Oh July! We are now on the back half of 2017 and loving every hot, dry minute of it!
This list is a fration of what is happening this month. We have a WHOLE LOT MORE on our calendar. You can find it here.
1. FREE Red Clay Rejects Exhibit @ Lowe Mill A&E
The public is invited to come join the celebration and to shop the works in the exhibit of artists who applied and did not get accepted to the biannual Huntsville Museum of Art’s Red Clay Survey.
2. The Red Clay Survey: 2017 Exhibition of Contemporary Southern Art @ Huntsville Museum of Art
Opens July 9
Red Clay Survey is a recurring juried exhibition open to established and emerging artists in 11 Southern states.
3. FREE Tuesdays on the Trail
July 11, 18 & 25
A fun environmental series for kids. This month, see bats at Sauta Cave, track footprints and float on the Flint ($10 charge for this one).
4. Firefly Night Hike @ Huntsville Botanical Garden
July 11 & 25
Bring your own flashlight and let us guide you through an evening of exploration as you feel the changes in the Garden when night approaches.
5. FREE Star Wars Movies (Pick One!)
- Concert and Movie in the Park – Rogue One A Star Wars Story @ Village of Providence Park
- Movies in the Park: Star Wars: The Force Awakens @ Big Spring Park
6. Party of the Year created by The Black Jacket Symphony @ U.S. Space & Rocket Center
A rocking night under the Pathfinder shuttle. This concert experience includes videos, full concert lighting, and a high-energy performance. Tickets $20.
7. Fiddler on the Roof @ Princess Theatre
July 20 – 22
Bank Street Players presents the much-loved musical Fiddler on the Roof at the historic Princess Theatre in downtown Decatur. Tickets $18.
The food trucks return to Big Spring Park for another Friday night battle!
An aquathlon (run, swim) that is perfect for youth through adult. The Mountain Deux is hosted by the Mountain Springs Swim Club and the Land Trust of North Alabama. Cost $20 – 30.
July 21 – 23 & 26 – 30
The 1950s are out, and change is in the air! Hairspray, winner of eight Tony Awards, including Best Musical, is a family-friendly musical, piled bouffant-high with laughter, romance and deliriously tuneful songs. Tickets $20.
11. The Science of Rock N’ Roll @ U.S. Space & Rocket Center
Opens July 23
Have you ever wondered how technology has changed the multi-billion dollar rock n’ roll industry? Get ready for “The Science of Rock N’ Roll,” an interactive exhibition, unlike anything you’ve ever experienced.
July 28 – 30 & August 3 – 6
“Careful what you wish for….” In Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine’s fairy-tale inspired musical, the characters venture Into the Woods to make their wishes come true, and find much more than they bargained for! Tickets start at $15.
Join the Madison Chamber of Commerce for Business Expo & Kids Day with over 60 booths representing businesses, plus food trucks and more.
14. FREE Concert
Check our Summer Concerts Guide to find concerts all summer long!
July is July 2017 Parks & Recreation month! Celebrate (and take the challenge) by spending time in Huntsville city parks.