Summer is here, and so are the events to go along with it. Check out our full list of ones happening close to you this month.
1. West Homewood Market
Tuesdays | 5-8 p.m.
160 Oxmoor Road
Support your neighbors, local businesses and farmers by buying produce and more at this weekly summer market. Find everything from fresh produce to arts and craft vendors to live music. The market runs through the first Tuesday of August. Learn more at westhomewood.com.
2. Patriot Park Streetfest
Saturday, June 5 | 4-9 p.m.
Inflatables, picnics, face painting, corn hole, live music and more will fill Oak Grove Road for this annual event. The free event will feature music by Rollin in the Hay and food and drink from Ash, Pizzeria GM, Homewood Nutrition, Neighbors Ice Cream, Los Valedores taco truck, Red Mountain Crawfish and Dixie Dogs. Find more information at facebook.com/PatriotParkStreetfest.
3. Storytime in the Park
Wednesdays, June 9 & 30
Time for a storytime outdoors for preschoolers hosted by the Homewood Public Library, weather permitting! Feel free to bring a chair or blanket. Check homewoodpubliclibrary.org for more information and more events.
4. Virtual Library Yoga
Mondays | 2-3 p.m.
Take time out of your busy schedule for our free yoga classes with Jackie Tally sponsored by Homewood Public Library. Register and find more events at homewoodpubliclibrary.org.
5. Wild West Roundup
Sunday, June 13 | 6-9 p.m.
Good People Brewing Company
Enjoy tunes by The Onlys, grub courtesy of Little Donkey and brew donated by Good People at this annual event benefitting the College Choice Foundation. The nonprofit makes college dreams come true for high-achieving, underserved students in and around Birmingham and is based in Homewood. To purchase tickets, visit ccfwildwestroundup.swell.gives.
6. Tails and Tales 2021 Kids Summer Reading
This summer you choose how many books you want to listen to or read as a part of this annual program! Register at homewood.beanstack.org or on the Beanstack App.
SAVE THE DATE
July 4 Festival
July 4 | 5-9 p.m.
Downtown HomewoodCelebrate Independence Day Homewood style! Two blocks of 18th Street South and one block of 29th Ave South will be blocked for pedestrian to make way for rides and attractions. Inflatables and rides will be in downtown Homewood streets, and music will be playing by a DJ. Catch the Thunder on the Mountain fireworks show from Vulcan Park at 9 p.m. Unlimited attractions wristbands are $10, and you can purchase them a tent near the intersection of 18th Street South and 29th Avenue South.
Stop by Downtown Homewood all day and find sidewalks lined with merchandise discounted up to 75 percent. Get there early for the best selection at this annual event.