Special Events


National Chemistry Week: Marvelous Metals

Oct. 21-25  |  11 a.m.

Join Discovery Center staff every day this week at 11 a.m. as we celebrate National Chemistry Week with hands-on chemistry experiments. Learn about the importance of chemistry in everyday life and the marvelous metals we encounter even at breakfast! Included with admission. More info»

Outside the Lunchbox: The Power of Play

Wednesday, Oct. 30  |  12 – 1 p.m. (Doors open at 11:30 a.m.)
Copper Ridge Event Venue
3597 Betty Ford Road, Murfreesboro, TN

Enjoy lunch while showing your support for the Discovery Center and education in our community! Keynote Speaker: Laura Huerta Migus, Executive Director, Association of Children’s Museums. Info & registration»

Parents’ Night Out

Friday, Nov. 8  |  5:30 – 9:30 p.m.

Need a night out? Drop the kids off at Discovery Center for an entertaining and educational night fun! The evening includes dinner, museum exploration time, hands-on activities and games! (Ages 4-12.) Info & registration»

Frozen Saturday

Saturday, Nov. 9   |  10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Icy adventures await at Discovery Center! Enjoy a special day of Frozen 2 activities. Become a master of the elements with activities of ice and fire, create your own snowball launcher, and become a star with Disney Karaoke! Included with admission, while supplies lastMore info»

All Access Night

Tuesday, Nov. 12  |  5:30 – 8 p.m.

Join us for an evening tailored to special-needs families so everyone can enjoy the Discovery Center’s exhibits, free of charge. Reservations for this program are suggested but not required. More info»

Homeschool Lab: Pumpkin Power

Wednesday, Nov. 20  |  2 – 3 p.m.

This seasonal tour addresses STEAM curriculum topics – with pumpkins! Use pumpkins in art, math, engineering, and science activities on this unique field study! (K – 5th Grade) Info & registration»

CLOSED for Thanksgiving Day

Thursday, Nov. 28

Turkey Day

Friday, Nov. 29  |  10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Gobble! Gobble! Let’s talk about turkeys. Bring the family to Discovery Center for a fun-filled turkey day event. Throughout the day we will have snacks, crafts, story time, and live animals. Included with admission. More info»