special events at The Magic House

The Annual Egg Roll at The Magic House
Monday, April 22, 2019

The Magic House invites children to roll up their sleeves and participate in an “egg-citing” race as they use large spoons to roll their eggs across the finish line. They'll also meet a very special guest - the Easter Bunny!

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Not-So-Haunted House at The Magic House

It's the Not-So-Haunted House that is oh-so-fun! Kids of all ages are invited to dress in their most "boo-tiful" Halloween costumes and have a ghoulishly good time trick-or-treating at The Magic House and getting autographs from their favorite storybook characters.

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Big Truck Day at The Magic House

Big trucks will be a big deal at The Magic House on Big Truck Day. Visitors can register to attend a Big Truck Day celebration where they can get up close and personal with a cement mixer, crane, fire truck and more.

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Fall Farm Festival

Enjoy agricultural-themed fun at The Magic House during the Fall Farm Festival. Local farmers will be on hand to share tricks of their trade, and they'll bring along a real tractor and farm animals for kids to see up close.

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Sandcastle Creations

World-champion sand sculptor Dan Belcher shares tips and techniques on the art of sand sculpting at the site of his latest masterpiece, the 75-ton sandcastle on the shores of Sandcastle Beach at The Magic House. 

Kids can learn how to create their own "sandsational" sculpture using only sand and water. 

June 4 from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and June 5 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Free with regular admission. 

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Living in Space
Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Space adventures await at this free, out-of-this world workshop! Kids will complete an important space mission and build a model space station. 

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Science Storytime with Ready Readers
Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Thursday, March 21, 2019
Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Little ones can enjoy an interactive reading of a science-themed story followed by a related hands-on activity. A different book is featured each week.

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Water Waddlers Indoor Drop-In Swim
Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Thursday, March 21, 2019

Stop in and have some fun in the indoor pool at the Lodge of Des Peres with your little one at this drop-in swim time for kids up to age 6. No pre-registration is needed; Water Waddlers is open to residents and non-residents of Des Peres.

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