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July 2017

The Hoopoe Show, Mirth, Mime and Magic with Chris ‘Hoopee’ Yerlig

July 29 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Chris blends silent pantomime comedy, movement illusions, sleight of hand magic tricks and balloon wizardry, to create an original vaudeville show that is funny, imaginative and full of surprises. The unexpected is to be expected when audience volunteers are invited to join him on stage to assist with illusions.

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The Hoopoe Show, Mirth, Mime and Magic with Chris ‘Hoopee’ Yerlig

July 29 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Chris blends silent pantomime comedy, movement illusions, sleight of hand magic tricks and balloon wizardry, to create an original vaudeville show that is funny, imaginative and full of surprises. The unexpected is to be expected when audience volunteers are invited to join him on stage to assist with illusions.

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The Hoopoe Show, Mirth, Mime and Magic with Chris ‘Hoopee’ Yerlig

July 29 @ 3:45 pm - 4:45 pm

Chris blends silent pantomime comedy, movement illusions, sleight of hand magic tricks and balloon wizardry, to create an original vaudeville show that is funny, imaginative and full of surprises. The unexpected is to be expected when audience volunteers are invited to join him on stage to assist with illusions.

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August 2017

Storybook Tales: Pinocchio and Robin Hood and Goes Green Gus

August 4 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Bright Star Theater returns to bringing Storybook Tales: Pinocchio and Robin Hood and Goes Green Gus to the museum. Enjoy these engaging performances for all ages.

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Storybook Tales: Pinocchio and Robin Hood and Goes Green Gus

August 4 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Bright Star Theater returns to bringing Storybook Tales: Pinocchio and Robin Hood and Goes Green Gus to the museum. Enjoy these engaging performances for all ages.

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Storybook Tales: Pinocchio and Robin Hood and Goes Green Gus

August 5 @ 12:30 am - 1:30 pm

Bright Star Theater returns to bringing Storybook Tales: Pinocchio and Robin Hood and Goes Green Gus to the museum. Enjoy these engaging performances for all ages.

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Bank of America “Museums on Us”

August 5 @ 8:00 am - August 6 @ 5:00 pm

To qualify for Museums on Us, Bank of America customers simply present their ATM, credit or check card and valid photo ID to gain free general admission to the museum. > Complete details

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Storybook Tales: Pinocchio and Robin Hood and Goes Green Gus

August 5 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Bright Star Theater returns to bringing Storybook Tales: Pinocchio and Robin Hood and Goes Green Gus to the museum. Enjoy these engaging performances for all ages.

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Maker Fest Portsmouth

August 19 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Children’s Museum of Virginia and the Portsmouth Art and Cultural Center Join us for a day of inventing, designing and making! Check out one of our interactive demonstrations from blacksmiths, wood turners, weavers, spinners, and glass blowers. Learn about 3D printing, building robots, and how to make an electric car. Hands-on activities and workshops will be available throughout the day. Be sure to check back for more information! SCHEDULE OF EVENTS (demos & activities are throughout the day unless otherwise…

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Community Helpers Day

August 23 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Meet your favorite community helpers like police officers and animal shelter staff, and discover how you can help, too.

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September 2017

Bank of America “Museums on Us”

September 2 @ 9:00 am - September 3 @ 5:00 pm

To qualify for Museums on Us, Bank of America customers simply present their ATM, credit or check card and valid photo ID to gain free general admission to the museum. > Complete details

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Labor Day

September 4 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Monday, September 4th the Children’s Museum of Virginia will be open from 9 am – 5 pm! Come join us with your little one for a day full of fun on Labor Day!

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Whoopee Wednesday

September 6 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Stop in Wednesday* between 1 and 5 pm and get in for just $5 per person - all ages. (Children under 2-years old free) *May not be combined with other coupons/offers. 

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Special Day for Special Needs

September 10 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Join us for A Special Day for Special Needs, an opportunity for children with special needs and their families to enjoy museum exploration with a reduced number of visitors. We’ll open our doors early for you, adapt some of the exhibits and have quiet space available. One caretaker per special needs child will be admitted for free, admission of $5.00 applies to other family members. The museum will open to the general public at 11 a.m. and families are welcome…

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Toddler Days

September 12 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

The tourists are gone and summer campers have returned to school, making it a good time for the small ones to play in the museum. Join us for toddler friendly games that encourage motor skill growth, engaging stories and songs, special guests, and all the museum’s exhibits.

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Toddler Days

September 13 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

The tourists are gone and summer campers have returned to school, making it a good time for the small ones to play in the museum. Join us for toddler friendly games that encourage motor skill growth, engaging stories and songs, special guests, and all the museum’s exhibits.

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Whoopee Wednesday

September 13 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Stop in Wednesday* between 1 and 5 pm and get in for just $5 per person - all ages. (Children under 2-years old free) *May not be combined with other coupons/offers. 

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Toddler Days

September 14 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

The tourists are gone and summer campers have returned to school, making it a good time for the small ones to play in the museum. Join us for toddler friendly games that encourage motor skill growth, engaging stories and songs, special guests, and all the museum’s exhibits.

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Toddler Days

September 15 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

The tourists are gone and summer campers have returned to school, making it a good time for the small ones to play in the museum. Join us for toddler friendly games that encourage motor skill growth, engaging stories and songs, special guests, and all the museum’s exhibits.

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Whoopee Wednesday

September 20 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Stop in Wednesday* between 1 and 5 pm and get in for just $5 per person - all ages. (Children under 2-years old free) *May not be combined with other coupons/offers. 

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