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Five Great Reasons to Visit The Muse Knoxville

If you are looking for a unique, fun, and educational indoor activity for children ages one to 100, The Muse may be just what you need.  The non-profit facility is Knoxville’s only children’s science museum, with a lot of great activities packed into one location. Every inch of the 4,000 square foot building is utilized to the greatest capacity to create a wonderful and educational experience for all ages. The space continues to grow,  with the addition of two new exhibits in 2016, and the recent expansion of its planetarium program.

We recently spent an afternoon at The Muse and found the new additions and continual improvements impressive. If you are considering a trip, here are five great reasons to visit.Stem Station

Stem Station–  According to the Muse’s website, The STEM station is “an obstacle course for the mind.” With multiple interactive exhibits, visitors eight years old and older can explore a variety of hands-on topics. Guests can enhance Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math skills by  building and launching air rockets, learning about pressure systems, creating circuits, designing their own magnetic structures, or building and propelling air cars.

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Bagging A Bargain: Six Things to Purchase at Junior League of Knoxville’s Giant Rummage Sale

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Once a year for the past 30 years, local shoppers have gotten great deals on high end items at Junior League of Knoxville (JLK)’s annual Bag-A-Bargain, a giant rummage sale. The event is back in 2017 for its 31st year and will be held at the Jacob Building at Chilhowee Park on Saturday, March 4 from 8:00 a.m. until noon. Tickets are available for $5 at the door, or $4 with a canned good or coupon book for the Knox County Schools coupon book. All proceeds from the sale benefit JLK, a local member-based non-profit women’s organization that promotes voluntarism and supports women’s safety and education. In honor of the upcoming event, here are six great things to purchase at Bag-A-Bargain.

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