Massanutten Resort & WaterPark
McGaheysville, VA

Wacky weather can make planning your next field trip, birthday party or group outing a real hassle. At Massanutten Indoor WaterPark, we have taken the guess work out of your planning woes!  With all access to the WaterPark, Diamond Jim’s Arcade and our optional private party rooms, your group is sure to have a splash’n good time! Plus, as a way to capture this memorable day, all groups will receive a free photo in our WaterPark frame! Come join the fun!

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“Liberty or Death!” Reenactment - Historic St. John’s Church
Richmond
Each year from Memorial Day to Labor Day, we offer Public Reenactments of the Second Virginia Convention and Henry’s “Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death!” speech.  Each Sunday afternoon (and some Saturdays), we offer first-come, first served seating to the public to attend the reenactment.
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Maritime Mondays - The Mariners’ Museum
Newport News, Mondays
Children ages 18-month to 5th grade, and their adults, are invited to join us each Monday through the summer for an hour and a half of stories, music, crafts and other activities.
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Shark Secrets Week - Virginia Living Museum
Newport News, July 5-11
Each day we’ll feature special sharky crafts, activities and displays that will put a toothy grin on your face. Learn more about these amazing animals and their relatives, and about the important work being done to preserve their populations and habitats.
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Fairy Tale Camp with Todd Rosenlieb Dance
Norfolk, July 13-17
A week of fun-filled dance and activities for rising grades k-2nd! Daily dance classes including Ballet Fundamentals, Creative Movement and more! Daily arts & crafts activities centered around the ballet classics and your favorite storybook characters. Mid-week pizza party. Informal presentation on Friday for parents and guests.
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Henricus Discovery Days - Henricus Historical Park
Chester, July 21
“What Shall I Wear? Colonial & Virginia Indian Clothing” (Ages 3 – 10). 
Join us for an hour of storybook reading, exploring Powhatan and colonial English clothing styles, and a hands-on natural dyes activity. Then stay for an art project involving simple sewing skills.
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Mars Day! National Air and Space Museum
Washington, DC., July 24
MARS DAY! is an annual National Air and Space Museum event that celebrates the Red Planet with a variety of educational and fun family activities. Visitors can also talk to scientists active in Mars research and learn about current and future missions.
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All-Star Family Night at the Museum - Virginia Sports Hall Of Fame & Museum
Portsmouth, August 1, 6-9pm
We will have arts & crafts, family games as well as trivia. We will also make the statues come to life!
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Builder Fest Family Fun Day - Children's Museum of Virginia
Saturday, August 15
Join us for a day of creating and building! Visit with hobbyists and professionals to explore the process of building and making. Discover everyday items made by hand as in times past and play with futuristic toys. Activities will include architecture and ceramics, workshops by Lowe’s, the Virginia Institute of Marine Science, Portsmouth Public Schools, and more.
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