I don’t know about you, but we’re getting stir crazy with all this rain. Lucky for you there are plenty of opportunities to get out and spend some time with your family this weekend! There are also some great sales coming up that can be found in our Consignment Sale List.
As always, our Weekend Roundup lists some of our favorite events, but you can find even MORE in our full Event Calendar. Finally, don’t forget to swing by and submit your family’s favorite places to eat, play, & learn – it’s nominating time for our annual Family Favorite Awards!
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Once Upon a Winter’s Night
Friday from 6-8 PM
Madison Public Library | More Info
This special ‘all ages’ after hours event will include puppet shows, games, dancing, crafts, science and more! For more information or to make a reservations call 256-461-0046.
Michael’s Kids Club
Saturday from 10-Noon
Michael’s Craft Store | More Info
Drop in for Kids Club from 10-noon, where kids 3 and up can make a fun craft. Just $2 per child for 30 minutes of creative, craft fun – supplies included!
Try Hockey for Free!
Saturday from 11 – 12:30 PM
Huntsville Iceplex | More Info
First time players are invited to come out and try out the basics of hockey for FREE. Open to brand new players ages 4-12 yrs old. No skating experience necessary. Call 256-883-3689 for more info.
Private School Expo
Saturday from 8-11 AM
Hogan YMCA | More Info
Join us at the Madison YMCA for a Private School Expo, featuring the private schools of Huntsville & Madison. It’s a great opportunity to scout out their programs!
African Folktales & Craft
Saturday at 11:00 AM
Bessie K. Russell Public Library | More Info
Join us for this family friendly event! Hear stories and make an African Kufi Hat inspired craft! Family friendly event; call (256) 859-9050 to RSVP.
FREE Day at Burritt on the Mountain
Sunday from 12-4PM
Burritt on the Mountain| More Info
Every year Burritt on the Mountain celebrates Dr. William Henry Burritt’s birthday with a Free Admission Day and every year area families get this free peak at one of Huntsville’s greatest legacies (not to mention that fantastic view).
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Fantasy Playhouse Presents “Winnie the Pooh”
VBC Playhouse | See Showtimes
Pooh finds himself involved in all sorts of frantic adventures in the 100 Acre Woods, assisted by such friends as Piglet, Rabbit, Owl, Eeyore, Kanga, Roo, and Christopher Robin. Read more about FPCT shows and why we love them HERE.
Friday – Sunday
VBC Concert Hall | More Info
What a perfect opportunity for a GNO! Broadway Theatre League brings “Mamma Mia!” to town – the ultimate feel-good show and smash-hit musical that features ABBA’s greatest hits.
Parent’s Night Out Options
Friday & Saturday
Need a few hours to reconnect with your S.O.? Or desperate for some time to run errands, or just take a long bubble bath? These Parent’s Night Out options in Huntsville.
Alexander’s Martial Arts
Little Gym of Huntsville
Hogan Family YMCA
Seeds to Sprouts
Friday from 10:00 – 11:00
Huntsville Botanical Garden | More Info
Enjoy exciting stories, crafts, learning activities, and walks (weather permitting) in the Garden with your little Sprout! RSVP online here.
Whiz Kids Open Gym
Friday from 9:15-10:15 and Saturday from 8:30-9:30
Matrix Gym | More Info
Too cold to play outside but need to burn off some serious energy? Whiz Kids Open Gyms are a great way for children under age 6 to get extra time in our facilities for some FUN! Read our full review for details.
Do Some Star Gazing
Saturday at 7:30 PM
VBAS Planetarium | More Info
Join the Planetarium’s Resident Astronomer, Doug Horacek, for an evening learning about the winter constellations, stars, and some of the cool deep sky objects you can see with a telescope. Curious what a Huntsville Planetarium show is like? Read our review.
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Stephenie has worked with and around books and authors for over 12 years, both at retail booksellers and public libraries. She is a rare Huntsville native, mother of two high-energy teens and two ridiculous dogs, spouse of one incredible guy, and eerily addicted to community volunteering. When she's not being the Executive Editor for RCM she likes to stalk her favorite authors online, cook with way too much butter, and conduct freelance marketing and SMM work.