The weekend is steadily approaching and we cannot wait to see what is in store! Tuscaloosa is far from lacking in fun festivities for the weekend and those that participate are bound to have a blast. Let’s ditch the week-day blues and put on our party hats! Here are some exciting events that will create incredible memories to last a lifetime.

 

Live Music Thursdays 

Picture this: the sun is out, temperatures are warm and you have a cocktail in your hand. Oh, AND there is music playing! Live Music Thursday’s at The Lookout Rooftop Bar are kicking right into gear and just got better thanks to the spring season! Check out Soapy & Andrew hit it off this Thursday, March 11th, and take advantage of The Lookout’s happy hour cocktail and food deals! Just remember, the Lookout Rooftop is smoke-free and pet friendly, and practicing all social distancing protocols to offer you a fun night out!

 

Alabama Baseball 

Warmer weather and blue skies call for a fun outdoor event! Catch the Crimson Tide challenge Stetson this Friday, March 12th, at Sewell Thomas Stadium. Grab yourself and your buddies a ticket and head over to campus for the 6 pm game. Can’t attend in person? You can watch the Tide roll from home by watching SEC Network +.

 

Shamrock Saturday

St. Patrick’s Day is approaching and the Children’s Hands-On Museum is making sure you and your little ones have the best time yet! Shamrock Saturday at CHOM is this Saturday, March 13th. Make a shamrock guitar, rock out to Irish folk music, and hunt for shamrocks! All activities are included with admission and guests must wear a mask. Don’t forget to wear green!

 

Comedy Night

In need of a good laugh? Nocturnal is back with another installment of one of the best stand-up acts in the region! The show is Saturday, March 13th, with headliner Scott Eason, a featured comedian on Comedy Centrals’ Roast Battle at Stand-Up Live in Huntsville and Sirius XM! Admission is $10 and doors at 7:00 pm for the 8 pm show. For more information click here!

Tuscaloosa is getting ready for Peter Cottontail this Easter Weekend. While you wait for him to arrive, check out some events around town. Theatre Tuscaloosa will host a Festival of One Acts on Thursday and Friday night. The Crimson Tide baseball team takes on the Kentucky Wildcats in an SEC matchup Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Druid City Brewing Company is hosting “Connect to you Coast” which benefits the Alabama Coastal Foundation on Thursday. Wrap up the weekend Saturday at CHOM for an afternoon of Easter crafts and games.

 

A Festival of One Acts Performance by Theatre Tuscaloosa

In celebration of World Theatre Day on March 27th, Theatre Tuscaloosa is presenting A Festival of One Acts. Bringing together a myriad of directors and actors, four one-acts will be performed ranging from quirky comedies to dramatic satire, showcasing the range and effects that theatre can encompass. The four acts are “Something Unspoken” by Tennessee Williams, “The Pleasure of Detachment” by Perry Souchuk, “Tone Clusters” by Joyce Carol Oats and “Spreading the News” by Lady Gregory. You can catch these performances at 7:30 pm on Friday and Saturday.

 

Alabama Baseball vs. Kentucky

We have a full weekend of exciting baseball going on in the immaculate Sewell-Thomas Stadium this weekend. The Crimson Tide hosts the sixth-ranked Kentucky Wildcats on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday and has a chance to humble not only one of the best teams in the league, but the country as well. The games begin at 6:00 pm on Friday, 2:00 pm on Saturday, and 1:00 pm on Sunday. For ticketing information on any of these games  visit rolltide.com.

 

Connect to Your Coast at Druid City Brewing

Swing by Druid City Brewing on Thursday, March 29th anytime from 4pm-10pm to connect to your coast and learn how you can help protect our precious coastal environment! For each beer sold during the event, $1 will be donated to the Alabama Coastal Foundation! All proceeds from CTYC events benefit the habitat restoration and environmental education programs provided to the State of Alabama. You can pay $10 in advance to receive an ACF pint glass by visiting: http://www.joinacf.org/donate.

 

Eggstra- Special day at CHOM!

Take your kids to the Children’s Hand on Museum on Saturday, March 31 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm for an afternoon full of Easter crafts and games. All activities are included in the admission price. Celebrate the Easter season with a day of fun at CHOM!

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School is winding down as students around town head into spring break, but Tuscaloosa will be buzzing with events all weekend. This may be the perfect time to try that restaurant you want to eat at but is always packed. Both the Crimson Tide baseball and softball teams will be in town this weekend, and both are off to great starts this season. Band of Brothers will be rockin’ all day Saturday with the Tuscaloosa United concert. The Children’s Hands-On Museum hosts “Science Saturday” which will be tons of educational fun. Get out and enjoy the beautiful city of Tuscaloosa this weekend, and don’t forget the new entertainment district will be in effect on Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. and Sunday from noon to 9:30.

 

Alabama Baseball vs. New Mexico State

The Crimson Tide baseball team will be in town all weekend trying to sweep New Mexico State. Bama baseball is off to an excellent start this season and cheering them on in the country’s nicest college baseball facility, Sewell-Thomas Stadium, is always a blast. Friday’s matchup begins at 6:00 pm, Saturday’s is at 2:00 pm and Sunday’s is at 1:00 pm. To purchase tickets before the games visit www.rolltide.com.

 

Alabama Softball

Alabama softball has a tradition of excellence, and you’ll have multiple chances to experience it in person this weekend. The Crimson Tide will host Boston College at 4:00 pm and Fordham at 6:00 pm on Friday. On Saturday, Alabama will start off the day by playing Boston College at 1:30 pm, followed by Fordham at 4:00 pm. Bama softball will wrap up the weekend by playing Samford at 1:30 pm on Sunday. Grab your tickets before the game by visiting www.rolltide.com.

 

Tuscaloosa United Concert at Band of Brothers

Band Of Brothers will be hosting the Tuscaloosa United Concert “Coming Together Through All Forms of Music” on Saturday. This will be a full day of Bluegrass, Funk, Rhythm and Blues, Country, Jazz and more! In addition to music, the Battered Wild food truck will be on site! The doors open at 1 p.m., and music is hitting the stage at 3 pm. There is free entry for people age 10 and under. For more information contact Lawrence Edwards at (205) 246-2569 or Myrus Nall at (205) 886-9491.

 

Science Saturday at CHOM

Bring your children to “Science Saturday” at the Children’s Hands-On Museum in downtown Tuscaloosa. There will be scientific lab stations set up throughout the museum for the children to explore. The fun begins at 10:00 am and goes until 4:00 pm. Enjoy some educational fun this weekend!
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