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October 2017

Hands On! Museum: October Art Studio Activities

October 3 @ 9:00 am - October 31 @ 5:00 pm
Hands On! Regional Museum, 315 E. Main St.
Johnson City, TN 37601 United States
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Tuesday, October 3rd - Tuesday, October 31st - October Art Studio Activities Join us for Hokusai inspired watercolor wave paintings, leaf plate rubbings, and a jack-o-lantern paper craft in our Art Studio.  All activities are self-guided with instructions provided.  Stop by and get creative!   HOURS • Tuesday – Friday 9am – 5pm • Saturday 9am – 6pm • Sunday 1pm – 5pm

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Hands On! Museum: Shake It Up!

October 17 @ 9:00 am - November 12 @ 5:00 pm
Hands On! Regional Museum, 315 E. Main St.
Johnson City, TN 37601 United States
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Tuesday, October 17th - Sunday, November 12th - Shake It Up! We are shaking things up in the lab in recognition of Earthquake Awareness Week.   Your mission is to engineer a miniature earthquake-proof structure.  Test it out on our earthquake simulation platform made of gelatin, and see if it withstands the shake up.  The Eastman Discovery Lab will be open by announcement periodically throughout each day.   HOURS • Tuesday – Friday 9am – 5pm • Saturday 9am – 6pm…

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BOO!SEUM

October 27 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Hands On! Regional Museum, 315 E. Main St.
Johnson City, TN 37601 United States
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Friday, October 27th, 5:30-7:30pm - BOO!SEUM Join us downtown for our spook-tacular, but not too scary, evening of fun!  Hands On! is hosting its annual BOO!SEUM event which will include candy, games, science experiments, crafts, and more!  Stop by anytime between 5:30 and 7:30. Be sure to wear your most festive costume and bring your own trick-or-treat bag!  (***Contains small parts and/or food allergens.  While supplies last.  BOO!SEUM is held in the Museum's ballroom event space, the main Museum exhibition…

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November 2017

Art Studio Activities

November 1 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Daily until December 3, 2017
Hands On! Regional Museum, 315 E. Main St.
Johnson City, TN 37601 United States
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Join us for fall inspired watercolor leaf paintings, leaf plate rubbings, and a paper weaving craft in our Art Studio.  All activities are self-guided with instructions provided.  Stop by and get creative! Hours Monday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm – (March, June, July, & August only) Closed on Mondays September – February, April & May Tuesday-Friday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Saturday 9:00 am – 6:00 pm Sunday 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Please allow 1 1/2 to 2 hours…

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National STEM/STEAM Day

November 8 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Hands On! Regional Museum, 315 E. Main St.
Johnson City, TN 37601 United States
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Our feature exhibit, Make It. Take It. will be open from 10am-4pm.  Join us to tinker, make, craft, build, design, learn, and DIY with our array of materials.  We provide the materials and tools, you provide the inspiration, creativity, and fun!  We will have extra "challenges" throughout the day to test your ingenuity and skill!  Optional LED diode and battery set or mini hovercraft kit available for purchase at $2 each, while supplies last. Hours Monday 9:00 am – 5:00…

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Table Trick Science

November 14 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Daily until December 17, 2017
Hands On! Regional Museum, 315 E. Main St.
Johnson City, TN 37601 United States
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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 and learn how to make magnetic cereal "swim".  The Eastman Discovery Lab will be open by announcement periodically throughout each day. Hours Monday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm – (March, June, July, & August only) Closed on Mondays September – February, April & May Tuesday-Friday 9:00 am…

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Tesla Shows for Guinness World Record Day

November 18 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Hands On! Regional Museum, 315 E. Main St.
Johnson City, TN 37601 United States
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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 $1 for everyone (with paid Museum admission) or $3 for the Tesla Experience show only (no Museum admission.) Shows at the top of each hour beginning at 10am.  As always, children under 3 are free.  In addition, try out some fun and silly record setting challenges to see how you compare…

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Gettin’ Crafty Pop-in Activity

November 25 @ 10:30 am - 2:30 pm
Hands On! Regional Museum, 315 E. Main St.
Johnson City, TN 37601 United States
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Stop by anytime between 10:30-2:30 to design, paint, and decorate your choice of a clear fillable ornament or a wooden picture frame.  Children must be supervised at all times. Materials fee of $3 per person, while supplies last. Hours Monday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm – (March, June, July, & August only) Closed on Mondays September – February, April & May Tuesday-Friday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Saturday 9:00 am – 6:00 pm Sunday 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Please…

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