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Events at EnergyExplorium

McGuire Nuclear Station and the EnergyExplorium host many events throughout the year. We have something for everyone: Movies@McGuire, Charlotte Symphony concerts, scouting days, hunting and fishing days, homeschooler days, a fall festival, art shows, realtor seminars and many other fun events. All of our events are FREE!

Additional information on upcoming events will be posted below so check periodically to see what’s coming up at McGuire and the EnergyExplorium. For more information about our events, please call 980.875.5600.

April 20 – Preschooler Science Festival Day – 10 a.m. to noon

The EnergyExplorium would like to invite you to celebrate the NC Science Festival during our Science Festival Preschooler Day. Preschoolers will view a science themed video and participate in hands-on activities. There are picnic tables on site if you would like to enjoy lunch at the EnergyExplorium. All participants will receive a NC Science Festival coloring sheet and crayons. Call 980.875.5600 to register. The event is free, but space is limited.

April 23 – Homeschooler Science Festival Day – 10 a.m. to Noon

Celebrate the NC Science Festival at the EnergyExplorium during our Science Festival Homeschooler Day (Ages 8-12). Homeschoolers will receive an electricity presentation and participate in hands-on competitions and activities. There will be prizes for the competition winners. All participants will receive a home energy saver worksheet and pencils. This event is open to homeschoolers ages 8-12 only. To register, call 980.875.5600. The event is free, but space is limited.

May 21 – Business After Hours – 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Join the EnergyExplorium at McGuire Nuclear Station for the annual Tri-County Business After Hours. This free event attracts hundreds of members of the business community and is the region’s largest networking opportunity. Local restaurants and caterers will provide food samplings and beverages. Boat rides along the shores of Lake Norman will also be offered.

The event is held in partnership with the Lake Norman, Lincolnton/Lincoln County and Mooresville/South Iredell Chambers of Commerce. There is no cost to attend. The event is held rain or shine. Registration is not required. Guests do not need to be a chamber member to attend.

June 19 – Charlotte Symphony – 8:15 p.m.

Join us on the lawn of the EnergyExplorium to hear the sounds of the Charlotte Symphony. Enjoy a picnic with your family under the stars. Or join us by boat and anchor in our cove at the southern end of Lake Norman. Refreshments will be available for purchase.

July 10 and August 14 – Movies at McGuire – 8:50 p.m. (Movies to be determined)

Everyone is invited! The movie is shown on two large screens perfect for viewing by land or boat. Bring blankets or lawn chairs to enjoy the show, if coming by boat you may anchor in the EnergyExplorium’s cove at the southern tip of Lake Norman. Refreshments will be available for purchase.