‘Mystery Festival’ week at Hands On! scheduled for Aug. 6 – 9

Published 5:39 pm Thursday, July 25, 2013

Hands On!, the children’s museum in downtown Hendersonville, invites youth to its Mystery Festival.

These science-based programs will be held Tuesday – Friday, Aug. 6-9 at 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. (ages 6-8) and 2-4 p.m. (ages 9-12).

Work as a detective to solve a mystery. Collect evidence, make observations, formulate theories and figure out – who did it? Call 828-697-8333 by Aug. 2 to register in advance. Classes may be cancelled if there is insufficient enrollment.

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The mission of Hands On! is to provide children and families with “hands on” educational experiences that stimulate the imagination and motivate learning in a fun, safe environment. Special classes are offered in the facility all summer long.

Hands On! is located at 318 N.  Main Street in Hendersonville. Summer hours through Aug. 11 are 10 a.m. – 6 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday and 1-6 p.m. on Sundays. There is a small admission fee.

For more information about Hands On!, call 828-697-8333 or visit www.handsonwnc.org.

– article submitted by Beth Bockoven