Come experience the arts in North Alabama’s beautiful River City! River Clay Fine Arts Festival is a juried fine arts festival in historic downtown Decatur, AL. The family friendly event is scheduled for September 23-24, 2017. There are 76 fine artists from 9 different states selling ceramics, drawings, fiber art, glass art, jewelry, metalwork, mixed […]
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 […]
If you’re trying to catch a glimpse of the jolly white headed man in the red suit, rumor has it he and his friends will be at these events. Many of these events are the perfect setting to get a picture with Santa and we recommend hitting up a couple in case your little ones […]
When the weather gets cold children get restless. Listed here are seasonal events that let you stretch your legs and shake the sillies out. Run! Jump! Laugh! and Play! this holiday season. For more holiday fun including all the places to hear music, catch Santa, watch holiday plays, cavort with holiday cheerfulness and just plain […]
Halloween is a BIG DEAL in the River City. Because Decatur, AL don’t play on Halloween. We party. All. Month. Long.
If you’re looking for free and cheap family-friendly activities happening in Huntsville and North AL this weekend then look no further. We got you covered.
Last year when I heard my hometown was introducing a fine arts festival, I thought, “Okay, I’ll get on board.” And by get on board, I mean I planned to immerse my family in the inaugural River Clay Fine Arts Festival for the entire weekend. That meant hauling a newly two-year old downtown on both […]
Back to school fever is hitting Alabama, and this is how they do it in Decatur. River City families should check out this awesome resource!
If you’re looking for things to do in Huntsville with your kids this summer, look no further. Need a summer camp? Check out our 2016 Summer Camp Guide for all kinds of kid-friendly structured summer fun. Looking for children’s activities that are a little less structured and also fun, cheap, and often free? You’ve come to the […]
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 6 – August 8 | 6:30PM Click for Schedule FREE Arts […]
Give your kids 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 Alabama summer.
Those of us who grew up in the River City fondly call Decatur by many names, including (but of course not limited to) “Decatur Where It’s Greater,” “D-Rock,” and my personal favorite, “Home of America’s First Wave Pool.” So why would YOU cross the Tennessee River Bridge to visit a town famous for a water […]
Summer is all about relaxing and enjoying life and there is nothing quite like live music to help you do just that. Luckily for us, the Tennessee Valley has a ton of options and almost all of them are free. Whatever kind of music and atmosphere you’re looking for you are likely to find it […]
Why didn’t anyone tell me about this place sooner?! The Skate Castle Fun Center in Decatur offers a Preschool Skate every Thursday from 9:30-11AM and it’s awesome. Don’t let the name scare you off. The skating takes place during the last 30 minutes–the first hour and a half is play time! Children who are Kindergarten […]
This Christmas pageant is like no other you have ever seen. For over 20 years, the people at Calvary Assembly Church in Decatur pretty much prepare for Christmas 12 out of 12 months. Their huge annual holiday production, Christmas Now & Then, is one of the best kept secrets south of Nashville, and is a […]
It’s just a quick jaunt down 565 (30 minutes roughly) but there’s a whole lot I bet you didn’t know about The River City. Did you know it’s home to one of the largest 4th of July celebrations in the Southeast? Did you know that Delano park, named after Franklin Delano Roosevelt, was dedicated in […]