Friends of Shades Creek will host the 15th annual Salamander Festival — called a “fun, educational experience” for all ages by Michelle Blackwood, Friends president and co-founder — at the Homewood Senior Center on Saturday, Jan. 26, from 3-5:30 p.m. Read more



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Families came out to enjoy rides, games, food and music at We Love Homewood Day, held at Central Park on May 5. Read more


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Photos by Lexi Coon.

The festival had many entertainment options with old-style festival activities for the kids, including ring toss, horse racing, a bounce house, darts, a dunking booth, hot wheel races and a putting green, as well as a doll booth and cake booth. Read more


The annual July 4th Festival in downtown Homewood will be July 4, from 5 to 9 p.m. The event is hosted by the city of Homewood and the Homewood Parks & Recreation Board. Read more


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See photos from the 2016 Salamander Festival. Read more


Patriot Park Revamp

Photo by Ana Good.

Justin Limbaugh is part of the group of neighbors organizing a street festival at the park Friday, Oct. 23. The goal, said Limbaugh, is that Homewood residents from across the city attend the event. Read more

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The Fourth of July in Homewood will once again kick off with a giant garage sale at Our Lady of Sorrows, followed by a full-on festival at the church. Read more


The Bell Center, Mitchell's Place and Triumph Services will host the second Red, White and Brews event at Rosewood Hall Plaza on Saturday, June 27, at 5 p.m. Read more


The seventh annual SPREE, or “Shop. Praise. Relax. Eat. Enjoy,” will be held at Oakmont United Methodist on Saturday, June 13. Read more


The Wade family was honored as grand marshals for the We Love Homewood Day Parade on May 2. See all our photos from the event. Read more


Due to the threat of storms on Saturday, Edgewood Elementary Spring Festival has been rescheduled for Sunday. The event will take place from 2-6 p.m. on the school’s grounds. Read more


Shades Cahaba Elementary’s only fundraiser of the year, Winter Festival, is this Saturday, Feb. 21 from noon to 4 p.m. Read more


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Photo by Madoline Markham.

Craft breweries from all over the state will descend upon SoHo on March 14, and they won’t be there alone. Chefs from local restaurants will be pairing brews with their dishes for the first ever Eat Drink Birmingham event. Read more



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Check out our pictures from the 80th annual Hall-Kent Elementary School Fall Festival on Saturday, Oct. 25. Read more


The Grace House Junior Board is hosting its Pumpkin Festival on Saturday, Oct. 11. The $10 admission price includes a pumpkin, unlimited games and an entry into the raffle for Iron Bowl tickets. Read more


The festival will be held in Dawson’s recreation center on Oct. 24 from 6 to 9 p.m. Call 871-7324. Read more


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Photo courtesy of Children’s Dance Foundation.

Fun for the family is returning for the fourth annual Children’s Dance Foundation, Community Fest. Read more


Bring your instruments down to Homewood Central Park on June 28 for the inaugural community jam session. Read more


Our Lady of Sorrows’ Trash ‘N’ Treasures rummage sale is now seeking donations. The last day to submit them is June 30. Read more


Brookwood Celebrates

Photo courtesy of Better Basics.

Homewood elementary schools are participating in a competition to collect the most new or gently used books from April 7-17. The week will culminate with a festival event at Colonial Brookwood Village on April 18. Read more

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