B-There | Food Truck Round Up | Cinco De Mayo | Pup Crawl

Cinco De Mayo + Food Truck Round Up, and more!


The Magazine of Metro Birmingham Living
“Diamond in The Bluff,” 
B-Metro Magazine, May 2016
May 4 through May 10, 2016

This week, enjoy a Cinco De Mayo celebration at Birmingham Cantina, food truck round up at The Summit, a pup crawl at Cahaba Brewing Company, and much more

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Designer Leigh Ann Harris and her husband, Brent, have brought their 1938 Bluff Park home into the 21st century, while maintaining–and in fact restoring–much of its original charm
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Paul Simon
May 4, 8 p.m.

Paul Frederic Simon is an American musician, singer-songwriter, and actor whose success began as part of the duo Simon & Garfunkel, formed in 1964 with musical partner Art Garfunkel. Don’t miss his entertaining performance.


Cinco De Mayo
May 5, 4-10 p.m.
Birmingham Cantina 

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with your favorite Birmingham Cantina. Enjoy music on the patio from DJ Ulises, 
Southern Choice,
Erath Old
, as well as
 margarita and beer specials all night long. 
Tickets are 
$5 at the door.


Meet and Greet With The Hammers
May 6, 4-8 p.m.
17th Street Plaza Pavilion- Railroad Park

Come out and meet the Hammers’ players and coaching staff. Celebrate and be a part of their first season in the National Premier Soccer League with food trucks such as Eugene’s Hot Chicken and Lazy Boy BBQ.


The Hammys
May 6, 6:30 p.m.
Avondale Brewing Company

The Hammys is an awards-style celebration of Birmingham revitalization, bringing together local leaders and developers. Emcee Hatton Smith of Royal Cup Coffee will serve as host for the evening and announce 11 key awards.


Party on the Porch
May 6, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Alabama Outdoors

Kick off the 2016 Party on the Porch season at the Homewood Alabama Outdoors location with fun, food, beer, music, and giveaways all benefiting Ruffner Mountain.


Food Truck Round Up
May 7, 11 a.m.- 2 p.m.
The Summit Birmingham

Join PreSchool Partners as they corral favorite local food trucks near Carmike Cinemas at The Summit, allowing guests to sample from their menu while raising funds and awareness for the organization.


Kentucky Derby “Watch, Wager & Win Party” 
May 7, 9 a.m.- 11 p.m.
Birmingham Race Course

Enjoy the Kentucky Derby and place bets on some of the world’s best race horses. Gamblers of all skill levels are invited to place bets, but must be over 19 years old to enter. Admission is free, and gates will open at 9 a.m. Enjoy live greyhound and food and spirits from Earl’s Sports Bar and Grill.


Pup Crawl
May 7, 1-5 p.m.
Cahaba Brewing Company

Grab your  furry pal and take part in the dog photo booth, activities, and contests all while raising a beer to the Greater Birmingham Humane Society. The T.A.R.A. van will also be on hand with adoptable dogs, gift shop items, and exclusive Pup Crawl merchandise. A $10 donation earns entry into the event, as well as one entry for a chance to win a pair of Adele tickets.


St. Jude Field of Dreams
May 7, 6:30 p.m.
Grand Bohemian Hotel- Mountain Brook

Enjoy an elegant dinner, cocktails, and musical entertainment by Razz Ma Tazz while raising awareness and funding for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital through live and silent auctions. This year’s celebration is sponsored by Merrill Lynch.


The Music of Pink Floyd with The Machine 
May 7, 8 p.m.
The Alabama Theatre

After a spectacular sold-out performance last season, The Machine, hailed as the most faithfully replicated sounds and experience of Pink Floyd in concert, returns. The unforgettable night will include the Wish You Were Here album, performed in its entirety, Pink Floyd favorites, and laser effects from the same company used by Roger Waters on tour.


We Love Homewood Day
May 7, 7:30 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Homewood Central Park, Edgewood

Enjoy festivities all day to celebrate Homewood including a 5K, Spring in the Park Festival, Vendor Expo, Silent Auction, live entertainment, bake sale, parade, and more.


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