Road Trip: W C Handy Festival

W. C. Handy Festival The Must-do Event of the Summer

In 1982, the The Music Preservation Society of Muscle Shoals started a small community festival to help preserve the musical heritage of the Northwest Alabama region known as “The Shoals” (consisting of Muscle Shoals, Sheffield, Tuscumbia and Florence). The festival was named after Florence native William Christopher “W.C.” Handy, who is known throughout the world […]

10 Things to do This Weekend – June 26

10 things to do June 26

It’s Thursday… Here are our picks for 10 Things to do This Weekend!     Hamacon 6 @ Von Braun Center, Friday 6/26 through Sunday 6/28 Open to anime fans of all ages. Industry guests, game shows, contests, panels, activities, gaming rooms, dealer’s room and artist alley. Tickets $35. Hamacon | Event Information     FREE  Friday Night Art Walk – MOVED […]

57 Things to do When It’s 100 Degrees

Now 57 Things to do When It's 100 Degrees

The official temps have been in the very high 90’s, but anyone with a thermometer on their back porch has seen it hit 100+ at some point over the last week. To cope with these super hot days, we’ve got a fun list of things to do. Stay cool! Because you are….but also the heat […]

5 Things to do This Weekend- May 29

5 things to do May 29

It’s Thursday… Here are our picks for 5 Things to do This Weekend!     FREE  Cigar Box Guitar Festival @ Lowe Mill ARTS & Entertainment, Friday 5/29, 6- 9 p &  Saturday,5/30, 12 – 9 pm The 11th annual event features live performances, food and vendors. Acts include Hymn For Her, April Mae & The June […]

5 Things to do This Weekend- May 1

5 Things to do this weekend May 1

Here are our picks for 5 Things to do This Weekend!     WhistleStop Festival & Rocket City BBQ Cook-Off @ Historic Huntsville Depot, Friday 4 – 11 pm & Saturday 10 am – 11 pm A foot-stompin’, pig-chompin’ two-day festival featuring Kansas and Sister Hazel. Proceeds support the EarlyWorks Museum Complex. General admission tickets: weekend $35, single […]

17 Fun Things to do in May in Huntsville

17 Fun Things to do in May in Huntsville

April showers bring May flowers! We are SO ready for May, flowers, great weather and lots of fun events. Enjoy. 1. WhistleStop Festival & Rocket City BBQ Cook-Off May 1 – 3 @ Historic Huntsville Depot A foot-stompin’, pig-chompin’ two-day festival of BBQ and music, featuring Kansas and Sister Hazel. 2. Heroes and Hops: A Masked Evening […]

5 Things to do This Weekend- April 24

5 things to do April 24

Here are our picks for 5 Things to do This Weekend!   Panoply Arts Festival @ Big Spring Park, Friday – Sunday The 33rd annual Panoply Arts Festival returns with presentations, demonstrations, workshops, fireworks, and FUN…while promoting and enhancing the arts. Featured performers include the Secret Sisters and the Indigo Girls. Read more about Panoply here. The Arts […]

ABC’s of Panoply 2015

Panoply Art Festival 2015

The last weekend of April always brings The Arts Council’s Panoply Arts Festival to Big Spring Park in Downtown Huntsville for a weekend of art, music, and fun! So mark you calendar, Panoply is April 24 – 26, 2015. ABC’s of Panoply 2015 We had some fun with this alphabet list of Panoply highlights! We […]

5 Things to do This Weekend- April 3

Things to do April 3

Here are our picks for 5 Things to do This Weekend! We hope you have a wonderful Easter! FREE  Clara Belle and the Creeps Concert on the Dock   @ Lowe Mill ARTS & Entertainment, Friday, 6 – 9 pm It’s the return of Concerts on the Dock,  – opening with Clara Belle and the Creeps, along […]