Weekend Roundup: April 19-22
A 90’s Party, Indy Car Racing, Record Store Day, and MORE!!!
Birmingham has yet another eclectic weekend of events! This weekend brings us the final McWane After Dark of the season, Record Store Day, Indy Car Racing at Barber, a Coffee Fest… The list goes on and on! Check out all of the happenin’ events below! See y’all around! **[#RUhappenin](https://www.instagram.com/happeninsintheham/)**
Birmingham Creative Roundtable
Thurs, April 19, 7:30am
At: Bham Museum of Art (map)
The wait is over! Join us for a very special Birmingham Creative Roundtable at the Birmingham Museum of Art as we hear Curator of American Art, Kate Crawford and Curator of Education, Rachel White discuss the development of the new exhibition, Magic City Realism, Richard Coe's Birmingham. The amazing exhibit offers a glimpse of the changing urban fabric of 1930's Birmingham through the etchings and paintings of Alabama native Richard Coe. Providing some historical perspective on this era and how our city has changed since then will be David Fleming, President and CEO of REV Birmingham.
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**Live Jazz: Cocktails & Conversations Thurs, April 19, 7-10pm Cost: FREE At: Jazzi’s on 3rd ([map](https://www.google.com/maps/place/Jazzi's+Onemail@example.com,-86.8122275,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x88891b9225fe1223:0x3b9d40889a55a38b!8m2!3d33.514542!4d-86.8100388))** This is a fun, FREE, ongoing event that takes place each Thursday! Head over to Jazzi’s on 3rd to hear some great music and enjoy some good conversation. They also have appetizers to snack on. This may be your new Thursday happy hour go to spot! **[Click here for more info.](https://www.facebook.com/events/2025050617759694/?event_time_id=2025050651093024)**
**Rocky Patel Event w/Nish Patel Thurs, April 19, 7:30-10:30pm Cost: FREE/$15 gets a cigar & drink flight! At: The Roof at The Redmont ([map](https://www.google.com/maps/place/The+Redmont+Hotel+Birmingham,+Curio+Collection+by+Hiltonfirstname.lastname@example.org,-86.8086238,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m7!3m6!1s0x88891b9730c671a3:0xa098ede26d5b17fa!5m1!1s2018-04-29!8m2!3d33.5187903!4d-86.8064351))** After the 5pm event at **[Belicoso Shop](https://www.google.com/maps/place/Belicoso+Cigarsemail@example.com,-86.795036,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x888923adf8f7c54b:0xc9b2c68232134d62!8m2!3d33.3461398!4d-86.7928473)**, head downtown to the Redmond to keep the party going! Admission is free, however, for $15 you will get one Rocky Patel cigar along with a flight of Avalon tequila or Glenlivet scotch. You may buy tickets at the event at Belicoso Cigars or at the door at the Redmont. **[Click here for more info.](https://www.facebook.com/events/782289348631876/)**
**Honda Indy Grand Prix Event Fri-Sun, April 20-22, Time Vary Cost: $15-$69 At: Barber Motor Speedway ([map](https://www.google.com/maps/place/Barber+Motorsports+Parkfirstname.lastname@example.org,-86.6211033,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x888912ff301f794f:0x70b7300d1df8ea9b!8m2!3d33.5318079!4d-86.6189146))** Join us for the 9th annual Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama presented by America's First. It's an action packed IndyCar weekend featuring 10 races over 3 days and some of the biggest names on the circuit. Beyond the 2.38-mile road course, there's fun for everyone including the Surgere Fan Zone, KAMTEK Garage, Wine Down with Indy, Monster Energy KSFMX Freestyle Motocross Show, Bud's Best ferris wheel, autograph opportunities, and much more! As part of this weekend, Actor, Producer and Alabama native, Channing Tatum, will serve as the Grand Marshal. **[Click here for full schedule.](https://barberracingevents.com/honda-indy-grand-prix/event-schedule/)**
**Founder’s Friday Fri, April 20, 12pm Cost: FREE At: Forge ([map](https://www.google.com/maps/place/Forgeemail@example.com,-86.943728,11z/data=!4m8!1m2!2m1!1sforge!3m4!1s0x88891b93f23e2fb5:0xa6caae020b2f573f!8m2!3d33.5142579!4d-86.8081469))** This is a FREE event- open to the public! Serge will be sharing his story as a three-time founder, getting a product from concept to market, and generating revenue. Serge Amouzou is the Founder and CEO of Delect, a platform that connects restaurants directly to consumers, and improves the interaction between the two. Delect provides iPad point-of-sale systems (POS) that enable restaurants to manage marketing, operations, enable mobile payments; accept orders to go, for delivery, and in-house dining; manage customers; accept reservations; and run marketing campaigns directly to consumers. This is a great time to check out our home away from home, FORGE! (Russell will be helping facilitate this talk and the Q&A session to follow!) **[Click here for more info.](https://www.facebook.com/events/203621713574392/)**
**3rd Friday/Eye-Conic Art Show Fri-Sat, April 20-21, 5-8pm/10:30am-6pm Cost: FREE At: Forest Park/Naked Art Gallery ([map](https://www.google.com/maps/place/Naked+Artfirstname.lastname@example.org,-86.7754134,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x88891a4f310c742b:0x7de926ae8abaa2d2!8m2!3d33.5145772!4d-86.7732247))** While you are enjoying 3rd Friday in Forest Park, don’t miss this 2-woman art show focusing on pop culture! Delaine & Ashley have worked hard, now it’s time to share the fun! Friday 4/20 from 5-8pm and Saturday 4/21 from 10:30-6. Friday has free adult drinks & snacks with tips benefitting **Railroad Park**. Saturday has all-ages drinks and snacks! **[Click here for more info.](https://www.facebook.com/events/1724037971022586/)**
**Green Tie Affair (Fundraiser) Fri, April 20, 6pm Cost: $50/ ($30 for under 30yrs old) At: Sloss Furnaces ([map](https://www.google.com/maps/place/Sloss+Furnacesemail@example.com,-86.7754134,17z/data=!4m5!3m4!1s0x88891bafff39322d:0x4ed8f930de175988!8m2!3d33.5206505!4d-86.7910608))** The 22nd Annual Green Tie Affair will be April 20th at Sloss Furnaces! It will be an exciting evening from 6PM-10PM at the Water Tower (rain plan is the Shed) with epic silent & live auctions, live music with Tragic City and also The OxyMorons- two bands = double the fun. Share your green flair and be entered into a raffle to win great prizes! The Green Tie Affair benefits the Alabama Environmental Council. Tickets are only $50.00 each and $30 for those under 30 years old! Only $500 for a reserved table which includes 8 tickets!! We look forward to seeing you all there! **[Click here for more info.](https://www.facebook.com/events/1773307372700728/)**
**Girls Rock Birmingham Art Auction Fri, April 20, 6pm Cost: FREE At: TrimTab Brewing ([map](https://www.google.com/maps/place/TrimTab+Brewing+Companyfirstname.lastname@example.org,-86.7930727,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x88891bb764209d39:0x47c2a248c99dd99c!8m2!3d33.512849!4d-86.790884))** It's time for the 4th annual Girls Rock Birmingham art auction, our biggest fundraiser that allows us to be able to make the summer camps happen! They'll have a silent auction, DJ sets by Gina T. & Rynea Soul, special performances by Girls Rock and Ladies Rock campers, food by Paradise Chow Food Truck (who is also donating a portion of their proceeds to Girls Rock), amazing prizes, giveaways & more! This event is all ages! **[Click here for more info.](https://www.facebook.com/events/387721451698824/)**
**McWane After Dark: Party Like It’s 1998! Fri, April 20, 7-11pm Cost: $25 At: McWane Center ([map](https://www.google.com/maps/place/McWane+Science+Centeremail@example.com,-86.8105029,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x88891b93e4a523f9:0x735e9876922de3af!8m2!3d33.5149315!4d-86.8083142))** In celebration of McWane’s 20th year, the museum is turning back the clocks to party like it’s 1998! Dust off your pager, grab your favorite slap bracelet and re-live the decade that brought us Zach Morris, boy bands, and the Macarena! Join in for 90s karaoke, trivia, costume contest, and what’s a 90s party without a little slime?And if that’s not enough, craft beer, wine, and cocktails will be available for purchase. Schwing! It’s going to be a throwback party and you “don’t wanna miss a thing.” Don’t be trippin’—this event is strictly for ages 21+. IDs will be checked at the door. **[Click here for more info.](https://www.facebook.com/events/1712555868790216/)**
**Todd Simpson & Mojo Child Fri, April 20, 9:30pm Cost: $5 At: Brennan’s Irish Pub ([map](https://www.google.com/maps/place/Brennan's+Irish+Pubfirstname.lastname@example.org,-86.7984333,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x88891bc48feee315:0xaf572f0e70b2149c!8m2!3d33.5001045!4d-86.7962446))** Brennan’s is excited to have the legendary blues and soul of Todd Simpson and Mojo Child at the only traditional Irish pub in Birmingham! Show starts at 9:30 cover is only $5! If you haven’t seen Todd Simpson before, you are in for quite a show! Don’t miss out! **[Click here for more info.](https://www.facebook.com/events/1730004733742322/)**
**Record Store Day! Sat, April 21, 8am- Cost: FREE At: Seasick Records ([map](https://www.google.com/maps/place/Seasick+Recordsemail@example.com,-86.7502104,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x88891a5e60b53eaf:0x8fbf514e75f99856!8m2!3d33.5294267!4d-86.7480217))** It’s Record Store Day!!! Seasick Records is going ALL OUT! - DJ Sets from Lee Shook, DJ Dusty Blue, Roz 's House Party, DJ Tom Forty Five, DJ Jezebelle - Limited edition screen printed poster by [Boss Construction](http://bossconstruct.com/) - Sloss Music & Arts Festival ticket giveaways! - Birmingham Mountain Radio turntable/vinyl giveaway - Tons of fresh used records at great prices - Buy one get one used CDs - Buy one get one used $3 LPs ! Doors will open at 8AM. Record Store Day releases are first come, first served. One copy per release per person. **[Click here for more info.](https://www.facebook.com/events/2011353975801503/)**
**Alabama Coffee Fest Sat, April 21, 9am Cost: $20 adv./$30 door At: Cahaba Brewing Co. ([map](https://www.google.com/maps/place/Cahaba+Brewing+Companyfirstname.lastname@example.org,-86.7502104,17z/data=!4m5!3m4!1s0x88891bb988716fc9:0xfe9a1bb56dd8666!8m2!3d33.5275743!4d-86.7651301))** Birmingham, Alabama, get ready for an immersive coffee experience when the inaugural Alabama Coffee Festival kicks off Saturday, April 21, 2018. Specially curated roasters and coffee shops share with you unique beans and flavor profiles with live entertainment. This is a fun environment for true coffee enthusiasts with a strictly limited ticket capacity. Enjoy specialty roasters and coffee shops with unique beans, delicious pastries, and live entertainment, during this one-of-a-kind coffee culture experience! **[Click here for more info.](https://www.facebook.com/events/940660512765260/)**
**BHM Field Day 2018 Sat, April 21, 10am-12pm Cost: $25 indiv/$90 Team of 4 At: Crestwood Park ([map](https://www.google.com/maps/place/Crestwood+Parkemail@example.com,-86.8069695,15z/data=!4m5!3m4!1s0x88891a7d15b676db:0x4c0a1da422d31261!8m2!3d33.5286541!4d-86.7504639))** Birmingham Field Day is back for 2018 after a great first year. Once again, they're throwing back to the good ole days of recess. Bring your team of 4 ready to compete in classic events such as dodge ball, 5 legged race, human foosball and relay races. Teams will earn points from each race to compete for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place prizes. Hang around afterwards for the awards ceremony and after party including local food trucks. Each team member can expect a free t-shirt and complimentary drink tickets! **[Click here for more info.](https://www.facebook.com/events/285967405267425/)**
**Southern Cookin’ Showdown Sat, April 21, 11am-2pm Cost: $15 At: Summer Classics ([map](https://www.google.com/maps/place/Summer+Classics+Birminghamfirstname.lastname@example.org,-86.8148171,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x8889242202c0e367:0xdc00c36bbaa691af!8m2!3d33.2898397!4d-86.8126284))** The 2nd Annual Southern Cookin' Showdown, a family-friendly food event,returns to Shelby County this spring. SafeHouse of Shelby County will host the event, with proceeds benefiting its domestic and sexual violence response and prevention programs. The cooking competition will feature four-member teams of both amateurs and professionals competing in categories including Sweets, Meats, Fixin’s, and Dough. A panel of judges will determine winners in each category, and guests at the event may sample all of the entries and vote for the People’s Choice award. **[Click here for more info.](https://www.eventbrite.com/e/southern-cookin-showdown-tickets-43935062956)**
**Market at the Pizitz Sat, April 21, 11am-3pm Cost: FREE At: Pizitz Food Hall ([map](https://www.google.com/maps/place/The+Pizitz+Food+Hallemail@example.com,-86.8102663,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x88891b93e920f757:0x57c3c84ce7688dc3!8m2!3d33.5141737!4d-86.8080776))** Head to the Pizitz this Saturday, April 21st from 11 AM- 3PM for The Market at The Pizitz. Enjoy shopping local makers, artists, and more! This event is free and open to the public. The Market at The Pizitz is presented by Yellow Hammer Creative. 2 Hours Free Parking in The Pizitz Deck (Located on 18th Street and 1st Avenue North) **[Click here for more info.](https://www.facebook.com/events/196857894407561/)**
**13th Annual Gumbo Gala Sat, April 21, 11am-2pm Cost: $15 At: Sloss Furnaces ([map](https://www.google.com/maps/place/Sloss+Furnacesfirstname.lastname@example.org,-86.7754134,17z/data=!4m5!3m4!1s0x88891bafff39322d:0x4ed8f930de175988!8m2!3d33.5206505!4d-86.7910608))** Over 50 cook teams gather and compete for bragging rights to "Birmingham's Best Gumbo"! Gumbo Gala is the largest gumbo competition in the South. Over 3,200 guests will enjoy samples of delicious gumbo, music by Margeaux and the Cat's Meow, local artists, kids zone, and ice cold beverages. Visit online now to purchase tickets, register your cook team, or help fundraise! **[Click here for more info.](https://www.facebook.com/events/1985677938311592/)**
**Movers for Moms Sat, April 21, 12-4pm Cost: FREE At: Cahaba Brewing Co. ([map](https://www.google.com/maps/place/Cahaba+Brewing+Companyemail@example.com,-86.7502104,17z/data=!4m5!3m4!1s0x88891bb988716fc9:0xfe9a1bb56dd8666!8m2!3d33.5275743!4d-86.7651301))** Join Two Men and a Truck on the patio at Cahaba Brewing for our MOVERS FOR MOMS Party! Movers for Moms is TWO MEN AND A TRUCK's annual Spring charity drive. The goal is to help make Mother's Day special for local mothers in need by collecting donations for a local women's shelter. They will have kids’ activities, door prizes, and cornhole on the patio. If you are a coffee lover, you're in for a treat. The Alabama Coffee Fest 2018 will be taking place inside! **[Click here for more info.](https://www.facebook.com/events/423848788051441/)**
**100th Year Crawfish Boil Sat, April 21, 3-8pm Cost: FREE At: Adamson Ford ([map](https://www.google.com/maps/place/Adamson+Fordfirstname.lastname@example.org,-86.8102663,17z/data=!4m5!3m4!1s0x88891b95166e0335:0xefbc2a3c0352ab5a!8m2!3d33.5109154!4d-86.8039318))** Bring the whole family even your furry family members!! FREE TO THE PUBLIC!!!! Live Music by Steel Legacy! **Free crawfish and refreshments!** They will also have hot dogs for the kids and anyone who may not eat crawfish. Kid Fun Zone with bounce house AND slide, mini golf, Bag Toss, Face painting, and FREE** KONA ICE!! *Limit 1 plate of crawfish per person while supplies last! ** While supplies last **[Click here for more info.](https://www.facebook.com/events/777792862404696/)**
**Chucks & Tux 2018 (Fundraiser) Sat, April 21, 8-11pm Cost: $50 At: Roots & Revelry ([map](https://www.google.com/maps/place/Roots+%26+Revelryemail@example.com,-86.8127987,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x88891b925d2fa933:0xfe7bd4926e166940!8m2!3d33.512975!4d-86.81061))** Chucks & Tux is an event designed to attract a diverse mix of party goers, including members of the local philanthropic community, civic leaders, and both young and seasoned professionals. To adhere with the theme of the event, guests are encouraged to wear Chuck Taylor Converse sneakers along with their formal attire, to meld the timelessness of the footwear with the classiness of the clothing! **[Click here for more info.](https://www.growingkings.org/chucksandtux2018/)**
**Earth Day Celebration! Sun, April 22, 10am-2pm Cost: FREE At: Red Mountain Park ([map](https://www.google.com/maps/place/Red+Mountain+Parkfirstname.lastname@example.org,-86.8647287,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x88891e5566da6119:0x6ee8b9369fcf09ba!8m2!3d33.445263!4d-86.86254))** Join Red Mountain Park in celebration of Planet Earth! The Park's Director of Education will be on site from 10AM to 2PM sharing some great information about Plastic Pollution and ways to reduce your carbon footprint in 2018! Come prepared to hike (bring water) and take a guided hike around the park! Urban Pops, Dreamland BBQ, and Cahaba Cycles will be set up as well! Bring your dogs and check out the dog park! **[Click here for more info.](https://www.facebook.com/events/1970534389862518/)**
**Bham Punk Rock Flea Market Sun, April 22, 1pm Cost: FREE At: TrimTab Brewing ([map](https://www.google.com/maps/place/TrimTab+Brewing+Companyemail@example.com,-86.7930727,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x88891bb764209d39:0x47c2a248c99dd99c!8m2!3d33.512849!4d-86.790884))** It's that time of the year again! Time to support local artists, collectors, and musicians. This is a FREE event ALL AGES, DOGS WELCOME! RAIN OR SHINE! There will have 30+ vendors selling records, zines, vintage, art and more! Yes... there will be LIVE MUSIC! **[Click here for more info.](https://www.facebook.com/events/318901841931950/)**
Earth Day 2018 w/Kind Roots Yoga
Sun, April 22, 1-6pm
At: Avondale Brewing Co. (map)
Join Kind Roots Yoga for a day of family fun to celebrate Earth Day 2018! This FREE event is put on by Kind Roots Yoga and is hosted by Avondale Brewing Company. They will have local vendors, food trucks, music, an inflatable jump house, face paint, a hula hoop and yoga interactive area, and more. They are excited to offer a space for community connection focusing on ways each of us can each make a difference to benefit our planet. Nonprofit organizations will be available to give educational materials on ways you can create a change. We hope everyone gets out to unite together to celebrate something we all have in common, which is loving our planet!
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**Diabetes Walk Sun, April 22, 2-5pm Cost: FREE At: Veteran’s Park ([map](https://www.google.com/maps/place/Veterans+Parkfirstname.lastname@example.org,-86.7268424,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x88893d5ebc458145:0xe6f0278a3651aed2!8m2!3d33.3903498!4d-86.7246537))** The Diabetes Walk for Camp Seale Harris is a FREE family friendly Walk/Run raising awareness of diabetes, connecting the diabetes community, and an opportunity to make it possible for kids to attend Camp Seale Harris - Alabama's only diabetes camp. Join us at the big pavilion at Veteran's Park in Hoover for music, free healthy snacks, bounce house for kids, diabetes awareness info, Team Awards and Prizes, and a 5K or 1 Mile Walk/Run to support kids with diabetes! **[Click here for more info.](https://www.facebook.com/events/133999400687336/)**
**Honda Indy Grand Prix Race Sun, April 21, 2pm Cost: $39 At: Barber Motor Speedway ([map](https://www.google.com/maps/place/Barber+Motorsports+Parkemail@example.com,-86.6211033,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x888912ff301f794f:0x70b7300d1df8ea9b!8m2!3d33.5318079!4d-86.6189146))** Drivers face a 90 lap challenge at Barber Motorsports Park! This 2.38-mile road course takes 17 flowing turns and 80 feet of elevation change. The whole weekend is building up to this event! Come see one of the most incredible races of the year! **[Click here for more info.](https://barberracingevents.com/tickets-higpa/)**