Summer Raptor Experience

Carolina Raptor Center

August 25, 2019 - September 1, 2019 @ 1:00 PM

This event occurs weekly, on Sunday and Saturday.

Meet one of the animal ambassadors for a photo opportunity, and take a behind the scenes tour of the Raptor Hospital. Get an up close look at an Eagle. Children younger than 16 must be accompanied by paying adult. Price includes admission to the Raptor Trail.

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Creepy Nature

Schiele Museum

August 25, 2019 - May 31, 2020

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

Creepy Nature is designed to share the actual science of weird and unusual plants and animals. This exhibit features horror fiction concepts like vampires, zombies, mummies and alien invaders. Discover the truth behind these mythologies as you follow the expedition of our hero through undersea perils, mysterious jungles, forbidding swamps, and an abandoned mine. 

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Towers of Tomorrow with LEGO Bricks

Discovery Place Science

August 25, 2019 - September 2, 2019

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

The traveling exhibition, constructed with breathtaking architectural detail and accuracy features towers built out of LEGO bricks. Admire the skyscrapers and learn about their cultural significance. Take time to build a tower from the 200,000 loose LEGO bricks located in hands-on construction areas of the exhibition.

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In the Dark

The Museum of York County

August 25, 2019 - September 7, 2019

This event occurs weekly, on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

Discover the intriguing lives of nocturnal animals. This hands-on, family-friendly exhibit delves into dark environments and brings to light the unique animals and plants that live there. Visitors will learn about the mysteries of nature after dark through dioramas, lifelike models, interactive features and graphics.

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Special Display: North Carolina's Favorite Son

The Billy Graham Library

August 26, 2019 - September 30, 2019 @ 9:30 AM

This event occurs weekly, on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

In 2013, Billy Graham was officially named “North Carolina’s Favorite Son” when Governor Pat McCrory signed a proclamation from the North Carolina House and Senate. This display celebrates Billy Graham’s home state and this significant achievement through artifacts and photos from Billy Graham’s life.

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