March is here and, at long last, spring!
This list just represents a fraction of the events you have to chose from for the month of March. Remember we have a WHOLE LOT MORE on our calendar. You can find it here.
1.Neighborhood Earth @ U.S. Space & Rocket Center
Neighborhood Earth transports visitors to the surface of our closest planetary neighbors with cutting-edge cinematic techniques and projection technologies. Cost $20 – $40.
2. Cinderella presented by Broadway Theatre League
March 3 – 5
Rodgers + Hammerstein’s CINDERELLA is the Tony Award® – winning Broadway musical from the creators of The Sound of Music and South Pacific that’s delighting audiences with its contemporary take on the classic tale. Tickets start at $29.
5th Annual Community Kite Festival for “SOARING FOR SOCIAL JUSTICE” from 11 am – 3 pm, at John Hunt Park Jaycee Building & Fields.
4. Fantasy Playhouse Children’s Theater Presents: Miss Nelson Is Missing!
March 3 – 5
Miss Nelson can’t control her crazy classroom because she’s just too nice. But when she disappears, her replacement is the hard-as-nails, detention-loving, recess-canceling, homework-overloading substitute teacher Viola Swamp! Tickets $15.
5. Dr. Temple Grandin presented by Merrimack Hall Performing Arts Center
Temple Grandin, Ph.D., is the most accomplished and well-known adult with autism in the world. Tickets $35.
March 9 – 12
The best latin dancers in the world will be in Huntsville for three nights to perform, teach, and social dance. Tickets $20 – $120.
3rd Annual Downtown Huntsville TechTour allows you to meet the innovators behind several leading Downtown Huntsville-based tech companies and tour the creative spaces in the city center that their companies call home. $17.
This casual, charitable St. Patrick’s Day event will feature samples of Irish-themed food and drinks from a variety of local vendors, live performances by Bourbon & Shamrocks and the Fitness Arts Center Irish step dancers, a kids’ area.
9. Spring Showers @ Huntsville Botanical Garden
Opening March 10
Hundreds of vibrant umbrellas will float above the greenery, trails, and turtles of the Purdy Butterfly House at Huntsville Botanical Garden.
10. Treasure Hunt at Gold Mountain @ Burritt on the Mountain
Opens March 11
Experience the Alabama Gold Rush of 1829 as you play on the stagecoach, shop in the General Store for provisions, build a cabin out of child-size faux logs, pan for gold in the sluice, and much more.
40th Annual Ellen McAnelly Memorial St. Patrick’s Day Parade presented by the Irish Society of North Alabama in Downtown Huntsville.
12. Biergarten @ U.S .Space & Rocket Center
March 16, 23, 30
German Biergarten, featuring authentic German cuisine. It’s family-friendly and leashed dogs are welcome. Admission is free, and food and beverages are available for purchase.
A family-friendly weekend show celebrating ALL things Comic & Pop Culture! Activities include: Cosplay Contests, Kids’ Micro-Con, Vendors, Artists/Authors Alley, Silent Auction, Discussion Panels, Workshops, Special Guests, Food Trucks & more! $5 -$10.
14. Guided Hike with Land Trust of North Alabama
Land Trust Board member David Young will lead you along the Young/Kennedy Trail. Admire the Chittamwood (Smokewood) groves and the many fossils from the ocean that once covered North Alabama.
15. The Art of Seating: 200 Years of American Design @ Huntsville Museum of Art
Opens March 19
The Art of Seating offers a fascinating historical survey of artistic, technical and engineering developments in American decorative styles. The exhibition includes more than 40 distinctive chairs selected from the Jacobsen American Chair Collection.
16. A Painter in the Orchestra: Copland on Canvas presented by Huntsville Symphony Orchestra
Local artist Pamela Willis is well-known for her sensitive landscape and abstract paintings, will collaborate with the HSO to interpret Copland on canvas, letting the music inspire her artistry in real time.
17. Events at Huntsville Madison County Public Library
Find over 50 library events on our calendar here.