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.

Note: Due to the proximity to Independence Day, the Museum will not have any First Friday events on July 3.

The Museum (NRC and NEC) will close at 5pm as if it were a regular Friday.

All Events:

Titlesort ascending Program Type Description Date

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. 12/17/2015 - 6:00pm

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. 01/21/2016 - 6:00pm

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. 02/18/2016 - 6:00pm

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. 03/17/2016 - 6:00pm

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. 04/21/2016 - 6:00pm

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. 05/19/2016 - 6:00pm

First Friday: At the Earth's Core

Event A Victorian-era scientist and his young American assistant take a test run in their Iron Mole drilling machine and end up in a strange underground labyrinth ruled by a species of giant telepathic lizard-bird and full of cavemen, cavewomen, and prehistoric monsters. 06/05/2015 - 5:00pm

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

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