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

1. Mountain Brook Fraternal Order of the Police 5K Pig Run

Saturday, Nov. 6 | 8 a.m.
Starts at Crestline Elementary

Help support Mountain Brook Fraternal Order of Police by participating in this 5K or 1-mile fun run. Dogs are welcome too! Register here. 

2. Red Mountain Garden Club Annual Greenery Sale

Preorder Through Nov. 15
Birmingham Botanical Gardens

The Red Mountain Garden Club is involved in a number of local projects that support the Memorial Garden at the Birmingham Museum of Art and the Birmingham Botanical Gardens, as well as many other groups and organizations dedicated to the environment and beautification of Birmingham. This holiday season they are taking orders for wreaths, garland, bows and more online only, with pickup Dec. 1 at Birmingham Botanical Gardens. There will be no walk-up sales. Place your order here. 

3. Miss Olympian Pageant

Saturday, Nov. 20 | 7 p.m.
Mountain Brook High School

Who will the winner of the 55th annual pageant be? Come out to see for yourself as the contestants participate in an interview, opening number dance and evening walk before the winner is crowned. Follow them on Instagram at @missolympianpageant for updates.

4. Sam Lapidus Montclair Run

Thursday, Nov. 25 | 8:30 a.m.
Levite Jewish Community Center

This annual 10K, 5K and fun run celebrate the life of Sam Lapidus, his love of fitness and the LJCC and of family and friends. Proceeds benefit the Alabama Center for Childhood Cancer and Blood Disorders at Children’s of Alabama. Register online at

5. Holiday Open Houses

No need to worry about a 5:00 closing time on these nights. Plus, there will be extra merriment with festivities in the stores, so come knock out some shopping for special ones on your list and support local businesses. All open houses are organized by the Mountain Brook Chamber of Commerce.

  • Nov. 11: Holiday Poker Run in English Village
  • Nov. 18: Crestline Village Holiday Open House
  • Dec. 2: Mountain Brook Holiday Open House
  • Dec. 4: Lane Parke Mistletoe and Mimosas
  • Dec. 9: English Village Sip N Stroll

6. Market Noel

Nov. 17-20
Finley Center, Hoover

Find holiday gifts and more from many merchants, including clothing, jewelry, home décor, art and specialty items, and every purchase benefits the charitable projects of the Junior League of Birmingham, which is based in English Village. Find more details on hours, tickets and special events at

Save the Date

Holiday Parade

Sunday, Dec. 5 | 3 p.m.
Mountain Brook Village

Watch as floats, fire trucks, bands, choral groups, dancers and of course St. Nicholas himself parade down through Mountain Brook Village.