21 family events not to miss in September | Rocket City Mom
It’s 🍁 FALL Y’ALL 🍁 and with all the fall farms opening this month, we know what many of you will be up to most weekends. Still, just in case pumpkin patches aren’t your thing, or you’re looking for something to do with the family after tackling pillow bounce, we’ve rounded up 21 events to experience together this month and 12 are 100% FREE. Even better? 6 more of these events are $5 or less. #ChildrenCost
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Concerts on the quay
Date hour : Fridays, Sept. 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 at 6 p.m.
Location: Lowe Mill
There is nothing better than live music. It’s raw energy, and raw energy feeds the soul. Lowe Mill A&E’s first concert series, Concerts on the Dock, features a curated selection of live music in Huntsville. Lowe Mill A&E has been delivering the best in live music under our water tower since 2007 bringing our community of music lovers the freshest sounds available in local, regional and national acts that they simply wouldn’t see anywhere else.
6th Annual Rock and Walk 2022
Time: September 3 @ 10:00
Location: Monte Sano State Park
The heart of Rock and Walk is to let bereaved families know that they are not alone. As we rock in chairs or take laps together, we honor the children whose names appear on the butterflies lining the path and remind us that we can find hope.
Date hour : Fri. Sept. 9 and Sat. Sept. 10
Location: John Hunt Park
It’s more than just a barbecue! WhistleStop is a unique and exciting community gathering. A real community spirit, combined with great food, live music, good friends and a “little” competition helped create this award-winning two-day event.
Movies in the Park Fall 2022
Date hour : Fridays Sept. 9, 16, 23, 30 | 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Location: Alabama Constitution Park
Fall Movies in the Park, presented by Progress Bank, will take place at Constitution Hall Park. Each evening, themed entertainment will be organized before the screening of the film. Piper and Leaf will be open for moviegoers to purchase tea, coffee and other great products! In addition, a themed food vendor will be present at each performance! Be sure to bring your own blanket and chairs and come enjoy those fall Friday nights!
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Slip out of summer at Ditto Landing
Date hour : September 10, 10am-4pm | September 11, noon-4 p.m.
Location: Same as Landing
Let’s say #seeyalator in the summer of 2022! Giant #SlipNSlides ($5 a day wristband), #foodtrucks, #volleyball, #fun times! Also bring your water guns and water toys! Children under 5 ride for free with a paying adult.
Monte Sano Art Festival
Date hour : September 10, 9am-5pm | September 11, 9am-4pm
Cost: $5 – $10
Location: Monte Sano State Park
The Monte Sano Art Festival has been an exciting tradition for the North Alabama community for more than two decades. Featuring the best local and regional artists representing a range of disciplines and techniques, the Monte Sano Art Festival is a treasure chest filled with unique masterpieces.
Fall Concerts at Decatur Park
Date hour : Fridays, Sept. 12, 19, 26 | 6 p.m.
Location: Daikin Amphitheater, Founder’s Park
Decatur Park Concerts is a free concert series that offers a wide variety of musical styles in a family-friendly setting. All concerts are free and start at 6 p.m. Food trucks will be at your disposal so come hungry! Spectators are encouraged to bring lawn chairs, blankets and picnic baskets.
MOMsMart Fall Consignment Sale 🛍
Date hour : September 16, 8am-8pm | September 17, 8am-12pm
Location: Trinity UMC – Huntsville, AL
MOMsMart is HAMOM’s semi-annual children’s consignment sale that takes place in the spring and fall. MOMsMart offers a fantastic shopping environment with quality children’s clothing, furniture, toys and accessories. MOMsMart is the only local consignment sale run by a non-profit support group. While the consignment sale is hosted by mothers of multiples, everyone is welcome…
national cleanup day
Time: September 16 @ 9:00
Location: Rose of Sharon soup kitchen
Join Team Green, Landers McLarty and Rose of Sharon for a National Cleanup Day kick-off cleanup! All supplies provided. All ages and levels of experience are welcome. Thanks for helping make a #LitterFreeHSV!
Date hour : September 16, 7 p.m. | Sept. 17, 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.
Location: Huntsville High School Theater
Don’t miss the Huntsville High Theater production of The Rainbow Fish! Everyone loves the international bestseller and award-winning book, The Rainbow Fish, with its wonderful message of friendship and belonging.
Children in the creek!
Date hour : September 17 at 10:00
Location: Bear Creek Canoe
Come look for macroinvertebrates, fish, turtles, rocks and more in the Flint River! All ages are welcome and it’s FREE!
Pulaski hits a truck
Time: September 17 @ 9:00
Location: Pulaski courthouse square
A Touch a Truck event is a unique festival that has become popular nationwide and is now in its fifth year in Pulaski, TN. On September 17, trucks – and other vehicles of all kinds – will gather in the historic courthouse plaza in downtown Pulaski from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Children of all ages, with parent participation, will have the chance to touch, sit and explore these amazing pieces of equipment, meet their drivers/operators and learn about the companies behind them. machines.
Art on the rocks
Date hour : September 17 and 18 | 6 p.m.
Cost: $4 – $6
Location: Noccalula Falls Park and Campground
This is an outdoor arts and crafts show with over 95 vendors. There will be a wide variety of pottery, paintings, jewelry, baked goods, metalwork, glassware and much more!
Baby Palooza Baby Expo
Time: September 17 @ 10:00
Location: Von Braun Center
Babypalooza makes pregnancy and baby preparation easy by bringing together everything you need under one roof for a day of fun and education!
If you’re a first time mom expecting your first baby or just had a baby in the last 12 months, don’t miss the Huntsville Babypalooza Baby Expo.
25th Annual Oktoberfest at Redstone Arsenal
Date hour : September 16, 5 p.m.-12 a.m. | September 17, noon to midnight | September 18, 12 p.m.-6 p.m.
Cost: $15 – $25
Location: Redstone Arsenal
Redstone MWR and Woody Anderson Ford are thrilled to bring Oktoberfest back for its 25th year! Don’t miss the rides and live music!
Opera in the park
Time: September 20 @ 6:30 p.m.
Location: Park of the reception square
Madison Visionary Partners and Opera Huntsville present “Opera in the Park,” a free, family-friendly show at Madison’s new Home Place Park.
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Downtown open 2022
Date hour : September 22 – October 2
Location: Downtown Huntsville
Mark your calendars because the Downtown Open 2022, presented by Crunkleton Commercial Real Estate Group, returns to downtown Huntsville from September 22nd through October 2nd! Play putt-putt on this unique 30-hole urban course over 10 days for FREE!
Bard in the Yard – A Modern Take on Shakespeare’s 12th Night
Date hour : September 23 at 6:00 p.m.
Location: Orion Amphitheater
This 45-minute production of Twelfth Night is interactive and offers audiences a fresh, modern adaptation of Shakspeare’s romantic comedy with original music created by AAMU Communications Media Performance Major Senior, Tariq White (who also stars as Orsino in the production).
Fall Festival at Sharon Johnston Park
Time: September 24 @ 10:00
Cost: $5 – $20
Location: Sharon Johnston Park
Mark all your calendars for the annual Friends of Park Sharon Johnston Fall Festival! A fun day filled with games, inflatables, great food, a hay ride and so much more!
Last Tuesday concerts at the downtown library
Time: September 27 @ 6:30 p.m.
Location: Huntsville Downtown Library 915 Monroe Street
The concerts resume on the last Tuesday of the month! Enjoy the cool interior of the Downtown Library as music fills the new third-floor event space each month at 6:30 p.m.
Cullman Oktoberfest 2022
Date hour : September 29 – October 1
Location: Downtown Cullman
Cullman’s German heritage comes to life with southern flair at this week-long annual festival. Enjoy traditional German music, authentic German food, dancing, carriage rides, beer and wine, classic car show, crafts, guided walking tours, shopping, music and much more.