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Locality: Martinsville City

Virginia Museum of Natural History
21 Starling Avenue
Martinsville, VA 24112

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Science, history and myth collide during the museum's first-ever Dragon Festival. Explore the lore of dragons, the impact these creatures have had on societies across the globe, and the science behind the growth and dissemination of their myth!

  • Dragon Displays
  • Fire Performances
  • Blacksmith Presentations
  • Medieval Combat Demonstrations
  • Viking Performances
  • Stilt Walkers
  • Beer Garden (11 a.m. to 6 p.m.)
  • Plant and Animal Fossils: How science helped forge myth
  • Games and Crafts
  • Snakes and Dragons: Live snakes used to demonstrate the physical characteristics of the mythical dragon
  • Face Painting
  • Henna
  • Balloon Animals
  • Telling Stories: Dragon story books read aloud
  • Story Creation: Story stones and stuffed animals
  • Meet the Author: Meet the authors of a variety of dragon-inspired books
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Accessibility:
Wheel Chair Access

Date/Hours:
Saturday, October 19, 2019 (9:00 AM - 6:00 PM)

Admission Fee: $10 for ages 3-18, Free for children under 3 and museum members

Telephone:
General: (276) 634-4141

Email:
information@vmnh.virginia.gov

Website:
www.vmnh.net