Event has passed (Thu Nov 21, 2013 - Thu Nov 21, 2013)
California Academy of Sciences
6:00-10:00 pm
$10 - $12
Bars, Food & Drink, Health & Wellness, Museums, Food Event, Science Museum
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Open wide as NightLife explores the science of eating—from table to intestine.

Taste local, sustainable nibbles from Earl’s Organic Produce and Whole Foods and pick up tips on how to turn your Thanksgiving feast into gastronomic glory.

In African Hall, hear Academy Fellow and Gladstone Institutes associate investigator Dr. Katie Pollard wax poetic on how guts keep us healthy and what we learn by studying our insides.Take a closer look (too close?) at your very own gut microbes with Academy researcher James Angus Chandler.

In the East Pavilion, get a jump start on dancing off those holiday calories with the funk-soul stylings of Sweater Funk.

View teeth and jaw specimens at the Project Lab, then examine what happens to food once it goes down as Academy researchers show off gut bacteria and stomach contents—all in the name of science!

Music by Sweater Funk | 21+ Event, ID required for entry.


  1. California Academy of Sciences
    55 Music Concourse Drive, San Francisco, CA