Calendar

So much fun, so close to home! Unless otherwise noted, special events typically end by 4 p.m. and are included with general museum admission fees.

October

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Wednesday, October 1

Be amazed as local balloon artists, including Larry Moss and Kelly Cheatle of Airigami, create a large balloon sculpture to help celebrate the 15th annual Balloons Around the World event. Included with general museum admission fees.

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Saturday, October 4
Saturday: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m; Sunday: 1 to 4 p.m.

Be a knight, be a princess, or become a noble craftsman using one of the greatest building materials of all time—LEGO bricks! Explore the majestic castle and sit upon the royal throne. Opening weekend only, make LEGO inspired crafts and enjoy an amazing display of LEGO trains, buildings, and detailed scenes by the LEGO Users of Central New York. Included with general museum admission fees.

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Sunday, October 5
Saturday: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m; Sunday: 1 to 4 p.m.

Be a knight, be a princess, or become a noble craftsman using one of the greatest building materials of all time—LEGO bricks! Explore the majestic castle and sit upon the royal throne. Opening weekend only, make LEGO inspired crafts and enjoy an amazing display of LEGO trains, buildings, and detailed scenes by the LEGO Users of Central New York. Included with general museum admission fees.

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Monday, October 6
10:30 and 11:30 a.m.

Readings of classic children’s tales at 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. Have your Storytime Club passport punched once during each visit. Collect five punches and receive a free children’s book! This month: Autumn Adventures. Included with general museum admission fees.

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Friday, October 10

Construct a magical kingdom using gigantic castle blocks, dress up as a king or queen, enact a story of adventure with royal court puppets, and more.

Materials generously provided by HearthSong®.

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Saturday, October 11

Construct a magical kingdom using gigantic castle blocks, dress up as a king or queen, enact a story of adventure with royal court puppets, and more.

Materials generously provided by HearthSong®.

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Sunday, October 12

Construct a magical kingdom using gigantic castle blocks, dress up as a king or queen, enact a story of adventure with royal court puppets, and more.

Materials generously provided by HearthSong®.

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Monday, October 13

Construct a magical kingdom using gigantic castle blocks, dress up as a king or queen, enact a story of adventure with royal court puppets, and more.

Materials generously provided by HearthSong®.

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Monday, October 20
10:30 and 11:30 a.m.

Readings of classic children’s tales at 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. Have your Storytime Club passport punched once during each visit. Collect five punches and receive a free children’s book! This month: Autumn Adventures. Included with general museum admission fees.

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Saturday, October 25
Saturday: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m; Sunday: 1 to 4 p.m.

Calling all witches, princesses, and superheroes! Come dressed in your Halloween costume, dance to Halloween tunes, make a spooky craft, and enjoy performances by Hilby, The Skinny German Juggle Boy. Meet local author of the Yum and Yuk book series, Nannette Nocon, and enjoy story readings of her new book When the Sun Goes Down by WHAM 1180 host Joe Lomonaco, WXXI Classical host Brenda Tremblay, WXXI host Beth Adams, actress Diane Chevron, and others. Included with general museum admission fees.

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