9 exciting events around Montgomery happening this weekend

Events Around Montgomery
Have you seen an Alabama Shakespeare Festival show recently? (Ann Little)

From live music to inspiring shows, Montogomery has plenty of fun activities for you to attend this weekend. Keep reading to get the scoop on all the fun events around Montgomery.

1. The Trip to Bountiful—The Wetumpka Depot

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A show you won’t want to miss. (@donnagrierphotography)

From June 9th to June 11th, head over to The Wetumpka Depot to see Horton Foote’s The Trip to Bountiful, a moving play about an elderly woman escaping the big city to return to her roots. Laugh, cry and enjoy the show one last time this weekend. 

2. The Marvelous Wonderettes

Weekend Event In Montgomery
Sing ladies! (Ann Little)

Celebrate Alabama Shakespeare Festival’s 50th anniversary with a show this weekend. Written and created by Rodger Bean, this successful off-Broadway production tells the story of four girls and how they conquer their dreams. You’ll hear classic hits such as “Lollipop,” “Dream Lover” and “Lipstick on Your Collar.”

3. The Fairy and the Lumberjack

Learn about Korean folklore by watching a popular children’s play with musical numbers. Presented by A-KEEP—a partnership and education program to help Alabama learn about Korean culture—this event tells a story about love and loneliness through the relationship between a fairy and a lumberjack.

4. Spring Fling Balloon Glow

Hot Air Balloons
A hot air balloon fair? I’m up for it! (Miranda Shaffer / The Bama Buzz)

For events around Montgomery that you can’t find elsewhere, you’ll want to visit the Spring Fling Balloon Glow. There will be food vendors, live entertainment, hot air balloons and more. Check out who will be performing:

The proceeds made will benefit BFA Balloon Camp, Brantwood Children’s Home and the Boys and Girls Club of Central Alabama.

5. 2nd Saturday Global City Fest Celebration of Native Americans

Learn about indigenous culture from Native American artists and knowledge keepers. This is one of the most interesting events around Montgomery for its engaging and inclusive programs.

There will be traditional and contemporary songs/performances, speakers, demonstrations and educational areas.

6. Memoria at Capri Theatre

Independent film lovers, this one is for you! Montogomery’s Capri Theatre is presenting Memoria, an interesting film that follows a woman’s journey to self-discovery.

7. RNB Blues Picnic

Looking for music-centric events around Montgomery that heavily feature soul-healing RNB? Attend the RNB Blues Picnic for ultimate vibes. There will be yoga, games and all the RNB faves you love from the 60s to the 2000s.

8. Montgomery Biscuits vs Chattanooga Lookouts

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Montgomery Biscuits at Riverwalk Stadium. (Montgomery Biscuits)

Looking for one of the summertime-friendly events around Montgomery? Try to catch a foul ball or get yourself on the big screen this weekend at a Montgomery’s Biscuits baseball game. Play ball!

9. Fairview Farmer’s Market

Don’t forget about the Fairview Farmers Market. This year-long market is open and selling some of the juiciest produce, plants and homemade pepper sauces. Shop local!

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