Huntsville AL Outdoor Activities and Festivals Guide

A guide to outdoor activities and festivals in Huntsville AL.

5 Reasons Your Dog Wants to Attend Fidos after 5

Fidos After 5

Hello folks! My name is Widget, OVE’s newest blogger. I’m here to keep you up to date on Huntsville and the Tennessee Valley’s animal events, starting with Fidos after 5 at Huntsville Botanical Garden. 5 reasons to attend Fidos after 5 Since you humans don’t speak dog, I’ll help you out and tell you what your dog […]

5 Things to do This Weekend – August 15

5 Things to do This Weekend

It’s Thursday… Here are our picks for 5 Things to do This Weekend - HOT Downtown Huntsville Edition!   FREE  Street Food Gathering @ Monroe St. in front of the Von Braun Center, Friday, 6 – 9 pm It’s time for another Downtown Huntsville, Inc. Street Food Gathering – this time in a new location. Friday night’s event will […]

Expert Tips: World’s Longest Yard Sale

World's Longest Yard Sale

Are you in the market for any of the following? A basket of displaced clown dolls? Any number of strange taxidermy animals? Collectibles from around the world? Other people’s junk? Weird obscure items you didn’t think could possibly exist? Friendly people? A fun experience? A great way to spend a day or even the weekend? […]

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. […]

One HOT Downtown Weekend!

Hot Downtown Weekend 2014

Somehow, August 15 – 16, 2014 will end up being one hot downtown weekend in Huntsville. That may or may not be the case weather-wise, but it will most certainly be the case for HOT entertainment! Check out what’s in store for that one epic weekend. 1. Huntsville Restaurant Week kicks off with A Night […]

OVE’s End of Summer Bucket List 2014

End of summer bucket list 2014

There are only 6 weeks of summer left. To help you make the most of your time, we’ve created our OVE End of Summer Bucket List 2014. Here are 11 ways to live it up over the next few hot summer weeks. 1. Hit the “beach”- local faves Point Mallard and Spring Valley Beach are easy day trips. 2. Catch […]

5 Things to do This Weekend – August 1

5 Things to do This Weekend August 1

It’s Thursday… Here are our picks for 5 Things to do This Weekend!   Tax Free Weekend   Go shopping! School starts back on Tuesday, August 2, and Alabama’s Tax Free Weekend gives shoppers the opportunity to purchase certain school supplies, computers and clothing free of state and local tax (see list for participating cities and […]

Guide to Armed Forces Week 2014

Armed Forces Week 2014

Each year, Huntsville, AL celebrates Armed Forces Week,  hosted by the Chamber of Commerce of Huntsville/Madison County and the Association of the U.S. Army and honoring the brave men and women of our armed forces. This year, Armed Forces Week 2014 is August 2 – 9. Don’t miss any of the festivities. It’s going to be a great week! […]

8 Signs It’s Back to School Time

8 Signs Its Time for Back to School

It’s still summer, but school is starting back a week from tomorrow. Here are 8 signs it’s back to school time in Huntsville! 1. It’s hot as blazes out but stores are stocking fall clothes!   2. It’s the end of the Summer Concerts Series. Catch ‘em while you still can.   3. Competition!  The inaugural Racing Rivals […]

Signs It’s Summer in Huntsville

Signs you know it's summer in Huntsville AL

Let’s face it: summers in the South can be brutal. 7 Signs It’s Summer in Huntsville AL From free outdoor concerts to pink sparkly fans, here are 7 signs it’s summer in Huntsville AL. 1. Music Everywhere! Summer in Huntsville brings FREE outdoor concerts almost every night of the week somewhere! Visit our Summer Concert […]