Newspaper article The Tuscaloosa News

Around Town: 12/6

Newspaper article The Tuscaloosa News

Around Town: 12/6

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Sweet Escape: 4-7 p.m. at Jemison-Van de Graaff Mansion, 1305 Greensboro Ave. Seventh annual event featuring shopping ideas, massages, manicures, makeovers and sweet treats. Presented by the Women in Business Council of the Chamber of Commerce of West Alabama. Raffle for gift certificates from vendors in attendance; no charge for pampering services. Admission is $10, plus a new toy for the Toys for Tots campaign. Call 205-391-0559 or email

"Godspell": 7:30 p.m. at the Bean-Brown Theatre, in the Sandra Hall Ray Fine Arts Center at Shelton State Community College, 9500 Old Greensboro Road. Tickets are $22 for general admission, $18 for seniors and military, $14 for students and children, $16 for groups of 10 or more. Call 205-391-2277 or visit

Kentuck Studio Artists Group Show: 5 p.m. today through Dec. 28 at the Kentuck Art Center, Main Avenue, Northport.

Pet photo with Santa Claus: 4-7 p.m. at Downtown Office Park, 2615 Sixth St., one block off Lurleen Wallace Boulevard, near Capitol Park. The cost is $10 per photo and you will receive one 4- by-6-inch color photo printed while you wait. Portraits will be taken by Keith Davis and additional packages will be available for purchase. Reservations encouraged; call 205-210-5528. Walk-ups will try to be worked in as time permits. All proceeds to benefit the Humane Society of West Alabama.

Meet Your Maker Night: 5-8 p.m. at Makers Market, 401 22nd Ave., downtown Tuscaloosa. Louis Guidroz of Wild Wood Game Calls and Butch Barnes of Barnes' Turkey Calls will demonstrate handmade game calls. Call 205-561-6666.

Lake Tuscaloosa Opry: 7-11 p.m. at Giles Repair, 12020 Lester Taylor Road, Northport. Live music and dance. Admission is $4. No alcohol or tobacco. Call 205-339-5028.

Crimson Pride barbershop chorus rehearsal: 7 p.m. at First Christian Church, 627 Paul W. Bryant Drive. Men of all ages who love to sing are invited. Call 205-758-9711 and leave a message.

Toddler Time: 10 a.m. in the Story Castle at the Tuscaloosa Public Library, 1801 Jack Warner Parkway. For ages 24-36 months to enjoy stories, finger plays and songs. Free admission. Call 205-345- 5820.

Meet author Walter Bennett: 2 p.m. at Tuscaloosa Public Library, 1801 Jack Warner Parkway and 4:30 p.m. at Stinson Auditorium on the Stillman College campus. Bennett will discuss and sign his novel, "Leaving Tuscaloosa." Books will be for sale. Free admission. Call 205-345-5820.

Kentuck Art Night: 5-9 p.m. at Kentuck Art Center, 503 Main Ave., Northport. The Kentuck Resident Studio Artists will have a joint show in the Main Avenue Gallery, including work from metalworker Steve Davis, potter Kerry Kennedy, painters Lorrie Lane and Ann Betak, graphic artist Brian Evans and new media artist Robby Roberts. Work by watercolorist Starr Weems will be on display in the Georgine Clarke Gallery. …

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