B-There | Trick or Trot 5K | Taste of Hoover | Phantom of the Opera

The Magazine of Metro Birmingham Living

“Live Fire,” B-Metro Magazine, October 2015 
October 21 through 27, 2015

This week, get in the spirit with a costume run at Sloss Furnaces, sample cuisine at Taste of Hoover, see The Phantom of the Opera at Alabama Theatre, and much more. It’s a great time of year to get out and experience all Birmingham has to offer. See you soon!
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Chris and Idie Hastings, the owners of Hot & Hot Fish Club, have opened their second restaurant, OvenBird, located in Pepper Place. 

Stay Connected

Shop, Save & Share Premier Party

Tonight, 6-9 p.m.
The Summit

Join the 
Junior League of Birmingham for
 drinks, appetizers, and live entertainment under the stars. There will be chances to win a $500 gift card and prizes from Summit retailers. Use your Shop, Save & Share card at participating retailers through November 1st to save 20%.


Noah Galloway Meet & Greet

Tonight, 7-9:30 p.m.
Champion Latin & Ballroom

Meet veteran and Dancing With the Stars finalist  Noah Galloway and support his charity that
combats childhood obesity in Alabama and aims to empower injured veterans. Listen to live 
music by 
Alexa Burroughs Music and experience p
rofessional dance exhibitions from 
Champion Latin & Ballroom



Disney on Ice presents Let’s Celebrate

October 22-25
Legacy Arena at the BJCC
It’s one colossal party on ice with all your favorite Disney friends. Join Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Donald and Goofy, and more as they celebrate in a magical medley of holidays, celebrations, and festivities from around the globe.



Lift Your Spirits Gala & Auction

October 22, 5:30-8:30 p.m.
B&A Warehouse

Enjoy dinner and a live and silent auction benefitting Community Grief Support. SEC Defensive Coach Joe Kines will speak and auction items include national and 
 trips,  spa packages, and jewelry. 



Taste of Hoover

October 22, 5-8 p.m.
Aldridge Gardens

Enjoy an autumn evening in the Gardens while sampling delicious dishes from some of Hoover’s best restaurants and 
, tasting international wines and local beer, and listening to live entertainment. 



B-Metro Fusion Awards 2015
October 22, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts 

Join B-Metro in honoring the 14 recipients of the annual Fusion Awards presented by The City of Birmingham. There will be complimentary food & drink, entertainment provided by some of this year’s winners, and an awards reception. Read about the award winners here.


Brookwood Mammothon

October 22, 6 a.m.-10 p.m.
Brookwood Diagnostic Center

Make time for a mammogram that fits your schedule by signing up for Brookwood’s annual Mammothon. Throughout the day, you’ll be treated to a fabulous fashion show, cooking demos, food, and SWAG bags at this “health meets fun” event for women. The B-Metro blog team will be on site from
10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. live posting on social media. Follow along with Erica Bunker of Erica B’s DIY Style and Tracy James of ChicMadeSimple for updates!


Wild and Scenic Film Festival

October 22, 6 p.m.
Avon Theatre

Watch award-winning films that celebrate the outdoors at this 8th annual Birmingham screening hosted by the Alabama Rivers Alliance and Alabama Environmental CouncilThis year’s showing will also feature five short documentaries about Alabama’s natural resources and the environmental issues that impact all of us.


Wine & Craft Beer Showcase

October 22, 5:30-8:30 p.m.
Piggly Wiggly

With your donation to the Daniel Project, an endeavor of the Paul Meyers Foundation, enjoy complimentary wine and regional craft beers in addition to unlimited appetizers. Wine discounts will be available to attendees in stores through November 21. 



La Caravelle Dinner

October 23, 6 p.m.
Galley & Garden

Join Galley & Garden in celebrating its one year anniversary. Chef James Boyce hosts Rita & André Jammet of La Caravelle as they cook
 roasted Maine diver sea scallops, grilled prime filet of beef, pan seared salmon, and more.



Mt Laurel Movie Night

October 23, 7 p.m.
Bryson Square

Come out in your best Halloween costume and bring your lawn chairs and blankets to watch E.T. The Extra Terrestrial. 
 starts at 
7 p.m.
popcorn, glow sticks, drinks, and other concessions will be for sale with proceeds benefitting 
the Mt Laurel



The Rocky Horror Masquerade Ball

October 23, 8:30-11:30 p.m.
Alabama Theatre

Don’t miss Birmingham’s most extravagant Halloween event. DJ Stevo spins ghoulish grooves followed by two costume contests and a showing of The Rocky Horror Picture Show. Doors open at 6 p.m.


EBSCO Masterworks Series

October 23-24, 8 p.m.
Alys Stephens Performing Arts Center

Alabama Symphony Orchestra’s 2015-2016 Masterworks offer something for every classical music lover. Enjoy Carlos Izcaray conducting and Paul Huang on the violin.



Kid One’s Trick or Trot 5K

October 24, 8 a.m.
Sloss Furnaces

Get into the Halloween spirit with a costume run at Sloss Furnaces featuring a flat course through downtown Birmingham. 
Enjoy a costume contest, post-race breakfast courtesy of Rusty’s Bar-B-Q, a “Bloody Mary Bar” for the adults, and children’s activities.



Dan + Shay

October 24, 8 p.m.
Iron City

Dan Smyers and Shay Mooney, known collectively as Dan + Shay, have established themselves as one of country music’s most promising duos. They will be joined by special guest Kelsea Ballerini. Doors open at 7 p.m.



The Phantom of the Opera

October 24, 6-9 p.m.
Alabama Theatre

Come see The Phantom of the Opera as you’ve never seen it before. The 1925 silent classic will be shown on the big screen featuring Tom Helms playing his original score on Big Bertha, the Alabama Theatre’s Mighty Wurlitzer organ.




October 24, 1-4 p.m.
Dog Days of Birmingham

Bring your furry friends to Puppaween, a free Halloween- themed carnival featuring a moon walk, games, raffles, giveaways, and much more. This is a joint event between Bama Bully Rescue and Dog Days of Birmingham in honor of National Pit Bull Awareness Day. 



In the Park After Dark – Mega Zip

October 24, 7 p.m.
Red Mountain Park

Ready for something different this October? Head to Red Mountain Park for a night of fun that includes two rides down the 1,000 foot mega zip, a crackling campfire, and a guided, spooky, forest hike.  



Alabama Designer Craftsmen Fine Craft Show

November 14-15, 10 a.m.- 5 p.m.
Birmingham Botanical Gardens

Now in its 43rd year, this annual show will feature the works 
of 42 Alabama artisans including handmade jewelry, ceramics, textiles, iron work, basketry, leatherwork, painted gourds, stained glass, and more.



Birmingham Haunted Houses

Now-October 31
Sloss Furnaces, Atrox Factory, Warehouse 31
During the month of October, Birmingham transforms into one of the country’s premier destinations for haunted attractions. Get spooked at 
Sloss Fright Furnace
Atrox Factory, and 
Warehouse 31.

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