Weekly Events


Tracy Tuesdays- A Unique Tour Highlighting the Life of Tracy Merriman

This tour of the Merriman-Sharp Farmhouse brings to life Tracy Merriman, Ella Sharp’s younger brother. From 1876 until 1879, Tracy recorded his thoughts in a simple notebook. Tracy’s descriptions of family time, everyday chores, traveling, social gatherings, and drama in romantic relationships will be illuminated through 19th-century objects and photographs. Visitors will get a glimpse into the days of a...

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Thursday Public Shows

The Universe Live!  The Universe is giant and mysterious, but we also call it home. Join us as we discuss the planets of the solar system, stars in the milky way and galaxies billions of light years away. In this fully live and interactive presentation, fly through our universe and investigate what we know and explore more...

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Sunday Public Shows

Blast Off! Climb in to our Hurst Planetarium Spaceship and “Blast Off” to explore the universe around us! Visit  the planets of our solar system, stars, and galaxies light years away from us, all from the comfort of your own seat. In this interactive experience you will learn about our place in the universe and what makes...

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Ella's Patio Party

Please join us again this season on Thursday evenings for live music, a snack, and a drink. Take a stroll through our Exhibit Galleries and our sculpture-filled grounds while you’re here! “Like” and follow us on Facebook – all the musical details and more will be posted there, as well as on our website and in your bi-weekly Inside View...

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