Celebrate Spring 2017 with this super list of things to do.
Remember, this is just a few of the thousands of events that are on our calendar during the Spring months. Find our full calendar of events here!
1.The Art of Seating: 200 Years of American Design
Chairs as art in this new exhibit at Huntsville Museum of Art.
2. Spring Showers
Hundreds of vibrant umbrellas will float above the greenery, trails and turtles of the Purdy Butterfly House at Huntsville Botanical Garden.
3. Neighborhood Earth
Neighborhood Earth transports visitors to the surface of our closest planetary neighbors with cutting-edge cinematic techniques and projection technologies.
4. Treasure Hunt at Gold Mountain
Stake your claim on all the fun at Treasure Hunt at Gold Mountain, an interactive adventure at Burritt on the Mountain.
Biergarten is back at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center, featuring German cuisine, beer, music and fun.
6. Duck Hunter Shoots Angel presented by Theatre Huntsville
Duck Hunter Shoots Angel is an uproarious story of two bumbling Alabama brothers who have never shot a duck but are convinced they’ve shot an angel.
7. Disney’s Beauty and the Beast Musical presented by Grissom High School
In this “tale as old as time” the lovely Belle must tame the Beast to transform him back into a handsome prince. Presented by Grissom High School Theatre.
Date: March 24, 25, 26, 31 and April 1, 2
8. What NOT To Do When Your House Is Haunted
A hilarious spoof of movies like THE AMITYVILLE HORROR and PARANORMAL ACTIVITY—so funny you might just die…laughing!
9. NASA Human Exploration Rover Challenge
Come and watch the human-powered rovers carry two students over a half-mile obstacle course of simulated extraterrestrial terrain.
10. Beethoven Pastoral presented by Huntsville Symphony Orchestra
Enjoy Ligeti’s Concert Românesc, Bartók’s Piano Concerto No. 3, Sz. 119, and Beethoven’s Symphony No. 6, “Pastoral,” op. 68, F major. Featuring guest pianist David Kadouch.
11. AYBT presents ‘Sleeping Beauty’
Alabama Youth Ballet Theatre will present the classical ballet Sleeping Beauty featuring beautiful fairies and a beautiful princess who is awakened by a handsome prince.
12. Disney’s The Little Mermaid presented by Huntsville High School
In a magical kingdom beneath the sea, the beautiful young mermaid Ariel longs to leave her ocean home to live in the world above.
13. Footloose presented by Sparkman High School
Kick off your Sunday shoes and cut loose as the rock ‘n’ roll musical sensation Footloose bursts onto the stage in a show sure to get your toes tapping.
14. Bunny Brunch and Easter Egg Hunt
4th annual Bunny Brunch and Egg Hunt held at the Children’s Museum. The Easter Bunny would be available for photo opportunities during each Brunch.
15. Earth Day
Enjoy hands-on educational experiences, “green” exhibits, educational displays, as well as face painting and a moon bounce for children to enjoy at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center.
16. Spring Farm Days
Spring Farm Days is an exciting time to visit the Burritt on the Mountain barnyard animals, experience the historic skills and chores of our ancestors, and learn about life on the farm during the 1800s.
17. Good Day Kids’ Fest
Lowe Mill A&E and Rocket City Mom present Good Day Kids’ Fest. Fun for the whole family.
18. Huntsville Ballet Company presents Mixed Repertory
Celebrate more US history as the Huntsville Ballet Company presents a star spangled ballet, American Spirit, and an all-American Classic Western, Billy the Kid, which tells the exciting story of the old West through the arts of dance and music.
19. Paddle the Canal Festival
First ever “Paddle the Canal” Time Trials in Downtown Huntsville. Come and watch the teams and individuals compete in time trials.
20. Fantasy Playhouse Children’s Theater Presents: Pinocchio
From the moment the wooden puppet Pinocchio comes to life until he becomes a real boy for rescuing his father from the great fish, the excitement never ends.
Panoply is the Southeast’s premier arts weekend where Huntsville’s innovative spark shines through a festival of art, music and more in downtown’s Big Spring Park.
22. WhistleStop Bar-B-Que Weekend Festival
Come have a toe-tappin, barbeque-eatin’ good time and best of all it’s all for a good cause. All proceeds benefit EarlyWorks Children’s Museum and educational programs for area children.
23. Video Games Live! Bonus Round! presented by Huntsville Symphony Orchestra
Video Games Live is an immersive concert event featuring music from the most popular video games.
24. Dinosaur UpROAR Alive Invades the Garden!
A different kind of animal has arrived at the Garden: dinosaurs. For a limited time, ferocious, magnificent creatures of the mighty Mesozoic era will be “unextinct”—brought “back to life” throughout the Garden.
Busking is the art of playing music on the sidewalk for tips. DHI and Arts Huntsville are partnering to bring you BUSKERFEST with 25 musicians scattered around Downtown.
Don’t forget Concerts on the Dock! You can find the full line-up here.