Friday Five: Top Picks for Weekend Fun April 6th – April 8th

Another weekend full of fun activities happening in the ‘Ham, several benefiting some great local charities! Whatever you choose, we hope you have a fantastic weekend full of family fun!

  • Fido Fest at the Summit

Fido Fest benefits Hand in Paw and Greater Birmingham Humane Society! This free event will take place in the parking lot area near Swoozies and Orvis. All animal lovers and four legged friends are welcome!!

Saturday, 11am – 3pm

  • Girls Inc. Cajun Cook Off at Railroad Park

Participants will have the opportunity to enjoy live zydeco music by the Swamp Poppas, a performance by Girls Inc. program participants, a silent auction, children’s activities and taste-testing of an array of Cajun favorites including gumbo, jambalaya, bread pudding, po’boys, shrimp and grits and more. Tickets are $25 for adults and FREE for kids 12 and under! Tickets can be purchased now at

Saturday, 11am – 2pm

  • Charlie and The Chocolate Factory at Homewood Public Library

Have you ever heard of a “snozzberry” or seen an Oompa Loompa? If you have, you have earned yourself a Golden Ticket for scrumdiddlyumptious fun. With an everlasting option of treats and activities, you’re in for a gloriumptious time!

Saturday, 10:30am – Noon

  • Birmingham Bulls Hockey

As You Walk Through the Door, Your Hearts Starts Pumping! The irresistible lure of HOCKEY and the buzz of a packed house causes your ADRENALIN to surge. The music is PUMPING, the lights fade and the smoke swirls – and that’s just the beginning. Monster hits, UNBELIEVABLE GOALS and in-your-face hockey keeps you on the edge of your seat. The action is NON-STOP! With heart pounding music, contests, and the prospect of catching a fantastic FREE SOUVENIR, what are you waiting for? Build your team’s SPIRIT by sharing in ours. It’s an EXPERIENCE to remember.

Saturday, 7pm

  • Disney Junior Dance Party at BJCC Concert Hall

Are you ready to DANCE?!? Disney Junior Dance Party On Tour is an ALL NEW interactive live concert experience. Sing along to Disney Junior’s greatest hits with your favorite characters: Mickey and the Roadster Racers, Sofia The First, Puppy Dog Pals, Elena of Avalor, Doc McStuffins, Vampirina, The Lion Guard and more! Kids of all ages and their families are invited to get up and dance, play games and join the biggest dance party around!

Sunday, 4pm

Our Sponsor:

Scott Butler specializes in over the Mountain Home Sales with a high number of listings and past sells in the Homewood area. He has a great love of the community and volunteers his time and talents as a Photographer to the Homewood Athletic teams, Homewood Schools, and many other local Organizations and Charities.

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