Celebrate your chosen family and get cozy and crafty with us for our first-ever NightLife Friendsgiving!
DJ set from My Boo! featuring Fela Kutchii.
Featuring original cocktails from mixologists:
Ashley Miller, Front Porch
Helen Diaz, Chareau
Jeff Bell, Please Don't Tell & Legacy Records
Duggan McDonnell, author of “Drinking The Devil’s Acre”
Josh Harris, Bon Voyage & Trick Dog
Jeremy Vadurro, Beer Baron
David Curiel, Hideout at Dalva
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
Kitchen Crash Course
At 7 pm, Catch a live talk from New Bohemia Brewing Company and learn about all the perfect Fall beer pairings.
At 8 pm, Learn to carve a turkey like a pro with a live demo from Bernal Cutlery.
At 9 pm, Discover all the secrets to baking a perfect pie with the experts from Two Chicks in the Mix.
Take in all the intoxicating spices of the season with a live talk complete with demos and games from Local Spicery.
6p - 10p
Sit down with Green Art Workshop SF to craft your own puzzles and Earth prints
Learn how your body breaks down a big meal with researchers from UCSF
Sample delicious Satsuma Mandarins from Earl’s Organic Produce
Learn about the process of stone-sharpening your blades with Bernal Cutlery
Check out some of the most delicious pies from Two Chicks in the Mix
Hurry! Last entry for our Rainforest dome is at 7:45 pm. Please note: drinks are not allowed inside the Rainforest exhibit.
Thirsty? Each bar area features a unique seasonal cocktail—there are multiple bars throughout the museum.
Special programs and lectures may have limited seating and admission will also be made available to visitors on a first-come, first-served basis.
With Planetarium Pass Reservations, you can select your showtime in advance and guarantee your seat under the stars. $3; optional, but recommended. Available online only.
Free passes will still be available onsite at the Planetarium kiosk on a first-come, first-served basis. Arrive early for your best chance to obtain a free pass.
FOOD & DRINK
A variety of food options are available at NightLife from 6:00-9:30 pm, including The Academy Cafe, The Terrace Bar and Restaurant, and The Academy Cafe Food Cart located in the front lobby.
Enjoy a different fresh seasonal "craft on draft" cocktail at each NightLife bar area designed by our resident mixologist Shane McKnight!
All bars accept cash and credit cards.