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Today’s date:  September 10, 2009
Event:  Fright at the Museum
Event date:  S unday, October 25th from 1-5 pm
Location:  Texas Memorial Museum | Visitor Info

Dress up your little goblins and celebrate Halloween at Austin’s very own dinosaur graveyard during Fright at the Museum! Join our spooky scientists in exploring the mysterious side of Texas’ natural history. Feel frightful fish from the ocean depths; be rattled by slithery snakes of Central Texas; and feast your eyes on our bizarre bugs while we serve up creepy, crawly critters for your culinary delight.  Plus, “Tales to Make You Tremble” storytime for the entire family! Be sure to come in your Halloween costume.

Schedule of activities:

1:00-5:00 pm:

  • Wander the Museum’s haunted halls and visit with our spooky scientists
  • Eerie excavations in our Dig Pit
  • Create your own “Frankensaurus” monster and other bone-chilling crafts
  • Pose for pictures in our frightful forest

2:00, 3:00, and 4:00 pm:

  • Tales To Make You Tremble: storytime for the whole family by Patricia Ramsey, a children’s librarian

For more information contact Christina Cid at 512-232-5509 or ccid@austin.utexas.edu.





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