CALENDAR OF EVENTS
Titanoboa: Monster Snake
20 - Saturday
The Wonders of Wolves
26 - Friday
Members' Preview Party - Titanaboa: Monster Snake
Members can take a sneak peek at Titanoboa: Monster Snake before anyone else! Come face to face with one of the largest snakes ever found. Be sure to stop by the front desk or our website to renew or upgrade your Membership. RSVP acceptances only to Deb Mackie at email@example.com or 302-658-9111, ext. 320. Support for the Members’ Preview Party is provided by Cabot Cheese.
27 - Saturday
Smithsonian Museum Day Live!
27 & 28 - Saturday & Sunday
Titanoboa: Monster Snake Opening Weekend
Be one of the first to see our amazing new traveling exhibit, Titanoboa: Monster Snake! The Museum will host several exhibit augmentations to compliment the newest exhibit!
4 - Saturday
Star Party: October Sky
Astronomers from the Delaware Astronomical Society will bring several telescopes to the Museum and lead a star gazing program about the October sky above us. Pre-registration strongly suggested.
4 & 5 - Saturday & Sunday
Bank of America Museums on Us
Show your Bank of America credit or debit card (with ID) on the first full weekend of the month and receive FREE admission to the Museum, courtesy of the Museums on Us program!
11 & 12 - Saturday & Sunday
Columbus Day Weekend Celebration
Learn more about Christopher Columbus and his science knowledge through games, crafts, and activities all weekend long!
11 - Saturday
Viking Weave Workshop hosted by the Delaware Mineralogical Society
Woven wire chains were used to decorate Viking clothing. This class will use Copper Wire and participants will learn how to make a Viking Weave chain bracelet. Guest Instructor: John Chickadel. Pre-registration required by September 27, 2014.
12 - Sunday
PNC Free Sunday Morning
Enjoy a visit to the Museum for free! Admission to the Museum will be waived on Sunday, July 13, from 9:30 a.m. to noon, courtesy of PNC Bank.
13 - Monday
Columbus Day Camp
Spend the day off of school doing something really cool…spending the day at the Museum! Enjoy a day of games, crafts, and activities and, for those interested, a hot dog roast around a camp fire!
13 - Monday
Reading Eagles! Featuring a Meet the Author Event with W. Barksdale Maynard
Readers of all ages are welcome to celebrate the beauty of books at this fun event featuring guest storytellers! Featuring local author W. Barksdale Maynard, join us for two natural history-focused presentations from his newest book “The Brandywine: An Intimate Portrait.” Every hour the Museum will host a guest storyteller reading their favorite book (or portions from it). This event is geared toward book lovers of all ages!
13 - Monday
Delaware Mineralogical Society Lecture & Meeting
The Delaware Mineralogical Society cordially invites you to attend its monthly meeting and lecture at the Delaware Museum of Natural History. Event will feature a guest lecturer.
18 & 19 - Saturday & Sunday
Grandparents Weekend at the Museum
Grandkids, bring your grandparents to the Museum this weekend for a special event designed to celebrate these very special loved ones!
18 - Saturday
Intermediate Wire Wrapping hosted by the Delaware Mineralogical Society
This is a wire wrapping workshop for those who have had some wire wrapping experience. Guest Instructor: Ellen Schwarzkopf. Pre-registration required by October 4, 2014.
18 - Saturday
Movie Night at the Museum: “Ghostbusters!”
Enjoy an evening at the Museum turning back the hands of time to view an all-time favorite ghost hunting film: “Ghostbusters!” Concessions will be available for purchase outside the theater. Pre-registration strongly suggested due to limited seating. Doors open at 5:20 p.m. and close immediately following the 7:30 p.m. show.
25 & 26 - Saturday & Sunday
Fall Celebration Weekend
Spend a chilly fall day at the Museum celebrating the wonders of our natural world during this season. Make crafts, take a fall stroll, listen to a story about autumn animals, and more! This event is great way to spend family time together!
25 - Saturday
Night at the Museum! Sleepover
What really happens at night when the Museum closes at night? Find out at this fun-filled overnight program that features a look at the night sky, camp fire complete with treats, and a campout in the Museum galleries! Pre-registration required.
Wednesday & Saturday at 11 a.m. – “Book in the Nook”
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