Earth Week | Nature's Art VillageNature's Art Village

1650 Hartford-New London Turnpike, Montville, CT 06370


Nature's Art Village & The Dinosaur Place: 860-443-4367
The PAST & The Gateway Museum:860-437-3615


Monty’s Scavenger Hunt 

Complete the Earth Day themed scavenger hunt and win a prize. Pick up scavenger hunt sheets at the Admission gate. 10:00-6:00 Daily

Child I.D. Cards 

In only takes about 5 minutes to get a FREE  Child I.D. card. These valuable cards feature a child’s photo, fingerprints, contact information and other pertinent information needed by the police in case of an emergency. 11:00-3:00 Tuesday through Friday


Monday, April 15

April’s Balloon Creations

The amazingly talented April will make you a one-of-a-kind balloon creation of your choice. 11:00-3:00

Matica Arts

Matica delights audiences of all ages with acts of daring and tremendous skill. Be amazed by a juggler atop a 6’ unicycle. 11:00-12:00
Be dazzled and amazed by the Interactive Circus. 12:00-2:00


Tuesday, April 16

Face Painting

Stop by and see Michelle for an extraordinary painted masterpiece of your choice. 11:00-1:30

Pete & Chris Amusements

Presto Pete and Incredulous Chris perform a number of wonderfully entertaining tricks during their high-energy magic show. 12:00 & 2:00


Wednesday, April 17

April’s Balloon Creations

The profoundly talented April will make a unique and awesome balloon creation of your choice. 11:00-3:00

C.T. the Tiger

Come meet Connecticut Tigers Baseball mascot, C.T. the Tiger and be sure to give him a big “high-five”. 11:00-12:30

Birds of Prey

Come marvel at these fascinating birds of prey. See up close and personal how these birds use their beautiful and unique abilities. 12:00 & 2:00


Thursday, April 18

Face Painting

Pick something wild or something whimsical, Michelle is an amazingly talented face painter who will create something wonderful to make your day more special. 11:00-1:30

Petting Zoo

Let the kids get hands-on with a visit to the mobile petting zoo. Alpacas, goats and sheep will be on site to delight visitors. 11:00-3:00


Friday, April 19

Face Painting

Dime Bank’s Blue Crew will be on hand with their most artistic associates to paint faces and make your visit extra fun. Time TBD

Touch Tank

Touch and learn with Mystic Aquarium’s mobile touch tank where you can get hands-on with lobsters, horseshoe crabs, sea stars, shellfish and more. 11:00-2:00 in the Discovery Depot

Steve Elci & Friends concert

Rock out to some great tunes by award-winning kids music artist Steve Elci and his high-energy show that will have both kids and parents singing and dancing. 12:30