Weekend Rundown Mar 14 – 17: St. Paddy’s celebrations and Rockin’ 5k’s!

This weekend’s got St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations, a Rockin’ 5k and tour of Birmingham’s Breweries! These events and more are right here in our Weekend Rundown!

weekend rundown

Boss of Me. An art show all about Cats!

COST: FREE to attend
TIME: Thurs Mar 14 – Fri Mar 15
WHERE: Naked Art Gallery

Opening receptions:
~ Friday Feb 15, 5 -8 pm
Guest bartenders: board members and volunteers at Kitty Kat Haven and Rescue: 100% of tips and part of show sales will benefit the organization.
In sync with Third Friday in Forest Park and Tour de Loo: Restaurants will have specials, shops and galleries will be open late (5-8 pm), catch the shows you may miss during the day, shop for gifts while enjoying a refreshment. Enjoy the social scene of Forest Park after hours. The loos of Forest Park’s merchants will be turned into art installations by local artists!
~ Saturday Feb 16, 10:30 am – 6 pm. Caffeine and sugar high reception. Part of show sales of the artwork will benefit Kitty Kat Haven and Rescue.

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St. Patrick's Day Birmingham

Five Points South St. Patrick's Celebration

COST: FREE to attend
TIME: Thurs Mar 14 – Sun Mar 17
WHERE: Five Points South

Five Points South has become home to Birmingham’s Premier St Patrick’s Day Celebration – come enjoy seven days of Irish drink and food specials, an Irish flag raising, The Great Birmingham Irish Toast, The 39th Annual Irish dinner, The 35th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade and St. Pat’s Day.[Mar. 11th – 17th]
Week Long Irish Drink Specials[Thurs. Mar. 14th from 5:30pm to 7:30pm]

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Weekend Rundown

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Alabama Red Shoe Run Rockin' 5K

COST: $20 for the 1 mile walk – $30 for the 5k walk/run
TIME: Sat Mar 16 at 8am
WHERE: Ronald McDonald House Charities of Alabama

Get ready to rock at Red Shoe Run 2019! This rock-themed, family-friendly event is one you don’t want to miss! The 5K and 1 mile courses take you through beautiful Downtown Birmingham, starting and finishing at the Ronald McDonald House. NEW THIS YEAR…block party, live music, kids zone, and more! Walk, run, fundraise, and party with us to keep families close to the medical care their child needs.

Costumes and friendly dogs welcome and encouraged! All proceeds benefit Ronald McDonald House Charities of Alabama (RMHCA).

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tour de brewers

Tour de Brewers XIV

COST: $40
TIME: Sat Mar 16 from 11am – 3pm
WHERE: Tin Roof Birmingham

Tour de Brewers XIV is a roughly 11K informal charity run/ride/brewery crawl supporting The Dannon Project that combines the “fun” of a fun run with the real fun of tasting great Birmingham local brews.

The running/cycling event starts at 11am at Tin Roof Birmingham. As a participant you will receive a race bib with 5 vouchers each good for a craft beer at any of the stops on the event. Stops/Breweries this year include Avondale Brewing Company, Back Forty Birmingham, Birmingham District Brewing, Cahaba Brewing Company, Ghost Train Brewing, Good People Brewing Company, Hop City Birmingham (hosting Interstellar Ginger Beer and Siluria Brewing Company), and TrimTab Brewing Company. Also included is a commemorative t-shirt and and exciting post-run/ride party with live music back at Tin Roof where you can win some great prize giveaways! This is a grassroots event where you get to choose the route to each stop and choose which stops you want to go to. Don’t worry if you don’t know the area, we provide maps and there are plenty of friendly participants and volunteers on the event that will help you find your way.

Sign Up Here: https://runsignup.com/Race/AL/Birmingham/TourdeBrewersXI

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Black Market Irish Brunch!

COST: Free to attend/cost varies
TIME: Sun Mar 17 from 11am-3pm
WHERE: Black Market Bar & Grill – 5 Points South

Join us for a special St. Patrick’s Day themed brunch on Sunday, March 17th! There’ll be Irish food and drink specials from 11am-3pm!

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