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11/23/2014 - 11/29/2014

Ongoing Events

GREENE STREET MARKET AT NATIVITY
  • Recurring weekly on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
  • 10/30/2014 - 11/30/2015
  • Times: Mon.-Fri. 10 a.m., Sun. 9:30-12:30 p.m.
  • Location: The Greene Street Market at Nativity
  • Address: Corner of Greene Street & Eustis Huntsville, AL 35801
  • Phone: (256) 682-4429
  • Admission: No admission charged

Pick up apples, eggs, relishes, pickles, cookies and preserves.  See our hand-crafted artworks, paintings and more.

 

ALABAMA CONSTITUTION VILLAGE
  • Recurring daily
  • 11/01/2014 - 11/27/2014
  • Times: Closed
  • Location: Alabama Constitution Village
  • Address: 109 Gates Avenue Huntsville, AL 35801
  • Phone: (256) 564-8100
  • Venue: Alabama Constitution Village

The Village will be closed to prepare for Santa's arrival.

It reopens November 28 at 5 PM as Santa's Village.

EXHIBIT: GINNY RUFFNER: AESTHETIC ENGINEERING
  • Recurring daily
  • 11/01/2014 - 11/30/2014
  • Times: Tues.-Sat. 11 AM-4 PM, Thurs. 11 AM-8 PM & Sun. 1-4 PM (closed Mon.)
  • Address: 300 Church Street Huntsville, AL 35701
  • Phone: (256) 535-4350
  • Admission: Admission charged
  • Venue: Huntsville Museum of Art

Internationally acclaimed artist Ginny Ruffner has combined bronze, stainless steel & glass into fantastic futuristic forms.

This exhibit takes place through January 18, 2015.

EXHIBIT: SOUTH BY SOUTHEAST: MASTERS OF STUDIO GLASS
  • Recurring daily
  • 11/01/2014 - 11/30/2014
  • Times: Tues.-Sat. 11 AM-4 PM, Thurs. 11 AM-8 PM & Sun. 1-4 PM (closed Mon.)
  • Address: 300 Church Street Huntsville, AL 35801
  • Phone: (256) 535-4350
  • Admission: Admission charged
  • Venue: Huntsville Museum of Art

Organized in conjunction with "Aesthetic Engineering," this invitational group exhibition will showcase the work of seven noted glass artists from our region. 

This exhibit runs through February 8, 2015.

HARMONY PARK ANIMAL PRESERVE
  • Recurring daily
  • 11/01/2014 - 11/30/2014
  • Times: 10 AM-Sundown
  • Location: Harmony Park Animal Preserve
  • Address: 431 Cloud's Cove Road Huntsville, AL 35803
  • Phone: (877) 726-4625
  • Admission: Admission charged
  • Venue: Harmony Park Safari

Enjoy drive-through observation & feeding of free ranging rare & endangered animals. Your self-guided tour also includes reptiles & amphibians from around the world, as well as various species of fowl.

EXHIBIT: 101 INVENTIONS THAT CHANGED THE WORLD
  • Recurring daily
  • 11/11/2014 - 03/15/2015
  • Times: 9 AM - 5 PM
  • Address: One Tranquility Base Huntsville, AL 35805
  • Phone: (256) 837-3400
  • Admission: Admission charged

101 InventionsThis exhibit explores the turning points in human history, from the invention of Stone Age tools to the internet.

This event will take place through March 15, 2015.

EXHIBIT: 101 ROCKET CITY INVENTIONS
  • Recurring daily
  • 11/11/2014 - 12/31/2015
  • Times: 9 AM - 5 PM
  • Address: One Tranquility Base Huntsville, AL 35805
  • Phone: (256) 837-3400
  • Admission: Admission charged

The 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.

EXHIBIT: GRANDMA MOSES: VISIONS OF AMERICA
  • Recurring daily
  • 11/15/2014 - 11/30/2014
  • Times: Tues.-Sat. 11 AM-4 PM, Thurs. 11 AM-8 PM & Sun. 1-4 PM (closed Mon.)
  • Address: 300 Church Street Huntsville, AL 35801
  • Phone: (256) 535-4350
  • Admission: Admission charged
  • Venue: Huntsville Museum of Art

The exhibit will feature original paintings borrowed from institutional collections nationwide & Galerie Street, Etienne, New York, the gallery that has represented Grandma Moses since 1940.

This exhibit will take place until March 1, 2015.

GALAXY OF LIGHTS WALKING NIGHTS
  • Recurring daily
  • 11/21/2014 - 11/25/2014
  • Times: 5:30 - 7:30 pm
  • Address: 4747 Bob Wallace Avenue Huntsville, Alabama 35805
  • Phone: 256-830-4447 ex. 290
  • Admission: Admission charged
  • Venue: Huntsville Botanical Garden

The walking route will conclude with a walk through part of the Garden itself.  After strolling around Little Smith Lake you will go past the Children's Garden entrance, visit the Washio Ishii Bonsai House display of the Garden's 25-year timeline & see the Garden Railway decorated & lit up.

SKATING IN THE PARK
  • Recurring daily
  • 11/21/2014 - 11/30/2014
  • Times: Mon.-Thurs, 4-10 PM, Fri. 4 PM-Midnight, Sat. 10 AM-Midnight & Sun. Noon-8 PM
  • Address: Outdoor ice skating rink Huntsville, AL 35801
  • Phone: (256) 529-7995
  • Admission: Admission charged
  • Venue: Huntsville Museum of Art

Skating in the parkGrab your skates, family & friends then head downtown to enjoy outdoor ice skating behind the museum. 

Rental skates are available.

GALAXY OF LIGHTS WALK THE DOG NIGHTS
  • 11/24/2014 - 11/24/2014
  • Times: 5:30-7:30 PM
  • Address: 4747 Bob Wallace Avenue Huntsville, AL 35805
  • Phone: (256) 830-4447
  • Admission: Admission charged
  • Venue: Huntsville Botanical Garden

Bring your dog, on a leash, for a brisk walk through this winter wonderland of twinkling lights.

JONATHAN RICHMAN - FEATURING TOMMY LARKINS
  • 11/26/2014 - 11/26/2014
  • Times: 8-9:30 PM
  • Location: Flying Monkey Theater, Second Floor
  • Address: 2211 Seminole Drive Huntsville , AL
  • Phone: (256) 489-7000
  • Admission: Admission charged

Jonathan Richman has been writing songs, making records and performing live for most of his life, winning fans and making friends around the world with his guileless honesty and playfully catchy compositions.

ANNUAL 5K TURKEY TROT RUN
  • 11/27/2014 - 11/27/2014
  • Times: Register 7 AM, Race 8 AM - Tiny tot trot 9 AM
  • Location: UAHuntsville campus
  • Address: 205 Spragins Avenue NW Huntsville, AL 35899
  • Phone: (256) 716-4052
  • Admission: Admission charged

Turkey Trot LogoCome run in our 5k family fun run on Thanksgiving morning then enjoy a guilt-free Thanksgiving feast because you've already burned all those calories. Kids can race our Turkey in the Tiny Tot Turkey Trot. The race is run on the campus of the University of Alabama in Huntsville at Spragins Hall. 

What a great way to work up an appetite for your Thanksgiving dinner. 

GALAXY OF LIGHTS DRIVING NIGHTS
  • Recurring daily
  • 11/27/2014 - 11/30/2014
  • Times: 5:30 - 9 PM
  • Address: 4747 Bob Wallace Avenue Huntsville, Alabama 35805
  • Phone: 256-830-4447 ex. 290
  • Admission: Admission for carload of 10

Don’t miss the holiday magic & tradition of the Huntsville Botanical Gardens Galaxy of Lights - a magnificent two & a half-mile long light extravaganza featuring over 170 larger-than-life animated light features. Exhibits include nursery rhymes, a holiday village, Jack Frost, a magical twinkling icicle forest, animated snowmen, a garden scene & much more.

HUNTSVILLE HAVOC VS KNOXVILLE
  • 11/27/2014 - 11/27/2014
  • Times: 7:30 PM
  • Location: Von Braun Center Arena
  • Address: 700 Monroe Street Huntsville, AL 35801
  • Phone: (256) 518-6160
  • Admission: Admission charged
  • Venue: Von Braun Center

THANKSGIVING DAY HIKE

We'll walk down Alms House Trail to Historic Three Caves then ferry drivers back to the Bankhead parking lot on this four mile moderate to difficult hike.  Wear sturdy shoes & bring water.  All dogs must remain on leads. 

Take Pratt Avenue to Bankhead Parkway, cross Tollgate Road.  The parking lot is 1/2 mile further on the right.  Meet at the information kiosk.

CHRISTMAS CARD LANE LIGHTING & LIGHTING OF MAIN STREET
  • 11/28/2014 - 11/28/2014
  • Times: Christmas Card Lane lighting at 5 PM, lighting of Main Street at 5:30 PM
  • Location: Historic Downtown Madison
  • Phone: (256) 772-9300
  • Location: Downtown Madison
  • Admission: No admission charged

Twenty-four homes & properties in historic downtown will be lit as well as Main Street.

EPIC COMEDY HOUR
  • 11/28/2014 - 11/28/2014
  • Times: 8-10 PM
  • Location: Flying Monkey Theater, Second Floor
  • Address: 2211 Seminole Drive Huntsville, AL
  • Phone: (256) 489-7000
  • Admission: Admission charged

Hey turkeys! Epic returns for another night of comedy for mature audiences only.

FRIDAY NIGHT ARTIST MARKET
  • 11/28/2014 - 11/28/2014
  • Times: 5-8 PM
  • Location: Flying Monkey Theater, Second Floor
  • Address: 2211 Seminole Drive Huntsville, AL 35805
  • Phone: (256) 489-7000
  • Admission: No admission charged
  • Venue: Lowe Mill Arts & Entertainment

Featuring open artist studios & independent shops, hallway demonstrations & performance, relaxed open houses & a strong sense of community & connectedness.

HOLIDAY TREE LIGHTING
  • 11/28/2014 - 11/28/2014
  • Producer: Village of Providence
  • Times: 4-7 p.m.
  • Location: The Village of Providence Lawn
  • Phone: (256) 704-3333
  • Admission: No admission charged

Come out to see the 50-foot live tree lighting. Enjoy complimentary photos with Santa Claus. hot chocolate, carolers and more! Bring a letter to Santa to be delivered to the North Pole. Also, help a local child in need by bringing an unwrapped toy for Toys for Tots.

SANTA'S VILLAGE
  • Recurring daily
  • 11/28/2014 - 11/30/2014
  • Times: 5-9 PM
  • Location: Alabama Constitution Village
  • Address: 109 Gates Avenue Huntsville, AL 35801
  • Phone: (256) 564-8100
  • Admission: Admission charged
  • Venue: Alabama Constitution Village

santa village logo2Young & old alike will delight in visiting Santa & Mrs. Claus' home, the reindeer in their stable & elves in their toy shop working busily to create special memories for you & your family in the village Santa calls home.

Tickets sold online at www.earlyworks.com/santasvillage.

SONGWRITERS SHOWCASE
  • 11/28/2014 - 11/28/2014
  • Times: 6:30 PM
  • Location: Von Braun Center Playhouse
  • Address: 700 Monroe Street Huntsville, AL 35801
  • Phone: (256) 533-1953
  • Admission: Admission charged
  • Venue: Von Braun Center

THE SCIENCE OF THE HOLIDAYS
  • Recurring weekly on Thursday, Friday, Saturday
  • 11/28/2014 - 01/03/2015
  • Times: 5-9 p.m.
  • Location: Sci-Quest Science Center
  • Address: 1435 Paramount Drive Huntsville, AL 35806
  • Admission: Admission Charged
  • Venue: Sci-Quest Science Center

Science of the HolidaysSci-Quest will transform into a wonderland of science with themed areas, activities and demos, and holiday labs for the entire family! Make your own 3D snowflake, explore the science of chocolate, design a one-of-a-kind ornament on an Egg-Bot printer, plus more!

TINSEL TRAIL
  • Recurring daily
  • 11/28/2014 - 01/04/2015
  • Producer: Downtown Huntsville, Inc.
  • Times: nightly from dusk until midnight
  • Location: Big Spring Park in Downtown Huntsville
  • Phone: (256) 886-8022
  • Admission: No admission charged

This year's display will feature 200 small trees, 4 large flagship trees at each entrance and the City of Huntsville's tree in the center of the trail.  Trees will line the sidewalk and be fenced in, so the trail will be fully paved. The trees will be lit nightly including Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Year's Eve.

TINSEL TRAIL LIGHTING CELEBRATION
  • 11/28/2014 - 11/28/2014
  • Times: 6-7:30 PM
  • Location: Big Spring Park in Downtown Huntsville
  • Admission: No admission charged

The longest, brightest, and most exciting Tinsel Trail ever debuts on Black Friday as Downtown Huntsville lights the night with 200 decorated trees for the month-plus long event. This opening night will include the debut of the Mayor's Christmas Tree and is your opportunity to be among the first to see the Tinsel Trail. Pane e Vino will have drink specials, hot beverages and live music from 6-7:30 p.m. to add to the festivities.

UAH CHARGERS HOCKEY VS MICHIGAN TECH
  • Recurring daily
  • 11/28/2014 - 11/29/2014
  • Times: 7:07 PM
  • Location: Von Braun Center Arena
  • Address: 700 Monroe Street Huntsville, AL 35801
  • Phone: (800) 277-1700
  • Admission: Admission charged
  • Venue: Von Braun Center

Children 12 & under admitted free courtesy of Huntsville International Airport.

DOWNTOWN DISH: HUNTSVILLE FOOD TOUR
  • 11/29/2014 - 11/29/2014
  • Times: 11 AM-2 PM
  • Location: Various restaurants downtown
  • Address: Begins near Holmes Avenue & Greene Street exact location provided with ticket purchase Huntsville, AL 35801
  • Phone: (800) 656-0713
  • Admission: Admission charged

This guided walking tour winds through Huntsville's historic downtown streets & parks, visiting six unique food tasting locations.

Reservations required.

PLANETARIUM SHOW: THE CHRISTMAS STAR
  • 11/29/2014 - 11/29/2014
  • Times: Doors open at 7 PM, program at 7:30 PM
  • Location: Monte Sano Park Planetarium
  • Address: Planetarium, beside the Country Grocery Store & Camp Ground Huntsville, AL 35801
  • Phone: (256) 539-0316
  • Admission: Admission charged

What exactly did the Wisemen see? Join us as we turn back the hands of time to look into the sky of long ago and search for this mysterious object. Weather permitting, you'll enjoy viewing the night sky through our telescopes at our Star Party..

STILL SERVING VETERANS 1ST ANNUAL ALE GATING PARTY
  • 11/29/2014 - 11/29/2014
  • Times: 11:00am-All Day
  • Location: Straight to Ale
  • Address: 3200 Leeman Ferry Road Huntsville, AL 35801
  • Admission: Admission Charged
  • Venue: Straight to Ale

Still Serving Veterans and Straight to Ale Brewery have joined forces to present the 1st annual Alegating Party. The Alegating Party will take place during this year’s Iron Bowl on November 29th at Straight to Ale at 3200 Leeman Ferry Road, Huntsville beginning at 11:00am and running all day. This event will celebrate the ongoing rivalry between Auburn and Alabama and help Still Serving Veterans continue its community work.


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