eat BBQ event!  Check out the full list below!

Spring Plant Sale
Fri - Sat, Apr 14-15
Cost: FREE to attend
At: Birmingham Botanical Gardens (map)
The nonprofit Friends of Birmingham Botanical Gardens will host its annual Spring Plant Sale on Friday, April 14–Saturday, April 15, in person at Birmingham Botanical Gardens. Hundreds of plants—many of which have been nurtured at the Gardens by the Friends’ dedicated volunteer growing groups—will be available for purchase. Proceeds from the sale will support the Friends’ mission: to protect, nurture, and share the wonders of Birmingham Botanical Gardens.
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Art After 5 // Clueless
Fri, Apr 14, 5pm-9pm
Cost: Free
At: Birmingham Museum of Art (map)
Get ready to roll with the homies because Art After 5 is bringing you back to the 90s with “Clueless”! Whether you’re a Cher or a Dionne, join in at the BMA for a totally awesome evening of art, music, and maker activities where art and pop culture collide. Don’t miss out on this totally rad event! Plus: What would a Clueless night be without fashion? Bib & Tucker Sew-Op’s Recycled Runway returns for a second year to make another special appearance for its HOMEGROWN fashion show!
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Indie Avondale
Fri, Apr 14, 6-10pm
Cost: $15
At: Avondale Brewing (map)
Join in for an outdoor festival in the Avondale Brewing backyard featuring the best of Birmingham's Indie scene, with vendors, fire dancers, live music, and more! Raquel Lily, Veeries, Vampire Mansion, Rebecca Egeland, and more! Ages 18+!
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Party on the Porch
Fri, Apr 14, 6pm-8pm
Cost: FREE
At: Alabama Outdoors HWD (map)
Party on the Porch brings together local musicians, breweries, food trucks, and local businesses for an evening you do not want to miss! This is a family-friendly event, with activities for kids, a dog-friendly atmosphere, live music, good food, cornhole, giveaways, and loads of fun! Attendance is free, but they ask that of-age (21+) attendees donate (not required) $10 for a wristband and a souvenir cup, with your donation going to a local non-profit organization at the event. Come help support Wild Alabama and their work to ensure our outdoor spaces and forests across our state are preserved for generations to come. They'll have live music from CashBack as well as great BBQ from Saw's Street Kitchen and treats from Naughty but Nice Kettle Corn Co.--and of course, plenty of Good People brews!
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Bards & Brews April Open Mic: National Poetry Month
Fri, Apr 14, 6:30pm
Cost: FREE
At: Birmingham Public Library (map)
April is National Poetry Month! Bards & Brews is having an Open Mic on Friday, April 14, to celebrate spoken word poetry. Starting at 6:30 p.m. at the Central Library, Birmingham District Brewing Company will be pouring beers that night! Local poet Tmbuktu is the featured poet for our Open Mic. Bards & Brews is free & open to the public. Must be 18+ to enter, 21+ to drink. Please bring proof I.D.!
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ASFA Music Presents: Jazz Night
Fri, Apr 14, 7pm-9pm
Cost: Free to attend
At: Carver Theatre (map)
ONE NIGHT ONLY! The Alabama School of Fine Arts Music Department presents Jazz Night at the Carver Theatre! Don't miss your chance to see ASFA's award-winning ASFA jazz ensemble and ladies' vocal ensemble present a thrilling end-of-the-year jazz concert at the historic Carver Theatre at the Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame! This concert is free to attend. Donations will be accepted to support the ASFA Music Department.
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Cahaba River Society’s 2nd annual Spring BioBlitz
Sat, Apr 15, 7am-2pm
Cost: FREE
At: Cahaba River Helena (map)
This free, family-friendly conservation & environmental education event – led by some of our region’s premiere nature and wildlife experts –  is a chance for people from all backgrounds to be introduced to citizen science and safe recreation in the outdoors, while participating in unique environmental education opportunities including biological surveying, nature walks, creative writing, art activities and more!
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Sat, Apr 15, 11am-3pm
Cost: FREE
At: The Summit (map)
Join in for the 6th Annual Fido Fest on Saturday, April 15th from 11 AM - 3 PM. Enjoy an afternoon that celebrates our four-legged friends and benefits The Greater Birmingham Humane Society. This {FREE} event will take place in the parking lot area near AMC Theater. All animal lovers and four legged friends are welcome!! Fun: Live music, Complimentary Balloon Twisting, Face Painting, Pet + Human Caricatures, and photobooth. Food + Drink: Ghost Train Brewing.
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Spring Wine Festival 2023
Sat, Apr 15, 11am-6pm
Cost: $27
At: Corbin Farms Winery (map)
The Wine Festival is back with local vendors, food trucks, live music, grape stomping, great food and wine from CFW, and some great gear to help kick off spring in the South! This is a come-and-go style event, so you’re able to enjoy the event when you’re able! Tickets are $27 for adults(21+) or $8 for children(<21). Adult tickets include 2 drink tickets, grape stomp ticket, Corbin Cash(valid towards any purchase made with the winery on 04/15/23), in a Corbin Farms tote bag! Child’s Ticket includes a grape stomp ticket and a ticket for a soft drink. Ticket prices will increase on the day of the festival to $30 for Adults and $10 for Children. These tickets will be limited, so be sure to purchase your tickets in advance!
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The Bell Center Cornhole Classic
Sat, Apr 15, 11am
Cost: Free to attend
At: Good People Brewing (map)
Hosted by the Bell Center Junior Board, The Bell Center Cornhole Classic is a round-robin tournament that will keep your cornhole skills intact during tailgating off-season. Top social teams will advance to the playoffs for a chance at great prizes and gift cards. Top Competitive teams will advance to the playoffs for a chance at the $1000 prize pool. Head over to Good People Brewing for throwing bags, eating delicious food, and listening to great music! Food will be available for purchase from local food trucks! So, make sure you choose your teammate wisely and get ready for a great day! Come out and help support The Bell Center Early Intervention Programs! Admission is FREE for friends, supporters and fans of cornhole. See you at The Bell Center’s Cornhole Classic! 11 a.m. registration, 12 p.m. start! *This event is rain or shine!*
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Sat, Apr 15, 12pm-4pm
Cost: $15 in adv / $20 at door
At: Cahaba Brewing Co (map)
Get ready to try all-you-can-eat BBQ samples from 15+ cook teams and vote for your favorite while enjoying craft beer and live music! Gates open at 12:00 PM for VIP guests and 1:00 PM for general admission guests. The event runs until 4:00 PM or until the 'que runs out. Make a day of it and hang out with us for a great cause: breast cancer research right here in Alabama. This spring, Rodney Scott and Nick Pihakis, Birmingham BBQ legends and talent behind Rodney Scott’s BBQ will be special guest judges! As judges, Rodney and Nick will sample BBQ from the nearly 20 cook teams and help select the winner of Best CahaBUTT!
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Grand River Art Walk
Sat, Apr 15, 11am-3pm
Cost: FREE to Attend
At: Shops of Grand River (map)
Stroll around The Outlet Shops of Grand River and experience amazing art from local artists! This event is hosted by Artist Incorporated Gallery. Check out all the vendors, and grab some delicious food from one of the on-site restaurants.  This is a relaxing way to spend the afternoon.
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Touch a Truck
Sat, Apr 15th, 10am-3pm
Cost: FREE
At: Columbiana  (map)
Head to Old Mill Square Park on April 15th between 10am and 1pm for Touch a Truck! Touch a Truck is brought to you by Kyle Mims with Edward Jones and Columbiana Main Street. Kids always go crazy over this event where they get to interact with cool vehicles!
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Birmingham Stallions vs. New Jersey Generals
Sat, April 15, Pregame at 12pm/Game at 6:30pm
Cost: $10+
At: Protective Stadium (map)
SpringStock returns for USFL Season 2 and it's back where it all began! Join The REF and Zach for another packed Live Pre-Game show from Birmingham, AL. The event takes place at Casey's Sports Bar (formerly Todd English Pub), inside the Westin across the street from Protective Stadium. You'll want to arrive early to see Bo Scarbrough and J'Mar Smith of the Birmingham Stallions in the first HOUR. Stick around, because they have many more interviews lined up throughout the afternoon before the game kicks off at 6:30pm.
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Magic City Pop-Up Plaza & Ballet in the Park
Sat, April 15th, 12pm&3pm
Cost: FREE
At: Railroad Park (map)
At 12pm head to Railroad Park for the Magic City Pop-Up. Shop tons of local vendors and indulge in some delicious Food Truck food! Be sure to stick around for Ballet in the Park at 3pm. Magic City Ballet will be putting on an incredible performance! Both of these events are FREE and family friendly!
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