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!

20th Annual West Alabama Leadership Prayer Breakfast: April 10, 7 a.m. Bryant Conference Center, University of Alabama campus. A full breakfast buffet will be available for all guests. This year’s keynote speaker is Hobby Lobby President Steve Green. Individual tickets: $25; Table sponsorships: $250. For more information, visit westalabamaprayerbreakfast.org.   

Chamber Business After Hours: April 10, 5-7 p.m. UA College of Arts & Sciences. Smith Hall, Museum of Natural History, UA Campus. For more information, visit tuscaloosachamber.com. 

Shelton State’s Theatre Department Presents “Our Town”: April 12-15, Bean-Brown Theatre, Tuscaloosa. Seating is general admission, and all tickets are $5. For show times, or to purchase tickets, visit theatretusc.com or call the Theatre Tuscaloosa Box Office at (205) 391-2277.  

West Alabama Food & Wine Festival 2018: April 12, 5:30 p.m. Tuscaloosa River Market. Proceeds from this annual event benefit the West Alabama Red Cross. For more information, visit westalabamafoodandwine.org.  

Off to the Races, A Party of Big Hats & Bow Ties: April 12, 6:30-9 p.m. North River Yacht Club, Tuscaloosa. Enjoy specialty bourbon and wine tastings set with complimentary food pairings. Proceeds benefit the Tuscaloosa County Medical Alliance. Tickets: $75 each; available at Mobley and Sons and Effie’s, as well as through PayPal (email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).  

Riverwood Spring Bazaar and Bake Sale: April 14, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Riverwood Presbyterian Church, Tuscaloosa. Shop for handmade and specialty merchandise for everyone, including soaps, linens, greeting cards, and more. Grab some delicious items from the bake sale. Proceeds from the bake sale support children and youth ministries at Riverwood Presbyterian Church.

Pizza Party at CHOM: April 14, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Children’s Hands-On Museum of Tuscaloosa, downtown Tuscaloosa. Make a pizza hat, play pizza games and best of all … sample pizza. For more information, visit chomonline.org.  

Calico Street Troupe Performance: April 14, 10:30 a.m.-Noon, Northport Civic Center. This free, interactive, professional stage play for kids features costumed actors, dancers, special lighting, and music – all on a 36-foot stage. For upcoming show dates and times, visit calicostreet.com.   

First Annual Druid City Poker Run: April 14, 6-10 p.m. Whether you’re a poker pro or have never played the game, this event is for everyone. Druid City Pride’s poker run starts at Icon in downtown Tuscaloosa, then proceeds to other checkpoints, including Alcove International Tavern, The Grey Lady, Roxy’s, and the Black Warrior Brewing Company. For more information, visit druidcitypride.org. 

Tuscaloosa Regional Air Show: April 14-15, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuscaloosa Regional Airport. This family event features the U.S. Navy’s Blue Angels, several well-known military and civilian aerobatic performers, a large ground display of historic aircraft, and a children’s area. Admission is free. For more information, visit tuscaloosaregionalairshow.com

Christ Episcopal Church Evensong and Organ Dedication: April 15, 6 p.m. Christ Episcopal Church, downtown Tuscaloosa. The Christ Church Adult Choir will present a choral evensong, and a dedication service will unveil the year-and-a-half long renovation project, as well as the new pipe organ. For more information, call (205) 758-4252.

Upcoming:

UA Theatre and Dance Presents “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street”: April 17-22, Marian Gallaway Theatre at Rowand-Johnson Hall.  For show times, tickets, and more information, visit ua.tix.com.  

Eagles’ Wings 12th Annual Golf Tournament: April 19, Indian Hills Country Club. All proceeds benefit Eagles’ Wings day habilitation program and help realize the dream of a nurturing and caring community for individuals with disabilities. For more information, visit eagleswingsoftuscaloosa.org. 

Death By Chocolate Tournament: April 19, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Tuscaloosa River Market. This event benefits Tuscaloosa’s Family Counseling Service. Each year, restaurants, catering companies, and other businesses in the Tuscaloosa area compete by bringing their best chocolates in hopes of being recognized as having Tuscaloosa's Best Chocolate. For more information, including tickets, visit counselingservice.org.  

Chris Young with Kane Brown, Morgan Evans, and Dee Jay Silver: April 19, 7:30 p.m. Tuscaloosa Amphitheater. Tickets available via Ticketmaster.com. For more information, call the Tuscaloosa Amphitheater Box Office at (205) 248-5280. 

Tuscaloosa Children’s Theatre presents “Peter Pan JR.”: April 20-22, Bama Theatre, downtown Tuscaloosa. Tickets range from $10 to $20. For more information, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call (205) 310-8010.  

Casting Crowns: April 20, 7 p.m. Tuscaloosa Amphitheater. Tickets available via Ticketmaster.com. For more information, call the Tuscaloosa Amphitheater Box Office at (205) 248-5280. 

Bark in the Park 2018: April 21, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Will May Dog Park, Sokol Park. This free event features live music, food vendors, animal rescues with animals available for adoption, a pet parade, pet contests, a children’s area, and more. Dogs and their humans are welcome. 

River Discovery Days and Earth Day Celebration at CHOM: April 21, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Children’s Hands-On Museum of Tuscaloosa, downtown Tuscaloosa. Learn about careers on the river, try your hand at towboat duties, make recycled art, learn water safety, and more. For more information, visit chomonline.org.   

2018 A-Day Spring Football Game: April 21, 1 p.m. Bryant-Denny Stadium, UA campus, Tuscaloosa. For more information on A-Day, including special activities, traffic, and parking, visit rolltide.com.

Beans and Brews Crawfish Boil for Habitat for Humanity: April 21, 4-9 p.m. Loosa Brews, downtown Tuscaloosa. UPerk and Loosa Brews are partnering for this family-friendly event, which benefits Habitat for Humanity of Tuscaloosa. Enjoy crawfish as you listen to local bands, and enjoy artists and artisans.

Ongoing:

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  

Tuscaloosa Farmer’s Market: Saturdays, 7 a.m.-noon. (Tuesdays 3-6 p.m. beginning April 17). 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.   

 

 

   

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