Walks, parades, art exhibits, even mac ‘n cheese—find the details on all the events happening this month.

1. Magic City Mac + Cheese Festival

Sunday, Sept. 9 | 1-4 p.m.
Brookwood Village 

Who wouldn’t want to eat all kinds of noodles and cheese from local restaurants, food trucks and caterers? All proceeds benefit Community Grief Support to fund free-of-charge grief counseling, grief support groups and community grief education in the Greater Birmingham area. Get your tickets here.

2. Alabama Bicentennial: Author Verna Gates

Thursday, Sept. 13 | 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Homewood Public Library

Come hear travel writer Verna Gates discuss her latest book, 100 Things to Do in Birmingham Before You Die. Books will be available for purchase. Plus, find more Alabama Bicentennial and  other library events here.

3. Lil’ Lambs Consignment Sale

Friday, Sept. 14 | 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 15 |  9 a.m.-noon
Trinity United Methodist Gym

Stock your kids’ fall and winter wardrobe while supporting Trinity’s mission and outreach projects in the community, church and abroad. Better yet, volunteer or consign, and you get entrance to the preview party on Thursday. Many items are half-price on Saturday. Learn more here.

4. Homewood Chamber Annual Legislative Update and September Membership Luncheon

Tuesday, Sept. 18 | 11:30 a.m-1 p.m.
The Club       

Come hear Senator Jabo Waggoner and Representative David Faulkner share updates from Montgomery at this annual luncheon.  Get your tickets here.

5. Varsity Patriot Football

Bring on the Friday night lights. Don your red and blue, and we’ll see you at Waldrop Stadium. All games take place at 7 p.m.

  • Sept. 7: Vs. Pelham
  • Sept. 14: At Helena
  • Sept. 28: Vs. Center Point

6. Vulcan AfterTunes

Sunday, Sept. 23 | 3 p.m.
Vulcan Park and Museum

Take in the tunes of up-and-coming artists while sipping on craft brews and taking in views from everyone’s favorite cast iron statue. Bring lawn chairs and blankets, and find a seat to your liking for these Sunday afternoon shows. The series kicks off with music from Los Colognes and Duquette Johnston. Plus save the date to hear Iron Horse and Will Stewart on Oct. 7 and then Great Peacock and Maddie Medley on Oct. 21. Get tickets here.

7. Homewood High School Homecoming Parade

Thursday, Sept. 27 | 4 p.m.
Downtown Homewood

Cheer on the Patriots as they prepare to take on Center Point with a parade featuring the HHS Band, homecoming court and more.

8. National Eating Disorders Association Awareness Walk

Sunday, Sept. 30 | 2:30 p.m.
Homewood Central Park

Thirty million Americans struggle with an eating disorder at some point in their lives. This walk helps raise critical funds, restoring hope, and changing the conversation surrounding eating disorders. Register here.

9. Homewood City Schools Faculty Exhibit

All Month| Monday-Friday 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Rosewood Hall Lobby

Come out to view artwork by your favorite Homewood school art teachers at the Homewood Art Council’s Community Art Gallery. You’ll find work by these teachers:

  • Carolyn McDonald – Homewood High School art teacher retiree
  • Carolyn Warren – Homewood High School
  • Eric Swope – Homewood Middle School
  • Celia Castle – Edgewood Elementary School
  • Lisa Lucas – Shades Crest Elementary School
  • Brooklyn McManus – Hall-Kent Elementary School

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