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Weekend Roundup January 8-10

Weekend Roundup January 8-10

Huntsville weekend

January weekends are usually pretty quiet in North Alabama, but this weekend still has some awesome things going on in the Huntsville area.

Each week we like to compile a list of free and fun Huntsville events to do with your family – there are even more in our full Event Calendar. Remember to click on the links to get more information about any event below. See something we missed? Leave the details in the comment section and share with your fellow Rocket City Parents.

Let’s round ’em up!

Free & Cheap Events

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Festival of Cranes at Wheeler

Saturday & Sunday
Cost: FREE
Wheeler Wildlife Refuge | More Info

This is a pretty special event, and one that only happens once a year in North Alabama. There’s fun for the whole family, including an animal show, hiking, kid’s activities and an interactive presentation on some of the most endangered birds on the planet.

Art Market & ROC Day

Saturday from Noon – 4:00 PM
Cost: FREE
Lowe Mill ARTS & Entertainment | More Info

Every Saturday you can stroll through the historic Lowe Mill Artist Market as vendors occupy the spaces between the diverse and eclectic studios of Flying Monkey Arts. This Saturday you can also enjoy ROC Day, a community celebration of fiber arts, to see demonstrations of spinning, weaving, crocheting, and knitting with a chance to join in!

UAH Chargers Hockey

Friday and Saturday at 7:00 PM
Cost: Kids under 12 FREE
VBC Arena | More Info

Cheer on the home team from the moment the puck hits the ice! If you’ve never been to a Charger’s hockey game this is a great family outing.

Worth the Money

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Science Fiction Science Future

Through March 6
Cost: Included in admission
U.S. Space & Rocket Center | More Info

The USSRC is a great place to spend a cold day and this interactive exhibit is only here for a few more weeks. Why not make a day of it and go see Star Wars: The Force Awakens in IMAX while you’re at it?

Seeds to Sprouts

Friday at 10:00 AM
Cost: $8 for first child, $5 for each additional sibling
Huntsville Botanical Garden | More Info

Enjoy exciting stories, crafts, learning activities, and walks (weather permitting) in the Garden with your little Sprout! Register in advance online.

See Also

Planetarium Show

Saturday at 7:30PM
Cost: $5 for Adults, $3 for Students, and free for children under 6
VBAS Planetarium | More Info

Bring that telescope you got for Christmas to tonight’s show and the enthusiasts at the VBAS Planetarium will show you how to use it! Tonight’s program is all about the Secrets of the Sun. Read our review before you go.

Harlem Globetrotters Visit Huntsville

Sunday at 3:00 PM
Cost: starts at $13
VBC Arena | More Info

The iconic Harlem Globetrotters are coming to Von Braun Center in Huntsville with their most epic tour in history, as the world famous team celebrates its 90th anniversary world tour.


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