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This series of works by Alabama's premier hot glass artist combines innovation, artistry & technical proficiency & explores connections between body, spirit & the natural world.
From 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
Visit the Easter Bunny on the lower level near Dillar's for great spring photos.
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!
Visit the Easter Bunny for great spring photos.
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!
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.
Join us for a concert featuring our favorite Disney songs presented by "The Day Connection" & some of Huntsville's finest musicians.
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.
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.
Search for 12,500 eggs & prize eggs. For ages 2-12.
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.
Jeanne Steadman is your guide for this walking tour of historic Madison.
Sponsored by the Huntsville/Madison County Convention & Visitors Bureau.
Make your reservation soon. The tickets go quickly. Call 256-683-7953.
Who decides the date for Easter? Why is it so different every year? Roy Young will be answering these questions & other concerns.
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.
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.
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.
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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