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Citizen Science Photo Contest: Spiders

Participants contribute images of organisms by emailing The best photos of the month may be featured in a fall exhibition. The first week after the contest ends each month the […]

Main Street Children’s Museum’s Day of Play

Partnering with the Association of Children’s Musuems, we are excited to participate in this year’s Worldwide Day of Play. Play with us as we celebrate with some fun activities. Practice your bowling skills, play bean-bag tic-tac-toe, and more. We hope you will take this chance to get up, get active, and play your heart out […]

Wild Wonders

Instead of a Saturday morning cartoon, tune in to learn about a plant or animal from the Carolinas and beyond.  Join us on Facebook, Culture &Heritage Museums’ Youtube Channel, or TikTok on the last Saturday of each month.

Wee Wednesday

Wee Wednesday will take place at 9:30 a.m. This week we will be reading “Little Bat“ with a bat craft.

Letter of the Week

We love to learn. Join us each Thursday to learn your letters through letter songs and practice identifying things that start with this week’s letter. Afterwards, make sure to search […]

CKC: Buggin’ Out!

For ages 7 – 10. Pre-registration required. Member Exclusive. Adult tickets are complimentary and are not registered online. Register Here Registration Opens Sep. 1 and Closes Oct. 2. Explore the […]

Harvest on the Homestead – Corn

Celebrate fall with us and the Carolina Piedmont’s agricultural heritage with 19th century-style harvest time festivities. Every Saturday in October from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. This week we will […]

Spooky Saturdays

Join us each Saturday in October to learn about spooky science topics! Explore the worlds of parasites, insects, arachnids, and fungi with exciting activities and spine-chilling specimens.

Create a Charcuterie Workshop

Member Exclusive Workshop Series at Hightower Hall: Create a Charcuterie  |  Saturday, Oct.  7  •  3 – 4:30 p.m. $50 per member  |  Ages 18 and up  |  Pre-registration Required […]

Carolina Skygazers Meeting

The Carolina Skygazers Astronomy Club meets the second Tuesday of every month, except December, at 7:30 pm. We would love to have you join us! The Museum doors open at […]

Wee Wednesday

Wee Wednesday will take place at 9:30 a.m. This week we will be reading “The Pumpkin Fair“ with a pumpkin craft.