Educational Events in Huntsville AL

A guide to lectures and educational events in Huntsville AL

5 Things to do This Weekend – October 24

5 Things to do October 24

It’s Thursday… Here are our picks for 5 Things to do This Weekend!   Rocket City Nerdcon @ Huntsville Madison County Public Library Main, Friday, 4 – 10 pm & Saturday, 9 am – 5 pm Crazy about comics? Gaga about gaming? Feverish about a fandom? Whatever gets your geek on – anything from “Doctor Who” […]

Rocket City NerdCon 2014

Rocket City Nerdcon 2014

‘Tis the season for cons. From Nashville to New York, fans from all over the United States make the pilgrimage each year to their favorite conventions for panels, photo-ops and costume contests. It’s a great way to connect with fellow Whovians or Force Freaks, and discover the latest in geek pop culture. By the Fans, […]

5 Things to do This Weekend – October 3

5 Things to do October 3

It’s Thursday… Here are our picks for 5 Things to do This Weekend!   FREE  Oktoberfest in the Washington Street Alley @ Washington Street Alley behind Humphrey’s, Friday, 3 – 9 pm Head downtown for Oktoberfest in the Alley.  The German Society will have an official keg tapping ceremony, and Humphrey’s will have German food for purchase. […]

LeRoy Pope & the Maple Hill Cemetery Stroll 2014

Maple Hill Cemetery Stroll 2014

LeRoy “Father of Huntsville” Pope was one of Huntsville’s earliest settlers and gained his nickname through his leadership in developing Huntsville, Madison County, and North Alabama. He was a judge, land owner, farmer, developer, and businessman whose imprint on Huntsville is still seen to this day. Once a year, LeRoy “Father of Huntsville” Pope, along […]

For The Love of Beer: October Edition

For the Love of Beer October

For the Love of Beer is our monthly guide to Madison County’s brewery scene. Missed the September Edition? Check it out here. Event featuring all Madison County Breweries! Pro Bono Brews When: Thursday, October 2: 6:00 – 10:00 pm Where: The Huntsville Depot Roundhouse, 330 Church St How Much: Tickets: $30 – in advance; $40 – […]

Beer Week Feature: A Celebration of Vern Wolff

Huntsville Beer Week Vern Wolff celebration

This Thursday, September 25, 2014, Straight to Ale will celebrate Huntsville home brewer, Vern Wolff, creator of “Vern’s Wheat Wine”, as part of the Right to Brew series. If you don’t know Vern, you may be wondering why they would choose to honor this one man, when Huntsville is home to so many others with the same […]

Your guide to Taste of Home Huntsville 2014

Taste of Home 2014

Wether you’re a beginning cook or a master chef, Taste of Home Huntsville 2014 has something for you. Free Expo First there’s the Taste of Home FREE Expo where you can enjoy demonstrations, giveaways, and some Q & A from local food experts and other related industries.  The Free Expo is a great way to try out a […]

Celebrating the South at Vive le Livre

Vive le Livre 2014

Unlike southern children—who, according to the old adage, should be seen and not heard—southern storytellers are often better heard. Sure, the best ones, like Rick Bragg and Fannie Flagg, have figured out how to put their unique voices into writing that readers can enjoy. But southern storytelling is still very much an oral art. Thursday, […]

For the Love of Beer: Huntsville Beer Week 2014

Huntsville Beer Week 2014

Guess what beer lovers? Next week is Huntsville Beer Week! Huntsville Beer Week is the creation of Free The Hops and the Alabama Brewers Guild to promote our local craft beer scene. It is a week filled with events throughout the city and county where all manner of retailers, organizations, and breweries collide to make […]

5 Things to do This Weekend – August 8

5 Things to do This Weekend

It’s Thursday… Here are our picks for 5 Things to do This Weekend!   SO SOUTHERN: The Seven Keys to Huntsville @ The Historic Lowry House, Friday & Saturday, 7:30 pm Ben Johnson’s “SO SOUTHERN” is a hilarious play based on the seven traits we, as southerners, all share: Tradition, Family, Heritage, Hospitality, Nature, Passion and Pleasure. […]