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It offers an opportunity to buy one ticket get one FREE (of equal or lesser value) to the Dixie Derby Girls roller derby, Huntsville Havoc hockey, Huntsville Stars baseball, Rocket City Titans football, and Rocket City United soccer. Download Now!The Pass is available at the Huntsville/Madison County Visitor Center® open 7 days a week, Monday-Saturday 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sunday 12-5 p.m. or you may Download All-Star Sports Pass
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This Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition chronicles the story of African Americans, who despite facing racial barriers, attained great achievements in the world of aviation. It highlights the stories of important figures in aviation from Bessie Coleman, the first African American woman to receive her pilot's license, to Mae Jemison, the first African American woman to fly in space.
Get ready for an a-MAZE-ing summer at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center. Navigate a 2,500 square foot indoor maze & hunt for geocache treasures across the USSRC while learning the history & uses of Global Positioning System Technology.
The exhibit runs until November 2, 2014.
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.
This is an exhibition of contemporary southern art.
Fall is in the air so that means the Scarecrow Trail is open at the Huntsville Botanical Garden. The theme this year is Once Upon A Time so you’ll see favorites from nursery rhymes and storybooks. Traditional, absolutely outrageous, funny, scary, larger than life scarecrows & hay bale art are scattered throughout the Garden. There is also the amazing sorghum maze & hayrides every weekend.
Until the end of October.
Be entertained by our turtles, stunning floral displays, twelve native species of colorful butterflies & the other plants & animals that call the Purdy Butterfly House home.
Once again history comes alive as visitors to Gold Mountain follow a quest for gold just like our ancestors did in 1829. Our guests will step onto the stagecoach, shop in the General Store for provisions, build a cabin out of child size faux logs, prepare faux food the old fashioned way & pan for gold in the sluice. This life size, hands-on experience will provide hours of fun while presenting the rough & tumble life of a prospector while collecting "gold nuggets" along the way. Visitors won't want to forget to weigh their gold & stake their claim.
For children 3-11 years old. Runs until September 28, 2014.
The Garden will display the whimsical metal art made from "found" metal pieces such as shovels, rototiller blades, springs & tools. He welds them into objects such as cats, dogs, flowers, time machines, Jack & the Beanstalk & more. Over 30 pieces of his artwork will be on exhibit.
Enjoy the German Biergarten, featuring authentic German cuisine crafted by renowned chef David Oreskovich.
Enjoy the festive atmosphere with imported and domestic beers & delicious wines from the German region. Admission is free, and food and beverages are available for purchase. Dog Friendly! Rain or Shine!
Leash up Rover for a tail-waggin good time.
Watch your favorite Peanuts characters search for what truly makes them happy.
Downtown Huntsville Inc. is excited to announce Thursday Night Bikes. Borrow a bike & take a spin around downtown, Twickenham, Old Town or Five Points. Registration is required to borrow a bike from the station at the Greene Street Market.
It is a family and pet friendly event so bring your dog leashes, lawn chairs, dancing shoes and hula hoops.
There is a $2 suggested parking donation at the gate, and any other donations are graciously accepted!
Choose from 75 varieties of daylilies in pink, yellow, lavender, purple, mauve, red & orange.
Come & enjoy the motorcycle rodeo, native drumming & dancing, food vendors & leather & native made items.
Featuring open artist studios & independent shops, hallway demonstrations & performance, relaxed open houses & a strong sense of community & connectedness.
The Village of Providence Movies in the Park event is free and open to the public. Movies begin at dusk, usually between 7:30 - 8:30 p.m.. The screen will be located in The Village of Providence Park, the large green space on Providence Main Street.
Call the office for additional information.
Various types of needlework, ceramics, flower arrangements, jewelry, decorated & hand-woven baskets, pottery, stained glass, clothes, toys, woodwork & other items are featured.
Set in a small Texas town, this play concerns the reunion of a family gathered when their father suffers a disabling stroke. In essence, however, it is not the story of the impending demise but of a rebirth of the family unit. This is a bittersweet comedy with funny, tense & touching moments & characters you can care about.
Local companies have created customized cornhole sets that be wiil set up each day for anyone & everyone to enjoy playing with friends, colleagues or family. There will also be college football & pro football viewings at many of the participating establishments along the trail.
Tours of downtown Huntsville & the Twickenham historic district will include a light breakfast & coffee served aboard a 1920s inspired trolley. The tours are narrated by historic interpreters with stories about people & places from the past.
This guided walking tour winds through Huntsville's historic downtown streets & parks, visiting six unique food tasting locations.
Step back in time with anitque airplanes for the public to see. Bi-plane & helicopter rides are available for purchase as well.
Hear stories about the Black Widow of Hazel Green's second husband, the ghosts at the Georgia Graveyard, the spirits at the old Councill High School & more.
Tickets should be picked up in advance at Harrison Brothers Hardware Store. No credit or debit cards, please.
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 & many more.
Come early for the best selection of local produce, eggs, meats, home-baked goods, fresh herbs, honey & goat cheese. Come see creations from local artisans including hand-made cards, soaps, lotions & other items.
This show, held on a scenic bluff, is in a relaxed atmosphere filled with good music, good food & good fellowship along with great art, is fast becoming the premier outdoor venue for regional artists.
Our Von Braun Astronomical Society members & guest speakers present a variety of astronomy related programs in our Planetarium.Weather permitting, you'll enjoy viewing the night sky through our telescopes.
You are the color canvas & when you are finished with this 5K run you'll be a vivid glowing masterpiece, so tag your friends & family. This is one amazing run you will not want to miss.
Each September a national convoy of motorcycles retraces the route Cherokee Indians followed during their forced relocation by the U.S. Government.
The excursions last approximately 1 hour.
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