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Spring Events

    Time Keeping Through the Centuries Mansion Exhibit

    March 1 - May 31
    Burritt on the Mountain, 3101 Burritt Dr.
    Huntsville, AL 35801 United States
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    The Huntsville Chapter (Chapter 61) of the National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors (NAWCC) once again, will showcase a collection of antique clocks and watches for Burritt Mansion’s spring exhibit. Time Keeping Through the Centuries opens March 1 and will display a variety of clocks and watches from the 17th, 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries. Each century will be represented by an eclectic assortment of clocks and watches from some of the major clock making countries of the world, both East and West.

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    The Whimsical Woods Flip Flopped

    March 28 - September 6
    Burritt on the Mountain, 3101 Burritt Dr.
    Huntsville, AL 35801 United States
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    The Whimsical Woods are back, and they have been flipped upside down! Many new characters have arrived in the forest.

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    Into the Whimsical Woods – Nature Rangers Spring Break Camp

    March 30 - April 3
    Burritt on the Mountain, 3101 Burritt Dr.
    Huntsville, AL 35801 United States
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    CAMP IS CANCELLED. March 30-April 3, 2020 K – 5th Grade   Join us for a fun-filled week of exploring the Whimsical Woods at Burritt while learning about how things grow, including our imaginations.  Spring is the perfect time to explore and learn as the plants wake up from their winter’s nap. We will do a bit of gardening, plant our own seeds, learn about herbs, and make sun prints. Come ready to learn and play outside.  Monday through Wednesday, we will focus on how things grow and hiking the Whimsical Woods with our hiking sticks we create.

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    Awakening Spring – Break Time Fun

    April 1 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
    Burritt on the Mountain, 3101 Burritt Dr.
    Huntsville, AL 35801 United States
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    Not coming to CAMP, but looking for Break Time Fun? Come enjoy these special activities during Spring Break week, Wednesday – Friday 10:30-Noon. Wed., April 1st – AWAKENING SPRING – Learn about the season of warmer days, growing plants, and baby animals. The fun will begin with our puppet show, Bouncing into Spring, where children can participate or just enjoy the show. Next, all will love making and decorating a puppet to share with their family as they remember about Spring and the puppet show. Children will need to be accompanied by an adult during the activity.

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    SPRING, A New Beginning – Break Time Fun

    April 2 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
    Burritt on the Mountain, 3101 Burritt Dr.
    Huntsville, AL 35801 United States
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    Not coming to CAMP, but looking for Break Time Fun? Come enjoy these special activities during Spring Break week, Wednesday – Friday 10:30-Noon.   SPRING A NEW BEGINNING – We will have fun reading, A New Beginning: Celebrating the Spring Equinox, by Wendy Pfeffer and talking about how different cultures celebrate Spring. Afterwards, children will make a fun colorful flower craft to take home. Children will need to be accompanied by an adult during the activity.

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    Spring In Action – Break Time Fun!

    April 3 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
    Burritt on the Mountain, 3101 Burritt Dr.
    Huntsville, AL 35801 United States
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    Not coming to CAMP, but looking for Break Time Fun? Come enjoy these special activities during Spring Break week, Wednesday – Friday 10:30-Noon. SPRING IN ACTION – Hike our Burritt nature trail to see Spring in Action. On this adventure, we will discover springtime first hand in our woods by observing new tree leaves, growing plants, blooming flowers, busy animals, and more. This hiking activity is for children aged 5 years and older. Children will need to be accompanied by an adult during the activity.

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    Baskets Full of Fun – Easter Jubilee!

    April 11 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
    Burritt on the Mountain, 3101 Burritt Dr.
    Huntsville, AL 35801 United States
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    For an Easter adventure like no other you’ve experienced, join us for Burritt’s “Baskets Full of Fun” Easter Jubilee! We will once again host a day of rollicking jolliness at this relaxing come-and-go event for kids and families. Children bring their Easter baskets and collect eggs and treats, visit the Easter Bunny, play on our train play structure, pan for gems, and much more! Meet our Whimsical Woods friends and enjoy all of the hands-on activities associated with our new Whimsical Woods Flip-Flopped program. Come for an hour or two or stay all day.

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    Spring Farm Days

    April 18 - April 19
    Burritt on the Mountain, 3101 Burritt Dr.
    Huntsville, AL 35801 United States
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    Join us for a taste of springtime on the farm! Visit our barnyard friends, experience historic skills, and learn about life on the farm during the 1800’s. This Year Little Bo Peep, Peter Rabbit, and Little Boy Blue are back to help us celebrate Spring Farm Days at Burritt on the Mountain. Join us for a taste of springtime on the farm as you visit our barnyard animals, experience historic skills, and learn about life on the farm during the 1800’s. Visitors will be fascinated by the sheep-shearing and blacksmith demonstrations.

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    $56.00

    Fiber Arts: “Felted Spring Flower”

    April 21 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Burritt Folk School, 3101 Burritt Dr.
    Huntsville, 35801 United States
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    Come create a lovely three dimensional spring flower!

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    $48.00

    Wood-Burning: “Monogramming Coasters”

    April 21 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Burritt Folk School, 3101 Burritt Dr.
    Huntsville, 35801 United States
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    Learn the art of Wood-Burning and come create beautiful, personalized coasters!

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    $10 – $100

    Blacksmithing: “3 Hook Coat Rack”

    May 9 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Burritt Folk School, 3101 Burritt Dr.
    Huntsville, 35801 United States
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    SOLD OUT! Using the forge, anvil, and basic hand tools students will learn to make a beautiful coat rack!

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    $47.00

    Recycled Art: Quilling with Printed Paper

    May 15 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Burritt Folk School, 3101 Burritt Dr.
    Huntsville, 35801 United States
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    Come and learn the simple but beautiful art of quilling using recycled paper!

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    $65

    Stained Glass: “Openwork Butterfly”

    May 16 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
    Burritt Folk School, 3101 Burritt Dr.
    Huntsville, 35801 United States
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    SOLD OUT! Learn to make traditional Tiffany Style stained glass!

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    $55.00

    Jewelry Making: “Pattern Wire Bracelet”

    May 16 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
    Burritt Folk School, 3101 Burritt Dr.
    Huntsville, 35801 United States
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    SOLD OUT! Students will learn about wire-wrapping materials and techniques and leave with a beautiful bracelet.

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    $75.00

    Jewelry Making: “Beaded Cuff Bracelet”

    May 16 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    Burritt Folk School, 3101 Burritt Dr.
    Huntsville, 35801 United States
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    This elegant intermediate project will build on the Pattern Wire bracelet project. Students must have taken or be registered for the Wire Wrapped Bracelet class before this workshop is scheduled.

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