Nov 11 - VLM Oyster Roast - 3-6pm  followed by  Star Party/Laser Evening - 7pm   
Dollar Day - VLM Birthday Celebration - Nov 12
Turkey Pardoning - Nov 22 - 11-1pm
Exhibit Extended: Nature Connects: Art With LEGO ®   Bricks - Now  Open through Dec. 17
Virginia Living Museum e-newsletter 11-3-17  
November 11, 3-6pm
Buy  Now -  Tickets increase Monday

Enjoy all-you-can-eat Chesapeake Bay Oysters, fried seafood , chowder, dessert buffet, craft beers, wine, full bar, live music, commemorative glass, ra ffle s and more at the Virginia Living Museum's sixth annual Oyster Roast! Voted Best of the 757 for Outdoor Festivals!

Tickets:  Advance tickets $50, starting Nov. 6 tickets will be $60, Age 21 and up.  
November 11

The Virginia Living Museum offers free star gazing beginning at 7pm. Star gazing is weather dependent. Several telescopes are set up on the grounds and staff astronomers are available to help visitors identify objects in the night sky.

The evening also includes a planetarium program and several laser shows. Shows are $3 for VLM members, $6 for non-members. Double features are $5 for VLM members and $10 for non-members.

Dollar Day - VLM Birthday Celebration
November 12

Just a buck!  Celebrate the Museum's birthday with $1.00 admission and special activities including special "birthday" themed enrichment for the animals. For another $1.00 be sure to take in a Planetarium show.  For those who have yet to experience the Museum, this day is for you!


Dino on the Loose (weather permitting)
November 18, 1:00pm

Join our walking T-Rex for a 15 minute dinosaur parade, photo ops and a roaring good time on the Dinosaur Discovery Trail!

Cost: Included in Museum admission.

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Turkey Pardoning
November 22 - 11am-1pm

For the eighth year, the Virginia Living Museum will celebrate the long and healthy life of its wild turkeys during the annual Turkey Pardoning.  Wednesday, November 22 at 11am, city officials will pardon the turkeys on the outdoor trail beside the Turkey/Deer Habitat.  Come learn about turkeys, drink some cider and kick off the holiday with the Virginia Living Museum.

Plus, help FILL THE CANOE FOOD DRIVE and donate to the Virginia Peninsula Foodbank!  Give between November 1-26 and receive a coupon for a free promo drink from the 
Fill the canoe
Wild Side Cafe.

Most Needed Items:
  Oatmeal, Canned Fruit, Peanut Butter, Canned Meat, Pasta Meals & Sauces, Hearty Meaty Soups, Canned Vegetables, Boxed Rice, and 100% Fruit Juices.
NOW EXTENDED Through December 17th!

Due to poplar demand, we are extending the exhibit through Sunday, December 17th!  Three additional weeks to enjoy Giant LEGO®  brick sculptures! 16 giant LEGO Brick Sculptures combine nature and art in an award-winning exhibition created with over a half million LEGO®  bricks.
Outdoor Exhibit includes: Big Block Build Zone, 

LEGO®  Brick Creation Station and My Own Creation (MOC) Contests 

wild turkey

Nov 3          MOC Contest Drop-off - 6 & Under
Nov 4          HARDLUG Demonstration
Nov 5           HARDLUG Demonstration
Nov 10         MOC Contest Drop-off ages 7-12
Nov 11        Star Party/Laser Evening
Nov 11         Oyster Roast  Tickets on sale
Nov 12        VLM Birthday Celebration
Nov 14        Play Date with Nature (pre-register)
Nov 17        Play Date with Nature (pre-register)
Nov 18        Dino on the Loose
Nov 22        Turkey Pardoning
Nov 23        MUSEUM CLOSED
Nov 24        BrickHeadz Jr. Robotic Program (pre-register)

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