Quarterly Evening Events After-Hour Series for Adults 21+

Enjoy exclusive access to our interactive exhibits and collections all while stirring up a conversation over drinks in a child-free environment. Each evening includes an EcoTarium theme, exciting experiences, cash bar and food for purchase. Bring a friend, a date, or come to mingle and network!

  • Time: Friday evenings, 6:30-9:30 p.m.
  • Cost: Tickets: $20 per person (members get discount)
  • Signature cocktails, Beer, Wine, and Food available for purchase

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May 17, 2019: Lunar Libations

It lights up the night sky and causes the tides--plus, it's always there to howl at. Raise a glass and bask in the moon glow as we celebrate earth's only natural satellite in this 50th-anniversary year of the first lunar landing.

This evening also features:
  • Telescopes and observatory for moon viewing (weather permitting)
  • Live Planetarium Show: Once in a Blood Moon (included in event ticket)



  • Remote-control lunar rover obstacle course
  • Building and dropping parachutes
  • Moon talk by astronomy expert
  • Lunar trivia game
  • Gear Up: The Science of Bikes
  • Teddy’s Lunch Box
  • Cash Bar

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August 23, 2019: Nightlife

Nighttime is the right time...for science! Toast the twilight, and get your glow on as you meet crepuscular critters and discover what comes out when the sun goes down.

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November 1, 2019: Raise Your Spirits

Ghosts and goblins got you down? Come eat, drink and be scary with a night of liquid pick-me-ups and discover why life's end is really nature's beginning.

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