Monday, October 7, 2019
2019 Oyster Roast
Get your tickets now and save!
Enjoy all-you-can-eat fresh local Virginia oysters, fried seafood, chowder and a dessert buffet! This event is always a sell-out and will be held rain or shine. Tickets include commemorative glass and two beverage tickets for beer or wine.
Advance tickets: $55
Prices go up to $65 Nov. 4.
Date: Nov. 9
Time: 3 - 6pm
Building Wild with Nature
Explore 7 different building stations.
Your imagination will soar as you use blocks, branches, bricks, stumps, twigs and logs to build habitats for both animals and your friends at locations throughout the campus.

Date: Now - Dec. 3
Time: 9am - 5pm

Preschool Pals Playdate
Join us for coffee, toddler play, and a Preschool Pals Planetarium show! Sip on coffee while you watch your little scientist explore in the natural world and build in our toddler friendly indoor build zone. Don’t forget to take in a Preschool Pals Planetarium show starting at 9:45 am.
Date:  Every Tuesday
Time:  9am-noon
Special Build Saturdays
For the serious builders ages 7+, let curiosity and creativity go wild during Special Build Saturdays! This Saturday take apart recycled electronics to find out what’s inside during De-construction/Re-construction. Using the pieces we find inside, we’ll recycle them and construct something entirely new!
Dates: Oct. 12
Time: 10 - 11:30am
Stargazing Second Saturdays
Every second Saturday of the month enjoy free stargazing beginning at sunset. Watch Hunter's Moon appear and enjoy delicious food from Jessie Lou’s Food Truck! The evening also includes a planetarium program and several laser shows.

Date:  Saturday, Oct. 12
Time:  6pm-11:59pm
Museum Mixer: Boos & Brews
TREAT don’t trick yo’ self with a night filled with drinks, food and fun! Sip on brews from local breweries, grab a bite and BONE appetite on treats from Wild Side Cafe and more!
Includes four tasting tickets at check in and option to purchase beer, wine or sangria . 
21 and up event
Date: Thursday, Oct. 31
Time: 5:30 - 8:30pm (last drink poured at 8pm)

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