Get a front row seat.
Charlotte Nature Museum’s professional Puppet Theatre offers nature-based puppet shows and coordinated programming especially designed for young viewers. Grandpa Tree can be found in the Nature Dome by the “nighttime campfire”, with his forest friends. Join us in the woods and enjoy captivating tales of wildlife.
Jamie decides to run away from home and build a new life in the wild. But being away from his family is not what he expected it to be. He meets many animal families and learns how different species care for their young.
Pre-school through rising grade 2.
Join us for a fun game sitting around the campfire in the Nature Domes woods. Listen for the sounds of different nocturnal animals as Grandpa Tree joins in the fun, introducing and sharing important facts about each animal.
Free with Museum admission.
A very special live animal encounter featuring turtles and biofacts. Museum Naturalists will share fun facts about the turtles on exhibit in Creature Cavern with topics including their similarities, differences, habitats and survival strategies. Kids can get up close to different turtles, touch them and also learn what they can do to protect this backyard beauty.