Posts tagged with: Alabama Constitution Village

Attraction PRO Tips: Santa’s Village

Attraction PRO Tips: Santa’s Village

  ‘Tis the season! There’s tons shopping to do, festive lights around town to admire, copious amounts of tasty, tasty, food to consume, and of course, you have to lovingly place those traditional and sentimental decorations around your house in just the right spot. But wait, there’s still one more important task you absolutely must […]

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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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Dear TBEX: In Huntsville, We Write

Dear TBEX: In Huntsville, We Write

Dear TBEX, In Huntsville, we write. On July 5, 1819, with pen to parchment in a vacant cabinet shop, forty-four delegates came together here to inaugurate Alabama as the twenty-second state, with Huntsville serving as its first capital. Today, visitors can still experience the history and hope of this day at the Alabama Constitution Village, an […]

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Attraction PRO Tip: Alabama Constitution Village

Attraction PRO Tip: Alabama Constitution Village

  At Huntsville’s Alabama Constitution Village museum, the big deal is that the big deal isn’t the big deal. With me so far? As you might guess from the name, on the site where the museum is located, almost 200 years ago, History took place. Like, capital-H, big-deal History – Alabama’s state constitution was drafted and signed. Way […]

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Dear WITS: 5 reasons to travel to Huntsville (from one traveler to another)

Dear WITS: 5 reasons to travel to Huntsville (from one traveler to another)

Don’t think of me as a girl born and raised in Huntsville, or a woman raising her family here now, or even the social media specialist for the Huntsville/Madison County Convention & Visitors Bureau, because that person might come across as a bit biased in her desire for you to choose Huntsville to host the […]

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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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17 ways to #ShopLocal in Huntsville, Alabama this holiday season

17 ways to #ShopLocal in Huntsville, Alabama this holiday season

    Whether you are prepared or not, the inevitable is upon us! The fiercest of holiday shopping is in full swing, and the Huntsville/Madison County Convention & Visitors Bureau would like to help you out with some local gift ideas. So, here you are: 17 places to get your #ShopLocal on in Huntsville, Alabama this […]

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Halloween in the Rocket City: @BuzzHuntsville’s picks for 6 ‘Small’ Scares

Halloween in the Rocket City: @BuzzHuntsville’s picks for 6 ‘Small’ Scares

  When you live in a city chock-full of dreamers, with imaginations as immense as Space and potentially an engineering degree to boot, Halloween can be a truly amazing time. With so many Halloween options in the Rocket City, you may find yourself with a creepy calendar conundrum. So, here’s a list, from yours truly […]

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Attraction PRO TIPS: An Insider’s Guide to the EarlyWorks Family of Museums

Attraction PRO TIPS: An Insider’s Guide to the EarlyWorks Family of Museums

Attraction Pro-Tips Series: Each month, we bring you our tips for visitors for navigating and exploring Huntsville/Madison County attractions.     So I’m a little partial to the EarlyWorks Family of Museums. My very first museum job was there; an epic combination of two of my greatest loves, history and museums. Some of my fondest […]

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5,4,3,2,1: A countdown (because, of course) to 5 of the Rocket City’s most historic meeting sites

5,4,3,2,1: A countdown (because, of course) to 5 of the Rocket City’s most historic meeting sites

  Throughout my years of planning events and conferences, from both sides of the equation, first as a facility sales representative, later as a corporate meeting planner and now at the Huntsville/Madison County Convention & Visitors Bureau, I have often heard that more business deals are done at the dining table than at the boardroom […]

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