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


Ribbon Cutting for Samford University’s Buchanan Hall

Thursday, Sept. 1 | 10-11 a.m.

Buchanan Hall at Samford University 

The friends of Samford University and the Homewood Chamber of Commerce are hosting a ribbon-cutting ceremony to honor the newly renovated Buchanan Hall! Buchanan Hall for more than 60 years has housed Samford’s Divinity of Music programs. What began as a tactful renovation project in May 2019 has now finally yielded a beautiful new gathering place complete with new administrative offices, HVAC systems, an elevator, student lounge areas, practice studios, a vocal arts room, new technology and a new inventory of pianos, too. To learn more about this ceremony, visit Ribbon Cutting for Buchanan Hall


Painting Large with September Reed

Thursday, Sept. 15 | 6:30-8 p.m.

Homewood Public Library

Join this follow-along painting class to learn how to paint your own masterpiece! Art instructor September Reed will teach painting techniques on 11×14 canvases. All paints, brushes, canvases and other supplies needed will be provided. To attend, register online at Painting Large with September Reed. The class has a capacity of 20 people, so sign up soon! 


American Red Cross Blood Drive

Friday, Sept. 16 | 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

Homewood Public Library

The Homewood Public Library is proud to sponsor the American Red Cross Blood Drive. It is estimated that 38 percent of the American population is eligible to donate blood, but less than 10 percent give each year. The Red Cross encourages all who are healthy and eligible to attend this event and donate to this lifesaving mission. There will be opportunities for Power Red donations, too. Visit and enter the sponsor code, HWDLibrary, to register and donate. 


Homewood High School’s Homecoming Game

Friday, Sept. 16 | 7 p.m.

Homewood High School

Homewood High School will face off against Benjamin Russell High School at home. This game is also Homewood’s homecoming game, and the homecoming court will make an appearance with the grade-level homecoming kings and queens announced. To stay up to date on this football game, visit Homewood vs. Benjamin Russell


September Membership Luncheon and Annual Legislative Update

Tuesday, Sept. 20 | 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

The Club

Join the Homewood Chamber of Commerce for their upcoming September Membership Luncheon, which will feature updates from Senator Jabo Waggoner and Representative David Faulkner. Networking will take place from 11:30 a.m.-noon, and lunch will be served afterward during the updates. All are invited to attend, but everyone who wants to attend must register online at September Monthly Luncheon. Member luncheon fees are $25, and non-member luncheon fees are $35.