B-There | CahabaQue | Food Truck Rally | Cajun Cook Off

Food Truck Rally + CahabaQue, and more!

The Magazine of Metro Birmingham Living
April 6 through April 12, 2016

This week, catch the Drive-By Truckers at The Lyric, attend several fun events at Avondale Brewing Company, enjoy delicious food at Cahaba Brewing Company while supporting breast cancer research,
 and much more! 

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Drive-By Truckers 

April 7-9, 8 p.m.
The Lyric Theatre 
English Oceans, the 12th release by Athens, Georgia’s Drive-By Truckers, is an elegantly balanced and deeply engaged new effort that finds the group refreshed and firing on all cylinders. All but one of the collection’s 13 new songs, written by singer-guitarists and co-founding members Patterson Hood and Mike Cooley, were recorded during 13 days of sessions with longtime producer David Barbe.


Diamonds Direct Spring Designer Showcase 

April 8-9, 10-8 p.m., April 10, 12-6 p.m.
2800 Cahaba Village Plaza

Join Diamonds Direct for their Spring Showcase. In honor of the event, internationally recognized jewelry designers A. Jaffe, C. Gonshor, Christian Bauer, Fana, Henri Daussi, Kirk Kara, Verragio, and more have curated a special collection of jewelry. Enjoy a special 20 percent off all inventory and catering from Avo Dram on Friday from 5-7 p.m.


Coppélia and the Toymaker
April 8-10, 7:30-9:30 p.m.
Dorothy Jemison Day Theater, Alabama School of Fine Arts
This performance presented by Alabama Ballet follows Dr. Coppelius, an inventor who has made a life-size dancing doll. It is so lifelike that Franz, a village youth, becomes infatuated with it and sets aside his true heart’s desire, Swanhilde. She shows him his folly by dressing as the doll, pretending to make it come to life.


Lebanese Food and Cultural Festival 

April 8-9
St. Elias Maronite Church 
Be a part of this two day event featuring the food and culture of Lebanon. Authentic food includes kibbee, grape leaves, tabouleh, grilled chicken, homus, baklawa, and more. Enjoy children’s dancing and a professional Lebanese band nightly.


Reading, Writing, & Rhythms 

April 9, 3-10 p.m.
Avondale Brewing Company

Spend an afternoon of fun at Avondale Brewing Company with live music and Avondale beer. This year’s music lineup includes Rollin’ in the Hay, Jameson Elder, Jeremy Moore, and Joel Madison Blount
. The event supports Better Basics’ literacy intervention programs for children across Alabama. 


CahabaQue BBQ Cookoff 

April 9, 12-5 p.m.
Cahaba Brewing Company

Come out and support the Breast Cancer Research Foundation of Alabama. Enjoy delicious beer, amazing food, and good company. Bounce house, video games, and Skeeball make this event even more family friendly.


Asian Cultures and Food Festival  

April 9, 12 – 5 p.m.
Zamora Shrine Tempe

Shop vendor bazaars, meet people from different cultures, stroll cultural educations booths, enjoy Asian entertainment, and sample many kinds of Asian food.


Girls Inc.’s 6th Annual Cajun Cook-off

April 9, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Railroad Park

Enjoy taste-testing of all of your Cajun favorites including gumbo, jambalaya, red beans, and rice and much more. Your vote will help determine the winner of the cooking competition. Proceeds benefit Girls Inc. programs.


Mt Laurel Spring Festival 

April 9, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
The Town of Mt. Laurel

After months of cabin fever, who isn’t eager to enjoy the beautiful springtime weather? Soak up the sunlight and savor dishes from the best local food trucks. This year, the festival has grown to include cooking demonstrations and live music.


Spring Food Truck Rally

April 10, 1-6 p.m.
Avondale Brewing Company

Join the Birmingham Food Trucks, a coalition which represents local trailers, carts, and food trucks for a fun afternoon of live music, children’s activities, and of course, delicious food. 


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