Events By Season

Spring Events

    Home School: Pysanky Eggs

    March 13 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every day that begins at 9:30am, repeating until March 14, 2018

    One event on March 13, 2018 at 12:00pm

    One event on March 14, 2018 at 12:00pm

    Burritt on the Mountain, 3101 Burritt Dr.
    Huntsville, AL 35801 United States
    + Google Map

    Pysanky Eggs are intricately detailed dyed eggs, originating with ancient Ukrainian traditions and commonly decorated for Easter today by artisans across the world. Join us this month to learn about the symbolism behind the designs and colors that artists apply to their eggs, and make your own unique Pysanky egg using the step-by-step wax resist dying process. For more information on Home School events, please click below!

    View Event

    Home School: Pysanky Eggs

    March 13 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every day that begins at 12:00pm, repeating until March 14, 2018

    One event on March 13, 2018 at 12:00pm

    One event on March 14, 2018 at 12:00pm

    Burritt on the Mountain, 3101 Burritt Dr.
    Huntsville, AL 35801 United States
    + Google Map

    Pysanky Eggs are intricately detailed dyed eggs, originating with ancient Ukrainian traditions and commonly decorated for Easter today by artisans across the world. Join us this month to learn about the symbolism behind the designs and colors that artists apply to their eggs, and make your own unique Pysanky egg using the step-by-step wax resist dying process. For more information on Home School events, please click below!

    View Event

    Home School: Pysanky Eggs

    March 14 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every day that begins at 9:30am, repeating until March 14, 2018

    One event on March 13, 2018 at 12:00pm

    One event on March 14, 2018 at 12:00pm

    Burritt on the Mountain, 3101 Burritt Dr.
    Huntsville, AL 35801 United States
    + Google Map

    Pysanky Eggs are intricately detailed dyed eggs, originating with ancient Ukrainian traditions and commonly decorated for Easter today by artisans across the world. Join us this month to learn about the symbolism behind the designs and colors that artists apply to their eggs, and make your own unique Pysanky egg using the step-by-step wax resist dying process. For more information on Home School events, please click below!

    View Event

    Home School: Pysanky Eggs

    March 14 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every day that begins at 12:00pm, repeating until March 14, 2018

    One event on March 13, 2018 at 12:00pm

    One event on March 14, 2018 at 12:00pm

    Burritt on the Mountain, 3101 Burritt Dr.
    Huntsville, AL 35801 United States
    + Google Map

    Pysanky Eggs are intricately detailed dyed eggs, originating with ancient Ukrainian traditions and commonly decorated for Easter today by artisans across the world. Join us this month to learn about the symbolism behind the designs and colors that artists apply to their eggs, and make your own unique Pysanky egg using the step-by-step wax resist dying process. For more information on Home School events, please click below!

    View Event

    Spring Camp: Tales, Tails, & Trails!

    March 26 - March 30

    We are hard at work finalizing details for our Spring Break Camp – Tales, Tails, and Trails! This year, our Spring Break Camp for students in kindergarten through 5th grade will be held March 26th-30th. Stay tuned for updates and more details!

    View Event

    ‘Spring is Coming!’ Spring Break Activity

    March 28 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
    Burritt on the Mountain, 3101 Burritt Dr.
    Huntsville, AL 35801 United States
    + Google Map

    Join in the FUN at Burritt and learn what Spring is all about! We will read a story and discuss the exciting changes Spring brings to us, and afterwards, children will make a fun, colorful flower craft to bring home. All spring break activities are included with admission. Children must be accompanied by an adult during the activity. If inclement weather conditions arise, activities may be cancelled.

    View Event

    Spring Break Hike

    March 29 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
    Burritt on the Mountain, 3101 Burritt Dr.
    Huntsville, AL 35801 United States
    + Google Map

    Leap into Spring by hiking the woods with us at Burritt! On this adventure, we will observe Springtime first hand. With warmer weather, the animals will be busy, trees will have new leaves, plants will be growing, and flowers starting to bloom! This hiking activity is for children aged 5 years and older. All spring break activities are included with admission. Children must be accompanied by an adult during the activity. If inclement weather conditions arise, activities may be cancelled.

    View Event

    Growing, Blooming & Nesting Spring Break Activity

    March 30 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
    Burritt on the Mountain, 3101 Burritt Dr.
    Huntsville, AL 35801 United States
    + Google Map

    Come to our Growing, Blooming, & Animal Nesting presentation! Your kiddos will have lots fun learning how plants and animals adapt to Spring, along with discussing springtime weather. Afterwards, everyone will enjoy making a craft of “baby birds in a nest” in celebration of Spring! All spring break activities are included with admission. Children must be accompanied by an adult during the activity. If inclement weather conditions arise, activities may be cancelled.

    View Event

    Easter Jubilee

    March 31 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
    Burritt on the Mountain, 3101 Burritt Dr.
    Huntsville, AL 35801 United States
    + Google Map

    Everything old is new again at Burritt’s “Baskets Full of Fun” Easter Jubilee!  We will once again host a day of frolicking jolliness at this come-and-go event for kids and families.  Experience Easter and springtime the old-fashioned pioneer way on Saturday, March 31, from 11:00am to 3:00pm.  Grab your Easter basket and join us on the mountain to collect eggs and treats. Come for an hour or two or stay all day for some relaxed family time! Burritt’s Easter egg hunt is different than most- it is more of an Easter egg adventure. Children bring their Easter baskets and collect…

    View Event

    Spring Farm Days

    April 7 - April 8
    Burritt on the Mountain, 3101 Burritt Dr.
    Huntsville, AL 35801 United States
    + Google Map

    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…

    View Event

    Home School : The Civil War

    April 10 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every day that begins at 9:30am, repeating until April 11, 2018

    One event on April 10, 2018 at 12:00pm

    One event on April 11, 2018 at 12:00pm

    Burritt on the Mountain, 3101 Burritt Dr.
    Huntsville, AL 35801 United States
    + Google Map

    The Civil War didn’t only happen at Gettysburg and Antietam – it happened right here in Huntsville too! Our Historic Park offers the perfect backdrop for imagining what life was like in Madison County during the Civil War years. Did you know – the final Confederate surrender of the Civil War in Alabama took place just steps away from Burritt, where Bushwhacker Johnston surrendered at Trough Springs one month after General Lee had surrendered at Appomattox! Learn even more fascinating facts about our local Civil War history when you join us this month. For more information on Home School events,…

    View Event

    Home School : The Civil War

    April 10 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every day that begins at 12:00pm, repeating until April 11, 2018

    One event on April 10, 2018 at 12:00pm

    One event on April 11, 2018 at 12:00pm

    Burritt on the Mountain, 3101 Burritt Dr.
    Huntsville, AL 35801 United States
    + Google Map

    The Civil War didn’t only happen at Gettysburg and Antietam – it happened right here in Huntsville too! Our Historic Park offers the perfect backdrop for imagining what life was like in Madison County during the Civil War years. Did you know – the final Confederate surrender of the Civil War in Alabama took place just steps away from Burritt, where Bushwhacker Johnston surrendered at Trough Springs one month after General Lee had surrendered at Appomattox! Learn even more fascinating facts about our local Civil War history when you join us this month. For more information on Home School events,…

    View Event

    Home School : The Civil War

    April 11 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every day that begins at 9:30am, repeating until April 11, 2018

    One event on April 10, 2018 at 12:00pm

    One event on April 11, 2018 at 12:00pm

    Burritt on the Mountain, 3101 Burritt Dr.
    Huntsville, AL 35801 United States
    + Google Map

    The Civil War didn’t only happen at Gettysburg and Antietam – it happened right here in Huntsville too! Our Historic Park offers the perfect backdrop for imagining what life was like in Madison County during the Civil War years. Did you know – the final Confederate surrender of the Civil War in Alabama took place just steps away from Burritt, where Bushwhacker Johnston surrendered at Trough Springs one month after General Lee had surrendered at Appomattox! Learn even more fascinating facts about our local Civil War history when you join us this month. For more information on Home School events,…

    View Event

    Home School : The Civil War

    April 11 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every day that begins at 12:00pm, repeating until April 11, 2018

    One event on April 10, 2018 at 12:00pm

    One event on April 11, 2018 at 12:00pm

    Burritt on the Mountain, 3101 Burritt Dr.
    Huntsville, AL 35801 United States
    + Google Map

    The Civil War didn’t only happen at Gettysburg and Antietam – it happened right here in Huntsville too! Our Historic Park offers the perfect backdrop for imagining what life was like in Madison County during the Civil War years. Did you know – the final Confederate surrender of the Civil War in Alabama took place just steps away from Burritt, where Bushwhacker Johnston surrendered at Trough Springs one month after General Lee had surrendered at Appomattox! Learn even more fascinating facts about our local Civil War history when you join us this month. For more information on Home School events,…

    View Event

    Home School: Plant Identification

    May 8 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every day that begins at 9:30am, repeating until May 9, 2018

    One event on May 8, 2018 at 12:00pm

    One event on May 9, 2018 at 12:00pm

    Burritt on the Mountain, 3101 Burritt Dr.
    Huntsville, AL 35801 United States
    + Google Map

    Plant Identification comes alive when Burritt is your classroom! Students will learn the basic parts of plants and the major groups, their life cycles, and various characteristics of plants that help scientists classify them. Our junior botanists will have the opportunity to apply what they learned when they explore the historic park’s gardens and hike our nature trail. For more information on Home School events, please click below!

    View Event

    Home School: Plant Identification

    May 8 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every day that begins at 12:00pm, repeating until May 9, 2018

    One event on May 8, 2018 at 12:00pm

    One event on May 9, 2018 at 12:00pm

    Burritt on the Mountain, 3101 Burritt Dr.
    Huntsville, AL 35801 United States
    + Google Map

    Plant Identification comes alive when Burritt is your classroom! Students will learn the basic parts of plants and the major groups, their life cycles, and various characteristics of plants that help scientists classify them. Our junior botanists will have the opportunity to apply what they learned when they explore the historic park’s gardens and hike our nature trail. For more information on Home School events, please click below!

    View Event

    Home School: Plant Identification

    May 9 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every day that begins at 9:30am, repeating until May 9, 2018

    One event on May 8, 2018 at 12:00pm

    One event on May 9, 2018 at 12:00pm

    Burritt on the Mountain, 3101 Burritt Dr.
    Huntsville, AL 35801 United States
    + Google Map

    Plant Identification comes alive when Burritt is your classroom! Students will learn the basic parts of plants and the major groups, their life cycles, and various characteristics of plants that help scientists classify them. Our junior botanists will have the opportunity to apply what they learned when they explore the historic park’s gardens and hike our nature trail. For more information on Home School events, please click below!

    View Event

    Home School: Plant Identification

    May 9 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every day that begins at 12:00pm, repeating until May 9, 2018

    One event on May 8, 2018 at 12:00pm

    One event on May 9, 2018 at 12:00pm

    Burritt on the Mountain, 3101 Burritt Dr.
    Huntsville, AL 35801 United States
    + Google Map

    Plant Identification comes alive when Burritt is your classroom! Students will learn the basic parts of plants and the major groups, their life cycles, and various characteristics of plants that help scientists classify them. Our junior botanists will have the opportunity to apply what they learned when they explore the historic park’s gardens and hike our nature trail. For more information on Home School events, please click below!

    View Event

Summer Events

There are no upcoming events at this time.

Fall Events

There are no upcoming events at this time.

Winter Events

    Home School: Fossils

    February 13 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every day that begins at 9:30am, repeating until February 14, 2018

    One event on February 13, 2018 at 12:00pm

    One event on February 14, 2018 at 12:00pm

    Burritt on the Mountain, 3101 Burritt Dr.
    Huntsville, AL 35801 United States
    + Google Map

    Fossils are right under our feet at Burritt! This month we will learn about how fossils are made, examine Burritt’s collection of fossils, and visit the limestone formations on our trails to learn how fossils are all around us here in North Alabama and imagine what it was like when ancient creatures roamed this land. We will learn about the work that paleontologists do and try some of their tools and techniques. For more information on Home School events, please click below!

    View Event

    Home School: Fossils

    February 13 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every day that begins at 12:00pm, repeating until February 14, 2018

    One event on February 13, 2018 at 12:00pm

    One event on February 14, 2018 at 12:00pm

    Burritt on the Mountain, 3101 Burritt Dr.
    Huntsville, AL 35801 United States
    + Google Map

    Fossils are right under our feet at Burritt! This month we will learn about how fossils are made, examine Burritt’s collection of fossils, and visit the limestone formations on our trails to learn how fossils are all around us here in North Alabama and imagine what it was like when ancient creatures roamed this land. We will learn about the work that paleontologists do and try some of their tools and techniques. For more information on Home School events, please click below!

    View Event

    Home School: Fossils

    February 14 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every day that begins at 9:30am, repeating until February 14, 2018

    One event on February 13, 2018 at 12:00pm

    One event on February 14, 2018 at 12:00pm

    Burritt on the Mountain, 3101 Burritt Dr.
    Huntsville, AL 35801 United States
    + Google Map

    Fossils are right under our feet at Burritt! This month we will learn about how fossils are made, examine Burritt’s collection of fossils, and visit the limestone formations on our trails to learn how fossils are all around us here in North Alabama and imagine what it was like when ancient creatures roamed this land. We will learn about the work that paleontologists do and try some of their tools and techniques. For more information on Home School events, please click below!

    View Event

    Home School: Fossils

    February 14 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every day that begins at 12:00pm, repeating until February 14, 2018

    One event on February 13, 2018 at 12:00pm

    One event on February 14, 2018 at 12:00pm

    Burritt on the Mountain, 3101 Burritt Dr.
    Huntsville, AL 35801 United States
    + Google Map

    Fossils are right under our feet at Burritt! This month we will learn about how fossils are made, examine Burritt’s collection of fossils, and visit the limestone formations on our trails to learn how fossils are all around us here in North Alabama and imagine what it was like when ancient creatures roamed this land. We will learn about the work that paleontologists do and try some of their tools and techniques. For more information on Home School events, please click below!

    View Event

Holiday Events

    Easter Jubilee

    March 31 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
    Burritt on the Mountain, 3101 Burritt Dr.
    Huntsville, AL 35801 United States
    + Google Map

    Everything old is new again at Burritt’s “Baskets Full of Fun” Easter Jubilee!  We will once again host a day of frolicking jolliness at this come-and-go event for kids and families.  Experience Easter and springtime the old-fashioned pioneer way on Saturday, March 31, from 11:00am to 3:00pm.  Grab your Easter basket and join us on the mountain to collect eggs and treats. Come for an hour or two or stay all day for some relaxed family time! Burritt’s Easter egg hunt is different than most- it is more of an Easter egg adventure. Children bring their Easter baskets and collect…

    View Event