This exhibition presents over 50 of Al Hirschfeld's instantly recognizable works from stage & screen.
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.
To complement the Janet Fish retrospective, this exhibition features a selection of prints & drawings by major American artists who are Fish's generational peers.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Featuring a celebration of southern music & literature.
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.
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!
Join us every Thursday night for fun activities, games & science experiments. Included with general admission.
Bring your lawn chair & enjoy the music of Shane Adkins & "Maple Hill Celtic Band."
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.
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.
Making 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.
Enjoy this 60 minute walking tour.
Enjoy this inspiring evening dance concert featuring professional dancers from Hosanna Sacred Arts & student members of Ballet Exaltation.
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.
Featuring Chapman James & Drew Richter & Chelsa Cerka.
The Downtown Huntsville trolley has extended its route to the Lowry House.
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.
Enjoy the fireworks on Wednesday.
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.
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.
Excursions last approximately one hour.
For information & reservations call 256-851-6276.
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