Exhibits & Annual Events

The Nutty Nutcracker: An Interview with Lily Flagg

The Nutty Nutcracker: An Interview with Lily Flagg

  It’s that time of year for the Huntsville Ballet Company to get everyone in the spirit for the holidays. This year, along with the traditional performances of The Nutcracker, the Ballet will be performing “The Nutty Nutcracker” to close this season’s shows. We’ve interviewed the guest star, Huntsville’s very own Lily Flagg, to give a […]

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Holiday Magic Pass

Holiday Magic Pass

It’s once again time for the Huntsville/Madison County Convention & Visitors Bureau’s Holiday Pass! This is my favorite way to save on holiday events around Huntsville. This year the holiday pass includes discounts to seven attractions: Skating in the Park Visit the Huntsville Museum of Art each evening from November 18, 2016 – January 3, […]

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Four Reasons to Run the Rocket City Marathon

Four Reasons to Run the Rocket City Marathon

  Four Reasons to Run the Rocket City Marathon The Rocket City Marathon is, like any marathon, 26.2 miles. Or, to put it in “Rocket City” context, 381 Saturn V moon rockets laid end to end. Four miles farther than the Apollo 17 crew drove on the moon. It’s 0.0001 percent of the distance to […]

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Cartoons and Comics at the Huntsville Museum of Art

Cartoons and Comics at the Huntsville Museum of Art

Comic books and cartoons. The very essence of childhood; words that conjure up a much simpler time in life. Waking up on Saturday morning, eating a bowl of Honeycombs cereal while watching Roadrunner outsmart Wiley Coyote yet again. Not so patiently waiting for the latest issue of Superman to see how he defeats the bad guy. […]

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Where to Have Halloween Fun in Huntsville

Where to Have Halloween Fun in Huntsville

Where to Have Halloween Fun in Huntsville Pumpkin carving contests, hayrides, costume parties—Huntsville has everything you need to have a spooktacular Halloween. Several venues will be hosting events that bring together the community to celebrate fun, fall and family traditions. And the fun isn’t just for kids! You’ll be sure to find something frighteningly entertaining, […]

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4 Characters You’ll Meet at the Maple Hill Cemetery Stroll

4 Characters You’ll Meet at the Maple Hill Cemetery Stroll

4 Characters You’ll Meet at the Maple Hill Cemetery Stroll For more than a quarter of a century, the Huntsville Pilgrimage Association has organized the annual Maple Hill Cemetery Stroll, their biggest event each year to help fund raise and support their primary purpose: advancing the appreciation and education of Huntsville’s diverse cultural heritage and […]

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Nina and Pinta Replica Exhibit at Ditto Landing

Nina and Pinta Replica Exhibit at Ditto Landing

It’s not every day you see a museum that has a poop deck.  But, then, it’s also not every day that instead of going to visit a museum, the museum comes to visit you. The Niña and the Pinta, though, are not your average museums. The ships are replicas of their famous namesakes – two of […]

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Concerts on the Dock at Lowe Mill ARTS & Entertainment

Concerts on the Dock at Lowe Mill ARTS & Entertainment

Concerts on the Dock at Lowe Mill ARTS & Entertainment As sultry summer turns into mild fall evenings, Lowe Mill Arts & Entertainment continues its annual Concerts on the Dock free Friday night concert series for the 8th year in 2016.  Featuring a variety of music styles from local and regional musicians, there is something […]

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Monte Sano Art Festival

Monte Sano Art Festival

    What could be better than a day spent enjoying both the natural beauty of Huntsville’s Monte Sano Mountain and the creations of more than 140 of the region’s finest artists? How about two days? This year, for the first time since its beginning 17 years ago, the Monte Sano Art Festival will expand […]

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Spend Your Labor Day in Madison County

Spend Your Labor Day in Madison County

  It’s 4:30 p.m. on a work day. Your eyes glance at the clock. You slowly gaze over the pile of work sitting on your desk; you sigh. Then – a ray of light. You see a date circled on your calendar. It appears to be a holiday. But, could it be? Yes, it could […]

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