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


Happy Mother’s Day Weekend, Mamas! Here are some great options for fun around the ‘Ham this weekend, use them together as a family or feel free to forward this list to Dad and get yourself a little down time in a quiet house!

  • Birmingham Barons at Regions Field

V. Pensacola Blue Wahoos
Friday Night Fireworks!

Friday, 7:05pm

  • Buck Creek Festival at Helena Amphitheatre

The Buck Creek Festival is a free, family-friendly community event held on the second weekend of May in Helena’s Amphitheater Park. On the banks of Buck Creek, just below the dam, the heavily wooded site together with the incredible stage provides a wonderful venue for people of all ages to enjoy crafts, children’s activities, great food, and fabulous music.

The Festival run Friday, May 11th 6pm – 10pm and Saturday, May 12th, 10am – 10pm

CLICK to see the band line up.

Friday, 6pm – 10pm
Saturday, 10am – 10pm

  • Mother’s Day the the Birmingham Zoo

With every paying adult, receive a FREE child’s admission to the Birmingham Zoo on May 12 and 13! Create memories that will last a lifetime at the Birmingham Zoo this Mother’s Day. *This offer is exclusive for Mother’s Day Weekend, May 12 and 13 only.

  • Mother’s Day at McWane Science Center

In honor of their special day, all moms (and grandmothers!) get in FREE on Mother’s Day with the purchase of a child’s admission.

Sunday, museum hours

  • Down the Yellow Brick Road at Alys Robinson Stephens Arts Center

Down the Yellow Brick Road is one of the Center’s most ambitious original productions. Written by Jerry Sims and adapted from L. Frank Baum’s book The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, the story offers lessons on self-confidence, friendship, courage and using one’s imagination. This adaptation of a timeless classic features elaborate sets, fanciful costumes, special effects, a large cast and greater audience involvement than ever before.

Saturday, 11am, 2pm, 7pm
Sunday, 3pm

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