It’s Thursday… Here are our picks for 5 Things to do This Weekend!
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FREE Pop Up Parks
@ Downtown Huntsville, Thursday – Saturday 6am–midnight
Downtown Huntsville, Inc. is bringing the Inaugural Pop Up Park Competition to Downtown Huntsville! The twelve participating groups will compete for the Pop Up Park Cup with the winner retaining position of this unique trophy for one year. All Pop Up Parks are free for the public to enjoy from 6am to Midnight on the three days of the competition. So grab a pizza or a picnic, and go enjoy a Pop Up Park! Read more about Pop Up Parks.
FREE Aviation Day
@ US Space and Rocket Center, Saturday 9am-5pm
In honor of National Aviation History Month, Aviation Challenge® is open to the community for FREE tours of historic military aircraft and the Aviation Challenge Camp facility. Meet renowned military pilots and hear them discuss their exciting flying experiences and visit with members of the Civil Air Patrol (CAP) and the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) and other aviation exhibitors.
@ Lowe Mill & the Flying Monkey, Friday 5-8pm (market) 8-10pm (concert)
Friday night artist market features art vendors, open artist studios and independent shops, hallway demonstrations and performance, relaxed open houses and a strong sense of community. Come early for shows in the theatre and peruse art of all kinds in a comfortable indoor setting. Friday night artist market is Free. After the market, head to the Flying Monkey to groove to the classically infused instrumental duo (and area favorite) Unknown Lyric
@ Burritt on the Mountain, Sunday 2pm
Are you ready for an Animal Encounter? Head up to Burritt on the Mountain this Sunday afternoon to see “Beauties from the Sky” with Tommy Howell. This event will feature a collection of birds and tickets are the price of general admission. Seating is limited. For more information and to reserve a seat call 256-536-2882.
@ First Baptist Church, Sunday 5pm
The 50-piece orchestra of First Baptist Church is presenting an afternoon concert of patriotic music for Veterans Day. The concert will include music from American composers including Variations on America, God of Our Fathers, and two movements from
American Hymnsong Suite. The FBC Orchestra will be accompanied by the Alabama Singing Women Chorus. Military veterans who attend will be honored.
@ Downtown Huntsville, Monday 11am
The traditional time for a Veterans Day parade is the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month. At 11 AM the flag at the corner of Williams & Lowe Avenues will be raised to full mast, followed by taps & a three-volley rifle salute. We prefer to watch the parade from the square.