The Alabama Veteran’s Reunion will take place on Aug. 26. This is the fourth year for the event, which honors all of Alabama’s veteran service members – and their families – with a day dedicated to them.  

According to Tuscaloosa Tourism and Sports’ Director of Tourism Development Bill Buchanan, the Veterans Reunion honors every hero in the state of Alabama – and more. 

The City of Tuscaloosa and the Tuscaloosa County Park & Recreation Authority will present “Midday Moon Solar-bration,” a solar eclipse viewing event on Monday, Aug. 21, noon - 2 p.m. in Government Plaza located at 2106 6th Street. The event is free and open to the public.

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.

This week’s calendar is a little on the thin side – but that’s to be expected, as many of us head out of town for a last vacation before school starts back next week. Enjoy!

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.

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.

This week’s calendar is a little on the thin side – but that’s to be expected, as many of us head out of town for a last vacation before school starts back next week. Enjoy!

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.

Hakuna Matata – what a wonderful phrase! As any Disney fan will tell you, this Swahili phrase means “no worries,” thanks to the upbeat and catchy song of the same name from the Academy Award-winning 1994 film “The Lion King.” The Actor’s Charitable Theatre (ACT) wants to ensure that area families have no worries, while they enjoy the fleeting days of summer with its youth production show of Disney’s “The Lion King Jr.”

The ACT developed this new youth production this summer, according to artistic director Joey Lay.

With the 2020 Tokyo Olympics in sight, the United States Women’s Olympic Softball team will head to Tuscaloosa later this month for two exhibition games that are sure to pique the interest of any softball or sports fan. 

USA Softball of Alabama State Commissioner Natalie Norman said they’re excited about having the doubleheader exhibition game, dubbed the “Star-Spangled Spectacular,” in Tuscaloosa, and she urged everyone to come out for the event.

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.

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.

On Tuesday, July 4th, Tuscaloosa kicks off its seventh annual Celebration on the River event. Free family activities, a performance by the Tuscaloosa Symphony Orchestra and a fireworks display over the Black Warrior River will be featured. 

Theatre Tuscaloosa is bringing the Tony Award-winning musical “Ragtime” to Shelton State University’s Bean-Brown Theater from Friday, July 14 to Sunday, July 23. The number one reason to attend would be for the music alone, according to Tina Turley, the show's director. 

Druid City Living (DCL) is Tuscaloosa, Alabama's premier community newspaper, covering the great people, places and activities of the area.

 

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