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The Friday Five: Top Picks for Weekend Fun! June 2nd – June 4th

  Birmingham Barons V. Chattanooga: The Barons take on Chattanooga, enjoy the Tim Anderson hat giveaway, free  for the first 1000 adults (13& Over) and Friday Night Fireworks! Friday, June 2nd at 7:05pm Steel City Jazz Fest: Today’s Premier Jazz Artists Sprinkled With A Few Legendary R&B Performers & A-List MC, Tops Off Your Overall ... Read More

Coyote Drive In

Tips for Family Fun at Coyote Drive In

If you like movies and laid back fun with your family, you need to pay a visit to the Coyote Drive-In. My girls and I have a movie obsession, and we’ve quickly become big fans of the new(ish) drive in. We’ve been several times now and have several movies we’re planning to see once they’re ... Read More

Rail Safety Day: Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum

The Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum is teaming up with Operation Lifesaver to bring you Rail Safety Awareness Day. Free Train Rides & fun family activities! Alabama Operation LifeSaver, the Alabama Department of Transportation, and the Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum co-sponsor Rail Safety Day at the museum! Come see exhibits, safety activities, as well ... Read More

The Friday Five: Top Picks for Weekend Fun! May 26th – May 29th

  Memorial Day Weekend at the Birmingham Zoo: Spend your Memorial Day weekend at the Birmingham Zoo. Splash in the fountains, take a ride on the new Pirate train* and carousel*, enjoy Schaeffer Eye Center Wildlife Shows and experience all the Zoo has to offer. In honor of Memorial Day weekend, the Zoo is giving ... Read More

Salsa Showdown

Salsa Showdown

The 7th annual Salsa Showdown is a fundraising competition among local restaurants & catering companies to determine who offers the best salsa, guacamole, queso, and specialty dip.  Admission will include sampling privileges at each competitor’s station, a ballot for casting an “Audience Choice” vote, Piñata Smash with prizes, kids activities, access to live entertainment, cooking demos, ... Read More

Parrots and Pirates at the Birmingham Zoo

Pirates, parrots and more are invited to the Birmingham Zoo to join the celebration of Parrots and Pirates on Saturday, June 3, from 10am-2pm. Festivites are free for Members or with paid admission to the Zoo. Children are encouraged to dress up in their favorite pirate (or parrot!) costume for the exciting day when the ... Read More

The Friday Five: Top Picks for Weekend Activities for May 19th-21st

McWane After Dark, Science of Sound: Gear up for McWane After Dark: The Science of Sound. Enjoy hands on science activities focused on sound while listening to some incredible acts brought to you by Secret Stages and Birmingham Mountain Radio. Admission includes three musical acts, access to four levels of McWane Adventure Halls, beer tastings ... Read More

Day out with Thomas

Day Out with Thomas, The Friendship Tour

All aboard! Thomas the Tank Engine invites little engineers to join him for a day of friendship and family fun at Day Out with Thomas: The Friendship Tour 2017. Children everywhere can spend a day with their friend Thomas when the #1 Engine pulls into Calera, Alabama on May 20-21, 2017. Day Out with Thomas: ... Read More

Dream Big Family Sleepover McWane

Dream Big Family Sleepover at McWane

How about a night inside of your favorite science museum? The McWane Science Center is hosting a family sleepover this summer and you’re invited! This family sleepover will make you Dream Big as you design, build, and test out feats of engineering genius. Create towers, catapults, and anything else you can imagine before heading to ... Read More

The Friday Five: Top Picks for Weekend Activities May 12th – May 14th

Another busy weekend with plenty of things to choose from! Here are our top picks for fun in the ‘Ham this weekend! Buck Creek Festival: The Buck Creek Festival is a free, family-friendly community event held on the second weekend of May in Helena’s Amphitheater Park. On the banks of Buck Creek, just below the ... Read More