Huntsville Weekend Roundup January 26-28

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 week 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 below go check that out!

Free & Cheap Fun


Mom’s Book Club

Thursday at 8:30 PM
Cost: FREE
RCM Virtual Book Club | More Info

Moms are invited to join us for a lively discussion of Liane Moriarty’s Big Little Lies – all from the comfort of your own home!

Discover K5 Open House

Friday at 10:00 AM
Cost: FREE
St. John’s Catholic School | More Info

Get a sneak peek of a preschooler’s day at this Open House for potential students & their parents.

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 museum free day, character appearances, and valuable face time with local education experts? Parents AND kids will be happy! Plus we’ll be giving away the new American Girl doll to a lucky guest!

Madison Library Opens

Saturday from 10AM – 4PM
Cost: FREE
Madison Public Library | More Info

Families can get a tour of the new library and see all of its shiny new offerings!

Everyone Can Code Day

Saturday from 10AM – 3PM
Huntsville Public Library | More Info

It’s a day of coding for all ages. Activities will include coding classes for beginners and intermediates, team work exercises, and self-guided activities.

Flying Monkey Art Market

Saturday from 10AM – 6PM
Cost: FREE admission
Lowe Mill ARTS & Entertainment | More Info

There’s always something new at the Artist Market! Bring the kids to explore the mill and support local artists.

Warm Hearts Winter Food Drive… and Video Games!

Saturday from 10AM – 10PM
Cost: $5 + 5 canned goods
Rocket City Arcade | More Info

Bring in any grocery sack with at least 5 canned or non-perishable food items for the Food Bank of North AL to receive a 50% discount on an all-you-can-play daily arcade pass. Whoohoo!

Worth the Money


Bouncy Parent’s Night Out

Friday from 6-10 PM
Cost: $25
Pump It Up | More Info

Do you need time for a date night with your SO? The kids will have a blast that includes a pizza supper at this super fun PNO. RSVP in advance online.

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

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