Sunday, August 7, 2022

Night at the Museum: The Halloween edition

The Night of the Living Museum is this Friday and Saturday at the Virginia Living Museum in Newport News (HNNDaily Photo/ Courtesy of the city of Newport News)
The Night of the Living Museum is this Friday and Saturday at the Virginia Living Museum in Newport News (HNNDaily Photo/ Courtesy of the city of Newport News)

NEWPORT NEWS — The Virginia Living Museum and the Army Transportation Museum are hosting two separate Halloween events over the next couple week. One event is this weekend.

Night at the Living Museum

The Virginia Living Museum is hosting a Halloween event for “families with kids 12 and under” and attendees are encouraged to “come dressed as your favorite character or wild animal” and trick-or treat through the museum, according to the Facebook’s event page.

There will be live animal shows, Halloween crafts and games, lazer shows and a night-time trail walk, according the city’s news release. Pre-sale tickets are $10 for members, $15 for non-members and children younger than 2 are free. You can purchase tickets here.

The 19th annual Night at the Living Museum is Friday, Oct. 19- Oct. 20, 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m at the Virginia Living Museum, 524 J. Clyde Morris Blvd. For more information, visit the museum website or call 757-595-1900.

Night at the Museum

The Army Transportation Museum is having a free event for kids 12 years old and younger. Attendees can trick or treat their way through the museum and see the Fort Eustis Railway crew at the Berlin Duty Train exhibit, according to the event’s Facebook page.

The event is free and open to the public.

The Night at the Museum event is at the U.S. Army Transportation Museum, 300 Washington Blvd. at Fort Eustis on Oct. 29, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

The event is free and open to the public, however non-military members will need to use the visitor’s entrance. For more information, contact the museum 757-878-1115.

Julia Marsiglianohttp://wydaily.com
Julia Marsigliano is a multimedia reporter for WYDaily. She covers everything on the Peninsula from local government and law enforcement agencies to family-run businesses and weather updates. Before WYDaily, she covered Hampton and Newport News for WYDaily’s sister publication, HNNDaily before both publications merged in December 2018. Julia was born in Tokyo, Japan and moved to Long Island, New York in 2001. A true New Yorker, she loves pizza, bagels and good Chinese food. Send comments, tips and other tidbits to julia@localvoicemedia.com. You can follow her on Twitter at @jmarsigliano

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