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Ice Age Festival

January 20, 2018 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Bundle up as you make your way to the Virginia Museum of Natural History on Saturday, January 20 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. for theIce Age Festival, featuring mammoth-sized (literally) displays from the Ice Age.

Spectacular displays:
• Witness the full skeleton cast of a Stegodon, a nearly 30 foot-long extinct relative of mammoths and mastodons that lived during the last Ice Age.

• A cast skeleton of a saber-toothed cat will also greet visitors!
The VMNH Paleontology Department will have a variety of specimens and displays on hand. Meet the VMNH scientists and learn about their work in the field and in the labs!

To be announced

The VMNH Department of Education & Public Programs will present a variety of hands-on activities, games and crafts for children and families throughout the festival (exciting details to be announced!)

Visiting exhibitors and presenters:
To be announced

THANK YOU to our sponsors:
Helen S. & Charles G. Patterson, Jr. Charitable Foundation Trust
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