5 Things to Do this Week in the Tuscaloosa Area!

There's lots of fun happening in the Tuscaloosa Area the week of July 18-24

By Stephanie Horton July 19, 2021

There is a lot going on in the Tuscaloosa area this week.  You can check the events calendar for more information of all the happenings around town.  Don't forget to submit your upcoming events also.  Just click here to have your events shared on the calendar.

Here is Macaroni Kid Tuscaloosa's picks for the five things to do with kids July 11-18. Click on the links for all the details!

1. Tuscaloosa Barnyard

This isn't "just a" petting zoo.  The Tuscaloosa Barnyard is an interactive experience.  You will find many activities for the whole family to enjoy!  There is a jumping pillow, splash pad, pool, playgrounds, game areas, rat racer, Charlotte's Web, corn crib, game areas, and of course you will want to stop and feed the animals. You may bring a picnic lunch, snacks, and/ or drinks.  Sunday-Saturday in the summer 10am- 5pm.  

2. Buzz about Bees @the Natural History Museum

The Alabama Museum of Natural History has a wonderful new exhibit called the Buzz about Bees.  This is a great summer family fieldtrip to learn more about our pollinating friends.  The museum has partnered with the West Alabama Beekeepers Association, as well as the UA Bee Club to bring this educational display to life.  "For more information on museum hours, location, and admission, visit:"  Daily 10:00 am -4:30pm. 

3. Animal Tracking with TPL & Mr. AL

We have such a wealth of resources at our Tuscaloosa Public Library.  The Summer Reading Program has been excellent for children and adults alike.  This is an online event you can find on TPL Kids Instagram.  "The Tuscaloosa Public Library's very own Mr. Al is sharing with us all his knowledge on animal tracking. Before watching this awesome video, stop by any branch of the Tuscaloosa Public Library to pick up some more information on animal tracking in your own backyard! To learn more, visit, or give us a call at 205-345-5820."   July 20, 10:00 am- 10:30 am.

4. Bugs Exhibit @Mildred Warner Transportation Museum

There are just a couple more weeks to enjoy the Bugs Exhibit at Mildred Westervelt Warner Transportation Museum.  "The exhibit is a feature of Bama Bug Fest 2021 that celebrates the extensive diversity of insects and works to raise awareness about their importance."  You can find out more about this exhibit by clicking here.   Tuesday-Saturday 10:00am- 4:30 pm

5. Mason's Place All-Inclusive Playground

Recently opened in 2021, and located in Sokol Park South.  Open from Dawn to Dusk.  You can enjoy this amazing one of a kind all-inclusive playground any day this week.  If you are looking for something to get some energy out.  This is a wonderful place to meet friends for a playdate or make some new ones.  


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