Oh my word, is February vacation upon us already? Laurel is beyond excited to take it down a notch and spend the next nine days in her jammies. I kind of wish I could too! Also, I'm really hoping that this vacation period brings with it the release of our family from the plague -- after eight very long days, Violet finally perked up last night and started giggling and causing trouble again (I never thought I'd be so happy to see her make giant messes everywhere!). Anyway, today I wanted to round up a few picks for the weekend + several for next week so you can plan accordingly if you are, like us, enjoying a February staycation. Enjoy!
1. February 18: Explore color at this family day event. Click through on the link to see the image shown partially in the thumbnail above -- it is breathtaking (if you don't see it immediately, refresh your browser until you do as they have rotating images)!
2. February 18: Go on a folk art exploration.
3. February 18-19: This event is perfect for train fans of all ages.
4. February 17-25: I posted about this earlier in the week, but really, this is delightful for Bugs Bunny fans.
5. February 17-26: Laurel and I are super excited to head to Disney on Ice's Dare to Dream tomorrow. Rapunzel and Flynn!
6. February 18-26: Go back in time at Old Sturbridge Village.
7. February 18-26: Practice those sailor skills.
8. February 20: Enjoy Doktor Kaboom! -- an interactive science comedy show.
9. February 20-24: Cast your vote in a PreZOOdential Election.
10. February 20-24: A building full of kid-friendly fare, including special winter vacation week programming.
11. February 20-24: Get outside during the winter break.
12. February 20-24: Artful February vacation programming. I think Laurel would love this.
13. February 20-25: Programming perfect for budding techies.
14. Ongoing: Finally, if your elementary school aged kids are in programming and you're looking for some structured play for your little ones, Knucklesbones is running open play sessions for babies/kids 8 months - 5 years.
Image credit: deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum