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Enjoy Earth Day at Hays Nature Preserve

Enjoy Earth Day at Hays Nature Preserve

Earth Day at Hays Nature Preserve Adds Even More Free Fun Whether it’s your first year or you’ve attended many times, it’s the perfect year to check out Earth Day at Hays Nature Preserve. The free celebration takes place on Saturday, April 20 from 10a.m. – 2p.m. and there’s even more to see this year! […]

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Experience “The Wild” at the Huntsville Botanical Garden Chinese Lantern Festival

Experience “The Wild” at the Huntsville Botanical Garden Chinese Lantern Festival

Huntsville Botanical Garden’s Biggest Exhibit *Written by guest blogger Melissa Riley, Vice President of Guest Experience at the Huntsville Botanical Garden Our Chinese Lantern Festival is one of the most exciting things we’ve done in my 15 years at the Huntsville Botanical Garden. We can’t wait to share this festival of culture and art with our community! […]

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Celebrate Black History Month in Huntsville

Celebrate Black History Month in Huntsville

Dynamic Days of Diversity: 2019 Black History Month Events in the Huntsville Area February marks a month of endless exhibits of excellence! Serving as Black History Month, February presents phenomenal opportunities for education, entertainment, and engagement. Furthermore, it exists as an integral vehicle of awareness and transformation. During Black History Month, we are able to […]

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Hays Nature Preserve is Fun All Seasons

Hays Nature Preserve is Fun All Seasons

Every Season is a Hays Nature Preserve Season Many people think about hiking and playing at the J.D. & Annie S. Hays Nature Preserve when Spring breaks or the leaves are changing but every season is outdoor season at Hays! Hays Nature Preserve is open year round and every season is the perfect season for […]

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Explore Downtown Huntsville’s Tinsel Trail

Explore Downtown Huntsville’s Tinsel Trail

Downtown Huntsville’s Tinsel Trail The Tinsel Trail is a display of live Christmas trees in Downtown Huntsville that is free to attend and open all hours during the holiday season. Big Spring Park East is full of creativity, wonder, and holiday spirit with 300 trees this November 23rd – January 5th! This is the 8th […]

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Five Must-See Historic Huntsville Spots

Five Must-See Historic Huntsville Spots

Five Must-See Historic Huntsville Spots for Visitors Katie Stamps, Historic Preservationist for the City of Huntsville 1. 506 Franklin Street, Twickenham Historic District Being partial to Victorian-era architecture, I became utterly captivated by the c. 1887 Goldsmith-Donovan House when I started working for the City of Huntsville.  Originally a modest, two-story cottage, this Italianate-style dwelling […]

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The Story Behind Huntsville’s Historic Weeden House

The Story Behind Huntsville’s Historic Weeden House

Weeden House Celebrates Bicentennial 2019 will not only mark the bicentennial of the state of Alabama, but also for Huntsville’s historic Weeden House.  Built in 1819, a visit to Alabama’s oldest house museum will transport you through time to antebellum life in Huntsville.  The house showcases exquisite nineteenth century antiques and furnishings.   Architecture such as […]

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Dynamite History of Downtown Huntsville’s Lewter Hardware

Dynamite History of Downtown Huntsville’s Lewter Hardware

Lewter Hardware For more than 90 years, Lewter Hardware has been a Huntsville, Alabama staple. Huntsville has some unique and enriching history. We also pride ourselves on preserving that history and sharing it with others. This is why Huntsville has a deep connection with the past, present, and future. One bit of history that I […]

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Take A Civil War History Hike in Huntsville

Take A Civil War History Hike in Huntsville

A Hike Back in Time Among the trees on Monte Sano’s southern slope is a natural spring that marks the spot where the Civil War officially ended in North Alabama. Trough Springs, located along Trough Springs Trail on the Land Trust of North Alabama’s Monte Sano Nature Preserve, is the site of surrender for Lt. […]

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Keto-Friendly Dining in Huntsville

Keto-Friendly Dining in Huntsville

Dining Out on a Low Carb or Keto Diet One of the most difficult aspects of eating a low carb or ketogenic diet can be dining out. If you forget your keto-friendly lunch at home one day or find yourself starving without time to cook, it can feel impossible to find a restaurant option that […]

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