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Welcome March with our list of the best social events.




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3/4/2015 – 3/11/2015 




Spring is around the corner–celebrate with some of the year’s first outdoor events. Mark your calendar for a Chili Cook-Off, the Holi Indian Cultural Festival, a charitable 5K and more! 


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Swingshift Pop-Up Dinners
March 4 through 11
Undisclosed Location

One of Birmingham’s most unique dining experiences begins this week. Swingshift Dinner guests dine among friends and enjoy one of a kind meals prepared by Birmingham’s up-and-coming chefs including Victor King, Wil Drake, Robin Bashinksy and John Hall. Drinks and wine talk will be provided as well.

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Pepper Place Pop-Up
March 5 from 5PM to 8PM
Pepper Place

Join Morgan Murphy for First Thursday at the Pepper Place Pop Up Shop. He’ll be there signing copies of his latest book,
Bourbon & Bacon
. Enjoy snacks by Little Savannah, cocktails featuring Alabama’s own, Clyde May’s Conecuh Ridge, beer tastings from Good People Brewing and tunes from the Pine Hill Haints. New designers featured include Sloss Sloss Designs, Loyal Stricklin and Russell Antiques & Curiosities.

Enjoy the later hours of all Pepper Place shops. An after party will follow at Little Savannah beginning at 8PM, featuring $8 Old Fashioneds and $5 pomegranate martinis. See you there!

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Birmingham Art Crawl
March 5 from 5PM to 9PM
Downtown Birmingham

Make your way to Art Crawl and support Birmingham’s deep and energetic pool of creative talent. Meet around 50 local artists and performers, and even buy and appreciate their work. Venues located across downtown Birmingham include businesses, galleries, bars, restaurants and more.

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Til Divorce Do Us Part
March 5 through 22
The Virginia Samford Theatre

Inspired by the true story of a Broadway producer’s wife, the performance follows a woman who is rejected by her husband after decades of marriage. She turns to her wickedly witty friends in an effort to celebrate the new chapter in her life, and they dance, sing and laugh their way through the ordeal.
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REVIVE 2.0 Launch Party
March 6 from 5:30PM to 7PM
The Stockyard at Railroad Park

Join REVIVE: The Street Life Project for their REVIVE 2.0 launch party, and learn how you can help transform Birmingham’s neighborhoods and downtown commercial blocks. Dine on some of Birmingham’s best street foods and enjoy music by DJ Supreme.

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Schoolhouse Rock
March 6 form 7PM to 10PM
Iron City

Don’t miss the 10th annual Schoolhouse Rock fundraising event benefiting Cornerstone Schools of Alabama. The night will include live music by the Billy Gant band, heavy hors d’oeuvres and beverages, a live and silent auction and more! All proceeds raised directly benefit the students of Cornerstone Schools.  

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Classical EDGE
March 6 at 7:30
Alys Stephens Center

Join the Alabama Symphony Orchestra for the first of a three-part classical series. Ellis Ludwig-Leone, the ASO’s Sound Investment Composer-in-Residence will perform his 12-minute orchestral piece, and San Fermin will follow with music from their new album. The after party meet and greet follows at Parkside Café. 

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March 6 from 7:30PM to 10:30PM
Wright Center – Samford University

Mummenschanz has captivated audiences worldwide for over four decades. The performers’ use common, mundane items and bring them to life as fantastical characters, creating an interplay revealing the truths of everyday life. The performance is suitable for all ages, and is sure to instill delight and surprise in its audience members.
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Conquer Cancer Run
March 7 at 8AM
St. Vincent’s One Nineteen

The American Cancer Society’s 11th annual Brenda Ladun Conquer Cancer Run is back. Run for hope that those lost to cancer will never be forgotten, that those who face cancer will be supported and that a cure for cancer will soon be found. The event features a 5K through Greystone, and a 1-Mile Color Explosion Fun Run for the whole family.

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Chili Cook-Off
March 7 from 10:30AM to 3PM
Brookwood Village

The 11th annual Chili Cook-Off benefiting the Exceptional Foundation is a one of a kind event. Experience the playful yet serious competition between teams who vie for the judges’ approval, enjoy Good People beer, taste chili and listen to live music–all for a great cause. There will be a kidzone featuring a moonwalk, face painting station and Star Wars characters.
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Alabama Parkinson’s Fighter Walk
March 7 from 8AM to 10AM
Veterans Park in Alabaster

Walk for a cause and help raise funds to fight Parkinson’s at the Alabama Parkinson’s Fighter Walk. Join the walk to empower those who live with, and honor those who lived with Parkinson’s. Snacks, refreshments and vendors providing health information will be onsite. Proceeds raised go to the Parkinson’s Unity Walk, which gives all donations to Parkinson’s Research.
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Holi: Indian Culture Festival
March 7 from 11AM to 3PM
Birmingham Museum of Art

Take a stroll through the Museum’s Southeast Asian and Indian galleries in honor of one of the biggest Hindu holidays: Holi. Bring your family and spend the day enjoying art activities, scavenger hunts, henna tattoos, live music and performances, traditional Indian food and more. End the day throwing beautiful, festive colors to welcome in spring.

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Salvador’s Deli
March 8 from 4PM to 6PM
Birmingham Museum of Art

The Salvador’s Deli fundraiser was created to award art materials to the Greater Birmingham area visual teachers and students in need of art supplies. The event will join Birmingham’s art, food and brewing communities featuring art made from food by local artists, art students and chefs. The event is sure to be a fun-filled evening with art, food, local beer and live music.
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Harlem Globetrotters
March 8 from 4PM to 8PM
Pete Hanna Center – Samford University

The Harlem Globetrotters have made their way to Birmingham, bringing their unrivaled family show featuring some of the world’s greatest athletes. Get ready to be amazed by their incredible tricks, amazing skills and side-splitting comedy at the event guaranteed to entertain the whole family.  

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Festival of Ten-Minute Plays
March 9 through 14
Alys Robinson Stephens Performing Arts Center

Brevity is the soul of cutting-edge comedy and drama at the Theatre UAB 12th annual festival. Eight all-new, short plays will be performed for the first time. The roller coaster theatrical experience is sure to be one audiences will remember.
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