Huntsville Weekend Roundup September 14-16

I hope you’re feeling artsy! This weekend in Huntsville is packed with things to paint, draw, and create with your kids, not to mention listening to awesome live music and watching dance performances. Your inner Muse is sure to be inspired.

You can also get a jump on planning out the rest of your Fall season. Our annual Fall Activity Guide is waiting for you and is full of pumpkin patches, corn mazes, festivals, concerts, and more amazing ways to create seasonal memories with your family. Big thanks to our friends at Lyon Family Farms for making it possible!

Click here to see the Fall Guide in all its glory!

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Click “More Info” for each event below to get additional details.

Concerts On the Dock

Friday at 6:00 PM
Cost: FREE, $5 to park
Lowe Mill ARTS & Entertainment | More Info

It’s time for the Fall CoD series and Oh Jeremiah performs tonight! Grab your friends and your picnics and head to our favorite concert venue.

Madison Farmer’s Market

Saturday from 8AM – Noon
Cost: FREE admission
1088 Hughes Rd, Madison | More Info

Peaches, tomatoes, eggs, milk, meat, flowers, artesian crafts, live music, and LOTS more fresh produce can be found at our favorite local farmer’s market. Can’t make it today? Find a market near you.

Monte Sano Art Festival

Saturday from 9 AM – 5 PM
Cost: FREE, $10 to park
Monte Sano State Park | More Info

This lovely annual arts festival returns & will have free kids activities as well as paid sit-down art classes by Spirited Art to occupy your kids while you shop! Learn more here.


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Touch-a-Truck

Saturday from 9AM – 2PM
Cost: FREE
Pulaski, TN | More Info

Vehicles of all kinds will gather at the Pulaski Courthouse Square. Kids will have a chance to touch, sit in, and explore these amazing pieces of equipment and  meet their drivers/operators. The first hour will be a sensory-sensitive time, with no horns, sirens, or flashing lights.

Family Painting Class

Saturday at 10:30 AM
Cost: FREE, RSVP required here
Madison Public Library | More Info

Join MPL for Family Painting Class the third Saturday of each month. It’s International Dot Day, so we will paint a picture with dots.

Drop In & Create NATURE!

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

Kids & families can make their own artwork inspired by nature using texture rubbings and stamps. Visit the exhibit, Nature’s Realm, to see how other artists have used nature to inspire their work!

Storytime at the Bookstore

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

It’s storytime in the Children’s Section of both B&N location in Huntsville.

Ballet Workshop

Saturday
Cost: FREE
AYBT Studios | More Info

Alabama Youth Ballet is hosting a Intro to Ballet Workshop for boys in 1st-5th Grades. The best part? Participants will be eligible to perform in this year’s Nutcracker Ballet!

Rocket City Championship Wrestling

Saturday
Cost: FREE – $8
RCCW Arena, Hazel Green | More Info

Pile-driving, body slamming family fun is the only way to describe this fun event. Read our Parent Review before you go!

Planetarium Show

Saturday at 7:30 PM
Cost: $5
VBAS Planetarium | More Info

Your family can do some star-gazing with the pros on top of the mountain. Tonight’s topic is the Osiris Rex. Read our review before you go!

Jazz in the Park

Sunday from 6-9PM
Cost: FREE
Big Spring Park, Huntsville | More Info

This annual concert series is every Sunday in September. Grab a lawn chair and enjoy a lovely evening with your family.

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Celebrate Arts in Education at Randolph

Thursday – Saturday
Cost: FREE – $25
Randolph Campus | More Info

3D Street Painter Tracy Lee Stum spent the week on Randolph’s campus creating 2 large murals and Thursday night will give a “Ted Talk” – like presentation about her art and then will complete a work LIVE onstage to be auctioned off.

On Friday, the Good Gang Music Factory’s lead singer, Charlie Anderson will perform memorable music with simple, positive messages aimed at younger audiences. There will be a FREE performance open to the public Friday evening at 6:00 pm on the Garth Commons Lawn – 4915 Garth Road. The Raider Rally at 6 pm will also have interactive art activities for kids, and is free to the public with a $5 parking fee.

This week long celebration will conclude with a performance on Saturday evening by the Nelson Riddle Orchestra.

Oktoberfest at RSA

Thursday – Sunday
Cost: $14-17
Redstone MWR | More Info

Craft beer, live music, authentic German food, and midway carnival rides & games for the whole family – this annual fest kicks off the Fall Fest season!

3rd Annual Mompreneur Event

Friday from 8:30 AM – 2:30 PM
Cost: $45-55
RFCU Atrium | More Info

Entrepreneur + Awesome Moms = Mompreneurs. Join other mom who share the struggle, get new ideas, and invigorate your biz! We love working with The Catalyst Center on this important event.

Movie in The Garden: Gnomeo & Juliet

Friday at 7:30 PM
Cost: Family Pack $20, Buy four tickets & get one free; Individual $5
Huntsville Botanical Garden | More Info

Movie night at HBG includes campground activities, plus you can visit the mythical, magical scarecrows! Bring a picnic and enjoy playtime in the Children’s Garden before the movie as well.

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