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Things to Do

Activities and Shopping


  • Black Belt Folk Roots Festival

This free event is a unique celebration which brings together craft persons, musicians, dancers, storytellers, food specialists, artists, and community workers, all of whom are considered bearers of the traditions and folkways of the West Alabama region. Held the fourth Sat. and Sun. in Aug., 8 AM - 5 PM, in downtown Eutaw.

  • Southern Soul & Blues Lovers Festival

Usually held over Labor Day Weekend in neighboring Fosters, AL.


19 Roebuck Landing Rd, Akron, AL 35441

(205) 372-2016

Don't let the location fool you! They offer a diverse, casual menu, and have good seafood selections.

Usually open 8 am - 6 pm Sunday, 6 am - 6 pm Monday through Wednesday, 6 am - 7 pm Thursday, and 6 am - 9 pm Friday and Saturday.  Call ahead to confirm hours.

  • Love's Truck Stop (Godfather's Pizza, Hardee's, Chester's Chicken)

Fast food

7561 Mesopotamia Street, Eutaw, AL 35462

(205) 372-9244

Open 7 days per week

  • Church's Chicken

Fast food

119 Greensboro St, Eutaw, AL 35462

(205) 372-2574

Open 10:30 am to 10 pm 7 days per week

449 AL Hwy 28 W, Livingston, AL 35470

(205) 652-5750

Known for good atmosphere and great steak

Open for dinner Thursday through Sunday

4018 Culver Rd, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401

(205) 758-9316

A favorite with U of A students and alumni alike, this casual steakhouse is a fun stop.

Open 5 pm - 9 pm Monday through Thursday and 5 pm - 10 pm Friday and Saturday

90 N St, Livingston, AL 35470

(205) 652-6561

Cafe and bakery

Open 6 am to 3 pm Monday through Friday

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