Weekend Roundup July 22-24
The countdown to school has begun… but that doesn’t mean the fun has to end! Your weekend is just beginning, and you should make the most of it with our list of free and/or cheap thing to do with your family.
Don’t miss all the Farmer’s Markets going on in the area right now – tomatoes, peaches, corn, and more are fresh & plentiful. You can also take one last look at our Summer Bucket List and Summer Fun Guide to give you some great ideas.
And now… it’s time for the Weekend Roundup!
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Sensory Processing Parenting Class
Thursday at 6:00 PM
Downtown Huntsville Library | More Info
This series of parenting classes is led by local experts and open to the public. Read all the details here.
Athens Kiddie Carnival
Thursday – Saturday from 6:30-9:30 PM
Cost: .50 cents per ride
Athens Lions Club Park | More Info
Just two more weekends left for one of our favorite summer events! Get thee to the Kiddie Carnival while you still can – just read our review before you go.
Summer Reading Party
Saturday from 4-7 PM
Big Spring Park | More Info
Come celebrate summer, reading and fun as the Library winds down their summer reading programs! Your favorite HMCPL Youth Librarians are throwing a party that you won’t want to miss. Enjoy field day-style games, frozen treats, face painting, inflatable fun and more!
Sunday from 1-4 PM
Such A Good Dog Training Facility | More Info
AFK Cat Rescue is hosting a Kitten Party! Over 20 kittens will be available for you and your family to play with. There is no charge for this event and their will be party refreshments served. Kittens are available for adoption, but you don’t need to be interested in adopting to come.
Free Weekend Concerts
Enjoy the free sumer concerts while you still can! There are several opportunities to shake a tail feather this weekend.
- Madison Gazebo Concert – Thursday at 6:30 PM
- Under the Lights Downtown – Friday at 5:00 PM
- Backyard Jam – Sunday at 5:00 PM
- Decatur Concerts by the River – Monday at 6:00 PM
- Concerts in the Park – Monday at 6:30 PM
Worth the Money[themify_hr color=”orange” width=”75%” border_width=”1px” ]
Last Weekend for Summer Smart Play
Now – Sunday
Cost: FREE for members, or general admission
U.S. Space & Rocket Center | More Info
It’s your last chance to catch this interactive display before it makes room for something new. (Don’t worry – it will be back later next year!) Feel the effects of energy as you step into a simulated tornado and try out a working storm shelter equipped with hands-on safety games. Guests also experience the shaking and sounds created by earthquakes and can generate electricity to produce light with their own pedal power. The Rocket Center’s new Magic Planet® interactive, sphere-shaped display allows guests to see hurricanes in motion, airplanes navigate the globe and how the Earth’s climate works.
Parent’s Night Out
Schedule a Date Night with your spouse or Significant Other this weekend, thanks to these Parent’s Night Out opportunities!
- Pump It Up – Friday from 6-10 PM
- Kids Only Night – Friday from 6-10 PM
City Lights & Stars
Saturday at 7:30 PM
Burritt On the Mountain | More Info
Best concert with a view EVER! Pack up a picnic or grab a bite from one of the food trucks. Your family will love this live concert at one of Huntsville’s most beloved vistas.
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