things to do with families in huntsville

Thanksgiving Weekend Roundup

Thanksgiving Weekend Roundup

We’re counting our blessings here at Rocket City Mom, and finding they can’t be numbered. I hope you’re enjoying good food, family, and friends at some point this weekend, and if you’re REALLY lucky I hope you can work in a nap. Needless to say we are thankful for you, Our Dear Readers, our local(…)

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Weekend Roundup May 16-19

Weekend Roundup May 16-19

I don’t know about you, but everyone at my house has Summer Fever. Getting the kids out the door and into school has been harder than ever. Thankfully, the countdown has begun and we’re into the single-digits before school’s out for summer! As I hope you know by now, each week Rocket City Mom looks(…)

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MEGA Weekend Roundup May 2-5

MEGA Weekend Roundup May 2-5

It’s another action-packed weekend in Huntsville, so much so that we had to make this week another super-sized Roundup! While it’s not on our list of free things to do below, we’d be remiss if we didn’t mention that it’s Whistlestop Weekend, a festival that celebrates one of the major food groups of the South…(…)

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Weekend Roundup April 25-28

Weekend Roundup April 25-28

The dogwoods and cherry trees are blooming, and Big Spring Park is getting ready for the biggest weekend of its year – PANOPLY! Attending this annual festival is pretty much a requirement for all Huntsvillians at some point, but there’s a few other things going on in town if that’s not your cup of tea.(…)

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Weekend Roundup April 18-21

Weekend Roundup April 18-21

It’s official. There is absolutely NO excuse for kids that live in Huntsville and Madison County to not be exposed to culture, music, and art early in their lives. None. And there’s absolutely no way families can be bored on the weekends. No wonder Forbes named the Rocket City as the 9th Smartest City in(…)

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Weekend Roundup April 11-14

Weekend Roundup April 11-14

April showers bring May flowers… right? After Thursday’s rain we’re back to looking bright and breezy again, and hopefully some of this dreadful pollen will have washed away. Each week we look high and low for fun, free, and family-friendly events happening in Huntsville and the Tennessee Valley to share with you. If you’re spending(…)

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MEGA Weekend Roundup April 4-7

MEGA Weekend Roundup April 4-7

Great weather? Check. Spring’s arrived? Check. Giveaways? Check. Free stuff to do with the family? MEGA-CHECK! Lucky you – it’s another giant version of Rocket City Mom’s Weekend Roundup! Each week we track down all the free & fun stuff going on in Huntsville and the surrounding areas for kids and families and put it(…)

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Winners and Weekend Picks

Winners and Weekend Picks

You guys know how much I absolutely love giving stuff away right? So you can imagine how freaking excited I was to announce our Big Summer Giveaway. If you’re a little late to the party, read about the prizes and how to enter here. Earlier this week, I surprised Twitter follower Amy T. with a(…)

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