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Located in downtown Birmingham, Good People Brewing Company was established by a group of beer-lovers in 2008. They sold their very first keg on an auspicious day, July 4, which has favored the growth of this brewery. Good People Brewing Company has been rated as one of the finest beer makers in southern United States. Amongst their ales sold year-round, the Snake Handler and IPA come highly recommended. Visitors can participate in a tour around the brewery and get enlightened on the brewing process.
Regions Field is a state-of-the-art ballpark built in 2013 as the home of the Birmingham Barons AA Minor League team. The stadium features 8500 seats and is conveniently located right in Downtown Birmingham. The ballpark has a host of activities and special features, including a mini-wiffle ball diamond, a batting cage and family fun park. Of course, no baseball game is complete without a hot dog and a beer (or soda), and you can get that, along with all the other classic ballpark snacks at Regions Field, too.
Iron City is one of the most popular live music venues in Birmingham. Big name acts like Rick Springfield and Rodrigo y Gabriela form the calendar alongside more emerging and local artists, to make a well-rounded repertoire. In addition to the live acts, Iron City is also a full service bar and grill in its own right.
Started off solely to entertain the masses, Workplay entertainment complex houses the Workplay Theatre where you get best of entertainment. Concerts and theater performances apart, this place can also be rented for business meeting purposes, corporate events, and private parties as well. Deemed as multi-purpose, Workplay Theatre rarely lets anybody down. Workplay Theatre delivers services that are matched by few.
If you’re looking for a serious, organized night at the theater, then the Terrific New Theatre is not where you need to be. Founded in 1986 by Carl Stewart and Steve Stella, the Terrific New Theatre prides itself on being a live performance theatre with plenty of unexpected surprises for a "night you will talk about,"--trust me. Previous shows have included Of Grapes and Nuts - a hilarious tribute to John Steinbeck’s classic and China: The Whole Enchilada - a funny, yet, provoking look at 4000 years of Chinese history. Visit their website for the current season’s shows.
Arlington Antebellum Home and Gardens, the city's only antebellum mansion, offers tours featuring its collection of 19th-century furniture and decorative arts. The building is a grand example of the Greek Revival architecture that was prominent in the 1840s. A tearoom is available, and the gardens are a beautiful site and backdrop for weddings and other special events. Call ahead for admission details.