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Birmingham Zoo celebrates 60 years + Trucks by the Tracks

The Magazine of Metro Birmingham Living
September 16 through 22, 2015

This week, sample some of the city’s best food trucks at Railroad Park, celebrate the Birmingham Zoo’s 60th anniversary, see a live show at a local venue, and much more. As summer turns to fall, don’t miss these exciting events in Birmingham.
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Big Fish

Now-Oct. 4
Red Mountain Theatre Company

The Alabama-based story Big Fish centers on Edward Bloom, a traveling salesman who lives life to its fullest. Edward’s incredible, larger-than-life stories thrill everyone around him, but his son is determined to find the truth behind his father’s epic tales.


Blues Traveler

September 16
Iron City

After selling millions of records and logging thousands of miles on the road, award-winning band Blues Traveler continues to chart new musical directions. Doors open at 7 p.m.


Middle Eastern Food Festival

September 17-19
St. George Melkite Greek Catholic Church

Enjoy authentic Middle Eastern cuisine, hand-crafted items for sale, and a live Arabic band. Arabic dancing will be performed nightly and church tours will be available in the evenings and all day Saturday.


Van Halen

September 17
Oak Mountain Amphitheatre

Enjoy a live performance by American rock band Van Halen in an exciting outdoor setting. Show starts at 7:30 p.m.


Signature Chefs Auction
September 17
Iron City

Witness local chefs showcasing their culinary talents, sample fine wines, and participate in an auction. Proceeds benefit March of Dimes, an organization working to improve the health of mothers and babies.


Carlos Izcaray conducts Strauss

September 18-19
Alys Stephens Center

Richard Strauss’ music kicks off an exciting year of music-making as the Alabama Symphony Orchestra welcomes Carlos Izcaray as its new director. Remain after the concert for an informal “Inside the Music” discussion.



September 18
The Birmingham Zoo

Celebrate the Birmingham Zoo’s 60th anniversary with the 2015 ZooGala. Enjoy dinner and dessert, cocktails, music, dancing, a silent auction, and more. Guests are invited to the VIP Party from 6-8 p.m. and the main event at 8 p.m.


Sweet Om Alabama presents Global Mala

September 19
Vulcan Park

Join the yoga community to celebrate the healing and empowering benefits of practicing yoga. This event honors National Yoga Month and the mission of Sweet Om Alabama to bring yoga out into the community to those that lack access to a regular practice. Sponsors will be on site with giveaways and activities.


Trucks by the Tracks

September 20
Railroad Park

Birmingham’s best food trucks will be serving up everything from po boys and gourmet burgers to cupcakes and gelato. Guests can also enjoy giant lawn games set up throughout the park and live music from local bands. 


U.S Women’s Soccer Team vs. Haiti

September 20
Legion Field

Come see current FIFA World Champs, the U.S Women’s National Soccer Team, face off against Haiti right here in Birmingham. Kickoff is at 1:30 p.m.


Porsche E-Hybrid Launch & Open House

September 24
Tom Williams Porsche

Enjoy a silent auction, door prizes, live entertainment, and complimentary spirits and hors d’ oeuvres. Guests can also test drive the new Porsche E-Hybrid. The B-Metro blog team will be on-site posting live updates on social media. This event is free and open to the public.


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