Tuesday, November 5, 2019
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 at locations throughout the campus.


Open daily | included in admission!
Time: 9am - 5pm
Oyster Roast 2019 - buy tickets now!
Tickets are almost SOLD OUT for the eighth annual Oyster Roast! Enjoy all-you-can-eat fresh local Virginia oysters, fried seafood, chowder, dessert buffet, craft beers, wine, full bar, DJ/live music, commemorative glass, raffles & more!
*Museum closes at 2pm day of event
Date:  Nov. 9
Time:  3pm - 6pm
Fill the Canoe
As a gesture of thanks and giving, VLM will be doing our annual “Fill the Canoe” with non-perishable food items to benefit the Virginia Peninsula Foodbank. As a thank you, individuals who bring their item will receive a coupon for a fountain drink or coffee at the Wild Side Café.
Date:  Nov. 1 - Nov. 30
Time:  9am - 5pm
Stargazing Second Saturdays
Every second Saturday of the month enjoy free stargazing beginning at sunset. This Saturday enjoy free munchies and glow-in-the-dark tattoos! The evening includes a planetarium program and several laser shows for a fee.

Date:  Saturday, Nov. 9
Time:  7pm-11:59pm
Dino on the Loose
Join our walking T. rex for a 15 minute dinosaur parade, photo ops and a roaring good time on the Dinosaur Discovery Trail!


Date: Saturday, Nov. 16
Time: 1 - 1:15pm
Turkey Pardoning
Celebrate the long and healthy lives of our wild turkeys during the VLM's tenth annual Turkey Pardoning. Join Newport News Mayor McKinley Price as he pardons the turkeys.

Date: Nov. 27
Time: 11 am - 1 pm



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