Child playing in the Courage Climber


Every week is a new adventure at the Cayton. Kids learn new skills, create, and grow, all while they are immersed in play. 

Activities are drop-in and free for all guests.

*For up-to-date time and schedule, check out our Instagram

Upcoming Activities

Friday, October 21

Autumn Awe Festival

Our Autumn Awe Festival is on Friday, October 21, with an unforgettable presentation of the Native American Hoop Dance by Eric Hernandez, a traditional Hoop Dancer affiliated with the Lumbee Tribe in North Carolina. Stay tuned for more info!

This Week's Activities

Wednesday, September 28

Glow-in-the-Dark Dance Party


We’re lighting up the week with a Glow in the Dark Dance Party at noon. 

Let’s Catch Bubbles


Then we’re having a ball at 2 when we use our magical ball bubble catchers to collect as many bubbles as we can.

Thursday, September 29

Celebration Booth Parachutes


At noon, we’re falling into fall with parachutes that we’ll make out of coffee filters before letting them go in our blustery Celebration Booth (our Together We Celebrate exhibit). 

Storytime & Art


Then at 2, we’re reading Melanie Borinstein’s vibrant How Color Was Born before creating our own watercolor rainbows. 

Friday, September 30

Music Circle


Weather Sensory Bins


At 2, the Cayton forecast is calling for low visibility but high sensory fun when we plunge into bins packed with shaving cream clouds, fake snow, and water beads.

Saturday, October 1

Autumn Trees


The leaves on our Autumn Trees that we’ll be making at noon will never fall, so you can enjoy them all year long.

Paper Bag Puppets


Then we’re transforming paper bags into the characters of your child’s imagination at 2.

Sunday, October 2



At the stroke of 12, we’re dropping the Bibbidy-Bobbidy-Beat for our Disney Sing-Along. 

Freeze Dance


At 2, you don’t have to be Elsa to freeze when the music stops.