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An older woman showing a picture book to a mom and a son.

Tales for Tots

11 am
Mondays: Museum of Ancient Life
Wednesdays: Farm Country
Fridays: Butterfly Biosphere

Join us for our weekly storytelling adventure, Tales for Tots! Each week, staff will engage guests with interactive storytelling as well as movement and/or music activities that connect to the theme of the day.

An Asian father in a blue long sleeve shirt to the left of a young girl playing with toy dinosaurs in water, with a mother with long brown hair on right

Mountain America Tuesdays

September and October 2022

On Tuesdays during September and October, 2022 we invite all Mountain America Credit Union members to enjoy $5 off regular admission to Thanksgiving Point when using their Mountain America Credit Union card.

Words Melody Makers above illustrated guitar and mallets

Melody Makers

11 am
Tuesdays: Museum of Natural Curiosity
Thursdays: Farm Country

Join us for our popular Melody Makers program. Led by our education staff, Melody Makers is the perfect opportunity for little kids and their adults to dance and move in a fun and friendly environment. Come see what each unique staff member has to offer with a variety of engaging songs and themes each week.

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Dog Walk Wednesdays

Ashton Gardens

Wednesdays through October 12th 2022, four-legged friends are welcome at Ashton Gardens. Pups must be well-behaved and on a leash. Dog Walk Wednesdays is included with Ashton Garden admission or with Thanksgiving Point membership.

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Scarecrow Festival

October 10th-15th
10 am – 6 pm

Join us this fall in the Ashton Gardens for our popular Scarecrow Festival. Enjoy the beautiful autumn colors in the expansive 50-acre gardens and dozens of imaginative scarecrows built and submitted by the community.

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Scarecrow 5k

October 15, 2022
8 am

The annual Scarecrow Festival is one of the most popular events at the Ashton Gardens. Enjoy a perfect fall run with the whole family while enjoying creative scarecrows made by members of the community.

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Dia de Muertos

October 22nd, 2022
10 am – 8 pm

Join us for the Latin American holiday Dia de Muertos at Thanksgiving Point! Legend has it that on Dia de Muertos, the dead join us as a part of our community, awakened from their eternal sleep to share celebrations with loved ones. Don’t miss this mix of family history, beautiful art, lively music, and delicious food.

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Witch's Breakfast

October 29, 2022
Doors Open: 8:30 am
Breakfast Served: 9 am

Celebrate Halloween with the whole family at our fifth annual Witch’s Breakfast! Enjoy a delicious breakfast, activities, and spooky visitors. Make this breakfast a Halloween tradition that your family will treasure for years to come!