Now that school’s almost out, it’s the perfect time to plan a trip to a local u-pick farm. Get your cooler ready with some lunch and cold drinks, pack sunscreen, hats and bug spray, and head out for a tasty adventure.
We’ve put together the basic info for you. Be sure to call first to make sure all the details are current. Some places take cash, while others take a variety of payments.
Crews are set up in Downtown Birmingham for the start of filming for a new Comedy Central pilot, “Jefferson County Probation” starring Roy Wood Jr., Birmingham native and Daily Show frequent. See photos on location and find out more about the show here.
Need a little more joy? Experience the magic and joy that only beautiful music can bring. Celebrate ‘Ode to Joy’ the final performances of the Alabama Symphony Orchestra’s 2018-19 Masterworks Season featuring one of Beethoven’s most beloved works, Symphony No. 9. May 31 and June 1. Get tickets now. And if you haven’t done so already, sign up for our newsletters for a chance to win free tickets.
It’s Military appreciation month and Adamson Ford is showing their support for all of the men and women who have served with a special “Salute Our Heroes” event. Taking place on Thursday, May 23 from 1-3PM, members of the Military and the Birmingham community are invited to join for great food, amazing deals and more. Find out how Military and First Responders can score $1,000 off any new vehicle at Adamson Ford.
The Jefferson County Environmental Services Department is in major need of new people to run the county’s nine water reclamation facilities—a.k.a. the place your dirty household water comes in and clean water goes out. Find out how an apprenticeship program is preparing people like 43-year-old single mom Brenda White for a future in the county department.
New plans are in the works to bring another mixed-use property to Birmingham’s Parkside district. Developers announced this week their plans to build a 140-room boutique hotel, residential units, an entertainment venue as well as retail and studio space. Here’s a sneak peek into the plans for Parkside’s latest swanky development.
Have you ever wondered how a bionic eye works? Or wanted to control a computer using the power of your mind? Visit McWane Science Center’s newest traveling exhibit, Bionic Me by Scitechopening Sunday, May 19. Get tickets now.