Events look different right now with COVID-19, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t still safe fun to be had.

1. Free Friday Flicks

Friday Nights in August
6:30 p.m. Park Opens, Movie at Dusk
Veterans Park

COVID-19 might have delayed this summertime tradition, but it came back to life with social distancing setup starting at the end of July. The park will be marked with seating areas for family groups, and masks are required when you are not at seat. Find updates the “Free Friday Flicks” Facebook page, and here’s the schedule:



  • Aug. 7: Frozen 2
  • Aug. 14: Aladdin
  • Aug. 21: Sonic the Hedgehog

2. The Marketplace at Lee Branch

Saturdays | 8 a.m.-12 p.m.
Lee Branch Shopping Center Parking Lot

There’s still one month left to get fresh produce and more from this market off Highway 280. Learn more at themarketplaceatleebranch.com.

3. Valleydale Farmers Market

Saturdays | 8 a.m.-12 p.m.
Faith Presbyterian Church
4601 Valleydale Road

The last official market date is Sept. 5, but a couple of farmers will contribute to setup in the parking lot through October or November. Learn more at valleydalefarmersmarket.com.

4. Birmingham Restaurant Week

Aug. 14-31

For 18 days, participating restaurants, food trucks and bars in Hoover and across the Birmingham metro area are offering special lunch and dinner menus at set price points from $5 to $50 per person. This year cocktail kits, to-go cocktails and family-style options will be offered too, and you can order meals to-go. Find more details on participating restaurants and more at bhamrestaurantweek.com.

5. Hoover City Elections

Tuesday, Aug. 25
7 a.m.-7 p.m.

Cast your vote for mayor and city council on municipal election day 2020 at your designated polling place. For a more information on absentee voting, visit hooveral.org/183/Elections.

Save the Date 

Regions Tradition

Sept. 23-27
Greystone Golf and Country Club

This annual golf tournament has been rescheduled from its original May date due to COVID-19 but the show will go on with social distancing precautions, starting with the Pro-Am on Wednesday, Sept. 23. Find tickets and more information at regionstradition.com, or watch it live on the Golf Channel.

Editor’s Note: A Night Of Hope, originally scheduled for Aug. 9 at the Hoover Met, has been cancelled.

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