May 30 Tuesday
Throughout the month of May, restaurants in the Huntsville & Madison, AL area will feature special vegan menu items. Diners have the opportunity to go out, enjoy meals, vote, comment, and post photos of the delicious vegan meals they have ordered.
A new group of guests has flown into the garden to be spring’s group of fluttering friends. Look for the Fairies as they tend to the new blooms popping up throughout the Garden. Be sure to float by the front desk for a guide, and find this season’s hidden pals: The Fairies!
Free for members, regular garden admission for nonmembers.
First Saturday monthly contra dance with caller and live music
May 31 Wednesday
Illuminated by the warm glow of the setting sun, the Golden Hour invites you to unwind and enjoy the Garden’s natural beauty in a new light. On Wednesdays in May through August, we welcome you to explore our 118 acres with food, drinks, and live music, enjoying an elevated evening experience whether you are strolling along our nature trails or lounging in the grass. Bring a blanket or lawn chair, spread out with friends, and make new memories together, rain or shine!
Wednesdays 5:00 to 7:30 May through August
Jun 01 Thursday
You can enjoy $5 admission on Thursdays from 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. at the Huntsville Museum of Art.
You can explore the Museum’s latest exhibitions or visit favorites from the Museum collection during this after-hours event. Wine service has returned. Guests aged 21+ will be able to purchase a glass of wine from the Church Street Wine Shoppe.
Information at 256-535-4350 and at https://hsvmuseum.org/5-after-5p/
Enjoy $5 admission on Thursdays from 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. at the Huntsville Museum of Art. Explore the Museum’s latest exhibitions or visit favorites from the Museum collection during this after-hours event. Wine service has returned. Guests aged 21+ will be able to purchase a glass of wine from the Church Street Wine Shoppe for $7.
Join us as we rip the string quartet from the concert hall and plug-in at the electric belle. come hear four of the today’s most exciting string players as they converge in Huntsville to amplify seven of today’s most exciting composers.
Jun 02 Friday
Huntsville Community Drumline will be performing for us in the park!
Come and listen to the music and create a sidewalk chalk masterpiece.Pick up your reading bingo sheets and more information about our summer events.All together now for the best summer ever!!!
Huntsville is home to the world’s longest-running cigar box guitar festival. This year starts with a kickoff concert at Salty Nut Brewery on Friday, June 2nd. The all-star lineup will include 2022 Independent Blues Awards & 2023 UK Blues Awards Nominee Debbie Bond with "Radiator" Rick Asherson, Darrell Tibbs, Microwave Dave and Carroline Shines.
The festival raises money for local music education foundations. Information at cigarboxguitarfestival.com
Jun 03 Saturday
There’s no better time to see the explosion of color in the Daylily Garden! Featuring over 800 types of daylilies, the Daylily Garden will be at its peak in early June, and we are celebrating these stunning blooms with the Daylily Open House.
Huntsville is home to the world’s longest-running cigar box guitar festival. We will be celebrating our 19th year on Saturday, June 3rd on the dock at Lowe Mill Arts & Entertainment with a full day of free music. This family-friendly event includes recycled material instrument building activities for kids and an opportunity to join the stage performers in the junior junk jam. The Festival raises money for Arts Huntsville Creative Launchpad and the Microwave Dave Music Education Foundation. More information at www.cigarboxguitarfestival.com
The North Alabama Country Dance Society holds dances with caller and live music on the first Saturday of the month. Newcomers workshop begins at 6:30pm and the dance is from 7 to 10 at the Faith Presbyterian Church Gym on Airport Road. No partner or dance experience required. Tickets at the door, and there is a COVID policy in place. More information at the North Alabama Country Dance Society Facebook page.
Jun 04 Sunday
The Huntsville Youth Orchestra invites you to join us for this year’s Tennessee Valley Music Festival: Movie Magic.
The Tennessee Valley Music Festival (TVMF) is a premiere music day festival for all levels of string students as well as intermediate and advanced woodwinds, brass, and percussion students. Throughout the week, students work closely with professional faculty members we bring in from all over the United States. Students have the opportunity to participate in string orchestra, full orchestra, wind ensemble, chamber ensemble, and choose a special topics class depending on their Track. There are four different Tracks offered at TVMF based on playing ability. Track I: Discovery is for string students with no experience, Track II: Endeavor is for beginner and intermediate string students with some experience, Track III: Atlantis is for intermediate and advanced students of all orchestral instruments: strings, woodwinds, brass, percussion, and harp, and Track IV: Enterprise is for adult string players who enjoy playing recreationally.
Visit our website at http://huntsvilleyouthorchestra.org/wp/tennessee-valley-music-festival-2023/ to register to attend TVMF or find information about one of our many free concerts happening during the week.
The world's longest-running cigar box guitar festival will wrap up its 19th year with a Jazz performance by New Orleans' Cigar Box Serenaders. Join us for Brunch at BeeZr for fantastic food and entertainment!
More info at CigarBoxGuitarFestival.com