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Check Out These 6 Events at The Discovery Center This May

The Discovery Center is hosting events in Murfreesboro for people of all ages.

With summer just around the corner, it’s a perfect time to start planning things to do outdoors. Below you will see all the details you need to know as this will be a busy month with something to do every single week in May.



Date: Monday, May 2 & 23  |  8:30-10 a.m.
Discovery Center’s SPARK! program is for children ages 1-6 and their caregivers to enjoy hands-on exploratory STEAM learning and play. Enjoy music and motion, stories, guided activities, and more with Discovery Center staff! Register here. 

Homeschool Learning Pod Field Trips

homeschool-learningThursdays  |  3-4 p.m.
Be a part of our special programs designed for homeschool students to connect, have fun, and learn together. Reserve your spot today! Info & registration»

All Access Night

all-access-nightThursday, May 12  |  5-8 p.m.
All Access Nights are a time for special-needs families to enjoy the Discovery Center’s exhibits in a sensory-friendly environment. All Access Nights are free, but reservations are suggested. Sponsored by SEC, IncInfo & registration»

Wine & Whiskey + Shakesbeer

wine-and-whiskeySaturday, May 14  |  4-7 p.m.
It’s time for one of Middle Tennessee’s most extensive tasting experiences! The event takes place at the serene Murfree Spring natural area and features theatrical performances by Murfreesboro Little Theatre and M-PROV, along with samples of a variety of local craft brews plus wines and whiskeys from Stones River Total Beverage. Delectable cuisine is available from local food vendors. Tickets include entrance to the event, souvenir tasting glass, and unlimited beverage samples. Rain date: May 15. Must be 21 or older to attend. Sponsored by CEDTickets & info»

Secret Garden Tea Party

secret-gardenSunday, May 15  |  1-3 p.m.
We invite your family to join us for an outdoor Secret Garden Tea Party in the Wetlands! This event is a family-friendly extension of our signature fundraising event, the Secret Garden Party, which takes place in June. Guests will enjoy boxed tea-time treats, craft stations, beautiful photo opportunities, and admission to Discovery Center. Tickets & info»

Mindblowing Matinee

Wednesday – Saturday  |  10 a.m. & 2 p.m.
How cold is liquid nitrogen? What is visible light? Do reptiles lay eggs? Join Discovery Center staff as we explore the amazing world of science through hands-on experiments and demonstrations. Included with admission, free for membersMore info»