1. Varsity Spartan Football

Friday Nights | 7 p.m.

 Bring on the Friday night lights. Don your green and gold, and we’ll see you at Spartan Stadium.

  • Sept. 1: at Helena
  • Sept. 8: vs. Hoover
  • Sept. 15: at Thompson
  • Sept. 22: vs. Spain Park

2. Patriot Day Ceremony

Sept. 11 | 8:30 a.m.
Vestavia Hills City Hall

Remember Sept. 11, 2001 at this annual ceremony held with the cities of Homewood and Vestavia Hills.

3. Family Night: Drum Circle on the Lawn

Sept. 12 | 5:30 p.m.
Emmet O’Neal Library Lawn

Get ready to get rhythm. Bring your picnic at 5:30 p.m., and the drum circle starts at 6 p.m. Plus, there are tons more events for kids the library event this month. Find them all here.

4. Sweet Repeats Consignment Sale

Friday, Sept. 15 |  9 a.m.-6 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 16 |  9 a.m.-noon
Mountain Brook Community Church

Stock your kids’ fall and winter wardrobe while supporting MBCC’s short-term mission trips to places like San Diego, Peru, Hungary, Haiti and the Dominican Republic. Consignors receive 75 percent of the selling price, and 25 percent goes to MBCC Missions. Learn more here.

Photo courtesy of All In Mountain Brook

5. Taste of Mountain Brook

Sunday, Sept. 17 | 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
101 Hoyt Lane, Next to City Hall, Crestline Village

Eat your way through all the villages in one sitting with tastes from more than 25 local restaurants while taking in live entertainment. Children can check out a special Kids’ Zone of activities, too. It all benefits All In Mountain Brook’s community programs and speaker events. Learn more at tasteofmountainbrook.com.

6. Radiohead’s OK Computer Rockumentary + 90s Alternative Karaoke

Sept. 22 | 6:30 p.m.
Emmet O’Neal Library

Travel back to the ‘90s with a screening of the Radiohead documentary Meeting People is Easy, plus ‘90s karaoke and the chance to win a copy of OKNOTOK on vinyl. Plus, there are tons more events for kids the library event this month. Find them all here.

7. American Orchid Society Show and Sale

Sept. 22-23 | 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Sept. 24 | 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Birmingham Botanical Gardens

See fragrant, colorful blooms and find some to take home. Judging starts Sept. 23 at 8 a.m. Learn more here.

8. Mountain Brook Chamber of Commerce Luncheon

Sept. 26 | 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Birmingham Botanical Gardens

Come hear Brittany Wagner of Netflix docuseries Last Chance U speak about her experiences as the academic counselor for East Mississippi Community College’s football program, which has stocked many SEC powerhouses. She now travels the country inspiring other athletes with her presentation, 10 Thousand Pencils. Get tickets here.

9. Flicks Among the Flowers: Father of the Bride

Wednesday, Sept. 27
Gates 6 p.m., Movie 8 p.m.
Birmingham Botanical Gardens

Find a spot on the lawn with your picnic blanket and get ready for Steve Martin to walk his daughter down the aisle on the big screen in this 1991 remake of a 1950 film by the same name. Admission is free, but a $5 donation is encouraged.