BIRMINGHAM, AL — Sure there is a pretty important football game going on in the state this weekend, but let’s say you are looking for something else to do in the Birmingham area. Well, you’re in luck, because there are other events happening other than college football.
Here are just a few of the events happening in and around town:
Friday, Nov. 8
KC and the Sunshine Band: BJCC Concert Hall, 7:30 p.m. Come see one of the legends of the 70s music scene. Tickets start at $35.
Disney On Ice: Fri.-Sun., BJCC. Disney On Ice presents Dream Big! Miguel aspires to be a musician and journeys through the Land of the Dead to unlock his family’s history. Moana and Maui bravely restore the stolen heart of Te Fiti. Anna and Elsa save their kingdom while the Disney Princesses inspire with stories of strength, determination and kindness. Share every magical moment filled with breathtaking ice skating and beloved songs and stories.
Saturday, Nov. 9
: Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Sat/Sun, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Featuring more than 50 of Alabama’s best artisans under one roof. This is a favorite yearly show for the Birmingham area and ADC is proud to continue enriching our community through sharing our craft. Basketry, Metalwork, Clay Sculpture, Pottery, Wearable Fiber, Fiber Wall Works, Gourds, Jewelry, Glasswork, Stained Glass, Woodwork, Printmaking, Leatherwork, and more.
You Can’t Take It With You: Virginia Samford Theatre, Fri.-Sat. 7:30 p.m. Directed by David McMahon, some of Birmingham’s finest actors make up the cast of this rendition of the classic comedy.
Sunday, Nov. 10
: Saturn, 7 p.m. The Sweet Spot is the first ever high energy, heart-pounding, fist pumping, laugh-out-loud burlesque show in the world. Up and running in over 30 cities so far, this sensational theater production takes you on a lively adventure celebrating the sexier side of life. Get ready to experience the world’s best performance poets, live body art models, sultry burlesque dancers, live music, fashion, comedy and the most electrified host you have ever seen. All this mixed in with today’s top 40 hits.
Ricky Skaggs: Hoover Library Theatre, 7:30 p.m. Come see this 15-time Grammy Award winner, who continues to do his part to lead the recent roots revival in music.