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The Jaycees Fairgounds at Huntsville serve as the official venue for the Northeast Alabama State Fair, since its inception in 1962. The grounds were a provision made by the Jaycees for the Jaycee County Fair, now known as the Northeast Alabama State Fair. The fairgrounds have been developed over the period and they now boast sound technological support and other such facilities.
At this location you will find the local lodge of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks known commonly as the Elks. The Elks is a fraternal social order in the US based on principles of patriotism and camaraderie. The lodge has a swimming pool, barbecue pavilion and meeting areas which can be rented. Call the lodge to find out details about availability, rates and other information.
Located just southwest of Huntsville about two hours from Birmingham, the U.S. Space and Rocket Center is one of the most extraordinary destinations in Alabama. On display here are rockets, boosters, capsules and space suits used in NASA missions over the years. There is also an IMAX movie theater and a summer space camp for children. The center is open daily except major holidays. The admission price includes a trip to the nearby Marshall Space Flight Center, where you can watch the construction of NASA's new space station.
The hub of cultural activity within the Von Braun Center, its Concert Hall, has presented many an evening of pleasure for the residents of Huntsville and neighboring areas. A beautiful concert venue within the Center, it houses around 2100 guests. Excellent acoustic and seating facilities make it an ideal venue for music concerts, symphony orchestras as well as ballet and theater performances. It has been a long standing venue for the Huntsville Symphony Orchestra and the Broadway Theater League.
Presenting big name artists and performances, this event center is the place to go for live entertainment in Huntsville. From live music, to celtic dancing and comedy shows, the Von Braun Center Arena offers a variety of entertainment.
Looking for some excitement in Huntsville? Why not go to the Von Braun Center for a little distraction? With sporting events like WWE Wrestling, basketball with home team Huntsville Flight, and hockey with home team Huntsville Havoc, there is always something going on. The Von Braun Center is also a popular venue for concerts, with the likes of country sensation Alison Krauss performing. Smaller halls and facilities cater to arts & crafts, agricultural fairs, and other local happenings, and are available for rental.
T.M. Elmore Gymnasium in Alabama A & M University is home to the basketball team of Bulldogs. It is the venue of the home matches of the men's basketball and women's volleyball and basketball games. If you are a Bulldogs fan or just want to check out the cheerleaders Elmore Gym is the right destination.
From a stable to a vaudeville playhouse and finally as a performing arts center, the Princess Theatre Center for the Performing Arts has seen a lot in its long standing history. A heritage building, this art deco monument stands out not only for its architecture but also for being an esteemed performance venue in the city. Home to children's theater, dramas, musicals and more, the Princess Theatre has hosted a luminary of stars such as Ray Charles, Arlo Guthrie, Dianne Reeves and Ricky Skaggs.
This Gadsden State Community College performing arts center is host to a variety of events and performances throughout the year. Having undergone a renovation in 2011, the facility features state-of-the-art lighting and sound.
Argo Drive-In Theatre was built in 1998 and can accommodate up to 211 cars in its three acres (1.21 hectares) land. Open every Friday and Saturday, it shows mostly family-friendly movies at a very nominal fee of USD10. So bring your popcorn and drinks to enjoy an entertaining flick with your whole gang under the stars.
This cineplex has 16 screens for your viewing pleasure. For a more enjoyable experience, sit back and relax with popcorn and a soda from the refreshment stand. For film times, ticket prices and further information please see their website.