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09/14/2014 - 09/20/2014

Ongoing Events

BLACK WINGS TRAVELING EXHIBIT
  • Recurring daily
  • 09/01/2014 - 09/30/2014
  • 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.

EXHIBIT: GPS ADVENTURES
  • Recurring daily
  • 09/01/2014 - 09/30/2014
  • Times: 9 AM- 5 PM
  • Address: One Tranquility Base Huntsville, AL 35805
  • Phone: 256-83702400
  • Admission: Admission charged
  • Venue: U.S. Space & Rocket Center

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.

HARMONY PARK ANIMAL PRESERVE
  • Recurring daily
  • 09/01/2014 - 09/30/2014
  • Times: 10 AM-Sundown
  • 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.

RED CLAY SURVEY
  • Recurring daily
  • 09/01/2014 - 09/30/2014
  • Times: Tues.-Sat. 11 AM-4 PM, Thurs. 11 AM-8 PM & Sun. 1-4 PM
  • Address: 300 Church Street Huntsville, AL 35801
  • Phone: (256) 535-4350
  • Admission: Admission charged
  • Venue: Huntsville Museum of Art

This is an exhibition of contemporary southern art.

SCARECROW TRAIL
  • Recurring daily
  • 09/01/2014 - 09/30/2014
  • Times: Mon.-Sat. 9 AM-6 PM, Thurs. 9 AM-dusk & Sun. noon-6 PM
  • Address: 4747 Bob Wallace Avenue Huntsville, Alabama 35805
  • Phone: 256-830-4447 ex.290
  • Admission: Admission charged
  • Venue: Huntsville Botanical Garden

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.

THE PURDY BUTTERFLY HOUSE
  • Recurring daily
  • 09/01/2014 - 09/30/2014
  • Times: Mon.-Sat. 9 AM-6 PM, Thurs. 9 AM-8 PM & Sun. Noon-6 PM
  • Address: 4747 Bob Wallace Avenue Huntsville, AL 35805
  • Phone: (256) 830-4447
  • Admission: Admission charged
  • Venue: Huntsville Botanical Garden

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.

 

TREASURE HUNT AT GOLD MOUNTAIN
  • Recurring daily
  • 09/01/2014 - 09/27/2014
  • Times: Tues.-Sat. 10 AM-4 PM, Sun. Noon-4 PM closed Mon.
  • Address: 3101 Burritt Drive Huntsville, AL 35801
  • Phone: (256) 536-2882
  • Admission: Admission charged
  • Venue: Burritt on the Mountain

Treasure Hunt at Gold MountainOnce 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.

WADE WHARTON EXHIBIT
  • Recurring daily
  • 09/01/2014 - 09/30/2014
  • Times: Mon.-Sat. 9 AM-6 PM, Thurs. 9 AM-8 PM & Sun. noon-6 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.

BIERGARTEN
  • 09/18/2014 - 09/18/2014
  • Times: 4:30-7:30 PM
  • Address: 1 Tranquility Base Huntsville, AL 35805
  • Phone: (256) 837-3400
  • Admission: No admission charged
  • Venue: U.S. Space & Rocket Center

Biergarten

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!

FIDOS AFTER 5
  • 09/18/2014 - 09/18/2014
  • Times: 5 PM-dusk
  • Address: 4747 Bob Wallace Avenue Huntsville, AL 35805
  • Phone: 256-4447
  • Admission: Admission charged
  • Venue: Huntsville Botanical Garden

Leash up Rover for a tail-waggin good time.

GREENE STREET MARKET AT NATIVITY
  • 09/18/2014 - 09/18/2014
  • Times: 4-7 PM
  • Address: Corner of Greene Street & Eustis Huntsville, AL 35801
  • Phone: (256) 682-4429
  • Admission: No admission charged

Provides the buying public with local, fresh & high quality produce.

 

THE LEE HIGH THEATER DEPARTMENT PRESENTS: YOU'RE A GOOD MAN CHARLIE BROWN
  • Recurring daily
  • 09/18/2014 - 09/21/2014
  • Address: 2500 Merdian Street Huntsville, AL 35811
  • Phone: (256) 428-8150
  • Location: Lee High School
  • Admission: Admission charged

Watch your favorite Peanuts characters search for what truly makes them happy.

 

THURSDAY NIGHT BIKE NIGHT
  • 09/18/2014 - 09/18/2014
  • Times: 4-7 PM
  • Address: Corner of Greene Street & Eustis Huntsville, AL 35801
  • Phone: (256) 682-4429
  • Admission: No admission charged

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.

CONCERTS ON THE DOCK: SOUL RADICS
  • 09/19/2014 - 09/19/2014
  • Times: 6-9 PM
  • 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!

 

DAYLILY SALE
  • Recurring daily
  • 09/19/2014 - 09/20/2014
  • Times: Fri. 9 AM-5 PM & Sat. 9 AM-1 PM
  • Address: 4747 Bob Wallace Avenue Huntsville, AL 35805
  • Phone: (256) 830-4447
  • Admission: No admission for the sale area
  • Venue: Huntsville Botanical Garden

Choose from 75 varieties of daylilies in pink, yellow, lavender, purple, mauve, red & orange.

FIVE FEATHERS MOTORCYCLE RALLY
  • 09/19/2014 - 09/19/2014
  • Times: 5:30-10:30 PM
  • Location: Rocket Harley-Davidson
  • Address: 15100 Highway 20 Madison, AL 35758
  • Phone: (256) 721-7114
  • Admission: No admission charged

Come & enjoy the motorcycle rodeo, native drumming & dancing, food vendors & leather & native made items.

FREE FRIDAY NIGHT BLOCK PARTY
  • 09/19/2014 - 09/19/2014
  • Times: 7-10 PM
  • Location: Northside Courthouse Square
  • Phone: (256) 886-8022
  • Admission: No admission charged

This free block party will include live DJ's, themed lighting, outdoor football viewing & street games galore.

FRIDAY NIGHT ARTIST MARKET
  • 09/19/2014 - 09/19/2014
  • 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.

MOVIES IN THE PARK: VILLAGE OF PROVIDENCE
  • 09/19/2014 - 09/19/2014
  • Times: around 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Address: 7 Town Center Drive NW Huntsville, AL 35806
  • Phone: (256) 704-3354
  • Admission: No admission charged
  • Venue: Village of Providence

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.

NEACA FALL CRAFT SHOW
  • Recurring daily
  • 09/19/2014 - 09/21/2014
  • Times: Fri.-Sat. 9 AM-7 PM & Sun. Noon-5 PM
  • Address: South Hall, 700 Monroe Street Huntsville, AL 35801
  • Phone: (256) 533-1953
  • Admission: No admission charged
  • Venue: Von Braun Center

Various types of needlework, ceramics, flower arrangements, jewelry, decorated & hand-woven baskets, pottery, stained glass, clothes, toys, woodwork & other items are featured.

PLAY: DADDY'S DYIN' WHO'S GOT THE WILL?
  • Recurring daily
  • 09/19/2014 - 09/20/2014
  • Times: Thurs.-Fri. 7:30 PM & Sat. 2 & 7:30 PM
  • Address: Playhouse, 700 Monroe Street Huntsville, AL 35801
  • Phone: (256) 536-0807
  • Admission: Admission charged
  • Venue: Von Braun Center

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.

ROCKET CITY STREET FOOD FEST- BACK TO SCHOOL-STREET FOOD CHALLENGE
  • 09/19/2014 - 09/19/2014
  • Times: 6-9 PM
  • Address: Church Street (between Clinton & Monroe) Huntsville, AL 35801
  • Phone: (256) 886-8022
  • Admission: No admission charged

THE DOWNTOWN CORNHOLE TRAIL
  • Recurring daily
  • 09/19/2014 - 09/21/2014
  • Location: Courthouse Square, Washington & Jefferson Streets
  • Phone: (256) 886-8022
  • Admission: No admission charged

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.

BREAKFAST TROLLEY TOUR
  • 09/20/2014 - 09/20/2014
  • Times: 10 AM
  • Address: 109 Gates Avenue Huntsville, AL 35801
  • Phone: (256) 535-6564
  • Admission: Admission charged
  • Venue: Alabama Constitution Village

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.

DOWNTOWN DISH: HUNTSVILLE FOOD TOUR
  • 09/20/2014 - 09/20/2014
  • 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.

GRASS FIELD FLY-IN
  • 09/20/2014 - 09/20/2014
  • Times: 8 AM-5 PM
  • Address: Moontown Airport, U.S. Highway 72, between mile marker 107 & 108 Brownsboro, AL 35741
  • Phone: (256) 852-9781
  • Location: Moontown Airport
  • Admission: No admission charged

Step back in time with anitque airplanes for the public to see.  Bi-plane & helicopter rides are available for purchase as well.

 

HAUNTED TROLLEY TOUR
  • 09/20/2014 - 09/20/2014
  • Times: 6 PM
  • Address: 124 South Side Square Huntsville, AL 35801
  • Phone: (256) 509-3940
  • Admission: Admission charged
  • Venue: Harrison Brothers Hardware

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.

HUNTSVILLE DRAGWAY: DYSTYNGUYSED RYDAZ
  • Recurring daily
  • 09/20/2014 - 09/21/2014
  • Times: Call for times
  • Address: 502 Quarter Mountain Road Harvest, AL 35749
  • Phone: (256) 852-4505
  • Admission: Admission charged
  • Venue: Huntsville Dragway

HUNTSVILLE GHOST WALK
  • 09/20/2014 - 09/20/2014
  • Times: 6 PM
  • 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 & many more.

MADISON CITY FARMERS MARKET
  • 09/20/2014 - 09/20/2014
  • Times: 8 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.

MONTE SANO ART SHOW
  • 09/20/2014 - 09/20/2014
  • Times: 1-4 PM
  • Address: Picnic Area Huntsville, AL 35801
  • Phone: (205) 657-0876
  • Admission: Admission to enter park
  • Venue: Monte Sano State Park & Lodge

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.

MOON OVER THREE CAVES DANCE
  • 09/20/2014 - 09/20/2014
  • Times: 7-11 PM
  • Location: Three Caves
  • Phone: (256) 534-5263
  • Admission: Reservation only

 Enjoy dinner, dancing & a silent auction under the stars.

Free shuttle service from Huntsville Hospital.

PLANETARIUM SHOW: SATURDAY NIGHT PUBLIC PROGRAMS
  • 09/20/2014 - 09/20/2014
  • 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.

THE NEON VIBE RUN
  • 09/20/2014 - 09/20/2014
  • Times: 6 PM
  • Location: UAHuntsville
  • Address: 301 Sparkman Drive Huntsville, AL 35898
  • Phone: (256) 764-5283
  • Admission: Admission charged to run

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.

TRAIL OF TEARS COMMEMORATIVE MOTORCYCLE RIDE
  • 09/20/2014 - 09/20/2014
  • Times: Arrive approximately 10:30 AM, Depart approximately 11:30 AM
  • Location: Rocket Harley-Davidson
  • Address: 15100 Highway 20 Madison, AL 35758
  • Phone: (256) 721-7114
  • Admission: No admission charged

Each September a national convoy of motorcycles retraces the route Cherokee Indians followed during their forced relocation by the U.S. Government.

TRAIN EXCURSION: NORTH ALABAMIAN
  • 09/20/2014 - 09/20/2014
  • 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. 

 

WWE-LIVE WRESTLING
  • 09/20/2014 - 09/20/2014
  • Times: 7:30 PM
  • Location: Von Braun Center Arena
  • Address: 700 Monroe Street Huntsville, AL 35801
  • Phone: (256) 533-1953
  • Admission: Admission charged
  • Venue: Von Braun Center Propst Arena


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