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The Magazine of Metro Birmingham Living
August 19 through August 25, 2015

Whether you’re a wine enthusiast or a workout junkie, we’ve got your schedule for the week mapped out. This week in the Magic City, we encourage you to step out in style at a “bombshell” of a party, cheer on the Birmingham Barons at Regions Field, and take a bite out of a five-course beer dinner. 
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The Wine Loft

Find your perfect match at Wine-o-logy, a part of Birmingham Restaurant Week. Sample flights of wine from Rush Wines, then sip a complimentary glass of the wine you select as your favorite. Appetizers and music are included.

Fitness at Railroad Park

Every week this fall
Railroad Park

Have you been to one of Railroad Park’s free fitness classes? Here’s how to get healthy on the railroad:
Mondays: Jazzercise
Tuesdays: Bootcamp
Wednesdays: Zumba
Thursdays: Yoga
Fridays: Happy Feet Fridays 

Fairy Tale Ball

August 22
Cahaba Grand Ballroom

You’re invited to a magical night out for the whole family. Delight in fairy tale characters, costumed stilt walkers, magicians, jugglers, and a candy bar while supporting Childcare Resources.

Beer, Bands, & Bullies

August 22
Avondale Brewing Co.

Bring your pup along for this annual fun night of live music supporting Bama Bully Rescue. This year’s music lineup includes Atticus Avenue, Creature Camp, Outshine, Powr Jackson, and Primitive Talk. 

Autism Shines Gala

August 22
Birmingham Marriott Hotel

Support the Autism Society of Alabama’s signature fundraising event featuring a seated dinner and silent & live auctions. Funds raised will help improve services for individuals with ASD through education and advocacy.


Birmingham Barons

August 23 – 27
Regions Field

Play ball! Cheer on the Birmingham Barons as they face off against the Jacksonville Suns this week on the home field.  

Southern Bridal Show

August 23

Newly engaged? Your dream wedding begins at this iconic annual bridal show. Brides will get the chance to meet face-to-face with wedding professionals, watch a bridal fashion show, and taste wedding cake samples. 

Beer Dinner

August 25
Avondale Brewing Co.

Todd English P.U.B. and Avondale Brewing Co. are partnering up to serve a delicious five-course dinner paired with beer. The menu includes seared diver scallops, crispy smoked pork rillettes, and grilled Chilton County peaches topped with buttermilk-fig ice cream.


Bombers & Bombshells Ball

August 26
Southern Museum of Flight

Step back in time to 1945 and get ready to swing dance the night away. Guests are encouraged to dress in 1940s or military attire as they meet the Bombshell pinups of 2015, get a photo taken as Rosie the Riveter, and learn how to swing dance to tunes mixed by DJ COCO.


Sidewalk Film Festival

August 28 – 30
Downtown Birmingham

Now in its 17th year, Sidewalk Film Festival is one of the most revered film festivals in the Southeast. Check out B-Metro’s Sidewalk roundup of this year’s can’t-miss films, then get your ticket to see some of the coolest in independent cinema.

Join B-Metro as we kick off Sidewalk with our Magic City Mix music party taking place August 28–click here to RSVP!


STEM Launch Event

September 1
Highlands School

Renowned for its rigorous preschool through 8th grade academics, the independent Highlands School invites the community to get the first glimpse of its new STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) program with exciting live lab demos.

Congrats to B-Metro’s 2015 Excellence in Nursing recipients!

Excellence in Nursing Awards

August 20
Rosewood Hall

We extend our heartfelt gratitude to this year’s recipients of our Excellence in Nursing Awards. We’re celebrating our 2015 nurses at an awards reception this Thursday at Rosewood Hall with emcee Mike Royer.


Meet this year’s nurse recipients here!  



Thank you to our sponsors: Children’s of Alabama, Ida V. Moffett School of Nursing at Samford University, UAB Medicine, UAB School of Nursing, and St. Vincent’s Health System.

Click to submit your upcoming B’ham event for B-There consideration! 


B-Metro, a publication of Fergus Media LLC, is a proven, award-winning media brand in Birmingham, Ala., that blends style with substance and spreads the word about the need-to-know people, places and things that make Birmingham great. We put together a mix of youthful urban edge, fresh perspectives, and searing images and design to bring you a great magazine cocktail sure to quench your thirst for the great things our city offers.


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