We’re a day early… Here are our picks for Thanksgiving Weekend’s 10 Things to do This Weekend!
FREE Land Trust Thanksgiving Day Hike
Meet at Hiker’s Parking Lot at Bankhead Parkway, Thursday @ 9am
Don’t feel guilty about that extra slice of pie! Start your Thanksgiving morning off with a hike through the Monte Sano Nature Preserve with family and friends.
Skating in the Park
@Big Spring Park, Thursday 2-10pm; Friday and Saturday: 10 a.m. to midnight
Sunday: Noon to 8 p.m.
Skating in the park is back and will have special hours for Thanksgiving Day if you need an afternoon escape.
Galaxy of Lights
@Huntsville Botanical Garden, Thursday – Sunday, 5:30-9 pm
The whole family will enjoy this holiday light extravaganza featuring larger-than-life animated light displays.
@ VBC Arena, Thursday 7:30pm
After enjoying your Thanksgiving meal, pack up the family & head to the Von Braun Center for a night of hockey with the Huntsville Havoc!
Black Friday Kids Gift Camp
@ My Spirited Art, Friday, 10am-12pm
While you shop or rest from shopping the night away, let your kids create their own one of a kind gifts for family and friends at My Spirited Art!
FREE Christmas Card Lane
@ Church and Front Street in Historic Downtown Madison, starting Friday- lit daily until 9pm
Start a new tradition this year while you drive or stroll along the sidewalks of historic downtown Madison, to enjoy more than twenty life-size cards.
The Science of the Holidays
@ Sci-Quest Hands on Science Center, Friday & Saturday, 5 – 9pm
New this holiday season, enjoy science celebrations as Sci-Quest transforms into a wonderland of science with themed areas, activities and demos, and holiday labs for the entire family!
@Constitution Village, Friday – Sunday, 5-9pm
Huntsville’s magical holiday attraction created especially for families to enjoy the excitement and wonder of the holiday season.
FREE Tinsel Trail Ribbon Cutting & Kick-Off
@ Big Spring Park, Friday, 6-8pm (Tinsel Trail will continue daily)
Downtown Huntsville’s holiday display of 200+ live Christmas trees officially opens this Friday! And we’ve heard there are a few surprises in store…
FREE Turkey Day Model Boat Speed Trial
@ Brahan Spring Park, Saturday, 8am-sundown
Watch as model boat racers from across the country push their boats to the maximum limits to reach speeds of 50 mph to over 135 mph and try one last time to break a speed record in 2014.