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October - November

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10/26/2014 - 11/01/2014

Ongoing Events

BLACK WINGS TRAVELING EXHIBIT
  • Recurring daily
  • 10/01/2014 - 10/31/2014
  • Times: 9 AM-5 PM
  • Location: U.S. Space & Rocket Center
  • Address: One Tranquility Base Huntsville , AL 35805
  • Phone: (256) 837-3400
  • Admission: Admission charged
  • Venue: U.S. Space & Rocket Center

Black WingsThis 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.  Black Wings retells the stories of African Americans who dreamed of flight, left their mark and helped pave the way for those who would follow.

This exhibit is on display August 23, 2014 - November 2, 2014.

EXHIBIT: GPS ADVENTURES
  • Recurring daily
  • 10/01/2014 - 10/31/2014
  • Times: 9 AM- 5 PM
  • Address: One Tranquility Base Huntsville, AL 35805
  • Phone: 256-83702400
  • Admission: Admission charged
  • Venue: U.S. Space & Rocket Center

GPS AdventuresGet 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.

HARMONY PARK ANIMAL PRESERVE
  • Recurring daily
  • 10/01/2014 - 10/31/2014
  • 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.

SCARECROW TRAIL
  • Recurring daily
  • 10/01/2014 - 10/31/2014
  • Times: Mon.-Sat. 9 AM-5 PM & Sun. Noon-5
  • Address: 4747 Bob Wallace Avenue Huntsville, Alabama 35805
  • Phone: 256-830-4447 ex.290
  • Admission: Admission charged
  • Venue: Huntsville Botanical Garden

Scarecrow TrailFall 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 nursey 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.

TATE FARMS COTTON PICKIN' PUMPKINS
  • Recurring daily
  • 10/01/2014 - 10/31/2014
  • Times: Mon.-Fri. 2-6 PM, Sat. 9 AM-6 PM & Closed Sundays
  • Location: Tate Farms
  • Address: 8414-A Moores Mill Road Meridianville, AL 35759
  • Phone: (256) 828-8288
  • Admission: Admission charged

Activities include hay bale & cotton picker slides, horse tire swings & farm animals.  And, of course, you can pick your own pumpkins & gourds.

Take Memorial Parkway North, turn right at the second traffic light past Winchester Road (Meridianville Bottom Road).  Follow the road until it dead ends onto Moores Mill Road, turn left.  Tate Farms is one mile on the right. 

WADE WHARTON EXHIBIT
  • Recurring daily
  • 10/01/2014 - 10/31/2014
  • Times: Mon.-Fri. 9 AM-5 PM & Sun. noon-5 PM
  • Address: 4747 Bob Wallace Avenue Huntsville, AL 35805
  • Phone: 256-4447
  • Admission: Admission charged
  • Venue: Huntsville Botanical Garden

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.

EXHIBIT: GINNY RUFFNER: AESTHETIC ENGINEERING
  • Recurring daily
  • 10/04/2014 - 10/31/2014
  • 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
  • 10/05/2014 - 10/31/2014
  • Times: Tues.-Sat. 11 AM-4 PM, Thurs. 11 AM-8 PM & Sun. 1-4 PM (closed Mon.)
  • Location: Huntsville Museum of Art
  • 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.

PLAY: THE ADDAMS FAMILY MUSICAL
  • Recurring daily
  • 10/30/2014 - 10/31/2014
  • Times: 7:30 PM
  • Location: Lee High School
  • Address: 2500 Meridian Street Huntsville, AL 35811
  • Phone: (256) 415-7469
  • Location: Lee High School
  • Admission: Admission charged

This original story finds the famously macabre Addams Family put to the test when outsiders come to dinner, a night that will change the family forever.

PLAY: THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW
  • Recurring daily
  • 10/30/2014 - 10/31/2014
  • Times: 7 PM
  • Location: Renaissance Theatre, Main Stage
  • Address: 1214 Meridian Street Huntsville, AL 35801
  • Phone: (256) 536-3117
  • Admission: Admission charged
  • Venue: Renaissance Theatre

Renaissance Theatre invites you to give yourself over to absolute pleasure in its steaming hot new production of "The Rocky Horror Show."

 Rated R.

CONCERTS ON THE DOCK: FESTIVAL EXPRESSION
  • 10/31/2014 - 10/31/2014
  • Times: 6-9 PM
  • Location: Lowe Mill
  • Address: 2211 Seminole Drive Huntsville, AL 35805
  • Phone: (256) 533-0399
  • Admission: No admission charged
  • Venue: Lowe Mill Arts & Entertainment

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!

 

FRIDAY NIGHT ARTIST MARKET
  • 10/31/2014 - 10/31/2014
  • 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 & performances, relaxed open houses & a strong sense of community & connectedness.

HALLOWEEN IN MADISON
  • 10/31/2014 - 10/31/2014
  • Times: 5-7 PM
  • Location: The Village Shoppes of Madison on County Line Road
  • Phone: (256) 772-9300
  • Location: Village Shoppes of Madison
  • Admission: No admission charged

Enjoy a safe, fun & friendly Halloween.

Register for the costume contest at Grounded Coffee Table 5-6:15 PM.  The parade & contest will be at 6:30 PM.

HALLOWEEN ON MAIN
  • 10/31/2014 - 10/31/2014
  • Times: 5 PM-7 PM
  • Location: Downtown Madison on Main Street
  • Phone: (256) 772-9300
  • Admission: No admission charged

Come join us for "Halloween on Main" in beautiful downtown Madison.

  • Costume Parade
  • Games and Activities
  • Trick-or-Treating

Regoster at Wise & Main Street for the costume contest 5-6:15 PM.  The costume parade/contest is at 6:30 PM.

MADISON GHOST WALK
  • 10/31/2014 - 10/31/2014
  • Times: 6 PM
  • Address: Bandito Burrito, 208 Main Street Madison, AL 35758
  • Phone: (256) 509-3940
  • Admission: Admission charged

Hear stories about the ghosts of Civil War soldiers, mysterious & grisly deaths, an Indian with a frightful warning & many more.

MALL-O-WEEN
  • 10/31/2014 - 10/31/2014
  • Times: 6-7 PM
  • Location: Parkway Place Mall
  • Phone: (256) 533-9094
  • Admission: No admission charged
  • Venue: Parkway Place Mall

Bring your ghouls & goblins to Trick or Treat our stores.

MALL-O-WEEN
  • 10/31/2014 - 10/31/2014
  • Times: 6-7 PM
  • Location: Madison Square Mall
  • Phone: (256) 830-5407
  • Admission: No admission charged
  • Venue: Madison Square Mall

Bring your ghouls & goblins to Trick or Treat our stores.

PIZZA PARTY MASSACRE, THE SEQUEL: PART II REVENGE OF THE SAUCITRON
  • 10/31/2014 - 10/31/2014
  • Times: 8 PM
  • Location: Lowe Mill
  • Address: 2211 Seminole Drive Huntsville, AL 35801
  • Phone: (256) 533-0399
  • Admission: Admission charged
  • Venue: Lowe Mill Arts & Entertainment

This live horror-musical show started as a demented spoof of the ShowBiz Pizza restaurant chain & its signiature animatronic robot band.

G-rated kids version showing at 6:30 & 7:30 PM.

The admission includes five tickets to play Bakula, Skee Ball & Whac-A-Mole & a complementary slice of pizza.

SPOOKTACULAR PUPPET SHOW
  • 10/31/2014 - 10/31/2014
  • Times: 10:30 AM-11:30 AM
  • Location: Huntsville-Madison County Public Library
  • Address: 915 Monroe Street Huntsville, AL 35801
  • Phone: (256) 532-5949
  • Admission: No admission charged
  • Venue: Huntsville Public Library

Featuring fun tales from favorite books.  Bring the family to enjoy this Halloween treat at the library.

SPOOKY SPACE SPECTACULAR
  • 10/31/2014 - 10/31/2014
  • Times: 4-8 PM
  • Location: U.S. Space & Rocket Center
  • Address: One Tranquility Base Huntsville, AL 35805
  • Phone: (256) 837-3400
  • Admission: Admission charged
  • Venue: U.S. Space & Rocket Center

Enjoy the family-friendly movie "Hocus Pocus" at 6 PM, a moon bounce, spellbinding simulators, creepy crafts, trick & treats & much more spooktacular fun.

TRICK OR TREAT AT THE LIBRARY
  • 10/31/2014 - 10/31/2014
  • Times: 9 AM-4:30 PM
  • Location: Huntsville-Madison County Public Library
  • Address: Youth department, 915 Monroe Street Huntsville, AL 35801
  • Phone: (256) 532-5949
  • Admission: No admission charged
  • Venue: Huntsville Public Library

Wear your costume & have fun trick or treating.  The Youth Services department will also host a scavenger hunt.

 

TRICK OR TREAT THE LIBRARY
  • 10/31/2014 - 10/31/2014
  • Times: 9 AM-4:30 PM
  • Location: Huntsville-Madison County Public Library
  • Address: 915 Monroe Street Huntsville, Alabama 35801
  • Phone: (256) 532-5949
  • Admission: No Admission Charged
  • Venue: Huntsville Public Library

Enjoy trick-or-treating throughout the library and a scavenger hunt in Youth Services.
The Spooktacular Puppet Show, featuring fun tales from favorite books, rhymes, and songs, will be presented at 10:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.  Also enjoy a scavenger hunt.

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.

ALOHA HAWAIIAN INTERNATIONAL FALL FESTIVAL
  • 11/01/2014 - 11/01/2014
  • Times: 1-5 PM
  • Location: Huntsville-Madison County Public Library
  • Address: 915 Monroe Street Huntsville, Alabama 35801
  • Phone: (256) 429-8039
  • Admission: No Admission Charged
  • Venue: Huntsville Public Library

Aloha Hawaiian International Fall Festival - honoring National Military Family Month, Art in Education and mentoring.

Free hotel prize give away to a Military Family - MUST be PRESENT to win.

Wear your Hawaiian attire.  There will be a Hawaiian dancing, ukulele performances, hula hoop and more.

Bring your own lawn chairs, blankets, snacks & water. 

BLACK WINGS TRAVELING EXHIBIT
  • Recurring daily
  • 11/01/2014 - 11/02/2014
  • Times: 9 AM-5 PM
  • Address: One Tranquility Base Huntsville , AL 35805
  • Phone: (256) 837-3400
  • Admission: Admission charged
  • Venue: U.S. Space & Rocket Center

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.

DOWNTOWN DISH: HUNTSVILLE FOOD TOUR
  • 11/01/2014 - 11/01/2014
  • 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.

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: GPS ADVENTURES
  • Recurring daily
  • 11/01/2014 - 11/02/2014
  • Times: 9 AM- 5 PM
  • Address: One Tranquility Base Huntsville, AL 35805
  • Phone: 256-83702400
  • Admission: Admission charged

GPS AdventuresGet ready for an a-MAZE-ing fall 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.

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.

FALL COLOR SPECIAL TRAIN EXCURSION
  • 11/01/2014 - 11/01/2014
  • Times: 10 AM & 1 PM
  • Address: 694 Chase Road Huntsville, AL 35811
  • Phone: (256) 851-6276
  • Admission: Admission charged for train rides
  • Venue: North Alabama Railroad Museum

The excursions last approximately 1 hour.  Reservations are suggested but walk-ons are taken on a space available basis.

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.

HUNTSVILLE HAVOC VS LOUISIANA
  • 11/01/2014 - 11/01/2014
  • 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

IT'S SWEET 2 READ
  • 11/01/2014 - 11/01/2014
  • Times: 11 AM-3 PM
  • Location: Huntsville-Madison County Public Library
  • Address: 915 Monroe Street Huntsville , AL 35801
  • Phone: (256) 851-7492
  • Admission: No admission charged
  • Venue: Huntsville Public Library

If you need more treats after Halloween, stop by the Huntsville Library for delicious baked goods.

MADISON CITY FARMERS MARKET
  • 11/01/2014 - 11/01/2014
  • Times: 9 AM-Noon
  • Address: 1088 Hughes Road Madison, AL 35758
  • Phone: (256) 656-7841
  • Location: Trinity Baptist Church
  • Admission: No admission charged

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.

PLANETARIUM SHOW: SATURDAY NIGHT PUBLIC PROGRAMS
  • 11/01/2014 - 11/01/2014
  • Times: Doors open at 7 PM, program at 7:30 PM
  • Address: Planetarium, beside the Country Grocery Store & Camp Ground Huntsville, AL 35801
  • Phone: (256) 539-0316
  • Admission: Admission charged

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.

PLAY: THE ADDAMS FAMILY MUSICAL
  • 11/01/2014 - 11/01/2014
  • Times: 7:30 PM
  • Address: 2500 Meridian Street Huntsville, AL 35811
  • Phone: (256) 415-7469
  • Admission: Admission charged

This original story finds the famously macabre Addams Family put to the test when outsiders come to dinner, a night that will change the family forever.

PLAY: THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW
  • Recurring daily
  • 11/01/2014 - 11/02/2014
  • Times: Sat. 7 PM & Midnight & Sun. Midnight
  • Location: Renaissance Theatre, Main Stage
  • Address: 1214 Meridian Street Huntsville, AL 35801
  • Phone: (256) 536-3117
  • Admission: Admission charged
  • Venue: Renaissance Theatre

Renaissance Theatre invites you to give yourself over to absolute pleasure in its steaming hot new production of "The Rocky Horror Show."

 Rated R.

SONGWRITERS SHOWCASE
  • 11/01/2014 - 11/01/2014
  • 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

TREE PLANTING FESTIVAL
  • 11/01/2014 - 11/01/2014
  • Times: 8 AM-Noon
  • Location: John Hunt Park
  • Address: Airpoort Road Huntsville, AL 35805
  • Phone: (256) 532-5326

Join us for Huntsville's first Tree Planting Festival.  Enjoy face painting, inflatables, popcorn, cotton candy & leaf learning activities.  Event will be held rain or shine.

WOODCARVING SHOW & COMPETITION
  • Recurring daily
  • 11/01/2014 - 11/02/2014
  • Times: Sat. 9 AM-5 PM & Sun. 10 AM-4 PM
  • Address: 320 Church Street Huntsville, AL 35801
  • Phone: (256) 963-6347
  • Admission: No admission charged
  • Venue: The Historic Huntsville Depot

Featuring demonstrations in woodcarving & woodworking, fine arts, caricatures, holiday gifts, tree ornaments, carving tools & supplies.


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