Not-So-Spooky Weekend

3 Days of Fun!

October 22 - 24, 2021 we will have extra Halloween-themed, educator-led drop-in activities scheduled throughout the day! All the fun is included with regular museum admission. Don't forget to reserve/pre-pay online.

Wear Your Costumes!

All October visitors are welcome to wear their costumes when visiting the museum! (Regular masks for safety still must be worn with costumes, even those that have decorative masks.) Don't forget to reserve/pre-pay online before visiting!


Friday, October 22
Morning Play Session 9am-Noon

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EDUCATOR-LED
9:30am:
Storytime
10am: Make Glow-in-the-Dark Oobleck
10:30am: Join a Costume Parade
11am: Watch an Elephant Toothpaste science experiment
11:30am: Make a Fall Necklace

SELF-LED
Make a Paper Jack-o-lantern Basket
Go on a Pumpkin Scavenger Hunt
Try a (slightly harder) Treasure Chest Hunt


Friday, October 22
Afternoon Play Session 1-4pm

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EDUCATOR-LED
1:30pm:
Learn about Owl Pellets
2pm:
Make Glow-in-the-Dark Oobleck
2:30p
m: Join a Costume Parade
3pm: Watch an Elephant Toothpaste science experiment
3:30p
m: Make a Fall Necklace

SELF-LED
Make a Paper Jack-o-lantern Basket
Go on a Pumpkin Scavenger Hunt
Try a (slightly harder) Treasure Chest Hunt


Saturday, October 23
Morning Play Session 9am-Noon

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EDUCATOR-LED
9:30am:
Pepper's Ghost demonstration
10am:
See a Disappearing Ghost
10:30am:
Join a Costume Parade
11am:
Try a Halloween Fizzy Drips science experiment
11:30am:
Make Popsicle Stick Spider Webs

SELF-LED
Make a Paper Jack-o-lantern Basket
Go on a Pumpkin Scavenger Hunt
Try a (slightly harder) Treasure Chest Hunt


Saturday, October 23
Afternoon Play Session 1-4pm

Reserve/Pre-pay online >>

EDUCATOR-LED
1:30pm:
Pepper's Ghost demonstration
2pm:
See a Disappearing Ghost
2:30p
m: Join a Costume Parade
3pm: Try a Halloween Fizzy Drips science experiment
3:30p
m: Make Popsicle Stick Spider Webs

SELF-LED
Make a Paper Jack-o-lantern Basket
Go on a Pumpkin Scavenger Hunt
Try a (slightly harder) Treasure Chest Hunt


Sunday, October 24
Morning Play Session 9am-Noon

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EDUCATOR-LED
9:30am:
Storytime
10am:
Meet-and-Greet with Albert the Alligator (costumed character)
10:30am:
Join a Costume Parade
11am:
Reach into a Halloween "Feely" Sensory Box
11:30am:
Make a Fall Necklace

SELF-LED
Make a Paper Jack-o-lantern Basket
Go on a Pumpkin Scavenger Hunt
Try a (slightly harder) Treasure Chest Hunt


Enjoy some of our past Halloween Activities on YouTube!

Bat Rockets!


Frankenstein's Hand

Spooky Sparks and Fizzy Pumpkins!

Disappearing Ghosts & Monster Ice!

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