Theatre Tuscaloosa Presents “Ragtime:” Through July 23, Bean-Brown Theatre, Tuscaloosa. This Tony Award-winning musical which tells the inspiring stories of several families in turn-of-the-century New York City. For show times and to purchase tickets, visit theatretusc.com or call the Theatre Tuscaloosa Box Office at (205) 391-2277.
Bama Art House Films Summer Series Presents “The Hero”: July 18, 7:30 p.m. Bama Theatre, downtown Tuscaloosa. 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.
Art with Friends: July 20, 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.
Team USA Softball Doubleheader vs. Alabama All-Stars: July 20, 6 p.m. Rhoads Stadium, University of Alabama campus. For more information, visit usasoftballofalabama.com.
Green Scenes Summer Movie Series Presents “Moana”: July 21, 1-3 p.m. City of Tuscaloosa Environmental Services Complex on Kauloosa Avenue. Arrive early to get your seats, as seating is limited to the first 100. Enjoy free popcorn and refreshments! For more information or to reserve a large group, call Tuscaloosa 311.
Fun Friday Night at CHOM: July 21, 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, July 21, 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.
Bama Theatre Acoustic Night Presents The Mulligan Brothers with special guests The Parkers: July 21, 7:30 p.m. Bama Theatre, downtown Tuscaloosa. For more information, call (205) 758-5195 or visit bamatheatre.org.
Saturday Storytime: July 22, 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.
Midtown Village “Screen on the Green” Presents “Boss Baby”: July 22, 8 p.m. on the Green at Midtown Village. This free summer film series features great kids’ movies. Bring blankets and lawn chairs and enjoy. For more information, visit midtownvillagetuscaloosa.com.
All Fired Up Summer Camp: July 24-28, 9 a.m. to Noon. 1825 Mcfarland Blvd N #190, Tuscaloosa. Kids can enjoy a variety of different activities, including movie night, camp food, picnics, desserts and school lunch themes. Cost: $200 for the week; $50 per day. For more information, call (205) 343-0015.
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.
Take the Tour: Ever wondered what happens to the recyclable items City crews collect each week? Visit the City of Tuscaloosa recycling plant and watch the process up close. See how bottles, cans, paper, and boxes are sorted, processed, and baled in the facility. Learn about the importance of recycling – and how recycling benefits our community every day. Free tours are given Monday through Friday, but must be scheduled in advance. Visit www.tuscaloosa.com/ESD or call Tuscaloosa 311 to learn more.