Weekend Roundup March 4-6

If you’re a parent in Huntsville, hold onto your hats – it’s time to MARCH right into the weekend! (See what I did there?)

The first weekend of March is definitely roaring in like a lion with all the things to do with your kids. Not only that, but our much-anticipated annual Spring Activity Guide is now ready and waiting for your perusal. Get out your planners, because in it you’ll find:
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There are also some amazing deals happening – and our Consignment List will help you find out where to nab those.

Finally… let’s round ’em up!

Free & Cheap Events


UAH Chargers

Friday at 7:00 PM
Cost: $8-13, kids under 12 FREE
VBC Arena | More Info

If you haven’t witnessed Huntsville’s favorite pastime, this is your chance! The puck drops at 7pm! Kids Under 12 are FREE in 300 Level.

Home Depot Kids Workshop

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

These hands-on workshops designed for children ages 5–12 teach children do-it-yourself skills, tool safety, and instill a sense of pride and accomplishment. All kids get to keep their craft and receive a FREE Kids Workshop Apron, commemorative pin and certificate of achievement. This week, build a toy wagon!

Earlyworks Book Swap

Saturday from 10AM-2PM
Cost: FREE
Earlyworks Museum | More Info

Dust off those books that have been sitting on your shelves for months. Bring in books in good condition and collect one ticket for every two books you bring. Each ticket will get you one book to take home. Books for all ages are welcome.

Nature Explorers

Saturday 10AM and 1PM
Cost: FREE
Hays Nature Preserve | More Info

These literacy-based activities will be fun and informative! Each activity will include an adventure and a craft — great gifts for grandparents, if you can part with them. Activities are geared toward children ages 3-9 years, but all are welcome.

Community Kite Festival

Saturday from 11AM-3PM
Cost: FREE
John Hunt Park | More Info

One of the most fun and inclusive community events right here in Huntsville, includes live entertainment, food, kite vendors and more with over 85+ community organizations participating. Just bring a kite or make your own!

Community Concerts

Sunday at 2:00 PM
Cost: FREE

There are two options if you want to hear talented local kids perform great music this weekend.
Huntsville Youth Orchestra Concert at Asbury Methodist in Madison
Musicology School of Music Open House features a concert & prizes

Worth the Money


Blue Man Group in Huntsville

Friday – Sunday
Cost: starts at $34
VBC Concert Hall | More Info

Escape the ordinary and surround yourself in an explosion of comedy, music, and technology. If you’ve never seen Blue Man Group, it’s a must-see. If you’re already a fan, don’t miss it!

See a Show

Friday – Sunday
Cost: $10-18

This weekend is full of great kid-friendly shows from super talented young people. The only problem is trying to pick just one to see!
Wizard of Oz presented by Grissom High
Legally Blonde presented by Huntsville High

Parent’s Night Out

Friday & Saturday
Cost: $20-30

Grab your Significant Other and run for the hills! Just for a few hours to recharge your batteries – the kids are guaranteed to have a blast while you do at one of these PNO programs.
Matrix Gym 
Culture PNO 
Little Gym of Huntsville 
Board Game PNO 

American Girls Fashion Show

Saturday at 10Am & 2PM; Sunday at 2PM
Cost: starts at $45
VBC East Hall | More Info

More than a simple fashion show, young guests will walk the runway, enjoy an American Girl Cafe® style meal with their doll, have their doll’s hair styled at the professional doll salon, receive an American Girl gift bag, and can enter to win exclusive prizes. Read more.

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