Dec 03 Sunday
An ensemble of community tuba, euphonium, and baritone players perform holiday favorites. Any tuba musician, or tuba-adjacent musician, is welcome to participate. The concert is open to the public.
PERFORMERS REGISTRATION: 12:30 p.m. REHEARSAL: 1:00 p.m.Concert begins at 3:00 PM
Please use Entrance 7 off of St. Clair Street and parking will be available at the church. If you want to know more about TUBACHRISTMAS, please visit the national TUBACHRISTMAS website.
ABOUTTubaChristmas is a music concert held in cities worldwide that celebrates those who play, teach, and compose music for instruments in the tuba family, including the tuba, sousaphone, baritone, and euphonium, though some participants bring rarer members of the family such as the helicon, ophicleide, serpent and double bell euphonium.
You're invited to Whitesburg Baptist Church Sunday, December 3 at either 4 or 6:30 pm as the Student Choir of Whitesburg Baptist Church presents the annual Hanging of the Green worship concert. The 150-voice middle and high school choir will be joined by a 50-piece orchestra as they present a powerful service of poignant music and narrations for the season, punctuated by dazzling lighting and video features.
These talented young vocalists will present a variety of Christmas carols and contemporary pieces for every generation to enjoy. From the soft beauty of a candlelight moment to soaring congregational pieces, you will be pointed to King Jesus, who came quietly to earth to save and will return one day in power.
Tickets are not required. Doors will open 30 minutes prior to each service.
Dec 05 Tuesday
When you have this much fun... Can it really be considered a workout? Grab your besties and come dance In this club style workout.
Sound and lights provided by Your perfect party. Dance Werq instructor is our very own DJ Kandy.Tuesday nights in the Connector 5:30-6:30$10 per class or $40 for the month (4 classes). Bring water and wear comfortable clothes and shoes.
The Geminids meteor shower, which peaks during mid-December each year, is considered to be one of the best and most reliable annual meteor showers. Bill Cooke is the Meteoroid Enviroments Office Lead at the NASA Marshall Space Flight Center and will be joining us at Downtown to talk Geminids, meteors, and more.
Second Floor Events Room -- Downtown Huntsville Public Library
Join the High Octane Book Club and connect with legal thriller author Robert Bailey. Bob will be here to discuss his Jason Rich series, "Rich Blood" and "Rich Waters" set in Guntersville, Alabama.
This group meets at the Madison Public Library.
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Join the Madison Community Band as it closes its 30th anniversary season with its Annual Christmas Concert. Enjoy a live concert band performance filled with wonder, good cheer, and the songs, hymns, and carols of the season. Find out why they say “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year!”
Dec 06 Wednesday
Weatherly Heights Baptist Church offers free English and citizenship classes beginning August 9. Classes are every Wednesday morning from 9:30 to 12:00. Childcare is provided. Advanced registration not required. Information on evening and zoom classes at email@example.com or call 256 656-3173.
Dec 07 Thursday
Enjoy lunch and learn about area non-profits in this new series at the Downtown Huntsville Public Library. Our speaker this month is Christmas Charities Year Round.
Founded in 1949 by Milton K. Cummings, to help local families after a boll weevil infestation devastated the area cotton crop. Since then, CCYR has been providing for children and their families with basic necessities, to help improve the quality of life throughout our shared community.
Find out more about what they do and how you can help at this lunch and learn event.
Explore the evolution of Christmas traditions and the creation of popular holiday tunes: based on the Daughers of the American Revolution Museum exhibit "Songs of Christmas Past".
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Dec 08 Friday
Express your creative side and make cards for the holidays. A guest artist will show you how to add some special touches to your cards!
R.E. Nelms Temple to Host Rainbow Scholarship Gala Featuring Guest Speaker Commissioner Violet Edwards
Daughters of Elks to host Inaugural Rainbow Scholarship Gala With Guest Speaker Commissioner Violet Edwards
The Daughters of R.E. Nelms Temple No. 1127 of the Improved Benevolent Protective Order of Elks of the World will host an inaugural Rainbow Scholarship Gala on December 8th, 2023, at the Stone Event Center in Huntsville. The event will feature Madison County Commissioner Violet Edwards (District 6) as the guest speaker.The Gala will begin at 6:00 p.m. and last until 11:00 p.m.; seating will begin at 5:30. This event is open to the public
Tickets and information can be obtained by contacting any member of the R. E. Nelms Temple, or by calling 256-262-7918.
All proceeds will go towards scholarships which will be awarded each year to a deserving student attending Alabama A&M University.
Tickets and seating will only be available for purchase until November 30, 2023.
Dec 09 Saturday
Come to Christmas on the Farm at Next Step Farms on Dec 9 from 9am-1pm. We will have crafts, cookie decoration, vendors for Christmas goodies, and pics with Santa!
Kids 2 and under are free.
Santa is stopping at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center this Saturday, Dec. 9, for a day of story time and special activities.
Santa will arrive at the Saturn V Hall of the Davidson Center for Space Exploration at 9:30 a.m., and story times and photo opportunities with Santa take place at 10:00 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 1:00 p.m., and 2:30 p.m. in the National Geographic Theater. Parlor Doughnuts and Tom’s Coffee will be on-site with tasty treats for sale.
Admission to the Davidson Center is only $15 for ages two and up (1 & under are free). Includes admission to Saturn V Hall, Meet and greet with Santa, and story time.
In addition to the special visitor from the North Pole, the Rocket Center is also hosting a Touch-a-Truck event in the Davidson Center parking lot until 3 p.m. HEMSI, Huntsville Fire Department, Huntsville Police Department, Madison County Sheriff’s Department, Huntsville Utilities, and the WAFF weather team will be on site for the free Touch-a-Truck event.
Parking for Saturday’s activities is on-site, with overflow parking available at Calhoun Community College across I-565 from the Rocket Center.
The Greater Huntsville Community is invited to attend the 2023 Presentation of Handel's Messiah. Oakwood University Church, 11:30 a.m., December 9. The guest soloists are Dr. Iris Forjour-Hankins (Soprano), Dr. Julie Foster (Alto), Alexander Henderson (Tenor), and Justin Jordan (Bass).
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Dr. William E Stone will discuss all things bird in Hazel Green and his work on the Winfred Thomas Agricultural Research Station.
The event is a walk through tour of exquititely appointed homes and historical sites dressed up in Christmas finery. The commercial districts are welcoming and decorate as well. Weather permitting carriage rides are available starting at the Carnegie visual Arts Center.
Twickeham Historic Preservation District Association is presenting its annual Spirit of Christmas Past Homes and Luminaries Tour. The streets will be illuminated throughout the neighborhood and guests will have the opportunity to tour the historic Weeden House along with a few other historic homes. Chase Creek Strings will be playing at the Weeden House and several local churches and organizations will offer various activities.
The Rocket City Jazz Orchestra performs its 12th annual Christmas Concert Saturday December 9th, from 6:30 to 8:30 PM at the Downtown Huntsville Library. The concert will include vocal and instrumental arrangements of traditional and contemporary holiday songs. The public is invited to attend.
The North Alabama Country Dance Society holds contra dances with caller and live music on the second Saturday of the month through 2023*. Newcomers workshop at 6:30 and dance at 7:00-10:00 pm.
No partner or dance experience required. Tickets at the door. More information at the North Alabama Country Dance Society Facebook page.
(* December Holiday Dance held on Dec. 2.)
Dec 10 Sunday
The Huntsville-Madison County Historical Society is hosting its Winter meeting on Sunday, December 10, at 2:00pm at the North Huntsville Library. John O'Brien will present “The first metropolitan area without a substandard house: The Huntsville Housing Authority and the smoke of progress." Information at HMCHS.org.