Spring is coming, and so are runs, shopping events and more this month.

Birmingham Bulls Hockey Games

March 4, 6, 12, 13, & 18
Pelham Civic Center

The Bulls are playing on, and fans are welcome to the games with masks and social distancing. Read more about their COVID-19 safety procedures at bullshockey.net/covid.



Rebel 5K & Fun Color Run

March 6 
Vestavia Hills High School

This year’s event will have dual races, a Superhero Fun Run for grades K through 5 and a 5K for sixth-grade to adults. The 1-mile Superhero Fun Run for grades K-5 will be held on the track in the VHHS football stadium.  All proceeds from the run will benefit the Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology Program at the O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center at UAB. To register for the Superhero Fun Run, go to http://alturl.com/n2esm. To register for the 5K, go to http://alturl.com/4n4qb.

Kiwanis Pancake Day: Drive-Thru Edition

March 13 | 7 a.m. – 12 p.m.
The Exceptional Foundation

Rise and shine, and come out for some hot cakes, sausage and coffee. This year’s event will be setup as a drive-thru, and more event details will be posted on homewood-mtbrook-al.kiwanisone.org. Organizer the Kiwanis Club of Homewood-Mountain Brook awards Key Club college scholarships, YMCA camp scholarships, and funds projects at family-centric organizations such as Children’s of Alabama, The Exceptional Foundation and local schools.

GreenWise Market Village 2 Village Run

March 13
Virtual

You can run through your favorite villages and neighborhoods with this year’s virtual edition of this annual run. Not feeling the 10K? You can also choose the 7.5K option (4.6 miles). You can run your miles any time as long as you submit them by March 13. This year the event is sponsored by GreenWise Market, and it benefits the Mountain Brook Chamber of Commerce. Register at runsignup.com.

Hop ‘n Shop

March 27
Downtown Homewood

Shop Homewood for all of your spring shopping needs on this day of special deals! Visit each store for special hours, events, discounts, games, treats and more. Keep a lookout for the Easter Bunny—he just might be hoppin’ around!

Rumpshaker 5K

March 27
In Person or Virtual Options
Homewood Central Park

Since 2009, the Rumpshaker 5K has raised over a million dollars while promoting awareness about colorectal cancer. Come out to run to help fight and treat the disease and provide hope for survivors and those affected by colorectal cancer at this fun, family friendly experience for all ages. Learn more and register at rumpshaker5k.com.

Editor’s Note: The date and event information regarding Rebel Run have been corrected Feb. 24 at 12:15 p.m. The run is March 6, not March 16.