Tuscaloosa City Schools’ Superintendent’s Open House: Aug. 29, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. (program begins at 6 p.m.) Alberta School of Performing Arts. The Tuscaloosa City Schools is hosting a Superintendent’s Open House with Dr. Mike Daria to connect with the community about the direction of the system.
Bama Art House Films Presents “Weiner Dog”: Aug. 30, 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.
Kentuck Art Night: Sept. 1, 5 to 8 p.m. Downtown Northport. This monthly celebration of art and artists is free to the public. Enjoy live music, pop-up shops from local vendors, demonstrations by Kentuck studio artists, and more. For more information, visit kentuck.org/art-night.
First Friday: Sept. 2, 5-8 p.m. Downtown Tuscaloosa. Local galleries, businesses and restaurants are open as an event for the community to see what downtown Tuscaloosa has to offer. For more information, visit tuscarts.org.
Mary Meares Exhibit: Sept. 2-30. The Arts Council Gallery at the Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center, downtown Tuscaloosa. The exhibit, “Travels Near and Far,” features the photographer’s work, based on her life experiences. An opening reception will be held on Sept. 2 from 5-8 p.m. during First Friday. For more information, visit tuscarts.org.
T-Town Trade Daze, Flea Market (Labor Day Event): Sept. 2-4, 3-8 p.m. (Friday) and 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Saturday and Sunday). 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.
Fun Friday Night at CHOM: Sept. 2, 5 to 7:30 p.m. Children's Hands-On Museum of Tuscaloosa (C.H.O.M.), downtown Tuscaloosa. For more information: (205) 349-4235 and chomonline.org.
1st Annual Run for Recovery: Sept. 3, 9 a.m. Sokol Park, Northport. This event, which includes both a 10K run and a 5K run/walk, highlights the fact that recovery from addiction to alcohol and drugs is attainable, and celebrates the joy of living a fulfilled, healthy life free from substance abuse. For more information, visit Tuscaloosa Run for Recovery on Facebook.
Saturday Storytime: Sept. 3, 10 to 11 a.m. Tuscaloosa Public Library (Main Branch). For more information, and to see other TPL events, visit Tuscaloosa-library.org.
Calico Street Troupe Performance: Sept. 3 and 17, 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.
Band of Brothers Brewing Co. Tailgate Food Truck Fest: Sept. 3, 4-11 p.m. Band of Brothers Brewing Company (1605 23rd Ave.), Tuscaloosa. This event includes craft beer, great food and Alabama football. Several area food trucks are participating. For more information, visit Band of Brothers Brewing Co. on Facebook.
Alabama vs. USC: Sept. 3, 7 p.m. AT&T Stadium. Arlington, Texas. Bama football rolls again! The game will be televised on ABC, as the No.1 ranked Tide takes on the 20th ranked Trojans. RTR
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.