Events for Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Visit With Santa!

Wednesday, 12/13/2017 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

subjectBring your list and wear your best picture outfit because Santa and Mrs. Claus are here! Enjoy a puppet show and other activities during your visit. Santa has an incredibly busy schedule this time of year. In order to keep him on schedule, you must be in line no later than 3:30 pm. Please bring your camera! The Museum does not provide photography.Attachments

Holiday Concert - Quantico Marine Band Flute Trio

Wednesday, 12/13/2017 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

subjectJoin us for a fun Marine Corps Base Quantico Band Flute Trio concert. It's also a great opportunity to see the Museum all decked out for the holidays. Admission and parking are always free at the Museum.Attachments

World War I Wednesday

Wednesday, 12/13/2017 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

subjectIn commemoration of the Centennial of World War I, the Museum will be hosting WWI Wednesday educational displays the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month. Our Education and Community Outreach teams will be displaying WWI German uniforms and gear in Leatherneck Gallery. There will also be a craft for children! Admission to the Museum and parking are FREE!Attachments

Holidays Through the Ages

Friday, 12/01/2017 11:00 AM - Saturday, 12/23/2017 4:00 PM

Visit Rippon Lodge and stroll through seasonal celebrations gone by. The interior and exterior of the historic house will be decorated for the holidays. Various rooms inside the home will represent different periods of seasonal celebrations, from the Colonial Period through the 1940s. Light refreshments, a warm beverage, and shopping for unique Rippon merchandise round out a wonderful tour. Reservations strongly recommended for groups larger than 4. Tours begin on the hour on the front porch. Guests should dress in appropriate attire and comfortable shoes for this walking tour. Attachments

"Nature’s Pharmacy: Plants that Heal"

Wednesday, 11/01/2017 - Wednesday, 12/13/2017

Nature’s Pharmacy: Plants that Heal The Botanical Art Society of the National Capital Region On exhibit: November 1 – December 13 The Botanical Art Society of the National Capital Region is a chapter of the American Society of Botanical Artists with over 100 members in Virginia. BASNCR promotes an appreciation of botanical art and supports educational activities focusing on botanical awareness. Their exhibits showcase the beauty of nature, as well as the science of botanical art while utilizing a variety of media such as watercolor, graphite, and colored pencil. Nature’s Pharmacy fuses this passion for science and the beauty of nature by emphasizing plants with historic medicinal purposes. Meet the artists at the reception, November 11, 2-4 pm Attachments


 

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