The Friday Five: Top Picks for Weekend Fun! June 23rd – June 25th

We’re sharing mostly indoor activities for this weekend, maybe we’ll get a little sunshine and time to enjoy the new bird show at the Birmingham Zoo! Happy Weekend Everyone!

Fiddler on the Roof

It’s the last weekend to catch this show presented by Red Mountain Theatre Company!  When Jewish milkman Tevye’s daughter falls in love with a poor tailor rather than the middle-aged butcher chosen for her, the father strives to maintain “Tradition” in one of Broadway’s most beloved stories. Winner of three Tony awards, join us for the musical masterpiece FIDDLER ON THE ROOF.

Alabama School of Fine Arts | Ticket prices start at $25

Friday, June 23rd | 7:30pm
Saturday June 24th | 2pm and 7:30
Sunday, June 25th | 2pm

Avian Adventure Free Flight Bird Show at the Birmingham Zoo

Check out this new show where birds fly in their most natural of environments with a visit from the Avian Adventure Free-Flight Bird Show. Both delightful and moving, this one-of-a-kind free-flight show includes live narration as audiences are treated to an up-close look at unique and charismatic bird species exhibiting natural behaviors in dynamic ways. Whether swooping just inches overhead or perched gracefully for an exquisite photo, birds including colorful macaws, hornbills, owls and more, will entertain you with their beauty and trained behaviors.

Daily through July 4th | Price included in admission

Tie One on Funky Food Truck Festival

Join us for a funky good time! We’ll have tasty food from these top Birmingham food trucks: Eugene’s Hot Chicken, NOLA Ice Birmingham, Shindigs Catering, Steel City Pops, and Wicked Haute Dogs. We’ll even have treats from Fetch – A Treat Truck for Dogs for your four-legged friend(s) PLUS the Greater Birmingham Humane Society will be there with adoptable dogs. Purchase an event t-shirt to tie-dye while sipping on refreshing Trim Tab brews.
Trim Tab Brewing | Saturday, June 24th | 1pm – 6pm | $5 Advance tickets $7 Day-of-event ticket

Design Dayz: Motion at McWane Science Center

Capture the momentum of our summer exhibit, Design Zone, then put your skills to the test as you build a Rube Goldberg machine, create a marble run, compete in a derby car race, and more.
Saturday, June 24th | 9am – 6pm

Under the Big Top American Art at the Circus

On May 21, 2017, “The Greatest Show on Earth” will come to an end, when Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus closes after 146 years. Consisting of 11 works of art in a variety of mediums by seven artists, Under the Big Top provides a glimpse at how the circus and its performers—both human and animal—inspired American artists throughout the 20th century.

Birmingham Museum of Art | Exhibit runs now through November | Admission is free


Thank you to our Friday Five Sponsor, Ultra Blast Laser Combat Center! Make sure to check out the newest, most advanced, and largest Laser Tag venue in Birmingham. A 9,000 square ft. arena and 4 party rooms. Located at:

157 Resource Center Pkwy, Ste 107
Birmingham, Alabama

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