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5/13/2015 – 5/19/2015 



Join Birmingham this week as we silently cheer on golf pros at the Regions Tradition golf tournament, welcome a real-life Anna and Elsa on ice to the BJCC, get our creative juices flowing at the Birmingham Creative Roundtable and the Spring Pop-Up Shop at The Nest, and show the dogs some love at Do-Dah-Day.

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Fly Me To Cancun!
Vote Now through May 18

The date to enter has passed, but now these contestants need your help! Vote by “liking” the image of the person you think deserves an all-inclusive 7-night stay for two at the Valentin Imperial Maya Resort & Spa in Cancun courtesy of B-Metro, Vacation Express, and the Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport.


Click here to vote!



The Great Give
May 12 through May 13
Public Libraries in Birmingham

The Jefferson County Library Cooperative is hosting The Great Give, an online funding campaign that will help further the significant work of the 40 municipal libraries in the Jefferson County area. Contributors are encouraged to post a “selfie” (#TheGreatGive) along with a caption explaining why they love their local library.

Give greatly here.

Flicks Among the Flowers
May 13
Birmingham Botanical Gardens

Head to the Birmingham Botanical Gardens tonight at 8 for an outdoor viewing of 
 Park. Bring blankets, chairs, and snacks! Wind, stars, flowers, and ambiance are complimentary.

Regions Tradition
May 13 through May 17
Shoal Creek

Bring the party to the green as you watch the legends of golf compete at the Regions Tradition at Shoal Creek Golf Course on May 13 through May 17.


Names such as Fred Couples, Colin Montgomerie, Bernhard Langer, and Tom Watson will be competing during the week, and celebrities Nick Saban, Gus Malzahn, Condoleezza Rice, Bo Jackson, and Joe Namath will be playing in the celebrity pro-am on Wednesday, May 13.


Get your tickets here and use the promo code “BMETRO” at checkout for 15% off.


Birmingham Creative Roundtable
May 14
TrimTab Brewing

Get your creative juices flowing at Birmingham Creative Roundtable as TrimTab Brewing founder and owner Harris Stewart talks about the journey of opening a brewery, the inspiration behind the community focus, and how that focus made building the company possible.

Spring Pop-Up
May 14
The Nest

Head on over to The Nest from 4 to 8 p.m. for a gathering of a handful of Birmingham’s 
creative makers and artisans, including work from Deliver Paper Studio, Felix Glenn, Laura McCarty, Froufrou Chic, Rylee Hitchner and Scarlet and Gold.

Wine Weekend
May 15 through May 17
Ross Bridge

Scott Jones, one of the South’s top culinary and wine experts, will be hosting Wine Weekend at Ross Bridge on May 15 through 17 at Ross Bridge Golf Resort & Spa in Hoover. The weekend will feature a variety of meals and a wine education class hosted by the former Executive Editor of Southern Living.

Click here for more information!


Bama’s Boots, Bands, & Bikes
May 15 through May 17
Oak Mountain Theatre

Cut loose and ride with Chibs and Bobby from Sons of Anarchy this weekend at Oak Mountain Theatre. Come for drinks and live music, or get tickets for one of the VIP dinners in support of the Boots Campaign.

The Wiz
May 15 through May 31
Red Mountain Theatre

From Baltimore to Broadway to Birmingham, Rufus Bonds Jr. brings The Wiz, an urban-spun and folk-infused version of The Wizard of Oz, to Red Mountain Theatre Company starting May 15 and running until May 31.


Click here to purchase tickets to the show, and use the special code “BMETRO1415″ for $5 off ticket price.



Zoo Run
May 16
Birmingham Zoo

Run wild through the Birmingham Zoo to benefit the Marine Mammal Center. The 5K starts at 7:30 a.m. and registration is open until the day of the race.


Register online here!

May 16
Rhodes Park and Caldwell Park

Dog lovers: Unite in celebration of Do-Dah-Day, a day just for dogs. March in the parade, listen to live music, win one of the dog contests, and enjoy local food and beer from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Rhodes Park and Caldwell Park in Highland Park.


Click here for more information.

Spring Art Show
May 16
Crestline Field

The Mountain Brook Art Association won’t let the rain shut things down: they’ve rescheduled the 34th annual Spring Art Festival to this Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Crestline Field. Come see local makers as they gather to celebrate the arts with the community, and enjoy their work alongside live jazz music, local vendors and food trucks.

Crawl For Cancer
May 16
Lakeview District

Need a reason to get crunk? Squad up to benefit the Breast Cancer Research Foundation of Alabama from 1 to 5 p.m. on Saturday. Crawl from bar to bar in Lakeview (each team of 10 gets 4 pitchers at each of the 5 bars) for a good cause.

May 16
Several Locations

Gather is a community of people who believe in Jones Valley Teaching Farm and have come together to support Good School Food. On May 16 they invite Birmingham to gather at one of 22 Gather Dinners across the city.

Parade of Homes
May 16 through 17
Around Birmingham

Tour some of Birmingham’s most glamorous houses with the Greater Birmingham Association of Home Builders’ Parade of Homes from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday and from 1 to 6 p.m. on Sunday.
Check out B-Metro’s
interactive guide to the tour
find a map of the parade route here.

MD Wellness & Aesthetics
May 19

650 Inverness Corners

Join MD Wellness & Aesthetics for their Grand Re-Branding Party on May 19 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. to celebrate their brand focus. Come for live music, cocktails, and door prizes. Can’t make it? Don’t fret! Tune into social media as the B-Metro Blog Team live-blogs the event.


Click here for for information about the services offered at MD Wellness & Aesthetics.

SEC Baseball Tournament
May 19 through May 24
Hoover Metropolitan Theatre

Head out to the ballgame–The Southeastern Conference Baseball Tournament–at the Hoover Metropolitan Stadium next week to cheer on baseball teams from the University of Alabama, Auburn University, Ole Miss, and LSU.

Frozen On Ice
May 20 through May 24
BJCC Legacy Arena

Just as we’d finally rid the song “Do You Want to Build a Snowman” from our heads, Disney’s bringing it back,
here, to Birmingham, and on the rocks. Join a real-life Anna, Elsa, Olaf, Kristoff, and Sven as they skate a live version of

Michelson Laser Vision
May 21

UAB Highlands

Join Michelson Laser Vision for an open house celebrating their new location at UAB Highlands. Can’t make it? Don’t worry! 
 B-Metro blog team will be live-posting the event from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. with the help of  two local bloggers.

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