One of the great area attractions for kids and their families is the Children's Museum of History, Science & Technology in Utica. And as part of the museum's 50th anniversary, they are holding "Space Fest" this weekend.

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Here's what Space Fest is all about, according to museum4kids.net:

"The Children's Museum has changed our Annual Gala to a special "Space Fest" 5:00-8:00pm on Friday night, Oct. 18th ($25 adults & $5. children); 9:30am to noon on Saturday Oct. 19th - last admission 11am - ($10 adults, $6 children). We appreciate your support for the children & families we serve with 100's of interactive exhibits on our 4 floors and great future plans of a STEM Center w/Planetarium!"

The museum is located at 311 Main Street, downtown Utica.

For more information, call 315-724-6129 or go to museum4kids.net.