Special Events

SPECIAL EVENTS

 

Weekly In-person Programs

Discovery Center now offers a wide variety of programs you can participate in each week. Click on the links below to learn more!

Artist in Residence: Art With Anything – Tuesdays, 10:30 a.m. & 3 p.m. Included with admission. More info»
Maker Masters – Wednesdays, 3 p.m. More info»
Shake, Rattle, & Roll – Thursdays, 9:30 a.m. More info»
STEAM Ahead!
– Thursdays, 3 p.m. More info»
Weekend In The Wetlands – Fridays, 3 p.m. More info»
Mind-Blowing Matinee – Every Tuesday – Saturday, 10 a.m. & 2 p.m. Included with admission. More info»


Care & Enrichment Programs

Whether your family is looking for drop-off care, or an after-school program, the Discovery Center has something to meet your needs. Space is limited, so REGISTER NOW!

Wonderlings – Morning drop-off care and enrichment for pre-K – kindergarten. Info & registration»
Discovernauts – After-school program for K-5 students including homeschool and distance learners. Info & registration»


Homeschool & Distance Learning

Learning Pod Field Trip Thursdays, through Nov. 12

We’re excited to launch special programs just for homeschool and distance learning students to connect, have fun, and learn together! Reserve your spot today and join our DC Learning Pod. Info & registration»


Outdoor SPARK! – Space Explorers

Wednesday, Oct. 21  |  9-10:15 a.m.

Discovery Center’s SPARK! program is for children ages 1-6 and their caregivers, and is held exclusively outdoors. Using our outdoor Wisteria Classroom, children and their caregivers can enjoy socially distanced hands-on exploratory STEAM learning and play. Info & registration»


Outdoor SPARK! – Spiders, Pumpkins, and Scarecrows, Oh My!

Wednesday, Oct. 28  |  9-10:15 a.m.

Discovery Center’s SPARK! program is for children ages 1-6 and their caregivers, and is held exclusively outdoors. Using our outdoor Wisteria Classroom, children and their caregivers can enjoy socially distanced hands-on exploratory STEAM learning and play. Info & registration»


Great Pumpkin Festival

Thursday, Oct. 29  |  4-7 p.m.

Put on your Halloween costume and come to Discovery Center at Murfree Spring for outdoor family fun! Enjoy food trucks, a costume contest with local celebrity judge panel, a not-so-haunted walk-through experience, and more. Advance registration strongly encouragedInfo & registration»


Turkey Day

Friday, Nov. 27  |  9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Gobble! Gobble! Explore a cornucopia of autumn activities on this special day, including “dancing corn” science experiments, animal pelt exploration, meeting our corn snake and hedgehog, and creating fall crafts! Included with admission. More info»


Shakesbeer (21+)

POSTPONED until January 2021

Stay tuned for more information coming soon! Tickets & info»