Discovery Center Adds VIP Experience to Wine & Whiskey Event

Feb 08, 2024 at 12:33 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, TN - The Discovery Center at Murfree Spring will host its annual museum fundraiser, Wine & Whiskey at the Wetlands, on Friday, March 15th, from 6:00 to 8:30 PM. Sponsored by CED Murfreesboro and presented by Charlie Patel and Stones River Total Beverages, the event will showcase a variety of fine wines and spirits, with food available for purchase.  This year’s event also features a new VIP experience for an additional cost. Wine & Whiskey is for ages 21 and up.  Tickets for this year’s event can be purchased at the Discovery Center’s website or at the door.

The VIP experience, taking place from 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM at the Discovery Center, will feature food from The Clay Pit Indian Cuisine and a wine program presented by Nashville Sommelier Davis Campbell of Wines Together. With over 20 years of experience in the wine industry, Campbell specializes in crafting wine experiences and classes for everyone from wine beginners to connoisseurs. 


“We’re grateful to CED Murfreesboro as well as Charlie Patel and Stones River Total Beverages for continuing to support our mission of engaging curious minds to fuel the future through our hands-on programming and exhibits,” said President and CEO of the Discovery Center, Tara MacDougall.  “We’re especially excited to introduce our elevated VIP experience with Davis Campbell, which promises to make the evening both educational and fun.”

All proceeds from Wine & Whiskey benefit the Discovery Center and their programming. Tickets are available for purchase on the museum’s website and are $60 in advance, $70 at the door, and $15 for designated drivers. VIP tickets are available in advance for $125.

In preparation for the event, the Discovery Center will close at 1 PM on March 15th. Normal museum hours are 9 AM to 4 PM Tuesday through Saturday and 11 AM to 4 PM on Sunday.

Adjacent to the protected Murfree Spring wetlands, a natural habitat for a variety of fish, amphibians, and birds, the Discovery Center is located at 502 SE Broad Street in Murfreesboro, TN 37130. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit or call (615) 890-2300. 

About the Discovery Center at Murfree Spring: The Discovery Center at Murfree Spring is a hands-on environmental, cultural, and educational museum located in the heart of Middle Tennessee. The museum serves over 120,000 children and families annually, inspiring and nurturing a love for learning through interactive exhibits and programs that promote STEAM education (science, technology, engineering, arts, and math). The Discovery Center’s mission is to engage curious minds to fuel the future.




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