Consignment sales, fun and games, and remembrance—find all the details on what’s happening when this month.

1. Rebels Varsity Football Games

Fridays | 7 p.m.
Vestavia Hills High School Thompson Reynolds Stadium (unless otherwise noted)

It’s time for Friday night lights. Don your red and blue, and come out to see the Rebels play.



  • Sept. 6: Vs. Spain Park
  • Sept. 13: At Tuscaloosa County
  • Sept. 20: Vs. Mountain Brook
  • Sept. 27: Vs. Shades Valley

2. 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony & Patriot’s Day Celebration

Wednesday, Sept. 11 | 9 a.m.
Homewood City Hall Plaza

Come out to remember this fateful day and the way it has shaped our country at this annual ceremony held jointly with the cities of Homewood and Mountain Brook.

3. Whale of a Sale

Sept. 12-13
Thursday 5-9 p.m., Friday 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
Vestavia Hills United Methodist

It’s that time of the year. Stock your kids’ fall and winter wardrobe at this annual consignment sale. Learn more at whaleofasale.blogspot.com.

4. Market on the Mountain

Sept. 13-14
Friday 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
Mountaintop Community Church

This is the second of two great consignment sales at churches in Vestavia this fall. For either you can consign some of your kids’ clothes from last year, and you can shop early to call dibs on the best items. Learn more here.

5. Shredding/Recycle Day

Saturday, Sept. 14 | 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Vestavia Hills City Hall

Looking for way to recycle your electronics? Bring your old computers, cell phones, gaming systems, stereos and more as well as household hazardous wastes like paint, batteries and lightbulbs by for proper disposal by PROTEC Recycling, Republic Services and Gone for Good. Learn more about what items can and cannot be accepted here.

6. Family Night: Juggler + Unicyclist Tom Foolery

Tuesday, Sept. 17
6 p.m. Dinner, 6:30 p.m. Show
Library in the Forest

Juggler and unicyclist Tom Rayburn will keep you in stitches with his slapstick physical humor at this library event. The program is open to all ages.

7. Freedom from Addiction Coalition- Mayor’s Community Breakfast

Friday, Sept. 20 | 7:30 a.m. Breakfast, 8 a.m. Program
Canterbury United Methodist Church

Join the mayors of Vestavia Hills, Homewood, Mountain Brook and Hoover for breakfast and a talk on “Vaping: The New Gateway to Drug Addiction” by Dr. Susan Walley. The event is free.

8. Friends of the Library Presents City Manager Jeff Downes

Thursday, Sept. 26 | 10 a.m.
Library in the Forest

Jeff Downes will bring attendees up- to-date on everything happening with new construction in Vestavia Hills and more. Coffee and refreshments start 10 a.m., and the program starts at 10:30. It is open to ages 18 and up.

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