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Saturday November 10 - All Day

National Fossil Day

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Saturday November 10 - 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Veteran's Day Parade

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Saturday November 10 - 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

DIY Ornament Workshop

Skillville will be offering ornament workshops throughout this holiday season. 3 Instructors will be on hand to guide you through creating 3 different ornaments to take home to really spruce up your Christmas tree or give as gifts! You will leave with at least 6 ornaments.

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Saturday November 10 - Sunday November 11 - 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

The Wild Women of Winedale

With equal doses of hilarity and heart, these extraordinary women come up with delightful and surprisingly unorthodox ways to free themselves of what’s keeping them from moving their lives forward. They confidently set their sights on accepting nothing less than happiness while there’s still time to enjoy it. Together they prove it’s never too late to take another one of life’s paths for a grand new adventure. This Jones Hope Wooten world premiere comedy is guaranteed to drive you wild with laughter – and motivate you to keep hounding the kids to please
take all of the Hummels, that stack of quilts, and Granny’s Christmas china!

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Sunday November 11 - 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Romeo & Juliet

A timeless tale of star-crossed lovers. Set in Verona where the rival houses of Capulet and Montague have had a long standing feud.  Shakespeare’s famous tragedy filled with young love.

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Sunday November 11 - 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Bret Michaels

As the front man of the rock band, Poison, Michaels helped define the rock-n-roll scene on the Sunset Strip.  He sang hits including “Every Rose Has Its Thorn,” “Talk Dirty To Me,”  and “Look What The Cat Dragged In.”

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Sunday November 11 - 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Mercy Me with Tenth Avenue North

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Monday November 12 - 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Sensory Night

This event is designed for children with sensory integration needs. Lighting and sound are adjusted as well as many other environmental elements.  Hands On! will be closed to the public during this event.  Sensory Nights are free, and space is limited.  Registration is required and includes immediate family only.  To register, email reservations@visithandson.org or call 423-434-4263 ext. 808.

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Tuesday November 13 - All Day

Snap Circuits

Use building pieces with snaps to assemble different electronic circuits on a simple grid that functions like the printed circuit board found in most electronic products.  Create exciting builds such as a launching a flying saucer, ringing a bell, and more!  Snap Circuits will be setup on our TVA Discovery Cart throughout each day.  (*Contains small parts that may not be suitable for children 3 and under.)

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Tuesday November 13 - Sunday December 2 - All Day

Table Trick Science

Bring flair and fun to your holiday meals with our fun experiments!  First, try your hand at the good ole’ tablecloth trick but without the fine china!  Then, try a rainbow milk experiment, learn how to make magnetic cereal “swim”, and play some musical singing water glasses.  The Eastman Discovery Lab will be open by announcement periodically throughout each day.

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Thursday November 15 - Saturday November 17 - 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Romeo & Juliet

A timeless tale of star-crossed lovers. Set in Verona where the rival houses of Capulet and Montague have had a long standing feud.  Shakespeare’s famous tragedy filled with young love.

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Friday November 16 - 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Snowman Window Painting Class

Students will learn to paint a snowman and winter scene on an antique window. Makes an excellent gift or display!

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Friday November 16 - Saturday January 5 - 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm

The Pinnacle Speedway in Lights Powered by TVA

The largest holiday light show in the South.  Speedway in Lights produces one of the larges holiday light shows in the country.  A route of approximately four miles and two million lights provides entertainment for thousands and raises money for children’s charities in and around the region.

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Friday November 16 - Saturday November 17 - 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Holmes Sweet Homicide!

An Interactive Murder Mystery Spoof
Move over — or roll over—Arthur Conan Doyle as we unveil a mystery show that spoofs Victorian customs, Sherlock Holmes mysteries, exotic diseases and cures, and more.

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Saturday November 17 - 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Tesla Shows for Guinness World Record Day

Did you know that Hands On! has a Guinness World Record Holding Musical Bi-Polar Tesla Coil?!?!  Today only, in honor of Guinness World Record Day, Tesla Experience tickets are only $2 for everyone (with paid general admission), with shows at the top of each hour beginning at 10am.  In addition, the first 200 Tesla ticket purchasers will receive a free Tesla comic book.  As always, children under 4 are free.  In addition, try out some fun and silly record setting challenges to see how you compare to the record setters.

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Saturday November 17 - 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

ETSU Buccaneer Football vs. Samford

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Monday November 19 - Tuesday November 20 - 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

ETSU Men's Basketball Cayman Island Classic

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Monday November 19 - Tuesday November 20 - 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

ETSU Men's Basketball Cayman Island Classic

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Tuesday November 20 - Wednesday November 21 - All Day

Snap Circuits

Use building pieces with snaps to assemble different electronic circuits on a simple grid that functions like the printed circuit board found in most electronic products.  Create exciting builds such as a launching a flying saucer, ringing a bell, and more!  Snap Circuits will be setup on our TVA Discovery Cart throughout each day.  (*Contains small parts that may not be suitable for children 3 and under.)

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Thursday November 29 - Saturday December 1 - 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

No Assembly Required - Storytellers, The Uncalled for Trio

Bil Lepp, Kim Weitkamp & Andy Offutt Irwin come fully assembled straight out of the box, with a brand new set of holiday stories and songs.  A longstanding tradition, good for hours of family fun!  Refreshments follow the show.  Reservations recommended.

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Thursday November 29 - Saturday December 1 - 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

No Assembly Required - Storytellers, The Uncalled for Trio

Bil Lepp, Kim Weitkamp & Andy Offutt Irwin come fully assembled straight out of the box, with a brand new set of holiday stories and songs.  A longstanding tradition, good for hours of family fun!  Refreshments follow the show.  Reservations recommended.

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Friday November 30 - 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Home Free - A Country Christmas Tour

This 5-man band brings their country and holiday favorites with their no instrument, all-vocal music with their quick-witted humor.

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Sunday December 2 - 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

David Phelps - It Must Be Christmas

Phelps and his 7-piece entourage perform “O Holy Night”, “How Great Thou Art” and an upbeat “Hallelujah.”

 

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