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Adventure Science Center Offers Free Outdoor Admission to Fall Into Science Fest

Plus other October happenings at Adventure Science Center in Nashville!

Adventure Science Center is excited to announce that the outdoor festivities at Fall Into Science will be free to the public! 

Activities will include trick-or-treating, up-close access to a curious collection of specimens, live music, pop-up maker space that will feature temporary tattooing and monster mask making, and more. Guests with the best Halloween costumes will be entered for a chance to win tickets to the Sudekum Planetarium. 

A number of local organizations like Turnip Green Creative ReuseSeven Cycle – a mobile cycling studio for kids, and Middle Tennessee Robotic Arts Society will also be on-site offering STEAM-inspired engagement opportunities. 

General admission tickets will be required for access to the science center.

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Date: Saturday, October 30, 2021
Time: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. 
Cost: Outdoor Festival – Free / Indoor Access – $18 for Adults (13-64+) and $14 for Youth (2-12)



Car Culture Car Show

Adventure Science Center will host an epic car show featuring vehicles in the categories of Performance, Modification, and Classic. Guests will have the chance to take a peek under the hood and ask questions while exploring local car culture. A general admission ticket will be required for access to this event. 

Cost: $18 for Adults (13-64+) and $14 for Youth (2-12)
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Date: Saturday, October 16
Time: 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.


Cartoon Network's Cartoonito Mobile Tour

The Cartoonito nationwide tour is stopping at Adventure Science Center to give visitors a sneak peek of Cartoonito programming and the opportunity to customize backpacks stuffed with creative toolkits for preschool-aged children along with other interactive activities for the whole family. Cartoonito is a preschool destination from Cartoon Network that celebrates what makes each preschooler original and unique. Advanced registration is required. This event is free to the public. General admission tickets will be required to explore inside the science center. 

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Date: Saturday, October 9
Time: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Cost: Free


Early Explorers Storytime Change

Every Monday, Adventure Science Center hosts a storytime for preschoolers and their parents. After storytime, visitors can meet other parents, participate in an activity, and explore the science center. To better accommodate schedules and leave room to attend the morning planetarium show, storytime is moving from 11 am to 10:30 am starting Monday, October 4th. Selected books feature a variety of STEAM-focused education for preschool-aged children. 

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Date: Mondays
Time: 10:30 a.m. 
Cost: $18 for Adults (13-64+) and $14 for Youth (2-12)
Cost: Free

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Michael Aldrich

Michael Aldrich is Nashville Parent's Managing Editor and a Middle Tennessee arts writer. He and his wife, Alison, are the proud parents of 4-year-old Ezra and baby Norah.