Huntsville Weekend Roundup September 7-9

We’re living for these apple slushie weekends here at my house, and this one looks fantastic! Huntsville area families have so many choices to get out and do something fun and we’ve listed our favorites for your consideration below. Of course, you can also browse our full Event Calendar if you need even more ideas. Be sure to download the free Explore Huntsville app to get all the best RCM info on the go.

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Big Kid’s Consignment Sale!

Thursday – Saturday
Cost: FREE admission
Trinity UMC, Huntsville | More Info

MOMs Mart is one of the biggest consignment sales of the year and full of awesome Fall bargains! Shop kid’s clothes, toys, furniture, costumes, and more – this is also the only sale hosted by a local non-profit support group.

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 Lady Lace performs tonight! Grab your friends and your picnics and head to our favorite concert venue.


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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.

Old Fashioned Trade Day On the Square

Saturday from 8 AM – 5 PM
Cost: FREE
Huntsville Courthouse Square | More Info

Gather around the Courthouse Square to trade, barter, buy and sell with craftsmen, artists and food vendors.

Books, Balls, & Blocks

Saturday from 10:30 – 12:30
Cost: FREE
Somerville Library | More Info

A free, fun event for children ages 1 – 5 that provides early childhood development screening.

Hidden In Plain Sight

Saturday from Noon – 3 PM
Cost: FREE
Historic Lowry House | More Info

Learn more about Alabama’s connection to the Underground Railway during this special presentation and guided tour of one of Huntsville’s treasured historic sites.

Kickz-N-Stickz Expo

Saturday from 1-6 PM
Cost: FREE, registration required
VBC South Hall | More Info

Kickz-N-Stickz is the nation’s first Sneaker Show and Video Game Tournament rolled into one giant, family fun expo. Kids gaming lounge featuring Nintendo Wii, bounce house, popcorn, and a coloring contest.

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 Dawn. 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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Parent’s Night out

Friday from 5:30 – 8:30 PM
Cost: $25
The Matrix Gym | More Info

Need a Date Night? Or maybe just some much-needed You Time? Take the kids to a fun-filled night where they can bounce the night away while you get things done or just relax. Price includes pizza & drinks.

Butterfly Catch & Release

Saturday at 10:00 AM
Cost: General admission, plus $6.50
Huntsville Botanical Garden | More Info

HBG is a Monarch Watch-certified garden, and you can help tag & release over 200 monarchs butterflies into The Garden! Allow yourself some time to see this year’s Scarecrows while you’re there!

Honor Walk

Sunday from 1-5 PM
Cost: $13
U.S. Space & Rocket Center | More Info

On September 11th, our world changed in an instant. To show our appreciation to the First Responders, their families and our supportive community, the USSRC hosts a Labyrinth Walk each year.

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