What’s Happening in Tuscaloosa: January Edition
Happy New Year! It’s 2020, and Tuscaloosa aims to please this January with an assortment of events to get you out on the town. Here is a sampling of the many activities happening in T-town in January.
A Fairytale Breakfast– Jan. 4th @ 8 am and 10 am
Indian Hills Country Club, 1650 McFarland Blvd. N
Bring the kiddos out to visit with their favorite characters while enjoying a delicious breakfast. There will be a mini-market, crafts, and plenty of opportunities for great photos. A professional photographer will be on site. Characters for both seatings include Jake the Pirate, Captain America, Spider-Man, Ariel, Elsa, Anna, Belle, Tiana, Aurora, Cinderella, Hulk, Mr. Incredible, Ninja Turtle, and Thor! Tickets are $30 and children 2 and under are free.
New Year, New YOU!– Jan. 11th @ 1 pm
Cost Plus World Market, 1320 McFarland Blvd E
Start your year off right by learning tips on hydration, healthy snack swaps, Mediterranean meals, easy-make lunches, superfood ingredients and more. A variety of items will be available for sampling to help you discover foods that support your wellness goals for 2020. Admission is FREE.
Confidence & Curls -Manifest Your Best Life!– Jan. 25th @ 10 am
Belk Activity Center, 2101 Bowers Park Drive
Come out and enjoy food, fun, speakers, confidence building, and tips and tricks for manifesting your best life. An emphasis will be placed on creating a 2020 vision board. All materials necessary will be provided but you are more than welcome to bring items to personalize your vision board. There are only 25 spaces available for this event so register today. This event is hosted by Maria Latham who was named Miss Black and Natural Alabama 2018, Miss Natural Hair and Health Expo Beauty 2017, and is a certified Confidence Life Coach. She is also the blogger behind themarialatham.com. Admission to this event is FREE.
Liverpool Legends: The Complete Beatles Experience– Jan. 25th @ 7:30 pm
Bama Theatre, 600 Greensboro Ave.
Come enjoy the talents of the 4 talented lads that were handpicked by the late George Harrison’s own sister, Louise Harrison. Liverpool Legends perform songs spanning the entire career of the Classic Early Beatles through the psychedelic era of Sgt. Pepper and the final years all the way through Abbey Road. The dedication of Liverpool Legends, along with their use of authentic vintage instruments and special effects, will make you feel like you’re actually seeing the fab four in real life. Tickets for this event start at $25.
Classic Bridal Show– Jan. 26th @ 2 pm
Bryant Conference Center, 240 Paul William Bryant Dr.
If you’re planning a wedding in 2020, this is a must-do event. You’ll be able to enjoy gourmet food tasting, trending décor options, and the most current bridal fashion during the fashion show. There will be a wealth of information available from the leaders in the wedding industry. There will also be amazing door prizes provided by some of the participating wedding professionals. Admission to this event is $10.
Tuscaloosa Intermediate Sushi Class– Jan. 28th @ 6:30 pm
Black Warrior Brewing Co., 2216 University Blvd.
In this intermediate, 2 hour, hands-on sushi class you’ll learn how to break down a tuna loin and use it to make saku blocks for sushi rolls, traditional Hawaiian poke, tuna nigiri, tuna sashimi, and spicy tuna. You will also learn the fun of using a blowtorch in sushi applications. You’ll make and cut topped rolls. You’ll even learn how to make Spicy Tuna Doritos. Lastly, you’ll learn about new sauces, new recipes and fun new applications for sushi ingredients. Class size is limited to 12 students so register today. Tickets for this class are $55.
A Night of Billy Joel Music– Jan. 28th @ 7:30 pm
Moody Music Building, 810 2nd Ave.
If you love the music of the piano man, Billy Joel, then join select UA faculty and student groups as they perform some of his most beloved songs. Admission to this event is FREE.
Rock Bottom String Band– Jan. 28th @ 7:30 pm
Druid City Brewing Company, 607 14th St.
Born from backyard jams in 2013, the Rock Bottom String Band mixes a multitude of styles to produce high energy show that will leave you wanting more. Their influences include bluegrass, folk, and Americana flavored with punk, metal, and traditional roots. If you’re looking for a rowdy good time, this event is for you.
Welcome to 2020!
Start your year off with a bang by enjoying Tuscaloosa’s diverse offerings. You will be so glad you did. Happy 2020!