In Partnership with the Southern Weekend

Weekend Rundown for July 26th thru 28th

Get out and enjoy all North Alabama has to offer this weekend.

Here are a few highlights!

Need a few more ideas for fun? Check out the full event calendar!

W.C. Handy Music Festival

All weekend
A ten-day-long series of primarily music events occurring in and around the Shoals which honors William Christopher “W.C.” Handy and the musical legacy of the “Hit Recording Capital of the World”. The talented musicians of the Muscle Shoals are among the very best. Come and experience the sound for yourself. Check the website for all the various events, dates and times.

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Back to School - Movie in the Park (Finding Nemo)

Friday, 7:30pm

Come out and enjoy Finding Nemo on July 26th in Big Spring Park East for FREE! The movie will begin at 7:30pm. Bring a blanket, some chairs and maybe a picnic! Movies in the Park is sponsored by Huntsville Parks and Recreation, North Alabama Mortgage and Downtown Huntsville, Inc.!

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Business Expo & Kid's Day

Saturday, 10am – 2pm

Business Expo & Kids Day 2019 Pulls in to Madison Depot in July! Saturday, July 27th at the Hogan YMCA 10:00AM to 2:00PM All Aboard for a Day of Family Fun and Celebration of Madison! Our theme this year is Madison Depot 1869 in honor of our City’s 150th birthday! We will have 60+ booths representing varied area businesses at this Chamber signature event; visit each booth and learn more about the amazing goods and services our area offers!

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Jurassic Quest at the VBC

All weekend

Running out of summer activity ideas? It’s the VBC to the rescue, I mean, what kid doesn’t love to learn about dinosaurs?

Gaze in wonder at giant dinosaurs high overhead and interact with baby dinosaurs as they learn about this brand new world. Your kids can ride their very own T-Rex or become a paleontologist and dig up fossils! You’ll get to see OVER 80 True-To-Life Size Dinosaurs!

Do you have to be a kid to go? Because us adults love dinosaurs too!

Save some time this weekend, the dinosaurs get here Friday but will be extinct after Sunday!

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10th Annual Cotton Pickin' BBQ Cook-Off

Friday and Saturday

Over 70 professional and backyard teams will fill Sparkman Park for a weekend of Fun, entertainment, and LOTS of BBQ! The Lamont Landers Band and Bishop Black will perform Friday evening at 6:00 p.m. Wristbands are $10 and include access to the Entertainment Area, Pool Friday night, Food Trucks, and BBQ Samples from People’s Choice Contest on Saturday.

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Celebrations Bridal Event

Sunday at 12n

Modern Brides located in Huntsville, AL, has been hosting the Celebrations Bridal Event for over 30 years. This bridal event is North Alabama’s’ largest bridal show. Businesses that supply a bride and groom with a product or a service in the planning of their wedding are eligible to be a part of this special bridal show. Over 100 vendors participate. The Celebrations Bridal Event is hosted twice a year. We look forward to seeing engaged couples in January and July.

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