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January 2013 - Huntsville Events Calendar

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1. January–February 2013: Eagle Awareness Weekends (Guntersville)

Join us each weekend in January and the first three weekends in February for exciting interpretive programs, live birds, guided field trips, excellent food and great views, fellowship, and much more! Our packages offer something for everyone in a variety of accommodations from newly appointed hotel rooms and suites to mountain-top chalets and lakeside cottages. Make your plans now to join us for these exciting weekends. For more information about Eagle AwarenessAll activities take place at the park on Friday, Saturday and Sunday in Guntersville.

2. Now Thru Feb. 3, 2013: USSRC Exhibit--MathAlive!

Admission charged. 9 am-5 pm at US Space & Rocket Center, One Tranquility Base Huntsville. This is the most innovative traveling exhibition on mathematics to date. The creators of this hands-on exhibit took what interests kids today: extreme sports, music, video games, space, robotics & design & built a 4-D interactive exhibit, where students can experience the math in everyday life. For more info, call: (800) 637-7223.

3. Now-January 2, 2013: Holiday Tree Display--Tinsel Trail

Free. Dark until 2:30 am in Big Spring Park, East Huntsville. Featuring a total of 200 small trees, 4 large flagship trees at each entrance & the city of Huntsville's tree in the center of the trail. Trees will line the sidewalk & be fenced in, so the trail will be fully paved. The trees will be lit every night especially Christmas Eve, Christmas Day & New Year's Eve. This year will also include performances every Friday & Saturday night & Sunday afternoon in the gazebo. For more info, call (248) 670-8277.

4. Now-January 5, 2013: Skating In the Park

Admission charged. Mon.-Thurs, Noon-10 PM, Fri. Noon-Midnight, Sat. 10 AM-Midnight & Sun. Noon-8 PM in Outdoor ice skating rink at Huntsville Museum of Art. Grab your skates, family & friends then head downtown to enjoy outdoor ice skating behind the museum. Rental skates are available. For more info, call (256) 535-4350.

5. Now-January 6, 2013: "Talley Ho!" A Journey Into Monte Sano's Past

Admission charged. Tues.-Sat. 9 AM-5 PM & Sun. noon-5 PM Burritt on the Mountain, 3101 Burritt Drive Huntsville. This exhibit will showcase early Monte Sano history, including the 1833 settlement of the Viduta community, Civil War occupation by federal troops & a Spanish American War infirmary for soldiers on the mend from yellow fever & malaria. For more info, call (256) 536-2882.

6. Now Thru January 6, 2013: Masterworks of North Carolina Earthenware Art Exhibit

Admission charged. Tues.-Sat. 11 AM-4 PM, Thurs. 11 AM-8 PM & Sun. 1-4 PM at Huntsville Museum of Art, 300 Church St, Huntsville. This exhibit will showcase 120 important pieces of slipware, creamware, faience & sculptural bottles.

7. Now Thru January 13, 2013: Divine Masterpieces from Bob Jones University

Admission charged. Tues.-Sat. 11 AM-4 PM, Thurs. 11 AM-8 PM & Sun. 1-4 PM at Huntsville Museum of Art, 300 Church St, Huntsville. This exhibition will present 16 stunning devotional paintings created in France, Spain, Italy & the Low Countries from the 14th through the 16th centuries. For more info, call (256) 535-3450.

8. Now Thru Jan. 20, 2013: Medieval English Alabaster Sculpture

Admission charged. Tues.-Sat. 11 AM-4 PM, Thurs. 11 AM-8 PM & Sun. 1-4 PM at Huntsville Museum of Art, 300 Church St, Huntsville. Offering a rare glimpse inside the spiritual lives & religious customs of medieval Christians, Objects of Devotion is drawn from the world's largest collection of medieval alabasters. It will present 60 alabaster panels & free-standing figures that are among the finest examples of this elegant art form. For more info, call (256) 535-3450.

9. January 3, 2013: Huntsville Havoc vs Knoxville

Admission charged.7:30 PM at Von Braun Center Arena, 700 Monroe Street Huntsville. For more information, call (256) 518-6160.

10. January 4, 2013: Jim Parker's Songwriter's Showcase

Admission charged. 6:30 pm in VBC Playhouse, 700 Monroe Street Huntsville. For more info, call (256) 533-1953.
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