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.

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

Beat Auburn Beat Hunger Food Drive: Now through Nov. 15. Since 1994, the Community Service Center and the West Alabama Food Bank have united students, faculty, staff, alumni and community members to help "fight" hunger and poverty in West Alabama by challenging Auburn University and the Food Bank of East Alabama to see who can collect more non-perishable food to help the needy. For more information, visit beatauburnbeathunger.ua.edu.

West Alabama Multicultural Alliance “The Talk: We Are More Alike Than Different”: Nov. 13, 6 p.m. Bryant Conference Center, Rast Room. The Talk, sponsored by The University of Alabama Continuing Studies, is an event that will provide participants with an opportunity to understand the intricacies of privilege in regard to heritage, race, and socio-economic differences.

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. 

Wagner's Turkey Trot 2 Mile Race: Nov. 18, 8 a.m. Wagner's RunWalk in Midtown Village, Tuscaloosa. This family-friendly run or walk two-mile race serves as the membership drive for the Tuscaloosa Track Club. Your entry fee is also your membership to The Tuscaloosa Track Club for 2018. Applications are available at Wagner's RunWalk in Midtown Village. 

Saturday Storytime: Nov.18, 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.

Gobble and Wobble at CHOM: Nov. 18, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Children’s Hands-On Museum, downtown Tuscaloosa. Enjoy Turkey Trot music time, a gobble turkey toast, and track turkeys through CHOM. For more information, visit chomonline.org or call (205) 349-4235. 

Eagle’s Wings Christmas Open House: Nov. 19, 1-5 p.m. Eagles’ Wings in Coker. Enjoy and afternoon of shopping, fellowship, and refreshments. For more information, visit eagleswingsoftuscaloosa.org.  

DCL Saves the Date 

The 5th Annual Purchase with a Purpose Party is set for Nov. 16-17 from 6-9 p.m. at North River Church. This event gives everyone a chance to shop for the holidays and donate to those in need – including ministries in the Tuscaloosa community and worldwide. To date, this event has raised more than $75,000. Over 30 different vendors will be set up, offering everything from fresh soaps to clothing to Christmas ornaments, and more. Admission is free. Coffee and cookies will be served for shoppers. For more information, visit Purchase with a Purpose on Facebook.

 

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:

Tuscaloosa Symphony Orchestra Presents Shout for Joy, Winds and Voice with Chamber Orchestra: Nov. 20, 7 p.m. First Presbyterian Church, downtown Tuscaloosa. This annual chamber orchestra concert features Eric Yates on trumpet and soprano Susan Williams; conducted by Adam Flatt. For more information, and tickets, visit tsoonline.org or call (205) 752-5515.  

College Colors Day at CHOM: Nov. 25, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Children's Hands-On Museum of Tuscaloosa (C.H.O.M.), downtown Tuscaloosa. Wear your team’s colors, and enjoy playing finger flick football. Design a jersey for your favorite team, and kick a field goal. For more information, visit chomonline.org.  

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