What To Do This Week: Sept. 28

African Tales
Now – Oct. 21
Birmingham Children’s Theatre

Written by playwright Timothy Mason, see characters in two legends create a whirlwind of color and sound, and evoke the magic of triumph of good over evil.

Birmingham Does Broadway
Friday, Sept. 30, 8 p.m.
Samford University’s Wright Center

Join the Alabama Symphony Orchestra for a night of Broadway hits. From Rodgers and Hammerstein to Stephen Sondheim to Jason Robert Brown, this is a night not to be missed.

Western’s Wine and Food Festival
Friday, Sept. 30, 6-9 p.m.
The Birmingham Zoo

Sample more than 600 wines. There will also be raffle prizes, live animals, and carousel rides. Proceeds benefit the Emmet O’Neal Library, Birmingham Zoo, East Lake Initiative, and Junior League of Birmingham.

Fiesta Birmingham
Saturday, Oct. 1, 12-8 p.m.
Linn Park

Come be a part of Alabama’s largest celebration of Hispanic culture featuring art, music, food, and dance. Proceeds will support Hispanic student scholarships.

Bluff Park Art Show
Saturday, Oct. 1, 9 a.m. -5 p.m.
Bluff Park Community Center

See work from more than 50 artists. In addition to art, there will be food vendors throughout the park, hands-on children’s activities, and music provided by high school jazz bands.

Whispers From The Past
Sunday, Oct. 2, 10 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Aldridge Gardens

See Native American life take shape through demonstrations and dancing, along with activities such as leaf pounding, corn grinding, fishing, and pottery.

Revvin’ 4 Research
Sunday, Oct. 2, 11:30 a.m.
Heart of Dixie-Harley Davidson

This year’s police-escorted ride will make its way to Riders Harley-Davidson in Trussville and back. Since it began, the ride has raised more than $100,000 for the Breast Cancer Research Foundation of Alabama.

Cahaba River Society Fry-Down
Sunday, Oct. 2, 12-4 p.m.
Railroad Park

Come be a pat of a competitive cook-off while also enjoying live music and a beer garden. The event celebrates the Cahaba River, the region’s primary drinking source.

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