Posts Tagged ‘outdoor movies’

End your summer vacation with a bang — or a growl, hoot, or roar — with these fun things to do at the Virginia Zoo:

Thursday, August 23rd: Cocktails & Conservation
Take your networking to the next level. Specifically, with cheetahs!Join the Virginia Zoo at Cocktails & Conservation for a night of education, drinks and socializing with the area’s top professionals. The special attraction of the night will be three 3-month old cheetah ambassadors making an appearance after a fascinating presentation from Mary Wykstra, Director of Action for Cheetahs in Kenya, about the species in the wild and measures taken to protect their future.

Saturday, August 25th: Bowling For Rhinos (at Pinboys in VB)
Come help us strike out extinction at Tidewater AAZK’s Bowling for Rhinos! It will be a fun evening including bowling, a silent auction, door prizes and more! Bring your family and friends to this all ages event and contribute to international rhino conservation!

Friday, August 31st: Zoovies Feat. “Zootopia”
Join the Zoo for a night the whole family will roar about! Bring the kiddos or your friends to Zoovies, an outdoor movie night at the Virginia Zoo. This month we feature Zootopia, a comedic animal tale that is fun for all ages.

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Bring the family and spread a blanket under the stars to enjoy these outdoor movies that are fun for everyone. 
September 30 features Charlotte’s Web.
Gates open at 6pm, movie starts at dusk. Rain or shine.

Ticket Prices & Information


FUN farm-animal

World Farm Animal Day
Join us on Sunday, October 2 at 11 am to celebrate our residents at the ZooFarm. Enjoy keeper chats, story time, fun activities & crafts, plus discovery stations. Free with admission.
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This month in Norfolk, VA has been hot — now check out these cool events* on tap all over town. We can’t guarantee that pets are allowed at all events (although the Hermitage Museum welcomes well-behaved pets), but you deserve a night out, so hire a pet-sitter and go party!

*Admission fees may apply. Check the links below for information.

Fantail Film Festival (Battleship Wisconsin) – July 23rd, August 6th,
August 20th


Showing July 23rd!


National Night Out – August 2nd

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Hermitage Museum Sunsets on the River – August 4th

Zoo Grooves – August 27th


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This Friday night — “The Secret Garden,” on the lawn at
The Hermitage Museum.

Save the dates – and bring a date!

Members: FREE         Non-members: $5

Gates open at 6:30 PM        Film starts at 8:30 PM

Bring your own lawn chairs and blankets.

Visit the snack and wine bar before the movie starts!

The Hermitage Museum & Gardens
7637 North Shore Road
Norfolk, VA 23505
757-423-2052 ext.205

Pet-related content will appear on this blog on Friday – I promise!  ~~  Jen

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