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!

UA Theatre and Dance Presents “Dance Alabama!”: Nov. 7-9, Morgan Auditorium, University of Alabama campus. Concerts feature all new, student choreographed dance pieces ranging from ballet to hip-hop. Tickets: $20 (adults), $17 (faculty/staff), $14 (students). For tickets, show times, and more information, visit theatre.ua.edu or contact the Box Office at (205) 348-3400. 

West Alabama Food Bank’s “All Aboard” Event: Nov. 9, 6 p.m. Tuscaloosa River Market. Area restaurants will provide their favorite dishes for this event, with proceeds benefiting WAFB. Tickets: $45. For tickets, visit westalabamafoodbank.givezooks.com. 

Soroptimist International of Tuscaloosa’s “More Cash, More Cans, and Another Great Band”: Nov. 9, 7 p.m. Band of Brothers Brewery. This annual event helps raise much-needed funds for Priority Veteran. For more information, contact Skye Kent at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

VFW Post 6022 and Auxiliary Veterans Day Remembrance Buddy Poppy Distribution: Nov. 10, 8:30 a.m. to Noon, Winn-Dixie in Northport (McFarland Blvd and Watermelon Road). These small flowers are handmade by disabled veterans.  There is no cost, but donations are always accepted. 

Fun Friday Night at CHOM: Nov. 10, 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. 

2017 Turkey and Tinsel Holiday Bazaar: Nov. 11, 9 a.m. The First United Methodist Church of Tuscaloosa’s Bazaar features local arts and crafts vendors, the UMW arts and crafts circle, and a Boston butt sale. Proceeds from the event go to local Tuscaloosa area charities that benefit women and children. All ages are welcome, and admission is free. For more information, visit fumct.org. 

West Alabama Walk to End Alzheimer’s: Nov. 11, 9:45 a.m. Medeiros Park, downtown Tuscaloosa. Registration for this two-mile walk begins at 8:30 a.m. Proceeds benefit The Alzheimer’s Association. For more information, or to register, visit act.alz.org/westalabama. 

Veterans Day Program: Nov. 11, 10 a.m. Veterans Memorial Park, Tuscaloosa. The ceremony includes many patriotic observances to honor our area veterans. For more information, visit tuscaloosaveteranspark.org.  

Saturday Storytime: Nov.11, 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.

Veterans Day Celebration at CHOM: Nov. 11, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Children’s Hands-On Museum, downtown Tuscaloosa. Give thanks to veterans everywhere. Join CHOM and have the kids make special flag cards for veterans. For more information, visit chomonline.org.  

Veterans Day Cookout/Open House/Membership Drive: Nov. 11, 11 a.m. until, VFW Post (7011 University Blvd East, Cottondale). The VFW Post 6022 and Auxiliary will serve hotdog and hamburger plates, BBQ rib plates, with proceeds benefiting the Veterans Assistance and Community Service Program funds. Visit with veterans and enjoy some great food. For more information, call 553-8040 after 3:00 pm or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Ongoing:

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.  

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. 

Upcoming:

Chamber Business After Hours: Nov. 14, 5-7 p.m. Bryant Conference Center, Tuscaloosa. For more information, visit tuscaloosachamber.com.   

UA Theatre and Dance Presents “August: Osage County”: Nov. 14-19, Marian Gallaway Theatre in Rowand-Johnson Hall, University of Alabama campus. This rambunctious, Tony Award-winning play takes family dysfunction to a whole new level. Tickets: $20 (adults), $17 (faculty/staff), $14 (students). For tickets, show times, and more information, visit theatre.ua.edu or contact the Box Office at (205) 348-3400. 

Art with Friends: Nov. 16, 5:30-7:30 p.m. The Tuscaloosa Museum of Art: Home of the Westervelt Collection. Light refreshments will be served. For more information, visit tuscaloosamoa.org.   

An Evening of Arts ‘n Autism: Nov. 16, 6-8 p.m. Harrison Galleries, downtown Tuscaloosa. This evening is a showcase of student art benefitting Arts ‘n Autism. Guests will enjoy a silent auction, live music, refreshments, a wine bar, and more. For more information, visit artsnautism.org or call (205) 247-2990. 

Tuscaloosa Tablescapes: Nov. 16, 6-8 p.m. Tuscaloosa Career & Technology Academy. This come-and-go showcase features beautiful fall and holiday tablescapes designed by local interior designers and decorators, caterers, restaurants, florists, and more. Enjoy hors d’ oeuvres and a silent auction. Proceeds benefit students in the Hospitality and Tourism program at TCTA. For more information, including tickets, visit eventbrite.com/e/tuscaloosa-tablescapes-tickets-38602004635. 

40th Annual Lucy Jordan Ball, The DCH Foundation: Nov. 17, 6-11 p.m. NorthRiver Yacht Club, Tuscaloosa. For more information, including reservations, call (205) 759-7349, or visit thedchfoundation.org. 

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