Exhibits & Annual Events

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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5 must-do Huntsville holiday events to fit every occasion

5 must-do Huntsville holiday events to fit every occasion

  Editor’s Note: Information has been updated to accurately reflect 2017 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 […]

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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 2018. 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 2018 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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Take a trip back in time at Burritt on the Mountain

Take a trip back in time at Burritt on the Mountain

Hands-on History lesson As school is back in session, Time Travel Adventure at Burritt on the Mountain is the perfect fun and educational activity to stimulate the mind…in a very fun way. See first hand what life was like before our precious technology and feel like a time travel machine! Throughout your journey, try to […]

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Fun as Folk: Huntsville’s Cigar Box Guitar Festival

Fun as Folk: Huntsville’s Cigar Box Guitar Festival

By Sarah Lena   I’ve spent most of my life around singers and songwriters, as the daughter of a lead singer in a band. Although my father was employed through a major aerospace firm, his favorite hobby is – as he calls it – pickin’ and grinnin’, which meant there were at least two guitars […]

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Bucket List: Top Huntsville Races

  A special thanks to Gregg Gelmis of We Run Huntsville who kindly provided all the photos used in this post.   Are you a runner or a triathlete? Well you’re in luck! Huntsville has several events you should add to your bucket list of races. While we have a huge running and multisport community with races […]

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What you need to know about Robot Zoo at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center

What you need to know about Robot Zoo at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center

By Erica Jackman   Want to learn and have fun doing it? The U.S. Space & Rocket Center has the perfect exhibit to do just that. Robot Zoo is an entertaining an interactive exhibit being featured at the Rocket Center for a limited time only (so be sure to plan a trip sooner rather than […]

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