Is it because we are FINALLY feeling winter around here? We’ll take these cold temps.
But don’t be bored and go hibernate this winter. There is plenty to do.
We offer up a small selection of totally cool things to do in Huntsville this winter to warm up your social calendar.
January 6 – 8
The quintessential backstage musical comedy classic is the song and dance fable of Broadway with an American Dream story and includes some of the greatest songs ever written, such as “We’re In The Money,” “Lullaby of Broadway,” and “I Only Have Eyes For You” .
The first winter beer festival in Huntsville, Von Brewski Beer Fest will take place in the South Hall of the Von Braun Center and is officially part of Huntsville Beer Week presented by Free the Hops.
HMA is thrilled to welcome Assistant Managing Editor at Fortune Magazine, Leigh Gallagher, for a talk on Saturday, January 21, 2017, as part of our Annual Voices of Our Times Series.
In this wide-ranging program featuring flutist Gergely Ittzés and two HSO Principal musicians, enjoy lesser-known delights by Vivaldi and Debussy before concluding with Respighi, a clever, humorous depiction of birds in a neoclassical style.
January 27 – 29
Winner of eight 2012 Tony Awards® including BEST MUSICAL, ONCE is a truly original Broadway experience. Featuring an impressive ensemble of actor/musicians who play their own instruments onstage, ONCE tells the enchanting tale of a Dublin street musician who’s about to give up on his dreams. Prepare to be moved, inspired, and thrilled by some ream when a beautiful young woman takes a sudden interest in his haunting love songs.
Local art enthusiasts will open their homes to inspire visitors to start or grow their collection of art. By showcasing how art is part of living spaces, Arts Huntsville hopes to create a greater understanding of how anyone at any price point can use art to enhance their environments.
By popular demand, a tribute to the American film composer John Williams, creator of iconic scores to films such as Jaws, Star Wars, E.T., Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, and the Harry Potter series and the winner of five Academy Awards and twenty-two Grammys.
A presentation of the Huntsville Chamber Music Guild’s 2017 season.
February 10, 11, 12, 16, 17, 18
Winner of the Outer Critics’ Circle awards for the best off-Broadway musical and for the best book and best music, Nunsense is a hilarious talent show staged by five survivors at the Little Sisters of Hoboken nunnery, the rest of the sisterhood having succumbed to botulism after eating vichyssoise prepared by Sister Julia, Child of God.
February 10 – 12
The international Irish dance phenomenon is back by popular demand in Riverdance – The 20th Anniversary World Tour.
Experience the richness, energy, and pathos of Wagner at his finest in this engaging compilation of the best orchestral melodies from the epic cycle The Ring of the Nibelung, presented by the orchestra without vocalists.
February 24 – 26 & March 3 – 5
Miss Nelson can’t control her crazy classroom because she’s just too nice. But when she disappears, her replacement is the hard-as-nails, detention-loving, recess-canceling, homework-overloading substitute teacher Viola Swamp!
India Hicks, Ralph Lauren model, author, and co-founder of India Hicks, Inc., a Lifestyle Brand, is the guest speaker with a book signing to follow the presentation.
March 3 – 5
Rodgers + Hammerstein’s CINDERELLA is the Tony Award® – winning Broadway musical. This lush production features an incredible orchestra, jaw-dropping transformations and all the moments you love—the pumpkin, the glass slipper, the masked ball and more—plus some surprising new twists!
March 9 – 12
The best latin dancers in the world will be in Huntsville for three nights to Perform, Teach, and Social dance with Huntsville and the surrounding communities.
The 40th annual Ellen McAnelly St. Patrick’s Day parade in downtown Huntsville.
Opens March 19
The Art of Seating offers a fascinating historical survey of artistic, technical and engineering developments in American decorative styles. The exhibition includes more than 40 distinctive chairs selected from the Jacobsen American Chair Collection.