Cocktails and Cosmonauts

By Museum of Life and Science (other events)

Thursday, April 16 2015 6:30 PM 9:30 PM

21+ Only! | All food and drink samples are included with admission.

Sip cosmos amongst the cosmos! Celebrate mankind’s first trip into space and sample space-themed drinks from some of your favorite local restaurants and distilleries. Explore the Museum’s Launch Lab and test your engineering skills with rocket launchers, hover tables, and wind tubes. Then, snap a selfie in our lunar photo booth surrounded by vintage space gear. 

Fuel up for your journey into space with local food trucks (Dump Pho King & Baguettaboutit) and adult beverages. Ambient, space-inspired music provided by Tescon Pol. Awesome tunes spun by DJ Hazflo.

Alley 26  
The Baxter Arcade  
On the Rocks Bartending  
Crude Bitters
Brothers Vigalys 
Mystic Bourbon Liqueur
Little Dipper 
Piedmont Distillers
The Parlour
The Pit Durham

Science Vendors: 
Institute for Cosmology, Subatomic Matters & Symmetries 
NCSU’s School of Ants 
Ian Hewitt, NASA/JPL Solar System Ambassador
Laurel Kaye, Mars One Finalist
NCCU Telescope Team
Center for Advanced Hindsight
Duke Department of Chemistry
UNC Department of Biology

This event is part of the NC Science Festival.


Must be 21 or older to attend. We will check ID's at the door before entry to the event.

Smoking is prohibited in public areas of the Museum (including parking lots and outdoor exhibit areas) by Durham County ordinance. Private vehicles are not subject to this restriction. Thank you for your cooperation. 

Mailing Address

433 West Murray Avenue