Happy July 4th Weekend!!!

We hope everyone has a wonderful 4th of July! Click **[HERE](https://happeninsintheham.com/your-official-2019-birmingham-4th-of-july-event-guide-2/)** to see our list of Independence Day events! We hope you get a super long weekend, because there are plenty of other events happenin’ that don’t involve fireworks. Check below to find out more! **[#RUhappenin](https://www.instagram.com/happeninsintheham/)**

Dread River LogoDread River Distilling Tours
July 3-6, Times Vary
Cost: $10
At: Dread River Distilling (map)

Dread River Distillery tours are an intimate and educational experience. This tour includes a 30-45 minute tour of Bham's new distillery and it offers guests a window into the unique process and finishes with a tasting of their spirits! Check the link for available time slots.
Click here for more info.

Ross Bridge Farmers MarketRoss Bridge Farmers Market
Fri, July 5, 4-8pm
Cost: FREE
At: Ross Bridge (map)

The Ross Bridge Farmers Market is back in action. Come enjoy 25+ local vendors, live music, free kids activities and food trucks! This is a fun and relaxing way to spend your Friday night. Ross Bridge gorgeous, so enjoy the atmosphere as the sun goes down on this fun Farmers Market!
Click here for more info.

Sound Sessions at Iron City Grill**Sound Sessions Fri-Sat, July 5-6, 6-8pm Cost: Free to Attend At: Iron City Grill ([map](https://www.google.com/maps/place/Iron+City+Grill/@33.50863,-86.7997117,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x88891bc0af0ad88f:0x876bd54436ba27d0!8m2!3d33.50863!4d-86.7975176))** Delicious food and great music make for the perfect date night at one of Birmingham’s best restaurants! Head to Iron City Grill for live music this Friday and Saturday night. Their seasonal menus are always amazing, so be sure not to miss out on the food. Spend the evening relaxing in the welcoming atmosphere of the Grill! **[Click here for more info.](https://www.facebook.com/events/2161691457221479/?event_time_id=2161691583888133)**
Night Hike**Night Hike Fri, July 5,7-9pm Cost: $5 At: Oak Mountain Park ([map](https://www.google.com/maps/place/Oak+Mountain+State+Park/@33.3247302,-86.761519,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x88893cd9624e4bbf:0x8a4463bd7a179d16!8m2!3d33.3247302!4d-86.7593249))** Experience Oak Mountain State Park after dark! Go on this guided night hike and see what glows, calls, and crawls at night on the trails! Meet up at the Beach Access Parking Lot on Terrace Drive at 7:00pm! After a quick introduction you will begin the fun on the Treetop Nature Trail boardwalk checking out the ‘night owls’ that reside there. Once darkness falls you’ll start the hike on the trail to see the wonders of the night! Bring a Flashlight or Headlamp since it will be dark! No strollers or pets, please. . **[Click here for more info.](https://www.facebook.com/events/408841876621004/)**
https://s3.amazonaws.com/happenins-in-the-ham/2019/07/Fun-free-fridays-at-good-people.jpg**Funny Free Friday’s Fri, July 5, 9pm Cost: FREE At: Good People Brewing ([map](https://www.google.com/maps/place/Good+People+Brewing+Company/@33.5069731,-86.814382,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x88891bed7ddc8047:0xb45471d029e1e99e!8m2!3d33.5069731!4d-86.8121879))** Prepare yourself for an amazing stand up comedy show at one of Alabama's best breweries! For free!! There will be a mix of hilarious comedians from across the country with some of B’hams finest local comedians for a night you won't soon forget. Every month brings a different lineup, so you don't want to miss any!! Situated outside on Good People's famous patio, this show allows you to enjoy comedy while overlooking the beauty of downtown Birmingham. Get there early because seating fills up fast! **[Click here for more info.](https://www.facebook.com/events/2183747361893671/)**
Pepper Place Market**Market at Pepper Place Sat, July 6, 7am-12pm Cost: FREE At: Pepper Place ([map](https://www.google.com/maps/place/The+Market+at+Pepper+Place+%7C+Saturday+Farmers+Market/@33.5164226,-86.7931061,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x88891bb096ce12bf:0x9b5cfb602b5045c9!8m2!3d33.5164226!4d-86.790912))** Kick off your Saturday with a stroll through the Market at Pepper Place! Stock up on local and regional produce, listen to live music, shop local vendors, and eat some delicious food from the food trucks! There’s always at least one fun demonstrations that could be anything from cooking to cycling. You never know what to expect other than the fact you’ll have a great time! **[Click here for more info.](https://www.facebook.com/marketatpepperplace/)**
Trail Fit**Trail Fit Sat, July 6, 9:30am Cost: FREE At: Vestavia Library ([map](https://www.google.com/maps/place/Library+In+The+Forest/@33.4311535,-86.7899539,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x888918fa0e6b61f1:0x5004c56adb911e32!8m2!3d33.4311535!4d-86.7877598))** It’s the last Trail Fit workout of the season! Don’t miss this opportunity to exercise while exploring the cool trails behind the Vestavia Library in the Forest! This is an engaging workout that will get you up and moving and will start off your Saturday right! **[Click here for more info.](https://www.facebook.com/events/2220323004932379/)**
BIG 3 Basketball**BIG 3 Sat, July 6, 5-8pm Cost: $14+ At: BJCC ([map](https://www.google.com/maps/place/Legacy+Arena+at+the+BJCC/@33.5242675,-86.815623,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x88891bd8380769b1:0xa6b2596d5bbff52f!8m2!3d33.5242675!4d-86.8134289))** Ice Cube’s BIG3 is coming to Birmingham July 6th at Legacy Arena at the BJCC. Catch NBA greats: Gilbert Arenas, Lamar Odom, and Amar’e Stoudemire. Don’t miss all the fast-paced, physical, trash-talking, 3-on-3 hoops with former NBA All-Stars and Hall of Fame Coaches. It’s all going down July 6th at Legacy Arena at the BJCC. Tickets are on sale now and you get 3 games for just 1 ticket! **[Click here for more info.](https://www.facebook.com/events/1250733441780884/)**
Jazz in the Park**Jazz in the Park Sat, July 6, 6pm Cost: FREE At: Memorial Park ([map](https://www.google.com/maps/place/Memorial+Park+Natatorium/@33.8451068,-87.2897834,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x88886148b317aa29:0xbe6b009f3e16caaa!8m2!3d33.8451068!4d-87.2875893))** The Jefferson County Commission is sponsoring a series of free jazz concerts through the community grants to Magic City Smooth Jazz. These events are free and open to the public. This week’s event is in Memorial Park! Bring a chair and get ready to relax to the sounds of great jazz music! **[Click here for more info.](https://www.facebook.com/events/2349823101942012/)**
Hamiltunes Bham**Hamiltunes B’ham (18+) Sat-Sun, July 6-7, 7pm/5pm Cost: $10 At: Wild Roast Coffee ([map](https://www.google.com/maps/place/Wild+Roast+Cafe/@33.41178,-86.8585271,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x88891fbd7fb1d86d:0x68ca21d60ceca50d!8m2!3d33.41178!4d-86.856333))** The creators of Hamilton (winner of 11 Tony Awards) have given Wild Roast permission host sing-alongs in an effort to spread the good word of theatre even farther, and as a token of appreciation of their fans. If you love Hamilton and always sing along this is the event for you! **[Click here for more info.](https://www.facebook.com/events/549998338738266/)**
90s 2000s Dance Party**90’s & 2000’s Dance Party Sat, July 6, 10pm-1:30am Cost: $5 At: Tin Roof ([map](https://www.google.com/maps/place/Tin+Roof/@33.5145205,-86.7960159,17z/data=!4m5!3m4!1s0x88891bb7b40a8717:0xff8c00714d777691!8m2!3d33.510591!4d-86.789495))** St Louis' top party band is heading to Birmingham Tin Roof! It’s gonna be a 90’s and 2000’s party all night long! Come dance to your favorite songs from two of the BEST decades for club music! You don’t want to miss this party! It’s going to go until the early A.M.!!! **[Click here for more info.](https://www.facebook.com/events/157886135145403/)**
Little London Kitchen**Jazz Brunch Sun, July 7, 11am Cost: Free to attend At: Ghost Train Brewing ([map](https://www.google.com/maps/place/Ghost+Train+Brewing+Co./@33.5145205,-86.7960159,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x88891bb987d2055f:0xcede5870e2913348!8m2!3d33.5145205!4d-86.7938218))** Head to Ghost Train on the first Sunday of every month for Jazz Brunch! They will have rotating food trucks each month. Brunch starts at 11am, and live jazz starts at noon. This month you can try the coolest new food truck in the ‘ham, Little London Kitchen! You get to eat your food INSIDE of a double decker bus straight from the UK! It’s so cool! **[Click here for more info.](https://www.facebook.com/events/848951612170425/)**
Bham Thing Reunion**It’s a Bham Thing Family Reunion Sun, July 7, 3pm Cost: FREE At: Dave’s Pub ([map](https://www.google.com/maps/place/Dave's+Pub/@33.4996786,-86.7981701,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x88891bc487d5a963:0x2413cba0c1cec5da!8m2!3d33.4996786!4d-86.795976))** We call y’all our Bham Fam, so this event is perfect! Dave’s Pub is teaming up with our friend Beered Black Man and George Dickel to bring you a special July Fourth Weekend! Sunday the 7th close out your holiday with the inaugural Bham Family Reunion. They will have a special release of Beered Blackman’s Fudge Brownie Stout. There will also be George Dickel specials. All are invited and welcome. The event is free. Dave’s will also be grilling out on the patio. There will be live music, contests, and more! **[Click here for more info.](https://www.facebook.com/events/427265178121604/)**
Charlemagne 42nd Anniversary**Charlemagne’s 42nd Anniversary Sun, July 7, 6pm Cost: FREE At: Brennan’s Irish Pub ([map](https://www.google.com/maps/place/Brennan's+Irish+Pub/@33.5001045,-86.7984387,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x88891bc48feee315:0xaf572f0e70b2149c!8m2!3d33.5001045!4d-86.7962446))** Charlemagne is celebrating their 42nd year in the record business with a party at Brennan's Pub! Listen to music by owner and jazz chanteuse Marian McKay and Nouveau Reinhardt with special guests and a very important announcement. You won't wanna miss this! **[Click here for more info.](https://www.facebook.com/events/391259538400617/)**