Make your own "Chinese hacky sack" with Wanda Shaw from Huntsville Chinese Village and Miss Annie. "Chinese hacky sack," also known as "Chinese shuttlecock," is a traditional Asian game, the first version of which dates back to 500 B.C.! Listen to Chinese music and enjoy snacks, too. Read more about Make & Play Chinese Hacky Sack
Ghosts and specters ages 14 to 21 are invited to attend the eternal dance of the undead in an enchanting setting at the Huntsville Madison County Public Library's 2nd Annual Masquerade Ball, Danse Immortelle.
On Friday, October 29 from 8:00 p.m. to the strike of 12 midnight, the Main Huntsville Madison County Public Library will be transformed into a haunted gothic castle, worthy of the most glamorous ghostly creatures of the n...ight. There will be music, food, and dancing. Come dressed in Masquerade apparel, as your favorite undead being or a character of your own creation. Prizes will be awarded for the best costumes.
Ticket sales start October 4 and will be available at any of the twelve Huntsville Madison County Public Library branches. Tickets are $10 in advance, and $20 at the door. This is an alcohol free event.
A fascinating presentation of “Visions of the Native” will explore the image of Native Americans in literature from the time of Columbus to the mid-nineteenth century. Featured speaker will be Anissa Graham, English instructor at the University of North Alabama. Special entertainment will be a talented group of dulcimer players reciting music of the period. Seating is limited, with advance tickets only. Tickets are $20 per person and may be purchased by calling the Liles' at 256-883-2607.
This discussion will focus on the impact the literary tradition has had on modern notions of the relationship between the early settlers and the indigenous peoples. Some of the authors to be noted are James Fenimore Cooper, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow and Louise Erdrich.