Fall is here at last, so get ready for festivals, antiques, jazz and more without venturing far from home.

1. Shop Save & Share

Oct. 2-13
Shops Throughout Mountain Brook 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 500 participating businesses—including tons in Mountain Brook. You can purchase and download a card at ShopSaveandShare.net or on the Planet Fundraiser app.

2. Antiques at the Gardens

Oct. 3-6
Friday & Saturday 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Sunday 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Birmingham Botanical Gardens

Antique dealers from across the country set up their wares at the gardens for quite the fair of antiques, furniture, porcelain, fine art, silver, garden accessories and jewelry. Architects, interior designers and landscape designers will also display curate themed areas with goods selected from the best of Birmingham and other sources. General daily admission is $15 a person.

3. Varsity Spartan Football

Bring on the Friday night lights. Don your green and gold, and we’ll see you at Spartan Stadium. All games start at 7 p.m.

  • Oct. 4: Vs. Oak Mountain
  • Oct. 11: Vs. Hewitt-Trussville
  • Oct. 18: At Thompson
  • Oct. 25: Vs. Hoover/Homecoming
  • Nov. 2: At Gardendale

4. Nightmare on Oak Street Horror Double Feature

Saturday, Oct. 12 | 5-10 p.m.
Emmet O’Neal Library

Kick off Halloween a bit early with a double movie feature for ages 18 and up at your favorite library featuring Child’s Play and Annabelle Creation. Plus find more library events here.

5. Jazz in the Park

Sunday, Oct. 13 | 5-8 p.m.
Across from Emmet O’Neal Library

Grab your picnic blanket, and meet us on the grassy knoll in front of the library for an evening of picnics and a free jazz concert by Dee Lucas and Scott Marvill.

6. Homecoming Parade

Friday, Oct. 25 | 2:30 p.m.
Crestline Village

Join the MBHS football players and cheerleaders, Dorians and students, and, well, most of Mountain Brook in Crestline to build excitement for the homecoming game against the Hoover Bucs.

7. A Night Dark & Grimm

Friday, Oct. 25 | 6 p.m.
Emmet O’Neal Library

Fairytales and kids’ books come to life at this annual event, complete with a movie and carnival. Be sure to wear your costume!

8. Mystics of Mountain Brook Parade

Thursday, Oct. 31 | 4 p.m.
Crestline Village

It’s tradition! Come out to the streets of Crestline for festive floats and candy throwing galore before starting your night of trick or treating.

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