10/12/18 FRIDAY

ChattaBrew Tours (21+)

WHEN:  Thursdays and Fridays from 5:30-9:30 p.m. Saturdays 11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. and 4:30-8:30 p.m.

REGION:  East Tennessee

WHERE: Chattanooga

COST: $40 per person, Chattabrewtour.com

WHAT: ChattaBrew Tour gives you a behind-the-scenes brewery experience that isn’t available to the general public. On each tour, you’ll visit four different breweries over approximately four hours, tasting their signature brews and seasonal selections while you learn the art and science of their craft. You’ll also have time to grab a pint at each stop and even purchase crowlers and growlers to enjoy later.

New Hope Christian Academy - STEAM at New Hope

WHEN:  October 15, 17, 18, 19, 2018

REGION:  West Tennessee

WHERE: New Hope Christian Academy, Memphis

COST: Free, All Ages (Elementary School), If interested in a certain class, contact

WHAT: STEAM is interwoven in all grades at New Hope. First grade will design clay animals with skeletons. Second graders with simulate digestion using bread, water, and towels. Grades 3-5 will learn from out school forest about water pollution, human vs. nature, forest damage, and forest ecosystems. Sixth grade will design marble runs inspired by Rube Goldberg machines.

Wilderness Station - Owl Hoots Night Hike (Ages 5 to Adult)

WHEN:  Friday, October 12, 2018, 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

REGION:  Middle Tennessee

WHERE: Wilderness Station, Murfreesboro

COST: $3/person. Limited space, call 615-217-3017 or email outdoormurfreesboro@murfreesborotn.gov

WHAT:  October is the prime time to see owls and hear them call as they are preparing for mating season. Learn about owls up close with a live demonstration and then journey into the night with a guide to listen and call some common owls of Barfield Park.


Rutherford County Farmer's Market - 3D GIS Technology in Action

WHEN:  Friday, October 12; Friday, October 19, 7:00 am—12:00 pm

REGION:  Middle Tennessee

WHERE: Lane Agri-Park Community Center, Murfreesboro

COST: Free


The 3D GIS Technology in Action is a showcase of 3D GIS Technology capabilities. Audiences will

experience visualization of examples of streaming of 3D web scenes, terrain maps and the 3D city

information viewing 3D models on our 3d prulaView display.

Presented by Solomon G Haile, PhD, Tennessee State University Associate Prof. & Coordinator

Graduate GIS Program

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.

Pink Palace Museum - Science of Wine (21+)

WHEN:  Friday, October 12, 2018, 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

REGION:  West Tennessee

WHERE: Pink Palace Museum, Memphis

COST: $85 for VIP, $65 for Regular Admission, $35 for Designated Driver

WHAT: Your favorite wine now comes with notes of Science and hints of learning at the Pink Palace  Museum’s upcoming program, the Science of Wine. Guests can talk to wine experts, attend mini-lectures, or learn through experience with our wine-themed activities as you sip on your favorite vintage and enjoy pairings from local restaurants. 

Must be 21 or over to attend

For tickets or more information go to: https://scienceofwine2018.brownpapertickets.com/


Boro Art Crawl, Courthouse Square - Heart of Tennessee Murfreesboro Loves

WHEN:  Friday, October 12, 2018, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

REGION:  Middle Tennessee

WHERE: Courthouse Square, Murfreesboro

COST: Free. 

WHAT:  Heart of Tennessee Murfreesboro Loves is a community project supporting the cultural arts and embracing the love and diversity of our citizens. Innovative artists will paint stylized 24 x 24 aluminum hearts, which will be displayed around the square during the Fall. These unique pieces of art will eventually be assembled into a public sculpture. All materials will be provided to the artists through business sponsorships, Vanderbilt Heart being a major sponsor. Artists are asked to submit idea proposals and color choices to: gtogrye@bellsouth.net. There are only a few hearts available for artists because of the great response.  Those chosen, will display their heart at the October 12th Boro Art Crawl, 6-9 pm, Courthouse Square. There will also be music and poetry readings that evening.

We still need sponsorships from our Business community for sponsorship of individual heart sculptures for $250. to benefit the Boro Art Crawl. 

If you are interested, contact Ginny Togrye at 615-403-7161 or gtogrye@bellsouth.net.  Business names will be displayed with the hearts and on a plaque at the site of the assembled public sculpture. They also will receive shout-outs on Boro Art Crawl site with business tag, printed and online thank you on Murfreesboro Pulse Magazine, recognized in press release, and receive photo of final sculpture signed by all artists.


Sri Ganesha Temple - Relax in Your Inner Spa through Meditation

WHEN:  Friday, October 12, 2018, 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

REGION:  Middle Tennessee

WHERE: Sri Ganesha Temple, Nashville

COST: Free.

WHAT:  Are you stressed out much of the time? Is life moving at such a fast pace with multiple competing deadlines to meet and not enough time? Do you struggle with anxiety over the amount of multi-tasking needed at work? Wish you could reduce this stress and relax? 



Hands On! Discovery Center - Star Party

WHEN:  Friday, October 12, 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm

REGION: East Tennessee

WHERE: Hands On! Discovery Center, Gray

COST: Free with paid general admission.

WHAT:  Join us for some out-of-this-world star gazing!  We have both a solar observation telescope for safe daytime viewing and a traditional night viewing scope for your viewing pleasure.  Weather permitting, stay tuned to social media for more information and updates. Limited access to the scopes based on attendees. 


Country Music Hall of Fame & Museum - From Cutting Wax to Building Tracks: a Century of Recording from the Phonograph to the iPad

WHEN:  Friday, October 12, 2018, 10:30 am - 11:30 am

REGION:  Middle Tennessee

WHERE:  Taylor Swift Education Center at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, Nashville

COST: Included with museum admission.

WHAT:  Long before the mp3, compact disc, or cassette tape, the earliest commercially recorded music lived on wax cylinders, played on large phonograph machines. Today, smartphones, tablets, and recording software put the power to record and produce music in the palms of our hands. In this hands-on workshop, music professionals Martin Fisher and Matt Kass demystify two recording technologies, developed a century apart: the Edison Triumph Phonograph and GarageBand. Participants will have the opportunity to record a group song using each technology, and experiment with the music production power of the iPad. Martin Fisher is Manager of Recorded Media Collections at Middle Tennessee State University’s Center for Popular Music. Matt Kass studied ethnomusicology at Cornell University and has created music for TV and national advertising campaigns, garnering more than 100 million impressions. iPads provided or bring your own.