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Rockfest! at Tellus Science Museum

Tellus Science Museum in Cartersville is calling all rock hounds, jewelry collectors, families and everyone fascinated by geology and/or rocks! RockFest returns to Tellus for two entire delightful days that will (probably) make everybody in the family have fun. No, it’s not just “sitting around looking at rocks,” princess.  There are lots of cool things to do: Hourly more »

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Marietta Museum of History’s Civil War Displays

Our nation is remembering the 150th Anniversary of the Civil War.  Organizations, small groups of individuals and museums all over the country are bringing our remembrance to those tragic days in our history. The Marietta Museum of History, for example, is presenting new exhibits and hosting events from now through Saturday, July 12th.  The museum will be open more »

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More Dang Troubles at Lake Allatoona Dam

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) office at Lake Allatoona has had its share of troubles recently. A fire broke out in the powerhouse at Lake Allatoona Dam on Monday, May 19, 2014. Thankfully, no one was injured and the dam can still release water using the spillways, not through the generators, as usual. more »

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View Moon’s Total Eclipse at Tellus Science Museum

Tellus Science Museum, located at I-75′s Exit 293 near Cartersville, Georgia, would like you to join them to observe a rare total eclipse of the moon on Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at — Ready? — one o’clock in the morning until 5:30 AM. This event will occur whether the skies are clear or cloudy! Doors more »

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“The Sweet Science of Chocolate” at Tellus Museum

If you’ve ever said to yourself, “If chocolate is wrong, I don’t want to be right,” you’re going to love the “Sweet Science of Chocolate” lecture at Tellus Science Museum on Wednesday, February 26th at 12:15 PM. The Sweet Science of Chocolate presentation by Tellus Director of Education Cantey Smith is part of Tellus’s Lunch and  Learn series. more »

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Gibbs Gardens Reopens March 1, 2014

If you like flowers, you’ll go insane at Gibbs Gardens in Ball Ground, Georgia. Sure, you’ll be impressed with the 220-acres of gardens and the 22 reflecting pools. The Flower Bridge is exquisite, but after visiting a few hundred times the allure might begin to wear off. When you bask in the glow of 20 more »

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3 Reasons to Visit Tellus Science Museum

Tellus Science Museum is a very cool place to visit — especially with kids — anytime.  Right now, however, there are three fascinating displays that make Tellus more appealing than ever. Come and meet a real moon rock, up close and personal!  The astronauts from Apollo 15 brought it back to Earth.  This hunk of more »

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Super Science Saturday at Tellus Science Museum

Our friends at Cartersville’s Tellus Science Museum hope you’ll visit for Super Science Saturday on January 4, 2014 to meet Brian Switek, a freelance writer and author. Brian’s latest work is My Beloved Brontosaurus: On the Road with Old Bones, New Science, and Our Favorite Dinosaurs. Meet him for yourself and listen to his message more »

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The Moon Rocks at Tellus

Tellus — the insanely cool science museum where you actually get to play with stuff — has rocks brought back from the moon by the Apollo 15 astronauts. Please Note:  No, you cannot play with the moon rocks.  Thank you. This is the largest moon rock display in all of Georgia and is the centerpiece of more »

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DNR Law Enforcement Report (12-4-13)

Rangers with Georgia’s Department of Natural Resources’ Law Enforcement Division have steady jobs and they wear cool hats.  They get to play with wicked cool lights and awesome sirens, but that’s not enough to make me want to be a ranger. The latest Law Enforcement Report has several reasons why. This week’s violations include: Hunting more »

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