Dino on the Loose | Dec. 16
Star of Wonder/ Holiday Magic Planetarium Evenings | Dec. 16 and 23
Daytime Holiday Planetarium  | Through Dec. 31
Virginia Living Museum e-newsletter 12-12-17    
VLM holidays
Need help checking off your gift list?
Shop early, the Museum is closed Dec. 24 and 25
Children of all ages, your grandchildren, your neighbor, your son's teacher...
Consider giving them the VLM for a year - it fits everyone! Memberships make great gifts, particularly in 2018, with the Dinosaur Discovery Trail and exciting changing exhibits:  The Art & Science of Arachnids and Destination: Dinosaur!  There is no better way to celebrate than with 12 months of amazing exhibits, events, fun and discovery for your family or friend! More...
The wine lover or foodie in your life...
A pair of 14th Annual Bacchus Wine & Food Festival tickets fit perfectly in a stocking. More...
Your Favorite Uncle (the person who has everything)...
Does he have a Bobcat or a Heron? Adopt a Wild Thing in their honor and provide a comfy habitat and healthy diet for an animal at the VLM. More...
The wildlife lover...
There is something for everyone in the Wild Things Museum store. It's filled to the brim with great gifts & unique stocking stuffers - books, clothes, puppets, home decor, beautiful jewelry & more! Although we'd love you to visit the Museum, you can shop without an admission ticket! More...
Give yourself a tax deduction...
Dec. 31 is the last day to make a year end gift that supports your community Museum and helps encourage and inspire young minds, our future environmentalists, teachers, doctors and veterinarians. Give yourself the gift of a tax deduction. More ...
Retrace the steps of the Magi in "Star of Wonder: Mystery of the Christmas Star" and enjoy music of the seasonal classics in "Holiday Magic."   Both are presented through Dec. 31. Days and times vary, check the calendar.

Holiday Evenings Dec. 16 and 23
  • 6:30pm "Star of Wonder"
  • 7:30pm "Holiday Magic"
Evening tickets are $3 for VLM members, $6  for non-members.  Purchase in advance.
Dino on the Loose
Saturday, Dec. 16 | 1pm
Join our walking T-Rex for a 15 minute dinosaur parade, photo ops and a roaring good time on the Dinosaur Discovery Trail!  Don't forget your camera you will want to capture the memories!
Blood Drive
Tuesday, Dec. 19 | 10:30-2:30pm
Give the gift of life! Every drop counts.
Location: Changing Exhibit Gallery in museum

To schedule an appointment,  call 1-800-733-2767 or redcrossblood.org and use Sponsor code: VLM 

Donors will receive (while supplies last): $2 discount for up to four people associated with the donor free fountain drinks from the Wild Side Cafe.
Wacky Science Show, 1pm
Dec. 27, 28, 29 
The Dumpster Doug Ecology Magic Show is an educational elementary program that i s 45
minutes  of magic, comedy, and audience participation all blended together to teach e lementary school kids about the earth, pollution, and what they can do to help save the environ ment.

The Wacky Science Show is a hands-on lesson while discovering that simple household items can be used to perform quirky and crazy science experiments.  Loads of surprises!  Topics are based on the ages of attending grades, K-8.
Tede tree ornament

Tickets now on sale.   Purchase a pair for a great holiday gift!
 Friday, Feb. 2  
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