From the Earth to the Universe

The Schiele Museum of Natural History

February 21, 2017 - February 28, 2017 @ 9:00 AM

James H. Planetarium and Science Theater presents: From the Earth to the Universe. The night sky, both beautiful and mysterious, has been the subject of campfire stories, ancient myths and awe for as long as there have been people. Yet only recently have we truly begun to grasp our place in the vast cosmos. Go on a journey of celestial discovery, from the theories of the ancient Greek...

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Grossology and You

The Schiele Museum of Natural History

February 21, 2017 - February 28, 2017 @ 9:00 AM

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

  January and February Only   Join Noreen Neuron, host of the "Personal Universe" game show, as she leads us through a competition to decide which body system is the best and brightest. Will it be Scabby, the immune system, Boogie, the respiratory system, or Flatus, the digestive system? Laugh and learn as these animated characters explore the inner workings of the...

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Special Display: Pioneering Christian Cinema

The Billy Graham Library

February 21, 2017 - February 28, 2017 @ 9:30 AM

This event occurs weekly, on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

Learn about the groundbreaking ministry of the studio, World Wide Pictures, and find out how the My Hope outreach uses film to share the Gospel today. Read stories from behind the scenes of BGEA movies and see photos and memorabilia in this special display, located in the Journey of Faith through the end of February. Mon.-Sat.; 9am-5pm.

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Smoke: A Tribute to Tony Stewart

NASCAR Hall of Fame

February 21, 2017 - February 24, 2017 @ 10:00 AM

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

Some NASCAR drivers race to live, but Tony Stewart lives to race. The 2016 season marked the end of Stewart’s memorable career as a NASCAR driver. During his NASCAR premier series career, he earned three championships and 13th place on the all-time wins list. But NASCAR is only part of his story. Stewart, known as “Smoke,” also achieved success in open-wheel and go-kart racing...

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The Mummy Treasure of Al Faiyim

Iredell Museums

February 21, 2017 - September 1, 2017 @ 10:00 AM

This event occurs weekly, on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

Currently the only Egyptian mummy in North Carolina. Families can explore the culture and history of the 22nd Dynasty, uncover the mystery of mummification in the hands-on CSI Lab, and meet Kasra the Dromedary Camel in "The Mummy Treasure of Al Faiyum."

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Tinkergarten!

Freedom Park - Demonstration Garden

February 21, 2017 - March 7, 2017 @ 10:00 AM

This event occurs weekly, on Tuesday.

Learn through play with Tinkergarten, which shares ideas with educational frameworks like Montessori, Waldorf and Reggio Emilia. An expert-designed curriculum adapts to region and season, is age appropriate, and spans a broad range of skills. Register online.

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First Peoples: Catawba and Cherokee Nations

Kings Mountain Historical Museum

February 21, 2017 - May 20, 2017 @ 10:00 AM

This event occurs weekly, on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

This original exhibit features archaeological and historical collections on loan from the Schiele Museum of Natural History, the Inn of the Patriots, and several private collectors. The display includes stone and bone tools, ceramics, basketry, weaponry, and other artifacts that provide insight into how Native Americans utilized natural resources to meet their needs for millennia prior to...

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