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!

Shelton State Terrific Tuesday: April 17, 1 p.m. Martin Campus Alabama Power Recital Hall. This concert features the University of Alabama Jazz Standards Combo. Admission is free and open to the public.

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. 

Paul W. Bryant High School Theatre Department Presents “Shrek: The Musical”: April 20-22, Bryant High Auditorium, Tuscaloosa. Show times: April 20 and 21 – 7 p.m., and April 22 – 3 p.m. The cast of this popular musical includes about 35 Bryant students, along with students from The Alberta School of Performing Arts. Tickets: $7 at the door.

14th Annual Serving with a Smile Celebrity Waiter Fundraiser: April 20, 7 p.m., Tuscaloosa River Market. This event benefits Temporary Emergency Services of Tuscaloosa County. Cost: $50 per person. For more information, call (205) 758-5535.

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. 

YMCA Healthy Kids Day: April 21, 9 to 11 a.m. Downtown Tuscaloosa YMCA (2300 13th Street). Come enjoy this free event – part of the Y’s national initiative to improve the health and well-being of kids. Enjoy games, cooking demonstrations, and more. For more information, visit ymcatuscaloosa.org.

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.

Tuscaloosa Community Dancers’ Ballet and Brunch: April 22, 11:30 a.m., Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center, downtown Tuscaloosa. Enjoy a great brunch and several performances from TCD dancers, a silent auction, and more. Tickets: $30 per person; $50 for a pair. To order, call (205) 454-8822. For more information about TCD, visit tuscaloosadancers.com.  

Festival of Praise with Fred Hammond, Donnie McClurkin and More: April 22, 5:30 p.m. Tuscaloosa Amphitheater. Tickets available via Ticketmaster.com. For more information, call the Tuscaloosa Amphitheater Box Office at (205) 248-5280. 

Upcoming:

2018 SEC Men’s Tennis Championship: April 25-29, Alabama Tennis Stadium, University of Alabama campus. Coach George Husack and his Crimson Tide men have had a great tennis season and are set to compete for the SEC title. Tickets: $5 (adult), $2 (youth 18 & under); $15 for an all-week pass. 

Girl Talk: Overcoming Obstacles to Empower Women: April 26, 5-7:30 p.m. Tuscaloosa River Market. Girl Talk, hosted by PRIDE of Tuscaloosa, is a dining experience created to provide education on protective and risk factors of substance abuse. For more information, visit prideoftuscaloosa.org.  

USA Triathlon CCNC & HSNC: April 27-28. USA Triathlon returns to Tuscaloosa. High School Nationals (non-drafting) and the Collegiate Club Draft-Legal Championships are April 27; the Collegiate Olympic-Distance and Mixed-Team Relay races are April 28. For more information, visit teamusa.org.  

UCP of West Alabama Shrimp and Crawfish Boil: April 27, 4:30-7:30 p.m. UCP of West Alabama, Northport. Advance tickets are $30 per person or $100 for a table of four. For tickets, and more information, visit ucpwa.org.  

Read and Romp Tuscaloosa 2018: April 28, 9 a.m.-Noon, Government Plaza, downtown Tuscaloosa. Read and Romp is a free family literacy event for children ages 3-5 and their families. Learning-based activities will be themed around children’s books. For more information, visit the Read and Romp Facebook event page.  

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.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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