Fall events look different than in years’ past, but that doesn’t mean you can’t have fun with social distance. Here’s our roundup for this month.

1. Perfect Note Outdoor Festival 

Sept. 4 | 7:30 p.m.
Hoover Met Complex

Bring your lawn chair, and come out to hear Chrisette Michele and Kim Scott live in concert at this socially distanced event. Purchase tickets at perfectnotelive.com.

2. September Hoover Chamber Luncheon

Sept. 17 | 11:30 a.m.

Join the chamber on Zoom for an education update with Hoover City Schools Superintendetn Dr. Kathy Murphy. Reservations are required, and Zoom instructions will be emailed on Sept. 26. Avadian Credit Union is sponsoring the luncheon. Make reservations here.

3. Patriot Day Remembrance Ceremony

Sept. 11 | 8:30 a.m.
The Finley Center

2020 marks 19 years since the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center and Pentagon, and the City of Hoover will hold a special remembrance ceremony to honor the day. Hoover fire stations will also have a short ceremony beginning at 8:58 a.m. by their flagpoles.

4. Vintage Market Days

Sept. 24-26
The Finley Center

This upscale vintage-inspired market features original art, antiques, clothing, jewelry, handmade treasures, home décor, outdoor furnishings, food items, seasonal plantings and more. Find tickets, hours and more details here.

5. Head Over Teal 5K/10K and Family Fall Festival

Sept. 26
Any Virtual Location

Lace up your tennis shoes—or just load up the kids—for the virtual version of the Head Over Teal 5K/10K race benefitting the Laura Crandall Brown Foundation. This annual event helps us provide GYN cancer programs to women, patients, and caregivers throughout the year. Register for the 10K or 5K to run in your neighborhood, on your favorite trail or your treadmill at runnersignup.com.


Virtual ZooRendezvous
Sept. 10
Hosted by the Birmingham Zoo

Fall Plant Sale
Sept. 12
Birmingham Botanical Gardens

11th Annual Bob Sykes BBQ & Blues Festival
Sept. 12
DeBardeleben Park, Bessemer

Alabama State Fair
Sept. 18-27
Birmingham Race Course

St. Jude Walk/Run Birmingham
Sept. 19
Any Virtual Location

Homestead Hollow Arts & Crafts Festival
Sept. 25-27

Red Shoe Run
Sept. 26
Virtual 5K Benefitting Ronald McDonald House Charities of Alabama

Head Over Teal 5K/10K
Sept. 26
Benefitting Laura Crandall Brown Foundation
Any Virtual Location

Did we miss any events? Do you have an event coming up in a future month? Email mm@hooversmagazine.com to submit yours.