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

1. Vintage Market Days of Birmingham

Sept. 30-Oct. 2
The Finley Center

Come out for fun weekend of shopping at this vintage-inspired market features dozens of vendors specializing in vintage, antique, repurposed and handmade items. vintagemarketdays.com/market/birmingham for more details.



2. Bluff Park Art Show

Saturday, 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 bluffparkartassociation.org.

3. Taste of Hoover

Thursday, 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 aldridgegardens.com.

4. Links Fore Scholars Tournament

Monday, Oct. 11
Riverchase Country Club

This annual tournament was formed to raise money for the Hoover Area Chamber of Commerce Foundation, which awards four $4000 scholarships to deserving students in our Hoover community.  Register for it here.

5. Shop Save & Share

Oct. 20-31
Shops Throughout Homewood and Birmingham

We’re all about an excuse to shop for a good cause, and you can’t beat the Junior League of Birmingham’s Shop Save & Share fundraiser. A digital or printed Shop Save & Share card costs $40, and then you receive a 20 percent at more than 250 participating businesses—including many in Vestavia Hills. You can purchase and download a card at ShopSaveandShare.net.

6. Hoover Hayride & Family Night

Friday, Oct. 29 | 5-8 p.m.
Veterans Park

Put on your costumes and join on the fun at this free annual event. You can take hayrides around the park and explore a large exhibitor area where Hoover Chamber members distribute candy and giveaways to children.