During Memorial Day weekend you may want to have your eyes towards the heavens. You’ll find the Alabama sky fill up with all the colors of the rainbow with over 60 hot-air balloons. This annual flying of the hot-air balloons is known as The Alabama Jubilee Hot Air Balloon Classic. The event takes place in [...]
If you can’t get excited about Tom Petty and Stevie Wonder, you have no business taking up valuable space on the Gulf Shores beach this weekend at the 2013 Hangout Music Fest. That much is obvious; we expect the headliners to be brilliant. Anyone with a pair of flip flops and a smart phone can [...]
It’s finally warming up! 5 Things To Do This Weekend is full of great events- indoors and out! This week’s events include the Historic Mooresville Weekend, Amy McCarley with Kenny Vaughan Trio, Saturdays in the Park kickoff, Jazz Concert at Three Caves, Up the Down Staircase, and the Poke Salat Music Festival.
Looking for some good ole’ fashion family fun this weekend? If you have ever wondered what it would be like to live without iPhones, Playstations, and the latest episode of Duck Dynasty, round the family up and bring them to Mooresville, Alabama. The 53 residents occupying the historical town are entertaining modern day visitors on [...]
I arrived early at Lowe Mill on that Friday nearly 13 months ago, eager to stake out a spot close to the dock and soak in the kind of warm, clear evening that you wait all winter for in North Alabama. I wasn’t yet familiar with Mandolin Orange, the North Carolina duo playing at that [...]
Something has waddled into downtown Huntsville, and I think you’re going to like it. The Huntsville/Madison County Convention & Visitors Bureau has been hard at work to bring a new, year-round downtown Huntsville activity for visitors and residents alike. There are a dozen bronze ducks at various venues throughout the downtown area, and they’re hidden [...]
Every Saturday from mid-April to late November, area residents will find the Madison City Farmers Market open for business. Located on Hughes Road, the Madison City Farmers Market is in its sixth season of serving our community. A producer-only market, all goods sold at MCFM have been produced within 100 miles of the marketplace. The Goods [...]
It’s spring and our calendar is packed! 5 Things To Do This Weekend is just the start! For even more great events, check out the Our Valley Events Calendar.
I have a confession. With a 5-year-old and a 3-year-old, I can’t wait for Sci-Quest’s annual Hands On Trucks event! It’s a kid’s dream come true – getting up close to and being able to touch and climb in all different kinds of vehicles. Wow! More Than Just Trucks Sci-Quest partners with local organizations to [...]
The barbecue smellin’ entertainment festivity you’ve been waiting for is finally this weekend! WhistleStop Festival is an annual barbecue fest around Huntsville’s Historic Depot. Benefiting Huntsville’s EarlyWorks family of museums, the two-day event is sure to bring lots of food, entertainment, and fun! A professional KCBS barbecue cookout will be commencing on the fields of [...]