What's happening in and around Birmingham, Alabama March 5 - 7, 2010?

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What's happening in and around Birmingham, Alabama March 5 - 7, 2010? 

There are a variety of activities and events to choose from including several benefiting worthy organizations.  I hope you find something you will enjoy!

Semele (March 4, 10 a.m.; March 5-6, 7:30 p.m.) UAB opera presents this work by Handel. Alys Stephens Center. 975-2787.

Anne Frank and Me (March 4-6, 7 p.m.; March 7, 2 p.m.) Children's Dance Foundation. $8. 870-0073. childrensdancefoundation.org

Pianomen (March 4-6, 8 p.m.; March 7, 3 p.m.) Virginia Samford Theatre. $20. 251-1228. virginiasamfordtheatre.org

The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940 (March 4-6, 11-13, 18-20, 8 p.m.; March 14, 2:30 p.m.). Birmingham Festival Theatre. $20; $15 students; March 11 pay-what-you-like, $5 minimum. 933-2383. bftonline.org

Hope Chest Auction (March 5, 6-10 p.m.) Benefiting Children's Aid Society. Rosewood Hall. $35 advance; $40 at the door. 943-5351. childrensaid.org

Schoolhouse Rock (March 5, 7-11 p.m.) Fundraiser for Cornerstone Schools of Alabama. WorkPlay. $30; $50 per couple. 591-7600. csalabama.org

An Evening with Shawn Colvin (March 5, 8 p.m.) Alys Stephens Center. $25-$45; $20 students; $65 VIP. 975-2787. alysstephens.org

Kids Got the Disco (March 5, 9 p.m.) Bottletree. $5. 533-6288. thebottletree.com

North Mississippi All-Stars (March 5, 9 p.m.) WorkPlay. $15. 380-4082. workplay.com

Cedric Burnside & Lightnin' Malcolm (March 5, 10 p.m.) The Nick. $6. 252-3831. thenickrocks.com

Roger Creager (March 5, 10 p.m.) With Adam Hood. Zydeco. $8 advance; $10 day of show. 933-1032. zydecobirmingham.com

Nuclear Cowboyz (March 5-6, 7:30 p.m.) Freestyle motocross riders performance. BJCC. $15-$40. 715-6000. ticketmaster.com

La Vie Boheme (March 5-7) Arova Contemporary Ballet. Virginia Samford Theatre. $25; $15 students. 251-1206. arova.org

J. Anthony Brown (March 5-6, 7:30 and 9:45 p.m.; March 7, 7:30 p.m.). Comedy Club Stardome. $29. 444-0008. stardome.com

Cottontail's Arts, Crafts and Gifts Show (March 5, 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; March 6, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; March 7, noon-5 p.m.) BJCC. $6; $2 ages 6-12; children younger than 6 free. 836-7178. christmasvillagefestival.com

Walk with Me (March 6, 9 a.m.) Benefiting Easter Seals. Veteran's Park, Alabaster. eastersealsbham.org

Voices in the Gallery: Ekphrastic Poetry Writing (March 6, 9 a.m.-noon) A writing workshop. Birmingham Museum of Art. $70. 254-2964. artsbma.org

Natural Urban Gardening (March 6, 9:30-11:30 a.m.) Michelle Reynolds. Aldridge Botanical Gardens. $14 members; $18 nonmembers. 682-8019. aldridgegardens.com

Exceptional Foundation Chili Cook-Off (March 6, 10:30 a.m.) Benefitting The Exceptional Foundation, a 501(c) 3 non-profit organization which provides social and recreational activities to mentally challenged individuals in the Greater Birmingham area. WorkPlay. $10 advance; $15 day of show. exceptionalchilicookoff.com

Pre-Oscar Party (March 6, 6 p.m.) Benefiting Mitchell's Place, a comprehensive treatment center in Birmingham that serves children and the families of children affected by Autism Spectrum Disorder. Wine Loft. $35 advance; $40 at the door. mitchellsplacejc.com

The Defeat of the Gods and the Victory of the Goddess (March 6, 6 p.m.) Birmingham Museum of Art. 254-2565. artsbma.org

Barrage (March 6, 4 and 8 p.m.) The Library Theatre, Hoover Public Library. $22. 444-7888. thelibrarytheatre.com

Man or Astro-Man? (March 6, 5 and 9 p.m.) Bottletree. $15 advance; $20 day of show. 533-6288. thebottletree.com

Birmingham Heart Ball (March 6, 6 p.m.-midnight) Cahaba Grand Conference Center. $250. 510-1517. americanheart.org

Art Auction (March 6, 6:30 p.m.) Four Corners Gallery. 980-2600. fourcornersgalleryonline.com

Weim & Cheese 2010 (March 6, 6:30 p.m.) Proceeds benefit Weimaraner Rescue of the South a nonprofit organization that rescues and rehabilitates Weimaraner dogs, then places them in homes. Tickets: $25 in advance, $35 at the door. Details: contactus@weimrescue.com; www.weimrescue.com.

Moon Taxi (March 6, 9 p.m.) WorkPlay. $12. 380-4082. workplay.com

Indigo Girls (March 6, 9 p.m.) WorkPlay. $25 advance; $30 day of show. 380-4082. workplay.com

Vulture Whale (March 6, 10 p.m.). The Nick. $6. 252-3831. thenickrocks.com

Zoogma (March 6, 10 p.m.) Zydeco. $8 advance; $10 day of show. 933-1032. zydecobirmingham.com

Jewish Food Fair (March 7, 10:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.) Temple Emanu-El. Free. 933-8037. ourtemple.org

Bullies, Scamps and Whippersnappers (March 7, 2 p.m.) Birmingham Museum of Art. 254-2565. artsbma.org

ASO On the Road (March 7, 5 p.m.) Sixth Avenue Baptist Church. 251-7727. alabamasymphony.org

Sing and Shout (March 7, 5 p.m.) Benefiting M-POWER Ministries. Alys Stephens Center. Free. 595-5959. singandshout.org

Robert Earl Keen (March 7, 8 p.m.) WorkPlay. $18 advance; $20 day of show. 380-4082. workplay.com

Xiu Xiu (March 7, 9 p.m.). Bottletree. $10 advance; $12 day of show. 533-6288. thebottletree.com

Flashbulb Fires (March 7, 10 p.m.) The Nick. $5. 252-3831. thenickrocks.com

Audrey Shakir (March 7, 5:30 p.m.) Southside Baptist Church at 5:30 p.m. Sunday.  Contact the church at 205-933-8381 for more information about the performance.  Free.

 

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Debi Boucher
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Goodness, Renee! A person could keep VERY busy in your neck of the woods! LOL

Debi

Mar 10, 2010 12:13 PM #1
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Renee L. Norton
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Debi - They certainly could!

Mar 10, 2010 01:42 PM #2
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Gretchen Karr
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices - Lancaster, PA
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Wow! I can't believe there is so much to do in Birmingham in one weekend!

Mar 12, 2010 07:38 AM #3
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Renee L. Norton
Birmingham, AL

Gretchen - Birmingham really has a lot to see and do.  This was only part of what was available.

Mar 12, 2010 02:45 PM #4
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Adam Malachi
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Excellent post! There is a lot's to do in  Birmingham!

Thank you very much for sharing.

Mar 14, 2010 01:27 PM #5
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Charles Stallions
Charles Stallions Real Estate Services - Pensacola, FL
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Wow you have a great post and a lot going on there. When visiting the area I will visit you site to find out what to do.

Mar 27, 2010 08:36 PM #6
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Renee L. Norton
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Adam - Thanks! We always have a lot going on.

Charles - Thank you.  There's a lot going on here.  I really should make more of an effort to do this post every week.  I you are visiting and I haven't done it just email me or give me a call and I'll update you!

Mar 27, 2010 09:51 PM #7
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