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Calendar of Events - Holiday

October - January

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Ongoing Events

SCI-QUEST'S THE SCIENCE OF THE HOLIDAYS
  • Recurring weekly on Thursday, Friday, Saturday
  • 11/28/2014 - 01/03/2015
  • Times: 5-9 p.m.
  • Location: Sci-Quest Science Center
  • Address: 1435 Paramount Drive Huntsville, AL 35806
  • Admission: Admission Charged
  • Venue: Sci-Quest Science Center

Science of the HolidaysSci-Quest will transform into a wonderland of science with themed areas, activities, demos and holiday labs for the entire family! Make your own 3D snowflake, explore the science of chocolate, design a one-of-a-kind ornament on an Egg-Bot printer, plus more!

SANTA'S VILLAGE
  • Recurring daily
  • 12/01/2014 - 12/23/2014
  • Times: 5-9 PM
  • Location: Alabama Constitution Village
  • Address: 109 Gates Avenue Huntsville, AL 35801
  • Phone: (256) 564-8100
  • Admission: Admission charged
  • Venue: Alabama Constitution Village

santa village logo2 Young and old alike will delight in visiting Santa and Mrs. Claus' home, the reindeer in their stable and elves in their toy shop working busily to create special memories for you and your family in the village Santa calls home.

Tickets sold online at www.earlyworks.com/santasvillage.

GALAXY OF LIGHTS DRIVING NIGHTS
  • Recurring daily
  • 12/03/2014 - 12/31/2014
  • Times: 5:30 - 9 PM
  • Address: 4747 Bob Wallace Avenue Huntsville, Alabama 35805
  • Phone: 256-830-4447 ex. 290
  • Admission: Admission for carload of 10
  • Venue: Huntsville Botanical Garden

Don’t miss the holiday magic and tradition of the Huntsville Botanical Gardens Galaxy of Lights - a magnificent two and a half-mile long light extravaganza featuring over 170 larger-than-life animated light features. Exhibits include nursery rhymes, a holiday village, Jack Frost, a magical twinkling icicle forest, animated snowmen, a garden scene and much more.

 

COMMUNITY CHRISTMAS TREE DISPLAY
  • Recurring daily
  • 12/04/2014 - 12/30/2014
  • Times: Mon. - Thur. 9 AM - 9 PM, Fri. and Sat. 9 AM - 5 PM, Sun. 1 - 5 PM.
  • Location: Huntsville-Madison County Public Library Main Branch
  • Address: 915 Monroe Street Huntsville, AL
  • Phone: (256) 532-5940
  • Admission: No admission charged

The main branch of the Huntsville-Madison County Public Library will feature holiday trees decorated by local organizations, schools and churches.

PLAY: SANDERS FAMILY CHRISTMAS
  • Recurring daily
  • 12/17/2014 - 12/21/2014
  • Times: Wed., Thu., Fri. 7 PM, Sat. 2:30 PM, 7 PM, Sun. 2:30 PM. Doors open at 6:30 PM for 7 PM. show.
  • Location: Burritt on the Mountain - Old Country Church
  • Phone: (256) 536-2882
  • Admission: Yes, purchase tickets online or by phone.

This much anticipated musical favorite is back!

CONCERT: LIVING CHRISTMAS TREE
  • Recurring daily
  • 12/18/2014 - 12/21/2014
  • Times: Thurs.-Fri. 7:30 PM, Sat. 4:30 & 7:30 PM & Sun. 3:00 & 5:30 PM
  • Address: 600 Governors Drive Huntsville, Alabama 35801
  • Phone: (256) 428-9422
  • Location: First Baptist Church
  • Admission: Free tickets available upon request.

Featuring a choir of 175 singers and a 60 piece orchestra directed by the Rev. Billy Orton.  This year’s Living Christmas Tree will feature festive arrangements of familiar carols, beautiful settings of new and traditional Christmas music and a candlelight processional with singers throughout the spacious FBC sanctuary.

 

CIRQUE DREAMS HOLIDAZE
  • Recurring daily
  • 12/19/2014 - 12/21/2014
  • Times: Fri. 8 PM, Sat. 2 & 8 PM & Sun. 2 & 7:30 PM
  • Location: Mark C. Smith Concert Hall
  • Address: 700 Monroe Street Huntsville, AL 35801
  • Admission: Admission Charged
  • Venue: Mark C. Smith Concert Hall

Renowned Broadway director Neil Goldberg has assembled an international cast of over 30 multi-talented artists performing astonishing feats of disbelief celebrating the holiday season. Gingerbread men flip mid-air, toy soldiers march on thin wires, snowmen balance, penguins spin, puppets dance and reindeer soar high above a holiday wonderland. Original music accompanies seasonal favorites with hundreds of spectacular costumes set in a lush world of colorful dreams.

CONCERT: A SPECIAL JAZZ HOLIDAY SEASON
  • 12/20/2014 - 12/20/2014
  • Times: 7 PM
  • Location: Historic Cooper House
  • Address: 405 Randolph Street Huntsville, AL 35801
  • Phone: (256) 604-8172
  • Location: Historic Cooper House
  • Admission: Admission charged

This event will feature Kim Scott, classical & jazz flute player from Birmingham with special guest, Jazmin Ghent, saxophonist from Nashville.

LOWE MILL ARTS AND ENTERTAINMENT NORTH WING GRAND OPENING
  • 12/20/2014 - 12/20/2014
  • Times: 12-6 PM
  • Location: Lowe Mill
  • Address: 2211 Seminole Drive Huntsville, AL 35805
  • Phone: 25-533-0399
  • Admission: No admission charged

The huge expansion includes 31 beautiful new studios. Refreshments, entertainment and activities will be found throughout the entire building.

PLANETARIUM SHOW: THE CHRISTMAS STAR
  • 12/20/2014 - 12/20/2014
  • Times: Doors open at 7 PM, program at 7:30 PM
  • Location: Monte Sano Park Planetarium
  • Address: Planetarium, beside the Country Grocery Store & Camp Ground Huntsville, AL 35801
  • Phone: (256) 539-0316
  • Admission: Admission charged

What exactly did the Wisemen see? Join us as we turn back the hands of time to search for this mysterious object. Weather permitting, you'll enjoy viewing the night sky through telescopes at our Star Party.

RUDOLPH RUN
  • 12/20/2014 - 12/20/2014
  • Times: 8 AM for 5K & 9:15 AM for fun run
  • Location: Begins at Santa's Village
  • Address: 109 Gates Avenue Huntsville, AL 35801
  • Phone: (256) 534-7014
  • Admission: No admission charged for spectators
  • Venue: Alabama Constitution Village

Rudolph flies through downtown Huntsville with this 5K Rudolph Run and 1 mile fun run through downtown, including Twickenham & Old Town Historic Districts.

Register online at active.com or download an application at www.blounthospitalityhouse.org

 

YOUTH HOCKEY: MAYOR'S BATTLE FOR THE CUP
  • 12/20/2014 - 12/20/2014
  • Times: 7-10 AM
  • Location: Ice Skating Rink in Big Spring Park
  • Phone: (256) 479-2622
  • Admission: No admission charged to spectators

Before the rink opens to the public, spectators can enjoy the final games of the first outdoor round-robin hockey tournament with the North Alabama Hockey Association's "Mite" Division (age 8). The Mayor's Cup will be presented at approximately 9:45 a.m.

ANNUAL BOAR'S HEAD AND YULE LOG FESTIVAL
  • 12/21/2014 - 12/21/2014
  • Times: 5 PM
  • Location: First United Methodist Church
  • Address: Corner of Greene and Randolph Streets ,
  • Phone: (256) 539-5738
  • Admission: No admission charged

This festival dates back to 14th century Great Britain, when Christmas was celebrated as a triumph of good over evil. The event includes a processional, colorful costumes and singing.

HOLIDAY PARTY AT THE LIBRARY
  • 12/22/2014 - 12/22/2014
  • Producer: Madison Public Library
  • Times: 6 PM
  • Location: Madison Public Libray
  • Address: 130 Plaza Blvd. Madison , AL
  • Contact: Sarah Sledge
  • Phone: (256) 461-0046
  • Admission: No admission charged

Enjoy a shadow puppet show, followed by Christmas carols, games and hot chocolate in the garden. We recommend bringing chairs and blankets for outdoor movies.

SANTA'S VILLAGE LAST NIGHT OF THE SEASON
  • 12/23/2014 - 12/23/2014
  • Times: 5-9 PM
  • Location: Alabama Constitution Village
  • Address: 109 Gates Huntsville, AL 35801
  • Phone: (256) 564-8100
  • Admission: Admission charged
  • Venue: Alabama Constitution Village

This is the last night to visit Santa's Village this year, before St. Nick packs up and prepares for his Christmas Eve journey.

PLANETARIUM SHOW: THE CHRISTMAS STAR
  • 12/27/2014 - 12/27/2014
  • Times: Doors open at 7 PM, program at 7:30 PM
  • Location: Monte Sano State Park Planetarium
  • Address: Planetarium, beside the Country Grocery Store & Camp Ground Huntsville, AL 35801
  • Phone: (256) 539-0316
  • Admission: Admission charged

What exactly did the Wisemen see? Join us as we turn back the hands of time and search for this mysterious object. Weather permitting, you'll enjoy viewing the night sky through our telescopes at our Star Party.

A KILLER BEAZ NEW YEAR'S EVE
  • 12/31/2014 - 12/31/2014
  • Times: 2 shows: 7pm & 10pm
  • Location: Von Braun Center- East Hall
  • Address: 700 Monroe Street Huntsville, AL 35801
  • Admission: Admission Charged
  • Venue: Von Braun Center

A New Year's Eve Celebration with American comedian Killer Beaz, featuring Mary Asher and Patrick Thomas. The late show includes party favors and countdown to midnight followed by dancing.

HAVE YOURSELF A JAZZY LITTLE NEW YEAR
  • 12/31/2014 - 12/31/2014
  • Times: 8:00 PM - 1:00 AM
  • Location: Huntsville Museum of Art
  • Address: 300 Church Street Huntsville, AL 35801
  • Phone: (256) 535-4350
  • Admission: Admission Charged
  • Venue: Huntsville Museum of Art

Brian Simpson & Friends will feature celebrated jazz keyboardist and composer, Brian Simpson.  They will perform in Spencer Hall as part of an evening of food, fellowship, and fundraising. Joining Brian will be soloist Eugene Fleming, a veteran of such Broadway performances as: "Dreamgirls," "Fosse," and "The Wiz."

Of course there will be a DJ, party favors, cash bar, and fireworks at midnight!  Tickets and Info:
www.eventbrite.com/e/have-yourself-a-jazzy-little-new-year-tickets-11621792093

HUNTSVILLE'S OFFICIAL BALL DROP AND FIREWORKS
  • 12/31/2014 - 12/31/2014
  • Times: Midnight
  • Location: Big Spring Park in Downtown Huntsville
  • Admission: No admission charged

Gather for the countdown and celebrate the New Year with a fireworks display over beautiful Big Spring Park.

NEW YEAR'S EVE AT NOON
  • 12/31/2014 - 12/31/2014
  • Times: 9 AM to 1 PM
  • Location: Sci-Quest Science Center
  • Address: 1435 Paramount Drive Huntsville, AL 35806
  • Phone: (256) 837-0606
  • Admission: Admission Charged
  • Venue: Sci-Quest Science Center

New Years Eve at NoonRing in 2015 with a rockin' fun-filled New Year's Eve party at Sci-Quest! Guests can look forward to decorating party hats and creating sparkly art projects. At Noon, there will be an apple juice toast and balloon drop! This family-friendly event is a great way to enjoy New Year's festivities all before bedtime!

New Year's Eve at Noon is included with general admission.

POPS CONCERT: MUSIC FROM THE MAD MEN ERA
  • 12/31/2014 - 12/31/2014
  • Times: 7:30 PM
  • Location: Von Braun Center
  • Address: Concert Hall, 700 Monroe Street Huntsville, AL 35801
  • Phone: (256) 539-4818
  • Admission: Admission charged
  • Venue: Von Braun Center

Bring in the New Year with the Huntsville Symphony Orchestra and guest artist, Steve Lippia.  Enjoy songs of the era when Huntsville was truly a boom town, the world was racing toward the moon, and a generation of crooners ushered in a new wave of music.  


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