What To Do This Week: Aug. 31


The Little Engine That Could
Now-Sept. 16
Birmingham Children’s Theatre

Jean Pierce brings a delightful adaptation of the classic children’s book to the stage. Filled with music written by Jay Tummenello, this play is sure to speak to all children of all ages.

Pooches on the Patio
Wednesday, Aug. 31, 5:30-8:30 p.m.
Vino, 1930 Cahaba Road

Celebrate Italian restaurant Vino’s fifth anniversary on the patio with your dog and signature cocktails. The event benefits the Greater Birmingham Humane Society. Guests will be able to enter to win prizes and receive a complementary goody bag.

Labor Day Golden Classic
Sunday, Sept. 4, 4 p.m.
Legion Field

Since its start in 2001, the Labor Day Golden Classic has become the largest Division II football game in the country, topping off with more than 40,000 in attendance each year. This weekend, watch as Miles College takes on the Fort Valley State University.

Labor Day Weekend Concert
Sunday, Sept. 4, 6 p.m.
Lake Martin Amphitheater

Celebrate the end of summer with Russell Lands on Lake Martin by rocking out to The Vegabonds, The Bama Gamblers, Rexton Lee, and The Bank Walkers.

25th Annual Labor Day Celebration
Monday, Sept. 5
Tannehill Ironworks State Park

Participate in Alabama’s largest moon pie eating contest at this longstanding annual Labor Day event. There will be plenty of good BBQ and live music, too.

St. Paul & The Broken Bone Pre-Release Party
Wednesday, Sept. 7, 6-9 p.m.
Seasick Records

Fans who pre-order Sea of Noise from Seasick will be admitted to this exclusive event. It will feature a review of the full album, a special appearance by the band, and a chance to win tickets to the band’s upcoming shows at Alabama Theatre, Dec. 28 and Dec. 29.

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