Check out our full list of happenings close to you this month.
1. Paula Cole In Concert
Nov. 4 + Nov. 5 | 7:30 p.m.
Hoover Public Library
Come hear this American singer-songwriter in concert at your favorite library.
2. Story Sprouts at the Gardens
Wednesdays | 10:30-11 a.m.
Aldridge Gardens Pavilion
This short action-packed storytime for children under 4 takes place in the gardens, so you can stay and explore afterward. Plus find more library events here.
Mondays | 10:30-11 a.m.
East 59 Café, The Village at Lee Branch
This new storytime is held for all ages each week at East 59 in the Village at Lee Branch.
4. Moss Rock Festival
Hoover Met Complex
This one-of-a-kind outdoor, eco-creative festival is open to anyone who wants to explore Nature, Art+Design and SmartLIVING themes. The event will feature exhibitors, live music, and a beer garden with craft brews from Alabama breweries and beyond. Find more details at mossrockfestival.com.
5. Out of the Darkness Walk
Sunday, Nov. 7
Join hundreds of thousands of people to raise awareness and funds for suicide prevention at this annual walk. All funds raised go toward the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) to invest in new research, create educational programs, advocate for public policy, and support survivors of suicide loss. Register and find more details at afsp.donordrive.com.
6. Parenting the Teenage Driver: Helping Your Child Survive a Dangerous Time
Wednesday, Nov. 10 | 6:15 p.m.
Prince of Peace Catholic Church
Motor vehicle crashes remain a top cause of death among teenagers and are the leading cause of severe injuries such as spinal cord and traumatic brain injuries. Motor vehicle crashes are also a source of serious legal problems when teenagers are responsible for accidents. Many of these crashes are preventable. In this program, Dr. Dale Wisely will provide an overview of the problems associated with teen driving and, most importantly, concrete steps parents can take to help their teenagers stay safe during this dangerous period. Register here.
7. Live on the Plaza: Chuck King
Wednesday, Nov. 10 | 7 p.m.
Hoover Public Library – Plaza Wing
Trumpeter and vocalist Chuck King brings his jazz band back to Hoover for this night of music.
8. Hoover Historical Society Meeting
Tuesday, Nov. 16 | 1 p.m.
Hoover Public Library
Come hear Ken Boyd share about historical watermills in North America. Learn more at hooverhistoricalsociety.org.
9. Market Noel
The Finley Center
This annual event will once again give guests a chance to purchase holiday gifts and other items from more than 100 merchants, while also helping the Junior League’s charitable projects. Find more information at marketnoel.net.
10. Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony
Tuesday, Nov. 30, | 5 p.m.
Hoover City Hall
Kick off the holidays at the city’s annual Christmas Tree Lighting festivities.