With spring fever turning to cabin fever for many of us, people are looking for virtual adventures and online educational and entertainment. We found ways you can experience Alabama from your sofa, either with your family or by yourself.
Alabama State Parks is offering virtual hiking and other outdoor learning videos, such as Tree Ring Printing (March 26) and Sunrise at King’s Chair (March 27). Click here for a schedule of upcoming State Parks videos.
Check those out here.
Stream a women’s suffrage documentary
The Alabama Department of Archives and History, the nation’s oldest archives, is offering on its YouTube channel the documentary “Shall Women Vote?” This year marks the 100th anniversary of the passage of women’s rights and this video discusses Alabama’s role in the movement.
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The documentary “Muscle Shoals,” released in 2013, is currently available on Amazon Prime and other streaming services, such as Tubi, for no charge. It chronicles the history of recording at the iconic FAME andMuscle Shoals Sound studios by artists such as the Rolling Stones, Aretha Franklin and Cher.
Journey into space
People are encouraged to find ways to relax during social-distancing protocols, and what better way than by listening to and watching the mesmerizing surf on Alabama’s beautiful beaches? You can find cameras here for Gulf Shores.
Visit the zoo
Stay-at-Home Science at McWane
Employees at the McWane Center, a hands-on science museum, changed their Spring Fever event into a Cabin Fever series of videos of “at-home experiments and activities for your family to enjoy these next few weeks until we can welcome you back to the museum.
” Find a list here.