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Groundhog Day

Will we get an early spring? We may just find out on Tuesday. Sir Walter Wally may or may not see his shadow at the N.C. Museum of Natural Sciences' Groundhog Day celebration.

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Sir Walter Wally previews Groundhog's Day predictions
By
Sarah Lindenfeld Hall

I'll admit that I like the cold weather, but I'm guessing a few of you are hoping for an early spring.

We'll find out what we get on Tuesday (or at least what a groundhog tells us to expect). The N.C. Museum of Natural Sciences will celebrate Groundhog Day from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday with educational weather-related activities and a special program about weather folklore.

At noon, you can find out if Sir Walter Wally, the groundhog, sees his shadow or not.

Many of the Triangle's Barnes & Noble bookstores also will be holding some special storytimes on Tuesday. Click here to find out if there will be one at a location near you.
Staying at home for the big day? Check out the official Punxsutawney Groundhog Club website. You'll find some cute activities and a coloring page.

 

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