Come play with us!
Looking for things to do with kids? Families play and learn together at The Children’s Playhouse - rain or shine!. This High Country destination is located in Boone and close to Blowing Rock, Jefferson, Banner Elk, Wilkesboro, and Mountain City. It offers flexible hours for open creative indoor/outdoor play as well as great classes for kids and adults.
Come enjoy our Vet Clinic exhibit, Arts & Crafts studio, Meadow Room, What's Cookin' Kitchen, indoor Romp and Stomp with bouldering wall and more.
We are a High Country United Way Agency.
Click here for directions to The Children's Playhouse, hours, and fees.
Music, tie dye, animals and healthy snacks--the Playhouse will be rocking with lots of fun all summer! Click here for our program calendar.
New Water Wall in the Discovery Garden!
Thanks to a gift from our very first intern Mary Ellen Laughnan and a grant from the High Country Water Media Society, we have added this cool new feature to our Child's Discovery Garden. It was built by Rodney Underwood from reclaimed lumber and hand-harvested cedar and locust. Kids pump water, then experiment pouring it down the water wall and paint with water on the slate easels.
Show Your Heart for Watauga Nonprofits!
The last couple of years have been tough for nonprofits in our county. Our combined support from local Town and County governments, historically $9,000 per year, will likely be reduced next fiscal year by almost 75% to only $2,500 from Watauga County. If you would like to help us close the gap, click here to donate.
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Did You Know?
That you can deduct a large part of your Playhouse membership? According to IRS Publication 526 (2009) Charitable Contributions, $75 of your membership contribution may be deducted to the extent allowed by law. Why not join or renew today?
Our Ears are Ringing...
Check out these comments from our members and visitors in the Playhouse Buzz.