Explore the Science Museum and find the Roving Scientist. You never know what kind of demonstrations and hands-on activities they have in store for you! Free with museum admission!
Cosmic activities including rooftop observatory tour, sunspot viewing, and a special display of meteorites with comments by the collector, Jack Megas. Free with museum admission!
Join members of the Springfield Stars Club for skygazing in the Science Museum’s observatory. If overcast, a planetarium show will be presented. Stars Club website
Check out art work and musical performances by local students, plus hands-on art in a variety of mediums for all.
A parade down the famed Mulberry Street immortalized by children’s author and Springfield native Theodor Seuss Geisel, in honor of the opening of The Amazing World of Dr. Seuss. Led by the giant Cat in the Hat balloon and ending on the Springfield Museums’ campus, the procession will include antique cars and other vehicles as well as dignitaries and Springfield school children.
Stilt walkers, handwalking, contortions, acrobatics, unicycling, and amazing aerial performances! Enjoy the SHOW Circus tribute to Dr. Seuss on the Quadrangle.
Enjoy music performed by students of the Community Music School of Springfield, including bucket drummers, Prelude Preschool of the Arts, elementary, middle, and high school students from across the city. Listen for student-composed musical tributes to Dr. Seuss!
Meet the Cat in the Hat and his zany sidekicks Thing 1 and Thing 2 while you indulge in tasty treats from the Blake House Cafe. Following breakfast, members will enjoy exclusive access to the new Amazing World of Dr. Seuss Museum before it opens to the public that day.
Parade through the Quadrangle and the Springfield Museums’ campus led by the Pioneer Valley’s Own Expandable Brass Band. Loud, raucous, and full of fun, the Expandable Brass Band is dedicated to spreading joyful music to the people of Western Massachusetts and beyond.