Annual Festivals & Events

Annual Events List

    Folklife Festival

    October 28 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Burritt on the Mountain, 3101 Burritt Dr.
    Huntsville, AL 35801 United States
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    Folklife festival will showcase craftspeople, artists and presenters who will share their knowledge about the traditions, skills, handicrafts and arts of our region during the 1800s and early 1900s. Come hear traditional music, see Appalachian dance, and watch demonstrators as they show you how our ancestors worked, lived and created art. Skills that will be demonstrated include: blacksmithing, flint knapping, Native American flute making and playing, spinning, quilting, open hearth cooking and much, much more. This exciting day of family fun will be from 10:00-4:00. You won’t want to miss this wonderful experience! (Included with regular admission prices) We’re grateful…

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    Fire on the Mountain

    November 4 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
    Burritt on the Mountain, 3101 Burritt Dr.
    Huntsville, AL 35801 United States
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    Our historic park will be full of engaging demonstrations and activities from 10am – 3pm. With Open Hearth Cooking and Blacksmith Demonstrations throughout the day, this day will be a fun and informative way to connect with our historic, folklife traditions. Burritt adds to the fun with Tommy Howell’s “Beauties from the Sky” presentation in the Trillium Room from 2:00 – 3:15. (Seating is limited and begins at 1:30). Tommy’s outstanding collection of unusual birds will fascinate the entire family. All activities and special presentations are included with regular admission.

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    Kris Kringle’s Candlelight Christmas

    December 1 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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    An event every day that begins at 5:00pm, repeating until December 2, 2017

    Burritt on the Mountain, 3101 Burritt Dr.
    Huntsville, AL 35801 United States
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    We are decking the halls, the walls and the stalls! Burritt on the Mountain invites everyone to Kris Kringle’s Candlelight Christmas December 1st and 2nd from 5-9 p.m. The kids will love to see Kris Kringle in the Burritt Mansion from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. He has to get the reindeer to bed early as he has a busy month coming up! The star-lit mountain will be mirrored by more than 600 candles, adding to the nostalgic feel of the holidays. Music will be heard throughout the mansion and the park; cider, cookies and tasty figgy pudding will keep us…

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    Kris Kringle’s Candlelight Christmas

    December 2 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every day that begins at 5:00pm, repeating until December 2, 2017

    Burritt on the Mountain, 3101 Burritt Dr.
    Huntsville, AL 35801 United States
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    We are decking the halls, the walls and the stalls! Burritt on the Mountain invites everyone to Kris Kringle’s Candlelight Christmas December 1st and 2nd from 5-9 p.m. The kids will love to see Kris Kringle in the Burritt Mansion from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. He has to get the reindeer to bed early as he has a busy month coming up! The star-lit mountain will be mirrored by more than 600 candles, adding to the nostalgic feel of the holidays. Music will be heard throughout the mansion and the park; cider, cookies and tasty figgy pudding will keep us…

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    Holiday Magic Dinners

    December 7 - December 9
    Burritt on the Mountain, 3101 Burritt Dr.
    Huntsville, AL 35801 United States
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    Looking for a special and unique night out during the Holiday Season? With a beautiful setting and ambiance unlike any in Huntsville, come dine at Burritt for a truly magical night. Holiday magic is one of Burritt’s most important and magical fundraisers! Guest enjoy a holiday dinner in the upscale atmosphere of the Burritt Mansion or the family style warmth of the cabins in the Historic Park. Dinners are December 7th, 8th & 9th. Reservations open to Members on August 1st and to everyone on October 1st.   2017 Historic Park and Old Country Church Menu, Catered by Bruce Roy:…

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    Easter Jubilee

    March 31, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
    Burritt on the Mountain, 3101 Burritt Dr.
    Huntsville, AL 35801 United States
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    Join us at Burritt on March 31, 2018 for an eggstra special event unlike any Easter event in town! Bring your basket and collect eggs and treats from the Easter Bunny and Burritt’s frontier friends.

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    Spring Farm Days

    April 7, 2018 - April 8, 2018
    Burritt on the Mountain, 3101 Burritt Dr.
    Huntsville, AL 35801 United States
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    Spring Farm Days is an exciting time to visit our barnyard animals, experience the historic skills and chores of our ancestors, and learn about life on the farm. Hands-on experience doing some of the old-fashioned chores like rug beating, butter churning and mattress stuffing is always a favorite while helping you appreciate modern conveniences. Watch the sheep shearing demonstration and learn how wool goes from sheep to shawl. View an assortment of antique farm equipment and enjoy our county fair as you compete in old fashioned games and see the results of the quilting and canning contests. Join us on April…

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