DCL Weekly: Community Calendar of Events Featured

Here’s wishing all our Druid City Living readers a great week, filled with all kinds of outstanding local events. Get out, get involved, and above all else: Have fun.

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.

Enjoy your week, T-Town. And ROLL TIDE!

UCP West Alabama State Fair: Oct. 3-8, Munny Sokol Park. This annual event is sure to be fun for the entire family. Games, prizes, carnival rides, and food – there’s something for everyone. Open week nights at 5 p.m. and weekends at 1 p.m. For more information, visit @westalstatefair on Facebook. 

UA Theatre and Dance Presents “The Caucasian Chalk Circle”: Oct. 3-8, Marian Gallaway Theatre at Rowand-Johnson Hall, University of Alabama campus. Tickets: $20 (adults), $17 (faculty/staff), $14 (students). For tickets, show times, and more information, visit theatre.ua.edu.  

Moundville Native American Festival: Oct. 4-7, Moundville Archaeological Park. Performers, artists, craftspeople, and tradition bearers are on hand to educate festival-goers about the rich culture and heritage that makes Southeastern Indians unique. Includes living historians, arts and crafts arbors and a children’s area. For more information, visit Moundville.ua.edu.  

Kentuck Art Night: Oct. 5, 5 to 9 p.m. Downtown Northport. This event is free to the public. For more information, visit kentuck.org/art-night. 

Fun Friday Night at CHOM: Oct. 6, 5 to 7 p.m. Children’s Hands on Museum, downtown Tuscaloosa. For more information and events, visit chomonline.org.

Tuscaloosa Children’s Theatre Presents “Aladdin Jr.”: Oct. 6-8, Bama Theatre, downtown Tuscaloosa. This musical is based on the classic Disney story “Aladdin.” Show times are Oct. 6 at 7 p.m., Oct. 7 at 2 and 7 p.m. and Oct. 8 at 2 p.m. Tickets are $20 (premium), $15 (adult) and $10 (seniors and students). For more information, visit tuscaloosachildrenstheatre.net. 

Barry Graham Art Exhibit: Now through Oct. 30. Opening Reception, Oct. 6, 5-7 p.m. Betak/Frangoulis Art Gallery, Canterbury Chapel, University of Alabama Campus. Work by watercolorist and mixed-media artist Barry Graham will be featured at the Betak/Frangoulis Art Gallery. Graham is inspired by nature and the landscape around us. He is a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Art and Design.

Sawyerville Day Camp 5K: Oct. 7, 8-11 a.m. St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Greensboro. This Tuscaloosa Track Club certified, Grand Prix event raises funds for the Sawyerville Day Camp. For more information, visit sawyervilledaycamp.org. 

American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Tuscaloosa Walk: Oct. 7, 8:30 a.m. (registration 7 a.m.), Government Plaza, downtown Tuscaloosa. This event raises funds for groundbreaking breast cancer research, life-saving education, and critical patient services. For more information, visit makingstrideswalk.org/tuscaloosaal or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Mask Mayhem at CHOM: Oct. 7, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Children’s Hands-On Museum, downtown Tuscaloosa. Choose a mask and decorations from the art chest to design a one-of-a-kind mask. Parade through CHOM to show off your creation. For more information, visit chomonline.org or call (205) 349-4235. 

Saturday Storytime: Oct. 7, 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.

Calico Street Troupe Performance: Oct. 7 and 21, 10:30 a.m.-Noon, Northport Civic Center. Bring the whole family to this free, interactive, professional stage play for kids which features costumed actors, dancers, special lighting, and music – all on a 36-foot stage. Performances teach right choices and good character. For more information, visit calicostreet.com. 

Alabama @ Texas A&M: Oct. 7, 6:15 p.m. Kyle Field, College Station. The Crimson Tide and the Aggies’ game will be broadcast on ESPN.

Haunted Tuscaloosa Tours: Through-Nov. 3 The Historic Drish House. For more information, including specific tours, times, and more, visit hauntedtuscaloosatours.com.

Upcoming:

DCH Foundation Play Pink – “A Day on the Courts”: Oct. 10, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Indian Hills Country Club. For more information about this women’s doubles tennis mixer, call (205) 759-7349 or visit dchplaypink.com. 

UA Theatre and Dance Presents “Alabama Repertory Dance Theatre”: Oct. 10-12, Morgan Auditorium, University of Alabama campus. The Alabama Repertory Dance Theatre returns to the stage featuring all-new choreography by UA’s award-winning dance faculty. Tickets: $20 (adults), $17 (faculty/staff), $14 (students). For tickets, show times, and more information, visit theatre.ua.edu.  

Willie Nelson and Family with Jamey Johnson: Oct. 11, 7 p.m. Tuscaloosa Amphitheater. For more information, visit Ticketmaster.com, call the Tuscaloosa Amphitheater Box Office at (205) 248-5280 or charge by phone at (800) 745-3000. 

DCH Foundation Play Pink - Night on the Green: Oct. 12, 6-10 p.m. Bryant Conference Center. For tickets, call (205) 759-7349 or visit dchplaypink.com  

Junior League of Tuscaloosa’s “Dinner at Your Door:” Oct. 12. Enjoy a taco night for four for just $45. For more information, visit jltuscaloosa.org 

DCH Foundation Play Pink – Drive 4 the Cause Golf Classic: Oct. 13, Indian Hills Country Club. To register, call (205) 759-7349 or visit dchplaypink.com.  

Goblin Gala at CHOM: Oct. 14, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Children's Hands-On Museum of Tuscaloosa (C.H.O.M.), downtown Tuscaloosa. For more information, visit chomonline.org. 

Ongoing:

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.   

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   

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

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