Join North Carolina brewers at the NC Museum of Natural Sciences for our fifth annual Natural Selections event on Friday, August 17.
Enjoy this one-of-a-kind evening of beer and science among the Museum’s dioramas. Sample unique creations fitting the Museum’s natural science focus from more than 20 North Carolina breweries. Enjoy hands-on science of beer activities, games and live music. Vote for your favorite beer during the event and award the third annual Natural Selections People’s Choice Award to one lucky brewery.
VIP Lounge: Sample unique beer creations and food pairings in our exclusive VIP Lounge under the whales in the Coastal Hall. Engage with local brewing experts and take home cool swag. Space is limited. VIP Ticket price includes general admission to Natural Selections plus VIP lounge experience.
Tickets: $40 General Admission, $65 VIP. Friends of the Museum members are $30 General Admission, $55 VIP. Price includes beer samples, activities, tasting guide, and collectible Natural Selections tasting glass. You must be 21 years of age or older to attend. A photo ID is required for entry.
Buy your tickets early and save! Space is limited. This event sells out every year. Discount will be automatically applied during checkout based on the date of purchase after you “Add to Cart.”
- Happy Hour: $35 General Admission, $60 VIP (through July 31).
- Members: $30, $55 VIP (no matter when you buy). Not a member yet? Join today!
All proceeds benefit the Friends of the NC Museum of Natural Sciences. Proceeds from Friends’ activities — including gift shop sales, memberships and events — all support Museum programs, research and exhibits.
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Supporting Brewer Sponsors
VIP Lounge Brewer Sponsors
Serving exclusive beers not available on the general admission floor:
Big Boss Brewery
Bond Brothers Beer Co.
Oak and Dagger Public House
Raleigh Brewing Co.
White Street Brewing Co.
VIP Lounge Partners
Carolina Retail Packaging
Frog Hollow Outdoors
Craft Beer Collective
Epiphany Craft Malt
NC Beer Guys
NC State: The Dunn Lab
NC State: The Meitzen Lab
Chirba Chirba Dumpling Truck
The Humble Pig
NC Beer Pride
The Oak City Collection
Passanante’s Home Food Services
Uncle Dave’s Kettle Korn