This exhibition presents over 50 of Al Hirschfeld's instantly recognizable works from stage & screen.
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.
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.
The Northeast Alabama State Fair has the largest midway in northeast Alabama, concessions & exhibits.
This is an exhibition of contemporary southern art.
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.
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 28, 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.
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!
Featuring "The Zooks."
Leash up Rover for a tail-waggin good time.
Rock The Block is a free event that will include live artist demonstrations, live music by the "Dawn Osbourne Band" & will also have food trucks Cafe on Wheels & Neon Lily. Presented by The ARTery & Goin to The Dogs Pet Supply & Dog Wash.
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.
Includes cookout, hayride to Hoot in the Night owl show & tent camping in Dogwood Grove.
Celebrate the beginning of fall with A Hoot in the Night Owl Show. The owls are brought by Coosa River Science School. Trainers will teach about the history of owls & why they are beneficial to our ecosystem. Seating is first come, first served. Lawn chairs and blankets are welcome.
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.
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.
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.
Kids racing quarter midgets, ages 5-16 at Huntsville Quarter Midget Association. Concession stand with food, drinks and candy.
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.
Just like the old days Huntsvillians will gather to trade, barter, sell, eat, have fun & share fellowship. Music & dancing will be part of the festivities.
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.
Featuring international solo artists & various chamber ensembles & include sessions on early music performance practices, ornamentation & figured bass. Pieces to be performed will include Bach, Telemann & Corelli.
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