Weekend Roundup February 3-5

Happy February, Huntsville! We love to list our favorite free and/or cheap family-friendly events happening in North Alabama here every weekend, and it’s all part of our mission to make parenting easier for you. At the top of our list this week there’s the HSO Free Family Concert, craft workshops, books sales, and more! Just be sure to also take a look at the other activities in our full Event Calendar.

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!

Free & Cheap


AAA Presents “The Lion King Jr.”

Friday – Sunday
Cost: $8-12
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!


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25¢ Book Sale

Saturday
Cost: 25¢ per item
Downtown Huntsville Library | More Info

It’s time for the semi-annual 25-cent sale! The bargains don’t get any better as our kid’s items, books, movies, music, magazines–all items in the auditorium–are 25 cents for this day only.

Make a Valentine Box

Saturday from 9AM – Noon
Cost: FREE, online RSVP required
Home Depot | More Info

These free workshops are designed for children ages 5-12 offered the 1st Saturday of every month at all The Home Depot stores. This weekend’s project is making and decorating a Valentine’s box!


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HSO Free Family Concert

Saturday at 11:00 AM
VBC Concert Hall | More Info

One of our favorite events of the year! Each season, the HSO opens the house for a fun-filled Saturday morning of creative activities and music for children and families—absolutely FREE! This year they present “Compose Yourself!”, a unique and interactive show for young audiences by James Stephenson. This concert introduces children of all ages to the instruments of the orchestra, and together you will all create a piece of music that has never been performed before. Arrive early at 9:30AM for pre-concert kid’s activities! More info about WHY you should go HERE.


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Disney Reads Day

Saturday at 11:00 AM
Cost: FREE
Barnes & Noble Jones Valley | More Info

Celebrate the Magic of Storytelling on Disney Reads Day! Head to the book store to read popular Disney stories and do fun activities that inspire kids’ imaginations. Plus, giveaways including stickers, bookmarks and mini-posters (while supplies last).

 

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