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Huntsville is a city located primarily in Madison County in the central part of the far northern region of the U.S. State of Alabama. Huntsville is the county seat of Madison County along with the promptbuscharters.com

 
You will find the Twickenham Historic District having homes in the Federal and Greek Revival architectural styles introduced to the city by Virginia-born architect George Steele about 1818, and contains the most dense concentration of antebellum homes in Alabama.
You can aslo enjoy here the 1819 Weeden House Museum, home of female artist and poet Howard Weeden, is open to the public, as are several others in the district.
You will find the Old Town Historic District having numerous variety of styles like the Federal, Greek Revival, Queen Anne, and even California cottages), with homes dating from the late 1820s through the early 1900s.

You will also find here the US Space & Rocket Center inhousing the US Space Camp and Aviation Challenge programs as well as the only Saturn V rocket designated a National Historic Landmark.

it is interesting to find the Alabama Constitution Village featuring eight reconstructed Federal style buildings, with living-museums displays downtown.
You can aslo see here the Burritt on the Mountain, located on Monte Sano Mountain, with its fame as the regional history museum and regional event venue featuring a 1950s mansion, interpretive historic park, nature trails, scenic overlooks and more.

It is interesting to find the Huntsville Museum of Art in Big Spring International Park having permanent displays, traveling exhibitions, and educational programs for children and adults.
Events

January

Ongoing Events

EXHIBIT: TIM TAUNTON

Recurring daily
01/02/2016 – 01/31/2016
Location: Huntsville Museum of Art
Address: 300 Church Street Huntsville, AL 35801
Phone: (256) 535-4350
Admission: Admission charged
Critically-acclaimed artist Tim Taunton’s dreams and colorful imagination have inspired the newest exhibition in the Encounters series. His work includes sculptures and oil paintings which together take viewers into a whimsical, fictional world.
This exhibit is on display through February 7, 2016.
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EXHIBIT: SCIENCE FICTION, SCIENCE FUTURE

Recurring daily
01/02/2016 – 01/31/2016
Times: 9 am – 5 pm
Location: U.S. Space & Rocket Center
Phone: (256) 837-3400
Admission: Admission charged, PASSPORT DISCOUNT COUPON AVAILABLE AT DOWNTOWN VISITORS CENTER
Experience exciting hands-on and full-body displays that incorporate robots, invisibility, mind control, holograms and augmented reality. High-impact graphic panels highlight the medical technology, communication and transportation of tomorrow in use today.
This exhibit opened September 23 and runs through March 6, 2016

PLANETARIUM SHOW: SATURDAY NIGHT PUBLIC PROGRAMS

Recurring weekly on Saturday
01/02/2016 – 01/30/2016
Times: Doors open at 7 pm, program at 7:30 pm
Address: Planetarium, beside the Country Grocery Store & Camp Ground Huntsville, AL 35801
Phone: (256) 539-0316
Admission: Admission charged
Our Von Braun Astronomical Society members and guest speakers present a variety of astronomy related programs in our Planetarium. This month, programs will relate to the sun. The January 16 program will demonstrate how to use your telescope.
Weather permitting, you’ll enjoy viewing the night sky through our telescopes.
SPACE & ROCKET CENTER EXHIBIT: CELESTIAL DREAMS, THE ART OF SPACE JEWELRY

Recurring daily
01/02/2016 – 01/31/2016
Times: Daily 9 am – 5 pm
Location: U.S. Space & Rocket Center
Address: One Tranquility Base Huntsville, AL 35805
Admission: Admission charged, PASSPORT DISCOUNT COUPON AVAILABLE AT DOWNTOWN VISITORS CENTER
&Using precious gems, minerals and metals, artist Kathy Chan interprets the genuine awe of the cosmos and its vibrant oasis, Earth.

This exhibit is on display through May 15, 2016.
BEAKS AND BARKS IN THE GARDEN

Recurring daily
01/16/2016 – 01/31/2016
Times: 9 am – 5 pm
Location: Botanical Garden
Phone: (256) 830-4447
Admission: Admission charged plus $1.00 per dog
&Cool days in January and February are perfect for enjoying the fresh air and sunshine in the Garden. Walk the trails or play fetch in the “no leash” zone at the back of the Garden.
DOWNTOWN DISH HUNTSVILLE FOOD TOUR

Recurring weekly on Saturday
01/16/2016 – 01/30/2016
Times: 11 am – 1:30 pm
Location: Downtown Historic District
Admission: Admission Charged
This guided walking tour winds through Huntsville’s historic downtown streets and parks, visiting six unique food tasting locations. You will get an inside look at the restaurants, specialty shops, and “mom and pop” establishments that make this a truly special place to visit. Stops include Huntsville’s premier gastro-pub, a delectable European inspired eatery, and the coffeehouse that introduced the city to the delights of gourmet roasting over 30 years ago.
EXHIBIT: ANOTHER POINT OF VIEW – ART BY AMERICAN WOMEN

Recurring weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
01/26/2016 – 01/31/2016
Times: Tue – Sat 11 am – 5 pm, Thu 11 am – 8 pm, Sun 1 – 5 pm. Closed Monday
Location: Huntsville Museum of Art
Address: 300 Church Street Huntsville, AL 35801
Phone: (256) 535-4350
Admission: Admission charged, PASSPORT DISCOUNT COUPON AVAILABLE AT DOWNTOWN VISITORS CENTER
This landmark collection of more than 400 paintings, drawings and sculptures celebrates the achievements of more than 250 American women artists active between the mid-19th and mid-20th centuries.

PROGRAM: GENEALOGY – IS IT BIGGER THAN A BREAD BOX?

01/28/2016 – 01/28/2016
Times: 7 pm
Location: Huntsville Public Library-Main Branch 1st Floor Meeting Room
Address: 915 Monroe Street Huntsville, AL 35801
Phone: (256) 278-5533
Admission: No admission charged
Many genealogists and historians have found searching through databases a challenge. Speaker Nancy Billings will sort through various techniques and show that with a little effort, the rewards are great.

BROADWAY MUSICAL: BEAUTY AND THE BEAST

Recurring daily
01/29/2016 – 01/31/2016
Times: Fri 8 pm, Sat 2 and 8 pm, Sun 2 and 7:30 pm
Location: Concert Hall
Address: 700 Monroe Street Huntsville, AL 35801
Admission: Admission Charged
Venue: Von Braun Center
THE MOST BEAUTIFUL LOVE STORY EVER TOLD COMES TO LIFE!

Disney’s BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, the smash hit Broadway musical, is coming to Huntsville! Based on the Academy Award-winning animated feature film, this eye-popping spectacle has won the hearts of over 35 million people worldwide. This classic musical love story is filled with unforgettable characters, lavish sets and costumes, and dazzling production numbers including “Be Our Guest” and the beloved title song.

Recommended for all ages.
ICE HOCKEY: HAVOC V LOUISIANA
Recurring daily
01/29/2016 – 01/30/2016
Times: Puck drops at 7:30 pm
Location: Von Braun Center Arena
Address: 700 Monroe Street Huntsville, AL 35801
Admission: Admission charged, ALL STAR SPORTS PASS DISCOUNT AVAILABLE AT DOWNTOWN VISITORS CENTER
Purchase single game tickets from the VBC Box Office or www.ticketmaster.com.

For groups of 10 tickets or more contact Cline Thompson at 256-518-6163.

MARGO PRICE & THE PRICE TAGS
01/29/2016 – 01/29/2016
Times: 8 – 10 pm
Location: Lowe Mill Arts & Entertainment
Address: 2211 Seminole Drive Huntsville, AL 35805
Admission: Admission Charged
Venue: Lowe Mill Arts & Entertainment
Margo Price adds fresh twists to classic Nashville country. Margo Price and her group The Pricetags are set to release her debut solo album, Midwestern Farmer’s Daughter, with Jack White’s label, Third Man Records, in March. Here is your opportunity to hear the arrival of a singular new talent in Modern Traditional Country music, up close in Huntsville’s premiere music venue! Feel free to bring your own refreshments.
As Price looks ahead to a busy 2016, full of touring and promoting her new album, she reflects on her hopes for what listeners might get from these songs. “I hope that the record helps people get through hard times or depression. That’s ultimately what music did for me in my childhood, and especially in my early adult years. It’s about being able to connect personally with a song, and hopefully, it makes you feel not so lonely.”

MUSICAL: SMOKEY JOE’S CAFÉ

Recurring weekly on Sunday, Friday, Saturday
01/29/2016 – 01/31/2016
Times: Fri, Sat 7:30 pm; Sun, 2:30 pm
Location: Black Box Theater at Lee High School
Address: 2500 Meridian St NW Huntsville, Alabama 35810
Admission: Admission Charged
Independent Musical Productions is pleased to warm up everyone’s winter with true rock ‘n’ roll this season as it presents Smokey Joe’s Café. In an idealized ‘50’s setting and with classic themes of love won, lost and imagined, Smokey Joe’s Café illuminates a golden age of American culture. Featuring nearly 40 of the greatest songs ever recorded, this electrifying musical theatre revue showcases rock ‘n’ roll songs written by Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller such as “Love Potion #9”, “On Broadway”, “I’m A Woman”, “Yakety Yak” and more.
ONE MAN SHOW: MEN ARE FROM MARS, WOMEN ARE FROM VENUS

Recurring daily
01/29/2016 – 01/30/2016
Times: 8 pm
Location: Von Braun Center Playhouse
Address: 700 Monroe Street Huntsville, AL 35801
Phone: (256) 533-1953
Admission: Admission charged

ART TOUR OF HOMES

01/30/2016 – 01/30/2016
Producer: The Arts Council
Times: 10 am – 3 pm
Location: varies
Phone: (256) 519-2787
Admission: Admission charged
Get a dose of inspiration at Arts Huntsville’s Art Tour of Homes. Explore the art of local collectors in the Monte Sano, Twickenham, Medical District and Jones Valley neighborhoods. Tickets on sale at the Arts Huntsville office in the Von Braun Center at 700 Monroe Street, Suite 2.
COLLECTORS AND SHOOTERS GUN SHOW

Recurring daily
01/30/2016 – 01/31/2016
Times: Sat 9 – 5 pm and Sun 10 am – 4 pm
Location: VBC South Hall
Address: 700 Monroe Street Huntsville, AL 35801
Phone: (256) 533-1953
Admission: Admission charged

FREE DAY AT EARLYWORKS CHILDRENS MUSEUM
01/30/2016 – 01/30/2016
Times: 9 am – 4 pm
Location: EarlyWorks
Admission: No admission charged
The big red doors will be open with free admission on this special day. Food trucks will be on-site between 10 am and 2 pm. Fantasy Playhouse will provide added entertainment.

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