B-There! | Taylor Hicks | Cornhole Classic | Spring Plant Sale

Taylor Hicks + Cornhole Classic, and more!

The Magazine of Metro Birmingham Living
“A Gathering Place,” B-Metro Magazine, April 2016
April 13 through April 19, 2016

This week, catch Taylor Hicks at The Lyric, shop over 100,000 plants at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens, play cornhole for a cause at Good People Brewing Company,
 and much more! 

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Dr. Brent Barranco and his wife, Kim, have always wanted a getaway at the lake. In 2010, they made the dream a reality when they purchased the perfect place for their family and friends to escape at Lake Martin.

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The Secret Garden
April 14-24
Red Mountain Cabaret Theatre
When a spoiled orphan is sent to live with her uncle on the Yorkshire moors, she discovers a secret that leads to a new sense of purpose for her and her ailing cousin. Based on the beloved children’s book and three-time Tony award winner, this magical musical is one not to miss. Look for a special performance by Notinee Indian Dance Troupe.


Spring Plant Sale
April 15-17
Birmingham Botanical Gardens

This annual sale offers customers a chance to shop over 100,000 plants with each purchase benefitting educational programming at The Gardens. Annuals, biennials, climbers, bedding plants, herbs, vegetables, roses, daylilies, bonsai, camellias, tropicals, irises, perennials, and much more are available for purchase.


Taylor Hicks with Clark Beckham
April 15 & 17
The Lyric Theatre

Come see local celebrity Taylor Hicks. From the start, Hicks’ material on American Idol set him apart, with his unique take on Southern soul, R & B, country, and blues. More than 200 million viewers worldwide tuned in to see Hicks crowned the Season 5 winner. Since then, he has produced #1 hits and starred on Broadway. Read more about what he’s been up to 


Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony
April 15 & 16, 8 p.m.
Alys Stephens Performing Arts Center

The first four notes of Beethoven’s Fifth are the most famous in all of classical music, and all that follow have proven equally as iconic. Also, for the first time on the Masterworks stage, projections by multi-media artist Jean-Jacques Gaudel will accompany a performance of Cherubini’s Requiem in C Minor, a work Beethoven held in higher esteem than Mozart’s.


Mutt Strut
April 16, 9 a.m.
UAB Campus Green

The 7th Annual Mutt Strut is presented by Vet Eye Care in honor of Christopher Nelms. The day will be packed with fun for not only the avid runner and dog-lover, but for the whole family. From running the 5K, walking the 1 mile, receiving an awesome swag bag, to visiting local vendors, you will not only have a great day, but you will also be supporting local nonprofit Hand in Paw.


Paul Meyers Memorial Golf Tournament & Party
April 16, 4:30-11 p.m.
Highland Park Golf Course

In addition to the glow-in-the-dark golf game, non-golfers are invited to join the party for a barbeque dinner catered by Full Moon including complimentary beer & wine, silent auction, and live music. All proceeds from the tournament benefit the Paul Meyers Medical Mission Trip to Haiti.


First Light Gala
April 16, 6:30-9 p.m.
Old Car Heaven

Enjoy food catered by Happy Catering, live music by StreetKar, silent and live auctions, and many novel and entertaining ways to have fun while supporting a local emergency shelter accessible to homeless women and their children 24 hours a day. 


The Bell Center Cornhole Classic
April 16, 12 p.m.
Good People Brewing Company

Cornhole Tournament begins at 1 p.m. Come out to enjoy great brews and bag throwing to support The Bell Center for Early Intervention. 


Pink Palace Casino Night
April 16, 7-11 p.m.
Iron City

Join the Breast Cancer Research Foundation of Alabama for the 8th annual Pink Palace Casino Night as they get decked out in Diamonds & Denim. Enjoy Vegas-style casino gaming, a silent auction, live music, food and drinks, and a prize drawing at the end of the evening. Proceeds will benefit breast cancer research in Alabama.


H2 Real Estate Downtown Loft Tour
April 30, 12-4 p.m.
H2 Real Estate

Take a self-guided walking tour with an exclusive look at 14 spaces in downtown Birmingham including both residences and businesses. H2 wants you to be able to experience downtown living through a combination of enjoying the spaces to experiencing many of the restaurants and businesses that shape the downtown community.


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