The holidays are kicking off already! Here’s what’s going on this month with pandemic cautions.
1. Holiday Open Houses
Mountain Brook Shops
No need to worry about a 5:00 closing time on these nights. Plus, there will be extra merriment with festivities in the stores, so come knock out some shopping for special ones on your list and support local businesses. All open houses are organized by the Mountain Brook Chamber of Commerce.
- Nov. 5: English Village Shop, Sip, and Stroll, 4-6 p.m.
- Nov. 12: Crestline Village Holiday Open House, 5-7 p.m.
- Dec. 3: Mountain Brook Village Jingle and Mingle, 5-7 p.m.
- Dec. 4: English Village Shop, Sip, and Stroll, 5-7 p.m.
2. Sam Lapidus Montclair Run
Levite Jewish Community Center
This Turkey Day tradition is going virtual this year. The annual 10K, 5K and fun run celebrate the life of Sam Lapidus, his love of fitness and the LJCC and of family and friends. Proceeds benefit the Alabama Center for Childhood Cancer and Blood Disorders at Children’s of Alabama. Register online at slmr.itsyourrace.com.
3. (Virtual) Market Noel
This annual Junior League of Birmingham holiday shopping event is moving online follow COVID-19 safety precautions. With the purchase of a $15 General Admission ticket, you get access to its virtual marketplace with more than 50 stores from across the nation Tuesday, Nov. 17 through Sunday, Nov. 22. Virtual events will also be held throughout the week. Proceeds from Market Noel go back into the community through the JLB’s 40 community projects benefiting women and children in need. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit marketnoel.net.
4. Miss Olympian Pageant
Saturday, Nov. 21 | 7 p.m.
Mountain Brook High School
Who will the winner of the 53nd annual pageant be? Come out to see for yourself as the contestants participate in an interview, opening number dance and evening walk before the winner is crowned. Follow them on Instagram at @missolympianpageant for updates.
Save the Date
Sunday, Dec. 6 | 3 p.m.
Mountain Brook Village
Watch as floats, fire trucks, bands, choral groups, dancers and of course St. Nicholas himself parade down through Mountain Brook Village. Watch for updates on the event as changes may occur due to COVID-19.
Dia de los Muertos
Nov. 1-7 | 5-9 p.m.
Samford Legacy League Holiday Gift Market
Nov. 5 | 10:30 a.m.-6 p.m.
First Church of the Nazarene, Vestavia Hills
Virtual Walk to End Epilepsy
Moss Magic: Moss Rock Festival + Magic City Art Connection
The Hoover Met
Fall Foliage Special
November 7, 14, 21
Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum, Calera
National Veterans Day Parade