10/19/18 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.

Pink Palace Museum Planetarium - Laser Light Shows

WHEN:  Friday, October 19, 2018. 

7:00 P.M.  Fright Light (Only show recommended for children)

8:00P.M.   Metallica

9:00 P.M.  Pink Floyd’s “The Wall”

REGION:  West Tennessee

WHERE: Memphis Pink Palace


$8.00-CHILD (3-12)
$9.00-SENIOR (60+)
$10.00-ADULT (13-59)
Children 2 and under – FREE

Members receive a $1 discount


WHAT: The Autozone Dome at the Sharpe Planetarium is reviving Laser Light Shows in response to popular demand!  With new top of the line equipment from Audio Visual Imagineering, visitors can see mind blowing visuals matched up to timeless music.  

Middle Tennessee State University - October Sky Family Movie Night

WHEN:  Friday, October 19, 2018, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

REGION:  Middle Tennessee

WHERE: MTSU Science Building Atrium , Murfreesboro

COST: Free movie and activities, concessions for a small fee

WHAT:  Come enjoy space themed activities for all ages, presented by multiple MTSU departments. Activities begin at 6:00 pm, followed by a screening of the classic tale of Homer Hickam, October Sky, at 7:00 pm. Don’t leave early! After the film, the Art Department will be creating STEAM themed medallions using a metal pour technique that you won’t want to miss!


MTSU Todd Hall Foundry - Aluminum Casting Workshop

WHEN:  Friday, October 19, 2018, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

REGION:  Middle Tennessee

WHERE: MTSU Todd Hall Foundry, Murfreesboro

COST: Free

WHAT:  Associate Professor Michael Baggarly and Studio Technician Stephen Levenhagen will lead an aluminum casting workshop allowing participants to create commemorative medallions celebrating STEAM at Middle Tennessee State University. The workshop is free to participants of all ages, but spots are limited. The medallions will be cast in molten aluminum at the end of the workshop and will be a visual treat for all in attendance.


Abraham Lincoln Library and Museum - Civil War STEAM

WHEN:  Friday, October 19, 2018. 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm

REGION:  East Tennessee

WHERE: Abraham Lincoln Library and Museum, Harrogate

COST: Free with Admission

WHAT: The Abraham Lincoln Library and Museum is proud to participate in October's Tennesee STEAM event! All across the state, participating Museums will show audiences how Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics pairs with the Humanities. On October 19, you can visit the Museum to learn about the spread of disease during the Civil War, the treatment of illnesses and injuries, nautical tech, industrialization, coding (Morse Code, that is!), mapping, and mathematical wartime strategy. Stations on each of these topics will be set-up for the public beginning at 3:00pm, and school groups can arrange for visitation earlier in the day. All ages are welcome and encouraged to attend. 

Shelbyville-Bedford County Public Library - LEAP Workshop presented by Discovery Center

WHEN:  Friday, October 19, 1:00 pm

REGION:  Middle Tennessee

WHERE: Shelbyville-Bedford County Public Library

COST: Free

WHAT:  Discovery Center is pleased to offer a FREE Leap into Science Balance Workshop for families and children PreK through 5thgrade at Shelbyville-Bedford County Public Library. Table top activities integrate open-ended science activities with children’s books for children and families to explore together.


Tazewell Senior Center - Tooth Wisdom: Get Smart About Your Mouth Workshop presented by Smile On 60+

WHEN:  Friday, October 19, 2018, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

REGION:  East Tennessee

WHERE: Tazewell Senior Center, Tazewell

COST: Free

WHAT: Smile On 60+ will be teaching seniors the importance of oral health the systemic benefits of daily oral hygiene. There will be demonstrations and options for dental screenings following the presentation.


Rutherford County Farmer's Market - iSPY Preschool Nature Series: Less is More (Ages 1+ with Adult)

WHEN:  Friday October 19, 2018, 10:00 am

REGION:  Middle Tennessee

WHERE: Environmental Education Outdoor Classroom, located adjacent to the Rutherford County Farmers’ Market, Lane Agri-Park Community Center, Murfreesboro

COST: Free

Participants will learn that using less is a way of sharing natural resources. This fun parent participation class is designed to teach preschool children about the wonders of nature while learning to better care for the Earth. For Ages: 1 year and up with adult.

Reservations preferred: Contact Mimi Davis Keisling, Environmental Education Coordinator by email at mkeisling@rutherfordcountytn.gov or call 615 542-4633

Chickasaw State Park - Frontier Days

WHEN:  Friday, October 19; Saturday, October 20; Sunday, October 21, 2018

REGION:  West Tennessee

WHERE: Chickasaw State Park, Henderson

COST: Free

WHAT: A variety of craft demonstrations and programs will be offered to entertain and enlighten both young and old. Join us for a weekend full of the frontier spirit.



Country Music Hall of Fame & Museum - Relief Printmaking with Hatch Show Print (Ages 5+)

WHEN:  Friday, October 19, 2018,  10:00 am–10:45 am; 11:00 am–11:45 am; 12:00 pm–12:45 pm

REGION:  Middle Tennessee

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

COST: Free with museum admission

WHAT:  Learn about relief printmaking and make your own print to take home. In this workshop, participants will learn about positive and negative space, mirror image, and color layering by arranging a unique typeface called alphablox. After creating a design of letters, patterns or shapes, aspiring printmakers will ink their design with a brayer and print it on a sign press to reveal the art. Educator artists from Hatch Show Print will be on hand to lend guidance and expertise.