DATE Week: Jan. 22- 26, Tuscaloosa. Various locations. Date Week is an opportunity for you and your significant other to share a romantic experience in Tuscaloosa. Select restaurants, jewelers, florists, entertainment venues, babysitting services, and salons are all offering specials on their products or services if you mention it's Date Week. For more information, visit ttowndateweek.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.
Bama Art House Winter Film Series 2018 Presents “Maudie”: Bama Theatre, downtown Tuscaloosa. The Arts Council of Tuscaloosa presents this series of film screenings, which take place each Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. through Feb. 13. For more information, call (205) 758-5195 or visit bamatheatre.org. bamatheatre.org/bamaarthouse.php
Corey Smith Live: Jan. 25, 8:30 p.m. Druid City Music Hall. Tickets: $20 in advance; $25 day of show. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. For more information, including tickets, visit druidcitymusichall.com.
Christ Episcopal Church’s Madrigal Dinner: Jan. 26, 6:30 p.m. Randall Hall of Christ Episcopal Church, downtown Tuscaloosa. The Concerts & Culture at Christ Church series will introduce the New Year with a Boar’s Head Festival and a madrigal dinner. Tickets: $25 (adults). For more information, visit christchurch1828.org or call (205) 758-4252.
UA Gymnastics vs. Missouri: Jan. 26, 7:30 p.m. Coleman Coliseum, University of Alabama campus. For more information, visit rolltide.com.
Electric Saturday at CHOM: Jan. 27, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Children’s Hands-On Museum of Tuscaloosa, downtown Tuscaloosa. Have a hair-raising experience with the Van de Graff Generator! Experiment with static! Make your own lightning with a Tesla Coil! For more information, visit chomonline.org.
Hotel Capstone and iHeart Radio Annual Classic Bridal Show: Jan. 28, 1 to 4 p.m. Hotel Capstone, Tuscaloosa. Meet with premier wedding professionals while checking out the latest in bridal fashion and trendy décor. A gourmet food tasting will also be held, and participants can register for fabulous door prizes. For more information, visit the official Facebook page at facebook.com/HotelCapstone.
Tuscaloosa Heritage Festival: Feb. 1-3. The Tuscaloosa Heritage Festival is a three-day celebration promoting diversity and cultural sensitivity, in the areas of film, music, and dance. These exciting cultural events will include food vendors, craft vendors, an Africana Film Festival, and more. For complete details, visit westalabamamulticult.com.
Kentuck Art Night in downtown Northport: Feb. 1, 5 - 8 p.m. Main Avenue, Northport. This event is free to the public. For more information, visit kentuck.org/art-night.
First Friday in downtown Tuscaloosa: Feb. 2, Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center. This event is free to the public. Local galleries, businesses and restaurants are open as a way for the community to see what downtown Tuscaloosa offers. For more information, visit firstfridaytuscaloosa.com.
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