The Weekend What’s Up: 5 Events To Check out In Birmingham

Here’s what’s up this weekend in Birmingham!

  • Sidewalk Film Festival

Photo via: Sidewalk FB

The 24th Annual Sidewalk Film Festival presented by Regions Bank is back with a festival footprint that includes the Sidewalk Film Center and Cinema, the Alabama Theatre, the Lyric Theatre, the Carver Theatre, First Church Birmingham, the Alabama School of Fine Arts Dorothy Jemison Day Theatre, Recital Hall and Lecture Hall as well as the Steiner Auditorium at the Birmingham Museum of Art.

When: August 22nd – August 28th

  • Birmingham Barons at Regions Field

Finishing up a home stand against Mississippi, you can catch the Barons at home this weekend.

When: Friday, August 26th, 7:05pm, College Football Kickoff and Friday Night Fireworks
Saturday, August 27th,  6:30pm Marvel Superhero Night
Sunday, August 28th 4pm Family Day/Kids run the bases

Location: Regions Field

  • Touch a Truck

Lots of different types of vehicles (huge ones) that children can come see, touch, ask questions, take a photo with the vehicle and perhaps sit behind the wheel.  Several local Fire Departments, Police Departments, and Emergency Response Teams… will be there! Lots of fun. Come greet our community first responders and community leaders who take a special interest in our safety and the safety of our children

Come out and see all the fun trucks:
Modern Day Electric
Dixie Division Military Vehicle Club
Alabama Power Company
Southern Vintage Fire Apparatus Association
Leeds Police Department
Leeds Fire Department
Sherman Industries

Trucks will be set up in the front parking lot behind LOFT and COACH.

When: Saturday, August 27th, 10am – 2pm

Location: The Outlet Shops of Grand River

  • Picnics at the Park

Picnic at the Park! Southern Coffee & Waffles Food Cart, Brusters, and Boxed Sandwich Dinners. Hosted by Friends of Altadena Park

When: Saturday, August 27th 6:30pm – 8pm

Location: Altadena Park, Caldwell Mill Road

  • Birmingham Legion

Photo via: Birmingham Legion FB

The Birmingham Legion will be home at Protective Stadium. Sunday’s game is another Kids Club Night. You can sign your kiddos up for that on their website at

When: Sunday, August 28th, 4pm

Location: Protective Stadium

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