MSV Day: Free Admission

Celebrate the new MSV exhibition Things Come Apart during this special free-admission day at the MSV!

MSV Day activities are free to all.

 

 

Free First Friday

The Discovery Museum loves to give back to the community! Admission is free from 5-7:30 PM on the first Friday of every month. Explore all four floors of exhibits and we might even have a special program planned. Bring the whole family and for something new every month!

 

US Army Band “Pershing’s Own”

The United States Army Band “Pershing’s Own” presents a FREE concert of symphonic works.

The United States Army Band “Pershing’s Own” has been the premier musical organization of the U.S. Army since 1922 when Army Chief of Staff General of the Armies John J. “Black Jack” Pershing directed that the band be organized, built on the tradition of the European military bands he had heard during the First World War. “Pershing’s Own” provides music support for the leadership of the United States, to include all branches of government, and to a wide spectrum of national and international events in support of Soldiers and their Families, public diplomacy, memorial affairs, community and international relations, and recruiting initiatives. Its mission is to help connect the Army with the American people. Its Soldiers represent all of the heroic men and women who stand around the world in defense of our freedom.

Through their musical education, continual training, and masterful performance these outstanding Soldiers truly embody the excellence that is found across America’s Army.

REMINDER: Ticketed patrons must be seated 15 minutes prior to the start of the performance. In the event that all tickets are distributed for this performance, any unclaimed seats will be made available to patrons waiting on-site at that time.

French and Indian War Weekend

18th Century Colonial Encampments

Drilling and Musket Presentations

Two Battle/Skirmishes

Historical Interpretation of Colonial Forces in the French and Indian War

Richard’s Peach Festival

Family Fun Day on the Farm!

FREE Admission! Join us on Sunday, August 18, 2019 from 11am – 4pm for our Peach Festival! We’ll have live music, farm food (our own burgers, farm to crust pizza, hotdogs, peach milkshakes & more), a tasting table, wine & craft beer, and of course, LOTS of peaches!

This is a family friendly event, so bring the kids and spend the day in the country with us! Have fun in our petting zoo, take a ride on the hay wagon, let the kids cruise around in the barrel train, or just run around til they’re exhausted. We’ll have badminton & corn hole too.

The event is rain or shine, but no worries – there’s plenty of undercover space if a sprinkle happens along.

Outdoor Movie at the Amphitheater

2019 FREE MOVIE NIGHTS in Jim Barnett Park
June 7 – Mary Poppins Returns
July 12 – Hotel Transylvania
August 2 – Incredibles 2

Bring seating, snacks, picnic and enjoy free movies under the stars. Movies are shown in the Jim Barnett Park Amphitheater, which can be accessed from the lower parking area by the playgrounds in Christianson Familyland.

Movies begin at dusk.

Outdoor Movie at the Amphitheater

2019 FREE MOVIE NIGHTS in Jim Barnett Park
June 7 – Mary Poppins Returns
July 12 – Hotel Transylvania
August 2 – Incredibles 2

Bring seating, snacks, picnic and enjoy free movies under the stars. Movies are shown in the Jim Barnett Park Amphitheater, which can be accessed from the lower parking area by the playgrounds in Christianson Familyland.

Movies begin at dusk.

“Hog Wild in Winchester” – A whimsical play

Winchester Little Theater presents “Hog Wild in Winchester,” a whimscial play about George Washington’s pig law. Written by Sally Anderson. Relive the story of George Washington’s first piece of legislation after being elected to the House of Burgesses.

Free to attend (approx. 15-20 minutes) and free admission to the museum.

Shows at 11am and 2pm.