Programs & Events

Events

First Fridays

First Friday of every month

5–9pm
Spend a delightfully different evening on the First Friday of every month, except as noted below. Enjoy light fare plus beer and wine from the Acro Café, shop at the Museum Store, enjoy the Nature Art Gallery, groove to live music and stroll through fabulous exhibits. At 7pm, catch a free cult classic at The Natural Horror Picture Show.

For information, contact Jeff Williford at 919.707.9835.

All Events:

Title Program Type Description Date

Science Trivia!

Event Science Trivia nights at the NC Museum of Natural Sciences feature a mix of questions about science facts, current news, pop culture and scientific discoveries. 08/06/2015 - 7:00pm

First Friday: The Gorgon

Event On First Friday, August 7, venture into the deepest, starkest realms of the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences for a look at “The Gorgon.” 08/07/2015 - 5:00pm

Game Night!

Event From Ocean-o-poly, Science Bingo and Pandemic to such Throwback-Thursday favorites as Mousetrap, Operation, Clue and Candyland, it’s all about having a great time with friends and family. 08/20/2015 - 6:00pm

Natural Selections: The Wake County Science and Brewers Expo 2015

Event Join the brewers of Wake County at the Museum for a one-of-a-kind evening of beer and science. 08/21/2015 - 7:00pm

Big Blue Live

Event Visit the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences for a live look at California’s Monterey Bay and watch one of nature’s great “reality” shows, featuring humpback whales, blue whales, sea lions, dolphins, elephant seals, sea otters, great white sharks, shearwaters and brown pelicans. 08/31/2015 - 7:30pm

Science Trivia!

Event Science Trivia nights at the NC Museum of Natural Sciences feature a mix of questions about science facts, current news, pop culture and scientific discoveries. 09/03/2015 - 7:00pm

Game Night!

Event From Ocean-o-poly, Science Bingo and Pandemic to such Throwback-Thursday favorites as Mousetrap, Operation, Clue and Candyland, it’s all about having a great time with friends and family. 09/17/2015 - 6:00pm

BugFest 2015

Event Each year over 35,000 visitors come to BugFest to experience over 100 exhibits, crafts, games and activities, including Café Insecta! 09/19/2015 - 9:00am

Extreme Mammals Gala

Event The Friends invite you to the Gala opening celebration of Extreme Mammals, our upcoming special exhibition. 09/25/2015 - 7:00pm

Science Trivia!

Event Science Trivia nights at the NC Museum of Natural Sciences feature a mix of questions about science facts, current news, pop culture and scientific discoveries. 10/01/2015 - 7:00pm

Game Night!

Event From Ocean-o-poly, Science Bingo and Pandemic to such Throwback-Thursday favorites as Mousetrap, Operation, Clue and Candyland, it’s all about having a great time with friends and family. 10/15/2015 - 6:00pm

Science Trivia!

Event Science Trivia nights at the NC Museum of Natural Sciences feature a mix of questions about science facts, current news, pop culture and scientific discoveries. 11/05/2015 - 7:00pm

PaleoPalooza 2015

Event Got dino fever? Fossil Fair, the nation’s largest event dedicated to paleontology, puts the latest science and breaking discoveries on display. 11/14/2015 - 9:00am

Game Night!

Event From Ocean-o-poly, Science Bingo and Pandemic to such Throwback-Thursday favorites as Mousetrap, Operation, Clue and Candyland, it’s all about having a great time with friends and family. 11/19/2015 - 6:00pm

Science Trivia!

Event Science Trivia nights at the NC Museum of Natural Sciences feature a mix of questions about science facts, current news, pop culture and scientific discoveries. 12/03/2015 - 7:00pm

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