Huntsville Weekend Roundup April 6-8

April showers bring… temporary relief from that fine coating of pollen covering everything outside. Good thing there’s lots of indoor AND outdoor fun happening in Huntsville for families this weekend! We’ve listed our favorite free and/or cheap things to do, as well as some seasonal events worth your money & time.

NOTE: It looks like typical Alabama April weather – call ahead to confirm events if it rains!

Free & Cheap


Biergarten for BGC

Thursday from 4:30 – 7:30 PM
Cost: FREE admission, $$ for dinner
USSRC Davidson Center | More Info

Why not kick off your weekend early and listen to German oompah tunes underneath a giant rocket? This truly Huntsville experience will benefit one of our favorite organizations, the Boys & Girls Club of North AL. Kid & dog friendly.

Explore the Symphony

Friday at 10:15 AM
Cost: FREE
First Baptist Church Huntsville | More Info

Kids will learn all about music and musical instruments and get a feel for the local culture by making some music of their own on HSO-provided equipment. Read our article.


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Home Depot Kid’s Workshop

Saturday at 9:00 AM
Cost: FREE, online registration required
Home Depot locations | More Info

Kids ages 5-12 can make a birdhouse with an accompanying adult. Kids get to keep their craft and receive a free apron, commemorative pin, and certificate.

Countdown to Kindergarten

Saturday at 10:00 AM
Cost: FREE
Madison Public Library | More Info
Bring your 3-5 year old to explore and practice the skills your child needs for a smooth transition into kindergarten.

Babypalooza!

Saturday from 10:00 AM – 1:30 PM
Cost: FREE
VBC North Hall | More Info

If you’re thinking of having a baby, just found out your expecting, or have had or adopted a child in the last twelve months then Babypalooza is for you. Demos, door prizes, and great local resources are all included. Come see us at the Rocket City Mom table!

Free Family Farm Day and Market

Saturday from 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Cost: FREE
Alabama A&M Agribition Center | More Info

The 4th Annual Free Family Farm Day and Market will feature demonstrations, games, animals, cook-offs, and free kids activities all day at the Kids Korner!

Summer Camp for an Afternoon

Sunday from 1:00 – 4:00 PM
Cost: FREE
Pine Ridge Day Camp | More Info

Curious about summer camp but not sure your kids will like it? Sample some fun today with activities & tours, plus get some face time with the counselors.

Hike Devil’s Race Track

Sunday at 2:00 PM
Cost: FREE, donations accepted
Land Trust of North AL | More Info

Not as ominous as it sounds! Head over to Wade Mountain Preserve for a guided family-friendly hike to see the wildflowers in bloom.

Worth the Money


Enjoy a Night Out

Friday
Cost: $15-25

Need a Date Night? Leave the kids to have their own fun at any of these PNO’s.

Wizard of Oz Character Dinner

Friday at 5:30 PM
Cost: $10
Randolph School | More Info

Enjoy a pancake dinner, activities, and a photo booth with the characters from Theatre Randolph’s all-school production of The Wizard of Oz.

Spring Farm Days at Burritt

Saturday from 9AM-5PM, Sunday from 12-4 PM
Cost: FREE for members, general admission for non-members
Burritt On the Mountain | More Info

Visit the barnyard animals, experience historic skills, and learn about life on the farm during the 1800’s. Watch demonstrations and learn what attending school was like in 1918 in the new Rosenwald Schoolhouse.

Go See a Show

Friday – Sunday
Cost: Ranges from $10-70
Various locations

Spring is a GREAT time to catch a show with your kids in Huntsville! Just look at all your options this weekend…

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