Looking to spend some quality time with your momma this Mother’s Day weekend? Check out these events.
Trussville City Fest is a fun family event in historic downtown Trussville. This year’s 36th annual festival will be a one-day event, which will be held on Saturday, May 7, beginning at 11 am and finish with a fireworks show at 9:00 pm. Admission is $5 per person, children 2 and under are free. Once inside the gate, all activities are free.
Mother/Daughter Self-Defense Workshop
Learn hands-on self-defense tactics from Vestavia Hills Police Officers and certified instructors. The free workshop will be held May 7 from 4-8 p.m. and is for ages 16 and up and will cover awareness tips and risk reduction as well as hands-on tactics. Drinks and pizza provided. Due to limited space, registration is required. Call 205-978-4678 or email to register.
Mother’s Day Brunch
Treat your momma to brunch prepared by Chef Matthew Murphree at the Arlington Antebellum Home on May 7. Seatings will be held at 10:30 and 1 p.m., and the menu will include spring salad, mixed greens, baby carrots, cucumber, pickled beets, egg, mustard vinaigrette, fried quail, brioche French toast, berry cream, honey-seared mahi mahi “cool beans” salad, limas, pole beans, grilled corn, grape tomatoes, shaved shallots, baby kale, pistou, orange-glazed pound cake, strawberry mousse, kiwi couli, and candied orange peel. Reservations are $25 per person and required. For more information, call 205-780-5656.
Take your momma to a double-feature movie at the Coyote Drive-in in Leeds, which has its grand opening this weekend. Tickets can be purchased online or at the gate. There are a wide range of movies, including Captain America: Civil War, The Jungle Book, Keanu, Barbershop: The Next Cut, Huntsman: Winter’s War and Batman vs. Superman. Tickets start at $6 a person, and kids under age four are admitted free. Every Tuesday there is a $5 double feature.
The Red Mountain Theatre Company will present Sister Act May 6–May 22 at the RMTC Cabaret Theatre. Featuring original music by Tony and 8-time Oscar winner Alan Menken (Newsies, Beauty and the Beast, Little Shop of Horrors), Sister Act tells the hilarious story of Deloris Van Cartier, a wannabe diva whose life takes a surprising turn when she witnesses a crime and the cops hide her in the last place anyone would think to look—a convent. Tickets start at $30.