October 2014

Ducks on sale now!

Buy Ducks to Benefit Farmyard

All proceeds help fund the care and feeding of Museum farmyard animals. Buy your rubber ducky in Elements, Gizmo Garage or at the Great American Tobacco Duck Race site here.
fee applies

Track Out Camp: Movie Makers

Dive headfirst into the world of movie making with a hands-on week of cinema exploration.
Ages: Kindergarten thru Grade 5
$280/week Members
$305/week General public
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Pumpkin Patch Express

Celebrate Fall with a ride on the Pumpkin Patch Express! Pumpkins, crafts and carnival games...
Tuesday, September 2

Wednesday, September 3

Friday, September 5
1 Session Left!

Tinker Tech Family Workshops

Once a month, we’ll investigate a different area of technology in a hands-on, 1.5 hour workshop. Both kids and adults will love playing with innovative engineering toys and learning about real-world technology.
For ages 6 and up*
Price per workshop:
$15 Members
$30 General public (includes admission)
Tuesday thru Saturday

The Lab

Grab a pair of safety goggles and dive into a hands-on experiment at The Lab.
free with admission

Bears Up Close

Join us for a tour of the Bear House to encounter these remarkable creatures closer than you've ever been before and hear stories of the individual bears at the Museum.
$12.50 per person.
To register call 919-220-5429 x313

For ages 3 and older; no strollers permitted beyond path to bear habitat.
fee applies
October 12–18

Wolf Awareness Week

Join our animal keepers for special Meet the Keeper programs at the Museum’s Wolf exhibit.
free with admission
Wednesdays, Oct.15–Nov.19

Tinker Tech After School Club

If you like to make, tinker, design, and engineer, then the Tinker Tech Afterschool Club is for you!
For Grades 3–8

Cost per 6-week session:
$110 Members
$120 General public

Butterfly House Tours

Insects are some the most beautiful and fascinating creatures on earth. Join Magic Wings Butterfly House Director, Uli Hartmond, and entomologist Leon Bradford on a backstage tour to learn more about the Museum’s awe-inspiring insect world.

All Butterfly House Tours
start at 11am on Sundays

To register, call 919-220-5429 x313
Cost: $20 per person

For ages 5 and older. Space is limited to 12 people per tour.
fee applies
October 27 | 8 AM - 5 PM

School's Out Day Camp: Spooky Science

Use a microscope to examine slides of spooky creatures, make glow-in-the-dark slime, practice your mad scientist skills and more!
PreK – Grade 5
$65/day Members
$75/day General Public
Oct. 28 thru Nov. 1

Spooky Science in The Lab

Try out your skills as a Mad Scientist in The Lab! Make foggy bubbles with dry ice, and stir up a gooey, glow-in-the-dark concoction to take home. Study spooky slides of snakeskin and spider fangs under the microscope!

free with admission
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