miSci – the museum of innovation and science in Schenectady, NY – is hosting “AFTER DARK: Butterflies & Brews” on Saturday, March 31st from 5:30-9:30pm. The AFTER DARK series is a social event for adults 21+ featuring full museum access, alcoholic beverages, board games, planetarium shows, and exciting science demonstrations. A chance for adults 21 years or older can come enjoy the museum during an evening event without kids. And all money raised will go towards providing the best informal STEM education to Capital Region children and their families!
Escape winter’s chill in our popular indoor butterfly house, and learn all about brilliantly colored native butterflies such as Monarchs, Black Swallowtails, Buckeyes, Painted Ladies, Tiger Swallowtails and Spicebush Swallowtails. Don't miss the chrysalis chamber which offers visitors the chance to learn about the exciting life cycles of butterflies.
Enjoy samples (and purchase to-go containers) of the finest adult beverages from some of the area's finest beverage artists, including:
• Albany Distilling Company
• Artisanal Brew Works
• C.H. Evans Brewing Albany Pump Station
• Mad Jack Brewing Company
• Shmaltz Brewing Company
• Rare Form Brewing Company
• Yesfolk Tonics
***and more to be announced soon***
Given to Fry will be on premises serving up some great gastrointestinal wonders for you to purchase.
In addition to the butterflies and the brews, there will also be: board games! planetarium shows! Telescope viewing (weather permitting)! Full access to the museum and its awesome exhibits!! FREE tour of “Inside Edison’s House of Magic: 125 Years of Innovation at GE” exhibit with Chris Hunter, Vice President of Collections & Exhibitions.
Plus - participate in our awesome “Make and Take” activity and bring home your own bit of spring by creating a tiny garden in a jar!
All this for regular museum admission -- $10.50 per person
Planetarium shows are an additional $5.00
Pre-Sale tickets are available here: http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?oeidk=a07ef1nu6wge6ad63c7&llr=qtpvpgcab
Here’s a short video from our last AFTER DARK event - http://vimeo.com/249382051