Here’s our roundup of what to do close to home this month.

1. Taste of Teal Gala

May 1-14

This annual event benefitting the Laura Crandall Brown Foundation will be virtual this year and kick off Derby weekend, all to benefit the women with GYN cancers in Alabama. In addition ot an online auction, gourmet dinners from Smiley Brothers Specialty Foods are available for purchase starting at $150 and include a chance to win a Trip for Four to the Kentucky Bourbon Trail. Virtual tables are available for purchase starting at $1,200 and include the dinners and multiple chances to win the trip. Visit for more information and to purchase dinners and virtual tables.

2. Regions Tradition

May 5-9
Greystone Golf and Country Club

This annual tournament brings together 81 of the top PGA Tour Champions players and World Golf Hall of Fame members to compete for a major championship. Since the tournament became Regions Tradition in 2011, it has raised over $4.5 million for local charities and more than $19 million since the tournament’s inception in 1992. Children’s of Alabama serves as its primary beneficiary. Find more information at

3. Tablescapes 2021 Shelter From The Storm

Thursday, May 13
Inverness Country Club

The Kings Home Shelby Auxiliary is hosting a tablescapes luncheon in person with a virtual silent auction May 10 and item preview starting May 7. All proceeds from the event will be directed to the purchase of a new roof for Kings Home. Visit for more information or tickets ($60), or email Pam Bradford at

4. Trash to Treasures

Saturday, May 15
8 a.m.-noon
Buck Creek Park, Alabaster

Time for this annual community-wide yard sale! May will be the makeup day in case of inclement weather, at the same time and location. The cost is $10 per 20-by-20-foot booth, which can be paid by cash or card only. For more information, see

5. Ruck, Walk, Run & Community Fun

Saturday, May 22
7 a.m.-2 p.m.
Veterans Park, Alabaster

Kickoff Memorial Day by remembering the fallen military, police officers and firefighters at this event. Participants can register individually or as a team. Tickets are $20 to $25. For tickets, visit