It’s time for some Friday night lights, plus markets, yoga, family festivals and more this month. Here find the dates and times for everything that’s going on.
1. Rebel Fan Fest
Thursday, Aug. 2 | 5:30 p.m.
Vestavia Hills High School
Come out to see a showcase of VHHS sports and athletic facilities. You’ll be able to meet coaches and interact with players of each sport as well as tour fields, locker rooms, gyms, the press box and stadium. Plus, you can stock up on Rebel gear and concessions.
2. VHUMC Farmers Market
Wednesdays, Aug. 1+8 | 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
The farm is coming to you. Make a stop right off Highway 31 at this new market location to shop seasonal vegetables, baked goods and fruits from local producers. It’s open Wednesdays this summer through Aug. 8. For more information, check out facebook.com/VestaviaFarmersMarket/.
3. Hot Yoga in the Forest
Aug. 3 & 4, 12-1 p.m.
Library in the Forest Observation Deck
Join the experts from Kiva Hot Yoga for these introductory classes for beginners. Bring a towel, mat and water. Loaner mats are available. It’s for ages 18+ and no registration is required. Plus find more library events for adults here.
4. Birmingham Restaurant Week
Try a new restaurant or an old favorite with these lunch or dinner prix-fixe menus ranging from $10, $15, $20, $30 or $40 per person—including Satterfield’s and other Vestavia restaurants. Find a full list of participating restaurants and menus at bhamrestaurantweek.com.
5. Back 2 School in the Hills
Friday, Aug. 10 | 6:30 p.m.
Fox Field, Cahaba Heights Elementary School
There will be games and rides, music to dance to, and a movie on a lawn. And it’s free. Why wouldn’t you and your kids go? Let’s note the rain date just in case: Aug. 17.
6. Saint Mark UMC Farmer’s Market
Thursdays | 4-6 p.m.
Saint Mark United Methodist Church, 2901 Old Columbiana Road
Get your fruits and veggies! You’ll find many to choose from as well as homemade pickles, jams, jellies, local honey, all-natural dog treats for your little Fido, and handmade candles that melt into a soothing body/hand lotion.
7. Tai Chi at the Library
Various Dates (Listed Below)
Library in the Forest Community Room
You don’t have to join a gym—come to this low-impact, slow-motion exercise taught by a certified instructor at the library. Registration is not required, and it’s open to everyone 18+.
Aug. 13+27, Sept. 10+24, 6-7 p.m.
Beginner and Intermediate
Aug. 9+23, Sept. 13+27 2-3 p.m.
8. Rebels Varsity Football Games
Fridays, Aug. 24+31 | 7 p.m.
Vestavia Hills High School Thompson Reynolds Stadium
It’s time for Friday night lights, kicking off with two home games. Don your red and blue, and come out to see the Rebels take on Briarwood Christian on Aug. 24 and Homewood on Aug. 31.
9. Super Smash Bros. Tournament
Friday, Aug. 31 | 4–5:30 p.m.
Library in the Forest
Teens in grades 6-12 can come out for this video game tournament. Plus find more library events for kids and teens here.
Did we miss any events? Do you have an event coming up in a future month? Email firstname.lastname@example.org to submit yours.