The Science Lounge brings adult fun to the museum after dark tomorrow

The Science Lounge brings adult fun to the museum after dark tomorrow

While the majority of programs at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science are family-friendly, The Science Lounge is strictly 21-plus only -- meaning you get to drink beer while looking at old, dead stuff. But the monthly program aimed a mature audience is more than just an after-hours wander through some of the museum's cavernous halls; It is also a chance for open discussion on a rotating exhibit-related topic.

Tomorrow night, starting around 6:30 p.m., two scientists who led the recent mammoth and mastadon excavation at Snowmass Village will be on hand to discuss their findings over cocktails, served up by a cash bar. Local gypsy folk band Taarka will also be setting the tone as guests get a taste of museum in a more relaxed, adult-like setting. Going down the third Thursday of each month, future Science Lounge events will include astronaut training (with Tang cocktails, of course) in February, and a St. Patrick's day celebration in March with a deeper look at the museum's gems and minerals collection (serving, you guessed it, green beer.)

The event is 21 and up, and tickets are $8 for members, $10 for non-members. Do it for science.

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