Weekend Roundup: March 7-10 2019
This Weekend the Birmingham Legion Takes the Field!
This weekend, the Birmingham Legion hosts their first match of the season! Also, on Friday, we will be hosting Game of Thrones Trivia as part of this month’s Art After 5 at Bham Museum of Art! Check below for details on these and other great events! **[#RUhappenin](https://www.instagram.com/happeninsintheham/)**
Birmingham Art Crawl
Thurs, Mar 7, 5pm-9pm
At: Pizitz Food Hall (map)
It's every first Thursday, rain or shine, in downtown Birmingham! The Birmingham Art Crawl is a monthly art happenin’ that brings people to the cultural and historical city center and showcases Birmingham’s deep and energetic pool of creative talent at the direction of Lindsey Christina, wonderful volunteers, the Board of Directors, and downtown neighbors. Art Crawl is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that relies on donors and sponsors like you to continue its monthly efforts. Art Crawl is a great way to meet local artists and performers, buy and appreciate their work, and be part of the rapidly growing art scene in Birmingham. Don’t forget to grab a bite in the Pizitz Food Hall! Parking is FREE!!!
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**ArtPlay Parlor Series: Nathan Lee Thurs, Mar 7, 7pm-9pm Cost: $37 At: ArtPlay ([map](https://www.google.com/maps/place/ArtPlayfirstname.lastname@example.org,-86.8007384,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x88891bc309ef06a3:0xa643fe5c43f10c1d!8m2!3d33.5007546!4d-86.7985443))** Enjoy a glass of wine and music from some of the best young concert artists from around the world in our historic ArtPlay house parlor. Nathan Lee, who lives just outside Seattle, Washington, began playing the piano at the age of 6 and made his orchestral debut at the age of 9. At the age of 15, Nathan Lee won First Prize in the 2016 Young Concert Artists International Auditions and was also awarded no fewer than 14 special Concert Prizes, including the Embassy Series Prize in Washington, D.C., and Germany’s Usedom Music Festival Prize. He currently holds the Mortimer Levitt Piano Chair of Young Concert Artists. **[Click here for more info.](https://www.facebook.com/events/218373115640114/)**
**Celebrate International Women’s Day Fri, Mar 8, 8:45am-10am Cost: FREE At: Forge ([map](https://www.google.com/maps/place/Forgeemail@example.com,-86.8097111,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x88891b93f23e2fb5:0xa6caae020b2f573f!8m2!3d33.513905!4d-86.807517))** Celebrate International Womens Day at Forge! Three Birmingham women business leaders will be sharing on a panel. Come celebrate with mimosas and Ashley Macs will be providing breakfast! Retha Nichole is a speaker and small business coach and she uses her life experience to connect with others through coaching. Lauren Pearson is the Managing Director of Somerset Advisory and she was named one of Forbes 2018 “America’s Top Next-Generation Wealth Advisors,” featured on the list of the Birmingham Business Journal 2017 “Women to Watch” and listed as a 2017 “Top Wealth Advisor Mom” for Working Mother magazine. Brooke Battle is the Founder of Swell Fundraising and Swell has grown into a full event management platform raising an additional $2 million for its clients and attracting thousands of new donors to causes. **[Click here for more info.](https://www.facebook.com/events/2356404997928450/)**
Art After 5: Game of Thrones Night
Fri, Mar 8, 5pm-9pm
At: Birmingham Museum of Art (map)
Have you recovered from the new trailer that just dropped?! Let’s prepare for the final season of Game of Thrones with a fantasy-filled night at the Museum. Channel your inner Mother of Dragons when you join us for a dragon hunt in the galleries. Crown yourself leader of Westeros with our DIY crown making while you sip on a Game of Thrones specialty cocktail. Drink and know things during a game of GOT trivia hosted by Happenin's in the 'Ham: A Better View of Birmingham. We'll even have a special GOT photo opp to commemorate the night! A cash bar is available for guests who are 21+.
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14th Annual Schoolhouse Rock
Fri, Mar 8, 7pm-11pm
At: Regions Field (map)
Join Cornerstone's Junior Board for our 14th Annual Schoolhouse Rock - voted Best of Birmingham 3 years in a row in About Town Magazine! The event will be held on Friday, March 8th at Regions. Guests will enjoy a fun night filled with live music by Just a Few Cats, an online silent auction, event giveaways, cocktails and heavy hors d’oeuvres. All proceeds will directly benefit the students of Cornerstone School. This is a night you won't want to miss! #Rockin4Kids
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**2019 Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser Sat, Mar 9, 7am-12pm Cost: $5 At: The Exceptional Foundation ([map](https://www.google.com/maps/place/The+Exceptional+Foundationfirstname.lastname@example.org,-86.801414,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x8889196880ff2ecb:0x85476f8327149c2c!8m2!3d33.47535!4d-86.7992199))** Please join in at the 2019 Pancake Breakfast - a Kiwanis fundraiser open to the Greater Birmingham community! All you can eat pancakes, sausage, coffee and other beverages. Event will include a silent auction, door prizes and a Kid Zone with fun activities for kids. Tickets are $5.00 and children 5 and under eat free. Tickets available at the door. Proceeds benefit the Homewood-Mountain Brook Kiwanis Club service projects focused on serving children throughout the greater Birmingham area. **[Click here for more info.](https://www.facebook.com/events/552191848618469/)**
**Homefit & My Life Well Loved Pop Up Bootcamp Sat, Mar 9, 10am Cost: FREE At: Patriot Park ([map](https://www.google.com/maps/place/Patriot+Parkemail@example.com,-86.8322292,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x88891ecf23ab2795:0xdd09c0dd8a36aa67!8m2!3d33.4584059!4d-86.8300351))** Enjoy a FREE Pop Up Bootcamp in Patriot Park in West Homewood! Bring a yoga mat or towel & water bottle and of course you are more than welcome to bring a friend! Open to the public. Kids and all fitness levels are welcome! Come join in for a fun Bootcamp workout followed by a Q&A session with BHAM Brand Ambassador Heather Brown (My Life Well Loved). **[Click here for more info.](https://www.facebook.com/events/345319222748243/)**
**Holi Festival Sat, Mar 9, 11am-3pm Cost: FREE At: Birmingham Museum of Art ([map](https://www.google.com/maps/place/Birmingham+Museum+of+Artfirstname.lastname@example.org,-86.8122634,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x88891b9a8d8a002d:0x4ff9c6343444caba!8m2!3d33.5222197!4d-86.8100693))** Join in for the ninth annual Holi festival, the Indian celebration of color. Enjoy classical Indian and Bollywood-style dancing, food from local Indian restaurants, henna artists, art making, and more! The day ends with a huge celebration where everyone heads outside to play Holi, which involves the traditional throwing of powdered colors! Wear some white cloths for the greatest effect! **[Click here for more info.](https://www.facebook.com/events/1271129703035834/)**
**Putt For A Cause Sat, Mar 9, 11am-5pm Cost: $30 At: Avondale Businesses ([map](https://www.google.com/maps/place/Avondale+Brewing+Companyemail@example.com,-86.7763653,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x88891a50d8f4abcf:0xb3a736f801cafe29!8m2!3d33.5245451!4d-86.7741712))** Mini Golf. Big Impact. Join in for the 7th Annual Putt for a Cause, presented by the ACTION Civitan Club: A "Putt-Crawl" through the Avondale Entertainment District. Proceeds benefit Triumph Services, a Birmingham nonprofit that focuses on empowering people with developmental disabilities, and projects of the ACTION Civitan Club. Teams of up to 6 players will play nine holes of putt-putt throughout the Avondale Entertainment District. Costumes are highly encouraged. Prizes will be awarded to the best (or worst!) dressed team. Register a team today or register independently and finalize your team the day of the event. The Kick off Party at Avondale Brewing starts at 11am! **[Click here for more info.](https://www.eventbrite.com/e/7th-annual-putt-for-a-cause-tickets-53661742717)**
**Birmingham Iron vs. Orlando Apollos Sat, Mar 9, 1pm Cost: $19+ At: Legion Field ([map](https://www.google.com/maps/place/Legion+Fieldfirstname.lastname@example.org,-86.8447317,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x88891c3ffdd08413:0x8ab24f824c8daffc!8m2!3d33.5115074!4d-86.8425376))** Your Birmingham Iron are back this Saturday to take on the Orlando Apollos at Legion Field. The first 10,000 fans will receive a Hammer Time rally towel, courtesy of Kamtek. If you need to watch on TV, the game will air on the TNT channel! Tickets for students and military are just $10! It’s time to #ForgeOn ! **[Click here for more info.](https://aaf.com/birmingham-iron/tickets#game-tickets )**
**Birmingham Legion FC Sat, March 9, 6pm Cost: $15+ At: BBVA Compass Field ([map](https://www.google.com/maps/place/BBVA+Compass+Fieldemail@example.com,-86.8146622,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x88891bfaabb27e93:0xbbdd0755faf2b7f5!8m2!3d33.498009!4d-86.8124681))** It’s time for **[#LegionKickoff](https://www.instagram.com/explore/tags/legionkickoff/)** with the Birmingham Legion Soccer Club! The season is finally here as the Legion takes on the Bethlehem Steel! Don’t miss the first of what will be many exciting matches! Grab your Legion gear and head over to the UAB campus to watch the game! It’s going to be awesome! **[Click here for more info.](https://www.bhmlegion.com/schedule-2019)**
**Girls Rock Fest 2019 Sun, Mar 10, 12pm-9pm Cost: $15 At: Cahaba Brewing Co ([map](https://www.google.com/maps/place/Cahaba+Brewing+Companyfirstname.lastname@example.org,-86.7673242,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x88891bb988716fc9:0xfe9a1bb56dd8666!8m2!3d33.5275743!4d-86.7651301))** This is the inaugural Girls Rock Fest 2019 presented by Birmingham Mountain Radio and Cahaba Brewing Co. with all proceeds benefiting Girls Rock Bham! There will be tons of music kicking off at noon! The ladies of Cahaba will be brewing a special beer just for the event and will be donating a portion of the special beer sales to Girls Rock! Seasick Records will be on site that day selling some Ladies Who Rock vinyl. Trxi Vintage will be selling hand picked pieces from her collection. Enjoy local food trucks while you listen! This is an ALL AGES event! Kids 10 & Under are FREE! **[Click here for more info.](https://www.eventbrite.com/e/girls-rock-fest-2019-tickets-54943748230)**