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January 2021

Special Exhibit – Honky Tonk: Portrait of Country Music 1972-1981

January 5 - March 31
Birthplace of Country Music Museum, 520 Birthplace of Country Music Way
Bristol, VA 24201 United States
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In the 1970s, photographer Henry Horenstein shot album covers for upstart bluegrass label Rounder Records. But in his off-hours, he soon became unofficial photographer to the culture of country musicians great and small, and their dedicated fans. It’s a world that looks quite a bit like country songs sound: full of hard-working operators and lonely dreamers, half-full glasses and scorpion belt buckles, and a few tall hats, boots, and bottles as well. It’s the world of the honky tonk. A…

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Special Exhibit: A Selection of Hard Rock’s Country Music Memorabilia

January 5 - March 31
Birthplace of Country Music Museum, 520 Birthplace of Country Music Way
Bristol, VA 24201 United States
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The Birthplace of Country Music Museum and Hard Rock International have partnered up to bring priceless items from Hard Rock’s vast collection of country music memorabilia to Historic Downtown Bristol for exhibition. Hard Rock items featured in the museum’s new Honky Tonk special exhibit include costume pieces worn by Loretta Lynn and the Queen of Appalachia herself, Dolly Parton, and well-loved instruments owned by the likes of Hank Williams and Waylon Jennings, and the iconic red-white-and-blue acoustic guitar belonging to…

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March 2021

Hands On Discovery Center Mastodon Madness in the Paleo Hall

March 5
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until April 3, 2021

Hands On! Discovery Center, 1212 Suncrest Drive
Gray, TN 37615 United States
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Visit the Paleontology Hall to learn more about the Mastodons found at Gray Fossil Site. Then, create your own paper mastodon puppet and color a one-of-a-kind mastodon coloring page. FREE with general paid admission.

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Hands On Discovery Center March Art Studio Activity

March 5
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until April 3, 2021

Hands On! Discovery Center, 1212 Suncrest Drive
Gray, TN 37615 United States
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Join us for a wax resist watercolor Starry Night inspired painting, Dr. Seuss inspired optical illusion line art drawings, and 3-D rubbing plates in our Art Studio. All activities are self-guided with instructions provided. Stop by and get creative! FREE with general paid admission.

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Hands On Discovery Center Make It. Take It. Family Challenge Kits

March 5
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until March 31, 2021

Hands On! Discovery Center, 1212 Suncrest Drive
Gray, TN 37615 United States
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Enjoy a hands-on family challenge inspired by our maker space. We supply the materials and prompts, you supply the creativity and teamwork. Visit the front desk upon departure to receive your kit. Free with paid general admission. One kit per family per visit. Activities, materials and prompts vary. While supplies last. Contains small parts not suitable for children under 3

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Hands On Discovery Center Scout Days

March 5
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until March 31, 2021

Hands On! Discovery Center, 1212 Suncrest Drive
Gray, TN 37615 United States
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Wear your scout uniform (any scout organization qualifies), 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. In addition, scouts can receive a 10% discount on the Scouts Junior Ranger Night Explorer science kit available in our gift shop. Not valid on Tesla Shows, memberships, or other merchandise. Groups of 10…

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Hands On Discovery Center Mastodon Madness in the Paleo Hall

March 6
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until April 3, 2021

Hands On! Discovery Center, 1212 Suncrest Drive
Gray, TN 37615 United States
+ Google Map

Visit the Paleontology Hall to learn more about the Mastodons found at Gray Fossil Site. Then, create your own paper mastodon puppet and color a one-of-a-kind mastodon coloring page. FREE with general paid admission.

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Hands On Discovery Center March Art Studio Activity

March 6
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until April 3, 2021

Hands On! Discovery Center, 1212 Suncrest Drive
Gray, TN 37615 United States
+ Google Map

Join us for a wax resist watercolor Starry Night inspired painting, Dr. Seuss inspired optical illusion line art drawings, and 3-D rubbing plates in our Art Studio. All activities are self-guided with instructions provided. Stop by and get creative! FREE with general paid admission.

Find out more »

Hands On Discovery Center Make It. Take It. Family Challenge Kits

March 6
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until March 31, 2021

Hands On! Discovery Center, 1212 Suncrest Drive
Gray, TN 37615 United States
+ Google Map

Enjoy a hands-on family challenge inspired by our maker space. We supply the materials and prompts, you supply the creativity and teamwork. Visit the front desk upon departure to receive your kit. Free with paid general admission. One kit per family per visit. Activities, materials and prompts vary. While supplies last. Contains small parts not suitable for children under 3

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Hands On Discovery Center Scout Days

March 6
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until March 31, 2021

Hands On! Discovery Center, 1212 Suncrest Drive
Gray, TN 37615 United States
+ Google Map

Wear your scout uniform (any scout organization qualifies), 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. In addition, scouts can receive a 10% discount on the Scouts Junior Ranger Night Explorer science kit available in our gift shop. Not valid on Tesla Shows, memberships, or other merchandise. Groups of 10…

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