Dino Safari: A Prehistoric Adventure

The Schiele Museum of Natural History

November 20, 2017 - December 31, 2017 @ 9:00 AM

Travel back in time on a journey through the Mesozoic Era-the Age of Dinosaurs.  See full-bodied models of incredible creatures that time forgot. Observe predators stalking an armored Stegosaurus and her calf, get eye-to-eye with a 15 foot tall Brachiosaurus, and stand in the path of a charging Triceratops.  See dinosaurs fossil specimens, enjoy hands-on exploration in the Dino Safari...

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Santa’s Wonderland at Bass Pro Shops

Bass Pro Shops

November 20, 2017 - December 24, 2017 @ 10:00 AM

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

Santa’s Wonderland returns to Bass Pro Shops and Concord-area families are invited to enjoy this magical Christmas village offering free photos with Santa and free family holiday activities including fun crafts and games. Features include rustic Christmas cabins, holiday characters and live elves set amongst a dazzling backdrop of snow-covered hills and illuminated Christmas trees. The...

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Wee Sprouts

Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden

November 20, 2017 - November 20, 2017 @ 11:15 AM

This event occurs every 2 week(s) on Monday.

Even the youngest children in the family can enjoy sensory exploration and fun with activities and songs in the garden.

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Tot Time

Perfect Balance

November 20, 2017 - May 31, 2018 @ 11:30 AM

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

Bring your little one to Perfect Balance Training Center for "Tot Time" - an hour of free play in the gym. There is no instructor so parents are in charge of their children. No need to pre-register. 

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Holidays at the Garden

Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden

November 20, 2017 - December 31, 2017 @ 5:00 PM

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

The Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden is turned into a winter wonderland. Over 600,000 lights will decorate the space with sparkling fountains and twinkling trees. Also enjoy live music, shopping, food, fires, and a model train display. Carriage rides are available Thurs.-Sun. for an additional cost. 

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