It’s the weekend again, and we’ve found plenty of fun things to do in Birmingham. First on the list: check out Birmingham’s most-talked-about up-and-coming neighborhood, Avondale.



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Wooden Goat
4100 Third Avenue South
Open 5 pm-10 pm Tuesday thru Saturday

From the culinary minds that brought you Hotbox behind Parkside Cafe comes one of the newest Avondale Eateries. Billed as a “Southeast Asian Cafe” and boasting its own distillery, Wooden Goat joins an already impressive list of restaurants on 41st Street. According to Facebook, grilled baby octopus is one of the latest menu items.




Avondale Antiques
4301 Third Avenue South
Open 11:00 am-5:30 pm Wednesday thru Saturday and Sunday 1:00 pm-5:30 pm

With nearly 8,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor space, there are plenty of finds at Avondale Antiques. Known for its unique items (including plenty of mid-century Modern treasures), the store recently celebrated its one-year anniversary.




Hardy Morris & The Hardknocks at Saturn Birmingham
200 41st Street South
Friday, March 11 at 8:00 p.m.

If the best things in life are free, then you’re sure to enjoy this free show at one of Birmingham’s hottest music venues. T. Hardy Morris and his band believe the best songs are the simplest ones. Come out and enjoy a great evening of music.