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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 editor@druidcitymedia.com. We’re happy to add anything you’d like to announce.

Enjoy your week, T-Town!

Theatre Tuscaloosa Presents “Second Samuel”: Through May 27. Bean-Brown Theatre, Tuscaloosa. It's the late 1940s in Second Samuel, a sleepy, South Georgia town where it's hard to keep a secret, but everybody's got one. When beloved music teacher Miss Gertrude passes away, will the town ever be normal again? For show times, or to purchase tickets, visit theatretusc.com or call the Theatre Tuscaloosa Box Office at (205) 391-2277.   

Trucks By the Tracks: May 24, 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Historic Downtown Northport. Enjoy great food and live music. For more information, visit cityofnorthport.org/foodtrucks.

Alabama Boxing Hall of Fame Show and Induction Ceremony: May 25, 6 p.m. Tuscaloosa River Market. The 2nd Annual Boxing Hall of Fame Show, hosted by Skyy Boxing Gym, includes six fights, including Tuscaloosa star Deon Nicholson, the debut of Marsellos Wilder, and Robert Alfonzo defending his heavyweight belt. Evander Holyfield will be inducted, along with Byron Mitchell, Flynn Gerald, Bill Irby, and Eugene Tillman. For tickets, visit facebook.com/events/387750661635633.

Chase Evan Live at Band of Brothers: May 25, 7 p.m. Band of Brothers, Tuscaloosa. Enjoy one of the area’s best acoustic guitar players and relax heading into the Memorial Day weekend.

National Lucky Penny Day at CHOM: May 26, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Children’s Hands-On Museum of Tuscaloosa, downtown Tuscaloosa. Play Pass the Penny, search the museum for big pennies, bring your own pennies for the wishing well, and make your own lucky penny. For more information, visit chomonline.org.

2018 Tuscaloosa Memorial Day Program: May 28, 9 a.m. Tuscaloosa Veterans Memorial Park (1701 McFarland Boulevard). This year’s guest speaker for the program, sponsored by the Tuscaloosa Veterans Memorial Park Association and PARA, is Sergeant Evan Van Nostrand, United States Marine Corps (ret.).

Upcoming:

Young Tuscaloosa’s “Food for Thought”: May 31, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Hotel Indigo, Tuscaloosa. Join Young Tuscaloosa for a special Food for Thought as we host Probate Judge candidates Ted Sexton and Rob Robertson with an open forum. This event is free for YT members and $10 for non-YT members. For more information, visit youngtuscaloosa.com.

First Friday in Downtown Tuscaloosa: June 1, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. 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 has to offer. For more information, visit firstfridaytuscaloosa.com.

The ACT Presents "The Little Mermaid": June 1-4, Bama Theatre, downtown Tuscaloosa. For more information, including to purchase tickets and for show times, visit TheACT.info. 

City of Tuscaloosa Household Hazardous Waste Disposal Day: June 2, 8 a.m.-Noon. 3311 Kauloosa Avenue, Tuscaloosa. Household hazardous waste is the discarded, unused, or leftover portion of household products containing toxic chemicals. For more information, call Tuscaloosa 311.

Puppet Palooza at CHOM: June 2, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Children’s Hands-On Museum, downtown Tuscaloosa. Enjoy puppet play all day. All activities are included in admission. For more information, visit chomonline.org.

5th Street Vintage Market: June 3, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 4150 5th Street, Northport. The Vintage Market is a great place to find unusual and unique treasures, from vintage books, clothes, and jewelry to handmade items, vinyl records, and more. For more information, visit 5thstreetvintagemarket.com.

2018 Women’s Southern Golf Association Amateur and Mid-Amateur Championships: June 4-8, NorthRiver Yacht Club, Tuscaloosa. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, call (205) 343-4581.

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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DCL Weekly: Community Calendar of Events http://druidcityliving.com/index.php/community/item/2346-dcl-weekly-community-calendar-of-events http://druidcityliving.com/index.php/community/item/2346-dcl-weekly-community-calendar-of-events DCL Weekly: Community Calendar of Events

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 editor@druidcitymedia.com. We’re happy to add anything you’d like to announce.

Enjoy your week, T-Town!

TPL Rocks! Summer Reading Program Signup: Begins May 14. Join the Tuscaloosa Public Library this summer for the Libraries Rock! Summer Reading Program. For more information, visit Tuscaloosa-library.org/summerreading.

Chamber in Session: State of the State: May 15, 11:30 a.m. Embassy Suites, downtown Tuscaloosa. Alabama Governor Kay Ivey will speak at this annual event, designed to provide Chamber members with updates from key officials on public policy topics. For tickets, email jill@tuscaloosachamber.com.

FOCUS Senior Appreciation Day: May 16, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Bryant Conference Center, Tuscaloosa. Stop by the front desk at FOCUS to register for this special event honoring seniors. For more information, call 205-553-3133.

2018 Tuscaloosa County Citizen of the Year: May 16, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Embassy Suites, downtown Tuscaloosa. Lin D. Moore will be honored during the annual Tuscaloosa Civitan Club luncheon co-hosted by the Chamber of Commerce of West Alabama. Tickets: $35. For tickets or more information, call Brett Laney at 205-759-3023.

HOWA Candlelight Service of Remembrance: May 16, 2 p.m. Grace Presbyterian Church, Tuscaloosa. You are invited to attend Hospice of West Alabama’s special service celebrating the life of your loved one. For more information, visit hospiceofwestalabama.com.

Kentuck Art Center Ladies Night: May 17, 5 to 7 p.m. Kentuck Art Center, Northport. The featured gallery shop artist will be Leigh Lynn. During the event, all shop items will be 10 percent off, and Kentuck members will receive 20 percent off. Refreshments will be served.

United Way Young Leader’s Society’s Fifth Annual Pie Eating Contest: May 17, 5 to 6:30 p.m. Heat Pizza, Government Plaza, Tuscaloosa. Come watch contestants eat (pizza!) pie as fast as they can for a good cause. For more information, visit uwwa.org.

Theatre Tuscaloosa Presents “Second Samuel”: May 18-27. Bean-Brown Theatre, Tuscaloosa. It's the late 1940s in Second Samuel, a sleepy, South Georgia town where it's hard to keep a secret, but everybody's got one. When beloved music teacher Miss Gertrude passes away, will the town ever be normal again? For show times, or to purchase tickets, visit theatretusc.com or call the Theatre Tuscaloosa Box Office at (205) 391-2277.   

6th Annual Tuscaloosa Kids Triathlon: May 19, 9 a.m. Lake Lurleen State Park. Children of all athletic abilities are invited to participate in this beginner-friendly event, which benefits Secret Meals for Hungry Children. For more information, or to register online, visit raceroster.com/events/2018/16373/tuscaloosa-kids-triathlon. 

Dance Like a Chicken at CHOM: May 19, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Children’s Hands-On Museum of Tuscaloosa, downtown Tuscaloosa. For more information, visit chomonline.org.   

Camp Horne 5K Trail Run 2018: May 19, 4 p.m. Camp Horne, 13663 Keenes Mill Road, Cottondale. This fun, challenging course is for runners of all ages and abilities. Proceeds benefit the Black Warrior Council, Boy Scouts of America. To register, visit bwc-bsa.org.

Druid City Pride Crawfish Boil: May 20, 2 p.m. Loosa Brews, Tuscaloosa. Enjoy great crawfish and company at DCP’s first-ever crawfish boil. Donations are appreciated. For more information, visit @DruidCityPride on Facebook.

Morning Pointe of Tuscaloosa Presents “Tea Talks”: May 21, 11 a.m. Morning Pointe of Tuscaloosa, Assisted Living, Tuscaloosa. Tea Talks is a free monthly educational talk series on various interesting topics, with coffee and tea. This month features a speaker from Anders Hardware. Talks are free and open to the public. For more information, call Sarah Pederson at (205) 239-8929. 

Upcoming:

Theatre Tuscaloosa Presents “Second Samuel”: Through May 27. Bean-Brown Theatre, Tuscaloosa. It's the late 1940s in Second Samuel, a sleepy, South Georgia town where it's hard to keep a secret, but everybody's got one. When beloved music teacher Miss Gertrude passes away, will the town ever be normal again? For show times, or to purchase tickets, visit theatretusc.com or call the Theatre Tuscaloosa Box Office at (205) 391-2277.   

Alabama Boxing Hall of Fame Show and Induction Ceremony: May 25, 6 p.m. Tuscaloosa River Market. The 2nd Annual Boxing Hall of Fame Show, hosted by Skyy Boxing Gym, includes six fights, including Tuscaloosa star Deon Nicholson, the debut of Marsellos Wilder, and Robert Alfonzo defending his heavyweight belt. Evander Holyfield will be inducted, along with Byron Mitchell, Flynn Gerald, Bill Irby, and Eugene Tillman. For tickets, visit facebook.com/events/387750661635633.

Chase Evan Live at Band of Brothers: May 25, 7 p.m. Band of Brothers, Tuscaloosa. Enjoy one of the area’s best acoustic guitar players and relax heading into the Memorial Day weekend.

National Lucky Penny Day at CHOM: May 26, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Children’s Hands-On Museum of Tuscaloosa, downtown Tuscaloosa. Play Pass the Penny, search the museum for big pennies, bring your own pennies for the wishing well, and make your own lucky penny. For more information, visit chomonline.org.

Young Tuscaloosa’s “Food for Thought”: May 31, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Hotel Indigo, Tuscaloosa. Join Young Tuscaloosa for a special Food for Thought as we host Probate Judge candidates Ted Sexton and Rob Robertson with an open forum. This event is free for YT members and $10 for non-YT members. For more information, visit youngtuscaloosa.com.

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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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 editor@druidcitymedia.com. We’re happy to add anything you’d like to announce.

Enjoy your week, T-Town!

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. 

“Skip-A-Meal” Day: April 25. Leadership Tuscaloosa’s Class of 2018 is asking everyone in the Tuscaloosa community to participate in this event. Skip lunch and donate what you would’ve spent eating out to Secret Meals for Hungry Children. For more information, and to donate, visit secretmeals.org, or via cash or check to Jennifer.naves@bbva.com (391-2532 or 799-2872), or mail to Jennifer Naves, 630 University Blvd., Tuscaloosa, 35401.

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.

Home Run Fun at CHOM: April 28, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Children’s Hands-On Museum of Tuscaloosa, downtown Tuscaloosa. Play cup ball and Velcro baseball, enjoy a tee relay, play baseball bingo, and more. For more information, visit chomonline.org.   

CAPS’ Safe Kids Day Child Safety Fair: April 28, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Northport Civic Center. This annual free event from Child Abuse Prevention Services, or CAPS, features child safety interactive games for kids, parents, and other caregivers on topics ranging from pedestrian safety to teen driving, to fire and home safety. For more information on CAPS, visit capstuscaloosa.com.  

11th Annual Duck Derby: April 29, 1-3 p.m. Annette Shelby Park, Tuscaloosa. The Children’s Hands-On Museum presents the Duck Derby, which features prizes, games, and more. Adopt a Duck and admission is $5. For more information, visit chomonline.org.  

Tuscaloosa’s Got Talent: April 29, 4 p.m. Bama Theatre, downtown Tuscaloosa. This annual talent show features some of Tuscaloosa’s best and brightest, competing for prizes. Tickets: $12. For tickets and information, call (205) 792-5476.  

Upcoming:

Chamber Business After Hours: May 1, 5-7 p.m. The District Room (551 20th Ave. Tuscaloosa). For more information, visit tuscaloosachamber.com.

Jack Johnson: May 1, 7:30 p.m. Tuscaloosa Amphitheater. Tickets available via Ticketmaster.com. For more information, call the Tuscaloosa Amphitheater Box Office at (205) 248-5280.

Mal Moore Memorial Golf Tournament: May 3-4, NorthRiver Golf Club, Tuscaloosa. This tournament, which benefits The Boys and Girls Clubs of West Alabama, includes a charity auction. For more information, visit bgcwestal.org.

Kentuck Art Night: May 3, 5-8 p.m. Main Avenue, Northport. This event is free to the public. For more information, visit kentuck.org/art-night. 

Tuscaloosa Symphony Orchestra Run for the Roses Dinner and Silent Auction: May 3, 6:30 p.m. Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center, downtown Tuscaloosa. Enjoy an evening of fabulous food, amazing auction items, and live chamber music performed by members of the Tuscaloosa Symphony Orchestra. For more information, and event passes, visit tsoonline.org.

First Friday in Downtown Tuscaloosa: Friday, May 4, 5-9 p.m. 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 has to offer. For more information, visit firstfridaytuscaloosa.com.

Alabama Choir School Spring Concerts: May 4-5, 7 p.m. (doors open at 6:30 p.m.) Moody Concert Hall, University of Alabama campus. The concerts feature five choirs of singers from grades 1-12. Tickets: $12 (available at the door). For more information, visit call (205) 758-0927 or email alabamachoirschool@gmail.com.   

Alan Jackson and Riley Green: May 4, 7:30 p.m. Tuscaloosa Amphitheater. Tickets available via Ticketmaster.com. For more information, call the Tuscaloosa Amphitheater Box Office at (205) 248-5280.

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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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 editor@druidcitymedia.com. We’re happy to add anything you’d like to announce.

Enjoy your week, T-Town!

Tuscaloosa Symphony Orchestra Presents “Diamonds are a Girl’s Best Friend”: Feb. 12, 7 p.m. Moody Music Building Concert Hall, UA campus. This evening of popular selections from opera and musical theatre pays tribute to, and celebrates a love so strong it can only be reflected in the brilliance of diamonds. For more information, and to purchase tickets, visit tsoonline.org. 

Morning Pointe Mardi Gras Crawfish Boil: Feb. 13, 4-6 p.m. Morning Point Assisted Living (1801 Rice Mine Rd, Tuscaloosa). Come out and enjoy music, crawfish, and a low country boil to celebrate Mardi Gras. Capture the moment in a photo booth with masks, beads, and boas. For more information, visit morningpointetuscaloosa.com.

Chamber Business After Hours: Feb. 13, 5-7 p.m. Trustmark National Bank, Tuscaloosa. For more information, visit tuscaloosachamber.com.     

Bama Art House Winter Film Series 2018 Presents Oscar Nominated Short Films: Feb. 13, 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. For more information, call (205) 758-5195 or visit bamatheatre.org. bamatheatre.org/bamaarthouse.php 

The 4th Annual Tuscaloosa Marines Memorial 5K Run: Feb. 17, 8 a.m. Cardinal Park (near Tuscaloosa Regional Airport). Join members of the Mike Spann Detachment, the Tuscaloosa USMC recruiting offices, area JROTC cadets, and others to run in the Tuscaloosa Marines Memorial 5K Run. This is a walk / run for all ages, and is a Tuscaloosa Track Club Grand Prix Event. For more information, visit tuscaloosamarines.org.

Chinese New Year at CHOM: Feb. 17, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Children’s Hands-On Museum of Tuscaloosa, downtown Tuscaloosa. For more information, visit chomonline.org.  

Family Night at the Museum: Feb. 17, 5-8 p.m. Alabama Museum of Natural History, Smith Hall, UA campus. This free, family-friendly event includes ocean themed interactive hands-on activities from graduate departments from across UA. Games, food, prizes, and all free! For more information visit www.facebook.com/almnh or call 205-348-7550.

An Evening of Art and Blues, Alabama Blues Project: Feb. 17, Band of Brothers Brewing Company, Tuscaloosa. Proceeds from this event will go to support music programs for underserved children in West Alabama. The evening features live blues entertainment, a silent auction, and more. Advance tickets: $25; $30 at the door. 

Upcoming

UA Theatre and Dance Presents “Alabama Repertory Dance Theatre”: Feb. 20-24, Morgan Auditorium, University of Alabama campus. The pre-professional dance company, Alabama Repertory Dance Theatre, returns to the stage featuring all-new choreography by award-winning dance faculty. For tickets and more information, visit theatre.ua.edu. 

Theatre Tuscaloosa Presents “Cabaret”: Feb. 23-March 4, Bean-Brown Theatre, Tuscaloosa. In this classic musical Cliff, a young, American novelist, has come to find his muse. He is eagerly swept into the mysterious world of the Kit Kat Klub, where the incomparable emcee proclaims that there are no troubles and life is a cabaret! To purchase tickets, visit theatretusc.com or call the Theatre Tuscaloosa Box Office at (205) 391-2277. 

6th Annual Tuscaloosa Krispy Kreme Challenge: Feb. 24, 10 a.m.  Government Plaza, downtown Tuscaloosa. Challengers run one mile, eat one dozen doughnuts, and run one mile back to the finish line. Cash prizes are awarded. Casual participants are also welcome (and they can eat as many or as few doughnuts as they like). Proceeds benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of West Alabama. For more information or to register, visit tuscaloosakkc.com.   

Mad Hatter’s Southern Tea Party at CHOM: Feb. 24, 10 a.m. Children’s Hands-On Museum of Tuscaloosa, downtown Tuscaloosa. Enjoy “Topsy Turvy Tea” with the Mad Hatter and Alice. Play “Flamingo Croquet” with the Queen of Hearts, and craft a Mad Hatter hat. $15 per person – reservations are required, and seating is limited. For more information, visit chomonline.org.  

Gramatik: Feb. 26, 8:30 p.m. Druid City Music Hall. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. For more information, including tickets, visit druidcitymusichall.com.  

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. 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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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 editor@druidcitymedia.com. We’re happy to add anything you’d like to announce.

Enjoy your week, T-Town!

West Alabama Works “WOW 2.0”: Feb. 7 (3-7 p.m.), Feb. 8 (8 a.m.-1 p.m.). Shelton State Community College, Tuscaloosa. This two-day event targets high school students, offering them a chance to meet with industry professionals in a job fair setting. For more information, visit tuscaloosachamber.com. 

Etiquette Manor “Dateable Dining in Style” Class: Feb. 7, 6-8:30 p.m. Embassy Suites/Side by Side, downtown Tuscaloosa. This class includes a three-course meal. Single: $175; Couples: $295. For reservations (required by Feb. 5), email etiquettemanor@gmail.com. 

Night to Shine Sponsored by the Tim Tebow Foundation: Feb. 9, 6-9 p.m. Shelton State Community College. Night to Shine, hosted by Big Sandy Baptist and Valley View Baptist churches, is a prom for special needs individuals ages 14 and older. Guests will walk the red carpet, dance, and more. For more information, visit nighttoshinebama.org.  

Alabama Equestrian IHSA Show: Feb. 10-11, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. River Oaks Farm (5500 Culver Road). Admission is free, and food vendors will be on site.

Mardi Gras, CHOM Style: Feb. 10, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Children’s Hands-On Museum of Tuscaloosa, downtown Tuscaloosa. Enjoy king cakes, and make masks. Have fun with beads, and enjoy moon pies. For more information, visit chomonline.org. 

Calico Street Troupe Performance: Feb. 10 and 24, 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. Each program is a new production, and all entertainment teaches right choices and good character through real-life drama. For upcoming show dates and times, visit calicostreet.com.   

The Great Tuscaloosa Chili Cookoff: Feb. 10, 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Bryant Conference Center, Tuscaloosa. This annual event, sponsored by the Tuscaloosa Exchange Club, includes children’s activities, live entertainment, refreshments and of course, excellent chili. Sample multiple varieties and vote for your favorite! For more information, visit TuscalooaExchangeClub.org. 

US Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 8 5 Safe Boating Class: Feb. 10, Tuscaloosa County Courthouse Annex (2501 7th St.) in downtown Tuscaloosa. Successful completion of this one-day class/course fulfils the requirements needed to obtain an Alabama Boater’s License. Topics include boating law, safe boating and boat safety equipment. For more information, contact Lyn Spencer (205) 394-7808 or email lspencer44@comcast.net. 

Mystic Krewe of the Druids Silver Anniversary Bal Masque: Feb. 10, 7:30 p.m. Bama Theatre, downtown Tuscaloosa. This annual event benefits West Alabama Aids Outreach (WAAO). For more information, visit kreweofthedruids.org.   

Upcoming

Tuscaloosa Symphony Orchestra Presents “Diamonds are a Girl’s Best Friend”: Feb. 12, 7 p.m. Moody Music Building Concert Hall, UA campus. This evening of popular selections from opera and musical theatre pays tribute to, and celebrates a love so strong it can only be reflected in the brilliance of diamonds. For more information, and to purchase tickets, visit tsoonline.org. 

Chamber Business After Hours: Feb. 13, 5-7 p.m. Trustmark National Bank, Tuscaloosa. For more information, visit tuscaloosachamber.com.     

Chinese New Year at CHOM: Feb. 17, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Children’s Hands-On Museum of Tuscaloosa, downtown Tuscaloosa. For more information, visit chomonline.org.  

An Evening of Art and Blues, Alabama Blues Project: Feb. 17, Band of Brothers Brewing Company, Tuscaloosa. Proceeds from this event will go to support music programs for underserved children in West Alabama. The evening features live blues entertainment, a silent auction, and more. Advance tickets: $25; $30 at the door. 

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. 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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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 editor@druidcitymedia.com. We’re happy to add anything you’d like to announce.

Enjoy your week, T-Town!

Bama Art House Winter Film Series 2018 Presents “The Square”:  Jan. 30, 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 

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. 

Pack-A-Purse Project: Feb. 1-16. The Women and Gender Resource Center at the University of Alabama is  hosting a toiletry drive to benefit Aid to Inmate Mothers (AIM). AIM gives incarcerated women a purse or a tote bag filled with toiletries upon their release from prison. For more information, visit wgrc.sa.ua.edu.

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.   

UA Gymnastics vs. Arkansas: Feb. 2, 7:30 p.m. Coleman Coliseum, University of Alabama campus. For more information, visit rolltide.com. 

Black History Month at CHOM: Feb. 3, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Children’s Hands-On Museum of Tuscaloosa, downtown Tuscaloosa. What do you know about Black History in Tuscaloosa? For more information, visit chomonline.org

The Cadillac Three: Feb. 3, 8:30 p.m. Druid City Music Hall. Tickets: $20 (general admission). Doors open at 7:30 p.m. For more information, including tickets, visit druidcitymusichall.com.  

Upcoming

West Alabama Works “WOW 2.0”: Feb. 7 (3-7 p.m.), Feb. 8 (8 a.m.-1 p.m.). Shelton State Community College, Tuscaloosa. This two-day event targets high school students, offering them a chance to meet with industry professionals in a job fair setting. For more information, visit tuscaloosachamber.com. 

Etiquette Manor “Dateable Dining in Style” Class: Feb. 7, 6-8:30 p.m. Embassy Suites/Side by Side, downtown Tuscaloosa. This class includes a three-course meal. Single: $175; Couples: $295. For reservations (required by Feb. 5), email etiquettemanor@gmail.com. 

Night to Shine Sponsored by the Tim Tebow Foundation: Feb. 9, 6-9 p.m. Shelton State Community College. Night to Shine, hosted by Big Sandy Baptist and Valley View Baptist churches, is a prom for special needs individuals ages 14 and older. Guests will walk the red carpet, dance, and more. For more information, visit nighttoshinebama.org.  

Alabama Equestrian IHSA Show: Feb. 10-11, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. River Oaks Farm (5500 Culver Road). Admission is free, and food vendors will be on site.

Calico Street Troupe Performance: Feb. 10 and 24, 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. Each program is a new production, and all entertainment teaches right choices and good character through real-life drama. For upcoming show dates and times, visit calicostreet.com.   

The Great Tuscaloosa Chili Cookoff: Feb. 10, 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Bryant Conference Center, Tuscaloosa. This annual event, sponsored by the Tuscaloosa Exchange Club, includes children’s activities, live entertainment, refreshments and of course, excellent chili. Sample multiple varieties and vote for your favorite! For more information, visit TuscalooaExchangeClub.org. 

US Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 8 5 Safe Boating Class: Feb. 10, Tuscaloosa County Courthouse Annex (2501 7th St.) in downtown Tuscaloosa. Successful completion of this one-day class/course fulfils the requirements needed to obtain an Alabama Boater’s License. Topics include boating law, safe boating and boat safety equipment. For more information, contact Lyn Spencer (205) 394-7808 or email lspencer44@comcast.net. 

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. 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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contact@druidcitymedia.com (Super User) Community Mon, 29 Jan 2018 00:00:00 -0600
DCL Weekly: Community Calendar of Events http://druidcityliving.com/index.php/community/item/2166-dcl-weekly-community-calendar-of-events http://druidcityliving.com/index.php/community/item/2166-dcl-weekly-community-calendar-of-events DCL Weekly: Community Calendar of Events

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 editor@druidcitymedia.com. We’re happy to add anything you’d like to announce.

Enjoy your week, T-Town!

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. 

Upcoming:

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.  

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 

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contact@druidcitymedia.com (Super User) Community Mon, 22 Jan 2018 00:00:00 -0600
DCL Weekly: Community Calendar of Events http://druidcityliving.com/index.php/community/item/2157-dcl-weekly-community-calendar-of-events http://druidcityliving.com/index.php/community/item/2157-dcl-weekly-community-calendar-of-events DCL Weekly: Community Calendar of Events

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 editor@druidcitymedia.com. We’re happy to add anything you’d like to announce.

Enjoy your week, T-Town!

Bama Art House Winter Film Series 2018: Ongoing, 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. The first film in the series, “Goodbye Christopher Robin,” is scheduled for Jan. 16. For more information, call (205) 758-5195 or visit bamatheatre.org. bamatheatre.org/bamaarthouse.php 

OLLI@UA Bonus Program “Nell Harper Lee Part 1”: Jan. 17, Noon to 1:15 p.m. Bryant Conference Center, University of Alabama campus. Harper Lee wrote only two books, and yet her work is as relevant today as when she published them. Dr. Ralph Voss presents a comprehensive review of To Kill a Mockingbird and its earlier version, Go Set a Watchman. Bonuses are included with OLLI membership. Bring a friend to get a “sampling” of OLLI programs. Registration is not needed, but come early to get your seat.

The Chamber of Commerce of West Alabama 2018 Annual Meeting and Awards Celebration: Jan. 19, 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Bryant Conference Center, University of Alabama campus. The Chamber's largest and most anticipated business events of the year.  This event brings together more than 450 community and business leaders, highlights the economic development milestones of the prior year, honors Chamber leaders and volunteers and features the installation of the 2018 Chairman. For more information, visit tuscaloosachamber.com.

National Popcorn Day at CHOM: Jan. 20, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Children’s Hands-On Museum, downtown Tuscaloosa. Enjoy making popcorn crafts and participating in parachute popcorn games. And best of all? Eat popcorn! All activities are included in museum admission. For more information, visit chomonline.org.

Upcoming:

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. 

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.  

UA Gymnastics vs. Missouri: Jan. 26, 7:30 p.m. Coleman Coliseum, University of Alabama campus. For more information, visit rolltide.com. 

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 

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contact@druidcitymedia.com (Super User) Community Mon, 15 Jan 2018 00:00:00 -0600
DCL Weekly: Community Calendar of Events http://druidcityliving.com/index.php/community/item/2146-dcl-weekly-community-calendar-of-events http://druidcityliving.com/index.php/community/item/2146-dcl-weekly-community-calendar-of-events DCL Weekly: Community Calendar of Events

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 editor@druidcitymedia.com. We’re happy to add anything you’d like to announce.

Enjoy your week, T-Town!

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.  

Upcoming:

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. 

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 

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contact@druidcitymedia.com (Super User) Community Mon, 08 Jan 2018 00:00:00 -0600
DCL Weekly: Community Calendar of Events http://druidcityliving.com/index.php/community/item/2136-dcl-weekly-community-calendar-of-events http://druidcityliving.com/index.php/community/item/2136-dcl-weekly-community-calendar-of-events DCL Weekly: Community Calendar of Events

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 editor@druidcitymedia.com. We’re happy to add anything you’d like to announce.

Enjoy your week, T-Town!

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.  

Alabama Crimson Tide vs. Clemson Tigers, Sugar Bowl Playoff Game: Jan. 1, 7:45 p.m. Mercedes-Benz Superdome, New Orleans. The game will be televised on ESPN. Roll Tide! 

Kentuck Art Night in downtown Northport: Jan. 4, 5-8 p.m. This event, a monthly celebration of art and artists, is free to the public. For more information, visit kentuck.org/art-night. 

Theatre Tuscaloosa Auditions for “Cabaret”: Jan. 5 (7 p.m.) and 6 (2 p.m.), Bean-Brown Theatre, Shelton State Community College Martin Campus. Be prepared for cold readings from the script. Know the show and which role you are interested in. Be prepared to sing and dance. Scripts will be available at the Theatre Tuscaloosa ticket office. For more information, visit theatretusc.com. 

First Friday in Downtown Tuscaloosa: Jan. 5, 5-8 p.m. 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.  

Snow Day at CHOM: Jan. 6, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Children’s Hands-On Museum, downtown Tuscaloosa. Enjoy an indoor snowball fight! Cut paper snowflakes, and make a hot chocolate cone. All activities are included in museum admission. For more information, visit chomonline.org.  

Upcoming:

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.  

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.  

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 

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contact@druidcitymedia.com (Super User) Community Mon, 01 Jan 2018 00:00:00 -0600