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Fill the Canoe 2021

11/24/2021
All Day

For the month of November as a gesture of thanks and giving, the Museum will be doing our annual “Fill the Canoe” with non-perishable food items to benefit the Virginia Peninsula Foodbank.

Please bring your non-perishable food items from November 5th through November 30th. The canoe is located in the Museum lobby to the right of the guest services desk.

 


Celebrate Thanks and Giving

11/24/2021
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Cost: included in admission

Time: 10am-4pm

Location: upstairs museum interior

Description: November is National Gratitude Month, and what better way to celebrate than visiting the museum with your family and friends? Between 10am and 2pm there will be extra displays of our collections, a cranberry and toothpick station, sensory bin, and Wall of Thanks where guests can share what they’re thankful for. Until 4pm there will be extra animal enrichments throughout the museum grounds. Join us at 11am as well for a special ceremony with representatives from the Mayor’s office. We can’t wait to see you there!

This event ties-in with the Newport News thankfulness campaign Attitude of Gratitude. Click here for more information.

11/24 tickets


Deer Feeding

11/24/2021
11:00 am - 11:15 am

At 11am-11:15am every day*, the Museum will be feeding the deer on the outdoor trail. Included in general admission/membership.

*Weather dependent


Otter Feeding

11/24/2021
1:00 pm - 1:15 pm

At 1:00pm-1:15pm every day*, the Museum will be feeding the otters on the outdoor trail. Included in general admission/membership.

*Weather dependent


Aviary Feeding

11/24/2021
3:30 pm - 3:45 pm

At 3:30pm-3:45pm every day*, the Museum will be feeding the coastal birds on the outdoor trail. Included in general admission/membership.

*Weather dependent