Huntsville Weekend Roundup February 8-10

Happy weekend, Huntsville families! There is no shortage of fun things to do – the hard part will be choosing between all the awesome free/cheap events below. In fact, this month is so full of things to do in the Tennessee Valley we put together a mini-guide for you planners: February Family Fun.

Be sure to nominate your favorite places to hang out with kids for the annual RCM Family Favorite Awards! It would be a shame if your favorite isn’t nominated… so go take care of that, will ya?

As always, we list our favorite free/cheap weekend activities for kids in Huntsville here in the WERU. Of course, you can always find even more things to do inside our full Event Calendar, so if you don’t see something below go check that out!

Free & Cheap Fun


Once Upon A Winter’s Night

Friday at 6:00 PM
Cost: FREE
Madison Public Library | More Info

This after-hours winter celebration celebrates Winter through magic & fairytales. Costumes encouraged.


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Free Family Craft Night

Friday at 6:30 PM
Cost: FREE
Hogan YMCA | More Info

A special Valentine crafting session your whole family can enjoy together!

Library 25¢ Book Sale

Saturday from 9AM – 3:30 PM
Cost: A quarter each
Downtown Huntsville Public Library | More Info

All books are just a quarter at this semi-annual book sale!

Pedals, Pipes, and Pizza

Saturday at 9:30 AM
Cost: FREE, registration required
Trinity UMC | More Info

Kids will have a chance to play and learn about the pipe organ – it’s pretty impressive!

Underground Railroad: Super Saturday

Saturday from 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Cost: Educators FREE, general admission $8-12
Burritt on the Mountain | More Info

Experience following the clues from one “safe” house to next in our simulation. Hear music, and stories of the brave women and men who risked their lives to achieve freedom. Kid-friendly, arrive early! Read our review before you go.


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Drop In & Create

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

Kids ages 3 and up can create some Playful Patterns and explore the museum.

Black History Festival

Saturday from 1-5 PM
Cost: FREE
Trinity UMC | More Info

This 17th annual festival for families will have live drumming, music, storytelling, and arts & crafts.

Movie: “4 Little Girls”

Sunday at 2:00 PM
Cost: FREE
Madison Public Library | More Info

This family-friendly documentary tells the story of the Birmingham Church Bombing in 1963.


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Worth the Money


BEE Mine Valentine Breakfast

Saturday at 9:00 AM
Cost: $8-50
Huntsville Botanical Garden | More Info

A big delicious breakfast, face painting, Valentine crafts, and photos with the Queen Bee will make a morning your kids will remember!

Saturday Scientist – Lunar Golf!

Saturday at 11:30 AM
Cost: FREE for members, $25 general admission
U.S. Space & Rocket Center | More Info

Kids can create a lunar putting golf course and land a hole in one on the moon just like Apollo 14’s Alan Shepard. Read our review before you go.

Tricks, Hoops, and Alley Oops!

Sunday at 2:00 PM
Cost: $10-15
Sparkman High School Gym | More Info

Watch the Harlem Wizards take on… teachers? This is a basketball game you will not soon forget, and it’s all for a great cause.

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DISCLAIMER: We do our best at Rocket City Mom to provide accurate, useful information about events and activities. This information (such as times and locations) is gathered from user submissions, press releases, local newspapers, signs around town and word of mouth. While we always try to confirm details before they are posted in the Huntsville Weekend Roundup, sometimes details change or we are given inaccurate information. Whenever possible we link our write-ups to the source in which our information came from and strongly urge you to confirm details before you go, especially when it comes to outdoor events and weather.