Celebrate Summer Nights Every Thursday at VLM
Stay late until 8pm with added activities including:
- Live Music
- Canoeing on Deer Park Lake
- Animal Encounters
- Naturally Speaking Summer Family Series
- Outdoor Trail Open Until 7:30pm
- Wild Side Café Family Dining Options – enjoy grab-and-go dinners and sit in the garden
Canoes: Wind down the day with a relaxing canoe ride around Deer Park Lake. Canoeing will launch from our Dock, adjacent to Children’s Learning Garden.
Live Music: With an eclectic mix of music, you will not want to miss the featured artists playing during our Summer Thursdays at the Conservation Garden.
Games: Variety of games and activities such as corn hole, giant Legos, bubbles, etc.
Planetarium Shows: (Pick a show Virginia Skies or Kaluoka’hina)
Virginia Skies – Explore the evening skies above Virginia in this classic planetarium presentation. A staff astronomer will discuss seasonal constellations as well as any planets visible. Additional topics may be explored depending on celestial happenings around the time of your visit.
Kaluoka’hina – The colorful inhabitants of Kaluoka’hina, an enchanted reef with magic to protect against humans finding it, live in peace until a volcano erupts and the spell is broken. Can a young sawfish and his pal restore the magic.
The above activities are included in museum admission.
Go here for the schedule of events.
Human Hamster Balls: Pretend to be a hamster in the human hamster balls! Every Thursday from June 1 to July 6. Cost: $5 for 10 minutes in addition to general admission.
For more information on Summer Thursday Nights at VLM