This weekend in Tuscaloosa is filled packed with all kinds of entertaining, safe options for event life. While edging back into everyday life might not be an option for everyone, our city has options that are enjoyable for all! From live music to virtual plays, there is so much to take in this time of year. Check out some events that we found to add a little bit of spice to your weekend! 
Live Music 
Concerts are back but are looking a little different this year! Catch Alabama native Charlie Wilson this Thursday, Jan. 28th, at The Lookout Rooftop at Hotel Indigo. Join for happy hour for fun drink specials before catching the show! Remember- The Lookout Rooftop is smoke-free and pet friendly so your furry friend can groove out with you!
Country music artist, Frank Foster, is playing live at Druid City Music Hall this Friday, Jan. 29th. Live music is slowly creeping back into the normal scene here in Tuscaloosa but we should state that this show is being held at a limited capacity. Nevertheless, grab a buddy, mask up, and enjoy the show!  For more information regarding the show and COVID procedures, you can visit Druid City Music Hall’s website here
Virtual Season at Theatre Tuscaloosa
Tired of watching the same movies on replay? Thanks to Theatre Tuscaloosa, you can catch a recording of some of the theaters greatest hits in the comfort of your own home! Friday, Jan. 29th, is the last day you can watch the theater’s virtual performance of You Can’t Take it With You- a madcap comedy about two very different families connected through an unlikely marriage. Virtual tickets can be purchased on Theater Tuscaloosa’s website
UA Volleyball 
The University of Alabama’s volleyball team takes on the South Carolina Gamecocks this Friday and Saturday, Jan. 29th-30th, at home. Want to see the Tide roll in person while maintaining social distance measures? Tickets will be available in the North lobby of Foster auditorium 1.5 hours prior to the start of the match. For online ticket sales and more information regarding the match, you can visit Alabama volleyball’s website
Puzzle Master at CHOM
The Children’s Hands-On Museum is hosting a Puzzle Master event Saturday, Jan. 30th. Puzzle-solving and brain teasers are a great way to keep your little ones entertained while creating family fun memories! With a mission of a dynamic learning experience that stimulates curiosity and creativity, CHOM is a perfect weekend day trip for all ages!  

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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Events In Tuscaloosa This Weekend

We are on the verge of another fun-filled weekend in Tuscaloosa. Theatre Tuscaloosa is kicking off their production of “Cabaret” on Thursday, and it’s sure to be a gas. The Alabama Men’s Basketball Team hosts Arkansas on Saturday in what will be the final weekend home game of the season. Band of Brothers Brewing Co. will be rockin’ all day Saturday for their Winter Music Festival and Gramatik will start off next week with a bang.

 

Theatre Tuscaloosa’s “Cabaret”

Opening weekend is upon us! Take a trip back in time to the 1920’s with Theatre Tuscaloosa’s performance, Cabaret! You have multiple chances this weekend to experience this unique performance. Showings will be Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 7:30 pm in the Bean Brown Theatre. You can purchase tickets at the box office before the show, or call to purchase them over the phone.

 

Alabama v. Arkansas Basketball Game

The Arkansas Razorbacks are coming to Title Town on Saturday to take on the Crimson Tide in a conference showdown. Alabama is looking to bounce back after a disappointing loss to Auburn and boost their seeding in the conference and NCAA tournaments, and this squad has been good on the bounce-back all season. The action begins at 5 p.m. in Coleman Coliseum, and this SEC matchup is one that you don’t want to miss. Visit www.rolltide.com to purchase tickets before they sell out.

 

Band of Brothers Brewing Co. Winter Music Festival

The 1st Annual Band of Brothers Brewing Co. Winter Music Festival is an event that you don’t want to miss. Saturday is going to be a day full of food and fun for everyone. The 4G band will kick off the music at 2 pm and AFROUnicorn, Doobie “Doghouse” Wilson, Tarred & Feathered Band, Debbie Bond and B2B Band will keep it rockin’ all day long. There will also be several food trucks on site such as Local Roots, Be Gone and Lolly’s Sugar Shack.

 

Gramatik at Druid City Music Hall

Gramatik is an electronic artist, musician, and producer from Portorož, Slovenia and he is making a stop in Tuscaloosa on Monday night. His styles and influences are mostly a blend of dubstep, electro, trip hop, hip hop, and glitch. The music begins at 8:30 pm at Druid City Music Hall. Go to www.druidcitymusichall.com to purchase tickets to this must-see concert.

 

There are plenty of exciting events going on all over the city this weekend, so check out our events page at visittuscaloosa.xyz/events for a fun list of things to do.

Wintery weather has arrived in Tuscaloosa and with it that magical holiday spirit. We have an exciting list of events going on including the classic Christmas Carol presented by Theatre Tuscaloosa and Super 7 state football championships. While you’re out at these fun events, take a stroll down the tinsel trail by the Black Warrior River and check out the ice skating rink. Don’t forget to tag @VisitTuscaloosa on Instagram when you post your holiday adventures around Tuscaloosa!

 
It’s the first Thursday of the month, and that means Art Night at Kentuck! Come out from 5-8pm and experience the last Art Night of 2017. This month will feature the Kentuck Studio Artists exhibit ‘Artisanal Quality’ and live music by Charlie Wilson, so don’t miss the best local art and culture the community has to offer.

The Super 7 state football championships are in full swing, and Friday will feature three games including the 2A, 4A, and 6A state titles in Bryant-Denny Stadium. The 6A game between Wetumpka and Pinson Valley will kick off at 7:00 and be perfect playoff football weather! Tickets are $15 and will get you in to all three games on Friday if you are a mega football fan.

 

The Children’s Hands-On Museum will be hosting Santa Mouse Day this Saturday from 10-4! Kids of all ages will have a blast listening to a storytime reading of the beloved children’s book Santa Mouse and making a Santa Mouse ornament. Get into the holiday spirit at the Children’s Hands-On Museum!

 

Back by popular demand, Theatre Tuscaloosa is reviving Romulus Linney’s stage adaptation of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol. In this traditional tale, four mysterious spirits visit Ebenezer Scrooge to help him find the true meaning of Christmas. It is a show for both young and old and a great way to get the whole family into the holiday spirit. This play will be held at the Bean-Brown Theatre at Shelton State Community College at 7:00 p.m. Friday-Sunday, so you have plenty of opportunities to go.

There is a small chance of light winter weather on Friday that could impact your Super 7 experience. We will be monitoring the situation and updating accordingly.

For more fun events going on around town, check out our events page at visittuscaloosa.xyz/events