Friday Five: Top Picks for Weekend Fun August 3rd – August 5th

It’s the last full weekend of summer break – how will you spend it?


  • Family Fun Friday at Railroad Park

Get the entire family on track to better health with this fun hour of low to high impact activity designed to promote exercise for all ages. Families are invited to enjoy team activities like kickball, soccer or wiffle ball. Each class will begin with a warm up and light stretching, followed by the game of the week. In addition to providing physical benefits, Family Fun Friday also provides mental health benefits and social interaction for the entire family.
6pm – 7pm

  • Storytime and Activities featuring Cece Loves Science

In this STEM-themed picture book, Cece and her best friend Isaac team up for a school science project to discover if dogs really do like vegetables. Join us for Storytime and get a coupon from our Cafe for a grilled cheese sandwich with milk or juice for $4!


  • Birmingham Barons at Regions Field

V. Mobile Bay Bears

Tickets $7 – $15. Fans can choose from three different reserved seating sections. Dugout Premium seats located behind the Barons dugout on the first base side, Field Reserved seats located behind home plate and the visiting dugout and Baseline Box seats located on the first and third base lines.

General Admission seats remain the same price as in recent years with adult tickets available for $7.00. Children (12-years and younger), seniors (60 years and older) and members of the military receive $1.00 discounts on the listed prices for all reserved and general admission seats. General Admission seating is located in the right field bleachers and the berm seating areas.

Friday, 7:05pm Kid’s Rickwood Replica Jersey Giveaway, Friday Night Fireworks
Saturday, 6:30pm Pyro-Palooza
Sunday, 3pm Kids Run The Bases

  • Back to School Weekend at McWane Science Center

As the lazy days of summer wind down, it’s time to start thinking about going back to school. But before you completely forget about the summer, return to McWane for one final weekend of fun.

Saturday and Sunday, regular museum hours

  • STARS presents Hairspray Jr. at Virginia Samford Theatre

The 1950s are out, and change is in the air! Hairspray JR. is the family-friendly musical piled bouffant-high with laughter, romance and deliriously tuneful songs.  Adapted from the Broadway production that won eight Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Hairspray JR. is a show that celebrates diversity and brings audiences to their feet with its positive message and uproarious sense of humor.

Friday, 7:30pm
Saturday, 2:30pm
Sunday, 2:30pm

If you’re looking for more weekend options, make sure to check out our Events Calendar… Looking for a quick getaway? We have a few road trip ideas that would be prefect for this weekend!



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