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8/6/2014 – 8/12/2014 




A ghost hunt at Sloss Furnaces, an art crawl through downtown B’ham, or a canoe ride down the Cahaba River…where will your weekend plans take you? Take a look at our top picks below and get ready to explore the Magic City like never before! 
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Birmingham Barons v. Huntsville Stars
Today through August 10
Regions Field

There is nothing better than baseball season in Birmingham–how many Barons games have you made it out to this year? Cheer on the Birmingham Barons as they take on the Huntsville Stars this week at Regions Field.

Click here for the full schedule! 


Birmingham Art Crawl

August 7 from 5 – 9:00 PM

Downtown Loft District


On the first Thursday of every month, our city’s pool of creative talent will be showcased throughout the historic loft district. Art Crawl is a great way to meet local artists and performers, buy and appreciate their work, and be part of the rapidly growing art scene in Birmingham.
 More info here!

Fenders & Fireflies
August 7 at 5:30 PM
Old Car Heaven

At this 3rd annual fundraiser for the Easter Seals of Birmingham, you’ll enjoy live music by Rollin in the Hay and food by Cocina Superior. The event also boasts live & silent auctions that feature 100+ items to bid on including trips, sports memorabilia, catered dinners and more.
Auction prizes + tickets here!

Can You Repeat That? Game Show
August 7 at 7:30 PM
Virginia Samford Theatre

“Can You Repeat That?” is a quiz show created by the Birmingham History Center that will challenge four teams of Magic City experts on B’ham trivia in a live game show setting. Contestants include James Spann, Richard Arrington, and Frank Stitt, among other local favorites.
Get your tickets for the show here! 


Southern Summer Night
August 8 from 6 – 10:00 PM
Regions Field Banquet Hall

This premier summer event will feature amazing cuisine, live music, libations, silent auction items, and excellent viewing of the Birmingham Barons game from the private balcony and patio. It all benefits Hands on Birmingham, a nonprofit that connects people with community volunteer opportunities.  

Get your tickets here! 


Summer Film Series
August 8 – 10
Alabama Theatre

No summer is complete without a film screening at the historic Alabama Theatre. Below are the upcoming screenings you won’t want to miss:

August 8, 7:00 PM – The Godfather
August 10, 2:00 PM – The Wizard of Oz 

Click here for the full schedule!


Black Jacket Symphony presents 

Tom Petty’s Damn the Torpedoes

August 8 at 8:00 PM

The Black Jacket Symphony offers a unique concert experience through the recreation of classic albums as a live performance. This Friday, hear them perform this classic Tom Petty album note for note along with a set of Petty’s greatest hits.
Get your tickets before they sell out!

Pepper Place Market
August 9 from 7 AM – 12 noon
Pepper Place

Pepper Place Market brings the best Alabama growers, food producers, and artisans to Birmingham each week–rain or shine. This week, enjoy a live cooking demo by Deborah Stone of The Pantry and live music by Red Mountain White Trash and Ron Dometrovich.
More here!


Cruising for the King’s Kids
August 9 at 8:00 AM

Riders Harley-Davidson in Trussville


Formerly known as Rollin’ for the Ranch, this 10th annual charity motorcycle ride and dice run benefits

The King’s Home. At each stop, riders will roll dice, and prizes will be awarded for the highest roll at each stop and the highest total for all stops.  

Register here!

Baby Steps Memorial 5K
August 9 at 8:00 AM
Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park

This 6th annual 5K and 1-mile run allows grieving families and friends to come together to remember their loved ones. All proceeds will benefit the Amelia Center at Children’s of Alabama, which serves as a place of hope for grieving families.


Beer Boards Bags Cornhole Tournament

August 9 at 2:30 PM
Avondale Brewing Co.

This first-ever cornhole tournament hosted by YP Civitan will benefit The Exceptional Foundation. The tournament is a double-elimination format, and each team will play a minimum of two games. Enjoy Avondale brews while you watch or play to support a great cause!  
Register here!

High Five Fest
August 9 starting at 3:00 PM
Bottletree Cafe

At this third annual music festival, you’ll enjoy a tap takeover by Good People Brewing Co., BBQ smoked on site by the Barbecutioners, door prizes, and performances by Man or Astro-Man?, Shaheed & DJ Supreme, Arclight, Wray, In Snow, Beitthemeans, and Secret Midnight Band. Plus, don’t miss the return of High Five Man!

Get your tickets here! 


Ghost Hunt with the Stars
August 9 from 6 PM – 2:00 AM
Sloss Furnaces

Are you ready for the ultimate paranormal fan experience? Incineration, carbon monoxide poisoning, and exploding steampipes claimed many lives at Sloss Furnaces. Here is your chance to investigate the dark and sinister furnaces with Amy Bruni and Adam Berry of Syfy channel’s Ghost Hunters
Get tickets here!

Nighttime on the Cahaba Canoe Trip
August 9 at 6:00 PM
Birmingham Botanical Gardens

What better way to escape the heat of summer than participating in a leisurely moonlight paddle on the Cahaba River? As you paddle down the river, you’ll see native plants, wildlife, and glowing fireflies. Proceeds will benefit the Cahaba River Society.
Registration info here!


Pick Up Note Festival
August 9 from 7 PM – 12:00 AM
High Note Lounge

This music festival will feature live performances spanning genres from electronica to jazz, and everything in between. The event benefits kidney research, and all proceeds will aid patients on UAB’s kidney transplant list. Tickets may be purchased at the door.
More on the High Note here!

Shakespeare in East Lake Park
August 9 at 7:00 PM
East Lake Park

To all fans of Shakespeare, you don’t want to miss this! The Grassroots Shakespeare Alabama company will be performing “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” this Friday evening in the park. This event is free and open to the public, and the performance is sure to be spectacular.

RSVP here! 


Corporate Battle of the Bands
August 10 from 2 – 6:00 PM
Avondale Brewing Co.

Join Birmingham lawyers, doctors, bankers, accountants and even librarians for this fun, family-friendly event. Bands made up of area professionals will compete against each other in front of judges, friends, and family to raise awareness and funds for Aletheia House.  

Free Movies in the Park
August 12 at 6:00 PM
Black Creek Park in Fultondale

Join the Fultondale Arts Council for a free family movie night Tuesdays this summer. There will be sodas, popcorn, candy, and hot dogs for sale. Bring your blanket or lawn chair to join them for a screening of Muscle Shoals: The Documentary. There will be a pre-show music performance featuring The Kerry Gilbert Band from Muscle Shoals.

RSVP here! 


Save the date!

B-Metro’s Excellence in Nursing Awards
August 21 at 6:00 PM
Rosewood Hall in Soho  


Each year, B-Metro recognizes the generous, hardworking nurses who care for our Birmingham community. We invite you to join us in celebrating this year’s honorees at a reception that will feature hors d’oeuvres and an awards ceremony.

RSVP here!

Nominate your Caring Physician!
Click here to nominate
Does your doctor go above and beyond his/her line of duty? Nominate your Caring Physician, and he/she could appear in the November “Top Doctors” issue of B-Metro!
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