Mini Makers
Aug
20
10:30 AM10:30

Mini Makers

Tuesdays at 10:30 AM |Tinker and design in this maker program for young learners. Join us each week as we explore a new way to build and create! Mini Makers is geared for children ages 3-5 and siblings are welcome. Program is free with museum admission or membership. 

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World of Wonders
Aug
21
10:30 AM10:30

World of Wonders

Wednesdays at 10:30 AM | Join us in World of Wonders where early learners, ages 3-5, focus on learning through inquiry, exploration, and PLAY! Each week we will read a new story, create through process art, and explore materials in a hands on activities utilizing the five senses. 

Program is free with museum admission or membership.

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$5 Thursday
Aug
22
10:00 AM10:00

$5 Thursday

Beginning Thursday, June 6th through Thursday, August 29th, general admission to the museum is just $5 per person** ALL DAY long!

** $5 admission for up to 5 guests. Each transaction MUST include 1 adult admission.

 
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Open MakerSpace | The Hive
Aug
22
2:00 PM14:00

Open MakerSpace | The Hive

Thursdays & Saturdays from 2 – 5 PM & Sundays from 3 – 5 PM |The Hive is abuzz! Stop by to cultivate creativity and engage in the engineering design process while tackling prompts using unique materials. We look forward to seeing what you will build and discover together! Program is free with museum admission or membership. 

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Pop-up Science
Aug
24
1:00 PM13:00

Pop-up Science

Second , Third & Fourth Saturdays of the month at 1 PM | Pop! Fizz! Boom! Join us for up-close science demonstrations that will blow your mind. Explore the world of physics, chemistry, and biology as we bring scientific phenomena to life in a big way! Free with museum admission.

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Open MakerSapce | The Hive
Aug
24
2:00 PM14:00

Open MakerSapce | The Hive

Thursdays & Saturdays from 2 – 5 PM & Sundays from 3 – 5 PM |The Hive is abuzz! Stop by to cultivate creativity and engage in the engineering design process while tackling prompts using unique materials. We look forward to seeing what you will build and discover together! Program is free with museum admission or membership. 


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Open MakerSapce | The Hive
Aug
25
3:00 PM15:00

Open MakerSapce | The Hive

Thursdays & Saturdays from 2 – 5 PM & Sundays from 3 – 5 PM |The Hive is abuzz! Stop by to cultivate creativity and engage in the engineering design process while tackling prompts using unique materials. We look forward to seeing what you will build and discover together! Program is free with museum admission or membership. 


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Mini Makers
Aug
27
10:30 AM10:30

Mini Makers

Tuesdays at 10:30 AM |Tinker and design in this maker program for young learners. Join us each week as we explore a new way to build and create! Mini Makers is geared for children ages 3-5 and siblings are welcome. Program is free with museum admission or membership. 

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World of Wonders
Aug
28
10:30 AM10:30

World of Wonders

Wednesdays at 10:30 AM | Join us in World of Wonders where early learners, ages 3-5, focus on learning through inquiry, exploration, and PLAY! Each week we will read a new story, create through process art, and explore materials in a hands on activities utilizing the five senses. 

Program is free with museum admission or membership.

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$5 Thursday
Aug
29
10:00 AM10:00

$5 Thursday

Beginning Thursday, June 6th through Thursday, August 29th, general admission to the museum is just $5 per person** ALL DAY long!

** $5 admission for up to 5 guests. Each transaction MUST include 1 adult admission.

 
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Open MakerSpace | The Hive
Aug
29
2:00 PM14:00

Open MakerSpace | The Hive

Thursdays & Saturdays from 2 – 5 PM & Sundays from 3 – 5 PM |The Hive is abuzz! Stop by to cultivate creativity and engage in the engineering design process while tackling prompts using unique materials. We look forward to seeing what you will build and discover together! Program is free with museum admission or membership. 

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Museum After Dark | Harry Potter Edition | Museum Closed
Aug
30
6:30 PM18:30

Museum After Dark | Harry Potter Edition | Museum Closed

Return to Hogwarts with our second Harry Potter themed Museum After Dark Event! Experience life at Hogwarts first hand by getting sorted into your house and helping to win the House Cup!  Purchase a glass of butterbeer from The Three Broomsticks, join the Dueling Club to master spells, and perfect your Potion-making skills.  All of this and so much more at Museum After Dark. Must be 21 +.

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Open MakerSapce | The Hive
Aug
31
2:00 PM14:00

Open MakerSapce | The Hive

Thursdays & Saturdays from 2 – 5 PM & Sundays from 3 – 5 PM |The Hive is abuzz! Stop by to cultivate creativity and engage in the engineering design process while tackling prompts using unique materials. We look forward to seeing what you will build and discover together! Program is free with museum admission or membership. 


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Museum CLOSED for September Spiff-up
Sep
2
to Sep 16

Museum CLOSED for September Spiff-up

CLOSED Monday, September 2 - Monday, September 16. We re-open to the public on Tuesday, September 17.

Every year we close for two weeks in September to give the museum a little TLC. We take this time to enhance each floor and exhibition and assure that all everything is functioning and in perfect condition by the time we re-open to the public.

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Amazing Mile Children’s Run
Sep
27
4:00 PM16:00

Amazing Mile Children’s Run

The Amazing Mile Children’s Run invites area youth ages 13 and under to get up and get moving in downtown Lynchburg! Held in conjunction with the Genworth Virginia 10 Miler, this regional favorite offers and an event for every skill level including a one-mile run, a half-mile run, and a quarter-mile run. Each year family members and community spectators head downtown to support the children’s run and take part in the Virginia 10 Miler Family Festival held at Amazement Square and the surrounding area between Jefferson Street and the James River!

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Ugly Bug Ball
Oct
25
to Oct 26

Ugly Bug Ball

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The Ugly Bug Ball is the Museum’s biggest fundraiser each year promising our guests an unforgettable evening in costume! The evening is hosted by 40 regional Celebrity Hosts inviting our guests to spend a night dancing to a live band, enjoying a catered dinner, and performances not soon to be forgotten. The Ugly Bug Ball raises funds to fulfill the Museum’s mission of providing hands-on learning to children and adults of all backgrounds and abilities.

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Children's Holiday Festival
Dec
14
7:00 AM07:00

Children's Holiday Festival

The Children’s Holiday Festival is Amazement Square’s most magical family special event. The magic, twinkle and tradition of this holiday event bring families and friends back year after year to enjoy a pancake breakfast with Santa, holiday crafts, cookie decorating, and more! The whole family is invited to celebrate the holidays and enjoy the magic of the season!

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New Year's at Noon
Dec
31
10:00 AM10:00

New Year's at Noon

Guests join us on December 31 from 10 AM – 1 PM to welcome in the new year! This family-friendly event allows even our youngest friends to celebrate the excitement of a new year, through traditional New Years activities and crafts. Toast to the New Year with sparkling juice, count down the Bug Drop, and join us for a dance party! 

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Open MakerSapce | The Hive
Aug
18
3:00 PM15:00

Open MakerSapce | The Hive

Thursdays & Saturdays from 2 – 5 PM & Sundays from 3 – 5 PM |The Hive is abuzz! Stop by to cultivate creativity and engage in the engineering design process while tackling prompts using unique materials. We look forward to seeing what you will build and discover together! Program is free with museum admission or membership. 


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Open MakerSapce | The Hive
Aug
17
2:00 PM14:00

Open MakerSapce | The Hive

Thursdays & Saturdays from 2 – 5 PM & Sundays from 3 – 5 PM |The Hive is abuzz! Stop by to cultivate creativity and engage in the engineering design process while tackling prompts using unique materials. We look forward to seeing what you will build and discover together! Program is free with museum admission or membership. 


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Pop-up Science
Aug
17
1:00 PM13:00

Pop-up Science

Second , Third & Fourth Saturdays of the month at 1 PM | Pop! Fizz! Boom! Join us for up-close science demonstrations that will blow your mind. Explore the world of physics, chemistry, and biology as we bring scientific phenomena to life in a big way! Free with museum admission.

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Open MakerSpace | The Hive
Aug
15
2:00 PM14:00

Open MakerSpace | The Hive

Thursdays & Saturdays from 2 – 5 PM & Sundays from 3 – 5 PM |The Hive is abuzz! Stop by to cultivate creativity and engage in the engineering design process while tackling prompts using unique materials. We look forward to seeing what you will build and discover together! Program is free with museum admission or membership. 

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$5 Thursday
Aug
15
10:00 AM10:00

$5 Thursday

Beginning Thursday, June 6th through Thursday, August 29th, general admission to the museum is just $5 per person** ALL DAY long!

** $5 admission for up to 5 guests. Each transaction MUST include 1 adult admission.

 
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World of Wonders
Aug
14
10:30 AM10:30

World of Wonders

Wednesdays at 10:30 AM | Join us in World of Wonders where early learners, ages 3-5, focus on learning through inquiry, exploration, and PLAY! Each week we will read a new story, create through process art, and explore materials in a hands on activities utilizing the five senses. 

Program is free with museum admission or membership.

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Kitten Adoption Day
Aug
13
2:00 PM14:00

Kitten Adoption Day

A² is excited to again partner with the Lynchburg Humane Society in an effort to bring awareness to the benefits of adoption.

Currently, they are at capacity when it comes to housing cats/kittens, so we will be hosting a kitten play and adoption day.

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Mini Makers
Aug
13
10:30 AM10:30

Mini Makers

Tuesdays at 10:30 AM |Tinker and design in this maker program for young learners. Join us each week as we explore a new way to build and create! Mini Makers is geared for children ages 3-5 and siblings are welcome. Program is free with museum admission or membership. 

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Open MakerSapce | The Hive
Aug
11
3:00 PM15:00

Open MakerSapce | The Hive

Thursdays & Saturdays from 2 – 5 PM & Sundays from 3 – 5 PM |The Hive is abuzz! Stop by to cultivate creativity and engage in the engineering design process while tackling prompts using unique materials. We look forward to seeing what you will build and discover together! Program is free with museum admission or membership. 


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Open MakerSapce | The Hive
Aug
10
2:00 PM14:00

Open MakerSapce | The Hive

Thursdays & Saturdays from 2 – 5 PM & Sundays from 3 – 5 PM |The Hive is abuzz! Stop by to cultivate creativity and engage in the engineering design process while tackling prompts using unique materials. We look forward to seeing what you will build and discover together! Program is free with museum admission or membership. 


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Pop-up Science
Aug
10
1:00 PM13:00

Pop-up Science

Second , Third & Fourth Saturdays of the month at 1 PM | Pop! Fizz! Boom! Join us for up-close science demonstrations that will blow your mind. Explore the world of physics, chemistry, and biology as we bring scientific phenomena to life in a big way! Free with museum admission.

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Open MakerSpace | The Hive
Aug
8
2:00 PM14:00

Open MakerSpace | The Hive

Thursdays & Saturdays from 2 – 5 PM & Sundays from 3 – 5 PM |The Hive is abuzz! Stop by to cultivate creativity and engage in the engineering design process while tackling prompts using unique materials. We look forward to seeing what you will build and discover together! Program is free with museum admission or membership. 

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$5 Thursday
Aug
8
10:00 AM10:00

$5 Thursday

Beginning Thursday, June 6th through Thursday, August 29th, general admission to the museum is just $5 per person** ALL DAY long!

** $5 admission for up to 5 guests. Each transaction MUST include 1 adult admission.

 
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World of Wonders
Aug
7
10:30 AM10:30

World of Wonders

Wednesdays at 10:30 AM | Join us in World of Wonders where early learners, ages 3-5, focus on learning through inquiry, exploration, and PLAY! Each week we will read a new story, create through process art, and explore materials in a hands on activities utilizing the five senses. 

Program is free with museum admission or membership.

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Mini Makers
Aug
6
10:30 AM10:30

Mini Makers

Tuesdays at 10:30 AM |Tinker and design in this maker program for young learners. Join us each week as we explore a new way to build and create! Mini Makers is geared for children ages 3-5 and siblings are welcome. Program is free with museum admission or membership. 

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Open MakerSapce | The Hive
Aug
4
3:00 PM15:00

Open MakerSapce | The Hive

Thursdays & Saturdays from 2 – 5 PM & Sundays from 3 – 5 PM |The Hive is abuzz! Stop by to cultivate creativity and engage in the engineering design process while tackling prompts using unique materials. We look forward to seeing what you will build and discover together! Program is free with museum admission or membership. 


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