Spring Break Escape activities come to Norman
NORMAN, Okla. – For those looking for something to do in Oklahoma, Spring Break Escape returns to Norman starting March 19-23, five days of learning, dancing, crafting and playing at the Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History.
Floridians: Yessss it’s finally spring break! Can’t wait for the 70-80 degree weather!
— Renee M. Pierre (@reneepierree) March 9, 2018
The annual event offers families a variety of activities that range from live music to meeting museum scientists and holding foot-long millipede.
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— Alyx Vesey (@ms_vz) March 3, 2017
Visitors also can participate in hands-on experiments to learn about birds, make a homemade rocket and boogie down with one of the area’s favorite musical duos, the Sugar Free Allstars, and Norman’s favorite one-man band, Mike Hosty.
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— Mrs. Telannia Norfar (@thnorfar) March 13, 2018
Spring Break Escape highlights:
Monday March 19:
From 11 a.m. to noon, local guitarist Mike Hosty will entertain as a one-man band, playing drums with his feet while strumming the guitar and singing at the same time.
Tuesday March 20:
Have you dreamed of holding a foot-long millipede or petting a tarantula? Have you ever seen a possum beetle roll over and play dead? Join the Oklahoma Cooperative Extension with Oklahoma’s only live bug-petting zoo from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Wednesday March 21:
Stop by between 2:30 and 3:30 p.m. to see some dinosaur fossils, meet a paleontologist and learn about the museum’s science-outreach program, ExplorOlogy®!
Thursday March 22:
The Grammy-featured duo, the Sugar Free Allstart will kick off a high-energy rock show dance party from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Friday March 23:
Round out the week by celebrating culture. See an arrowhead-making demonstration, watch as the Oklahoma Fancy Dancers demonstrate their traditional American Indian tribal dances, take part in Kiowa and Caddo storytelling, and dig for arrow points.
— Camille (@Camille_J_A) March 10, 2018
Museum hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $8 for adults, $6 for seniors 65 and up, and $5 for youth ages 4 to 17.
— Ry_n (@Ry_nCement) March 12, 2018
A full schedule of activities can be found at samnoblemuseum.ou.edu/education-2/spring-break-escape/.