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2022 Groundhog Day Events in Hampton Roads

Groundhog Day in Hampton Roads

If you are looking at events to celebrate Groundhog Day this year you are in luck!

Saturday, January 29, 2022

Hello Groundhog! at Newport News Park (Newport News)
Address: 13560 Jefferson Avenue, Newport News VA
Date: Saturday, January 29, 2022 from 10am-11:30pm & 2pm-3:30pm
Description: Will he see his shadow from the sun, or will it be hidden by a cloudy day? Can what a groundhog sees actually forecast the length of winter? Why do we celebrate this interesting event anyway? No matter the weather, come to the Discovery Center at 10 a.m. or 2 p.m. for a short program about the lives of groundhogs -who actually do live in the ground! From 10:00 – 4:00, there will be a groundhog craft waiting for you too.
Cost: Free
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Wednesday, February 2, 2022

Groundhog Day Workshop at KidCreate Studio (Newport News)
Address: 12715 Warwick Blvd Suite D, Newport News, VA 23606
Date: Wednesday, February 2, 2022 from 10:30-11:15am for age 18 months-6 years; 6-7pm for ages 5-12.
Description: It’s that time of year again!  Is it time for spring, or should we prepare for 6 more weeks of winter?  No matter what that silly groundhog does this year, we’re celebrating by sculpting an adorable groundhog peeking out of his burrow.  Come create right along with your child.
Cost: $14-15
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VIRTUAL Groundhog Day Ceremony with the Virginia Living Museum (Online)
Date: Wednesday, February 2, 2022 from 11:30am-12pm
Description: Join us VIRTUALLY to celebrate Chesapeake Chuck and his prediction of the seasons! Six more weeks of winter versus an early spring – only this groundhog can tell!
Cost: Free
More Information: Click HERE