The 18th Annual Moss Rock Festival

Nov. 4-5 | Select Times
The Hoover Metropolitan Complex

Explore nature, art, design and “smart living” at the 18th Annual Moss Rock Festival! This festival will feature a huge variety of artists and designers, displaying their crafts. Attendees can browse art mediums including painting, jewelry-making, metalworking, quilting, drawing, woodworking and more! There’s something for everyone at this festival, so don’t miss out! Stay up to date on this event here.

Thanksgiving Crafts

Thursday, Nov. 9 | 10-11 a.m.
East 59 Cafe

East 59 Cafe is hosting an arts and crafts event, Thanksgiving Bunting, where participants will learn how to make fall decor, specifically felt pies, to decorate their homes for the Thanksgiving season. Register here

Market Noel

Nov. 16-18 | Select Times
The Finley Center

Hosted by the Junior League of Birmingham, Market Noel showcases more than 100 merchants’ work, including handmade items, art, jewelry, artifacts and more. All make great holiday gifts. This event’s hours are Thursday, Nov. 16 from 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Friday, Nov. 17 from 10 a.m.- 6 p.m.; and Saturday, Nov. 18 from 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Learn more about the Junior League of Birmingham’s mission and this holiday shopping extravaganza here.

Handel’s Messiah

Sunday, Nov. 19 | 3 p.m.
Riverchase United Methodist Church

The 76th annual presentation of the masterpiece, Handel’s Messiah, has been recognized as one of the oldest in America. The Alabama Civic Chorale and members of the Alabama Symphony Orchestra will perform together to put on a free performance for the public. Early arrival is suggested for seating. Childcare is provided. It’s a wonderful way to begin the holiday season! Visit here for more information.

Christmas Tree Lighting

Tuesday, Nov. 28 | 5 p.m.
Hoover City Hall

The City of Hoover’s annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony will feature performances from Hoover City Schools’ bands and choirs, an appearance from Santa Claus and light refreshments, too. Students will light the tree as well! Visit here for more information.


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