The Friday Five: Top Picks for Weekend Fun August 11th – August 13th

If the start of School hasn’t completely worn you out and you’re looking for some things to keep you busy this weekend! Here are our Top Picks for Weekend fun in the ‘Ham! The Birmingham Barons V. Chattanooga Taking on the Chattanooga Lookouts this weekend Friday: 7:05 pm –  3-D Stadium Collectible Series (Regions Field) ... Read More

Fairytales and Frog Day at The Birmingham Zoo

Princes, princesses and all other fairytale characters are invited to the Birmingham Zoo to join the celebration of the 2nd annual Fairytales & Frog Day on Saturday, August 19, from 10am-2pm. Festivities are free for Members or with paid admission to the Zoo. Children are encouraged to dress up in their favorite costume for the ... Read More

Solar Eclipse Viewing Parties in Birmingham

On Monday, August 21st a Solar Eclipse is going to cross the entire Untied States making it an exciting, once in a lifetime event for most of us… It’s expected that Birmingham will experience an approx 92% blackout and there will be plenty of places around town where you can go to witness the eclipse. ... Read More

The Friday Five: Top Picks for Weekend Fun August 4th – August 6th

The Market at Pepper Place Yes, we know that this isn’t an event special to this weekend, but we thought it was worth a mention that the summer is winding down and if you haven’t had your fill of fresh summer veggies yet, you need to make it down for a relaxing morning strolling through ... Read More

Sun-Day on Saturday at McWane Science Center

The sun is so bright, you’ll have to wear shades. Join the McWane Science Center for a day of solar exploration as they gear up for the solar eclipse on August 21. Learn more about this spectacular phenomenon as well as design your own devices to safely view the eclipse. Then make plans to attend ... Read More

World Elephant Day at the Birmingham Zoo

One of our favorite things to see at the zoo are the elephants! Visit the Birmingham Zoo on Saturday, August 12 for a day full of activities to celebrate the Zoo’s largest animal! Guests are encouraged to “go grey for elephants” by wearing grey to the Zoo on August 12. Please see below for a list of ... Read More

The Friday Five: Top Picks for Weekend Fun July 28th – July 30th

3rd Annual SciFi/Fantasy Fest Hoover Library The Hoover Library, in partnership with Kingdom Comics, brings you the ultimate in convention weekends! Featuring -Discussion panels on Star Wars, Star Trek, comics, costuming, fables and fairy tales, gaming and much, much more! -Cosplay workshops and contest -Tabletop gaming room -Guest panelists, professional writers, artists, cosplayers and performers ... Read More

National Night Out 2017

National Night Out is an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make our neighborhoods safer, more caring places to live. National Night Out enhances the relationship between neighbors and law enforcement while bringing back a true sense of community. Furthermore, it provides a great opportunity to bring police and neighbors ... Read More

Bart’s ArtVenture Drop-in Portraiture Workshop

Join the Birmingham Museum of Art  in Bart’s ArtVenture for a free family-friendly, drop-in art-making activity on portraiture on July 29 from 10:30am-1:00pm. Learn about drawing portraits from local artist Hannah Adamson, and view her new collaborative portrait installation in Bart’s ArtVenture. After you learn techniques and draw your own portrait, you can help them ... Read More

The Friday Five: Top Picks for Weekend Fun July 21st – July 23rd

  Birmingham Barons v. Jacksonville Generals Catch a game this weekend while our Barons are home! They’re taking on the Jacksonville Generals at the beautiful Regions Field! Friday, July 21st – 7:05pm. Friday Night Fireworks and Daddy Daughter Date Night Saturday, July 22nd – 6:30pm. Diamond Dig Sunday, July 23rd – 3:00pm. Salute to Armed ... Read More