Weekend Roundup: May 30-June 2, 2019
Happy 115th Birthday to Vulcan!
This weekend you can help Vulcan celebrate turning 115 at his annual Birthday Bash! In addition to that epic event, there’s also SliceFest, painting a Rainbow Wall, and so much more! Jeff Goldblum will even be in town performing at the Alys Stephens Center! Check out all the details below and be sure to stay hydrated and use sunscreen this weekend! **[#RUhappenin](https://www.instagram.com/happeninsintheham/)**
Firehouse Luncheon feat. Johnny Musso
Thurs, May 30, 11:30am
Cost: $75 (fundraiser)
At: Harbert Center (map)
Firehouse Ministries Board of Directors cordially invites you to the 7th annual Speakers Luncheon, featuring legendary football player Johnny Musso. The luncheon will be held at The Harbert Center. Johnny Musso is an American former football player, a running back for three seasons in the National Football League with the Chicago Bears. He previously played three seasons in the Canadian Football League and one in the World Football League. All proceeds will benefit Birmingham's homeless.
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**Open Mic at Revelator Coffee Thurs, May 30, 6-8:30pm Cost: FREE At: Revelator 3rd Ave. ([map](https://www.google.com/maps/place/Revelator+Coffeeemail@example.com,-86.8107655,483m/data=!3m2!1e3!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x88891b91642491f5:0x4d33b023000efdca!8m2!3d33.5155188!4d-86.8085714))** The “Last Thursday” series at Revelator Coffee Company continues with an Open Mic Night on Thursday, May 30th from 6-8:30pm. Thed Weller returns as host and artist Kawmane TheArtiztic is bringing art to display. This is a FREE open mic open to whoever would like to share their songs, thoughts, jokes, or any other talent. Check it out! **[Click here for more info.](https://www.facebook.com/events/419359758884843/)**
**Rock the South Fri-Sat, May 31-June 1, 12pm daily Cost: $109 (2day pass) At: Cullman, AL ([map](https://www.google.com/maps/place/872+Co+Rd+469,+Cullman,+ALfirstname.lastname@example.org,-86.8824211,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x8889cb1f2835b267:0xa5b761e1462e19ab!8m2!3d34.1632225!4d-86.880227))** Head just up the road to Cullman for a 2-day music festival! Rock the South is now on a 150-acre lot in the heart of Cullman and will have many new experiences PLUS on-site camping and parking! Headliners include Kid Rock, Brooks & Dunn, Florida Georgia Line, and more! **[Click here for more info.](https://www.facebook.com/events/371486770131465/)**
**Tails in the Trails (21+) Fri, May 31, 6:30-10pm Cost: $30+ (fundraiser) At: Birmingham Zoo ([map](https://www.google.com/maps/place/Birmingham+Zooemail@example.com,-86.7817355,484m/data=!3m2!1e3!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x88891a2a66044ac9:0x25d826e7b63dd34b!8m2!3d33.4860087!4d-86.7795414))** The ninth annual Tails in the Trails event will take place this Friday in the Birmingham Zoo’s signature Trails of Africa. Guests will be greeted by our animal residents and treated to an outdoor tropical celebration! Enjoy live music from Nationwide Coverage, hors d’oeuvres from 12 area restaurants and “foodie favorites”, a signature “Pink Flamingo” cocktail, photo booth and cash bar! Take part in our online auction benefiting a new interactive flamingo habitat at the Zoo! **[Click here for more info.](https://17236a.blackbaudhosting.com/17236a/page.aspx?pid=213&tab=2&txobjid=ea2be25e-4d53-4356-9271-338406d059be&fbclid=IwAR1T1cHlX7dDoWPKhEVs__4FsxgJYhoZFaaxqwwZ-mra9EI_uIlRRNsZQww)**
**Bham Loft Show Fri, May 31, 7pm Cost: $7 At: MAKEbhm ([map](https://www.google.com/maps/place/MAKEbhmfirstname.lastname@example.org,-86.7775778,483m/data=!3m2!1e3!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x88891a51126d11b5:0xdd5d10bdd66192e2!8m2!3d33.5231453!4d-86.7753837))** The Bham Loft Show’s are always fun! Enjoy a blend of music and art on a Friday night. This month’s featured artist is Michael Acuff and the music will be provided by Pacific, Favorite Son, The Favors, and Zoo Culture! You will definitely get a lot of entertainment for just seven bucks! **[Click here for more info.](https://www.facebook.com/events/369442333777145/)**
**Market at Pepper Place Sat, 7am-12pm Cost: FREE At: Pepper Place ([map](https://www.google.com/maps/place/The+Market+at+Pepper+Place+%7C+Saturday+Farmers+Marketemail@example.com,-86.7931061,483m/data=!3m2!1e3!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x88891bb096ce12bf:0x9b5cfb602b5045c9!8m2!3d33.5164226!4d-86.790912))** There’s always something for you to enjoy at Pepper Place on Saturday mornings! We’ll be stocking up on local produce for our current meal plan! Pepper Place also helps to provide healthy food options to all of Birmingham. (Read more on that **HERE**.) Be sure to check out all the pop up vendors and permanent residents in this amazing entertainment district! See you there! **[Click here for more info.](https://www.facebook.com/marketatpepperplace/)**
**Alabaster City Fest Sat, June 1, 9am-11pm Cost: FREE! At: Thompson High School ([map](https://www.google.com/maps/place/Thompson+High+Schoolfirstname.lastname@example.org,-86.84734,485m/data=!3m2!1e3!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x8889260350d887fb:0xa15de89759edfb92!8m2!3d33.222801!4d-86.8451459))** Alabaster CityFest will be celebrating its 17th anniversary in style with a world-class lineup of musical entertainment, kid-friendly and family activities, and more. Best of all, Alabaster CityFest is still FREE admission! The festival will continue to be held on the grounds of the NEW Thompson High School, at 1921 Warrior Parkway in Alabaster. They have gone all out to make the festival even bigger this year with a larger kid zone, more parking, and an enhanced VIP experience if you upgrade! Head down the road just a bit for this HUGE FREE family friendly festival! **[Click here for more info.](http://www.alabastercityfest.com/?fbclid=IwAR0nDLwekx-D44meK1Ey2J5e4EeGyGr-ihB-DBrGjBAgpJMxKHJeze0A728)**
**Trail Fit in the Forest Sat, June 1, 9:30am Cost: FREE At: Vestavia Library ([map](https://www.google.com/maps/place/Vestavia+Hills+Public+Libraryemail@example.com,-86.7898771,484m/data=!3m2!1e3!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x888918fbca1f7335:0x4e4eaa9b25b392d9!8m2!3d33.431179!4d-86.787683))** Trail Fit in the Forest Weekly Workout happens each Saturday 9:30-10:30 a.m. on the Library’s Trail! Looking for a different kind of workout? Join Home-Fit’s professional fitness trainers on the Library’s gorgeous trail for outdoor training. Free, no registration, ages 18+. Do something fun, healthy, and different! **[Click here for more info.](https://www.facebook.com/events/2220323004932379/)**
**Rainbow Wall Mural Painting Sat, June 1, 10am-4pm Cost: FREE At: Morris Ave. ([map](https://www.google.com/maps/place/Morris+Ave,+Birmingham,+ALfirstname.lastname@example.org,-86.8079955,483m/data=!3m2!1e3!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x88891bbdb6afb1c9:0x7795642955b81553!8m2!3d33.5135513!4d-86.8058014))** Come be a part of creating Birmingham's next landmark! On June 1st, everyone is invited to come out and volunteer to help paint downtown Birmingham's Rainbow Wall! All the paint and supplies will be ready and a 500ft long wall is waiting to be covered with beauty! A coordination team will be out there ready to help and give instructions and will have food and drink for everyone! Everyone is still welcome to come out in the afternoon even if they don't want to paint! Join the party! **[Click here for more info.](https://www.facebook.com/events/471634800246555/)**
**Caribbean Fest Sat, June 1, 11am-8pm Cost: FREE At: Debardeleben Park ([map](https://www.google.com/maps/place/DeBardeleben+Parkemail@example.com,-86.9575624,484m/data=!3m2!1e3!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x8888de270c5e5be5:0xa41ddd63b6919e04!8m2!3d33.3995723!4d-86.9553683))** Come enjoy Caribbean food, vendors and music under the trees at DeBardeleben Park! This festival used to be at Linn Park, but has relocated. We’ve always enjoyed the festive music and all the brightly colored outfits at this FREE event! The food is also incredible! This is one you don’t want to miss out on! **[Click here for more info.](https://www.facebook.com/events/2386426014923600/)**
Rails & Ales Crawfish Boil
Sat, June 1, 1-5pm
At: Rails & Ales (map)
If you love crawfish then head to Rails & Ales in Leeds for a Crawfish Boil this weekend! There's NO COVER and crawfish will be $8.50 per lb.. Enjoy music from the Williams Brothers from 4-6pm, then R&R Blues Band from 7-11pm! Once they finish serving crawfish at 5pm, Rusty's BBQ will be on site serving up their delicious food!
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Sat, June 1, 2pm-until…
At: Lakeview (map)
SliceFest 2019 celebrates its 8th anniversary on Saturday, June 1st as Birmingham's largest food & music block party hosted by Slice Pizza & Brewhouse. If you love music, great food and brews, giving back and Birmingham then you don’t want to miss this festival. Slice Pizza & Brewhouse hosts the event to celebrate the restaurant’s anniversary and thank the Birmingham community for their continuous support. Over the past 7 years the event has grown to a full-blown festival bringing in local and regional music talent paired with local craft beer and specialty pizzas.
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**StreetFest 2019 Sat, June 1, 4-9pm Cost: FREE At: Patriot Park ([map](https://www.google.com/maps/place/Patriot+Parkfirstname.lastname@example.org,-86.8322292,484m/data=!3m2!1e3!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x88891ecf23ab2795:0xdd09c0dd8a36aa67!8m2!3d33.4584059!4d-86.8300351))** Check out this super family friendly festival in West Homewood! They’ll have music, inflatables, food, face painting, and more! While you’re there, be sure to take a look at Ash and Magic City Sweet Ice! This is such a fantastic community event for all to enjoy! **[Click here for more info.](https://www.facebook.com/events/2359747164263149/)**
**Vulcan’s 115th Birthday Bash! Sun, June 2, 12-4pm Cost: $8 At: Vulcan Park ([map](https://www.google.com/maps/place/Vulcan+Park+and+Museumemail@example.com,-86.7977311,484m/data=!3m2!1e3!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x88891bd90950f017:0x4a5843a1e1144cf!8m2!3d33.4917!4d-86.795537))** Vulcan is looking great for 115! (We hear he had some work done though.) Enjoy a wonderful Sunday afternoon with entertainment including guest appearances, performances and so much more! They will have face painting, Get Rhythm! drum circles, Birmingham Legion, Game Stop and the 2021 World Games interactive mobile truck fueled with games including a sumo wrestling pen and a rock wall. Talladega Super Speedway race cars onsite, animal encounters and more. Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum will also have the Heart of Dixie Trackless Train onsite. This year we will celebrate with cupcakes by Dreamcakes. We’ll see you there!!! **[Click here for more info.](https://www.facebook.com/events/842724756087645/)**
**LLS Beach Bash! Sun, June 2, 12-6pm Cost: $10 donation At: Avondale Brewing Co. ([map](https://www.google.com/maps/place/Avondale+Brewing+Companyfirstname.lastname@example.org,-86.7763653,483m/data=!3m2!1e3!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x88891a50d8f4abcf:0xb3a736f801cafe29!8m2!3d33.5245451!4d-86.7741712))** Join in the fun at Avondale Brewery and make a SPLASH to raise money and awareness for the Leukemia Lymphoma Society. Put on your BIKINIS and SWIM TRUNKS, grab a towel, and get ready to have some FUN in the SUN!! A $10 donation will allow you unlimited use of a 30 ft. double water slide, access to a complimentary BRAID BAR provided by Arcadia Salon, and live music brought to you by DJ Mark AD. If the water slide isn't your thing, you can stay cool with the 6ft inflatable UNICORN SPRINKLER that will be available. Don't miss out on the summer's most exciting way to Sunday Funday for the Leukemia Lymphoma Society! **[Click here for more info.](https://www.facebook.com/events/1054038611471194/)**
**Jeff Goldblum & The Mildred Snitzer Orchestra Sun, June 2, 5pm Cost: $150+ At: Alys Stephens ([map](https://www.google.com/maps/place/Alys+Stephens+Centeremail@example.com,-86.8100338,483m/data=!3m2!1e3!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x88891be5c267abef:0x38c069c7a8b46d30!8m2!3d33.4971186!4d-86.8078397))** This is the biggest fundraiser of the year for the Alys Stephens Center! Proceeds from the event help fund all of the amazing programs that the ASC puts on for the community. This year’s Viva Health Starlight Gala features Jeff Goldblum and the Mildred Snitzer Orchestra! Yes, the man is an accomplished pianist as well as an incredible actor! Don’t miss this exceptional night! Come support our amazing friends at Alys Stephens! We hope to see you there! **[Click here for more info.](https://www.facebook.com/events/374636559986658/)**