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  • The Lab

    Nov 18th, 2018
    10:00am - Noon
    Free With Admission

    What to Expect

    Tuesday–Friday: 10:00am–2:00pm
    Saturday & Sunday: 10:00am–12:00pm and 1:00pm–4:00pm
    Visit The Lab exhibit page.

    November Labs

    Spooky Science
    Oct 29 – Nov 4

    As the nights get longer, things get spookier. The Lab is no exception! Investigate some cool chemistry in a new, fun way.

    Test Your Lungs
    Nov 5 – Nov 11

    Our lungs are one of our most important organs. This week in The Lab we will put our lungs to the test with exercise and relaxation and learn how air travels from outside our bodies to inside.

    Environmental Investigators
    Nov 12 – Nov 18

    Join us in The Lab for a week of hands-on activities about how pollution affects our water. Use different scientific tools to test our waters samples and decide which one is the healthiest.

    On saturday, November 17th, environmentalist Alison Singer and biologist Jacob Becker will be with us to talk about their research on pollution and facilitate some hands on activities for the day.

    Feeding Frenzy
    Nov 19 – Nov 25

    Come explore what and how different animals eat to survive! Act like a pollinator in our bee activity, look at different insect mouthparts in the microscopes, and investigate how different birds have different adaptations to help them eat!

    Holiday Constellations
    Nov 26 – Dec 2

    In The Lab this week we will look at the constellations that cover our skies in the winter months. We will discuss why they fascinate us and about the stars that make them possible.

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  • Butterfly Release

    Nov 18th, 2018
    11:00am - 11:05am
    Free With Admission

    What to Expect

    Join us for daily butterfly releases into the Magic Wings Butterfly House conservatory and meet our Lepidopterist, a scientist who studies butterflies. You'll also enjoy an up-close look as newly emerged butterflies are released into the conservatory daily.

    Butterfly Releases occur daily at 11am and 3pm.

    This program starts promptly at 11:00 am and 3:00pm! 


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  • The Lab

    Nov 18th, 2018
    1:00pm - 4:00pm
    Free With Admission

    What to Expect

    Tuesday–Friday: 10:00am–2:00pm
    Saturday & Sunday: 10:00am–12:00pm and 1:00pm–4:00pm
    Visit The Lab exhibit page.

    November Labs

    Spooky Science
    Oct 29 – Nov 4

    As the nights get longer, things get spookier. The Lab is no exception! Investigate some cool chemistry in a new, fun way.

    Test Your Lungs
    Nov 5 – Nov 11

    Our lungs are one of our most important organs. This week in The Lab we will put our lungs to the test with exercise and relaxation and learn how air travels from outside our bodies to inside.

    Environmental Investigators
    Nov 12 – Nov 18

    Join us in The Lab for a week of hands-on activities about how pollution affects our water. Use different scientific tools to test our waters samples and decide which one is the healthiest.

    On saturday, November 17th, environmentalist Alison Singer and biologist Jacob Becker will be with us to talk about their research on pollution and facilitate some hands on activities for the day.

    Feeding Frenzy
    Nov 19 – Nov 25

    Come explore what and how different animals eat to survive! Act like a pollinator in our bee activity, look at different insect mouthparts in the microscopes, and investigate how different birds have different adaptations to help them eat!

    Holiday Constellations
    Nov 26 – Dec 2

    In The Lab this week we will look at the constellations that cover our skies in the winter months. We will discuss why they fascinate us and about the stars that make them possible.

    On Saturday, December 1st, Shannon Morgan from NASA’s Solar System Ambassadors will join us to talk about the latest discoveries and missions of NASA.

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  • Meet the Keeper

    Nov 18th, 2018
    2:00pm - 2:30pm
    Free With Admission

    What to Expect

    Meet our team of animal keepers and learn more about our Explore the Wild animals. Program themes and location rotate weekly between black bears, lemurs, and red wolves exhibits. 


     

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  • Meet the Insect Keeper

    Nov 18th, 2018
    2:30pm - 3:00pm
    Free With Admission

    What to Expect

    Join us as our Insect Keepers feed giant spiders, poison dart frogs, and other predators devour their daily meal in the Bayer Insectarium.

    This program starts promptly at 2:30 pm! 


     

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  • Butterfly Release

    Nov 18th, 2018
    3:00pm - 3:15pm
    Free with Admission

    What to Expect

    Join us for daily butterfly releases into the Magic Wings Butterfly House conservatory and meet our Lepidopterist, a scientist who studies butterflies. You'll also enjoy an up-close look as newly emerged butterflies are released into the conservatory daily.

    Butterfly Releases occur daily at 11am and 3pm.

    This program starts promptly at 11:00 am and 3:00pm! 


     

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  • Farmyard Up Close

    Nov 18th, 2018
    4:30pm - 5:00pm
    Free With Admission

    What to Expect

    Enjoy an up-close look at farmyard life! Chat with Animal Keepers about what it’s like to care for our animals and watch as they prepare The Farmyard for the night. 

    The Farmyard Up Close Program occurs daily at 4:30pm, except for Thursdays. 


     

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  • The Lab

    Nov 20th, 2018
    10:00am - 2:00pm
    Free With Admission

    What to Expect

    Tuesday–Friday: 10:00am–2:00pm
    Saturday & Sunday: 10:00am–12:00pm and 1:00pm–4:00pm
    Visit The Lab exhibit page.

    November Labs

    Spooky Science
    Oct 29 – Nov 4

    As the nights get longer, things get spookier. The Lab is no exception! Investigate some cool chemistry in a new, fun way.

    Test Your Lungs
    Nov 5 – Nov 11

    Our lungs are one of our most important organs. This week in The Lab we will put our lungs to the test with exercise and relaxation and learn how air travels from outside our bodies to inside.

    Environmental Investigators
    Nov 12 – Nov 18

    Join us in The Lab for a week of hands-on activities about how pollution affects our water. Use different scientific tools to test our waters samples and decide which one is the healthiest.

    On saturday, November 17th, environmentalist Alison Singer and biologist Jacob Becker will be with us to talk about their research on pollution and facilitate some hands on activities for the day.

    Feeding Frenzy
    Nov 19 – Nov 25

    Come explore what and how different animals eat to survive! Act like a pollinator in our bee activity, look at different insect mouthparts in the microscopes, and investigate how different birds have different adaptations to help them eat!

    Holiday Constellations
    Nov 26 – Dec 2

    In The Lab this week we will look at the constellations that cover our skies in the winter months. We will discuss why they fascinate us and about the stars that make them possible.

    More Details
  • Butterfly Release

    Nov 20th, 2018
    11:00am - 11:05am
    Free With Admission

    What to Expect

    Join us for daily butterfly releases into the Magic Wings Butterfly House conservatory and meet our Lepidopterist, a scientist who studies butterflies. You'll also enjoy an up-close look as newly emerged butterflies are released into the conservatory daily.

    Butterfly Releases occur daily at 11am and 3pm.

    This program starts promptly at 11:00 am and 3:00pm! 


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  • Meet the Keeper

    Nov 20th, 2018
    2:00pm - 2:30pm
    Free With Admission

    What to Expect

    Meet our team of animal keepers and learn more about our Explore the Wild animals. Program themes and location rotate weekly between black bears, lemurs, and red wolves exhibits. 


     

    More Details
  • Meet the Insect Keeper

    Nov 20th, 2018
    2:30pm - 3:00pm
    Free With Admission

    What to Expect

    Join us as our Insect Keepers feed giant spiders, poison dart frogs, and other predators devour their daily meal in the Bayer Insectarium.

    This program starts promptly at 2:30 pm! 


     

    More Details
  • Butterfly Release

    Nov 20th, 2018
    3:00pm - 3:15pm
    Free with Admission

    What to Expect

    Join us for daily butterfly releases into the Magic Wings Butterfly House conservatory and meet our Lepidopterist, a scientist who studies butterflies. You'll also enjoy an up-close look as newly emerged butterflies are released into the conservatory daily.

    Butterfly Releases occur daily at 11am and 3pm.

    This program starts promptly at 11:00 am and 3:00pm! 


     

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  • Farmyard Up Close

    Nov 20th, 2018
    4:30pm - 5:00pm
    Free With Admission

    What to Expect

    Enjoy an up-close look at farmyard life! Chat with Animal Keepers about what it’s like to care for our animals and watch as they prepare The Farmyard for the night. 

    The Farmyard Up Close Program occurs daily at 4:30pm, except for Thursdays. 


     

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  • The Lab

    Nov 21st, 2018
    10:00am - 2:00pm
    Free With Admission

    What to Expect

    Tuesday–Friday: 10:00am–2:00pm
    Saturday & Sunday: 10:00am–12:00pm and 1:00pm–4:00pm
    Visit The Lab exhibit page.

    November Labs

    Spooky Science
    Oct 29 – Nov 4

    As the nights get longer, things get spookier. The Lab is no exception! Investigate some cool chemistry in a new, fun way.

    Test Your Lungs
    Nov 5 – Nov 11

    Our lungs are one of our most important organs. This week in The Lab we will put our lungs to the test with exercise and relaxation and learn how air travels from outside our bodies to inside.

    Environmental Investigators
    Nov 12 – Nov 18

    Join us in The Lab for a week of hands-on activities about how pollution affects our water. Use different scientific tools to test our waters samples and decide which one is the healthiest.

    On saturday, November 17th, environmentalist Alison Singer and biologist Jacob Becker will be with us to talk about their research on pollution and facilitate some hands on activities for the day.

    Feeding Frenzy
    Nov 19 – Nov 25

    Come explore what and how different animals eat to survive! Act like a pollinator in our bee activity, look at different insect mouthparts in the microscopes, and investigate how different birds have different adaptations to help them eat!

    Holiday Constellations
    Nov 26 – Dec 2

    In The Lab this week we will look at the constellations that cover our skies in the winter months. We will discuss why they fascinate us and about the stars that make them possible.

    More Details
  • Butterfly Release

    Nov 21st, 2018
    11:00am - 11:05am
    Free With Admission

    What to Expect

    Join us for daily butterfly releases into the Magic Wings Butterfly House conservatory and meet our Lepidopterist, a scientist who studies butterflies. You'll also enjoy an up-close look as newly emerged butterflies are released into the conservatory daily.

    Butterfly Releases occur daily at 11am and 3pm.

    This program starts promptly at 11:00 am and 3:00pm! 


    More Details
  • Meet the Keeper

    Nov 21st, 2018
    2:00pm - 2:30pm
    Free With Admission

    What to Expect

    Meet our team of animal keepers and learn more about our Explore the Wild animals. Program themes and location rotate weekly between black bears, lemurs, and red wolves exhibits. 


     

    More Details
  • Meet the Insect Keeper

    Nov 21st, 2018
    2:30pm - 3:00pm
    Free With Admission

    What to Expect

    Join us as our Insect Keepers feed giant spiders, poison dart frogs, and other predators devour their daily meal in the Bayer Insectarium.

    This program starts promptly at 2:30 pm! 


     

    More Details
  • Butterfly Release

    Nov 21st, 2018
    3:00pm - 3:15pm
    Free with Admission

    What to Expect

    Join us for daily butterfly releases into the Magic Wings Butterfly House conservatory and meet our Lepidopterist, a scientist who studies butterflies. You'll also enjoy an up-close look as newly emerged butterflies are released into the conservatory daily.

    Butterfly Releases occur daily at 11am and 3pm.

    This program starts promptly at 11:00 am and 3:00pm! 


     

    More Details
  • Farmyard Up Close

    Nov 21st, 2018
    4:30pm - 5:00pm
    Free With Admission

    What to Expect

    Enjoy an up-close look at farmyard life! Chat with Animal Keepers about what it’s like to care for our animals and watch as they prepare The Farmyard for the night. 

    The Farmyard Up Close Program occurs daily at 4:30pm, except for Thursdays. 


     

    More Details
  • The Lab

    Nov 22nd, 2018
    10:00am - 2:00pm
    Free With Admission

    What to Expect

    Tuesday–Friday: 10:00am–2:00pm
    Saturday & Sunday: 10:00am–12:00pm and 1:00pm–4:00pm
    Visit The Lab exhibit page.

    November Labs

    Spooky Science
    Oct 29 – Nov 4

    As the nights get longer, things get spookier. The Lab is no exception! Investigate some cool chemistry in a new, fun way.

    Test Your Lungs
    Nov 5 – Nov 11

    Our lungs are one of our most important organs. This week in The Lab we will put our lungs to the test with exercise and relaxation and learn how air travels from outside our bodies to inside.

    Environmental Investigators
    Nov 12 – Nov 18

    Join us in The Lab for a week of hands-on activities about how pollution affects our water. Use different scientific tools to test our waters samples and decide which one is the healthiest.

    On saturday, November 17th, environmentalist Alison Singer and biologist Jacob Becker will be with us to talk about their research on pollution and facilitate some hands on activities for the day.

    Feeding Frenzy
    Nov 19 – Nov 25

    Come explore what and how different animals eat to survive! Act like a pollinator in our bee activity, look at different insect mouthparts in the microscopes, and investigate how different birds have different adaptations to help them eat!

    Holiday Constellations
    Nov 26 – Dec 2

    In The Lab this week we will look at the constellations that cover our skies in the winter months. We will discuss why they fascinate us and about the stars that make them possible.

    More Details
  • Butterfly Release

    Nov 22nd, 2018
    11:00am - 11:05am
    Free With Admission

    What to Expect

    Join us for daily butterfly releases into the Magic Wings Butterfly House conservatory and meet our Lepidopterist, a scientist who studies butterflies. You'll also enjoy an up-close look as newly emerged butterflies are released into the conservatory daily.

    Butterfly Releases occur daily at 11am and 3pm.

    This program starts promptly at 11:00 am and 3:00pm! 


    More Details
  • Meet the Keeper

    Nov 22nd, 2018
    2:00pm - 2:30pm
    Free With Admission

    What to Expect

    Meet our team of animal keepers and learn more about our Explore the Wild animals. Program themes and location rotate weekly between black bears, lemurs, and red wolves exhibits. 


     

    More Details
  • Meet the Insect Keeper

    Nov 22nd, 2018
    2:30pm - 3:00pm
    Free With Admission

    What to Expect

    Join us as our Insect Keepers feed giant spiders, poison dart frogs, and other predators devour their daily meal in the Bayer Insectarium.

    This program starts promptly at 2:30 pm! 


     

    More Details
  • Butterfly Release

    Nov 22nd, 2018
    3:00pm - 3:15pm
    Free with Admission

    What to Expect

    Join us for daily butterfly releases into the Magic Wings Butterfly House conservatory and meet our Lepidopterist, a scientist who studies butterflies. You'll also enjoy an up-close look as newly emerged butterflies are released into the conservatory daily.

    Butterfly Releases occur daily at 11am and 3pm.

    This program starts promptly at 11:00 am and 3:00pm! 


     

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  • Snake and Alligator Feeding

    Nov 22nd, 2018
    4:00pm - 4:30pm
    Free

    Stop by Carolina Wildlife and learn more about our reptiles while our Animal Keepers feed them their weekly meal.

    Snake and Alligator Feedings occur every Thursday at 4:00pm. 

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  • The Lab

    Nov 23rd, 2018
    10:00am - 2:00pm
    Free With Admission

    What to Expect

    Tuesday–Friday: 10:00am–2:00pm
    Saturday & Sunday: 10:00am–12:00pm and 1:00pm–4:00pm
    Visit The Lab exhibit page.

    November Labs

    Spooky Science
    Oct 29 – Nov 4

    As the nights get longer, things get spookier. The Lab is no exception! Investigate some cool chemistry in a new, fun way.

    Test Your Lungs
    Nov 5 – Nov 11

    Our lungs are one of our most important organs. This week in The Lab we will put our lungs to the test with exercise and relaxation and learn how air travels from outside our bodies to inside.

    Environmental Investigators
    Nov 12 – Nov 18

    Join us in The Lab for a week of hands-on activities about how pollution affects our water. Use different scientific tools to test our waters samples and decide which one is the healthiest.

    On saturday, November 17th, environmentalist Alison Singer and biologist Jacob Becker will be with us to talk about their research on pollution and facilitate some hands on activities for the day.

    Feeding Frenzy
    Nov 19 – Nov 25

    Come explore what and how different animals eat to survive! Act like a pollinator in our bee activity, look at different insect mouthparts in the microscopes, and investigate how different birds have different adaptations to help them eat!

    Holiday Constellations
    Nov 26 – Dec 2

    In The Lab this week we will look at the constellations that cover our skies in the winter months. We will discuss why they fascinate us and about the stars that make them possible.

    More Details
  • Butterfly Release

    Nov 23rd, 2018
    11:00am - 11:05am
    Free With Admission

    What to Expect

    Join us for daily butterfly releases into the Magic Wings Butterfly House conservatory and meet our Lepidopterist, a scientist who studies butterflies. You'll also enjoy an up-close look as newly emerged butterflies are released into the conservatory daily.

    Butterfly Releases occur daily at 11am and 3pm.

    This program starts promptly at 11:00 am and 3:00pm! 


    More Details
  • Meet the Keeper

    Nov 23rd, 2018
    2:00pm - 2:30pm
    Free With Admission

    What to Expect

    Meet our team of animal keepers and learn more about our Explore the Wild animals. Program themes and location rotate weekly between black bears, lemurs, and red wolves exhibits. 


     

    More Details
  • Meet the Insect Keeper

    Nov 23rd, 2018
    2:30pm - 3:00pm
    Free With Admission

    What to Expect

    Join us as our Insect Keepers feed giant spiders, poison dart frogs, and other predators devour their daily meal in the Bayer Insectarium.

    This program starts promptly at 2:30 pm! 


     

    More Details
  • Butterfly Release

    Nov 23rd, 2018
    3:00pm - 3:15pm
    Free with Admission

    What to Expect

    Join us for daily butterfly releases into the Magic Wings Butterfly House conservatory and meet our Lepidopterist, a scientist who studies butterflies. You'll also enjoy an up-close look as newly emerged butterflies are released into the conservatory daily.

    Butterfly Releases occur daily at 11am and 3pm.

    This program starts promptly at 11:00 am and 3:00pm! 


     

    More Details
  • Farmyard Up Close

    Nov 23rd, 2018
    4:30pm - 5:00pm
    Free With Admission

    What to Expect

    Enjoy an up-close look at farmyard life! Chat with Animal Keepers about what it’s like to care for our animals and watch as they prepare The Farmyard for the night. 

    The Farmyard Up Close Program occurs daily at 4:30pm, except for Thursdays. 


     

    More Details
  • The Lab

    Nov 24th, 2018
    10:00am - Noon
    Free With Admission

    What to Expect

    Tuesday–Friday: 10:00am–2:00pm
    Saturday & Sunday: 10:00am–12:00pm and 1:00pm–4:00pm
    Visit The Lab exhibit page.

    November Labs

    Spooky Science
    Oct 29 – Nov 4

    As the nights get longer, things get spookier. The Lab is no exception! Investigate some cool chemistry in a new, fun way.

    Test Your Lungs
    Nov 5 – Nov 11

    Our lungs are one of our most important organs. This week in The Lab we will put our lungs to the test with exercise and relaxation and learn how air travels from outside our bodies to inside.

    Environmental Investigators
    Nov 12 – Nov 18

    Join us in The Lab for a week of hands-on activities about how pollution affects our water. Use different scientific tools to test our waters samples and decide which one is the healthiest.

    On saturday, November 17th, environmentalist Alison Singer and biologist Jacob Becker will be with us to talk about their research on pollution and facilitate some hands on activities for the day.

    Feeding Frenzy
    Nov 19 – Nov 25

    Come explore what and how different animals eat to survive! Act like a pollinator in our bee activity, look at different insect mouthparts in the microscopes, and investigate how different birds have different adaptations to help them eat!

    Holiday Constellations
    Nov 26 – Dec 2

    In The Lab this week we will look at the constellations that cover our skies in the winter months. We will discuss why they fascinate us and about the stars that make them possible.

    More Details
  • Butterfly Release

    Nov 24th, 2018
    11:00am - 11:05am
    Free With Admission

    What to Expect

    Join us for daily butterfly releases into the Magic Wings Butterfly House conservatory and meet our Lepidopterist, a scientist who studies butterflies. You'll also enjoy an up-close look as newly emerged butterflies are released into the conservatory daily.

    Butterfly Releases occur daily at 11am and 3pm.

    This program starts promptly at 11:00 am and 3:00pm! 


    More Details
  • The Lab

    Nov 24th, 2018
    1:00pm - 4:00pm
    Free With Admission

    What to Expect

    Tuesday–Friday: 10:00am–2:00pm
    Saturday & Sunday: 10:00am–12:00pm and 1:00pm–4:00pm
    Visit The Lab exhibit page.

    November Labs

    Spooky Science
    Oct 29 – Nov 4

    As the nights get longer, things get spookier. The Lab is no exception! Investigate some cool chemistry in a new, fun way.

    Test Your Lungs
    Nov 5 – Nov 11

    Our lungs are one of our most important organs. This week in The Lab we will put our lungs to the test with exercise and relaxation and learn how air travels from outside our bodies to inside.

    Environmental Investigators
    Nov 12 – Nov 18

    Join us in The Lab for a week of hands-on activities about how pollution affects our water. Use different scientific tools to test our waters samples and decide which one is the healthiest.

    On saturday, November 17th, environmentalist Alison Singer and biologist Jacob Becker will be with us to talk about their research on pollution and facilitate some hands on activities for the day.

    Feeding Frenzy
    Nov 19 – Nov 25

    Come explore what and how different animals eat to survive! Act like a pollinator in our bee activity, look at different insect mouthparts in the microscopes, and investigate how different birds have different adaptations to help them eat!

    Holiday Constellations
    Nov 26 – Dec 2

    In The Lab this week we will look at the constellations that cover our skies in the winter months. We will discuss why they fascinate us and about the stars that make them possible.

    On Saturday, December 1st, Shannon Morgan from NASA’s Solar System Ambassadors will join us to talk about the latest discoveries and missions of NASA.

    More Details
  • Meet the Keeper

    Nov 24th, 2018
    2:00pm - 2:30pm
    Free With Admission

    What to Expect

    Meet our team of animal keepers and learn more about our Explore the Wild animals. Program themes and location rotate weekly between black bears, lemurs, and red wolves exhibits. 


     

    More Details
  • Meet the Insect Keeper

    Nov 24th, 2018
    2:30pm - 3:00pm
    Free With Admission

    What to Expect

    Join us as our Insect Keepers feed giant spiders, poison dart frogs, and other predators devour their daily meal in the Bayer Insectarium.

    This program starts promptly at 2:30 pm! 


     

    More Details
  • Butterfly Release

    Nov 24th, 2018
    3:00pm - 3:15pm
    Free with Admission

    What to Expect

    Join us for daily butterfly releases into the Magic Wings Butterfly House conservatory and meet our Lepidopterist, a scientist who studies butterflies. You'll also enjoy an up-close look as newly emerged butterflies are released into the conservatory daily.

    Butterfly Releases occur daily at 11am and 3pm.

    This program starts promptly at 11:00 am and 3:00pm! 


     

    More Details
  • Farmyard Up Close

    Nov 24th, 2018
    4:30pm - 5:00pm
    Free With Admission

    What to Expect

    Enjoy an up-close look at farmyard life! Chat with Animal Keepers about what it’s like to care for our animals and watch as they prepare The Farmyard for the night. 

    The Farmyard Up Close Program occurs daily at 4:30pm, except for Thursdays. 


     

    More Details
  • The Lab

    Nov 25th, 2018
    10:00am - Noon
    Free With Admission

    What to Expect

    Tuesday–Friday: 10:00am–2:00pm
    Saturday & Sunday: 10:00am–12:00pm and 1:00pm–4:00pm
    Visit The Lab exhibit page.

    November Labs

    Spooky Science
    Oct 29 – Nov 4

    As the nights get longer, things get spookier. The Lab is no exception! Investigate some cool chemistry in a new, fun way.

    Test Your Lungs
    Nov 5 – Nov 11

    Our lungs are one of our most important organs. This week in The Lab we will put our lungs to the test with exercise and relaxation and learn how air travels from outside our bodies to inside.

    Environmental Investigators
    Nov 12 – Nov 18

    Join us in The Lab for a week of hands-on activities about how pollution affects our water. Use different scientific tools to test our waters samples and decide which one is the healthiest.

    On saturday, November 17th, environmentalist Alison Singer and biologist Jacob Becker will be with us to talk about their research on pollution and facilitate some hands on activities for the day.

    Feeding Frenzy
    Nov 19 – Nov 25

    Come explore what and how different animals eat to survive! Act like a pollinator in our bee activity, look at different insect mouthparts in the microscopes, and investigate how different birds have different adaptations to help them eat!

    Holiday Constellations
    Nov 26 – Dec 2

    In The Lab this week we will look at the constellations that cover our skies in the winter months. We will discuss why they fascinate us and about the stars that make them possible.

    More Details
  • Butterfly Release

    Nov 25th, 2018
    11:00am - 11:05am
    Free With Admission

    What to Expect

    Join us for daily butterfly releases into the Magic Wings Butterfly House conservatory and meet our Lepidopterist, a scientist who studies butterflies. You'll also enjoy an up-close look as newly emerged butterflies are released into the conservatory daily.

    Butterfly Releases occur daily at 11am and 3pm.

    This program starts promptly at 11:00 am and 3:00pm! 


    More Details
  • The Lab

    Nov 25th, 2018
    1:00pm - 4:00pm
    Free With Admission

    What to Expect

    Tuesday–Friday: 10:00am–2:00pm
    Saturday & Sunday: 10:00am–12:00pm and 1:00pm–4:00pm
    Visit The Lab exhibit page.

    November Labs

    Spooky Science
    Oct 29 – Nov 4

    As the nights get longer, things get spookier. The Lab is no exception! Investigate some cool chemistry in a new, fun way.

    Test Your Lungs
    Nov 5 – Nov 11

    Our lungs are one of our most important organs. This week in The Lab we will put our lungs to the test with exercise and relaxation and learn how air travels from outside our bodies to inside.

    Environmental Investigators
    Nov 12 – Nov 18

    Join us in The Lab for a week of hands-on activities about how pollution affects our water. Use different scientific tools to test our waters samples and decide which one is the healthiest.

    On saturday, November 17th, environmentalist Alison Singer and biologist Jacob Becker will be with us to talk about their research on pollution and facilitate some hands on activities for the day.

    Feeding Frenzy
    Nov 19 – Nov 25

    Come explore what and how different animals eat to survive! Act like a pollinator in our bee activity, look at different insect mouthparts in the microscopes, and investigate how different birds have different adaptations to help them eat!

    Holiday Constellations
    Nov 26 – Dec 2

    In The Lab this week we will look at the constellations that cover our skies in the winter months. We will discuss why they fascinate us and about the stars that make them possible.

    On Saturday, December 1st, Shannon Morgan from NASA’s Solar System Ambassadors will join us to talk about the latest discoveries and missions of NASA.

    More Details
  • Meet the Keeper

    Nov 25th, 2018
    2:00pm - 2:30pm
    Free With Admission

    What to Expect

    Meet our team of animal keepers and learn more about our Explore the Wild animals. Program themes and location rotate weekly between black bears, lemurs, and red wolves exhibits. 


     

    More Details
  • Meet the Insect Keeper

    Nov 25th, 2018
    2:30pm - 3:00pm
    Free With Admission

    What to Expect

    Join us as our Insect Keepers feed giant spiders, poison dart frogs, and other predators devour their daily meal in the Bayer Insectarium.

    This program starts promptly at 2:30 pm! 


     

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  • Butterfly Release

    Nov 25th, 2018
    3:00pm - 3:15pm
    Free with Admission

    What to Expect

    Join us for daily butterfly releases into the Magic Wings Butterfly House conservatory and meet our Lepidopterist, a scientist who studies butterflies. You'll also enjoy an up-close look as newly emerged butterflies are released into the conservatory daily.

    Butterfly Releases occur daily at 11am and 3pm.

    This program starts promptly at 11:00 am and 3:00pm! 


     

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  • Farmyard Up Close

    Nov 25th, 2018
    4:30pm - 5:00pm
    Free With Admission

    What to Expect

    Enjoy an up-close look at farmyard life! Chat with Animal Keepers about what it’s like to care for our animals and watch as they prepare The Farmyard for the night. 

    The Farmyard Up Close Program occurs daily at 4:30pm, except for Thursdays. 


     

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  • Pokémon Go Day

    Nov 25th, 2018
    All-day Event
    Free With Admission

    Gotta Catch 'Em All...
    10am* — 4pm

    *Members get in at 9am

    Calling all trainers! Your next Pokémon journey starts at the Museum on Sunday, November 25. Join us for a full day of Pokémon hunting, where you can travel the trails, hatch an egg, visit our 22 Pokéstops, and show off your skills at our three gyms! We'll be setting lures all day to attract wild Pokémon all over our 84-acre park.

    We'll have charging stations and special Pokémon-themed programming throughout the day. Bring your friends, and have a full day of Pokéfun!

    Want more information on what's going on for our Pokemon Go Day? Read our Information Sheet!

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  • The Lab

    Nov 27th, 2018
    10:00am - 2:00pm
    Free With Admission

    What to Expect

    Tuesday–Friday: 10:00am–2:00pm
    Saturday & Sunday: 10:00am–12:00pm and 1:00pm–4:00pm
    Visit The Lab exhibit page.

    November Labs

    Spooky Science
    Oct 29 – Nov 4

    As the nights get longer, things get spookier. The Lab is no exception! Investigate some cool chemistry in a new, fun way.

    Test Your Lungs
    Nov 5 – Nov 11

    Our lungs are one of our most important organs. This week in The Lab we will put our lungs to the test with exercise and relaxation and learn how air travels from outside our bodies to inside.

    Environmental Investigators
    Nov 12 – Nov 18

    Join us in The Lab for a week of hands-on activities about how pollution affects our water. Use different scientific tools to test our waters samples and decide which one is the healthiest.

    On saturday, November 17th, environmentalist Alison Singer and biologist Jacob Becker will be with us to talk about their research on pollution and facilitate some hands on activities for the day.

    Feeding Frenzy
    Nov 19 – Nov 25

    Come explore what and how different animals eat to survive! Act like a pollinator in our bee activity, look at different insect mouthparts in the microscopes, and investigate how different birds have different adaptations to help them eat!

    Holiday Constellations
    Nov 26 – Dec 2

    In The Lab this week we will look at the constellations that cover our skies in the winter months. We will discuss why they fascinate us and about the stars that make them possible.

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  • Butterfly Release

    Nov 27th, 2018
    11:00am - 11:05am
    Free With Admission

    What to Expect

    Join us for daily butterfly releases into the Magic Wings Butterfly House conservatory and meet our Lepidopterist, a scientist who studies butterflies. You'll also enjoy an up-close look as newly emerged butterflies are released into the conservatory daily.

    Butterfly Releases occur daily at 11am and 3pm.

    This program starts promptly at 11:00 am and 3:00pm! 


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  • Meet the Keeper

    Nov 27th, 2018
    2:00pm - 2:30pm
    Free With Admission

    What to Expect

    Meet our team of animal keepers and learn more about our Explore the Wild animals. Program themes and location rotate weekly between black bears, lemurs, and red wolves exhibits. 


     

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  • Meet the Insect Keeper

    Nov 27th, 2018
    2:30pm - 3:00pm
    Free With Admission

    What to Expect

    Join us as our Insect Keepers feed giant spiders, poison dart frogs, and other predators devour their daily meal in the Bayer Insectarium.

    This program starts promptly at 2:30 pm! 


     

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  • Butterfly Release

    Nov 27th, 2018
    3:00pm - 3:15pm
    Free with Admission

    What to Expect

    Join us for daily butterfly releases into the Magic Wings Butterfly House conservatory and meet our Lepidopterist, a scientist who studies butterflies. You'll also enjoy an up-close look as newly emerged butterflies are released into the conservatory daily.

    Butterfly Releases occur daily at 11am and 3pm.

    This program starts promptly at 11:00 am and 3:00pm! 


     

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  • Farmyard Up Close

    Nov 27th, 2018
    4:30pm - 5:00pm
    Free With Admission

    What to Expect

    Enjoy an up-close look at farmyard life! Chat with Animal Keepers about what it’s like to care for our animals and watch as they prepare The Farmyard for the night. 

    The Farmyard Up Close Program occurs daily at 4:30pm, except for Thursdays. 


     

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  • The Lab

    Nov 28th, 2018
    10:00am - 2:00pm
    Free With Admission

    What to Expect

    Tuesday–Friday: 10:00am–2:00pm
    Saturday & Sunday: 10:00am–12:00pm and 1:00pm–4:00pm
    Visit The Lab exhibit page.

    November Labs

    Spooky Science
    Oct 29 – Nov 4

    As the nights get longer, things get spookier. The Lab is no exception! Investigate some cool chemistry in a new, fun way.

    Test Your Lungs
    Nov 5 – Nov 11

    Our lungs are one of our most important organs. This week in The Lab we will put our lungs to the test with exercise and relaxation and learn how air travels from outside our bodies to inside.

    Environmental Investigators
    Nov 12 – Nov 18

    Join us in The Lab for a week of hands-on activities about how pollution affects our water. Use different scientific tools to test our waters samples and decide which one is the healthiest.

    On saturday, November 17th, environmentalist Alison Singer and biologist Jacob Becker will be with us to talk about their research on pollution and facilitate some hands on activities for the day.

    Feeding Frenzy
    Nov 19 – Nov 25

    Come explore what and how different animals eat to survive! Act like a pollinator in our bee activity, look at different insect mouthparts in the microscopes, and investigate how different birds have different adaptations to help them eat!

    Holiday Constellations
    Nov 26 – Dec 2

    In The Lab this week we will look at the constellations that cover our skies in the winter months. We will discuss why they fascinate us and about the stars that make them possible.

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  • Butterfly Release

    Nov 28th, 2018
    11:00am - 11:05am
    Free With Admission

    What to Expect

    Join us for daily butterfly releases into the Magic Wings Butterfly House conservatory and meet our Lepidopterist, a scientist who studies butterflies. You'll also enjoy an up-close look as newly emerged butterflies are released into the conservatory daily.

    Butterfly Releases occur daily at 11am and 3pm.

    This program starts promptly at 11:00 am and 3:00pm! 


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  • Meet the Keeper

    Nov 28th, 2018
    2:00pm - 2:30pm
    Free With Admission

    What to Expect

    Meet our team of animal keepers and learn more about our Explore the Wild animals. Program themes and location rotate weekly between black bears, lemurs, and red wolves exhibits. 


     

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  • Meet the Insect Keeper

    Nov 28th, 2018
    2:30pm - 3:00pm
    Free With Admission

    What to Expect

    Join us as our Insect Keepers feed giant spiders, poison dart frogs, and other predators devour their daily meal in the Bayer Insectarium.

    This program starts promptly at 2:30 pm! 


     

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  • Butterfly Release

    Nov 28th, 2018
    3:00pm - 3:15pm
    Free with Admission

    What to Expect

    Join us for daily butterfly releases into the Magic Wings Butterfly House conservatory and meet our Lepidopterist, a scientist who studies butterflies. You'll also enjoy an up-close look as newly emerged butterflies are released into the conservatory daily.

    Butterfly Releases occur daily at 11am and 3pm.

    This program starts promptly at 11:00 am and 3:00pm! 


     

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  • Farmyard Up Close

    Nov 28th, 2018
    4:30pm - 5:00pm
    Free With Admission

    What to Expect

    Enjoy an up-close look at farmyard life! Chat with Animal Keepers about what it’s like to care for our animals and watch as they prepare The Farmyard for the night. 

    The Farmyard Up Close Program occurs daily at 4:30pm, except for Thursdays. 


     

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  • The Lab

    Nov 29th, 2018
    10:00am - 2:00pm
    Free With Admission

    What to Expect

    Tuesday–Friday: 10:00am–2:00pm
    Saturday & Sunday: 10:00am–12:00pm and 1:00pm–4:00pm
    Visit The Lab exhibit page.

    November Labs

    Spooky Science
    Oct 29 – Nov 4

    As the nights get longer, things get spookier. The Lab is no exception! Investigate some cool chemistry in a new, fun way.

    Test Your Lungs
    Nov 5 – Nov 11

    Our lungs are one of our most important organs. This week in The Lab we will put our lungs to the test with exercise and relaxation and learn how air travels from outside our bodies to inside.

    Environmental Investigators
    Nov 12 – Nov 18

    Join us in The Lab for a week of hands-on activities about how pollution affects our water. Use different scientific tools to test our waters samples and decide which one is the healthiest.

    On saturday, November 17th, environmentalist Alison Singer and biologist Jacob Becker will be with us to talk about their research on pollution and facilitate some hands on activities for the day.

    Feeding Frenzy
    Nov 19 – Nov 25

    Come explore what and how different animals eat to survive! Act like a pollinator in our bee activity, look at different insect mouthparts in the microscopes, and investigate how different birds have different adaptations to help them eat!

    Holiday Constellations
    Nov 26 – Dec 2

    In The Lab this week we will look at the constellations that cover our skies in the winter months. We will discuss why they fascinate us and about the stars that make them possible.

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  • Butterfly Release

    Nov 29th, 2018
    11:00am - 11:05am
    Free With Admission

    What to Expect

    Join us for daily butterfly releases into the Magic Wings Butterfly House conservatory and meet our Lepidopterist, a scientist who studies butterflies. You'll also enjoy an up-close look as newly emerged butterflies are released into the conservatory daily.

    Butterfly Releases occur daily at 11am and 3pm.

    This program starts promptly at 11:00 am and 3:00pm! 


    More Details
  • Meet the Keeper

    Nov 29th, 2018
    2:00pm - 2:30pm
    Free With Admission

    What to Expect

    Meet our team of animal keepers and learn more about our Explore the Wild animals. Program themes and location rotate weekly between black bears, lemurs, and red wolves exhibits. 


     

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  • Meet the Insect Keeper

    Nov 29th, 2018
    2:30pm - 3:00pm
    Free With Admission

    What to Expect

    Join us as our Insect Keepers feed giant spiders, poison dart frogs, and other predators devour their daily meal in the Bayer Insectarium.

    This program starts promptly at 2:30 pm! 


     

    More Details
  • Butterfly Release

    Nov 29th, 2018
    3:00pm - 3:15pm
    Free with Admission

    What to Expect

    Join us for daily butterfly releases into the Magic Wings Butterfly House conservatory and meet our Lepidopterist, a scientist who studies butterflies. You'll also enjoy an up-close look as newly emerged butterflies are released into the conservatory daily.

    Butterfly Releases occur daily at 11am and 3pm.

    This program starts promptly at 11:00 am and 3:00pm! 


     

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  • Snake and Alligator Feeding

    Nov 29th, 2018
    4:00pm - 4:30pm
    Free

    Stop by Carolina Wildlife and learn more about our reptiles while our Animal Keepers feed them their weekly meal.

    Snake and Alligator Feedings occur every Thursday at 4:00pm. 

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  • The Lab

    Nov 30th, 2018
    10:00am - 2:00pm
    Free With Admission

    What to Expect

    Tuesday–Friday: 10:00am–2:00pm
    Saturday & Sunday: 10:00am–12:00pm and 1:00pm–4:00pm
    Visit The Lab exhibit page.

    November Labs

    Spooky Science
    Oct 29 – Nov 4

    As the nights get longer, things get spookier. The Lab is no exception! Investigate some cool chemistry in a new, fun way.

    Test Your Lungs
    Nov 5 – Nov 11

    Our lungs are one of our most important organs. This week in The Lab we will put our lungs to the test with exercise and relaxation and learn how air travels from outside our bodies to inside.

    Environmental Investigators
    Nov 12 – Nov 18

    Join us in The Lab for a week of hands-on activities about how pollution affects our water. Use different scientific tools to test our waters samples and decide which one is the healthiest.

    On saturday, November 17th, environmentalist Alison Singer and biologist Jacob Becker will be with us to talk about their research on pollution and facilitate some hands on activities for the day.

    Feeding Frenzy
    Nov 19 – Nov 25

    Come explore what and how different animals eat to survive! Act like a pollinator in our bee activity, look at different insect mouthparts in the microscopes, and investigate how different birds have different adaptations to help them eat!

    Holiday Constellations
    Nov 26 – Dec 2

    In The Lab this week we will look at the constellations that cover our skies in the winter months. We will discuss why they fascinate us and about the stars that make them possible.

    More Details
  • Butterfly Release

    Nov 30th, 2018
    11:00am - 11:05am
    Free With Admission

    What to Expect

    Join us for daily butterfly releases into the Magic Wings Butterfly House conservatory and meet our Lepidopterist, a scientist who studies butterflies. You'll also enjoy an up-close look as newly emerged butterflies are released into the conservatory daily.

    Butterfly Releases occur daily at 11am and 3pm.

    This program starts promptly at 11:00 am and 3:00pm! 


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  • A Fellowship of Beasts

    Nov 30th, 2018
    All-day Event
    Free With Admission

    Runs through January 2019
    Located on the Terrace Gallery (second floor).

    A Fellowship of Beasts celebrates the individuality of animals. Local artist Stacy Lewis uses a variety of media—watercolors, acrylics, textured paper and mediums—to create these colorful portraits. You may recognize some Museum animals in this exhibit!

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  • Meet the Keeper

    Nov 30th, 2018
    2:00pm - 2:30pm
    Free With Admission

    What to Expect

    Meet our team of animal keepers and learn more about our Explore the Wild animals. Program themes and location rotate weekly between black bears, lemurs, and red wolves exhibits. 


     

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  • Meet the Insect Keeper

    Nov 30th, 2018
    2:30pm - 3:00pm
    Free With Admission

    What to Expect

    Join us as our Insect Keepers feed giant spiders, poison dart frogs, and other predators devour their daily meal in the Bayer Insectarium.

    This program starts promptly at 2:30 pm! 


     

    More Details
  • Butterfly Release

    Nov 30th, 2018
    3:00pm - 3:15pm
    Free with Admission

    What to Expect

    Join us for daily butterfly releases into the Magic Wings Butterfly House conservatory and meet our Lepidopterist, a scientist who studies butterflies. You'll also enjoy an up-close look as newly emerged butterflies are released into the conservatory daily.

    Butterfly Releases occur daily at 11am and 3pm.

    This program starts promptly at 11:00 am and 3:00pm! 


     

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  • Farmyard Up Close

    Nov 30th, 2018
    4:30pm - 5:00pm
    Free With Admission

    What to Expect

    Enjoy an up-close look at farmyard life! Chat with Animal Keepers about what it’s like to care for our animals and watch as they prepare The Farmyard for the night. 

    The Farmyard Up Close Program occurs daily at 4:30pm, except for Thursdays. 


     

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