Special Events & Special Hours

Mark your Calendars for these Special Events!

Spooktacular Halloween Party

October 26, 9 am – 7 pm

This Halloween party will go all day with spooky programs and hands-on activities. Come in costume for 1/2 price admission! (no masks on adults please)

Schedule of spooky fun:

  • 9:30 am – Pop-Up Sensory Table (in the Innovation Lab)
  • 10 am – 12 pm – Halloween Games (Boo Bowling, Sticky Spiders, Bean Bag Toss and Potion Mixing)
  • 11 am – Books & Brushes – Pumpkin Eye
  • 12:30 pm – Madame Katrina’s famous fortune telling
  • 1:30 pm – Halloween Plaques
  • 2:30 pm – Spooky Dance Party
  • 3:30 pm – Slime Time – Spider Halloween Slime
  • 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm – Halloween Games (Boo Bowling, Sticky Spiders, Bean Bag Toss and Potion Mixing)

Homeschool Exploration Day

November 5, 9 am – 2 pm

Check out how to add a field trip to your homeschool curriculum! 


Brunch with the Grinch

December 15, 9 am – 2:30 pm

We know he’s grumpy, but we love the Grinch! Come have brunch and story time with the Grinch, plus activities, crafts and a Grinch-themed photo booth. Tickets for Brunch with the Grinch are $12.50 per person or $5 for Museum members. Ticket price also covers Museum admission, so you can stay and play after the event. Tickets go on sale November 23.


Noodles Around the World

December 30, 11 am – 5 pm

Ready to celebrate? Join us for countdowns and ball drops at noon, 1 pm, 2 pm, 3 pm and 4 pm, with dance parties and parades around the BFK to ring in the new year.

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BFK special hours:

Munchkin Morning – BFK open at 8 am

November 13

This is a special early morning time for our youngest visitors (ages 0-3) and their adults.


Early Morning at the BFK – open at 8 am

November 14


BFK closed – Thanksgiving

November 22


Munchkin Morning – BFK open at 8 am

December 11

This is a special early morning time for our youngest visitors (ages 0-3) and their adults.


Early Morning at the BFK – open at 8 am

December 12


BFK closed – Christmas

December 24 & 25


BFK closed – New Year’s Day

January 1

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