Congrats – you made it to the weekend! Now what are you going to do with it? We’ve got a few ideas… below you’ll find our picks for a fun and free/cheap weekend with your family in Huntsville. There’s a lot to choose from, and even more in our full Event Calendar so be sure to check there if you don’t see something you like below.
Spring Break is around the corner, and to help busy moms & dads plan, we put together a list of places offering Spring Break Camps for kids! There’s really something for just about every kid’s interests, but sign up fast because space is limited in most of them.
Finally, we’ve been putting this weekly list together for you for almost eight years now. We want to hear who your local favorites are! Be sure to nominate yours in the Family Favorite Awards!
Free & Cheap Fun
You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown
Friday & Saturday
Cost: FREE, donations accepted
Lee High Main Stage Theater | More Info
This family-friendly musical is performed by The Performer’s League of Huntsville in partnership with Huntsville M.E.T. and will be a fundraising event for the Huntsville Hospital Clinic for Children with Cancer.
MASLENITSA! Spring Festival
Saturday from 10AM – 4PM
Cost: $5 for ages 12+, kids 11 and under FREE
Heritage Church | More Info
One of Eastern Europe’s merriest and oldest surviving holidays this is a fun and tasty way to experience the rich variety found within our collective heritage. There’s live music, performances, kid’s activities, and FOOD!
There IS Such a Thing as a Free Lunch!
Saturday from Noon – 2PM
Academy for Learning | More Info
Kids against hunger is a youth led free monthly community lunch day for anyone that would like to eat. Food will be provided from local restaurants and bakeries and prepared at Academy for Learning.
Alabama Football Signing Celebration
Saturday from Noon – 5PM
Cost: FREE admission
Parkway Place Mall | More Info
More than 20 players from the Nick Saban National Championship teams will be on site signing autographs and taking pictures with Alabama Football fans. Facepainting, giveaways, and a DJ are included in the activities.
Free Day at Burritt
Sunday from Noon – 4PM
Burritt On the Mountain | More Info
In an effort to give back to the community and celebrate Dr. Burritt’s birthday, it’s a free day at Burritt today!
Worth the Dinero
Fantasy Playhouse Presents The Watsons Go to Birmingham 1963
Friday – Sunday
VBC Playhouse | More Info
With five shows to pick from this weekend, there’s really no excuse to miss this special show by FPH. The Watsons Go to Birmingham 1963 is a story all Alabama kids should read, and now watch on stage. Buy tickets online.
Midwest Black Rodeo
Friday & Saturday at 7:00 PM
Cost: $15-20, kids 3 and under free
A&M Agribition Center | More Info
Bareback riding, steer & barrel racing, calf roping, bull riding and relays are all a part of the first African American Invitational Pro Rodeo. YEEHAW!
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