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Upcoming Events

Shark Week Everyone Is Invited

Dive into an ocean adventure and join us July 6 - 10 for Shark Week! Dig for shark teeth, watch a shark dissection and even observe a live shark feeding. Visit with Discovery Place’s rare walking sharks (Hemiscyllium ocellmore

July Sky View Everyone Is Invited

July 11, 2015, All Day The Stage, Level 2

Join us in our inflatable planetarium as we trek through our solar system and take a look at This Month's Sky View. Date: Saturday, July 11 Showtimes: noon, 2:00 p.m., 3:00 p.m., 4:00 p.m., 5:00 p.m. Location: The Stage,… more

Innovate 301: Motorized Art Everyone Is Invited

July 11, 2015, noon Windows on Tryon, Level 2

Using record players, doodlebots and other motorized means, make fun works of art to take home! Enjoy a fantastic fusion of art, science and tech with Innovate 301. Date: Saturday, July 11 Time: noon – 5:00 p.m. Locationmore

Six String Saturdays Everyone Is Invited

July 11, 2015, 2:00pm 301 N. Tryon St.

This summer, Discovery Place is bringing music to the street with Six String Saturdays, a free music series featuring genres including jazz, pop, rock, sitar, Celtic, country, bluegrass and folk. Enjoy live music on the pa… more

I ♥ Science on the Rocks Everyone Is Invited - Must 21 Years or Older

July 17, 2015, 5:00pm

Science on the Rocks has been rockin' uptown Charlotte for a full year. In honor of our first anniversary, we're bringing back the year's greatest hits, all in one unforgettable night! Liquid nitrogen wine slushies Va… more

Innovate 301: Solar Pyrography Everyone Is Invited

July 25, 2015, noon Windows on Tryon, Level 2

Join our Discovery Place Maker and solar artist Brian MacDonald as we harness the power of the sun to create dazzling designs. Combining optics and heat, we'll see our visions burn their way into the wood. Date: Saturday, … more

Arthropod Day Everyone Is Invited

August 1, 2015, All Day Explore More Life lab

Event Details: Saturday, August 1 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Explore More Life lab Free with Museum admission Arthropods are all around you every day, even in the cold winter: spiders, insects, centipedes, mites, ticks, lo… more

Discovery Place Merit Badge Workshop: Electricity Boy Scout Merit Badges

August 22, 2015, 10:15am Explore More Stuff, Level 2

Collaborate with other Boy Scouts and Discovery Place educators to earn your Electricity Merit Badge! Date: Saturday, August 22 Time: 10:15 a.m. - 1:15 p.m. Ages: 12 - 17 years Cost: $35 for one class or $55 for two cla… more

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