You will get a “charge” out of all the fun we will be having in the lab in honor of Static Electricity Day! Make static spheres dance inside our static tube, test out our static generating Fun Fly Stick, and use a balloon to attempt to move objects such as bubbles, ping-pong balls, and more! The Eastman Discovery Lab will be open by announcement periodically throughout each day.View Details Visit Website
Stop by for some cool fun in honor of World Snow Day! Try out some polymer snow, similar to what is used on movie sets, and take it home to use over and over. Then make some peppermint scented snow dough and learn about print making while making a snowflake art masterpiece. Children must be supervised at all times. Materials fee of $5 per person for Hands On! Discovery Center members, $7 per person for non-members, while supplies last.View Details Visit Website
A 7 mile journey along the rich Flint Creek to the upland trails of Snakeden Ridge.
We will leave from the main parking lot at Noon and spend most of the day in the park enjoying biodiverse streamside to high elevation habitats. This excursion will hike along Rocky Fork Creek, Flint Creek, then we will use the Blockstand Creek Trail to climb in elevation (max. 3,400 ft) onto Snakeden Ridge, and we will return by traveling down Flint Creek. #rockyforkstatepark #getoutsidetn
Don’t forget to wear sturdy shoes/boots & to pack plenty of food, water, and rain gear.
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Join Americorps Member, Colt, for a hike to the White Oak Flats Overlook where we will have amazing views of Whitehouse Cliffs, Flint Mountain, and the Black Stacks.
Make sure to bring plenty of water, snacks, weather appropriate clothing, a good pair of hiking shoes, and don’t forget the camera!
Meeting: Main Parking Lot at 1PM EST
Distance Roundtrip: 2.8 miles
Join us for this special day from 10am-2pm as we open our doors especially for our loyal home school visitors. Come together to network, explore, learn, and play! Pre-registration is required by Thursday, January 24th in order to receive the discounted Homeschool Day rate of $8 per person for ages 4+ for general admission, otherwise tickets are $10 at the door. To make your reservation, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 423-434-4263 ext. 808.View Details Visit Website
May the magnetic force be with you! Discover the magnetic properties of breakfast cereal, design you own magnetic maze, test out various objects for magnetism, and play with some magnetic gadgets and games. The Eastman Discovery Lab will be open by announcement periodically throughout each day.View Details Visit Website
It’s not too early to be planning & building your spring garden. Gardener extraordinaire, Ben Hunter, will be joining us to share his experiences & techniques for growing the garden of your dreams! No registration necessary.View Details Visit Website
Join us in the Gathering Place in the park Visitors Center for an afternoon of early 19th century card games and family fun!View Details Visit Website
Wear your scout uniform, or present your official scout ID card, and receive half price general admission for the day. Valid only for the scout, cannot be cannot be transferred to another individual, transferred to another day, or combined with any other discount or coupon. Not valid on Paleo Tours, Tesla Shows, memberships, or merchandise. Groups of 10 or more require an advance registration of no less than 48 hours.View Details Visit Website
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Join Ranger Davis for a tour of Tennessee’s oldest frame house. Discover the secrets of this elegant frontier home and learn the history of the family who built it between 1775-1780. Tour will be given in 18th century period clothing. The Mansion is located at 1031 Broad Street, Elizabethton, TN 37643.
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Stop by anytime between 2pm-5pm to create your own fossil cast replica out of plaster to paint and take home as well as craft your own Miocene themed valentine for that someone special in your life. Children must be supervised at all times. Materials fee of $3 per person for Hands On! Discovery Center members, $5 per person for non-members, while supplies last.View Details Visit Website
The Sabine Hill Social Society has planned a fun afternoon of refreshments and entertainment. Our historically inspired event will have an early 19th century flavor in keeping with the history of Sabine Hill. You and your companion will dine on finger foods, appetizers and pastries accompanied by coffee and a selection of hot tea. Call 423-543-5808 for reservations.View Details Visit Website
Spend a nostalgic evening with two of the world’s most beloved Motown groups who were instrumental in creating the Rock & Roll and Doo Wop sound. Hits like “Smoke Gets in Your Eyes'””Some Kind of Wonderful,” and “Under the Boardwalk.”View Details Visit Website
Join us during National Engineers Week for some reverse engineering and test your skills on lots of items adults would never let you take apart. Dismantle computer towers, phones, keyboards, and more! Reverse Engineering will be setup on our TVA Discovery Cart throughout each day. (*Contains small parts not suitable for children 3 and under.) FREE with paid general admission.View Details Visit Website
Celebrate National Engineering Week with a workshop to test your craftsmanship, skill, and ingenuity. Create a wearable LED light-up gadget/jewelry, build a 2-liter bottle rocket launcher, then craft and race your own alternative energy contraption. Ages 7-12. A healthy nut-free snack will be included. Payment in full is required to complete registration and hold each registrant’s spot. Register early and save big! Cost: Early registration prior to Friday, February 8th is $15 for Hands On! members, $20 for non-members; Late registration after February 8th is $20 for Hands On! members, $25 for non-members. Cancellation is required by February 8th in order to receive a full refund. To ensure a fun, effective, and consistent experience, we do not allow parents/guardians to be present in our workshops. To register, email email@example.com or call 423-434-4263 ext. 808.View Details Visit Website
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Join Ranger Hayslett for a tour of Tennessee’s most remarkable example of Federalist architecture. The home of the Taylor family, Sabine Hill is a unique and beautiful home that documents the period of East Tennessee in transition from frontier to sophistication. The historic Sabine Hill site is located at 2328 W. G Street, Elizabethton, TN 376430View Details Visit Website