Huntsville Weekend Roundup September 13-15

I hope you’re feeling the weekend groove! This weekend in Huntsville is packed with things to eat, play, and do with your kids, not to mention listening to awesome live music. Your inner Muse is sure to be inspired. Of course, you can also browse our full Event Calendar if you need even more ideas. Be sure to download the free Explore Huntsville app to get all the best RCM info on the go.

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Click “More Info” for each event below to get additional details.

Literary Trails at Hays

Friday at 9:30 AM
Cost: FREE
Hays Nature Preserve | More Info

Experience a special storytime & craft in nature with a VIP guest reader – Brett Tannehill from 89.3 WLRH!

RiverFest

Friday and Saturday
Cost: FREE – $5
Ingals Harbor | More Info

A two day event that attracts BBQ pitmasters from across the country for some fiery barbecue competition and live music.

Whiz Kids Open Gym

Friday at 9:15 AM Saturday at 8:30 AM
Cost: $3-5
The Matrix Gym | More Info

A great way for children under age 6 to get some active gym time in the morning! Read our review before you go.
Ages 6-11 – Open Gym at 9:30 AM on Saturdays
Ages 12-8 – Open Gym at 11:00 AM on Saturdays

Concerts On the Dock

Friday at 6:00 PM
Cost: FREE, $5 to park
Lowe Mill ARTS & Entertainment | More Info

It’s time for the Fall CoD series and Luke & Jay performs tonight! Grab your friends and your picnics and head to our favorite concert venue.


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Family Game Night

Friday at 6:30 PM
Cost: FREE
Hogan Family YMCA | More Info

Bring your own or enjoy one of the Y’s jumbo games and enjoy snacks with your family.

Madison Farmer’s Market

Saturday from 8AM – Noon
Cost: FREE admission
1088 Hughes Rd, Madison | More Info

Honey, apples, eggs, milk, meat, flowers, artesian crafts, live music, and LOTS more fresh produce can be found at our favorite local farmer’s market. Can’t make it today? Find a market near you.

Bernard Blues & BBQ

Saturday from 9AM – 5PM
Cost: $5 donation requested
St. Bernard Abbey | More Info

Arts and Crafts, great music, and plenty of delicious bbq plus the giveaway of over $12,000 in cash!

Touch-a-Truck

Saturday from 9AM – 2PM
Cost: FREE
Pulaski, TN | More Info

Kids will have a chance to touch, sit in, and explore these amazing pieces of equipment and  meet their drivers/operators. The first hour will be a sensory-sensitive time, with no horns, sirens, or flashing lights.

Community Fair in Arab

Saturday from 9AM – 3PM
Cost: FREE
Arab Historic Village | More Info

Bounce houses, face painting, live music, art vendors, and more are all in store at this free local festival.


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Limestone County Powwow

Saturday & Sunday from 9AM – 5PM
Cost: FREE – $7
Limestone Co. Sheriff’s Rodeo | More Info

Celebrate Native American culture with singing, dancing, drumming, Native American food, craft demonstrations, and the Danza Azteca Tonaxi dancers!

Superhero Day in Athens

Saturday from 10AM -3PM
Cost: FREE
Athens Big Spring Memorial Park | More Info

Dust off your capes and pull out your masks for 40 realistic Superheroes and Real Heroes, plus kids activities, vendors, food, music, and magic!

Jazz in the Park

Sunday from 5-9PM
Cost: FREE
Big Spring Park East, Huntsville | More Info

This annual concert series is every Sunday in September. Grab a lawn chair and enjoy a lovely evening with your family.

Worth the Money


Huntsville Oktoberfest

Thursday – Sunday
Cost: $14-17 admission
RSA Activity Field | More Info

The 24th annual Redstone Arsenal Family and MWR Oktoberfest is back and bigger than ever! Read our Parent Review before you go!


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Scarecrow Trail Night Hikes

Friday at 6:00 PM
Cost: $7-10
Huntsville Botanical Garden | More Info

Listen for bullfrogs, crickets, owls, and other nighttime critters on this kid-friendly hike. Enjoy a fall-themed snack with warm cider and venture into the corn maze!

Peter and the Starcatcher

Friday – Sunday
Cost: $20-22
VBC Playhouse | More Info

Tony-winning Peter and the Starcatcher upends the century-old story of how a miserable orphan comes to be The Boy Who Would Not Grow Up (a.k.a. Peter Pan).

Cocktails & Cosmos Planetarium Show

Friday at 7:00 PM, doors open at 6:15
Cost: $10-15
U.S. Space & Rocket Center INTUITIVE Theater  | More Info

Learn all about The Great Voyage of Voyager 1 and 2  and their contribution to humanityin this interactive show! Immersive science + cocktails = awesome date night!

City Lights & Stars Concert

Friday at 7:30 PM
Cost: $10-15
Burritt On theMountain | More Info

The last concert in the summer series! With quality musicians, excellent vocals, and professional showmanship, The Flashbacks dazzle audiences with their great dance moves and many choreographed routines.

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