DCL Weekly: Community Calendar of Events Featured

Summer is in full swing now here in T-Town, and also in full swing? Things to do. All the things! From Friday evenings with Live at the Plaza in Government Square to the Highway 2 Hale Century Bicycle Ride through Hale County to the Tuscaloosa Community Dancers’ Ballet & Brunch, there are a ton of fun opportunities on tap this week for everyone.

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.

Bama Art House Films Summer Series Presents “The Salesman”: Tuesday, June 6, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: $8 general, $7 for students and seniors, $6 for Arts Council members. Box office opens at 6:30 p.m. For more information, call (205) 758-5195 or visit bamatheatre.org.

Fun Friday Night at CHOM: June 9, 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: Friday, June 9, 6-9 p.m. Government Plaza, downtown Tuscaloosa. The City of Tuscaloosa is once again hosting musical acts as part of this weekly series. The concerts are free, and the atmosphere is family-friendly.

Highway 2 Hale Century Bicycle Ride: June 10, 7 a.m. Moundville. This bicycle ride, hosted by the American Advertising Federation (AAF) Tuscaloosa, begins and ends at the Moundville Archaeological Park. It offers riders four distances. For more information, visit highway2hale.com.   

Saturday Storytime: June 10, 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.

Summer LEGO Camp at CHOM: June 11-16, Children’s Hands-On Museum, downtown Tuscaloosa. Ages 6-13 years. Early drop off and late pick-up available. Pre-registration is strongly suggested. For more information, visit chomonline.org. 

Tuscaloosa Community Dancers’ Ballet & Brunch: June 11, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center, downtown Tuscaloosa. Tickets: $30 person/$50 pair. This event features a special black box performance, a silent art auction, and a cash bar. 

Ongoing:

Kids Clay Camps at Kentuck: Through July 20, Kentuck Art Center, Northport. Registration is now open for June and July Kids Clay Camps at Kentuck. Classes for 6-8 year olds and ages 9+, with four summer sessions. The first session begins on June 6. Cost: $130 per session (10 percent off for members). For more information, call (205) 758-1257 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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.

Tuscaloosa Farmer’s Market: Tuesdays and 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.

Homegrown Alabama Farmer’s Market: Thursdays, 3-6 p.m. Canterbury Episcopal Chapel, Tuscaloosa. This University of Alabama student-run farmer’s market features vendors from all over the state, along with live music from local musicians. For more information, visit homegrownalabama.ua.edu.

Upcoming:

The City of Tuscaloosa appreciates the hard-working crews who clean up our City and collect the garbage, trash, recycling, and litter each week from our homes and businesses. Garbage Man Appreciation week is June 12th – 16th in Tuscaloosa, but we appreciate these dedicated crews year-round. Next time you see City crews working, say “thank you”, it goes a long way. For more information about city services, please visit tuscaloosa.com/ESD or call Tuscaloosa 311.

Tuscaloosa County UA Alumni Crimson and White Wine Tasting: June 13, 6-8 p.m. Spirits Wine Cellar at The Shops of Lake Tuscaloosa. This event is free to members; non-members can join at the event. Proceeds go towards the Tuscaloosa County Chapter Scholarship Fund. For more information, visit alumni.ua.edu. 

Art with Friends: June 15, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. The Tuscaloosa Museum of Art: Home of the Westervelt Collection. Light refreshments will be served. For more information, visit tuscaloosamoa.org.

 Green Scenes Summer Movie Series: Cool off, relax, and enjoy a free movie each Friday in July during the family-friendly Green Scenes Indoor Summer Movie Series at the City of Tuscaloosa Environmental Services Complex on Kauloosa Avenue. Movies will run each Friday in July and start at 1pm. Arrive early to get your seats, as seating is limited to the first 100. Watch Finding Dory, Wall-E, Moana, and Toy Story 3 this summer, and enjoy free popcorn and refreshments. For more information, or to reserve a large group, call Tuscaloosa 311.

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