Check out our full list of happenings close to you this month.

1. Patriot Day Remembrance Ceremony

Saturday, Sept. 11
8:30 a.m.
Hoover Galleria Food Court

Following the ceremony, the Hoover Climb to Remember will take place in an exterior stairwell of the north parking deck of the Riverchase Galleria and participants will climb the stairwell repeatedly until they reach the equivalent of 110 flights of stairs, is the number of stories that were in the twin towers of the World Trade Center before the buildings came crashing down.

2. Story Sprouts at the Gardens

10:30-11 a.m.
Aldridge Gardens

Dance and play in this interactive preschool storytime at one of our favorite outdoor spots.

3. Hoover Historical Meeting

Tuesday, Sept. 21
1 p.m.
Hoover Public Library

Come hear historian Julie Hedgepeth Williams speak about Three Not-So-Ordinary Joes. Learn more at


Sept. 24-25
6 p.m.
Children’s Fresh Air Farm, Bluff Park

This outdoor dance performance by Sanspointe Dance Company delves into what it means to have – and find – community with those around us. The company will be joined by live musicians, and the last piece in the show will include members of the Birmingham community, old and young, dancer and non-dancer. Tickets, $12, available at the “door” or at link here. 

5. Roger Day

Friday, Sept. 24
6:30-7:30 p.m.
Veterans Park

Sing loud, jump high and dream big with a musical favorite. You can also see him Saturday, Sept. 25 at 10:30 a.m. Plus, find more events held by Hoover Public Library here.

6. Head Over Teal 5K/10K

Saturday, Sept. 25
Hoover Preserve

Come out for a 5K race, 10K race, family friendly games, face painting, food, and live music to benefit Laura Crandall Brown Foundation. The foundation helps fund early detection research, GYN cancer awareness campaigns, and financial support services for patients and their families. Find more information and register at

7. Monday at the Movies

Monday, Sept. 27
2-4:10 p.m.
Hoover Public Library – The Library Theatre

Spend your Monday at the Movies with a free screening of Knives Out. The a 2019 mystery follows a master detective investigating the death of the patriarch of a wealthy, dysfunctional family, and it stars Daniel Craig, Chris Evans, Ana de Armas, Jamie Lee Curtis, Michael Shannon, Don Johnson, Toni Collette, Lakeith Stanfield, Katherine Langford, Jaeden Martell and Christopher Plummer. Plus, find more library events here.

8. Vintage Market Days of Birmingham

Sept. 30-Oct. 2
The Finley Center

Come out for a fun weekend of shopping at this vintage-inspired market featuring dozens of vendors specializing in vintage, antique, repurposed and handmade items. Visit for more details.

Save the Date

Bluff Park Art Show

Oct. 2
9 a.m.-5 p.m.
The Park at Shades Cliff
517 Cloudland Drive

Artists and art enthusiasts, prepare: The annual Bluff Park Art Show is back. The art on display is supplemented with food vendors and hands-on activities for children. Find more information at

Taste of Hoover

Oct. 7
5-8 p.m.
Aldridge Gardens

Dishes of all styles and ethnicities can be found around Hoover, and on this night many of them are all in one place. Stroll through the gardens and sample selections from restaurants and caterers plus international wines and local beers—all with live music in the background. Find more information and purchase tickets at

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

Editor’s Note: This article was updated Aug. 25 at 12:50 p.m. to remove the mention of the Vintage Market Days being an indoor-outdoor event; it will be indoors this year.