Not sure what you should do this weekend? Don’t worry! We have many great options for you to enjoy in Central Alabama starting Friday, March 10.
Family Fun Friday at Railroad Park
You and your family can enjoy an evening at Railroad Park. Families are invited to participate in exercise like kickball, soccer or wiffle ball. All classes start with a warm up and light stretching. Events kick off at 6 p.m. Organizers ask that you arrive 15 minutes early to register.
Enjoy the classic and travel down the rabbit hole during a performance of Disney Alice in Wonderland, Jr. It is going on Friday night at the Virginia Samford Theater. The show begins at 7:30 p.m. A ticket is required for the show.
Travel back in time at the Tannehill Ironworks on Saturday. Your family can interact with Civil War soldiers and see them re-enact a skirmish at the Tannehill Ironworks. Kids can also take part in a military drill. Skirmishes will begin at 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Demonstrations will begin at 9 a.m. and continue until 1:30 p.m.
Get ready to see some of the Red Mountain Theatre Company’s students perform this weekend. The artists who are between the ages of 6-18 will perform musical numbers choreographed by Broadway veterans and professionals. There will be two shows on Saturday and Sunday. Hours are 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
You can attend the Holi Festival at the Birmingham Museum of Art on Saturday. Holi is the Indian celebration of color. You can enjoy classic Indian and Bollywood style dancing, music, food, story-telling, art-making and others. The day will end with a celebration outside to play Holi. This involves throwing powered colors. Organizers say make sure you wear something you don’t mind having to wash. The cost is free and the hours are from 11 a.m.to 3 p.m.
Birmingham Home School Fair
Local parents can learn more about homeschool options. There will be a home school fair at the Birmingham-Jefferson Civic Center South Exhibit Hall on Saturday. It will go on from Noon until 5 p.m. Admission is free and open to the general public.
Local families can enjoy a night under the stars at Railroad Park. This urban camping experience welcomes children and their families. You can sharpen your navigation skills, discover birds native to Alabama, learn tips on town or open country camping. There is a cost for this event and you must register. Click on the heading for more information.
VIP Building At The Lego Store
Children who love to play with Legos will have an unique experience on Saturday. The LEGO Store will host a Lego building event for fans of “Beauty and the Beast.” The event has limited space so you have to sign up early. The LEGO Store is at the Riverchase Galleria.
Sportsman’s Expo And Wild Game Feast
First Baptist Church of Mount Olive will host a Sportsman’s Expo and Wild Game Feast on Saturday. Beginning at 8 a.m., the church will offer a free hunter’s education course to the first 25 who register. Every child will receive a free fishing rod and reel at the door. After the expo, the feast will begin. The guest speaker will be Gary Miller from Outdoor Truths Ministries. To register, call 205-631-4401.
St. Patrick’s Day Parade
The 32nd annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade will take place on Saturday. Lineup will be between 10th and 11th Avenue South in Birmingham. The parade will begin at 1:30 p.m.
Local families can enjoy food, tickets for games, and a silent auction at the United Ability Hand In Hand Early Learning Center. It is going on Saturday from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Owens House Superhero 5K & 1 Mile
Come out and enjoy the Owens House Superhero 5K and One Mile Run at Oak Mountain State Park. There will be a costume contest, family fun fest with games, and vendor. To register, click here.
Come out and see the Harlem Globetrotters on Sunday. You can check out all the tricks at the Pete Hanna Center on Samford University. The game begins at 3 p.m. Click here to purchase tickets.
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