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Weekend Roundup July 15-18

Weekend Roundup July 15-18

There are about two full weeks left of summer before school starts back, depending on which school system you belong to. But don’t panic! We are your one-stop-shop for all things summer family fun in Huntsville and North Alabama…

And now… the Weekend Roundup! (Click orange links for more details about each event.)

Free & Cheap Events


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Free Community Concerts

Thursday – Monday
Cost: FREE

We love all the summer concert series happening this weekend! These are family-friendly and super fun.

Give Back Day at the Garden

Friday from 9AM – 6PM
Cost: FREE admission with donation
Huntsville Botanical Garden | More Info

Bring a donation of school supplies from this list to benefit Kids to Love and get admission to the Garden for free!

Free Movies Under the Stars

– Friday around 8:00 PM (at dusk)
Cost: FREE admission
Providence Park | More Info

Big Hero 6 is tonight’s movie under the stars! Come get your Baymax on, but leave the picnic suppers at home and grab a bite from one of the many Providence restaurants instead.
– Saturday from 5-9 PM
Cost: FREE admission
Pinhook Provisions Food Truck Park | More Info

E.T. is showing as park of Pinhook Provision’s summer 80’s movie series. (BYO Reece’s Pieces!)

Drop In & Create Some Art

Saturday from 11AM – 1PM
Cost: FREE
Huntsville Museum of Art | More Info

Children will create a fun summer scene using printmaking techniques and drawing. No registration is required – drop-in, make and take a fantastic work of art home with you.

The Somewhat True Tale of Robin Hood

Saturday at 1:00 PM
Cost: FREE
Academy for Academics & Arts Theater | More Info

This Teen Showcase will show off their high-energy, performance-based chops in this frantically funny, ‘Monty Python-esque’ retelling of the classic, Robin Hood.

Planetarium Show

Friday at 7:30 PM
Cost: $5
VBAS Planetarium | More Info

Dark matter! Astrophysics! Astronomy! This special meeting at the VBAS planetarium will blow your mind if you have a kid who likes to study the stars. (Free pizza too before 7PM.) Read our review before you go. #iHeartHsv

Skate Like a Superhero

Saturday from 2-4 PM
Cost: $3-7 (skate rental included)
Huntsville Iceplex | More Info

Come out and have a great time at the Iceplex’s costume Superheroes Ice Skating Party. Featuring DJ music, photo booth, and so much fun we can’t list it all here!

Worth the Money


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Parent’s Night Out Luau Gift Exchange

Friday from 5-8 PM
Cost: $10 per child
Alexanders Martial Arts | More Info

Parents get to enjoy a few hours out while children ages 4-12 have lots of fun! They’ll get to eat some pizza, learn some Karate (and the Life Skills that come with it), and have the chance to win some prizes. Space is limited and this one usually fills up FAST!

Veloce’s Opening Weekend

Saturday & Sunday
Cost: starts at $12
Veloce Indoor Speedway | More Info

It’s been one of the most anticipated openings of the summer, and it’s happening this weekend! Veloce Indoor Speedway opens it’s doors to the public today, and you’re invited to be among the first to check it out. We’ve got Parent Pro-Tips, prices and more HERE.

Daddy Bootcamp

Saturday from 9AM – Noon
Cost: $25 per dad
Huntsville Hospital | More Info

This mens-only workshop is just for guys expecting their first baby. Veteran dads will help address rookie dad-to-be concerns and questions by showing and sharing how they navigated the first months of parenthood. Read our writeup before you RSVP.

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