10-2, Saturday, April 14 at Watauga High School (300 Go Pioneers Drive, Boone, NC 28607)

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FREE Admission! Food for sale!

Don't miss the Giant Cardboard City! Building with PVC Pipes! Physics Show! Chemistry Experiments! Sensory Explorations! Seed Planting! Wacky Vehicle Races

Presented by The Children’s Playhouse and the North Carolina Science Festival, Playhouse BuildFest will be held from 10 am-2 pm on Saturday, April 14 at Watauga High School. There will be a special “soft open” from 9 am to 10 am for kids with special needs.

This FREE event features hands-on STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and math) activities for kids aged 2-12. There will be all ages activities as well as activities specifically designed for preschool, grades K-3, and grades 4-6. Last year's BuildFest was enjoyed by 1200 adults and kids and featured over 50 hands-on activities and an amazing physics show.

A True Community Effort

Many strands of the High Country come together to create Playhouse BuildFest. See below to see how you can be a part of it, as a sponsor, activity partner, or a volunteer.