Exhibits & Annual Events

4 Types of People Who Should Visit The Science of Archimedes Exhibit

4 Types of People Who Should Visit The Science of Archimedes Exhibit

  Psst! Hey, you!! Yeah, you! I’m about to tell you something super exciting. Are you ready? Are you sure? ‘Cause this is pretty darn good. The U.S. Space & Rocket Center just premiered a new traveling showcase, The Science of Archimedes exhibit. As in, this is the first time and first place that the exhibit […]

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Top 4 Sippin’ Tips for the Big Spring Crush Wine Festival

Top 4 Sippin’ Tips for the Big Spring Crush Wine Festival

      All you need to know to get the most outta those grapes.     Make Good Wine Time! With over 150 wines available to taste, having a plan will help you find your favorites, and get the most sips! The festival map, wine list, and vendor tents are color coded to make […]

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Dog Days of Summer: New EarlyWorks Museum Exhibit

Dog Days of Summer: New EarlyWorks Museum Exhibit

Dogs of America, our day has come. Not just our day, in fact, but our summer!   The Dog Days of Summer are here at the EarlyWorks Children’s Museum. For my canine brothers and sisters who may not be familiar with EarlyWorks, it is a place where “children” (that’s what humans call their puppies) can […]

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22 Things To Do At The Rocket City Brewfest In Huntsville, Alabama

22 Things To Do At The Rocket City Brewfest In Huntsville, Alabama

The 8th Annual Rocket City Brewfest will be held May 13th and 14th in the Historic Huntsville Depot and Roundhouse grounds in Huntsville. Here are 22 things to do while at the festival.    Pick up your commemorative 4 oz. glass and start sampling some of the 300+ beers available.   Buy a Rocket City […]

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Don’t Drop the Ball on Your 2016 New Year’s Eve Plans in Huntsville

Don’t Drop the Ball on Your 2016 New Year’s Eve Plans in Huntsville

  Christmas is now behind us, and in a few short days you will be cheering “Happy New Year!” With New Year’s Eve right around the corner, you don’t want to drop the ball (corny, we know…but hopefully you love us for that) on making plans. You might be wondering what, if anything, would be open […]

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Your Huntsville Holiday Plans Simplified: 5 must-do events for every occasion

Your Huntsville Holiday Plans Simplified: 5 must-do events for every occasion

Editor’s Note: Information has been updated to accurately reflect 2016 events. It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas. All over the Rocket City, lights and trees and stars and Santas deck the halls, streets, parks, museums and more. Even if you live here, it’d be tough to take in everything, and if you’re only […]

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WARNING: New Science on Orbit exhibit will make you want to go to Space Camp

WARNING: New Science on Orbit exhibit will make you want to go to Space Camp

  Right now, even as you’re reading this, there are human beings living in space, conducting science on orbit of planet Earth.   Every moment of every day for the last 15 years, aboard the International Space Station or ISS for short, American astronauts and their counterparts from around the world have been living La Vida […]

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My Perspective: Why Huntsville’s Free Fall Walking Tours are a Must-Attend

My Perspective: Why Huntsville’s Free Fall Walking Tours are a Must-Attend

 Editor’s Note: This blog has been updated to reflect dates and information for 2017. Free Walking Tours in Historic Five Points and Old Town Every historic Huntsville home has a story, or two. The best way to explore a town full of history like Huntsville is to hear (and see) it for yourself. The Huntsville/Madison […]

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A must-see this fall: Scarecrow Trail at Huntsville Botanical Garden

A must-see this fall: Scarecrow Trail at Huntsville Botanical Garden

  *Editor’s note: Dates, times, and other relevant event information has been updated in this blog to accurately reflect 2017 activities. Fall is in the air: light jackets, apple cider, pumpkin everything and scarecrows!   In the months of September and October, the Huntsville Botanical Garden puts those scarecrows front and center on the Scarecrow […]

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What to expect for Huntsville’s 2015 Monte Sano Art Festival

What to expect for Huntsville’s 2015 Monte Sano Art Festival

                                             Pottery by Stacy Morgan The 15th Annual Monte Sano Art Festival There’s a hint of chill in the air and the leaves are just starting to turn: that means it’s time for the Monte Sano Art […]

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