Happy Weekend, Huntsville! It’s Veteran’s Day and we hope you’ll spend some time with your family finding ways to thank and celebrate our country’s veterans. There are also several holiday events going on this season to help you get into the Christmas Spirit! Be sure to check our HUGE Holiday Happenings Guide so you don’t miss something important. Our full Event Calendar also has more activities happening in Huntsville this weekend is you don’t see anything below that suits your fancy.
Click the orange “More Info” below for details about events you want to know more about!
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Fayetteville’s Host of Christmas Past
Friday – Sunday
Downtown Fayettville | More Info
27th Annual #1 People’s Choice Event that features food, entertainment, and activities for a fun-filled weekend. Kids zone, live entertainment, craft shows, and so much more.
Friday at 10:00 AM
Hays Nature Preserve | More Info
It’s a special nature story time at Hays as they observe the Fall foliage & make a leaf craft.
Weekend Farmers Market
Saturday from 8 AM – Noon
Trinity Baptist Church | More Info
The Fall bounty is in and you can pick up all that fresh produce for your family, as well as eggs, meat, jams, and more!
Saturday from 9 AM – 4 PM
Cost: $2 per person
A&M Agribition Center | More Info
A huge holiday shopping experience for those looking for unique gift items just in time for Christmas! There will be over 100 crafters, local vendors & food trucks and fun interactive art booths for children.
Book Making Workshop
Saturday at 1:00 PM
Downtown Library | More Info
Kids can learn about the writing, publishing, and illustrating process – and make their very own book.
Santa Arrives at the Mall
Saturday at 9:00 AM
Parkway Place Mall | More Info
Keep the kids in their Christmas PJ’s, and head to the mall for a morning full of fun holiday activities like face painting, milk & cookies & stories.
Land Trust Kid’s Hike
Saturday at 10:00 AM
Rainbow Mountain Nature Preserve | More Info
This fun guided hike is especially for kids and features the plants & animals that call this mountain home. Bring a picnic lunch for after the hike, and RSVP to let them know you’re attending.
Prep School Open House
Sunday from Noon – 4PM
St. Bernard’s Prep School | More Info
Did you know North Alabama has a prep school? You can check it out for yourself at this annual Open House.
More Than a Haircut
Sunday from 1-4 PM
Cost: FREE for kids in foster care
Paul Mitchell School | More Info
Kids need cuts, parents need connection with others caring for vulnerable kids, and community members need options for engaging in the world of foster care and adoption.
Huntsville Veteran’s Day Parade
Monday at 11:00 AM
Downtown Huntsville | More Info
Come out to honor local veterans – the parade program starts at the Veterans Memorial Park. The cannon fires and the Parade starts at ~ 11:11 AM so be sure to arrive early for a good spot!
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An Evening with Anne Bogel
Thursday at 6:00 PM
Campus 805 | More Info
You probably know Anne as Modern Mrs. Darcy, the creator of a popular lifestyle and book blog, or as the host of the podcast “What Should I Read Next?” Anne will be here for a casual conversation about reading, favorite books, and her life as a literary matchmaker. This is a RCM Book Club special event.
Saturday at 11:30 AM
Cost: General Admission, free for members
U.S. Space & Rocket Center | More Info
Dissect a moon rock and discover the unique geology of the moon! Read the RCM Review before you go and arrive a few minutes early for a good seat.
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