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

1. Electra Light Ukulele Orchestra

Wednesday, Sept. 8
5-6 p.m.
O’Neal Library – Community Meeting Room

It’s time for free ukulele group lessons with musician Andy Hollywood! This program is for anyone ages 12  and up. Registration is required.

2. Sweet Repeats Consignment Sale

Sept. 10-11
Friday 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
Saturday 9-11 a.m.
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. You can also find many items half off on Saturday. Learn more at

3. Patriot Day Ceremony

Saturday, Sept. 11
8:30 a.m.
Crestline Village

2021 marks 20 years since Sept. 11, 2001, and this annual ceremony will remember that day that forever shaped our country. The Cities of Homewood, Mountain Brook, and Vestavia Hills rotate hosting this ceremony, and this year the City of Mountain Brook is hosting.

4. Fall Plant Sale

Saturday, Sept. 11
8 a.m.-2 p.m.
Birmingham Botanical Gardens

Find everything you need for your yard heading into colder weather with herbs, sustainable trees, fall annuals, shrubs, natives, perennials and more for sale. Plus, all the trees are natives selected especially for Birmingham’s climate and condition. Find more event details at

5. Tapas and Taps

Thursday, Sept. 16
6-9 p.m.
Lane Parke

Come out for a summer evening garden party-style event with live music and auction items benefitting Magic Moments, and. This event will highlight dishes from local restaurants and drinks from regional breweries and distilleries too. Tickets are $35 and can be purchased here.

6. Family Night

Tuesday, Sept. 21
5:30 p.m.
O’Neal Library – Community Meeting Room

Come out to see magician Arthur Atsma at this event for all ages. Plus find more library events here.

7. Mountain Brook Chamber of Commerce Luncheon

Sept. 22
11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Birmingham Botanical Gardens

Allyson Mouron, Mountain Brook resident and one of the founders of Blessed Brokenness, will share how her family’s surprising fertility journey led to “twiblings” at this in-person event. It will feature networking, lunch and a heartwarming program. Get tickets here.

8. Antiques at the Gardens

Sept. 30-Oct. 3
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. Learn more at

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