Vanderbilt Dyer Observatory - Telescope Nights (Ages 8+)

WHEN:  Friday, October 12, 2018, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

REGION:  Middle Tennessee

WHERE:Vanderbilt Dyer Observatory, Brentwood

COST: $6.27 per person ($5.00 admission plus $1.27 online handling fee.) Each person must have their own reservation.

Tickets are available one month before each event HERE.


WHAT:  The Dyer Observatory telescopes will be set up for gazing, and the observatory will be open for viewing exhibits and speaking with astronomers. The format is “open house” so you may arrive and depart any time during the event. There will not be a formal talk/program on these nights unless otherwise noted. Suggested for ages 8 and up.

Please note:

  • The Seyfert Telescope is located on the second floor of the observatory. There are twenty steps leading to the second floor.

  • For the safety of all observatory guests, closed-toe footwear must be worn.

  • Vehicles larger than a standard-size school bus will not fit through the gate.

  • You do not need to bring a printed ticket; there will be a guest list at the gate.

  • Alert the parking attendant at the gate if you have special parking needs.

  • If your plans change and you can not attend, please let us know so we may release the space to someone else.

Rutherford Arts Alliance Collaborative Show, City Hall Rotunda

WHEN:  Friday, October 11, 2019, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

REGION:  Middle Tennessee

WHERE: City Hall Rotunda, Murfreesboro

COST: Free. 

WHAT:  Multidisciplined works by Alliance artists and Youth Council artists

October 11th Reception 6-9 during the Boro Art Crawl open to the public.

Will feature visual art, poetry and music.

If you are interested, contact Ginny Togrye at 615-403-7161 or gtogrye@bellsouth.net


Pink Palace Museum - 47th Annual Pink Palace Crafts Fair at Audubon Park

WHEN:  Friday, October 11, 2019, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

REGION:  West Tennessee

WHERE: Audubon Park, Memphis

COST: Free 

WHAT:  Come shop, play and explore at the 47th Annual Pink Palace Crafts Fair! With over 100 craftsman featuring everything from wood-working, pottery, woven goods, glass work, jewelry and more, the 47th Annual Pink Palace Crafts Fair is an annual tradition celebrating the very best in crafts and art. Enjoy live music, kid's activities, craft demonstrations, food, craft beer and good times!

Website:  https://www.memphismuseums.org/join/friends-of-the-pink-palace/the-pink-palace-crafts-fair/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pinkpalacecraftsfair/