Youth Trout Derby

FREE – Families are encouraged to bring their young anglers (ages 4-14) to catch stocked trout and other fish at Clearbrook Park on Friday evening, May 7th from 5:30-8 pm. This is a rain or shine event with no registration required, but a RSVP is helpful for us to inform you of event updates and future fishing adventures.

Participants must bring their own fishing pole, bait, tackle and gear to reel in that big one. Awards and door prizes are in the works to make for the best fishing experience this year! The Youth Trout Derby will create memories for families that will last forever!

MLB Jr. Home Run Derby

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED.

We will be hosting a Major League Baseball® Jr. Home Run Derby on Preston Field in Jim Barnett Park. Pre-registration is required. Boys and girls will be divided into two age divisions (12U and 14U), and will have the chance to advance through three levels of competition. The Local Champions from both age divisions will advance to the Regional Level, and Regional Champions will advance to the Finals, which will take place during the 2021 MLB® All-Star Week™.

Free.
All participants should register online. Visit https://www.winchesterva.gov/parks/specialevents for the link.

Free First Friday

The Discovery Museum loves to give back to the community! Admission is free from 5:00-7:00 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!

Masks will be required for all guests ages 5 and older throughout your visit. To visit and play at the Museum, you MUST wear a mask, no exceptions.

Tickets must be reserved in advance: discoverymuseum.net/about/general-info

Mom2Mom Consignment Sale

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED.

Are you looking for great deals on children’s items at a fraction of the retail price? Then shopping at the Mom 2 Mom Consignment Sale is for you!

*Prices are AWESOME! Save 30-90% OFF retail!
*Items inspected for quality
*Organized for your shopping pleasure
*Shop from HUNDREDS of families at ONCE!
*Cash and major credit/debit accepted

Public Shopping Hours:

Fri, March 27: 9am-8pm ($5 admission per adult)
Sat, March 28: 9am-7pm
Sun, March 29: 9am-2pm (Many items 50% off)

Consignor registration and details at mom2momconsignment.com

Women in STEAM

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED.

Celebrate Women’s History Month with us! We will be celebrating women’s accomplishments and contributions to science and inventions throughout history! Included are women of different ethnicities, backgrounds, countries of origin and fields of study. Activities will be related to these women and their historic influences.

Fandemonium

Daleks and Jedi and Wizards, Oh My! Favorite fandoms come to life with costumed characters, hands-on science-based activities, and plenty of pop culture magic for everyone. Dress to represent your favorite fandom or superhero and join in the family-friendly fun!

Father-Daughter Ball

Join Aladdin and Jasmine for an evening of enchantment!

Dinner, dessert, and gift bag included.

This year two meal options are being provided for adults and youth:
Braised Beef Short Ribs, or Chicken Picatta with Lemon Caper Sauce.
Please indicate your meal preference in the notes of your order. A child-friendly meal will be provided for the Child Ticket.

Door prizes and professional photos will add to the fun.

Proceeds to benefit Bright Futures-Frederick/Winchester.

More information and purchase tickets

www.facebook.com/SnowflakeBallWinchester

Pop Up Planetarium

Star gazers, future astronomers and astronauts, and night owls alike, the Shenandoah Valley Discovery Museum is coming back to Blandy with their portable, Star Lab pop-up planetarium!
Inside the planetarium we’ll view the night sky, learning about the constellation stories and mythology of many different cultures.
After enjoying the show inside, we’ll head outside to look at the moon and starts through telescopes and keep our hands warm with mugs of hot chocolate.

For all starry eyed ages six and up.
Presented in partnership with the Shenandoah Valley Discovery Museum.

Sign up today at: blandy.virginia.edu

Touch A Truck

Join us for an interactive day to touch (and learn about) some of your favorite vehicles!

Trucks of all shapes and sizes, emergency response vehicles, RC cars, and more will be on hand for littles and bigs alike to explore.

We are offering a sensory-friendly block of time from 10 AM until 11 AM for our friends who may not wish to experience lights and sounds.

In addition to all the incredible vehicles, we will have bounce houses, face paint and different activities throughout the day!

Tickets are $5 per person. All proceeds benefit The Arc of Northern Shenandoah Valley’s Summer Camp Scholarship Fund.

Yer a Wizard Day

Celebrate the magic of Hogwarts and a certain wizard’s birthday with themed activities, events, and magical surprises throughout the museum. Practice your best Quidditch moves, learn Care of Magical Creatures, browse Diagon Alley, get magical fairy hair, and so much more!

Costumes encouraged! All activities included with regular admission.