Holidays on the River: Through Jan. 15, Tuscaloosa Amphitheater. With Ice skating, music, visits from Santa and more, this event offers something for the entire family. For more information, visit holidaysontheriver.com or Holidays on the River on Facebook.
Christmas Tree Recycling: Now through Jan. 14. Curry Environmental Services Facility (3440 Kauloosa Ave.), Tuscaloosa. Live Christmas trees and other greenery can be dropped off, for free, during this time. Plug-in holiday light strands can be recycled on-site in marked containers. For more information, visit Tuscaloosa.com/recycle or call Tuscaloosa 311.
Tuscaloosa Children’s Theatre Auditions for “Peter Pan JR.”: Jan. 11-12, Tuscaloosa Academy. Disney’s Peter Pan JR. is a modern version of the timeless tale of Peter Pan – the boy who wouldn’t grow up. For audition information, visit tuscaloosachildrenstheatre.net.
OLLI Open House: Jan. 11, 3-5 p.m. Bryant Conference Center. Enjoy refreshments to kick-off the spring semester – all while getting to know your fellow OLLI members. For more information, call (205) 348-6482.
UA Gymnastics vs. Georgia: Jan. 12, 7:30 p.m. Coleman Coliseum, University of Alabama campus. The Tide meets its arch rival in the first home game of the season. For more information, visit rolltide.com.
The Black Jacket Symphony Presents “Led Zeppelin II”: Jan. 12, 8 p.m. (doors open at 7 p.m.), Bama Theatre, downtown Tuscaloosa. Tickets ($25 and $30) are available at ticketfly.com.
Trivia Scavenger Hunt at CHOM: Jan. 13, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Children’s Hands-On Museum, downtown Tuscaloosa. Enjoy following the clues – and you must play fair. The prize awaits, there is no time to spare! All activities are included in museum admission. For more information, visit chomonline.org.
Calico Street Troupe Performance: Jan. 13 and 27, 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.
Cole Swindell – Down Home Tour: Jan. 19, 8:30 p.m. Druid City Music Hall. Tickets: $39 general admission, $59.99 premium pit. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. For more information, including tickets, visit druidcitymusichall.com.
Pie it Forward at Morning Pointe: Jan. 23, 8-10 a.m. Morning Pointe, Tuscaloosa. Morning Pointe is celebrating National Pie Day by Pieing It Forward – making 50 miniature buttermilk pies to give away. Pick up your free pie to give away to a friend or loved one, a stranger, or someone special in the community. For more information, visit morningpointetuscaloosa.com.
“Four Score and Seven Years Ago”: Jan. 23, 9:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Bama Theater, downtown Tuscaloosa. The Arts Council of Tuscaloosa presents this musical, a production of the professional ensemble ArtsPower, as part of its Bama Fanfare educational series. Tickets are $5; reservations are required. For more information, visit tuscarts.org/bamafanfare.
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