It’s August and that means back to school, back from vacation and back to the city for some exciting events in a neighborhood near you! Check out our favorite ways to enjoy this last full month of summer.

Toddler Yoga Playtime
Unlock your inner child and your baby/toddler’s authentic rhythm through healthy, happy fun while engaging in creative movement and expression. Using song, instruments and storytelling, we will move, laugh and play while learning yoga poses inspired by animals, nature, seasons and more. Class is designed for ages 4 months – 3 years, however, all ages are welcome. (Parents participate with kids). 

August 4 | $15 | Villager Yoga | WEBSITE

August Date Night
Date Nights are back at the gun range! Grab your significant other and head to the range on August 7th for a fun and unique date night. The fee covers 2 range fees, 2 targets, 2 gun rentals (pistols, rifles, & machine guns), and dinner for two at the Shooters Grille! Spots are limited so make sure to buy your ticket in advance at BirminghamGuns.com or call 205.822.3600!

August 7 | $49 | Hoover Tactical | WEBSITE

Paints and Pints
For each class, Natalie creates a new abstract painting to be used as an example. She will walk you through the process of creating your own original abstract painting. Offering helpful tips and tricks along the way. The class includes all supplies plus a beer from Cahaba Brewing! All skill levels welcome!!!

August 8 | $35 | Cahaba Brewing Co | WEBSITE

Arts & Crafts
Arts & Crafts is a mini preview of Birmingham’s Artwalk taking place at Good People Brewing on August 9th from 4pm – 8pm. Arts & Crafts features visual art displays, craft beer, music, food trucks and prize giveaways!

August 9 | FREE | Good People Brewing Co | WEBSITE

Farm Bowl Fit Series
Farm Bowl Fit Series is a weekly 45-minute exercise class led by a local gym, hosted by Farm Bowl + Juice Co. For the next 2 months of classes, we will be having gyms such as True40, Aero Joe Pilates, Pure Fitness and Home Fit leading classes designed to balance your body and provide various challenging exercises! Participants will receive a free Farm Bowl + Juice Co juice – the perfect way to refuel as you go about your day! Follow along on this page and on our Instagram to be kept in the loop of which gym will be leading when! Stay fit and we’ll see you there!

August 9 | $16 | Farm Bowl | WEBSITE

10th Annual Boiling n’ Bragging football season kickoff party!
Boiling N’ Bragging is the ultimate football kickoff party benefiting the Critical Care Transport team at Children’s of Alabama! Guests will enjoy a cookout, low country boil, kids’ activities, drink specials, cornhole and much more! The event is hosted by participating clubs of Rotary District 6860, and has become one of Children’s of Alabama’s top 5 fundraising events of the year!

The Critical Care Transport team originated in 1983, and works to meet the specific need of transporting more than 1,000 critically ill and injured children each year, and serves as a mobile extension of the hospital. The team members include highly trained registered nurses and respiratory therapists with the knowledge, understanding and skills necessary to provide age-appropriate care.

August 18 | $25 – $30 | Otey’s Tavern | WEBSITE

Family Yoga at The Gardens
Enjoy this unique opportunity for healthy fun with the family in the gardens of Birmingham Botanical Gardens. This energetic class will incorporate individual and partner yoga poses for strength and balance, plus breathing exercises to help foster calm and focus. Our garden inspired crafts will assist in cooling the mind and body. This series will take place at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens. There will be no Family Yoga in-studio on these dates. Rain or shine! We will move into a classroom if the weather calls for it.

August 18 | $5 – $15 | Birmingham Botanical Gardens | WEBSITE

2018 Sidewalk Film Festival
Join us for the 20th Annual Sidewalk Film Festival in downtown Birmingham, Alabama. Another year of great films, food, parties, and a sneak peek at our new cinema is the perfect way to wrap up your summer. We’re one of FilmFreeway’s Top 100 Best Reviewed Festivals, one of MovieMaker Magazine’s 50 Festivals Worth The Entry Fee, and one of USA Today’s 10 Places for a Fabulous Film Festival. Come see what the hype is all about and experience some good old-fashioned southern hospitality! Tickets go on sale May 1st – see y’all on the Sidewalk!

August 20-26 | $30 – $245 | Downtown BHAM | WEBSITE

The Taste of Birmingham
Join us for this one of a kind tasting event showcasing some amazing local cuisine and the Concert Choristers of the Birmingham Boys Choir.

August 21 | $100 – $1,500 | Birmingham Boys Choir | WEBSITE

UAB vs Savannah State
UAB Football kicks off the 2018 season against Savannah State. It will be youth football night and all area youth leagues are invited to be there to support the Blazers. Contact us for information about the youth football component now sportspromo@uab.edu.

August 30 | $10 | Legions Field | WEBSITE

If you would like more information about the best places and events in Birmingham or to speak to a Brooks Hall agent, contact us at (205) 903-8052.