November , 2021 | E-Newsletter
The Virginia Living Museum celebrates YOU

Thank you for supporting science education in our community! This month, the Museum celebrates 55 years of community engagement through exciting programs, exhibits, and animal welfare initiatives to connect you to nature.
Celebrate the season with your family Wednesday, November 24, and be thankful with an Attitude of Gratitude in the City of Newport News! 
Date: November 24 | Ceremony at 11.

Drop your non-perishable food items into the Museum Canoe through November 30. This annual event for the Virginia Peninsula Foodbank supports our neighbors and food security in our community.
Experience the magic of nature on a glittering 1-mile walk through the woods! 
The whole family will delight in an evening nature walk with lights, hot cocoa, treats, and even an Otter-Claus sighting!
Shop local in the Wild Things Museum Store for unique holiday gifts - with NO shipping required.

Add an Abbitt Planetarium show: Star of Wonder or Holiday Magic

Dates: Thursday-Sundays
Starting November 26
Time: 5:30-8:30 PM
Second Saturday Stargazing!

Enjoy in-person stargazing on the Museum grounds with Astronomer Dr. Kelly Herbst.

Free admission at Sunset

Abbitt Planetarium
Shows for purchase

December 11
January 8
5:00 - 11:00PM

Dates: Saturday, Dec 11 & Jan 8
Time: 5-11pm
Wild at Art

Featuring long-time Museum partners and exemplary wildlife artists Jim Wilson, and David Turner, the show is free and open to the public in the Changing Exhibit Gallery. 

A portion of your purchase benefits Conservation
Programming at the Virginia Living Museum. 

Friday and Saturday,
December 3 & 4
Open Gallery

Owl be Home for the Holidays

Welcome the holidays with the Virginia Living Museum. Join us as we celebrate the season with treats and activities. And don’t forget to write out your letter to give to Santa and Mrs. Claus.

When: Saturday, December 11
Time: 9-11 am

Community Vaccination Celebration!

The science says: get immunized!
In partnership with Celebrate Healthcare, LLC, the Museum welcomes community members to a vaccine clinic with Face Painting, treats, and Admission!
Sunday, Dec 5
12:00 - 4:00PM
Museum Changing Exhibit Gallery
Free Museum admission for those receiving a COVID vaccine and accompanying family members, compliments of Virginia Living Museum and health partner Riverside Health Services 

~ We encourage facial coverings inside during your visit~
Stay connected to nature... and to us!