Celebrate the season with a night of festive carols and symphony favorites performed by the Madison City Youth Orchestra. Songs will include Dona Nobis Pacem, Ode to Joy, Four Seasons, Around the World at Christmas Time and many more. This concert is free and open to the public. The Madison City Youth Orchestra was established(…)
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By now you know that supporting small, local businesses helps the local economy but we’ve got another great reason to shop local – cool gifts. When you buy your holiday gift from a small local business you know it’s going to be unique. Why give the same old tired DVD or toy that anyone could buy from any big retail chain? This year, buy something AWESOME.
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The definitive guide to family-friendly holiday fun in Huntsville, Madison, and Madison County (and sometimes even further). Do you need Santa photos? We’ve got ‘em. Do you like holiday parades, Christmas pageants, tree lightings? We’ve got those too. Along with holiday concerts, sing-a-longs, light shows and more. PLUS, plenty of options for active holiday play because sometimes the kids need to run some energy off. Finally, we’ve listed many of our favorite charities and hope you’ll consider carving out a little time for giving back too.
The holiday season is a wonderful time of year to teach children about the joy of giving as well as receiving.
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Here you’ll find parades, pageants, plays, tree lightings and the like. Some of these events are free and some require tickets, but they are all sure to put you in the Holiday mood.
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I have a runner in my family. She is about 30″ tall. She has a limited but rapidly developing vocabulary which occasionally includes the words “no” and “stop” but these seem to fly out of her head whenever she is excited OR when she is outside. This makes walking on the sidewalk in our neighborhood particularly(…)
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Is everyone settled into their new school routine? Our home has slowly but surely gotten back into the groove but we sure do enjoy our lazy weekends. In fact, writing up these Weekend Roundups often causes me to feel guilty if we do just lay around the house since after writing up all the awesome(…)
Summer is all about relaxing and enjoying life and there is nothing quite like live music to help you do just that. Luckily for us, the Tennessee Valley has a ton of options and almost all of them are free. Whatever kind of music and atmosphere you’re looking for you are likely to find it(…)