What to do this weekend: May 23rd-25th

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) – It’s finally the weekend, and a long weekend for most of you, Happy Memorial Day! To celebrate, Antwon Ervin with Discover Birmingham has a list of some events you can take in to fill out your weekend itinerary.

The 4th Annual Salsa Showdown

At Avondale Brewing Company supporting the Sidewalk film Festival on Saturday 2-6pm

24 Frames Per Second, The Sidewalk Film Festival Young Professionals Organization, is hosting Birmingham’s 4th Annual Salsa Showdown – a fundraising competition between local restaurants & catering companies to determine who offers the best salsa, guacamole, queso, and specialty dip. Admission will include unlimited sampling privileges at each competitor’s station, a ballot for casting an “Audience Choice” vote, Piñata smashes, Kid Zone sponsored by Alabama Baby and Child Magazine, live entertainment, beverage vending, and the Hot Pepper Eating Contest with cash prize.

Proceeds will benefit the Sidewalk Film Festival/Alabama Moving Image Association, a federally recognized 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization.

$10 advance online/$15 at the gate

Kids 12 and Under FREE

Iron City Spring Crawfish Boil

Iron City B’ham on Saturday

“Tickets are only $15 for ALL YOU CAN EAT crawfish, potatoes and corn seasoned to perfection by our Executive Chef William Rogers. Tickets can be purchased at the door, the day of this event.

We’ll have LIVE music all day, games for the kiddos, drinks specials and MORE!

Kids 12 & under get in for FREE!”

8th Annual Preserve Jazz Festival Sloss Furnaces


“An early summer, world-class, outdoor jazz festival. This year we are particularly excited to offer a covered stage area that holds nearly 2,500 seats, all at the Historical Sloss Furnaces in Downtown Birmingham!.”

Admission Info:General Admission $35

General Day and Time Info: Doors open 12:00 PM/Showtime is at 2:00 pm

Eddie Griffin

Performing at the Comedy Stardome

May 24-May 25, 2014

Shows on Saturday and Sunday

Additional activities

  • Railroad Park workout evenings Happy feet tonight 6-7 each weeknight

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