This Father’s Day Weekend, Don’t miss out on the first AOTR of the season or LOCAL Fest!

First things first. Happy Birthday, Amber and Happy Father’s Day to the Bham Dads out there! In addition to Amber’s bday this Thursday, there are so many amazing events happenin’! Art on the Rocks is back with Con Brio performing, LOCAL Fest is at Alys Stephens, and that’s just the beginning of the fun! Check below for the details! **[#RUhappenin](**

The Gathering at Pepper PlaceThe Gathering
Thurs, June 13, 4-7pm
Cost: FREE
At: Pepper Place (map)

This is a monthly event that you won’t want to miss! Head to Pepper Place for talks and demonstrations, plus the local shops will be offering specials. This month’s topic by Cantley & Company is “How to Host a Casual Cocktail Party!” FarmStand by Stone Hollow Farmstead will demonstrate on making the perfect Charcuterie Platter, Hop City Birmingham will host a wine tasting, Table Matters will touch on table settings & linens, and you can learn how to make Flower Arrangements from Buffy Hargett Flowers! How fun!!!
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Smores and Pours 2019**Smores & Pours (21+) Thurs, June 13, 5:30-8:30pm Cost: $20 At: Avondale Brewing Co. ([map](,-86.7763653,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x88891a50d8f4abcf:0xb3a736f801cafe29!8m2!3d33.5245451!4d-86.7741712))** This fun filled, festive atmosphere will bring together members of the community for an evening of local wine & brews, delicious food, amazing silent auction items, lots of giveaways, raffles, pop-up shops & live music from T.U.B The UnKnamed Band ! This event benefits Campfire Alabama which will ensure more youth have access to safe in-school social and emotional learning programs and chances to attend summer camp! **[Click here for more info.](**
Sounds of Summer**Sounds of Summer Thurs, June 13, 6-9pm Cost: FREE At: The Summit ([map](,-86.7311203,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x8889177a0699ece7:0x6337ea9fc23726da!8m2!3d33.4488736!4d-86.7289262))** Kick back and relax while listening to live music from Act of Congress, enjoy a beverage from Taco Mama, cool off with a snow cone from Sno Biz, and nibble on some snacks from a local food truck, Broad Street Peaux Boys! The kids will enjoy activities like complimentary balloon twisting, face painting, hula hooping and henna tattoos! Don't leave the pups at home, they'll enjoy some free treats from Hollywood Feed. Bring your lawn chairs, blankets, and start Father's Day weekend with some family fun! This event is free and open to the public. Donations accepted to benefit Magic Moments at the event. **[Click here for more info.](**

Our Leading LadyOur Leading Lady by Charles Busch
June 13-29, Times Vary
Cost: $20
At: Theatre Downtown (map)

The backstage antics of a local theatre troupe collide with history in Charles Busch's sparkling comedy. Laura Keene is ambitious and determined to make a name for herself, so she does her best to make sure the President attends her play. She ends up making history, just not the way she planned! Head to Theatre Downtown to check out this hilarious comedy!
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Sound Sessions Iron City Grill**Sound Sessions Fri-Sat, June 14-15, 6-8pm Cost: FREE to attend At: Iron City Grill ([map](,-86.7997117,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x88891bc0af0ad88f:0x876bd54436ba27d0!8m2!3d33.50863!4d-86.7975176))** Head to Iron City Grill Friday and Saturday for live music and delicious food! We love the seasonal menus and the summer Sound Sessions are always great! This will make for a perfect date night or a fun night out with friends! Iron City Grill is often overlooked when people are planning where to eat dinner, but it has some of the best food in Birmingham! Sound Sessions is the perfect reason to give them a try or to return to see the new menu! **[Click here for more info.](**
Peace in the Park**Peace in the Park Fri, June 14, 6pm Cost: FREE At: Legion Field ([map](,-86.8447317,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x88891c3ffdd08413:0x8ab24f824c8daffc!8m2!3d33.5115074!4d-86.8425376))** The City of Birmingham's Peace in the Park kicks off Friday June 14 at Legion Field at 6PM. Come out for rides, games, music, basketball, and more! This is a great family friendly event that celebrates the Birmingham community! The weather will be perfect, so don't miss out! **[Click here for more info.](**
Art on the Rocks Con Brio**Art on the Rocks feat. Con Brio Fri, June 14, 7-11pm Cost: $25 ($15 for members) At: Bham Museum of Art ([map](,-86.8122634,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x88891b9a8d8a002d:0x4ff9c6343444caba!8m2!3d33.5222197!4d-86.8100693))** Art on the Rocks is back with Con Brio performing at the season opener! (Their cover of “Heart Shaped Box” is incredible!) Wear your best fashion and prepare to engage in interactive activities, dance to a DJ, and more! You don’t want to miss this Bham party! It’s like Tony Stark threw a house party at the museum! Last year we got to help paint a mural by John Lytle Wilson! We can’t wait to see you there! Click **[HERE](** to enter our ticket giveaway! **[Click here for more info.](**
Latin Music Night**Latin Music Nights Fri, June 14, 7pm-12am Cost: FREE At: Tropicaleo ([map](,-86.7681531,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x88891b93e920f757:0xa1cfac85b240b935!8m2!3d33.526856!4d-86.765959))** The nights are getting hotter and the DJ is playing the best salsa, merengue, bachata and reggaeton at Tropicaleo. Grab a cold beer and hit the floor! No cover and it’s a family friendly atmosphere! The kitchen stays open until 1AM! This is a weekly summer event that will heat things up! **[Click here for more info.](**
Bham Heart Walk**Birmingham Heart Walk Sat, June 15, 7:30-10:30am Cost: FREE (Donations Encouraged!) At: Railroad Park ([map](,-86.8105977,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x88891bed2acefd0d:0x398bcd85b0889d19!8m2!3d33.5098585!4d-86.8084036))** By participating in the Birmingham Heart Walk, you’re joining a million Heart Walk Heroes from across the nation raising funds for lifesaving science. Science that can teach us all how to live longer and be Healthy For Good. Start a team or participate as and individual. This event kicks off at Railroad Park. Come walk for a great cause! **[Click here for more info.](**
Blackberry and Blueberry Festival**Blackberry/Blueberry Festival Sat, June 15, 8am-12pm Cost: FREE At: Helena Amphitheater ([map](,-86.8468128,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x888926c7c4dbb44d:0x732748db5540fb17!8m2!3d33.2969434!4d-86.8446187))** Enjoy plenty of fresh blackberries and blueberries, along with cobblers, pies, teas, lemonade, jam, and pepper jellies featuring the delicious berries! Kids can enjoy inflatables, pony rides, and a petting zoo! The Featured Chef is our friend Clifton Holt who owns Little Savannah Restaurant and the music will be by Rick Carter! We guarantee a BERRY good time! **[Click here for more info.](**
Fairytale Ball**Birmingham Fairytale Ball Sat, June 15, 9am-7pm Cost: $25 At: Noah’s Event Venue ([map]('S+Event+Venue/@33.4067179,-86.7615428,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x8889180d8177b5b7:0xe5ae1cff170565ed!8m2!3d33.4067179!4d-86.7593487))** Meet all the Princesses at Hoover Fairytale Ball. This magical event is full of memorable moments you won't want to miss! Dance with Cinderella. Read with Rapunzel. Share Sweet Treats with Tinkerbell. Create a Tiara with The Little Mermaid! All of the princesses are excited to sing, dance, and play with your little ones! The event focuses on making sure your little one feels royal throughout all of our activities. This event includes professional princess portraits for every child, candy buffet, crafts, stories, songs, games, and more.! **[Click here for more info.](**
Arthur Wedding**Arthur & Friends Wedding Party Sat, June 15, 10-11:45am Cost: FREE At: First United Methodist Church ([map](,-86.8128127,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x88891b90192e0225:0x8ffecbfecb699ae4!8m2!3d33.5181246!4d-86.8106186))** Leave it to Alabama to censor a cartoon wedding! Come see what all the fuss is about this Saturday as the Sidewalk Film Festival crew screens the now infamous episode at the First United Methodist Church. There will be wedding cake, sparkling apple juice and surprises. This all ages screening and celebration is free and open to all. Please RSVP. **[Click here for more info.](**
Funky Food Truck Festival**Funky Food Truck Festival Sat, June 15, 1-5pm Cost: $5 At: Cahaba Brewing Co. (map)** Get ready for a funky good time at Cahaba Brewing Company on Saturday! Enjoy tasty food from these top Birmingham food trucks: Alloy Thai Restaurant, I Love Bacon Truck, Ono Ice, Rusty's Bar-B-Q, Taco Morro Loco, and Urban Pops. There will even be treats from Fetch - A Treat Truck for Dogs for your four-legged friend(s) and the Greater Birmingham Humane Society will be there with adoptable dogs. Enjoy the fun atmosphere while sipping on refreshing Cahaba brews and browsing the vendor area! **[Click here for more info.](**
Brennan's Crawfish Boil**Brennan’s Crawfish Boil Sat, June 15, 3pm Cost: $20 AYCE or $5.50per/lb. At: Brennan’s Irish Pub ([map]('s+Irish+Pub/@33.5001045,-86.7984387,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x88891bc48feee315:0xaf572f0e70b2149c!8m2!3d33.5001045!4d-86.7962446))** We love Brennan’s and we love crawfish, so this is a perfect match! This is the first in what will become an annual crawfish boil! For just $20 you get all you can eat crawfish or get a pound for $5.50 with fixin’s! The event is sponsored in part by Dixie Brewing company with $3 pint specials all day! This is a great opportunity to have a relaxing day enjoying drinks with good friends! **[Click here for more info.](**
Local Fest 2019**LOCAL Fest 2019 Sat, June 15, 5-8pm Cost: FREE At: Alys Stephens Center ([map](,-86.7984387,17z/data=!4m5!3m4!1s0x88891be5c267abef:0x38c069c7a8b46d30!8m2!3d33.4971186!4d-86.8078397))** If you want to find us on Saturday, look no further than LOCAL Fest! This is a celebration of all things local to Alabama! Food, music, vendors, and much more! Alys Stephens Center is the host of this great event! Musical guests will include Act of Congress, Evan Pezant, and Ingrid Marie! Bring your blankets and chairs so you can chill on the grass and have a wonderful time! **[Click here for more info.](**
Music of the Grateful Dead**Rock & Roll Playhouse: Grateful Dead Sun, June 16, 11:30am Cost: $12+ At: Saturn ([map](,-86.776778,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x88891a5126b78b31:0x21a69ce74a0eede5!8m2!3d33.5243259!4d-86.7745839))** Raise your kids up right by taking them to hear some Grateful Dead! Saturn is hosting Rock & Roll Playhouse, a concert designed for kids! Children of all ages can enjoy the sounds of this legendary band! Find some tie dye and prepare for some fun! **[Click here for more info.](**
Jazz in the Park**Jazz in the Park Sun, June 16, 6-9pm Cost: FREE At: Eastlake Park ([map](,-86.7281072,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x8889101e90a56131:0xaa51648769a41fb2!8m2!3d33.5701642!4d-86.7259131))** Spend Father’s Day enjoying some jazz music from the Greenlight Band! This is a FREE concert at Eastlake Park! It’s all part of the Jazz in the Park series. This will be a great way to spend some quality time with dad. Bring blankets and chairs and make an evening out of it! **[Click here for more info.](**