5 Things to Do this Week in the Tuscaloosa Area!

Week of August 1-7, 2021

By Stephanie Horton, MK Tuscaloosa Publisher August 1, 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 August 1-7. Click on the links for all the details! 

1. Nick's Kids Avenue Jubilee

Join Coach and Mrs. Saban in a celebration of the renaming of 28th Avenue to Nick's Kids Avenue.  The parade will begin at 9:00am at the corner of 7th/ 28th avenue and ending in the parking lot of the Tuscaloosa News building featuring Coach and Mrs. Terry, Mayor Walt Maddox, the Million Dollar Band, the UA cheerleaders, and more.  Following the parade a short ceremony will be held and open to the public.  Following the ceremony balloons, soft drinks, and snacks will be provided.  For more information visit   August 5

2. Ice Cream Bowl- Annual Fundraiser

"Donate $10 and beat the summer heat with ice cream.  Your donation will get you a beautiful pottery bowl, handmade by one of the Kentuck Red Dog Potters, and your choice of delicious ice cream."  There will also be live music, exhibiting artists, the museum shop, open studios, and Cobb Oven Pizza.  For more information you can call 205-758-1257 or visist  August 5

3. Over The River Kid's Clothing Sale

"Tuscaloosa's Premiere Kid's Clothing Sale featuring Trunk and Boutique Brands.  Boys and girls clothing, sizes NB to tween, shoes, accessories, & more.   $5 Tickets to benefit Mason's Place All-Inclusive Playground.Tickets can be purchased at the door or in advance at: " August 6-7

4. Art Lady Garage Birthday Extravaganza

The Art Garage is turning 1 year old!  Come join the celebration!!! August 7 

5. Calico Street

Bring the whole family to a Calico Street show! This 1 hr. 30 min. family-friendly thrilling event features costumed actors, audience participation, special lighting, music, and dancers--all on a 50-ft. stage with elaborate backdrops! This fun and exciting show will teach a valuable character trait, followed by a Fun Game, Creative Craft, Goodie Bag of Treats, Snacks, and the ever-popular Tradin' Post! Each production is a unique one-of-a-kind event! Kids will talk about it for days after they attend and will beg to come back to Calico Street for a NEW show every weekend! See it to believe it!  **Doors open 15 min. before each show. There are two shows every weekend - Saturdays, 5:30-7:00pm & Sundays, 3:30-5:00pm.** August 7, 8


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