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7/30/2014 – 8/5/2014 




Whether you’re discovering new music at Secret Stages 2014, dancing the night away at at 1920s themed fundraiser, or getting your hands dirty helping to build Remy’s Dog Park, we hope you find a weekend adventure that suits your style around the Magic City! 
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The Taste of Birmingham
July 31 from 6 – 9:00 PM
The Club

Support the Birmingham Boys Choir while enjoying a fabulous evening of fine dining at this 4th annual fundraiser. Guests will enjoy a performance by the BBC, food from some of the Magic City’s finest restaurants, and jazz music. The evening will end with a spectacular fireworks show over the city.

Tickets available here! 


Top 50 Over 50 Awards

July 31 from 6 – 9:00 PM
Cahaba Grand Center  

Positive Maturity will recognize 50 individuals over the age of 50 from central Alabama, honoring them for achievements in business, civic engagement, encore careers, and advocacy. You are invited to attend this elegant awards reception sponsored by the City of Birmingham with some of our city’s top community leaders.

See the list of 50 winners here!

Summer Film Series
Now through August 10
Alabama Theatre

No summer is complete without a film screening at the historic Alabama Theatre. Below are the upcoming screenings you won’t want to miss:

July 31, 7:00 PM – Baseball Thursday: The Sandlot   

August 1, 7:00 PMMamma Mia!   

August 3, 2:00 PM – Blue Hawaii  

Click here for the full schedule!


Secret Stages
August 1 – 2
Downtown Birmingham

Birmingham’s music discovery festival is back! For two nights, you’ll be treated to 80+ bands performing on up to eleven different stages. These acts are drawn from the nation, the region, and our own backyard. Join thousands of others in celebrating what is coming next in the world of music.

Check out the lineup here! 


Bards & Brews
August 1 at 6:30 PM
Birmingham Public Library – Avondale

At this month’s Bards & Brews poetry open mic night, everyone is invited to recite their best slam poetry while enjoying a free beer tasting provided by Avondale Brewing Company. Prizes will be awarded to the best poems of the evening.

RSVP here! 


Iron Cinema Movie Night
August 1 at 8:00 PM
Iron City Bham

Iron City recently launched its first-ever movies series with screenings of a collection of music-themed cult classics. Admission is free, and a dinner menu will be available so you can eat and drink while you watch. The series ends with a screening of the cult classic Wayne’s World.
More info here! 


Love in the Library Local Authors Event
August 1 – 2
Hoover Library

Are you a fan of romance novels? This weekend, get the chance to hear panels of local romance authors, including Jennifer Echols, who you may find in an upcoming issue of B-Metro! The panels will be followed by book signings, sales, and a reception.
List of participating authors here!

Little Houses, Big Hearts

August 1 – 31
Outlet Shops of Grand River

This month-long fundraiser offers patrons the chance to win one of five unique playhouses, including a log cabin, a cottage, and a schoolhouse. Tickets to enter will be sold at Guest Services at the Shops, and all proceeds will benefit Tri-County CASA and its mission to help abused children find safe, permanent homes.


Pepper Place Market
August 2 from 7 AM – 12 noon
Pepper Place

Pepper Place Market brings the best Alabama growers, food producers, and artisans to Birmingham each week–rain or shine. This week, enjoy a live cooking demo by Chef John T. Edge and live music by Old Fashioned Rhythm Method and Nathan Peek.
More here!


Kayak and Canoe Trip
August 2 at 8:30 AM
Elk River near Elkmont, AL

Join Southeastern Outings for an easy kayak and canoe trip down the Elk River. All paddling skill levels are welcome, and you can either rent a canoe/kayak or bring your own. After the canoe trip, you are invited to attend a dinner out with the group. Be sure to check out the Southeastern Outings website for info on reserving your spot.
More info here!


Doggie Work Day
August 2 from 9 AM – 12:00 noon
Red Mountain Park

If you’ve been to Red Mountain Park lately and wondered, “When is Remy’s Dog Park officially opening its gates?”, they are happy to share that the grass is growing, fencing has been installed and wonderful details are being wrapped up! This Saturday, bring your work gloves and lend a hand in bringing this dog park to life. 

Email [email protected] to volunteer your time 


Red Hot for the Cause
August 2 at 7:00 PM
WorkPlay Theatre

Shimmy your way into a Roaring Twenties-themed evening of hors d’oeuvres, cocktails, and jazz music to benefit AIDS Alabama. Bid on one-of-a-kind artwork in a swanky silent auction, or try your luck at a variety of casino games; winnings can be exchanged at the end of the night for a chance to win fabulous prizes.

Ticket info here! 


Birmingham Chicks Rockfest
August 2 at 8:00 PM

Now celebrating its 10th anniversary, this annual music festival shares a vision of inspiring, developing, and promoting local women’s groups through music. At this year’s concert, you’ll hear live performances from Shelby Lynne, Jessie’s Girlz, Kip Taylor Band, Kathryn Delacruz, and Peanut.
Get your tickets here!

Barking for Bucks
August 2 – 3

Greater Birmingham Humane Society

Hosted live by local television talent Mickey Ferguson and Jeh-Jeh Pruitt, this live telethon will feature adoptable pets, local celebrities and live interviews. Plus, don’t miss the family fun day happening 7/2 from 9am-2pm at the GBHS–it features food trucks, children’s activities and pet supply vendors.
Learn more here!

Neverland Pancake Breakfast
August 3 from 8 – 10:00 AM

In anticipation of the LJCC’s play performances of Peter Pan Jr. on August 7 – 17, you’re invited to join Peter, Wendy, Tinkerbell, and the Lost Boys for breakfast and fun in Neverland. Pancakes, fruit, juice, and coffee will be served, and the characters will be on hand for photos and autographs with your little ones.

More info here! 


Jazz in the Park
August 3 from 6 – 9:00 PM
Ensley Park

This free outdoor concert series presented by Magic City Smooth Jazz brings local and national jazz musicians to performances all around Birmingham. This week, the scheduled acts are Soul Collaboration and Dee Lucas.

Stay up-to-date here! 


Camp Swoozie’s
August 5 from 1 – 3:00 PM
Swoozie’s at The Summit

Confidence and class with a little bit of sass–Swoozie’s introduces a fun way for girls to learn about classic Southern traditions. Miss Alabama 2014, Caitlin Brunell, will host young girls as they explore their roots and learn how to become the ultimate Southern girl.  

Learn more & register here! 


Free Movies in the Park
August 5 at 6:30 PM
Black Creek Park in Fultondale

Join the Fultondale Arts Council for a free family movie night Tuesdays this summer. There will be sodas, popcorn, candy, and hot dogs for sale. Bring your blanket or lawn chair to join them for a screening of The Lego Movie.

RSVP here! 


BRW Preview Party
August 6 from 5:30 – 8:30 PM
Birmingham Museum of Art

The 5th annual Birmingham Restaurant Week (August 15 – 24) is celebrating its 2014 launch with this fun preview party. Chefs from 13 participating restaurants will serve samples of their most popular menu items at the event, which will benefit the Birmingham Museum of Art and REV Birmingham’s Urban Food Project.
Get your ticket here!

Celebrate summer with our July issue!

   Rugged and Fancy       A Lady on the Lake     Dog Days of Summer

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