Events By Season

Spring Events

    Home School: Pysanky Eggs

    March 13, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 pm
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    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
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    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!

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    Home School: Pysanky Eggs

    March 13, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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    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!

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    Home School: Pysanky Eggs

    March 14, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 pm
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    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!

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    Home School: Pysanky Eggs

    March 14, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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    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!

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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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    Home School : The Civil War

    April 10, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
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    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
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    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,…

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    Home School : The Civil War

    April 10, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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    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
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    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,…

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    Home School : The Civil War

    April 11, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
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    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,…

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    Home School : The Civil War

    April 11, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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    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,…

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    Home School: Plant Identification

    May 8, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
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    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
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    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!

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    Home School: Plant Identification

    May 8, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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    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!

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    Home School: Plant Identification

    May 9, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
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    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!

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    Home School: Plant Identification

    May 9, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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    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!

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Summer Events

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Fall Events

    Huntsville Traditional Music Association Coffeehouse

    November 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Old Country Church, 3101 Burritt Drive
    Huntsville, AL 35801 United States
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    The Huntsville Traditional Music Association is a non-profit organization preserving and perpetuating traditional music, instruments, and styles of rendition. This includes, but is not necessarily limited to, what is commonly referred to as folk, traditional, and old-time music. The HTMA strives to provide wholesome and informative family entertainment in each and every event they participate in. More information at http://huntsvillefolk.org/ Admission is $5 for adults, children ages 12 and under get in for free.

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Winter Events

    Kris Kringle’s Candlelight Christmas

    December 1 - December 2
    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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    Home School: Holiday Ornaments

    December 12 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
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    An event every day that begins at 9:30am, repeating until December 13, 2017

    One event on December 12, 2017 at 12:00pm

    One event on December 13, 2017 at 12:00pm

    Burritt on the Mountain, 3101 Burritt Dr.
    Huntsville, AL 35801 United States
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    Holiday Ornaments will be on display throughout our museum this month. We’ll tour the homes in the Historic Park to compare Christmas traditions of the past with our holiday celebrations today. Then, put your creative spirit to work as we make some holiday decorations to take home and talk about the symbolism behind these ornaments. We will make decorations the way people did in the 1800s – with paper, fruit, tin, and yarn! For more information on Home School events, please click below!

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    Home School: Holiday Ornaments

    December 12 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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    An event every day that begins at 12:00pm, repeating until December 13, 2017

    One event on December 12, 2017 at 12:00pm

    One event on December 13, 2017 at 12:00pm

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

    Holiday Ornaments will be on display throughout our museum this month. We’ll tour the homes in the Historic Park to compare Christmas traditions of the past with our holiday celebrations today. Then, put your creative spirit to work as we make some holiday decorations to take home and talk about the symbolism behind these ornaments. We will make decorations the way people did in the 1800s – with paper, fruit, tin, and yarn! For more information on Home School events, please click below!

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    Home School: Holiday Ornaments

    December 13 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
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    An event every day that begins at 9:30am, repeating until December 13, 2017

    One event on December 12, 2017 at 12:00pm

    One event on December 13, 2017 at 12:00pm

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

    Holiday Ornaments will be on display throughout our museum this month. We’ll tour the homes in the Historic Park to compare Christmas traditions of the past with our holiday celebrations today. Then, put your creative spirit to work as we make some holiday decorations to take home and talk about the symbolism behind these ornaments. We will make decorations the way people did in the 1800s – with paper, fruit, tin, and yarn! For more information on Home School events, please click below!

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    Home School: Holiday Ornaments

    December 13 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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    An event every day that begins at 12:00pm, repeating until December 13, 2017

    One event on December 12, 2017 at 12:00pm

    One event on December 13, 2017 at 12:00pm

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

    Holiday Ornaments will be on display throughout our museum this month. We’ll tour the homes in the Historic Park to compare Christmas traditions of the past with our holiday celebrations today. Then, put your creative spirit to work as we make some holiday decorations to take home and talk about the symbolism behind these ornaments. We will make decorations the way people did in the 1800s – with paper, fruit, tin, and yarn! For more information on Home School events, please click below!

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    Home School: Quilling

    January 9, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
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    An event every day that begins at 9:30am, repeating until January 10, 2018

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

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

    Burritt on the Mountain, 3101 Burritt Dr.
    Huntsville, AL 35801 United States
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    Quilling is the art of paper filigree, the detailed twisting and shaping of colored paper strips to make creative designs. This traditional paper craft has been popular for centuries and is both beautiful to look at and fun to do! Join us to learn about the history of this craft, practice making the basic filigree shapes, and make your own piece of quilled paper art using your new skills. For more information on Home School events, please click below!

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    Home School: Quilling

    January 9, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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    An event every day that begins at 12:00pm, repeating until January 10, 2018

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

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

    Burritt on the Mountain, 3101 Burritt Dr.
    Huntsville, AL 35801 United States
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    Quilling is the art of paper filigree, the detailed twisting and shaping of colored paper strips to make creative designs. This traditional paper craft has been popular for centuries and is both beautiful to look at and fun to do! Join us to learn about the history of this craft, practice making the basic filigree shapes, and make your own piece of quilled paper art using your new skills. For more information on Home School events, please click below!

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    Home School: Quilling

    January 10, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
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    An event every day that begins at 9:30am, repeating until January 10, 2018

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

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

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

    Quilling is the art of paper filigree, the detailed twisting and shaping of colored paper strips to make creative designs. This traditional paper craft has been popular for centuries and is both beautiful to look at and fun to do! Join us to learn about the history of this craft, practice making the basic filigree shapes, and make your own piece of quilled paper art using your new skills. For more information on Home School events, please click below!

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    Home School: Quilling

    January 10, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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    An event every day that begins at 12:00pm, repeating until January 10, 2018

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

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

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

    Quilling is the art of paper filigree, the detailed twisting and shaping of colored paper strips to make creative designs. This traditional paper craft has been popular for centuries and is both beautiful to look at and fun to do! Join us to learn about the history of this craft, practice making the basic filigree shapes, and make your own piece of quilled paper art using your new skills. For more information on Home School events, please click below!

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    Home School: Fossils

    February 13, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
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    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
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    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!

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    Home School: Fossils

    February 13, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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    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!

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    Home School: Fossils

    February 14, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
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    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!

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    Home School: Fossils

    February 14, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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    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!

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Holiday Events

    Kris Kringle’s Candlelight Christmas

    December 1 - December 2
    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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    Sanders Family Christmas Play

    December 13 - December 17
    Old Country Church, 3101 Burritt Drive
    Huntsville, AL 35801 United States
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    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 on December 13th – 18th, 2017. 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 spirit before the boys, including one…

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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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