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Ryland Trade Days highlights your week ahead in Huntsville

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From trade days to art shows, May is full of marvelous fun here in Huntsville. Here is a look at your week ahead here in Huntsville for May 12th through 18th, 2014.

RYLAND TRADE DAY will be this Saturday, May 17th, from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. The location will be Shiloh United Methodist Church at the corner of Dug Hill Road and Ryland Pike east of Huntsville. Vendors will be selling everything from antiques to furniture to clothing to household goods. Breakfast and lunch will be available for purchase, and there will also be a bake sale. In the event of rain, the rain date for the event would be June 7th.

ATHENS STATE ARTISTS ART SHOW will be at the Athens State University Center for lifelong learning through Friday, May 16th. This event is free and open to the public.

RAISE THE ROOF is an exhibit about buildings that will be at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center through May 26th. Architecture, physics, history, and engineering of buildings takes center stage at this exhibit from the Science Museum of Minnesota.

MAJESTIC MINERALS rock and mineral collection on display at Burritt on the Mountain in conjuction with the TREASURE HUNT AT GOLD MOUNTAIN event. Burritt on the Mountain teaches students what role gold and mineral mining has played in Alabama history.

UNCLASSIFIED: MILITARY KID ART SHOW is on display at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center. This art exhibit shows what the life of a child whose parents are in the military is like through art. This art exhibit will be on display through May 26th.

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