7 cool events to check out in Huntsville in August

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The Huntsville City FC plays four games in Huntsville in August. (HCFC)

We told y’all last week about all of the great concerts happening in Huntsville in August — Snoop Dogg, Smashing Pumpkins, Billy Strings, etc. — but keep in mind that even beyond the incredible concerts coming to the Rocket City, August is also full of other cool stuff to do.

Here’s just a sampling of the cool and unique events to check out in Huntsville in August:

The Valley Fest – Aug. 5

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One of the events to check out in Huntsville next month is at MidCity. (Midcity District via Facebook)

Don’t miss the 3rd Annual The Valley Music & Arts Festival at The Camp at MidCity. Browse artwork and crafts from local artists, listen to some cool live music and take in the atmosphere at The Camp!

Huntsville City FC – Aug. 6,9,19,27

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The Huntsville City FC will play four home games in August. (Michael Seale/Hville Blast)

The inaugural season for the Huntsville City Football Club has been a smashing success thus far, and the season is not over. The team will play four home games in August, so get out cheer on the HCFC!

Sluice Fest – Aug. 11-13

Sluice Fest is a three day music festival that celebrates the Sluice fanzine — a Huntsville based zine centered on music, art and community. Taking place at Gold Spring Coffee and the Orion Amphitheater, it’s the perfect weekend to hear your new favorite band!

Monument Dedication for Revolutionary War Vets – Aug. 12

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The Twickenham Chapter of the Daughters of the American revolution is hosting a ceremony to add names of local residents who fought in the Revolutionary War. (NSDAR)

Two new stones and the addition of 22 new names of Madison County patriots will be added at the Huntsville Madison County Veterans Memorial, hosted by the Twickenham Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution.

Shop Black Fest – Aug. 19

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A cool shopping event in Huntsville in August is the Shop Black Fest. (Shop Black Fest via Facebook)

Shop Black Fest is back at Campus 805’s Butler Green. Celebrate local Black businesses and entrepreneurship with music, performances, food trucks and more.

Bluey’s Big Play – Aug. 22-23

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If you have kids, Bluey’s Big Play is the place to be in Huntsville in August. (Von Braun Center)

If you have kids who are younger than teenagers, chances are good that you know all about Bluey, the hilarious show that has won multiple awards and continues to grow in popularity. Here’s the animated show brought to life on stage!

WWE Supershow – Aug. 27

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Pro wrestling is coming to Huntsville in August. (Von Braun Center)

World Wrestling Entertainment is coming to Huntsville in August and filling Propst Arena with all the excitement you would expect from the folks who started the pro wresting craze decades ago.

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