Weekend Roundup: Oct. 5-8
As the Seasons Change in Birmingham, Get Out and Enjoy the City!
Wow… what a week. I don’t know about y'all, but we could use some R&R to unwind. Luckily, we are planning to attend some of our favorite B’ham events. Let’s all get out and enjoy how lucky we are to live in such a wonderful town! We hope to see all your beautiful faces when we are out and about! **[#RUhappenin](https://www.instagram.com/explore/tags/ruhappenin/)**
**Alabama Sawyer Meets Tom Beckbe Now-Oct. 14, 12pm Daily Cost: FREE to attend At: Pepper Place Pop-up ([map](https://www.google.com/maps/place/The+Market+at+Pepper+Placefirstname.lastname@example.org,-86.7930973,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x88891bb096ce12bf:0x9b5cfb602b5045c9!8m2!3d33.5164023!4d-86.7909086))** Whether you are walking Pepper Place to find furniture, food, produce or art, stop by this temporary showroom! Alasaw has teamed up with Tom Beckbe. See their new furniture, made exclusively from urban trees while you relax and listen to the jukebox! **[Click here for more info.](https://www.facebook.com/events/1881952935398262/)**
**Kick that Keg Thurs, Oct. 5 , 5pm Cost: FREE to attend At: Delta Blues Hot Tamales ([map](https://www.google.com/maps/place/Delta+Blues+Hot+Tamalesemail@example.com,-86.7973586,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x88891bc4b5db706f:0x5f393726477cc420!8m2!3d33.4978152!4d-86.7951699))** Delta Blues Hot Tamales will be tapping not one, but two Kegs of First Contact (ABV 6.9%) from the fine folks at Interstellar Ginger Beer! Head down there Thursday night to get Interstellar on draft. To our knowledge this would be the first of their kegs tapped by an outside vendor. While you are there you can enjoy the best hot tamales in town! **[Click here for more info.](https://www.facebook.com/events/1050444075059230/)**
**Art Crawl Thurs, Oct. 5, 5-9pm Cost: FREE At: The Pizitz ([map](https://www.google.com/maps/place/The+Pizitz+Food+Hallfirstname.lastname@example.org,-86.8101677,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x88891b93e920f757:0x57c3c84ce7688dc3!8m2!3d33.514158!4d-86.807979))** Don't miss the October 5, 2017 edition with local artists and artisans exhibiting and selling works outside of The Pizitz from 5-9pm, rain or shine, stroll the streets of the 'Ham and discover the amazing talent of local artists! The featured artist for October is **[Micah Briggs](https://www.instagram.com/micahalthea/)**, of recent **[Oh, Brother Radio](https://www.facebook.com/ohbrotherradio/)** fame. Micah was chosen as the featured artist of the month by Tara Stallworth Lee of **[Ground Floor Contemporary](https://www.facebook.com/groundfloorcontemporary/?ref=br_rs)**. **[Click here for more info.](https://www.facebook.com/events/175664146336092/)**
**Barktoberfest 2017 Thurs, Oct. 5, 5:30pm Cost: $15 At: Cahaba Brewing Co. ([map](https://www.google.com/maps/place/Cahaba+Brewing+Companyemail@example.com,-86.7676703,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x88891bb988716fc9:0xfe9a1bb56dd8666!8m2!3d33.5275138!4d-86.7654816))** Come celebrate in Oktoberfest fashion, Hand in Paw style, with your furry friend by your side! Drink awesome beer, eat delicious food, and help raise money for your favorite local charity, Hand in Paw! Shindigs and Fetch will be on site with food for you and your furbaby! **[Click here for more info.](https://www.facebook.com/events/267478917100635/)**
**Barber Vintage Festival Fri-Sun, Oct. 6-8, 9am-5pm Cost: $25+ ($60 3day pass) At: Barber Motorsports ([map](https://www.google.com/maps/place/Barber+Motorsports+Parkfirstname.lastname@example.org,-86.6211033,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x888912ff301f794f:0x70b7300d1df8ea9b!8m2!3d33.5318079!4d-86.6189146))** The Barber Vintage Festival is one of the most highly anticipated motorcycle events in the world! The three day festival features all kinds of unique motorcycles, a Fan Zone, Stunt Bikes, and MORE!!! This is a great time to check out Barber Motorsports if you haven’t had a chance to. **[Click here for more info.](https://www.cuetoems.com/bvf_2017/Tickets.aspx?_ga=2.151435449.14325198.1499452049-1486485497.1499452049)**
**Art after 5: Noche de Salsa Fri, Oct. 6, 5-9pm Cost: FREE At: Birmingham Museum of Art ([map](https://www.google.com/maps/place/Birmingham+Museum+of+Artemail@example.com,-86.812258,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x88891b9a8d8a002d:0x4ff9c6343444caba!8m2!3d33.5222197!4d-86.8100693))** Join the BMA crew at Art After 5: Noche de Salsa! This FREE event will feature salsa lessons and performances by Rumba Latina Birmingham, makers activities, a special cocktail tasting from El Barrio Restaurante, and an After Midnight Salsa Co. sample bar of their award winning salsa. Art After 5 makes for the perfect date night! Don’t miss out! **[Click here for more info.](https://www.facebook.com/events/371065499990592/)**
**Party on the Porch Fri, Oct. 6, 5:30-7:30pm Cost: FREE At: Alabama Outdoors ([map](https://www.google.com/maps/place/Alabama+Outdoorsfirstname.lastname@example.org,-86.7898515,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x8889197a19ebdbe3:0x79d504f295ee2cf8!8m2!3d33.4764097!4d-86.7876628))** The last Party on the Porch of the season is this Friday, October 6th! Hang out with friends while enjoying live music from the Jason Bailey band, tasty eats from Old Town Pizza and Magic City Sweet Ice, and delicious craft beer courtesy of Red Hills Brewing Company! All proceeds benefitting the Homewood City Schools Foundation! **[Click here for more info.](https://www.facebook.com/events/1621677477894675/)**
**Bards & Brews: Eat, Drink, Read, Write Edition! Fri, Oct. 6, 6:30-9:30pm Cost: FREE At: Birmingham Library ([map](https://www.google.com/maps/place/Birmingham+Public+Library+Central+Branchemail@example.com,-86.8253425,14z/data=!3m1!5s0x88891b909e0e77cb:0x2f91c42a6cbd2230!4m8!1m2!2m1!1sbirmingham+library+!3m4!1s0x88891b9a04530a07:0x856db40519e334d2!8m2!3d33.5210694!4d-86.807833))** Join us for a very special Bards & Brews Slam edition which will be a part of this year's Eat Drink Read Write festival. Beer will be provided by SweetWater Brewing Co. out of Atlanta, Georgia. Shaheed & DJ Supreme will be performing live and on our stage! This event is a Slam so it means there will be some of Birmingham's best spoken word poets on hand competing for cash prizes. Sign up list for the Slam will begin at 6:30pm. You won’t want to miss this! **[Click here for more info.](https://www.facebook.com/events/471283723255307/)**
**Bark in the Park Sat, Oct. 7, 9am-2pm Cost: FREE At: Veteran’s Park ([map](https://www.google.com/maps/place/Veterans+Parkfirstname.lastname@example.org,-86.7268424,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x88893d5ebc458145:0xe6f0278a3651aed2!8m2!3d33.3903498!4d-86.7246537))** You won't want to miss this year's Bark In The Park hosted by Shelby Humane Society! They'll have on-site adoptions from Shelby Humane Society, food trucks, entertainment, contests, vendors and more! The weather will be perfect, so bring your dog and get ready to have some fun! **[Click here for more info.](https://www.facebook.com/events/1287246661395796/)**
**African American Culture Festival Sat, Oct. 7, 9am Cost: FREE At: Our Lady Fatima Church ([map](https://www.google.com/maps/place/Our+Lady-Fatima+Catholic+Churchemail@example.com,-86.8298589,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x88891c03efc16de5:0xab0a39ab5c86b7f!8m2!3d33.4921821!4d-86.8276702))** Our Lady of Fatima is excited to announce their first annual African American Cultural Festival! Come enjoy music, food, and fun as you learn about African American culture and heritage! **[Click here for more info.](https://www.facebook.com/events/1340302316083303/)**
**Alabama Farmer’s Market Fall Festival Sat, Oct. 7, 10am-2pm Cost: FREE At: AL Farmer’s Market ([map](https://www.google.com/maps/place/Alabama+Farmers+Marketfirstname.lastname@example.org,-86.8456977,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x88891cf53a8e577d:0x490cd6621479e20c!8m2!3d33.53477!4d-86.843509))** Come and celebrate everything fall for a day of fun at the Farmer’s Market Fall Festival! There will be FREE activities for the entire family including a petting zoo, inflatables, face painting, balloon artist, hay ride, pumpkin patch, glitter fairy, food vendors and of course fresh produce! **[Click here for more info.](https://www.facebook.com/events/138002910141147/)**
**Brazilian Day Festival Sat, Oct. 7, 11am-6pm Cost: FREE At: 2345 Columbiana Rd. ([map](https://www.google.com/maps/place/2345+Columbiana+Rd,+Vestavia+Hills,+ALemail@example.com,-86.8131057,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x888918dabe4eb92f:0xd42aaf5c2a9ec45!8m2!3d33.4324299!4d-86.810917))** This is an opportunity to taste great Brazilian food, enjoy live music, see a Brazilian jiu-jitsu presentation while your children play at our Brazilian Day Horizon Kids section. They will have cotton candy, sno-cones, moonwalks, slides and much more! So come on out and enjoy a great day of Brazilian culture and make a difference in the world at the same time! **[Click here for more info.](https://www.facebook.com/events/113369962673069/)**
**Art Town: Tiny Galleries Co-Opening Sat, Oct. 7, 11am-4pm Cost: FREE At: ArtTown ([map](https://www.google.com/maps/place/East+59+Vintage+%26+Cafefirstname.lastname@example.org,-86.7312162,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x88891010542f11d3:0x2d5cb6ddf85d952a!8m2!3d33.5607908!4d-86.7290275))** Join us as we show work and explore the possibilities of a low maintenance, DIY, non-traditional art show opening. Enjoy Depot peanuts and/or a crockpot hot dog ('crockdog'?) while talking baseball history with Craig. Feel free to BYOB as you view David's veritable panoply of mixed media creations well hung inside his customized new 'maximalist' tiny gallery. Be sure to check out the other artists and stop in to East 59 Cafe next door! **[Click here for more info.](https://www.facebook.com/events/1264351433669484/)**
**BRW Harvest Brunch! Sat, Oct. 7, 12-2pm Cost: At: Social Venture ([map](https://www.google.com/maps/place/SocialVentureemail@example.com,-86.7528508,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x88891a85128c313f:0x239d72b5d9b8af7e!8m2!3d33.5396418!4d-86.7506621))** Birmingham Restaurant Week is bringing together some of the “best of the brunch” restaurants to serve up tasty sized bites of their most popular brunch items. We will also feature the brunch beverages we all love – cold brew coffee, Bloody Marys, Mimosas, beer and wine. Enjoy live Jazz music as you sip and savor from farm to community. Don’t miss out on this one! **[Click here for more info.](https://www.facebook.com/events/362420917527181/)**
First Saturday Twilight Tour & Movie
Sat, Oct. 7, 6-11pm
Cost: $13 adv./ $20 at gate
At: Oak Hill Cemetery (map)
Join in for a first ever twilight tour of Historic Oak Hill Cemetery! The tour will be led by Tammy Felton, one of Oak Hill's seasoned veteran docents. At the conclusion of the tour, you are also invited to stay for a showing of 13 Ghosts, a classic Gothic horror film that’s even scarier when you are sitting in a cemetery! The tour is child friendly, however, the film may not be suitable for young children. The tour will sell out, so get your tickets as soon as possible!
Click here for more info.
**Hop n Roll Sun, Oct. 8, 12-8pm Cost:FREE At: Hop City ([map](https://www.google.com/maps/place/Hop+City+Beer+%26+Wine+Birminghamfirstname.lastname@example.org,-86.7916502,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x88891bb102b46575:0x39ecc7af01618117!8m2!3d33.5167181!4d-86.7891611))** Hop City is celebrating 5 glorious beer-filled years in the Magic City! Join them for amazing craft beer, wine, music, great food trucks, and more! They’re also be hosting another fantastic silent auction to benefit Coosa Riverkeeper! Definitely check out the silent auction for your chance to win some amazing beer swag or the opportunity to brew with one of three Alabama breweries! **[Click here for more info.](https://www.facebook.com/events/127662311175114/)**
**HOGA: Hiking & Yoga Sun, Oct. 8, 3pm Cost: At: Red Mountain Park ([map](https://www.google.com/maps/place/Red+Mountain+Parkemail@example.com,-86.8647287,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x88891e5566da6119:0x6ee8b9369fcf09ba!8m2!3d33.445263!4d-86.86254))** Our friends at RMP have combined a brisk hike along their trails with the relaxation of yoga. The Outdoor Classroom provides an ideal place for posing, but we’ll meet at the Entrance and hike in together as a group; all fitness levels welcome. Please register for the class at redmountainpark.org to hold your spot; limited space available. **[Click here for more info.](https://www.facebook.com/events/303838870024565/)**
**FREE Fall Tasting at Magic City Sweet Ice Sun, Oct. 8, 5-8pm Cost: FREE At: Magic City Sweet Ice ([map](https://www.google.com/maps/place/Magic+City+Sweet+Icefirstname.lastname@example.org,-86.8313307,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x88891ecede8d3209:0xcffafda4be43325a!8m2!3d33.458413!4d-86.829142))** Come and join our good friends at MC Sweet Ice at their store on 715 Oak Grove Road for a FREE tasting from their newly expanded breakfast menu! They’ll also treat you to a preview of our new Fall flavors of gelato, sorbettos, signature coffee drinks and more! **[Click here for more info.](https://www.facebook.com/events/1954310838142768/)**
In for a SCARE?!
These Haunted Attractions are open this weekend!