Weekend Roundup February 10-12
Who’s sick of the rainy days around here? It looks like there’s still some in our future this weekend, but there’s quite a bit of fun to be had indoors in Huntsville. You can also check out our Indoor Play post to find some great options when it’s wet outside but your kids need to burn off some energy! And don’t forget our full Event Calendar!
We’ve also been hard at work collecting details for our list of Spring Break Camps and it’s ready for you to start planning your school holiday. (I can’t even believe it’s already time to do this.)
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Rocket City Consignment Spring Sale Opening Day
Cost: FREE to shop
1008 Jordan Lane | More Info
Offering four sales each year where consignors and patrons can be responsible consumers through the reduction, reuse, and recycling of gently used household items and seasonal clothing. Come shop!
#iHeartHsv Pop Up Market
Friday from 10AM – 2PM
Huntsville CVB | More Info
To celebrate the annual 2017 #iHeartHsv social media lovefest for Huntsville, AL, the Huntsville/Madison County CVB is partnering with the organizers of Greene Street Market to bring back the popular event to the Visitor Center. Some of your favorite local vendors will bring their goods for a very special #iHeartHsv edition of the market.
Friday at 6:00 PM
Church of Nativity | More Info
The Tennessee Community Garden Association along with the Church of the Nativity is hosting the 5th Annual Seed Celebration that benefits the Sand Mountain Seed Bank. It is a seed swap where you bring some seeds, go home with seeds. Local food and a local bluegrass band will perform.
Once Upon a Winter’s Night
Friday from 6-8 PM
Madison Public Library | More Info
Don’t forget to get your tickets for Madison Public Library’s fairytale themed celebration, Once Upon a Winter’s Night. This special ‘all ages’ after hours event will include puppet shows, games, dancing, crafts, science and more!
15th Annual Black History Enrichment and Enlightenment Festival
Saturday from 1-5 PM
Trinity United Methodist Church | More Info
A great way to celebrate Black History Month with your family! Featuring Gospel Choirs, African drumming, NEEMA Performing Arts, Music and more! Free food, vendors and displays of Black Arts, African clothing and attire, and an art display from local students.
Saturday at 10:00 AM
Madison Public Library | More Info
Can’t make storytime during the week? Now there’s a way you can sing songs, read books, and do crafts at the Madison Library twice a month. Spend the morning with your kiddo at storytime then check out lots of great books to take home!
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Friday & Saturday
Cost: $10 per day or $15 for 2-day pass in advance
Lowe Mill ARTS & Entertainment | More Info
Come celebrate comic book and geek culture at Huntsville’s premier art destination The entire facility will be open during the convention. The con experience at Lowe Mill A&E will be a quite unique, as our dealers, panels, guests, and performances will be distributed throughout the Mill facility.
Columbia Elementary presents “Disney’s Mulan Jr.”
Friday & Saturday
Cost: $7, kids three and under are FREE
James Clemons High Auditorium | More Info
The Huns have invaded, and it is up to the misfit Mulan and her mischievous dragon sidekick, Mushu, to save the Emperor! Defying the village matchmaker, Mulan takes up arms and disguises herself as a boy in order to spare her father from having to serve in the army.
AAA Presents “The Lion King Jr.”
Friday – Sunday
Academy for Academics & Arts | More Info
The African savannah will come to life on the AAA stage with an unforgettable cast of characters as they journey from Pride Rock to the jungle… and back again, in this inspiring, coming-of-age tale. The talented kids of AAA always have a great show!
Valentines Father/Daughter Date
Friday from 7-9 PM
Cost: $15 for pair, $10 for additional daughter
Pump It Up | More Info
Dads can jump and play with their daughters then enjoy some pizza and sodas for the big date night. All participants will receive a sweet treat at the end.
Underground Railroad: Journey to Freedom
Saturday at 11AM and 1PM
Burritt on the Mountain | More Info
The Underground Railroad had no tracks or train cars, but it moved thousands of slaves from the South to freedom. Experience following the clues from one “safe” house to next in our simulation. Hear music, and stories of the brave women and men who risked their lives to achieve freedom for themselves and for others. Participation is limited to the first 30 people at each offering, so arrive early! Get more details here.
Family Valentine Painting Class
Sunday from 2-4 PM
Spirited Art | More Info
Bring the family for some Valentine’s fun in the studio! You can select from any of the 6 Valentine’s Day themed paintings. The options are: Be Mine, XOXO, LOVE, Girlie Valentine’s Frog, Boy Valentine’s Frog, Sweetheart Cupcake and Striped Heart. Doors open at 1:45pm. Appropriate for kids ages 5 and up.
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