The leaves are changing color, falling from the trees and jack-o-lanturns are popping up on front porches. As crisp, fall weather comes in, make sure to check out these community events for family fun, good food and festive treats.
Chapel in the Pines Presbyterian Church is hosting a fall fest on Oct. 17. The event is from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. and includes a yard sale, bake sale, barbecue, crafts and pumpkin decorating. For more information, call Janet Roberts at 822-4210 or visit chapelinthepines.net. Chapel in the Pines Presbyterian Church is located at 2269 Chapel Road.
First Christian Church of Birmingham is hosting a trunk or treat on Oct. 25 from 3-5 p.m. There will be hayrides, games and food at the event. Call 991-5000 for more information. The church is located at 4954 Valleydale Road.
Shades Mountain Independent Church is hosting a trunk or treat event on Oct. 31 from 3-5 p.m. There will be inflatables, free popcorn and free drinks. The church is located in Bluff Park.
Shades Mountain Christian School is hosting an Eagle Carnival on Oct. 2 from 3-6 p.m. There will be inflatables, a dunking booth, concessions, hay rides and a rock wall. The event will be at 2290 Old Tyler Road. The event is free and open to the community.
Bluff Park United Methodist is hosting a fall fest on Oct. 28 at 5 p.m. There will be games, food and candy at the event. Bluff Park UMC is located at 733 Valley Street.
Saint Mark United Methodist Church is hosting its annual fall festival on Oct. 25 from 3:30-6:30 p.m. Activities include bounce houses, games, a trunk or treat and a cake walk. There will also be a table to decorate and carve pumpkins. Admission is free. For more information, call 822-5980. Saint Mark United Methodist Church is located at 2901 Columbiana Road.
Shades Crest Baptist Church is hosting Crest Fest on Oct. 28 from 5-7 p.m. It will be held in the church parking lot and includes a bounce house, games and food. Shades Crest Baptist Church is located at 452 Park Ave.
Green Valley Baptist Church is hosting a fall festival on Oct. 25 from 4-6 p.m. The event is free to attend, and there will be food trucks to purchase food from and a dunk tank to raise money for the Upwards basketball program. There will also be free popcorn, inflatables, live music and a trunk or treat. Green Valley Baptist Church is located at 1815 Patton Chapel Road.