15 exciting November events in Huntsville that you’ve got to check out

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Santa’s coming to town! (Randolph Under the Christmas Tree Market / Facebook)

It’s November, which means we’re officially entering the holiday season. (Can you believe it?)

Time to trade your jack-o-lanterns for turkeys and—dare I say—Christmas trees. Here are 13 Huntsville November events you don’t want to miss!

1. Under the Christmas Tree

Usher in the holiday shopping season with Randolph’s Under the Christmas Tree market, happening all weekend.

2. Celebrate Madison

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Find the party here. (Rocket City Trash Pandas / Facebook)

You’re invited to Toyota Field this Friday, where Madison Mayor Paul Finley will deliver his State of the City address. Plus, find face painting, family-friendly activities, a firework show and more.

3. Huntsville Symphony Orchestra presents “All About Strauss”

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Catch the second show of the season this month. (HSO / Facebook)

Don’t miss HSO’s second Classical performance of the 2022-2023 season, All About Strauss, this weekend.

4. Holiday Open House at Harrison Brothers

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It’s time! (Harrison Brothers Hardware / Facebook)

Get into the Christmas spirit at Harrison Brothers Hardware this weekend, where they’ll have mulled apple cider, a harpist, a model train on display and more.

5. Round Top Folk Festival

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Good music, great views. (Emily Phillips / Hville Blast)

The Second Annual Round Top Folk Festival will feature live music, craft and skill demonstrations, vendors, food and more.

6. ZZ Top at the VBC

Classic rockers shouldn’t miss the opportunity to see ZZ Top right here in Huntsville this weekend.

7. Tie the Ribbons

Support the fight against breast + ovarian cancer. (Nathan Watson / Hville Blast)

Tie the Ribbons is back in person this year. Don’t miss your chance to help the HudsonAlpha Foundation in the fight against breast and ovarian cancer.

8. Holiday Market at MidCity

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The Market at MidCity is almost finished for the year. (MidCity District / Facebook)

The last Market at MidCity of the year will be a special holiday market, complete with local vendors you don’t want to miss.

9. Lights Up at Bridge Street Town Centre

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Are you going to Lights Up? (Bridge Street Town Centre / Facebook)

Get in the real swing of the holiday season with Bridge Street’s annual Lights Up event, the kickoff of an annual light show featuring local music, giveaways and Santa.

BONUS: Don’t miss this year’s Spend Some Get Some holiday shopping event, Nov. 7-20.

10. Gobble Gobble Hey! Zine + Small Press Fest

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Books, zines, comic books + more. (Burnwater Gallery / Facebook)

You can always count on Lowe Mill to host the most interesting, artsy events in town, and Gobble Gobble Hey! is no exception. Head over to learn all about bookmaking, letterpress printmaking, and more.

11. Kris Kringle Market

The City of Madison is partnering with Madison Parks and Recreation and Madison City Schools to host a market featuring local artisans, live music and more.

12. One Table Huntsville

Sit alongside fellow Huntsvillians at Village of Promise’s One Table Thanksgiving meal, a free meal with the goal of bringing Huntsville together.

13. Small Business Saturday at Lowe Mill

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What will you find? (Emily Phillips / Hville Blast)

Small Business Saturday is always celebrated on the Saturday after Thanksgiving (also known as Iron Bowl day in my household). What better place to shop small than Lowe Mill, the home of some of Huntsville’s most talented artists and makers?

14. Community Free Day at the Museum of Art

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The finest of fine art experiences, for free! (Nathan Watson / Hville Blast)

In celebration of the Thanksgiving spirit, the Huntsville Museum of Art will host a Community Free Day on Sunday, Nov. 27. Enjoy all your favorite exhibits, new and old, for no charge.

15. Galaxy of Lights Fun Run

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Name a better place to run in HSV. (Huntsville Botanical Garden / Facebook)

Running can be fun when it’s at the Huntsville Botanical Garden. Celebrate this year’s Galaxy of Lights with a 3k fun run through the garden—you might even win a prize.

What are you looking forward to in Huntsville this November? Make sure you’ve subscribed to the Hville Blast newsletter so you don’t miss a thing.

Emily Phillips
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