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DCL Weekly: Community Calendar of Events

25 Mar 2018 DCL Staff

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.

Enjoy your week, T-Town!

Theatre Tuscaloosa Presents “Lost in Conversation: A Festival of One Acts:” March 26-30, Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center, downtown Tuscaloosa. In celebration of World Theatre Day, Theatre Tuscaloosa’s SecondStage program is presenting four great, short shows in one performance. For more information, visit theatretusc.com.

UA Theatre & Dance Presents ‘Dance Alabama!’: March 27-31, Morgan Auditorium at Morgan Hall, University of Alabama campus. This spring concert features all new, student-choreographed dance pieces that range from ballet to hip hop. For more information, including show times and tickets, visit theatre.ua.edu.  

UA Adapted Athletics Inclusive Recreation Expo: March 28, 4 to 7 p.m. Stran-Hardin Arena (410 Peter Bryce Blvd.), University of Alabama campus. Come out and try wheelchair basketball, wheelchair tennis, sitting volleyball, and cardio equipment at the new Adapted Athletics facility. For more information, call (205) 246-3371 – and visit alabamaadapted.com.

LUNAFEST Film Festival: March 29, 6-9 p.m. Bama Theatre, downtown Tuscaloosa. LUNAFEST, presented by the UA Women and Gender Resource Center, showcases diverse films. The event is designed to raise awareness about women’s issues, highlight women filmmakers, bring women together in their communities, and raise money for the Chicken and Egg Pictures and the UA Women and Gender Resource Center. For more information, visit wgrc.ua.edu. 

“Beer for a Benefit”: March 29, 3-10 p.m. Black Warrior Brewing Company, downtown Tuscaloosa. BWBC will donate 20 percent of all sales to Secret Meals for Hungry Children. There will also be a silent auction for great items, including a set of BF Goodrich tires, gift baskets, an autographed football/national championship hat/mini-helmet from UA athletics, as well as two seats of season tickets from UA Theatre and Dance. For more information on Secret Meals, visit secretmeals.org.

Eggstra-Special at Chom: March 31, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Children’s Hands-On Museum of Tuscaloosa, downtown Tuscaloosa. Enjoy fun Easter games and crafts. more information, visit chomonline.org.   

Calico Street Easter Event: March 31, 10:30 a.m.-Noon, Northport Civic Center.  This professional Easter stage play features costumed actors, audience interaction, dancers, special lighting, and music.  After the program, there will be an Easter game, Easter craft, goodie bag, snack and the Easter Bunny. Come and learn what Easter is all about.  

Upcoming:

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

Wind Down with Rotary: April 5, 6-8 p.m. Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center, downtown Tuscaloosa. This annual fundraiser helps support local charities, as well as the Tuscaloosa Morning Rotary Club’s international service projects. Enjoy hors d’oeuvres, a wide selection of fine wines, local brewed beer, and a silent auction. For more information, visit tuscaloosamorningrotary.org.

First Friday in Downtown Tuscaloosa: Friday, April 6, 5 p.m. to 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 tuscarts.org.

Druid City Arts Festival: April 7, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Government Plaza, downtown Tuscaloosa. DCAF, presented by Tuscaloosa Tourism & Sports, showcases local and regional art, music, and culture. The all-ages Festival is free. For more information, visit druidcityartsfestival.com.

15th Annual Doctor’s Day 10K & Fun Run: Apr. 7, 8 a.m. (10K) and 9:30 a.m. (Fun Run). Sokol Park, Tuscaloosa. Proceeds benefit The Good Samaritan Clinic, Alberta Elementary Adopt-A-School Program, and A Woman's Place via the Tuscaloosa County Medical Alliance. Register on Active.com or on site.

“Not a Box” Day at CHOM: April 7, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Children’s Hands-On Museum of Tuscaloosa, downtown Tuscaloosa. Boxes and more boxes – use your imagination to create box masterpieces. For more information, visit chomonline.org.  

Funkaloosa: George Clinton & Parliament, Morris Day & The Time, and Sheila E: April 7, 7 p.m. Tuscaloosa Amphitheater. Tickets available via Ticketmaster.com. For more information, call the Tuscaloosa Amphitheater Box Office at (205) 248-5280.

Styx and REO Speedwagon with Don Felder: April 8, 7 p.m. Tuscaloosa Amphitheater. Tickets available via Ticketmaster.com. For more information, call the Tuscaloosa Amphitheater Box Office at (205) 248-5280.

20th Annual West Alabama Leadership Prayer Breakfast: April 10, 7 a.m. Bryant Conference Center, University of Alabama campus. A full breakfast buffet will be available for all guests. This year’s keynote speaker is Hobby Lobby President Steve Green. Individual tickets: $25; Table sponsorships: $250. For more information, visit westalabamaprayerbreakfast.org. 

Druid City Songwriters Festival: June 21-23, Tuscaloosa. Eatmybeats, with the help of Tuscaloosa Tourism, is putting on this songwriters’ festival. Over 30 different original songwriters from around the southeast will play multiple venues over the three-day period. The host hotel for the festival is Hotel Indigo. For more information, visit druidcitysongwritersfest.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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