What is it about trains? They are a source of fascination for young and old alike and there is nothing so pure as the look of delight when a child is face to face with the object of their obsession. Case in point, this lovely video of Madeline who is getting to ride a train […]
You won’t even believe how much is happening in Huntsville & Madison County this weekend! So many things we’re issuing an #RCMEpicWeekend Challenge!
When it comes to celebrating fall in the Tennessee Valley, locals know that the many area pumpkin patches and corn mazes are where the fun is at!
Fall is a splendid time to enjoy a play, catch a concert, or watch a special show with your family! Below you’ll find our list of family-friendly performances taking place Fall of 2017. To get the full 411 about all that is happening in and around the Tennessee Valley this fall including information on Fall […]
Nothing quite says fall to us here at Rocket City Mom like a caramel apple, a little kettle corn, and a pumpkin carving contest or two. You’re sure to find all that and a whole lot more in this long list of area fall festivals, carnivals and special events. Do you know of one we […]
Planning Mother’s Day weekend fun has never been easier. We’ve got the 411 on all the local activities, events, and hotspots. #FreeFunMadeEasy
Vacation Bible School, or VBS as it is more commonly called around these parts, is a tradition for many local families. It’s also a wonderful way to keep the children busy while also filling up their little pitchers with the Good Word. Below is a list of offerings in Huntsville, Madison, and Madison County (just […]
The days of children being shoved out the door each day and left to entertain themselves all summer are long gone (yes, I am that old), but that doesn’t mean that today’s kids don’t have plenty of opportunities to spend quality time enjoying nature. Here we’ve listed some of the best ways to enjoy the beauty and wonder of an […]
Summer means long days and warm nights which makes it perfect for enjoying a little outdoor music. Lucky for us that Huntsville has lots of opportunities for your family to enjoy FREE music all summer long. Concerts in the Park Big Spring Park, Huntsville Mondays June 5 – August 7 | 6:30PM-8PM Click for Schedule FREE Arts Huntsville […]
Looking for a way to get out of the house with the kids but stay in the air conditioning and not spend a fortune? Look no further than the free and cheap movies offered by various local theaters. Editor’s Note: We do our best to keep this list up to date but encourage you to […]
Don’t be shy about picking favorites! Share them with the world (or at least North AL) by voting in our 2017 Family Favorite Awards contest.
My love of spring knows no bounds. Filled with sunshine, flowers, and lots of time spent outside exploring this is a great season to enjoy here in the Rocket City. To that end, we’ve compiled a list of spring activities and family-friendly fun in Huntsville and North Alabama including the requisite Easter Egg Hunts, the […]
2017 Spring Break Camps in Huntsville and North Alabama.
There’s an education expo coming to town this weekend. Some parents are reading this and already getting out their calendars and marking the date. Bravo. We can’t wait to see you. We also get that those two words alone “education” and “expo” don’t excite every parent and maybe you need a little more of a […]
CONGRATS TO OUR WINNER – APRIL H! Huntsville may be known as The Rocket City but locals know that along with a fantastic space program, we also have some pretty terrific arts programs. World class music, art, and performances can be found right here in North Alabama and The Huntsville Ballet Company’s 48th annual production of […]
You and your family will be zoom, zoom, zooming with this giveaway on Day 9 of our 12 Days of Giveaways.
Congrats to our winner – Leslie N! Each year the Alabama Youth Ballet Theatre produces two major performances, The Nutcracker: A Yuletide Ballet in December, and a Fairy Tale Ballet in the spring. Both have devoted followings among locals for 40 years! Which is why we’re so excited to announce that we’ll be giving away 4 tickets to the […]
Holiday breaks. They’re the best right? Right? So, I’m not the only one who has concerns about how I’m going to get everything done with little ones under foot the whole time? Awesome. Lucky for us, there are these things called winter break camps and they offer tons of great options for kids to have […]
A true Huntsville Holiday tradition you don’t want to miss, A Christmas Carol presented by Fantasy Playhouse Children’s Theatre is giving one RCM family a special holiday treat!
For more holiday fun including all the places to hear holiday music, catch Santa, watch holiday plays, cavort with holiday cheerfulness and just plain get in the holiday spirit visit the main page of our comprehensive 2016 Holiday Happenings Guide sponsored by Covenant Classical Schools and Daycares. The holiday season is a wonderful time of year […]