The 17th Annual Moss Rock Festival
Saturday, Nov. 5-Sunday, Nov. 6 | All Day
The Hoover Metropolitan Complex
Get the family together to attend this nonprofit festival, which will feature 100 exhibiting artists inspired by nature and design! Artisans, crafters and designers will show off their artistic visions for how their creations improve our everyday life. There will also be live music and dance performances, food vendors, some regional and local brewers and the highly anticipated 11th Beer Garden craft tasting event, which is a ticketed event. There will be giveaways, too! Learn more at mossrockfestival.com.
Hoover’s Thank a Vet Week Kickoff Celebration
Sunday, Nov. 6 | 2-4:30 p.m.
Hoover Public Library
The Hoover Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the Hoover Public Library will hold a kickoff celebration for the city’s “Thank a Vet Week,” featuring a veteran’s program to honor this year’s 2022 Hoover Freedom Award Recipient, Ret. Col. Peyton F. Ligon, to start the festivities off at 2 p.m in the Library Theatre. At 2:30 p.m., the Alabama Youth Symphony will perform a concert. A reception will follow at 3 p.m., and the flag lowering ceremony will conclude the celebration, commencing at 3:45 p.m. Visit hooverlibrary.org/veterans to learn more about this event.
Wednesday, Nov. 16-Saturday, Nov. 19 | See times below
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 of which will make great holiday gifts. This event’s hours are Thursday, Nov. 17 from 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Friday, Nov. 18 from 10 a.m.- 9 p.m.; and Saturday, Nov. 19 from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Learn more about the Junior League of Birmingham’s mission and this holiday shopping extravaganza at marketnoel.net.
Tuesday, Nov. 22 | 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Hoover Public Library
Teenagers in grades 7-12th are invited to participate in Friendsgiving, which will feature festive Thanksgiving foods, holiday games and camaraderie. Those who wish to participate must register. Registration opens on Monday, Nov. 14. Learn more information at Hoover Public Library/Friendsgiving.
Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony
Tuesday, Nov. 29 | 5 p.m.
Hoover City Hall
Join the Hoover Chamber of Commerce for this family-friendly event, featuring one of the city’s tallest Christmas trees! Stretching more than 15 feet tall, this gorgeous tree is a staple at Christmastime for the City of Hoover. Bring the kids and enjoy the camaraderie to kick off the holiday season.