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Tennessee Aquarium

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July 2018
$40 - $50

Rivers to Oceans: An Evening With Fabien Cousteau

Organized by: Tennessee Aquarium; Located at: Tennessee Aquarium

July 19, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Tennessee Aquarium Lupton Room in River Journey Thursday, July 19 – 6 pm - 9 pm Join us for a special evening with ocean explorer Fabien Cousteau. Fabien began SCUBA diving at the age of four with his father Jean-Michel and his grandfather Jacques-Yves Cousteau. He continues his family’s legacy of ocean exploration, environmental education and advocacy. Cousteau will be here to help raise support for the Aquarium’s science education and conservation programs. Thanks to our sponsors Nature Films Network and…

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$4

Aquarium Adventures: Mud Play

Organized by: Tennessee Aquarium; Located at: Tennessee Aquarium

July 22, 2018 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm

This time around it’s different that our normal adventures…it’s outside (and very messy)! Our adventure takes place at Reflection Riding where your children will learn how to make mud and why it’s important in the animal world. Even better, everyone will discover the fun of playing in an actual mud hole, next we will clean up by playing in the water. While this adventure is intended for explorers ages 3-5, parents and siblings are welcome to join the expedition. We…

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$6 - $15

Tennessee Aquarium Conservation Institute Tour

Organized by: Tennessee Aquarium; Located at: Tennessee Conservation Institute

July 24, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on January 23, 2018 at 4:00pm

One event on February 20, 2018 at 4:00pm

One event on March 20, 2018 at 4:00pm

One event on April 24, 2018 at 4:00pm

One event on May 22, 2018 at 4:00pm

One event on June 12, 2018 at 4:00pm

One event on July 24, 2018 at 4:00pm

One event on August 14, 2018 at 4:00pm

Curious about what the Aquarium’s team of researchers is working on in their new riverfront conservation science facility? Come take a tour, and see for yourself! We will visit the main learning, research, and conservation spaces in the new building, including the research labs and propagation room, and end in the beautiful landscape. We will also take participants on the journey of a raindrop as it makes its way from the Conservation Institute’s roof into the Tennessee River...and to the ocean beyond. Participants will…

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Free

Science on Tap!

Organized by: Tennessee Aquarium; Located at: Barley Chattanooga

July 24, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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One event on June 19, 2018 at 5:00pm

One event on July 24, 2018 at 5:00pm

Join us for an evening of beer, fundraising, and science! Tennessee Aquarium friends and family will be at Barley from 5:00pm to 7:00pm mingling and discussing the work being done at the Tennessee Aquarium. At 6:00pm, we will have a special presentation by Dr. Chris Keller, Tennessee Aquarium Veterinarian. 10% of sales from beers purchased by our group will go toward teacher professional development at the Tennessee Aquarium Conservation Institute. Invite all your friends! We know this is right in…

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August 2018

SharkFest!

Organized by: Tennessee Aquarium; Located at: Tennessee Aquarium

August 3, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on August 3, 2018 at 5:00pm

Gather your chums for an evening of shark-tacular fun! Dare to enter our diver’s shark cage. Get a tough-lookin’ shark tattoo. Transform yourself with special shark hairdos. But wait, that’s not all! Dr. Bernie’s Travelin’ Shark Show is back in town with bizarre museum specimens for all to marvel. Amaze yourself with displays of prehistoric shark teeth. Feast on shark facts during dive shows and a special feeding. But there’s more! Enjoy a special treat from Cold Stone Creamery at…

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$25

Conasauga River Snorkel!

Organized by: Tennessee Aquarium; Located at: Tennessee Aquarium

August 4, 2018 @ 7:45 am - 4:00 pm

Join us for a fun day snorkeling the Conasauga River! River snorkeling is an excellent way to showcase the high biodiversity of the Southeast. The streams on the Cherokee National Forest have an extraordinarily diverse assemblage of fish. In the clear waters of the snorkeling sites, it is typical to see 15 to 20 species of fish on any given day. Freshwater drum as large as 6 pounds swim in schools in the deep pools; sporting fish, such as bass…

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$65 - $83

Family Sleep in the Deep: Summer Sleepover

Organized by: Tennessee Aquarium; Located at: Tennessee Aquarium

August 11, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - August 12, 2018 @ 8:30 am

Ever wonder what it would be like to sleep under the peaks alongside sharks, stingrays, and more? Join us for an overnight adventure complete with a guided tour of both Aquarium buildings, an IMAX film, and pizza dinner. Go behind-the-scenes with an Aquarium expert to get some idea of what it takes to care for more than 10,000 animals. Just when your eyes can’t stay open any longer, we’ll bed down alongside our largest exhibit. Families with children age 6…

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$6 - $15

Tennessee Aquarium Conservation Institute Tour

Organized by: Tennessee Aquarium; Located at: Tennessee Conservation Institute

August 14, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on January 23, 2018 at 4:00pm

One event on February 20, 2018 at 4:00pm

One event on March 20, 2018 at 4:00pm

One event on April 24, 2018 at 4:00pm

One event on May 22, 2018 at 4:00pm

One event on June 12, 2018 at 4:00pm

One event on July 24, 2018 at 4:00pm

One event on August 14, 2018 at 4:00pm

Curious about what the Aquarium’s team of researchers is working on in their new riverfront conservation science facility? Come take a tour, and see for yourself! We will visit the main learning, research, and conservation spaces in the new building, including the research labs and propagation room, and end in the beautiful landscape. We will also take participants on the journey of a raindrop as it makes its way from the Conservation Institute’s roof into the Tennessee River...and to the ocean beyond. Participants will…

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Nature Nuts: Treasure Hunt

Organized by: Tennessee Aquarium; Located at: Tennessee Aquarium

August 18, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Beat the heat with a nature-based treasure hunt in the shade on the hiking trails of Enterprise South Nature Park. Each family will receive a map and an initial clue that will lead to another clue that will lead to another … well, you get the picture! Nature’s treasure awaits those who can unravel the mysteries.

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$4

Aquarium Adventures: Big’s and Little’s in Nature

Organized by: Tennessee Aquarium; Located at: Tennessee Aquarium

August 23, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am

Life is full of adventures, and many of them can be found right here in the Aquarium! This program will take preschool tykes on a quest throughout River Journey before hours. Discover the many different sizes in nature and why being big or little is important. We will also learn about aquatic life and even meet a critter on your quest! While this adventure is intended for explorers ages 3-5 and their parents , siblings are welcome to join the…

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