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07/05/2015 - 07/11/2015

Ongoing Events

BURRITT ON THE MOUNTAIN'S TIME TRAVEL ADVENTURE
  • Recurring daily
  • 07/01/2015 - 07/31/2015
  • Times: Closed Mon, Tues-Sat 10 am - 4 pm, Sun Noon - 4 pm
  • Location: Burritt on the Mountain
  • Phone: (256) 536-2882
  • Admission: Admission charged, PASSPORT DISCOUNT COUPON AVAILABLE AT DOWNTOWN VISITORS CENTER
  • Venue: Burritt on the Mountain

Travel Adventure - Burritt MuseumJourney back to the 1800s on an exciting, scavenger hunt as you become an apprentice time traveler. Play with toys and games of the time, find your way through the Underground Railroad maze, race handcrafted boats and rafts down the kid-sized Alabama River. Along the way, learn facts about the United States, Alabama, Huntsville and the surrounding area.

CONNECTIONS: DIANE FOX | BEAUVAIS LYONS
  • Recurring daily
  • 07/01/2015 - 07/31/2015
  • Location: Huntsville Museum of Art
  • Address: 300 Church Street Huntsville, AL 35801
  • Admission: Admission Charged
  • Venue: Huntsville Museum of Art

  ew series is focused on regional contemporary artists with shared sensibilities.

This exhibit showcases critically acclaimed husband and wife artists Diane Fox and Beauvais Lyons from Knoxville, Tennessee, whose lithographs and photographs use animals as the key protagonists in their works. Fox's black and white and color photographs document the artificial displays and stuffed animal specimens found in natural history museums worldwide, emphasizing their removal from the natural world. Lyons creates exquisitely crafted lithographs that parody the pedantic scientific prints of the nineteenth century and hint at new truths. 

EXHIBIT: 101 ROCKET CITY INVENTIONS
  • Recurring daily
  • 07/01/2015 - 07/31/2015
  • Times: 9 am - 5 pm
  • Address: One Tranquility Base Huntsville, AL 35805
  • Phone: (256) 837-3400
  • Admission: Admission charged, PASSPORT DISCOUNT COUPON AVAILABLE AT DOWNTOWN VISITORS CENTER
  • Venue: U.S. Space & Rocket Center

101 Rocketcity InventionsThe Center has developed a Huntsville component that showcases the ingenuity of the community that sent man to the Moon.  Includes local patents that track the history of a cotton town turned Rocket City. This exhibit runs through December 31, 2015.

EXHIBIT: FROM COTTON TO THE COSMOS, A HUNTSVILLE RETROSPECTIVE
  • Recurring weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
  • 07/01/2015 - 07/31/2015
  • Times: Tue-Sat 9 am-5 pm, Sun Noon-5 pm
  • Location: Burritt on the Mountain
  • Phone: (256) 536-2882
  • Admission: Admission charged, PASSPORT DISCOUNT COUPON AVAILABLE AT DOWNTOWN VISITORS CENTER

This exhibit takes a look back at over 200 years of this remarkable city. From humble beginnings as a trade city, to the Rocket City USA, Huntsville is currently home to defense, technology, space and Fortune 500 companies.

"From Cotton to the Cosmos" will run April 1 through September 6. 

EXHIBIT: NATURE CONNECTS ART WITH LEGO® BRICKS
  • Recurring daily
  • 07/01/2015 - 07/26/2015
  • Times: 9 am - 6 pm
  • Location: Huntsville Botanical Garden
  • Address: 4747 Bob Wallace Avenue Huntsville, AL
  • Phone: (256) 830-4447
  • Admission: Admission charged

27 garden-inspired sculptures designed by LEGO® Certified Professional Sean Kenney are on display throughout the garden through July 26.

EXHIBIT: THE ROBOT ZOO
  • Recurring daily
  • 07/01/2015 - 07/31/2015
  • Times: 9 am - 5 pm
  • Location: US Space & Rocket Center
  • Admission: Admission charged.
  • Venue: U.S. Space & Rocket Center

The Robot ZooThe 5,000 square foot exhibit reveals the magic of nature as a master engineer. Eight robot animals and more than a dozen hands-on activities illustrate fascinating real-life characteristics, such as how a chameleon changes colors, a giant squid propels itself and a fly walks on the ceiling.

This exhibit is on display March 28 - September 13, 2015. 

 

EXHIBIT: WILL LAWLER - RECENT PAINTINGS
  • Recurring every week day
  • 07/01/2015 - 07/31/2015
  • Times: Mon - Fri 9 am - 5 pm
  • Location: Wilson Hall Gallery
  • Address: UAH Campus HUNTSVILLE, AL 35899
  • Admission: No Admission Charged

View Abstract Expressionist delights by a popular Lowe Mill artist, on view through July 31.

THE PURDY BUTTERFLY HOUSE AT BOTANICAL GARDEN
  • Recurring daily
  • 07/01/2015 - 07/31/2015
  • Times: Mon-Sat 9 am - 6 pm, Thu 9 am - 8 pm, Sun Noon - 6 pm
  • Location: Huntsville Botanical Garden
  • Address: 4747 Bob Wallace Avenue ,
  • Phone: (256) 830-4447
  • Admission: Admission charged, PASSPORT DISCOUNT COUPON AVAILABLE AT DOWNTOWN VISITORS CENTER

Be entertained by our turtles, stunning floral displays, and, of course, twelve native species of colorful butterflies.

The Butterfly House is open May through September.

YEAR OF ALABAMA BBQ
  • Recurring daily
  • 07/01/2015 - 07/31/2015
  • Location: Statewide

YOA BBQ-colorThe Alabama Tourism Department has designated this the "Year of Alabama BBQ"! Indulge in a Southern culinary delight by sampling BBQ from restaurants across the state from January 1- December 31, 2015.

For more information, visit: http://www.ilovealabamafood.com/bbq/

BIERGARTEN
  • Recurring weekly on Thursday
  • 07/02/2015 - 07/30/2015
  • Times: 4:30 - 7:30 pm
  • Location: U.S. Space & Rocket Center
  • Address: One Tranquility Base Huntsville, AL 35805
  • Admission: No Admission Charged
  • Venue: U.S. Space & Rocket Center

biergarten _SRCStein and Dine! 

Visit the U.S. Space & Rocket Center Saturn V Hall in the Davidson Center for Space Exploration* for the German Biergarten featuring authentic German cuisine crafted by renowned chefs David Oreskovich and Jason Williams. 

Enjoy the festive atmosphere with imported and domestic beers and delicious wines from the German region. It’s family friendly and leashed dogs are welcome, rain or shine!

Admission is free, and food and beverages are available for purchase.

 

THURSDAY NIGHT BIKES
  • Recurring weekly on Thursday
  • 07/02/2015 - 07/30/2015
  • Times: 4 - 8 pm
  • Location: Greene Street Market Downtown Huntsville
  • Address: 208 Eustis Ave Huntsville, AL 35801
  • Admission: No Admission Charged

Ten bikes are available every Thursday night from May to October. Borrow a bike and take a spin downtown!

DOWNTOWN WALKING TOUR
  • Recurring weekly on Friday
  • 07/03/2015 - 08/28/2015
  • Times: 9 - 9:30am
  • Location: Alabama Constitution Village
  • Address: 109 Gates Avenue Huntsville, AL 35801
  • Admission: Admission Charged
  • Venue: Alabama Constitution Village

Stroll through Downtown Huntsville, Friday mornings from July 3-August 28 with an historic interpreter.

DOWNTOWN DISH HUNTSVILLE FOOD TOUR
  • Recurring weekly on Saturday
  • 07/04/2015 - 07/25/2015
  • Times: 11 am-1:30 pm
  • Location: Downtown Historic District
  • Admission: Admission Charged

This guided walking tour winds through Huntsville's historic downtown streets and parks, visiting six unique food tasting locations. You will get an inside look at the restaurants, specialty shops, and "mom and pop" establishments that make this a truly special place to visit. Stops include Huntsville's premier gastro-pub, a delectable European inspired eatery, and the coffeehouse that introduced the city to the delights of gourmet roasting over 30 years ago.

PLANETARIUM SATURDAY NIGHT PUBLIC PROGRAM
  • Recurring weekly on Saturday
  • 07/04/2015 - 07/25/2015
  • Times: 7:30 pm
  • Location: Planetarium - Monte Sano Park
  • Phone: (256) 539-0316
  • Admission: Admission charged

Observation of the night sky through the telescope at our Star parties will follow specified programs.

DINE & DASH
  • 07/08/2015 - 07/08/2015
  • Times: 5:15 pm
  • Location: Clinton Street Parking Garage
  • Address: Downtown Huntsville, AL 35801
  • Phone: (256) 850-3231
  • Admission: Admission charged, reservations required.

Dine and Dash LogoDine on hors d'oeuvres, sip on cocktails and dash to the next location.  Join us every second Wednesday from April through October as the trolley whisks you to five different downtown establishments.  The tour will last over 2 hours.

 

JERRY SEINFELD
  • 07/08/2015 - 07/08/2015
  • Times: 7 pm
  • Location: Von Braun Center Concert Hall
  • Phone: (256) 533-1953
  • Admission: Admission charged

CIVIL WAR PRESENTATION: DAVID TODD - MARY LINCOLN'S HUNTSVILLE BROTHER
  • 07/09/2015 - 07/09/2015
  • Times: 6:30 pm
  • Location: The Elks Club, North entrance
  • Address: 725 Franklin St. Huntsville, AL
  • Contact: TN Valley Civil War Round Table
  • Phone: (256) 278-5533
  • Admission: No admission charged

Huntsville historian Jacque Reeves will give the presentation.

CONCERT: SUMMER SOUNDS AT THE GARDEN
  • 07/09/2015 - 07/09/2015
  • Times: 6 - 8 pm
  • Location: Huntsville Botanical Garden
  • Phone: (256) 830-4447
  • Admission: Admission charged, PASSPORT DISCOUNT COUPON AVAILABLE AT DOWNTOWN VISITORS CENTER

Enjoy an eclectic blend of musicians each Thursday evening in July as they perform their own unique genre of music. Bring your own picnic or pre-order from Clementine's at the Garden.

GREENE STREET MARKET AT NATIVITY
  • 07/09/2015 - 07/09/2015
  • Times: 4 - 8 pm
  • Address: Corner of Greene Street & Eustis Huntsville, AL 35801
  • Phone: (256) 682-4429
  • Admission: No admission charged

Visit this downtown open-air market to find locally-grown fruits and vegetables, freshly-prepared meals, traditionally-made relishes and jams plus breads, teas and artwork. Listen to live music as you browse or borrow a bike to cruise around the historic districts.

 

JAM SESSION ON THE SQUARE
  • Recurring weekly on Thursday
  • 07/09/2015 - 07/09/2015
  • Times: 5 - 8 pm
  • Location: Westside Square
  • Address: Westside Square, Madison County Courthouse Huntsville, AL 35801
  • Admission: No Admission Charged

Josh & Judy Allison perform in Downtown Huntsville.

MADISON GAZEBO CONCERTS
  • 07/09/2015 - 07/09/2015
  • Times: 6:30 pm
  • Location: Historic Downtown Madison
  • Address: Village Green along Front Street Madison, AL 35758
  • Admission: No admission charged

Southern Splendor Chorus and Madison Community Band will perform.  Pack a picnic or purchase something from a vendor. Bring a lawn chair or blanket. Madison Arts Council partners will host a free kids' activity each week. Leashed dogs are welcome!

HUNTING & FISHING EXPO
  • Recurring daily
  • 07/10/2015 - 07/12/2015
  • Times: Fri 3 - 9 pm, Sat 9 am - 9 pm, Sun 10 am - 5 pm
  • Location: Von Braun Center South Hall
  • Phone: (256) 533-1953

More than 500 outiftters, guides, tackle retailers, demonstration tanks and children's activities will be set up. Pro fisherman will perform seminars daily.

MOVIES IN THE PARK: PRINCESS BRIDE
  • 07/10/2015 - 07/10/2015
  • Times: Sundown, 8:15 pm
  • Location: Big Spring Park East
  • Address: 200 Church Street Huntsville, AL 35801
  • Admission: No Admission Charged
  • Venue: Big Spring Park

Free, family friendly movies in Big Spring Park East with kids' activities and food vendors.

PLAY: HOW NOT TO COMMIT A MURDER 2
  • Recurring weekly on Sunday, Friday, Saturday
  • 07/10/2015 - 07/12/2015
  • Times: Fri and Sat 7:30 pm, Sun 2:30 pm
  • Location: Historic Lowry House
  • Address: 1205 Kildare Street ,
  • Phone: (256) 489-9200
  • Admission: Admission charged

If you liked the original, you'll love this one. It's another insanely inept crime with even crazier characters.

PLAY: THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE
  • Recurring daily
  • 07/10/2015 - 07/12/2015
  • Times: Fri-Sat 7:30 pm & Sun 2 pm
  • Location: Von Braun Center Playhouse
  • Address: 700 Monroe Street Huntsville, AL 35801
  • Phone: (256) 536-0807
  • Admission: Admission charged, ART PASS DISCOUNT AVAILABLE AT DOWNTOWN VISITORS CENTER
  • Venue: Von Braun Center Playhouse

Gilbert & Sullivan's most popular comic opera is about Frederic, an apprentice pirate, born on February 29, who quits the pirate ship & falls in love with a girl on land - until he learns he is contracted to the pirates until his 21st birthday, not his 21st year.

ART WITH HEART
  • 07/11/2015 - 07/11/2015
  • Times: 1 - 4pm
  • Location: The ARTery
  • Address: 816 Wellman Ave Huntsville, Alabama 35801
  • Admission: No Admission Charged

The fair will feature handmade arts and crafts from local artists, a Piper & Leaf tea table and a bake sale.  We are kid and pet friendly!

BREAKFAST TROLLEY TOUR AT ALABAMA CONSTITUTION VILLAGE
  • 07/11/2015 - 07/11/2015
  • Times: 10 am
  • Location: Alabama Constitution Village
  • Address: 109 Gates Avenue Huntsville, AL 35801
  • Phone: (256) 535-6564
  • Admission: Admission Charged
  • Venue: Alabama Constitution Village

Enjoy a muffin and coffee while touring downtown Huntsville and the Twickenham Historic District on Saturdays in June, July, August, and September. This is a  60-minute narrated tour on a trolley-inspired bus.

GROTTO LIGHTS CONCERT SERIES: BAD BRAD & THE SIPSEY SLIMS
  • 07/11/2015 - 07/11/2015
  • Times: 6 - 9 pm
  • Location: Big Spring Park East
  • Address: Big Spring Park East Huntsville, AL 35801
  • Admission: No Admission Charged

The Grotto Lights Concert Series will be the second Saturday of the month from June to August.

Led by Fame Studios session musician, Brad Guin this retro soul band produces original music with a Muscle Shoals sound. 

 

HEALTHY HUNTSVILLE: SUMMER SATURDAY CLASSES
  • 07/11/2015 - 07/11/2015
  • Times: 10-11 am
  • Location: Big Spring Park East (rain location: Pavilion in front of Huntsville Utilities entrance
  • Admission: No admission charged

Christina Barnett will lead a Crossfit class.

HUNTSVILLE GHOST WALK
  • 07/11/2015 - 07/11/2015
  • Times: 6 pm
  • Location: Tour begins at Harrison Bros. Hardware
  • Address: 124 South Side Square, Downtown Huntsville Huntsville, AL 35801
  • Phone: (256) 509-3940
  • Admission: Admission charged
  • Venue: Harrison Brothers Hardware

Who is the angry ghost in the courthouse? What is the story behind the haunting tune phantom children sing while playing on Walker Street? Learn the answers to these questions and many more.

INDIAN ARTIFACTS SHOW
  • 07/11/2015 - 07/11/2015
  • Times: 8 am - 3 pm
  • Location: Jaycee Community Building
  • Phone: (256) 534-7384
  • Admission: No admission charged

This show features artifacts that are thousands of years old including arrowheads, pottery and tools. Items needing identification, dating or to be sold are welcome.

MADISON CITY FARMERS MARKET
  • 07/11/2015 - 07/11/2015
  • Times: 8 am - Noon
  • Location: Trinity Baptist Church parking lot
  • Address: 1088 Hughes Road Madison, AL 35758
  • Phone: (256) 656-7841
  • Admission: No admission charged

Come early for the best selection of local produce, eggs, meats, home-baked goods, fresh herbs, honey and goat cheese.  Come see creations from local artisans including hand-made cards, soaps, lotions and other items.

MEET THE BLACKSMITHS AT AL CONSTITUTION VILLAGE
  • 07/11/2015 - 07/11/2015
  • Times: 10 am - 4 pm
  • Location: Alabama Constitution Village
  • Address: Gates Avenue Huntsville, AL 35801
  • Phone: (256) 564-8100

The blacksmith will be busy at this living interpretation history museum. Watch him handcraft items and learn how to make a nail and more. 

TRAIN EXCURSION: FREEDOM EXPRESS
  • 07/11/2015 - 07/11/2015
  • Times: 10 am
  • Location: North Alabama Railroad Museum
  • Address: 694 Chase Road Huntsville, AL 35811
  • Phone: (256) 461-1966
  • Admission: Admission charged for train rides
  • Venue: North Alabama Railroad Museum

Excursions last approximately 1 hour. 

For information and reservations call 256-683-7953 between 9 am and noon, Tue-Thu.


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