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Nine events, including a Latin American Heritage Festival, are scheduled for Birmingham from September 21 to 24

Latin American Heritage Festival
It’s fiesta time at the Latin American Heritage Festival this Saturday, September 23. (Birmingham Museum of Art)

It’s another fun weekend filled with events in Birmingham! Check out all the cool happenings like comedy shows, Furnace Fest and more, today through Sunday, September 24.

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Weekend Events in Birmingham

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Attend the Human Rights New Works Festival at Red Mountain Theatre. (Bham Now)

1. Goldens at the Gap

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2. Restoration: The Life and Stories of the Lyric Theatre

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  • What: Experience the tale of one of Birmingham’s most iconic spots—the Lyric Theatre—in a new documentary by local filmmaker Norton Dill.
  • When: Thursday, September 21 | 8PM
  • Where: Alabama Public Television

3. Funny Business

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  • What: Watch a great local standup comedy showcase hosted by A.J. O’Leary featuring Kenan Worthington, Topher Shaw, Adam Maldonado and Zach Williams. Great laughs, great drinks, great time!
  • When: Thursday, September 21 | 8-10PM
  • Where: Carrigan’s Public House
  • Cost: Free admission

4. Human Rights New Works Festival

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  • What: Featuring three stunning pieces over three inspiring days, each show is so new it’s still evolving through the creative process. This means you’ll see staged readings or bare-bone shows, allowing you to focus on the true creative beauty of the work. 
  • When: Friday, September 22-Sunday, September 24 | Times vary by show
  • Where: Red Mountain Theatre Arts Campus – Discover Theatre
  • Cost: $15+
  • Tickets

5. Cha House + Harvest Roots Sober Bar

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  • What: Stop by this fun sober bar for tasty drinks. Ticket includes three drinks: a white tea serving from Cha House, a single origin unflavored kombucha from Harvest Roots and a mocktail collaboration from Cha House and Harvest Roots with smoked pineapple, cinnamon, marigold & Pu’erh tea.
  • When: Friday, September 22 | 6-9PM
  • Where: Harvest Roots
  • Cost: $25
  • Tickets
  • What: Dive into the rich tapestry of Latin cultures with a day full of dynamic festivities. Explore art through Spanish-language gallery tours, savor the diverse flavors of delectable Latin cuisine and engage in an array of interactive, family-friendly art activities. 
  • When: Saturday, September 23 | 10AM-2PM
  • Where: Birmingham Museum of Art
  • Cost: Free admission, but must RSVP
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7. Furnace Fest 2023

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  • What: Furnace Fest is back for its third straight year bringing a massive line-up of bands for you to enjoy.
  • When: Saturday, September 23-Sunday, September 24 | Times vary by performance
  • Where: Sloss Furnace
  • Cost: $149+
  • Tickets

8. Oktoberfest

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  • What: Get ready for more Oktoberfest fun! Beer lovers will enjoy a huge selection of authentic German beverages from the finest German breweries, including Hofbrau. Perfect for adults 21 and up! Attendees will delight in tasty food selections from local food trucks and Nourish 205 will be hosting a build-your-own Brats, along with other Oktoberfest-themed snacks and small bites.
  • When: Saturday, September 23 | 5-9PM
  • Where: Birmingham Zoo
  • Cost: $25 Designated Driver | $40+ General Admission
  • Tickets

9. Voices of Ensley

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  • What: Attend this fundraiser to honor the life and legacy of Brian ‘Voice Porter’ Hawkins. Proceeds will fund a mural tribute to him.
  • When: Saturday, September 23 | 6-9PM
  • Where: The Greenhouse
  • Cost: Free admission

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Upcoming Events in Birmingham

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