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April

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04/13/2014 - 04/19/2014

Ongoing Events

EXHIBIT: ENCOUNTERS: CAL BREED
  • Recurring daily
  • 04/01/2014 - 04/30/2014
  • 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

This series of works by Alabama's premier hot glass artist combines innovation, artistry & technical proficiency & explores connections between body, spirit & the natural world.

EXHIBIT: RAISE THE ROOF
  • Recurring daily
  • 04/01/2014 - 04/30/2014
  • 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

Raise the Roof_smallFrom classical physics to new discoveries in environmental science, from deeply held cultural beliefs to spectacular feats of engineering, buildings reveal fascinating stories of human ingenuity & science.  The exhibit will feature Robert Bigelow's inflatable space station & an inflatable structure used by the military in the field.

Runs through May 26, 2014.

EXHIBIT: UNCLASSIFIED: THE MILITARY KID ART SHOW
  • Recurring daily
  • 04/01/2014 - 04/30/2014
  • 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 is the first traveling museum exhibit exploring the life of a military child through art.  Contemporary & cutting-edge, its mission is to educate & raise awareness of the military child subculture & its profound, lifelong impact on an individual.

Takes place through July 4, 2014.

HARMONY PARK ANIMAL PRESERVE
  • Recurring daily
  • 04/01/2014 - 04/30/2014
  • 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.

INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION: ICONS IN TRANSFORMATION
  • Recurring daily
  • 04/01/2014 - 04/20/2014
  • Times: Tues.-Fri. 11 AM-3 PM & Sun. 1-3 PM
  • Address: 208 Eustis Avenue Huntsville, AL 35801
  • Phone: (256) 755-3980
  • Admission: No admission charged

Featuring approximately 90 pieces created by acclaimed contemporary artist Ludmila Pawlowska.  The exhibition has toured cathedrals & museums in both Europe & the United States.  Docents will be present to answer questions & guide guests.

Call to schedule a tour.

 

MAJESTIC MINERALS-NATURE'S BUILDING BLOCKS
  • Recurring daily
  • 04/01/2014 - 04/30/2014
  • 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 will explore 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.

SAND-TASTIC WORK OF WONDER
  • Recurring daily
  • 04/01/2014 - 04/30/2014
  • 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

Sand Tastic Logo Professional sand artisans from the Sand Sculpture Company will create over-sized sand art in the Garden, with a nod to our 2014 exhibit, Alice's Garden of Wonders.  Watch them sculpt a massive one-of-a kind work of sand art, delighting visitors with the incredible process.

SPRING FESTIVAL OF FLOWERS
  • Recurring daily
  • 04/01/2014 - 04/30/2014
  • Times: Mon.-Sat. 9 AM-6 PM & Sun. Noon-6 PM
  • Address: 4747 Bob Wallace Avenue Huntsville, AL 35805
  • Phone: (256) 830-4447
  • Admission: Admission charged
  • Venue: Huntsville Botanical Garden

Tens of thousands of blooming tulips, daffodils, dogwoods, azaleas & a breathtaking wildflower trail welcome spring in a spectacular show. We guarantee you've never seen bugs like the cricket, snail, dragonfly & ladybug topiaries. Festival weekends will feature music & special activities for children.

TREASURE HUNT AT GOLD MOUNTAIN
  • Recurring daily
  • 04/01/2014 - 04/30/2014
  • 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
  • 04/01/2014 - 04/30/2014
  • 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.

SPRING PHOTOS WITH THE EASTER BUNNY
  • Recurring daily
  • 04/02/2014 - 04/19/2014
  • Times: Mon.-Sat. 10 AM-9 PM & Sun. noon-6 PM
  • Address: Parkway Place Mall Huntsville, AL 35801
  • Phone: (256) 533-0700
  • Admission: No admission charged

Visit the Easter Bunny on the lower level near Dillar's for great spring photos.

BIERGARTEN
  • Recurring weekly on Thursday
  • 04/03/2014 - 04/24/2014
  • Times: 4:30-7:30 PM
  • Address: 1 Tranquility Base Huntsville, AL 35805
  • Phone: (256) 837-3400
  • Admission: Admission charged
  • Venue: U.S. Space & Rocket Center

Biergarten

Visit the U.S. Space & Rocket Center every Thursday from 4:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. through October 30, 2014, for the German Biergarten, featuring authentic German cuisine crafted by renowned chef David Oreskovich.

Enjoy the festive atmosphere with imported and domestic beers and delicious wines from the German region.

Admission is free, and food and beverages are available for purchase.

Dog Friendly! Rain or Shine!

SPRING PHOTOS WITH THE EASTER BUNNY
  • Recurring daily
  • 04/06/2014 - 04/19/2014
  • Times: Mon.-Sat. 10 AM-9 PM & Sun. noon-6 PM
  • Address: Madison Square Mall Huntsville, AL 35806
  • Phone: (256) 533-0700
  • Location: Madison Square Mall
  • Admission: No admission charged

Visit the Easter Bunny for great spring photos.

SPRING CARNIVAL
  • Recurring daily
  • 04/15/2014 - 04/19/2014
  • Times: Tues-Thurs. 4-9 PM, Fri.-Sat. 1-10 PM
  • Address: Madison Village Shopping Center Madison, AL 35758
  • Phone: (256) 325-8317
  • Admission: Admission charged

Enjoy rides, food, music & games sponsored by the Madison Police Foundation.

CONCERTS ON THE DOCK: PINE HILL HAINTS
  • 04/18/2014 - 04/18/2014
  • Times: 6-9 PM
  • Address: 2211 Seminole Drive Huntsville, AL 35805
  • Phone: (256) 533-0399
  • Admission: No admission charged
  • Venue: Lowe Mill Arts & Entertainment

Lowe Mill ARTS & Entertainment presents Concerts on the Dock - a free eclectic Friday night concert series. It is a family and pet friendly event so bring your dog leashes, lawn chairs, dancing shoes and hula hoops.

The Pine Hill Haints are a traditional bluegrass/folk/honky tonk/country band from Alabama, though the band members themselves describe their unique southern roots music as "Alabama Ghost Music." The Haints are composed of Jamie Barrier on guitar and vocals, wife Katie "Kat" Barrier on washboard andmandolin, Matt Bakula on washtub bass and tenor banjo, and Ben Rhyne on snare drum.

There is a $2 suggested parking donation, and all other donations are graciously accepted! 

 

FLASH LIGHT EGG HUNT
  • 04/18/2014 - 04/18/2014
  • Times: Gates will open 7 PM, hunt begins at dusk
  • Address: Dublin Park Soccer Field #1 Madison, AL 35758
  • Phone: (256) 772-9300
  • Admission: No admission charged
  • Venue: Palmer Park

Flashlight Easter Egg Hunt, featuring glow in the dark eggs, for children ages 5-12 years.  Participants will need to bring a flashlight & something to collect eggs in, eggs will befilled with candy or toy, parents will not be allowed on the fields during the egg hunt, Easter Bunny will be at the Hunt.

 

PLAY: THE THREE FAIRY GODMOTHERS
  • Recurring daily
  • 04/18/2014 - 04/20/2014
  • Times: Fri. 7 PM, Sat.-Sun. 1:30 & 5 PM
  • Address: Playhouse, 700 Monroe Street Huntsville, AL 35801
  • Phone: (256) 539-6829
  • Admission: Admission charged
  • Venue: Von Braun Center

ROCKET CITY STREET FOOD FEST
  • 04/18/2014 - 04/18/2014
  • Times: 6-9 PM
  • Address: Corner of Meridian Street & Cleveland Avenue Huntsville, AL 35801
  • Phone: (256) 886-8022
  • Admission: No admission charged

SPRING FLING CONCERT
  • 04/18/2014 - 04/18/2014
  • Times: 6 PM
  • Address: 3320 Triana Boulevard Huntsville, AL 35805
  • Phone: (256) 534-6455
  • Admission: $5 donation requested
  • Venue: Merrimack Hall Performing Arts Center

Join us for a concert featuring our favorite Disney songs presented by "The Day Connection" & some of Huntsville's finest musicians.

BASKETS FULL OF FUN: EASTER JUBILEE
  • 04/19/2014 - 04/19/2014
  • Times: 11 AM-3 PM
  • Address: 3101 Burritt Drive Huntsville, AL 35801
  • Phone: (256) 536-2882
  • Admission: Admission charged
  • Venue: Burritt on the Mountain

Grab your Easter basket & collect eggs & treats from Burritt's frontier friends.  Kids can visit with the Easter Bunny, build a log cabin, ride the stagecoach, play in the mining camp, visit the old country store, pan for gems, play pioneer dress-up, cook a pretend meal, stomp & keep time to hoedown music, play a game of horseshoes & more.

EASTER EGG HUNT
  • 04/19/2014 - 04/19/2014
  • Times: Gates open at 9:30 AM, hunt starts at 10 AM
  • Address: Dublin Park Soccer Field #5, near Kids Kingdom Madison, AL 35758
  • Phone: (256) 772-9300
  • Admission: No admission charged

Children will need to bring a container to collect their eggs.  For children ages 0-5 years.  The Easter Bunny will be available for pictures.

GREAT EGG HUNT
  • 04/19/2014 - 04/19/2014
  • Times: noon
  • Address: John Hunt Park Huntsville, AL 35801
  • Phone: (256) 519-3550
  • Admission: No admission charged
  • Venue: John Hunt Park

Search for 12,500 eggs & prize eggs.  For ages 2-12.

HUNTSVILLE STARS VS MOBILE BAYBEARS
  • Recurring daily
  • 04/19/2014 - 04/23/2014
  • Times: Sat. 6:30 PM, Sun. 1 PM, Mon.-Tues. 6:30 PM & Wed. 11 AM
  • Address: 3125 Leeman Ferry Road Huntsville, AL 35801
  • Phone: (256) 882-2562
  • Admission: Admission charged
  • Venue: Joe Davis Stadium

MADISON CITY FARMERS MARKET
  • 04/19/2014 - 04/19/2014
  • 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.

MADISON WALKING TOUR
  • 04/19/2014 - 04/19/2014
  • Times: 10:00 AM
  • Address: Depart from the Little Roundhouse Madison, AL 35758
  • Phone: (256) 533-5723
  • Admission: No admission charged

Jeanne Steadman is your guide for this walking tour of historic Madison.

Sponsored by the Huntsville/Madison County Convention & Visitors Bureau.

 

PETER COTTONTAIL EXPRESS TRAIN RIDES
  • 04/19/2014 - 04/19/2014
  • Times: 10 & 11 AM & 1, 2 & 3 PM
  • Address: 694 Chase Road Huntsville, AL 35811
  • Phone: (256) 851-6276
  • Admission: Admission for the train rides
  • Venue: North Alabama Railroad Museum

Make your reservation soon.  The tickets go quickly.  Call 256-683-7953.

PLANETARIUM SHOW: THE CALENDAR
  • 04/19/2014 - 04/19/2014
  • 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
  • Location: Planetarium
  • Admission: Admission charged

Who decides the date for Easter?  Why is it so different every year?  Roy Young  will be answering these questions & other concerns.

SPRING BURST 2014 GUIDED HIKE SERIES: BIRDING AT MATTHEWS PRESERVE

 John Ehinger will share his expertise & give tips on this fascinating activity.

Meet at Harvest Square Preserve just east of the Publix Market at the corner of 5851 Highway 53 (Jordan Lane) & Jeff Road to form a caravan to the property.

This is an easy to moderate 2 hour hike.  Bring binoculars, water & wear sturdy shoes.

SPRING BURST 2014 GUIDED HIKE SERIES: HISTORIC TROUGH SPRINGS ON MONTE SANO

From Governors Drive, turn onto Monte Sano Boulevard.  The trailhead parking lot is on the right, across the boulevard from Burritt on the Mountain.  This is a two mile hike, moderate in difficulty.

THE SCIENCE OF DYEING EASTER EGGS
  • 04/19/2014 - 04/19/2014
  • Times: 10:30 AM-noon
  • Address: 1 Tranquility Base Huntsville, AL 35805
  • Phone: (256) 837-3400
  • Admission: Free with museum admission
  • Venue: U.S. Space & Rocket Center

We all know of the process of dyeing Easter eggs but how does this work?  Discover the answer to these questions.  Dye your own egg & watch it change colors before your eyes.

YURI'S NIGHT
  • 04/19/2014 - 04/19/2014
  • Address: One Tranquility Base Huntsville, Alabama 35805
  • Phone: (205) 657-1600
  • Admission: Admission charged

2014 Party is April 19th from 6pm-2am at the Davidson Center. The party will have a 21+ area, Social Media Station, Huge Photo Booth, a DJ, costume contest & more.


 

 

 

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