With events like movies showcasings, soccer games, crawfish boils and Vulcan’s Birthday Bash, Birmingham has a ton of activities for everyone this weekend in order to kick off the month of June! Although the week has been rainy, the weekend is predicted to be warm and sunny, setting the ball rolling for a fun and eventful environment for all. Make sure to keep reading so you don’t miss out on any of the activities being offered around the Magic City this weekend! 

Sidewalk Cinema

A Quiet Place Part II + Virtual Filmmaker Happy Hour

June 3rd - June 6th (Multiple times offered)

Sidewalk Cinema is open to offer entertainment with safety as a top priority. Photo: @sidewalkfilm

From June 3rd to June 6th, Sidewalk Cinema will be hosting several showings of “A Quiet Place Part II” directed by John Krasinki. This R rated movie continues the story of the Abbott family as they face the terrors of the outside world. Forced to venture into the unknown, they realize the creatures that hunt by sound are not the only threats lurking beyond the sand path. If you enjoy suspenseful thrillers then you will love this sequel to “A Quiet Place”. Make sure to click here to buy your ticket and to find out more about Sidewalk Cinema in Birmingham. 

In addition to the showcasing of “A Quiet Place Part II”, Sidewalk Cinema will be offering a Virtual Filmmaker Happy Hour on Monday June 7th from 5-7p.m. If you’re interested in sharing your upcoming projects or chatting with other Birmingham filmmakers, you won’t want to miss this meet! To join the Zoom video chat at the designated time, click here.

Black Jacket Symphony

Friday, June 4th (7:30p.m.)

Avondale Brewing Co.

The Black Jacket Symphony presents the Eagles “Hotel California” live at Avondale Brewing Co., Photo: @theblackjacketsymphony

Looking for a little musical throwback to start off your June? Traveling all the way back to the 70’s, The Black Jacket Symphony will be presenting “Hotel California'' by the Eagles at the Avondale Brewing Co. Don’t miss out on this incredible recreation of a classic, plus the addition of a full set of the Eagles greatest hits. If rock music is your thing, you won’t want to miss this show! To buy tickets and learn more, make sure to click here

Cahaba Crawfish Boil

Saturday, June 5th (12-5p.m.)

Cahaba Brewing Co.

The Cahaba Crawfish Boil will be held this Saturday at Cahaba Brewing Co.;Photo: @cahababrewingco

Interested in filling your tummy with tasty food this weekend? The Cahaba Brewing Company will be hosting mouth watering crawfish, seasoned and ready to be devoured by you and your friends! The Taproom will be offering Crawdaddy’s from noon to 5p.m. this Saturday for visitors of all ages. Make sure to pack your bib and arrive with an empty stomach! To learn more about this event click here!

Vulcan’s Birthday Bash

Sunday, June 6th (1-5p.m.)

Vulcan Park and Museum

Come celebrate Vulcan’s 117th birthday this Sunday from 1-5p.m. Photo: @visitvulcan

Grab your party hat and balloons to celebrate Vulcan's 117th birthday this Sunday, June 6th from 1-5p.m. With several food trucks and alcohol vendors planned to show, this will be an exciting celebration for the whole family! Admission will be $8 for adults and $6 for children ages 5-12. Vulcan’s 117th Birthday Bash will be presented by UAB Callahan Eye Hospital with additional support from other vendors within the Birmingham area! This will be a party you won’t want to miss out on! Make sure to click here to buy your ticket today!

Legion vs. Tulsa

Sunday, June 6th (4p.m.)

BBVA Field

Birmingham’s Legion FC will be facing Oklahoma’s FC Tulsa this Sunday, June 6th beginning at 4p.m. Photo: @Bhmlegion

How about getting some sunshine and soccer to kick off your month of June? Birmingham’s Legion FC will be facing off against Oklahoma’s FC Tulsa this Sunday, June 6th at 4p.m. These two teams will be kicking it out at the BBVA Field located on the UAB campus. If you've never been, this game will be a great opportunity to get excited about the Birmingham soccer scene! To buy tickets and catch your seat at the game, click here.

*Coming Up

ROAR the Cure, 10th Annual “Never Say Cancer Again” James Bond Gala

The Club

Saturday, June 26, 2021 (6pm)

Photo: roarthecure.org

Looking to get dressed up again for a great cause??  Then look no further as ROAR The Cure will hold its 10th Annual “Never Say Cancer Again” James Bond Gala, at The Club Saturday, June 26, 2021.  

All proceeds benefit the UAB Radiation Oncology department to help find cancer cures with cutting edge research. Funds are matched dollar for dollar by UAB physicians. The event includes both silent and live auctions, dancing, and dinner.  For tickets or to sponsor a table to this fun and worthy event go to the Givesmart link on our website or roarthecure.org.

Vulcan Photo: Bob Farley, Vulcan Park and Museum