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Preschool Pals Playdate – Tuesday Mornings

Time: 9- 11am
Runs until March 31

Every Tuesday  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. Come join us and get ready to play every Tuesday morning!


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Groundhog Day Ceremony – Feb. 2

Join Meteorologist Jeremy Wheeler and distinguished guests at our annual Groundhog Day ceremony and SuperBowl prediction. The Museum’s celebrity groundhog, Chesapeake Chuck will make a Groundhog Day appearance. Wear your team gear and witness the decision by Chuck for an “early spring” or “more winter!”

Ceremony begins in the outdoor amphitheater promptly at 1pm.

Included in Museum admission.



Bacchus Food and Wine Festival – Feb. 7

For the 15th Year…. we celebrate Bacchus, the god of Nature, Vine and Wine! The Virginia Living Museum’s 15th Annual Bacchus Wine & Food Festival – a 2018 Best of Hampton Roads Gala – invites you to enjoy delicious samplings of fine wine, local restaurant fare, and an eclectic mix of live music and entertainment as you mingle with friends amongst the beautiful museum galleries and exhibits.


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Dino Family Challenge Weekend – Feb. 15-17

Celebrate the three day holiday weekend navigating the Jurassic Jungle Maze, Crossing the Tar Pit, and meeting the challenge of the Dino Boat Build and Corn Hole! We have the Tiny Titans Exhibit and activities galore! Will your family meet the challenge?



Museum Mixer: Starry Nights and Coffee Flights – Feb. 27

Discover the difference between astronomy and astrology while you sip on coffee during our Museum Mixer: Starry Nights and Coffee Flights.  Learn about the universe critically from our astronomy experts and determine if the stars can help you unveil the mysteries of life from local astrology experts. Taste a variety of coffee brews from local coffee house and distribution center Column 15. Add liquor to your brew for extra flavor for an additional cost. Warm up your winter night during this adults only networking event!

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