Halloween treat for the whole family at Hampton Roads Naval Museum

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by 13News

WVEC.com

Posted on October 23, 2012 at 6:57 AM

Updated Tuesday, Oct 23 at 1:00 PM

NORFOLK - Join the Hampton Roads Naval Museumon Friday, October 26, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. for The Hunt for Dead October, a FREE family fun event.

Children and their parents will be captivated by a brand-new puppet show shown one night only! In "The Revenge of Bartholomew," Bartholomew the pirate fights to regain his treasure from unsuspecting sailors. Will the crew of the USS Adventure finally defeat him?

In addition, kids can play inside our large inflatable whale, where they will create a nautical craft; explore the Hampton Roads Naval Museum and participate in a spooktacular skeleton scavenger hunt; make their own puppets based on the stars of "The Revenge of Bartholomew;" and enjoy many more hands-on crafts and fun for the entire family!

No reservations necessary.

The Hampton Roads Naval Museum introduces visitors to over 236 years of U.S. Naval history in Hampton Roads, Virginia. One of 12 officially operated U.S. Navy museums, reporting to the Naval History and Heritage Command, the museum houses a rich collection of authentic uniforms, weaponry, underwater artifacts, detailed ship models, and artwork.

The Hampton Roads Naval Museum is located on the second level of Nauticus at 1 Waterside Drive in downtown Norfolk.

 

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