This week at the MESS Hall, we will be diving into the science behind sports! Enjoy this week’s special mess kits and programs designed to teach you about athletes’ bodies and sports equipment. We will be joined by players from the Pensacola Blue Wahoos minor league baseball team and their mascot Kazoo!

Special Programs

Bounce Mania – Wednesday June 17th at 2 pm
During this interactive show, visitors will ask questions, make hypotheses, and discover the results in exploring the properties of balls.

Pensacola Blue Wahoos and Kazoo – Saturday, June 20th at 10am
Teammates from Pensacola’s own minor league baseball team will join us for demonstrations. Their mascot Kazoo will join us throughout the day to explore the MESS Hall!

Workshops (pre-registration recommended)

June 16 – 2 pm: Trophy Towers Design Challenge– ages 6 and up – included with admission
The winning team wants a trophy with a ball on top! Explore the properties of materials by building the tallest trophy tower that can support a baseball or soccer ball.

June 18 – 2 pm: Mr. Egghead’s Helmet Workshop  – ages 6 and up
Build your own “helmet” for precious cargo in an egg drop!