Looking for something fun and special to do? Check out our Special Events!
Are you coming to experience the once-in-a-lifetime thrill of seeing the world-famous Punxsutawney Phil make his annual prognostication on the length of winter? If so, plan a stop at the Weather Discovery Center too! All three days of the celebration you can enjoy our fun and interactive exhibits, challenge yourself with our scavenger hunt and create a “make-n-take” in our classroom!
Special Hours: Friday 10 a.m. – 7 p.m., Groundhog Day 8 a.m. – 6 p.m., Sunday 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Here are the events taking place during the celebration:
Saturday, January 26, 10 a.m. : 2019 Little Mr. & Miss Groundhog
Witness the crowning of Groundhog Royalty (chosen by popular vote). No charge to see the ceremony in our lobby.
Friday, February 1, 11:30 a.m. Meteorologist Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
Which influential meteorologist or scientist will be immortalized in our Hall of Fame for 2019?
The event begins with groundhog cookies and punch and a chance to meet Punxsutawney Phil followed by the induction ceremony at noon. $7 admission, children two and under free.
Sunday, February 2, 10 a.m. Special Appearance by Punxsutawney Phil!
No charge to see Phil in our lobby.
Children- $10, Non-participating adults – $6
It’s a sloppy, messy, goopy day full of science, learning and most of all – fun! What you’ll do: Sensory Dig – dig in our pool full of chocolate pudding to see what your fingers can find!
Fizzy Science – watch our geyser erupt from a bottle and learn the science behind it.
Extreme Bubbles – make the biggest bubbles you’ve ever seen!
Elephant Toothpaste – Elephants need to brush too – learn how to make their toothpaste.
Plus lots more! Check back periodically as we update our Sloppy Science Day activities and information.
Doors open at 11 a.m., BLINGO begins at 1 p.m.
Like Bingo? Then you’ll LOVE BLINGO! It’s Bingo for designer purses, cash and prizes! Your ticket gets you 16 BLINGO game cards plus food and non-alcoholic beverages. Ticket price TBA and more details as the date approaches!