10/18/10 THURSDAY

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.

Herff College of Engineering at the University of Memphis - E-DAY

WHEN:  Friday, October 19, 2018, 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

REGION:  West Tennessee

WHERE: Herff College of Engineering, Memphis

COST: FREE to middle and high school teams, but advanced registration required:
http://www.memphis.edu/herff/eday.php All competitions will be limited to TWO (2) entries (teams) per school, unless otherwise noted on the registration form.

WHAT: Engineering Day, or E-Day, is an annual open house hosted by the Herff College of Engineering at the University of Memphis. The day-long event hosts various STEM competitions, engineering lab tours, and multiple walk-up activities throughout the engineering complex. E-day historically attracts thousands of Memphis area middle and high school students!


UT Martin - Chemistry Demonstration

WHEN:  October 18, 2018, 7:00pm- 8:30pm

REGION:  West Tennessee

WHERE: Brehm Hall 258, University of TN at Martin, Martin, TN

COST: Free and open to the public

WHAT: Chemistry students from the University of TN at Martin, Murray State University, Bethel University, Union University, and West Kentucky Community and Technical College will be gathering to present chemistry demonstrations to the public.  This event seeks to foster the development of innovative chemistry education available to our community. Students emphasized safe demonstration practices as well as conveyed correct chemistry, which can be challenging tasks in most demonstration shows.  We didn’t seek to be the most “explosive,” but rather, the most informative (while still having fun, and a few controlled explosions!)  

ASC/DC Trivia Night at New Heights Brewery

ASC/DC Trivia Night at New Heights Brewery

Do you know stuff? 
Do you know science-y, pop-culture stuff? 
Well, this is the night for you!

Join your two favorite local museums, Adventure Science Center and Discovery Center at Murfree Spring, for a night of trivia fun. They’ll be taking over the brewery to challenge your neurons and test your patience with the best puns this side of the Cumberland. But this is no ordinary trivia night… you’ll have the chance to win BIG with PRIMO prizes!

Put on your thinking caps and get ready to show off your chops as you give us your best Tyrion Lannister… because you drink, and you know things.

Technology Engagement Center - Observe the Moon Night

WHEN:  Thursday, October 18, 2018, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

REGION:  Middle Tennessee

WHERE: Technology Engagement Center

COST: Free

WHAT:  Join us at the TEC as we help celebrate NASA's International Observe the Moon Night, a worldwide celebration of lunar science and exploration.  NASA tells us that the best lunar observing is typically along the dusk/dawn terminator, where shadows are the longest, rather than at full Moon.  We'll have telescopes to view the Waxing Gibbous Moon, and members of the MTSU Astronomy Club to answer questions. 

Enjoy the Virtual Reality station, a high-tech story time, moon craft and snacks.  All ages are welcome, 

Our sister branch the Bookmobile will be visiting as well!


Five in One Social Club - Batik Silk Scarves

WHEN:  Thursday, October 18, 2018, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

REGION:  West Tennessee

WHERE: Five in One Social Club, Memphis

COST: $40 (includes materials)

WHAT: Join us for this wonderfully colorful workshop exploring the art of batik.  We'll learn about applying a wax resist and colorful dyes to create layered patterns. We will provide everything you need to make two beautiful silk scarves.


Nashville Public Library, Watkins Park Branch - Musical Petting Zoo at Nashville Public Library, presented by Country Music Hall of Fame

WHEN:  Thursday, October 18, 2018, 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

REGION:  Middle Tennessee

WHERE:  Nashville Public Library, Watkins Park Branch

COST: Free

WHAT: Bang a drum, strum an autoharp, and pick a banjo! Our Musical Petting Zoo offers budding musicians a chance to try new and familiar instruments. Instructors will be on site to offer guidance.



Bartlett Public Library - Just an Illusion; Exploring Light and Optical Illusions (Age 9-17)

WHEN:  Thursday, October 18, 2018, 4:00 PM

REGION:  West Tennessee

WHERE: Bartlett Public Library, Memphis

COST: Free. Registration is required through the memphlibrary.org

WHAT: Tweens and teens, ages 9-17, are invited to join us in learning about light and how people perceive it.  Afterwards we’ll put it into practice by creating a DIY 3-D projector.


Nashville Wildlife Conservation Center @ Shelby Bottoms Nature Center - Tennessee Wildlife

WHEN:  Thursday, October 18, 2018, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

REGION:  Middle Tennessee

WHERE: Shelby Bottoms Nature Center, Nashville

COST: Free

WHAT:  Celebrate the Tennessee STEAM Festival with Nashville Wildlife Conservation Center! Join us for free hands-on activities that focus on skills needed in the conservation biology world, while also experiencing up-close encounters with native Tennessee Wildlife.