Laquita Thomson Exhibit: Aug. 5-26. The Arts Council Gallery at the Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center, downtown Tuscaloosa. The exhibit will feature cyanotype photograms from Thomson’s “Renovation” series and straight cyanotypes from the “Photographing the South” series. An opening reception will be held on Aug. 5 from 5-8 p.m. during First Friday. For more information, visit tuscarts.org.
Second Annual Shrimpfest & Barbecue to Benefit Eagles’ Wings, Inc.: Aug. 5-6, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Kentuck Park, Northport. Enjoy fresh boiled shrimp, gumbo and more, along a classic car show, live music and more. Presale tickets: $10. For more information, visit eagleswingsoftuscaloosa.org.
T-Town Trade Daze, Flea Market: Aug. 6-7, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Old Farmer’s Market, Tuscaloosa Amphitheater. This event features many different vendors and food trucks, with free parking and admission. For more information, visit facebook.com/ttowntradedaze.
Goodbye Summer Fiesta at CHOM: Aug. 6, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Children’s Hands-On Museum, downtown Tuscaloosa. For more information, visit chomonline.org or call (205) 349-4235.
Saturday Storytime: Aug. 6, 10 to 11 a.m. Tuscaloosa Public Library (Main Branch). For more information, and to see other TPL events, visit Tuscaloosa-library.org.
Tuscaloosa Farmer’s Market: Tuesdays and 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
Northport Farmer’s Market: Saturdays, 6 a.m. to noon, 4150 5th Street, Northport. For more information, visit npfarmersmarket.com.