Membership Events

As a member, you are invited to exclusive events, including previews of special exhibits, holiday parties, members-only mornings and ice cream socials, all when the museum is closed to the public. You also receive reduced rates on special events such as Fairy Tale Tea, Breakfast with Santa and More!

Member Appreciation Mornings at the Museum

September 8 through September 18
9:30 am – 12:00 pm

Two, four, six, eight – who do we appreciate? Our members! As a special thank you for your wonderful support, we have reserved some special time just for members! From Tuesday, September 8 through Friday, September 18, the main floor of The Magic House including the Children’s Village, Math Path and Bubbles will open early at 9:30 am, just for our members. No reservations are required – just come early to play and enjoy the Museum all to yourselves!

Cost:

Free to members.


Very Eric Carle Member Preview

Friday, October 9, 2015
10:30 am – 9:00 pm

Are you very interested to find out more about the upcoming Very Eric Carle exhibit? Members can get a sneak peek of the exhibit at a very special members-only preview. No reservations are required, just present your membership card at the entrance to the exhibit.

Cost:

Free to members.


Halloween Members-Only Morning

Monday, October 26, 2015
9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Get ready for some early morning magic with your little pumpkins at our Halloween Members-Only Morning. This bewitching members-only event is perfect for even our youngest members since there are no scary tricks, only lots of treats! Play and trick-or-treat throughout the entire Museum; enjoy yogurt, milk, juice and a special brew (coffee) for the adults and be treated to some wickedly good doughnuts. Please check in with your membership card and photo ID at the Member Entrance.

Cost:

Free to members.
Reservation required


Evening Member Halloween Party

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

6:00 – 8:00 pm

The Magic House is inviting you to a “spook-tacular” members-only Halloween Party. Some of your favorite storybook characters will also be attending the event including Cinderella, Harry Potter, Snow White, Willy Wonka and many more! Children of all ages are invited to dress in their most “boo-tiful” Halloween costumes and have a ghoulishly good time getting autographs from their favorite storybook characters and trick-or-treating throughout the Museum. Please check in with your membership card and photo ID at the Member Entrance.

Cost:

Free to members.
Reservation required


Grandparent Member Breakfast and Performance of The Elves and the Shoemaker

Sunday, December 5, 2015
9:00 am

Grandparent Members are invited to sled into the holiday season with our Grandparent Holiday Performance and Breakfast. Enjoy a continental breakfast with your grandchildren, followed by a special 10:00 am showing of the Imaginary Theater Company's Bah! Humbug!, a musical adaptation of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol with a hilarious modern twist. The first floor of the Museum will be available for play before we open to the public.

Cost:

$6 per person
Reservations required


Storytime with Santa Members-Only Morning

Monday, December 14, 2015
9:00 am – 12:00 pm

You must be on Santa’s good list because he’s coming to town early just to meet our members at our Holiday Members-Only Morning. Listen to a holiday story read by Mrs. Claus, enjoy a delicious breakfast of yogurt, doughnuts, juice and coffee and have the Museum all to yourselves at this very merry member event. Little ones will even have the opportunity to sit on Santa’s lap, so be sure to bring your cameras! Please check in with your membership card and photo ID at the Member Entrance.

Cost:

Free to members.
Reservations required


Evening Storytime with Santa

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Thursday, December 17, 2015

6:00 – 8:00 pm

The Magic House is setting out a plate of cookies for Santa and our members! Listen to a holiday story read by Mrs. Claus, enjoy a bedtime snack of milk and cookies, have the whole house to yourselves and even sit on Santa’s lap. Don’t forget your cameras! It’s sure to be a jolly good time. Please check in with your membership card and photo ID at the Member Entrance.

Cost:

Free to members.
Reservations required