fermentation

Members $12, Non-Members $15.
21+ event, ID required for entry.

This week, NightLife breaks down the science of fermentation—from beer to cheese and everything in between!

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Fermented Condiments, Cocktails and Chocolate
(African Hall)

Explore the wide world of fermented goods with the following presentations & demos:

Funky Fermentation
(Science Today/East Pavilion)

Head over to the East Pavilion for cheesy, fishy fermented goodness:

Fermentation Worldwide
(Project Lab)
6:00 - 9:30pm, 
View fermentation vessels used throughout history with Academy anthropology collections manager Laura Eklund.

Fizzy Fermentation
(Swamp)
6:00 - 10:00pm,
 Meet experts from Revive Kombucha & pick up home-brewing tips from SF Brewcraft.

Funky 45's 
(Piazza)
6:00 - 10:00pm, 
Groove to a funk-tastic set of spinning 45's from DJ Tanoa in the Piazza.

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MUSEUM EXHIBIT TIMES
6:00-7:45 pm, Osher Rainforest—explore a lush, four-story rainforest that's teeming with life.

6:00-10:00 pm, Color of Life—Discover a world of dazzling live animals and shimmering scientific specimens.

6:00-10:00 pm, Twilight Zone: Deep Reefs Revealed—Marvel at rarely-seen fish and invertebrates from little-known reefs and learn about Academy scientists who travel to mysterious underwater depths.

FOOD & DRINK
A variety of food options are available at NightLife from 6:00-9:30 pm, including The Academy Cafe, The Terrace, 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.

PLANETARIUM UPDATE
Please note: Planetarium seating is limited . Admission is available to NightLife guests on a first-come, first-served basis. No passes required. We recommend arriving 20 minutes prior to showtime.

PLEASE BE ADVISED
Special programs and lectures may have limited seating and admission will be made available to visitors on a first-come, first-served basis.

Music

Planetarium Shows

7:30 pm, 8:30 pm

Narrated by George Takei, Incoming! explores the past, present, and future of our Solar System.

6:30 pm

Find out what's the latest on Planet Earth as we take you on an adventure around the globe!

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Upcoming NightLife Events

September 28th at 6:00 pm

NightLife celebrates the best of the Academy with an evening of after hours science inside the green museum.

October 5th at 6:00 pm

It’s that time of year—when toothy sharks and thirsty humans unite for a salute to brews with an aquatic twist.

October 12th at 6:00 pm

The NightLife LIVE season comes to a close with a dreamy, fuzzed out performance from DIIV and Black Marble.

October 19th at 6:00 pm

Explore the mysteries beyond our solar system with a night dedicated to the search for extraterrestrials.

NightLife is supported by the Koret Foundation.

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