Do you work for the weekends?  As in you can’t wait to spend time with the kids and enjoy some free or cheap entertainment – well you’re in luck.  Here are some events to check out this weekend across Alabama:


Hummingbird Workshop

Saturday 10 a.m. to noon

Landmark Park – Learn about nesting habits, food, feeders, boxes and more.

Gate admission is $4 for adults & $3 for kids

(Note they also have a new baby lamb, born this morning)



Ruffner Mountain Nature Preserve 

Feed the Birds

Saturday 10:20 a.m. to noon

Learn about what birds eat, make a bird feeder to take home.

Cost $3 per child.



Salamander Festival

Saturday Jan. 31

Time: 3 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Admission: Free

Age appropriate: All ages welcome, however there are some free crafts that could require some parental supervision.

Location: Homewood Senior Center



Monte Sano Von Braun Astro Society Planetarium Show

Saturday 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Admission $5 for adults, $3 for students, children 6 and under are free



Last weekend of Eagle Awareness

Saturday, January 31 – Eagle Awareness Weekend at Lake Guntersville State Park:

5:30am – Early bird coffee, Lodge

6am – Eagle watching at Town Creek and Short Creek

8am – Breakfast, Lodge

9am – Field trips: High Falls Park, Guntersville Dam and Cathedral Caverns State Park

11am – Lunch, Lodge

2pm – Afternoon program, Lodge – Auburn University Southeastern Raptor Center

3pm – Eagle watching at Town Creek and Short Creek

6pm – Dinner, Lodge

7pm – Evening program, Lodge – Alabama Wildlife Center



Birmingham-area events

Visit for a massive list of options for Birmingham.

Mobile-area events: 

Lagniappe Mobile has a round-up of events happening in their area.

Go here.

Montgomery-area events

Go here to check out the city calendar.

North Alabama events:

Our Valley Events has a round-up of Huntsville area specific events for this weekend.

Go here.

Fresh Air Family events

Free to moderate cost outdoor events calendar.

Go here.


State travel calendar:

Go here for the official travel site of Alabama for calendar events happening across the state.