Will Old Man Winter stick around or will we be blessed with an early Spring? Find out this weekend during Burritt on the Mountain’s Celebrate Groundhog Day! Enjoy the weekend by taking a stroll through the Huntsville Botanical Gardens with the pups or partake in a family-friendly taste of New Orleans during Mardi Gras at MidCity. Check out our full Event Calendar for more activities happening in Huntsville this weekend, or browse some of our top picks below.
If you do choose to go out please remember your mask and hand sanitizer or just stay home if you’re able. Covid rates for North Alabama are really bad right now.
Join us online this weekend!
Our Learning Expo is going virtual this year. Starting January 30 we’ll be doing Q&As with local independent schools, homeschooling organizations, summer camps, sports programs, and more! All the education info a parent could want in one easy location. Interested in participating? Email us at email@example.com with the subject line “Learning Expo 2021” and we’ll get in touch.
Huntsville Weekend Fun (at a safe distance)
As we do every week we’ve curated what we think are your best bets for finding a little family fun (and joy) this Huntsville weekend below, but be sure to check out our full calendar if you don’t see anything you like here.
- Join us online for our Virtual Learning Expo starting Saturday and find out all the Rocket City has to offer. Details
- Load up your furry friends and enjoy a day in the Huntsville Botanical Gardens for Dog Days. Details
- Early Spring or lingering winter? Find out during Celebrate Groundhog Day at Burritt on the Mountain. Details
- Explore our universe during the U.S. Space and Rocket Center‘s IDEAS Lab Activities. Details
- Learn about the essential role of rivers in the ecosystem during Cook Museum’s Water on the Move. Details
- Get ready for a family Board Game Bonanza Weekend at EarlyWorks Children’s Museum. Details
- Watch the origin story of Peter Pan at Sparkman High’s Peter & the Star Catcher. Details
- FREE- Enjoy a family-friendly taste of New Orleans during Mardi Gras at MidCity. Details
- Go on a hunt for the best local King Cake.. just watch out for that baby! Details
- FREE – The Hazel Green Library is hosting Crafts-to-Go for kids all weekend. Details
- FREE- Calling all nature lovers! Tune in for Eco Friendly Fridays to learn about electronic waste. Details
- FREE – Enjoy these easy Valentine’s themed crafts with your littles. Details
- FREE – Make these fun and healthy Valentine’s Day Snacks. Details
So that’s what we know about. Did we miss something cool happening in the Huntsville area? Leave in the comments or send us a note at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you have a free/cheap family-friendly event you want added to our calendar feel free to submit anytime but keep in mind we have other jobs too so give us a few days heads up 🙂
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DISCLAIMER: We do our best at Rocket City Mom to provide accurate, useful information about events and activities. This information (such as times and locations) is gathered from user submissions, press releases, local newspapers, signs around town and word of mouth. While we always try to confirm details before they are posted in the Huntsville Weekend Roundup, sometimes details change or we are given inaccurate information. Whenever possible we link our write-ups to the source in which our information came from and strongly urge you to confirm details before you go, especially when it comes to outdoor events and weather.
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