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August 5th- Mindfest

Join us for an all-day festival for everyone with a curious or playful mind!

Guests will enjoy:

  • Leather Working - Design strips of leather with metal stamps and letters, and make into bracelets, courtesy of Tandy Leather.
  • Construction Zone, starts at 10:00am while supplies last - Build with wood, hammer, nails, and other materials.
  • Water Rockets, 10:00 - 12:00 - Shoot these water and pump powered soda bottles (rockets) into the air. Some go 20-30 feet up! 
  • U.F.O. Creation, 10:00 - 4:00 - Experiment with many ways to make a flying creation! 
  • Take Apart A Car, 10:00 - 4:00 - It's all in the name! We will have a real-life vehicle for guests to dismantle and learn about how a car runs, courtesy of Cierra Towing
  • Bubble Station - how big of a bubble can you make, how long can it float? Experience the fun of making different bubble shapes!
  • Solar Eclipse Viewers, 1:00 - 4:00 - Are you ready for the solar eclipse on August 21, 2017? Create your own pin hole viewer to watch this historical event coming soon! 
  • Sculptors Paradise, 1:00 - 4:00 - Create your own pots, cups, and more in our own ceramics lab!
  • Plus more indoor and outdoor activities, including Burn Studio!

Come build, invent, explore, create, dance, reflect or just play! 

All Mindfest activities are included free with regular museum admission. Members are free.