Posts tagged with: Historic Huntsville Depot

Celebrating Alabama’s Big Birthday – The Bicentennial

Celebrating Alabama’s Big Birthday – The Bicentennial

Party Like It’s 1819! There are birthdays, and then there are big birthdays, the kind you plan ahead for – like the ones that have zeroes at the end.  And then there are really big birthdays, like the ones that have two zeroes on the end. Alabama’s gearing up for a really big birthday next […]

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

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

New Year’s Eve in Huntsville In a short time from now you’ll 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 the evening before […]

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Celebrate Veterans Day in Huntsville

Celebrate Veterans Day in Huntsville

Celebrate Veterans Day in Huntsville Huntsville loves to celebrate our military community as we are home to the U.S. Army’s Redstone Arsenal and we have a strong military heritage. The community has many Veterans Day activities celebrating all of those who have served in the U.S. military. Free Admission to Attractions Veterans and their families […]

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Haunted Huntsville

Haunted Huntsville

Haunted Huntsville It was, perhaps, Vincent Price who said it best, in Michael Jackson’s immortal Thriller: “Darkness falls across the land The midnight hour is close at hand Creatures crawl in search of blood To terrorize y’all’s neighborhood” Halloween is approaching, and you certainly wouldn’t want to be found without the soul for getting down […]

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How To: Explore 230 Years of Huntsville History in One Visit

How To: Explore 230 Years of Huntsville History in One Visit

How To: Explore 230 Years of Huntsville History in One Visit Have you ever wished that you could travel through more than two centuries, visiting Huntsville, Alabama, at various points in its past and future, only to realize that time machines haven’t been invented yet? Sure, we all have! But I bring good news, resident […]

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Dear TBEX: TBEXtras

Dear TBEX: TBEXtras

  Believe you me, TBEX and the Huntsville/Madison County Convention & Visitors Bureau have any number of adventures and events to keep you on your toes while you’re in the Rocket City! But, should you decide to arrive a little early, stay a little later or just plain sneak away for some alone time, you’ll […]

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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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5 Steps to Achieving the Huntsville Dream Wedding

5 Steps to Achieving the Huntsville Dream Wedding

  ATTENTION ALL BRIDES-TO-BE! THIS IS NOT A DRILL! I REPEAT, THIS IS NOT A DRILL! MAN YOUR BATTLE STATIONS, WEDDING SEASON IS HERE! So you’ve got THE PERFECT ring on your finger and naturally, you want your wedding to be at a spot just as perfect. Which means you picked Huntsville, of course. So […]

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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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Seven Shots To Start Your Huntsville Scrapbook

Seven Shots To Start Your Huntsville Scrapbook

  If you go to Paris, you take a picture of the Eiffel Tower. If you go to New York, you snapshot the Statue of Liberty. In Rome, the Colosseum.  In Cawker City, Kansas, the biggest ball of twine. But what about Huntsville? What do you take a picture of when you come here? Well, the rocket, […]

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