It’s Mother’s Day this Huntsville weekend and there are lots of ways to get out and enjoy some family fun together! Enjoy live music at Burrittt on the Mountain or get her a precious keepsake during the Children’s Silhouette Portraits at Spoiled Rockin’ Kidz. Find some of our top weekend picks below or browse our event calendar for even more Mother’s Day fun.
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Huntsville Weekend Fun (at a safe distance)
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As we do every week we’ve curated what we think are your best bets for finding a little family fun (and joy) this Huntsville weekend below, but be sure to check out our full calendar if you don’t see anything you like here.
- Get your mambo on during Burritt’s family-friendly City Lights and Stars Concert Series. Details
- All aboard the Mother & Son Special Train Ride at the North Alabama Railroad Museum. Details
- Don’t you need one more house plant? Head for the Huntsville Botanical Garden’s Spring Plant Sale. Details
- Enjoy an outdoor performance of Into the Woods, Jr. by Madison Academy. Details
- Take a PNO and let the kids enjoy pizza, games, open gym, music, and more at Matrix Gym. Details
- Enjoy an evening finding stars, constellations, planets, and more at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center. Details
- Venture through Burritt on the Mountain on one of four GeoQuest Adventure courses. Details
- Are you ready kids? Stream The Spongebob Muscial by Lee High School Theatre. Details
- Enjoy a variety of improv formats by local troupe, Rocket City Improv. Details
- Discover the wonder of nature during the Huntsville Botanical Garden’s Seed to Sprouts. Details
- Watch high school bands battle it out at the Rocket City Band Brawl. Details
- Secure a precious Children’s Silhouette Portrait by a Disney artist at Spoiled Rockin’ Kidz. Details
- Celebrate mom with a trip to Cook Museum during their special All About Her event. Details
- Create your own nebula at the Summer STEAM in the Park Series at the Space & Rocket Center! Details
- See BJHS Theatre as they perform the hilarious show, The Pinckley Museum of Bridal Oddities. Details
- FREE – Check out a local weekend Farmers Market for fresh produce, meats, flowers, and more. Details
- FREE – Join Operation Green Team to #KeepHuntsvilleBeautiful at the Oakwood Cleanup Day. Details
- FREE – Enjoy live music and tasty food during PorchFest in Five Points. Details
- FREE – Get creative with Crafts to Go from the Madison Public Library. Details
- FREE – Shop til’ ya drop at the Kids Market Consignment Sale. Details
- FREE – Take an evening picnic during Food Trucks vs. Food Trailers at Big Spring Park. Details
- FREE – Reel in the fun during the Youth Fishing Day at the Wheeler Wildlife Refuge. Details
- FREE – Join the Gardens of Hazel Green Assisted Living Center for Mother’s Day Bingo. Details
- FREE – Find all 12 clues with your kids on the NEW Big Spring Park Scavenger Hunt for kids! Details
- FREE – Peruse Lowe Mill A&E’s Open Air Artist Market. Details
- FREE – Chill on the Stovehouse Leisure Lawn during Sunday Serenade feat. Remy Neal. Details
- FREE – Send us your epic #MomFail stories for the North AL Okayest Mom Contest. Details
- FREE – Celebrate Mother’s Day with these crafts that mom will love! Details
So that’s what we know about. Did we miss something cool happening in the Huntsville area? Leave in the comments or send us a note at [email protected]. If you have a free/cheap family-friendly event you want added to our calendar feel free to submit anytime but keep in mind we have other jobs too so give us a few days heads up 🙂
- Farmers Markets and U-Picks
- RCM’s Summer Camp Guide, VBS List, & Teen Volunteering
- Burritt’s GeoQuest Adventures are Fun for All Ages
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