Friday Five: Top Picks for Weekend Fun May 4th – May 6th

May the fourth be with you, Happy Cinco De Mayo, It’s the weekend, Y’all! Lots of fun to choose from in this week’s Friday Five!

  • May the Fourth Be With at McWane Science Center

A long time ago, in a galaxy far far away, Star Wars hit the big screen. Celebrate Star Wars with themed programming at McWane on this special day in May.

Friday during museum hours

  • Library Cooperative Birthday Bash at Homewood Public Library

Bring the entire family to celebrate all 40 local libraries and join us for food and activities and fun! We will have birthday cake, bounce house, face painting, balloon making, crafts and a fun photo booth. Sign up for a library card, get information about the summer reading program and more!

Friday 6pm – 8pm

  • Oak Mountain State Fair at Oak Mountain Amphitheatre

The Oak Mountain State Fair is a family-friendly event featuring rides, free attractions, music, food, and more. This year we are offering free parking every day.

Friday 5:30pm – Midnight
Saturday Noon – Midnight
Sunday Noon – 11pm

  • Celebrate Cinco De Mayo at CHOM

Make your own maraca or tambourine! Craft an Ojo de Dios! Snacks! Jarritos taste test! Make a mini piƱata! Design your own Sombrero!

Saturday 10am – 4pm

  • Free Family Day at Art Play

Join us to celebrate the story and characters of Down the Yellow Brick Road before the ASC brings them to life on stage! Follow our very own yellow brick road to the ArtPlay house for lots of fun things to do including face painting, art activities and pictures with your favorite cast of characters. Attendees can also enter to win tickets for a family of 4 to see Down the Yellow Brick Road at the Alys Stephens Center May 12-13! This event is FREE. No RSVP required.

Saturday 12pm – 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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