It’s Thursday… Here are our picks for 5 Things to do This Weekend!
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@ Old Regions Bank Building Parking Lot (216 West Side Square), Friday 6-9pm
Make sure to invite your friends to the Inaugural Downtown Street Food Gathering! Enjoy the sounds of the award-winning Goat Hill String Band out of Montgomery while you try local food trucks including: On-On Tacos, Badd Newz BBQ, & Sugar Belle Cupcakes. Also enjoy Earth and Stone Wood Fired Pizza and tea from Samovar Gardens. Admission is FREE.
FREE Valley Fest, 2013
@ Jones Farm Park, Saturday 11am-6pm
On Saturday, head to Jones Farm Park for a family friendly afternoon in Huntsville’s most scenic valley! Enjoy fine arts, crafts, exhibits, live music and food! Admission is FREE and free parking will be available adjacent to the park at Lendon.
FREE International Observe the Moon Night Event– Cancelled due to Gov’t Shutdown
@ U.S. Space & Rocket Center Education Training Facility, Saturday 5:30-8:30pm
When was the last time you ‘looked up’ and took notice of our nearest neighbor, the Moon? Saturday night is the perfect night to observe the moon with an inflatable planetarium by NASA, movies, hands-on activities, magicians and (of course!) lots of telescopes. Admission is FREE.
@ Maple Hill Cemetery, Sunday 2-4:30pm
On Sunday, more than 65 characters and 200 years of history will “come alive” to represent notables from the past during the annual Maple Hill Cemetery Stroll. Costumed volunteers will share the stories, both famous and infamous, who shaped the future of Huntsville and Alabama. Admission is FREE. Donations welcome.
@ Huntsville Botanical Garden, Sunday 1:00 pm & 3:00 pm
There is going to be a safari adventure! Wildlife Wonders-A Zoo to You is coming to the Garden! Bring your camera to take photos of all the creatures. Don’t miss this wild opportunity to see some fascinating animals during this educational show! Seating is first come- first served. $2 event fee plus garden admission or membership.
@ various merchants in Madison County, October 12-26
Ready to start holiday shopping? Get your Shop to Share card and save while you support your community. How does it work? First, purchase your $20 savings book. Next, shop at local stores and save with the discounts the book provides! It’s that easy- and 100% of the proceeds generated from the sale of card will help support the Junior League’s mission of training volunteers who make an impact on our local community!