B-There! Birmingham Restaurant Week | High Five Fest | Art on the Rocks

The Magazine of Metro Birmingham Living
August 12 through August 18, 2015

Your weekend calendar is just waiting for you to pencil in these local events–from a foodie’s dream, to a high five-worthy music fest, to an outdoor outing with the family, be there for this week’s top events in Birmingham.
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Sidewalk Film Festival

B-Metro rounds up the movies you need to catch at this year’s Sidewalk Film Festival, taking place August 28-30. Pictured: Raiders! The Story of the Greatest Fan Film Ever Made

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Birmingham Restaurant Week
August 14 – 23
Participating Restaurants 

Get your stomach ready for Birmingham Restaurant Week, a 10-day culinary affair where locally owned and operated restaurants offer incentives for patrons to visit their favorite restaurants and to experience new ones.



Art on the Rocks
August 14
Birmingham Museum of Art

Featuring the best of Birmingham culture, Art On The Rocks offers a night of art, performances, giveaways, food, and drinks. The final AOTR of the season happens this Friday from 7 – 11 p.m.–don’t miss it!    

Get your tickets here. 


Summer Film Series
Throughout the month of August
Alabama Theatre

Grab your popcorn and head to the historic Alabama Theatre for these movie screenings:

8/14 – Grease (Official Sing-Along)
8/16 – The Sound of Music


High Five Fest
August 15
Saturn Birmingham

Gear up to get down at this annual all-day music fest. This year’s lineup includes B-Metro artist to watch Jesse Payne and others including Nerves Baddington, Feather Canyon, Pen Pals, The Whitey Herzogs, and Null.

Robert Randolph & the Family Band
August 15
Alys Stephens Center

They’ve rocked some of the biggest stages in the business. Finally, Robert Randolph & The Family Band are bringing their intense, good-time funk and brilliant pedal steel guitar playing to the ASC at 8 p.m.

River Beach Party & Picnic
August 15
Perry County, AL

Soak up the last days of summer with a Saturday morning outing at the beautiful sandy beach along the lower Cahaba River. Bring the family, a swimsuit, and wading shoes.

Homewood Block Party
August 15
Homewood Public Library

Sample food from some of Homewood’s best restaurants and listen to great local musicians while your kids enjoy lots of fun activities, including bounce houses, a dunking booth, and face painting.

BBQ at the Zoo
August 15
Birmingham Zoo

Aspiring BBQ cooks are squaring off to see who has the best grub in Birmingham. Sample BBQ chicken, pork, ribs, and brisket while you enjoy live music and kids’ activities to support Holy Family Cristo Rey Catholic High School, which provides quality education to underprivileged students.

SheRox Festival
August 15
Avondale Brewing Co.

Rock out with some of Birmingham’s most talented female musicians and artists at this fest benefiting The Well House, a local shelter for human trafficking victims. The lineup includes Mandi Rae, The Acorn People, and Two State Nation.

Boiling N’ Bragging
August 15
Otey’s Tavern

Get your low country boil on at this pre-season tailgate party supporting Children’s of Alabama. From 6-9 p.m., enjoy a cornhole tournament, entertainment, kids’ activities, and drink specials.

Tragic City Rollers
August 15
Zamora Shrine Temple

Catch Birmingham’s roller derby girls at their final home bout of the season. They’re facing off against longtime rivals, the Mississippi Roller Girls. The bout starts at 7 p.m. and is open to all ages.

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