Hands-On! A Child's Gallery

Tues. 10/11 11:00 am. Mad Scientists Lab - Candy Chromotography! Ages 3 yrs & up. Join Dr. Bunson & Dr. Beaker in the Mad Scientist Lab as they make crazy concoctions. Mad Scientists Lab will be every Tuesday morning at 11:00 during the month of October. $7 non-members (includes admission for child participating in class); free for members. Spaces are limited. Please call to register.

Tues. 10/11-Fri. 10/14 All Day. Crazy Creature Craft. For Boo-seum we are taking our "Critter Craft" and putting a twist on it. Create crazy creatures as you learn colors, shapes, & fine motor skills. This drop-in self-directed activity is free with $4 admission/free for members and is sponsored by Etowah Valley Vet Hospital.

Wed. 10/12 11:00 am. Batty Book n' craft! Join us for the heart-warming story of "Stellaluna" by Janell Cannon. This activity is free with $4 admission/free for members.

Thurs. 10/13 11:00-12:00 pm. Blue Ridge Humane Day! Come visit a special animal from the Blue Ridge Humane Society. Learn fun facts and take home a craft. This activity is free with $4 admission/free for members.

Tues.10/11 & Thurs.10/13 2:00-5:00 p.m. Makerspace! Makerspace is an exhibit located in the STEAM Room at Hands On!. Children and adults are invited to use their imaginations to design and build Franken toys, Maker Monsters, and more! Makerspace will be open every Tuesday and Thursday from 2:00-5:00 p.m. in October. Children must be accompanied by an adult. This exhibit is free with $4 admission/free for members and is sponsored by Exxon Mobil.

The mission of Hands On! is to provide "hands-on" educational experiences that stimulate the imagination and motivate learning in a fun, safe environment. For additional information about their educational programs and facility, please visit their website at or call 828-697-8333.


  • Hands-On! A Child's Gallery
  • 318 N. Main Street
  • Hendersonville, NC 28792



Carolina Publishing

PO Box 1155
Matthews, NC 28106

(704) 708-6270