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 Forces Day

  • Design Dayz: Music Fest at McWane Science Center

Rock out at this music festival of mathematical proportions in celebration of our summer exhibit, Design Zone. Become a DJ or design and play instruments all while discovering that math behind the music. Of course, no music festival is complete without musical performances.

Saturday, July 22nd – 9am – 6pm

  • Wild West Day at Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum

Round up your family and take a journey back to the Wild West! Watch Out! The Black Hat Gang is on the loose! Word on the street is they are looking for a train to rob! Don’t worry, we’ll have the Sheriff and Pinkerton detectives on board to keep the law!

Dress in your best Western wear and bring your camera just in case you happen to see an outlaw!

Saturday, July 22nd. Train Rides Depart at 10am, 1pm and 3pm

  • Half Price Days at the Birmingham Zoo

Visit the Zoo during Half-Price Summer Fun Days to take advantage of discounted half-price admission, half-price rides, and $1 hot dogs in the cafes! Guests will have the opportunity to get up-close with the elephants in Trails of Africa, experience Predator Zone, enjoy a Red Diamond Sea Lion Show and be surrounded by and feed* beautiful lorikeets in the Schaeffer Eye Center Lorikeet Aviary. Come learn how the Zoo uses enrichment activities to help keep the animals mentally and physically fit. Guests can also see live animal demonstrations, feedings, chat with the keepers and more! *Additional cost.

Saturday, July 22nd
Sunday, July 23rd

Adults – $8*
Children 2 – 12 years old – $5.50*
Senior Citizens 65 years+ – $7*
Military (Active duty only- must show military ID)- $7*
*Plus tax

  • Parents Day at Desoto Caverns

Enjoy Parent’s Day at DeSoto Cavern and receive $5 off every Deluxe Adventure Package in the park.

Sunday, July 23rd


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