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15+ Can’t Miss Family-Friendly Events Happening in January

15+ Can’t Miss Family-Friendly Events Happening in January

January may be a slower month in terms of events, but there’s still some great options! We’ve rounded up 15 events to enjoy together this month and 8 are 100% FREE. 

As always, there are MANY more events on our calendar so be sure to subscribe to our weekly newsletter delivered to your inbox each Thursday morning so you never miss out. No more scrolling on social media, fun is delivered directly to you.

RCM Virtual Book Club: How to Keep House While Drowning

Time: Thu 4th @ 8:30 PM
Cost: Free
Location: Rocket City Mom Virtual Book Club
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Join us to discuss our November/December selection, HOW TO KEEP HOUSE WHILE DROWNING by K. C. Davis. It's a good one, y'all!


Drop in & CREATE Saturdays: Unleash Your Inner Artist!

Time: Sat 6th @ 11:00 AM
Cost: Free
Location: Huntsville Museum of Art
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Drop-In & Create Saturdays offer fun, interactive art making activities for families with children ages 3 and up that will be sure to spark one’s creativity!


Winter Wildlife Wanderings (Rogersville)

Date/Time: January 6 & 20
Cost: $5
Location: Joe Wheeler State Park-Alabama
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This series of five interpretive adventures will provide park visitors with the opportunity to learn about mammals, icicles, birds, snowballs, insects, burrows, and winter fun.


Sunday Make Break: New Year’s Vision Board

Time: Sun 7th @ 2:00 PM
Cost: Free
Location: Michaels Craft Store, Airport Road
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Prep for the new year with vision boards! Add your goals for the year, or just have fun making something for the New Year! 


Chillfest

Time: Sat 13th @ 12:00 PM
Cost: Free
Location: The Camp
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Quantaphonics, in partnership with Huntsville Music Scene and The Camp, is hosting Huntsville’s inaugural Winter Music and Arts Festival, ❄️CHILL FEST❄️‼️ A fundraiser benefiting Huntsville's school band programs featuring some of Alabama’s most talented performing artists!


Jurassic World Live Tour

Date/Time: January 13-15
Cost: $20 – $50
Location: Von Braun Center – Propst Arena
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Your trip to Isla Nublar takes a terrifying turn after the Indominus rex escapes and causes chaos in the park! Join forces with a team of scientists to unravel a corrupt plan and save Jeanie, a Troodon dinosaur, from a terrible fate. Along the way, experience some of Jurassic World's most iconic dinosaurs including Blue the Raptor, the mighty T. rex and more!


Shenanigans Family Game Night

Time: Sat 20th @ 5:00 PM
Cost: $5
Location: Shenanigans Comedy Theatre
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Come play fun and exciting games and win prizes in this family-friendly environment!


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Terry Heights Community Cleanup Day

Time: Sat 3rd @ 9:00 AM
Cost: Free
Location: Meadow Drive Baptist Church
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Join Green Team at Meadow Drive Baptist Church (1000 Meadow Drive) to participate in a Cleanup Day on Saturday, January 20 from 9am-11am.
Trash bags, litter sticks, and safety vests will be provided for picking up litter.


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Birding at Burritt

Time: Sat 27th @ 10:00 AM
Cost: Free – $12
Location: Burritt on the Mountain
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Join for “Birding at Burritt” to chase away the winter blahs. This family-friendly, fun-filled day includes a falconry presentation, an Audubon Society-led guided hike, and a visit to the Barnyard. Enjoy “Beauties of the Sky,” an hour-long presentation by Tommy Howell showcasing his collection of unusual birds. Bird-themed crafts will be offered in the Historic Park for children’s enjoyment.


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The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebration Parade

Time: Sat 13th @ 12:00 PM
Cost: Free
Location: Downtown Huntsville
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You are invited to join this celebrated time by bringing you and your family to celebrate this momentous occasion!


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Legally Blonde The Musical JR

Time: Sat 27th @ 6:00 PM
Cost: $10
Location: Lowe Mill
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Based on the award-winning Broadway musical and the smash hit motion picture, Legally Blonde The Musical JR. is a fabulously fun journey of self-empowerment and expanding horizons. The show's instantly recognizable songs are filled with humor, wit and sass — leaving cast members and audiences alike seeing pink!


Fire & Ice

Time: Fri 26th @ 7:00 PM
Cost: $40 – $55
Location: Huntsville Botanical Garden
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Start off the year with a one-of-a-kind, unforgettable night at the Garden as HBG throws open the doors and joins the elements. “Chill” with your friends while creating warm memories as you explore a winter wonderland of lights and gently falling faux snow.


 

Even More Family-Fun

🔎 Big Spring Park Scavenger Hunt

🎨 Go on a Huntsville Mural Hunt

 


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