Faeries, Sprites, & Lights at Minnetrista

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Dinosaur Discoveries: Ancient Fossils, New Ideas

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Open until 8 p.m. on Thursday evenings

 

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Gathering the clever and the curious to benefit Minnetrista

 

Feb
3
Sat
Dinosaur Discoveries: Ancient Fossils, New Ideas
Feb 3 2018 @ 9:00 am – Jan 6 2019 @ 5:30 pm
Dinosaur Discoveries: Ancient Fossils, New Ideas

Experience dinosaurs like never before when you visit the incredible Dinosaur Discoveries: Ancient Fossils, New Ideas exhibition! Use technology to examine fossils and discover how dinosaurs walked, ran, and moved their long necks.

Dinosaur Discoveries: Ancient Fossils, New Ideas is organized by the American Museum of Natural History, New York (amnh.org), in collaboration with the California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco; The Field Museum, Chicago; the Houston Museum of Natural Science; and the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, Raleigh.

Dinosaurs in the news:

http://www.cnn.com/2018/01/29/africa/dinosaur-mansourasaurus-found-in-egypt-trnd/index.html

 

May
28
Mon
Blue Star Museum Days
May 28 @ 9:00 am – Sep 3 @ 5:30 pm
Blue Star Museum Days

May 28–September 3; 9 a.m.–5:30 p.m.

FREE Admission Day

Minnetrista, in collaboration with Blue Star Museums, among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and museums across America, will be offering free admission to our nation’s active duty military personnel, including the National Guard and Reserve, and their families from Memorial Day to Labor Day.

Jun
1
Fri
Chad Pregracke’s Message in a Bottle Collection
Jun 1 @ 9:00 am – Sep 30 @ 5:30 pm
Chad Pregracke’s Message in a Bottle Collection

Explore the waters in Chad Pregracke’s Message in a Bottle Collection. This exhibition showcases a variety of messages in bottles found along U.S. shores. Discover where the messages were found while learning about the importance of cleaning America’s Rivers.

Owned and Curated by Chad Pregracke, Founder & President, Living Lands & Waters. Organized by Message in a Bottle, LLC

Jul
5
Thu
Faerie Pop-Up Activities
Jul 5 @ 10:00 am – Jul 24 @ 4:00 pm
Faerie Pop-Up Activities

FREE Community Activities

It’s Faerie Month at Minnetrista and the faeries are here to play! Experience a variety of faerie pop-up activities at Betty’s Cabin and make sure to attend Faeries, Sprites, & Lights on July 26-28.

 

Complete schedule below:
Times Activities
July 5; 10a.m. – 2p.m. Paper Dall Puppet
July 7; Noon – 4p.m. Faerie Potion Play
July 8; Noon – 4p.m. Faerie Finding Binoculars
July 10; 10a.m. – 2p.m. Faerie Treasure Hunt
July 12; 10a.m. – 2p.m. Write a Letter to a Faerie
July 14; Noon – 4p.m. Pinwheels
July 15; Noon – 4p.m. Faerie Friend “I Spy”
July 17; 10a.m. – 2p.m. Faerie Potion Play
July 19; 10a.m. – 2p.m. Faerie Treasure Hunt
July 21; Noon – 4p.m. Write a Letter to a Faerie
July 22; Noon – 4p.m. Pinwheels
July 24; 10a.m. – 2p.m. Faerie Friend “I Spy”
Jul
26
Thu
Faeries, Sprites, & Lights at Minnetrista
Jul 26 @ 5:00 pm – Jul 28 @ 9:00 pm

Imagine and play in a magical faerie wonderland! Enter Minnetrista’s enchanted Oakhurst Gardens and experience crafts, music, dancing, and much more. Enjoy an event for the whole family.

Kids 2 and under FREE
Cost: $8; $7 members

Tickets can be purchased in person at the main building prior to the event or at the gate the day of the event.

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Hours & Admission

  • Monday – Saturday9 a.m.–5:30 p.m.
  • Thursday
    9 a.m.–8:00 p.m.
  • Sunday11 a.m.–5:30 p.m.
  • Non-members$5.00
  • Members and kids 3 and underFREE

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  • Minnetrista Center Building 1200 N. Minnetrista Pkwy. Muncie, IN 47303

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