Events By Season

Spring Events

    Home School – “Technology of the 1800s”

    March 12, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
    Burritt on the Mountain, 3101 Burritt Dr.
    Huntsville, AL 35801 United States
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    March 12 (12:00-1:30), March 13 (9:30-11:00), and March 13 (12:00-1:30) Technology of the 1800s was very different from today’s technology, but no less exciting! What technology was available for making furniture? Growing and preparing food? For hundreds of years people have been using technology to make their lives easier. Join us to see the differences between today’s technology and that of the past.

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    Home School – “Technology of the 1800s”

    March 13, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
    Burritt on the Mountain, 3101 Burritt Dr.
    Huntsville, AL 35801 United States
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    March 12 (12:00-1:30), March 13 (9:30-11:00), and March 13 (12:00-1:30) Technology of the 1800s was very different from today’s technology, but no less exciting! What technology was available for making furniture? Growing and preparing food? For hundreds of years people have been using technology to make their lives easier. Join us to see the differences between today’s technology and that of the past.

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    Home School – “Technology of the 1800s”

    March 13, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
    Burritt on the Mountain, 3101 Burritt Dr.
    Huntsville, AL 35801 United States
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    March 12 (12:00-1:30), March 13 (9:30-11:00), and March 13 (12:00-1:30) Technology of the 1800s was very different from today’s technology, but no less exciting! What technology was available for making furniture? Growing and preparing food? For hundreds of years people have been using technology to make their lives easier. Join us to see the differences between today’s technology and that of the past.

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    Home School – “Mining on the Mountain”

    April 9, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
    Burritt on the Mountain, 3101 Burritt Dr.
    Huntsville, AL 35801 United States
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    April 9 (12:00-1:30), April 10 (9:30-11:00), and April 10 (12:00-1:30) Mining on the Mountain can teach us about what we use from the earth, yesterday and today.  We will hike to an abandoned coal mine and have fun at our sluice panning for rocks and minerals.  All of this will help us learn about the use of our natural resources and how those resources impact our lives.

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    Home School – “Mining on the Mountain”

    April 10, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
    Burritt on the Mountain, 3101 Burritt Dr.
    Huntsville, AL 35801 United States
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    April 9 (12:00-1:30), April 10 (9:30-11:00), and April 10 (12:00-1:30) Mining on the Mountain can teach us about what we use from the earth, yesterday and today.  We will hike to an abandoned coal mine and have fun at our sluice panning for rocks and minerals.  All of this will help us learn about the use of our natural resources and how those resources impact our lives.

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    Home School – “Mining on the Mountain”

    April 10, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
    Burritt on the Mountain, 3101 Burritt Dr.
    Huntsville, AL 35801 United States
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    April 9 (12:00-1:30), April 10 (9:30-11:00), and April 10 (12:00-1:30) Mining on the Mountain can teach us about what we use from the earth, yesterday and today.  We will hike to an abandoned coal mine and have fun at our sluice panning for rocks and minerals.  All of this will help us learn about the use of our natural resources and how those resources impact our lives.

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    Home School – “Alabama’s Bicentennial”

    May 14, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
    Burritt on the Mountain, 3101 Burritt Dr.
    Huntsville, AL 35801 United States
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    May 14 (12:00-1:30), May 15 (9:30-11:00), and May 15 (12:00-1:30)​ Alabama’s Bicentennial is here, and there’s no better time to learn all kinds of fascinating facts about the beginnings of our state!  We’ll learn what life was like in 1819, discover what has happened in Huntsville in over the years, and talk about what the “Yellowhammer State” has contributed to the country.

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    Home School – “Alabama’s Bicentennial”

    May 15, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
    Burritt on the Mountain, 3101 Burritt Dr.
    Huntsville, AL 35801 United States
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    May 14 (12:00-1:30), May 15 (9:30-11:00), and May 15 (12:00-1:30)​ Alabama’s Bicentennial is here, and there’s no better time to learn all kinds of fascinating facts about the beginnings of our state!  We’ll learn what life was like in 1819, discover what has happened in Huntsville in over the years, and talk about what the “Yellowhammer State” has contributed to the country.

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    Home School – “Alabama’s Bicentennial”

    May 15, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
    Burritt on the Mountain, 3101 Burritt Dr.
    Huntsville, AL 35801 United States
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    May 14 (12:00-1:30), May 15 (9:30-11:00), and May 15 (12:00-1:30)​ Alabama’s Bicentennial is here, and there’s no better time to learn all kinds of fascinating facts about the beginnings of our state!  We’ll learn what life was like in 1819, discover what has happened in Huntsville in over the years, and talk about what the “Yellowhammer State” has contributed to the country.

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Summer Events

    Folk Family Fun

    August 21 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until September 3, 2018

    An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Sunday, repeating until September 2, 2018

    Join us for a hands-on exploration of the life and crafts of the past with Folk Family Fun! Start at the very foundations when you put together a child-sized log cabin, and build your way up to stitching “clothes” and following animal tracks. Work together to weave a basket, take time to explore the barnyard, and pick up a paintbrush to see what your creative spirit can reveal! Whether you’re good at spotting all the different plants on the trail or the puzzle of putting together a quilt, you’ll find something to spark your curiosity. And of course kids will…

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    Folk Family Fun

    August 22 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until September 3, 2018

    An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Sunday, repeating until September 2, 2018

    Join us for a hands-on exploration of the life and crafts of the past with Folk Family Fun! Start at the very foundations when you put together a child-sized log cabin, and build your way up to stitching “clothes” and following animal tracks. Work together to weave a basket, take time to explore the barnyard, and pick up a paintbrush to see what your creative spirit can reveal! Whether you’re good at spotting all the different plants on the trail or the puzzle of putting together a quilt, you’ll find something to spark your curiosity. And of course kids will…

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    Folk Family Fun

    August 23 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until September 3, 2018

    An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Sunday, repeating until September 2, 2018

    Join us for a hands-on exploration of the life and crafts of the past with Folk Family Fun! Start at the very foundations when you put together a child-sized log cabin, and build your way up to stitching “clothes” and following animal tracks. Work together to weave a basket, take time to explore the barnyard, and pick up a paintbrush to see what your creative spirit can reveal! Whether you’re good at spotting all the different plants on the trail or the puzzle of putting together a quilt, you’ll find something to spark your curiosity. And of course kids will…

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    Folk Family Fun

    August 24 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until September 3, 2018

    An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Sunday, repeating until September 2, 2018

    Join us for a hands-on exploration of the life and crafts of the past with Folk Family Fun! Start at the very foundations when you put together a child-sized log cabin, and build your way up to stitching “clothes” and following animal tracks. Work together to weave a basket, take time to explore the barnyard, and pick up a paintbrush to see what your creative spirit can reveal! Whether you’re good at spotting all the different plants on the trail or the puzzle of putting together a quilt, you’ll find something to spark your curiosity. And of course kids will…

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    Folk Family Fun

    August 25 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until September 3, 2018

    An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Sunday, repeating until September 2, 2018

    Join us for a hands-on exploration of the life and crafts of the past with Folk Family Fun! Start at the very foundations when you put together a child-sized log cabin, and build your way up to stitching “clothes” and following animal tracks. Work together to weave a basket, take time to explore the barnyard, and pick up a paintbrush to see what your creative spirit can reveal! Whether you’re good at spotting all the different plants on the trail or the puzzle of putting together a quilt, you’ll find something to spark your curiosity. And of course kids will…

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    $10.00 - $100.00

    Folk School Workshop – August 25

    August 25 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Burritt Folk School, 3101 Burritt Dr.
    Huntsville, 35801 United States
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              Deadline to Register: August 15 for Early Bird Special ($100.00) or by August 18 for late registration ($105.00). Important Information: Registering for a workshop indicates that the student is 19 years or older and understands that photographs/video may be taken during the event and their image may be used on Burritt on the Mountain’s website and social media outlets or other promotional materials. Registration also indicates that the student releases Burritt on the Mountain and the City of Huntsville, all their directors, employees, volunteers, and any persons associated with Burritt on the Mountain, from any…

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    Folk Family Fun

    August 26 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until September 3, 2018

    An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Sunday, repeating until September 2, 2018

    Join us for a hands-on exploration of the life and crafts of the past with Folk Family Fun! Start at the very foundations when you put together a child-sized log cabin, and build your way up to stitching “clothes” and following animal tracks. Work together to weave a basket, take time to explore the barnyard, and pick up a paintbrush to see what your creative spirit can reveal! Whether you’re good at spotting all the different plants on the trail or the puzzle of putting together a quilt, you’ll find something to spark your curiosity. And of course kids will…

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    Folk Family Fun

    August 28 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until September 3, 2018

    An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Sunday, repeating until September 2, 2018

    Join us for a hands-on exploration of the life and crafts of the past with Folk Family Fun! Start at the very foundations when you put together a child-sized log cabin, and build your way up to stitching “clothes” and following animal tracks. Work together to weave a basket, take time to explore the barnyard, and pick up a paintbrush to see what your creative spirit can reveal! Whether you’re good at spotting all the different plants on the trail or the puzzle of putting together a quilt, you’ll find something to spark your curiosity. And of course kids will…

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    Folk Family Fun

    August 29 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until September 3, 2018

    An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Sunday, repeating until September 2, 2018

    Join us for a hands-on exploration of the life and crafts of the past with Folk Family Fun! Start at the very foundations when you put together a child-sized log cabin, and build your way up to stitching “clothes” and following animal tracks. Work together to weave a basket, take time to explore the barnyard, and pick up a paintbrush to see what your creative spirit can reveal! Whether you’re good at spotting all the different plants on the trail or the puzzle of putting together a quilt, you’ll find something to spark your curiosity. And of course kids will…

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    Folk Family Fun

    August 30 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until September 3, 2018

    An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Sunday, repeating until September 2, 2018

    Join us for a hands-on exploration of the life and crafts of the past with Folk Family Fun! Start at the very foundations when you put together a child-sized log cabin, and build your way up to stitching “clothes” and following animal tracks. Work together to weave a basket, take time to explore the barnyard, and pick up a paintbrush to see what your creative spirit can reveal! Whether you’re good at spotting all the different plants on the trail or the puzzle of putting together a quilt, you’ll find something to spark your curiosity. And of course kids will…

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    $105

    2Chefs at The View August Dining Experience

    August 30 @ 7:00 pm
    The View, 3101 Burritt Drive
    Huntsville, AL 35801
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    Join us at our table for an exclusive evening of elevated fare and beverage pairings under the stars.  2Chefs at The View featuring Chef Rick Vonk, celebrates local food, history and the rich heritage of the Tennessee Valley creating an exquisite dining experience you don’t want to miss. Dinner $105 tax included Chef Rick Vonk – Personal Chef and creator of Huntsville Rooftop Dinners shares his passion for deep flavors and bringing people together at one long table.   •first• foie gras mousse ~Château Haut-Maurin, Sauvignon Blanc (2017)   •second• watermelon & smoked mozzarella salad  ~Rush Cellars, Sparkling Wine   •third• crispy beef brisket…

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    Folk Family Fun

    August 31 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until September 3, 2018

    An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Sunday, repeating until September 2, 2018

    Join us for a hands-on exploration of the life and crafts of the past with Folk Family Fun! Start at the very foundations when you put together a child-sized log cabin, and build your way up to stitching “clothes” and following animal tracks. Work together to weave a basket, take time to explore the barnyard, and pick up a paintbrush to see what your creative spirit can reveal! Whether you’re good at spotting all the different plants on the trail or the puzzle of putting together a quilt, you’ll find something to spark your curiosity. And of course kids will…

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    Folk Family Fun

    September 1 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until September 3, 2018

    An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Sunday, repeating until September 2, 2018

    Join us for a hands-on exploration of the life and crafts of the past with Folk Family Fun! Start at the very foundations when you put together a child-sized log cabin, and build your way up to stitching “clothes” and following animal tracks. Work together to weave a basket, take time to explore the barnyard, and pick up a paintbrush to see what your creative spirit can reveal! Whether you’re good at spotting all the different plants on the trail or the puzzle of putting together a quilt, you’ll find something to spark your curiosity. And of course kids will…

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    Folk Family Fun

    September 2 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until September 3, 2018

    An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Sunday, repeating until September 2, 2018

    Join us for a hands-on exploration of the life and crafts of the past with Folk Family Fun! Start at the very foundations when you put together a child-sized log cabin, and build your way up to stitching “clothes” and following animal tracks. Work together to weave a basket, take time to explore the barnyard, and pick up a paintbrush to see what your creative spirit can reveal! Whether you’re good at spotting all the different plants on the trail or the puzzle of putting together a quilt, you’ll find something to spark your curiosity. And of course kids will…

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Fall Events

    $15

    Folk School Maker Space – August 25

    August 25 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Burritt Folk School, 3101 Burritt Dr.
    Huntsville, 35801 United States
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    Love crafting, but don’t have the space? Have lots of projects in mind, but find it hard to set aside the time? We have the solution!  Come enjoy time with fellow artists and enjoy our beautiful surroundings during Burritt Folk School’s first Maker Space! For $15.00 you have access to our Folk School spaces, equipment, and supplies between the hours of 9:00am – 4:00pm on Saturday, August 25. Come for 30 minutes or feel free to stay all day!  As a bonus, we will also be offering a Quilling demonstration between 10:00am – 10:30am which is included in the fee. …

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    $150.00 - $155.00

    Folk School Workshops – September 6, 13, 20, and 27

    September 6 @ 6:15 pm - 8:30 pm
    Burritt Folk School, 3101 Burritt Dr.
    Huntsville, 35801 United States
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    Deadline to Register: August 26 for Early Bird Special ($150.00) or by August 30 for late registration ($155.00). Tuition also includes entry into Blues with a View on the last night of class! Important Information: Registering for a workshop indicates that the student is 19 years or older and understands that photographs/video may be taken during the event and their image may be used on Burritt on the Mountain’s website and social media outlets or other promotional materials. Registration also indicates that the student releases Burritt on the Mountain and the City of Huntsville, all their directors, employees, volunteers, and any persons…

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    Super Saturday – “A Day in a Rosenwald School”

    September 8 @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm
    Burritt on the Mountain, 3101 Burritt Dr.
    Huntsville, AL 35801 United States
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    School sessions start at 10:00, 12:30 and 2:30 and last approximately 1.5 hours. Learn about Rosenwald Schools in the South. These schools were built during the early 20th century to provide educational opportunities to African American children in the rural south. They were built using seed money provided by Julius Rosenwald, the president of Sears and Roebuck, who worked with Booker T. Washington of the Tuskegee Institute to develop this program that led to the improvement of the lives of thousands. Hear the fascinating story of this effort and experience part of a typical school day in our Rosenwald schoolroom….

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    Homeschool Happenings – “Egg-o-Naut Engineers”

    September 11 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
    Burritt on the Mountain, 3101 Burritt Dr.
    Huntsville, AL 35801 United States
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    September 11 (12:00-1:30), September 12 (9:30-11:00), and September 12 (12:00-1:30) Egg-o-Naut Engineers will discover firsthand the importance of experimentation in flight and flight safety!  Learn about the history of flight and some of the big developments we’ve made right here in Huntsville, then test out your STEM knowledge and powers of invention when you work to design the ideal vessel for your egg astronaut.

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    Homeschool Happenings – “Egg-o-Naut Engineers”

    September 12 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am

    September 11 (12:00-1:30), September 12 (9:30-11:00), and September 12 (12:00-1:30) Egg-o-Naut Engineers will discover firsthand the importance of experimentation in flight and flight safety!  Learn about the history of flight and some of the big developments we’ve made right here in Huntsville, then test out your STEM knowledge and powers of invention when you work to design the ideal vessel for your egg astronaut.

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    Homeschool Happening – “Egg-o-Naut Engineers”

    September 12 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

    September 11 (12:00-1:30), September 12 (9:30-11:00), and September 12 (12:00-1:30) Egg-o-Naut Engineers will discover firsthand the importance of experimentation in flight and flight safety!  Learn about the history of flight and some of the big developments we’ve made right here in Huntsville, then test out your STEM knowledge and powers of invention when you work to design the ideal vessel for your egg astronaut.

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    $10 - $135

    Folk School Workshops – September 22 & 23

    September 22 - September 23
    Burritt Folk School, 3101 Burritt Dr.
    Huntsville, 35801 United States
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    Deadline to Register:  Early Bird: September 10 at noon Late Registration: September 15 at noon Join us for a weekend full of Folk School workshops. Bring a friend or make new ones as you learn new skills from our talented instructors.  Class size is limited to ensure that students receive individualized attention, so sign up early! Classes Offered: Basket Making: “Making Spoked Vine Baskets” (Multi-Level) Jewelry Making: “Wire Wrapped, Glass Fused Jewelry” (Beginner/Adv. Beginner) Stained Glass: “Sun Catcher” (Beginner/Adv. Beginner)

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    Nature Ranger – “Autumn Adventures”

    October 8 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
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    An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until October 12, 2018

    Burritt on the Mountain, 3101 Burritt Dr.
    Huntsville, AL 35801 United States
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    Nature Rangers Camp:  Make fall break an exciting adventure when you join Burritt for Fall Nature Rangers Camp.  During the week of October 8th -12th, kindergarten through 5th grade students will have a blast at our Autumn Adventures day camp. Each day, campers will be led by Burritt’s trained, CPR-certified staff.  Our teacher to camper ratio of 1:15 ensures that your child receives individualized attention during these fun-filled days of autumn crafts, learning history, hiking, nature exploration, playing games, and more. Camp days run from 9:00 to 2:00.  Students should bring their own sack lunch, but Burritt will provide a…

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    Nature Ranger – “Autumn Adventures”

    October 9 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
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    An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until October 12, 2018

    Burritt on the Mountain, 3101 Burritt Dr.
    Huntsville, AL 35801 United States
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    Nature Rangers Camp:  Make fall break an exciting adventure when you join Burritt for Fall Nature Rangers Camp.  During the week of October 8th -12th, kindergarten through 5th grade students will have a blast at our Autumn Adventures day camp. Each day, campers will be led by Burritt’s trained, CPR-certified staff.  Our teacher to camper ratio of 1:15 ensures that your child receives individualized attention during these fun-filled days of autumn crafts, learning history, hiking, nature exploration, playing games, and more. Camp days run from 9:00 to 2:00.  Students should bring their own sack lunch, but Burritt will provide a…

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    Homeschool Happenings – “Cotton”

    October 9 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
    Burritt on the Mountain, 3101 Burritt Dr.
    Huntsville, AL 35801 United States
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    Dates: October 9 (12:00-1:30), October 10 (9:30-11:00), October 10 (12:00-1:30) Description: Cotton was king in the South, where the economy was shaped by the production and sale of this critical crop.  We’ll learn about cotton and its influence on the South.  We will investigate how cotton grows, how it is harvested, and how it is used, both today and in the past.

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    Nature Ranger – “Autumn Adventures”

    October 10 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
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    An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until October 12, 2018

    Burritt on the Mountain, 3101 Burritt Dr.
    Huntsville, AL 35801 United States
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    Nature Rangers Camp:  Make fall break an exciting adventure when you join Burritt for Fall Nature Rangers Camp.  During the week of October 8th -12th, kindergarten through 5th grade students will have a blast at our Autumn Adventures day camp. Each day, campers will be led by Burritt’s trained, CPR-certified staff.  Our teacher to camper ratio of 1:15 ensures that your child receives individualized attention during these fun-filled days of autumn crafts, learning history, hiking, nature exploration, playing games, and more. Camp days run from 9:00 to 2:00.  Students should bring their own sack lunch, but Burritt will provide a…

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    Homeschool Happenings – “Cotton”

    October 10 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
    Burritt on the Mountain, 3101 Burritt Dr.
    Huntsville, AL 35801 United States
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    Dates: October 9 (12:00-1:30), October 10 (9:30-11:00), October 10 (12:00-1:30) Description: Cotton was king in the South, where the economy was shaped by the production and sale of this critical crop.  We’ll learn about cotton and its influence on the South.  We will investigate how cotton grows, how it is harvested, and how it is used, both today and in the past.

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    Fall Break Fun

    October 10 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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    An event every day that begins at 10:30am, repeating until October 12, 2018

    Burritt on the Mountain, 3101 Burritt Dr.
    Huntsville, AL 35801 United States
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    FALL BREAK FUN at Burritt Join in the FUN at Burritt! Come to our special Fall Break activities for the family. Each activity will be about 1 to 1.5 hours in length and are included with admission. Children will need to be accompanied by an adult during the activity. If inclement weather conditions arise, activities may be cancelled ~~~ Wednesday, October 10 (Activities start at 10:30am): Let’s HUNT for FALL. Fall into Fall break by joining us on a fun filled scavenger hunt in Burritt’s historic park. During our scavenger hunt, we will visit and learn all about the animals…

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    Homeschool Happenings – “Cotton”

    October 10 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

    Dates: October 9 (12:00-1:30), October 10 (9:30-11:00), October 10 (12:00-1:30) Description: Cotton was king in the South, where the economy was shaped by the production and sale of this critical crop.  We’ll learn about cotton and its influence on the South.  We will investigate how cotton grows, how it is harvested, and how it is used, both today and in the past.

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    Nature Ranger – “Autumn Adventures”

    October 11 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
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    An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until October 12, 2018

    Burritt on the Mountain, 3101 Burritt Dr.
    Huntsville, AL 35801 United States
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    Nature Rangers Camp:  Make fall break an exciting adventure when you join Burritt for Fall Nature Rangers Camp.  During the week of October 8th -12th, kindergarten through 5th grade students will have a blast at our Autumn Adventures day camp. Each day, campers will be led by Burritt’s trained, CPR-certified staff.  Our teacher to camper ratio of 1:15 ensures that your child receives individualized attention during these fun-filled days of autumn crafts, learning history, hiking, nature exploration, playing games, and more. Camp days run from 9:00 to 2:00.  Students should bring their own sack lunch, but Burritt will provide a…

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    Fall Break Fun

    October 11 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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    An event every day that begins at 10:30am, repeating until October 12, 2018

    Burritt on the Mountain, 3101 Burritt Dr.
    Huntsville, AL 35801 United States
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    FALL BREAK FUN at Burritt Join in the FUN at Burritt! Come to our special Fall Break activities for the family. Each activity will be about 1 to 1.5 hours in length and are included with admission. Children will need to be accompanied by an adult during the activity. If inclement weather conditions arise, activities may be cancelled ~~~ Wednesday, October 10 (Activities start at 10:30am): Let’s HUNT for FALL. Fall into Fall break by joining us on a fun filled scavenger hunt in Burritt’s historic park. During our scavenger hunt, we will visit and learn all about the animals…

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    Nature Ranger – “Autumn Adventures”

    October 12 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
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    An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until October 12, 2018

    Burritt on the Mountain, 3101 Burritt Dr.
    Huntsville, AL 35801 United States
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    Nature Rangers Camp:  Make fall break an exciting adventure when you join Burritt for Fall Nature Rangers Camp.  During the week of October 8th -12th, kindergarten through 5th grade students will have a blast at our Autumn Adventures day camp. Each day, campers will be led by Burritt’s trained, CPR-certified staff.  Our teacher to camper ratio of 1:15 ensures that your child receives individualized attention during these fun-filled days of autumn crafts, learning history, hiking, nature exploration, playing games, and more. Camp days run from 9:00 to 2:00.  Students should bring their own sack lunch, but Burritt will provide a…

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    Fall Break Fun

    October 12 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
    Burritt on the Mountain, 3101 Burritt Dr.
    Huntsville, AL 35801 United States
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    FALL BREAK FUN at Burritt Join in the FUN at Burritt! Come to our special Fall Break activities for the family. Each activity will be about 1 to 1.5 hours in length and are included with admission. Children will need to be accompanied by an adult during the activity. If inclement weather conditions arise, activities may be cancelled ~~~ Wednesday, October 10 (Activities start at 10:30am): Let’s HUNT for FALL. Fall into Fall break by joining us on a fun filled scavenger hunt in Burritt’s historic park. During our scavenger hunt, we will visit and learn all about the animals…

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    $10 - $90

    Folk School Workshops – October 13

    October 13 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Burritt Folk School, 3101 Burritt Dr.
    Huntsville, 35801 United States
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    Deadline to Register: Register before October 1 for our Early Bird Special. Prices go up by $5.00 after October 1 at noon. Important Information: Registering for a workshop indicates that the student is 19 years or older and understands that photographs/video may be taken during the event and their image may be used on Burritt on the Mountain’s website and social media outlets or other promotional materials. Registration also indicates that the student releases Burritt on the Mountain and the City of Huntsville, all their directors, employees, volunteers, and any persons associated with Burritt on the Mountain, from any liability for…

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    Super Saturday – “Introduction to Orienteering”

    October 20 @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm
    Burritt on the Mountain, 3101 Burritt Dr.
    Huntsville, AL 35801 United States
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    We will offer this class at 10:00a, 12:30p, and 2:30p. How did explorers find their way before we had GPS?  Come learn to navigate the old-fashioned way by learning how to use a compass.  Then, use your new found skill to navigate through our orienteering course in the Historic Park. We will provide compasses to use while you are here or you can bring your own.  

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    Folklife Festival – November 3 and 4

    November 3 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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    An event every day that begins at 12:00pm, repeating until November 4, 2018

    The Historic Park, 3101 Burritt Drive
    Huntsville, AL 35801 United States
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    Burritt’s 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 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. These exciting days of family fun will be Saturday from 10:00-4:00 and Sunday 12:00-4:00.  You won’t want to miss this wonderful experience! (Included with regular admission prices)….

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    Folklife Festival – November 3 and 4

    November 4 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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    An event every day that begins at 12:00pm, repeating until November 4, 2018

    The Historic Park, 3101 Burritt Drive
    Huntsville, AL 35801 United States
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    Burritt’s 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 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. These exciting days of family fun will be Saturday from 10:00-4:00 and Sunday 12:00-4:00.  You won’t want to miss this wonderful experience! (Included with regular admission prices)….

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    Folk School Workshops – November 10

    November 10
    Burritt on the Mountain, 3101 Burritt Dr.
    Huntsville, AL 35801 United States
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    Get ready for the Holiday season with these fun workshops! Make a handmade gift for someone or create something fun to decorate your house for the season! Workshops Offered: Quilling, Painting, Fiber Arts, Tinsmithing, Stained Glass, Blacksmithing, and Ornament Creations  Full class descriptions and details coming soon!

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Winter Events

    Home School – “Dr. Burritt & his “Green” Home”

    November 13 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
    Burritt on the Mountain, 3101 Burritt Dr.
    Huntsville, AL 35801 United States
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    November 13 (12:00-1:30), November 14 (9:30-11:00), and November 14 (12:00-1:30) Dr. Burritt and his “Green” Home make our museum a fascinating institution here in Huntsville. Learn about the creative doctor who left us his house, take a closer look at the unique features and furnishings, and see if his innovations inspire any ideas of your own!

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    Home School – “Dr. Burritt & his “Green” Home

    November 14 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
    Burritt on the Mountain, 3101 Burritt Dr.
    Huntsville, AL 35801 United States
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    November 13 (12:00-1:30), November 14 (9:30-11:00), and November 14 (12:00-1:30) Dr. Burritt and his “Green” Home make our museum a fascinating institution here in Huntsville. Learn about the creative doctor who left us his house, take a closer look at the unique features and furnishings, and see if his innovations inspire any ideas of your own!

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    Home School – “Dr. Burritt & his “Green” Home”

    November 14 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
    Burritt on the Mountain, 3101 Burritt Dr.
    Huntsville, AL 35801 United States
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    November 13 (12:00-1:30), November 14 (9:30-11:00), and November 14 (12:00-1:30) Dr. Burritt and his “Green” Home make our museum a fascinating institution here in Huntsville. Learn about the creative doctor who left us his house, take a closer look at the unique features and furnishings, and see if his innovations inspire any ideas of your own!

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    Kris Kringle’s Candlelight Christmas

    November 30 - December 1
    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 November 30st and  December 1st 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…

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    Holiday Magic Dinners

    December 6 - December 8
    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. Early bird tickets now on sale to Burritt Members! To make reservations please call Stephanie Timberlake at 256-512-0141.

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    Home School – “Food Preparation and Preservation”

    December 11 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
    Burritt on the Mountain, 3101 Burritt Dr.
    Huntsville, AL 35801 United States
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    December 11 (12:00-1:30), December 12 (9:30-11:00), and December 12 (12:00-1:30) Food Preparation and Preservation was a challenge that our ancestors met with gusto. Find out how food was preserved in a time before refrigeration. We’ll learn how both smoke and water can help us keep food fresh. Try your hand in one of our kitchens and help prepare a holiday treat!

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    Sanders Family Christmas Play

    December 12 - December 16
    Burritt on the Mountain, 3101 Burritt Dr.
    Huntsville, AL 35801 United States
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    December 12, 13, 14, 15 (7:00 pm), December 15 and 16 (2:30pm) The Sanders Family is back in Sanders Family Christmas. Renaissance Theatre and Burritt on the Mountain pair together to bring this traditional favorite to the community. Conceived by Alan Bailey and penned by Connie Ray, this famous sequel of Smoke on the Mountain returns to the Old Country Church at Burritt on the Mountain. We’ll return to Mount Pleasant, North Carolina, on Christmas Eve of 1941. Reverend Oglethorpe has invited the Sanders to the Baptist Church to sing and witness, thereby getting the congregation into the down-home holiday…

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    Home School – “Food Preparation and Preservation”

    December 12 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
    Burritt on the Mountain, 3101 Burritt Dr.
    Huntsville, AL 35801 United States
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    December 11 (12:00-1:30), December 12 (9:30-11:00), and December 12 (12:00-1:30) Food Preparation and Preservation was a challenge that our ancestors met with gusto. Find out how food was preserved in a time before refrigeration. We’ll learn how both smoke and water can help us keep food fresh. Try your hand in one of our kitchens and help prepare a holiday treat!

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    Home School – “Food Preparation and Preservation”

    December 12 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
    Burritt on the Mountain, 3101 Burritt Dr.
    Huntsville, AL 35801 United States
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    December 11 (12:00-1:30), December 12 (9:30-11:00), and December 12 (12:00-1:30) Food Preparation and Preservation was a challenge that our ancestors met with gusto. Find out how food was preserved in a time before refrigeration. We’ll learn how both smoke and water can help us keep food fresh. Try your hand in one of our kitchens and help prepare a holiday treat!

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    Home School – “Old-Fashioned School”

    January 8, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
    Burritt on the Mountain, 3101 Burritt Dr.
    Huntsville, AL 35801 United States
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    January 8 (12:00-1:30), January 9 (9:30-11:00), and January 9 (12:00-1:30) Old-Fashioned School in the 1800’s had some similarities with today’s classes, but we will see how school was different in many ways. Learn about the daily lives of children in the 1800’s, and experience writing with a quill and ink, doing sums on a slate, and helping the teacher prepare the schoolhouse for lessons.

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    Home School – “Old-Fashioned School”

    January 9, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
    Burritt on the Mountain, 3101 Burritt Dr.
    Huntsville, AL 35801 United States
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    January 8 (12:00-1:30), January 9 (9:30-11:00), and January 9 (12:00-1:30) Old-Fashioned School in the 1800’s had some similarities with today’s classes, but we will see how school was different in many ways. Learn about the daily lives of children in the 1800’s, and experience writing with a quill and ink, doing sums on a slate, and helping the teacher prepare the schoolhouse for lessons.

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    Home School – “Old-Fashioned School”

    January 9, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
    Burritt on the Mountain, 3101 Burritt Dr.
    Huntsville, AL 35801 United States
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    January 8 (12:00-1:30), January 9 (9:30-11:00), and January 9 (12:00-1:30) Old-Fashioned School in the 1800’s had some similarities with today’s classes, but we will see how school was different in many ways. Learn about the daily lives of children in the 1800’s, and experience writing with a quill and ink, doing sums on a slate, and helping the teacher prepare the schoolhouse for lessons.

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    Super Saturday – “Birding at Burritt”

    January 26, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Burritt on the Mountain, 3101 Burritt Dr.
    Huntsville, AL 35801 United States
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    Event is free to Members. If you are not a member, general admission prices apply and allow you to visit the rest of our facility. Josie’s will open at 9:00am for Guests attending the 9:30am workshop. Feather ID workshop (Ages 14 and up only)                                                                                                                    9:30am-10:45am                                                                                                                                                                                    This workshop will cover feather identification of North American birds with feather specimens from [Alabama A&M University’s] and/or [Wheeler National Wildlife Refuge] collection. Other topics include feather morphology, flight dynamics and wing design, feather development, structure, pigments, and specialized feathers. This course is designed for ages 14 and up, all skill levels, especially birders and…

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    Home School – “The Underground Railroad”

    February 12, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
    Burritt on the Mountain, 3101 Burritt Dr.
    Huntsville, AL 35801 United States
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    February 12 (12:00-1:30), February 13 (9:30-11:00), and February 13 (12:00-1:30) The Underground Railroad had no tracks or train cars, but it moved thousands of slaves from the South to freedom in the North. Learn about who traveled on this journey and experience it yourself as we follow clues from one “safe” house to the next.

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    Home School – “The Underground Railroad”

    February 13, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
    Burritt on the Mountain, 3101 Burritt Dr.
    Huntsville, AL 35801 United States
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    February 12 (12:00-1:30), February 13 (9:30-11:00), and February 13 (12:00-1:30) The Underground Railroad had no tracks or train cars, but it moved thousands of slaves from the South to freedom in the North. Learn about who traveled on this journey and experience it yourself as we follow clues from one “safe” house to the next.

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    Home School – “The Underground Railroad”

    February 13, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
    Burritt on the Mountain, 3101 Burritt Dr.
    Huntsville, AL 35801 United States
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    February 12 (12:00-1:30), February 13 (9:30-11:00), and February 13 (12:00-1:30) The Underground Railroad had no tracks or train cars, but it moved thousands of slaves from the South to freedom in the North. Learn about who traveled on this journey and experience it yourself as we follow clues from one “safe” house to the next.

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Holiday Events

    Kris Kringle’s Candlelight Christmas

    November 30 - December 1
    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 November 30st and  December 1st 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…

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    Holiday Magic Dinners

    December 6 - December 8
    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. Early bird tickets now on sale to Burritt Members! To make reservations please call Stephanie Timberlake at 256-512-0141.

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    Sanders Family Christmas Play

    December 12 - December 16
    Burritt on the Mountain, 3101 Burritt Dr.
    Huntsville, AL 35801 United States
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    December 12, 13, 14, 15 (7:00 pm), December 15 and 16 (2:30pm) The Sanders Family is back in Sanders Family Christmas. Renaissance Theatre and Burritt on the Mountain pair together to bring this traditional favorite to the community. Conceived by Alan Bailey and penned by Connie Ray, this famous sequel of Smoke on the Mountain returns to the Old Country Church at Burritt on the Mountain. We’ll return to Mount Pleasant, North Carolina, on Christmas Eve of 1941. Reverend Oglethorpe has invited the Sanders to the Baptist Church to sing and witness, thereby getting the congregation into the down-home holiday…

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