Exit your Bham Ark and Enjoy Some Sunny Event Weather this Weekend!

Rain, Rain, Go Away! We should have mostly sunny skies this weekend which will be great for the events that are lined up! Prepare to enjoy BrewFest, BurgerFest, a Sci-Fi fest, Otey's Fest... Wow, there are a lot of Fests! Check below to find out more! #RUhappenin

Mt.Laurel Movie NightsMt. Laurel Movie Nights: Finding Dory
Thurs, July 27, 8pm
Cost: FREE
At: Mt. Laurel (map)

Returning this summer, the popular Mt Laurel Movie Nights will transform Bryson Square in the Town Center into an outdoor cinema. The whole family will enjoy free outdoor movie nights in June and July. Bring your blankets and lawn chairs and spread out along Bryson Square to watch the films on a giant 16’ screen! Arrive early and dine at one of Mt Laurel’s restaurants to make it a full night out at Mt Laurel. Urban Pops will be at Bryson Square selling delicious gourmet popsicles and sweet treats. This week’s feature is Finding Dory! Click here for more info.

Kenny DeForestKenny DeForest Comedy
Thurs, July 27, 9pm
Cost: $5-$10
At: Syndicate Lounge (map)

Come enjoy the comedic musings of Kenny DeForest at The Syndicate Lounge. He will be sure you start your weekend off some great laughs. Doors open at 8pm and the show begins at 9pm. Bring your friends and prepare to have a great time! Click here for more info.

Hoover Sci-Fi Fantasy Fest**Hoover Sci-Fi/Fantasy Fest! Fri-Sun, July 28-30, Times Vary Cost: FREE! At: Hoover Library ([map](https://www.google.com/maps/place/Hoover+Public+Library/@33.3878333,-86.8068168,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x8889220dc0b6e0a1:0x196b740835a068c4!8m2!3d33.3878333!4d-86.8046281))** This FREE weekend long festival will cover your favorite Sci-Fi and Fantasy topics! There will also be various workshops, guest speakers, and more! Whether you are a fan of Star Wars or Star Trek, Lord of the Rings or Game of Thrones, this festival will have something for everyone and is kid friendly! **[Click here for more info.](http://www.hooverlibrary.org/sci-fi-fantasy)**

Homewood Sidewalk SaleDowntown Homewood Sidewalk Sale
Sat, July 29, 9am-7pm
Cost: FREE
At: Downtown Homewood (map)

Join the merchants of Downtown Homewood for the sixth annual Sidewalk Sale! Lasting throughout the entirety of the day, merchants will line the sidewalks in front of their shops with merchandise discounted up to 75%! Come early and shop local! Click here for more info.

Bham Museum of Art Bart's ARTventureBart's ARTventure Drop-in Portraiture Workshop
Sat, July 29, 10:30am-1pm
At: Birmingham Museum of Art (map)

Drop in on Saturday for a family-friendly portrait workshop with local artist Hannah Adamson! Learn to draw your own portrait and check out Hannah's new portrait installation in Bart's ArtVenture. Help BMA color the collaborative mural when you're done! Click here for more info.

Birmingham Burger FestBirmingham Burger Fest
Sat, July 29, 12-4pm
Cost: $15
At: Avondale Brewing Co. (map)

The ALS Association Alabama Chapter Junior Board invites you to the inaugural Birmingham Burger Fest benefiting the ALS Association Alabama Chapter! The Burger Fest will feature Birmingham's best burgers - battling it out to be named top burger in Birmingham for 2017 along with live music, family friendly activities, raffles, craft beer, and more. Tickets are $15 and you get 4 burger tickets to redeem at any of the restaurant booths. Each sample is 1/4 of the normal sized burger, so you'll end up with the equivalence of one whole burger! Extra burger tickets will be available for purchase if you want to keep sampling. Click here for more info.

Magic City Briefest**11th Annual Magic City Brewfest Sat, July 29, 4-8pm Cost: $40 At: Avondale Park ([map](https://www.google.com/maps/place/Avondale+Park/@33.5218655,-86.7747958,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x88891a5aa6e2ea43:0x58931fc3f0734b33!8m2!3d33.5218655!4d-86.7726071))** This will be the 11th year anniversary of Magic City Brewfest presented by Free the Hops! Magic City Brewfest is a weekend dedicated to learning about craft beer and sampling the best that Alabama has to offer. There will be 150+ individual beers available including many rare, specialty and cask ales which have never been seen before in Alabama (and may never be seen again). This year the festival will be at Avondale Park. **[Click here for more info.](http://www.magiccitybrewfest.com)**
Climbing at Birmingham Boulders**Birmingham Boulders Community Appreciation Night Sat, July 29, 5-10pm Cost: $16 At: Birmingham Boulders ([map](https://www.google.com/maps/place/Birmingham+Boulders/@33.4510982,-86.8552099,16.03z/data=!4m5!3m4!1s0x88891ee4df536471:0x1f5a99df111dfede!8m2!3d33.4517437!4d-86.8511012))** This event is free for Birmingham Boulders and First Avenue Rocks members. For nonmembers, everything is included with the purchase of a Day Pass! Admission includes burgers, hotdogs, beer, and rock climbing! This event rocks! **[Click here for more info.](https://www.facebook.com/events/109373046364402/)**

Otey's Fest 20177th Annual Otey’s Fest
Sat, July 29, 5pm-1am
Cost: $25 (day of)
At: Otey’s Tavern (map)

Headlining the event will be New Orleans “rock gumbo” group Cowboy Mouth. Supporting Cowboy Mouth will be 80s music group The Cheesebrokers and Otey’s Tavern staple rock groups, The Hurlers and Little Memphis. There will also be great food and kids activities! Click here for more info.

Super Seacret Undersea SoireeSuper Seacret Undersea Soiree
Sat, July 29, 8pm-12am
Cost: FREE
At: TrimTab Brewing Co. (map)

Seacretively Embrace your inner Sea Creature as TrimTab takes you on a voyage you won't soon forget! HotTag Champion Cuisine will be offering a Siren Specials that you don't want to miss out on.
Enjoy performances by Kinzie and Creature Camp! Click here for more info.

Puddles Pity Party**Puddles Pity Party Sat, July 29, 8pm Cost: $25 At: Iron City Bham ([map](https://www.google.com/maps/place/Iron+City+Bham/@33.508914,-86.8000487,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x88891bc0a1443b55:0xc397c3c0dadc684e!8m2!3d33.508914!4d-86.79786))** Not all clowns are scary. Puddles wowed audiences with his voice on America’s Got Talent and partnered with Postmodern Jukebox where he sang some amazing retro-covers of current hits. Now you have a chance to see him live at Iron City! You won’t want to miss this fun and unique experience. **[Click here for more info.](https://www.facebook.com/events/518724824918446/)**
Steve Urkle Tin Roof 90s Party**Tin Roof 90’s Throwback Party! Sun, July 30, 1pm-until… Cost: FREE At: Tin Roof Bham ([map](https://www.google.com/maps/place/Tin+Roof/@33.508914,-86.8000487,17z/data=!4m5!3m4!1s0x88891bb7b40a8717:0xff8c00714d777691!8m2!3d33.510591!4d-86.789495))** The Sunday Funday Summer Series continues! Join the party this Sunday for a 90s Throwback Party! If you were a kid of the 90s, then you will want to come out for this one! They will have Zima specials (bring your own Jolly Ranchers), 90s music playing ONLY, Adult Twister and MORE! **[Click here for more info.](https://www.facebook.com/events/486801794988924/)**
Irish Coffee with Four-leaf Clover**July Celtic Music Session Sun, July 30, 6-8:30pm Cost: FREE At: Crestwood Coffee ([map](https://www.google.com/maps/place/Crestwood+Coffee+Co/@33.5294531,-86.7501108,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x88891a7dec89008f:0x17fe37c735dec5f4!8m2!3d33.5294531!4d-86.7479221))** It's time for the July Celtic Music Session! This is an open session, so all are welcome to participate or to just come and enjoy some great Celtic Music! This month’s session is at Crestwood Coffee Company. Seating is limited so come early and grab a seat! **[Click here for more info.](https://www.facebook.com/events/334399923655491/)**


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Sidewalk Film Festival // Tues, Aug 22 - Sun, Aug 27