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

1. Health: What You Wanted to Know But Didn’t Know Whom to Ask

Wednesdays Starting Sept. 5 | 1:30-3:30 p.m.
Vestavia Hills Civic Center

What have you always wanted to ask about health? Ask away at new course through from the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute of Greater Birmingham (OLLI). The program provides mature adults 50+ with social, education and travel opportunities. For the first class in this series, Tom Weida, MD will discuss healthcare payment reform and the transition from volume -to value-based payment and implications for future payment programs. The next two weeks Fred Ernst, MD will discuss anesthesia options, post-anesthesia issues and cognitive memory.  On Sept. 26 Adam Gordon, MD will present on the eyes and eye care. To learn more, visit or call 205-348-6482.

2. 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. 7: at Spain Park
  • Sept. 14: vs. Tuscaloosa County
  • Sept. 21: at Mountain Brook
  • Sept. 28: at Shades Valley

3. Helping Hands in the Hills

Saturday, Sept. 8 | 8:30 a.m.
Starts at Wald Park Pool Pavilion

Give your neighbor a helping hand. The Vestavia Hills Chamber of Commerce and the city hold this event to assist with minor home projects for seniors, persons with disabilities and others with needs. Registration is already full for this year’s event thanks to a strong volunteer response.

4. Helping Hands in the Hills Recycle Day

Saturday, Sept. 8 | 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Wald Park

Today is the day to recycle all those hard-to-rid-of items with paper shredding, household waste disposal, and collection of unneeded medications for disposal by the Vestavia Hills Police Department. Learn more here.

5. 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony & Patriot’s Day Celebration

Tuesday, Sept. 11 | 8:30 a.m.
Vestavia Hills City Hall

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. This year, Colonel Trever J. Nehls will speak.

6. Whale of a Sale

Thursday, Sept. 13, 5-9 p.m.
Friday, Sept. 14, 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 here.

7. Family Night with the DIY Magician

Tuesday, Sept. 18 | 6 p.m.
Library in the Forest

It’s time for some magic! This night of family fun kicks off with a meal at 6 p.m. and the magic at 6:30 p.m. Plus find more library events here.

8. Market on the Mountain

Friday, Sept. 21, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 22 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.

9. Friends of the Library Present: Mayor Curry

Thursday, Sept. 27 | 10 -11:30 a.m.
Vestavia Hills Library in the Forest 

Join the Friends as they welcome Vestavia Hills’ Mayor Curry, who will speak about current events in the city and his 25-year career with the FBI.

Fall Fashion Show

Tuesday, Oct. 2 | 11:30 a.m.
400 Beaumont Drive

Come see the latest fall fashions modeled over lunch at this event presented by PNC and benefitting Vestavia City Schools Foundation. The foundation provides ongoing and dependable funding for critical academic “extras” such as professional development, technology and classroom enhancements for every grade level, every academic subject area and every student in Vestavia City Schools. Order tickets at

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

Note: This article was updated Aug. 29 at 9:12 p.m. to reflect that Helping Hands in the Hills is a Vestavia Hills Chamber of Commerce event and that registration is already full.