Experience a taste of Japan at this cultural festival, which
features Japanese cultural exhibits and demonstrations, classical
dances, drumming, ukelele, martial arts and fencing. Skilled master
craftsmen (Waza) demonstrate crafts which will be offered for sale.
Traditional Japanese cuisine will be offered and other Japanese
merchandise. On Saturday at 8 p.m., Yoko Noge and Japanesque
Enjoy a nostalgic family movie night under the trees during our first-ever drive-in movie series, complete with theater-style concessions available for purchase. On Friday, see “E.T.: The Extraterrestrial." On Saturday, audiences will be treated to the Gene Kelly classic “Singin’ in the Rain.”
Cuddle up with a cockroach, wiggle like a worm, shake hands with a snake, and try your skills at arthropod art. Assemble an insect, copy some camouflage, and become a game show contestant to find out how bugs taste.
Guests can participate in a bug walk and then examine and identify different insects alongside museum scientists. Plus, enjoy feeding crawly critters in the bug zoo, face painting, insect pinning demonstrations and bug-related crafts and games. Participants can also enjoy crunchy cuisine and join nationalities around the world that eat bugs as part of their regular diet for some tasty treats.
Enjoy a morning of fun walking from station to station-playing games, making a craft, eating a snack, and more. All activities are based around the special theme of the day.
Hear a story from Dr. Seuss, then learn why and how money was invented and create make-believe money.
Come dressed in Frozen-themed attire to meet Anna and Elsa. Plus mini photo shoot, organic mini manicures, Frozen treats and gift bag, chocolate fondue and party games and activities.
Outdoor butterfly garden where visitors can immerse
themselves with hundreds of live tropical butterfly species from
around the world. A field guide is
available to help visitors identify dozens of species in the
exhibition. Visitors can also observe butterflies hatching through
a window into the pupa emergence room.
Try out some goofy faces, learn a wacky walk or build an arsenal of original knock-knock jokes. Once your material is ready, it's time to hit the stage and showcase your best bits at the Children's Museum's own comedy club.
Exhibit features a child-sized laboratory where kids can explore how scientists impact health and wellness through hands-on, interactive machinery, processes and technology. A demonstration area of the exhibit will allow guest scientists and educators to perform fun and interactive scientific experiments appropriate for young children.