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The weekend is right around the corner and we’re super excited about all the opportunities to get out and have fun with your family in Huntville! Shows, music, festivals, and more are just a few days away!
You and your family will be zoom, zoom, zooming with this giveaway on Day 9 of our 12 Days of Giveaways.
Also known as the Spooky Weekend Roundup, our weekly list of free & fun things to do is your go-to place for Halloween in Huntsville for families!
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.
The tiny homes movement is alive and well at the Huntsville Botanical Garden! The garden’s new exhibit Houses, Huts, and Habitats is all about the place we call home. Whether you’re a bird, a giant dog, a fairy, or a hobbit, you’ll find a place to rest your weary head here.
There is so much going on consistently in Huntsville and Madison County that we’re trying something new – we don’t want to be constrained with just picking five things each week! What you’ll find below are still all of our favorite free and/or cheap events to do with your family this weekend.
Is everyone settled into their new school routine? Our home has slowly but surely gotten back into the groove but we sure do enjoy our lazy weekends. In fact, writing up these Weekend Roundups often causes me to feel guilty if we do just lay around the house since after writing up all the awesome […]
Now that we’re all starting to thaw out, you might want to get the family out of the house this weekend for some free or inexpensive fun. Thankfully, you’ve got several choices from basketball to classical music to magic shows. Please keep in mind the events listed below aren’t all that’s happening in our area. […]
It’s another amazing weekend in the Rocket City! There are holiday events galore, and below we picked our favorites that are fun, family-friendly, and, most importantly, FREE. As always, be sure to check out our complete Event Calendar for tons of other things happening in Huntsville, Madison, and Madison County. And keeping our Holiday Happenings […]
Hang in there, Huntsville – you’re almost to the weekend! And what a glorious one it will be, with warm temps and blue skies all around – you will need to grab the sunscreen if you plan on being outdoors. By now you already know how we share our top five event picks in Huntsville […]
It looks like we have a mild & cool weekend in store here in Huntsville, and we want to make it easy for you to get out and enjoy it with your family! Every Thursday we share our favorite upcoming weekend events, and try to feature the ones that are completely free or at least […]
I don’t know about you, but everyone at my house has Summer Fever. Getting the kids out the door and into school has been harder than ever. Thankfully, the countdown has begun and we’re into the single-digits before school’s out for summer! As I hope you know by now, each week Rocket City Mom looks […]
It’s another action-packed weekend in Huntsville, so much so that we had to make this week another super-sized Roundup! While it’s not on our list of free things to do below, we’d be remiss if we didn’t mention that it’s Whistlestop Weekend, a festival that celebrates one of the major food groups of the South… […]
The dogwoods and cherry trees are blooming, and Big Spring Park is getting ready for the biggest weekend of its year – PANOPLY! Attending this annual festival is pretty much a requirement for all Huntsvillians at some point, but there’s a few other things going on in town if that’s not your cup of tea. […]
It’s official. There is absolutely NO excuse for kids that live in Huntsville and Madison County to not be exposed to culture, music, and art early in their lives. None. And there’s absolutely no way families can be bored on the weekends. No wonder Forbes named the Rocket City as the 9th Smartest City in […]
April showers bring May flowers… right? After Thursday’s rain we’re back to looking bright and breezy again, and hopefully some of this dreadful pollen will have washed away. Each week we look high and low for fun, free, and family-friendly events happening in Huntsville and the Tennessee Valley to share with you. If you’re spending […]
Great weather? Check. Spring’s arrived? Check. Giveaways? Check. Free stuff to do with the family? MEGA-CHECK! Lucky you – it’s another giant version of Rocket City Mom’s Weekend Roundup! Each week we track down all the free & fun stuff going on in Huntsville and the surrounding areas for kids and families and put it […]
You guys know how much I absolutely love giving stuff away right? So you can imagine how freaking excited I was to announce our Big Summer Giveaway. If you’re a little late to the party, read about the prizes and how to enter here. Earlier this week, I surprised Twitter follower Amy T. with a […]