5 Things to do This Weekend- May 8

5 Things to do May 8

It’s Thursday… Here are our picks for 5 Things to do This Weekend!     Rocket City Brewfest @ Historic Huntsville Depot, Friday 7 – 11 pm & Saturday 4 – 8 pm Brought to you by the folks at Free the Hops, choose your Brewfest session and enjoy beer samples from local and regional breweries. Tickets are […]

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- January 30

Things to do January 30

It’s Thursday… Here are our picks for 5 Things to do This Weekend!   Broadway Theatre League presents Anything Goes   @ VBC Mark C. Smith Concert Hall, Friday – Sunday for 5 performances All aboard for this saucy and splendid production of ANYTHING GOES, winner of three 2011 Tony® Awards! Peppering this Cole Porter first-class comedy are […]

11 Things to do in Huntsville This Winter

11 Things to do in Huntsville This Winter

This year, resist the urge to hibernate with our guide to 11 things to do in Huntsville this winter! 1. Grandma Moses @ Huntsville Museum of Art The museum has organized a one-gallery exhibition of approximately 30 original paintings by one of the most popular artists in the U.S. during the 1940s  and 1950s, Anna Mary […]

It’s Going to be a Good Day!

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Summer is upon us and schools are about to release students, making your child restless in anticipation of sunshine, water parks, and vacation. So why not channel that extra energy into something fun that also supports your community? Once again, Lowe Mill ARTS & Entertainment and Rocket City Mom have come together to organize something […]

5 Things to do This Weekend: February 7

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It’s Thursday…  Here are our picks for 5 Things to do This Weekend! Never miss the events that matter!  Sign up for our weekly newsletter to get “5 Things to do This Weekend” in your inbox. Homegrown Comedy Show @Lowe Mill- Flying Monkey, Friday 8pm Check out this hilarious, original show, Homegrown Comedy’s: SOCIAL NOTWORKING. Join some of […]

The Great Diaper Drive

The Great diaper drive

It all started with Facebook. Actually, it all started with an article a friend posted on their Facebook Wall. A new study by the journal, Pediatrics, revealed 30% of mothers have experienced the inability to afford to keep a child in clean diapers. Think about that for a moment. It’s heartbreaking. The Need According to […]

Over The Edge for the Heart of the Valley YMCA

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Who’s going over the edge? Eighty Huntsvillians who provide proof-positive that people will do anything for money. Taking the Plunge Eighty (8-0) people are set to take the plunge off the 150-foot-tall Historic Times building this Friday for charity. You can follow my live updates at ‘Over The Edge’ from noon until 3 pm. Tune in […]

Who Doesn’t Love Trucks?


By Christa Landingham, Contributor at Rocket City Mom TRUCKS!!!! At my house, we are really mindful not to instill gender stereotypes but, I admit, I immediately thought of Ben. Then we went, and I saw how completely overjoyed Alya was and how much fun Daddy was having and how totally fun I thought the mail […]

Check Out Local Jewel For Free


By Jennifer Breuer, Editor at RocketCityMom.com Burritt on the Mountain is a history museum/nature center that sits on the top of Monte Sano Mountain and is frequently referred to as the “Jewel on the Mountain”. Once you’ve visited this 167-acre site you’ll understand the reference. Burritt Mansion, built in 1936 is the centerpiece of the […]