Plenty of fun events taking place over the weekend


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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — A number of events are being held all across the Birmingham area over the weekend.

The Miss Alabama competition, which is drawing closer to naming its next winner, will hold preliminaries on Friday night at 7:30 p.m. at Samford University’s Wright Center.

A victor will be crowned on Saturday.

The Alabama Symphony Orchestra is hosting three evening concerts over the weekend.

All of the concerts will take place at Railroad Park and begin at 8 p.m.

Admission to the concerts is free.

Additionally, the All In Casino Royale is set to be held at the Workplay on Friday night.

The event is a casino-style fundraiser to benefit the UAB Healthy Happy Kids Program.

CBS42’s Rick Jackson will be a diamond dealer at the event, which starts at 7:30 p.m.

Lastly, the Lakeshore Foundation is hosting the Amazing Race on Saturday.

The event is patterned after the CBS show. Teams will compete in a series of tasks to win a grand prize.

Proceeds from the event will go to the Lakeshore Foundation.

The fun is set to begin at 8 a.m.

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