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.

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Enjoy your week, T-Town.

DCH Foundation Play Pink – “A Day on the Courts”: Oct. 9, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Indian Hills Country Club. For more information about this women’s doubles tennis mixer, call (205) 759-7349 or visit dchplaypink.com. 

Chamber Business After Hours: Oct. 9, 5-7 p.m. Home 2 Suites by Hilton, Tuscaloosa. For more information, visit tuscaloosachamber.com.   

Ninth Annual Comedy Café for YFC Tuscaloosa: Oct. 9, 6:30 p.m. Bryant Conference Center, Tuscaloosa. Comedians Bean and Bailey are headlining the event, which will also feature YFC students and staff sharing personal stories. For more information on this event, which is geared towards adults in the community, visit ttowncomedycafe.org.

Odesza with Jai Wolf and Evan Giia: Oct. 9, 7 p.m. Tuscaloosa Amphitheater. For more information, visit Ticketmaster.com, call the Tuscaloosa Amphitheater Box Office at (205) 248-5280 or charge by phone at (800) 745-3000. 

DCH Foundation Play Pink - A Night on the Green: Oct. 11, 6-10 p.m. Bryant Conference Center. For tickets, call (205) 759-7349 or visit dchplaypink.com. 

Youth for Christ Tuscaloosa Pumpkin Patch: Oct. 12-31, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. (M-Sat); 11 a.m.-7 p.m. (Sunday). 1401 McFarland Blvd. N.  All proceeds from this event benefit YFC’s Camp Scholarship Fund. For more information, visit tuscaloosayfc.org. 

DCH Foundation Play Pink – Drive 4 the Cause Golf Classic: Oct. 12, Indian Hills Country Club. To register, call (205) 759-7349 or visit dchplaypink.com. 

The Black Jacket Symphony Presents Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers’ “Damn the Torpedoes”: Oct. 12, 8 p.m. (doors open at 7 p.m.), Bama Theatre, downtown Tuscaloosa. Tickets ($25 and $30) are available by calling 877-987-6487 or at ticketfly.com.  

Creepy Science at CHOM: Oct. 13, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Children's Hands-On Museum of Tuscaloosa (C.H.O.M.), downtown Tuscaloosa. See vanishing ghosts, make Jack-O-Lantern volcanos, and more. All activities included in admission. For more information, visit chomonline.org.

Samantha Trade Day, Tractor Show, and Fish Fry: Oct. 13, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Shepherd Hill, Samantha (13222 Fondren Road). For more information about this free event, visit goodshepherdfound.org.

Calico Street Troupe Performance: Oct. 13 and 27, 10:30 a.m.-Noon, Northport Civic Center. Bring the whole family to this free, interactive, professional stage play for kids and their families, 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.   

Druid City Pride Festival: Oct. 14, 2-6 p.m. Government Plaza, downtown Tuscaloosa. Celebrate West Alabama’s LGBTQ+ community and allies. The headliner for the festival is actor/comedian Lady Bunny, and the lineup also includes musicians, vendors, and a children’s area. Pets are also welcome. For more information, visit druidcitypride.org.   


Toys for Tots Applications: Oct. 15-19. McDonald Hughes Activity Center (PARA), Tuscaloosa. Members and friends of the Alabama Marines Foundation will accept Christmas toy applications Oct. 15-19 from 10 a.m. to Noon, and Oct. 16 from 5 to 7 p.m. Families with children ages 0-12 years are welcome to apply. Parents should bring their photo ID and social security card, as well as a birth certificate and social security card for each child.  

Bama Art House Films Presents “Disobedience”: Oct. 16, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: $8 general, $7 for students and seniors, $6 for Arts Council members. Box office opens at 6:30 p.m. For more information, visit bamatheatre.org.  

Halloween Spooktacular at CHOM: Oct. 18, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Children's Hands-On Museum of Tuscaloosa, downtown Tuscaloosa. Your costume and a food bank item are your admission. Tickets available to play carnival games for prizes. All ages with adult.  For more information, visit chomonline.org 

Chris Stapleton with Marty Stuart and Brent Cobb: Oct. 18, 7 p.m. Tuscaloosa Amphitheater. For more information, visit Ticketmaster.com, call the Tuscaloosa Amphitheater Box Office at (205) 248-5280 or charge by phone at (800) 745-3000. 

Theatre Tuscaloosa Presents “God of Carnage”: Oct. 19-28. Bean-Brown Theatre, Tuscaloosa. In this 2009 Tony-award winner, a playground altercation between eleven-year-old boys brings together two sets of Brooklyn parents for a meeting to resolve the matter. For show times and more information, including tickets, call 205-391-2277 or visit theatretusc.com. 


Haunted Tuscaloosa Tours: Through-Oct. 26. The Historic Drish House. For more information, including specific tours, times, and more, visit hauntedtuscaloosatours.com.

Tuscaloosa Barnyard Pumpkin Patch: Fridays-Sundays October, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Turner Bridge Rd, Tuscaloosa. Includes pumpkins, hayrides, a petting zoo, a jumping pillow, and more. $15 per person. For more information, call (205) 248-0773, (205) 454-8841 or visit tuscaloosabarnyard.com.

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. 

Northport Farmer’s Market: Saturdays, 6 a.m. to noon, 4150 5th Street, Northport. For more information, visit npfarmersmarket.com. 

DCH Regional Medical Center Support Groups

Cancer Wellness Support Group meets monthly from Noon-1 p.m. in the Wellness Room at the Manderson Cancer Center. We welcome current and former patients of the Manderson Cancer Center (and a caregiver) who have been diagnosed with cancer, during all phases of their treatment and recovery. Reservations are requested. For more information and to RSVP, call Jana Smith, Outreach Coordinator, at 205-759-7877.

HeART: Healing with the Arts free art workshop is open to all current and former Manderson Cancer Center patients, family members and caregivers. Workshops are held twice weekly, Wednesdays and Thursdays, from 1-4 p.m., giving participants an opportunity to use art to express their feelings through creative expression. All art supplies are provided. No cost. The Art Gallery has countless paintings displayed for sale and open to the public. All proceeds from these sales go to fund supplies for the art room and DCH Foundation’s Help and Hope Fund.

IMPACT Identifying Many Positives After Cancer Treatment meets monthly from 11 a.m.-1 p.m., typically at First Methodist Church Tuscaloosa. IMPACT aims to provide support, information, education, and community service to benefit themselves, other breast cancer survivors, and their families. Reservations are requested. For more information and to RSVP, call Jana Smith, Outreach Coordinator, at 205-759-7877.

Look Good… Feel Better is a free program sponsored in partnership with American Cancer Society for women who are undergoing cancer treatment. Come learn how to deal with the changes in your skin and appearance. Attendees receive a wonderful collection of skin care and makeup products. Classes meet monthly from 1-3 p.m. in the Manderson Cancer Center Wellness Room. Call 205-759-7877 for more information or visit lookgoodfeelbetter.org.

Prostate Cancer Support Group meets Noon-1 p.m. every other month in the Wellness Room at the Manderson Cancer Center. Current and former patients of the Manderson Cancer Center (and a caregiver) are welcome. This group is offered to provide community-based education and support to help men and their families cope with prostate cancer. Reservations are requested. For more information and to RSVP, call Jana Smith, Outreach Coordinator, at 205-759-7877.

STRETCH is a unique exercise and support program offered by the Lewis and Faye Manderson Cancer Center and UA Recreation Center for women who have had a breast cancer diagnosis. “Stretching” can begin weeks after surgical procedures. Patients must obtain physician approval. Classes meet twice weekly on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 9 a.m. at the UA Student Recreation Center. For more information, call Katrina Lewis, Patient Navigator, at 205-330-3647.


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