FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Dr. Deborah Cowman, Executive Director
Join the Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History for an Owl-O-Ween Festival for all ages from 5:30 to 8:00 pm on Friday, October 18th. This spook-tacular event includes educational booths, face painting, crafts, carnival games, and more! Museum admission is free; tickets must be purchased to participate in games, concessions, and the haunted woods tours.
Festival participants will enjoy live animals including: Texas bats from the Austin Bat Refuge, owls from the Friends of Texas Wildlife, insects and spiders from the TAMU Entomology Graduate Student Organization, and snakes and lizards from The Reptile Sanctuary. Don’t miss the chance to visit with all of these iconic Halloween creatures up close!
Older children can have a hoot of a time with the haunted woods tour in the Carter Creek Nature Trail. A Tunnel of Fun and other activities for younger audiences will also be available inside. All ages are invited to come in costume for a chance to win prizes in the following categories: scariest; cutest; most unique; best child; best adult; and best group. Awards will be announced at 7 pm.
Visitors are also encouraged to view the Museum’s temporary exhibit, Fossil Fever: The Legacy of Mark Francis, on display through January 11, 2020.
The Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History is open to visitors Tuesday through Saturday from 10 am to 5 pm. Regular admission fees: adults $5; seniors/students/children $4; children 3 and under are free. To learn more about this and other Museum events, activities and exhibitions call 979-776-2195 or follow them on Facebook.