Things To Do This Week: Sept. 14


Miss Fancy
Thursday, Sept. 15 – Oct. 1
Theatre Downtown

Long before she was the mascot of a local brewery, Miss Fancy was an elephant that lived in the Avondale Zoo. Directed by Daniel Martin, this is a true story based in Birmingham during the early 20th century, written by a local author.

Third Thursday at Pepper Place
Thursday, Sept. 15, 5-8 p.m.
Pepper Place

Stop by Cantina Tortilla Grill as they host a Pre-Fiesta to celebrate the start of Hispanic Heritage Month. Freshwater Land Trust will be promoting their annual Land Aid fundraiser, and guest makers include Hero Doughnuts, Caia’s Cookies, and Copper Pot Kitchen.

I’ve Got The Blues
Thursday, Sept. 15, 6 p.m.
dK2 Gallery

Come out to dk2 Gallery for their first official monthly show featuring all artwork that is blue, blue cocktails, and live blues music by Diedra the Alabama Blues Queen.

Greek Food Festival
Sept. 15-17
Holy Trinity-Holy Cross Greek Orthodox Cathedral

Experience the Greeks’ legendary zest for life by sampling authentic Greek cuisine and watching dancing. See our recommendations for what to eat.

Alabama Symphony Opening Night
Friday, Sept. 16-Saturday, Sept. 17, 8 p.m.
Alys Stephens Center

Celebrate the start of Carlos Izcaray’s second season as music director with one of Tchaikovsky’s masterpieces, Brahms’ second piano concerto, and guest soloist Stephen Hough.

Land Aid 2016 Featuring Pete Yorn
Friday, Sept. 16, 8 p.m.
Avondale Brewing Company

Enjoy music and brews while supporting the Freshwater Land Trust’s efforts to conserve and protect open space and waterways throughout Central Alabama. Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door.

Trucks by the Tracks

Sunday, Sept. 18, 11 a.m.- 5 p.m.
Railroad Park

Celebrate Birmingham’s growing culinary scene on wheels with this annual food truck rally hosted by the Railroad Park Foundation. Enjoy lawn games and live music. See our Editor’s Picks for what to eat here.

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