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

Trivia at GreenWise

Wednesdays in September | 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Publix GreenWise

Join a trivia team every week to compete for awesome door prizes! Trivia categories include but aren’t limited to food, music, movies, sports, public figures, history and more. Enjoy a cold one while playing with friends. Learn more at Publix GreenWise/trivia.

Wild at Heart Gala

Thursday, Sept. 8 | 6:30-10 p.m.

The Birmingham Zoo

Did you know that a group of rhinos is called a crash? Well, The Birmingham Zoo is proud to host its annual “Wild at Heart: Rhino Crash” costume gala, which benefits all its friends who call the zoo home. Guests are invited to attend in their best spots, scales and stripes, as dressing up is part of the fun! Attendees can also enjoy the musical delights of Yacht Rock Schooner, an open bar, dinner and a competitive zoo auction, too. General admission is $250 per person, but VIP access is $425 per person and includes up close, exclusive fun with the zoo’s animals. Only 50 VIP spots are available. For fashion details, the zoo invites everyone to check out its Instagram page @bhamzoo. To learn more about how to donate or join in on the fun, visit

 Tapas and Taps

Thursday, Sept. 15 | 6-8 p.m.

Lane Parke

Brought to you by Crawford Square Real Estate Advisors, the second annual Tapas and Taps is back and benefitting another local nonprofit organization. This event features local food stands, brew vendors, live music, auctions, all in efforts to shed light on worthy causes. For more information, email

Samford String Quartet Performance

Thursday, Sept. 15 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m.

O’Neal Library

Brought to you by the O’Neal Library, the Samford String Quartet is performing in the Community Meeting Room! The quartet belongs to Samford University’s School of the Arts’ Division of Music program. The group was founded in 2011 as a way to foster a love for the classics. Today, the members travel around the country and even throughout the world playing concerts for our enjoyment. Join the friends of O’Neal Library for this beautiful creation of melodies. This concert is free and open to the public. For more information, visit

Antiques at the Gardens

Thursday, Sept. 29-Sunday, Oct. 2 | All Day

Birmingham Botanical Gardens

Antiques at the Gardens features antique dealers nationwide! The vendors will have an array of furniture, fine metals, art, jewelry, garden wares and more. One unique aspect of this annual gathering is that architects, interior designers and landscape designers are also present and will show off their themed displays, too. Artifacts and goods deemed some of the best in Birmingham will be available for purchase. Learn more at