DCL Weekly: Community Calendar of Events Featured

This week’s Druid City Living calendar is again packed with events and happenings in our area, so be sure and get out and enjoy when you can. Happy Almost Memorial Day, everyone. It’s time to kick off summer in Tuscaloosa and Northport – where it’s certainly hot, but never ever dull.

And remember: If you’d like to have your event added to our online weekly calendar, just email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. We’re happy to add anything you’d like to announce.

United Way Young Leaders’ Society Fourth Annual Pie Eating Contest: May 25, 5 p.m. Heat Pizza, downtown Tuscaloosa. All participating charities who raise $100 or more will be allowed to keep half of those donations, thereby benefitting those groups as well. Tickets are available in advance or at the door. For more information, visit uwwa.org.

Druid City Opera Workshop Final Performance: May 25, 7:30-9 p.m. Bryant-Jordan Hall, University of Alabama campus. This final performance of this nationally-recognized opera training program, hosted by the UA Opera Theatre, features young singers from across the country and beyond. The show is free. For more information, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  

Fun Friday Night at CHOM: May 26, 5 to 7:30 p.m. Children's Hands-On Museum of Tuscaloosa (C.H.O.M.), downtown Tuscaloosa. For more information: (205) 349-4235 and chomonline.org. 

Live at the Plaza Summer Concert Series: Fridays, 6-9 p.m. Government Plaza, downtown Tuscaloosa. The city of Tuscaloosa is once again hosting musical acts as part of this series. The concerts are free, and the atmosphere is family-friendly.  

Saturday Storytime: May 27, 10 to 11 a.m. Tuscaloosa Public Library (Main Branch). For more information, and to see other TPL events, visit Tuscaloosa-library.org. For additional activities, visit tuscaloosa-library.org/calendar.

Make a Lei at CHOM: May 27, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Children’s Hands-On Museum, downtown Tuscaloosa. All activities are included in admission. For more information, visit chomonline.org.   

2017 Tuscaloosa Memorial Day Program: May 29, 9 a.m. Tuscaloosa Veterans Memorial Park. This year’s guest speaker for the program, sponsored by the Tuscaloosa Veterans Memorial Park Association and PARA is Alison Spann, daughter of Afghanistan soldier and hero, Johnny Michael Spann (1969-2001).

Homegrown Alabama Farmer’s Market: Thursdays, 3-6 p.m. 812 5th Avenue, Tuscaloosa. This University of Alabama student-run farmer’s market features vendors from all over the state, along with live music from local musicians. homegrownalabama.ua.edu; (205) 210-9621  

Tuscaloosa Farmer’s Market: Saturdays, 7 a.m.-noon. Tuscaloosa River Market, 1900 Jack Warner Blvd, Tuscaloosa. Shop for fresh produce, grass fed beef, baked goods, cheeses and more. Buy fresh, buy local. For more information, visit tuscaloosarivermarket.com or call (205) 248-5295.

Northport Farmer’s Market: Saturdays, 6 a.m. to noon, 4150 5th Street, Northport. For more information, visit npfarmersmarket.com.

Bama Belle, Black Warrior River Paddle-Boat Cruises: Fridays, 7 p.m. (BBQ cruise, catered by Full Moon Barbecue, $29 per person). Saturday, 4 p.m. (Sunset Cruise, $15). Sunday, 3 p.m. (Sightseeing Cruise, $15). For more information, visit bamabelle.com.

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