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Huntsville Weekend Roundup August 21-23

Huntsville Weekend Roundup August 21-23

Huntsville weekend roundup

Well, summer is over (or about to be) but the weekends are still a great time to enjoy family togetherness.  Check out our favorite free and/or cheap things happening in the next few days below. Plus, much more can be found in our Event Calendar and you can also enjoy fun things while on the go via our FREE Explore Huntsville app.

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Huntsville Weekend Fun (at a safe distance)

  • Go back in time to meet famous suffragettes at Burritt’s Super Saturday! Details
  • Experience a new STEM class series this Saturday at HBG’s Nature Academy. Details
  • Yeehaw! Ride on over to the 38th annual Limestone Sheriff’s Rodeo. Details
  • Enjoy a hilarious Family Game Night with Turnip & Joletta. Details
  • Try out Huntsville’s newest recreation destination – the Johnson Legacy Center. Details
  • Bounce to your heart’s content at the Friday Night Flip Out. Details
  • Celebrate Huntsville Restaurant Week by trying something new. Details
  • Listen to a concert in your car at Lowe Mill. Details
  • Learn all about planets at the Intuitive Planetarium. Details
  • Play with cool toys and then take them apart at the Earlyworks Museum. Details
  • Stay cool at the Ditto Landing hosted Summer Cool-Off with Food Trucks. Details
  • … Or grab a bite at the Socially Distant Food Truck Rally downtown. Details
  • Sign the petition to fast-track a playground in South Huntsville. Details
  • Head to a double feature at the Drive-In Movies. Details
  • Head to Toyota Stadium for the Big Ol’ Ballpark Fair. Just be sure to bring a mask! Details
  • Snag some of your favorite super heroes for a Free Comic Book. Details
  • Have an at-home art lesson with these take-away art kits for kids. Details
  • Get lost at the largest butterfly house in the South at the Huntsville Botanical Garden. Details
  • Grab some fresh summer produce at various weekend Farmers Markets. Details
  • Hit the Flint River and go kayaking at these kid-friendly spots. Details
  • Take the kids to play some free disc golf around town. Details

So that’s what we know about. Did we miss something cool? Leave in the comments or send us a note at If you have a free/cheap family-friendly event you want added to our calendar feel free to submit anytime but keep in mind we have other jobs too so give us a few days heads up 🙂

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DISCLAIMER: We do our best at Rocket City Mom to provide accurate, useful information about events and activities. This information (such as times and locations) is gathered from user submissions, press releases, local newspapers, signs around town and word of mouth. While we always try to confirm details before they are posted in the Huntsville Weekend Roundup, sometimes details change or we are given inaccurate information. Whenever possible we link our write-ups to the source in which our information came from and strongly urge you to confirm details before you go, especially when it comes to outdoor events and weather.


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