Huntsville Weekend Roundup January 25-27

Congratulations! If you’re reading this, the weekend is right around the corner! There are plenty of fun, free and/or cheap things to do with your family in Huntsville and North Alabama in the next few days, and we’ve listed our favorites here like we do every week. It’s Learning Expo weekend for us, and we couldn’t be more excited about this Saturday – more on that below…

Of course, you can always find event more activities on our full Event Calendar – so if you don’t see something here you like go check that out!

Free & Cheap Fun


Toy Repair Cafe

Thursday at 6:00 PM
Cost: FREE
Huntsville STEAM Works | More Info

Kids & their adults are invited to bring broken toys to this cool community maker space for repairs.

Friday Night Chicken Fights

Friday from 6:30 – 8:30 PM
Cost: FREE
Dublin Park Dome Pool | More Info

Your family can have some aquatic fun inside The Bubble with Chicken Fights, water games, and more.


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Preschool Craft Sesh

Saturday at 10:30 AM
Cost: FREE
Madison Public Library | More Info

A fun new monthly craft program for kids ages 3-5.

Eagle Awareness Weekend

Friday – Sunday
Cost: FREE
Lake Guntersville State Park | More Info

Learn more about these magnificent creatures in their natural habitat through stories, birding hikes, kid’s activities & more.

Huntsville Learning Expo

Saturday from 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Cost: FREE
Earlyworks Museum | More Info

We’re a bit biased, but this is THE place to be this weekend. Face painting, a free museum day, character appearances, and valuable face time with local education experts? Parents AND kids will be happy!


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Pig the Pug Stories

Saturday at 11:00 AM
Cost: FREE
Barnes & Noble | More Info

This weekend storytime at the bookstore feature tales of everyone’s favorite pup, Pig the Pug.

Michaels Kid’s Club

Saturday from 10AM – Noon
Cost: $3-5
Michaels Craft Store | More Info

You shop while the kids get crafty! Sign up online or drop in.

Worth the Money



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Whiz Kids Open Gym

Saturday, various times per age
Cost: $3-10
The Matrix Gym | More Info

Ages 6 and under – 8:30 AM
Ages 6-11 – 9:30 AM
Ages 12+ – 11:00 AM
Grab some friends and meet up at The Matrix to burn off some energy! Bounce on the trampolines, flip into the foam block pit, and try out the vault! Read our review before you go. #FutureOlympians

Birding at Burritt

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

Bird watching hikes, feather ID workshops, and nature programs throughout the day. And you can’t beat the view from the mountaintop.

Mad Scientist Bash

Saturday at 6:30 PM
Cost: $100
U.S. Space & Rocket Center | More Info

OK, we know the price tag is high. But if science is your jam and you’re as excited as we are about the return of this awesome adult’s gala that raises money for Space Camp scholarships for kids, go ahead and book that sitter!

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