Gifts of Art
Thursday, Dec. 1 | 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
Shop the wares of local artists with everything from textiles, jewelry, glass-work, woodworking and painting for everyone on your list. Items are reasonably priced, varying usually between $50-$75. Rain or shine this event takes place in Aldridge Gardens’ gallery in Hoover. Admission is free, and everyone is welcome to attend. Learn more at Gifts of Art.
Holiday Greenery Sale
Thursday, Dec. 1-Friday, Dec. 2 | 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Saturday, Dec. 3 | 9 a.m.-noon
It’s time to decorate your mantles, mailboxes and entryways with fresh greenery for the holidays! Plants include holly, elaeagnus, pine, cedar, juniper, ivy, viburnum and boughs with berries. Find garlands and wreaths, along with bows, mailbox cover frames and wreath frames at this annual sale. Visit Holiday Greenery Sale for more information.
Bluff Park Christmas Parade
Saturday, Dec. 3 | 10 a.m.
Bring the family out for the Bluff Park Christmas Parade! Parade floats will lineup on Cloudland Drive and then down Hawksbury Lane near the Shades Cliff Pool. Spectators can expect a pleasant variety of local vendors parading through Bluff Park, spreading yuletide cheer.
Bluff Park 8K
Saturday, Dec. 3 | 7:30 a.m.
Bluff Park United Methodist Church
The Bluff Park 8K is a fairly new race course with only 250 feet of racing up over the whole course. It was designed for runners to run at one of the highest points in the city. Everyone is welcome to attend, including those with strollers and leashed dogs. All registrants receive a participant T-shirt and post-race breakfast. Register at Bluff Park 8K.
Home Alone Trivia
Thursday, Dec. 8 | 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Dave and Buster’s
Grab your friends and visit Dave and Buster’s for Home Alone-themed trivia, drinks, burgers and games galore! Trivia is free to play. Fun prizes will be given out to the winners. You don’t want to miss this holiday extravaganza!
Sunday, Dec. 11 | 6 p.m.
Riverchase Baptist Church
Everyone is welcome to attend the live enactment of the birth story of Christ at Riverchase Baptist Church’s “Living Nativity.” This event will take place outdoors, so viewers need to dress accordingly. This event is free and open to the public.
Hoover Area Chamber of Commerce’s Member Appreciation Breakfast
Thursday, Dec. 15 | 7:30-9 a.m.
Riverchase Galleria Foodcourt
This complimentary breakfast is open for members of the Hoover Area Chamber of Commerce as a token of the chamber’s gratitude for the members’ support. This breakfast will take place in the Riverchase Galleria’s foodcourt, adjacent to the carousel.
Meadow Brook Runs
Saturday, Dec. 17 | 9 a.m. – 5K (Finish around the lakes); 10 a.m. – 1-Mile Fun Run
Get in a run to go with the holiday season around the Meadow Brook area—on what organizers argue is “Birmingham’s most beautiful course.” Walkers and pets on leash are welcome, too. The run starts at 1100 Corporate Parkway. Find more info at Meadow Brook Runs.
Brock’s Gap Brewing Company’s Christmas Party
Saturday, Dec. 17 | 4-8 p.m.
Brock’s Gap Brewing Company
Get the family together for this family-friendly Christmas party! There will be photo opportunities with Santa, food, live music, games and more. Beer lovers can enjoy Brock’s Gap’s new Christmas Ale among other fan favorites, too. Parents, please bring your own cameras for photos. Follow Brock’s Gap on Instagram @brocksgapbrewingco for more updates.
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