Happy 25th birthday to the Miriam P. Brenner Children’s Museum! This year marks a quarter of a century of play and learning in downtown Greensboro! The Museum is celebrating its GIANT milestone – its silver year – in 25 ways. See the full calendar of celebrations open to the public below.




MBCM exterior


Birthday Celebration Kick Off

Monday, July 1  |  3:30p-5p

Help us start off MBCM’s birthday celebrations by hearing from special guest speakers, and enjoy activities including, birthday-hat making, birthday banner decorating, and a cake-cutting!

Smoothie Bike Rides

Wednesday, July 3   |   3p-4:30p

The Edible Schoolyard smoothie bike will be used to make smoothies! Children can get aboard the stationary smoothie bike and start peddling! The peddling powers the machine that makes the smoothie!

Game Day

Friday, July 5   |   All day

Are you competitive? Then, you will love to compete in games with your family, friends, or even strangers! Who do you think will win?

Scavenger Hunt

Sunday, July 7  |   All day

An MBCM standby! Complete this marvelous and magnificent scavenger hunt in and outside the Museum to pick out an item from the prize basket!

Greensboro Ballet is Here!

Tuesday, July 9  |   11a-noon

Hear the story of The Nutcracker by ballerinas themselves as part of the Greensboro Ballet’s celebrations of “Clara’s Nutcracker in July.”

T-Shirt Giveaway

Wednesday, July 10   |    9a (until all gone)

Museum guests know what it takes to play – that’s why the first 100 children will receive a “Play Enthusiast” t-shirt to show others whose got skills!

Whims Food Truck is Here!

Thursday, July 11   |   9a-1p

Take your sweet tooth to the next level with Whims shaved ice! And don’t forget to stop by early because the first 25 customers receive FREE shaved ice of their choice!

25 Cent Admission

Friday, July 12  |  5p-8p

Like saving while playing? Join us for 25 cent admission Friday evening! We are dropping the price for all to join in the fun and learning of MBCM!

Sunglasses Giveaway

Saturday, July 13   |   10a (until all gone)

Your little one can get a pair of sunnies on this day to protect their eyes from the summer sun!

Birthday (Cup)cake Giveaway

Wednesday, July 17   |   9a (until all gone)

Entertain your sweet tooth with a free birthday cake in cupcake form from The Fresh Market.

Party Like It’s 1999!

Thursday, July 18   |   6:30p-10p

Celebrate like it’s almost the start of a new century during our 21+ only adult event that pays homage to the year the Museum opened!

Be Kind Kids Fashion Show

Friday, July 19   |  6p-7p

MBCM goes high fashion with a children’s fashion show by the Greensboro-based consignment shop, Be Kind Kids!

Reconsidered Goods is Here!

Saturday, July 20   |   11a-2p

Let’s get crafty! Staff from Reconsidered Goods will be at the Museum to make crafts out of everyday recycled items with you.

Family Picture Day

Sunday, July 21  |  1:30p-4:30p

Is it hard to get the kids in one place for a family photo? Then, stop by the Museum for a quick family photo shoot!

The Basics Guilford Book Giveaway

Tuesday, July 23   |   10a-noon

If you have an avid reader that can’t get enough of a good stories, join us for a free book giveaway by The Basics Guilford.

Family Memory Guest Book

Wednesday, July 24   |   All day

Tell us your family’s favorite Museum memory in the 25th anniversary guest book!


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