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07/20/2014 - 07/26/2014

Ongoing Events

A CELEBRATION OF HOLLYWOOD & BROADWAY
  • Recurring daily
  • 07/01/2014 - 07/31/2014
  • Times: Tues.-Sat. 11 AM-4 PM, Thurs. 11 AM-8 PM & Sun. 1-4 PM (closed Mon.)
  • Address: 300 Church Street Huntsville, AL 35801
  • Phone: (256) 535-4350
  • Admission: Admission charged
  • Venue: Huntsville Museum of Art

This exhibition presents over 50 of Al Hirschfeld's instantly recognizable works from stage & screen.

ALICE'S GARDEN OF WONDERS
  • Recurring daily
  • 07/01/2014 - 07/31/2014
  • 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

Take a tumble down the Rabbit Hole & explore Alice's Garden of Wonders.  Play the Queen of Hearts' Chess & visit her castle, locate the Chesire Cat, play croquet & enjoy all of the wonders of Wonderland.  Get caught up in the excitement of the never-ending tea party & pose in the picture-perfect photo ops.

CONTEMPORARY WORKS ON PAPER
  • Recurring daily
  • 07/01/2014 - 07/31/2014
  • Times: Tues.-Sat. 11 AM-4 PM, Thurs. 11 AM-8 PM & Sun. 1-4 PM (closed Mon.)
  • Address: 300 Church Street Huntsville, AL 35801
  • Phone: (256) 535-4350
  • Admission: Admission charged
  • Venue: Huntsville Museum of Art

To complement the Janet Fish retrospective, this exhibition features a selection of prints & drawings by major American artists who are Fish's generational peers.

EXHIBIT: GPS ADVENTURES
  • Recurring daily
  • 07/01/2014 - 07/31/2014
  • Times: 9 AM- 5 PM
  • Address: One Tranquility Base Huntsville, AL 35805
  • Phone: 256-83702400
  • Admission: Admission charged
  • Venue: U.S. Space & Rocket Center

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
  • 07/01/2014 - 07/31/2014
  • 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.

MAJESTIC MINERALS-NATURE'S BUILDING BLOCKS
  • Recurring daily
  • 07/01/2014 - 07/31/2014
  • Times: Sun. noon-4 PM, closed Mon., Tues.-Sat. 10 AM-4 PM
  • Address: 3101 Burritt Drive Huntsville, AL 35801
  • Phone: (256) 536-2882
  • Admission: Admission charged
  • Venue: Burritt on the Mountain

This exhibit explores rocks & minerals, how they formed, where they might be found in Alabama & include a large sampling of these beautiful wonders of nature.

The exhibit takes place through September 1, 2014.

THE PURDY BUTTERFLY HOUSE
  • Recurring daily
  • 07/01/2014 - 07/31/2014
  • 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
  • 07/01/2014 - 07/31/2014
  • 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 arrive in 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 2, 2014.

WADE WHARTON EXHIBIT
  • Recurring daily
  • 07/01/2014 - 07/31/2014
  • 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.

TUESDAY EVENING CONCERTS AT THE LIBRARY
  • 07/22/2014 - 07/22/2014
  • Times: 6 PM
  • Address: 915 Monroe Street Huntsville, AL 35801
  • Phone: (256) 532-5975
  • Admission: No admission charged
  • Venue: Huntsville Public Library

Featuring a celebration of southern music & literature.

TUESDAYS ON THE TRAIL: ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION SERIES OFFERED BY THE LAND TRUST
  • 07/22/2014 - 07/22/2014
  • Times: 1-4 PM
  • Address: On the Flint with Alabama EcoAdventures ,
  • Phone: (256) 534-5263
  • Admission: Admission charged
  • Venue: The Land Trust of North Alabama

 Explore Flint Creek via canoe or kayak with Jay Grantland of Alabama EcoAdventures & our friends at WaterWorks Center for Environmental Education.

Capacity 25 children ages 10-15 with accompanying adult, no younger "tagalongs" please.  Reservations required. 

Wear clothing/shoes that can get wet & bring sunscreen, water, towel & cameras.

BIERGARTEN
  • 07/24/2014 - 07/24/2014
  • 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!

FAMILY SCIENCE NIGHT
  • 07/24/2014 - 07/24/2014
  • Times: 5-7 PM
  • Address: 1435 Paramount Drive Huntsville, AL 35806
  • Phone: (256) 837-0606
  • Admission: Admission charged
  • Venue: Sci-Quest Science Center

Join us every Thursday night for fun activities, games & science experiments.  Included with general admission.

GREENE STREET MARKET AT NATIVITY
  • 07/24/2014 - 07/24/2014
  • Times: 4-8 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.

MADISON GAZEBO CONCERTS IN THE PARK: SHANE ADKINS & "MAPLE HILL CELTIC BAND"
  • 07/24/2014 - 07/24/2014
  • Times: 6:30-8:30 PM
  • Address: Village Green Gazebo, Downtown Madison, AL 35758
  • Phone: (256) 527-7802
  • Admission: No admission charged

Bring your lawn chair & enjoy the music of Shane Adkins & "Maple Hill Celtic Band."

THURSDAY NIGHT BIKE NIGHT
  • 07/24/2014 - 07/24/2014
  • Times: 4-8 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.

ANN LOWRY
  • 07/25/2014 - 07/25/2014
  • Times: 7-9 PM
  • Address: 1205 Kildare Street Huntsville, AL 35801
  • Phone: (256) 489-9200
  • Location: The Lowry House
  • Admission: No admission charged

Reinactors will present the Ann Lowry Story.

CITY LIGHTS CONCERT SERIES #5
  • 07/25/2014 - 07/25/2014
  • Times: Gates open at 6:30 PM, program at 7:30 PM
  • Address: 3101 Burritt Drive Huntsville, AL 35801
  • Phone: (256) 536-2882
  • Admission: Admission charged
  • Venue: Burritt on the Mountain

Enjoy the view as you listen to "Kush" perform under the stars.  Audiences are encouraged to dress casually, bring a blanket or lawn chair, a picnic supper & enjoy the spectacular night-time view of the city.

DRUM CORP INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION
  • 07/25/2014 - 07/25/2014
  • Times: 6:30 PM
  • Address: Louis Crews Stadium Normal, AL 35858
  • Phone: 317-275-1212 for tickets
  • Location: Lewis Crews Stadium
  • Admission: Admission charged

Drum Corp InternationalMaking a triumphant return for its sophomore year at Alabama A&M, the Drum Corps International Tour will march into Huntsville on Friday, July 25. DCI North Alabama will feature a robust lineup of World Class corps competing at A&M's Louis Crews Stadium. 


DCI North Alabama will feature a robust lineup of world class corps.
 
Location:  Louis Crews Stadium @ Alabama A & M

HISTORIC DOWNTOWN WALKING TOUR
  • 07/25/2014 - 07/25/2014
  • Times: 10 AM
  • Address: 109 Gates Avenue Huntsville, AL 35801
  • Phone: (256) 535-6564
  • Admission: Admission charged
  • Venue: Alabama Constitution Village

Enjoy this 60 minute walking tour.

HUNTSVILLE DRAGWAY: LUCKY 711
  • Recurring daily
  • 07/25/2014 - 07/27/2014
  • Times: Call for times
  • Address: 502 Quarter Mountain Road Harvest, AL 35749
  • Phone: (256) 852-4505
  • Admission: Admission charged
  • Venue: Huntsville Dragway

LEGALLY BLONDE THE MUSICAL
  • Recurring daily
  • 07/25/2014 - 07/27/2014
  • Times: Fri. 7 PM, Sat.-Sun. 2 & & PM
  • Address: Playhouse, 700 Monroe Street Huntsville, AL 35801
  • Phone: (256) 533-1953
  • Admission: Admission charged
  • Venue: Von Braun Center

BALLET: THY KINGDOM COME
  • 07/26/2014 - 07/26/2014
  • Times: 7 PM
  • Address: 2500 Meridian Street Huntsville, AL 35811
  • Phone: (205) 776-5284
  • Location: Lee High School
  • Admission: Donations requested

Enjoy this inspiring evening dance concert featuring professional dancers from Hosanna Sacred Arts & student members of Ballet Exaltation.

BREAKFAST TROLLEY TOUR
  • 07/26/2014 - 07/26/2014
  • 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.

HISTORIC LOWRY HOUSE'S NEW BACKYARD CONCERT SERIES
  • 07/26/2014 - 07/26/2014
  • Times: 7:30 PM
  • Address: 1205 Kildare Street Huntsville, AL 35801
  • Phone: (256) 489-9200
  • Admission: Admission charged

Featuring Chapman James & Drew Richter & Chelsa Cerka.

The Downtown Huntsville trolley has extended its route to the Lowry House. 

HUNTSVILLE GHOST WALK
  • 07/26/2014 - 07/26/2014
  • 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.

HUNTSVILLE STARS VS CHATTANOOGA LOOKOUTS
  • Recurring daily
  • 07/26/2014 - 07/31/2014
  • Times: Sat. 6:30 PM, Sun 4 PM & Mon.-Thurs. 6:30 PM
  • Address: 3125 Leeman Ferry Road Huntsville, AL 35801
  • Phone: (256) 882-2562
  • Admission: Admission charged
  • Venue: Joe Davis Stadium

Enjoy the fireworks on Wednesday.

MADISON CITY FARMERS MARKET
  • 07/26/2014 - 07/26/2014
  • 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.

SPOOKS & SPOKES BICYCLE TOUR
  • 07/26/2014 - 07/26/2014
  • Times: 6 PM
  • Address: 124 South Side Square 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.

TRAIN EXCURSION: THE PATRIOT
  • 07/26/2014 - 07/26/2014
  • Times: 10 AM
  • Address: 694 Chase Road Huntsville, AL 35811
  • Phone: (256) 851-6276
  • Admission: Admission charged for train rides
  • Venue: North Alabama Railroad Museum

Excursions last approximately one hour. 

For information & reservations call 256-851-6276.


 

 

 

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