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Hands On! Regional Museum

Located in downtown Johnson City, Hands On! offers programming in the arts, sciences, and humanities to children of all ages and their families. Slide down a coal mine, fly a real airplane, and create a masterpiece in the art studio. Be sure to catch a showing of The Tesla Experience, a one-of-a-kind Tesla coil that 200,000 volts of electricity in tune to music! For more information visit http://handsonmuseum.org

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November 2017

Art Studio Activities

November 19 @ 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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Table Trick Science

November 19 @ 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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Table Trick Science

November 19 @ 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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Tuesday, November 14th - Sunday, December 17th - 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 and learn how to make magnetic cereal "swim."  The Eastman Discovery Lab will be open by announcement periodically throughout each day.   HOURS • Tuesday – Friday 9am – 5pm • Saturday 9am – 6pm • Sunday…

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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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December 2017

December Art Studio Activities

December 6 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Daily until December 31, 2017
Hands On! Regional Museum, 315 E. Main St.
Johnson City, TN 37601 United States
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Tuesday, December 5th - Sunday, December 31st -December Art Studio Activities Join us for wax resist watercolor snowflake paintings, pattern plate rubbings, and "snow-scape" 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 • Monday 9am – 5pm during March, June, July & August

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Drinking Straw Science

December 19 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Daily until January 14, 2018
Hands On! Regional Museum, 315 E. Main St.
Johnson City, TN 37601 United States
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Tuesday, December 19th - Sunday, January 14th - Drinking Straw Science Join us for some fun and silly drinking straw science experiments in honor of Drinking Straw Day!  Uncover the hidden science of straws with a floating ball game, make a straw "flute", and try out the double straw .   HOURS • Tuesday – Friday 9am – 5pm • Saturday 9am – 6pm • Sunday 1pm – 5pm • Monday 9am – 5pm during March, June, July & Augustnge. The Eastman Discovery…

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Winter Wonderland Pop-in Activity

December 23 @ 10:30 am - 2:30 pm
Hands On! Regional Museum, 315 E. Main St.
Johnson City, TN 37601 United States
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Saturday, December 23rd, 10:30am-2:30pm - Winter Wonderland Pop-in Activity Stop in anytime between 10:30-2:30 to test your engineering skills by building your own graham cracker "gingerbread" house and make your own polymer snow to take home.  Children must be supervised at all times. Materials fee of $3 per person, while supplies last.

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