Here are your 5 things to do this weekend!
Serving Hope – Chocolate Challenge
@ Jackson Center, Friday, 3/31, 6 – 9 pm
If you love CHOCOLATE – this event is for you! Area chefs, caterers, bakers, and chocolate enthusiasts will come together to see who will earn the title of Serving Hope Chocolate Champion! Tickets are $25 at the door.
New Guest Center Grand Opening
@ Huntsville Botanical Garden, Saturday, 4/1
The Guest Center will have its official grand opening. Experience the brand new entrance, gift shoppe, café, and enjoy walking tours, music and more.
AYBT presents ‘Sleeping Beauty’
@ VBC Playhouse, Friday 3/17 – Sunday 4/2, 3 performances
Beautiful fairies and a beautiful princess who is awaken by a handsome prince. The talented local cast will be augmented by a professional dancer as the prince. Tickets are $16 and $12.
Soggy Bottom Boat Race
@ UA Huntsville, Saturday 4/1, 9 am – noon
A fun, family-friendly cardboard boat race with all proceeds benefitting the Manna House. Boats may be made from cardboard, glue, tape, paint, and other materials. Costumes are encouraged!
Beethoven Pastoral presented by Huntsville Symphony Orchestra
@ Mark C. Smith Concert Hall, Saturday 4/1, 7:30 pm
Ligeti – Concert Românesc, Bartók – Piano Concerto No. 3, Sz. 119 and finally Beethoven – Symphony No. 6, “Pastoral,” op. 68, F major. Tickets start at $15.
NASA Human Exploration Rover Challenge
@ U.S. Space & Rocket Center, Friday 3/31 & Saturday 4/1
Come and be a spectator! Rovers will be human-powered and compete over a half-mile obstacle course of simulated extraterrestrial terrain of craters, boulders, ridges, inclines, crevasses and depressions.